Gross and Microscopic Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle

This learning object covers the basic structure of muscle tissue. Topics include 1) Comparing the basic structure of skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle, and smooth muscle, 2) the role of the sarcolemma in muscle tissue, 3) the functional properties of muscle tissue. The object includes a table comparing the three types of muscle tissue and a teaching video demonstrating the relationship between compliance and elasticity.