Cardiac Muscle

Science / Biology / Cardiac Muscle: The type of muscle that is found in the walls of the heart. Cardiac muscle is striated but branched, unlike the straight-shaped striated skeletal muscle cells.


Health / Fitness / Muscle: Tissue consisting of fibres organized into bands or bundles that contract to cause bodily movement. Muscle fibres run in the same direction as the action they perform. MORE

Muscle Spasm

Health / Fitness / Muscle Spasm: Sudden, involuntary contraction of muscle or muscle group. MORE

Muscle Testing

Health / Massage / Muscle Testing: Muscle testing involves finding a muscle that is unbalanced and then attempting to determine why that muscle is not functioning properly. Treatments may involve specific joint manipulation or mobiliza MORE

Muscle Release Technique

Health / Massage / Muscle Release Technique: This technique combines compression, extension, movement, and breath to give therapists a tool to provide relief from pain, treating such conditions as carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic low back pain, p MORE

Muscle Tone

Health / Fitness / Muscle Tone: Condition in which muscle is in a constant yet slight state of contraction and appears firm. MORE

Muscle Memory

Entertainment / Golf / Muscle Memory: A phrase referring to the nervous system's ability to memorize, or perform automatically, a well rehearsed motion MORE