Problem: Assign each characteristic to the appropriate type of muscle fiber.• Few mitochondria• High myoglobin content• Aerobic• Low myogoblin content• Low glycogen content• Shorter twitches• Anaerobic• Easily fatigued• Longer twitches• High glycogen content

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Assign each characteristic to the appropriate type of muscle fiber.


• Few mitochondria
• High myoglobin content
• Aerobic
• Low myogoblin content
• Low glycogen content
• Shorter twitches
• Anaerobic
• Easily fatigued
• Longer twitches
• High glycogen content


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