A big factor that contributes to muscle force and speed is fascicle arrangement. Other factors such as fiber type, lever systems and load will be discussed in a separate article.
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Plastinated brain in an open skull with a neural pathway specimen
Copyright: Gunther von Hagens, Institute for Plastination, Heidelberg, Germany
“it was trapped between two lungs”
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George Bartisch, Ophthalmodouleia (Dresden 1583)
A supracondylar fracture of the humerus. These fractures happen at the distal end of the humerus above the medial and lateral epicondyles, which is basically your elbow. They’re usually seen in children who fall on and outstretched arm (and rarely on a flexed arm). The risk with these fractures is that the median nerve runs right through there and could be further damaged by the broken bone.