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Why is the latent period longer during an isotonic twitch of a skeletal muscle fiber than it is during an isometric twitch?

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Asked by Chachelly, Last updated: Oct 19, 2020

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Answered Nov 15, 2017

In addition to the time for EC coupling, it takes extra time for enough cross-bridges to attach to make the tension in the muscle fiber greater than the load
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