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    True or false: Most muscles contain a predominance of one skeletal muscle fiber type. Explain the reasoning behind your choice.

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    False.
    In humans, most of our muscles contain a mixture of skeletal muscle fiber types, which makes our muscles more adaptable in a variety of situations. Red slow twitch muscle fatigues very slowly, which is great! However, it requires that a plentiful source of oxygen be available, and that's not ...

    Solution Summary

    Whether of not skeletal muscle fiber makes up most muscles is addressed and explained.

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