Ratko Pavlović, Kemal Idrizović, Stanislav Dragutinović, Bojan Bjelica, Marko Joksimović


Good knowledge of functions and specific features of a muscular system enables working with athletes in a facilitated, more professional, more quality and safer manner as well as solving issues regarding qualitative use during the training process. Knowledge of the features, legality of skeletal muscles and their functions enables setting grounds for different hypotheses when the issue is athletic sports, and top performances for which we find answers. Accordingly, knowledge of the mentioned muscular features and marks is crucial for every subject whose work is related to sports. Only with a proper knowledge of the legality of the active part of locomotor system, it is possible to implement modern cybernetic models and transformational training processes not only within athletics, but other sports branches as well. This paper analyzes certain physiological legalities, mechanisms and energy processes of muscular contraction.


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