# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Physical/Occupational Therapy II Task 1018606873

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the chain of events that results in muscle contraction.

Definition

Description should include the role of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and calcium (Ca2+) in muscle contraction.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is ATP?
  • What happens in muscle contraction if you have a low calcium level? Low potassium level?
  • What is the sliding-filament model of contraction?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events

 

Physical Therapy