VOLUNTARY, INVOLUNTARY AND CARDIAC MUSCLE TISSUE

This tissue is contractile. There are three types:

Striped muscle fibre
  1. VOLUNTARY or STRIPED. This muscle tissue is striped or striated and as you will see from your study of the Muscular system it is under conscious control.
  2. smoothINVOLUNTARY or SMOOTH. The cells in this type of muscle tissue are smooth and are found forming the walls of internal organs and are therefore outside our conscious control.
  3. CARDIAC that is a combination of Volontary and Involuntary