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Voluntary muscle contractions are initiated in____________


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Voluntary muscles:

  1. Voluntary muscles or striated muscles are composed of individual muscle fibers that contract when stimulated by branches of motoneurons or somatic motor neurons.
  2. This contraction is voluntary.
  3. Voluntary muscles are attached to bones.
  4. For example, we can control the muscles in the arms and legs when we run, walk or jump.

Muscular contractions:

  1. Muscular contractions can be voluntary or involuntary.
  2. The action that involvement of thoughts is a voluntary action.
  3. The brain is responsible for voluntary muscle contraction

Final Answer: Voluntary muscle contractions are initiated in the brain.


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