There are three different types of muscle tissues found in the human body: skeletal, smooth and cardiac. All three tissue types are found in different areas of the body and perform similar functions. More »

The three types of muscle tissue include smooth muscle, cardiac muscle and skeletal muscle. Each type of muscle has a specific function in the human body. More »

According to About.com, cardiac muscles are found in the heart. Wikipedia explains that cardiac muscle is involuntary, meaning not under conscious control. It appears striated and is found in the walls of the heart, spec... More »

MedlinePlus explains that the human body has three different types of muscles: skeletal, cardiac and smooth. These muscle groups have different functions, are located in different parts of the body and have different str... More »

To read a muscle diagram of the human body, find the name of a muscle, then find that muscle's location in the body by following the corresponding arrow or line. Detailed muscle diagrams tend to focus on the muscles in a... More »

The stapedius muscle, which is the shortest muscle in the human body (at a mere millimeter in length), holds the stapes in place inside the tympanic cavity of the ear. The stapedius works in conjunction with the smallest... More »

Charts identifying muscles and showing their locations within the human body are available from PTDirect.com and InnerBody.com. SportsInjuryClinic.Net provides a brief description of several major muscles, in addition to... More »