What is a type of muscle tissue that is most often controlled by conscious thought?
- Skeletal muscles or voluntary muscles can be controlled by our will.
- These are also known as striated muscles as well as voluntary muscles.
Skeletal muscle is one of three major muscle types, the others being cardiac muscle and smooth muscle.
It is a formed of striated muscle tissue which is under the 'voluntary' control of the somatic nervous system.
- Most skeletal muscles are attached to bones by bundles of collagen fibers known as tendons.