Energy source in skeletal muscle

At last the day had come. Mr. Stevenson was having his wisdom teeth removed. He was tired of the aches and pains and the sight of his puffy face in the mirror every morning. He felt helpless, lying on the gurney watching the ceiling lights whiz by as he was being wheeled to surgery. Mr. Stevenson had selected this particular oral surgeon because of the sign outside his practice that read: “We cater to cowards.” But the surgeon still hadn’t seemed to understand Mr. Stevenson’s fear of dental procedures; he had wanted to use a local anesthetic. Fortunately, the anesthesiologist was sympathetic to his request for a general anesthetic. As the mask came over Mr. Stevenson’s face, he felt so alone. It reminded him of how he felt as a boy, in the orphanage. Then the halothane started to take effect and he went under. As surgery was about to begin, Mr. Stevenson started twitching. The anesthesiologist saw Mr. Stevenson’s heart rate increase, his muscle contractions become strong and widespread throughout his body, and the patient began to sweat profusely. As Mr. Stevenson’s temperature quickly increased, the anesthesiologist injected a solution into the IV drip. Then Mr. Stevenson went limp and all that could be heard was the sound of oxygen rushing through the ventilator, assisting Mr. Stevenson’s breathing. “Next time we try this I say and we use a local,” muttered the angry surgeon as he glared at Mr. Stevenson.
What chemical reaction is responsible for generating the huge amount of heat and which processes use the reaction as an energy source in skeletal muscle?

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