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Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscles
 


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Muscle force production and transmission
The “intrasarcomere” mechanisms, such as the actin–myosin interaction, are mentioned only in passing. It is assumed that the readers are familiar with these mechanisms from courses in muscle physiology.
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Muscle mechanical behavior during stretch
When a fully activated muscle or a fiber is stretched with a moderate speed from one constant length to another, the force recorded on its end exceeds the maximum isometric force at the same muscle length.
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Richly illustrated and presented in concise language, Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscles provides an explanation of whole muscle biomechanics at work in the body in motion. It addresses both the mechanical behavior of single muscles and the various issues of muscle functioning during human motion.

© 2012
Hardback
Book   536 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736080200
 
 
 

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