Gastrocnemius muscle structure

Known as: Gastrocnemius, Musculus gastrocnemius, M.gastrocnemius 
A large muscle in the back of the lower leg. Its action involves the plantar flexion of the foot.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is a metabolic fuel gauge conserved along the evolutionary scale in eukaryotes that senses… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Ultrasound imaging has recently been used to distinguish the length changes of muscle fascicles from those of the whole muscle… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Muscles are required to perform or absorb mechanical work under different conditions. However the ability of a muscle to do this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
In this study, the force-length characteristics of the in vivo medial (GM) and lateral (GL) heads of the human gastrocnemius… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Load-strain characteristics of tendinous tissues (Achilles tendon and aponeurosis) were determined in vivo for human medial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
During running, muscles and tendons must absorb and release mechanical work to maintain the cyclic movements of the body and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A new technique for the sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoretic separation of rat skeletal muscle myosin heavy… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
To examine the extent to which the defect in insulin action in subjects with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) can… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
1. Isometric and isotonic contractile parameters of the soleus (SOL) and medial gastrocnemius (MG) muscles of seven adult cats… (More)
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
1. A variety of physiological properties of single motor units have been studied in the gastrocnemius muscle (primarily in the… (More)
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