Leg

Known as: Lower leg, Legs, Crus 
One of the two lower extremities in humans used for locomotion and support.
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE Waist and hip circumferences have been shown to have independent and opposite associations with glucose levels. Waist… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Most humans depend on sun exposure to satisfy their requirements for vitamin D. Solar ultraviolet B photons are absorbed by 7… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to validate accelerometer-based activity monitors against energy expenditure (EE) in children… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Recent studies have confirmed that regular treadmill training can improve walking capabilities in incomplete spinal cord-injured… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The mechanisms by which circadian pacemaker systems transmit timing information to control behavior are largely unknown. Here, we… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The legs of Drosophila are divided into segments along the proximodistal axis by flexible structures called joints. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
An anatomic study performed on 64 fresh injected legs has shown the role of the vascular axis that follows the superficial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Magnetic resonance imaging techniques were used to determine the physiological cross-sectional areas (PCSAs) of the major muscles… (More)
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Arterial concentrations and substrate exchange across the leg and splanchnic vascular beds were determined for glucose, lactate… (More)
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