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Structure of calf of leg

Known as: Posterior leg region, leg calf, Calf of leg 
The posterior aspect of the lower extremity that extends from the knee to the foot.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Background: Muscle injuries constitute a large percentage of all injuries in football. Purpose: To investigate the incidence and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
ObjectiveTo validate a revision of the Mini Nutritional Assessment short-form (MNA®-SF) against the full MNA, a standard tool for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Sarcopenia, the reduction of muscle mass and strength that occurs with aging, is widely considered one of the major causes of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Insulin resistance is the best prediction factor for the clinical onset of type 2 diabetes. It was suggested that intramuscular… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We prospectively studied the effect of heavy-load eccentric calf muscle training in 15 recreational athletes (12 men and 3 women… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Most hip fractures result from falls. However, the role of fall-related factors has seldom been examined. Comparison… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Two methods to generate human dendritic cells from hematopoietic precursor cells in peripheral blood have recently been published… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a heparin-binding, endothelial cell-specific mitogen. Previous studies have… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Hypertension is a frequent complication of chronic renal failure, but its causes are not fully understood. There is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The rat neuroblastoma B104 cell line, which originated in the central nervous system, was able to proliferate in the absence of… Expand
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