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Skeletal Muscle Mechanics From Mechanisms to Function

ISBN-10: 0471492388

ISBN-13: 9780471492382

Edition: 2001

Authors: W. Herzog, W. Herzog

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This work offers a comprehensive account of the biomechanics of skeletal muscle and covers mechanisms of skeletal muscle contraction; in vivo muscle function; and theoretical models of skeletal muscle. It also provides a brief historical view.
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Book details

List price: $459.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/3/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 572
Size: 6.36" wide x 9.65" long x 1.48" tall
Weight: 2.112

List of Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Mechanisms of Muscle Contraction
Considerations on the Mechanisms of Muscular Contraction
Cross-bridge Action: Present Views, Prospects, and Unknowns
Cellular and Molecular Muscle Mechanics
The Effect of Sarcomere Length on the Force-cytosolic [Ca[superscript 2+] Relationship in Intact Rat Cardiac Trabeculae
Length Dependence of Force Production and Ca[superscript 2+] Sensitivity in Skeletal Muscle
Theoretical Modelling of Muscle and Muscle Contraction
Considerations on the Theoretical Modelling of Skeletal Muscle Contraction
The Two-state Cross-bridge Model as a Link Between Molecular and Macroscopic Muscle Mechanics
A General Mathematical Framework for Cross-bridge Modelling
Parameter Identification of a Distribution-moment Approximated Two-state Huxley Model of the Rat Tibialis Anterior Muscle
The Effect of Sarcomere Shortening Velocity on Force Generation, Analysis, and Verification of Models for Cross-bridge Dynamics
Three-dimensional Geometric Model of Skeletal Muscle
FEM-Simulation of Skeletal Muscle: The Influence of Intertia During Activation and Deactivation
Rise and Relaxation Times of Twitches and Tetani in Submaximally Recruited, Mixed Muscle: A Computer Model
Linear and Non-linear Analysis of Lower-limb Behaviour With Heat and Stretching Routines Using a Free Oscillation Method
In Vivo Muscle Function (Human)
Considerations on In Vivo Muscle Function
In Vivo Mechanics of Maximum Isometric Muscle Contraction in Man: Implications for Modelling-based Estimates of Muscle Specific Tension
Effect of Elastic Tendon Properties on the Performance of Stretch-shortening Cycles
A Non-invasive Approach for Studying Human Muscle-tendon Units In Vivo
The Length-force Characteristics of Human Gastrocnemius and Soleus Muscles In Vivo
In Vivo Measures of Musculoskeletal Dynamics Using Cine Phase Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Muscle Inhibition and Functional Deficiencies Associated with Knee Pathologies
Effects of Ageing on Eccentric and Concentric Muscle Torque Production in Lower and Upper Limbs
Quadriceps Femoris Activation: Influence of Contraction Intensity on Neurobehaviour
Adaptation of Human Ankle-joint Stiffness to Changes in Functional Demand
Measuring Human Finger Flexor Muscle Force In Vivo: Revealing Exposure and Function
In Vivo Muscle Function (Animal)
Sarcomere Length Non-uniformities and Stability on the Descending Limb of the Force-length Relation of Mouse Skeletal Muscle
In Vivo Function and Functional Design in Steady Swimming Fish Muscle
Visco-elastic Properties of Cardiac Trabeculae: Re-examination of Diastole
Optimization of the Muscle-tendon Unit for Economical Locomotion in Cursorial Animals
Index