Alterations in Leg Extensor Muscle-Tendon Unit Biomechanical Properties With Ageing and Mechanical Loading

Christopher McCrum*, Pamela Leow, Gaspar Epro, Matthias Konig, Kenneth Meijer, Kiros Karamanidis

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Original languageEnglish
Article number150
Number of pages7
JournalFrontiers in physiology
Volume9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2018

Keywords

  • Achilles tendon
  • aged
  • bed rest
  • locomotion
  • quadriceps femoris
  • patellar tendon
  • resistance training
  • triceps surae
  • HUMAN ACHILLES-TENDON
  • TRICEPS SURAE MUSCLE
  • CROSS-SECTIONAL AREA
  • AGE-RELATED DIFFERENCES
  • HUMAN PATELLAR TENDON
  • IN-VIVO
  • CYCLIC STRAIN
  • MORPHOLOGICAL PROPERTIES
  • SKELETAL-MUSCLE
  • VISCOELASTIC PROPERTIES

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