Human spastic Gracilis muscle isometric forces measured intraoperatively as a function of knee angle show no abnormal muscular mechanics

Ates F., Temelli Y., YÜCESOY C. A.

CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, cilt.28, ss.48-54, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: To show whether mechanics of activated spastic muscle are representative of the functional deficiencies clearly apparent in the joints, our goal was to test the following hypotheses: (1) The muscle's joint range of force exertion is narrow, and (2) high muscle forces are available at low muscle length.