gastrocnemius muscle


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Related to gastrocnemius muscle: soleus muscle
  • noun

Synonyms for gastrocnemius muscle

the muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf

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Exercise can induce increases in HSP70 in the lung, kidney and heart, and in the soleus and gastrocnemius muscles, probably due to systemic alterations such as hypoxia, increase in temperature and the production of free radicals.
s method for measuring passive length-tension properties of human gastrocnemius muscle in vivo.
Also shortening of the gastrocnemius muscle interferes with even weight distribution for final standing alignment.
Gastrocnemius muscle biopsies were taken from nephrectomized (n = 11) and control (n = 11) rats 8 weeks after surgery.
Histopathological changes including severities of Wallerian degeneration of sciatic nerve and gastrocnemius muscle atrophy were investigated by light microscopy.
Effect of ultrasound therapy on the repair of gastrocnemius muscle injury in rats.
13) examined muscle surface displacement during single motor unit contractions of the rat medial gastrocnemius muscle.
The aim of this study was to assess the dependence of postural stability on gastrocnemius muscle stiffness parameters.
Muscle soreness in the gastrocnemius muscle of the right leg was assessed 10 minutes after the exercise, and then at 24-hour intervals over the three days following the exercise.
Consequently the site of the midbelly trigger point (Chaitow and Walker DeLany 2002, Travell and Simons 1999) is buried deep beneath skin, subcutaneous tissue, deep fascia, the gastrocnemius muscle and the overlying dense fascia of the popliteus muscle (Figure 5).
1-3] In several of these, the popliteal artery is located medially and is entrapped by the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle in the popliteal fossa.