Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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Background Alterations in skeletal muscle function and architecture have been linked to the compromised exercise capacity characterizing chronic heart failure (CHF). However, how passive skeletal muscle force is affected in CHF is not clear. Understanding passive...

["Bioengineering","Computational Biology","Anatomy and Physiology","Cardiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2447
1 citation
429 downloads
1,662 views

To date, most studies use surface electromyographic (sEMG) signals as the control source on active rehabilitation robots, and unilateral data are collected based on the gait symmetry hypothesis, which has caused much controversy. The purpose of this study is to...

["Bioengineering","Computational Biology","Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2315
3 citations
2,677 downloads
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Muscle hypertrophy and atrophy occur frequently as a result of mechanical loading or unloading, with implications for clinical, general, and athletic populations. The effects of muscle hypertrophy and atrophy on force production and joint moments have been previously...

["Bioengineering","Computational Biology","Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology","Orthopedics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1462
25 citations
876 downloads
6,002 views

We developed a three-dimensional, biomechanical computer model of the 36 major pelvic limb muscle groups in an ostrich (Struthio camelus) to investigate muscle function in this, the largest of extant birds and model organism for many studies of locomotor mechanics,...

["Bioengineering","Computational Biology","Zoology","Anatomy and Physiology","Kinesiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1001

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