muscle fascicle

Also found in: Wikipedia.

mus·cle fas·ci·cle

a bundle of muscle fibers surrounded by perimysium.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
The muscle fiber diameter (MFD), muscle fiber cross sectional area (MFCSA), muscle fascicle diameter (MFSD) and muscle fascicle cross sectional area (MFSCSA) decreased (p < 0.05) in HS group when compared to TNZ group, whereas they increased (p < 0.05) in T3, T4 and T5 compared to HS group.
Hodson-Tole, "Estimating skeletal muscle fascicle curvature from B-mode ultrasound image sequences," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol.
Relevant adaptations were observed in muscle fascicle length (+11%), muscle thickness (+9%), pennation angle (+12%) as well as in leg extension power (+34%).
Structural changes that occur at the muscle fascicle level may include lengthening or shortening of the fascicle or a change in the orientation (i.e., pennation angle) of the muscle fibers as theyspan the muscle belly.
As the spine becomes flexed the erector spinae increase muscle fascicle length by an average of 39% of that in a neutral lumbar posture (Macintosh et al 1993).
Relationship between sprint performance and muscle fascicle length in female sprinters.
MTJ angle was made by the tendon of insertion and muscle fascicle (MTJ angle) of MG (Kumamoto et al.
Perifascicular Distribution.--Distribution of pathology around the edge of a muscle fascicle, with comparative sparing of the interior of the fascicle.
Muscle fascicle length and pennation angle (i.e., the angle in which the fascicles insert themselves into the aponeuroses of the muscle) are two architectural parameters that can influence how a muscle generates force.
Because it has the advantages of being stable, easy to use, nonionizing, and capable of recording activities from deep muscles without cross talk from adjacent muscles [25], ultrasonography has been used to detect muscle thickness changes [26-27], pennation angle [28-29], cross-sectional area [30-31], and muscle fascicle length [32-34] both in static and quasi-static conditions during the past decades.
(2001) Relationship between sprint performance and muscle fascicle length in female sprinters.