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so·le·us (mus·cle)

[TA]
muscle of superficial posterior (plantar flexor) compartment of leg; origin, posterior surface of head and upper third of the shaft of the fibula, oblique line and middle third of medial margin of the tibia, and a tendinous arch passing between tibia and fibula over the popliteal vessels; insertion, with gastrocnemius by tendo calcaneus (achillis) into the tuberosity of calcaneus; action, plantar flexion of foot; nerve supply, tibial.
Synonym(s): musculus soleus [TA]

soleus

(sō′lē-əs)
n. pl. so·lei (-lē-ī′)
A broad, flat muscle of the calf of the leg, situated under the gastrocnemius, whose action is to flex the foot downward.
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The lack of changes in body weight, metabolic markers, and soleus muscle weight/body weight ratio with age was in line with previous studies (13,27,28).
The dissected gastrocnemius and soleus muscle were weighted, homogenised in lysis buffer containing 10mM Tris-HCl (pH 7.8), 150mM NaCl, 1mM EDTA, 1% Nonidet P-40, and protease inhibitors.
Regarding the soleus muscle, aerobic training in the aquatic environment (ATS) was responsible for generating greater hypertrophy than treadmill training (ATT).
The forces of vastus and soleus had the similar trends as the GRF in the stance phase of the gait cycle, since they were all activated in this phase (Figure 4).
Dietary interventions decreased IMAT within and the muscle area of the soleus and gastrocnemius.
After conditioning, the conditioned leg's TA burst in the late swing phase of walking and soleus burst during the stance phase were clearly increased (Figure 4(c)).
These changes suggest that the soleus muscle adapts well to reperfusion injury to maintain its function and mechanism of contraction (Table 1).
The MITT of isolated soleus and EDL muscles was similar between diabetic and control groups as it depends on the number of cross linkages between the myosin heads and actin filaments at a given time.
Soleus has partnered with William Flores to launch its first phase of their fitness program in Manila.
Soleus M-waves and H-reflexes were elicited by transcutaneous electrical stimulation of the tibial nerve.
EDL and soleus muscles were dissected from the proximal to distal tendon, and each tendon was tied off with 4-0 surgical grade sutures.