soleus muscle

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so·le·us mus·cle

(sō'lē-ŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, posterior surface of head and upper third of shaft of fibula, oblique line and middle third of medial margin of tibia, and a tendinous arch passing between tibia and fibula over the popliteal vessels; insertion, with gastrocnemius by tendo calcaneus (tendo achillis) into tuberosity of calcaneus; action, plantar flexion of foot; nerve supply, tibial.
Synonym(s): musculus soleus [TA] .
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Means of the five-point fit ascending slope of the H-reflex recruitment curve were significantly different after applying vibration to the tendon of the soleus muscle [F (19.
2000) HSP72 as a complementary protection against oxidative stress induced by exercise in the soleus muscle of rats.
Heightened clinical awareness of the accessory soleus muscles and appropriate imaging studies yield definitive diagnosis.
Herbert RD, Crosbie J (1997) Rest length and compliance of non-immobilised and immobilised rabbit soleus muscle and tendon.
Our hope is that instead of just treating the symptom, which is at the plantar fascia, we are also treating the tight medial and lateral gastrocnemius and soleus muscles and thereby correcting the underlying biomechanical problem.
That's why you need to stretch both your calf and soleus muscles every day, especially if you wear high heels (see illustration).
Following the tests carried out on Gareth Bale today in the Sanitas La Moraleja University Hospital, the player has been diagnosed with a soleus muscle injury in his left leg," a statement from Real Madrid read.
After the treatment, the soleus muscle and liver were isolated from anesthetic mice.
Acetyl-L-carnitine supplementation to old rats partially reverts the age-related mitochondrial decay of soleus muscle by activating peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma coactivator-1alpha-dependent mitochondrial biogenesis.
A recent study by Dudley-Javorski and Shields suggests the importance of the orientation of muscular contraction on bone retention, because electrical stimulation of the soleus muscle was associated with significantly higher BMD in the posterior tibia compared with the unstimulated anterior tibia, which did not differ significantly in BMD of chronic SCI [12].
1 mL of 50%, vol/vol) was injected into the mouse soleus muscle under ketamine (30 mg/kg) and xylazine (4 mg/kg) anesthesia.