triceps surae muscle


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tri·ceps su·rae mus·cle

(trī'seps sū'rē mŭs'ĕl)
The two bellies of the gastrocnemius and soleus considered as one muscle.
Synonym(s): musculus triceps surae [TA] , triceps muscle of calf.
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2012) Influence of knee flexion angle and age on triceps surae muscle fatigue during heel raises.
Managing equinus in children with cerebral palsy: electrical stimulation to strengthen the triceps surae muscle.
legs on the ground, at an arm's length from the wall, body is slightly bent forward, keeping it straight in the front; from this position is made the return to vertical position by contracting the triceps surae muscle 2 x 10 repetitions with the injured limb, and then with the uninjured one;
Neural and mechanical responses of the triceps surae muscle group after 1 h of repeated fast passive stretches.
However, tight controls over many exercise parameters such as comfortable body support, isolation of the triceps surae muscle group, controlled range of motion, and measurement of work and power are lacking.
Figure 1) Together with the gastrocnemius, and soleus, they are collectively referred to as the triceps surae muscle.
2011a) Peak triceps surae muscle activity is not specific to knee flexion angles during MVIC.
When combining the EMG amplitudes from all the conditions (Figure 4), the dominant leg elicited greater normalized EMG activity compared to the non-dominant for each triceps surae muscle (P=0.
2004) Neural and mechanical responses of the triceps surae muscle group after 1h of repeated fast passive stretches.
Rats were anesthetized and firmly fixed on the platform of an isokinetic dynamometer in a prone position, and the triceps surae muscle of the right hindlimb was electrically stimulated.
The triceps surae muscles have been estimated to contribute 65% to 85% of total plantar flexion torque.
Reflex and non-reflex elements of hypertonia in triceps surae muscles following acquired brain injury: Implications for rehabilitation.