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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (23): 4418–4425.
Published: 01 December 2017
... differs between passive and active stretch in skeletal muscle myofibrils, but not in an actin-dependent manner. Sarcomere Calcium Force enhancement Muscle contraction Muscle contraction and force production are largely explained by the sliding filament ( Huxley and Hanson, 1954 ; Huxley...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (22): 4177–4185.
Published: 15 November 2017
... deletion exhibit large deficits in net negative work, suggesting that titin contributes to energy storage and dissipation during stretch–shortening cycles. Energy storage and dissipation Force enhancement Force depression Negative work Muscular dystrophy with myositis Titin/connectin To...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (20): 3629–3636.
Published: 15 October 2014
...-state force produced at a given sarcomere length exceeds the predictions of the force–length relationship ( Abbott and Aubert, 1952 ; Edman et al., 1978 ; Edman et al., 1982 ; Morgan, 1994 ; Herzog et al., 2006 ; Leonard and Herzog, 2010 ). This property, termed residual force enhancement, provides...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (16): 2825–2833.
Published: 15 August 2014
... function. * Author for correspondence ( walter@kin.ucalgary.ca ) Competing interests The author declares no competing financial interests. © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Cross-bridge theory Eccentric contraction Force enhancement Instability Popping...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (26): 4505–4513.
Published: 15 December 2004
... stretch when recorded from the nerve innervating muscle. The effects of temperature on twitch and tetanic force by direct or indirect stimulation without stretch were also studied as basic data of the stretch experiment. The results from this study suggest that stretch-induced force enhancement in a nerve...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (16): 2787–2791.
Published: 15 July 2004
...Daniel R. Peterson; Dilson E. Rassier; Walter Herzog SUMMARY It has been assumed that force enhancement in single fibres of skeletal muscles only occurs on the descending, and not the ascending or plateau region, of the force–length relationship. This assumption has been based, however, on...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (9): 1275–1283.
Published: 01 May 2002
...W. Herzog; T. R. Leonard SUMMARY We investigated force enhancement following stretching in the in situ cat soleus muscle on the ascending and descending limb of the force-length relationship by varying the amount and speed of stretching and the frequency of activation (5 Hz, 30 Hz). There was a...