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gastrocnemius

[ga‚sträk′nē·mē·əs]
(anatomy)
A large muscle of the posterior aspect of the leg, arising by two heads from the posterior surfaces of the lateral and medial condyles of the femur, and inserted with the soleus muscle into the calcaneal tendon, and through this into the back of the calcaneus.
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Surface electromyographic signals (sEMG) of lateral gastrocnemius muscle were also recorded synchronously with the torque and angle data to ensure that no undesirable activation occurred during the stretching protocol.
On the 21[sup]th day postoperatively, the gastrocnemius muscle atrophy of VEGF group and NGF group was significantly less serious than blank control group [Figure 1]b,[Figure 1]c,[Figure 1]d.
4 75 [+ or -] 18 Body weight (g) 309 [+ or -] 55 298 [+ or -] 33 Gastrocnemius muscle (g) 2.
These include delaying, exteriorizing the pedicle, keeping the pedicle wider, mobilization of peroneal perforators in the intermuscular septum, supercharging, cross leg sural artery flap, leaving a skin extension over the pedicle, and harvesting a midline cuff of the gastrocnemius muscle.
3) Sural fascio musculocutaneous flap (13): The distally based sural fascio musculocutaneous flap, including a cuff of the gastrocnemius muscle along with sural nerve, can preserve the retrograde blood supply from the median superficial artery of the sural nerve to the musculocutaneous perforators of the gastrocnemius muscle over this critical area.
MURF1 expressions in gastrocnemius muscles from parthenolide-treated mice are obviously lower than placebo-treated mice.
A morphometrical and stereological study was performed with healthy Sprague Dawley rats, all irradiated with AsGa laser directly on the skin of the gastrocnemius muscle belly area for ten days, using three different daily doses on groups of five rats 0,8 (A1 y A2), 2 (B) y 5 (C) joules/[cm.
Gastrocnemius muscle biopsies were taken from nephrectomized (n = 11) and control (n = 11) rats 8 weeks after surgery.
As a result, it may be that the present adolescent athletes had to rely on greater contribution from the lateral gastrocnemius muscles, due to lower muscle thickness in the vastus lateralis compared to adult athletes.
In support of this, McCuly (22) verified that SS can decrease oxygen saturation in the quadriceps and gastrocnemius muscles.
2015) The role of the biarticular hamstrings and gastrocnemius muscles in closed chain lower limb extension.
Therefore, the HSPs have a tendency to appear in greater concentrations in the soleus than in the gastrocnemius muscles during the uphill exercise, in agreement with that observed in the present data.