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soleus

[′sō·lē·əs]
(anatomy)
A flat muscle of the calf; origin is the fibula, popliteal fascia, and tibia, and insertion is the calcaneus; plantarflexes the foot.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Total RNA was extracted and isolated from gastrocnemius and soleus muscles using TRIsure reagent (Bioline, United Kingdom).
In relation to the soleus muscle, there was a significant increase in the fibers of all the trained groups (ATS, ATT, RTW, and RTC) in relation to group C (p>0.01).
The trends of vastus and soleus forces in the gait cycle were similar.
Specifically, thigh IMAT or calf IMAT (standardized to CSA) and soleus IMAT or gastrocnemius IMAT (standardized to MT) were regressed against glucose, insulin, HOMA-IR, TG, TC, LDL, HDL, and TC : HDL.
TA [M.sub.max] and TA and soleus background EMG levels in control and conditioning trials remained stable throughout the study (p > 0.07 for all parameters by one-way factorial ANOVA in each of the subjects).
The hypertrophy index of the soleus increased in all the trained groups, but it was significant only in the BFR+Ex group in comparison with the CTL, Sh, and BFR groups (P<0.001) (figure 1).
In contrast, the soleus muscle has oxidative fibers predominance and a slow-twitch fibers majority (Table 1).
Since Judith Staples, Soleus brand and team manager, is also a runner, the dancefest was held after the 5k, 10k and 21k events.
Proximal compression of the tibial nerve as it passes through the origin of the soleus is yet another cause of posterior leg pain that may confound the diagnosis.
For this reason, paired-pulse protocols with such a short IPI may be unsuitable for slow-twitch muscles like the soleus or for fatigued muscles exhibiting contractile slowing.