IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Force generation for locomotion of vertebrates: skeletal muscle overview

Author(s): A.M. King ; D.S. Loiselle ; P. Kohl
Sponsor(s): IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 July 2004
Volume: 29
Page(s): 684 - 691
ISSN (Paper): 0364-9059
ISSN (Online): 1558-1691
DOI: 10.1109/JOE.2004.833205
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Locomotion is essential for vertebrate survival. Forces required for movement are generated by skeletal muscle. Skeletal muscle shortening and/or force generation occur via parallel sliding of two... View More

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