volume 29, issue 8, P1091-1104 1996
DOI: 10.1016/0021-9290(96)00005-x
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Gerald K. Cole, Anton J. van den Bogert, Walter Herzog, Karin G.M. Gerritsen

Abstract: Many human movements involve eccentric contraction of muscles. Therefore, it is important that a theoretical model is able to represent the kinetic response of activated muscle during lengthening if it is to be applied to dynamic simulation of such movements. The so-called Hill and Distribution Moment models are two commonly used models of skeletal muscle. The Hill model is a phenomenological model based on experimental observations; the Distribution Moment model is based on the cross-bridge theory of muscle c…

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