volume 29, issue 3, P271-279 1996
DOI: 10.1016/0021-9290(95)00071-2
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W. Herzog, T.R. Leonard

Abstract: It has been suggested that the soleus muscle in the cat is maximally activated during slow walking (e.g. Walmsley et al., Am. J. Physiol. 41, 1203-1216, 1978); however, this opinion is not shared throughout the scientific community (e.g. Hodgson, J. Physiol. 337, 553-562, 1983). Whether or not the soleus is maximally activated for low-demand movements is critical for understanding the interaction and force-sharing of the soleus with the remaining ankle extensor muscles. The purpose of this study was to test ex…

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