soleus muscle

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Noun1.soleus muscle - a broad flat muscle in the calf of the leg under the gastrocnemius muscle
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
calf, sura - the muscular back part of the shank
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Weight-bearing muscles are hit first and worst, like the soleus muscle in the calf.
After just three weeks in Martian gravity, the human soleus muscle will shrink by a third.
Rats were sacrificed by decapitation, and blood, soleus muscle, and the lumbosacral spinal cord were promptly collected.
Myotoxic effects of clenbuterol in the rat heart and soleus muscle. J Appl Physiol 2002; 93(5): 1826-32.
Finally, four points for medial and lateral gastrocnemius muscles and one point for soleus muscle were injected with BTX-A.
However, no significant increase in basal autophagy flux and mitochondrial biogenesis was observed in oxidative soleus muscle after 4 weeks of voluntary running (Lira et al., 2013).
We're not sure if it's a bone stress injury or the soleus muscle.
Therefore, the objective of the present study was to analyze the effects of four different training models, two aerobic and two anaerobic models, on muscle hypertrophy, by means of morphometric analysis of the muscle cells of the soleus muscle and the extensor digiti I longus muscle (EDIL).
"He has been diagnosed with a muscular tear of the left soleus muscle," Real Madrid said in a statement, adding that"his recovery will continue to be assessed." Spanish sports daily Marca said Ramos could be out for between two and three weeks.
Sawicki, "Elastic ankle exoskeletons reduce soleus muscle force but not work in human hopping," Journal of Applied Physiology, vol.
EMG activity was recorded using bipolar electrodes (Ambu Blue sensor N-10-A/25, Ambu A/S Ballerup; recording area 0.5 [cm.sup.2], interelectrode distance 2 cm) placed over the soleus muscle and the proximal and distal parts of the tibialis anterior muscle ([TA.sub.prox] and [TA.sub.dist], respectively).