Table 1.

Muscle and tendon data

NMass (g)Lf (mm)Lt (mm)α (degrees)Am (mm2)At (mm2)
LG67.2±1.117.3±1.298.9±13.620±2888±1157.6±1.9
DF-IV72.1±0.417.1±5.7184±18.721±9114±441.5±0.2
  • LG, lateral gastrocnemius muscle; DF-IV, digital flexor-IV.

    L, length; A, cross-sectional area; α, fascicle axis.

    Subscripts m, t and f indicate muscle, tendon and fascicle, respectively.

    Values are means ± s.e.m.