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Keywords: digital flexorClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (17): 2941–2958.
Published: 1 September 2003
... fowl Numida meleagris lateral gastrocnemius (LG) and digital flexor-IV (DF-IV), during level and incline locomotion. During level locomotion, the LG and DF-IV exhibit differing muscle fascicle strain patterns: the LG shortens by 10-15% while developing force,whereas the DF-IV undergoes a stretch...