Is High-frequency stiffness a measure for the number of attached cross-bridges?


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Linden van der, B.J.J.J. and Koopman, H.F.J.M. and Huijing, P.A. and Grootenboer, H.J. (1996) Is High-frequency stiffness a measure for the number of attached cross-bridges? In: 18th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 31 Oct. - 3 Nov. 1996, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Abstract:Muscle stiffness is an important property for movement control. Stiffness is a measure for the resistance against mechanical disturbances in muscular-skeletal systems. In general muscle stiffness is assumed to depend on the number of attached cross-bridges. It is not possible to measure this number in vivo or vitro. In experiments, high frequency perturbations are used to obtain a measurement of stiffness. In this paper a simulation study is presented concerning the correlation between the number of attached cross-bridges and high-frequency stiffness. A model based on the sliding-filament theory was used for the simulation of dynamic contractions. It is concluded that these two methods of muscle stiffness determination do not yield compatible results during lengthening
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Copyright:© 1996 IEEE
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/32998
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEMBS.1996.651866
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