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Campbell, Deirdre
11-24-1997, 03:21 AM
I'm looking for information on passive muscle mechanics of the human quads,
either as a unit or of the individual muscles. A literature search has
yielded only length-tension curves for animal muscles (i.e. rabbit and cat).
Has anyone done any in vitro tensile tests of the human quads or some
similar experiment?

Thank you, I will post a summary of replies.

Deirdre A. Campbell
Research Engineer
Dept. of Biomechanics and Biomaterials
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY 10021
email: campbelld@hss.edu

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