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Cavagna, Giovanni

Physiological Aspects of Legged Terrestrial Locomotion

Cavagna, Giovanni - Physiological Aspects of Legged Terrestrial Locomotion, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Muscle: The Motor

1. Experimental Procedures in the Study of Muscle Mechanics
Giovanni Cavagna

2. Functional Anatomy of Muscle
Giovanni Cavagna

3. Measurements Made During or Starting from a State of Isometric Contraction
Giovanni Cavagna

4. Measurements Made After Stretching the Contracting Muscle
Giovanni Cavagna

5. Muscle Thermodynamics
Giovanni Cavagna

Part II. Locomotion: Motor–Machine Interaction

6. External, Internal and Total Mechanical Work Done During Locomotion
Giovanni Cavagna

7. Walking
Giovanni Cavagna

8. Bouncing Gaits: Running, Trotting and Hopping
Giovanni Cavagna

9. Effect of Speed, Step Frequency and Age on the Bouncing Step
Giovanni Cavagna

10. Work, Efficiency and Elastic Recovery
Giovanni Cavagna

Keywords: Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Human Physiology, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Biological and Medical Physics, Biophysics

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319499802
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-49979-6

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