Kirsten Albracht

Summary

Affiliation: German Sport University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Exercise-induced changes in triceps surae tendon stiffness and muscle strength affect running economy in humans
    Kirsten Albracht
    Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, German Sport University, Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:1605-15. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Lower leg musculoskeletal geometry and sprint performance
    Kiros Karamanidis
    Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, German Sport University Cologne, Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6, 50933 Cologne, Germany
    Gait Posture 34:138-41. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Adaptational responses of the human Achilles tendon by modulation of the applied cyclic strain magnitude
    Adamantios Arampatzis
    German Sport University of Cologne, Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, Carl Diem Weg 6, 50933 Cologne, Germany
    J Exp Biol 210:2743-53. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of the mechanical properties of the muscle-tendon unit on force generation in runners with different running economy
    Kirsten Albracht
    Institute for Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, German Sport University Cologne, Carl Diem Weg 6, 50933, Cologne, Germany
    Biol Cybern 95:87-96. 2006

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Exercise-induced changes in triceps surae tendon stiffness and muscle strength affect running economy in humans
    Kirsten Albracht
    Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, German Sport University, Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:1605-15. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Lower leg musculoskeletal geometry and sprint performance
    Kiros Karamanidis
    Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, German Sport University Cologne, Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6, 50933 Cologne, Germany
    Gait Posture 34:138-41. 2011
    ..Our findings provide evidence that differences in sprint ability in world-class athletes are not a result of differences in the geometrical design of the lower leg even when considering both skeletal and muscular components...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adaptational responses of the human Achilles tendon by modulation of the applied cyclic strain magnitude
    Adamantios Arampatzis
    German Sport University of Cologne, Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, Carl Diem Weg 6, 50933 Cologne, Germany
    J Exp Biol 210:2743-53. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Influence of the mechanical properties of the muscle-tendon unit on force generation in runners with different running economy
    Kirsten Albracht
    Institute for Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, German Sport University Cologne, Carl Diem Weg 6, 50933, Cologne, Germany
    Biol Cybern 95:87-96. 2006
    ..Especially at low activation levels both MTUs showed an advantageous force generation per activation and a higher energy release as compared to the low economy runners...