Huub Maas

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mechanical effect of rat flexor carpi ulnaris muscle after tendon transfer: does it generate a wrist extension moment?
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 112:607-14. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Effects of tendon and muscle belly dissection on muscular force transmission following tendon transfer in the rat
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biomech 45:289-96. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Are skeletal muscles independent actuators? Force transmission from soleus muscle in the cat
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU Univ Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 104:1557-67. 2008
  4. pmc Locomotor changes in length and EMG activity of feline medial gastrocnemius muscle following paralysis of two synergists
    Huub Maas
    School of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Exp Brain Res 203:681-92. 2010
  5. pmc Force transmission between synergistic skeletal muscles through connective tissue linkages
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2010:575672. 2010
  6. pmc Distinct muscle fascicle length changes in feline medial gastrocnemius and soleus muscles during slope walking
    Huub Maas
    School of Applied Physiology, Center for Human Movement Studies, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 106:1169-80. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Synergistic and antagonistic interactions in the rat forelimb: acute effects of coactivation
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 107:1453-62. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms causing effects of muscle position on proximo-distal muscle force differences in extra-muscular myofascial force transmission
    Can A Yucesoy
    Instituut voor Fundamentele en Toegepaste Bewegingswetenschappen, Faculteit Bewegingswetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Eng Phys 28:214-26. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Intermuscular interaction between synergists in rat originates from both intermuscular and extramuscular myofascial force transmission
    Huub Maas
    Center for Human Movement Studies, School of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cells Tissues Organs 181:38-50. 2005
  10. pmc The effects of self-reinnervation of cat medial and lateral gastrocnemius muscles on hindlimb kinematics in slope walking
    Huub Maas
    School of Applied Physiology, Center for Human Movement Studies, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Exp Brain Res 181:377-93. 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Mechanical effect of rat flexor carpi ulnaris muscle after tendon transfer: does it generate a wrist extension moment?
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 112:607-14. 2012
    ..We conclude that mechanical effects of a muscle after tendon transfer to an antagonistic site can be quite different from those predicted based solely on the sign of the new moment arm at the joint...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of tendon and muscle belly dissection on muscular force transmission following tendon transfer in the rat
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biomech 45:289-96. 2012
    ..We conclude that scar tissue limits the force transmission from transferred FCU muscle via the tendon of insertion to the skeleton, but that some myofascial connectivity of the muscle should be classified as physiological...
  3. doi request reprint Are skeletal muscles independent actuators? Force transmission from soleus muscle in the cat
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU Univ Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 104:1557-67. 2008
    ..Thus, within the experimental conditions of the present study, the intact cat soleus muscle appears to act mechanically as an independent actuator...
  4. pmc Locomotor changes in length and EMG activity of feline medial gastrocnemius muscle following paralysis of two synergists
    Huub Maas
    School of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Exp Brain Res 203:681-92. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Force transmission between synergistic skeletal muscles through connective tissue linkages
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2010:575672. 2010
    ..Future studies are needed to investigate the importance of intermuscular force transmission during movement in health and disease...
  6. pmc Distinct muscle fascicle length changes in feline medial gastrocnemius and soleus muscles during slope walking
    Huub Maas
    School of Applied Physiology, Center for Human Movement Studies, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 106:1169-80. 2009
    ..It was further suggested that the potential role of length feedback from muscle spindles is both task and muscle dependent...
  7. doi request reprint Synergistic and antagonistic interactions in the rat forelimb: acute effects of coactivation
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 107:1453-62. 2009
    ..The stimulation order effects were explained by dynamic features of muscle and connective tissues (i.e., length-history dependence and viscoelasticity)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms causing effects of muscle position on proximo-distal muscle force differences in extra-muscular myofascial force transmission
    Can A Yucesoy
    Instituut voor Fundamentele en Toegepaste Bewegingswetenschappen, Faculteit Bewegingswetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Eng Phys 28:214-26. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Intermuscular interaction between synergists in rat originates from both intermuscular and extramuscular myofascial force transmission
    Huub Maas
    Center for Human Movement Studies, School of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cells Tissues Organs 181:38-50. 2005
    ..It is concluded that mechanical interaction between synergists originates from both intermuscular as well as extramuscular connective tissues. The highest contribution, however, should be ascribed to the extramuscular pathway...
  10. pmc The effects of self-reinnervation of cat medial and lateral gastrocnemius muscles on hindlimb kinematics in slope walking
    Huub Maas
    School of Applied Physiology, Center for Human Movement Studies, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Exp Brain Res 181:377-93. 2007
    ..Full recovery of hindlimb kinematics during level and upslope walking suggests that the proprioceptive loss is compensated by other sensory sources (e.g. cutaneous receptors) or altered central drive...
  11. ncbi request reprint Myofascial force transmission between a single muscle head and adjacent tissues: length effects of head III of rat EDL
    Huub Maas
    Instituut voor Fundamentele en Klinische Bewegingswetenschappen, Faculteit Bewegingswetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Appl Physiol 95:2004-13. 2003
    ..42 N). Therefore, a substantial fraction of this force must originate from sources other than EDL III. It is concluded that myofascial pathways play an important role in force transmission from multitendoned muscles...
  12. ncbi request reprint Compartmental fasciotomy and isolating a muscle from neighboring muscles interfere with myofascial force transmission within the rat anterior crural compartment
    Peter A Huijing
    Instituut voor Fundamentele en Klinische Bewegingswetenschappen, Faculteit Bewegingswetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Morphol 256:306-21. 2003
    ..It is concluded that extramuscular myofascial force transmission is an important feature of the anterior crural compartment. The magnitude of this force transmission requires that it be considered in analysis of muscular function...
  13. ncbi request reprint Myofascial force transmission in dynamic muscle conditions: effects of dynamic shortening of a single head of multi-tendoned rat extensor digitorum longus muscle
    Huub Maas
    School of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 281 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332 0356, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 94:584-92. 2005
    ..These results are explained in terms of force transmission between the muscle belly of EDL III and adjacent tissues. Thus, also in dynamic muscle conditions, muscle fiber force is transmitted via myofascial pathways...
  14. pmc Short-term motor compensations to denervation of feline soleus and lateral gastrocnemius result in preservation of ankle mechanical output during locomotion
    Boris I Prilutsky
    Center for Human Movement Studies, School of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0356, USA
    Cells Tissues Organs 193:310-24. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Controlled intermittent shortening contractions of a muscle-tendon complex: muscle fibre damage and effects on force transmission from a single head of rat EDL
    Huub Maas
    Instituut voor Fundamentele and Klinische Bewegingswetenschappen, Faculteit Bewegingswetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Muscle Res Cell Motil 26:259-73. 2005
    ..A possible role of myofascial force transmission is discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint The relative position of EDL muscle affects the length of sarcomeres within muscle fibers: experimental results and finite-element modeling
    Huub Maas
    Instituut voor Fundamentele en Klinische Bewegingswetenschappen, Faculteit Bewegingswetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Biomech Eng 125:745-53. 2003
    ..It was hypothesized that changes of muscle-relative position affect the distribution of lengths of sarcomeres within muscle fibers...
  17. pmc Dissection of a single rat muscle-tendon complex changes joint moments exerted by neighboring muscles: implications for invasive surgical interventions
    Huub Maas
    MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e73510. 2013
    ..Our results demonstrate also that even after agonistic-to-antagonistic tendon transfer, mechanical interactions with previously synergistic muscles do remain present. ..
  18. pmc Myofascial force transmission between transferred rat flexor carpi ulnaris muscle and former synergistic palmaris longus muscle
    Huub Maas
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Muscles Ligaments Tendons J 1:127-33. 2011
    ..We conclude that a transferred muscle may still be mechanically linked to its former synergistic muscles...
  19. ncbi request reprint Muscle force is determined also by muscle relative position: isolated effects
    Huub Maas
    Instituut voor Fundamentele en Klinische Bewegingswetenschappen, Faculteit Bewegingswetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam 1081 BT, The Netherlands
    J Biomech 37:99-110. 2004
    ..It is concluded that in addition to length, muscle position relative to its surroundings co-determines isometric muscle force...
  20. pmc Modeling short-range stiffness of feline lower hindlimb muscles
    Lei Cui
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Biomech 41:1945-52. 2008
    ..Subsequent analyses suggested that these errors might have resulted from differences in the tendon elastic modulus, as compared to the other muscles tested...