- Exercise-induced changes in triceps surae tendon stiffness and muscle strength affect running economy in humansKirsten Albracht
Institute of Biomechanics and Orthopaedics, German Sport University, Cologne, Germany
Eur J Appl Physiol 113:1605-15. 2013....
- Lower leg musculoskeletal geometry and sprint performanceKiros 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...
- Adaptational responses of the human Achilles tendon by modulation of the applied cyclic strain magnitudeAdamantios 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....
- Influence of the mechanical properties of the muscle-tendon unit on force generation in runners with different running economyKirsten 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...