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Soleus Muscle as a Surrogate for Health Status in Human Heart Failure

Green, DJ and Panizzolo, FA and Lloyd, DG and Rubenson, J and Maiorana, AJ (2016) Soleus Muscle as a Surrogate for Health Status in Human Heart Failure. EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCES REVIEWS, 44 (1). pp. 45-50. ISSN 0091-6331

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Abstract

We propose the hypothesis that soleus muscle function may provide a surrogate measure of functional capacity in patients with heart failure. We summarize literature pertaining to skeletal muscle as a locus of fatigue and present our recent findings, using in vivo imaging in combination with biomechanical experimentation and modeling, to reveal novel structure-function relationships in chronic heart failure skeletal muscle and gait.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in Exercise & Sport Sciences Reviews: January 2016 - Volume 44 - Issue 1 - p 45–50 doi: 10.1249/JES.0000000000000069
Uncontrolled Keywords: 1106 Human Movement And Sports Science, 0913 Mechanical Engineering
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC1200 Sports Medicine
Divisions: Sport & Exercise Sciences
Publisher: American College of Sports Medicine
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Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2016 10:31
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2017 00:50
DOI or Identification number: 10.1249/JES.0000000000000069
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2695

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