Pennation Angle of Gastrocnemius Lateral and Medial Heads Can Be Measured Reliably in Prone and Also Standing Positions
Abstract or Description
Pennation angle of gastrocnemius muscle is important for muscle force production. This angle is often measured in laying position (e.g., Zhou et al. 2012 ). Many human movement we study occurs in standing position. Can this angle be measured reliably in standing position? The purpose of this investigation is to examine the test-retest reliability of both lateral and medial heads pennation angles of gastrocnemius during standing position.
International Society of Biomechanics Annual Conference (ISB)
Li, Li, Molly E. McLaughlin, Diana J. Tyler, Dan Czech.
"Pennation Angle of Gastrocnemius Lateral and Medial Heads Can Be Measured Reliably in Prone and Also Standing Positions."
Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology Faculty Presentations.