Research




Please view the following studies while we prepare our contributions.

 

ISSLS Prize Winner: Adaptations to the multifidus muscle in response to experimentally induced intervertebral disc degeneration.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Brown_Spine_2011-2.pdf

 

Architectural analysis and intraoperative measurements demonstrate the unique design of the multifidus muscle for lumbar spine stability.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Ward_JBJSA_2009.pdf

 

Psoas muscle architectural design, in vivo sarcomere length range, and passive tensile properties support its role as a lumbar spine stabilizer.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Regev_Spine_2011.pdf

 

Regional myosin heavy chain distribution in selected paraspinal muscles.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Regev_Spine_2010.pdf

 

Skeletal muscle design to meet functional demands.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Lieber_Phil_Trans_R_Soc_B_2011.pdf

 

Moment arms of the human digital flexors.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Franko_JB_2011.pdf

 

Human wrist motors: biomechanical design and application to tendon transfers.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Loren_JB_1996.pdf

 

Plasticity of muscle architecture after supraspinatus tears.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Ward_JOSPT_2010.pdf

 

Rotator Cuff Muscle Architecture: Implications for Glenohumeral Stability.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Ward_CORR_2006.pdf

 

Force transmission in skeletal muscle: from actomyosin to external tendons.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Patel_ESSR_1997.pdf

 

Role of the cytoskeleton in muscle transcriptional responses to altered use.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Meyer_PhysiolGenomics_2013.pdf

 

Systems analysis of biological networks in skeletal muscle function.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Smith_WIREs_SystBiolMed_2013.pdf

 

Human skeletal muscle biochemical diversity.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Tirrell_JEB_2012.pdf

 

A nonlinear model of passive muscle viscosity.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Meyer_JBE_2011.pdf

 

Structure and function of the skeletal muscle extracellular matrix.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Gillies_MN_2011.pdf

 

Muscle extracellular matrix applies a transverse stress on fibers with axial strain.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Smith_JB_2011.pdf

 

Nebulin plays a direct role in promoting strong actin-myosin interactions.

http://muscle.ucsd.edu/more_html/papers/pdf/Bang_FASEB_2009.pdf

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