Chapter 3. Muscle-Tendon Architecture and Athletic Performance

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. J.H. Challis

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch3

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Challis, J.H. (2000) Muscle-Tendon Architecture and Athletic Performance, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053926

Online ISBN: 9780470693797

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Keywords:

  • muscle-tendon architecture;
  • athletic performance;
  • muscle-tendon system;
  • muscle fibre;
  • muscle fibre organization

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Contractile Machinery

  • Muscle Fibre Organization

  • Connective Tissue

  • Muscle Pennation

  • Interactions in the Muscle-Tendon Complex

  • Muscle-Tendon Line of Action

  • Summary

  • References