Muscle Elasticity of the Medial Gastrocnemius and Sprint Performance

Abstract / Purpose: Limited information is available on the association between muscle material properties and sprint performance. We aimed to identify whether and how the elasticity of passive and active muscle of the medial gastrocnemius (MG) is related to sprint performance.Methods: MG shear wave speed was measured under passive and active (20%, 50%, 80% of maximal voluntary …

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