Review of length-associated changes in muscle. Experimental evidence and clinical implications

M. R. Gossman, S. A. Sahrmann, S. J. Rose

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Abstract

Movement dysfunction that may be caused by length-associated changes in muscle is a problem of people treated by physical therapists. The purpose of this article is to review the literature related to length-associated changes in muscle. An analysis of length-associated changes in animal and human studies is presented. The methods used to produce the changes in animals are discussed, and the clinical implications of the length-associated changes in muscle are suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1799-1808
Number of pages10
JournalPhysical therapy
Volume62
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

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