Architecture of Human Lower Extremity Muscles

Map of Extensor Digitorum Longus

Lateral to Medial View

Muscles of Interest:

Mass (g), without external tendon
Muscle length (mm): LM; bottom blue line
Tendon length (mm): LTED(2-5); top blue line, measure four individual external tendon lengths
Fasicle lengths (mm): excise fasicles at green lines and measure their length 1, 2, 3
Pennation angle (deg): θ1 θ2 θ3 measure a pennation angle at every fascicle location

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