Architecture of Human Lower Extremity Muscles

Map of Extensor Hallucis Longus

Medial to Lateral View

Muscles of Interest:

Mass (g), without external tendon
Muscle length (mm): LM; blue line shown above
Tendon length (mm): LTED; from most distal fibers to the end of the tendon (blue line above)
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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