Architecture of Human Lower Extremity Muscles

Map of Gluteus Maximus

Anterior View Posterior View

Muscles of Interest:

Muscle divided into upper and lower halves (reasoning-hip joint center).
Mass (g), without external tendon
Muscle length (mm): LM measured as shown by blue arrows above
Fasicle length—upper and lower (mm): excise fasicles at green lines and measure their length 1, 2, 3
Pennation angle—upper and lower(deg): θ1 θ2 θ3; measure angles relative to lateral tendon (at fasicle locations)

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