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Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2003 Oct;31(4):167-75.

Muscular force transmission necessitates a multilevel integrative approach to the analysis of function of skeletal muscle.

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  • Instituut voor Fundamentele en Klinische Bewegingswetenschappen, Faculteit Bewegingswetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. P_A_J_B_M_Huijing@fbw.vu.nl


Muscular force is transmitted not only to tendon but also to other structures. Connections to extramuscular connective tissue of a compartment and to other muscles are stiff enough to transmit force. The concept of myofascial force transmission is reviewed and some functional consequences considered. An approach for analysis is suggested.

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