Soleus Muscle as a Surrogate for Health Status in Human Heart Failure

Daniel J Green, Fausto Panizzolo, David Lloyd, Jonas Rubenson, A.J. Maiorana

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Abstract

© 2015 by the American College of Sports Medicine. We propose the hypothesis that soleus muscle function may provide a surrogate measure of functional capacity in patients with heart failure. We summarize literature pertaining to skeletal muscle as a locus of fatigue and present our recent findings, using in vivo imaging in combination with biomechanical experimentation and modeling, to reveal novel structure-function relationships in chronic heart failure skeletal muscle and gait.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-50
JournalExercise and Sport Sciences Reviews
Volume44
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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