Chemo-mechanical model for skeletal muscle contraction

  • M. Karami AMB Group : Applied Mechanics and Bioengineering Instituto de Investigación en Ingeniería de Aragón (I3A) Universidad de Zaragoza School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • B. Calvo AMB Group : Applied Mechanics and Bioengineering Instituto de Investigación en Ingeniería de Aragón (I3A) Universidad de Zaragoza
  • H. Zohor School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • H. Firoozbakhsh School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • J. Grasa AMB Group : Applied Mechanics and Bioengineering Instituto de Investigación en Ingeniería de Aragón (I3A) Universidad de Zaragoza

Resumen

Generation of force in skeletal muscle tissue depends on both chemical and mechanical phenomena. In this work, considering the kinetics of cross bridges, a one dimensional model has been proposed for predicting the isometric force according to the intracellular calcium ion distribution.

Publicado
2017-06-01