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Simulating the Electro-Mechanical Behavior of Skeletal Muscles
November/December 2010 (vol. 12 no. 6)
pp. 48-58
Oliver Röhrle, SRC Simulation Technology, Stuttgart
Computational models of the human body must be accurate enough to use in hypothesis testing or biological function analysis. This is possible only when such models use physiological information from different scales—such as the cell, tissue, and organ levels. This model of excitation-contraction coupling in skeletal muscles links cell-level electro-physiological behavior with organ-level biomechanical behavior.

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Index Terms:
Skeletal muscle modeling, finite elasticity, biodomain equations, cellular modeling, multiscale modeling, excitation-contraction, coupling, scientific computing
Citation:
Oliver Röhrle, "Simulating the Electro-Mechanical Behavior of Skeletal Muscles," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 48-58, Nov.-Dec. 2010, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.30
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