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Abstract #3271

Age Effects on the Mechanical Gain System of the Skeletal Muscle

Ryuta Kinugasa1, 2, Ali Moghadasi3, Shantanu Sinha3

1Kanagawa University, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan; 2RIKEN, Wako, Saitama, Japan; 3University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, United States

Older adults have a reduced ability in the translation of work from muscle fascicle shortening to the movement of the aponeurosis. Such non-invasive, high-SNR, large Field-of-view imaging with VE-PC techniques allow determination of physiological, clinically significant parameters with good accuracy and reliability