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Skeletal Muscle Function Modeled as a Mechanical Linear Electro-Active Actuator/Motor
From Greg Mack Let’s take a look at some definitions: Muscle (n.) – a specialized biological tissue system that contains cells capable of generating force. Mechanical (adj.) – of or relating to machinery or tools, caused by, resulting from, or relating to a process that involves a purely physical as opposed to a chemical or…
Information Set Theory of Pain: A Short Exploration.
By Greg Mack, ACE-CMES “Pain don’t hurt.” (Patrick Swayze’s character – Dalton – in the movie “Road House”, responding to the doctor about to stitch up his knife wounds after a bar fight, who tells him that inserting the stitches is going to hurt.) Pain is unfortunately a common occurrence in the human experience….
Muscle Tone – What is that again?
Skeletal Muscle Tone, Tonus, Tonicity, and Motor Control By Greg Mack Muscle Tone (n.) – the normal level of firmness or slight contraction in a resting muscle. (Physiology) – the normal level of activity in a nerve fiber. (Oxford American Dictionary) The state of activity or tension of a muscle beyond that related to its…