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Research Article

Human Leg Model Predicts Ankle Muscle-Tendon Morphology, State, Roles and Energetics in Walking

  • Pavitra Krishnaswamy,

    Affiliation: Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Emery N. Brown,

    Affiliations: Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Hugh M. Herr mail

    hherr@mit.edu

    Affiliations: Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, The Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: March 17, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1001107

About the Authors

Pavitra Krishnaswamy, Emery N. Brown, Hugh M. Herr
Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Emery N. Brown
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Emery N. Brown
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Hugh M. Herr
The Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: hherr@mit.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PK. Performed the experiments: PK. Analyzed the data: PK. Wrote the paper: PK ENB HMH. Guided conception of the study, advised and oversaw the work: HMH ENB.