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4:15 pm

Our muscles aren’t one-dimensional fibres (Prof. Nilima Nigam)

March 24 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Title: Our muscles aren't one-dimensional fibres. Abstract: Skeletal muscles possess rather amazing mechanical properties. They possess an intricate structure, and behave nonlinearly in response to mechanical stresses. In the 1910s, A.V. Hill observed muscles heat when they contract, but not when they relax. Based on experiments on frogs he posited a mathematical description of skeletal […]

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