Cardiac Contractions, PVA and Energetic Considerations Determined from a Cardiac Muscle Crossbridge Model

  • Tad W. Taylor
  • Yoichi Goto
  • Hiroyuki Suga
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 177)


As computers become more and more powerful, mathematical modeling and computer simulation becomes increasingly more important. Some recent personal computer designs offer performance that was in the realm of super computers only a decade ago. This allows chemistry and physics to be implemented in the mathematical modeling solution of biochemical problems. With sophisticated computer solutions available, various biochemical hypotheses can be quickly investigated, and this can aid in the experimental design and fundamental understanding of biochemical phenomena.


Cardiac Muscle Fiber Maximum Isometric Force Isotonic Contraction Series Elastic Component Muscle Fiber Length 
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  • Tad W. Taylor
  • Yoichi Goto
  • Hiroyuki Suga

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