Cardiac Contractions, PVA and Energetic Considerations Determined from a Cardiac Muscle Crossbridge Model
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KeywordsCardiac Muscle Fiber Maximum Isometric Force Isotonic Contraction Series Elastic Component Muscle Fiber Length
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