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Lower Limb Mechanical Properties: Significant References Omitted

Abstract : We read with attention the recent narrative literature review by Pearson and McMahon [1]. We were very surprised and quite disappointed by the amount of relevant literature omitted by the authors on lower limb mechanical properties and, specifically, how ‘limb stiffness’ could affect performance and risk of injury. Although this review focuses on muscle-tendon unit (MTU) stiffness, the more global vertical, leg and joint stiffness (i.e. referred to as limb stiffness, collectively) are also reviewed, as the authors assume that limb stiffness is primarily controlled by MTU stiffness.
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Jean-Benoît Morin, Olivier Girard, Jean Slawinski, Giuseppe Rabita, Georges Dalleau, et al.. Lower Limb Mechanical Properties: Significant References Omitted. Sports Medicine, 2012, 43 (2), pp.151-153. ⟨10.1007/s40279-012-0010-0⟩. ⟨hal-01232324⟩



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