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1. Viscoelastic and Anisotropic Mechanical Properties of In Vivo Muscle Tissue Assessed by Supersonic Shear Imaging.Gennisson JL. et al. Ultrasound in Med. & Biol., Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 789–801, 2010

2. Muscle shear elastic modulus measured using supersonic shear imaging is highly related to muscle activity level.Nordez A, Hug F. J Appl Physiol 108: 1389–1394, 2010.

3. Real-Time Visualization of Muscle Stiffness Distribution with Ultrasound Shear Wave Imaging during Muscle Contraction.Shinohara M. et al. Muscle Nerve 42: 438–441, 2010

4. Ultrasound Imaging and Elastography of the Rotator Cuff Muscles: Elasticity Measurements of the Supraspinatus and Infraspinatus Muscles using Shear Wave Elastography.Plagou A. et al. ECR 2011, J Ultrasound Med 30:S1–S120, April 2011

5. Estimation of individual muscle force using elastography.Bouillard K, Nordez A, Hug F. PLoS One. 2011;6(12):e29261. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2012;7(1).

6. Élastographie transitoire du tendon calcanéen : résultats préliminaires et perspectives.Aubry S, Risson JR, Barbier-Brion B, Tatu L, Vidal C, Kastler B. Journal de radiologie (2011) 92, 421—427.

7.  Characterization of passive elastic properties of the human medial gastrocnemius muscle belly using supersonic shear imaging.Maïsetti O, Hug F, Bouillard K, Nordez A. J Biomech. 2012 Apr 5;45(6):978-84.

8. Muscle crush injury of extremity: quantitative elastography with supersonic shear imaging.Lv F, Tang J, Luo Y, Ban Y, Wu R, Tian J, Yu T, Xie X, Li T. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2012 May;38(5):795-802.

9. Evidence of changes in load sharing during isometric elbow flexion with ramped torque.Bouillard K, Nordez A, Hodges PW, Cornu C, Hug F. J Biomech. 2012 May 11;45(8):1424-9.

10. Elastic modulus of muscle and tendon with shear wave ultrasound elastography: variations with different technical settings.Kot BC, Zhang ZJ, Lee AW, Leung VY, Fu SN. PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e44348.

11. Shear elastic modulus can be used to estimate an index of individual muscle force during a submaximal isometric fatiguing contraction.Bouillard K, Hug F, Guével A, Nordez A. J Appl Physiol. 2012 Nov;113(9):1353-61.

12. Influence of passive muscle tension on electromechanical delay in humans.Lacourpaille L, Hug F, Nordez A. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e53159.

13. Shear wave elastographic characterization of normal and torn achilles tendons: a pilot study.Chen XM, Cui LG, He P, Shen WW, Qian YJ, Wang JR. J Ultrasound Med. 2013 Mar;32(3):449-55.

14. Shear wave elastography properties of vastus lateralis and vastus medialis obliquus muscles in normal subjects and female patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome.Botanlioglu H, Kantarci F, Kaynak G, Unal Y, Ertan S, Aydingoz O, Erginer R, Unlu MC, Mihmanli I, Babacan M. Skeletal Radiol. 2013 May;42(5):659-66.

15. Length and activation dependent variations in muscle shear wave speed.Chernak LA, Dewall RJ, Lee KS, Thelen DG. Physiol Meas. 2013 Jun;34(6):713-21.

16. Shear Elastic Modulus on Patellar Tendon Captured from Supersonic Shear Imaging: Correlation with Tangent Traction Modulus Computed from Material Testing System and Test-Retest Reliability.Zhang ZJ, Fu SN. PLoS One. 2013 Jun 27;8(6):e68216.

17. Acute Effect of Static Stretching on Hardness of the Gastrocnemius Muscle.Akagi R, Takahashi H. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013 Jul;45(7):1348-54.

18. Effect of a 5-week static stretching program on hardness of the gastrocnemius muscle.Akagi R, Takahashi H. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2013 Aug 15. doi: 10.1111/sms.12111.

19. Biomechanical properties of the calcaneal tendon in vivo assessed by transient shear wave elastography.Aubry S, Risson JR, Kastler A, Barbier-Brion B, Siliman G, Runge M, Kastler B. Skeletal Radiol. 2013 Aug;42(8):1143-50.

20. ShearWave elastography: repeatability for measurement of tendon stiffness.Peltz CD, Haladik JA, Divine G, Siegal D, van Holsbeeck M, Bey MJ. Skeletal Radiol. 2013 Aug;42(8):1151-6.

21. Relationship between shear elastic modulus and passive muscle force: an ex-vivo study.Koo TK, Guo JY, Cohen JH, Parker KJ. J Biomech. 2013 Aug 9;46(12):2053-9.

22. Slack length of gastrocnemius medialis and Achilles tendon occurs at different ankle angles.Hug F, Lacourpaille L, Maïsetti O, Nordez A. J Biomech. 2013 Sep 27;46(14):2534-8.

23. Images in anesthesiology: shear wave elastography: novel technology for ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia.Munirama S, Joy J, Eisma R, Corner G, Cochran S, McLeod G. Anesthesiology. 2013 Sep;119(3):698.

24. alidation of shear wave elastography in skeletal muscle.Eby SF, Song P, Chen S, Chen Q, Greenleaf JF, An KN. J Biomech. 2013 Sep 27;46(14):2381-7.

25. Quantification of dry-needling and posture effects on myofascial trigger points using ultrasound shear-wave elastography.Maher RM, Hayes DM, Shinohara M. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Nov;94(11):2146-50.

26. "Soft, hard, or just right?" Applications and limitations of axial-strain sonoelastography and shear-wave elastography in the assessment of tendon injuries.Ooi CC, Malliaras P, Schneider ME, Connell DA. Skeletal Radiol. 2014 Jan;43(1):1-12.

27. Visualizing tendon elasticity in an ex vivo partial tear model.Dewall RJ, Jiang J, Wilson JJ, Lee KS. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Jan;40(1):158-67.

28. Quantifying the passive stretching response of human tibialis anterior Muscle Using Shear Wave Elastography.Koo TK, Guo JY, Cohen JH, Parker KJ. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2014 Jan;29(1):33-9.

29. Effect of vastus lateralis fatigue on load sharing between quadriceps femoris muscles during isometric knee extensions.Bouillard K, Jubeau M, Nordez A, Hug F. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Feb;111(4):768-76.

30. Time-course effect of exercise-induced muscle damage on localized muscle mechanical properties assessed using elastography.Lacourpaille L, Nordez A, Hug F, Couturier A, Dibie C, Guilhem G. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2014 May;211(1):135-46.

31. Task dependency of motor adaptations to an acute noxious stimulation.Hug F, Hodges PW, Tucker K. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Jun 1;111(11):2298-306.

32. Muscle shear modulus measured with ultrasound shear-wave elastography across a wide range of contraction intensity.Yoshitake Y, Takai Y, Kanehisa H, Shinohara M. Muscle Nerve. 2014 Jul;50(1):103-13.

33. Length-force characteristics of in vivo human muscle reflected by supersonic shear imaging.Sasaki K, Toyama S, Ishii N. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2014 Jul 15;117(2):153-62.

34. Spatial variations in Achilles tendon shear wave speed.DeWall RJ, Slane LC, Lee KS, Thelen DG. J Biomech. 2014 Aug 22;47(11):2685-92.

35. Acute effects of static stretching on muscle hardness of the medial gastrocnemius muscle belly in humans: an ultrasonic shear-wave elastography study.Nakamura M, Ikezoe T, Kobayashi T, Umegaki H, Takeno Y, Nishishita S, Ichihashi N. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Sep;40(9):1991-7.

36. New insights on contraction efficiency in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.Lacourpaille L, Hug F, Guével A, Péréon Y, Magot A, Hogrel JY, Nordez A. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2014 Sep 15;117(6):658-62.

37. Massage induces an immediate, albeit short-term, reduction in muscle stiffness.Eriksson Crommert M, Lacourpaille L, Heales LJ, Tucker K, Hug F. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2014 Dec 8. doi: 10.1111/sms.12341.

38. Deloading tape reduces muscle stress at rest and during contraction.Hug F, Ouellette A, Vicenzino B, Hodges PW, Tucker K. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2014 Dec;46(12):2317-25.

39. Non-invasive assessment of muscle stiffness in patients with duchenne muscular dystrophy.Lacourpaille L, Hug F, Guével A, Péréon Y, Magot A, Hogrel JY, Nordez A. Muscle Nerve. 2015 Feb;51(2):284-6.

40. Effects of hip and head position on ankle range of motion, ankle passive torque, and passive gastrocnemius tension.Andrade RJ, Lacourpaille L, Freitas SR, McNair PJ, Nordez A. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2015 Feb 12. doi: 10.1111/sms.12406.

41. Contracting biceps brachii elastic properties can be reliably characterized using supersonic shear imaging. Lapole T, Tindel J, Galy R, Nordez A. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2015 Mar;115(3):497-505.

42. First Evaluation of Zygomaticus Major Muscle Elastic Properties Using a US Elastography Technique. Redouane Ternifi, Philippe Pouletaut, Stéphanie Dakpé, Sylvie Testelin, Bernard Devauchelle, Fabrice Charleux, Jean-Marc Constans, Sabine F. Bensamoun. J. Biomedical Science and Engineering. 2019, Vol. 12, (No. 11), pp: 459-468

Small animal research

1. Ultrasound image processing to estimate the structural and functional properties of mouse skeletal muscle. Redouane Ternifia, Malek Kammouna, Philippe Pouletauta, Malayannan Subramaniamb, John R. Hawseb, Sabine F. Bensamoun. BSPC. 2020 Feb 56:101735

2. Development of a novel multiphysical approach for the characterization of mechanical properties of musculotendinous tissues. Malek Kammoun, Redouane Ternifi, Vincent Dupres, Philippe Pouletaut, Sandra Même, William Même, Frederic Szeremeta, Jessem Landoulsi, Jean-Marc Constans, Frank Lafont, Malayannan Subramaniam, John R. Hawse & Sabine F. Bensamoun. Scientific Report. 2019 May 9(1):7733

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