https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gastrocnemius_muscle

The gastrocnemius muscle (plural gastrocnemii) is a superficial two-headed muscle that is in ... This specialization is connected to the predominance of white muscle fibers (type II fast twitch) present in the gastrocnemius, as opposed to the  ...

https://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/picture-of-the-calf-muscle

May 18, 2019 ... The gastrocnemius is the larger calf muscle, forming the bulge visible beneath the skin. The gastrocnemius has two parts or "heads," which ...

https://www.healthline.com/human-body-maps/gastrocnemius-muscle

Apr 6, 2015 ... The gastrocnemius muscle is a muscle located on the back portion of the lower leg, ... The other major calf muscle, the soleus muscle, is a flat muscle that lies ... ( LDL) and very low-density lipoproteins (VLDL) are two types…

https://www.visiblebody.com/blog/learn-muscle-anatomy-gastrocnemius

Nov 6, 2012 ... Bend your leg at the knee and straighten it again. Do you know what muscle lets you do this? Learn about gastrocnemius muscle anatomy here!

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/123895

Muscle fibre type populations of human leg muscles. Edgerton VR, Smith JL, Simpson DR. Four selected leg muscles (gastrocnemius, soleus, vastus lateralis  ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2697334/

May 23, 2009 ... The “calf muscle” or triceps surae consists of three separate muscles ... and rapid forceful contraction of type two muscle fibers results in strain.

https://www.kingofthegym.com/calf-anatomy/

It's much smaller than it's good friend, the gastrocnemius. ... The soleus primarily consists of slow twitch (Type I) muscle fibers, which ...

http://www.musclesused.com/gastrocnemius-soleus-calf-muscles/

These muscles of the lower leg are crucial in assisting us to walk, run & jump. Find out more about the Gastrocnemius and Soleus (calf) muscles here.

https://www.innerbody.com/anatomy/muscular/gastrocnemius-muscle-medial-head

Oct 27, 2017 ... The gastrocnemius muscle is the most superficial and prominent of the calf muscles. It is made of two muscular regions, the medial head and ...

https://www.britannica.com/science/gastrocnemius-muscle

Gastrocnemius muscle, also called leg triceps, large posterior muscle of the calf of the leg. It originates at the back of the femur (thighbone) and patella ...