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Old 04-02-2013, 03:50 PM   #65
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Originally Posted by Chas Tennis View Post
Which calf muscle is stressed by tennis, the Gastrocnemius or the Soleus?
Both muscles are working during tennis.

The gastroc tends to be the primary plantarflexor of the ankle while the soleus is considered secondary. However the body will recruit every muscle possible during athletic movement in order to do what the mind wants to do.
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