Books and Reviews
Cooper G IV. Load and length regulation of cardiac energetics. Annu Rev Physiol. 1990;52:505–522.
Kobayashi T, Solaro RJ. Calcium, thin filaments, and the integrative biology of cardiac contractility. Annu Rev Physiol. 2005;67:39–46.
Lim CC, Sawyer DB. Modulation of cardiac function: titin springs into action. J Gen Physiol.2005;125:249–252.
Moss RL, Fitzsimons DP. Frank-Starling relationship: Long on importance, short on mechanism. Circ Res. 2002;90:11–13.
Sadoshima J, Izumo S. The cellular and molecular response of cardiac myocytes to mechanical stress. Annu Rev Physiol. 1997;59:551–571.
Simmerman HKB, Jones LR. Phospholamban: Protein structure, mechanism of action, and role in cardiac function. Physiol Rev. 1998;78:921–947.
Sonnenblick EH. Determinants of active state in heart muscle: Force, velocity, instantaneous muscle length, time. Fed Proc. 1965;24:1396–1409.
Wehrens XH, Marks AR. Molecular determinants of altered contractility in heart failure. Ann Med. 2004;36(Suppl 1):70–80.
Wier WG. Cytoplasmic [Ca2+] in mammalian ventricle: Dynamic control by cellular processes. Annu Rev Physiol. 1990;52:467–485.
Zimmer H-G. The isolated perfused heart and its pioneers. News Physiol Sci. 1998;13:203–210.
Collins SP, Arand P, Lindsell CJ, et al. Prevalence of the third and fourth heart sound in asymptomatic adults. Congest Heart Fail. 2005;11:242–247.
Frank O. Zur Dynamik des Herzmuskels. Zeitschr Biol. 1895;32:370–437.
Fukuda N, Wu Y, Nair P, Granzier HL. Phosphorylation of titin modulates passive stiffness of cardiac muscle in a titin isoform–dependent manner. J Gen Physiol. 2005;125:257–271.
Gómez AM, Valdivia HH, Cheng H, et al. Defective excitation-contraction coupling in experimental cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure. Science. 1997;276:800–806.
Patterson SW, Piper H, Starling EH. The regulation of the heart beat. J Physiol. 1914;48:465–513.
Sarnoff JS, Berglund E. Ventricular function. I. Starling's law of the heart studied by means of simultaneous right and left ventricular function curves in the dog. Circulation. 1954;9:706–718.
Wiggers CJ, Katz LN. The contours of ventricular volume curves under different conditions. Am J Physiol. 1922;58:439–475.