About the Authors

Carolina Carneiro Peixinho

carolina@peb.ufrj.br

Affiliations Biomedical Engineering Program, COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, Laboratory of Biomechanics, Department of Biosciences and Physical Activity, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Natália Santos da Fonseca Martins

Affiliations Biomedical Engineering Program, COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, Laboratory of Biomechanics, Department of Biosciences and Physical Activity, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Liliam Fernandes de Oliveira

Affiliations Biomedical Engineering Program, COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, Laboratory of Biomechanics, Department of Biosciences and Physical Activity, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

João Carlos Machado

Affiliations Biomedical Engineering Program, COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, Post-Graduation Program in Surgical Sciences, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CCP LFO JCM. Performed the experiments: CCP NSFM. Analyzed the data: CCP LFO JCM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CCP NSFM LFO JCM. Wrote the paper: CCP NSFM LFO JCM.