A Simulation Study of Marrow Fat Effect on Bone Biomechanics

Ma, Heather Ting ;   Ren, Rong ;   Chen, Yang ;   Griffith, James F ;   Leung, Ping-chung ;   Zhang, Pu

Tags Modeling and simulation in biomechanics : prostheticsModeling and simulation in musculoskeletal biomechanicsOptimization in musculoskeletal biomechanics

Bone marrow was assumed to be a negligible factor on the aspect of bone mechanical behavior, where bone mass and bone mineral density were...

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A Survey of Phase Variable Candidates of Human Locomotion

Villarreal, Dario Jose ;   Gregg, Robert

Tags Modeling and simulation in biomechanics : prostheticsMechanics of locomotion and balanceWearable robotic systems: prosthetics

Studies show that the human nervous system is able to parameterize gait cycle phase using sensory feedback. In the field of bipedal robots,...

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An In-Vivo Lateral Ankle Ligament Strain Behavior Assessment Technique for Potential Use in Robot-Assisted Therapy

Zhang, Mingming ;   Zhang, Yanxin ;   Davies, Theresa Claire ;   Xie, Shane Sheng Quan

Tags Biomechanics and robotics: clinical evaluation in rehabilitation and orthopedicsModeling and simulation in musculoskeletal biomechanics

Ankle sprains are very common, especially in sports activities. Accurate assessment of ankle ligament strain behavior is crucial in...

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Analysis of Shear Wave Propagation Derived from MR Elastography in 3D Thigh Skeletal Muscle Using Subject Specific Finite Element Model

Dao, Tien-Tuan ;   Pouletaut, Philippe ;   Charleux, Fabrice ;   Ho Ba Tho, Marie-Christine ;   Bensamoun, Sabine

Tags Modeling and simulation in musculoskeletal biomechanics

The purpose of this study was to develop a subject specific finite element model derived from MRI images to numerically analyze the MRE...

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Lower-Limb Multi-Joint Stiffness of Knee and Ankle

Kang, Sang Hoon ;   Ren, Yupeng ;   Xu, Dali ;   Zhang, Li-Qun

Tags Biomechanics and robotics: clinical evaluation in rehabilitation and orthopedicsClinical robotsDynamics in musculoskeletal biomechanics

Lower-limb multi-joint (knee and ankle) stiffness may play an important role in functional activities such as walking, and may be significantly...

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Orthopaedic Applications of a Validated Force-Based Biomechanical Model of the Index Finger

Qiu, Dan ;   Kamper, Derek

Tags Modeling and simulation in musculoskeletal biomechanicsDynamics in musculoskeletal biomechanicsJoint biomechanics

An anatomically realistic biomechanical model of the index finger was created using a force-based approach in order to predict the isometric...

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