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Thoracolumbar Model Files
OpenSim models of the thoracolumbar spine. The initial release contains a generic male model; an update was added on 6/30/17 with a generic female model.
Male and Female Thoracolumbar Spine Models
Jun 30, 2017

Generic male and female models (version 1) of fully articulated thoracolumbar spine model with rib cage. Includes separate folders for male and female models. Male folder contains: Male OpenSim thoracolumbar spine model, geometry files, and an example motion file. Female folder contains: Female OpenSim thoracolumbar spine model, geometry files, and a document describing differences between male and female models.  View License

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Jun 30, 2017
11 MB
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PLEASE CITE THESE PAPERS

Bruno AG, Bouxsein ML, and Anderson DE. Development and validation of a musculoskeletal model of the fully articulated thoracolumbar spine and rib cage. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 137(8), 081003, 2015. doi: 10.1115/1.4030408 (2015) View

Bruno AG, Mokhtarzadeh H, Allaire BT, et al. Incorporation of CT-Based Measurements of Trunk Anatomy Into Subject-Specific Musculoskeletal Models of the Spine Influences Vertebral Loading Predictions. J Orthop Res 2017; Jan: 1–10. (2017) View

Bruno AG, Burkhart K, Allaire B, et al. Spinal Loading Patterns from Biomechanical Modeling Explain the High Incidence of Vertebral Fractures in the Thoracolumbar Region. J Bone Miner Res 2017; 32(6): 1282–1290. (2017) View

Previous Releases


Thoracolumbar Female

Jun 30, 2017

Generic female model (version 1) of fully articulated thoracolumbar spine model with rib cage. Includes geometry files and document describing the changes from male to female model.  View License

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Jun 30, 2017
5 MB
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Thoracolumbar Male (v1)

Jun 24, 2015

Generic male model (version 1)of fully articulated thoracolumbar spine model with rib cage. Includes geometry files and an example motion file.  View License

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Jun 24, 2015
5 MB
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