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Thoracolumbar Model Files
OpenSim models of the thoracolumbar spine - for use in OpenSim 3. The current release (November 16, 2020) updates muscle properties with more recent literature information and an expanded trunk CT dataset, and adds full body models with lower extremities. Contains generic male and female trunk models (v1.1), and generic male and female full body models (v1.2)
Updated Trunk Models and Full Body Models
Nov 16, 2020

This release includes male and female trunk models (v1.1) with updates to muscle properties, and male and female full body models (v1.2) adding lower extremities.   View License

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Nov 16, 2020
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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, 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

Burkhart K, Grindle D, Bouxsein ML and Anderson DE. Between-session Reliability of Subject-Specific Musculoskeletal Models of the Spine Derived from Optoelectronic Motion Capture Data. Journal of Biomechanics, 112:110044, 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2020.110044. (2020) View

Previous Releases


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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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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