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Thoracolumbar Model Files
OpenSim full body models of the thoracolumbar spine - for use in OpenSim 4.x. The current release (March 9, 2021) is a 4.x compatible version of our most recent full body model(s) (November 16, 2020) with some modifications made for improved usability and consistency between version. Please see release notes, included in download, for details. Zip file contains generic male and female full body models (v2.0), geometry folder, and release notes.
Fullbody_OS4.x_v2.0
Mar 09, 2021

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Mar 09, 2021
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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


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
13 MB
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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
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