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Objective: Develop Full Body Model with Muscle-Joint Contact Force Analysis


Through implementation of contact geometry native to OpenSim, the project aims to model compressive loading on joints resulting from muscle activity via CMC *or* prescribed activation profiles in forward dynamics. Current model development pertains to knee joint compressive loading resulting from IT-Band tension and knee/hip kinematics. Extension of this framework to other key joints or body segments will allow full body analysis of such joint loading mechanisms.

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Iliotibial Band Models Uploaded

Oct 14, 2017

Preliminary models of Iliotibial Band and Lateral Femoral Epicondyle contact force have been uploaded!

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