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De Vlugt, E. (author), Van Eesbeek, S. (author), Baines, P. (author), Hilte, J. (author), Meskers, C.G.M. (author), De Groot, J.H. (author)
Muscles behave as elastic springs during the initial strain phase, indicated as short range stiffness (SRS). Beyond a certain amount of strain the muscle demonstrates a more viscous behavior. The strain at which the muscle transits from elastic- to viscous-like behavior is called the elastic limit and is believed to be the result of breakage of...
journal article 2011
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Schouten, A.C. (author), De Vlugt, E. (author), Van der Helm, F.C.T. (author)
This study aimed to identify the functional contribution of reflexes to human motor control during posture maintenance. Continuous random force disturbances were applied at the hand while the subjects were instructed to minimize the deviation resulting from the force disturbances. The results were analyzed in the frequency domain with frequency...
journal article 2008
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Schouten, A.C. (author), De Vlugt, E. (author), Van Hilten, J.J. (author), Van der Helm, F.C. (author)
This study aimed to analyse the dynamic properties of the muscle spindle feedback system of shoulder muscles during a posture task. External continuous force disturbances were applied at the hand while subjects had to minimize their hand displacements. The results were analysed using two frequency response functions (FRFs) from which the model...
journal article 2008