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De Bruijn, E. (author), Van der Helm, F.C.T. (author), Happee, R. (author)
Background: Musculoskeletal models served to analyze head–neck motion and injury during automotive impact. Although muscle activation is known to affect the kinematic response, a model with properly validated muscle contributions does not exist to date. The goal of this study was to enhance a musculoskeletal neck model and to validate passive...
journal article 2015
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Westerveld, A.J. (author), Schouten, A.C. (author), Veltink, P.H. (author), Van der Kooij, H. (author)
Background Stroke survivors often have difficulties in manipulating objects with their affected hand. Thumb control plays an important role in object manipulation. Surface functional electrical stimulation (FES) can assist movement. We aim to control the 2D thumb force by predicting the sum of individual muscle forces, described by a sigmoidal...
journal article 2013
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Asadi Nikooyan, A. (author)
Detailed information about muscle forces in the human musculoskeletal system are highly demanded for several applications. Unfortunately, the measurement of muscle forces in-vivo is hardly possible. To date, musculoskeletal models are best alternative for the direct measurement of these forces. A major concern in musculoskeletal modeling is,...
doctoral thesis 2011