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Musculoskeletal Modeling

We use musculoskeletal models to analyze and create human motion. These physical models combine multi-body dynamics, muscle activation dynamics and ground contact equations. We formulate the model dynamics implicitly to obtain efficient simulations:



\mathbf{f}(\mathbf{x}(t), \mathbf{\dot{x}}(t), \mathbf{u}(t)) = \mathbf{0}

The musculoskeletal models are adapted based on the research question. These are our default models in 2D and 3D:

 

2D Musculoskeletal Model 3D Musculoskeletal Model

 

Further information can be found in the projects of the following group: