Jun 09, 2011

Webinar: Estimating Joint Loads in OpenSim

Matt DeMers from Stanford University will describe and demonstrate the techniques used to estimate loads on joints using the OpenSim software package.

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Title: Estimating Joint Loads in OpenSim
Speaker: Matt DeMers, Stanford University
Time: Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. PST
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The talk will be approximately 35 minutes, followed by an open Q&A session.

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Talk Synopsis:

Matt DeMers will discuss and demonstrate tools for estimating joint reaction loads in OpenSim. Since physiological joint reaction loads are dominated by the action of muscles, Matt will first describe how Static Optimization is used to estimate muscle forces from motion capture data. Then, he will discuss how the Joint Reaction analysis uses these muscle estimates to calculate resultant loads at the joints. Matt will next step through an exercise in OpenSim, applying these tools to an example trial of walking gait. He will use this practical segment to highlight some common pitfalls, troubleshooting approaches, and general best practices for estimating muscle and joint loads during gait.

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