Simulation Studies of Musculo-Skeletal Dynamics in Cycling and Sitting on a Chair

  • Hoo Dennis Ong
  • Hooshang Hemami
  • Sheldon Simon

Abstract

In the past few years, a great deal of research has been devoted to the understanding of the control machinery of the central nervous system (Bizzi et al., 1982; Chow and Jacobson, 1981; Golliday and Hemami, 1976; Hatze, 1976; Hogan, 1984; Nashner and McCollum, 1985; Ong et al., 1989). Part of the motivation for this research is to apply the knowledge gained to the design of user-specific functional electrical stimulation (FES) systems enabling paraplegics to regain mobility (Bajd et al., 1982; McNeal and Reswick, 1976). The feedback controller thus developed can automatically and autonomously regulate the body position and program its propulsion.

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Torque Hull Verse Berman 

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  • Hoo Dennis Ong
  • Hooshang Hemami
  • Sheldon Simon

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