Towards an accurate biomechanical model of the ankle
Arakilo, Mike , Paul, Gunther, & Rasmussen, John (2010) Towards an accurate biomechanical model of the ankle. In 17th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Edinburgh.
When compared with similar joint arthroplasties, the prognosis of Total Ankle Replacement (TAR) is not satisfactory although it shows promising results post surgery. To date, most models do not provide the full anatomical functionality and biomechanical range of motion of the healthy ankle joint. This has sparked additional research and evaluation of clinical outcomes in order to enhance ankle prosthesis design. However, the limited biomechanical data that exist in literature are based upon two-dimensional, discrete and outdated techniques1 and may be inaccurate. Since accurate force estimations are crucial to prosthesis design, a paper based on a new biomechanical modeling approach, providing three dimensional forces acting on the ankle joint and the surrounding tissues was published recently, but the identified forces were suspected of being under-estimated, while muscles were . The present paper reports an attempt to improve the accuracy of the analysis by means of novel methods for kinematic processing of gait data, provided in release 4.1 of the AnyBody Modeling System (AnyBody Technology, Aalborg, Denmark) Results from the new method are shown and remaining issues are discussed.
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|Item Type:||Conference Item (Presentation)|
|Keywords:||Biomechanical Modelling, Anybody Modelling System, Ankle Model|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Please consult the author|
|Deposited On:||13 Mar 2012 08:47|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2012 11:52|
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