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How Good is Good Enough? Lessons in Musculoskeletal Model Validation With the Anybody Modeling System

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Anthony Petrella

Colorado School of Mines,
Golden, CO
AnyBody Technology Inc.,
Cambridge, MA

John Rasmussen

Aalborg University,
Aalborg, Denmark

Michael Damsgaard, Arne Kiis

AnyBody Technology A/S,
Aalborg, Denmark

Morten Lund

Aalborg University,
Aalborg, Denmark

Manuscript received September 20, 2013; final manuscript received October 2, 2013; published online December 5, 2013. Editor: Gerald E. Miller.

J. Med. Devices 7(4), 040906 (Dec 05, 2013) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-13-1217; doi: 10.1115/1.4025766 History: Received September 20, 2013; Revised October 02, 2013

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Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 1

Direct validation of AMS-predicted hip loads [4]

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 2

Measured and predicted pedal forces [5]



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