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A Test Rig for the Analysis of the Knee Under Dynamic Motion Tasks1

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Nicola Sancisi, Michele Conconi, Margherita Forlani, Vincenzo Parenti-Castelli

Department of Industrial Engineering,
Health Sciences and Technologies Interdepartmental
Centre for Industrial Research,
University of Bologna,
Bologna 40126, Italy

Accepted and presented at The Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2015), April 13-16, 2015, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Manuscript received March 3, 2015; final manuscript received March 16, 2015; published online April 24, 2015. Editor: Arthur Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 9(2), 020934 (Jun 01, 2015) (3 pages) Paper No: MED-15-1127; doi: 10.1115/1.4030144 History: Received March 03, 2015; Revised March 16, 2015; Online April 24, 2015

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Topics: Knee , Stress , Muscle
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Fig. 1

Test rig structure

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Fig. 2

Tibia rotations during the three tasks

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Fig. 3

Contact zones during passive motion and squat

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Fig. 4

Muscle force during squat and sit-to-stand




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