An improved method to determine neuromuscular properties using force laws - From single muscle to applications in human movements.

@article{Siebert2007AnIM,
  title={An improved method to determine neuromuscular properties using force laws - From single muscle to applications in human movements.},
  author={Tobias Siebert and M. Sust and Sigrid Thaller and Markus Tilp and Heiko Wagner},
  journal={Human movement science},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={320-41}
}
We evaluate an improved method for individually determining neuromuscular properties in vivo. The method is based on Hill's equation used as a force law combined with Newton's equation of motion. To ensure the range of validity of Hill's equation, we first perform detailed investigations on in vitro single muscles. The force-velocity relation determined with the model coincides well with results obtained by standard methods (r=.99) above 20% of the isometric force. In addition, the model… CONTINUE READING