Linear Parameter Varying Identification of Dynamic Joint Stiffness during Time-Varying Voluntary Contractions

@article{Golkar2017LinearPV,
  title={Linear Parameter Varying Identification of Dynamic Joint Stiffness during Time-Varying Voluntary Contractions},
  author={Mahsa A. Golkar and Ehsan Sobhani-Tehrani and Robert E. Kearney},
  journal={Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience},
  year={2017},
  volume={11}
}
Dynamic joint stiffness is a dynamic, nonlinear relationship between the position of a joint and the torque acting about it, which can be used to describe the biomechanics of the joint and associated limb(s). This paper models and quantifies changes in ankle dynamic stiffness and its individual elements, intrinsic and reflex stiffness, in healthy human subjects during isometric, time-varying (TV) contractions of the ankle plantarflexor muscles. A subspace, linear parameter varying, parallel… 

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