Joint stiffness

Known as: stiffness joint, STIFFNESS JOINTS, Mild joint stiffness 
A sensation of discomfort and tightness while moving a joint. Typically there is decreased joint range of motion. Causes include arthritis, joint… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
In this paper, a new actuator with adjustable stiffness (AwAS) is presented. AwAS is capable of controlling the position and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The goal of this work was to investigate stability in relation to the magnitude and direction of forces applied by the hand. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
INTRODUCTION Stiffness has often been considered as a regulated property of the neuromuscular system. The purpose of this study… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The spring-mass model is a valid fundament to understand global dynamics of fast legged locomotion under gravity. The underlying… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The goal of this work was to determine how force loads applied at the hand change the elastic mechanical properties of the arm… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have previously reported that elderly compared to young women executed downward stepping with substantially greater leg… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Stiffness properties of the musculo-skeletal system can be controlled by regulating muscle activation and neural feedback gain… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Human arm viscoelasticity is important in stabilizing posture, movement, and in interacting with objects. Viscoelastic spatial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
When the hand is displaced from an equilibrium position, the muscles generate elastic forces to restore the original posture. In… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
An attempt is made to integrate theoretically the mechanical, electromyographic, and psychophysical lines of inquiry into the… (More)
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