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    • 3D printing in medicine for preoperative surgical planning: a review 

      Tejo Otero, Aitor; Buj Corral, Irene; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip (2020-02-01)
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      The aim of this paper is to review the recent evolution of additive manufacturing (AM) within the medical field of preoperative surgical planning. The discussion begins with an overview of the different techniques, pointing ...
    • 3D printing of porous scaffolds with controlled porosity and pore size values 

      Buj Corral, Irene; Bagheri, Ali; Petit Rojo, Oriol (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-08-25)
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      3D printed scaffolds can be used, for example, in medical applications for simulating body tissues or for manufacturing prostheses. However, it is difficult to print porous structures of specific porosity and pore size ...
    • A comparative study of the muscle synergy patterns in healthy and ACL-deficient subjects 

      Serrancolí, Gil; Monllau, Joan Carles; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria (2015)
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    • A computational benchmark for 2D gait analysis problems 

      Pàmies Vilà, Rosa; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria; Lugrís Armesto, Urbano; Alonso, Francisco Javier; Cuadrado Aranda, Javier (2014)
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      The aim of this paper is to present a computational benchmark for gait analysis that has been developed in order to share real data captured in a biomechanics laboratory and the results of the inverse dynamic analysis. ...
    • A Design Implementation Process for Robotic Hand Synthesis 

      Hassanzadeh, Neda; He, Xianwei; Pérez Gracia, Alba (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2015)
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    • A linear-by-part approach for dissipative multiple-point collisions in smooth multibody systems with perfect constraints 

      Barjau Condomines, Ana; Agulló Batlle, Joaquim; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria (2012)
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    • A micro-macro evaluation of the vertebral bony endplate permeability based on computational fluid dynamics 

      Malandrino, Andrea; Hellmich, Christian; Redl, Heinz; Noailly, Jérôme; Lacroix, Damien Jerome (2011)
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      The intrinsic permeability is an important parameter that describes the resistance of a porous structure to fluid flo w. It has a key role in poroelastic finite element models of spinal segments, especially at ...
    • A multi-scale study of the hip joint mechanics: influence of inertial forces 

      Tassani, Simone; Peiret, Albert; Bosch, Ernest; Serrancolí, Gil; Noailly, Jérôme; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria (2015)
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    • A New Algorithm to Estimate Glenohumeral Joint Location Based on Scapula Rhythm 

      Heidari, Omid; Pourgharibshahi, Vahid; Urfer, Alex; Pérez Gracia, Alba (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      This work analyzes the human shoulder complex workspace by introducing a new method to estimate the intra-articulation location of the glenohumeral (GH) joint. The proposed algorithm is based on the hypothesis of the GH ...
    • A new technique for curved rod bending tests based on digital image correlation 

      García Vilana, Silvia; Sánchez Molina, David; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Velázquez Ameijide, Juan; Arregui Dalmases, Carlos (2021-11-19)
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      Background. The study of the deformation of curved rods subjected to bending and its associated stress state is a complex task that has not been treated in depth in the literature, which makes difficult to obtain constitutive ...
    • A novel spatial feature for the identification of motor tasks using high-density electromyography 

      Jordanic, Mislav; Rojas Martínez, Mónica; Mañanas Villanueva, Miguel Ángel; Alonso López, Joan Francesc; Marateb, Hamid Reza (MDPI AG, 2017-07-08)
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      Estimation of neuromuscular intention using electromyography (EMG) and pattern recognition is still an open problem. One of the reasons is that the pattern-recognition approach is greatly influenced by temporal changes in ...
    • A poroviscoelastic description of fibrin gels 

      Noailly, Jérôme; van Oosterwyck, Hans; Wilson, Wouter; Quinn, Thomas M.; Ito, Keita (2008-11-14)
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      The mechanical induction of specific cell phenotypes can only be properly controlled if the local stimuli applied to the cells are known as a function of the external applied loads. Finite element analysis of the cell ...
    • A predictive model for fracture in human ribs based on in-vitro acoustic emission data 

      García Vilana, Silvia; Sánchez Molina, David; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Fernández Osete, Ismael; Velázquez Ameijide, Juan; Martínez González, Eva (2021-09-01)
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      Purpose The aim of this paper is to propose a fracture model for human ribs based on acoustic emission (AE) data. The accumulation of microcracking until a macroscopic crack is produced can be monitored by AE. The ...
    • A review of pelvic fractures in adult pedestrians: Experimental studies involving PMHS used to determine injury criteria for pedestrian dummies and component test procedures 

      Arregui Dalmases, Carlos; Kerrigan, Jason; Sánchez Molina, David; Velázquez Ameijide, Juan; Crandall, Jeff R. (CRC Press. Taylor & Francies Group, 2015-01-01)
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      Objectives: Perform a systematic review for the most relevant pelvic injury research involving PMHS. The review begins with an explanation of the pelvic anatomy and a general description of pelvic fracture patterns followed ...
    • A simple approach to estimate muscle forces and orthosis actuation in powered assisted walking of spinal cord-injured subjects 

      Alonso, Javier; Romero, Francisco; Pàmies Vilà, Rosa; Lugrís, Urbano; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria (2011)
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      Simulation of walking in individuals with incomplete spinal cord injuries (SCI) wearing an active orthosis is a challenging problem from both the analytical and the compu-tational points of view, due to the redundant nature ...
    • A Stiffness-fault-tolerant control strategy for an elastically actuated powered knee orthosis 

      Velasco-Guillen, Rodrigo J.; Grosu, Victor; Carmona Ortiz, Víctor A.; Vanderborght, Bram; Lefeber, Dirk; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria; Beckerle, Philipp (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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      Elastic actuators can provide safe human-robot interaction and energy efficient mobility. For this purpose they are ideal for wearable robotic applications. However, such actuators are subject to stiffness faults. We present ...
    • A Task-based Design Methodology for Robotic Exoskeletons 

      Heidari, Omid; Wolbrecht, Eric; Pérez Gracia, Alba; Yihun, Yimesker (Sage Publications, 2018-11)
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      This study is aimed at developing a task-based methodology for the design of robotic exoskeletons. This is in contrast to prevailing research efforts, which attempt to mimic the human limb, where each human joint is given ...
    • ABLE: assistive biorobotic low-cost exoskeleton 

      Font Llagunes, Josep Maria; Carnicero Carmona, Alfons; Vidal Samsó, Joan; Clos Costa, Daniel; Lugrís Armesto, Urbano; Alonso Sánchez, Francisco Javier; Cuadrado Aranda, Javier (Asociación Nicolo, 2017)
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      Robotic gait training after spinal cord injury is of high priority to maximize independence and improve the health condition of these patients. Current rehabilitation robots are expensive and heavy, and are generally found ...
    • Accounting for differences in element size and homogeneity when comparing Finite Element models: Armadillos as a case study 

      Marcé Nogué, Jordi; de Esteban-Trivigno, Soledad; Escrig Pérez, Christian; Gil Espert, Lluís (2016-08)
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      Computing the average Von Mises stress of Finite Element Models to obtain a single measurement that represents the relative strength of vertebrate structures has been used recently in different works in palaeobiology. ...
    • ACL forces in activity 

      O'Connor, J.; Zavatsky, A. (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 1996)
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      Durante determinadas actividades, sólo uno de los principales grupos musculares que cruzan la rodilla ejerce fuerza. En tales casos, los ligamentos de la rodilla deben estar cargados. Las fuerzas del ligamento pueden ser ...