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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 ...
    • A biomechanical analysis of ventral furrow formation in the Drosophila melanogaster embryo 

      Conte, Vito; Ulrich, Florian; Baum, Buzz; Muñoz Romero, José; Veldhuis, Jim; Brodland, Wayne; Miodownik, M. (2012-03-28)
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      The article provides a biomechanical analysis of ventral furrow formation in the Drosophila melanogaster embryo. Ventral furrow formation is the first large-scale morphogenetic movement in the fly embryo. It involves ...
    • 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 linear approach for multiple-point impact in multibody systems 

      Agulló Batlle, Joaquim; Barjau Condomines, Ana; Font Llagunes, Josep Maria (2011)
      Conference lecture
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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 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • ACL function in the normal knee 

      O'connor, J.; Zavatsky, A. (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 1995)
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      A biomechanical description of the anteroexternal cruciate ligament of the knee in normal conditions is made.
    • Active transmembrane drug transport in microgravity: A validation study using an ABC transporter model 

      Vaquer, Sergi; Cuyàs, Elisabet; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip; De la Torre Fornell, Rafael (2014-12-11)
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      Microgravity has been shown to influence the expression of ABC (ATP-Binding Cassette) transporters in bacteria, fungi and mammals, but also to modify the activity of certain cellular components with structural and functional ...
    • Actividad electromiográfica normal en la marcha humana 

      Lara Romero, M.F.; Angulo Carrere, Mª. T.; Llanos Alcázar, L.F. (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 1996-12)
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      La electromiografía dinámica es uno de los medios tecnológicos usuales en el estudio del movimiento humano; esta técnica determina cuándo un músculo está activo o inactivo. La revisión de los datos aportados por la ...
    • Actividad eléctrica muscular en la marcha a distintas velocidades y en la carrera 

      Nerín Ballabriga, S.; Villarroya Aparicio, A.; Marco Sanz, C.; Moros García, T. (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 2004-10)
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      En este estudio se analiza la actividad electromiográfica de los principales músculos de la extremidad inferior derecha: Glúteos Mayor y Medio, Recto Anterior y Vasto Interno del Cuádriceps, Isquiotibioperoneos, Gemelos ...
    • Actividad eléctrica muscular en la marcha a distintas velocidades y en la carrera 

      Nerín Ballabriga, S.; Villarroya Aparicio, A.; Marco Sanz, C.; Moros García, T. (2008-11-07T15:00:56Z)
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      En este estudio se analiza la actividad electromiográfica de los principales músculos de la extremidad inferior derecha: Glúteos Mayor y Medio, Recto Anterior y Vasto Interno del Cuádriceps, Isquiotibioperoneos, Gemelos ...
    • Algorithmic differentiation improves the computational efficiency of OpenSim-based trajectory optimization of human movement 

      Falisse, Antoine dit Motte; Serrancolí, Gil; Dembia, Christopher; Gillis, Joris; De Groote, Friedl (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2019-10-17)
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      Algorithmic differentiation (AD) is an alternative to finite differences (FD) for evaluating function derivatives. The primary aim of this study was to demonstrate the computational benefits of using AD instead of FD in ...
    • Alineación frontal de la rodilla. Concepto y determinación de la posición neutra en el vivo 

      Casal Moro, R.; Montero Furelos, L.; Gónzalez García, J.; Pichel Moure, C.M. (Sociedad Ibérica de Biomecánica y Biomateriales, 1994)
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      Se estudiaron 28 rodillas asintomáticas con objeto de confirmar en el vivo la existencia de movilidad mediolateral, tomando como posición neutra aquella en la que el contacto articular se produce simultáneamente en ...