Portfolio Categories Skeletal Muscle Biomechanics and Control
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Muscle Testing Apparatus

¬†A testing apparatus was developed to investigate the feasibility of muscle actuated robotics.   An apparatus for characterization and control of isolated muscle An apparatus for characterization and control of muscle tissue is developed. The system is intended to serve as an experimental platform for implementing a wide...

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Control of Muscle-Actuated Systems via Electrical Stimulation

The Biomechatronics Group is studying the effect of electrical stimulation on living muscle¬†force production, with the goal of applying these principles to the use of muscles as actuators for wearable robotics.   Optimal Workloop Energetics of Muscle-Actuated Systems: An Impedance Matching View Integrative approaches to studying the coupled...

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