ME 481 - Whole-Body Musculoskel Biomech

Spring 2021

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Whole-Body Musculoskel BiomechBIOE481WMG66065LCD31300 - 1350 M W F  2310 Everitt Laboratory Mariana E. Kersh
Chenxi Yan
Sony Manandhar
Whole-Body Musculoskel BiomechBIOE481WMU63299LCD31300 - 1350 M W F  2310 Everitt Laboratory Mariana E. Kersh
Chenxi Yan
Sony Manandhar
Whole-Body Musculoskel BiomechME481OLG72592OLC3 -    Mariana E. Kersh
Chenxi Yan
Sony Manandhar
Whole-Body Musculoskel BiomechME481OLU72591OLC3 -    Mariana E. Kersh
Chenxi Yan
Sony Manandhar
Whole-Body Musculoskel BiomechME481WMG66057LCD31300 - 1350 M W F  2310 Everitt Laboratory Mariana E. Kersh
Chenxi Yan
Sony Manandhar
Whole-Body Musculoskel BiomechME481WMU63298LCD31300 - 1350 M W F  2310 Everitt Laboratory Mariana E. Kersh
Chenxi Yan
Sony Manandhar
Whole-Body Musculoskel BiomechME481ZJU72632OLC3 -    Mariana E. Kersh
Chenxi Yan
Sony Manandhar

Official Description

Exploration of the human musculoskeletal system with an emphasis on the whole-body or organism level; modeling and analysis techniques for examining human movement, such as rigid-body modeling techniques, forward and inverse dynamics, and Lagrangian mechanics; examination of current topics, such as orthopedic biomechanics, prosthetics and orthotics, postural control, and locomotion; use of computerized motion-capture equipment and software to examine, simulate, and analyze human movement. Course Information: Same as BIOE 481. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: TAM 212 and TAM 251.

Detailed Course Description

Exploration of the human musculoskeletal system with an emphasis on the whole-body or organism level; introduction to modeling and analysis techniques for examining human movement, such as rigid-body modeling techniques, forward and inverse dynamics, and Lagrangian mechanics; examination of current topics, such as orthopedic biomechanics, proshetics and orthotics, postural control, and locomotion; use of computerized motion-capture equipment and software to examine, simulate, and analyze human movement. Prerequisite: TAM 212 and TAM 251. Cross listed with BIOE 481.

3 Undergraduate hours and 3 or 4 Graduate Hours

TOPICS:

1. Cursory review of musculoskeletal tissues (muscle, articular cartilage, ligament/tendon, and bone)

2. Analysis & measurement techniques for whole-body motions (such as motion capture systems, electromyography, accelerometers)

3. Dynamical analysis and modeling of movement: inverse dynamics, forward dynamics, Lagrangian mechanics

4. Application of these methods to examining current topics such as balance and postural control, whole-body motions and locomotion, orthopedic biomechanics and implants, prosthetics and orthotics.

ME: MechSE or technical elective.

EM: Possible secondary field, with approval.

Last updated

9/25/2018