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The strength factor in digital human modeling and simulation: a case for a new framework.
Digital Human Modeling: First International Conference, ICDHM 2007, held as part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007. Duffy VG, ed., Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2007 Aug; :144-146
It is not well understood whether strength could ever influence performance in which only sub-maximal, moderate exertions are needed although strength may be indicative of the movement performance at or near the maximal level. In this paper, we present some evidence from two studies suggesting the strength effects on performance strategies in volitional physical tasks, and based on the evidence, a new framework was proposed for human movement modeling and simulation that incorporates the strength factor.
Biodynamics; Biokinetics; Physiological-response; Physiological-factors; Physical-capacity; Humans; Models; Muscle-physiology; Musculoskeletal-system; Physical-capacity; Author Keywords: Strength; Digital human modeling
Disease and Injury: Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Extremities
Digital Human Modeling: First International Conference, ICDHM 2007, held as part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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