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  • Invitation to webcast: Scaling strength in human simulation models

    Dear Subscribers,

    Dr. Kenneth Meijer, Maastricht University and TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands,
    will be giving a free webcast presentation on "Scaling strength in human
    simulation models" on Wednesday, January 17, 2007.

    Simulating human movement with multi-body models enables virtual experiments
    that are too difficult, costly or dangerous to perform in reality. When
    simulation models are used for subject-specific goals, like planning a
    rehabilitation intervention, it is important that they are based on
    subject-specific data. Therefore, accurate strength scaling, accounting for
    subject specific differences, is required. Unfortunately, current strength
    scaling methods are poorly validated. The aim of this study was to develop
    scaling laws of increasing complexity and validate them with experimental
    data on upper leg and arm strength.

    To accommodate viewers from different sides of the planet we are running the
    presentation twice with 12 hours interval:

    First show: 9am Central European Time, 3am Eastern Time.
    Second show: 9pm Central European Time, 3pm Eastern Time.

    The duration of the webcast is one hour including questions.

    It is necessary to sign up to participate. Please do it here:

    Best Regards,
    Arne Kiis
    Sales Manager, AnyBody Technology