FES - Aid Walking For Paraplegic Patient By Using Musculoskeletal Modeling Software And Matlab
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2013 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2013|
|Authors : Rahulsinh B. Chauhan , Jignesh B. Vyas|
Rahulsinh B. Chauhan , Jignesh B. Vyas. "FES -Aid Walking For Paraplegic Patient By Using Musculoskeletal Modeling Software And Matlab". International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT). V4(4):618-620 Apr 2013. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group
This paper shows how the simulation of FES - aid walking for paraplegic patient is possible using MSMS (Musculoskelet al Modelling Software) and MATHLAB®. Concept, significance and factors of FES - aid walking have been detailed. It presents how the complexity of biomechanics related to walking in paraplegic patient can be implemented with MSMS and MATLAB/SIMULINK®. It can also be used for further development of a prototype of the FES system for walking for paraplegic patients having lower extremity disorders. The proposed model of lower limb includes 12 leg virtual muscles which shows its accuracy due to consideration of th e coordinating position, Mass, Inertia used for rigid body segment, and Joint Type, Rotational Axes used for lower limb joints for walking event. The result of FES - aid walking generated by MSMS and MATLAB® for proposed modelling has been presented. Merits and demerits of proposed walking have also been discussed.
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Biomechanics, FES, Gait cycle, virtual muscles.