Gauging force by tapping tendons

Journal: Nature Communications

Authors: J. Martin and D. G. Thelen et al.

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)

Publication date: 2018.04.23

Summarized by Inyeol Yun

 

– Principle

v. tapping tendons à vibration velocity change such as guitar!!

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Fig. 1

 

– Result
v. High load  High wave speed (Fig. 2)
v. Achilles wave speed vs. ankle torque (Fig. 3)
v. Wave speed vs. running speed (Fig. 4)

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Fig. 2

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Fig. 3

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Fig. 4

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