Computational Models for Neuromuscular Function

F.J. Valero-Cuevas, H. Hoffmann, M.U. Kurse, J.J. Kutch, E.A. Theodorou
2009 IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering  
Computational models of the neuromuscular system hold the potential to allow us to reach a deeper understanding of neuromuscular function and clinical rehabilitation by complementing experimentation. By serving as a means to distill and explore specific hypotheses, computational models emerge from prior experimental data and motivate future experimental work. Here we review computational tools used to understand neuromuscular function including musculoskeletal modeling, machine learning,
more » ... theory, and statistical model analysis. We conclude that these tools, when used in combination, have the potential to further our understanding of neuromuscular function by serving as a rigorous means to test scientific hypotheses in ways that complement and leverage experimental data.
doi:10.1109/rbme.2009.2034981 pmid:21687779 pmcid:PMC3116649 fatcat:jycxrx5janbgdirmu2hvh4ojdi