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|Coordinator Country||Netherlands [NL]|
|Total cost||177˙598 €|
|EC max contribution||177˙598 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2015-04-01 to 2017-03-31|
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The mechanisms underlying metabolic cost of walking are unclear. This is important not only because they provide fundamental insight in human movement, but they are also essential to reduce increased cost of walking in the elderly and impaired. To understand these mechanisms, it is required to know the link between energetics at the human level and the energetics at the muscle level. Whereas the energetics at the human level is experimentally accessible, that at the muscle level is not. Current estimations greatly overestimate actual metabolic cost and hence there is no basis understanding metabolic cost of walking. In this project I will first ever directly measure oxygen consumption of dynamically contracting muscle fibres. These experiments will be conceptually linked to in vivo experiments measuring oxygen consumption during isolated movements as well as during walking. Using these data and state-of-the art optimization techniques applied to detailed neuro-musculoskeletal models I will link energetics at the muscle level to that of a walking human and provide insight in the mechanisms underlying the metabolic cost of walking. This grant would allow the applicant to return fully to a EU research environment and would have a very significant and direct impact on my career perspective.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
Koen K. Lemaire, Richard T. Jaspers, Dinant A. Kistemaker, A. J. â€œKnoekâ€ van Soest, Willem J. van der Laarse
Metabolic Cost of Activation and Mechanical Efficiency of Mouse Soleus Muscle Fiber Bundles During Repetitive Concentric and Eccentric Contractions
published pages: , ISSN: 1664-042X, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2019.00760
|Frontiers in Physiology 10||2019-09-04|
Herre Faber, Arthur J. van Soest, Dinant A. Kistemaker
Inverse dynamics of mechanical multibody systems: An improved algorithm that ensures consistency between kinematics and external forces
published pages: e0204575, ISSN: 1932-6203, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204575
|PLOS ONE 13/9||2019-09-04|
Jeremy D Wong, Maarten F Bobbert, Arthur J van Soest, Paul L Gribble, Dinant A Kistemaker
Optimizing the Distribution of Leg Muscles for Vertical Jumping
published pages: , ISSN: 1932-6203, DOI:
van Soest, A. J., Kistemaker, D. A., Bobbert, M. F. & Lemaire, K. K.
The theory on â€˜gravity-driven horizontal locomotionâ€™ is flawed; a commentary on â€˜Gravity-driven horizontal locomotion: theory and experimentâ€™ by Kanstad & Kononoff (2015)
published pages: , ISSN: 1364-5021, DOI:
|Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences||2019-06-17|
Bobbert, M. F., Kistemaker, D. A., Vaz, M. A. & Ackermann, M
Searching for strategies to reduce the mechanical demands of the sit-to-stand task with a muscle-actuated optimal control model
published pages: , ISSN: 0268-0033, DOI:
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