Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Date


Publication Source

XXIII Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics


The purpose of this study was to build upon previous work by analyzing how gravity and individual muscles contribute to frontal and traverse plane whole-body angular momentum. Identifying which muscles are responsible for generating angular momentum has important implications for the diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders.

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This work was supported by NIH grant ROl NS55380. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH or NINDS.


International Society of Biomechanics

Place of Publication

Brussels, Belgium

Peer Reviewed