FLEXIBILITY OF THE EXPERIMENTAL SIMULATION APPROACH TO THE ANALYSIS OF HUMAN AIRBORNE MOVEMENTS: BODY SEGMENT PARAMETER ESTIMATION

  • Young-Hoo Kwon
Keywords: simulation, human airbone movement, body segment paramenter

Abstract

The experimental simulation approach to the analysis of human airborne movements provides athletes, coaches, and investigators with unique advantages. However, its potential is not fully utilized due to the complex simulation procedures and it is essential to simplify the simulation procedures to improve its flexibility and applicability. One area that needs improvement & simplification is the body segment parameter (BSP) estimation. In this paper, some recent findings on the effects of the method of BSP estimation on the experimental simulation of complex human airborne movements, and the applicability of selected BSP estimation methods in the experimental simulation of these movements are presented.