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Biomechanical Modeling of the Knee for Rehabilitation in Patients of Latacunga's Patronato

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This investigation carries out the biomechanical modeling of the knee with the purpose of contributing to rehabilitation therapies for patients who come to the Patronato of Latacunga, through a mathematical model that serves as initial support for the design and the construction of physiotherapy equipment, guaranteeing functionality, safety, and ergonomics to the patients. With the data from the anthropometric study of the population under study, the mathematical variables have been introduced to create a mathematical model with the help of MATLAB/Simulink tool with a focus on the modeling of physical systems, by taking the mechanical system as a biomechanical research because it acts on the bodies in a way that gives them movement, analyzing their laws, variables and elements. A bibliographic method has been used to collect the data, the analytical method to analyze data and variables and the experimental method through the simulation of the model, the developed model is perfectly adaptable to any person, by only changing the variables of the matrix.
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Biomechanical Modeling; Simulink; Inertia Matrix; Knee Rehabilitation; Anthropometric

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