• Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas
Part of the Biosystems & Biorobotics book series (BIOSYSROB, volume 8)


This book is deliberately a short introduction to the mathematical and anatomical foundations of neuromechanics. My hope is that you will take these concepts and challenge, modify, extend, and leverage them to advance the science of neuromuscular control and its related areas, such as robotics, musculoskeletal modeling, computational neuroscience, rehabilitation, and evolutionary biology. Having established a common language, conceptual framework, and computational repertoire, I discuss several implications of this neuromechanical perspective. My intent is that my presentation of several issues, research directions, tenets, and debates, however brief, will inspire and encourage you in your research.


Model Predictive Control Joint Torque Task Constraint Extensor Digitorum Communis Fingertip Force 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biomedical EngineeringThe University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Division of Biokinesiology and Physical TherapyThe University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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