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Modelling the Aussie Rules Football Kick

Simple physical systems such as spring-mass systems can be used to model muscle function, with the advantage of the governing laws of motion being well known.

These simple models can then be used to examine how various muscles behave in different sporting settings, and under various regimes known to cause injury such as fatigue.

This project will look at the function of a human leg when kicking an Australian Rules Football. Motion capture data is available, and will be used in conjunction with OpenSim, an open source musculoskeletal model and dynamical simulator.

Following the lessons learned from the simulator, a simple model with well defined laws of motion will be designed to examine the function of kicking in Australian Rules Football.


Tagged in Honours projects - Physics, Honours Projects - Bronwyn Dolman, Honours Projects - Iain Reid, Honours in Physics subtheme - Other

STEM Careers Night: On-campus and online

Whether you're still at high school or planning to join us mid-year, taking a break from study or rethinking your career path, come chat with us at our STEM Careers Night.

You and your parents are invited to join us on campus on Tuesday 18 May to see what’s available in the world of STEM.

STEM Careers Night