Application of optimal control to a biomechanics model

Krasovskii, A. ORCID: (2015). Application of optimal control to a biomechanics model. Proceedings of the Steklov Institute of Mathematics 291 (1) 118-126. 10.1134/S0081543815080118.

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A model of sport biomechanics describing short-distance running (sprinting) is developed by applying methods of optimal control. In the considered model, the motion of a sportsman is described by a second-order ordinary differential equation. Two interconnected optimal control problems are formulated and solved: the minimum energy and time-optimal control problems. Based on the comparison with real data, it is shown that the proposed approach to sprint modeling provides realistic results.

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Research Programs: Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM)
Depositing User: Luke Kirwan
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2016 10:49
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