Most researchers have modelled the thumb as three rigid links with connections of two universal joints (carpometacarpal joint and metacarpo-phalangeal joint).
A Kinematic Thumb Model for the ACT Hand. Lillian Y. Chang and Yoky Matsuoka. The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
J Biomech. Aug 22; doi: /mayflowerschools.infoch Epub Jun Development of a dynamic index finger and thumb model to.
A biomechanical model of the thumb can help researchers and clinicians understand the clinical problem of how anatomical variability contributes to the.
Motion data are used to determine joint angle-dependent MA models, and thumb-tip three-dimensional (3D) force vectors are experimentally.