Human Arm Model

human arm model

tension in arm_weight

  • This model can be used to demonstrate the amount of muscle tension required to hold the arm in various positions.
  • The above picture shows that a 1 N weight, held in the hand with the forearm at a 90 degree angle, produces a bicep tension of 12 N.
  • Model allows for several different configurations and activities. See:
  • Located in L02, section B4.