Human Arm Model

human arm model

arm model 2

  • Human arm model can be used to show how muscle tension in bicep (or tricep) relates to magnitude of force on hand, in various orientations.
  • Picture above shows how 12 N of muscle tension are required to hold a mass weighing 1 N, in the hand, when the forearm is held at a 90 degree angle.
  • Model allows for several different configurations and activities. See:
  • Located in L02, section B4.