volume 29, issue 8, P1105-1110 1996
DOI: 10.1016/0021-9290(95)00177-8
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Tom Boyd M.L. Hull, D. Wootten

Abstract: This paper describes a new six-load component pedal dynamometer designed for study of knee overuse injury in cycling. A unique capability of the dynamometer is the ability to interface with multiple pedal platforms of varying height while maintaining a desired elevation of the foot above the pedal spindle axis. The dynamometer was designed using a concept described in an earlier article by Quinn and Mote (1991, Exp. Mech. 30, 40-48) which measures shear strain across multiple, thin cross-sections. An optimal d…

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