Christian Rode

Christian Rode

Christian Rode
Locomotion Laboratory
Institute of Sport Science
Technical University of Darmstadt
Alexanderstr. 10
D-64289 Darmstadt (Germany)

e-Mail: christian.rode@uni-jena.de
phone: +49 (0)6151 - 1624133
fax: +49 (0)6151 - 1672119

Publications


Peer-reviewed Papers

All journals listed in the Science Citation Index SCI (JCR)

  • Andrada E, Rode C, Blickhan R (2012) Grounded running: a stability-maneuverability trade-off? J Theor Biol, subm.
  • Siebert T, Weihmann T, Rode C, Blickhan R (2010) Cupiennius salei: Biomechanical properties of the tibiametatarsus joint and its flexing muscles J Comp Physiol B, 180(2): 199-209
  • Rode C, Siebert T, Blickhan R (2009) Titin induced force depression and force enhancement: A ‘sticky spring’ mechanism in muscle contractions? J Theor Biol 259: 360-360
  • Rode C, Siebert T, Herzog W, Blickhan R (2009) The effects of parallel and series elastic components on estimated active cat soleus muscle force. J Mech Med Biol 9: 105-122.
  • Till O, Siebert T, Rode C, Blickhan R. (2008). Characterization of isovelocity extension of activated muscle: a Hill-type model for eccentric contractions and a method for parameter determination. J Theor Biol 255: 176-187.
  • Siebert T, Rode C, Herzog W, Till O, Blickhan R (2008). Nonlinearities make a difference: comparison of two common Hill-type models with real muscle. Biol Cybern 98: 133-143.



Peer-reviewed Conference Papers

  • Rummel J, Blum Y, Maus HM, Rode C, Seyfarth A. Stable and robust walking with compliant legs. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 3-8, Anchorage, Alaska: 5250-5255, 2010.



Book articles

  • Rode C, Siebert T & Blickhan R (2009). Der Einfluss von Muskeleigenschaften auf die Stabilisierung von Haltungen. DVS Kongress. Biomechanik – Grundlagenforschung und Anwendung. Tübingen.
  • Siebert T, Rode C, Till O & Blickhan R (2009). Eignung von Hill-Muskelmodellen für die Simulation von Dehnungs-Verkürzungs-Zyklen im Bereich passiver Kräfte. DVS Kongress. Biomechanik – Grundlagenforschung und Anwendung. Tübingen.



Conference Proceedings

Underlined: journals listed in the Science Citation Index SCI (JCR)

  • Rode C, Siebert T, Till O & Blickhan R (2009). Der Einfluss von Muskeleigenschaften auf die Stabilisierung von Haltungen. Abstraktband DVS Kongress. Biomechanik – Grundlagenforschung und Anwendung. Tübingen, 3.-4.4.2009, S. 86-88.
  • Siebert T, Rode C, Till O & Blickhan R (2009). Eignung von Hill-Muskelmodellen für die Simulation von Dehnungs-Verkürzungs-Zyklen im Bereich passiver Kräfte. Abstraktband DVS Kongress. Biomechanik – Grundlagenforschung und Anwendung. Tübingen, 3.-4.4.2009, S. 45-47.
  • Rode C, Siebert T, Till O, Blickhan R (2008). Comparison of experimental work loop data with predictions using two common hill-type muscle models. DZG Meeting in Jena 2008 Abstracts, S.200
  • Rode C, Siebert T, Till O & Blickhan R (2008). Effect of muscle properties on postural stability of simple musculoskeletal system. 8th. World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM8) and 5th. European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2008), June 30 – July 5, Venice, Italy, ISBN 978-84-96736-55-9.
  • Siebert T, Rode C, Till O & Blickhan R (2008). Simulation of stretch-shortening cycles with two common hill-type muscle models. 8th. World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM8) and 5th. European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2008), June 30 – July 5, Venice, Italy, ISBN 978-84-96736-55-9.
  • Rode C, Siebert T, Till O & Blickhan R (2007). ‚Subtleties’ in the mechanical structure of Hill-type muscle models can make the difference. Book of Abstracts: 2nd GACM Colloquium on computational Mechanics. 10.-12.10. München, Germany, S.111
  • Siebert T, Rode C, Wagner H & Blickhan R (2006) Parameter estimation of muscles with pronounced parallel elastic component by nonlinear regression. Abstractband of the 99. annual Meeting of the DZG, 16.-20.9. Münster, Germany, S. 68.
  • Rode C, Siebert T, & Blickhan R (2006) Subtracting passive force from isometric force to estimate the active force-length relation of striated muscles can lead to large errors. Abstractband of the 99. annual Meeting of the DZG, 16.-20.9. Münster, Germany, S. 68.
  • Siebert T, Rode C, Blickhan R & Herzog W (2006) Parallel elastic component alters classic force-length relation of striated muscle with pronounced passive elasticity. Special issue on the European Muscle Conference 2006 – 9th-12th September, Heidelberg, Germany. J Muscle Res Cell Motil 27 (2-5), 526.
  • Rode C, Siebert T, Till O, Blickhan R & Herzog W (2006) Simultaneous parameter estimation of muscles with pronounced parallel elastic component. Special issue on the European Muscle Conference 2006 – 9th-12th September, Heidelberg, Germany. J Muscle Res Cell Motil 27 (2-5), 527.
  • Till O, Rode C, Siebert T & Blickhan R (2006) Determining muscle parameters: Adaption to force variations by recursive non-linear regression. Abstracts of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics. Munich, Germany, 29.7.- 4.8. Journal of Biomechanics (39), p. 487.
  • Rode C, Blickhan R (2006) How does tendon compliance affect power generation in repetetive movements? Abstracts of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics. Munich, Germany, 29.7.- 4.8. Journal of Biomechanics (39), p. 488.



Presentations

  • Rode C, Siebert T, Till O & Blickhan R (2008). Effect of muscle properties on postural stability of simple musculoskeletal system. 8th. World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM8) and 5th. European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2008), June 30 – July 5, Venice, Italy, ISBN 978-84-96736-55-9. (invited talk)
  • Siebert T, Rode C, Till O & Blickhan R (2008). Simulation of stretch-shortening cycles with two common hill-type muscle models. 8th. World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM8) and 5th. European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2008), June 30 – July 5, Venice, Italy, ISBN 978-84-96736-55-9. (invited talk)
  • Rode C, Siebert T, Till O & Blickhan R (2007). ‚Subtleties’ in the mechanical structure of Hill-type muscle models can make the difference. 2nd GACM Colloquium on computational Mechanics. 10.-12.10. München, Germany, S.111 (invited talk)
  • Siebert T, Rode C, Wagner H & Blickhan R (2006) Parameter estimation of muscles with pronounced parallel elastic component by nonlinear regression. 99. annual Meeting of the DZG, 16.-20.9. Münster, Germany.
  • Rode C, Siebert T, & Blickhan R (2006) Subtracting passive force from isometric force to estimate the active force-length relation of striated muscles can lead to large errors. 99. annual Meeting of the DZG, 16.-20.9. Münster, Germany.
  • Siebert T, Rode C, Blickhan R & Herzog W (2006) Parallel elastic component alters classic force-length relation of striated muscle with pronounced passive elasticity. European Muscle Conference 2006 – 9th-12th September, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Rode C, Siebert T, Till O, Blickhan R & Herzog W (2006) Simultaneous parameter estimation of muscles with pronounced parallel elastic component. European Muscle Conference 2006 – 9th-12th September, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Siebert T, Rode C, Till O & Blickhan R (2009). Eignung von Hill-Muskelmodellen für die Simulation von Dehnungs-Verkürzungs-Zyklen im Bereich passiver Kräfte. Abstraktband DVS Kongress. Biomechanik – Grundlagenforschung und Anwendung. Tübingen, 3.-4.4.2009, S. 45-47.
  • Rode C, Siebert T, Till O & Blickhan R (2009). Der Einfluss von Muskeleigenschaften auf die Stabilisierung von Haltungen. Abstraktband DVS Kongress. Biomechanik – Grundlagenforschung und Anwendung. Tübingen, 3.-4.4.2009, S. 86-88.



Poster

  • Rode C, Siebert T, Till O, Blickhan R. Comparison of experimental work loop data with predictions using two common hill-type muscle models. DZG Meeting in Jena 2008, Germany.
  • Rode C, Blickhan R (2006) How does tendon compliance affect power generation in repetetive movements? 5th World Congress of Biomechanics. Munich, Germany, 29.7.- 4.8.
  • Till O, Rode C, Siebert T & Blickhan R (2006) Determining muscle parameters: Adaption to force variations by recursive non-linear regression. 5th World Congress of Biomechanics. Munich, Germany, 29.7.- 4.8.