Ing. Michala Markova

Researcher at the Clinic of Masticatory Disorders / Laboratory of the physiology and biomechanics of the masticatory system

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Qualifications: Engineer (Biomechanics)
Affiliation: Clinic of Masticatory Disorders

Research Interests

Simulation of human body movement with focus on the movement of the mandible and its kinematics and dynamics (using open-source software OpenSim and commercial software AnyBody).

Modeling of the loading of the cartilage tissue (using open-source software FEBio and commercial software ABAQUS).

Selected publications

M. Čadová; L.M. Gallo (2013). Is OpenSim suitable for masticatory system analysis? Russian Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 17, No 3 (61): 53-67.

Colombo, Vera; Čadová, Michala; Gallo, Luigi M. (2013). Mechanical behavior of bovine nasal cartilage under static and dynamic loading.  Journal of Biomechanics, Volume 46 (13): 2137–2144.

Cadova, Michala; Vilimek, Miloslav; Daniel, Matej (2012) A comparative study of muscle force estimates using Huxley’s and Hill’s muscle model. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, DOI:10.1080/10255842.2012.683426 (available online 9 May 2012)

Čadová M., Vilímek, M. (2009) The necessity of physiological muscle parameters for computing the muscle forces: application to lower extremity loading during pedalling. Acta of Bioengineering and Biomechanics, Volume 11 (3): 59-64.


Publications in ZORA (Zurich Open Repository and Archive)