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Christian Rode

Studiengangsmanager M.Sc. Bewegungswissenschaft und Biomechanik

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Fachgebiet

  • Modellierung
  • Biomechanik
  • Muskelphysiologie
  • Fortbewegung

Peer-reviewed Papers

*: both authors contributed equally to the paper (shared first authorship)

  1. Schenk, P., Papenkort, S., Böl, M., Siebert, T., Grassme, R., & Rode, C. (2020). A simple geometrical model accounting for 3D muscle architectural changes across muscle lengths. Journal of Biomechanics, 109694. [link]

  2. Andrada E, Blickhan R, Ogihara N, Rode C (2020) Low leg compliance permits grounded running at speeds where the inverted pendulum model gets airborne. J Theor Biol

  3. Söhnel, K., Rode, C., de Lussanet, M. H., Wagner, H., Fischer, M. S., & Andrada, E. (2020). Limb dynamics in agility jumps of beginner and advanced dogs. Journal of Experimental Biology.

  4. Schumacher, C., Sharbafi, M., Seyfarth, A., & Rode, C. (2020). Biarticular muscles in light of template models, experiments and robotics: a review. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 17(163), 20180413, DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0413.

  5. Schumacher C, Berry A, Perez DL, Rode C, Seyfarth A & Vallery H (2019) Biarticular muscles are most responsive to upper-body pitch perturbations in human standing. Nature Sci Rep, 9(1), 1-14. (IF 4.525)

  6. Young F, Rode C, Hunt A, Quinn, R (2019) Analyzing Moment Arm Profiles in a Full-Muscle Rat Hindlimb Model. Biomimetics, 4(1), 10.

  7. Trinh T X, Heinke S, Rode C, et al.  (2018). Maximum striking velocities in strikes with steel rods—the influence of rod length, rod mass and volunteer parameters. Int J Legal Med, 132(2), 499-508.
  8. Muggenthaler H, Trinh T X, Heinke S, Rode C et al. (2018). Influence of striking technique on maximum striking velocities—experimental and statistical investigation. Int J Legal Med, 1-7.
  9. Siebert T, Stutzig N, Rode C (2018) A hill-type muscle model expansion accounting for effects of varying transverse muscle load. J Biomech, 66:57-62
  10. Aminiaghdam S, Blickhan R, Muller R, Rode C (2017) Posture alteration as a measure to accommodate uneven ground in able-bodied gait. PloS one, 12(12): e0190135
  11. Müller R*, Rode C*, Aminiaghdam S, Vielemeyer J, Blickhan R. (2017) Force direction patterns promote whole body stability even in hip-flexed walking, but not upper body stability in human upright walking. Proc Roy Soc A, 473:20170404
  12. Heidlauf T, Klotz T, Rode C, Siebert T, & Röhrle O. (2017). A continuum-mechanical skeletal muscle model including actin-titin interaction predicts stable contractions on the descending limb of the force-length relation. PLOS Computational Biology, 13(10): e1005773.
  13. Aminiaghdam S, Rode C (2017) Effects of altered sagittal trunk orientation on kinetic pattern in able-bodied walking on uneven ground. Biology Open, bio-025239.
  14. Tomalka A, Rode C, Schumacher J, Siebert T (2017) The active force-length relationship is invisible during extensive eccentric contractions in skinned skeletal muscle fibres. Proc Roy Soc B, 284:20162497
  15. Sharbafi M, Mohammadinejad A, Rode C & Seyfarth A. (2017) Reconstruction of human swing leg motion with passive biarticular muscle models. Hum Mov Sci, 52:96-107. 10.1016/j.humov.2017.01.008
  16. Aminiaghdam S, Rode C, Müller R & Blickhan R (2017) Increasing trunk flexion morphs human leg function into that of birds despite different leg morphology. J Exp Biol, jeb-148312.
  17. Rode C, Tomalka A, Blickhan R & Siebert T (2016) Myosin filament sliding through the Z-disc relates striated muscle fibre structure to function. Proc Roy Soc B, 283:20153030. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.3030
  18. Sharbafi M, Rode C, Kurowski S, Scholz D, Möckel R, Radkhah K, Zhao G, Rashty A, von Stryk O & Seyfarth A (2016) A new biarticular actuator design facilitates control of leg function in BioBiped3. Bioinspir Biomim, 11(4): 046003.
  19. Siebert T, Rode C, Till O, Stutzig N & Blickhan R (2016) Force reduction induced by unidirectional transversal muscle loading is independent of local pressure. J Biomech, 49:1156-1161.
  20. Heidlauf T, Klotz T, Rode C, Altan E, Bleiler C, Siebert T & Röhrle O (2016) A multi-scale continuum model of skeletal muscle mechanics predicting force enhancement based on actin-titin interaction. Biomech Model Mechanobiol, 15:1423-1437. doi 10.1007/s10237-016-0772-7.
  21. Rode C*, Sutedja Y*, Kilbourne B, Blickhan R & Andrada E (2015) Minimizing the cost of locomotion with inclined trunk predicts crouched leg kinematics of small birds at realistic levels of elastic recoil. J Exp Biol, 219:485-490 doi:10.1242/jeb.127910.
  22. Blickhan R, Andrada E, Müller R, Rode C & Ogihara N (2015) Positioning the hip with respect to the COM: Consequences for leg operation. J Theor Biol, 382: 187-197
  23. Siebert T, Leichsenring K, Rode C, Wick C, Stutzig N, Schubert H, Blickhan R & Böl M (2015) Three-dimensional muscle architecture and comprehensive dynamic properties of rabbit gastrocnemius, plantaris and soleus: input for simulation studies PLOS One, 10(6): e0130985. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0130985.
  24. Andrada E, Rode C, Sutedja J, Nyakatura J & Blickhan R (2014) Trunk orientation causes asymmetries in leg function in small bird terrestrial locomotion Proc Roy Soc B, 281: 20141405.
  25. Andrada E, Rode C & Blickhan R (2013) Grounded running: simulations indicate benefits of fixed aperture angle between legs. J Theor Biol 335: 97–107.
  26. 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: 199–209.
  27. Rode C, Siebert T & Blickhan R (2009) Titin induced force enhancement and force depression: A ‘sticky spring’ mechanism in muscle contractions? J Theor Biol 259: 350–360.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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 (IEEE)

  1. Lakatos L, Albu-Schäffer A, Rode C & Loeffl F (2016) Dynamic bipedal walking by controlling only the equilibrium of intrinsic elasticities. 2016 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Nov 15-17, Cancun, Mexico 2016
  2. Lakatos D, Rode C, Seyfarth A & Albu-Schäffer A (2014) Design and Control of Compliantly Actuated Bipedal Running Robots: Concepts to Exploit Natural System Dynamics. 2014 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), November 18-20th, Madrid, Spain 2014.
  3. Rummel J, Blum Y, Maus HM, Rode C & Seyfarth A (2010) Stable and robust walking with compliant legs. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 3-8, Anchorage, Alaska: 5250-5255, 2010.

Peer-reviewed Papers under review / in preparation

  1. Andrada E, Blickhan R, Naomichi O, Rode C (2019) Compliant leg mechanics enable energy- and leg parameter-driven transitions between grounded and aerial running at different speeds, Proc Roy Soc Interface, under review
  2. Rode C, Seyfarth A (2018) Human leg segmentation and two-joint muscles facilitate keeping balance, Nature Sci Rep, under review
  3. Schenk P, Rode C, Böl M, Siebert T, & Grassme R. Simple geometric model accounting for changes in 3D muscle architecture with muscle length. J Mech Behavior Biomedical Mat, in prep
  4. Schumacher C, Rode C, Sharbafi M, Seyfarth A: Invited review on biarticular muscles, Proc Roy Soc Interface, in prep

Book Articles

  1. Siebert, T., Screen, H.R.C., Rode, C., 2021. Computational modelling of muscle, tendon, and ligaments biomechanics, in: Jin, Z., Li, J., Chen, Z. (Eds.), Computational Modelling of Biomechanics and Biotribology in the Musculoskeletal System, Second Edition ed. Elsevier, Cambridge, pp. 155-186. [link]
  2. Rode C & Siebert T. (2017) Muscle-like actuation for locomotion In: Bioinspired Legged Locomotion, 1st Edition edited by M Sharbafi and A Seyfarth, 565-590; Butterworth-Heinemann – Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-803766-9
  3. Siebert T & Rode C (2014) Computational modeling of muscle biomechanics. In: Computational Modelling of Biomechanics and Biotribology in the Musculoskeletal System, 1st Edition edited by Z Jin, 173-204; Woodhead Publishing - Elsevier, ISBN: 9780857096616
  4. Andrada E, Nyakatura J, Müller R, Rode C & Blickhan R (2012) Informatik aktuell. Grounded Running: An Overlooked Strategy for Robots. Autonomous Mobile Systems 2012, 79-87
  5. Rode C, Siebert T & Blickhan R (2009) Der Einfluss von Muskeleigenschaften auf die Stabilisierung von Haltungen. DVS Kongress. Biomechanik – Grundlagenforschung und Anwendung. Tübingen
  6. 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

  1. Aminiaghdam S, Rode C, Blickhan R, Zech A (2018) Prediction of the axial leg function in human trunk-flexed locomotion: spring-and-damper-in-series model versus parallel-spring-and-damper model. 8th World Congress of Biomechanics Dublin, Ireland
  2. Quinn R, Fischer M, Hunt A, Chiel H, Rode C, Wildau J, Andrada E, Arnold D, Deng K, Young F (2018) Developing a neuromechanical model of rat locomotion that captures stability mechanisms. Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience, CRCNS 2018, Berkeley
  3. Aminiaghdam S, Rode C, Blickhan R (2017) Interaction effects of posture and uneven ground on able-bodied walking kinetics. 35th Conference of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, German Sport University Cologne, Cologne, Germany
  4. Siebert T, Stutzig N, Till O & Rode C (2016) Influence of muscle compression on dynamic muscle performance. ECCOMAS Congress 2016 VII European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering M. Papadrakakis, V. Papadopoulos, G. Stefanou, V. Plevris (eds.) Crete Island, Greece, 5–10 June 2016
  5. Siebert T, Stutzig N, Till O & Rode C (2016) Influence of Muscle Compression on active Muscle Force. 11th joint Conference on Motor Control & Learning, Biomechanics & Training, 28.-30. September 2016, Darmstadt, Germany
  6. Heidlauf T, Klotz T, Rode C, Siebert T & Röhrle O (2016) Force Enhancement and stability of finite element muscle models. PAMM 16(1):85-86 October 2016
  7. Tokur D, Rode C, Hoitz F & Seyfarth, A (2015) Response of leg muscles (mono- vs. bi-articular) to horizontal perturbations in the sagittal plane, in 25th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB2015), 2015.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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
  11. 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. 
  12. 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.
  13. 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
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.  J Biomech (39), p. 487.
  19. Rode C & Blickhan R (2006) How does tendon compliance affect power generation in repetitive movements? Abstracts of the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics. Munich, Germany, 29.7.- 4.8.  J Biomech (39), p. 488.

Presentations

italicized: presenter

  1. Söhnel K, Rode C, de Lussanet MHE, Wagner H, Fischer MS, Andrada E (2019). Agility: limb stiffness in jumping dogs with different level of skill. European Society of Biomechanics, ESB 2019, Vienna
  2. Andrada E, Blickhan R, Ogihara N, Rode C (2019) The role of global mechanics at the transition from grounded to aerial running. European Society of Biomechanics, ESB 2019, Vienna
  3. Rode C (2018). Dynamical Muscle Behaviours. 7th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, BioRob 2018, Twente
  4. Quinn R, Fischer M, Hunt A, Chiel H, Rode C, Wildau J, Andrada E, Arnold D, Deng K, Young, F (2018). Developing a neuromechanical model of rat locomotion that captures stability mechanisms. Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience, CRCNS 2018, Berkeley.
  5. Rode C (2017) New insights in microstructure and muscle force generation. European College of Sports Science, ECSS Congress 2017 Metropolis Ruhr.
  6. Tokur D, Rode C, Hoitz F & . Seyfarth, A (2015). Response of leg muscles (mono- vs. bi-articular) to horizontal perturbations in the sagittal plane, in 25th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB2015), 2015.
  7. Rode C, Seyfarth A (2013). Balance control is simplified by muscle-skeletal leg design, Dynamic Walking Conference 2013, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania
  8. 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
  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. invited talk
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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

italicized: presenter

  1. Rode C, Seyfarth A (2013). Balance control is simplified by muscle-skeletal leg design, Dynamic Walking Conference 2013, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  2. 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
  3. 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. 
  4. 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.

 

 

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