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Tobias Siebert

Herr Prof. Dr.

Stellvertretender Institutsleiter
Institut für Sport und Bewegungswissenschaften
Mitglied SC SimTech/EXC 2075


+49 711 685 60455
+49 711 685 63165

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70569 Stuttgart
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Dienstags 13.30-14.30 Uhr (in der Vorlesungszeit), außerhalb der Vorlesungszeit (nach Email-Vereinbarung)

Peer-Review articles


  • Goecking, T., Holzer, D., Hahn, D., Siebert, T., & Seiberl, W. (2024). Unlocking the benefit of active stretch: The Eccentric muscle action not the preload maximizes muscle-tendon unit stretch-shortening cycle performance. J Appl Physiol (1985).Doi:00809.2023 [Link]
  • Blickhan, R., & Siebert, T. (2024). Note on hydrostatic skeletons: Muscles operating within a pressurized environment. Biol Open. [Link]
  • Sahrmann AS, Vosse L, Siebert T, Handsfield GG, Röhrle O (2024) Determination of muscle shape deformations of the tibialis anterior during dynamic contractions using 3D ultrasound.Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol. 12:1388907. [Link]
  • Danesini, P. C., Heim, M., Tomalka, A., Siebert, T., & Ates, F. (2024). Endomysium determines active and passive force production in muscle fibers. Journal of Biomechanics, 168.10.1016/j.jbiomech.2024.112134 [Link]
  • Scherff, E., Schnell, S. E., Siebert, T., & D’Souza, S. (2024). Reference measures of lower-limb joint range of motion, muscle strength, and selective voluntary motor control of typically developing children aged 5–17 years Journal of Children's Orthopaedics. Journal of Children's Orthopaedics 1-10. [Link]
  • Papenkort, S., Borsdorf, M., Kiem, S., Böl, M., & Siebert, T. (2024). Regional differences in stomach stretch during organ filling and their implications on the mechanical stress response. 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2024.112107 Journal of Biomechanics, 168 [Link]
  • Sahrmann, A. S., Vosse, L., Siebert, T., Handsfield, G. G., & Röhrle, O. (2024). 3D ultrasound-based determination of skeletal muscle fascicle orientations. Biomech Model Mechanobiol.s10237-024-01837-3 [Link]
  • Borsdorf, M., Papenkort, S., Böl, M., Siebert, T., Influence of muscle length on the three-dimensional architecture and aponeurosis dimensions of rabbit calf muscles, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials (2024), doi106452 [link]


  • Christensen, K. B., Günther, M., Schmitt, S., & Siebert, T. (2023). Muscle wobbling mass dynamics: eigenfrequency dependencies on activity, impact strength, and ground material. Sci Rep, 13(1), 19575. [link]
  • Rode C, Tomalka A, Blickhan R and Siebert T, 2023. Structurally motivated models to explain the muscle’s force-length relationship. Biophys. Journal 1–3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2023.05.026 [link]
  • Walter, T., Stutzig, N., Siebert, T., 2023. Active exoskeleton reduces erector spinae muscle activity during lifting. Front Bioeng Biotechnol 11, 1143926. [link]
  • Araz M, Weidner S, Izzi F, Badri-Spröwitz A, Siebert T and Haeufle DFB (2023). Muscle preflex response to perturbations in locomotion: In vitro experiments and simulations with realistic boundary conditions. Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol. 11:1150170. [link]
  • Papenkort, S., Borsdorf, M., Böl, M., Siebert, T., 2023. A geometry model of the porcine stomach featuring mucosa and muscle layer thicknesses. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 142, 105801. [link]
  • Holzer, D., Millard, M., Hahn, D., Siebert, T., Schwirtz, A., Seiberl, W., 2023. Tendon compliance and preload must be considered when determining the in vivo force–velocity relationship from the torque–angular velocity relation. Sci Rep 13. [link]
  • Klemm, L., Seydewitz, R., Siebert, T., Böl, M., 2023. Three-dimensional multi-field modelling of gastric arrhythmias and their effects on antral contractions. Comput Biol Med 153, 106488. [link]


  • Walter, F., Seydewitz, R., Mitterbach, P., Siebert, T., Böl, M., 2022. On a three-dimensional model for the description of the passive characteristics of skeletal muscle tissue. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. [link]
  • Tomalka A , Heim M , Klotz A, Rode C, Siebert T, 2022. Ultrastructural and kinetic evidence support that thick filaments slide through the Z-disc. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, doi: 10.1098/rsif.2022.0642 [link]
  • Kempter, F., Lantella, L., Stutzig, N., Fehr, J., Siebert, T., 2022. Role of Rotated Head Postures on Volunteer Kinematics and Muscle Activity in Braking Scenarios Performed on a Driving Simulator. Ann Biomed Eng. [link]
  • Trostorf R., Orcajo E.M., Pötzke A., Siebert T., Böl M., 2022. A pilot study on active and passive ex vivo characterisation of the urinary bladder and its impact on three-dimensional modelling, J Mech Behav Biomed Mater, 105347 [link]
  • Weidner, S., Tomalka, A., Rode, C., Siebert, T., 2022. How velocity impacts eccentric force generation of fully activated skinned skeletal muscle fibers in long stretches. J Appl Physiol [ link]
  • Siebert, T., Donath, L., Borsdorf, M., Stutzig, N., 2022. Effect of Static Stretching, Dynamic Stretching, and Myofascial Foam Rolling on Range of Motion During Hip Flexion: A Randomized Crossover Trial. J Strength Cond Res 36, 680-685. [link]
  • Nitzsche, N., Siebert, T., Schulz, H., Stutzig, N., 2022. Effect of plyometric training on dynamic leg strength and jumping performance in rhythmic gymnastics: A preliminary study. Isokinetics and Exercise Science 30, 79-87. [link]


  • Christensen, K.B., Günther, M., Schmitt, S., Siebert, T., 2021. Cross‑bridge mechanics estimated from skeletal muscles’ work‑loop responses to impacts in legged locomotion. Sci Rep 11, 23638. [link]
  • Leichsenring, K., Viswanathan, A., Kutschke, S., Siebert, T., Böl, M., 2021. Age-dependent mechanical and microstructural properties of the rabbit soleus muscle. Acta Biomater. [link]
  • Papenkort, S., Böl, M., Siebert, T., 2021. Architectural model for muscle growth during maturation.  Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. (online first) [link]
  • Borsdorf, M., Böl, M., Siebert, T., 2021. Influence of layer separation on the determination of stomach smooth muscle properties. Pflugers Arch. [ link]
  • Seiberl, W., Hahn, D., Power, G.A., Fletcher, J.R., Siebert, T., 2021. Editorial: The Stretch-shortening Cycle of Active Muscle and Muscle-tendon Complex: What, Why and How It Increases Muscle Performance? Front Physiol. [ link]
  • Tomalka, A, Weidner S, Hahn D, Seiberl W, Siebert T, 2021. Power amplification increases with increasing contraction velocity during stretch-shortening cycles of skinned muscles fibers. Front. Physiol., doi: 10.3389/fphys.2021.644981 [link]
  • Ryan, D.S., Stutzig, N., Helmer, A., Siebert, T. and Wakeling, J.M. (2021) The Effect of Multidirectional Loading on Contractions of the M. Medial Gastrocnemius. Front. Physiol. 11:601799. [link]
  • Trostorf, R., Morales-Orcajo, E., Siebert, T., Böl, M., 2021. Location- and layer-dependent biomechanical and microstructural characterisation of the porcine urinary bladder wall. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 115, 104275. [link]


  • Holzer, D., Paternoster, F.K., Hahn, D., Siebert, T., Seiberl, W., 2020. Considerations on the human Achilles tendon moment arm for in vivo triceps surae muscle-tendon unit force estimates. Sci Rep 10, 19559. [link]
  • Papenkort, S., Böl, M., Siebert, T., 2020. Three-dimensional architecture of rabbit M. soleus during growth. J Biomech 112. [link]
  • Held, S., Siebert, T., Donath, L., 2020. Electromyographic activity of the vastus medialis and gastrocnemius implicates a slow stretch-shortening cycle during rowing in the field. Sci Rep 10, 9451.  [link]
  • Tomalka, A., Weidner S., Hahn D., Seiberl W., Siebert T., 2020. Cross-bridges and sarcomeric non-cross-bridge structures contribute to increased work in stretch-shortening cycles. Front. Physiol., doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00921 [link]
  • Held, S., Siebert, T., Donath, L., 2020. 10% Higher Rowing Power Outputs After Flexion-Extension-Cycle compared to an Isolated Concentric Contraction in Sub-Elite Rowers. Front Physiol 11.  [link]
  • Häufle, D.F.B., Siegel, J., Hochstein, S., Gussew, A., Schmitt, S., Siebert, T., Rzanny, R., Reichenbach, J.R., Stutzig, N., 2020. Energy Expenditure of Dynamic Submaximal Human Plantarflexion Movements: Model Prediction and Validation by in-vivo Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Front Bioeng Biotechnol 8.  [link]
  • Klemm, L., Seydewitz, R., Borsdorf, M., Siebert, T., Böl, M., 2020. On a coupled electro-chemomechanical model of gastric smooth muscle contraction. Acta Biomater.  [link]
  • Rockenfeller, R., Günther, M., Stutzig, N., Haeufle, D.F.B., Siebert, T., Schmitt, S., Leichsenring, K., Böl, M., Götz, T., 2020. Exhaustion of skeletal muscle fibers within seconds: incorporating phosphate kinetics into a Hill-type model. Frontiers in Physiology, section Striated Muscle Physiology. [link]
  • 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. J Biomech.  [link]
  • Bauer, M., Morales-Orcajo, E., Klemm, L., Seydewitz, R., Fiebach, V., Siebert, T., Bol, M., 2020. Biomechanical and microstructural characterisation of the porcine stomach wall: Location- and layer-dependent investigations. Acta Biomater 102, 83-99. [link]
  •  Scharschmidt, R., Derlien, S., Siebert, T., Herbsleb, M., Stutzig, N., 2020. Intraday and interday reliability of pelvic floor muscles electromyography in continent woman. Neurourol Urodyn 39, 271-278. [link]


  • Schmid, L., Klotz, T., Siebert, T., Röhrle, O. (2019). Characterization of Electromechanical Delay Based on a Biophysical Multi-Scale Skeletal Muscle Model. Front. Physiol. 10:1270. doi:10.3389/fphys.2019.01270  [link]
  • Tomalka, A., Röhrle, O., Han, J.-C., Pham T., Taberner, A.J., Siebert, T. (2019). Extensive eccentric contractions in intact cardiac trabeculae : revealing compelling differences in contractile behaviour compared to skeletal muscles.  Proc Biol Sci, 286.  [link]
  • Seydewitz, R., Siebert, T., Böl, M., 2019. On a three-dimensional constitutive model for history effects in skeletal muscles. Biomech Model Mechanobiol 18, 1665-1681. [link]
  • Borsdorf, M., Tomalka, A., Stutzig, N., Morales-Orcajo, E., Böl, M., Siebert, T., (2019). Locational and Directional Dependencies of Smooth Muscle Properties in Pig Urinary Bladder. Frontiers in Physiology - Gastrointestinal Sciences 10.  [link]
  • Stutzig, N., Ryan, D., Wakeling, J.M., Siebert, T., 2019. Impact of transversal calf muscle loading on plantarflexion. J Biomech 85, 37-42. [link] 
  • Ryan, D.S., Stutzig, N., Siebert, T., Wakeling, J.M., 2019. Passive and dynamic muscle architecture during transverse loading for gastrocnemius medialis in man. J Biomech 86, 160-166. [link]


  • Held, S, Siebert, T., Donath, L. (2019). Changes in mechanical power output in rowing by varying stroke rate and gearing.  European Journal of Sport Science. doi: 10.1080/17461391.2019.1628308.  [link]
  • Wick, C., Böl, M., Müller, F., Blickhan, R., Siebert, T., (2018). Packing of muscles in the rabbit shank influences three-dimensional architecture of M. soleus. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 83, 20-27. [link]
  • Siebert, T., Eb, M., Ryan, D.S., Wakeling, J.M., Stutzig, N., (2018). Impact of multidirectional transverse calf muscle loading on calf muscle force in young adults. Front Physiol. [link]
  • 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. [link]
  • Morales-Orcajo, E., Siebert, T., Böl, M., 2018. Location-dependent correlation between tissue structure and the mechanical behaviour of the urinary bladder. Acta Biomater 75, 263-278. [link]


  • Siebert, T., Tomalka, A., Stutzig, N., Leichsenring, K., & Bol, M. (2017). Changes in three-dimensional muscle structure of rabbit gastrocnemius, flexor digitorum longus, and tibialis anterior during growth. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater, 74, 507-519. [link]
  • Tomalka, A., Borsdorf, M., Böl, M., & Siebert, T. (2017). Porcine stomach smooth muscle force depends on history-effects. Frontiers in Physiology - Gastrointestinal Sciences, 8, 802. [link]
  • Christensen, K. B., Günther, M., Schmitt, S., & Siebert, T. (2017). Strain in shock-loaded skeletal muscle and the time scale of muscular wobbling mass dynamics. Scientific reports. 7(1), 13266.   [link]
  • Heidlauf, T., Klotz, T., Rode, C., Siebert, T., & Rohrle, 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 Comput Biol, 13(10), e1005773. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005773 [link]
  • Stutzig N, Rzanny R, Moll K, Gussew A, Reichenbach JR & Siebert T. (2017). Interpretation of pH-heterogeneity in human muscle induced by neuromuscular electrical stimulation. Magn Reson Med 77, 466. [link]
  • 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 Biol Sci, 284. [link]
  • Menzel R, Bol M & Siebert T. (2017). Importance of contraction history on muscle force of porcine urinary bladder smooth muscle. Int Urol Nephrol 49, 205-214. [link]
  • Stutzig N, Rzanny R, Moll K, Gussew A, Reichenbach JR & Siebert T. (2017). The pH-heterogeneity in human calf muscle during neuromuscular electrical stimulation. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 77(6), 2097-2106. [link]
  • Seydewitz R, Menzel R, Siebert T & Böl M. (2017). Three-dimensional mechano-electrochemical model for smooth muscle contraction of the urinary bladder. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 75, 128-146  [link]
  • Stutzig N & Siebert T. (2017). Assessment of the H-reflex at two contraction levels before and after fatigue. Scand J Med Sci Sports 27, 399-407. [link]
  • Funk S, Finke R, Zeh S, Siebert T & Puta C. (2017). Effects of a paraspinal-lumbar tape application during 7 days on the perceived area of tape contact. Physical Therapy in Sport., 25, 89-93. [Link]  


  • Stutzig N & Siebert T. (2016). Assessment of the H-reflex at two contraction levels before and after fatigue. doi:10.1111/sms.12663. Scand J Med Sci Sports. [Link]
  • Siebert T, Kurch D, Blickhan R & Stutzig N. (2016). Does weightlifting increase residual force enhancement? J Biomech 49, 2047-2052. [link]
  • Böl M, Leichsenring K & Siebert T. (2016). Effects of growth on muscle, tendon and aponeurosis tissues in rabbit shank musculature. Anat Rec (Hoboken), 300(6), 1123-1136. [link]
  • Heidlauf T, Klotz T, Rode C, Altan E, Bleiler C, Siebert T & Rohrle 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. [link]
  • Reinhardt L, Siebert T, Leichsenring K, Blickhan R & Böl M. (2016). Intermuscular pressure between synergistic muscles correlates with muscle force. J Exp Biol 219, 2311-2319. [link]
  • Rode C, Siebert T, Tomalka A & Blickhan R. (2016). Myosin filament sliding through the Z-disc relates striated muscle fibre structure to function. Proc R Soc B., 283. [link]
  • 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. [link]
  • Stutzig N & Siebert T. (2016). The reproducibility of electromyographical and mechanical parameters for the triceps surae during maximal and submaximal plantarflexions. Muscle & Nerve 53 (3), 464-470. [link]
  • Hochstein, S., Rauschenberger, P., Weigand, B., Siebert, T., Schmitt, S., Schlicht, W., Převorovská, S. & Maršík, F. (2016). Assessment of physical activity of the human body considering the thermodynamic system, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 19, 923-933. [link]


  • Siebert T, Leichsenring K, Rode C, Wick C, Stutzig N, Schubert H, Blickhan R & Bol M. (2015). Three-Dimensional Muscle Architecture and Comprehensive Dynamic Properties of Rabbit Gastrocnemius, Plantaris and Soleus: Input for Simulation Studies. PLoS ONE 10, e0130985. [link]
  • Weihmann T, Reinhardt L, Weissing K, Siebert T & Wipfler B. (2015). Fast and Powerful: Biomechanics and Bite Forces of the Mandibles in the American Cockroach Periplaneta americana. PLoS ONE 10, e0141226. [link]
  • Nitzsche N, Stutzig N, Walther A & Siebert T. (2015). Effects of Plyometric Training on Rock'n'Roll Performance. International Journal of Kinesiology & Sport Science, 3(4), 8-15. doi:10.7575/aiac.ijkss.v.3n.4p.8. [Epub ahead of print]. [link]
  • Stutzig N, Zimmermann B, Buesch D & Siebert T. (2015). Analysis of game variables to predict scoring and perfomance levels in elite men's volleyball. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 15(3), 816-829. [in press]
  • Böl M, Leichsenring K, Ernst M, Wick C, Blickhan R & Siebert T. (2015). Novel microstructural findings in M. plantaris and their impact during active and passive loading at the macro level. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 51, 25-39. [link]
  • Morl F, Siebert T & Haufle D. (2015). Contraction dynamics and function of the muscle-tendon complex depend on the muscle fibre-tendon length ratio: a simulation study. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. DOI: 10.1007/s10237-015-0688-7   [link]
  • Stutzig N & Siebert T. (2015). Muscle force compensation among synergistic muscles after fatigue of a single muscle. Hum Mov Sci. 42, 273-287. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2015.06.001 [link]
  • Stutzig N & Siebert T. (2015). Influence of joint position on synergistic muscle activity after fatigue of a single muscle head. Muscle & Nerve  51, 259-267. doi: 10.1002/mus.24305.  [link]
  • Hahner J, Hinüber C, Breier A, Siebert T, Brünig H & Heinrich G. (2015). Adjusting the mechanical behavior of embroidered scaffolds to lapin anterior cruciate ligaments by varying the thread materials.  Textile Research Journal  , 1-14, online first, DOI: 10.1177/0040517514566107.  [link].


  • Siebert T., Till O., Stutzig N., Günther M. & Blickhan R. (2014). Muscle force depends on the amount of transversal muscle loading.  J Biomech 47, 1822-1828.  [link]
  • Hiepe P, Herrmann KH, Gullmar D, Ros C, Siebert T, Blickhan R, Hahn K & Reichenbach JR. (2014). Fast low-angle shot diffusion tensor imaging with stimulated echo encoding in the muscle of rabbit shank. NMR Biomed 27, 146-157. [link]
  • Donath L, Siebert T, Faude O & Puta C. (2014). Correct, fake and absent pre-information does not affect the occurrence and magnitude of the bilateral force deficit.  J Sports Sci Med 13, 439-443.  [link]
  • Till O., Siebert T., Blickhan R. (2014). Force depression decays during shortening in the medial gastrocnemius of the rat.   J Biomech  47, 1099-1103.  [link]
  • Siebert T, Till O & Blickhan R. (2014). Work partitioning of transversally loaded muscle: experimentation and simulation.  Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin, 17, 217-229  [link]


  • Schenk P, Siebert T, Hiepe P, Gullmar D, Reichenbach JR, Wick C, Blickhan R & Bol M. (2013). Determination of three-dimensional muscle architectures: validation of the DTI-based fiber tractography method by manual digitization.  J Anat. Doi: 10.1111/joa.12062.  [link]
  • Böl M, Leichsenring K, Weichert C, Sturmat M, Schenk P, Blickhan R & Siebert T. (2013). Three-dimensional surface geometries of the rabbit soleus muscle during contraction: input for biomechanical modelling and its validation.  Biomech Model Mechanobiol. Doi: 10.1007/s10237-013-0476-1.  [link]


  • Siebert T, Günther M & Blickhan R. (2012a). A 3D-geometric model for the deformation of a transversally loaded muscle.  J Theor Biol  298, 116-121.  [link]
  • Morl F, Siebert T, Schmitt S, Blickhan R & Gunther M. (2012). Electro-mechanical delay in Hill-type muscle models.  Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology  12,18 pages. Doi: 10.1142/S0219519412500856.  [link]
  • Böl M, Schmitz A, Nowak G & Siebert T. (2012). A three-dimensional chemo-mechanical continuum model for smooth muscle contraction.  J Mech Behav Biomed Mater  13C, 215-229.  [link]
  • Ostermann S, Herbsleb M, Schulz S, Donath L, Berger S, Eisentrager D, Siebert T, Muller HJ, Puta C, Voss A, Gabriel HW, Koch K & Bar KJ. (2012). Exercise Reveals the Interrelation of Physical Fitness, Inflammatory Response, Psychopathology, and Autonomic Function in Patients With Schizophrenia.  Schizophr Bull. Doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbs085.  [link]
  • Stutzig N, Siebert T, Granacher U & Blickhan R. (2012). Alteration of synergistic muscle activity following neuromuscular electrical stimulation of one muscle.  Brain Behav  2, 640-646.  [link]
  • Böl M, Kruse R, Ehret AE, Leichsenring K & Siebert T. (2012). Compressive properties of passive skeletal muscle-The impact of precise sample geometry on parameter identification in inverse finite element analysis. J Biomech 45, 2673-2679.  [link]
  • Muller R, Siebert T & Blickhan R. (2012). Muscle Preactivation Control: Simulation of Ankle Joint Adjustments at Touchdown During Running on Uneven Ground.  J Appl Biomech  28, 718-725.  [link]
  • Maas R, Siebert T & Leyendecker S. (2012). On the relevance of structure preservation to simulations of muscle actuated movements.  Biomech Model Mechanobiol 11, 543-556.  [link]

2011 und älter

  • Siebert T, Weihmann T, Rode C, Blickhan R (2010)  Cupiennius salei: biomechanical properties of the tibia–metatarsus joint and its flexing muscles.  J comp Physiol B 180, 199-209.  [link]
  • Till O, Siebert T & Blickhan R. (2010). A mechanism accounting for independence on starting length of tension increase in ramp stretches of active skeletal muscle at short half-sarcomere lengths.  J Theor Biol  266, 117-123.  [link]
  • Günther M, Grimmer S, Siebert T, Blickhan R. (2009) All leg joints contribute to quiet human stance: A mechanical analysis.  J Biomech. 42, 2739-2746.  [link]
  • 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.  [link]
  • Rode C, Siebert T, Herzog W, & Blickhan R (2009). The effects of parallel and series elastic components on the active cat soleus force-length relationship.  Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 9(1), 105-122.  [link]
  • 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.  [link]
  • 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 (2), 133-143.  [link]
  • Siebert T, Sust M, Thaller S, Tilp M, Wagner H (2007) An improved method to determine neuromuscular properties using force laws – From single muscle to applications in human movements.  Human Movement Science26, 320-341.  [link]
  • Wagner H, Siebert T, Ellerby DJ, Marsh RL, Blickhan R (2005) ISOFIT - A model-based method to measure muscle-tendon properties simultaneously.  Journal of Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology 4,10-19.  [link]
  • Siebert T, Wagner H & Blickhan R (2003) Not all oscillations are rubbish: Forward simulation of quick-release experiments.  Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology 3(1), 107-122.  [link]

books / book sections

  • 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]
  • Rode, C., & Siebert, T. (2017). Muscle-Like Actuation in locomotion. In M. A. Sharbafi & A. Seyfarth (Eds.), Bioinspired Legged Locomotion: Models, Concepts, Control and Applications (pp. 564-589), Oxford: Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann. [link]
  • Siebert T & Rode C. (2014). Computational modelling of muscle biomechanics. In  Computational Modelling of Biomechanics and Biotribology in the Musculoskeletal System, 1st edn, ed. Jin Z, pp. 173-243. Woodhead Publishing / Elsevier, Amsterdam. [link]
  • Siebert T & Blickhan R. (2011).  Biomechanik - vom Muskelmodell bis zur angewandten Bewegungswissenschaft, vol. 219. Feldhaus-Verlag, Hamburg.  [link]  

long conference papers

  • Siebert T, Tomalka A (2024) The relationship between muscle fibre structure, force generation, and muscle function. Vortragsreihe der Forschergruppe FOR2722 “musculoskeletal extracellular matrix” . 13.6.2024, University of Cologne, Faculty of Medicine.

  • Millard M, Kempter F, Stutzig N, Siebert T, Fehr J (2023) Improving the accuracy of musculotendon models for the simulation of active lengthening. IRCOBI conference 2023, Cambridge, IRC-23-63, p. 533-541, International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury. [link]

  • Kempter F, Lantella L, Stutzig N, Fehr J, Siebert T (2021) Potential to Volunteer Testing Using a Driving Simulator with Motion Capture and EMG Data Acquisition. IRCOBI conference 2021, IRC-21-75, 8 – 10 September 2021, International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury.  [link]
  • Schmid L., Klotz T., Siebert T, Röhrle O (2019) Simulating electromechanical delay across the scales – relating the behavior of single sarcomers on a sub-cellular scale and the muscle-tendon system on the organ scale. PAMM · Proc. Appl. Math. Mech. 2019;19:e201900312 [link] 
  • Seydewitz R, Siebert T, Böl M. (2019). A phenomenological approach fro modelling force enhancement and depression in skeletal muscle tissue. PAMM Proc Appl Math Mech 18 (1):e201800900 [link] 
  • Kempter F, Fehr J, Stutzig N, Siebert T (2018) On the Validation of Human Body Models with a Driver-in-the-Loop Simulator. The 5th Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics, June 24 – 28, 2018, Lisboa, Portugal  [link]
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  These authors contributed equally to this study.

  • Einführung in die Sportwissenschaft
  • Einführung in die Programmierung 
  • Biomechanik der Sportarten
  • Biologische Bewegungssysteme
  • Sportgeräte
  • Diagnostizieren, Intervenieren und Evaluieren im Selbstversuch
  • naturwissenschaftliches Projekt
    • Habilitation,  Qualification for a teaching career in higher education issued by the University of Jena, 2011
    • Second state examination  in Biology and Sports, Erfurt, 2005
    • Doctor of Philosophy  , Biomechanics, Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, 2003
    • First state examination  in Biology and Sports, Jena, 1999
    • Studies of Biology and Sport  (teaching degree for secondary schools) at Friedrich-Schiller University Jena

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