The OpenSim team will run a workshop at the XXIV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics in Natal, Brazil.

We invite all ISB participants to take part in the OpenSim Workshop on Sunday August 4 at 4:15pm. The workshop will feature an overview of the OpenSim software and a hands-on team exercise. More information and workshop materials are included below:

Preparation for the Tutorial

No prior OpenSim experience is required. 

 Interested participants should either bring a PC laptop with OpenSim 3.1 installed or be prepared to team up with another participant.

Workshop Staff and Contact Information

Staff: Scott Delp, Tim Dorn, Matt DeMers

Please direct any questions to Tim Dorn:

Tutorial Exercises and Demos

The tutorial will last approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes and consist of slides (20%), a live demo (20%) and a hands on exercise (60%).

Passive Dynamic Walker Model

The demo will feature the new Passive Dynamic Walker Model. More information on this demo is available at: Dynamic Walking Challenge: Go the Distance! 


Drop Landing Model

The hands-on exercise will feature the new Toy Drop Landing Model. More information available at: Simulation-Based Design to Prevent Ankle Injuries. 

Tutorial Slides

Coming Soon

Background Reading

We recommend reviewing the following resources to learn more about OpenSim:

Overview of the OpenSim Workflow

Introduction to OpenSim for Device Design

Examples and Tutorials