Visitors   Views   Downloads
NOT PEER-REVIEWED
"PeerJ Preprints" is a venue for early communication or feedback before peer review. Data may be preliminary.

Supplemental Information

Elliptical model of the human lower leg

Source: Durkin e Dowling (2006).

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2395v1/supp-1

Flowchart of software and procedures related to geometric model construction

The software’s name is shown in the white boxes and the respective software function in the light-gray boxes.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2395v1/supp-2

Bony landmarks and limb segments

A) Bony landmarks chosen for measurements, similar to Herlin and Drevemo (1997) and Phillips and Morris (2001). (A) ground contact point; (B) point representing metatarsophalangeal joint; (C) point representing tibiotarsal joint; (D) point representing femorotibial joint (E) point representing coxofemural joint. B) Segments to measure.

Source: Author’s database.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2395v1/supp-3

Acquisition of CT images at the Veterinary Hospital UFMG

Source: Author’s database.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2395v1/supp-4

Tomography images of the pelvic limb of a calf

Lighter regions correspond to bone and parts in gray to soft tissues .

Source: Author’s database.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2395v1/supp-5

Software and procedures associated with determining the computational model in SolidWorks

Source: Author’s database.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2395v1/supp-6

Three-dimensional sections in the calf right pelvic limb

Source: Author’s database.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2395v1/supp-7

Distribution mass for each segment

A) Segment AB, B) Segment BC, C) Segment CD, D) Segment DE. Bone mass in blue; soft tissue mass in red and section mass in green (bone mass plus soft tissue mass).

Source: author’s database.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2395v1/supp-8

Flowchart of software and procedures related to tomographic model construction

The software’s name is shown in the white boxes, respective software function in the light-gray boxes, and the file types in dark-gray boxes.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2395v1/supp-9

Geometric models built in SolidWorks

Segment AB; Segment BC; Segment CD; Segment DE.

Source: author’s database.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2395v1/supp-10

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Leopoldo Augusto Paolucci performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Luciana de Melo M Gomides conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.

Estevam B. Las Casas conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Rafael Resende Faleiros conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

André Gustavo Pereira de Andrade performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Cahuê Francisco Rosa Paz performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.

Veronika Fedotova wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Hans Menzel conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The Ethical Commission on Use of Animals (CEUA) of UFMG, Brazil.

Protocol nº 343 / 2013 related to the Project entilted

"Computer Simulation Based on Finite Element Method for Development of Polymeric Orthopedic Implants" under the supervision of Rafael Resende Faleiros, approved in 11/02/2014.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data or code is included in the manuscript.

Funding

The study was funded by the Brazilian funding agencies FAPEMIG, CAPES and CNPq. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


Add your feedback

Before adding feedback, consider if it can be asked as a question instead, and if so then use the Question tab. Pointing out typos is fine, but authors are encouraged to accept only substantially helpful feedback.

Some Markdown syntax is allowed: _italic_ **bold** ^superscript^ ~subscript~ %%blockquote%% [link text](link URL)
 
By posting this you agree to PeerJ's commenting policies