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Table 3 Reaction forces at the femoral head and small weak spring forces resulting from the applied muscles forces and the GRF

From: A finite element model of the lower limb during stance phase of gait cycle including the muscle forces

Positions Forces Force components [N] Fres [N]
Fx Fy Fz
Position 1 Reaction at femoral head 432 − 747 130 873
Action of the stabilisation springs − 11 − 5 − 2 13
Position 2 Reaction at femoral head 364 − 1477 370 1566
Action of the stabilisation springs 1 − 3 17 18
Position 3 Reaction at femoral head 45 − 1017 272 1054
Action of the stabilisation springs − 16 − 3 11 20
Position 4 Reaction at femoral head − 580 − 1935 552 2095
Action of the stabilisation springs − 27 2 22 34
Position 5 Reaction at femoral head − 176 − 530 384 678
Action of the stabilisation springs − 6 2 7 10
  1. The reaction forces at the femoral head correspond to the hip reaction force. Fres is the resultant force