American Journal of Biomedical Engineering

American Journal of Biomedical Engineering provides a forum for the publication of the latest developments in biomedical engineering, and reflects the essential multidisciplinary nature of the subject. The journal publishes in-depth critical reviews, scientific papers and technical notes.

Joakim Holmberg

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Biomedical Engineering

Lecturer, Division of Mechanics, Linkoping University, Sweden

Research Areas

Musculoskeletal Biomechanics in Sports


2008Degree of Licentiate of EngineeringEngineering Mechanics, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
1999Master of ScienceMechanical Engineering, Blekinge Institute of Technology (formerly University College of Karlskrona/Ronneby), Karlskona, Sweden
1992–1993Exchange StudentSheridan College, Sheridan, WY, USA


2009-presentLecturer, Research Assistant & PhD Student, Division of Mechanics, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
2009Guest Researcher/Engineer, IFSTTAR—formerly INRETS—Institut français des sciences et technologies des transports, de l'aménagement et des réseaux, Laboratoire de Biomécanique et Mécanique des Chocs—unité mixte avec l'université de Lyon, Bron, France
1998-2007Assistant Lecturer & Teaching Assistant, Mid Sweden University, Östersund, Sweden

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Romain Pannetier, Thomas Robert, Joakim Holmberg, and Xuguang Wang. Optimization-based muscle force scaling for subject specific maximum isometric torque estimation. In Proceedings of the XXIIIth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Brussels, Belgium, July 3–7 2011.
[2]  John Rasmussen, L. Joakim Holmberg, Kasper Sørensen, Maxine Kwan, Michael S. Andersen, and Mark de Zee. Performance optimization by musculoskeletal simulation. Science & Motricité, 2011. To appear.
[3]  L. Joakim Holmberg and Marie Lund Ohlsson. Biomekaniska simuleringar adderar insikt om längdskidåkning. Svensk Idrottsforskning, 19(1):38–40, 2010. In Swedish.
[4]  L. Joakim Holmberg. Computational biomechanics in cross-country skiing. Number 1346 in Linköping Studies in Science and Technology. Thesis, ISSN 0280-7971. Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University, 2008. ISBN: 978-91-7393-986-7.
[5]  L. Joakim Holmberg and A. Marie Lund. A musculoskeletal full-body simulation of crosscountry skiing. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, 222(1):11–22, 2008.
[6]  Joakim Holmberg. Simulera med mera. CAD & ritnytt, (4):27–28, November 2008. In Swedish.
[7]  L. Joakim Holmberg. Cross-country Skiing Biomechanics using the Any Body Modeling System. In Conference Proceedings, ANSYS Conference & 25. CADFEM Users' Meeting. CADFEM GmbH, Dresden, Germany, November 21–23 2007. ISBN 3-937523-04-9.
[8]  L. Joakim Holmberg and Hans-Christer Holmberg. The role of triceps in double-poling biomechanics, an introductory study. In Proceedings of the 4th International Congress on Science and Skiing, St. Christoph am Aarlberg, Austria, December 14–20 2007.
[9]  A. Marie Lund and L. Joakim Holmberg. Which are the antagonists to the pectoralis major muscle in 4th gear free-style technique, cross-country skiing? In Vesa Linnamo, Paavo V. Komi, and Erich Müller, editors, Science and Nordic Skiing, pages 112–118. Meyer & Meyer Sport, Oxford, UK, 2007.
[10]  Joakim Holmberg and Lars-Erik Rännar. Versatile Optimization. In Nordic MATLAB Conference Proceedings Oslo, Norway, October 17–18, 2001.