Dr. Malek Adouni

Dr. Malek Adouni

Assistant Professor

Mechanical
Email: m.adouni@ack.edu.kw   
Qualification: Ph.D. École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada

  • Multi-scale modeling (atomic-to-continuum).
  • Tissue Mechanics
  • Gait analysis and forward & inverse dynamics.
  • General biomechanics & musculoskeletal system.
  • Marouane, H., Shirazi-Adl, A., Adouni, M., 2017. 3D Active-Passive Response of Human Knee Joint in Gait is Markedly Altered When Simulated as a Planar 2D Joint. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. 16:693–703
  • Salehghaffari, S., Dhaher YY., Adouni, M., 2016. Anterior laxity, graft-tunnel interaction and surgical design variations during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A probabilistic simulation of the surgery. Journal of Biomechanics 49(13) · July 2016
  • Adouni, M., Dhaher YY., 2016. A multi-scale elasto-plastic model of articular cartilage. Journal of Biomechanics 49(13) · July 2016
  • Marouane, H., Shirazi-Adl, A., Adouni, M., 2015. Alterations in Knee Contact Forces and Centers in Stance Phase of Gait: A Detailed Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Model. Journal of Biomechanics (In press)
  • Adouni, M., Shirazi-Adl, A., 2015. Gastrocnemius as ACL Antagonist: Analysis of the role of Gastrocnemius activation on knee biomechanics in gait and in flexion. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering (In press)
  • Adouni, M., Shirazi-Adl, A., 2014. Partitioning of Knee joint Internal forces in Gait is dictated by the Knee Adduction Angle and not by the Knee Adduction Moment. Journal of Biomechanics 47(7):1696-703.
  • Marouane, H., Shirazi-Adl, A., Adouni, M., J., Hashemi., 2014. Steeper Posterior Tibial Slope Markedly Increases ACL Force in both Active Gait and Passive Knee Joint under Compression. Journal of Biomechanics, 47(6):1353-9 .
  • Adouni, M., Shirazi-Adl, A., 2013. Evaluation of Knee Joint Muscle Forces and Tissue Stresses-Strains During Gait in Severe OA Versus Normal Subjects. Journal of Orthopedic Research, 01/2014; 32(1).
  • Marouane, H., Shirazi-Adl, A., Adouni, M., 2013. Knee joint passive stiffness and moment in sagittal and frontal planes markedly increase with compression. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 16 (6), 1-12.
  • Adouni, M., Shirazi-Adl, A., 2012. Consideration of equilibrium equations at the hip joint alongside those at the knee and ankle joints has mixed effects on knee joint response during gait. Journal of Biomechanics. 46(3):619-24
  • Adouni, M., Shirazi-Adl, A., Shirazi, R., 2012. Computational biodynamics of human knee joint in gait: From muscle forces to cartilage stresses. Journal of Biomechanics. 45(12):2149-56
  • Adouni, M., Shirazi-Adl, A., 2009. Knee joint biomechanics in closed-kinetic-chain exercises. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 12(6):661-70.