# What is BoB?

BoB is the leading musculoskeletal analysis package developed in MATLAB and inherits many of MATLAB’s features including manipulation of plots and large data handling.

All of BoB’s stored data files can be directly accessed by MATLAB.

The BoB package contains BoB in P-code enabling BoB to be run within the MATLAB environment enabling the user access to use MATLAB Handle Graphics within BoB integrate user bespoke M-code.

BoB is accredited by the MathWorks Connections Program.

**BoB capabilities include:**

- Easy data importing from
- C3D (e.g. Vicon / CodaMotion / Qualisys / BTS)
- HPF from Delsys
- MVNx from Xsens
- calc from Perception Neuron
- BVH from Rokoko and others
- Text file
- User defined equations

- User editable skeleton and muscle models
- Default muscle model contains over 600 locomotor muscle units
- Short learning curve makes BoB ideal for teaching
- Advanced analysis capability makes BoB ideal for research

- Close integration with MATLAB data and processing
- Easy data exchange with MATLAB
- User defined MATLAB Handle Graphics scripts
- Extensive graphics display features
- Calculation of ground reaction forces
- Calculation of joint torques
- Calculation of muscle forces, length and velocities
- Calculation of joint contact forces
- Calculation of centre of mass
- Output of tabulated data, images and videos
- Synchronised EMG display
- Synchronised video display

## Specifications

### Minimum

- BoB requires Windows 7 or later on a PC (not Mac) with 750Mb free disc space.
- Any Intel or AMD x86-64 processor with four logical cores and AVX2 instruction set support.
- Hardware accelerated graphics card supporting
- OpenGL 3.3 with 1GB GPU memory.
- 16Gb RAM.

### Recommended

- 9th generation Intel Core i7 (12Mb cache, 4.5GHz)
- DDR4, 2666MHz RAM
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6Gb GDDR6 graphics card.

## Download free trial version of BoB

BoB is available in a free trial version. The trial version is fully functional and contains pre-defined trials but cannot import new trials.