Institut für Rechtsmedizin



Engineering Anthropometry


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Lea Siebler, M.Sc.

Sport and Exercise Science TU München
Volunteer testing, Motion Analysis, Electromyography

Dr. med. Sylvia Schick, MD, MPH, CAISS

Medicine LMU München /MPH Public Health LMU München/ M.D. Biomechanics Ulm University
Anatomical modelling, Gender, Ethical aspects


Johanna Kerschreiter, M.Sc., cand. med.

Angelina Zott, cand. med.

David Hauptstein, cand. med.

Daniel Hanesch, cand. med.

Luca Baur, cand. med.


External PhD students:

Ioannis Symeonidis, M.Sc.

Mechanical Engineering Aristotle University of Thessaloniki / Biomechanics Paris Tech
Motion Analysis, Multi-body modelling

Current Vacancies:

Internship or student assistant: possible at any time

Contact recruitment/students:

Recent publications:

  • González-García, M., Siebler, L., Muehlbauer, J., Schick, S., Peldschus, S., Weber, J. (2023): Kinematic response of seated male volunteers in various reclined postures on a sled subjected to a braking pulse. In: Accident; analysis and prevention 193, S. 107293. DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2023.107293.
  • David Hauptstein, Lea Siebler, Julia Muehlbauer, Sylvia Schick, Sarah Thaler, Simon T. Schaefer, Steffen Peldschus. Analysis of Boundary Conditions in Locally Focused Passive Validation Experiments for Human Body Models, IRCOBI conference 2022, Porto, Portugal 2022, IRC-22-31.
  • Laura Rieger, Julia Mühlbauer, Steffen Peldschus. Eine 3D-Analyse der Wirbelsäule in unterschiedlichen Rückenlehnenneigungen und Untersuchung des Effekts auf Insassenkinematik im Frontcrash unter Nutzung eines THUMS Menschmodells, 13. VDI Fahrzeugsicherheit, Berlin, 2022.
  • Daniel Hanesch, Julia Mühlbauer, Elke C. Sattler, Nicholas Möllhoff, Riccardo E. Giunta, Steffen Peldschus, Sylvia Schick. Pelvic Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Thickness Ana Outer Shape Change With Position For Numerical Modeling. ESBiomech conference, Porto, Portugal 2022.
  • Schick, S., Muehlbauer, J., Wagner, A., Fischer, F., Puschnig, M., Pfeiffer, N., & Peldschus, S. (2021). Subcutaneous adipose tissue thickness around the ASIS area for human body models in reclined positions. Traffic Injury Prevention, 1-3. DOI: 10.1080/15389588.2021.1982622
  • D. Hanesch, J. Muehlbauer, D. Rasp, S. Schick, S. Peldschus. Comparison of two radiation-free methods for determining spinal curvature and orientation in different positions, European Spine Journal (2021) 30:3328–3414, DOI: 10.1007/s00586-021-07017-6
  • Julia Muehlbauer, María González-García, Jens Weber, Lea Siebler, Sylvia Schick, Steffen Peldschus. Ratio of Trials with Passive Kinematics under Fully Relaxed Conditions in Locally Focused Validation Experiments for Human Body Models, IRCOBI 2021, IRC-21-77
  • Carmen M. Vives-Torres, Manuel Valdano, Jesus R. Jimenez-Octavio, Julia Muehlbauer, Sylvia Schick, Steffen Peldschus, Francisco J. Lopez-Valdes. Comparison of Upper Neck Loading in Young Adult and Elderly Volunteers During Low Speed Frontal Impacts, Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol., 9:682974, DOI:10.3389/fbioe.2021.682974
  • Luca Baur, Julia Muehlbauer, Sylvia Schick, Steffen Peldschus. Muscle activity in sleep-like states of consciousness for the validation of active human body models, ESBiomech conference, Milan, Italy 2021, ESB2021_1227
  • Julia Muehlbauer, Nikolas Pfeiffer, Miriam Puschnig, Sylvia Schick, Eric Bayerschen, Steffen Peldschus. Distribution of Anterior Iliac Wings Geometries in the Population and Comparison to Finite Element Human Body Models, IRCOBI 2020, IRC-20-24
  • Julia Muehlbauer, María González-García, Lea Siebler, Sylvia Schick, Steffen Peldschus. Evaluation of Initial Volunteer Test Conditions in Locally Focused Validation Experiments for Active Human Body Models, IRCOBI 2020, IRC-20-26
  • Julia Muehlbauer, Sylvia Schick, Dustin Draper, Francisco J. Lopez-Valdes, Ioannis Symeonidis & Steffen Peldschus (2019) Feasibility Study of a Safe Sled Environment for Reclined Frontal Deceleration Tests with Human Volunteers, Traffic Injury Prevention, DOI: 10.1080/15389588.2019.165959
  • Ioannis Symeonidis, Dimitris Margaritis, Mary Panou, Evangelos Bekiaris, Steffen Peldschus, Experimental study of out‐of‐position motorcycle rider in crashes without loss of control before the accident, IRCOBI 2018, IRC-18-78
  • Francisco J. Lopez-Valdes, Krystoffer Mroz, Andre Eggers, Bengt Pipkorn, Julia Muehlbauer, Sylvia Schick & Steffen Peldschus (2018) Chest injuries of elderly postmortem human surrogates (PMHSs) under seat belt and airbag loading in frontal sled impacts: Comparison to matching THOR tests, Traffic Injury Prevention, 19:sup2, S55-S63, DOI: 10.1080/15389588.2018.1542139