How to calculate total used energy?

Hi. We’re working on the gait model. we need to calculate the net energy consumption. how can we do it?

Dear Saeed,

please have a look at following paper, they calculate net energy consumption in Gait with amputees:

Estimation of the forces generated by the thigh muscles for trans-tibial amputee gait
Voinescu, Soares, NatalJorge, Davidescu, Machado
Journal ofBiomechanics(2012),doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.01.010