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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J Biomech Eng. July 2020, 142(7): 071001.
Paper No: BIO-18-1250
Published Online: February 24, 2020
... validation sensitivity analysis muscle ligament cartilage meniscus The knee is one of the most complex joints in the body and plays a critical role in daily locomotion [ 1 ]. It is comprised of two separate joints—the tibiofemoral joint and patellofemoral joint—each of which is often affected...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Article Type: Research-Article
J Biomech Eng. October 2014, 136(10): 101002.
Paper No: BIO-13-1399
Published Online: August 6, 2014
... to contribute to the onset of back pain. However, little is known about the relationship between vibration exposure, the biomechanical response, and the physiological responses of the seated human. The aim of this study was to measure the frequency and corresponding muscle responses of seated male volunteers...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. December 2011, 133(12): 121007.
Published Online: December 23, 2011
... the instrumented rat stepper can provide a sensitive and reliable measure of hindlimb locomotor strength and control of flexor and extensor muscle activity in neurologically impaired animals. Additionally, these measures may be useful as a means to quantify training intensity or dose-related functional outcomes...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. November 2011, 133(11): 111005.
Published Online: November 29, 2011
... structure are known to exhibit stress-strain hysteresis: smooth muscle within the alveolar entrance rings, and surfactant at the air-tissue interface. We hypothesize that the geometric hysteresis of the alveolar duct is largely determined by the interaction of the amount of smooth muscle and connective...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J Biomech Eng. November 2011, 133(11): 114503.
Published Online: November 28, 2011
... 2011 28 11 2011 biomedical measurement bone gait analysis image classification kinematics least squares approximations medical image processing motion estimation muscle gait analysis OpenSim PCT bone pose estimation methods Submitted to the Journal...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. October 2011, 133(10): 101003.
Published Online: October 31, 2011
...Dennnis R. Trumble; Walter E. McGregor; Roy C. P. Kerckhoffs; Lewis K. Waldman Changes in muscle fiber orientation across the wall of the left ventricle (LV) cause the apex of the heart to turn 10–15 deg in opposition to its base during systole and are believed to increase stroke volume and lower...
Topics: Torsion, Rotation
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. September 2011, 133(9): 091007.
Published Online: October 11, 2011
...G. A. Meyer; A. D. McCulloch; R. L. Lieber The material properties of passive skeletal muscle are critical to proper function and are frequently a target for therapeutic and interventional strategies. Investigations into the passive viscoelasticity of muscle have primarily focused on characterizing...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. September 2011, 133(9): 091002.
Published Online: October 4, 2011
.... It is important to re-establish the tendon-to-bone insertion site because it provides joint stability and enables force transmission from muscle to tendon and subsequent loading of the tendon. Without loading, tendon mechanical properties deteriorate. Future studies by our laboratory will investigate potential...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. August 2011, 133(8): 081007.
Published Online: September 15, 2011
... muscle optical microscopy physiological models tensile strength cell-specific finite element model confocal microscopy tensile strain plasma membrane stretch cellular mechanics Cells are known to respond to mechanical stimuli, which can substantially influence their morphology...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. June 2011, 133(6): 061006.
Published Online: June 28, 2011
... element analysis micromechanics muscle pacemakers 14 03 2011 13 05 2011 25 05 2011 28 06 2011 28 06 2011 Figure 2 shows a cutaway view of the undeformed reference configuration, a micro-damaged configuration, and the penetrated configuration for the case of baseline...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. May 2011, 133(5): 051009.
Published Online: May 17, 2011
... of smooth muscle cell activation associated with basal tone under specific in vitro testing conditions. These results advance our understanding of the biomechanics of intracranial and extracranial arteries, which is needed to understand better their differential responses to similar perturbations...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J Biomech Eng. April 2011, 133(4): 044501.
Published Online: February 17, 2011
... 17 02 2011 17 02 2011 biomechanics biomedical MRI cardiology catheters cellular biophysics finite element analysis internal stresses muscle optimisation physiological models finite element modeling numerical optimization cardiac mechanics tagged magnetic resonance...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. February 2011, 133(2): 021011.
Published Online: January 31, 2011
...), and/or muscle spasticity in their buttocks. We previously used finite element (FE) modeling to evaluate whether abnormal bodyweight is a risk factor for sitting-acquired DTI. Here we hypothesize that fat infiltration, scarring, or spasms increase internal loads in the gluteus muscles in the vicinity...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. December 2010, 132(12): 121013.
Published Online: December 8, 2010
... element analysis muscle optimisation probability statistical analysis patellofemoral mechanics finite element modeling articular cartilage deformable analysis Computational modeling of the knee joint is a useful biomechanical aid in evaluating in vivo joint behavior that may...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Errata
J Biomech Eng. December 2010, 132(12): 127001.
Published Online: November 9, 2010
...Lisa N. MacFadden; Nicholas A. T. Brown 15 10 2010 09 11 2010 biomechanics muscle neurophysiology Figures 3 4 5 were printed with errors. The correct figure titles and axis labels are reprinted herein. There were no errors in the data reproduced in these figures...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. November 2010, 132(11): 111010.
Published Online: October 27, 2010
...Xinshan Li; Jennifer A. Kruger; Martyn P. Nash; Poul M. F. Nielsen The role of the pelvic floor soft tissues during the second stage of labor, particularly the levator ani muscle, has attracted much interest recently. It has been postulated that the passage of the fetal head through the pelvis may...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. October 2010, 132(10): 101002.
Published Online: September 27, 2010
...Mohammad Ali Sanjari; Ahmad Reza Arshi; Mohamad Parnianpour; Saeedeh Seyed-Mohseni The effect of muscular fatigue on temporal and spectral features of muscle activities and motor performance, i.e., kinematics and kinetics, has been studied. It is of value to quantify fatigue related kinematic...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J Biomech Eng. August 2010, 132(8): 084502.
Published Online: June 28, 2010
...Sharon Shacham; David Castel; Amit Gefen This study aimed at measuring the static coefficient of friction ( μ ) between bone and skeletal muscle tissues in order to support finite element (FE) modeling in orthopaedic and rehabilitation research, where such contact conditions need to be defined...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. August 2010, 132(8): 081003.
Published Online: June 15, 2010
... provide a noninvasive simulation environment to estimate muscle force and activation timing sequences for a variety of tasks. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to develop a musculoskeletal model of the feline hindlimb for simulations to determine stimulation parameters for intrafascicular...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. July 2010, 132(7): 071009.
Published Online: May 26, 2010
... tendons force especially in abduction/adduction muscles. 02 09 2009 07 03 2010 11 03 2010 26 05 2010 26 05 2010 biomechanics muscle physiological models regression analysis finger thumb joint stiffness biomechanical model The trapeziometacarpal (TMC...