Tissue mechanics

Scope, aims and objectives

Injury and repair of the musculoskeletal system is driven by mechanics. As such, it is appropriate to apply the principles and technologies of fracture mechanics, tissue testing, and finite element analysis to models of injury and repair.

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Key Publications

Cheong VS, Bull AMJ. A novel specimen-specific methodology to optimise the alignment of long bones for experimental testing. Journal of Biomechanics 48, (2015): 4317-4321.

Bonner TJ, Newell N, Karunaratne A, Pullen AD, Amis AA, Bull AMJ, Masouros SD. Strain-rate sensitivity of the lateral collateral ligament of the knee. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 41, (2014) 261-270