Patello-femoral joint contact forces during activities with high knee flexion
Trepczynski, Adam, Kutzner, Iines, Kornaropoulos, Evgenios, Taylor, William R., Duda, Georg N., Bergmann, Georg and Heller, Markus O. (2012) Patello-femoral joint contact forces during activities with high knee flexion. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 30, (3), 408-415. (doi:10.1002/jor.21540). (PMID:22267190).
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Here we collected skeletal motion data and knee forces in two subjects with electronic knee implants to obtain the first verification of a numerical model for estimating the knee forces during an activity spectrum. The forces at the knee cap, which cannot be measured but predicted by the model, represent the best estimate today and complete our understanding of the forces at the knee. The initial analyses enabled us to extend the measurements to 9 subjects. This data is made publicly available and provides previously unavailable information critical for devising improved treatment of injuries and chronic diseases affecting the knee
|Keywords:||Keywords: tibiofemoral joint, patellofemoral joint, validation, musculoskeletal loading conditions, in vivo forces, total knee replacement|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RD Surgery|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering and the Environment > Engineering Sciences > Bioengineering Research Group
|Date Deposited:||14 Nov 2012 11:27|
|Last Modified:||14 Nov 2012 11:27|
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