Basic Orthopaedic Biomechanics and Mechano-Biology / Edition 3

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Overview


Completely revised and updated, the Third Edition of this classic text reflects the latest advances in research on orthopaedic biomechanics and the successful applications of biomechanical principles in fracture fixation, prosthetic implant design, and hip and knee arthroplasty. For this Third Edition, Dr. Mow is joined by new co-editor Rik Huiskes, PhD, an Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biomechanics and an internationally renowned authority in the field. New chapters cover biomaterials, biomechanical principles of cartilage and bone tissue engineering, and biomechanics of fracture fixation and fracture healing.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Distills the progress made in the last 25 years in orthopedic biomechanics for the benefit of orthopedic residents and engineering students pursuing biomechanics research. Discusses aspects of muscle and joint loads, musculoskeletal dynamics, articular cartilage and meniscus, tendons and ligaments, diarthrodial joints and articular layers, fracture fixation, the human spine, artificial joints, and total knee replacement design. Chapters begin with a table of contents, and have numerous charts, graphs, diagrams and line drawings throughout; some end with problems to emphasize important topics. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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A textbook for senior level engineering students embarking on biomechanics research and for orthopedic residents with a basic engineering background. Among the topics are the analysis of muscle and joint loads, musculoskeletal dynamics, the structure and function of tendons and ligaments, fracture fixation, the spine, and artificial-joint fixation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781739337
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 12/6/2004
  • Edition description: Third
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 736
  • Sales rank: 1,245,290
  • Product dimensions: 7.36 (w) x 10.32 (h) x 1.48 (d)

Table of Contents


  1. A Brief History of Science and Orthopaedic Biomechanics 1
    Van C. Mow and Rik Huiskes
  2. Analysis of Muscle and Joint Loads 29
    Patrick J. Prendergast, Frans C. T. van der Helm, and Georg N. Duda
  3. Musculoskeletal Dynamics, Locomotion, and Clinical Applications 91
    Thomas P. Andriacchi, Todd S. Johnson, Debra E. Hurwitz, and Raghu N. Natarajan
  4. Biomechanics of Bone 123
    Rik Huiskes and Bert van Rietbergen
  5. Structure and Function of Articular Cartilage and Meniscus 181
    Van C. Mow, Wei Yong Gu, and Faye Hui Chen
  6. Physical Regulation of Cartilage Metabolism 259
    Farshid Guilak and Clark T. Hung
  7. Structure and Function of Ligaments and Tendons 301
    Savio L-Y. Woo, Thay Q. Lee, Steven D. Abramowitch, and Thomas W. Gilbert
  8. Biomechanical Principles of Cartilage and Bone Tissue Engineering 343
    Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic and Steven A. Goldstein
  9. Quantitative Anatomy and Imaging of Diarthrodial Joint Articular Layers 409
    Gerard A. Ateshian and Felix Eckstein
  10. Friction, Lubrication, and Wear of Articular Cartilage and Diarthrodial Joints 447
    Gerard A. Ateshian and Van C. Mow
  11. Biomaterials 495
    Ahmed El-Ghannam and Paul Ducheyne
  12. Biomechanics of the Spine 529
    Ian A. F. Stokes and James C. Iatridis
  13. Biomechanics of Fracture Fixation and Fracture Healing 563
    Lutz E. Claes and Keita Ito
  14. Biomechanics and Preclinical Testing of Artificial Joints: The Hip 585
    Rik Huiskes and Jan Stolk
  15. Biomechanics of Total Knee Replacement Designs 657
    Peter S. Walker

    Index 703

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