- Influence of muscle-tendon wrapping on calculations of joint reaction forces in the equine distal forelimbJonathan S Merritt
Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Melbourne School of Engineering, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
J Biomed Biotechnol 2008:165730. 2008..This finding highlighted the importance of taking into account muscle-tendon wrapping when evaluating joint loading in the equine distal forelimb...
- Mechanical loading of the distal end of the third metacarpal bone in horses during walking and trottingJonathan S Merritt
Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Am J Vet Res 71:508-14. 2010..To assess the net mechanical load on the distal end of the third metacarpal bone in horses during walking and trotting...
- Metacarpal geometry changes during Thoroughbred race training are compatible with sagittal-plane cantilever bendingJ S Merritt
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Equine Vet J 42:407-11. 2010..Bending of the equine metacarpal bones during locomotion is poorly understood. Cantilever bending, in particular, may influence the loading of the metacarpal bones and surrounding structures in unique ways...
- Moment arms of the human neck muscles in flexion, bending and rotationDavid C Ackland
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
J Biomech 44:475-86. 2011..The dataset produced may be useful in developing and validating computational models of the human neck...