J D Currey

Summary

Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Mechanical properties of nacre and highly mineralized bone
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 268:107-11. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of ionizing radiation on the mechanical properties of human bone
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, England, U K
    J Orthop Res 15:111-7. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint The development of microcracking and failure in bone depends on the loading mode to which it is adapted
    G C Reilly
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    J Exp Biol 202:543-52. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Exercise of young thoroughbred horses increases impact strength of the third metacarpal bone
    G C Reilly
    Department of Biology, University of York, England
    J Orthop Res 15:862-8. 1997
  5. ncbi request reprint Changes in the stiffness, strength, and toughness of human cortical bone with age
    P Zioupos
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, UK
    Bone 22:57-66. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of structural variation on Young's modulus of non-human cancellous bone
    R Hodgskinson
    Department of Biology, University of York
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 204:43-52. 1990
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of variation in structure on the Young's modulus of cancellous bone: a comparison of human and non-human material
    R Hodgskinson
    Department of Biology, University of York
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 204:115-21. 1990
  8. ncbi request reprint What determines the bending strength of compact bone?
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, York YO10 5YW, UK
    J Exp Biol 202:2495-503. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint The microhardness and fracture surface of the petrodentine of Lepidosiren (Dipnoi), and of other mineralised tissues
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, P O Box 373, YO10 5YW, York, UK
    Arch Oral Biol 48:439-47. 2003
  10. doi request reprint The mechanical properties of red deer antler bone when used in fighting
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, York YO10 5YW, UK
    J Exp Biol 212:3985-93. 2009

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Mechanical properties of nacre and highly mineralized bone
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 268:107-11. 2001
    ..In contrast, in the rostrum the organic material, mainly collagen, is poorly organized and discontinuous, allowing the mineral to join up to form, in effect, a brittle stony material...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of ionizing radiation on the mechanical properties of human bone
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, England, U K
    J Orthop Res 15:111-7. 1997
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  3. ncbi request reprint The development of microcracking and failure in bone depends on the loading mode to which it is adapted
    G C Reilly
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    J Exp Biol 202:543-52. 1999
    ..The patterns of failure in the bone tissues of the two cortices are what would be expected assuming they were adapted to the mode of loading to which they are usually subjected...
  4. ncbi request reprint Exercise of young thoroughbred horses increases impact strength of the third metacarpal bone
    G C Reilly
    Department of Biology, University of York, England
    J Orthop Res 15:862-8. 1997
    ..Microcracking is related to structural and microstructural features in the bone. Increased loading caused the bone to respond in a way that enhanced its ability to microcrack and hence its toughness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Changes in the stiffness, strength, and toughness of human cortical bone with age
    P Zioupos
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, UK
    Bone 22:57-66. 1998
    ..The macrocrack was preceded by less damage, and once created needed less energy to drive through the tissue (Wf)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of structural variation on Young's modulus of non-human cancellous bone
    R Hodgskinson
    Department of Biology, University of York
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 204:43-52. 1990
    ..Mineral volume fraction is shown to be an unimportant variable, and arguments are produced why this is to be expected, even though it is highly important in explaining the variation in Young's modulus of compact bone...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of variation in structure on the Young's modulus of cancellous bone: a comparison of human and non-human material
    R Hodgskinson
    Department of Biology, University of York
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 204:115-21. 1990
    ..The four explanatory variables contribute to a successful model for the prediction of Young's modulus. Any other candidate variables are likely to be unimportant or be highly correlated with those already investigated...
  8. ncbi request reprint What determines the bending strength of compact bone?
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, York YO10 5YW, UK
    J Exp Biol 202:2495-503. 1999
    ..2) Loading in bending results in a much smaller proportion of the volume of the specimens being raised to high stresses than is the case in tension, and this reduces the likelihood of a weak part of the specimen being loaded to failure...
  9. ncbi request reprint The microhardness and fracture surface of the petrodentine of Lepidosiren (Dipnoi), and of other mineralised tissues
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, P O Box 373, YO10 5YW, York, UK
    Arch Oral Biol 48:439-47. 2003
    ..Comparison of fracture surfaces of Lepidosiren petrodentine and that of rat incisor showed, however, that petrodentine does not have the refined, crack-stopping structure found in rat incisor enamel...
  10. doi request reprint The mechanical properties of red deer antler bone when used in fighting
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, York YO10 5YW, UK
    J Exp Biol 212:3985-93. 2009
    ..In red deer, the antler is effectively dry during its use in fights, at least in southern Spain. In addition, dry antler, compared with ordinary bone, shows mechanical properties that suit it admirably for its fighting function...
  11. doi request reprint Mechanical properties and adaptations of some less familiar bony tissues
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, York YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 3:357-72. 2010
    ..There is a pressing need for an examination of some material properties of a whole variety of bones, always using exactly the same testing method, for instance nanoindentation of wet material, so that firm comparisons can be made...
  12. ncbi request reprint The design of mineralised hard tissues for their mechanical functions
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    J Exp Biol 202:3285-94. 1999
    ..Furthermore, there are some skeletal materials that do not seem to make much sense at the moment, although no doubt all will become clear eventually...
  13. ncbi request reprint The many adaptations of bone
    J D Currey
    Department of Biology, University of York, P O Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    J Biomech 36:1487-95. 2003
    ..f) The hollowness of bones. It is shown how the degree of hollowness is adapted to the life of the animal...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of root system architecture and root hairs in promoting anchorage against uprooting forces in Allium cepa and root mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Peter H J Bailey
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:333-40. 2002
    ..The results show that lateral roots play an important role in anchorage, and that co-operation between roots may be the most significant factor...
  15. ncbi request reprint Strain patterns during tensile, compressive, and shear fatigue of human cortical bone and implications for bone biomechanics
    K Winwood
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, United Kingdom
    J Biomed Mater Res A 79:289-97. 2006
    ..The implications of our findings are discussed with respect to simple models/mechanisms, which may underlie the observed behavior...
  16. ncbi request reprint Total hip replacement in a patient with systemic mastocytosis: a case report
    P A Fenton
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:951-4. 2006
    ..Technical difficulties encountered during the procedure included a narrow medullary canal and abnormally hard bone, later confirmed by laboratory measurements. Follow-up at five years showed a good clinical and radiological outcome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Anisotropic Poisson's ratio and compression modulus of cortical bone determined by speckle interferometry
    R Shahar
    Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O Box 12, 76100 Rehorot, Israel
    J Biomech 40:252-64. 2007
    ..09+/-0.02 (mean+/-SD). Cubes located only millimetres apart had significantly different elastic properties, showing that significant spatial variation occurs in equine cortical bone...
  18. ncbi request reprint The importance of the elastic and plastic components of strain in tensile and compressive fatigue of human cortical bone in relation to orthopaedic biomechanics
    K Winwood
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 6:134-41. 2006
    ..We anticipate that such basic bone biomechanics data would be of great benefit to both clinicians and bioengineers working in the field of FEA modelling applications and orthopaedic implant surgery...
  19. ncbi request reprint Influence of physiological effort of growth and chemical composition on antler bone mechanical properties
    T Landete-Castillejos
    Instituto de Investigacion en Recursos Cinegeticos, IREC CSIC, UCLM, JCCM, Campus Universitario s n, 02071, Albacete, Spain
    Bone 41:794-803. 2007
    ..The results suggest that there is an association between bone chemical composition and mechanical properties independently of ash content...
  20. ncbi request reprint The anisotropic Young's modulus of equine secondary osteones and interstitial bone determined by nanoindentation
    J Y Rho
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Exp Biol 204:1775-81. 2001
    ..The anisotropy of these Young's moduli determined by nanoindentation shows a close relationship with what was to be expected from the histological findings...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tensile fatigue in bone: are cycles-, or time to failure, or both, important?
    P Zioupos
    Department of Materials and Medical Sciences, Cranfield University, Shrivenham, SN6 8LA, UK
    J Theor Biol 210:389-99. 2001
    ..In this respect bone differs from tendon, in which failure in tension is a function of both cycles and time...