John Z Wu

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Analysis of the mechanical behavior of chondrocytes in unconfined compression tests for cyclic loading
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Biomech 39:603-16. 2006
  2. ncbi Estimation of vibration power absorption density in human fingers
    Ren G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Biomech Eng 127:849-56. 2005
  3. ncbi Three-dimensional finite element simulations of the mechanical response of the fingertip to static and dynamic compressions
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 9:55-63. 2006
  4. ncbi Analysis of the effects of surface stiffness on the contact interaction between a finger and a cylindrical handle using a three-dimensional hybrid model
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA Electronic address
    Med Eng Phys 36:831-41. 2014
  5. doi Analysis of the musculoskeletal loading of the thumb during pipetting--a pilot study
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA Electronic address
    J Biomech 47:392-9. 2014
  6. ncbi The musculoskeletal loading profile of the thumb during pipetting based on tendon displacement
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA Electronic address
    Med Eng Phys 35:1801-10. 2013
  7. doi Inverse dynamic analysis of the biomechanics of the thumb while pipetting: a case study
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Med Eng Phys 34:693-701. 2012
  8. ncbi Inadequate placement of osteochondral plugs may induce abnormal stress-strain distributions in articular cartilage --finite element simulations
    J Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Med Eng Phys 24:85-97. 2002
  9. doi Analysis of musculoskeletal loadings in lower limbs during stilts walking in occupational activity
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 37:1177-89. 2009
  10. doi Modeling of the muscle/tendon excursions and moment arms in the thumb using the commercial software anybody
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH CDC, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS 2027, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 42:383-8. 2009

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Publications57

  1. ncbi Analysis of the mechanical behavior of chondrocytes in unconfined compression tests for cyclic loading
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Biomech 39:603-16. 2006
    ..Therefore, it is feasible to speculate that biosynthetic responses of chondrocytes to cyclic loading depend on cell location and load magnitude...
  2. ncbi Estimation of vibration power absorption density in human fingers
    Ren G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Biomech Eng 127:849-56. 2005
    ..The average VPAD can be determined using the proposed experimental method. It can serve as an alternative tool to quantify the severity of the vibration exposure for studying vibration-induced finger disorders...
  3. ncbi Three-dimensional finite element simulations of the mechanical response of the fingertip to static and dynamic compressions
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 9:55-63. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi Analysis of the effects of surface stiffness on the contact interaction between a finger and a cylindrical handle using a three-dimensional hybrid model
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA Electronic address
    Med Eng Phys 36:831-41. 2014
    ..Our results show that the maximal compressive stress and strain in the soft tissues of the fingers can be effectively reduced by reducing the stiffness of the covering material. ..
  5. doi Analysis of the musculoskeletal loading of the thumb during pipetting--a pilot study
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA Electronic address
    J Biomech 47:392-9. 2014
    ..The analysis method and results in the current study provide a mechanistic understanding of MSD risk factors associated with pipetting, and may be useful in guiding ergonomic designs for manual pipettes. ..
  6. ncbi The musculoskeletal loading profile of the thumb during pipetting based on tendon displacement
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA Electronic address
    Med Eng Phys 35:1801-10. 2013
    ....
  7. doi Inverse dynamic analysis of the biomechanics of the thumb while pipetting: a case study
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Med Eng Phys 34:693-701. 2012
    ..The analysis method and results in the current study will be helpful in exploring the mechanism for musculoskeletal injuries of the hand associated with pipetting, providing a preliminary foundation for ergonomic design of the pipette...
  8. ncbi Inadequate placement of osteochondral plugs may induce abnormal stress-strain distributions in articular cartilage --finite element simulations
    J Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Med Eng Phys 24:85-97. 2002
    ....
  9. doi Analysis of musculoskeletal loadings in lower limbs during stilts walking in occupational activity
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 37:1177-89. 2009
    ..79 times for the stilts walking compared to that for the normal walking. The proposed model would be useful for the engineers in their efforts to improve the stilts design to reduce musculoskeletal loadings and fall risk...
  10. doi Modeling of the muscle/tendon excursions and moment arms in the thumb using the commercial software anybody
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH CDC, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS 2027, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 42:383-8. 2009
    ..g., ADPt and ADPo) can be represented by the averaged excursions of two strings. Our results show that the tendons with large PCSAs can be well represented biomechanically using the proposed approach in the major range of motion...
  11. ncbi Analysis of the dynamic strains in a fingertip exposed to vibrations: Correlation to the mechanical stimuli on mechanoreceptors
    J Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health CDC, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS 2027, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 39:2445-56. 2006
    ..The proposed model can be used to predict the responses of the soft tissues in different depths to vibration exposures, providing valuable information and data that are essential for improving vibrotactile perception tests...
  12. doi Analysis of the biodynamic interaction between the fingertip and probe in the vibrotactile tests: the influences of the probe/fingertip contact orientation and static indentation
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH CDC, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS 2027, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 42:116-24. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi Three-dimensional finite element simulations of the dynamic response of a fingertip to vibration
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech Eng 130:054501. 2008
    ..The current predictions are qualitatively consistent with the physiological data collected from workers with vibration white finger...
  14. ncbi Estimation of the viscous properties of skin and subcutaneous tissue in uniaxial stress relaxation tests
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Biomed Mater Eng 16:53-66. 2006
    ..Using the proposed approach, reliable material properties of soft tissues can be obtained in a cost- and time-efficient manner, which simultaneously improves the physiological relevance...
  15. ncbi Analysis of the point mechanical impedance of fingerpad in vibration
    J Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS 2027, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Med Eng Phys 28:816-26. 2006
    ..The present analysis provided a theoretical explanation, from a biomechanical point-of-view, for the inconsistencies in the published experimental data for the biodynamic responses of fingerpad...
  16. ncbi Analysis of musculoskeletal loading in an index finger during tapping
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH CDC, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS 2027, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 41:668-76. 2008
    ..The proposed model will be useful for bioengineers and ergonomic designers to improve keyboard design minimizing musculoskeletal loadings in the fingers...
  17. ncbi Finite element analysis of the penetrations of shear and normal vibrations into the soft tissues in a fingertip
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Med Eng Phys 29:718-27. 2007
    ..8 mm). The model predictions are consistent with the published experimental observations...
  18. ncbi Modeling the finger joint moments in a hand at the maximal isometric grip: the effects of friction
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health CDC, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Med Eng Phys 31:1214-8. 2009
    ..The proposed approach will be useful for simulating musculoskeletal loading in the hand for occupational activities, thereby optimizing tool-handle design...
  19. ncbi Analysis of the contact interactions between fingertips and objects with different surface curvatures
    J Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 219:89-103. 2005
    ..The present simulation results will be useful for ergonomic designers in their aim to improve the design of tool handles...
  20. pmc A simulating analysis of the effects of increased joint stiffness on muscle loading in a thumb
    John Z Wu
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Biomed Eng Online 8:41. 2009
    ..The goal of the present study is to theoretically analyze the muscle forces in a thumb in response to the increased joint stiffness...
  21. ncbi Simulation of mechanical responses of fingertip to dynamic loading
    J Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 2650, USA
    Med Eng Phys 24:253-64. 2002
    ..The present model may serve as a useful tool to study the mechanism of tissue degeneration under vibratory loading encountered during operation of hand-held power tools...
  22. pmc Simulating the swelling and deformation behaviour in soft tissues using a convective thermal analogy
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Biomed Eng Online 1:8. 2002
    ..It is well accepted that the swelling of soft tissues is associated with mechanical, chemical, and electrical events...
  23. ncbi Dynamic interaction between a fingerpad and a flat surface: experiments and analysis
    J Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Med Eng Phys 25:397-406. 2003
    ..The physical model was verified to characterize the nonlinear, rate-dependent force-displacement behaviors, force relaxations, and time-histories of force responses of fingertips during dynamic contact...
  24. ncbi Analysis of skin deformation profiles during sinusoidal vibration of fingerpad
    J Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 31:867-78. 2003
    ..The preindentation of the probe has been found to significantly reduce the trend of skin/probe decoupling. The simulation results show reasonably consistent trends with the reported experimental data...
  25. ncbi Simultaneous determination of the nonlinear-elastic properties of skin and subcutaneous tissue in unconfined compression tests
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, VA, USA
    Skin Res Technol 13:34-42. 2007
    ..In the present study, we propose a novel method to determine the nonlinear-elastic behaviors of the skin and the subcutaneous tissue simultaneously using specimens of skin/subcutaneous composites...
  26. ncbi Analysis of effects of friction on the deformation behavior of soft tissues in unconfined compression tests
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 37:147-55. 2004
    ..The stress of the specimens obtained with the specimen/platen friction can be greater than those with the frictionless specimen/platen contact by more than 50%, even in well-controlled test conditions...
  27. ncbi Comparison of mechanical properties of rat tibialis anterior tendon evaluated using two different approaches
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Biomed Mater Eng 14:13-22. 2004
    ..The tendon stiffness measured by using the g-t-g displacement method may underestimate the actual mechanical properties of tendon by approximately 43%...
  28. ncbi A structural fingertip model for simulating of the biomechanics of tactile sensation
    J Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Med Eng Phys 26:165-75. 2004
    ..The present study represents an effort to develop a structural model of the fingertip that incorporates its anatomical structure, and the nonlinear and time-dependent properties of the soft tissues...
  29. doi Estimation of the kinetic energy dissipation in fall-arrest system and manikin during fall impact
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Ergonomics 54:367-79. 2011
    ..In the current study, we propose an approach to quantify the kinetic energy dissipated in the energy absorbing lanyard and in the harness/body system during fall impact...
  30. doi A practical biomechanical model of the index finger simulating the kinematics of the muscle/tendon excursions
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Biomed Mater Eng 20:89-97. 2010
    ....
  31. doi Kinematic performance of a six degree-of-freedom hand model (6DHand) for use in occupational biomechanics
    Frank L Buczek
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, 1095 Willowdale Road MS 2027, Morgantown, WV 26505, United States
    J Biomech 44:1805-9. 2011
    ..We assessed performance in this study; a more rigorous validation would likely require medical imaging...
  32. ncbi Modeling of time-dependent force response of fingertip to dynamic loading
    J Z Wu
    E and CTB HELD, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 36:383-92. 2003
    ..The model predictions of the time-histories of force response of the fingertip and the phenomenon of fingertip separation from the contacting plate during cyclic loading agree well with the reported experimental observations...
  33. ncbi Nonlinear and viscoelastic characteristics of skin under compression: experiment and analysis
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Biomed Mater Eng 13:373-85. 2003
    ..Our results show that the stress/strain curve of the skin is much stiffer in confined compression compared to that in unconfined compression, indicating that the compressibility of the skin is small...
  34. pmc Response of tibialis anterior tendon to a chronic exposure of stretch-shortening cycles: age effects
    James S Ensey
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Biomed Eng Online 8:12. 2009
    ..The purpose of the current study was to investigate the effects of aging on tendon response to repetitive exposures of stretch-shortening cycles (SSC's)...
  35. doi An analysis of contact stiffness between a finger and an object when wearing an air-cushioned glove: the effects of the air pressure
    John Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Med Eng Phys 34:386-93. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the simulation results indicate that the double air bubble contact will result in smaller volumetric tissue strain than the single air bubble contact for the same force...
  36. ncbi Frequency weighting derived from power absorption of fingers-hand-arm system under z(h)-axis vibration
    Ren G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, HELD, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC, MS L 2027, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 39:2311-24. 2006
    ..The finger VPA is a vibration measure between unweighted and ISO weighted accelerations. The palm VPA method may have some value for studying the disorders in the wrist-arm system...
  37. ncbi A proposed theory on biodynamic frequency weighting for hand-transmitted vibration exposure
    Ren G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA
    Ind Health 50:412-24. 2012
    ..As a result, preliminary finger biodynamic frequency weightings are proposed. The implications of the proposed theory and the preliminary biodynamic frequency weightings are also discussed...
  38. ncbi Assessment of fall-arrest systems for scissor lift operators: computer modeling and manikin drop testing
    Christopher S Pan
    Division of Safety Research, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Hum Factors 54:358-72. 2012
    ....
  39. ncbi A new approach to characterize grip force applied to a cylindrical handle
    Ren G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, MS L 2027, WV 26505, USA
    Med Eng Phys 30:20-33. 2008
    ..More interestingly, each of the 160 sets of experimental data reasonably fit this study's proposed elliptical model. The implications of the findings are discussed...
  40. ncbi Estimation of biodynamic forces distributed on the fingers and the palm exposed to vibration
    Ren G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Ind Health 43:485-94. 2005
    ..The BF on the fingers is likely to be closely related to the dynamic stresses and deformations in the fingers and it may thus be used to quantify the finger vibration exposure...
  41. ncbi Frequency weightings based on biodynamics of fingers-hand-arm system
    Ren G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Ind Health 43:516-26. 2005
    ..Both TAB and BFB finger weightings at frequencies higher than 20 Hz are greater than the ISO weighting...
  42. ncbi Elimination of the friction effects in unconfined compression tests of biomaterials and soft tissues
    J Z Wu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 218:35-40. 2004
    ..In order to validate the proposed approach, unconfined compressive tests of rubber have been performed...
  43. ncbi The influence of velocity of stretch-shortening contractions on muscle performance during chronic exposure: age effects
    Robert G Cutlip
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 32:443-53. 2007
    ..These differences are more profound during high-velocity movements. These findings suggest that age may impair the ability of skeletal muscle to adapt to repetitive mechanical loading, particularly during high-velocity movements...
  44. ncbi An evaluation of the methods for deriving representative frequency response functions of the human whole-body system
    Ren G Dong
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Engineering and Control Technology Branch, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Ind Health 48:596-605. 2010
    ..While more demanding than the response-based method, the property-based method is theoretically more reliable for deriving the representative response functions for each axis...
  45. doi Evaluation of anti-vibration effectiveness of glove materials using an animal model
    Xueyan S Xu
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Biomed Mater Eng 21:193-211. 2011
    ..The rat tail was found to effectively absorb the high-frequency vibration. However, the glove materials and the rat tail did not reduce the frequency-weighted acceleration. The implications of the experimental results are discussed...
  46. ncbi Recent advances in biodynamics of human hand-arm system
    Ren G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Ind Health 43:449-71. 2005
    ..Although this review focuses on the biodynamics of the hand-arm system, the fundamental concepts and some methodologies reviewed in this paper may also be applicable for the study of whole-body vibration exposure...
  47. ncbi Modeling of biodynamic responses distributed at the fingers and the palm of the human hand-arm system
    Ren G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 40:2335-40. 2007
    ..The proposed models are considered to serve as useful tools for design and assessment of vibration isolation methods, and for developing a hand-arm simulator for vibration analysis of power tools...
  48. ncbi Biodynamic response of human fingers in a power grip subjected to a random vibration
    R G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Biomech Eng 126:447-57. 2004
    ..This study investigated the BR of human fingers in a power grip subjected to a random vibration...
  49. ncbi A method to quantify hand-transmitted vibration exposure based on the biodynamic stress concept
    R G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Mailstop L 2027, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 221:847-61. 2007
    ..The results of this study also suggest that the ISO weighting underestimates the high-frequency effect on the finger disorder development but it may provide a reasonable risk assessment of the disorders in the wrist and arm...
  50. ncbi Vibration energy absorption (VEA) in human fingers-hand-arm system
    R G Dong
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Med Eng Phys 26:483-92. 2004
    ..The proposed method may provide new opportunities to examine VEA and its association with VWF and other types of vibration-induced disorders in the hand-arm system...
  51. ncbi Distribution of mechanical impedance at the fingers and the palm of the human hand
    R G Dong
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS 2201, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Biomech 38:1165-75. 2005
    ..Knowledge of the MI distribution pattern may increase the understanding of vibration transmission to the hand and aid in the development of effective isolation devices...
  52. ncbi Characterization of isometric contractions of rat skeletal muscle in vivo: duty cycle effects
    Kenneth Geronilla
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Biomed Mater Eng 16:369-80. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi Impact of stretch-shortening cycle rest interval on in vivo muscle performance
    Robert G Cutlip
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Health Effects Laboratory Division, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1345-55. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the impact of rest interval between sets of stretch-shortening cycles (SSC) on static and dynamic muscle performance..
  54. ncbi Dynamic force responses of skeletal muscle during stretch-shortening cycles
    K B Geronilla
    Engineering and Control Technology Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Eur J Appl Physiol 90:144-53. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that muscle damage can be identified by the non-recoverable isometric force decrement and also by the variations in the dynamic force signature during stretch-shortening cycles...
  55. ncbi Effect of fluid boundary conditions on joint contact mechanics and applications to the modeling of osteoarthritic joints
    Salvatore Federico
    Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e Meccanica, Facolta di Ingegneria, Universita degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Biomech Eng 126:220-5. 2004
    ..These findings agree well with experimental observations...
  56. ncbi Evaluation of nonlinear elastic behaviors of skin
    John Z Wu
    Skin Res Technol 11:287-8. 2005
  57. ncbi A method to estimate the elastic properties of the extracellular matrix of articular cartilage
    Salvatore Federico
    Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e Meccanica, Facolta di Ingegneria, Universita degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Biomech 37:401-4. 2004
    ..The influence of the elastic properties of the tissue and the cell concentration on the estimated elastic properties of the matrix are investigated...