- Rigid-body analysis of a lizard skull: modelling the skull of Uromastyx hardwickii
Centre for Medical Engineering and Technology, University of Hull, Hull, East Yorkshire HU6 7RX, UK
J Biomech 41:1274-80. 2008
..Bite forces comparable to those reported in the literature were predicted, and detailed muscular force information was produced along with additional information on the stabilizing role of temporal ligaments in late jaw closing...
- Assessment of the role of sutures in a lizard skull: a computer modelling study
Department of Engineering, University of Hull, Hull HU6 7RX, UK
Proc Biol Sci 276:39-46. 2009
..This raises questions about the original role of mesokinesis in squamate evolution...
- Combined finite element and multibody dynamics analysis of biting in a Uromastyx hardwickii lizard skull
Department of Engineering, University of Hull, Hull, UK
J Anat 213:499-508. 2008
..Additionally, we demonstrate how varying bite point affects stress distributions and relate stress distributions to the evolution of metakinesis in the amniote skull...
- Biomechanical assessment of evolutionary changes in the lepidosaurian skull
Department of Engineering, University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:8273-7. 2009
..Development of a lower temporal bar apparently provided additional support for an immobile quadrate that could become highly stressed during forceful biting...
- Predicting skull loading: applying multibody dynamics analysis to a macaque skull
Centre for Medical Engineering and Technology, University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom
Anat Rec (Hoboken) 291:491-501. 2008
..The direction of the muscle force was altered when temporalis muscle wrapping was modeled, and was coupled with compressive contact forces applied to the frontal, parietal and temporal bones of the cranium during biting...
- Mechanical properties of calvarial bones in a mouse model for craniosynostosis
Medical and Biological Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 10:e0125757. 2015
..These differences may reflect variations in the degree of biomechanical adaptation during skull growth, which could have implications for the surgical management of craniosynostosis patients. ..
- Periprosthetic femoral fracture--a biomechanical comparison between Vancouver type B1 and B2 fixation methods
Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK Medical and Biological Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Hull, Hull, UK Electronic address
J Arthroplasty 29:495-500. 2014
..Considering the risk of single plate failure, long stem revision could be considered in all comminuted B1 and B2 fractures. ..