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Abstract

The measurement of strain in soft tissues has proven to be a difficult task. Thus many different techniques have been proposed, optical and otherwise. None of the techniques, however, has been widely accepted. It is therefore worth examining why it is so difficult to measure strains on soft tissues before reviewing the optically based techniques which have been developed.

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Gauge Length Strain Measurement Medial Collateral Ligament Holographic Interferometry Biaxial Test 
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