Stress-Strain-Time Relations for Soft Connective Tissues

  • J. C. Barbenel
  • J. H. Evans
  • J. B. Finlay


The application of engineering techniques to biological and medical problems has led to an interest in the mechanical properties of body tissue. Soft connective tissue shows complex-load-extension behaviour which is time-dependent, and any attempt at a full description of the mechanical properties must include all three variables (Fung, 1972).


Hyaluronic Acid Stress Relaxation Ligamentum Flavum Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Guard Ring 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. C. Barbenel
  • J. H. Evans
  • J. B. Finlay
    • 1
  1. 1.University of StrathclydeGlasgowScotland

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