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Biomechanics and Functional Adaption of Tendons and Joint Ligaments

  • A. Viidik

Abstract

In the present society of ever increasing mechanization the human body is subjected more and more to various mechanical stresses, which are resisted primarily by connective tissue in various forms. Interest has also been focused on connective tissue adaption to different functional states and to the changes induced by aging.

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Tensile Strength Anterior Cruciate Ligament Achilles Tendon Elastic Stiffness Tensile Strength Test 
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