volume 28, issue 11, P1265-1279 1995
DOI: 10.1016/0021-9290(95)00059-q
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J. Heegaard, P.F. Leyvraz, A. Curnier, L. Rakotomanana, R. Huiskes

Abstract: Abstract-The fundamental objectives of patello-femoral joint biomechanics include the determination of its kinematics and of its dynamics, as a function of given control parameters like knee flexion or applied muscle forces. On the one hand, patellar tracking provides quantitative information about the joint's stability under given loading conditions, whereas patellar force analyses can typically indicate pathological stress distributions asso ciated for instance with abnormal tracking, The determination of t…

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