Determination of the Compressive Material Properties of the Supraspinatus Tendon

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Mark E. Zobitz, Zong-Ping Luo, Kai-Nan An

Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905

J Biomech Eng 123(1), 47-51 (Oct 03, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1339816 History: Received September 13, 1999; Revised October 03, 2000
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Uniform thickness finite element model for Phase I. Loading was applied at the middle node.
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Finite element model created for Phase II with geometry obtained from cadaveric specimen. Loading was sequentially applied at the nodes marked on the bursal surface.
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Load-displacement curves of finite element models and experimental indentation testing at one loading point
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Initial compressive elastic modulus at indentation locations for Phase I



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