Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2004.12.005
Title: Estimation of bone-on-bone contact forces in the tibiofemoral joint during walking
Authors: Thambyah, A. 
Pereira, B.P. 
Wyss, U.
Keywords: Biomechanics
Gait analysis
Physiological joint loading
Issue Date: Oct-2005
Citation: Thambyah, A., Pereira, B.P., Wyss, U. (2005-10). Estimation of bone-on-bone contact forces in the tibiofemoral joint during walking. Knee 12 (5) : 383-388. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2004.12.005
Abstract: In this study, the tibiofemoral contact forces were estimated from standard gait analysis data of adult walking. Knee angles, ground reaction forces, and external flexion-extension knee moments together with lines of action and moment arms of the force bearing structures in the knee previously determined were used to obtain bone-on-bone contact forces. The heel strike, the onset of single limb stance and terminal extension before toe-off each corresponded to a significant turning point on the force versus gait cycle curve. The tibiofemoral bone-on-bone peak forces calculated reached an estimated three times bodyweight. The estimated joint loads are clinically relevant and can either be used directly for evaluation of subjects in a gait analysis, or indirectly in studies of the knee joint where models simulating loading conditions are used to investigate various pathologies.
Source Title: Knee
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/107920
ISSN: 09680160
DOI: 10.1016/j.knee.2004.12.005
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