Accession Number : ADA115125

Title :   Dynamic Response of Vertebral Elements Response of the Intervertebral Joint to Torsion.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1 Jan-31 Dec 81,

Corporate Author : KENTUCKY UNIV LEXINGTON WENNER-GREN RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Lafferty,J F ; Bowman,D A

PDF Url : ADA115125

Report Date : 24 Feb 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : Creep response obtained from torsional stress tests of the intervertebral joint are used to develop an analytical model. A series chain of four Kelvin units was found to provide an excellent representation of the visoelastic properties of the material. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Joints(Anatomy), Creep, Response(Biology), Biomechanics, Torsion, Anatomical models, Viscoelasticity, Mathematical models

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE