22 September 1992 Estimating ankle rotational constraints from anatomic structure
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Proceedings Volume 1808, Visualization in Biomedical Computing '92; (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.131096
Event: Visualization in Biomedical Computing, 1992, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
Abstract
Three-dimensional biomedical data obtained through tomography provide exceptional views of biological anatomy. While visualization is one of the primary purposes for obtaining these data, other more quantitative and analytic uses are possible. These include modeling of tissue properties and interrelationships, simulation of physical processes, interactive surgical investigation, and analysis of kinematics and dynamics. As an application of our research in modeling tissue structure and function, we have been working to develop interactive and automated tools for studying joint geometry and kinematics. We focus here on discrimination of morphological variations in the foot and determining the implications of these on both hominid bipedal evolution and physical therapy treatment for foot disorders.
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H. Harlyn Baker, H. Harlyn Baker, Janice S. Bruckner, Janice S. Bruckner, John H. Langdon, John H. Langdon, } "Estimating ankle rotational constraints from anatomic structure", Proc. SPIE 1808, Visualization in Biomedical Computing '92, (22 September 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131096; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.131096
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