Volume 17 (2023)
Volume 16 (2022)
Volume 15 (2021)
Volume 14 (2020)
Volume 13 (2019)
Volume 12 (2018)
Volume 11 (2017)
Volume 10 (2016)
Volume 9 (2015)
Volume 8 (2014)
Volume 7 (2013)
Volume 6 (2012)
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Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
IMU-Based Estimation of the Knee Contact Force using Artificial Neural Networks

Alireza Rezaie Zangene; Ramila Abedi Azar; Hamidreza Naserpour; seyyed hamed hosseini nasab

Volume 16, Issue 4 , March 2023, , Pages 51-60

  Knee joint contact force (KCF) plays a significant role in the occurrence and progression of knee osteoarthritis (KOA) disease. KCF can be used in monitoring rehabilitation progress after knee arthroplasty surgery and the design of prostheses. Currently, measuring KCF is dependent on the data extracted ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Finite Element Analysis and Comparison of Stress Distribution in Cartilages and Meniscus of Two Healthy and Varus Knee Specimens

Hadi Nickbakht; Seyyed Yousef Ahmadi Brooghani; Vahid Arbabi

Volume 16, Issue 2 , September 2022, , Pages 159-166

  In a varus knee, the load balance on two sides of the knee joint is disturbed and the stress applied to the medial side of the joint will be greater than that of a healthy knee. Such a case is often progressive and gradually leads to wear and pain. In this study, the finite element model for two 3D samples ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Modeling of polymeric valves ...

Nima Sarrafzadeh Ghadimi; Farzan Ghalichi; Hanieh Niroomand-Oscuii; Nasser Fatouraee

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2022, , Pages 299-312

  Considering the common diseases that occur in the heart valves, it is possible that these valves can be replaced with artificial valves. This article examines different types of polymeric valves for the possibility of replacement in the human body. Different models are compared and the optimal valve ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Optimization of Dynamic Stability Factor to Plan the Trajectory of Sit to Stand Movement

Mostafa Haj Lotfalian; Mohammad Hadi Honarvar

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2020, , Pages 133-142

  Margin of stability is a method to assess the dynamic stability in the clinic and laboratory, which is influenced by position and linear velocity of the center of mass (CoM). In this study, the stability factor was calculated by the margin of stability (MoS) method and was used as a cost function to ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Application of the Bridgman Method in More Accurate Determination of Uniaxial Mechanical Properties of Liver

Hadi Taghizadeh

Volume 14, Issue 1 , May 2020, , Pages 23-30

  Determining mechanical properties of very soft tissues have been considered as a popular and challenging topic in biomechanics only in the last decades. In addition, these tissues do not have any weight-bearing functions, however, their mechanical characterization is important for designing new safety ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Evaluation of Lumbar Muscle Synergy in Flexion Movement using Time-Varying Muscle Synergies

Mahdi Bagheri Rouchi; Mehrdad Davoudi; Mohammad Parnianpour

Volume 13, Issue 2 , August 2019, , Pages 177-187

  According to the literature, changes in muscle activity patterns are considered as one of the causes of non-specific chronic low back pain. Recent studies have introduced muscle synergy as a valuable tool for analyzing how muscles work in body movements. In this way, a new study method is proposed for ...  Read More

Biofluid Mechanics / Biofluids
Computational Simulation of Airflow with Aerosols in Distal Parts of a Human Respiratory System: Investigating the Effects of Gravity

Mohammad Ahmadi Alashti; Bahman Vahidi; Mahtab Ebad

Volume 13, Issue 1 , April 2019, , Pages 1-15

  The large surface area of the lung with its thin air-blood barrier is exposed to particles in the inhaled air. In this condition, if the inhaled pollutant aerosols are toxic, the particle-lung interaction may cause serious hazards and injuries on human’s health. On the otherhand, these interactions ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Assessing Time-Dependent Response of Intact and Degenerated Cervical Intervertebral Discs by Employing a Poroviscoelastic Model based on Experimental Relaxation Data

Mahdieh Mosayebi; Afsaneh Mojra

Volume 13, Issue 1 , April 2019, , Pages 31-44

  Intervertebral disc (IVD) provides flexibility and shock absorption for the spine in the load transmission procedure. Disc degeneration may occur as a result of aging and inappropriate types of loading. Assessing biomechanical parameters of intact IVD in comparison to the degenerated disc with different ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Effects of Cognitive Interference and Type of Support Surface on Postural Stability: A Biomechanical Analysis

Maedeh Najafi Ashtiani; Mohammad Reza Asghari Oskoei; Mohammed Najafi Ashtiani

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2019, , Pages 331-340

  Balance is essential for human daily activities. Standing on an unstable platform requires continuous effort of the neuro-musculoskeletal system. Cognitive interference and support surface perturbation may cause loss of balance. The aim of this study is to evaluate the ability of stability provision ...  Read More

Biomechanics of Bone / Bone Biomechanics
Effect of Aging on Crack Propagation Trajectory in Dentin: Numerical Analysis

Iman Zoljanahi Oskui

Volume 12, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 75-84

  With the increase in lifespan there are many concerns related to ability of the hard tissues such as teeth to meet the physical demands over an extended period of function. The dentin has a special microstructural feature that governs its mechanical behavior, e.g., fracture mechanics: cylindrical tubules ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Investigation of the Effect of Diffusion Coefficient on Low Density Lipoprotein Particles Mass Transport within a Carotid Artery with Multilayer Wall

Mohsen Rabbani; Mahmood Reza Sadeghi; Parisa Golmohammadi; Amin Deyranlou

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 137-151

  The atherosclerosis disease is the most prevalent illness that occurs in large or medium size arteries. The most important consequence of this disease is creation of arterial platelets in places where in addition to artery damages; the density of materials such as low density lipoprotein (LDL) is being ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Numerical Simulation of Bisphosphonates Effect on Bone Remodeling Around Dental Implants

Mehran Ashrafi; Farzan Ghalichi; Behnam Mirzakouchaki

Volume 10, Issue 2 , August 2016, , Pages 113-121

  Nowadays, the use of dental implants in people with osteoporosis is increasing. The consequences of osteoporosis can be important to the success of osteosynthesis devices, prosthetics and dental implants. Using bisphosphonates, which with impressing bone remodeling and decreasing bone catabolic activity ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Modelling of Sandwich-Type Amperometric Micro-Biosensor with Perforated Membrane

Aminreza Noghrehabadi; Mohammad Hosein Heidarshenas; Reza Bahoosh

Volume 10, Issue 2 , August 2016, , Pages 123-136

  A two-dimensional-in-space mathematical model of amperometric micro biosensors with selective and perforated membranes has been proposed and analyzed. The model involves the geometry of micro or nano meter holes partially or fully filled with an enzyme. The model is based on a system of the reaction-diffusion ...  Read More

Biomechanics / Biomechanical Engineering
Optimization of a Hybrid MR Rotary Damper with Waveform Boundary Using in a Prosthetic Knee

Hasan Sayyadi; Seyed Hamid Zare

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2015, , Pages 253-265

  The study focuses on the optimal design of a hybrid rotary MR with waveform boundary T-shaped rotor as prosthesis knee. In the biomechanical prosthesis knee MR fluid to create a variable braking torque depending on the magnetic field is used. By applying a magnetic field, the viscosity of the fluid is ...  Read More