• Development of a Telemetry Unit for Wireless Monitoring of Bone Strain 

    Moiz, Fahad; Huang, Qian; Leon-Salas, Walter D. (Walter Daniel); Johnson, Mark L. (Mark Louis) (2010-03)
    A telemetry unit designed to monitor strain in bones is presented. This unit allows studying the relationship between bone load and bone mass in scenarios that were not possible with current setup. The current measuring ...
  • Effect of Radius on Load Distribution within Mouse Forearm Structure: Experimental and Numerical Analyses 

    Lu, Yunkai; Thiagarajan, Ganesh, 1963-; Johnson, Mark L. (Mark Louis) (2010-03)
    It has been hypothesized that osteocytes are stimulated by local strain distribution within the bone subjected to mechanical loadings. This collaborative research project between bone biologists and mechanical engineers ...
  • Flexible Carbon Nanotube-Based Strain Gage Sensors 

    Leon-Salas, Walter D. (Walter Daniel); Johnson, Mark L. (Mark Louis) (2010-03)
    Aging brings about dramatic changes in the skeleton and other organ systems. Major skeletal diseases associated with aging include osteoporosis and attendant fractures (hip, spine and wrist or Collies) and osteoarthritis ...