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Distributed Data Acquisition For Biomechanics Research
Author(s): J. Myklebust; M. Geisler; T. Prieto; R. Weiss
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Paper Abstract

Biomechanics research at the Medical College of Wisconsin is directed to the determination of the mechanisms of head and spine injury and the evaluation of surgical treatments for these injuries. This work involves mechanical testing of components of the spine (disks, vertebral bodies, and ligaments) as well as testing of composite spines and in situ evaluation of intact human cadavers (1,3). Other studies utilize experimental animals to measure neurologic and physiologic effects due to injury producing loads and accelerations (2). An integrated system has been developed to facilitate the acquisition and analysis of the diverse types of data from these experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0858, Signal Acquisition and Processing, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.968281
Show Author Affiliations
J. Myklebust, Medical College of Wisconsin (United States)
M. Geisler, Medical College of Wisconsin (United States)
T. Prieto, Medical College of Wisconsin (United States)
R. Weiss, Medical College of Wisconsin (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0858:
Signal Acquisition and Processing
Russell J. Niederjohn, Editor(s)

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