Determination of thein situ forces and force distribution within the human anterior cruciate ligament

Thein situ forces and their distribution within the human anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) can clarify this ligament's role in the knee and help to resolve controversies regarding surgical treatment of ACL deficiency. We used a universal force-moment sensor (UFS) to determine the magnitude, direction, and point of application of thein situ forces in the ACL… CONTINUE READING