The phenomenon of twisted growth: humeral torsion in dominant arms of high performance tennis players

@article{Taylor2009ThePO,
  title={The phenomenon of twisted growth: humeral torsion in dominant arms of high performance tennis players},
  author={Rebecca Elizabeth Taylor and Chun hua Zheng and Ryan P. Jackson and Joseph C. Doll and John Chun-Hao Chen and Katherine Holzbaur and Thor F. Besier and Ellen Kuhl},
  journal={Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={83 - 93}
}
  • R. Taylor, C. Zheng, +5 authors E. Kuhl
  • Published 5 January 2009
  • Engineering
  • Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering
This manuscript is driven by the need to understand the fundamental mechanisms that cause twisted bone growth and shoulder pain in high performance tennis players. Our ultimate goal is to predict bone mass density in the humerus through computational analysis. The underlying study spans a unique four level complete analysis consisting of a high-speed video analysis, a musculoskeletal analysis, a finite element based density growth analysis and an X-ray based bone mass density analysis. For high… 
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