Weight transmission through the sacrum in man.

@article{Pal1989WeightTT,
  title={Weight transmission through the sacrum in man.},
  author={Ganga Pal},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={1989},
  volume={162},
  pages={9-17}
}
  • Ganga Pal
  • Published 1989 in Journal of anatomy
An attempt has been made to find the route and relative magnitude of weight passing through different components of the sacrum. In 44 adult male dry sacra, the combined surface area of the body and the two facets was compared with the combined surface area of the two auricular surfaces. It was found that the forces acting on the body and articular facets, at the upper end of the sacrum, are ultimately transmitted through the two auricular surfaces with an appreciable part of the load passing… CONTINUE READING

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