Mechanobiology of Bone Development and Computational Simulations
Chen, Gongfa, Schuetz, Michael, & Pearcy, Mark (2010) Mechanobiology of Bone Development and Computational Simulations. In Bronner, Felix, Farach-Carson, Mary C., & Roach, H.I (Trudy) (Eds.) Bone and Development. Springer, London, pp. 279-295.
Bone is important because it provides the skeleton structural integrity and enables movement and locomotion. Its development and morphology follow its function. It adapts to changes of mechanical loading and has the ability to repair itself after damage or fracture. The processes of bone development, bone adaptation, and bone regeneration in fracture healing are regulated, in part, by mechanical stimuli that result when the bone is loaded.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Bone, Mechanobiology, Biomechanics|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > MEDICAL PHYSIOLOGY (111600)|
|Divisions:||Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation|
Past > Institutes > Institute for Sustainable Resources
|Deposited On:||02 Nov 2009 15:54|
|Last Modified:||06 Nov 2013 12:45|
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