Estimating Mechanical Properties of Bovine Knee Ligaments and Tendons with Near Infrared Spectroscopy
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CitationTorniainen, Jari E. Ristaniemi, Aapo. Stenroth, Lauri. Töyräs, Juha. (2018). Estimating Mechanical Properties of Bovine Knee Ligaments and Tendons with Near Infrared Spectroscopy. Biophotonics Congress: Biomedical Optics Congress 2018 (Microscopy/Translational/Brain/OTS), paper JW3A.29. 10.1364/TRANSLATIONAL.2018.JW3A.29.
In this study, mechanical properties of bovine knee ligament and tendon samples were estimated using near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS). Properties related to sample stress-relaxation characteristics were found to be suitable for NIRS-based estimation.