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By Cornelius Leondes, Cornelius T. Leondes

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Biomechanics of the human patella during passive knee flexion, J. Biomechanics, 28, 1265, 1995. 65. S. , Sensitivity of insertion locations on length patterns of anterior cruciate ligament fibers, ASME J. , 108, 73, 1986. 66. S. , Review of knee models, Appl. , 41, 1, 1988. 67. , Effects of tibial rotations on patellar tracking and patello-femoral contact area, J. Biomed. , 14, 329, 1992. 68. S. , A three-dimensional anatomical model of the human patello-femoral joint to determine patello-femoral motions and contact characteristics, J.

52 Yet, these results are in agreement with the data available in the literature indicating that the PCL bundles have reciprocal tightening and slackening patterns in flexion and extension. 20,41,52,58,62,74,104,109 The medial collateral ligament (MCL) was discretized into anterior, deep, and oblique fibers, thus neglecting the posterior fibers. This assumption was introduced, considering that the line segment representation of fibers (used in the present analysis) is not adequate to model the posterior fibers since they wrap around the medial condyle.

8 shows that in the early stage of flexion, the tibia was externally rotated. This external rotation increased until it reached a maximum when the knee was between 15 and 20° of knee flexion. At this position, the knee started to go into internal rotation and reached a maximum at 90° of knee flexion. The computer simulation indicates that increasing the pulse duration (and/or amplitude) produced an increase in the magnitude of the maximum external and maximum internal rotation angles that occur during knee flexion.

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