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Microstructural deformation of tendon

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Tendon disorders are painful, disabling, and a major healthcare problem, with millions of people affected by tendon injuries each year. Current treatment strategies are inadequate and knowledge of the underlying mechanobiological mechanisms is required to develop novel therapies. Although the tissue–level properties of tendon are well–documented there remains a lack of understanding of the deformation mechanisms of this complex tissue. Therefore, the aim of this thesis is to characterize t...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Engineering Science
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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ora:9439

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