Ulnar variance and load transfer in the forearm during maximal grip: a finite element study

M.K. Gislason, B.W. Stansfield, D.H. Nash, Tim Hems, Marc Bransby-Zachary

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Abstract

The aim of the study was to simulate the effects, ulnar variance has on the load distribution to the radius and ulna during maximal gripping and compare to previously published measurements, which used load cells placed on the forearm bones to measure the load ratio.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - May 2009
EventCombined Scientific Meeting of the British and American Societies of Surgery of the Hand - London, UK
Duration: 30 Apr 20092 May 2009

Conference

ConferenceCombined Scientific Meeting of the British and American Societies of Surgery of the Hand
CityLondon, UK
Period30/04/092/05/09

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Keywords

  • human wrist joint
  • maximal grip
  • finite element study
  • finite element analysis

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Gislason, M. K., Stansfield, B. W., Nash, D. H., Hems, T., & Bransby-Zachary, M. (2009). Ulnar variance and load transfer in the forearm during maximal grip: a finite element study. Paper presented at Combined Scientific Meeting of the British and American Societies of Surgery of the Hand, London, UK, .