Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Core Resources

Learning Lunches

  • September 18th, 2020 — Core Overview, Covid Guidelines, and Indentation Testing
  • December 13th, 2019 — Fundamental Assays to Evaluate Bone Mechanical Properties 
  • September 27th, 2019 — Techniques to Assess Cartilage Compressive and Tensile Mechanical Response
  • June 14th, 2019 — Comprehensively Assessing the Quasi-Static, Viscoelastic, and Fatigue Mechanical Response of Tendon Tissue 
  • February 15th, 2019 — Core Overview and Fundamentals & Theory of Mechanically Testing Biological Tissue
  • June 6th, 2018 — Testing Bone in Torsion/Dynamic Polarized Light Imaging of Collagen Fibers in Conjunction with Uniaxial Testing 
  • April 4th, 2018 (Compression/Indentation & Bending) — Fundamentals of Compression, Indentation, and Bending Tests of Biological Tissue
  • November 30th, 2017 — Fundamentals for Mechanical Characterization of Soft Tissue 

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