Skip to main content
main-content
Top

Tip

Swipe om te navigeren naar een ander artikel

01-12-2014 | Review | Uitgave 1/2014 Open Access

Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 1/2014

Biomechanics of the natural, arthritic, and replaced human ankle joint

Tijdschrift:
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research > Uitgave 1/2014
Auteurs:
Alberto Leardini, John J O’Connor, Sandro Giannini
Belangrijke opmerkingen

Electronic supplementary material

The online version of this article (doi:10.​1186/​1757-1146-7-8) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.

Competing interests

The Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli and John O’Connor received royalties for the intellectual properties of the BOX Ankle device, that described in Giannini et al. [84].

Authors’ contributions

AL carried out most of literature review work, and drafted the manuscript. JJOC contributed to the original organisation of the manuscript and edited its final versions. SG participated in the discussions about the anatomical, surgical and clinical issues, and contributed to the right interpretation of the clinical studies from the literature. All authors read and approved the final version of the manuscript.

Abstract

The human ankle joint complex plays a fundamental role in gait and other activities of daily living. At the same time, it is a very complicated anatomical system but the large literature of experimental and modelling studies has not fully described the coupled joint motion, position and orientation of the joint axis of rotation, stress and strain in the ligaments and their role in guiding and stabilizing joint motion, conformity and congruence of the articular surfaces, patterns of contact at the articular surfaces, patterns of rolling and sliding at the joint surfaces, and muscle lever arm lengths.
The present review article addresses these issues as described in the literature, reporting the most recent relevant findings.

Onze productaanbevelingen

BSL Podotherapeut Totaal

Binnen de bundel kunt u gebruik maken van boeken, tijdschriften, e-learnings, web-tv's en uitlegvideo's. BSL Podotherapeut Totaal is overal toegankelijk; via uw PC, tablet of smartphone.

Extra materiaal
Authors’ original file for figure 1
13047_2013_592_MOESM1_ESM.pdf
Authors’ original file for figure 2
13047_2013_592_MOESM2_ESM.pdf
Authors’ original file for figure 3
13047_2013_592_MOESM3_ESM.pdf
Authors’ original file for figure 4
13047_2013_592_MOESM4_ESM.pdf
Authors’ original file for figure 5
13047_2013_592_MOESM5_ESM.pdf
Authors’ original file for figure 6
13047_2013_592_MOESM6_ESM.pdf
Authors’ original file for figure 7
13047_2013_592_MOESM7_ESM.pdf
Authors’ original file for figure 8
13047_2013_592_MOESM8_ESM.pdf
Authors’ original file for figure 9
13047_2013_592_MOESM9_ESM.pdf
Authors’ original file for figure 10
13047_2013_592_MOESM10_ESM.pdf
Authors’ original file for figure 11
13047_2013_592_MOESM11_ESM.pdf
Authors’ original file for figure 12
13047_2013_592_MOESM12_ESM.pdf
Literatuur
Over dit artikel

Andere artikelen Uitgave 1/2014

Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 1/2014 Naar de uitgave