Biophysics of Bone and Cartilage (BBC)

The BBC group in University of Eastern Finland is globally one of the leading research groups in cartilage and bone biophysics and -engineering. The group has extensively contributed to basic, applied and clinical research of the musculoskeletal disorders during the past 20 years.

Published items in each year

Citations in each year

Total times cited:14070 
Citing articles:7574 
Average citations per item:23.14
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Aug 17th 2018

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Mohammadi A, Ebrahimi M, Kaartinen S, Jarnefelt G, Karhu J and Julkunen P. Individual characterization of fast intracortical facilitation with paired biphasic-wave transcranial magnetic stimulation. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2018 Aug 8. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2018.2864311.

  2. Ketola JH, Karhula SS, Finnila MAJ, Korhonen RK, Herzog W, Siltanen S, Nieminen MT and Saarakkala S. Iterative and discrete reconstruction in the evaluation of the rabbit model of osteoarthritis. Sci Rep. 2018 Aug 13;8(1):12051. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-30334-8.

  3. Pouran B, Arbabi V, Bajpayee AG, van Tiel J, Toyras J, Jurvelin JS, Malda J, Zadpoor AA and Weinans H. Multi-scale imaging techniques to investigate solute transport across articular cartilage. J Biomech. 2018 Jun 22. pii: S0021-9290(18)30443-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.06.012.

  4. Miettinen T, Myllymaa K, Hukkanen T, Toyras J, Sipila K and Myllymaa S. Home Polysomnography Reveals a First-Night Effect in Patients With Low Sleep Bruxism Activity. J Clin Sleep Med. 2018 Aug 6. pii: jc-18-00063.

  5. Ristaniemi A, Stenroth L, Mikkonen S and Korhonen RK. Comparison of elastic, viscoelastic and failure tensile material properties of knee ligaments and patellar tendon. J Biomech. 2018 Jul 29. pii: S0021-9290(18)30613-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.07.031.

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