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:13244 
Citing articles:7166 
Average citations per item:22.76
Source: Web of Science
Updated: Jan 8th 2018

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Saari J, Kallioniemi E, Tarvainen M and Julkunen P. Oscillatory TMS-EEG-Responses as a Measure of the Cortical Excitability Threshold. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2018 Feb;26(2):383-391. doi: 10.1109/TNSRE.2017.2779135.

  2. Gustafsson A, Mathavan N, Turunen MJ, Engqvist J, Khayyeri H, Hall SA and Isaksson H. Linking multiscale deformation to microstructure in cortical bone using in situ loading, digital image correlation and synchrotron X-ray scattering. Acta Biomater. 2018 Mar 15;69:323-331. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2018.01.037. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

  3. Orozco GA, Tanska P, Mononen ME, Halonen KS and Korhonen RK. The effect of constitutive representations and structural constituents of ligaments on knee joint mechanics. Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 2;8(1):2323. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-20739-w.

  4. Mathavan N, Turunen MJ, Guizar-Sicairos M, Bech M, Schaff F, Tagil M and Isaksson H. The compositional and nano-structural basis of fracture healing in healthy and osteoporotic bone. Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 25;8(1):1591. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-19296-z.

  5. Makela JTA, Cooper BG, Korhonen RK, Grinstaff MW and Snyder BD. Functional effects of an interpenetrating polymer network on articular cartilage mechanical properties. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2018 Mar;26(3):414-421. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.01.001. Epub 2018 Jan 8.

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