Research Group

Mika Einari Mononen, Ph.D.

University researcher,
University of Eastern Finland

Personal information

  • Phone: +358 40 7050416
  • Room: Me/340
  • Email: mika.mononen [at] uef.fi (please fix the address before mailing!)

  • Date of birth: 7 August 1984

  • Current research interests: Finite element modeling of knee joint, gait cycle analysis, MRI, CT/x-ray imaging, fuctional imaging, segmentation, tissue degeneration and adaptation

  • Education:
    • Ph.D., Applied physics, University of Eastern Finland, 2013
    • Master of Science, Medical Physics, University of Eastern Finland, 2010
    • Bachelor of Science, Medical Physics, University of Kuopio, 2009
    • Graduate of Finnish Upper Secondary School, Siilinjärven lukio, 2003

  • Language proficiency:
    • Finnish, native language
    • English, good

  • Membership in professional organizations:
    • National Doctoral Programme of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Biomaterials

  • Reviews for Scientific Journals:
    • ACS Nano
    • Applied Bionics and Biomechanics
    • Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology
    • Bioengineering
    • Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering
    • Current Medical Research & Opinion
    • Healthcare Technology Letters
    • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
    • Journal of Biomechanics
    • Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics
    • Journal of Orthopaedic Research
    • Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
    • Journal of Theoretical Biology
    • Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine
    • Materials
    • Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
    • Rubriq http://www.rubriq.com/
    • Scientific Reports
    • The Knee

  • Skills: Abaqus, Matlab, Java, HTML, CAD.

  • Hobbies: Gym and disc golf

Publications (Citation statistics):

(full papers, conference proceedings)

Listed in PubMed

  1. 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.

  2. Klets O, Mononen ME, Liukkonen MK, Nevalainen MT, Nieminen MT, Saarakkala S and Korhonen RK. Estimation of the Effect of Body Weight on the Development of Osteoarthritis Based on Cumulative Stresses in Cartilage: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Ann Biomed Eng. 2018 Feb;46(2):334-344. doi: 10.1007/s10439-017-1974-6.

  3. Mononen ME, Tanska P, Isaksson H and Korhonen RK. New algorithm for simulation of proteoglycan loss and collagen degeneration in the knee joint: Data from the osteoarthritis initiative. J Orthop Res. 2018 Jun;36(6):1673-1683. doi: 10.1002/jor.23811.

  4. Liukkonen MK, Mononen ME, Vartiainen P, Kaukinen P, Bragge T, Suomalainen JS, Malo MKH, Venesmaa S, Kakela P, Pihlajamaki J, Karjalainen PA, Arokoski JP and Korhonen RK. Evaluation of the Effect of Bariatric Surgery-Induced Weight Loss on Knee Gait and Cartilage Degeneration. J Biomech Eng. 2018 Apr 1;140(4). pii: 2662611. doi: 10.1115/1.4038330.

  5. Liukkonen MK, Mononen ME, Tanska P, Saarakkala S, Nieminen MT and Korhonen RK. Application of a semi-automatic cartilage segmentation method for biomechanical modeling of the knee joint. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2017 Oct;20(13):1453-1463. doi: 10.1080/10255842.2017.1375477.

  6. Liukkonen MK, Mononen ME, Klets O, Arokoski JP, Saarakkala S and Korhonen RK. Simulation of Subject-Specific Progression of Knee Osteoarthritis and Comparison to Experimental Follow-up Data: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 23;7(1):9177. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09013-7.

  7. Venalainen MS, Mononen ME, Salo J, Rasanen LP, Jurvelin JS, Toyras J, Viren T and Korhonen RK. Quantitative Evaluation of the Mechanical Risks Caused by Focal Cartilage Defects in the Knee. Sci Rep. 2016 Nov 29;6:37538. doi: 10.1038/srep37538.

  8. Klets O, Mononen ME, Tanska P, Nieminen MT, Korhonen RK and Saarakkala S. Comparison of different material models of articular cartilage in 3D computational modeling of the knee: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI). J Biomech. 2016 Dec 8;49(16):3891-3900. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.10.025.

  9. Rasanen LP, Tanska P, Mononen ME, Lammentausta E, Zbyn S, Venalainen MS, Szomolanyi P, van Donkelaar CC, Jurvelin JS, Trattnig S, Nieminen MT and Korhonen RK. Spatial variation of fixed charge density in knee joint cartilage from sodium MRI - Implication on knee joint mechanics under static loading. J Biomech. 2016 Oct 3;49(14):3387-3396. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.09.011.

  10. Florea C, Tanska P, Mononen ME, Qu C, Lammi MJ, Laasanen MS and Korhonen RK. A combined experimental atomic force microscopy-based nanoindentation and computational modeling approach to unravel the key contributors to the time-dependent mechanical behavior of single cells. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2017 Feb;16(1):297-311. doi: 10.1007/s10237-016-0817-y.

  11. Halonen KS, Mononen ME, Toyras J, Kroger H, Joukainen A and Korhonen RK. Optimal graft stiffness and pre-strain restore normal joint motion and cartilage responses in ACL reconstructed knee. J Biomech. 2016 Sep 6;49(13):2566-2576. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.05.002.

  12. Halonen KS, Mononen ME, Jurvelin JS, Toyras J, Klodowski A, Kulmala JP and Korhonen RK. Importance of Patella, Quadriceps Forces, and Depthwise Cartilage Structure on Knee Joint Motion and Cartilage Response During Gait. J Biomech Eng. 2016 Jul 1;138(7). pii: 2520868. doi: 10.1115/1.4033516.

  13. Venalainen MS, Mononen ME, Vaananen SP, Jurvelin JS, Toyras J, Viren T and Korhonen RK. Effect of bone inhomogeneity on tibiofemoral contact mechanics during physiological loading. J Biomech. 2016 May 3;49(7):1111-1120. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.02.033.

  14. Mononen ME, Tanska P, Isaksson H and Korhonen RK. A Novel Method to Simulate the Progression of Collagen Degeneration of Cartilage in the Knee: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 24;6:21415. doi: 10.1038/srep21415.

  15. Rasanen LP, Mononen ME, Lammentausta E, Nieminen MT, Jurvelin JS and Korhonen RK. Three dimensional patient-specific collagen architecture modulates cartilage responses in the knee joint during gait. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2016;19(11):1225-40. doi: 10.1080/10255842.2015.1124269.

  16. Korhonen RK, Tanska P, Kaartinen SM, Fick JM and Mononen ME. New Concept to Restore Normal Cell Responses in Osteoarthritic Knee Joint Cartilage. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2015 Jul;43(3):143-52. doi: 10.1249/JES.0000000000000051.

  17. Tanska P, Mononen ME and Korhonen RK. A multi-scale finite element model for investigation of chondrocyte mechanics in normal and medial meniscectomy human knee joint during walking. J Biomech. 2015 Jun 1;48(8):1397-406. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.02.043.

  18. Danso EK, Makela JT, Tanska P, Mononen ME, Honkanen JT, Jurvelin JS, Toyras J, Julkunen P and Korhonen RK. Characterization of site-specific biomechanical properties of human meniscus-Importance of collagen and fluid on mechanical nonlinearities. J Biomech. 2015 Jun 1;48(8):1499-507. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.01.048.

  19. Venalainen MS, Mononen ME, Jurvelin JS, Toyras J, Viren T and Korhonen RK. Importance of material properties and porosity of bone on mechanical response of articular cartilage in human knee joint--a two-dimensional finite element study. J Biomech Eng. 2014 Dec;136(12):121005. doi: 10.1115/1.4028801.

  20. Halonen KS, Mononen ME, Jurvelin JS, Toyras J, Salo J and Korhonen RK. Deformation of articular cartilage during static loading of a knee joint--experimental and finite element analysis. J Biomech. 2014 Jul 18;47(10):2467-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.04.013.

  21. Mononen ME, Jurvelin JS and Korhonen RK. Effects of radial tears and partial meniscectomy of lateral meniscus on the knee joint mechanics during the stance phase of the gait cycle--A 3D finite element study. J Orthop Res. 2013 Aug;31(8):1208-17. doi: 10.1002/jor.22358.

  22. Mononen ME, Jurvelin JS and Korhonen RK. Implementation of a gait cycle loading into healthy and meniscectomised knee joint models with fibril-reinforced articular cartilage. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2015;18(2):141-52. doi: 10.1080/10255842.2013.783575.

  23. Halonen KS, Mononen ME, Jurvelin JS, Toyras J and Korhonen RK. Importance of depth-wise distribution of collagen and proteoglycans in articular cartilage--a 3D finite element study of stresses and strains in human knee joint. J Biomech. 2013 Apr 5;46(6):1184-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.12.025.

  24. Rasanen LP, Mononen ME, Nieminen MT, Lammentausta E, Jurvelin JS and Korhonen RK. Implementation of subject-specific collagen architecture of cartilage into a 2D computational model of a knee joint--data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI). J Orthop Res. 2013 Jan;31(1):10-22. doi: 10.1002/jor.22175.

  25. Mononen ME, Mikkola MT, Julkunen P, Ojala R, Nieminen MT, Jurvelin JS and Korhonen RK. Effect of superficial collagen patterns and fibrillation of femoral articular cartilage on knee joint mechanics-a 3D finite element analysis. J Biomech. 2012 Feb 2;45(3):579-87. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2011.11.003.

  26. Mononen ME, Julkunen P, Toyras J, Jurvelin JS, Kiviranta I and Korhonen RK. Alterations in structure and properties of collagen network of osteoarthritic and repaired cartilage modify knee joint stresses. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2011 Jun;10(3):357-69. doi: 10.1007/s10237-010-0239-1.

    Not listed in PubMed

  27. Klodowski A, Mononen ME, Kulmala JP, Valkeapää A, Korhonen RK, Avela, J, Kiviranta I, Jurvelin JS, Mikkola A, Merge of motion analysis, multibody dynamics and finite element method for subject-specific analysis of cartilage loading patterns during gait - Differences between rotation and moment driven models of human knee joint. Multibody Syst Dyn. 2015; doi: 10.1007/s11044-015-9470-y

Conference proceedings

  1. Podium Presentation: Esrafilian A, Stenroth L, Mononen ME, Vartiainen P and Korhonen RK, EMG-Driven Fibril Reinforced Poroviscoelastic Finite Element Model of the Knee Joint. WCB, Dublin, 2018.

  2. Podium Presentation: Mononen ME, Liukkonen MK and Korhonen RK, Template based computational modeling of the knee joint as a clinical tool to predict progression of osteoarthritis. WCB, Dublin, 2018.

  3. Podium Presentation: Mononen ME, Myller KAH, Väänänen SP, Korhonen RK, Töyräs J and Jurvelin JS, Computational Models Of The Knee Joint Can Be Generated From Clinical Contrast-enhanced CT With Adequate Accuracy By Utilizing An Automated Segmentation Method. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, 2018.

  4. Podium Presentation: Klets O, Liukkonen M, Mononen ME, Nevalainen M, Saarakkala S and Korhonen RK, Estimation of the development of osteoarthritis using biomechanical analysis: importance of weight. The 23rd Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Seville, 2017.

  5. Podium Presentation: Bolcos P, Mononen ME, Mohamadi A, Tanaka M, Saaman M, Li X, Souza R, Jurvelin J, Töyräs J and Korhonen RK, Comparison between kinetic and kinetic-kinematic driven knee joint models. The 23rd Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Seville, 2017.

  6. Podium Presentation: Liukkonen MK, Mononen ME, Klets O, Arokoski JP, Saarakkala S and Korhonen RK, Prediction of Knee Osteoarthritis from Clinical MRI using Cartilage Degeneration Algorithm: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Diego, 2017.

  7. Podium Presentation: Mononen ME, Tanska P, Isaksson H and Korhonen RK, New Mechanobiological Framework for Prediction of Simultaneous Proteoglycan Loss and Collagen Degeneration During Knee Osteoarthritis. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Diego, 2017.

  8. Eskelinen AS, Tanska P, Mononen ME, Venäläinen MS and Korhonen RK, Shear Strain Can Trigger Proteoglycan Loss in Injured Cartilage. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Diego, 2017.

  9. Podium Presentation: Orozco G, Tanska P, Mononen ME, Halonen K and Korhonen RK, Importance of compression-tension nonlinearity of ligaments on human knee joint biomechanics. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Diego, 2017.

  10. Venäläinen MS, Mononen ME, Salo J, Räsänen LP, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Viren T and Korhonen RK, Delayed CBCT Artrography of the Knee Combined with Computational Modeling Can Reveal Risks of the Progression of Focal Cartilage Defects. 13th ICRS World Congress, Sorrento, 2016.

  11. Liukkonen MK, Mononen ME, Vartiainen P, Kaukiainen P, Bragge T, Suomalainen JS, Karjalainen PA, Arokoski JP and Korhonen RK, Subject-Specific computational modeling for evaluating the effect of bariatric surgery-induced weight loss on knee cartilage failure sites. The 17th International Symposium - Biomechanics of Human Movement: Mechanisms and Methods, Jyväskylä, 2016.

  12. Podium Presentation: Mononen ME, Tanska P and Korhonen RK, Prediction of Subject Specific Cartilage Degeneration within the Knee and Comparison to Experiments: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. The 14th International Symposium, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv, 2016.

  13. Podium Presentation: Klets O, Mononen ME, Nieminen MT, Saarakkala Sand Korhonen RK, Effect of weight loss on cartilage stresses in obese subjects: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. The 14th International Symposium, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv, 2016.

  14. Klets O, Mononen ME, Nieminen MT, Saarakkala Sand Korhonen RK, Effect of weight loss on cartilage stresses in obese subjects: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. 9th International Workshop on Osteoarthritis Imaging, Oulu, 2016.

  15. Liukkonen MK, Mononen ME, Vartiainen P, Kaukiainen P, Bragge T, Karjalainen PA, Arokoski JP and Korhonen RK, Subject-specific finite element modeling can be used for estimating effects of weight loss to the cartilage stresses. 9th International Workshop on Osteoarthritis Imaging, Oulu, 2016.

  16. Venäläinen MS, Mononen ME, Salo J, Räsänen LP, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Viren T and Korhonen RK, Computational modeling based on delayed CBCT arthrography can reveal functional implications of focal cartilage defects in the knee. 9th International Workshop on Osteoarthritis Imaging, Oulu, 2016.

  17. Podium Presentation: Liukkonen MK, Mononen ME, Tanska P, Saarakkala S, Nieminen M, Korhonen RK. New Semi-Automatic Segmentation Method for Biomechanical Orthopedic Applications. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Orlando, 2016.

  18. Podium Presentation: Korhonen Rk, Venäläinen MS, Halonen K, Mononen ME, Computational Modeling of Knee Joint and Articular Cartilage Mechanics. 28th Nordic Seminar on Computational Mechanics, Tallinn, 2015.

  19. Halonen KS, Mononen ME, Töyräs J, Kröger H, Joukainen A and Korhonen RK, Optimal graft stiffness and pre-strain restore normal joint laxity in ACL reconstructed knee. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Montreal, 2015.

  20. Podium Presentation: Olesya K, Mononen ME, Tanska P, Korhonen RK, Saarakkala SComparison of simplified and complex material models of articular cartilagein computational modeling of knee joint mechanics during gait: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI). Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Montreal, 2015.

  21. Podium Presentation: Mononen ME, Tanska P, Isaksson H, Korhonen RK. A new computational method to predict the development of osteoarthritis within the knee joint. 25th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Glasgow, 2015.

  22. Podium Presentation: Räsänen L, Tanska P, Mononen ME, Szomolanyi P, Zbyn S, van Donkelaar CC, Tratting S, Jurvelin J, Nieminen M, Korhonen R, Implementation and importance of the subject specific distribution of fixed charge density of articular cartilage in the knee. 25th Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Glasgow, 2015.

  23. Florea C, Mononen ME, Fick J, Ylärinne J, Qu CJ, Lammi MJ, Korhonen RK. How does the actin cytoskeleton modulate the local elastic and time-dependent properties of chondrocytes during AFM nanoindentation? Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, 2015.

  24. Podium Presentation: Danso EK, Mäkelä JA, Tanska P, Mononen ME, Honkanen JTJ, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Julkunen P, Korhonen RK. Site-Specific Biomechanical Properties of Human Meniscus. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, 2015.

  25. Halonen KS, Mononen ME, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Kulmala J-P, Korhonen RK. Importance of Patella, Quadriceps Forces and Depth-Wise Cartilage Properties on Knee Joint Motion and Cartilage Responses During Patient-Specific Gait Cycle. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, 2015.

  26. Tanska PK, Mononen ME, Korhonen RK. Chondrocyte Mechanics in Intact and Meniscectomy Human Knee Joints During Walking. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, 2015.

  27. Venäläinen MS, Mononen ME, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Viren T, Korhonen RK. Importance of Inhomogeneous Elastic Properties of Bone on Mechanical Responses of Articular Cartilage in Human Knee Joint – Combination of CT Imaging and Computational Modeling. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, 2015.

  28. Podium Presentation: Tanska P, Mononen ME, Korhonen RK. Biomechanical Responses of Chondrocyte in Healthy and Osteoarthritic Human Knee Joint – Effect of Overweight. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2014.

  29. Podium Presentation: Klets O, Korhonen RK, Mononen ME, Lammentausta E, Nieminen M, Saarakkala S. Subject-specific comparison of computational modeling of knee joint and radiographically determined stage of osteoarthritis: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI). Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2014.

  30. Mononen ME, Klodowski A, Kulmala JP, Valkeapää A, Avela J, Kiviranta I, Jurvelin JS, Mikkola A, Korhonen RK, Tibiofemoral contact mechanics in the finite element models with different gait cycle inputs - Importance of patient-specificity. 7th World Congress on Biomechanics, Boston, 2014.

  31. Tanska P, Mononen ME, Korhonen RK. Medial Meniscectomy Causes Elevated Chondrocyte Fluid Pressure in Human Knee Joint During Walking. 7th World Congress on Biomechanics, Boston, 2014.

  32. Podium Presentation: Tanska P, Mononen ME, Korhonen RK. Multiscale Modeling of Articular Chondrocytes in a Knee Joint. 7th World Congress on Biomechanics, Boston, 2014 (Invited talk).

  33. Räsänen L, Mononen ME, Nieminen MT, Lammentausta E, Jurvelin JS, Korhonen RK Novel Submodeling Approach to Investigate Local Cartilage Responses in a Knee Joint - Importance of Patient-Specific Collagen Architecture. 7th World Congress on Biomechanics, Boston, 2014.

  34. Mononen ME, Tanska P, Korhonen RK, Deformation Behavior Of Superficial Cartilage Chondrocyte Within Intact And Meniscectomized Knee Joints During Walking - Effect Of Conservative Treatment. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, 2014.

  35. Halonen, KS, Mononen, ME, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Salo J, Korhonen RK, Deformation of Articular Cartilage During Static Loading of a Human Knee Joint – Experimental and Computational Analysis. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, 2014.

  36. Florea C, Mononen, ME, Tanska, P, Lammi MJ, Laasanen MS, Korhonen RK, Intracellular Fluid Flow Controls Viscoelastic Properties of Chondrocytes in Nanoindentation. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, 2014.

  37. Venäläinen MS, Mononen, ME, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Virén, T, Korhonen RK, Importance of Bone Properties and Porosity on the Mechanical Response of Articular Cartilage in a Knee Joint. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, 2014.

  38. Räsänen LP, Mononen M, Nieminen MT, Lammentausta E, Jurvelin JS and Korhonen RK. Alternative Methods for Transforming T2 Anisotropy of MRI Into Collagen Architecture of Articular Cartilage – The Effect on Knee Joint Mechanics – Data From the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med 21 (1683), Salt Lake City, UT, 2013.

  39. Podium Presentation: Tanska P, Bidhendi AJ, Mononen M and Korhonen RK. Importance of Split-Lines of Cartilage and Collagen Fibrils in the Pericellular Matrix on Cell Deformations in a Knee Joint Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Salt Lake City, UT, 2013 (Invited talk).

  40. Halonen K, Mononen ME, Juvelin J, Töyräs J, Korhonen RK. Importance of depth-wise distribution of collagen and proteoglycans in articular cartilage – a 3D finite element study of stresses and strains in loaded human knee joint. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Antonio, 2013.

  41. Valkeapää A, Kulmala J-P, Mononen ME, Klodowski A, Korhonen RK, Avela J, Kiviranta I, Jurvelin J, Mikkola A.Stepwise, Subject-specific Approach for Calculating Knee Joint Cartilage Stresses and Strains during Gait. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Antonio, 2013.

  42. Räsänen L, Mononen ME, Juvelin J, Korhonen RK. Importance of Patient-Specific Collagen Architecture on Knee Joint Stresses and Strains During Walking. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Antonio, 2013.

  43. Podium Presentation: Korhonen RK, Halonen K, Mononen M, Juvelin JS Importance of the Collagen and Proteoglycan Distribution for Cartilage Function in a Knee Joint. 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Graz, 2012.

  44. Podium Presentation: Bidhendi AJ, Mononen ME, Korhonen RK. A 3D Multiscale Model of Chondrocyte Deformation in Knee Joint Loading. 10th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Sao Paulo, 2012.

  45. Podium Presentation: Mononen ME, Jurvelin JS, Korhonen RK. Effect of Lateral Meniscus Tears and Partial Meniscectomy on Stress Concentrations in Knee Joint During Walking. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, 2012.

  46. Mononen ME, Jurvelin JS, Korhonen RK. Implementation of a Gait Cycle in a 3D Fibril Reinforced Finite Element Model of a Knee Joint. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, 2012.

  47. Podium Presentation: Räsänen L, Mononen ME, Nieminen MT, Lammentausta E, Jurvelin JS and Korhonen RK, Implementation of Collagen Architecture from T2 Relaxation Time of MRI into a Biomechanical Model May Improve Estimation of Knee Joint Stresses. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Long Beach, 2011.

  48. Podium Presentation: Mononen ME, Mikkola M, Julkunen P, Ojala R, Nieminen MT, Jurvelin JS and Korhonen RK, Split-line Patterns and Structural Changes of Cartilage Control Strain and Stress Distributions Within a Knee Joint – A Patient Specific Functional Imaging Study. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Long Beach, 2011.

  49. Podium Presentation: Jurvelin JS, Mononen ME, Julkunen P, and Korhonen RK, Functional imaging of articular cartilage. In Proceedings of the 6th World Congress on Biomechanics, Singapore, 2010.

  50. Mononen ME, Julkunen P, Töyräs J, Jurvelin JS, Kiviranta I and Korhonen RK, Collagen Network of Cartilage Repair Tissue Modifies Intrinsic Stresses of Knee Joint Articular Cartilage. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, 2010.

  51. Mononen ME, Julkunen P, Töyräs J, Jurvelin JS, Kiviranta I and Korhonen RK, Functional Imaging by Combining Clinical MRI and Finite Element Modeling. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, 2010.

Under review:

  1. Bolcos P, Mononen ME, Mohammadi A, Ebrahimi M-H, Tanaka M, Samaan MA, Souza R, Li X, Suomalainen J-S, Jurvelin JS, Töyräs J, Korhonen RK, Comparison between kinetic and kinetic-kinematic driven knee joint finite element models.

  2. Mäkelä JTA, Mononen ME, Korhonen RK, Estimation of articular cartilage responses in passive flexion - Effect of sitting posture.

  3. Törmälehto SM, Mononen ME, Arokoski JP, Korhonen RK, Martikainen JA, Health-related quality of life in relation to symptomatic and radiographic definitions of knee osteoarthritis: data from Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) 4-year follow-up study.

  4. Törmälehto SM, Aarnio E, Mononen ME, Arokoski JPA, Korhonen RK, Martikainen JA, Trajectories of deterioration in health-related quality of life in persons with or at risk of knee osteoarthritis: data from Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) 8-year follow-up study.

  5. Myller KAH, Korhonen RK, Töyräs J, Väänänen SP, Jurvelin JS, Mononen ME, Clinical Contrast-Enhanced CT with Novel Semiautomatic Segmentation Provides Feasible Input for Computational Models of the Knee Joint.

  6. Mononen ME, Liukkonen MK, Korhonen RK, Template modeling in predicting knee osteoarthritis: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative.

Acknowledged technical contributions:

  1. Mäkelä JTA, Huttu MRJ, Korhonen RK, Structure-function relationships in osteoarthritic human hip joint articularcartilage. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Nov;20(11):1268-77.

  2. Iivarinen JT, Jurvelin JS, Korhonen RK, Modeling of interstitial fluid movement in soft tissue under negative pressure - relevance to treatment of tissue swelling. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2015 Oct;24:1-10.

Publications in national Journals:

  1. Liukkonen MK, Mononen ME, Nivelrikon etenemistä voidaan ennustaa. Niveltieto. 2017 4:22-23.

  2. Mikkola A, Klodowski A, Korhonen RK, Kiviranta I, Mononen ME, Valkeapää A, Avela J, Jurvelin JS, Nivelruston kuormitus liikkeessä. Niveltieto. 2015 3:32-33.

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