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3 Hemodynamics
3.1 Blood rheology
3.1.1 Blood composition
3.1.2 Relationship between blood composition and rheology
3.1.3 Constitutive equation for blood
3.2 Large artery hemodynamics
3.2.1 Physical characteristics of blood flow patterns in vivo
3.2.3 Unsteady flow in large vessels
3.3 Blood flow in small vessels
3.3.1 Fahraeus–Lindqvist effect
3.3.2 “Inverse” Fahraeus–Lindqvist effect
3.4 Problems
References
4 The circulatory system
4.1 Anatomy of the vasculature
4.2 The heart
4.2.1 Gross anatomy of the heart
4.2.2 Qualitative description of cardiac pumping
4.2.3 Cardiac pumping power and ventricular function
4.3 Arterial pulse propagation
4.3.1 Systolic and diastolic pressure
4.3.2 Windkessel model
4.3.3 Arterial wall structure and elasticity
4.3.4 Elastic waves
4.3.5 Pressure–flow relationships: purely oscillatory flow
4.3.6 Pressure–flow relationships: mean flow effects
4.3.7 Pressure–flow relationships: deviations from ideality
4.4 The capillaries
4.4.1 Capillary filtration: the experiments of Landis
4.4.2 Osmotic pressure
4.4.3 Quantitative analysis of capillary leakage
4.5 The veins
4.6 Scaling of hemodynamic variables
4.7 Problems
5 The interstitium
5.1.1 Darcy’slaw
5.1.2 Clearance of edema
5.2 Problems
6 Ocular biomechanics
6.1 Ocular anatomy
6.2 Biomechanics of glaucoma
6.2.1 Tonometry
6.2.2 Drainage of aqueous humor in normal and glaucomatous eyes
6.2.3 Aqueous humor circulation in the anterior chamber
6.2.4 Optic nerve head biomechanics
6.4 Problems
7.1.2 Associated structures
7.2 Biomechanics of breathing
7.3 Lung elasticity and surface tension effects
7.4.1 Blood-side acinar mass transfer
7.4.2 Air-side acinar mass transfer
7.4.3 Whole lung mass transfer
7.5 Particle transport in the lung
7.6 Problems
8 Muscles and movement
8.1 Skeletal muscle morphology and physiology
8.1.1 Isotonic versus isometric contraction
8.2 Muscle constitutive modeling
8.3 Whole muscle mechanics
8.3.1 Parallel versus pinnate muscle types
8.4 Muscle/bone interactions
8.4.1 Foreleg motion in two species
8.4.2 Flexion of the elbow
8.4.3 Biomechanics of the knee
8.5 Problems
9 Skeletal biomechanics
9.1 Introduction to bone
9.2 Composition and structure of bone
9.2.1 Cortical bone
9.2.2 Trabecular bone
9.3 Biomechanical properties of cortical and trabecular bone
9.3.1 Cortical bone mechanics
9.3.2 Trabecular bone mechanics
9.3.3 Trabecular bone mechanics: density dependence
9.3.4 Trabecular bone mechanics: unit cell models
9.4 Bone fracture and failure mechanics
9.4.1 Fast fracture
9.4.2 Fatigue fracture
9.5 Functional adaptation and mechanobiology
9.6 The design of bone
9.7 Introduction to soft connective tissues
9.8 Structure of collagen
9.9 Structure of ligament, tendon, and cartilage
9.9.1 Ligament
9.10.4 Material properties: compression
9.10.6 Material properties: biphasic mixture theory of cartilage
9.11 Problems
10 Terrestrial locomotion
10.1 Jumping
10.1.1 Standing jump
10.1.2 Running jumps
10.2 Description of walking and running
10.2.1 Walking
10.2.2 Running
10.3 Gait analysis
10.3.1 Kinematics
10.3.2 Anthropometry
10.3.3 Kinetics
10.4 Problems
Appendix The electrocardiogram
Index
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