WEEK 1: Kinematics & Biomechanics of the Hip & Knee

GOALS: To understand the normal biomechanics of the hip and knee, in order to apply principles to pathology and arthroplasty.
PRACTICAL: Discuss gait abnormalities and prosthetic design of hip and knee.
READING: OKU: Chapter 12, 26


Anatomy & Biomechanics of the Hip Relevant to Arthroplasty
Hungerford, David S., M.D., Chapter 1: Total Hip Arthroplasty: A New Approach, University Park Press, 1984

"Anatomy and Kinematics of the Normal Knee"
Krackow, Kenneth A., M.D., and Hungerford, David S., M.D.

"Relevant Biomechanics of the Knee for Knee Replacement"
Hungerford, David S., M.D., Kenna, Robert V., and Haynes, Darrell W., M.S., Ph.D.


"Orthopaedic Biomechanics"
Roy Crowninshield, PhD, Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Review Course, June 23, 2003, Part 1: Joint Mechanics,  46:47

"Anatomy of the Hip for the Total Joint Surgeon"
David S. Hungerford, M.D., Marc Hungerford, M.D., Michael Mont, M.D., Total 80:00 (edited into short clips).

"Anatomy, Physiology & Mechanics of Skeletal Muscle"
Edward G. McFarland, M.D., Didactic Lecture,  August 14, 2003, 38:16



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