Anatomical cross-sectional geometry and density distribution data base
Precise and detailed three-dimensional geometry of the human body and mass density distribution of various tissues and skeletal structures are essential in many aspects of research related to biomechanics. This paper describes a data base consisting of such quantities. The computerized tomographic technique is used to derive this data base. The experimental procedure is described first, followed by a description of the structure of the data base, concluding with suggestions for possible applications of the data base.
KeywordsBody Segment Magnetic Tape Skeletal Structure Computerize Tomographic Technique Anatomical Component
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