Significance of Anatomy and Biomechanics

  • W. Hackenbruch


The extremely close link between anatomy (form) and biomechanics (function) has long been recognized but was brought most forcibly into current awareness by the studies of Müller (1983,1987). The discoveries of recent years on the biomechanics of the ligaments and the diagnosis and treatment of ligamentous knee injuries have prompted further investigations on anatomy as well.


Anterior Cruciate Ligament Cruciate Ligament Posterior Cruciate Ligament Flexion Angle Intercondylar Notch 
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