View Full Version : Re: Thermodynamic properties of tendons

Edward Draper
10-09-1995, 05:25 AM

You may already be aware of Professor Allen Goodship's work on hyperthermia of the equine tendo-achilles.

(or at least I believe it was that tendon).

In which he clearly showed that the damaged found in practice, tied in well with temperature measurements
made in-vivo.

This he has hypothesised is due to energy absorption during running.

Professor Goodship works in Bristol, England.

Edward Draper PhD BSc MIMechE CEng MBES
Principal Research Fellow in Bioengineering
Orthopaedic Surgery Unit
Royal Postgraduate Medical School