Original Research Articles

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Original Research Articles 2017-02-08T11:36:38+00:00


Abraham CL, Knight SJ, Peters CL, Weiss JA, Anderson AE: Patient-specific chondrolabral contact mechanics in patients with acetabular dysplasia following treatment with peri-acetabular osteotomy. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 25(5):676-684, 2017. DOI.
Klennert BJ, Ellis BJ, Maak TG, Kapron AL, Weiss JA: The mechanics of focal chondral defects in the hip. Journal of Biomechanics, 52:31-37, 2017. DOI.
Harris MD, MacWilliams BA, Foreman KB, Peters CL, Weiss JA, *Anderson AE: Higher medially-directed joint reaction forces are a characteristic of dysplastic hips: A comparative study using subject-specific musculoskeletal models. J Biomech, (in press) 2017. DOI. [PDF].
Knight SJ, Abraham CL, Peters CL, Weiss JA, Anderson AE: Changes in chondrolabral mechanics, coverage, and congruency following peri-acetabular osteotomy for treatment of acetabular retroversion: A patient-specific finite element study. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, (in press) 2017. DOI.
Maas SA, Ateshian GA, Weiss JA: FEBio: History and Advances. Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, 19(1):279-299, 2017. DOI.
Atkins PR, Fiorentino NM, Aoki SK, Peters CL, Maak TG, Anderson AE: In vivo measurements of the ischiofemoral space in recreationally active participants during dynamic activities: A high-speed dual fluoroscopy study. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, (in press) 2017. DOI.
Zitnay JL, Li Y, Qin Z, San BH, Depalle B, Reese SP, Buehler MJ, Yu SM, Weiss JA: Molecular level detection and localization of mechanical damage in collagen enabled by collagen hybridizing peptides. 8:14913, The Author(s). 2017. DOI.
Atkins PR, Aoki SK, Whitaker RT, Weiss JA, Peters CL, Anderson AE: Does removal of subchondral cortical bone provide sufficient resection depth for treatment of cam femoroacetabular impingement? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 475(8):1977-1986, 2017. DOI.


Maas SA, Ellis BJ, Rawlins DS, Weiss JA: Finite element simulation of articular contact mechanics with quadratic tetrahedral elements. Journal of Biomechanics, 49(5):659-667, 2016. DOI. [PDF].
Maas SA, Erdemir A, Halloran JP, Weiss JA: A general framework for application of prestrain to computational models of biological materials. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 61:499-510, 2016. DOI. [PDF].
Suter T, Kolz CW, Tashjian RZ, Henninger HB, Gerber Popp A: Humeral head osteotomy in shoulder arthroplasty: a comparison between anterosuperior and inferoanterior resection techniques. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 26(2):343-351, 2016. DOI.
Reese S P, Farhang N, Poulson R, Parkman G, Weiss J A: Nanoscale imaging of collagen gels with focused ion beam milling and scanning electron microscopy. Biophysical journal, 111(8):1797-1804, 2016. DOI.
Atkins PR, Fiorentino NM, Fauver SJ, Aoki SK, Peters CL, Maak T, Anderson AE: In-vivo measurements of ischiofemoral distance in recreationally active subjects during dynamic activities: A high-speed dual-fluoroscopy study. Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery, 3:suppl 1, 2016. DOI.
Atkins PR, Elhabian SY, Agrawal P, Harris MD, Whitaker RT, Weiss JA, Peters CL, Anderson AE: Quantitative comparison of cortical bone thickness using correspondence-based shape modeling in patients with cam femoroacetabular impingement. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, (in press) 2016. DOI.


Edgar LT, Maas SA, Guilkey JE, Weiss JA: A coupled model of neovessel growth and matrix mechanics describes and predicts angiogenesis in vitro. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 14(4):767-782, Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 2015. DOI. [PDF].
Ateshian GA, Henak CR, Weiss JA: Toward patient-specific articular contact mechanics. Journal Of Biomechanics, 48(5):779–786, 2015. DOI. [PDF].
Merrell AJ, Ellis BJ, Fox ZD, Lawson JA, Weiss JA, Kardon G: Muscle connective tissue controls development of the diaphragm and is a source of congenital diaphragmatic hernias. Nat Genet, 47(5):496–504, 2015. DOI. [PDF].
Abraham CL, Bangerter NK, McGavin LS, Peters CL, Drew AJ, Hanrahan CJ, Anderson AE: Accuracy of 3D dual echo steady state (DESS) MR arthrography to quantify acetabular cartilage thickness. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 42(5):1329–1338, 2015. DOI.
Edgar LT, Hoying JB, Weiss JA: In silico investigation of angiogenesis with growth and stress generation coupled to local extracellular matrix density. Annals of biomedical engineering, 43(7):1531-1542, Springer US. 2015. DOI. [PDF].
Henninger HB, Valdez WR, Scott SA, Weiss JA: Elastin governs the mechanical response of medial collateral ligament under shear and transverse tensile loading. Acta Biomaterialia, 25:304–312, 2015. DOI. [PDF].
Phuntsok R, Mazur MD, Ellis BJ, Ravindra VM, Brockmeyer DL: Development and initial evaluation of a finite element model of the pediatric craniocervical junction. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, 17(4):497-503, 2015. DOI. [PDF].
Utzinger U, Baggett B, Weiss JA, Hoying JB, Edgar LT: Large-scale time series microscopy of neovessel growth during angiogenesis. Angiogenesis, 18(3):219-232, 2015. DOI. [PDF].
Fiorentino NM, Kutschke MJ, Atkins PR, Foreman KB, Kapron AL, Anderson AE: Accuracy of functional and predictive methods to calculate the hip joint center in young non-pathologic asymptomatic adults with dual fluoroscopy as a reference standard. Annals of biomedical engineering, 44(7):2168-2180, 2015. DOI.


Henak CR, Abraham CL, Anderson AE, Maas SA, Ellis BJ, Peters CL, Weiss JA: Patient-specific analysis of cartilage and labrum mechanics in human hips with acetabular dysplasia. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 22(2):210-217, 2014. DOI. [PDF].
Rudert MJ, Ellis BJ, Henak CR, Stroud NJ, Pedersen DR, Weiss JA, Brown TD: A new sensor for measurement of dynamic contact pressure in the hip. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 136(3):35001, 2014. DOI. [PDF].
Edgar LT, Underwood CJ, Guilkey JE, Hoying JB, Weiss JA: Extracellular matrix density regulates the rate of neovessel growth and branching in sprouting angiogenesis. PLOS one, 9(1) 2014. DOI. [PDF].
Henak CR, Ateshian GA, Weiss JA: Finite element prediction of transchondral stress and strain in the human hip. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 136(2):21021, 2014. DOI. [PDF].
*Ateshian GA, Nims RJ, Maas SA, Weiss JA: Computational modeling of chemical reactions and interstitial growth and remodeling involving charged solutes and solid-bound molecules. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 13(5):1105-1120, 2014. DOI. [PDF].
Henak CR, Abraham CL, Peters CL, Sanders RK, Weiss JA, Anderson AE: Computed tomography arthrography with traction in the human hip for three-dimensional reconstruction of cartilage and the acetabular labrum. Clinical Radiology, 69(10):381-391, 2014. DOI. [PDF].
Swedberg AM, Reese SP, Maas SA, Ellis BJ, Weiss JA: Continuum description of the Poisson's ratio of ligament and tendon under finite deformation. Journal of Biomechanics, 47(12):3201-3209, 2014. DOI. [PDF].
Hoying JB, Utzinger U, Weiss JA: Formation of microvascular networks: role of stromal interactions directing angiogenic growth. Microcirculation, 21(4):278-289, 2014. DOI. [PDF].
Edgar LT, Hoying JB, Utzinger U, Underwood CJ, Krishnan L, Baggett BK, Maas SA, Guilkey JE, Weiss JA: Mechanical Interaction of Angiogenic Microvessels With the Extracellular Matrix. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 136(2):021001-021016, 2014. DOI.
Qian K, Traylor K, Lee SW, Ellis BJ, Weiss JA, Kamper DG: Mechanical properties vary for different regions of the finger extensor apparatus. Journal of Biomechanics, 47(12):3094-3099, 2014. DOI. [PDF].
Underwood CJ, Edgar LT, Hoying JB, Weiss JA: Cell-generated traction forces and the resulting matrix deformation modulate microvascular alignment and growth during angiogenesis. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 307(2):H152-64, 2014. [PDF].
Henak CR, Kapron AK, Ellis BJ, Maas SA, Anderson AE, Weiss JA: Specimen-specific predictions of contact stress under physiological loading in the human hip: validation and sensitivity studies. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 13(2):387-400, 2014. DOI. [PDF].


Henninger HB, Underwood CJ, Romney SJ, Davis RS, Weiss JA: Effect of elastin digestion on the quasi-static tensile response of medial collateral ligament. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 31(8):1226-1233, 2013. DOI. [PDF].
Gililland JM, Anderson LA, Henninger HB, Kubiak EN, Peters CL: Biomechanical analysis of acetabular revision constructs: is pelvic discontinuity best treated with bicolumnar or traditional unicolumnar fixation? Journal of Arthoplasty, 28(1):178-186, 2013. DOI.
Henak CR, Anderson AE, Weiss JA: Subject-specific analysis of joint contact mechanics: application to the study of osteoarthritis and surgical planning. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 135(2):021003, 2013. DOI.
Harris MD, Reese SP, Peters CL, Weiss JA, Anderson AE: Three-dimensional quantification of femoral head shape in controls and patients with cam-type femoroacetabular impingement. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 41(6):1162-1171, 2013. DOI. [PDF].
Henak CR, Carruth E, Anderson AE, Harris MD, Ellis BJ, Peters CL, Weiss JA: Finite element predictions of cartilage contact mechanics in hips with retroverted acetabula. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 21(10):1522-1529, 2013. DOI. [PDF].
Reese SP, Ellis BJ, Weiss JA: Micromechanical model of a surrogate for collagenous soft tissues: development, validation, and analysis of mesoscale size effects. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 12(6):1195-1204, 2013. DOI. [PDF].
Abraham CL, Maas SA, Weiss JA, Ellis BJ, Peters CL, Anderson AE: A new discrete element analysis method for predicting hip joint contact stresses. Journal of Biomechanics, 46(6):1121-1127, 2013. DOI. [PDF].
Reese SP, Underwood CJ, Weiss JA: Effects of decorin proteoglycan on fibrillogenesis, ultrastructure, and mechanics of type I collagen gels. Matrix Biology, 32(7-8):414-423, 2013. DOI. [PDF].
Edgar LT, Sibole SC, Underwood CJ, Guilkey JE, Weiss JA: A computational model of in vitro angiogenesis based on extracellular matrix fiber orientation. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 16(7):790-801, 2013. DOI. [PDF].
Reese SP, Weiss JA: Tendon fascicles exhibit a linear correlation between lateral strain and Poission’s ratio during uniaxial stress relaxation. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 135(3):034501, 2013. DOI. [PDF].
Krishnan L, Chang CC, Nunes SS, Williams SK, Weiss JA, Hoying JB: Manipulating the microvasculature and its microenvironment. Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 41(2) 2013. DOI.
Ateshian GA, Maas SA, Weiss JA: Multiphasic finite element framework for modeling hydrated mixtures with multiple neutral and charged solutes. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 135(11):111001, 2013. DOI.
Sibole SC, Maas SA, Halloran JP, Weiss JA, Erdemir A: Evaluation of a post-processing approach for multiscale analysis of biphasic mechanics of chondrocytes. Computer Methods in Biomechanical and Biomedical Engineering, 16(10):1112-1126, 2013. DOI.
Tashjian RZ, Henninger HB: Biomechanical evaluation of subpectoral biceps tenodesis: dual suture anchor versus interference screw fixation. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 22(10):1408-1412, 2013. DOI.


Ateshian GA, Maas SA, Weiss JA: Solute transport across a contact interface in deformable porous media. Journal of Biomechanics, 45(6):1023–1027, 2012. DOI. [PDF].
Harris MD, Anderson AE, Henak CR, Ellis BJ, Peters CL, *Weiss JA: Finite element prediction of cartilage contact stresses in normal human hips. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 30(7) 2012. DOI. [PDF].
Barg A, Pagenstert GI, Leumann AG, Müller AM, Henninger HB, Valderrabano V: Treatment of the arthritic valgus ankle. Foot and Ankle Clinics, 17(4):647-663, 2012. DOI.
Hansen BJ, Harris MD, Anderson LA, Peters CL, Weiss JA, Anderson AE: Correlation between radiographic measures of acetabular morphology with 3D femoral head coverage in patients with acetabular retroversion. Acta Orthopaedica, 83(3):233-9, 2012. DOI. [PDF].
Valderrabano V, Pangenstert GI, Müller AM, Paul J, Henninger HB, Barg A: Mobile- and fixed-bearing total ankle prostheses: is there really a difference? Foot and Ankle Clinics, 17(4):565-585, 2012. DOI.
Huang AH, Baker BM, Ateshian GA, Mauch RL: Sliding contact loading enhances the tensile properties of mesenchymal stem cell-seeded hydrogels. European Cells and Materials, 24:29-45, 2012. [PDF].
Suter T, Barg A, Knupp M, Henninger H, Hintermann B: Surgical technique: talar neck osteotomy to lengthen the medial column after a malunited talar neck fracture. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related research, 4:1356-64, 2012.
Henninger HB, Barg A, Anderson AE, Bachus KN, Burks RT, *Tashjian RZ: Effect of lateral offset center of rotation in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: a biomechanical study. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 21(9):1128-1135, 2012. DOI. [PDF].
Barg A, Knupp N, Henninger HB, Zwicky L, Hintermann B: Total ankle replacement using HINTEGRA, an unconstrained, three-component system: surgical technique and pitfalls. Foot and Ankle Clinics, 17(4):607-635, 2012. DOI.
Henninger HB, Barg A, Anderson AE, Bachus KN, Tashjian RZ, *Burks RT: Effect of deltoid tension and humeral version in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: a biomechanical study. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 21(4):483–490, 2012. DOI. [PDF].
Halloran JP, Sibole S, Donkelaar CC van, Turnhout MC van, Oomens OW, Weiss JA, Guilak F, Erdemir A: Multiscale mechanics of articular cartilage: potentials and challenges of coupling musculoskeletal, joint, and microscale computational models. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 40(11):2456-74, 2012. DOI. [PDF].
Scheffel PT, Henninger HB, Burks RT: Relationship of the intercondylar roof and the tibial footprint of the ACL: implications for ACL reconstruction. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 41(2):396-401, 2012. DOI.
Barg A, Harris MD, Henninger HB, Amendola RL, Saltzman CL, Hintermann B, Anderson AE: Medial distal tibial angle: comparison between weightbearing mortise view and hindfoot alignment view. Foot & Ankle International, 33(8):655-661, 2012.
Maas SA, Ellis BJ, Ateshian GA, Weiss JA: FEBio: Finite elements for biomechanics. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 134(1) 2012. [PDF].
Chang CC, Krishnan L, Nunes SS, Church KH, Edgar LT, Boland ED, Weiss JA, Williams SK, Hoying JB: Determinants of microvascular network topologies in implanted neovasculatures. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 32(1):5-14, 2012. DOI. [PDF].


Maas SA, Ellis BJ, Rawlins DS, Edgar LT, Henak CR, Weiss JA: Implementation and Verification of a Nodally-Integrated Tetrahedral Element in FEBio. SCI Technical Report, University of Utah, UUSCI-2011 2011. [PDF].
Barg A, Henninger HB, Knupp M, Hintermann B: Simultaneous bilateral total ankle replacement using a 3-component prosthesis: Outcome in 26 patients followed for 2-10 years. Acta Orthopaedica, 82(6):704-10, 2011. DOI.
Barg A, Henninger HB, Hintermann B: Risk factors for symptomatic deep vein thrombosis in patients after total ankle replacement who received routine chemical thromboprophylaxis. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 93-B(7):921-927, 2011. DOI.
Barg A, Elsner A, Anderson AE, *Hintermann B: The effect of three-component total ankle replacement malalignment on clinical outcome: pain relief and functional outcome in 317 consecutive patients. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 93(21):1969-78, 2011. DOI.
Drury NJ, Ellis BJ, Weiss JA, McMahon PJ, Debski RE: Finding consistent strain distributions in the glenohumeral capsule between two subjects: Implications for physical examinations. Journal of Biomechanics, 44(4):607-613, 2011. DOI. [PDF].
Kapron AL, Anderson AE, Aoki SK, Phillips LG, Petron DJ, Toth R, *Peters CL: Radiographic prevalence of femoroacetabular impingement in collegiate football players. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 93(19):e1111-10, 2011. DOI.
Henak CR, Ellis BJ, Harris MD, Anderson AE, Peters CL, *Weiss JA: Role of the acetabular labrum in load support across the hip joint. Journal of Biomechanics, 44(12):2201-2206, 2011. DOI. [PDF].
Barg A, Knupp M, Anderson AE, *Hintermann B: Total ankle replacement in obese patients: component stability, weight change, and functional outcome in 118 consecutive patients. Foot & Ankle International, 32(10):925-32, 2011. [PDF].
Reese SP, Maas SA, *Weiss JA: Validation of multiscale models for aligned collagenous tissues. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 2011.
*Peters CL, Anderson LA, Erickson JA, Anderson AE, Weiss JA: An algorithmic approach to surgical decision making in acetabular retroversion. Orthopedics, 34(1):10, 2011. DOI.
Ateshian GA, Albro MB, Maas SA, Weiss JA: Finite element implementation of mechanochemical phenomena in neutral deformable porous media under finite deformation. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 133(8):1005-1017, 2011. DOI. [PDF].
Elkins JM, Stroud JS, Rudert MJ, Tochigi Y, Pedersen DR, Ellis BJ, Callaghan JJ, Weiss JA, Brown TD: The capsule's contribution to total hip construct stability - a finite element analysis. Journal of Orthopedic Research, 29(11):1642-1648, 2011. DOI. [PDF].


Ellis BJ, Drury NJ, Moore SM, McMahon PJ, Weiss JA, Debski RE: Finite element modelling of the glenohumeral capsule can help assess the tested region during a clinical exam. Computer Methods in Biomechanical and Biomedical Engineering, 13(3):413-418, 2010. DOI. [PDF].
Allen BC, Peters CL, Brown NA, Anderson AE: Acetabular cartilage thickness: accuracy of three-dimensional reconstructions from multidetector CT arthrograms in a cadaver study. Radiology, 255(2):544-52, 2010. DOI.
Anderson AE, Ellis BJ, Maas SA, Weiss JA: Effects of idealized joint geometry on finite element predictions of cartilage contact stresses in the hip. Journal of Biomechanics, 43(7):1351-1357, 2010. DOI. [PDF].
Voycheck CA, Rainis EJ, McMahon PJ, Weiss JA, Debski RE: Effects of region and sex on the mechanical properties of the glenohumeral capsule during uniaxial extension. Journal of Applied Physiology, 108(6):1711-1718, 2010. DOI. [PDF].
Reese SP, Maas SA, Weiss JA: Micromechanical models of helical superstructures in ligament and tendon fibers predict large poisson's ratios. Journal of Biomechanics, 43(7):1394-1400, 2010. DOI. [PDF].
Moore SM, Ellis BJ, Weiss JA, McMahon PJ, *Debski RE: The glenohumeral capsule should be evaluated as a sheet of fibrous tissue: A validated finite element model. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 38(1):66-76, 2010. DOI. [PDF].
Ateshian GA, Maas SA, Weiss JA: Finite element algorithm for frictionless contact of porous permeable media under finite deformation and sliding. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 132(6):1006-1019, 2010. DOI. [PDF].
Henninger HB, Reese SP, Anderson AE, Weiss JA: Validation of computational models in biomechanics. Proc. IMechE, Part H: J. Engineering in Medicine, 224(H7):801-812, 2010. DOI. [PDF].
Drury NJ, Ellis BJ, Weiss JA, McMahon PJ, Debski RE: The impact of glenoid labrum thickness and modulus on labrum and glenohumeral capsule function. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 132(12):1003-1010, 2010. DOI. [PDF].
Chang CC, Nunes SS, Sibole SC, Krishnan L, Williams SK, Weiss JA, Hoying JB: Angiogenesis in a microvascular construct for transplantation depends on the method of chamber circulation. Tissue Engineering Part A, 16(3):795-805, 2010. DOI. [PDF].
Ateshian GA, Weiss JA: Anisotropic hydraulic permeability under finite deformation. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 132(11):1004-1011, 2010. DOI. [PDF].
Henninger HB, Underwood CJ, Ateshian GA, Weiss JA: Effect of sulfated glycosaminoglycan digestion on the transverse permeability of medial collateral ligament. Journal of Biomechanics, 43(13):2567-2573, 2010. DOI. [PDF].


Maas SA, Ellis BJ, Rawlins DS, Weiss JA: A Comparison of FEBio, ABAQUS, and NIKE3D Results for a Suite of Verification Problems. SCI Technical Report, University of Utah, UUSCI-2009 2009. [PDF].
Rainis EJ, Maas SA, Henninger HB, McMahon PJ, Weiss JA, *Debski RE: Material properties of the axillary pouch of the glenohumeral capsule: Is isotropic material symmetry appropriate? Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 131(3):1007-1010, 2009. DOI. [PDF].
Peters CL, Erickson J, Anderson L, Anderson AE, Weiss JA: Hip-preserving surgery: understanding complex pathomorphology. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery American, 91(6):42-58, 2009. DOI. [PDF].
Phatak NS, Maas SA, Veress AI, Pack NA, DiBella EVR, *Weiss JA: Strain measurement in the left ventricle during systole with deformable image registration. Medical Image Analysis, 13(2):354-361, 2009. DOI. [PDF].
Henninger HB, Maas SA, Shepherd J, Joshi S, *Weiss JA: Transversely isotropic distribution of sulfated glycosaminoglycans in human medial collateral ligament: A quantitative analysis. Journal of Structural Biology, 165(3):176-183, 2009. DOI. [PDF].


Veress AI, Weiss JA, Huesman RH, Reutter BW, Sitek A, Feng B, Yang Y, *Gullberg GT: Measuring regional changes in the diastolic deformation of the left ventricle of SHR rats using microPET technology and hyperelastic warping. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 36(7):1104-1117, 2008. DOI. [PDF].
Lujan TJ, Underwood CJ, Jacobs NT, Weiss JA: Contribution of glycosaminoglycans to viscoelastic tensile behavior of human ligament. Journal of Applied Physiology, 106(2):423-431, 2008. DOI. [PDF].
Anderson AE, Ellis BJ, Maas SA, Peters CL, *Weiss JA: Validation of finite element predictions of cartilage contact pressure in the human hip joint. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 130(5):1008-1018, 2008. DOI. [PDF].
Krishnan L, Underwood CJ, Maas SA, Ellis BJ, Kode T, Hoying JB, Weiss JA: Effect of mechanical boundary conditions on orientation of angiogenic microvessels. Cardiovascular Research, 78(2):324-332, 2008. DOI. [PDF].
Anderson AE, Ellis BJ, Peters CL, *Weiss JA: Cartilage thickness: Factors influencing multidetector CT measurements in a phantom study. Radiology, 246(1):133-141, 2008. DOI. [PDF].


Lujan TJ, Underwood CJ, Henninger HB, Thompson BM, *Weiss JA: Effect of dermatan sulfate glycosaminoglycans on the quasi-static material properties of the human medial collateral ligament. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 25(7):894-903, 2007. DOI. [PDF].
Dienst M, Greis PE, Ellis BJ, Bachus KN, Burks RT: Effect of lateral meniscal allograft sizing on contact mechanics of the lateral tibial plateau: an experimental study in human cadaveric knee joints. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 35(1):34-42, 2007. DOI. [PDF].
*Ateshian GA, Ellis BJ, Weiss JA: Equivalence between short-time biphasic and incompressible elastic material response. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 129(3):405-412, 2007. DOI. [PDF].
Phatak NS, Sun Q, Parker DL, Sanders RK, Veress AI, Ellis BJ, *Weiss JA: Noninvasive determination of ligament strain with deformable image registration. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 35(7):1175-1187, 2007. DOI. [PDF].
Lujan TJ, Dalton MS, Thompson BM, Ellis BJ, *Weiss JA: Effect of ACL Deficiency on MCL strains and joint kinematics. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 129(3):386-392, 2007. DOI. [PDF].
Krishnan L, Hoying JB, Ngyuen H, Song H, *Weiss JA: Interaction of angiogenic microvessels with the extracellular matrix. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulation Physiology, 293(6):H3650-H36588, 2007. DOI. [PDF].
Anderson AE, Ellis BJ, *Weiss JA: Verification, validation and sensitivity studies in computational biomechanics. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 10(3):171-184, 2007. DOI. [PDF].
Henninger HB, Underwood CJ, Maas SA, Whitaker RT, *Weiss JA: Spatial distribution and orientation of dermatan sulfate in human medial collateral ligament. Journal of Structural Biology, 158(1):33-45, 2007. DOI. [PDF].
Ellis BJ, Debski RE, Moore SM, McMahon PJ, Weiss JA, *Weiss JA: Methodology and sensitivity studies for finite element modeling of the inferior glenohumeral ligament complex. Journal of Biomechanics, 40(3):603-612, 2007. DOI. [PDF].


Kirkpatrick ND, Hoying JB, Bottling SK, Weiss JA, Utzinger U: In vitro model for endogenous optical signatures of collagen. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 11(5):054021, 2006. DOI. [PDF].
Veress AI, Segars WP, Weiss JA, Tsui BMW, *Gullberg GT: Normal and pathological NCAT image and phantom data based on physiologically realistic left ventricle finite element models. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 25(12):1604-1616, 2006. DOI. [PDF].
Ellis BJ, Lujan TJ, Dalton MS, *Weiss JA: Medial collateral ligament insertion site and contact forces in the ACL-Deficient knee. Journal of Orthopaedic Research (NEW - published by Elsevier), 24(4):800-810, 2006. DOI. [PDF].
*Weiss JA, Maakestad BJ: Permeability of human medial collateral ligament transverse to the collagen fiber direction. Journal of Biomechanics, 39(2):276-283, 2006. DOI. [PDF].
Guilkey JE, Hoying JB, *Weiss JA: Computational modeling of multicellular constructs with the Material Point Method. Journal of Biomechanics, 39(11):2074-2086, 2006. DOI. [PDF].
Ionescu I, Guilkey JE, Berzins M, Kirby RM, *Weiss JA: Simulation of soft tissue failure using the Material Point Method. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 128(6):917-924, 2006. DOI. [PDF].


*Shiu YT, Weiss JA, Hoying JB, Iwamoto MN, Joung IS, Quam CT: The role of mechanical stresses in angiogenesis. Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 33(5):431-510, 2005. DOI. [PDF].
Lujan TJ, Lake SP, Plaizier TA, Ellis BJ, *Weiss JA: Simultaneous measurement of three-dimensional joint kinematics and ligament strains with optical methods. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 127:193-197, 2005. DOI. [PDF].
*Weiss JA, Gardiner JC, Ellis BJ, Lujan TJ, Phatak NS: Three-dimensional finite element modeling of ligaments: Technical aspects. Medical Engineering and Physics, 27(10):845-61, 2005. DOI. [PDF].
Bonifasti-Lista C, Lake SP, Small MS, *Weiss JA: Viscoelastic properties of the human medial collateral ligament under longitudinal, transverse and shear loading. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 23(1):67-76, 2005. DOI. [PDF].
*Debski RE, Weiss JA, Newman WJ, Moore SM, McMahon PJ: Stress and strain in the anterior band of the inferior glenohumeral ligament during a simulated clinical examination. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 14(1):24S-31S, 2005. DOI. [PDF].
Anderson AE, Peters CL, Tuttle BD, *Weiss JA: A subject-specific finite element model of the pelvis: Development, validation and sensitivity studies. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 127(3):364-373, 2005. DOI. [PDF].
Veress AI, Gullberg GT, *Weiss JA: Measurement of strain in the left ventricle with cine-MRI and deformable image registration. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 127(7):1195-1207, 2005. DOI. [PDF].


Krishnan L, *Weiss JA, Wessman MD, Hoying JB: Design and application of a test system for viscoelastic characterization of collagen gels. Tissue Engineering, 10(1-2):241-252, 2004. DOI. [PDF].
Stabile KJ, Pfaeffle HJ, Weiss JA, Fischer KJ, *Tomaino MM: Bi-directional mechanical properties of the human forearm interosseous ligament. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 22(3):607-612, 2004. DOI. [PDF].


Gardiner JC, Weiss JA: Subject-specific finite element analysis of the human medial collateral ligament during valgus knee loading. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 21(6):1098-1106, 2003. DOI. [PDF].
Guilkey JE, Weiss JA: Implicit time integration for the material point method: Quantitative and algorithmic comparisons with the finite element method. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 57(9):1323-1338, 2003. DOI. [PDF].


Hansen KA, Weiss JA, *Barton JK: Recruitment of tendon crimp with applied tensile strain. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 124(1):72-77, 2002. DOI. [PDF].
Veress AI, *Weiss JA, Gullberg GT, Vince DG, Rabbitt RD: Strain measurement in coronary arteries using intravascular ultrasound and deformable images. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 124(6):734-741, 2002. DOI. [PDF].
*Weiss JA, Gardiner JC, Bonifasi-Lista C: Ligament material behavior is nonlinear, viscoelastic and rate-independent under shear loading. Journal of Biomechanics, 35(7):943-950, 2002. DOI. [PDF].


Cordaro NM, *Weiss JA, Szivek JA: Strain transfer between a CPC coated strain gauge and cortical bone during bending. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 58(2):147-155, 2001. DOI. [PDF].
Gardiner JC, *Weiss JA: Simple shear testing of parallel-fibered planar soft tissues. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 123(2):170-176, 2001. DOI. [PDF].
Gardiner JC, *Weiss JA, Rosenberg TD: Strain in the human medial collateral ligament during valgus loading of the knee. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 391:266-274, 2001. DOI. [PDF].
*Weiss JA, Gardiner JC: Computational modeling of ligament mechanics. Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 29(3):303-371, 2001. DOI. [PDF].


*Weiss JA, Paulos LE: Mechanical testing of ligament fixation devices. Techniques in Orthopaedics, 14(1):14-21, 1999. DOI. [PDF].
Richards M, Waanders NA, Weiss JA, Bhatia V, Senunas LE, Schaffler MB, Goldstein SA, *Goulet JA: Reduced gap strains induce changes in bone regeneration during distraction. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 121(3):348-355, 1999. DOI. [PDF].


Quapp KM, *Weiss JA: Material characterization of human medial collateral ligament. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 120(6):757-763, 1998. DOI. [PDF].
Bowden AE, Rabbitt RD, *Weiss JA: Anatomical registration and segmentation by warping template finite element models. Proc SPIE (Laser-Tissue Interaction IX), 3254:469-476, 1998. DOI. [PDF].
Puso MA, *Weiss JA: Finite element implementation of anisotropic quasi-linear viscoelasticity using a discrete spectrum approximation. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 120(1):62-70, 1998. DOI. [PDF].
*Weiss JA, Rabbitt RD, Bowden AE: Incorporation of medical image data in finite element models to track strain in soft tissues. Proc SPIE (Laser-Tissue Interaction IX), 3254:477-484, 1998. DOI. [PDF].
Richards M, Goulet M, Weiss JA, Waanders NA, Schaffler MB, *Goldstein SA: Bone regeneration and fracture healing experience with distraction osteogenesis model. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 355 SUPPL:S191-S204, 1998. DOI. [PDF].


*Weiss JA, Maker BN, Govindjee S: Finite element implementation of incompressible, transversely isotropic hyperelasticity. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 135(1-2):107-128, 1996. DOI. [PDF].


*Rabbitt RD, Weiss JA, Christensen GE, Miller MI: Mapping of hyperelastic deformable templates using the finite element method. Proc SPIE (Vision Geometry IV), 2573:252-265, 1995. DOI. [PDF].


Bagi CM, Mecham M, Weiss JA, *Miller SC: Comparative morphometric changes in rat cortical bone following ovariectomy and/or immobilization. Bone, 14(6):877-883, 1993. DOI.
France EP, Weiss JA, Paulos LE: Allograft ligament reconstruction: Biomechanical issues and testing. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review, 1:47-60, 1993. DOI. [PDF].
Straight CB, France EP, Rosenberg TD, Paulos LE, *Weiss JA: Soft tissue fixation to bone: A biomechanical analysis of spiked washers. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 22(3):339-343, 1993. DOI. [PDF].


*Anderson DR, Weiss JA, Takai S, Ohland KJ, *Woo SL-Y: Healing of the medial collateral ligament following a triad injury: A biomechanical and histological study of the knee in rabbits. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 10(4):485-495, 1992. DOI.


Weiss JA, *Woo SL, Ohland KJ, Horibe S, Newton PO: Evaluation of a new injury model to study medial collateral ligament healing: Primary repair vs nonoperative treatment. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 9(4):516-528, 1991. DOI.


*Woo SLY, Ohland KJ, Weiss JA: Aging and sex-related changes in the biomechanical properties of the rabbit medial collateral ligament. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 56(2):129-142, 1990. DOI.
*Woo SL-Y, Weiss JA, Gomez MA, Hawkins DA: Measurement of changes in ligament tension with knee motion and skeletal maturation. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 112(1):46-51, 1990. DOI.