Publications

Journal articles

Ng J, Kersh ME, Kilbreath S, Knothe Tate M. Movement as Life’s Force: Mechanobiology-Based Physiotherapy Protocols to Potentiate Cellular Healing and Tissue Regeneration. Frontiers in Physiology, 8:303, 2017.

Lee W, Rahman H, Kersh ME, Toussaint KC.  Application of quantitative second-harmonic generation microscopy to posterior cruciate ligament for crimp analysis studies. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 22(4), 2017.

Fuchs RK, Kersh ME, Carballido-Gamio J, Thompson WR, Keyak JH, Warden SJ. Physical activity for strengthening fracture prone regions of the proximal femur. Current Osteoporosis Reports, 15(1): 43-52, 2017. Invited article

Robinson DL, Kersh ME, Walsh NC, Ackland DC, deSteiger RN, Pandy MG. Mechanical properties of normal and osteoarthritic human articular cartilage, Journal of Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, 61: 96-109, 2016.

Kersh ME, Ploeg HL, Pandy MG. The dependence of knee joint stability on the cruciate and collateral ligaments. Movement & Sports Science, 90: 37-54, 2015. Invited article

Martelli S, Kersh ME, Pandy MG. Sensitivity of femoral strain calculations to anatomical scaling errors in musculoskeletal models of movement. Journal of Biomechanics, 48(13), 3606-3615, 2015.

Martelli S, Kersh ME, Schache AG, Pandy MG. Strain energy in the femoral neck during exercise. Journal of Biomechanics,  47(8), 1784-1791, 2014.

Warden SJ, Mantila Roosa SM, Kersh ME, Hurd AL, Fleisig GS, Pandy MG, Fuchs RK.  Physical Activity When Young Provides Lifelong Benefits to Bone Size and Strength in Men. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1321605111, 2014.

Larsson D, Luisier B, Kersh ME, Dall’Ara E, Zysset PK, Pandy MG, Pahr DH. Assessment of transverse isotropy in trabecular bone using the Gradient Structure Tensor. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 1:10, 2014.

Kersh ME, Zysset PK, Pahr DH, Wolfram U, Larsson DL, Pandy MG. Measurement of structural anisotropy in trabecular bone using clinical-resolution CT images. Journal of Biomechanics, 46(15): 2659-2666, 2013.

Kersh ME, Pandy MG, Bui QM, Jones AC, Arns CH, Knackstedt MA, Seeman E, Zebaze RM. The heterogeneity in femoral neck structure and strength. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 28(5): 1022-1028, 2013.

Kersh ME and Ploeg H. A methodology for the pre-clinical evaluation of patellar implants,International Journal of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics, 1(2): 129-145, 2009.

Conference Publications

Hernandez ME, Kersh ME, Chaparro G. The role of anxiety on the cognitive control of gait in older adults.  Society for Neuroscience, 2017.

Lee W, Rahman H, Kersh ME, Toussaint K. Crimp analysis of connective tissue using second-harmonic generation microscopy.  Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science Conference, 2017.

Bakalova LP, Thomsen JS, Andreasen CM, Brüel A-M, Hauge EM, Kill BJ, Delaisse J-M, Andersen TL, Kersh ME. Relating cortical bone mechanics to intracortical pore morphology, distribution and remodeling history within the fibula diaphysis. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, 2017.  Selected for additional presentation at ASBMR Symposium: Current Concepts in Bone Fragility – From Cells to Surrogates.

Thomsen JS, Andreasen CM, Bakalova LP, Brüel A-M, Hauge EM, Toft Eschen GE, Kill BJ, Delaisse J-M, Kersh ME, Andersen TL. Characterization of the remodeling events contributing to trabecularization of cortical bone: A study on human fibula diaphysis. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, 2017.

Bakalova LP, Thomsen JS, Andreasen CM, Brüel A-M, Hauge EM, Kill BJ, Delaisse J-M, Andersen TL, Kersh ME. Linking cortical bone mechanics, structure, and remodeling in the fibula. Orthopedic Research Society Musculoskeletal Biology Workshop at Sun Valley, Alice J Lee Award Winner, 2017.

Shehab S, Mercier E, Kersh ME, Juarez G, Zhao H. Designing engineering tasks for collaborative problem solving.  12th International Conference on Computer Supported Learning, 2017.

Bakalova LP, Thomsen JS, Andreasen CM, Brüel A-M, Hauge EM, Kill BJ, Delaisse J-M, Andersen TL, Kersh ME. The relationship between pore morphology and cortical bone mechanics. Proceedings of the 2017 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, 2017.

Rahman H, Kersh ME. The effect of cross-sectional area variation on ligament apparent properties.  Transactions of the annual meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society, 2017.

Lee W, Rahman H, Kersh ME, Toussaint K. Crimp characterization of porcine posterior cruciate ligament by second harmonic generation.  Transactions of the annual meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society, 2017.

Warden S, Carballido-Gamio J, Keyak J, Weatherholt A, Shah D, Lang T, Kersh ME, Fuchs R. Influence of Physical Activity on Proximal Femoral Bone Density Distribution, Structural Patterns and Estimated Strength: A Within-Subject Controlled Study. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, 2016.

Thomsen JS, Andreasen CM, Bakalova LP, Brüel A-M, Hauge EM, Toft Eschen GE, Kill BJ, Delaisse J-M, Kersh ME, Andersen TL. The radial distribution of the intracortical porosity within the fibula diaphysis. American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, 2016.

Rahman MH, Kersh ME. The effect of ligament stiffness on shoulder cartilage pressure and kinematics.  Proceedings of the 2016 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, 2016.

Polk JD, Fox MC, Kersh ME. Which bone properties provide the best indicators of habitual posture? American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 159: 254, 2016.

Fox MC, Carlson KJ, Ryan T, Kersh ME, Polk JD. Reconstructing knee posture in humans, chimpanzees and gorillas: subchondral and trabecular signals. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 159: 146, 2016.

Zendeli A, Kersh ME, Bala Y, Ghasem-Zadeh A, Seeman E, Zebaze RM. The dominant role of small pores on estimated matrix stress. Osteoporosis International, 26:285-286, 2015.

Zendeli A, Bala Y, Kersh ME, Ghasem-Zadeh A, Seeman E, Zebaze RM. Quantification of the heterogeneity of cortical porosity and the effect on strength. Osteoporosis International, 25:575-576, 2014.

Robinson D, Kersh ME, Walsh N, Ackland D, de Steiger R, Pandy MG. Dynamic measurements of contact area reveal variability in the degree of anisotropy of human knee-joint cartilage. Transactions of the annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society 60:433, 2014.

Zendeli A, Bala Y, Kersh M, Ghasem-Zadeh A, Seeman E, & Zebaze R. Accurate Quantification of Bone Fragility Requires Inclusion of Pores of all Sizes. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 29:S56-S57, 2014.

 Martelli S, Pivonka P, Kersh ME, Ebeling P, Pandy MG. Atypical Femoral Fractures are Associated with High Cyclic Tensile Strain Regions During Walking. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 28, 2013.

Mathavan NM, Kersh ME, Pandy MG, Schache AG, Crossley KC, Collins N. Does improving vastus medialis function reduce lateral patellar stress in people with PFJOA? Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 14: e62, 2011.

Kersh ME and Ploeg H. Data acquisition for specimen-specific computational models. Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference Parts A and B: 1177-1178, 2009.

Bischoff J., Siggelkow E, Sieber D, Kersh ME, Ploeg H, Muenchinger M. Ligament property optimization within a virtual biomechanical knee. Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference Parts A and B: 535-536, 2009.

Siggelkow E, Kersh ME, Muenchinger M, Femoral component design and positioning during implantation affects ACL tension a finite element study. Journal of Biomechanics 40 (2): S98, 2007.

Kersh ME, Ploeg H, Burgkart R, Siggelkow E, Münchinger M. Creating a physiological knee model: experimental methods and validation concept. Journal of Biomechanics 40 (2): S581, 2007(b).

Kersh ME, Ploeg H, Siggelkow E, Münchinger M., From medical imaging to knee models: factors in model generation. Journal of Biomechanics 40 (2): S99, 2007(a).

Kersh ME, Ploeg HL Contact area in dome vs. sombrero shaped patellar implants. Journal of Biomechanics 39: S517, 2006.