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. (in press)

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

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.