The Role of Viscoelasticity in Biomechanics

Antonin Havranek

Abstract


The necessity of using viscoelastic models instead of the only elastic ones is emphasized in rheological modeling of muscle function. The problem is visualized by an attractive beer-glass experiment.


Keywords


Biomechanics, Muscle, Rheology, Viscoelasticity

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ISSN 1801-1217 (Print)
ISSN 1805-9422 (Online)
Published by the Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering