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Fracture risk

The cost of healthcare for treating osteoporosis will exceed £2.5 billion in the UK by 2020. Hip fractures account for 47% of this cost. What can we do to reduce the risk of hip fracture?

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Multiscale modelling

Many aspects of human physiology are now well explained by biomechanical models at different scales. Yet, the most challenging - but also most rewarding - problems require a multiscale approach. What is the state-of-the-art in this field?

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Interactions

Interactions occur everywhere in biomechanics; and nearly always presents technical challenges for the modeller. This section contains some example challenges and solutions: e.g. from contact, fluid-structure and cell-extra-cellular-matrix interactions.

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