Correction of Apparent Viscoelasticity of Skin Surface

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Abstract

The body structures under the skin surface, such as bones and tendon, have an influence on the stiffness evaluation observed from the surface. In this case, the observed stiffness should be called an apparent stiffness. To obtain the biomechanical properties of skin itself, the influence of body structure should be removed. This study deals with the correction method of apparent viscoelasticity which calculated from apparent biomechanical impedance. This method is applied to the measured result of the forearm and the right chest to confirm its effectiveness.

Journal

  • Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University

    Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University 29(2), 39-47, 1995-03-27

    Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University

Codes

  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    120002307527
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA10699856
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    departmental bulletin paper
  • ISSN
    0475-0071
  • Data Source
    IR 
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