Mechanobiology and Tribology of the Skin - from Experimental Characterisation to Modelling

Suggested readings

Limbert, G., 2017. Mathematical and computational modelling of skin biophysics-A review. Proceedings of the Royal Society Part A, 473:1-39.

Limbert, G., Kuhl, E. (2018) On skin microrelief and the emergence of expression micro-wrinkles. Soft Matter, 14(8):1292-1300.

Leyva-Mendivil, M.F., Lengiewicz, J., Page, A., Bressloff, N.W., Limbert, G., 2017. Skin microstructure is a key contributor to its friction behaviour. Tribology Letters 65, 12.

Stupkiewicz, S., Lewandowski, M. J., Lengiewicz, J. (2014) Micromechanical analysis of friction anisotropy in rough elastic contacts. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51(23-24):3931-3943.

Leyva-Mendivil, M.F., Lengiewicz, J., Page, A., Bressloff, N.W., Limbert, G. (2017) Implications of multi-asperity contact for shear stress distribution in the viable epidermis - An image-based finite element study. Biotribology, 11:110-123.

Deroy, C., Destrade, M.,Mc Alinden, A., Ni Annaidh, A. (2017) Non-invasive evaluation of skin tension lines with elastic waves. Skin Research and Technology, 23:326-335.

Destrade, M. (2015) Incremental equations for soft fibrous materials. In: Nonlinear Mechanics of Soft Fibrous Materials (R.W. Ogden & L. Dorfmann, Editors). CISM Lecture Notes, Springer, 559:233-267.

Ciarletta, P., Destrade, M., Gower, A. L. (2013) Shear instability in skin tissue. Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, 66:273-288.

Zeevi, T., Levy, A., Brauner, N., Gefen A. (2018) Effects of ambient conditions on the risk of pressure injuries in bedridden patients-multi-physics modelling of microclimate. International Wound Journal,15(3):402-416.

Gefen, A., Weihs, D. (2018) Cytoskeleton and plasma-membrane damage resulting from exposure to sustained deformations: A review of the mechanobiology of chronic wounds. Medical Engineering and Physics, 38(9):828-33.

Klaassen, M., de Vries, E. G., Masen, M. A. (2017) The static friction response of non-glabrous skin as a function of surface energy and environmental conditions, Biotribology, 11:124-131.

Veijgen, N. K., Masen, M. A., van der Heide, E. (2013) Variables influencing the frictional behaviour of in vivo human skin, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 28:448-461.

Weickenmeier, J., Jabareen, M., Mazza, E. (2015) Suction based mechanical characterization of superficial facial soft tissues, Journal of Biomechanics, 48:4279-4286.

Barbarino, G., Jabareen, M., Mazza, E. (2011) Experimental and numerical study on the mechanical behavior of the superficial layers of the face, Skin Research and Technology, 17(4):434-444.


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