MoJo Publications

Research supported by MoJo published in peer-reviewed medical journals.


Brunet S, Tse JJ, Kuczynski MT, Engelke K, Boyd SK, Barnabe C, Manske SL. Heterogeneous bone response to biologic DMARD therapies in rheumatoid arthritis patients and their relationship to functional indices. In Press. Scand J Rheum.

Firminger C.R., and Edwards W.B. (2021). A biomechanical study of clamping technique on patellar tendon surface strain and material properties using digital image correlation. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 113, 104156.

Firminger C.R., and Edwards W.B. (2021). Effects of cyclic loading on the mechanical properties and failure of human patellar tendon. Journal of Biomechanics, 120,110345.

Haider I.T., Lee M., Page R., Smith D., and Edwards W.B. (2021). Mechanical fatigue of whole rabbit-tibiae under combined compression-torsional loading is better explained by strained volume than peak strain magnitude. Journal of Biomechanics, 122, 110434.

Haider I.T., Simonion N., Schnitzer T.J., and Edwards W.B. (2021). Stiffness and strength predictions from finite element models of the knee are associated with lower-limb fractures after spinal cord injury. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 49, 769-779.

Keen C.E., Whittier D.E., Firminger C.R., Edwards W.B., and Boyd S.K. (2021). Validation of bone density and microarchitecture measurements of the load-bearing femur in the human knee obtained using in vivo HR-pQCT protocol. Journal of Clinical Densitometry, In Press.

Kuervers E.J., Firminger C.R., and Edwards W.B. (2021). Effect of knee angle and quadriceps muscle force on shear wave elastography measurements at the patellar tendon. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, [Epub ahead of print], doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2021.03.031.

Lennie KI, Manske SL, Mansky CF, Anderson JS. Locomotory behaviour of early tetrapods from Blue - Beach, Nova Scotia revealed by novel microanatomical analysis. In Press. Royal Society Open Science.

Loundagin L.L., Pohl A., and Edwards W.B. (2021). Stressed volume estimated by finite element analysis predicts the fatigue life of human cortical bone: the role of vascular canals as stress concentrators. Bone, 143, 115647.

Tse JJ, Garland L, Kuczynski MT, Salat P, Pauchard Y, Manske SL. The application and optimization of super-resolution reconstruction for isotropic out-of-plane MRI to study the musculoskeletal system. In Press. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin Imaging Vis. DOI: 10.1080/21681163.2020.1835541

Unnikrishnan G., Xu C., Baggaley M., Tong J., Kulkarni S., Edwards W.B., and Reifman J. (2021). Effects of body size and load carriage on lower-extremity biomechanical responses in healthy women. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 22, 219.


Billington EO, Burt LA, Rose MS, Davison EM, Gaudet S, Kan M, Boyd SK, Hanley DA. (2020). Safety of High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 105(4): 1-10.

Billington, EO, Burt, L., Plett, RM, Rose, MS, Boyd, SK, Hanley, DA,. (2020). Effect of high-dose vitamin D supplementation on peripheral arterial calcification: secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Osteoporosis International. 31(11): 2141-2150.

Brunet SC, Kuczynski MT, Bhatla JL, Lemay S, Pauchard Y, Salat P, Barnabe C, Manske SL. The utility of multi-stack alignment and 3D longitudinal image registration to assess bone remodeling in rheumatoid arthritis patients from second generation HR-pQCT scans. BMC Med Imaging. 2020; 20:36. DOI: 10.21203/rs.2.14575/v1. PMID: 32264872 

Burt LA, Gabel L, Billington EO, Hanley DA, Boyd SK. (2020). Postural Balance Effects Associated with 400, 4000 or 10,000 IU Vitamin D3 Daily for Three Years: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial. Nutrients. 12(2): 1-10.

Hanley, DA, Burt, LA, Boyd, SK. (2020). High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation and Bone Health-Reply. JAMA. 323: 93-94.

Hildebrand KN, Sidhu K, Gabel L, Besler BA, Burt LA, Boyd SK. (2020). The assessment of skeletal muscle and cortical bone by second-generation HR-pQCT at the tibial midshaft. Journal of Clinical Densitometry. 1: 1-10.

Jensen RK, Tse JJ, Keller K, Barnabe C, Burghardt A, Finzel S, Tam L-S, Hauge E, Stok K, Manske SL. High-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography (HR-pQCT) for erosion evaluation in inflammatory rheumatic disease. Front Med (Lausanne). 2020; 7:337 doi: 10.3389/fmed.2020.0033. PMID: 32766262

Kemp TD, de Bakker CMJ, Gabel L, Hanley DA, Billington EO, Burt LA, Boyd SK. (2020). Longitudinal bone microarchitectural changes are best detected using image registration. Osteoporosis International. 31(10): 1995-2005.

Loundagin L.L., and Edwards W.B. (2020). Stressed volume around vascular canals explains compressive fatigue life variation of secondary osteonal bone but not plexiform bone. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 111, 104002.

Tse JJ, Brunet SC, Salat P, Hazlewood GS, Barnabe C, Manske SL. Multi-modal imaging to assess the interaction between inflammation and bone damage progression in inflammatory arthritis. Frontiers in Medicine. 2020; 7:608.

Whittier DE, Mudryk AN, Vandergaag ID, Burt LA, Boyd SK. (2020). Optimizing HR-pQCT workflow: a comparison of bias and precision error for quantitative bone analysis. Osteoporosis International. 31(3): 567-576. 

Whittier, DE, Burt, LA, Hanley, DA, Boyd, SK. (2020). Sex- and site-specific reference data for bone microarchitecture in adults measured using second-generation HR-pQCT. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 35(11): 2151-2158.