New imaging technique shows bodies in motion

April 5, 2018

A video x-ray shows the position and subtle motions of a human healthy knee during landing from a one-leg hop. The visible wires and radio-opaque spheres are part of skin mounted biomechanics equipment that synchronize with the XROMM measurements.

Credit: Braden Fleming

New imaging born and developed at Brown can peer inside moving tissue, revealing how bone, muscle, ligaments, and cartilage work together to let living organisms walk, breathe, and eat.