Table 2: Existing work demonstrating the strain rate sensitivity of tendons and ligaments.

SourceStrain rate (% s-1)Elastic modulus (MPa)UTS (MPa) (%)Ref.

Human Achilles tendon10401.173.325.2[49, 50]
100544.781.321.0
SourceStrain rate (% s-1)Elastic modulus (MPa)Failure stress (MPa)Failure strain (%)Ref.
Porcine lateral collateral ligament128839.917[48]
1036456.518
9465672.814
106076375.911
1299090677.49