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Stress Fractures

Elizabeth Weiss

in Reading the Bones: Activity, Biology, and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054988
eISBN:
9780813053707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054988.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Stress fractures (or fatigue fractures) are covered in this chapter. Stress fractures are assumed to occur due to microcracks from repetitive forces that accumulate to result in a complete bone ... More


Reading the Bones: Activity, Biology, and Culture

Elizabeth Weiss

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054988
eISBN:
9780813053707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054988.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Do skeletal indicators used to reconstruct past people’s activity patterns actually reflect biological differences? This book reviews the literature on the most commonly utilized activity pattern ... More


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