With the impending completion of the human genome sequence, biology will join the ranks of physics, mathematics, and chemistry as an exact basic science. This fact will be reflected in the choice of the curriculum for many academic disciplines, but especially for Bioengineering. Bioengineering, and specifically Biomechanics, will integrate these disciplines and serve as the platform for expanding analysis as well as creation and design of new approaches in Biology and Medicine. Not only is mechanics determined by biology but also biology is controlled by mechanics. Thus, biomechanics is becoming an integral part of medical research. One of the most interesting aspects of biomechanics is its application to problems related to disease (1).

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