John Runciman PhD PEng



Z Salo, J Runciman & J Thomason, Analysis of strain and stress in the equine hoof using finite element analysis : comparison with minimum principal strains recorded invivo.  Accepted for publication in Biosystems Engineering September 2010.


Teeter MG; Arroyo LG; Bakker JD; Viel L; Runciman RJ. Artery Calcification In Racehorses May Be Related To Transient And Repeated Increases In Arterial Pressure During Exercise. Bioscience Hypotheses 2 (2009), 417 - 421.


Teeter MG; Arroyo LG, Bakker JD; Hayes MA; Viel L; Runciman RJ.  Finite Element Analysis of Wall Stress in the Equine Pulmonary Artery. Equine Vet J.  Equine Vet J., 41, (1), (2009).


Z Salo, J Runciman & J Thomason, Dynamic model of a horse hoof at first contact. Biosystems Engineering, 103 (3), 364-373 (2009). 


T Gibson, N Moens, D Holmberg and J Runciman, Evaluation of a Short Glass Fibre Reinforced Tube as a Model for Cat Femur for Biomechanical Testing of Orthopedic Implants, Sumner-Smith Special Edition, Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol, 21, 195 – 201 (2008).


T Gibson, N Moens, D Holmberg, J Runciman and G. M. Monteith, The Biomechanical Properties of Feline Femur. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol, 21, 312 - 317 (2008). 


JL Bracamonte, L Bouré, RJ Geor, J Runciman, S Nykamp, AM Cruz, MG Teeter, H Waterfall,  Evaluation of a laproscopic technique for collection of serial full-thickness small intestine biopsies in standing sedated experimental horses. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 69 3, 431 – 439 (2008).  


A Changoor, RJ Runciman, M Hurtig, A Quesnel, J Dickey & Lowerison, Articular Joint mechanical property mapping for the horse knee.  Equine Veterinary Journal, J. 38, 330 – 336 (2006).


NS Brebner, MM Moens & RJ Runciman, Evaluation of a treadmill with integrated force plates for kinetic gait analysis of sound and lame dogs at a trot. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 19 4, 205 – 212 (2006).


A Changoor, RJ Runciman & M Hurtig, Osteochondral Graft Fixation Using a Bioresorbable Bone Cement.  J of Biomechanics, V 39 15, 2887-2892 (2006).


DM Rittenhouse, HA Abdullah, RJ Runciman & O Basir, A neural network model for reconstructing EMG signals from eight shoulder muscles. Consequences for rehabilitation robotics and biofeedback, J of Biomechanics, V 39 10, 1924-1932 (2006).


G Whan, RJ Runciman and M Hurtig, Determining effective centroid position in biomechanical testing: a technique for simplifying whole bone analysis.  J of Biomech Eng, 127, 736 - 741 (2005).


L Boure, C Kerr C, S Pearce S, RJ Runciman, J Lansdowne and J Caswell, Comparison of two laproscopic suture patters for repair of experimentally ruptured urinary bladders in normal neonatal calves. Veterinary Surgery 34:1-8 (2005).


RJ Runciman, J Thomason, G Springett, S Bullock and W Sears, Horseshoe Fixation versus Hoof Colour A Comparative Study.  Biosystems Engineering, 89 (3), 377-382 (2004).


HL McClinchey, JJ Thomason and RJ Runciman, Grip and slippage of the horse's hoof on solid substrates measured ex vivo.solid substrates: Implications for the deformation of the hoof while bearing weight.  Biosystems Engineering, 89 (4), 485 – 494 (2004).


J Phillips, RJ Runciman and A Miniaci, Mathematical modeling of humeral head geometry.  Surgery of the shoulder and elbow, an international perspective, selected proceedings of the 9th international congress on surgery of the shoulder, Norris, Zuckerman, Warner and Lee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2004.


A Saari, RJ Runciman and G Hayward, Modelling Bioelectric Behaviour of the halo pin – patient interface during magnetic resonance imaging.  Proc Instn Mech Engrs, V218H: J Engineering in Medicine, 159 - 165 (2004).


G Whan, RJ Runciman and M Hurtig.  Correlation of Quantitative Ultrasound Measurements with Material Properties and Bone Mineral Density in the Equine Metacarpus. Equine and Comparative Exercise Physiology, 1 61 - 69 (2004).


G Whan, S Bullock, J Phillips, RJ Runciman, S Pearce and M Hurtig, Development and testing of a modular strain measurement clip.  J of Biomechanics, Vol 36, 1669-1674 (2003).


M Archibald, RJ Runciman, J Dickey and M Hurtig, Do Animal Models Approximate the Subchondral Bone and Cartilage Characteristics of Humans? A Student Project from the University of Guelph Comparative Orthopaedic Research Working Group. Newsletter to the Transactions of the 4th International Cartilage Repair Society, Toronto, Ontario, June 2002.


RJ Runciman, Thomas Ridout, 1754 - 1829, Third Surveyor General of Upper Canada,  in History of Engineering in Ontario Prior to 1922, Editor P Chisholm.  Western Region PEO special project, 2001.

SJ Bullock & RJ Runciman, Biomechanical evaluation of two halo pin designs, with and without, intact periosteum.  J of Biomechanics, Vol 34, 129-133 (2001).


SG Pearce, M Hurtig, RJ Runciman & J Dickey.  The effect of age anatomic site and soft tissue on quantitative ultrasound. J Bone Miner Res 15, S407 (2000).


S Mohammed and RJ Runciman, The Baumann angle in supracondylar fractures in the distal humerus in children.  J Pediatric Orthop, 19(1), 65-69 (1999).


RJ Runciman and FJR Richmond, Shoulder and forelimb orientation and loading in sitting cats: implications for head and shoulder movement.  J Biomechanics, 30(9), 911-919 (1997).


RJ Runciman and AC Nicol, Modelling muscle and joint forces at the glenohumeral joint.  Journal of Eng in Med, 208, 97-102 (1994).


RJ Runciman and AC Nicol, Strain gauged six component load transducer for use in upper limb biomechanics.  Proc Instn Mech Engrs Vol 207, 231-237 (1994).


RJ Runciman et al, Stereoradiogrammetric technique for estimating alignment of the joints *of the hand.  J Biomed Eng, 15, 99-105 (1993).


Biomechanical model of the shoulder joint. PhD Thesis, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (1993).


Development of a stereo radiogrammetric measurement system for estimating alignment and geometry of the metacarpophalangeal joints. MSc Thesis, Queen's University, Kingston (1989).