Discuss the emerging technique of using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) to perform muscle fibre tracking

Discuss the emerging technique of using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) to perform muscle fibre tracking
2.      Discuss current and emerging MRI techniques used in the imaging of cartilage.  Suggest a grading system that could be used to describe cartilage damage
Approximate word count for assignment 2:     2000 words
•    GENERAL MSK reference
1.    Berquist, T.H. (2007). Musculoskeletal Imaging Companion, 2nd edn. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer.
2.    Berquist, T.H. (2006) MRI of the Musculoskeletal System, 5th edn. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
3.    Jozsa L and Kannus, P (1997)  Human Tendons:  Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology  Human Kinetics
4.    Link, T (2011) Cartilage Imaging: Significance, Techniques and New Developments  Springer (** ebook)
5.    Magee, D.J. (2006). Orthopedic Physical Assessment, 4th edn. St Louis: Saunders/Elsevier
6.    Pedowitz R, Chung C, Resnick D. (2008). Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Orthopedic Sporst Medicine (** ebook)
7.    Stoller, David W Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine 3rd Edn (Volumes 1 and 2), Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins
8.    Shellock, F.G. and Powers, C.M. (Eds) (2001). KInematic MRI of the Joints: Functional Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Clinical Applications. Boca Raton: CRC Press.
9.    Walsh W (2006) Repair and Regeneration of Ligaments, Tendons, and Joint Capsule Humana Press