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Table 1 Sample sizes for cervical bone-ligament-bone preparations. A total of 98 bone-ligament-bone specimens were analyzed.

From: Neck ligament strength is decreased following whiplash trauma

  ALL MTD PLL CL LF ISL+SSL
C2–C3 3 1 3 6 3 3
C3–C4 3 1 2 4 3 2
C4–C5 3 0 3 6 3 2
C5–C6 2 0 3 6 2 3
C6–C7 2 0 3 6 2 2
C7-T1 3 1 2 6 2 2
Totals 16 3 16 34 15 14
  1. ALL: anterior longitudinal ligament, MTD: middle-third disc, PLL: posterior longitudinal ligament, CL: capsular ligament, LF: ligamentum flavum, ISL+SSL: interspinous and supraspinous ligaments.