2. Methodological aspects;
3. The body level;
4. Organ level: the bones;
5. Tissue level: mineralised extracellular matrix;
6. Cells level: cells-matrix interaction;
7. Applications of multiscale modeling;
8. Multiscale modeling; Index.
Marco Viceconti is a world expert in the computational modeling of musculoskeletal systems. The primary driving force behind the Virtual Physiological Human (VPH) Initiative, which aims to develop the methods and technologies to make possible the dream of systems biology, physiome and systems medicine, he is currently the Director of the VPH Institute, the international no-profit organisation that drives the VPH Initiative.