LITERATURE UPDATE
January 05 - January 11, 2017
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

Jeffery W Rankin, PhD
Comparative Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Idaho, USA
https://www.researchgate.net/profile...n/publications
http://tinyurl.com/RankinScholar

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*BONE*
Fratini, A; Bonci, T; Bull, AMJ. Whole body vibration treatments in postmenopausal women can improve bone mineral density: results of a stimulus focussed meta-analysis. Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0166774

Zhang, W; Liu, C; Hai, B; Du, GH; Wang, H; Leng, HJ; Xu, YS; Song, CL. A convenient in vivo model using small interfering rna silencing to rapidly assess skeletal gene function. Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167222

Oestreich, AK; Kamp, WM; McCray, MG; Carleton, SM; Karasseva, N; Lenz, KL; Jeong, Y; Daghlas, SA; Yao, X; Wang, Y; Pfeiffer, FM; Ellersieck, MR; Schulz, LC; Phillips, CL. Decreasing maternal myostatin programs adult offspring bone strength in a mouse model of osteogenesis imperfecta. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 2016;113:13522-13527. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1607644113

Zhou, J; Liao, Y; Xie, HT; Liao, Y; Zeng, YH; Li, N; Sun, GH; Wu, Q; Zhou, GJ. Effects of combined treatment with ibandronate and pulsed electromagnetic field on ovariectomy-induced osteoporosis in rats. Bioelectromagnetics 2017;38:31-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bem.22012

Sachdev, P; Reece, L; Copeland, R; Thomson, M; Wales, J; Jacques, R; Dimitri, P; Wright, N. Development of skeletal microarchitecture and biomechanics over 2 years following 6 month intragastric balloon insertion in obese adolescents. Hormone Research In Paediatrics 2016;86:522-523.

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Gultekin, O; Dal, H; Holzapfel, GA. A phase-field approach to model fracture of arterial walls: theory and finite element analysis. Computer Methods In Applied Mechanics And Engineering 2016;312:542-566. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2016.04.007

Daemen, MJ; Ferguson, MS; Gijsen, FJ; Hippe, DS; Kooi, ME; Demarco, K; van der Wal, AC; Yuan, C; Hatsukami, TS. Carotid plaque fissure: an underestimated source of intraplaque hemorrhage. Atherosclerosis 2016;254:102-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2016.09.069

Kolipaka, A; Illapani, VSP; Kenyhercz, W; Dowell, JD; Go, MR; Starr, JE; Vaccaro, PS; White, RD. Quantification of abdominal aortic aneurysm stiffness using magnetic resonance elastography and its comparison to aneurysm diameter. Journal Of Vascular Surgery 2016;64:966-974. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2016.03.426

Niestrawska, JA; Viertler, C; Regitnig, P; Cohnert, TU; Sommer, G; Holzapfel, GA. Microstructure and mechanics of healthy and aneurysmatic abdominal aortas: experimental analysis and modelling. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2016;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2016.0620

Masithulela, F. Bi-ventricular finite element model of right ventricle overload in the healthy rat heart. Bio-Medical Materials And Engineering 2016;27:507-525. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/BME-161604

Soares, JS; Feaver, KR; Zhang, W; Kamensky, D; Aggarwal, A; Sacks, MS. Biomechanical behavior of bioprosthetic heart valve heterograft tissues: characterization, simulation, and performance. Cardiovascular Engineering And Technology 2016;7:309-351. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13239-016-0276-8

Costa-Almeida, R; Carvalho, DTO; Ferreira, MJS; Aresta, G; Gomes, ME; van Loon, JJWA; Van der Heiden, K; Granja, PL. Effects of hypergravity on the angiogenic potential of endothelial cells. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2016;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2016.0688

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Garcia-Cardena, G; Slegtenhorst, BR. Hemodynamic control of endothelial cell fates in development. Annual Review Of Cell And Developmental Biology, Vol 32 2016;32:633-648. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-cellbio-100814-125610

Ramratnam, M; Salama, G; Sharma, RK; Wang, DWR; Smith, SH; Banerjee, SK; Huang, XN; Gifford, LM; Pruce, ML; Gabris, BE; Saba, S; Shroff, SG; Ahmad, F. Gene-targeted mice with the human troponin t r141w mutation develop dilated cardiomyopathy with calcium desensitization. Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167681

Campbell, RF; Walthall, WW. Meis/unc-62 isoform dependent regulation of couptf-ii/unc-55 and gabaergic motor neuron subtype differentiation. Developmental Biology 2016;419:250-261. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2016.09.009

Ribeiro, AS; Carvalho, FA; Figueiredo, J; Carvalho, R; Mestre, T; Monteiro, J; Guedes, AF; Fonseca, M; Sanches, J; Seruca, R; Santos, NC; Paredes, J. Atomic force microscopy and graph analysis to study the p-cadherin/sfk mechanotransduction signalling in breast cancer cells. Nanoscale 2016;8:19390-19401. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6nr04465d

Artemenko, Y; Axiotakis, L; Borleis, J; Iglesias, PA; Devreotes, PN. Chemical and mechanical stimuli act on common signal transduction and cytoskeletal networks. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 2016;113:69-5553-4848-6955-5348-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1608767113

Chen, Z; Guo, QH; Dai, E; Forsch, N; Taber, LA. How the embryonic chick brain twists. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2016;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2016.0395

Qiao, CZ; Meng, F; Jang, I; Jo, H; Chen, YE; Zhang, JF. Deep transcriptomic profiling reveals the similarity between endothelial cells cultured under static and oscillatory shear stress conditions. Physiological Genomics 2016;48:660-666. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/physiolgenomics.00025.2016

Han, YM; Wang, JH; Wang, K; Dong, S. Fabrication of atomic force microscope spherical tips and its application in determining the mechanical property of cancer cells. Micro & Nano Letters 2016;11:881-884. http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/mnl.2016.0319

Suganuma, M; Takahashi, A; Watanabe, T; Iida, K; Matsuzaki, T; Yoshikawa, HY; Fujiki, H. Biophysical approach to mechanisms of cancer prevention and treatment with green tea catechins. Molecules 2016;21:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules21111566

*COMPARATIVE*
Wang, XX; Zhang, Y; Zhang, ZF; Tian, HG; Liu, TX. Deciphering the function of octopaminergic signaling on wing polyphenism of the pea aphid acyrthosiphon pisum. Frontiers In Physiology 2016;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2016.00603

Severina, IY; Isavnina, IL; Knyazev, AN. Topographic anatomy of ascending and descending neurons of the supraesophageal, meso- and metathoracic ganglia in paleo- and neopterous insects. Journal Of Evolutionary Biochemistry And Physiology 2016;52:397-406. http://dx.doi.org/10.1134/S0022093016050082

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Wen, B; Chen, J; Dard, M; Cai, ZY. The performance of titanium-zirconium implants in the elderly: a biomechanical comparative study in the minipig. Clinical Implant Dentistry And Related Research 2016;18:1200-1209. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cid.12389

Perez-Pevida, E; Brizuela-Velasco, A; Chavarri-Prado, D; Jimenez-Garrudo, A; Sanchez-Lasheras, F; Solaberrieta-Mendez, E; Dieguez-Pereira, M; Fernandez-Gonzalez, FJ; Dehesa-Ibarra, B; Monticelli, F. Biomechanical consequences of the elastic properties of dental implant alloys on the supporting bone: finite element analysis. Biomed Research International 2016;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1850401

Bromberg, CR; Alves, CB; Stona, D; Spohr, AM; Rodrigues-Junior, SA; Melara, R; Burnett, LH. Fracture resistance of endodontically treated molars restored with horizontal fiberglass posts or indirect techniques. Journal Of The American Dental Association 2016;147:952-958. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.adaj.2016.08.001

Moore, B; Verdelis, K; Kishen, A; DipProstho; Dao, T; Friedman, S. Impacts of contracted endodontic cavities on instrumentation efficacy and biomechanical responses in maxillary molars. Journal Of Endodontics 2016;42:1779-1783. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joen.2016.08.028

Malik, JE; Swarts, JD; Ghadiali, SN. Multi-scale finite element modeling of eustachian tube function: influence of mucosal adhesion. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Biomedical Engineering 2016;32:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2776

*DIGESTIVE*
Camerota, TC; Zago, M; Pisu, S; Ciprandi, D; Sforza, C. Primary bladder neck obstruction may be determined by postural imbalances. Medical Hypotheses 2016;97:114-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2016.10.028

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Button, DJ; Barrett, PM; Rayfield, EJ. Comparative cranial myology and biomechanics of plateosaurus and camarasaurus and evolution of the sauropod feeding apparatus. Palaeontology 2016;59:887-913. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pala.12266

Vullo, R; Allain, R; Cavin, L. Convergent evolution of jaws between spinosaurid dinosaurs and pike conger eels. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 2016;61:825-828. http://dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.00284.2016

Conith, AJ; Imburgia, MJ; Crosby, AJ; Dumont, ER. The functional significance of morphological changes in the dentitions of early mammals. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2016;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2016.0713

Ruff, CB; Burgess, ML; Ketcham, RA; Kappelman, J. Limb bone structural proportions and locomotor behavior in al288-1 ("lucy"). Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0166095

Wescott, DJ; Zephro, LR. Secular change in the femur diaphyseal biomechanical properties of american whites. Human Biology 2016;88:38-46.

Xing, LD; Lockley, MG; Marty, D; He, JJ; Hu, XF; Dai, H; Matsukawa, M; Peng, GZ; Ye, Y; Klein, H; Zhang, JP; Hao, BQ; Persons, WS. Wide-gauge sauropod trackways from the early jurassic of sichuan, china: oldest sauropod trackways from asia with special emphasis on a specimen showing a narrow turn. Swiss Journal Of Geosciences 2016;109:415-428. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00015-016-0229-0

Rae, TC; Johnson, PM; Yano, W; Hirasaki, E. Semicircular canal size and locomotion in colobine monkeys: a cautionary tale. Folia Primatologica 2016;87:213-223. http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000449286

Rocha, RG; Leite, YLR; Costa, LP; Rojas, D. Independent reversals to terrestriality in squirrels (rodentia: sciuridae) support ecologically mediated modes of adaptation. Journal Of Evolutionary Biology 2016;29:2471-2479. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jeb.12975

David, S; Funken, J; Potthast, W; Blanke, A. Musculoskeletal modelling under an evolutionary perspective: deciphering the role of single muscle regions in closely related insects. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2016;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2016.0675

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Rasske, K; Thelen, DG; Franz, JR. Variation in the human achilles tendon moment arm during walking. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:201-205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2016.1213818

Liew, B; Morris, S; Netto, K. The effect of backpack carriage on the biomechanics of walking: a systematic review and preliminary meta-analysis. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2016;32:614-629. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2015-0339

Leech, KA; Kinnaird, CR; Holleran, CL; Kahn, J; Hornby, TG. Effects of locomotor exercise intensity on gait performance in individuals with incomplete spinal cord injury. Physical Therapy 2016;96:1919-1929. http://dx.doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20150646

Lencioni, T; Jonsdottir, J; Cattaneo, D; Crippa, A; Gervasoni, E; Rovaris, M; Bizzi, E; Ferrarin, M. Are modular activations altered in lower limb muscles of persons with multiple sclerosis during walking? evidence from muscle synergies and biomechanical analysis. Frontiers In Human Neuroscience 2016;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2016.00620

Klugarova, J; Janura, M; Svoboda, Z; Sos, Z; Stergiou, N; Klugar, M. Hallux valgus surgery affects kinematic parameters during gait. Clinical Biomechanics 2016;40:20-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.10.004

Roper, JA; Terza, MJ; Hass, CJ. Perception of symmetry and asymmetry in individuals with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Clinical Biomechanics 2016;40:52-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.10.017

Baker, S; Myers, SA; Pipinos, I; Johanning, J. Gait biomechanics in patients with peripheral artery disease after revascularization. Gerontologist 2016;56:103-103.

Brys, I; Bobela, W; Schneider, BL; Aebischer, P; Fuentes, R. Spinal cord stimulation improves forelimb use in an alpha-synuclein animal model of parkinson's disease. International Journal Of Neuroscience 2017;127:28-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00207454.2016.1138296

Allison, K; Vicenzino, B; Bennell, KL; Wrigley, TV; Grimaldi, A; Hodges, PW. Kinematics and kinetics during stair ascent in individuals with gluteal tendinopathy. Clinical Biomechanics 2016;40:37-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.10.003

Carton, D; Nitsch, V; Meinzer, D; Wollherr, D. Towards assessing the human trajectory planning horizon. Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167021

Yang, EJ; Son, JH; Lee, SI; Jablonski, PG; Kim, HY. Water striders adjust leg movement speed to optimize takeoff velocity for their morphology. Nature Communications 2016;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms13698

Congdon, KA; Ravosa, MJ. Get a grip: substrate orientation and digital grasping pressures in strepsirrhines. Folia Primatologica 2016;87:224-243. http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000450641

Zago, M; Lacquaniti, F; Gomez-Marin, A. The speed - curvature power law in drosophila larval locomotion. Biology Letters 2016;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2016.0597

Sane, SP. Neurobiology and biomechanics of flight in miniature insects. Current Opinion In Neurobiology 2016;41:158-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2016.09.008

Pearson, PR; Warner, DA. Habitat- and season-specific temperatures affect phenotypic development of hatchling lizards. Biology Letters 2016;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2016.0646

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
DiLiberto, FE; Baumhauer, JF; Nawoczenski, DA. The prevention of diabetic foot ulceration: how biomechanical research informs clinical practice. Brazilian Journal Of Physical Therapy 2016;20:375-383. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/bjpt-rbf.2014.0195

Hejazi, S; Rouhi, G; Rasmussen, J. The effects of gastrocnemius-soleus muscle forces on ankle biomechanics during triple arthrodesis. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:130-141. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2016.1206531

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Luczkiewicz, P; Daszkiewicz, K; Chroscielewski, J; Witkowski, W; Winklewski, PJ. The influence of articular cartilage thickness reduction on meniscus biomechanics. Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167733

Aldini, NN; Angelini, A; Pagani, S; Bevoni, R; Girolami, M; Fini, M. Past and present of interposition arthroplasties for joint repair with special tribute to the contribution by vittorio putti. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2016;24:4005-4011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-014-3428-0

Atmaca, H; Ugur, L; Ozkan, A; Mantelli, AG; Erzincanli, F. Changes in the loadings on the shoulder girdle in the case of scapulothoracic fusion. International Journal Of Medical Robotics And Computer Assisted Surgery 2016;12:538-546. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rcs.1683

Degreef, I. Elbow arthroplasty: where are we today? a narrative review. Acta Chirurgica Belgica 2016;116:73-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00015458.2016.1147246

*METHODS*
Jensen, MM; Poulsen, MK; Alldieck, T; Larsen, RG; Gade, R; Moeslund, TB; Franch, J. Estimation of energy expenditure during treadmill exercise via thermal imaging. Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise 2016;48:2571-2579. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001013

Quental, C; Folgado, J; Ambrosio, J; Silva, MT. A simple controller to overcome the lack of correlation between forward and inverse dynamic analysis of human motion tasks. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part K-Journal Of Multi-Body Dynamics 2016;230:350-367. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1464419315608336

Dumciene, A; Sipaviciene, S. Numerical approach to processing of biomechanical experimental results. Elektronika Ir Elektrotechnika 2016;22:42-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.5755/j01.eie.22.5.16342

Johns, G; Morin, E; Hashtrudi-Zaad, K. Force modelling of upper limb biomechanics using ensemble fast orthogonal search on high-density electromyography. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2016;24:1041-1050. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2016.2515087

Niewiadomski, W; Palasz, E; Skupinska, M; Zylinski, M; Steczkowska, M; Gasiorowska, A; Niewiadomska, G; Riedel, G. Tracmouse: a computer aided movement analysis script for the mouse inverted horizontal grid test. Scientific Reports 2016;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep39331

*MODELING*
Li, M; Miller, K; Joldes, GR; Kikinis, R; Wittek, A. Biomechanical model for computing deformations for whole-body image registration: a meshless approach. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Biomedical Engineering 2016;32:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2771

Demongeot, J; Lontos, A; Promayon, E. Discrete mesh approach in morphogenesis modelling: the example of gastrulation. Acta Biotheoretica 2016;64:427-446. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10441-016-9301-4

Yu, HL; Kopach, A; Misko, VR; Vasylenko, AA; Makarov, D; Marchesoni, F; Nori, F; Baraban, L; Cuniberti, G. Confined catalytic janus swimmers in a crowded channel: geometry-driven rectification transients and directional locking. Small 2016;12:5882-5890. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201602039

*MUSCLE*
Danos, N; Holt, NC; Sawicki, GS; Azizi, E. Modeling age-related changes in muscle-tendon dynamics during cyclical contractions in the rat gastrocnemius. Journal Of Applied Physiology 2016;121:1004-1012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00396.2016

Chopp-Hurley, JN; Brookham, RL; Dickerson, CR. Identification of potential compensatory muscle strategies in a breast cancer survivor population: a combined computational and experimental approach. Clinical Biomechanics 2016;40:63-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.10.015

Kent, JA; Fitzgerald, LF. In vivo mitochondrial function in aging skeletal muscle: capacity, flux, and patterns of use. Journal Of Applied Physiology 2016;121:996-1003. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00583.2016

Uygun, M; Yavuz, OY; Uras, I; Duman, IG; Haltas, H; Komurcu, M. Effect of ankaferd blood stopper on muscle healing. Clinical And Investigative Medicine 2016;39:83-4956-5583-4957-49.

*NEURAL*
Flash, T; Bizzi, E. Cortical circuits and modules in movement generation: experiments and theories. Current Opinion In Neurobiology 2016;41:174-178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2016.09.013

Bohm, UL; Wyart, C. Spinal sensory circuits in motion. Current Opinion In Neurobiology 2016;41:38-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2016.07.007

Hernandez, M. Brain activation changes during locomotion in older adults with multiple sclerosis. Gerontologist 2016;56:453-453.

Holtzer, R. Individual differences in brain control of locomotion in older adults. Gerontologist 2016;56:453-453.

Swerdlow, NR; Caine, SB; Braff, DL; Geyer, MA. The neural substrates of sensorimotor gating of the startle reflex: a review of recent findings and their implications. Journal Of Psychopharmacology 2016;30:176-190.

Froyd, C; Beltrami, FG; Millet, GY; Noakes, TD. No critical peripheral fatigue threshold during intermittent isometric time to task failure test with the knee extensors. Frontiers In Physiology 2016;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2016.00627

Matsukawa, K; Ishii, K; Asahara, R; Idesako, M. Central command does not suppress baroreflex control of cardiac sympathetic nerve activity at the onset of spontaneous motor activity in the decerebrate cat. Journal Of Applied Physiology 2016;121:932-943. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00299.2016

Adanina, VO; Vesselkin, NP. Synaptic and electotonic contacts on primary afferent axons in the lamprey lampetra fluviatilis spinal cord. Journal Of Evolutionary Biochemistry And Physiology 2016;52:388-396. http://dx.doi.org/10.1134/S0022093016050070

Clark, DJ. Fnirs quantifies demand for executive locomotor control in people with mobility deficits. Gerontologist 2016;56:453-453.

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Zhu, L; Yin, JM. Interspinous fusion device: a systematic review of clinical and biomechanical evidence. Advances In Mechanical Engineering 2016;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1687814016680517

Zhou, RZ; Huang, ZP; Liu, X; Tong, J; Ji, W; Liu, ST; Zhu, QG. Kinematics and load-sharing of an anterior thoracolumbar spinal reconstruction construct with peek rods: an in vitro biomechanical study. Clinical Biomechanics 2016;40:1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.10.001

Newcomb, AGUS; Baek, S; Kelly, BP; Crawford, NR. Effect of screw position on load transfer in lumbar pedicle screws: a non-idealized finite element analysis. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:182-192. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2016.1209187

Yang, P; Zhang, Y; Ding, HW; Liu, J; Ye, LQ; Xiao, J; Tu, Q; Yang, T; Wang, F; Sun, GG. Pedicle screw fixation with kyphoplasty decreases the fracture risk of the treated and adjacent non-treated vertebral bodies: a finite element analysis. Journal Of Huazhong University Of Science And Technology-Medical Sciences 2016;36:887-894. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11596-016-1680-x

Shein, D; Shue, J; Girardi, F. Evaluation of aesculap implant systems activl artificial disc for the treatment of degenerative disc disease. Expert Review Of Medical Devices 2016;13:1069-1072. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17434440.2016.1256771

Kerolus, M; Turel, MK; Tan, L; Deutsch, H. Stand-alone anterior lumbar interbody fusion: indications, techniques, surgical outcomes and complications. Expert Review Of Medical Devices 2016;13:1127-1136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17434440.2016.1254039

Hakozaki, T; Ichinohe, T; Kanno, N; Yogo, T; Harada, Y; Inaba, T; Kasai, Y; Hara, Y. Biomechanical assessment of the effects of vertebral distraction-fusion techniques on the adjacent segment of canine cervical vertebrae. American Journal Of Veterinary Research 2016;77:1194-1199.

He, L; Ladner, TR; Cobb, M; Mocco, J. Aberrant cervical vasculature anastomosis as cause of neck pain and successful treatment with embolization technique. Journal Of Neurointerventional Surgery 2016;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2015-012105.rep

Bordoni, B; Marelli, F. Failed back surgery syndrome: review and new hypotheses. Journal Of Pain Research 2016;9:17-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/JPR.S96754

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Verri, FR; Cruz, RS; Lemos, CAA; Batista, VED; Almeida, DAF; Verri, ACG; Pellizzer, EP. Influence of bicortical techniques in internal connection placed in premaxillary area by 3d finite element analysis. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:193-200. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2016.1209188

Torrens, C; Guirro, P; Miquel, J; Santana, F. Influence of glenosphere size on the development of scapular notching: a prospective randomized study. Journal Of Shoulder And Elbow Surgery 2016;25:1735-1741. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2016.07.006

Shiu, B; Song, XY; Iacangelo, A; Kim, H; Jazini, E; Henn, F; Gilotra, MN; Hasan, SA. Os acromiale fixation: a biomechanical comparison of polyethylene suture versus stainless steel wire tension band. Journal Of Shoulder And Elbow Surgery 2016;25:2034-2039. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2016.04.028

McDonald, LS; Thompson, M; Altchek, DW; McGarry, MH; Lee, TQ; Rocchi, VJ; Dines, JS. Double-row capsulolabral repair increases load to failure and decreases excessive motion. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2016;32:2218-2225. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2016.03.025

Lorbach, O; Trennheuser, C; Kieb, M; Efe, T; Kohn, D; Anagnostakos, K. Reconstruction of 25 and 50 % subscapularis tears: a single anchor with a double-mattress suture is sufficient for the reconstruction. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2016;24:3855-3862. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-015-3767-5

Gadea, F; Favard, L; Boileau, P; Cuny, C; d'Ollone, T; Saragaglia, D; Sirveaux, F. Fixation of 4-part fractures of the proximal humerus: can we identify radiological criteria that support locking plates or im nailing? comparative, retrospective study of 107 cases. Orthopaedics & Traumatology-Surgery & Research 2016;102:963-970. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otsr.2016.09.015

Kodama, Y; Furumatsu, T; Fujii, M; Tanaka, T; Miyazawa, S; Ozaki, T. Pullout repair of a medial meniscus posterior root tear using a fast-fix (r) all-inside suture technique. Orthopaedics & Traumatology-Surgery & Research 2016;102:951-954. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otsr.2016.06.013

Ezechieli, M; Ettinger, M; Konig, C; Weizbauer, A; Helmecke, P; Schavan, R; Lucas, A; Windhagen, H; Becher, C. Biomechanical characteristics of bioabsorbable magnesium-based (mgyrezr-alloy) interference screws with different threads. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2016;24:3976-3981. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-014-3325-6

Ranawat, AS; Nwachukwu, BU; Pearle, AD; Zuiderbaan, HA; Weeks, KD; Khamaisy, S. Comparison of lateral closing-wedge versus medial opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy on knee joint alignment and kinematics in the acl-deficient knee. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2016;44:3103-3110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516657824

Bin, SI; Kim, HJ; Ahn, HS; Rim, DS; Lee, DH. Changes in patellar height after opening wedge and closing wedge high tibial osteotomy: a meta-analysis. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2016;32:2393-2400. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2016.06.012

LaMothe, JM; Baxter, JR; Murphy, C; Gilbert, S; DeSandis, B; Drakos, MC. Three-dimensional analysis of fibular motion after fixation of syndesmotic injuries with a screw or suture-button construct. Foot & Ankle International 2016;37:1350-1356. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100716666865

Ishigooka, H; Campbell, ST; Quigley, RJ; McGarry, MH; Chen, YJ; Gupta, A; Bui, CNH; Lee, TQ. Anatomic posterolateral corner reconstruction using a fibula cross-tunnel technique: a cadaveric biomechanical study. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2016;32:2300-2307. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2016.03.017

Matsumoto, T; Glisson, RR; Reidl, M; Easley, ME. Compressive force with 2-screw and 3-screw subtalar joint arthrodesis with headless compression screws. Foot & Ankle International 2016;37:1357-1363. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100716666275

Regier, PJ; Smeak, DD; McGilvray, KC. Security and biomechanical strength of three end-pass configurations for the terminal end of intradermal closures performed with unidirectional barbed suture material in dogs. American Journal Of Veterinary Research 2016;77:1392-1400.

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Sample, RB; Jackson, K; Kinney, AL; Diestelkamp, WS; Reinert, SS; Bigelow, KE. Manual and cognitive dual tasks contribute to fall-risk differentiation in posturography measures. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2016;32:541-547. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0038

Hajdu, D; Milton, J; Insperger, T. Extension of stability radius to neuromechanical systems with structured real perturbations. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2016;24:1235-1242. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2016.2541083

Souza, CD; de Lima-Pardini, AC; Coelho, DB; Machado, RB; Alho, EJL; Alho, ATD; Teixeira, LA; Teixeira, MJ; Barbosa, ER; Fonoff, ET. Peduncolopontine dbs improves balance in progressive supranuclear palsy: instrumental analysis. Clinical Neurophysiology 2016;127:3470-3471. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2016.09.006

*ROBOTICS*
Libby, T; Johnson, AM; Chang-Siu, E; Full, RJ; Koditschek, DE. Comparative design, scaling, and control of appendages for inertial reorientation. Ieee Transactions On Robotics 2016;32:1380-1398. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TRO.2016.2597316

Kim, D; Zhao, Y; Thomas, G; Fernandez, BR; Sentis, L. Stabilizing series-elastic point-foot bipeds using whole-body operational space control. Ieee Transactions On Robotics 2016;32:1362-1379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TRO.2016.2597314

Rodrigo, SE; Lescano, CN; Patino, HD. A new global model to characterise the dynamics of a pneumatic proportional-pressure valve for a biomechatronic application. Journal Of The Brazilian Society Of Mechanical Sciences And Engineering 2017;39:195-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40430-016-0591-x

Dai, BH; Wang, JZ; Xiong, Z; Zhan, XJ; Dai, W; Li, CC; Feng, SP; Tang, JY. Programmable artificial phototactic microswimmer. Nature Nanotechnology 2016;11:1087-1092. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/NNANO.2016.187

Li, TL; Li, JX; Zhang, HT; Chang, XC; Song, WP; Hu, YN; Shao, GB; Sandraz, E; Zhang, GY; Li, LQ; Wang, J. Magnetically propelled fish-like nanoswimmers. Small 2016;12:6098-6105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201601846

Woo, TH. Feasibility study for radiation therapy using nano-robotics incorporated with three-dimensional (3d) printing. Rendiconti Lincei-Scienze Fisiche E Naturali 2016;27:721-728. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12210-016-0559-x

*REHABILITATION*
Mohammadi-Abdar, H; Ridgel, AL; Discenzo, FM; Phillips, RS; Walter, BL; Loparo, KA. Test and validation of a smart exercise bike for motor rehabilitation in individuals with parkinson's disease. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2016;24:1254-1264. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2016.2549030

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Lewis, JS; Anderson, RB. Lisfranc injuries in the athlete. Foot & Ankle International 2016;37:1374-1380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100716675293

Lepers, R; Stapley, PJ. Master athletes are extending the limits of human endurance. Frontiers In Physiology 2016;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2016.00613

Mersmann, F; Bohm, S; Schroll, A; Marzilger, R; Arampatzis, A. Athletic training affects the uniformity of muscle and tendon adaptation during adolescence. Journal Of Applied Physiology 2016;121:893-899. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00493.2016

Hewett, TE; Ford, KR; Xu, YYY; Khoury, J; Myer, GD. Utilization of acl injury biomechanical and neuromuscular risk profile analysis to determine the effectiveness of neuromuscular training. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2016;44:3146-3151. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516656373

Dell'Antonio, E; Ruschel, C; Fontana, HD; Haupenthal, A; Pereira, SM; Roesler, H. Effect of immersion on ground reaction force and contact time during drop jump exercise. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2016;30:3443-3449. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001446

Burnham, JM; Yonz, MC; Robertson, KE; McKinley, R; Wilson, BR; Johnson, DL; Ireland, ML; Noehren, B. Relationship of hip and trunk muscle function with single leg step-down performance: implications for return to play screening and rehabilitation. Physical Therapy In Sport 2016;22:66-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2016.05.007

Page, RM; Marrin, K; Brogden, CM; Greig, M. The biomechanical and physiological response to repeated soccer-specific simulations interspersed by 48 or 72 hours recovery. Physical Therapy In Sport 2016;22:81-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2016.06.011

Carling, C; Bradley, P; McCall, A; Dupont, G. Match-to-match variability in high-speed running activity in a professional soccer team. Journal Of Sports Sciences 2016;34:2215-2223. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1176228

Orntoft, C; Larsen, MN; Andersen, TB; Rasmussen, LS; Povoas, SCA; Randers, MB; Krustrup, P. Technical actions, heart rate, and locomotor activity in 7v7 and 8v8 games for female youth soccer players. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2016;30:3298-3303. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001434

Hatta, T; Yamamoto, N; Sano, H; Nagamoto, H; Kurokawa, D; Takahashi, H; Tanaka, M; Koike, Y; Itoi, E. Association between acromioclavicular joint pain and capsular bulging in adolescent baseball players. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2016;24:3750-3755. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-015-3603-y

Wang, YL; Chang, HY; Cheng, SC; Liu, C. The effect of age on elbow range of motion in pitchers. Physical Therapy In Sport 2016;22:23-28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2016.05.005

Quinn, SL; Olivier, B; Wood, WA. The short-term effects of trigger point therapy, stretching and medicine ball exercises on accuracy and back swing hip turn in elite, male golfers - a randomised controlled trial. Physical Therapy In Sport 2016;22:16-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2016.04.002

Gutierrez-Davila, M; Rojas, FJ; Gutierrez-Cruz, C; Garcia, C; Navarro, E. Time required to initiate a defensive reaction to direct and feint attacks in fencing. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2016;32:548-552. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2015-0333

Tomiak, T; Gorkovenko, AV; Mishchenko, VS; Korol, A; Bulinski, P; Vereschaka, IV; Tal'nov, AN; Vasilenko, DA. Control of the power of strokes and muscle activities in cyclic rowing movements (a research using rowing simulators). Neurophysiology 2016;48:297-311. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11062-016-9602-x

McGregor, AH; Buckeridge, E; Murphy, AJ; Bull, AMJ. Communicating and using biomechanical measures through visual cues to optimise safe and effective rowing. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part P-Journal Of Sports Engineering And Technology 2016;230:246-252. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1754337115618552

Halsey, LG; Coward, SRL; Thorpe, SKS. Bridging the gap: parkour athletes provide new insights into locomotion energetics of arboreal apes. Biology Letters 2016;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2016.0608

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Schrock, JB; Kraeutler, MJ; Houck, DA; Provenzano, GG; McCarty, EC; Bravman, JT. Lesser tuberosity osteotomy and subscapularis tenotomy repair techniques during total shoulder arthroplasty: a meta-analysis of cadaveric studies. Clinical Biomechanics 2016;40:33-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.10.013

Lopez-Najera, D; Rubio-Zaragoza, M; Sopena-Juncosa, JJ; Alentorn-Geli, E; Cugat-Bertomeu, R; Fernandez-Sarmiento, JA; Dominguez-Perez, JM; Garcia-Balletbo, M; Primo-Capella, V; Carrillo-Poveda, J. Effects of plasma rich in growth factors (prgf) on biomechanical properties of achilles tendon repair. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2016;24:3997-4004. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-015-3725-2

Fryhofer, GW; Freedman, BR; Hillin, CD; Salka, NS; Pardes, AM; Weiss, SN; Farber, DC; Soslowsky, LJ. Postinjury biomechanics of achilles tendon vary by sex and hormone status. Journal Of Applied Physiology 2016;121:1106-1114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00620.2016

Kaymaz, B; Golge, UH; Ozyalvach, G; Komurcu, E; Goksel, F; Mermerkaya, MU; Doral, MN. Effects of boric acid on the healing of achilles tendons of rats. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2016;24:3738-3744. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-015-3617-5

Golan, EJ; Shukla, DR; Nasser, P; Hausman, M. Isolated ligamentous injury can cause posteromedial elbow instability: a cadaveric study. Journal Of Shoulder And Elbow Surgery 2016;25:2019-2024. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2016.04.022

Suganuma, J; Mochizuki, R; Sugiki, T; Inoue, Y; Kitamura, K; Akutsu, S; Ono, H. Reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament using a synthetic graft with arthroscopic control of patellofemoral congruence. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2016;32:2259-2268. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2016.02.004

Wytrykowski, K; Swider, P; Reina, N; Murgier, J; Laffosse, JM; Chiron, P; Cavaignac, E. Cadaveric study comparing the biomechanical properties of grafts used for knee anterolateral ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2016;32:2288-2294. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2016.03.004

Omar, M; Petri, M; Dratzidis, A; El Nehmer, S; Hurschler, C; Krettek, C; Jagodzinski, M; Ettinger, M. Biomechanical comparison of fixation techniques for medial collateral ligament anatomical augmented repair. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2016;24:3982-3987. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-014-3326-5

Debandi, A; Maeyama, A; Hoshino, Y; Asai, S; Goto, B; Smolinski, P; Fu, FH. The influence of knee flexion angle for graft fixation on rotational knee stability during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a biomechanical study. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2016;32:2322-2328. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2016.03.018

Kobayashi, T; Yamakawa, S; Watanabe, K; Kimura, K; Suzuki, D; Otsubo, H; Teramoto, A; Fujimiya, M; Fujie, H; Yamashita, T. The in situ force in the calcaneofibular ligament and the contribution of this ligament to ankle joint stability. Clinical Biomechanics 2016;40:8-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.10.009

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Wang, SR; Ghezzi, CE; Gomes, R; Pollard, RE; Funderburgh, JL; Kaplan, DL. In vitro 3d corneal tissue model with epithelium, stroma, and innervation. Biomaterials 2017;112:1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2016.09.030

Baldini, T; Caperton, K; Hawkins, M; McCarty, E. Effect of a novel sterilization method on biomechanical properties of soft tissue allografts. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2016;24:3971-3975. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-014-3221-0

Wrona, EA; Peng, R; Amin, MR; Branski, RC; Freytes, DO. Extracellular matrix for vocal fold lamina propria replacement: a review. Tissue Engineering Part B-Reviews 2016;22:421-429. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.teb.2016.0015

Pradhan, S; Hassani, I; Clary, JM; Lipke, EA. Polymeric biomaterials for in vitro cancer tissue engineering and drug testing applications. Tissue Engineering Part B-Reviews 2016;22:470-484. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.teb.2015.0567

Szotek, S; Dawidowicz, J; Eyden, B; Matysiak, N; Czogalla, A; Dudzik, G; Lesniewicz, A; Maksymowicz, K. Morphological features of fascia lata in relation to fascia diseases. Ultrastructural Pathology 2016;40:297-310. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01913123.2016.1239665

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Drapaca, CS. Fractional calculus in neuronal electromechanics. Journal Of Mechanics Of Materials And Structures 2017;12:35-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.2140/jomms.2017.12.35

Michel, A; Bosc, R; Meningaud, JP; Hernigou, P; Haiat, G. Assessing the acetabular cup implant primary stability by impact analyses: a cadaveric study. Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0166778

Kroll, MW; Adamec, J; Wetli, CV; Williams, HE. Fatal traumatic brain injury with electrical weapon falls. Journal Of Forensic And Legal Medicine 2016;43:12-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jflm.2016.07.001

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Fernandez, A; Usamentiaga, R; Carus, JL; Casado, R. Driver distraction using visual-based sensors and algorithms. Sensors 2016;16:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s16111805

Achiron, A; Blumenfeld, O; Avizemer, H; Karmona, L; Leybowich, G; Man, V; Bartov, E; Burgansky-Eliash, Z. Intraocular pressure measurement after dsaek by icare, goldmann applanation and dynamic contour tonometry: a comparative study. Journal Francais D Ophtalmologie 2016;39:822-828. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfo.2016.09.009

Bekesi, N; Dorronsoro, C; de la Hoz, A; Marcos, S. Material properties from air puff corneal deformation by numerical simulations on model corneas. Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0165669

Saunier, V; Perrin, AR; Costet, C; Touboul, D. Reproducibility of single-pass donor dsaek tissue preparation with the moria single-use microkeratome. Journal Francais D Ophtalmologie 2016;39:780-785. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfo.2016.06.004

Zagadou, B; Chan, P; Ho, K; Shelley, D. Impulse noise injury prediction based on the cochlear energy. Hearing Research 2016;342:23-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.heares.2016.02.017

Reid, A; Marin-Cudraz, T; Windmill, JFC; Greenfield, MD. Evolution of directional hearing in moths via conversion of bat detection devices to asymmetric pressure gradient receivers. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 2016;113:69-5555-5248-6955-5552-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1615691113

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Silva, AN; Nunes, R; Estrela, DC; Malafaia, G; Castro, AS. Behavioral repertoire of the poorly known red-legged seriema, cariama cristata (cariamiformes: cariamidae). Revista Brasileira De Ornitologia 2016;24:73-79.

Worsley, PR; Parsons, B; Bader, DL. An evaluation of fluid immersion therapy for the prevention of pressure ulcers. Clinical Biomechanics 2016;40:27-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.10.010

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Ritzmann, R; Freyler, K; Krause, A; Gollhofer, A. Bouncing on mars and the moon-the role of gravity on neuromuscular control: correlation of muscle activity and rate of force development. Journal Of Applied Physiology 2016;121:1187-1195. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00692.2016