LITERATURE UPDATE
February 23 - March 01, 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*
Riedel, C; Zimmermann, EA; Zustin, J; Niecke, M; Amling, M; Grynpas, M; Busse, B. The incorporation of fluoride and strontium in hydroxyapatite affects the composition, structure, and mechanical properties of human cortical bone. Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2017;105:433-442. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.35917

Chin, KY; Gengatharan, D; Nasru, FSM; Khairussam, RA; Ern, SLH; Aminuddin, SAW; Ima-Nirwana, S. The effects of annatto tocotrienol on bone biomechanical strength and bone calcium content in an animal model of osteoporosis due to testosterone deficiency. Nutrients 2016;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu8120808

Cheong, VS; Karunaratne, A; Amis, AA; Bull, AMJ. Strain rate dependency of fractures of immature bone. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;66:68-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.10.023

Morgan, EF; Pittman, J; DeGiacomo, A; Cusher, D; de Bakker, CMJ; Mroszczyk, KA; Grinstaff, MW; Gerstenfeld, LC. Bmpr1a antagonist differentially affects cartilage and bone formation during fracture healing. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2016;34:2096-2105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23233

Burke, MV; Atkins, A; Akens, M; Willett, TL; Whyne, CM. Osteolytic and mixed cancer metastasis modulates collagen and mineral parameters within rat vertebral bone matrix. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2016;34:2126-2136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23248

Leuridan, S; Goossens, Q; Pastrav, L; Roosen, J; Mulier, M; Denis, K; Desmet, W; Sloten, JV. Determination of replicate composite bone material properties using modal analysis. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;66:12-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.10.018

*BOTANY*
Gorelick, R. Subdermal woody thorns with secondary growth may support shoots of senita, lophocereus schottii (cactaceae). Haseltonia 2016;NaN:18-21.

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Conti, M; Marconi, M; Campanile, G; Reali, A; Adami, D; Berchiolli, R; Auricchio, F. Patient-specific finite element analysis of popliteal stenting. Meccanica 2017;52:633-644. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11012-016-0452-9

Ayoub, S; Ferrari, G; Gorman, RC; Gorman, JH; Schoen, FJ; Sacks, MS. Heart valve biomechanics and underlying mechanobiology. Comprehensive Physiology 2016;6:1743-1780. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cphy.c150048

Sokolis, DP; Savva, GD; Papadodima, SA; Kourkoulis, SK. Regional distribution of circumferential residual strains in the human aorta according to age and gender. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;67:87-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.12.003

Huang, XM; Huang, S; Ong, LC; Lim, JCS; Hurst, RJM; Mushunje, AT; Matsudaira, PT; Han, J; Preiser, PR. Differential spleen remodeling associated with different levels of parasite virulence controls disease outcome in malaria parasite infections. Msphere 2016;1:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00018-15

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Launay, N; Ruiz, M; Grau, L; Ortega, FJ; Ilieva, EV; Martinez, JJ; Galea, E; Ferrer, I; Knecht, E; Pujol, A; Fourcade, S. Tauroursodeoxycholic bile acid arrests axonal degeneration by inhibiting the unfolded protein response in x-linked adrenoleukodystrophy. Acta Neuropathologica 2017;133:283-301. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00401-016-1655-9

Platet, N; Hinkel, I; Richert, L; Murdamoothoo, D; Moufok-Sadoun, A; Vanier, M; Lavalle, P; Gaiddon, C; Vautier, D; Freund, JN; Gross, I. The tumor suppressor cdx2 opposes pro-metastatic biomechanical modifications of colon cancer cells through organization of the actin cytoskeleton. Cancer Letters 2017;386:57-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canlet.2016.10.040

Cookson, MR. Cellular functions of lrrk2 implicate vesicular trafficking pathways in parkinson's disease. Biochemical Society Transactions 2016;44:1603-1610. http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/BST20160228

Yang, LJ; Carrington, LJ; Erdogan, B; Ao, MF; Brewer, BM; Webb, DJ; Li, DY. Biomechanics of cell reorientation in a three-dimensional matrix under compression. Experimental Cell Research 2017;350:253-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yexcr.2016.12.002

*COMPARATIVE*
Russell, AP; Delaugerre, MJ. Left in the dust: differential effectiveness of the two alternative adhesive pad configurations in geckos (reptilia: gekkota). Journal Of Zoology 2017;301:61-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12390

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Nogueira, AVB; de Molon, RS; Nokhbehsaim, M; Deschner, J; Cirelli, JA. Contribution of biomechanical forces to inflammation-induced bone resorption. Journal Of Clinical Periodontology 2017;44:31-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcpe.12636

Lim, H; Li, FC; Friedman, S; Kishen, A. Residual microstrain in root dentin after canal instrumentation measured with digital moire interferometry. Journal Of Endodontics 2016;42:1397-1402. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joen.2016.06,004

Kucukkurt, S; Alpaslan, G; Kurt, A. Biomechanical comparison of sinus floor elevation and alternative treatment methods for dental implant placement. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:284-293. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2016.1218482

Lee, JH; Kweon, HHI; Choi, SH; Kim, YT. Association between dental implants in the posterior region and traumatic occlusion in the adjacent premolars: a long-term follow-up clinical and radiographic analysis. Journal Of Periodontal And Implant Science 2016;46:396-404. http://dx.doi.org/10.5051/jpis.2016.46.6.396

Guzman, M; Miranda, G; Olavarria, C; Madrid, S; Munoz, D; Leiva, M; Lopez, L; Bortnem, C. Computerized tomography measures during and after artificial lengthening of the vocal tract in subjects with voice disorders. Journal Of Voice 2017;31:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2016.01.003

Vorik, A; Unteregger, F; Zwicky, S; Schiwowa, J; Potthast, S; Storck, C. Three-dimensional imaging of high-resolution computer tomography of singers' larynges-a pilot study. Journal Of Voice 2017;31:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2016.03.011

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Fulton, CJ; Wainwright, PC; Hoey, AS; Bellwood, DR. Global ecological success of thalassoma fishes in extreme coral reef habitats. Ecology And Evolution 2017;7:466-472. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2624

Li, H; Elphick, M; Shine, R. Potential targets for selection during the evolution of viviparity in cold-climate reptiles. Oecologia 2017;183:21-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-016-3752-9

Buatois, LA; Wisshak, M; Wilson, MA; Mangano, MG. Categories of architectural designs in trace fossils: a measure of ichnodisparity. Earth-Science Reviews 2017;164:102-181. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2016.08.009

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Wilmut, K; Gentle, J; Barnett, AL. Gait symmetry in individuals with and without developmental coordination disorder. Research In Developmental Disabilities 2017;60:107-114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2016.11.016

Buckley, TA; Vallabhajosula, S; Oldham, JR; Munkasy, BA; Evans, KM; Krazeise, DA; Ketcham, CJ; Hall, EE. Evidence of a conservative gait strategy in athletes with a history of concussions. Journal Of Sport And Health Science 2016;5:417-423. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jshs.2015.03.010

Muroi, D; Hiroi, Y; Koshiba, T; Suzuki, Y; Kawaki, M; Higuchi, T. Walking through apertures in individuals with stroke. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0170119

Karatsidis, A; Bellusci, G; Schepers, HM; de Zee, M; Andersen, MS; Veltink, PH. Estimation of ground reaction forces and moments during gait using only inertial motion capture. Sensors 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s17010075

Komnik, I; Peters, M; Funken, J; David, S; Weiss, S; Potthast, W. Non-sagittal knee joint kinematics and kinetics during gait on level and sloped grounds with unicompartmental and total knee arthroplasty patients. Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0168566

Park, JH; Stegall, P; Agrawal, SK. Reducing dynamic loads from a backpack during load carriage using an upper body assistive device. Journal Of Mechanisms And Robotics-Transactions Of The Asme 2016;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4032214

Teng, HL; Powers, CM. Hip-extensor strength, trunk posture, and use of the knee-extensor muscles during running. Journal Of Athletic Training 2016;51:519-524. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-51.8.05

Bigouette, J; Simon, J; Liu, K; Docherty, CL. Altered vertical ground reaction forces in participants with chronic ankle instability while running. Journal Of Athletic Training 2016;51:682-687. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-51.11.11

Sainton, P; Nicol, C; Cabri, J; Barthelemy-Montfort, J; Chavet, P. Kinetics and muscle activity patterns during unweighting and reloading transition phases in running. Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0168545

Fuller, JT; Buckley, JD; Tsiros, MD; Brown, NAT; Thewlis, D. Redistribution of mechanical work at the knee and ankle joints during fast running in minimalist shoes. Journal Of Athletic Training 2016;51:806-812. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-51.12.05

Hedrick, TL; Martinez-Blat, J; Goodman, MJ. Flight motor modulation with speed in the hawkmoth manduca sexta. Journal Of Insect Physiology 2017;96:115-121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2016.10.003

Mirzaei, PA. Development of a fish leaping framework for low-head barriers. Journal Of Hydro-Environment Research 2017;14:34-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jher.2016.07.001

Bartonicka, T; Bandouchova, H; Berkova, H; Blazek, J; Lucan, R; Horacek, I; Martinkova, N; Pikula, J; Rehak, Z; Zukal, J. Deeply torpid bats can change position without elevation of body temperature. Journal Of Thermal Biology 2017;63:119-123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtherbio.2016.12.005

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Giesberts, RB; Hekman, EEG; Maathuis, PGM; Verkerke, GJ. Quantifying the ponseti method. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;66:45-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.10.021

Behforootan, S; Chatzistergos, P; Naemi, R; Chockalingam, N. Finite element modelling of the foot for clinical application: a systematic review. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;39:1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.10.011

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Boymans, TAEJ; Veldman, HD; Noble, PC; Heyligers, IC; Grimm, B. The femoral head center shifts in a mediocaudal direction during aging. Journal Of Arthroplasty 2017;32:581-586. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2016.07.011

Herrero-Beaumont, G; Roman-Blas, JA; Bruyere, O; Cooper, C; Kanis, J; Maggi, S; Rizzoli, R; Reginster, JY. Clinical settings in knee osteoarthritis: pathophysiology guides treatment. Maturitas 2017;96:54-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2016.11.013

June, RK; Liu-Bryan, R; Long, FX; Griffin, TM. Emerging role of metabolic signaling in synovial joint remodeling and osteoarthritis. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2016;34:2048-2058. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23420

*METHODS*
Dabirrahmani, D; Hogg, M. Modification of the grood and suntay joint coordinate system equations for knee joint flexion. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;39:113-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.10.006

Falahatpisheh, A; Kheradvar, A. A framework for synthetic validation of 3d echocardiographic particle image velocimetry. Meccanica 2017;52:555-561. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11012-015-0342-6

Sirigrivatanawong, P; Arai, S; Thoma, V; Hashimoto, K. Multiple drosophila tracking system with heading direction. Sensors 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s17010096

Stoffel, M; Willenberg, W; Azarnoosh, M; Fuhrmann-Nelles, N; Zhou, B; Markert, B. Towards bioreactor development with physiological motion control and its applications. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;39:106-112. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.10.010

Zhang, Y; Tehrani, JN; Wang, J. A biomechanical modeling guided cone beam computed tomography reconstruction technique. International Journal Of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 2016;96:83-5757-8349-4848-.

Bisegna, P; Parenti-Castelli, V; Pedrizzetti, G. Special issue on advances in biomechanics: from foundations to applications. Meccanica 2017;52:487-488. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11012-016-0572-2

*MODELING*
Wu, YH; Chen, K; Fu, CL. Effects of load connection form on efficiency and kinetics of biped walking. Journal Of Mechanisms And Robotics-Transactions Of The Asme 2016;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4034464

Priamikov, A; Fronius, M; Shi, B; Triesch, J. Openeyesim: a biomechanical model for simulation of closed-loop visual perception. Journal Of Vision 2016;16:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/16.15.25

*MUSCLE*
Naffaa, L; Moukaddam, H; Samim, M; Lemieux, A; Smitaman, E. Semimembranosus muscle herniation: a rare case with emphasis on muscle biomechanics. Skeletal Radiology 2017;46:373-378. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00256-016-2553-x

Passmore, E; Lai, A; Sangeux, M; Schache, AG; Pandy, MG. Application of ultrasound imaging to subject-specific modelling of the human musculoskeletal system. Meccanica 2017;52:665-676. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11012-016-0478-z

Rousset, M; Collet, C; Cens, T; Bastin, F; Raymond, V; Massou, I; Menard, C; Thibaud, JB; Charreton, M; Vignes, M; Chahine, M; Sandoz, JC; Charnet, P. Honeybee locomotion is impaired by am-ca(v)3 low voltage-activated ca2+ channel antagonist. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep41782

Tamura, Y; Ito, A; Saito, M. A model of muscle contraction based on the langevin equation with actomyosin potentials. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:273-283. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2016.1215440

Cannon, DT; Coelho, AC; Cao, R; Cheng, A; Porszasz, J; Casaburi, R; Rossiter, HB. Skeletal muscle power and fatigue at the tolerable limit of ramp-incremental exercise in copd. Journal Of Applied Physiology 2016;121:1365-1373. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00660.2016

*NEURAL*
Caldeira, V; Dougherty, KJ; Borgius, L; Kiehn, O. Spinal hb9::cre-derived excitatory interneurons contribute to rhythm generation in the mouse. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep41369

Chen, ZW; Wang, HP; Yuan, FM; Zhang, X; Dong, XJ; Xie, RS; Tian, C; Li, BS; Sun, ZW; Zhou, LH; Liu, J; Wang, TH. Releasing of herpes simplex virus carrying ngf in subarachnoid space promotes the functional repair in spinal cord injured rats. Current Gene Therapy 2016;16:263-270. http://dx.doi.org/10.1174/1566513117666161111105717

Shendi, D; Albrecht, DR; Jain, A. Anti-fas conjugated hyaluronic acid microsphere gels for neural stem cell delivery. Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2017;105:608-618. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.35930

Cui, M; Ma, XL; Sun, J; He, JQ; Shen, L; Li, FG. Effects of stat3 inhibitors on neural functional recovery after spinal cord injury in rats. Bioscience Trends 2016;10:460-466. http://dx.doi.org/10.5582/bst.2016.01160

Hao, X; Huang, Y; Li, XT; Song, YY; Kong, XZ; Wang, X; Yang, ZT; Zhen, ZL; Liu, J. Structural and functional neural correlates of spatial navigation: a combined voxel-based morphometry and functional connectivity study. Brain And Behavior 2016;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/brb3.572

*OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY*
Desseauve, D; Fradet, L; Lacouture, P; Pierre, F. Position for labor and birth: state of knowledge and biomechanical perspectives. European Journal Of Obstetrics & Gynecology And Reproductive Biology 2017;208:46-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2016.11.006

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Borkowski, SL; Sangiorgio, SN; Bowen, RE; Scaduto, AA; Kwak, J; Ebramzadeh, E. Flexibility of thoracic spines under simultaneous multi-planar loading. European Spine Journal 2017;26:173-180. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-014-3499-0

Stewart, DM; Monaco, LA; Gregory, DE. The aging disc: using an ovine model to examine age-related differences in the biomechanical properties of the intralamellar matrix of single lamellae. European Spine Journal 2017;26:259-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-016-4603-4

Dreimann, M; Hoffmann, M; Viezens, L; Weiser, L; Czorlich, P; Eicker, SO. Reducing kyphotic deformity by posterior vertebral column resection with 360a degrees osteosynthesis in metastatic epidural spinal cord compression (mescc). European Spine Journal 2017;26:113-121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-016-4805-9

Bostelmann, R; Keiler, A; Steiger, HJ; Scholz, A; Cornelius, JF; Schmoelz, W. Effect of augmentation techniques on the failure of pedicle screws under cranio-caudal cyclic loading. European Spine Journal 2017;26:181-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-015-3904-3

Yan, Y; Bell, KM; Hartman, RA; Hu, J; Wang, W; Kang, JD; Lee, JY. In vitro evaluation of translating and rotating plates using a robot testing system under follower load. European Spine Journal 2017;26:189-199. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-015-4203-8

Mo, ZJ; Li, Q; Jia, ZW; Yang, JM; Wong, DWC; Fan, YB. Biomechanical consideration of prosthesis selection in hybrid surgery for bi-level cervical disc degenerative diseases. European Spine Journal 2017;26:298-298. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-016-4799-3

Bostelmann, R; Steiger, HJ; Cornelius, JF. Effect of annular defects on intradiscal pressures in the lumbar spine: an in vitro biomechanical study of diskectomy and annular repair. Journal Of Neurological Surgery Part A-Central European Neurosurgery 2017;78:46-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1570344

Wang, SC; Wang, LZ; Wang, YW; Du, CF; Zhang, M; Fan, YB. Biomechanical analysis of combining head-down tilt traction with vibration for different grades of degeneration of the lumbar spine. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;39:83-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.10.004

Guo, S; Zeng, C; Yan, MJ; Han, YC; Xia, DD; Sun, GX; Li, LJ; Yang, MJ; Tan, J. A biomechanical stability study of extraforaminal lumbar interbody fusion on the cadaveric lumbar spine specimens. Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0168498

Grunert, P; Reyes, PM; Newcomb, AGUS; Towne, SB; Kelly, BP; Theodore, N; Hartl, R. Biomechanical evaluation of lumbar decompression adjacent to instrumented segments. Neurosurgery 2016;79:895-903. http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000001419

Ogden, A; Smith, ZA. Biomechanical evaluation of lumber decompression adjacent to instrumented segments comment. Neurosurgery 2016;79:903-904.

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Cook, GE; Samiezadeh, S; Morison, Z; Aziz, MSR; Bougherara, H; Zdero, R; Schemitsch, EH. Biomechanical optimization of the angle and position for surgical implantation of a straight short stem hip implant. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;39:23-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.10.002

Kurdziel, MD; Ennin, KA; Baker, KC; Verner, JJ. Increasing liner anteversion decreases the interfacial strength of polyethylene liners cemented into titanium-alloy acetabular shells. Journal Of Arthroplasty 2016;31:2922-2925. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2016.05.053

Innocenti, B; Pianigiani, S; Ramundo, G; Thienpont, E. Biomechanical effects of different varus and valgus alignments in medial unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. Journal Of Arthroplasty 2016;31:2685-2691. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2016.07.006

Maderbacher, G; Keshmiri, A; Springorum, HR; Greimel, F; Grifka, J; Baier, C. Are we subluxating knees in total knee arthroplasty? a cadaveric investigation. Journal Of Arthroplasty 2017;32:263-269. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2016.06.001

Tanikawa, H; Tada, M; Harato, K; Okuma, K; Nagura, T. Influence of total knee arthroplasty on patellar kinematics and patellofemoral pressure. Journal Of Arthroplasty 2017;32:280-285. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2016.06.044

Goh, GSH; Liow, MHL; Bin Abd Razak, HR; Tay, DKJ; Lo, NN; Yeo, SJ. Patient-reported outcomes, quality of life, and satisfaction rates in young patients aged 50 years or younger after total knee arthroplasty. Journal Of Arthroplasty 2017;32:419-425. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2016.07.043

Knutsen, AR; Sangiorgio, SN; Liu, C; Zhou, S; Warganich, T; Fleming, J; Harris, TG; Ebramzadeh, E. Distal fibula fracture fixation: biomechanical evaluation of three different fixation implants. Foot And Ankle Surgery 2016;22:278-285. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fas.2016.08.007

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Cai, VAD; Ibanez, A; Granata, C; Nguyen, VT; Nguyen, MT. Transparency enhancement for an active knee orthosis by a constraint-free mechanical design and a gait phase detection based predictive control. Meccanica 2017;52:729-748. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11012-016-0575-z

Walcher, MG; Giesinger, K; du Sart, R; Day, RE; Kuster, MS. Plate positioning in periprosthetic or interprosthetic femur fractures with stable implants-a biomechanical study. Journal Of Arthroplasty 2016;31:2894-2899. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2016.05.060

*ROBOTICS*
Fang, HB; Wang, KW. Piezoelectric vibration-driven locomotion systems - exploiting resonance and bistable dynamics. Journal Of Sound And Vibration 2017;391:153-169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2016.12.009

Gidoni, P; DeSimone, A. Stasis domains and slip surfaces in the locomotion of a bio-inspired two-segment crawler. Meccanica 2017;52:587-601. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11012-016-0408-0

Rogoz, M; Zeng, H; Xuan, C; Wiersma, DS; Wasylczyk, P. Light-driven soft robot mimics caterpillar locomotion in natural scale. Advanced Optical Materials 2016;4:1689-1694. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adom.201600503

Pfotzer, L; Klemm, S; Roennau, A; Zollner, JM; Dillmann, R. Autonomous navigation for reconfigurable snake-like robots in challenging, unknown environments. Robotics And Autonomous Systems 2017;89:123-135. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2016.11.010

Saab, W; Ben-Tzvi, P. A genderless coupling mechanism with six-degrees-of-freedom misalignment capability for modular self-reconfigurable robots. Journal Of Mechanisms And Robotics-Transactions Of The Asme 2016;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4034014

Davis, JD; Sevimli, Y; Eldridge, BR; Chirikjian, GS. Module design and functionally non-isomorphic configurations of the hex-dmr ii system. Journal Of Mechanisms And Robotics-Transactions Of The Asme 2016;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4032273

*REHABILITATION*
Liebl, ME; Elmer, N; Schroeder, I; Schwedtke, C; Baack, A; Reisshauer, A. Introduction of the charite a mobility index (charmi) - a novel clinical mobility assessment for acute care rehabilitation. Plos One 2016;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0169010

Alamdari, A; Krovi, V. Design and analysis of a cable-driven articulated rehabilitation system for gait training. Journal Of Mechanisms And Robotics-Transactions Of The Asme 2016;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4032274

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Shimokochi, Y; Ambegaonkar, JP; Meyer, EG. Changing sagittal-plane landing styles to modulate impact and tibiofemoral force magnitude and directions relative to the tibia. Journal Of Athletic Training 2016;51:669-681. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-51.10.15

Haddas, R; Hooper, T; James, CR; Sizer, PS. Volitional spine stabilization during a drop vertical jump from different landing heights: implications for anterior cruciate ligament injury. Journal Of Athletic Training 2016;51:1003-1012. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-51.12.18

Rossi, AM; Claiborne, TL; Thompson, GB; Todaro, S. The influence of friction between football helmet and jersey materials on force: a consideration for sport safety. Journal Of Athletic Training 2016;51:701-708. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-51.11.07

de la Motte, SJ; Gribbin, TC; Lisman, P; Beutler, AI; Deuster, P. The interrelationship of common clinical movement screens: establishing population-specific norms in a large cohort of military applicants. Journal Of Athletic Training 2016;51:897-904. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-51.9.11

Carow, SD; Haniuk, EM; Cameron, KL; Padua, DA; Marshall, SW; DiStefano, LJ; de la Motte, SJ; Beutler, AI; Gerber, JP. Risk of lower extremity injury in a military cadet population after a supervised injury-prevention program. Journal Of Athletic Training 2016;51:905-918. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-49.5.22

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Roessler, P; Schuttler, K; Stein, T; Gravius, S; Heyse, T; Prescher, A; Wirtz, D; Efe, T. Anatomic dissection of the anterolateral ligament (all) in paired fresh-frozen cadaveric knee joints. Archives Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery 2017;137:249-255. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-016-2617-3

Karakasli, A; Acar, N; Basci, O; Karaarslan, A; Erduran, M; Kaya, E. Iatrogenic lateral meniscus anterior horn injury in different tibial tunnel placement techniques in acl reconstruction surgery - a cadaveric study. Acta Orthopaedica Et Traumatologica Turcica 2016;50:514-518. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aott.2016.08.009

Rowson, D; Knight, MM; Screen, HRC. Zonal variation in primary cilia elongation correlates with localized biomechanical degradation in stress deprived tendon. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2016;34:2146-2153. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23229

Durgam, SS; Stewart, AA; Sivaguru, M; Johnson, AJW; Stewart, MC. Tendon-derived progenitor cells improve healing of collagenase-induced flexor tendinitis. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2016;34:2162-2171. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23251

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Das, R; Kumar, A; Patel, A; Vijay, S; Saurabh, S; Kumar, N. Biomechanical characterization of spider webs. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;67:101-109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.12.008

Fontanella, CG; Carniel, EL; Frigo, A; Macchi, V; Porzionato, A; Sarasin, G; Rossato, M; De Caro, R; Natali, AN. Investigation of biomechanical response of hoffa's fat pad and comparative characterization. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;67:1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.11.024

Danso, EK; Oinas, JMT; Saarakkala, S; Mikkonen, S; Toyras, J; Korhonen, RK. Structure-function relationships of human meniscus. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;67:51-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.12.002

Cyron, CJ; Humphrey, JD. Growth and remodeling of load-bearing biological soft tissues. Meccanica 2017;52:645-664. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11012-016-0472-5

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Cheever, K; Kawata, K; Tierney, R; Galgon, A. Cervical injury assessments for concussion evaluation: a review. Journal Of Athletic Training 2016;51:1037-1044. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-51.12.15

Broglio, SP; Williams, RM; O'Connor, KL; Goldstick, J. Football players' head-impact exposure after limiting of full-contact practices. Journal Of Athletic Training 2016;51:511-518. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-51.7.04

Schmidt, JD; Pierce, AF; Guskiewicz, KM; Register-Mihalik, JK; Pamukoff, DN; Mihalik, JP. Safe-play knowledge, aggression, and head-impact biomechanics in adolescent ice hockey players. Journal Of Athletic Training 2016;51:366-372. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-51.5.04

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Tinkle, AK; Duberstein, KJ; Wilson, ME; Parsley, MA; Beckman, MK; Torrison, J; Azain, MJ; Dove, CR. Functional claw trimming improves the gait and locomotion of sows. Livestock Science 2017;195:53-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2016.10.013

Freymann, J; Tsai, PP; Stelzer, H; Hackbarth, H. The impact of bedding volumes on laboratory mice. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 2017;186:72-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2016.11.004

Ruhland, F; Caudal, JP; Blois-Heulin, C; Trabalon, M. Male tarantula spiders' reactions to light and odours reveal their motor asymmetry. Journal Of Zoology 2017;301:51-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12388

Ghaskadbi, P; Habib, B; Qureshi, Q. A whistle in the woods: an ethogram and activity budget for the dhole in central india. Journal Of Mammalogy 2016;97:1745-1752. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyw141

Hart, CE; Zavala-Norzagaray, AA; Benitez-Luna, O; Plata-Rosas, LJ; Abreu-Grobois, FA; Ley-Quinonez, CP. Effects of incubation technique on proxies for olive ridley sea turtle (lepidochelys olivacea) neonate fitness. Amphibia-Reptilia 2016;37:417-426. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15685381-00003072

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Chien, JH; Mukherjee, M; Kent, J; Stergiou, N. Mastoid vibration affects dynamic postural control during gait in healthy older adults. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep41547

Han, ZL; Li, JS; Singh, M; Wu, C; Liu, CH; Raghunathan, R; Aglyamov, SR; Vantipalli, S; Twa, MD; Larin, KV. Optical coherence elastography assessment of corneal viscoelasticity with a modified rayleigh-lamb wave model. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;66:87-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.11.004

Lovald, ST; Rau, A; Nissman, S; Ames, N; McNulty, J; Ochoa, JA; Baldwinson, M. Finite element analysis and experimental evaluation of penetrating injury through the cornea. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;66:104-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.11.001

Romano, MR; Romano, V; Pandolfi, A; Costagliola, C; Angelillo, M. On the use of uniaxial tests on the sclera to understand the difference between emmetropic and highly myopic eyes. Meccanica 2017;52:603-612. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11012-016-0416-0

Legge, GE; Granquist, C; Baek, Y; Gage, R. Indoor spatial updating with impaired vision. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2016;57:6757-6765. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-20226

Beyer, L; Batsikadze, G; Timmann, D; Gerwig, M. Cerebellar tdcs effects on conditioned eyeblinks using different electrode placements and stimulation protocols. Frontiers In Human Neuroscience 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2017.00023

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Alshagga, MA; Alshawsh, MA; Seyedan, A; Alsalahi, A; Pan, Y; Mohankumar, SK; Alkebsi, A; Kassim, S; Mohamed, Z. Khat (catha edulis) and obesity: a scoping review of animal and human studies. Annals Of Nutrition And Metabolism 2016;69:200-211. http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000452895

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Esfahani, MIM; Zobeiri, O; Moshiri, B; Narimani, R; Mehravar, M; Rashedi, E; Parnianpour, M. Trunk motion system (tms) using printed body worn sensor (bws) via data fusion approach. Sensors 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s17010112