LITERATURE UPDATE - PART 1
April 06 - April 12, 2017
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

NOTE: DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBER OF ARTICLES THIS WEEK, THIS UPDATE IS IN TWO PARTS. THIS PART CONTAINS TOPICS B through R (BONE to ROBOTICS).

Jeffery W Rankin, PhD
Comparative Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Idaho, USA
https://www.researchgate.net/profile...n/publications
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*BONE*
Yakubovich, DC; Sheyn, D; Bez, M; Schary, Y; Yalon, E; Sirhan, A; Amira, M; Yaya, A; De Mel, S; Da, XY; Ben-David, S; Tawackoli, W; Ley, EJ; Gazit, D; Gazit, Z; Pelled, G. Systemic administration of mesenchymal stem cells combined with parathyroid hormone therapy synergistically regenerates multiple rib fractures. Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13287-017-0502-9

Chen, YB; Xu, JK; Huang, ZL; Yu, ML; Zhang, YT; Chen, HJ; Ma, ZB; Liao, HJ; Hu, J. An innovative approach for enhancing bone defect healing using plga scaffolds seeded with extracorporeal-shock-wave-treated bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (bmscs). Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep44130

Liu, YM; Hu, J; Liu, B; Jiang, XL; Li, YF. The effect of osteoprotegerin on implant osseointegration in ovariectomized rats. Archives Of Medical Science 2017;13:489-495. http://dx.doi.org/10.5114/aoms.2017.65468

Huang, HR; Wismeijer, D; Hunziker, EB; Wu, G. The acute inflammatory response to absorbed collagen sponge is not enhanced by bmp-2. International Journal Of Molecular Sciences 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms18030498

Liu, HF; Jin, Y; Ge, K; Jia, G; Li, ZH; Yang, XJ; Chen, SZ; Ge, M; Sun, WT; Liu, DD; Zhang, JC. Europium-doped gd2o3 nanotubes increase bone mineral density in vivo and promote mineralization in vitro. Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces 2017;9:5784-5792. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.6b14682

Ozan, F; Pekedis, M; Koyuncu, S; Altay, T; Yildiz, H; Kayali, C. Micro-computed tomography and mechanical evaluation of trabecular bone structure in osteopenic and osteoporotic fractures. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery 2017;25:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2309499017692718

Tang, TT; Zhang, L; Bansal, A; Grynpas, M; Moriarty, TJ. The lyme disease pathogen borrelia burgdorferi infects murine bone and induces trabecular bone loss. Infection And Immunity 2017;85:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00781-16

Haut, RC; Wei, F. Biomechanical studies on patterns of cranial bone fracture using the immature porcine model. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4034430

Bi, XH; Grafe, I; Ding, H; Flores, R; Munivez, E; Jiang, MM; Dawson, B; Lee, B; Ambrose, CG. Correlations between bone mechanical properties and bone composition parameters in mouse models of dominant and recessive osteogenesis imperfecta and the response to anti-tgf-beta treatment. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2017;32:347-359. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.2997

Watanabe, Y; Harada, N; Sato, K; Abe, S; Yamanaka, K; Matushita, T. Stem cell therapy: is there a future for reconstruction of large bone defects?. Injury-International Journal Of The Care Of The Injured 2016;47:83-5255-8353-49.

Koh, A; Guerado, E; Giannoudis, PV. Atypical femoral fractures related to bisphosphonate treatment. Bone & Joint Journal 2017;579B:. 295-302

Rajfer, RA; Kilic, A; Neviaser, AS; Schulte, LM; Hlaing, SM; Landeros, J; Ferrini, MG; Ebramzadeh, E; Park, SH. Enhancement of fracture healing in the rat, modulated by compounds that stimulate inducible nitric oxide synthase. Bone & Joint Research 2017;6:90-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/2046-3758.62.BJR-2016-0164.R2

*BOTANY*
Webster, RE; Waterworth, WM; Stuppy, W; West, CE; Ennos, R; Bray, CM; Pritchard, HW. Biomechanical, biochemical, and morphological mechanisms of heat shock-mediated germination in carica papaya seed. Journal Of Experimental Botany 2016;67:6373-6384. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erw402

Steinbrecher, T; Leubner-Metzger, G. The biomechanics of seed germination. Journal Of Experimental Botany 2017;68:765-783. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erw428

Costa, VBS; Pimentel, RMM; Chagas, MGS; Alves, GD; Castro, CC. Petal micromorphology and its relationship to pollination. Plant Biology 2017;19:115-122. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/plb.12523

Zajaczkowska, U; Grabowska, K; Kokot, G; Kruk, M. On the benefits of living in clumps: a case study on polytrichastrum formosum. Plant Biology 2017;19:156-164. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/plb.12532

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Bruno, RM; Reesink, KD; Ghiadoni, L. Advances in the non-invasive assessment of vascular dysfunction in metabolic syndrome and diabetes: focus on endothelium, carotid mechanics and renal vessels. Nutrition Metabolism And Cardiovascular Diseases 2017;27:121-128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.numecd.2016.09.004

Wiesmann, M; Zerbi, V; Jansen, D; Lutjohann, D; Veltien, A; Heerschap, A; Kiliaan, AJ. Hypertension, cerebrovascular impairment, and cognitive decline in aged a beta pp/ps1 mice. Theranostics 2017;7:1277-1289. http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/thno.18509

Usman, A; Sadat, U; Teng, ZZ; Graves, MJ; Boyle, JR; Varty, K; Hayes, PD; Gillard, JH. Magnetic resonance imaging-based assessment of carotid atheroma: a comparative study of patients with and without coronary artery disease. Journal Of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases 2017;26:347-351. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokec...is.2016.09.028

Azinfar, L; Ravanfar, M; Wang, YB; Zhang, KQ; Duan, DS; Yao, G. High resolution imaging of the fibrous microstructure in bovine common carotid artery using optical polarization tractography. Journal Of Biophotonics 2017;10:231-241. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbio.201500229

Canas, D; Herrera, EA; Garcia-Herrera, C; Celentano, D; Krause, BJ. Fetal growth restriction induces heterogeneous effects on vascular biomechanical and functional properties in guinea pigs (cavia porcellus). Frontiers In Physiology 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.00144

Witzenburg, CM; Dhume, RY; Shah, SB; Korenczuk, CE; Wagner, HP; Alford, PW; Barocas, VH. Failure of the porcine ascending aorta: multidirectional experiments and a unifying microstructural model. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035264

Garcia-Herrera, CM; Celentano, DJ; Herrera, EA. Modelling and numerical simulation of the in vivo mechanical response of the ascending aortic aneurysm in marfan syndrome. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 2017;55:419-428. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11517-016-1524-7

Bloodworth, CH; Pierce, EL; Easley, TF; Drach, A; Khalighi, AH; Toma, M; Jensen, MO; Sacks, MS; Yoganathan, AP. Ex vivo methods for informing computational models of the mitral valve. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:496-507. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-016-1734-z

Li, X; Li, H; Chang, HY; Lykotrafitis, G; Karniadakis, GE. Computational biomechanics of human red blood cells in hematological disorders. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035120

Sakamoto, Y; Buchanan, RM; Sanchez-Adams, J; Guilak, F; Sacks, MS. On the functional role of valve interstitial cell stress fibers: a continuum modeling approach. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035557

Pancheri, FQ; Peattie, RA; Reddy, ND; Ahamed, T; Lin, W; Ouellette, TD; Iafrati, MD; Dorfmann, AL. Histology and biaxial mechanical behavior of abdominal aortic aneurysm tissue samples. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035261

Biswas, D; Vasudevan, S; Chen, GCK; Sharma, N. Quantitative photoacoustic characterization of blood clot in blood: a mechanobiological assessment through spectral information. Review Of Scientific Instruments 2017;88:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4974954

Youssefi, P; Sharma, R; Figueroa, CA; Jahangiri, M. Functional assessment of thoracic aortic aneurysms - the future of risk prediction?. British Medical Bulletin 2017;121:61-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bmb/ldw049

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Zong, XL; Zhu, R. Zinc oxide nanorod field effect transistor for long-time cellular force measurement. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep43661

Ferraresi, A; Phadngam, S; Morani, F; Galetto, A; Alabiso, O; Chiorino, G; Isidoro, C. Resveratrol inhibits il-6-induced ovarian cancer cell migration through epigenetic up-regulation of autophagy. Molecular Carcinogenesis 2017;56:1164-1181. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mc.22582

Okuyama, S; Miyazaki, K; Yamada, R; Amakura, Y; Yoshimura, M; Sawamoto, A; Nakajima, M; Furukawa, Y. Permeation of polymethoxyflavones into the mouse brain and their effect on mk-801-induced locomotive hyperactivity. International Journal Of Molecular Sciences 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms18030489

Saha, AK; Dallo, SF; Detmar, AL; Osmulski, P; Gaczynska, M; Huang, THM; Ramasubramanian, AK. Cellular cholesterol regulates monocyte deformation. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;52:83-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.033

Adriano, EA; Okamura, B. Motility, morphology and phylogeny of the plasmodial worm, ceratomyxa vermiformis n. sp (cnidaria: myxozoa: myxosporea). Parasitology 2017;144:158-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0031182016001852

Manninen, A; Varjosalo, M. A proteomics view on integrin-mediated adhesions. Proteomics 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pmic.201600022

Feller, L; Khammissa, RAG; Lemmer, J. Biomechanical cell regulatory networks as complex adaptive systems in relation to cancer. Cancer Cell International 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12935-017-0385-y

Wu, HY; Nazockdast, E; Shelley, MJ; Needleman, DJ. Forces positioning the mitotic spindle: theories, and now experiments. Bioessays 2017;39:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.201600212

Zhang, C; Zhou, LW; Zhang, F; Lu, DY; Li, N; Zheng, L; Xu, YH; Li, Z; Sun, SJ; Long, M. Mechanical remodeling of normally sized mammalian cells under a gravity vector. Faseb Journal 2017;31:802-813. http://dx.doi.org/10.1096/fj.201600897RR

Jia, F; Ben Amar, M; Billoud, B; Charrier, B. Morphoelasticity in the development of brown alga ectocarpus siliculosus: from cell rounding to branching. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2016.0596

Du, MM; Kalia, N; Frumento, G; Chen, F; Zhang, ZB. Biomechanical properties of human t cells in the process of activation based on diametric compression by micromanipulation. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;40:20-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.11.011

Gu, SR; Kang, YG; Shin, JW; Shin, JW. Simultaneous engagement of mechanical stretching and surface pattern promotes cardiomyogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells. Journal Of Bioscience And Bioengineering 2017;123:252-258. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiosc.2016.07.020

Moran, JL; Posner, JD. Phoretic self-propulsion. Annual Review Of Fluid Mechanics, Vol 49 2017;49:511-540. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-fluid-122414-034456

Aslund, AKO; Snipstad, S; Healey, A; Kvale, S; Torp, SH; Sontum, PC; Davies, CD; van Wamel, A. Efficient enhancement of blood-brain barrier permeability using acoustic cluster therapy (act). Theranostics 2017;7:23-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/thno.16577

*COMPARATIVE*
Carrier, DR; Cunningham, C. The effect of foot posture on capacity to apply free moments to the ground: implications for fighting performance in great apes. Biology Open 2017;6:269-277. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/bio.022640

Agarwal, N; Singh, S; Malik, S; Yadav, G; Rani, S. Patterns and diversity in locomotor activity in spotted munia (lonchura punctulata). Biological Rhythm Research 2017;48:13-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09291016.2016.1223790

Guizze, SPG; Knysak, I; Barbaro, KC; Karam-Gemael, M; Chagas, A. Predatory behavior of three centipede species of the order scolopendromorpha (arthropoda: myriapoda: chilopoda). Zoologia 2016;33:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1984-4689zool-20160026

Waters, JS; Ochs, A; Fewell, JH; Harrison, JF. Differentiating causality and correlation in allometric scaling: ant colony size drives metabolic hypometry. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2017;284:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.2582

Tarquini, J; Toledo, N; Morgan, CC; Soibelzon, LH. The forelimb of dagger cyonasua sp (procyonidae, carnivora): ecomorphological interpretation in the context of carnivorans. Earth And Environmental Science Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Edinburgh 2017;106:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1755691016000207

Lazic, MM; Carretero, MA; Zivkovic, U; Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J. City life has fitness costs: reduced body condition and increased parasite load in urban common wall lizards, podarcis muralis. Salamandra 2017;53:10-17.

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Pessoa, RS; Sousa, RM; Pereira, LM; Neves, FD; Bezerra, FJB; Jaecques, SVN; Sloten, JV; Quirynen, M; Teughels, W; Spin-Neto, R. Bone remodeling around implants with external hexagon and morse-taper connections: a randomized, controlled, split-mouth, clinical trial. Clinical Implant Dentistry And Related Research 2017;19:97-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cid.12437

Sagheb, K; Kumar, VV; Azaripour, A; Walter, C; Al-Nawas, B; Kammerer, PW. Comparison of conventional twist drill protocol and piezosurgery for implant insertion: an ex vivo study on different bone types. Clinical Oral Implants Research 2017;28:207-213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/clr.12783

Moon, SY; Lim, YJ; Kim, MJ; Kwon, HB. Three-dimensional finite element analysis of platform switched implant. Journal Of Advanced Prosthodontics 2017;9:31-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.4047/jap.2017.9.1.31

Yu, YQ; Jin, GD; Xue, Y; Wang, DH; Liu, XY; Sun, J. Multifunctions of dual zn/mg ion co-implanted titanium on osteogenesis, angiogenesis and bacteria inhibition for dental implants. Acta Biomaterialia 2017;49:590-603. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2016.11.067

Hasan, I; Heinemann, F; Schwegmann, M; Keilig, L; Stark, H; Bourauel, C. Experimental investigation of commercial small diameter dental implants in porcine mandibular segments. Biomedical Engineering-Biomedizinische Technik 2017;62:103-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/bmt-2015-0161

Sonnesen, L; Petersson, A; Wiese, M; Jensen, KE; Svanholt, P; Bakke, M. Osseous osteoarthritic-like changes and joint mobility of the temporomandibular joints and upper cervical spine: is there a relation?. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology 2017;123:273-279. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oooo.2016.10.026

*DIGESTIVE*
Kikuchi, T; Michiwaki, Y; Koshizuka, S; Kamiya, T; Toyama, Y. Numerical simulation of interaction between organs and food bolus during swallowing and aspiration. Computers In Biology And Medicine 2017;80:114-123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2016.11.017

*ERGONOMICS*
Zhou, J; Wiggermann, N. Ergonomic evaluation of brake pedal and push handle locations on hospital beds. Applied Ergonomics 2017;60:305-312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.12.012

Plamondon, A; Lariviere, C; Denis, D; Mecheri, H; Nastasia, I. Difference between male and female workers lifting the same relative load when palletizing boxes. Applied Ergonomics 2017;60:93-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2016.10.014

Umer, W; Li, H; Szeto, GPY; Wong, AYL. Identification of biomechanical risk factors for the development of lower-back disorders during manual rebar tying. Journal Of Construction Engineering And Management 2017;143:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001208

Maurice, P; Padois, V; Measson, Y; Bidaud, P. Human-oriented design of collaborative robots. International Journal Of Industrial Ergonomics 2017;57:88-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2016.11.011

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Candeiro, CRA; Currie, PJ; Candeiro, CL; Bergqvist, LP. Tooth wear and microwear of theropods from the late maastrichtian marilia formation (bauru group), minas gerais state, brazil. Earth And Environmental Science Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Edinburgh 2017;106:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S175569101600013X

Hanot, P; Guintard, C; Lepetz, S; Cornette, R. Identifying domestic horses, donkeys and hybrids from archaeological deposits: a 3d morphological investigation on skeletons. Journal Of Archaeological Science 2017;78:88-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2016.12.002

Cassini, GH; Del Pino, SH; Munoz, NA; Acosta, MVWG; Fernandez, M; Bargo, MS; Vizcaino, SF. Teeth complexity, hypsodonty and body mass in santacrucian (early miocene) notoungulates (mammalia). Earth And Environmental Science Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Edinburgh 2017;106:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1755691016000153

Cooper, WJ; Carter, CB; Conith, AJ; Rice, AN; Westneat, MW. The evolution of jaw protrusion mechanics is tightly coupled to bentho-pelagic divergence in damselfishes (pomacentridae). Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:652-666. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.143115

Dunham, NT; Kane, EE; McGraw, WS. Humeral correlates of forelimb elevation in four west african cercopithecid monkeys. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2017;162:337-349. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23123

Bejan, A. Evolution as physics: the human & machine species. European Review 2017;25:140-149. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1062798716000417

Joshua, XS; Samantha, SBH. The impacts of cenozoic climate and habitat changes on small mammal diversity of north america. Global And Planetary Change 2017;149:36-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.12.014

Provine, RR. Laughter as an approach to vocal evolution: the bipedal theory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review 2017;24:238-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13423-016-1089-3

Vannier, J; Martin, ELO. Worm-lobopodian assemblages from the early cambrian chengjiang biota: insight into the "pre-arthropodan ecology"?. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 2017;468:373-387. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.12.002

Sebille, SB; Belaid, H; Philippe, AC; Andre, A; Lau, B; Francois, C; Karachi, C; Bardinet, E. Anatomical evidence for functional diversity in the mesencephalic locomotor region of primates. Neuroimage 2017;147:66-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.12.011

Degrange, FJ. Hind limb morphometry of terror birds (aves, cariamiformes, phorusrhacidae): functional implications for substrate preferences and locomotor lifestyle. Earth And Environmental Science Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Edinburgh 2017;106:257-276. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1755691016000256

Tanaka, I. Ecological implications of the correlation of avian footprints with wing characteristics: a mathematical approach. Palaeontology 2017;60:187-197. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pala.12276

Jiang, BY; Zhao, T; Regnault, S; Edwards, NP; Kohn, SC; Li, ZH; Wogelius, RA; Benton, MJ; Hutchinson, JR. Cellular preservation of musculoskeletal specializations in the cretaceous bird confuciusornis. Nature Communications 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14779

Bailleul, AM; Witmer, LM; Holliday, CM. Cranial joint histology in the mallard duck (anas platyrhynchos): new insights on avian cranial kinesis. Journal Of Anatomy 2017;230:444-460. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12562

Dewaele, L; Lambert, O; Louwye, S. On prophoca and leptophoca (pinnipedia, phocidae) from the miocene of the north atlantic realm: redescription, phylogenetic affinities and paleobiogeographic implications. Peerj 2017;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3024

Dzerzhinsky, FY. The mystery of the two-unit skull of the sarcopterygii: atrap for functional morphologists. Journal Of Zoology 2017;301:85-101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12405

Kane, A; Healy, K; Guillerme, T; Ruxton, GD; Jackson, AL. A recipe for scavenging in vertebrates - the natural history of a behaviour. Ecography 2017;40:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecog.02817

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Dewhirst, OP; Roskilly, K; Hubel, TY; Jordan, NR; Golabek, KA; McNutt, JW; Wilson, AM. An exploratory clustering approach for extracting stride parameters from tracking collars on free-ranging wild animals. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:341-346. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.146035

Evangelista, DJ; Ray, DD; Raja, SK; Hedrick, TL. Three-dimensional trajectories and network analyses of group behaviour within chimney swift flocks during approaches to the roost. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2017;284:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.2602

Holtzer, R; Yuan, J; Verghese, J; Mahoney, JR; Izzetoglu, M; Wang, CL. Interactions of subjective and objective measures of fatigue defined in the context of brain control of locomotion. Journals Of Gerontology Series A-Biological Sciences And Medical Sciences 2017;72:417-423. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glw167

Pasciuto, I; Bergamini, E; Iosa, M; Vannozzi, G; Cappozzo, A. Overcoming the limitations of the harmonic ratio for the reliable assessment of gait symmetry. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:84-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.01.005

Ackerman, J; Potwar, K; Seipel, J. Suspending loads decreases load stability but may slightly improve body stability. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;52:38-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.001

Raffalt, PC; Guul, MK; Nielsen, AN; Puthusserypady, S; Alkjaer, T. Economy, movement dynamics, and muscle activity of human walking at different speeds. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep43986

Hasaneini, SJ; Bertram, JEA; Macnab, CJB. Energy-optimal relative timing of stance-leg push-off and swing-leg retraction in walking. Robotica 2017;35:654-686. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574715000764

Singh, B; Vo, H; Francis, SL; Janz, KF; Yack, HJ. Changes in gait over a 30-min walking session in obese females. Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise 2017;49:555-562. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001114

Selgrade, BP; Toney, ME; Chang, YH. Two biomechanical strategies for locomotor adaptation to split-belt treadmill walking in subjects with and without transtibial amputation. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:136-143. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.01.012

Sharbafi, MA; Seyfarth, A. How locomotion sub-functions can control walking at different speeds?. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:163-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.01.018

Paterson, KL; Hinman, RS; Metcalf, BR; Bennell, KL; Wrigley, TV. Plug-in-gait calculation of the knee adduction moment in people with knee osteoarthritis during shod walking: comparison of two different foot marker models. Journal Of Foot And Ankle Research 2017;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13047-017-0187-4

Janeh, O; Langbehn, E; Steinicke, F; Bruder, G; Gulberti, A; Poetter-Nerger, M. Walking in virtual reality: effects of manipulated visual self-motion on walking biomechanics. Acm Transactions On Applied Perception 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3022731

Jones, JA; Krum, DM; Bolas, MT. Vertical field-of-view extension and walking characteristics in head-worn virtual environments. Acm Transactions On Applied Perception 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2983631

Bona, RL; Bonezi, A; Da Silva, PF; Biancardi, CM; Castro, FAS; Clausel, NO. Effect of walking speed in heart failure patients and heart transplant patients. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;42:85-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.01.008

Finley, JM; Bastian, AJ. Associations between foot placement asymmetries and metabolic cost of transport in hemiparetic gait. Neurorehabilitation And Neural Repair 2017;31:168-177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1545968316675428

Stevens, J; Meijer, K; Bijnens, W; Fuchs, MCHW; van Rhijn, LW; Hermus, JPS; van Hoeve, S; Poeze, M; Witlox, AM. Gait analysis of foot compensation after arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. Foot & Ankle International 2017;38:181-191. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100716674310

Betschart, M; Lauziere, S; Mieville, C; McFadyen, BJ; Nadeau, S. Changes in lower limb muscle activity after walking on a split-belt treadmill in individuals post-stroke. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2017;32:93-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2016.12.007

Majed, L; Heugas, AM; Siegler, IA. Changes in movement organization and control strategies when learning a biomechanically constrained gait pattern, racewalking: a pca study. Experimental Brain Research 2017;235:931-940. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-016-4853-8

Webb, D; Bratsch, S. Experience and practice in carrying a heavy, unilateral load: footprint evidence. Journal Of Mechanics In Medicine And Biology 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519417500221

Zaferiou, AM; Flashner, H; Wilcox, RR; McNitt-Gray, JL. Lower extremity control during turns initiated with and without hip external rotation. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;52:130-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.017

Abe, D; Fukuoka, Y; Horiuchi, M. Muscle activities during walking and running at energetically optimal transition speed under normobaric hypoxia on gradient slopes. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0173816

Pavei, G; Seminati, E; Cazzola, D; Minetti, AE. On the estimation accuracy of the 3d body center of mass trajectory during human locomotion: inverse vs. forward dynamics. Frontiers In Physiology 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.00129

Damavandi, M; Eslami, M; Pearsall, DJ. Side-sloped surfaces substantially affect lower limb running kinematics. Sports Biomechanics 2017;16:1-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14763141.2016.1171895

Onodera, AN; Neto, WPG; Roveri, MI; Oliveira, WR; Sacco, ICN. Immediate effects of eva midsole resilience and upper shoe structure on running biomechanics: a machine learning approach. Peerj 2017;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3026

Kaur, G; Binger, M; Evans, C; Trachte, T; Van Guilder, GP. No influence of ischemic preconditioning on running economy. European Journal Of Applied Physiology 2017;117:225-235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-016-3522-8

Cerqueira, LS; Netto, AD; Mello, RGT; Nadal, J. Crossover assessment of cardiolocomotor synchronization during running. European Journal Of Applied Physiology 2017;117:315-322. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-016-3513-9

Williams, DSB; Cole, JH; Powell, DW. Lower extremity joint work during acceleration, deceleration, and steady state running. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:56-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0063

Caffier, D; Gillet, C; Heurley, LP; Bourrelly, A; Barbier, F; Naveteur, J. Initiation of forward gait with lateral occurrence of emotional stimuli: general findings and relevance for pedestrians crossing roads. Experimental Brain Research 2017;235:777-785. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-016-4838-7

McCrum, C; Gerards, MHG; Karamanidis, K; Zijlstra, W; Meijer, K. A systematic review of gait perturbation paradigms for improving reactive stepping responses and falls risk among healthy older adults. European Review Of Aging And Physical Activity 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s11556-017-0173-7

Bennett, HJ; Zhang, SN; Shen, GP; Weinhandl, JT; Paquette, MR; Reinbolt, J; Coe, DP. Effects of toe-in and wider step width in stair ascent with different knee alignments. Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise 2017;49:563-572. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001140

Hammond, CA; Hatfield, GL; Gilbart, MK; Garland, SJ; Hunt, MA. Trunk and lower limb biomechanics during stair climbing in people with and without symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;42:108-114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.01.015

Nematollahi, M; Karimi, MT; Rafiee, A; Fatoye, F. Kinetic and kinematic performance of the unaffected lower limb during step descent in subjects with anterior cruciate ligament injury. Journal Of Mechanics In Medicine And Biology 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S021951941750021X

Aminiaghdam, S; Rode, C; Muller, R; Blickhan, R. Increasing trunk flexion transforms human leg function into that of birds despite different leg morphology. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:478-486. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.148312

Sparrow, LM; Pellatt, E; Yu, SS; Raichlen, DA; Pontzer, H; Rolian, C. Gait changes in a line of mice artificially selected for longer limbs. Peerj 2017;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3008

Savvides, P; Stavrou, M; Pafilis, P; Sfenthourakis, S. Tail autotomy affects bipedalism but not sprint performance in a cursorial mediterranean lizard. Science Of Nature 2017;104:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00114-016-1425-5

Heepe, L; Raguseo, S; Gorb, SN. An experimental study of double-peeling mechanism inspired by biological adhesive systems. Applied Physics A-Materials Science & Processing 2017;123:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00339-016-0753-9

Endlein, T; Ji, AH; Yuan, SS; Hill, I; Wang, H; Barnes, WJP; Dai, ZD; Sitti, M. The use of clamping grips and friction pads by tree frogs for climbing curved surfaces. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2017;284:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.2867

Hoover, AP; Griffith, BE; Miller, LA. Quantifying performance in the medusan mechanospace with an actively swimming three-dimensional jellyfish model. Journal Of Fluid Mechanics 2017;813:1112-1155. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2017.3

Di Santo, V; Blevins, EL; Lauder, GV. Batoid locomotion: effects of speed on pectoral fin deformation in the little skate, leucoraja erinacea. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:705-712. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.148767

Yoshida, MA; Yamamoto, D; Sato, K. Physostomous channel catfish, ictalurus punctatus, modify swimming mode and buoyancy based on flow conditions. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:597-606. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.140202

Domenici, P; Torres, R; Manriquez, PH. Effects of elevated carbon dioxide and temperature on locomotion and the repeatability of lateralization in a keystone marine mollusc. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:667-676. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.151779

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Walia, P; Erdemir, A; Li, ZM. Subject-specific finite element analysis of the carpal tunnel cross-sectional to examine tunnel area changes in response to carpal arch loading. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;42:25-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.01.004

Lin, CY; Chen, PY; Shau, YW; Tai, HC; Wang, CL. Spatial-dependent mechanical properties of the heel pad by shear wave elastography. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:191-195. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.01.004

Davis, B; Crow, M; Berki, V; Ciltea, D. Shear and pressure under the first ray in neuropathic diabetic patients: implications for support of the longitudinal arch. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;52:176-178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.024

Jarvis, HL; Nester, CJ; Bowden, PD; Jones, RK. Challenging the foundations of the clinical model of foot function: further evidence that the root model assessments fail to appropriately classify foot function. Journal Of Foot And Ankle Research 2017;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13047-017-0189-2

Soubeyrand, M; Assabah, B; Begin, M; Laemmel, E; Dos Santos, A; Creze, M. Pronation and supination of the hand: anatomy and biomechanics. Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation 2017;36:2-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hansur.2016.09.012

Dzidek, BM; Adams, MJ; Andrews, JW; Zhang, ZB; Johnson, SA. Contact mechanics of the human finger pad under compressive loads. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2016.0935

Ahanchian, N; Nester, CJ; Howard, D; Ren, L; Parker, D. Estimating the material properties of heel pad sub-layers using inverse finite element analysis. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;40:11-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.11.003

Burssens, A; Schelpe, N; Vanhaecke, J; Dezillie, M; Stockmans, F. Influence of wrist position on maximum grip force in a post-operative orthosis. Prosthetics And Orthotics International 2017;41:78-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364615605395

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Forkel, P; Foehr, P; Meyer, JC; Herbst, E; Petersen, W; Brucker, PU; Burgkart, R; Imhoff, AB. Biomechanical and viscoelastic properties of different posterior meniscal root fixation techniques. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2017;25:403-410. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-016-4237-4

Huang, Z; Godkin, O; Schulze-Tanzil, G. The challenge in using mesenchymal stromal cells for recellularization of decellularized cartilage. Stem Cell Reviews And Reports 2017;13:50-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12015-016-9699-8

Smyth, A; Fisher, J; Suner, S; Brockett, C. Influence of kinematics on the wear of a total ankle replacement. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:105-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.01.001

Mezghani, N; Ouakrim, Y; Fuentes, A; Mitiche, A; Hagemeister, N; Vendittoli, PA; De Guise, JA. Mechanical biomarkers of medial compartment knee osteoarthritis diagnosis and severity grading: discovery phase. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;52:106-112. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.022

Park, YB; Ha, CW; Lee, CH; Park, YG. Restoration of a large osteochondral defect of the knee using a composite of umbilical cord blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells and hyaluronic acid hydrogel: a case report with a 5-year follow-up. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1422-7

Fitzgerald, J. Enhanced cartilage repair in 'healer' mice-new leads in the search for better clinical options for cartilage repair. Seminars In Cell & Developmental Biology 2017;62:78-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semcdb.2016.04.018

Hammond, AS; Johnson, VP; Higham, JP. Hip joint mobility in free-ranging rhesus macaques. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2017;162:377-384. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23112

Hebert, C; Smyth, MP; Woodard, E; Bills, CC; Mihalko, MJ; Mihalko, WM. Effects of hip joint transverse plane range of motion with a modeled effusion and capsular tear: a cadaveric study. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;42:115-119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.01.016

Sperry, MM; Ita, ME; Kartha, S; Zhang, S; Yu, YH; Winkelstein, B. The interface of mechanics and nociception in joint pathophysiology: insights from the facet and temporomandibular joints. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035647

Schadow, S; Simons, VS; Lochnit, G; Kordelle, J; Gazova, Z; Siebert, HC; Steinmeyer, J. Metabolic response of human osteoarthritic cartilage to biochemically characterized collagen hydrolysates. International Journal Of Molecular Sciences 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms18010207

Inderhaug, E; Stephen, JM; Williams, A; Amis, AA. Biomechanical comparison of anterolateral procedures combined with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:347-354. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516681555

*METHODS*
Maszybrocka, J; Stwora, A; Gapinski, B; Skrabalak, G; Karolus, M. Morphology and surface topography of ti6al4v lattice structure fabricated by selective laser sintering. Bulletin Of The Polish Academy Of Sciences-Technical Sciences 2017;65:85-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/bpasts-2017-0011

Liu, CH; Schill, A; Raghunathan, R; Wu, C; Singh, M; Han, ZL; Nair, A; Larin, KV. Ultra-fast line-field low coherence holographic elastography using spatial phase shifting. Biomedical Optics Express 2017;8:993-1004.

Todd, JG; Kain, JS; de Bivort, BL. Systematic exploration of unsupervised methods for mapping behavior. Physical Biology 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1478-3975/14/1/015002

Yoon, PK; Zihajehzadeh, S; Kang, BS; Park, EJ. Robust biomechanical model-based 3-d indoor localization and tracking method using uwb and imu. Ieee Sensors Journal 2017;17:1084-1096. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2016.2639530

Pavei, G; Seminati, E; Storniolo, JLL; Peyre-Tartaruga, LA. Estimates of running ground reaction force parameters from motion analysis. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:69-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2015-0329

Donnelly, CJ; Alexander, C; Pataky, TC; Stannage, K; Reid, S; Robinson, M. Vector-field statistics for the analysis of time varying clinical gait data. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;41:87-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.11.008

Tawy, GF; Rowe, P. Is the instrumented-pointer method of calibrating anatomical landmarks in 3d motion analysis reliable?. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:205-209. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.01.019

Lorinczi, OB; Aradi, P; Hanusovszky, L. Evaluation of three different phalangeal motion measurement systems and determination of the functional range of motion. Transactions Of Famena 2017;40:55-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.21278/TOF.40405

Dimiskovski, M; Scheinfield, R; Higgin, D; Krupka, A; Lemay, MA. Characterization and validation of a split belt treadmill for measuring hindlimb ground-reaction forces in able-bodied and spinalized felines. Journal Of Neuroscience Methods 2017;278:65-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.01.002

Sainburg, RL; Liew, SL; Frey, SH; Clark, F. Promoting translational research among movement science, occupational science, and occupational therapy. Journal Of Motor Behavior 2017;49:1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222895.2016.1271299

Falcinelli, C; Schileo, E; Baruffaldi, F; Cristofolini, L; Taddei, F. The effect of computed tomography current reduction on proximal femur subject-specific finite element models. Journal Of Mechanics In Medicine And Biology 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519417500129

Joaquim, AF; Brock, RS; Guirado, VMD; Sandon, LH; da Silva, OT; Taricco, MA; Teixeira, MJ; Figueiredo, EG. Reliability and safety of a new upper cervical spine injury treatment algorithm. Arquivos De Neuro-Psiquiatria 2017;75:107-113. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0004-282X20160200

Nobunaga, T; Tanaka, H; Tanahashi, I; Watanabe, T; Hattori, Y. Optimised band-pass filter to ensure accurate ecg-based identification of exercising human subjects. Electronics Letters 2017;53:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/el.2016.4149

McMurry, TL; Poplin, GS. A note on "deriving injury risk curves using survival analysis from biomechanical experiments", journal of biomechanics (in press). Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;52:187-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.09.047

Yoganandan, N; Banerjee, A; Hsu, FC; Gayzik, FS; Bass, CR; Voo, L; Pintar, FA. Response to letter to the editor on "deriving injury risk curves using survival analysis from biomechanical experiments", journal of biomechanics (in press). Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;52:189-190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.015

Tavares, DRB; Santos, FC. Locomotive syndrome in the elderly: translation, cultural adaptation, and brazilian validation of the tool 25-question geriatric locomotive function scale. Revista Brasileira De Reumatologia 2017;57:56-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rbre.7016.07.015

*MODELING*
Mukherjee, K; Gupta, S. Mechanobiological simulations of peri-acetabular bone ingrowth: a comparative analysis of cell-phenotype specific and phenomenological algorithms. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 2017;55:449-465. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11517-016-1528-3

Valente, G; Pitto, L; Schileo, E; Piroddi, S; Leardini, A; Manfrini, M; Taddei, F. Relationship between bone adaptation and in-vivo mechanical stimulus in biological reconstructions after bone tumor: a biomechanical modeling analysis. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;42:99-107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.01.017

Melinska, AU; Romaszkiewicz, P; Wagel, J; Antosik, B; Sasiadek, M; Iskander, DR. Statistical shape models of cuboid, navicular and talus bones. Journal Of Foot And Ankle Research 2017;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13047-016-0178-x

Kwon, T; Hodgins, JK. Momentum-mapped inverted pendulum models for controlling dynamic human motions. Acm Transactions On Graphics 2017;36:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2983616

Huang, K; Shao, K; Zhen, SC; Sun, H. A novel approach for modeling and tracking control of a passive-wheel snake robot. Advances In Mechanical Engineering 2017;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1687814017693944

Szczecinski, NS; Hunt, AJ; Quinn, RD. Design process and tools for dynamic neuromechanical models and robot controllers. Biological Cybernetics 2017;111:105-127. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00422-017-0711-4

Maertens, AP; Gao, A; Triantafyllou, MS. Optimal undulatory swimming for a single fish-like body and for a pair of interacting swimmers. Journal Of Fluid Mechanics 2017;813:301-345. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2016.845

Garimella, HT; Kraft, RH. A new computational approach for modeling diffusion tractography in the brain. Neural Regeneration Research 2017;12:23-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1673-5374.198967

Sartori, M; Fernandez, JW; Modenese, L; Carty, CP; Barber, LA; Oberhofer, K; Zhang, J; Handsfield, GG; Stott, NS; Besier, TF; Farina, D; Lloyd, DG. Toward modeling locomotion using electromyography-informed 3d models: application to cerebral palsy. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Systems Biology And Medicine 2017;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wsbm.1368

Zhu, R; Niu, WX; Zeng, ZL; Tong, JH; Zhen, ZW; Zhou, S; Yu, Y; Cheng, LM. The effects of muscle weakness on degenerative spondylolisthesis: a finite element study. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;41:34-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.11.007

Lacle, F; Pronost, N. A scalable geometrical model for musculotendon units. Computer Animation And Virtual Worlds 2017;28:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cav.1684

Zander, T; Dreischarf, M; Timm, AK; Baumann, WW; Schmidt, H. Impact of material and morphological parameters on the mechanical response of the lumbar spine - a finite element sensitivity study. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:185-190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.014

Alizadeh, M; Knapik, GG; Dufour, JS; Zindl, C; Allen, MJ; Bertran, J; Fitzpatrick, N; Marras, WS. An emg-driven biomechanical model of the canine cervical spine. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2017;32:101-109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2016.12.008

Geravand, M; Korondi, PZ; Werner, C; Hauer, K; Peer, A. Human sit-to-stand transfer modeling towards intuitive and biologically-inspired robot assistance. Autonomous Robots 2017;41:575-592. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-016-9553-5

Perfahl, H; Hughes, BD; Alarcon, T; Maini, PK; Lloyd, MC; Reuss, M; Byrne, HM. 3d hybrid modelling of vascular network formation. Journal Of Theoretical Biology 2017;414:254-268. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.11.013

*MUSCLE*
Brennan, SF; Cresswell, AG; Farris, DJ; Lichtwark, GA. The effect of cadence on the muscle-tendon mechanics of the gastrocnemius muscle during walking. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2017;27:289-298. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12656

Zavrsnik, J; Pisot, R; Simunic, B; Kokol, P; Vosner, HB. Biomechanical characteristics of skeletal muscles and associations between running speed and contraction time in 8-to 13-year-old children. Journal Of International Medical Research 2017;45:231-245. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0300060516687212

Suwa, M; Imoto, T; Kida, A; Iwase, M; Yokochi, T. Age-related reduction and independent predictors of toe flexor strength in middle-aged men. Journal Of Foot And Ankle Research 2017;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13047-017-0196-3

Raman, R; Cvetkovic, C; Bashir, R. A modular approach to the design, fabrication, and characterization of muscle-powered biological machines. Nature Protocols 2017;12:519-533. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nprot.2016.185

Bernabei, M; van Dieen, JH; Maas, H. Longitudinal and transversal displacements between triceps surae muscles during locomotion of the rat. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:537-550. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.143545

Rader, EP; Naimo, MA; Ensey, J; Baker, BA. Agonist muscle adaptation accompanied by antagonist muscle atrophy in the hindlimb of mice following stretch-shortening contraction training. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1397-4

Cheung, AS; Gray, H; Schache, AG; Hoermann, R; Joon, DL; Zajac, JD; Pandy, MG; Grossmann, M. Androgen deprivation causes selective deficits in the biomechanical leg muscle function of men during walking: a prospective case-control study. Journal Of Cachexia Sarcopenia And Muscle 2017;8:102-112. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcsm.12133

Espinosa-Uribe, AG; Negreros-Osuna, AA; Gutierrez-de la O, J; Vilchez-Cavazos, F; Pinales-Razo, R; Quiroga-Garza, A; Elizondo-Riojas, G; Elizondo-Omana, RE; Guzman-Lopez, S. An age- and gender-related three-dimensional analysis of rotator cuff transverse force couple volume ratio in 304 shoulders. Surgical And Radiologic Anatomy 2017;39:127-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00276-016-1714-x

Abbas, J; Slon, V; May, H; Peled, N; Hershkovitz, I; Hamoud, K. Paraspinal muscles density: a marker for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis?. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2016;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-016-1282-6

*NEURAL*
Meehan, CF; Mayr, KA; Manuel, M; Nakanishi, ST; Whelan, PJ. Decerebrate mouse model for studies of the spinal cord circuits. Nature Protocols 2017;12:732-747. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nprot.2017.001

Goncalves, N; Simoes, AT; Prediger, RD; Hirai, H; Cunha, RA; de Almeida, LP. Caffeine alleviates progressive motor deficits in a transgenic mouse model of spinocerebellar ataxia. Annals Of Neurology 2017;81:407-418. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ana.24867

Kim, J; Kim, EH; Lee, K; Kim, B; Kim, Y; Na, SH; Yoon, YW. Low-level laser irradiation improves motor recovery after contusive spinal cord injury in rats. Tissue Engineering And Regenerative Medicine 2017;14:57-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13770-016-0003-4

Zhou, KL; Sansur, CA; Xu, HZ; Jia, XF. The temporal pattern, flux, and function of autophagy in spinal cord injury. International Journal Of Molecular Sciences 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms18020466

Lacalli, T; Candiani, S. Locomotory control in amphioxus larvae: new insights from neurotransmitter data. Evodevo 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13227-017-0067-9

Dasen, JS. Master or servant? emerging roles for motor neuron subtypes in the construction and evolution of locomotor circuits. Current Opinion In Neurobiology 2017;42:25-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2016.11.005

Gazdic, M; Volarevic, V; Arsenijevic, A; Erceg, S; Moreno-Manzano, V; Arsenijevic, N; Stojkovic, M. Stem cells and labeling for spinal cord injury. International Journal Of Molecular Sciences 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms18010006

Janickova, H; Rosborough, K; Al-Onaizi, M; Kljakic, O; Guzman, MS; Gros, R; Prado, MAM; Prado, VF. Deletion of the vesicular acetylcholine transporter from pedunculopontine/laterodorsal tegmental neurons modifies gait. Journal Of Neurochemistry 2017;140:787-798. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jnc.13910

Matsunaga, T; Kohsaka, H; Nose, A. Gap junction-mediated signaling from motor neurons regulates motor generation in the central circuits of larval drosophila. Journal Of Neuroscience 2017;37:2045-2060. http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1453-16.2017

de Souza, CP; Hamani, C; Souza, CO; Contreras, WOL; Ghilardi, MGD; Cury, RG; Barbosa, ER; Teixeira, MJ; Fonoff, ET. Spinal cord stimulation improves gait in patients with parkinson's disease previously treated with deep brain stimulation. Movement Disorders 2017;32:278-282. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mds.26850

Shah, PK; Gerasimenko, Y. Multi-site spinal stimulation strategies to enhance locomotion after paralysis (vol 11, pg 1926, 2016). Neural Regeneration Research 2017;12:161-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1673-5374.199010

Hyde, C; Fuelscher, I; Lum, JAG; Williams, J; He, J; Enticott, PG. Primary motor cortex excitability is modulated during the mental simulation of hand movement. Journal Of The International Neuropsychological Society 2017;23:185-193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1355617717000029

Sarveazad, A; Babahajian, A; Bakhtiari, M; Soleimani, M; Behnam, B; Yari, A; Akbari, A; Yousefifard, M; Janzadeh, A; Amini, N; Agah, S; Fallah, A; Joghataei, MT. The combined application of human adipose derived stem cells and chondroitinase abc in treatment of a spinal cord injury model. Neuropeptides 2017;61:39-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.npep.2016.07.004

Ritzmann, R; Krause, A; Freyler, K; Gollhofer, A. Gravity and neuronal adaptation. Microgravity Science And Technology 2017;29:9-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12217-016-9519-4

Haghpanah, SA; Farahmand, F; Zohoor, H. Modular neuromuscular control of human locomotion by central pattern generator. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:154-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.01.020

Bellardita, C; Caggiano, V; Leiras, R; Caldeira, V; Fuchs, A; Bouvier, J; Low, P; Kiehn, O. Spatiotemporal correlation of spinal network dynamics underlying spasms in chronic spinalized mice. Elife 2017;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.23011.001

Hua, Y; Tong, JF; Ghate, D; Kedar, S; Gu, LX. Intracranial pressure influences the behavior of the optic nerve head. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035406

Nikolopoulou, E; Galea, GL; Rolo, A; Greene, NDE; Copp, AJ. Neural tube closure: cellular, molecular and biomechanical mechanisms. Development 2017;144:552-566. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.145904

Anderson, AJ; Piltti, KM; Hooshmand, MJ; Nishi, RA; Cummings, BJ. Preclinical efficacy failure of human cns-derived stem cells for use in the pathway study of cervical spinal cord injury. Stem Cell Reports 2017;8:249-263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.stemcr.2016.12.018

Hsu, LJ; Zelenin, PV; Orlovsky, GN; Deliagina, TG. Supraspinal control of spinal reflex responses to body bending during different behaviours in lampreys. Journal Of Physiology-London 2017;595:883-900. http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/JP272714

Li, LS; Yu, H; Raynald, R; Wang, XD; Dai, GH; Cheng, HB; Liu, XB; An, YH. Anatomical mechanism of spontaneous recovery in regions caudal to thoracic spinal cord injury lesions in rats. Peerj 2017;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2865

Stein, PSG; Daniels-McQueen, S; Lai, J; Liu, Z; Corman, TS. Modular organization of the multipartite central pattern generator for turtle rostral scratch: knee-related interneurons during deletions. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2016;115:3130-3139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00871.2015

Kotaka, K; Nagai, J; Hensley, K; Ohshima, T. Lanthionine ketimine ester promotes locomotor recovery after spinal cord injury by reducing neuroinflammation and promoting axon growth. Biochemical And Biophysical Research Communications 2017;483:759-764. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2016.12.069

*OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY*
Liang, R; Knight, K; Barone, W; Powers, RW; Nolfi, A; Palcsey, S; Abramowitch, S; Moalli, PA. Extracellular matrix regenerative graft attenuates the negative impact of polypropylene prolapse mesh on vagina in rhesus macaque. American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2017;216:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2016.09.073

Herzhaft-Le Roy, J; Xhignesse, M; Gaboury, I. Efficacy of an osteopathic treatment coupled with lactation consultations for infants' biomechanical sucking difficulties: a randomized controlled trial. Journal Of Human Lactation 2017;33:165-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0890334416679620

Eberhart, R; Chuong, CJ; Zimmern, P. Exploring biomechanical methods to study the human vaginal wall. Neurourology And Urodynamics 2017;36:499-506. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nau.22968

Yellon, SM. Contributions to the dynamics of cervix remodeling prior to term and preterm birth. Biology Of Reproduction 2017;96:13-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1095/biolreprod.116.142844

Gonzalez, MS; Garriga, JC; Capel, CD; Roda, OP; Capo, JP; Saladich, IG. Is obstetric anal sphincter injury a risk factor for levator ani muscle avulsion in vaginal delivery?. Ultrasound In Obstetrics & Gynecology 2017;49:257-262. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/uog.15847

Swenson, CW; Smith, TM; Luo, JJ; Kolenic, GE; Ashton-Miller, JA; DeLancey, JO. Intraoperative cervix location and apical support stiffness in women with and without pelvic organ prolapse. American Journal Of Obstetrics And Gynecology 2017;216:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2016.09.074

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Elder, BD; Ishida, W; Lo, SFL; Holmes, C; Goodwin, CR; Kosztowski, TA; Bydon, A; Gokaslan, ZL; Wolinsky, JP; Sciubba, DM; Witham, TF. Use of s2-alar-iliac screws associated with less complications than iliac screws in adult lumbosacropelvic fixation. Spine 2017;42:69-4952-5069-4952-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000001722

Choi, JI; Kim, SH; Lim, DJ; Ha, SK; Kim, SD. Biomechanical changes in disc pressure and facet strain after lumbar spinal arthroplasty with charite(tm) in the human cadaveric spine under physiologic compressive follower preload. Turkish Neurosurgery 2017;27:252-258. http://dx.doi.org/10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.15649-15.4

Ishii, K; Shiono, Y; Funao, H; Singh, K; Matsumoto, M. A novel groove-entry technique for inserting thoracic percutaneous pedicle screws. Clinical Spine Surgery 2017;30:57-64.

Erdem, MN; Karaca, S; Sari, S; Yumrukcal, F; Tanli, R; Aydogan, M. Application of cement on strategic vertebrae in the treatment of the osteoporotic spine. Spine Journal 2017;17:328-337. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2016.10.001

Rong, X; Liu, ZY; Wang, BY; Pan, XL; Liu, H. Relationship between facet tropism and facet joint degeneration in the sub-axial cervical spine. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1448-x

Wei, CCY; Haw, SS; Bashir, ES; Beng, SL; Shanmugam, R; Keong, KM. Biomechanical comparison between cortical screw-rod construct versus pedicle screw-rod construct in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a porcine animal study model. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery 2017;25:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2309499017690656

Russo, F; Hartman, RA; Bell, KM; Vo, N; Sowa, GA; Kang, JD; Vadala, G; Denaro, V. Biomechanical evaluation of transpedicular nucleotomy with intact annulus fibrosus. Spine 2017;42:69-4957-5169-5048-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000001762

Aiyangar, A; Zheng, LY; Anderst, W; Zhang, XD. Instantaneous centers of rotation for lumbar segmental extension in vivo. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;52:113-121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.021

Liu, XL; Ma, J; Park, P; Huang, XD; Xie, N; Ye, XJ. Biomechanical comparison of multilevel lateral interbody fusion with and without supplementary instrumentation: a three-dimensional finite element study. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1387-6

Yang, PL; He, XJ; Li, HP; Zang, QJ; Wang, GY. Image-guided minimally invasive percutaneous treatment of spinal metastasis. Experimental And Therapeutic Medicine 2017;13:705-709. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2017.4029

Chen, C; Zhang, XL; Ma, XL. Durability of cervical disc arthroplasties and its influence factors a systematic review and a network meta-analysis. Medicine 2017;96:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000005947

Aycan, MF; Tolunay, T; Demir, T; Yaman, ME; Usta, Y. Pullout performance comparison of novel expandable pedicle screw with expandable poly-ether-ether-ketone shells and cement-augmented pedicle screws. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal Of Engineering In Medicine 2017;231:169-175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411916687792

Teunissen, M; van der Veen, AJ; Smit, TH; Tryfonidou, MA; Meij, BP. Effect of a titanium cage as a stand-alone device on biomechanical stability in the lumbosacral spine of canine cadavers. Veterinary Journal 2017;220:17-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2016.12.007

Chou, PH; Lin, HH; An, HS; Liu, KY; Su, WR; Lin, CL. Could the topping-off technique be the preventive strategy against adjacent segment disease after pedicle screw-based fusion in lumbar degenerative diseases? a systematic review. Biomed Research International 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/4385620

Kim, KT; Cho, DC; Sung, JK; Kim, YB; Kim, DH. Comparative analysis between total disc replacement and posterior foraminotomy for posterolateral soft disc herniation with unilateral radiculopathy : clinical and biomechanical results of a minimum 5 years follow-up. Journal Of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2017;60:30-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2015.0506.004

Xin, L; Bungartz, M; Maenz, S; Horbert, V; Hennig, M; Illerhaus, B; Gonster, J; Bossert, J; Bischoff, S; Borowski, J; Schubert, H; Jandt, KD; Kunisch, E; Kinne, RW; Brinkmann, O. Decreased extrusion of calcium phosphate cement versus high viscosity pmma cement into spongious bone marrow-an ex vivo and in vivo study in sheep vertebrae. Spine Journal 2016;16:1468-1477. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2016.07.529

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Mukherjee, K; Gupta, S. Influence of implant surface texture design on peri-acetabular bone ingrowth: a mechanobiology based finite element analysis. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035369

Wahab, AHA; Kadir, MRA; Harun, MN; Kamarul, T; Syahrom, A. Number of pegs influence focal stress distributions and micromotion in glenoid implants: a finite element study. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 2017;55:439-447. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11517-016-1525-6

de Jong, JJA; Lataster, A; van Rietbergen, B; Arts, JJ; Geusens, PP; van den Bergh, JPW; Willems, PC. Distal radius plate of cfr-peek has minimal effect compared to titanium plates on bone parameters in high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography: a pilot study. Bmc Medical Imaging 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12880-017-0190-z

Sakai, R; Uchino, M; Yoneo, T; Ohtaki, Y; Minehara, H; Matsuura, T; Gomi, T; Ujihira, M. Influence of hooks and a lag screw on internal fixation plates for lateral malleolar fracture: a biomechanical and ergonomic study. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-017-0537-8

Cornelis, FH; Tselikas, L; Carteret, T; Lapuyade, B; De Baere, T; Le Huec, JC; Deschamps, F. Percutaneous internal fixation with y-strut (r) device to prevent both osteoporotic and pathological hip fractures: a prospective pilot study. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-017-0514-2

Completo, A; Pereira, J; Nascimento, A; Almeida, F. Strain shielding in distal radius after wrist arthroplasty with a current generation implant: an in vitro analysis. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;52:169-175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.011

Campbell, B; Schimoler, P; Belagaje, S; Miller, MC; Conti, SF. Weight-bearing recommendations after first metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis fixation: a biomechanical comparison. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-017-0525-z

Hsiao, CK; Tsai, YJ; Yen, CY; Lee, CH; Yang, TY; Tu, YK. Intramedullary cortical bone strut improves the cyclic stability of osteoporotic proximal humeral fractures. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1421-8

Nagra, NS; Zargar, N; Smith, RDJ; Carr, AJ. Mechanical properties of all-suture anchors for rotator cuff repair. Bone & Joint Research 2017;6:82-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/2046-3758.62.BJR-2016-0225.R1

Leuridan, S; Goossens, Q; Roosen, J; Pastrav, L; Denis, K; Mulier, M; Desmet, W; Sloten, JV. A biomechanical testing system to determine micromotion between hip implant and femur accounting for deformation of the hip implant: assessment of the influence of rigid body assumptions on micromotions measurements. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;42:70-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.01.009

Varghese, V; Kumar, GS; Krishnan, V. Effect of various factors on pull out strength of pedicle screw in normal and osteoporotic cancellous bone models. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;40:28-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.11.012

Sholukha, V; Panda, J; Salvia, P; Beyer, B; Rooze, M; Jan, SV. Prediction of the drilling path to surgically pin the femoral neck from the spatial location of pelvic and femoral anatomical landmarks: a cadaver validation study. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;40:117-121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.11.008

Schardt, C; Schmid, A; Bodem, J; Krisam, J; Hoffmann, J; Mertens, C. Donor site morbidity and quality of life after microvascular head and neck reconstruction with free fibula and deep-circumflex iliac artery flaps. Journal Of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery 2017;45:304-311. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2016.11.014

Ficklscherer, A; Serr, M; Loitsch, T; Niethammer, TR; Lahner, M; Pietschmann, MF; Muller, PE. The influence of different footprint preparation techniques on tissue regeneration in rotator cuff repair in an animal model. Archives Of Medical Science 2017;13:481-488. http://dx.doi.org/10.5114/aoms.2016.60581

Clanton, TO; Whitlow, SR; Williams, BT; Liechti, DJ; Backus, JD; Dornan, GJ; Saroki, AJ; Turnbull, TL; LaPrade, RF. Biomechanical comparison of 3 current ankle syndesmosis repair techniques. Foot & Ankle International 2017;38:200-207. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100716666278

Ma, CH; Wu, CH; Jiang, JR; Tu, YK; Lin, TS. Metaphyseal locking plate as an external fixator for open tibial fracture: clinical outcomes and biomechanical assessment. Injury-International Journal Of The Care Of The Injured 2017;48:501-505. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2016.11.031

Lewis, GS; Conaway, WK; Wee, H; Kim, HM. Effects of anterior offsetting of humeral head component in posteriorly unstable total shoulder arthroplasty: finite element modeling of cadaver specimens. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:78-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.01.010

Simons, P; Sommerer, T; Zderic, I; Wahl, D; Lenz, M; Skulev, H; Knobe, M; Gueorguiev, B; Richards, RG; Klos, K. Biomechanical investigation of two plating systems for medial column fusion in foot. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0172563

Tzeng, CY; Huang, KC; Wu, YC; Chang, CL; Lee, KR; Su, KC. Biomechanical effect of different lag screw lengths with different barrel lengths in dynamic hip screw system: a finite element analysis study. Journal Of Mechanics In Medicine And Biology 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519417500087

Park, JS; Kim, SH; Jung, HJ; Lee, YH; Oh, JH. A prospective randomized study comparing the interference screw and suture anchor techniques for biceps tenodesis. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:440-448. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516667577

Wegner, AM; Wolinsky, PR; Cheng, RZ; Robbins, MA; Garcia, TC; Amanatullah, DF. Sled fixation for horizontal medial malleolus fractures. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;42:92-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dinbiomech.2017.01.011

Schon, JM; Williams, BT; Venderley, MB; Dornan, GJ; Backus, JD; Turnbull, TL; LaPrade, RF; Clanton, TO. A 3-d ct analysis of screw and suture-button fixation of the syndesmosis. Foot & Ankle International 2017;38:208-214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100716673590

Han, FC; Pearce, CJ; Ng, DQK; Ramruttun, AK; Chong, DYR; Murphy, D; Lim, CT; Lee, BCS. A double button adjustable loop device is biomechanically equivalent to tension band wire in the fixation of transverse patellar fractures-a cadaveric study. Injury-International Journal Of The Care Of The Injured 2017;48:270-276. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2016.11.013

Guhrs, J; Korner, M; Bechstedt, M; Krull, A; Morlock, MM. Stem taper mismatch has a critical effect on ceramic head fracture risk in modular hip arthroplasty. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;41:106-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.12.009

Chahla, J; Mikula, JD; Schon, JM; Dean, CS; Dahl, KD; Menge, TJ; Soares, E; Turnbull, TL; LaPrade, RF; Philippon, MJ. Hip capsular closure: a biomechanical analysis of failure torque. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:434-439. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516666353

Shaunak, S; Dhinsa, BS; Khan, WS. The role of 3d modelling and printing in orthopaedic tissue engineering: a review of the current literature. Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2017;12:225-232. http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1574888X11666160429122238

Konstantinidis, L; Schmidt, B; Bernstein, A; Hirschmuller, A; Schroter, S; Sudkamp, NP; Helwig, P. Plate fixation of periprosthetic femur fractures: what happens to the cement mantle?. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal Of Engineering In Medicine 2017;231:138-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411916682769

Schmidutz, F; Woiczinski, M; Kistler, M; Schroder, C; Jansson, V; Fottner, A. Influence of different sizes of composite femora on the biomechanical behavior of cementless hip prosthesis. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;41:60-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.12.003

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Ewenczyk, C; Mesmoudi, S; Gallea, C; Welter, ML; Gaymard, B; Demain, A; Cherif, LY; Degos, B; Benali, H; Pouget, P; Poupon, C; Lehericy, S; Rivaud-Pechoux, S; Vidailhet, M. Antisaccades in parkinson disease a new marker of postural control?. Neurology 2017;88:853-861. http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000003658

de Oliveira, JM. Statokinesigram normalization method. Behavior Research Methods 2017;49:310-317. http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13428-016-0706-4

Doherty, C; Zhao, L; Ryan, J; Komaba, Y; Inomata, A; Caulfield, B. Quantification of postural control deficits in patients with recent concussion: an inertial-sensor based approach. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;42:79-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.01.007

Greening, J; Dilley, A. Posture-induced changes in peripheral nerve stiffness measured by ultrasound shear-wave elastography. Muscle & Nerve 2017;55:213-222. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mus.25245

Araujo, FA; Severo, M; Alegrete, N; Howe, LD; Lucas, R. Defining patterns of sagittal standing posture in girls and boys of school age. Physical Therapy 2017;97:258-267. http://dx.doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20150712

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Zhao, HH; Horn, J; Reher, J; Paredes, V; Ames, AD. First steps toward translating robotic walking to prostheses: a nonlinear optimization based control approach. Autonomous Robots 2017;41:725-742. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-016-9565-1

Koller, JR; Gates, DH; Ferris, DP; Remy, CD. Confidence in the curve: establishing instantaneous cost mapping techniques using bilateral ankle exoskeletons. Journal Of Applied Physiology 2017;122:242-252. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00710.2016

Taboga, P; Grabowski, AM. Axial and torsional stiffness of pediatric prosthetic feet. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;42:47-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.01.005

Cowley, J; Resnik, L; Wilken, J; Smurr Walters, L; Gates, D. Movement quality of conventional prostheses and the deka arm during everyday tasks. Prosthetics And Orthotics International 2017;41:33-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364616631348

Abd Razak, NA; Gholizadeh, H; Hasnan, N; Abu Osman, NA; Fadzil, SSM; Hashim, NA. An anthropomorphic transhumeral prosthesis socket developed based on an oscillometric pump and controlled by force-sensitive resistor pressure signals. Biomedical Engineering-Biomedizinische Technik 2017;62:49-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/bmt-2015-0106

*ROBOTICS*
Wachaja, A; Agarwal, P; Zink, M; Adame, MR; Moller, K; Burgard, W. Navigating blind people with walking impairments using a smart walker. Autonomous Robots 2017;41:555-573. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-016-9595-8

Gao, JY; Yan, GZ; He, S; Xu, F; Wang, ZW. Design, analysis, and testing of a motor-driven capsule robot based on a sliding clamper. Robotica 2017;35:521-536. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574715000697

Khadiv, M; Moosavian, SAA; Yousefi-Koma, A; Sadedel, M; Mansouri, S. Optimal gait planning for humanoids with 3d structure walking on slippery surfaces. Robotica 2017;35:569-587. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574715000715

Edwin, L; Mazzoleni, A; Gemmer, T; Ferguson, S. Modeling, construction and experimental validation of actuated rolling dynamics of the cylindrical transforming roving-rolling explorer (trrex). Acta Astronautica 2017;132:43-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2016.11.006

Ferreira, C; Santos, CP. A sensory-driven controller for quadruped locomotion. Biological Cybernetics 2017;111:49-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00422-016-0708-4

Steinkamp, P. A statically unstable passive hopper: design evolution. Journal Of Mechanisms And Robotics-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035222

Li, THS; Ho, YF; Kuo, PH; Ye, YT; Wu, LF. Natural walking reference generation based on double-link lipm gait planning algorithm. Ieee Access 2017;5:2459-2469. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2669209

Zhou, CL; Wang, BX; Zhu, QG; Wu, J. An online gait generator for quadruped walking using motor primitives. International Journal Of Advanced Robotic Systems 2016;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1729881416657960

Amend, J; Lipson, H. The jamhand: dexterous manipulation with minimal actuation. Soft Robotics 2017;4:70-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/soro.2016.0037

Arena, E; Arena, P; Strauss, R; Patane, L. Motor-skill learning in an insect inspired neuro-computational control system. Frontiers In Neurorobotics 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbot.2017.00012

Kim, HS; Lee, JY; Chu, WS; Ahn, SH. Design and fabrication of soft morphing ray propulsor: undulator and oscillator. Soft Robotics 2017;4:49-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/soro.2016.0033

Xu, YR; Liu, R. Concise method to the dynamic modeling of climbing robot. Advances In Mechanical Engineering 2017;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1687814017691670

Shen, HK; Zhang, KH; Nejati, A. Research on rolling parallel robot with hydraulic driven antiparallelogram chain. Journal Of Mechanisms And Robotics-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035543

Cheang, UK; Ali, J; Kim, H; Rogowski, L; Kim, MJ. On-surface locomotion of particle based microrobots using magnetically induced oscillation. Micromachines 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/mi8020046

Khorram, M; Moosavian, SAA. A 3d stable trot of a quadruped robot over uneven terrains. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part C-Journal Of Mechanical Engineering Science 2017;231:555-573. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406215617492

*REHABILITATION*
Monteiro, EP; Franzoni, LT; Cubillos, DM; Fagundes, AD; Carvalho, AR; Oliveira, HB; Pantoja, PD; Schuch, FB; Rieder, CR; Martinez, FG; Peyre-Tartaruga, LA. Effects of nordic walking training on functional parameters in parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled clinical trial. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2017;27:351-358. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12652

Khan, A; Biddiss, E. Musical stairs: a motivational therapy tool for children with disabilities featuring automated detection of stair-climbing gait events via inertial sensors. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;40:95-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.12.009

Crea, S; Edin, BB; Knaepen, K; Meeusen, R; Vitiello, N. Time-discrete vibrotactile feedback contributes to improved gait symmetry in patients with lower limb amputations: case series. Physical Therapy 2017;97:198-207. http://dx.doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20150441

Setuain, I; Gonzalez-Izal, M; Paularena, A; Luque, JL; Andersen, LL; Izquierdo, M. A protocol for a new methodological model for work-related shoulder complex injuries: from diagnosis to rehabilitation. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1435-2

Sugiyama, T; Liew, SL. The effects of sensory manipulations on motor behavior: from basic science to clinical rehabilitation. Journal Of Motor Behavior 2017;49:67-77. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222895.2016.1241740

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Bishop, PJ; Clemente, CJ; Hocknull, SA; Barrett, RS; Lloyd, DG. The effects of cracks on the quantification of the cancellous bone fabric tensor in fossil and archaeological specimens: a simulation study. Journal Of Anatomy 2017;230:461-470. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12569