LITERATURE UPDATE
April 06 - April 12, 2017, Part 2
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 S THROUGH W (SPORT/EXERCISE to WHEELCHAIR).

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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- Not all articles have a DOI.
- Some DOI links may not yet be available online.
- Articles with no volume, issue or page numbers indicate that the article has not been published in paper form yet, but may be available in electronic form through the publisher


*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Creaby, MW; Honeywill, C; Smith, MMF; Schache, AG; Crossley, KM. Hip biomechanics are altered in male runners with achilles tendinopathy. Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise 2017;49:549-554. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001126

Howel, DR; Oldham, JR; DiFabio, M; Vallabhajosula, S; Hall, EE; Ketcham, CJ; Meehan, WP; Buckley, TA. Single-task and dual-task gait among collegiate athletes of different sport classifications: implications for concussion management. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:24-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2015-0323

Lessi, GC; dos Santos, AF; Batista, LF; de Oliveira, GC; Serrao, FV. Effects of fatigue on lower limb, pelvis and trunk kinematics and muscle activation: gender differences. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2017;32:9-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2016.11.001

Rice, H; Nunns, M; House, C; Fallowfield, J; Allsopp, A; Dixon, S. A narrow bimalleolar width is a risk factor for ankle inversion injury in male military recruits: a prospective study. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;41:14-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.11.001

Van Cant, J; Pitance, L; Feipel, V. Hip abductor, trunk extensor and ankle plantar flexor endurance in females with and without patellofemoral pain. Journal Of Back And Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation 2017;30:299-307. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/BMR-150505

O' Brien, W; Belton, S; Issartel, J. Fundamental movement skill proficiency amongst adolescent youth. Physical Education And Sport Pedagogy 2016;21:557-571. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17408989.2015.1017451

Veiga, S; Roig, A. Effect of the starting and turning performances on the subsequent swimming parameters of elite swimmers. Sports Biomechanics 2017;16:34-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14763141.2016.1179782

Mok, KM; Bahr, R; Krosshaug, T. The effect of overhead target on the lower limb biomechanics during a vertical drop jump test in elite female athletes. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2017;27:161-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12640

Farana, R; Jandacka, D; Uchytil, J; Zahradnik, D; Irwin, G. Technique selection 'the coaches challenge' influencing injury risk during the first contact hand of the round off skill in female gymnastics. Journal Of Human Kinetics 2017;56:51-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/hukin-2017-0022

Stirn, I; Carruthers, J; Sibila, M; Pori, P. Frequent immediate knowledge of results enhances the increase of throwing velocity in overarm handball performance. Journal Of Human Kinetics 2017;56:197-205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/hukin-2017-0037

Purevsuren, T; Kwon, MS; Park, WM; Kim, K; Jang, SH; Lim, YT; Kim, YH. Fatigue injury risk in anterior cruciate ligament of target side knee during golf swing. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:9-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.007

Lee, H; Jung, M; Lee, KK; Lee, SH. A 3d human-machine integrated design and analysis framework for squat exercises with a smith machine. Sensors 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s17020299

Bulgan, C; Ersoz, G; Bingul, BM; Mengutay, S; Aydin, M. Three-dimensional angular kinematics of 200m flat-water sprint kayaking. Acta Medica Mediterranea 2017;33:291-294. http://dx.doi.org/10.19193/0393-6384_2017_2_043

Fuerst, P; Gollhofer, A; Gehring, D. Preparation time influences ankle and knee joint control during dynamic change of direction movements. Journal Of Sports Sciences 2017;35:762-768. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1189084

Yu, X; Pang, QJ; Chen, XJ. The biomechanical study of the influence to the forefoot plantar pressure of the first tarsometatarsal joint fracture-dislocation fixed by three different implants. Pakistan Journal Of Medical Sciences 2017;33:146-150. http://dx.doi.org/10.12669/pjms.331.11908

Grant-Beuttler, M; Jennings, J; McCauley, C; Dulay, R; Grossnickle, K; Kill, K; Hay, J. Development of an electronic version of the children's self-perceptions of adequacy in and predilection for physical activity (csappa) scale. Pediatric Exercise Science 2017;29:153-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/pes.2016-0115

Bates, NA; McPherson, AL; Nesbitt, RJ; Shearn, JT; Myer, GD; Hewett, TE. Robotic simulation of identical athletic -task kinematics on cadaveric limbs exhibits a lack of differences in knee mechanics between contralateral pairs. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:36-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.019

Husmann, F; Gube, M; Felser, S; Weippert, M; Mau-Moeller, A; Bruhn, S; Behrens, M. Central factors contribute to knee extensor strength loss after 2000-m rowing in elite male and female rowers. Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise 2017;49:440-449. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001133

Christoforidou, A; Patikas, DA; Bassa, E; Paraschos, I; Lazaridis, S; Christoforidis, C; Kotzamanidis, C. Landing from different heights: biomechanical and neuromuscular strategies in trained gymnasts and untrained prepubescent girls. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2017;32:1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2016.11.003

Rosso, V; Gastaldi, L; Rapp, W; Lindinger, S; Vanlandewijck, Y; Linnamo, V. Biomechanics of simulated versus natural cross-country sit skiing. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2017;32:15-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2016.11.002

Wong, TT; Lin, DNJ; Ayyala, RS; Kazam, JK. Elbow injuries in adult overhead athletes. American Journal Of Roentgenology 2017;208:87-4949-4887-4950-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.16.16511

Laschowski, B; Hopkins, CC; de Bruyn, JR; Nolte, V. Modelling the deflection of rowing oar shafts. Sports Biomechanics 2017;16:76-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14763141.2016.1194890

Draghici, AE; Picard, G; Taylor, JA; Shefelbine, SJ. Assessing kinematics and kinetics of functional electrical stimulation rowing. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:120-126. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.01.007

Ghanizadeh-Kazerouni, E; Franklin, CE; Seebacher, F. Living in flowing water increases resistance to ultraviolet b radiation. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:582-587. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.151019

Taylor, JB; Nguyen, AD; Paterno, MV; Huang, B; Ford, KR. Real-time optimized biofeedback utilizing sport techniques (robust): a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1436-1

Thompson, JA; Tran, AA; Gatewood, CT; Shultz, R; Silder, A; Delp, SL; Dragoo, JL. Biomechanical effects of an injury prevention program in preadolescent female soccer athletes. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:294-301. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516669326

Faltstrom, A; Hagglund, M; Kvist, J. Functional performance among active female soccer players after unilateral primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction compared with knee-healthy controls. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:377-385. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516667266

Leppanen, M; Pasanen, K; Kujala, UM; Vasankari, T; Kannus, P; Ayramo, S; Krosshaug, T; Bahr, R; Avela, J; Perttunen, J; Parkkari, J. Stiff landings are associated with increased acl injury risk in young female basketball and floorball players. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:386-393. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516665810

Greenberg, EM; Lawrence, JTR; Fernandez-Fernandez, A; McClure, P. Humeral retrotorsion and glenohumeral motion in youth baseball players compared with age-matched nonthrowing athletes. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:454-461. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516676075

Makhni, EC; Saltzman, BM; Meyer, MA; Moutzouros, V; Cole, BJ; Romeo, AA; Verma, NN. Outcomes after shoulder and elbow injury in baseball players: are we reporting what matters?. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:495-500. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516641924

Tiller, NB; Price, MJ; Campbell, IG; Romer, LM. Effect of cadence on locomotor-respiratory coupling during upper-body exercise. European Journal Of Applied Physiology 2017;117:279-287. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-016-3517-5

Kumari, B; Adlakha, N. Two-dimensional finite element model to study thermo biomechanics in peripheral regions of human limbs due to exercise in cold climate. Journal Of Mechanics In Medicine And Biology 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519417500026

Holden, S; Boreham, C; Doherty, C; Delahunt, E. Two-dimensional knee valgus displacement as a predictor of patellofemoral pain in adolescent females. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2017;27:188-194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12633

Morel, B; Hautier, CA. The neuromuscular fatigue induced by repeated scrums generates instability that can be limited by appropriate recovery. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2017;27:209-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12646

Seshadri, DR; Drummond, C; Craker, J; Rowbottom, JR; Voos, JE. Wearable devices for sports. Ieee Pulse 2017;8:38-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MPUL.2016.2627240

Cutler, B; Eger, T; Merritt, T; Godwin, A. Comparing para-rowing set-ups on an ergometer using kinematic movement patterns of able-bodied rowers. Journal Of Sports Sciences 2017;35:777-783. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1189587

Edwards, S; Steele, JR; McGhee, DE; Purdam, CR; Cook, JL. Asymptomatic players with a patellar tendon abnormality do not adapt their landing mechanics when fatigued. Journal Of Sports Sciences 2017;35:769-776. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1189085

Coh, M; Peharec, S; Bacic, P; Mackala, K. Biomechanical differences in the sprint start between faster and slower high-level sprinters. Journal Of Human Kinetics 2017;56:29-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/hukin-2017-0020

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Wang, Q; Huang, WH; Cai, DZ; Huang, HY. Biomechanical comparison of single- and double-bundle medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-017-0530-2

Lattermann, C; Jacobs, CA; Proffitt Bunnell, M; Huston, LJ; Gammon, LG; Johnson, DL; Reinke, EK; Huebner, JL; Kraus, VB; Spindler, KP. A multicenter study of early anti-inflammatory treatment in patients with acute anterior cruciate ligament tear. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:325-333. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516666818

Westermann, RW; Wolf, BR; Elkins, J. Optimizing graft placement in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a finite element analysis. Journal Of Knee Surgery 2017;30:97-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1581137

Lord, BR; El-Daou, H; Sabnis, BM; Gupte, CM; Wilson, AM; Amis, AA. Biomechanical comparison of graft structures in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2017;25:559-568. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-016-4316-6

Revak, A; Diers, K; Kernozek, TW; Gheidi, N; Olbrantz, C. Achilles tendon loading during heel-raising and -lowering exercises. Journal Of Athletic Training 2017;52:89-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-52.1.04

Erickson, BJ; Romeo, AA. The ulnar collateral ligament injury evaluation and treatment. Journal Of Bone And Joint Surgery-American Volume 2017;99:76-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.16.01277

Uhlir, R; Mayo, V; Lin, PH; Chen, S; Lee, YT; Hershey, G; Lin, FC; Ko, CC. Biomechanical characterization of the periodontal ligament: orthodontic tooth movement. Angle Orthodontist 2017;87:183-192. http://dx.doi.org/10.2319/092615-651.1

Marqueti, RD; Almeida, JA; Nakagaki, WR; Guzzoni, V; Boghi, F; Renner, A; Silva, PE; Durigan, JLQ; Selistre-de-Araujo, HS. Resistance training minimizes the biomechanical effects of aging in three different rat tendons. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:29-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.029

Colaco, HB; Lord, BR; Back, DL; Davies, AJ; Amis, AA; Ajuied, A. Biomechanical properties of bovine tendon xenografts treated with a modern processing method. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;53:144-147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.01.011

Tardy, N; Boisrenoult, P; Teissier, P; Steltzlen, C; Beaufils, P; Pujol, N. Clinical outcomes after multiligament injured knees: medial versus lateral reconstructions. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2017;25:524-531. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-016-4067-4

Schmidt, T; Grabau, D; Grotewohl, JH; Gohs, U; Pruss, A; Smith, M; Scheffler, S; Hoburg, A. Does sterilization with fractionated electron beam irradiation prevent acl tendon allograft from tissue damage?. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2017;25:584-594. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-016-4240-9

Vanheule, V; Delport, HP; Andersen, MS; Scheys, L; Wirix-Speetjens, R; Jonkers, I; Victor, J; Sloten, JV. Evaluation of predicted knee function for component malrotation in total knee arthroplasty. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;40:56-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.12.001

Hitt, BM; Wang, XL; Gan, RZ. Dynamic property changes in stapedial annular ligament associated with acute otitis media in the chinchilla. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;40:65-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.12.003

Filius, A; Thoreson, AR; Ozasa, Y; An, KN; Zhao, CF; Amadio, PC. Delineation of the mechanisms of tendon gliding resistance within the carpal tunnel. Clinical Biomechanics 2017;41:48-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.12.001

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Zhou, L; Hu, CJ; Chen, YJ; Xia, SQ; Yan, JL. Investigations of silk fiber/calcium phosphate cement biocomposite for radial bone defect repair in rabbits. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-017-0529-8

Butler, CR; Hynds, RE; Crowley, C; Gowers, KHC; Partington, L; Hamilton, NJ; Carvalho, C; Plate, M; Samuel, ER; Burns, AJ; Urbani, L; Birchall, MA; Lowdell, MW; De Coppi, P; Janes, SM. Vacuum-assisted decellularization: an accelerated protocol to generate tissue-engineered human tracheal scaffolds. Biomaterials 2017;124:95-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomateriais.2017.02.001

Blamires, SJ; Blackledge, TA; Tso, IM. Physicochemical property variation in spider silk: ecology, evolution, and synthetic production. Annual Review Of Entomology, Vol 62 2017;62:443-460. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-ento-031616-035615

Raposio, E; Bertozzi, N. Quantitative difference of acute intraoperative expansion in various body regions. European Review For Medical And Pharmacological Sciences 2017;21:454-459.

Neto, JI; Aydos, RD; Silva, IS; Ramalho, RT; Ilgenfritz, J; de Campos, GGO; Nakamura, RK; Guerisoli, DMZ; Cantero, WD. The aplication of cyanoacrilate surgical glue on skin suture in rats. Acta Cirurgica Brasileira 2017;32:56-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/s0102-865020170107

Slotkin, JR; Pritchard, CD; Luque, B; Ye, J; Layer, RT; Lawrence, MS; O'Shea, TM; Roy, RR; Zhong, H; Vollenweider, I; Edgerton, VR; Courtine, G; Woodard, EJ; Langer, R. Biodegradable scaffolds promote tissue remodeling and functional improvement in non-human primates with acute spinal cord injury. Biomaterials 2017;123:63-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2017.01.024

Jin, T; Stanciulescu, I. Numerical investigation of the influence of pattern topology on the mechanical behavior of pegda hydrogels. Acta Biomaterialia 2017;49:247-259. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2016.10.041

Sajjadi, AY; Isakoff, SJ; Deng, B; Singh, B; Wanyo, CM; Fang, QQ; Specht, MC; Schapira, L; Moy, B; Bardia, A; Boas, DA; Carp, SA. Normalization of compression-induced hemodynamics in patients responding to neoadjuvant chemotherapy monitored by dynamic tomographic optical breast imaging (dtobi). Biomedical Optics Express 2017;8:555-569. http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.8.000555

Larin, KV; Sampson, DD. Optical coherence elastography - oct at network in tissue biomechanics [invited]. Biomedical Optics Express 2017;8:1172-1202. http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.8.001172

Jango, H; Gras, S; Christensen, L; Lose, G. Examinations of a new long-term degradable electrospun polycaprolactone scaffold in three rat abdominal wall models. Journal Of Biomaterials Applications 2017;31:1077-1086. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0885328216687664

Yue, HZ; Deng, JX; Zhou, J; Li, Y; Chen, FQ; Li, LH. Biomechanics of porcine brain tissue under finite compression. Journal Of Mechanics In Medicine And Biology 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519417500014

Ozer, F; Nisanci, M; Tas, C; Rajadas, J; Alhan, D; Bozkurt, Y; Gunal, A; Demirtas, S; Isik, S. Sutureless microvascular anastomosis with the aid of heparin loaded poloxamer 407. Journal Of Plastic Reconstructive And Aesthetic Surgery 2017;70:267-273. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2016.10.012

Levy, A; Kopplin, K; Gefen, A. Device-related pressure ulcers from a biomechanical perspective. Journal Of Tissue Viability 2017;26:57-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtv.2016.02.002

Chanda, A; Unnikrishnan, V; Flynn, Z; Lackey, K. Experimental study on tissue phantoms to understand the effect of injury and suturing on human skin mechanical properties. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal Of Engineering In Medicine 2017;231:80-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411916679438

Zhu, L; Fan, XL; Wang, BJ; Liu, LW; Yan, XJ; Zhou, L; Zeng, Y; Poznansky, MC; Wang, LL; Chen, HB; Du, YN. Biornechanically primed liver microtumor array as a high-throughput mechanopharmacological screening platform for stromareprogrammed combinatorial therapy. Biomaterials 2017;124:12-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2017.01.030

Lewinson, RT; Haber, RM. Biomechanics in dermatology: recent advances and future directions. Journal Of The American Academy Of Dermatology 2017;76:375-376. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2016.09.025

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Knowles, BM; Yu, H; Dennison, CR. Accuracy of a wearable sensor for measures of head kinematics and calculation of brain tissue strain. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:2-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0026

Martin, JM; Saaristo, M; Bertram, MG; Lewis, PJ; Coggan, TL; Clarke, BO; Wong, BBM. The psychoactive pollutant fluoxetine compromises antipredator behaviour in fish. Environmental Pollution 2017;222:592-599. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.10.010

Seminati, E; Cazzola, D; Preatoni, E; Trewartha, G. Specific tackling situations affect the biomechanical demands experienced by rugby union players. Sports Biomechanics 2017;16:58-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14763141.2016.1194453

Virani, S; Russell, CN; Bruschetta, ML; Hua, KN; Potvin, BM; Cox, DN; Robinovitch, SN. The effect of shoulder pad design on head impact severity during checking. Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise 2017;49:573-580. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000001136

Lim, J; Busa, MA; Van Emmerik, REA; Hamill, J. Adaptive changes in running kinematics as a function of head stability demands and their effect on shock transmission. Journal Of Biomechanics 2017;52:122-129. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.12.020

Ngalameno, MK; Bastos, ADS; Mgode, G; Bennett, NC. The pattern of reproduction in the mole-rat heliophobius from tanzania: do not refrain during the long rains!. Canadian Journal Of Zoology 2017;95:107-114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2016-0153

Kay, J; Memon, M; Rogozinsky, J; Simunovic, N; Seil, R; Karlsson, J; Ayeni, OR. Level of evidence of free papers presented at the european society of sports traumatology, knee surgery and arthroscopy congress from 2008 to 2016. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2017;25:602-607. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-016-4391-8

Bavithra, S; Selvakumar, K; Sundareswaran, L; Arunakaran, J. Neuroprotective effect of melatonin against pcbs induced behavioural, molecular and histological changes in cerebral cortex of adult male wistar rats. Neurochemical Research 2017;42:428-438. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11064-016-2087-6

Ghajari, M; Hellyer, PJ; Sharp, DJ. Computational modelling of traumatic brain injury predicts the location of chronic traumatic encephalopathy pathology. Brain 2017;140:333-343. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/brain/aww317

Wang, X; Zhang, S; Fu, WJ. Changes in impact signals and muscle activity in response to different shoe and landing conditions. Journal Of Human Kinetics 2017;56:5-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/hukin-2017-0018

Siew, JS; Mirza, O; Kaewunruen, S. Torsional effect on track-support structures of railway turnouts crossing impact. Journal Of Transportation Engineering 2017;143:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/JTEPBS.0000004

Staal, RGW; Khayrullina, T; Zhang, H; Davis, S; Fallon, SM; Cajina, M; Nattini, ME; Hu, A; Zhou, H; Poda, SB; Zorn, S; Chandrasena, G; Dale, E; Cambpell, B; Ronn, LCB; Munro, G; Moller, T. Inhibition of the potassium channel k(ca)3.1 by senicapoc reverses tactile allodynia in rats with peripheral nerve injury. European Journal Of Pharmacology 2017;795:1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2016.11.031

Murphy, CF; le Roux, CW. The neurobiological impact of ghrelin suppression after oesophagectomy. International Journal Of Molecular Sciences 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms18010035

Wu, JZ; Pan, CS; Wimer, BM; Rosen, CL. Finite element simulations of the head-brain responses to the top impacts of a construction helmet: effects of the neck and body mass. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal Of Engineering In Medicine 2017;231:58-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411916678017

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Muszynski, S; Kwiecien, M; Tomaszewska, E; Swietlicka, I; Dobrowolski, P; Kasperek, K; Jezewska-Witkowska, G. Effect of caponization on performance and quality characteristics of long bones in polbar chickens. Poultry Science 2017;96:491-500. http://dx.doi.org/10.3382/ps/pew301

Macedo, AS; Moens, NMM; Runciman, J; Gibson, TWG; Minto, BW. Ex vivo torsional properties of a 2.5 mm veterinary interlocking nail system in canine femurs. Veterinary And Comparative Orthopaedics And Traumatology 2017;30:118-124. http://dx.doi.org/10.3415/VCOT-16-05-0083

Longley, M; Langley-Hobbs, S; Tarlton, J. Biomechanical evaluation of simulated feline patellar fracture repairs. Veterinary And Comparative Orthopaedics And Traumatology 2017;30:125-130. http://dx.doi.org/10.3415/VCOT-16-03-0050

Fries, M; Montavon, S; Spadavecchia, C; Levionnois, OL. Evaluation of a wireless activity monitoring system to quantify locomotor activity in horses in experimental settings. Equine Veterinary Journal 2017;49:225-231. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/evj.12568

Terrell, SP; Reinhardt, CD; Larson, CK; Vahl, CI; Thomson, DU. Incidence of lameness and association of cause and severity of lameness on the outcome for cattle on six commercial beef feedlots. Javma-Journal Of The American Veterinary Medical Association 2017;250:437-445.

Ladha, C; O'Sullivan, J; Belshaw, Z; Asher, L. Gaitkeeper: a system for measuring canine gait. Sensors 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s17020309

Upadhyay, D; Singh, M; Gaur, GK; Patel, BHM; Verma, MR; Bharti, PK; Dutt, T. Does floor surface affect locomotion behaviour of crossbred cows under loose housing system?. Indian Journal Of Animal Sciences 2017;87:159-162.

Pluym, LM; Maes, D; Van Weyenberg, S; Van Nuffel, A. Risk factors for development of lameness in gestating sows within the first days after moving to group housing. Veterinary Journal 2017;220:28-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2016.11.008

Orlandin, JR; Ambrosio, CE; Lara, VM. Glial scar-modulation as therapeutic tool in spinal cord injury in animal models. Acta Cirurgica Brasileira 2017;32:168-174. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/s0102-865020170209

Fercher, C. The biomechanics of movement of horses engaged in jumping over different obstacles in competition and training. Journal Of Equine Veterinary Science 2017;49:69-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2016.10.002

Shimizu, N; Tarlton, J; Friend, E; Doran, I; Parsons, K. Tensile comparison of polydioxanone, polyglyconate, and barbed glycolide-trimethylene carbonate suture in canine cadaveric tensor fascia lata. Veterinary Surgery 2017;46:89-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12580

Lineiro, JAG; Graziotti, GH; Menendez, JMR; Rios, CM; Affricano, NO; Victorica, CL. Structural and functional characteristics of the thoracolumbar multifidus muscle in horses. Journal Of Anatomy 2017;230:398-406. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12564

Greve, L; Pfau, T; Dyson, S. Thoracolumbar movement in sound horses trotting in straight lines in hand and on the lunge and the relationship with hind limb symmetry or asymmetry. Veterinary Journal 2017;220:95-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2017.01.003

Hettlich, BF; Fosgate, GT; Litsky, AS. Biomechanical comparison of 2 veterinary locking plates to monocortical screw/polymethylmethacrylate fixation in canine cadaveric cervical vertebral column. Veterinary Surgery 2017;46:95-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12581

Coleridge, M; Gillen, AM; Farag, R; Hanson, RR; Munsterman, AS. Effect of fluid media on the mechanical properties of continuous pattern-ending surgeon's, square, and aberdeen knots in vitro. Veterinary Surgery 2017;46:306-315. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12627

May-Davis, S. Congenital malformations of the first sternal rib. Journal Of Equine Veterinary Science 2017;49:92-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2016.09.013

Law, AY; Butler, JR; Patnaik, SS; Cooley, JA; Elder, SH. Biomechanical testing and histologic examination of intradermal skin closure in dogs using barbed suture device and non-barbed monofilament suture. Veterinary Surgery 2017;46:59-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12576

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Nemeth, G; Szalai, E; Hassan, Z; Lipecz, A; Flasko, Z; Modis, L. Corneal biomechanical data and biometric parameters measured with scheimpflug-based devices on normal corneas. International Journal Of Ophthalmology 2017;10:217-222. http://dx.doi.org/10.18240/ijo.2017.02.06

Gil, P; Pires, J; Matos, R; Cardoso, MS; Lopes, N; Matias, J; Mariano, M. Corneal elevation topography in primary open angle glaucoma. Journal Of Glaucoma 2017;26:69-5249-6952-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IJG.0000000000000535

Kling, S; Hafezi, F. An algorithm to predict the biomechanical stiffening effect in corneal cross-linking. Journal Of Refractive Surgery 2017;33:128-137. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20161206-01

Kato, Y; Nakakura, S; Asaoka, R; Matsuya, K; Fujio, Y; Kiuchi, Y. Cataract surgery causes biomechanical alterations to the eye detectable by corvis st tonometry. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0171941

Zong, Y; Wu, N; Fu, ZX; Kong, XM. Evaluation of corneal deformation parameters provided by the corvis st tonometer after trabeculectomy. Journal Of Glaucoma 2017;26:166-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IJG.0000000000000590

Jhanji, V; Chan, TCY; Li, WY; Lim, RR; Yu, MCY; Law, K; Yi, P; Yip, YWY; Wang, Y; Ng, TK; Chaurasia, SS; Mohan, RR. Conventional versus inverted side-cut flaps for femtosecond laser-assisted lasik: laboratory and clinical evaluation. Journal Of Refractive Surgery 2017;33:96-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20161102-02

Li, BB; Cai, Y; Pan, YZ; Li, M; Qiao, RH; Fang, Y; Tian, T. Corneal biomechanical parameters and asymmetric visual field damage in patients with untreated normal tension glaucoma. Chinese Medical Journal 2017;130:334-339. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0366-6999.198920

Son, Y; Lee, S; Park, J. Measurement of lamina and prelaminar thicknesses of both eyes in patients with unilateral branch retinal vein occlusion. Graefes Archive For Clinical And Experimental Ophthalmology 2017;255:503-508. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00417-016-3491-y

Singh, M; Han, ZL; Nair, A; Schill, A; Twa, MD; Larin, KV. Applanation optical coherence elastography: noncontact measurement of intraocular pressure, corneal biomechanical properties, and corneal geometry with a single instrument. Journal Of Biomedical Optics 2017;22:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JBO.22.2.020502

Simeone, AL; Mavridou, I; Powell, W. Altering user movement behaviour in virtual environments. Ieee Transactions On Visualization And Computer Graphics 2017;23:1359-1368. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2017.2657038

Ghislanzoni, LH; Leemann, B; Christou, P; Muller, F; Schimmel, M; Kiliaridis, S. Palatal morphology changes in post-stroke patients measured by geometric morphometrics. Journal Of Oral Rehabilitation 2017;44:172-177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joor.12484

Jan, NJ; Lathrop, K; Sigal, IA. Collagen architecture of the posterior pole: high-resolution wide field of view visualization and analysis using polarized light microscopy. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2017;58:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-20772

McLaurin, KA; Booze, RM; Mactutus, CF. Selective developmental alterations in the hiv-1 transgenic rat: opportunities for diagnosis of pediatric hiv-1. Journal Of Neurovirology 2017;23:87-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13365-016-0476-x

Allen, AE; Procyk, CA; Brown, TM; Lucas, RJ. Convergence of visual and whisker responses in the primary somatosensory thalamus (ventral posterior medial region) of the mouse. Journal Of Physiology-London 2017;595:865-881. http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/JP272791

Fakhrullina, G; Akhatova, F; Kibardina, M; Fokin, D; Fakhrullin, R. Nanoscale imaging and characterization of caenorhabditis elegans epicuticle using atomic force microscopy. Nanomedicine-Nanotechnology Biology And Medicine 2017;13:483-491. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nano.2016.10.003

Ranson, A. Stability and plasticity of contextual modulation in the mouse visual cortex. Cell Reports 2017;18:840-848. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2016.12.080

Bangerter, H; Boemke, S; Rothlisberger, R; Schwartz, V; Bergmann, M; Muller, MD; Djonov, V. Combined maceration procedure permits advanced microsurgical dissection of thiel-embalmed specimens. Annals Of Anatomy-Anatomischer Anzeiger 2017;210:9-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aanat.2016.10.008

Chen, CD; Chen, H; Miao, L. The biomechanical properties of the cornea of patients with glaucoma treated with anti-glaucoma topical medications. Graefes Archive For Clinical And Experimental Ophthalmology 2017;255:631-632. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00417-016-3575-8

Pillunat, KR; Hermann, C; Spoerl, E; Pillunat, LE. Response to the comment on "the biomechanical properties of the cornea of patients with glaucoma treated with anti-glaucoma topical medication". Graefes Archive For Clinical And Experimental Ophthalmology 2017;255:633-634. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00417-016-3577-6

Yuksel, N; Kars, ME. Evaluation of corneal biomechanical properties in patients with thyroid eye disease using an ocular response analyzer. Journal Of Glaucoma 2017;26:69-4950-4969-4950-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IJG.0000000000000476

Daniels, K; Burn, JF. Perception of locomotor capabilities for obstacle traversal. Perception 2017;46:229-229.

*WHEELCHAIR*
Chenier, F; Aissaoui, R; Gauthier, C; Gagnon, DH. Wheelchair pushrim kinetics measurement: a method to cancel inaccuracies due to pushrim weight and wheel camber. Medical Engineering & Physics 2017;40:75-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2016.12.002

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Adolph, KE; Franchak, JM. The development of motor behavior. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Cognitive Science 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wcs.1430

Biddle, L; Goodman, AM; Deeming, DC. Construction patterns of birds' nests provide insight into nest-building behaviours. Peerj 2017;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3010

Leow, MQH; Cao, T; Wong, YR; Tay, SC. Needle breakage in acupuncture: a biomechanical study. Acupuncture In Medicine 2017;35:78-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/acupmed-2016-011259

Winkelstein, B; Barocas, V. Annual special issue "biomechanical engineering: year in review". Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:.

*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