LITERATURE UPDATE
May 25 - May 31, 2017
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

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

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*BONE*
Goodwin, BD; Pintar, FA; Yoganandan, N. Acoustic emission signatures during failure of vertebra and long bone. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:1520-1533. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-017-1818-4

Mousa, A; Cui, C; Song, AM; Myneni, VD; Sun, HF; Li, JJ; Murshed, M; Melino, G; Kaartinen, MT. Transglutaminases factor xiii-a and tg2 regulate resorption, adipogenesis and plasma fibronectin homeostasis in bone and bone marrow. Cell Death And Differentiation 2017;24:844-854. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/cdd.2017.21

Wippert, PM; Rector, M; Kuhn, G; Wuertz-Kozak, K. Stress and alterations in bones: an interdisciplinary perspective. Frontiers In Endocrinology 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2017.00096

Oheim, R; Simon, MJK; Steiner, M; Vettorazzi, E; Barvencik, F; Ignatius, A; Amling, M; Clarke, IJ; Pogoda, P; Beil, FT. Sheep model for osteoporosis: the effects of peripheral hormone therapy on centrally induced systemic bone loss in an osteoporotic sheep model. Injury-International Journal Of The Care Of The Injured 2017;48:841-848. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2017.02.009

*BOTANY*
Kotina, EL; Oskolski, AA; Tilney, PM; Van Wyk, BE. Bark structure of adansonia digitata (malvaceae): biomechanical and ecological implications. South African Journal Of Botany 2017;109:343-343. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2017.01.085

O'Briain, R; Shephard, S; Coghlan, B. Pioneer macrophyte species engineer fine-scale physical heterogeneity in a shallow lowland river. Ecological Engineering 2017;102:451-458. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.02.047

Albrecht, A; Badel, E; Bonnesoeur, V; Brunet, Y; Constant, T; Defossez, P; de Langre, E; Dupont, S; Fournier, M; Gardiner, B; Mitchell, SJ; Moore, JR; Moulia, B; Nicoll, BC; Niklas, KJ; Schelhaas, MJ; Spatz, HC; Telewski, FW. Comment on "critical wind speed at which trees break". Physical Review E 2016;94:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.94.067001

Virot, E; Ponomarenko, A; Dehandschoewercker, E; Quere, D; Clanet, C. Reply to "comment on 'critical wind speed at which trees break'". Physical Review E 2016;94:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.94.067002

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Shirshin, EA; Gurfinkel, YI; Priezzhev, AV; Fadeev, VV; Lademann, J; Darvin, ME. Two-photon autofluorescence lifetime imaging of human skin papillary dermis in vivo: assessment of blood capillaries and structural proteins localization. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01238-w

Hadwin, PJ; Peterson, SD. An extended kalman filter approach to non-stationary bayesian estimation of reduced-order vocal fold model parameters. Journal Of The Acoustical Society Of America 2017;141:2909-2920. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4981240

Kaye, R; Goldstein, T; Grande, D; Smith, L; Zeltsman, D. Biomechanical properties of the ex vivo porcine trachea: a benchmark for 3-dimensional bioprinted airway replacements. Chest 2016;150:50-5165-5051-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.029

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Lo Piccolo, L; Yamaguchi, M. Rnai of arcrna hsr omega affects sub-cellular localization of drosophila fus to drive neurodiseases. Experimental Neurology 2017;292:125-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expneurol.2017.03.011

Antonacci, G; Braakman, S. Biomechanics of subcellular structures by non-invasive brillouin microscopy (vol 6, pg 37217, 2016). Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep46789

Gilpin, A; Yang, Y. Decellularization strategies for regenerative medicine: from processing techniques to applications. Biomed Research International 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/9831534

*COMPARATIVE*
Kamminga, P; De Bruin, PW; Geleijns, J; Brazeau, MD. X-ray computed tomography library of shark anatomy and lower jaw surface models. Scientific Data 2017;4:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2017.47

Burrows, M; Dorosenko, M. Jumping performance of flea hoppers and other mirid bugs (hemiptera, miridae). Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:1606-1617. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.154153

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Ayali, A; Bilginaylar, K. Evaluating the biomechanical effects of implant diameter in case of facial trauma to an edentulous atrophic mandible: a 3d finite element analysis. Head & Face Medicine 2017;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13005-017-0139-z

Koolstra, JH; Jongenburger, MCM; Landweer, GR; Willems, NMBK. The relationship between a dolichofacial morphology and bone adaptation of the articular tubercle. Archives Of Oral Biology 2017;78:20-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archoralbio.2017.02.005

Seo, KW; Iskenderoglu, NS; Hwang, EH; Chung, KR; Kim, SH. Miniplate with a bendable c-tube head allows the clinician to alter biomechanical advantage in extremely complicated anatomic structure. Journal Of Craniofacial Surgery 2017;28:817-820. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000003382

Fan, HY; Gan, XQ; Zhu, ZL. Evaluation of dental implant fatigue performance under loading conditions in two kinds of physiological environment. International Journal Of Clinical And Experimental Medicine 2017;10:6369-6377.

Ackland, DC; Robinson, D; Redhead, M; Lee, PVS; Moskaljuk, A; Dimitroulis, G. A personalized 3d-printed prosthetic joint replacement for the human temporomandibular joint: from implant design to implantation. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;69:404-411. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.01.048

Machado, AC; Soares, CJ; Reis, BR; Bicalho, AA; Raposo, LHA; Soares, PV. Stress-strain analysis of premolars with non-carious cervical lesions: influence of restorative material, loading direction and mechanical fatigue. Operative Dentistry 2017;42:253-265. http://dx.doi.org/10.2341/14-195-L

Deliperi, S; Alleman, D; Rudo, D. Stress-reduced direct composites for the restoration of structurally compromised teeth: fiber design according to the "wallpapering'' technique. Operative Dentistry 2017;42:233-243. http://dx.doi.org/10.2341/15-289-T

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Ruff, C. Mechanical constraints on the hominin pelvis and the "obstetrical dilemma". Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2017;300:946-955. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23539

Rosenberg, KR; Desilva, JM. Evolution of the human pelvis. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2017;300:789-797. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23580

Vansickle, C. Measuring lateral iliac flare by different methods risks obscuring evolutionary changes in the pelvis. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2017;300:956-963. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23581

Churchill, SE; Vansickle, C. Pelvic morphology in homo erectus and early homo. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2017;300:964-977. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23576

Middleton, ER; Winkler, ZJ; Hammond, AS; Plavcan, JM; Ward, CV. Determinants of iliac blade orientation in anthropoid primates. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2017;300:810-827. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23557

Tardieu, C; Hasegawa, K; Haeusler, M. How did the pelvis and vertebral column become a functional unit during the transition from occasional to permanent bipedalism?. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2017;300:912-931. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23577

Lewton, KL; Scott, JE. Ischial form as an indicator of bipedal kinematics in early hominins: a test using extant anthropoids. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2017;300:845-858. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23543

Warrener, AG. Hominin hip biomechanics: changing perspectives. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2017;300:932-945. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23558

Borths, MR; Seiffert, ER. Craniodental and humeral morphology of a new species of masrasector (teratodontinae, hyaenodonta, placentalia) from the late eocene of egypt and locomotor diversity in hyaenodonts. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0173527

Garcia-Navas, V; Noguerales, V; Cordero, PJ; Ortego, J. Phenotypic disparity in iberian short-horned grasshoppers (acrididae): the role of ecology and phylogeny. Bmc Evolutionary Biology 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-017-0954-7

Higham, TE; Gamble, T; Russell, AP. On the origin of frictional adhesion in geckos: small morphological changes lead to a major biomechanical transition in the genus gonatodes. Biological Journal Of The Linnean Society 2017;120:503-517.

Haupt, TM; Sinclair, BJ; Chown, SL. Thermal preference and performance in a sub-antarctic caterpillar: a test of the coadaptation hypothesis and its alternatives. Journal Of Insect Physiology 2017;98:108-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2016.12.006

Fronimos, JA; Wilson, JA. Concavo-convex intercentral joints stabilize the vertebral column in sauropod dinosaurs and crocodylians. Ameghiniana 2017;54:151-176. http://dx.doi.org/10.5710/AMGH.12.09.2016.3007

Mitchell, TS; Myers, EM; Tucker, JK; McGaugh, SE. Righting ability in hatchling turtles does not predict survival during dispersal in the field. Biological Journal Of The Linnean Society 2017;120:553-562.

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
de Leon, RD; Dy, CJ. What did we learn from the animal studies of body weight-supported treadmill training and where do we go from here?. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:1744-1750. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4561

Thibaudier, Y; Hurteau, MF; Dambreville, C; Chraibi, A; Goetz, L; Frigon, A. Interlimb coordination during tied-belt and transverse split-belt locomotion before and after an incomplete spinal cord injury. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:1751-1765. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4421

Rejc, E; Angeli, CA; Bryant, N; Harkema, SJ. Effects of stand and step training with epidural stimulation on motor function for standing in chronic complete paraplegics. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:1787-1802. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4516

Navarrete-Opazo, A; Alcayaga, J; Sepulveda, O; Rojas, E; Astudillo, C. Repetitive intermittent hypoxia and locomotor training enhances walking function in incomplete spinal cord injury subjects: a randomized, triple-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:1803-1812. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4478

Field-Fote, EC; Yang, JF; Basso, DM; Gorassini, MA. Supraspinal control predicts locomotor function and forecasts responsiveness to training after spinal cord injury. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:1813-1825. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4565

Lin, SY; Su, PF; Chung, CH; Hsia, CC; Chang, CH. Stiffness effects in rocker-soled shoes: biomechanical implications (vol 12, e0169151, 2017). Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0176467

Ustinova, KI; Langenderfer, JE; Balendra, N. Enhanced arm swing alters interlimb coordination during overground walking in individuals with traumatic brain injury. Human Movement Science 2017;52:45-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.01.001

Ebrahimi, S; Kamali, F; Razeghi, M; Haghpanah, SA. Comparison of the trunk-pelvis and lower extremities sagittal plane inter-segmental coordination and variability during walking in persons with and without chronic low back pain. Human Movement Science 2017;52:55-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.01.004

Vernillo, G; Giandolini, M; Edwards, WB; Morin, JB; Samozino, P; Horvais, N; Millet, GY. Biomechanics and physiology of uphill and downhill running. Sports Medicine 2017;47:615-629. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40279-016-0605-y

Paquet, N; Jehu, DA; Lajoie, Y. Age-related differences in fukuda stepping and babinski-weil tests, within-day variability and test-retest reliability. Aging Clinical And Experimental Research 2017;29:223-230. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40520-016-0544-3

Gutmann, AK; Bertram, JEA. Metabolic cost of human hopping. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:1654-1662. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.150284

Lowenborg, K; Hagman, M. Scale asymmetries and lateral rib duplication in snakes: correlates and effects on locomotor performance. Biological Journal Of The Linnean Society 2017;120:189-194.

Shirasaka, S; Kurebayashi, W; Nakao, H. Phase reduction theory for hybrid nonlinear oscillators. Physical Review E 2017;95:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.95.012212

Wohrl, T; Reinhardt, L; Blickhan, R. Propulsion in hexapod locomotion: how do desert ants traverse slopes?. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:1618-1625. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.137505

Csata, E; Bernadou, A; Rakosy-Tican, E; Heinze, J; Marko, B. The effects of fungal infection and physiological condition on the locomotory behaviour of the ant myrmica scabrinodis. Journal Of Insect Physiology 2017;98:167-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2017.01.004

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Elias, JJ; Smith, BW; Daney, BT. Biomechanical analysis of tibial tuberosity medialization and medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction. Sports Medicine And Arthroscopy Review 2017;25:58-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSA.0000000000000152

Maderbacher, G; Baier, C; Springorum, HR; Maderbacher, H; Birkenbach, AM; Benditz, A; Grifka, J; Keshmiri, A. Impact of axial component alignment in total knee arthroplasty on lower limb rotational alignment: an in vitro study. Journal Of Knee Surgery 2017;30:372-377. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1592148

Furumatsu, T; Kodama, Y; Fujii, M; Tanaka, T; Hino, T; Kamatsuki, Y; Yamada, K; Miyazawa, S; Ozaki, T. A new aiming guide can create the tibial tunnel at favorable position in transtibial pullout repair for the medial meniscus posterior root tear. Orthopaedics & Traumatology-Surgery & Research 2017;103:367-371. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otsr.2017.01.005

Deml, C; Eichinger, M; van Leeuwen, WF; Erhart, S; Euler, SA; Brunner, A. Does intra-articular load distribution change after lateral malleolar fractures? an in vivo study comparing operative and non-operative treatment. Injury-International Journal Of The Care Of The Injured 2017;48:854-860. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2017.02.035

Carlson, AK; McCutchen, CN; June, RK. Mechanobiological implications of articular cartilage crystals. Current Opinion In Rheumatology 2017;29:157-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOR.0000000000000368

Carstensen, SE; Menzer, HM; Diduch, DR. Patellar instability: when is trochleoplasty necessary?. Sports Medicine And Arthroscopy Review 2017;25:92-99. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSA.0000000000000150

*METHODS*
Ozer, E; Feng, MQ. Biomechanically influenced mobile and participatory pedestrian data for bridge monitoring. International Journal Of Distributed Sensor Networks 2017;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1550147717705240

Arnold, PA; Rafter, MA; Malekpour, R; Cassey, P; Walter, GH; White, CR. Investigating movement in the laboratory: dispersal apparatus designs and the red flour beetle, tribolium castaneum. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata 2017;163:93-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eea.12551

Sharbafi, MA; Rashty, AMN; Rode, C; Seyfarth, A. Reconstruction of human swing leg motion with passive biarticular muscle models. Human Movement Science 2017;52:96-107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.01.008

Montgomery, SR; Katthagen, JC; Mikula, JD; Marchetti, DC; Tahal, DS; Dornan, GJ; Dahl, KD; Brady, AW; Turnbull, TL; Millett, PJ. Anatomic and biomechanical comparison of the classic and congruent-arc techniques of the latarjet procedure. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:1252-1260. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516685318

*MODELING*
Dick, TJM; Biewener, AA; Wakeling, JM. Comparison of human gastrocnemius forces predicted by hill-type muscle models and estimated from ultrasound images. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:1643-1653. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.154807

Sharma, D; Erriguible, A; Amiroudine, S. Numerical modeling of the impact pressure in a compressible liquid medium: application to the slap phase of the locomotion of a basilisk lizard. Theoretical And Computational Fluid Dynamics 2017;31:281-293. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00162-017-0422-4

Reigh, SY; Zhu, LL; Gallaire, F; Lauga, E. Swimming with a cage: low-reynolds-number locomotion inside a droplet. Soft Matter 2017;13:3161-3173. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6sm01636g

Gregolin, RF; Zavaglia, CAD; Tokimatsu, RC; Pereira, JA. Biomechanical stress and strain analysis of mandibular human region from computed tomography to custom implant development. Advances In Materials Science And Engineering 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/7525897

Yang, YF; Richter, T; Jager, W; Neuss-Radu, M. An ale approach to mechano-chemical processes in fluid-structure interactions. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Fluids 2017;84:199-220. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fld.4345

Gu, XL; Qi, YX; Erdman, A; Li, ZH. The role of simulation in the design of a semi-enclosed tubular embolus retrieval. Journal Of Medical Devices-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4036286

Kim, H; Sandercock, TG; Heckman, CJ. An action potential-driven model of soleus muscle activation dynamics for locomotor-like movements (vol 12, 046025, 2015). Journal Of Neural Engineering 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1741-2552/aa5a5e

Bayer, A; Schmitt, S; Gunther, M; Haeufle, DFB. The influence of biophysical muscle properties on simulating fast human arm movements. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:803-821. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2017.1293663

Jung, W; Choi, SM; Kim, W; Kim, HY. Reduction of granular drag inspired by self-burrowing rotary seeds. Physics Of Fluids 2017;29:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4979998

*MUSCLE*
Diermeier, S; Iberl, J; Vetter, K; Haug, M; Pollmann, C; Reischl, B; Buttgereit, A; Schurmann, S; Sporrer, M; Goldmann, WH; Fabry, B; Elhamine, F; Stehle, R; Pfitzer, G; Winter, L; Clemen, CS; Herrmann, H; Schroder, R; Friedrich, O. Early signs of architectural and biomechanical failure in isolated myofibers and immortalized myoblasts from desmin-mutant knock-in mice. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01485-x

Li, S; Shin, H; Zhou, P; Li, XY. Different effects of cold stimulation on reflex and non-reflex components of poststroke spastic hypertonia. Frontiers In Neurology 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2017.00169

Harandi, NM; Woo, JH; Stone, M; Abugharbieh, R; Feis, S. Variability in muscle activation of simple speech motions: a biomechanical modeling approach. Journal Of The Acoustical Society Of America 2017;141:2579-2590. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4978420

*NEURAL*
Takahashi, Y; Fujiwara, T; Yamaguchi, T; Kawakami, M; Mizuno, K; Liu, MG. The effects of patterned electrical stimulation combined with voluntary contraction on spinal reciprocal inhibition in healthy individuals. Neuroreport 2017;28:434-438. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/WNR.0000000000000777

Varlet, M; Wade, A; Novembre, G; Keller, PE. Investigation of the effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation (tacs) on self-paced rhythmic movements. Neuroscience 2017;350:75-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.03.016

Butts, JC; McCreedy, DA; Martinez-Vargas, JA; Mendoza-Camacho, FN; Hookway, TA; Gifford, CA; Taneja, P; Noble-Haeusslein, L; McDevitt, TC. Differentiation of v2a interneurons from human pluripotent stem cells. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 2017;114:4969-4974. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1608254114

Butler, WN; Smith, KS; van der Meer, MAA; Taube, JS. The head-direction signal plays a functional role as a neural compass during navigation. Current Biology 2017;27:1259-1267. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.03.033

Zhang, CR; Sui, ZZ; Li, HP. Equivariant bifurcation in a coupled complex-valued neural network rings. Chaos Solitons & Fractals 2017;98:22-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chaos.2017.03.009

ChenKinon; Marsh, BC; Cowan, M; A'Joboori, YD; Gigout, S; Smith, CC; Messenger, N; Gamper, N; Schwab, ME; Ichiyama, RM. Sequential therapy of anti-nogo-a antibody treatment and treadmill training leads to cumulative improvements after spinal cord injury in rats. Experimental Neurology 2017;292:135-144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expneurol.2017.03.012

Magnuson, DSK; Dietrich, WD. Introduction to the special issue on locomotor rehabilitation after spinal cord injury. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:1711-1712. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2017.5126

Dietz, V; Schwab, ME. From the rodent spinal cord injury model to human application: promises and challenges. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:1826-1830. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4513

Kaska, S; Brunk, R; Bali, V; Kechner, M; Mazei-Robison, MS. Deletion of rictor in catecholaminergic neurons alters locomotor activity and ingestive behavior. Neuropharmacology 2017;117:158-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2017.02.001

*OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY*
Silva, MET; Brandao, S; Parente, MPL; Mascarenhas, T; Jorge, RMN. Biomechanical properties of the pelvic floor muscles of continent and incontinent women using an inverse finite element analysis. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:842-852. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2017.1304542

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Liebsch, C; Graf, N; Wilke, HJ. Eurospine 2016 full paper award: wire cerclage can restore the stability of the thoracic spine after median sternotomy: an in vitro study with entire rib cage specimens. European Spine Journal 2017;26:1401-1407. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-016-4768-x

Ren, HL. Answer to the letter to the editor of ming yang et al. concerning "risk factors of new symptomatic vertebral compression fractures in osteoporotic patients undergone percutaneous vertebroplasty" by ren hl et al. (2015) eur spine j;24(4):750-758. European Spine Journal 2017;26:1561-1563. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5027-5

Azarnoosh, M; Stoffel, M; Quack, V; Betsch, M; Rath, B; Tingart, M; Markert, B. A comparative study of mechanical properties of fresh and frozen-thawed porcine intervertebral discs in a bioreactor environment. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;69:169-177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.12.010

Newell, N; Little, JP; Christou, A; Adams, MA; Adam, CJ; Masouros, SD. Biomechanics of the human intervertebral disc: a review of testing techniques and results. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;69:420-434. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.01.037

Funabashi, M; Nougarou, F; Descarreaux, M; Prasad, N; Kawchuk, GN. Spinal tissue loading created by different methods of spinal manipulative therapy application. Spine 2017;42:635-643. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002096

Duclos, SE; Michalek, AJ. Residual strains in the intervertebral disc annulus fibrosus suggest complex tissue remodeling in response to in-vivo loading. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;68:232-238. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.02.010

Huang, YJ; Zhao, SJ; Zhang, Q; Nong, LM; Xu, NW. Comparison of lumbar pedicular dynamic stabilisation systems versus fusion for the treatment of lumbar degenerative disc disease: a meta-analysis. Acta Orthopaedica Belgica 2017;83:180-193.

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Evers, J; Lakemeier, M; Wahnert, D; Schulze, M; Richter, M; Raschke, MJ; Ochman, S. 3d optical investigation of 2 nail systems used in tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis: a biomechanical study. Foot & Ankle International 2017;38:571-579. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100717690805

Lopez, CD; Alifarag, AM; Torroni, A; Tovar, N; Diaz-Siso, JR; Witek, L; Rodriguez, ED; Coelho, PG. Osseodensification for enhancement of spinal surgical hardware fixation. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;69:275-281. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.01.020

De Fine, M; Romagnoli, M; Toscano, A; Bondi, A; Nanni, M; Zaffagnini, S. Is there a role for femoral offset restoration during total hip arthroplasty? a systematic review. Orthopaedics & Traumatology-Surgery & Research 2017;103:349-355. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otsr.2016.12.013

Yu, X; Zhang, DF; Li, WL; Pang, QJ. Cannulated compressive screw compared with cortical screw for fixation of simple first tarsometatarsal joint fracture-dislocation: a finite element analysis. International Journal Of Clinical And Experimental Medicine 2017;10:6475-6481.

Ji, G; Wang, SJ; Wang, XM; Liu, JH; Niu, JH; Wang, F. Surgical versus nonsurgical treatments of acute primary patellar dislocation with special emphasis on the mpfl injury patterns. Journal Of Knee Surgery 2017;30:378-384. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1592151

Badulescu, OV; Tudor, R; Friedl, W; Blaj, M; Sirbu, PD. Efficiency of tranexamic acid in management of surgical orthopedic bleeding in patients with haemophilia. Revista De Chimie 2017;68:627-630.

Sioen, W; Meermans, G; Lenaert, A. Surgical technique description : transosseous 'over the top' reconstruction of capsule and tendons in primary total hip arthroplasty using a posterior approach. Acta Orthopaedica Belgica 2017;83:87-92.

Lei, PF; Hu, RY; Sun, RX; Liu, H; Liu, H; Yang, XC; Xie, J; Hu, YH. Comparison of the biomechanical function and clinical effects of plate and multi-pin fixation in the treatment of sanders ii calcaneal fractures. International Journal Of Clinical And Experimental Medicine 2017;10:4398-4407.

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Shojaei, I; Bazrgari, B. Activity of erector spinae during trunk forward bending and backward return: the effects of age. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:1511-1519. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-017-1811-y

Kwon, YU; Williams, DSB. The effect of variable rest intervals and chronic ankle instability on triplanar ankle motion during performance of the star excursion balance test. Human Movement Science 2017;52:143-150. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.01.013

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Hunt, MA; Takacs, J; Krowchuk, NM; Hatfield, GL; Hinman, RS; Chang, R. Lateral wedges with and without custom arch support for people with medial knee osteoarthritis and pronated feet: an exploratory randomized crossover study. Journal Of Foot And Ankle Research 2017;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13047-017-0201-x

Beck, ON; Taboga, P; Grabowski, AM. Reduced prosthetic stiffness lowers the metabolic cost of running for athletes with bilateral transtibial amputations. Journal Of Applied Physiology 2017;122:976-984. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00587.2016

*ROBOTICS*
Bohm, V; Kaufhold, T; Zeidis, I; Zimmermann, K. Dynamic analysis of a spherical mobile robot based on a tensegrity structure with two curved compressed members. Archive Of Applied Mechanics 2017;87:853-864. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00419-016-1183-z

Lei, JT; Zhu, JM; Xie, P; Tokhi, MO. Joint variable stiffness of musculoskeletal leg mechanism for quadruped robot. Advances In Mechanical Engineering 2017;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1687814017690342

Lattanzi, D; Miller, G. Review of robotic infrastructure inspection systems. Journal Of Infrastructure Systems 2017;23:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000353

Qu, JH; Teeple, CB; Oldham, KR. Modeling legged microrobot locomotion based on contact dynamics and vibration in multiple modes and axes. Journal Of Vibration And Acoustics-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4035959

*REHABILITATION*
Tederko, P; Krasuski, T; Krasuski, M; Dlugolecka, A; Tarnacka, B. Determinants of health knowledge and health perceptions from the perspective of health-related education of patients with spinal cord injury: a systematic review. International Journal Of Rehabilitation Research 2017;40:97-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MRR.0000000000000215

Gandhi, P; Chan, K; Verrier, MC; Pakosh, M; Musselman, KE. Training to improve walking after pediatric spinal cord injury: a systematic review of parameters and walking outcomes. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:1713-1725. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4501

Grasmucke, D; Zieriacks, A; Jansen, O; Fisahn, C; Sczesny-Kaiser, M; Wessling, M; Meindl, RC; Schildhauer, TA; Aach, M. Against the odds: what to expect in rehabilitation of chronic spinal cord injury with a neurologically controlled hybrid assistive limb exoskeleton. a subgroup analysis of 55 patients according to age and lesion level. Neurosurgical Focus 2017;42:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2017.2.FOCUS171

Piazza, S; Serrano-Munoz, D; Gomez-Soriano, J; Torricelli, D; Segura-Fragosa, A; Ponsa, JL; Taylor, J. Afferent electrical stimulation during cycling improves spinal processing of sensorimotor function after incomplete spinal cord injury. Neurorehabilitation 2017;40:429-437. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/NRE-161430

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Quesada, JIP; Perez-Soriano, P; Lucas-Cuevas, AG; Palmer, RS; de Anda, RMCO. Effect of bike-fit in the perception of comfort, fatigue and pain. Journal Of Sports Sciences 2017;35:1459-1465. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1215496

Haering, D; Huchez, A; Barbieri, F; Holvoet, P; Begone, M. Identification of the contribution of contact and aerial biomechanical parameters in acrobatic performance. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0172083

Dudley, RI; Pamukoff, DN; Lynn, SK; Kersey, RD; Noffal, GJ. A prospective comparison of lower extremity kinematics and kinetics between injured and non-injured collegiate cross country runners. Human Movement Science 2017;52:197-202. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.02.007

Ferrer-Roca, V; Rivero-Palomo, V; Ogueta-Alday, A; Rodriguez-Marroyo, JA; Garcia-Lopez, J. Acute effects of small changes in crank length on gross efficiency and pedalling technique during submaximal cycling. Journal Of Sports Sciences 2017;35:1328-1335. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1215490

Lauer, J; Rouard, AH; Vilas-Boas, JP. Modulation of upper limb joint work and power during sculling while ballasted with varying loads. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:1729-1736. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.154781

Zohdi, I. On the biomechanical analysis of the calories expended in a straight boxing jab. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2017.0153

Munro, LA; Stannard, SR; Fink, PW; Foskett, A. Potentiation of sprint cycling performance: the effects of a high-inertia ergometer warm-up. Journal Of Sports Sciences 2017;35:1442-1450. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1215492

Skillington, SA; Brophy, RH; Wright, RW; Smith, MV. Effect of pitching consecutive days in youth fast-pitch softball tournaments on objective shoulder strength and subjective shoulder symptoms. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:1413-1419. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516688657

Kompf, J; Arandjelovic, O. The sticking point in the bench press, the squat, and the deadlift: similarities and differences, and their significance for research and practice. Sports Medicine 2017;47:631-640. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40279-016-0615-9

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Zong, JC; Ma, R; Wang, HS; Cong, GT; Lebaschi, A; Deng, XH; Rodeo, SA. The effect of graft pretensioning on bone tunnel diameter and bone formation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in a rat model: evaluation with micro-computed tomography. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:1349-1358. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546516686967

Inokuchi, T; Matsumoto, T; Takayama, K; Nakano, N; Zhang, SR; Araki, D; Matsushita, T; Kuroda, R. Influence of the injury-to-surgery interval on the healing potential of human anterior cruciate ligament-derived cells. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:1359-1369. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546517689871

Milles, JL; Nuelle, CW; Pfeiffer, F; Stannard, JP; Smith, P; Kfuri, M; Cook, JL. Biomechanical comparison: single-bundle versus double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction techniques (vol 30, pg 347, 2016). Journal Of Knee Surgery 2017;30:101-49101-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1592409

Backus, JD; Marchetti, DC; Slette, EL; Dahl, KD; Turnbull, TL; Clanton, TO. Effect of suture caliber and number of core strands on repair of acute achilles ruptures: a biomechanical study. Foot & Ankle International 2017;38:564-570. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100716687368

Lee, SY; Kwon, B; Lee, K; Son, YH; Chung, SG. Therapeutic mechanisms of human adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells in a rat tendon injury model. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:1429-1439. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546517689874

Kaux, JF; Libertiaux, V; Leprince, P; Fillet, M; Denoel, V; Wyss, C; Lecut, C; Gothot, A; Le Goff, C; Croisier, JL; Crielaard, JM; Drion, P. Eccentric training for tendon healing after acute lesion: a rat model. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:1440-1446. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546517689872

Milles, JL; Nuelle, CW; Pfeiffer, F; Stannard, JP; Smith, P; Kfuri, M; Cook, JL. Biomechanical comparison: single-bundle versus double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction techniques. Journal Of Knee Surgery 2017;30:347-351. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1588014

Haen, TX; Roux, A; Soubeyrand, M; Laporte, S. Shear waves elastography for assessment of human achilles tendon's biomechanical properties: an experimental study. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;69:178-184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.01.007

Severyns, M; Renard, G; Guillou, R; Odri, GA; Labrada-Blanco, O; Rouvillain, JL. Arthroscopic suture repair of acute quadriceps tendon ruptures. Orthopaedics & Traumatology-Surgery & Research 2017;103:377-380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otsr.2016.12.018

Huang, HX; Tang, WC; Tan, QY; Yan, B. Development and parameter identification of a visco-hyperelastic model for the periodontal ligament. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;68:210-215. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.01.035

Kurtoglu, Z; Elvan, O; Aktekin, M; Colak, M. Morphological features of the popliteus tendon, popliteofibular and lateral (fibular) collateral ligaments. International Journal Of Morphology 2017;35:62-71.

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Salomao, R; Fernandes, L. Porous co-continuous mullite structures obtained from sintered aluminum hydroxide and synthetic amorphous silica. Journal Of The European Ceramic Society 2017;37:2849-2856. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2017.03.017

Pensalfini, M; Ehret, AE; Studeli, S; Marino, D; Kaech, A; Reichmann, E; Mazza, E. Factors affecting the mechanical behavior of collagen hydrogels for skin tissue engineering. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;69:85-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.12.004

Khandaker, MSK; Dudek, DM; Beers, EP; Dillard, DA. Expression, crosslinking, and developing modulus master curves of recombinant resilin. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;69:385-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.01.009

ES'Haghian, S; Kennedy, KM; Gong, PJ; Li, QY; Chin, LX; Wijesinghe, P; Sampson, DD; Mclaughlin, RA; Kennedy, BF. In vivo volumetric quantitative micro-elastography of human skin. Biomedical Optics Express 2017;8:2458-2471. http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.8.002458

Cao, Y; Xiong, DS; Wang, K; Niu, YX. Semi-degradable porous poly (vinyl alcohol) hydrogel scaffold for cartilage repair: evaluation of the initial and cell-cultured tribological properties. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;68:163-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.02.001

Baltazar, D; Marto, J; Berger, T; Pinto, P; Ribeiro, HM. The antiageing efficacy of donkey milk in combination with pomegranate extract and uv protection a traditional ingredient in a modern formulation. Agro Food Industry Hi-Tech 2017;28:25-27.

Bono, N; Meghezi, S; Soncini, M; Piola, M; Mantovani, D; Fiore, GB. A dual-mode bioreactor system for tissue engineered vascular models. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:1496-1510. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-017-1813-9

Charron, PN; Blatt, SE; McKenzie, C; Oldinski, RA. Dynamic mechanical response of polyvinyl alcohol-gelatin theta-gels for nucleus pulposus tissue replacement. Biointerphases 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4982643

Solorio, LD; Bocks, ML; Hollister, SJ. Tailoring the physicochemical and shape memory properties of the biodegradable polymer poly(glycerol dodecanoate) via curing conditions. Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2017;105:1618-1623. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.35973

Matoz-Fernandez, DA; Martens, K; Sknepnek, R; Barrat, JL; Henkes, S. Cell division and death inhibit glassy behaviour of confluent tissues. Soft Matter 2017;13:3205-3212. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6sm02580c

Babaei, B; Velasquez-Mao, AJ; Thomopoulos, S; Elson, EL; Abramowitch, SD; Genin, GM. Discrete quasi-linear viscoelastic damping analysis of connective tissues, and the biomechanics of stretching. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;69:193-202. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.12.013

Manolescu, BSM; Popescu, V; Petrutescu, MS; Serafim, A; Stancu, IC. Evaluations of implanted polypropylene mesh after surgical removal due to eventration or mesh rejection. Materiale Plastice 2017;54:49-52.

Nicolle, S; Decorps, J; Fromy, B; Palierne, JF. New regime in the mechanical behavior of skin: strain-softening occurring before strain-hardening. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;69:98-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.12.021

Parle, E; Taylor, D. The effect of aging on the mechanical behaviour of cuticle in the locust schistocerca gregaria. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;68:247-251. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.02.008

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Doherty, C; Zhao, L; Ryan, J; Komaba, Y; Inomata, A; Caulfield, B. Concussion is associated with altered preparatory postural adjustments during gait initiation. Human Movement Science 2017;52:160-169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.02.005

Guleyupoglu, B; Schap, J; Kusano, KD; Gayzik, FS. The effect of precrash velocity reduction on occupant response using a human body finite element model. Traffic Injury Prevention 2017;18:508-514. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2016.1269896

Namjoshi, DR; Cheng, WH; Bashir, A; Wilkinson, A; Stukas, S; Martens, KM; Whyte, T; Abebe, ZA; McInnes, KA; Cripton, PA; Wellington, CL. Defining the biomechanical and biological threshold of murine mild traumatic brain injury using chimera (closed head impact model of engineered rotational acceleration). Experimental Neurology 2017;292:80-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expneuro12017.03.003

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR*
Lepore, D; De Santis, R; Pagliara, MM; Gloria, A; Oliviero, O; Nucci, C; Improta, G; Triassi, M; Ambrosio, L. Effect of topical antiinflammatory drugs on mechanical behavior of rabbit cornea. Journal Of Applied Biomaterials & Functional Materials 2017;15:69-4952-5069-4952-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/jabfm.5000339

Feola, AJ; Coudrillier, B; Mulvihill, J; Geraldes, DM; Vo, NT; Albon, J; Abel, RL; Samuels, BC; Ethier, CR. Deformation of the lamina cribrosa and optic nerve due to changes in cerebrospinal fluid pressure. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2017;58:2070-2078. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-21393

Campbell, IC; Hannon, BG; Read, AT; Sherwood, JM; Schwaner, SA; Ethier, CR. Quantification of the efficacy of collagen cross-linking agents to induce stiffening of rat sclera. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2017.0014

Ando, T; Sakai, H; Uchiyama, Y. Association of physical activity and appetite with visual function related to driving competence in older adults. Bmc Geriatrics 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-017-0484-6

*WHEELCHAIR*
Barbosa, TM; Coelho, E. Monitoring the biomechanics of a wheelchair sprinter racing the 100m final at the 2016 paralympic games. European Journal Of Physics 2017;38:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6404/aa6905

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Sinden, KE; McGillivary, TL; Chapman, E; Fischer, SL. Survey of kinesiologists' functional capacity evaluation practice in canada. Work-A Journal Of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation 2017;56:571-580. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/WOR-172519

Tonuk, SB; Ramadan, B; Yorgancioglu, ZR. Kinetic factors may trigger lesion development in the patients with psoriatic arthritis. International Journal Of Rheumatic Diseases 2016;19:1032-1034. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1756-185X.12681

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
de Oliveira, CQ; Refshauge, K; Middleton, J; de Jong, L; Davis, GM. Effects of activity-based therapy interventions on mobility, independence, and quality of life for people with spinal cord injuries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:1726-1743. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4558