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06-10-2004, 09:50 AM
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This week's literature search for biomech* or locomot*.

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not yet in print, but may be available on-line in a pre-publication

Young-Hui Chang
Georgia Institute of Technology


Eser, P., A. Frotzler, Y. Zehnder, L. Wick, H. Knecht, J. Denoth and
H. Schiessl (2004). "Relationship between the duration of paralysis
and bone structure: a pQCT study of spinal cord injured individuals."
Bone 34(5): 869-880.

Wildemann, B., P. Bamdad, C. Holmer, N. P. Haas, M. Raschke and G.
Schmidmaier (2004). "Local delivery of growth factors from coated
titanium plates increases osteotomy healing in rats." Bone 34(5):


Borrell, B. J. (2004). "Suction feeding in orchid bees (Apidae :
Euglossini)." Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series
B-Biological Sciences 271: S164-S166.

Gerber, P. and C. R. Schnell "Behavioral and cardiophysiological
responses of common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) to confrontations
with opposite-sexed strangers." Primates.

Hare, K. M., C. G. Longson, S. Pledger and C. H. Daugherty (2004).
"Size, growth, and survival are reduced at cool incubation
temperatures in the temperate lizard Oligosoma suteri (Lacertilia :
Scincidae)." Copeia(2): 383-390.

Henderson, D. M. (2004). "Tipsy punters: sauropod dinosaur
pneumaticity, buoyancy and aquatic habits." Proceedings of the Royal
Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 271: S180-S183.

Hogan, C. J. and K. J. Niklas (2004). "Temperature and water content
effects on the viscoelastic behavior of Tilia americana (Tiliaceae)
sapwood." Trees-Structure and Function 18(3): 339-345.

Homberg, U. (2004). "In search of the sky compass in the insect
brain." Naturwissenschaften 91(5): 199-208.

MacLean, C. and E. Schmolz (2004). "Calorimetric investigations on
the action of alarm pheromones in the hornet Vespa crabro."
Thermochimica Acta 414(1): 71-77.

Pujos, F. and R. Salas (2004). "A new species of Megatherium
(Mammalia : Xenarthra : Megatheriidae) from the Pleistocene of Sacaco
and Tres Ventanas, Peru." Palaeontology 47: 579-604.

Webb, J. K. (2004). "Pregnancy decreases swimming performance of
female northern death adders (Acanthophis praelongus)." Copeia(2):


Stuebinger, S., Y. Hodel and A. Filippi (2004). "Trauma to anterior
implants." Dental Traumatology 20(3): 169-171.


Berkhout, A. L., K. Hendriksson-Larsen and P. Bongers (2004). "The
effect of using a laptopstation compared to using a standard laptop
PC on the cervical spine torque, perceived strain and productivity."
Applied Ergonomics 35(2): 147-152.

Eriksen, W. (2004). "Linking work factors to neck myalgia: the nitric
oxide/oxygen ratio hypothesis." Medical Hypotheses 62(5): 721-726.

Marshall, R. N. and A. F. Burnett (2004). "A kinematic, kinetic and
electromyographic comparison of stooped sheep shearing techniques and
shearing with a sheep manipulator." Applied Ergonomics 35(2): 137-145.

Ramsey, V. K., T. A. Miszko and M. Horvat (2004). "Muscle activation
and force production in Parkinson's patients during sit to stand
transfers." Clinical Biomechanics 19(4): 377-384.

Roquelaure, Y., F. D'Espagnac, Y. Delamarre and D. Penneau-Fontbonne
(2004). "Biomechanical assessment of new hand-powered pruning
shears." Applied Ergonomics 35(2): 179-182.

Thornton, L. J., C. Stuart-Buttle, T. C. Wyszynski and E. R. Wilson
(2004). "Physical and psychosocial stress exposures in US dental
schools: the need for expanded ergonomics training." Applied
Ergonomics 35(2): 153-157.


Aubert, L. T. and C. Ribreau (2004). "Contribution of inertia on
venous flow in the lower limb during stationary gait." Journal of
Applied Biomechanics 20(2): 115-128.

Avraamides, M. N., R. L. Klatzky, J. M. Loomis and R. G. Golledge
(2004). "Use of cognitive versus perceptual heading during imagined
locomotion depends on the response mode." Psychological Science
15(6): 403-408.

Hansen, A. H., D. S. Childress and E. H. Knox (2004). "Roll-over
shapes of human locomotor systems: effects of walking speed."
Clinical Biomechanics 19(4): 407-414.

Hedenstrom, A. (2004). "A general law for animal locomotion?" Trends
in Ecology & Evolution 19(5): 217-219.

Hyon, S. H. and T. Emura (2004). "Energy-preserving control of a
passive one-legged running robot." Advanced Robotics 18(4): 357-381.

Keefer, D. J., W. Tseh, J. L. Caputo, K. Apperson, S. McGreal and D.
W. Morgan (2004). "Comparison of direct and indirect measures walking
energy expenditure in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy."
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 46(5): 320-324.

Lanuza, G. M., S. Gosgnach, A. Pierani, T. M. Jessell and M. Goulding
(2004). "Genetic identification of spinal Interneurons that
coordinate left-right locomotor activity necessary for walking
movements." Neuron 42(3): 375-386.

Ledebt, A., P. C. W. van Wieringen and G. J. P. Savelsbergh (2004).
"Functional significance of foot rotation asymmetry in early
walking." Infant Behavior & Development 27(2): 163-172.

Matsuzaki, S., H. Ikeda, G. Akiyama, M. Sato, S. Moribe, T. Suzuki,
H. Nagase, A. R. Cools and N. Koshikawa (2004). "Role of mu- and
delta-opioid receptors in the nucleus accumbens in turning behaviour
of rats." Neuropharmacology 46(8): 1089-1096.

Rubenson, J., D. B. Heliams, D. G. Lloyd and P. A. Fournier (2004).
"Gait selection in the ostrich: mechanical and metabolic
characteristics of walking and running with and without an aerial
phase." Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series
B-Biological Sciences 271(1543): 1091-1099.


Caruntu, D. I. and M. S. Hefzy (2004). "3-D anatomically based
dynamic modeling of the human knee to include tibio-femoral and
patello-femoral joints." Journal of Biomechanical
Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 126(1): 44-53.

Fujie, H., T. Sekito and A. Orita (2004). "A novel robotic system for
joint biomechanical tests: Application to the human knee joint."
Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 126(1):

Magermans, D. J., E. K. J. Chadwick, H. E. J. Veeger, F. C. T. van
der Helm and P. M. Rozing (2004). "Biomechanical analysis of tendon
transfers for massive rotator cuff tears." Clinical Biomechanics
19(4): 350-357.


Daffertshofer, A., C. J. C. Lamoth, O. G. Meijer and P. J. Beek
(2004). "PCA in studying coordination and variability: a tutorial."
Clinical Biomechanics 19(4): 415-428.

Elshahat, A., M. A. Shermak, N. Inoue, E. Y. S. Chao and P. Manson
(2004). "The use of Novabone and Norian in cranioplasty: A
comparative study." Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 15(3): 483-489.

Eppley, B. L. (2004). "Biomechanical analysis of hydroxyapatite
cement cranioplasty - Discussion." Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
15(3): 422-423.

Lo, I. K. Y., S. S. Burkhart, C. Chan and K. Athanasiou (2004).
"Arthroscopic knots: Determining the optimal balance of loop security
and knot security." Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and
Related Surgery 20(5): 489-502.

Mathews, K. G., S. Roe, M. Stebbins, R. Barnes and P. L. Mente
(2004). "Biomechanical evaluation of suture pullout from canine
arytenoid cartilages: Effects of hole diameter, suture configuration,
suture size, and distraction rate." Veterinary Surgery 33(3): 191-199.

Matic, D. B. and P. N. Manson (2004). "Biomechanical analysis of
hydroxyapatite cement cranioplasty." Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
15(3): 415-422.

Mullineaux, D. R., H. M. Clayton and L. M. Gnagey (2004). "Effects of
offset-normalizing techniques on variability in motion analysis
data." Journal of Applied Biomechanics 20(2): 177-184.

Trumble, D. R. and J. A. Magovern (2004). "Comparison of dog and pig
models for testing substernal cardiac compression devices." Asaio
Journal 50(3): 188-192.

Whitesall, S. E., J. B. Hoff, A. P. Vollmer and L. G. D'Alecy (2004).
"Comparison of simultaneous measurement of mouse systolic arterial
blood pressure by radiotelemetry and tail-cuff methods." American
Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology 286(6):


Nitzsche, N., U. D. Hanebeck and G. Schmidt (2004). "Motion
compression for telepresent walking in large target environments."
Presence-Teleoperators and Virtual Environments 13(1): 44-60.

Ratiu, P., I. F. Talos, S. Haker, D. Lieberman and P. Everett (2004).
"The tale of Phineas Gage, digitally remastered." Journal of
Neurotrauma 21(5): 637-643.


Mattson, J. P., M. D. Delp and D. C. Poole (2004). "Differential
effects of emphysema on skeletal muscle fibre atrophy in hamsters."
European Respiratory Journal 23(5): 703-707.

Wilson, R. S. and R. S. James (2004). "Constraints on muscular
performance: trade-offs between power output and fatigue resistance."
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological
Sciences 271: S222-S225.

Wilson, R. S., R. S. James, T. Kohlsdorf and V. M. Cox
"Interindividual variation of isolated muscle performance and
fibre-type composition in the toad Bufo viridus." Journal of
Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic and Environmental


Branchi, I., P. Campolongo and E. Alleva (2004). "Scopolamine effects
on ultrasonic vocalization emission and behavior in the neonatal
mouse." Behavioural Brain Research 151(1-2): 9-16.

Clarac, F., E. Pearlstein, J. F. Pflieger and L. Vinay (2004). "The
in vitro neonatal rat spinal cord preparation: a new insight into
mammalian locomotor mechanisms." Journal of Comparative Physiology
a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 190(5):

De Souza, A. S., C. A. Da Silva and E. A. Del Bel (2004).
"Methodological evaluation to analyze functional recovery after
sciatic nerve injury." Journal of Neurotrauma 21(5): 627-635.

Gharbawie, O. A., P. A. Whishaw and I. Q. Whishaw (2004). "The
topography of three-dimensional exploration: a new quantification of
vertical and horizontal exploration, postural support, and
exploratory bouts in the cylinder test." Behavioural Brain Research
151(1-2): 125-135.

Kiehn, O. and K. Kullander (2004). "Central pattern generators
deciphered by molecular genetics." Neuron 41(3): 317-321.

McLean, D. L. and K. T. Sillar (2004). "Divergent actions of
serotonin receptor activation during fictive swimming in frog
embryos." Journal of Comparative Physiology a-Neuroethology Sensory
Neural and Behavioral Physiology 190(5): 391-402.

Mohr, C., R. Brugger, H. S. Bracha, T. Landis and I. Viaud-Delmon
(2004). "Human side preferences in three different whole-body
movement tasks." Behavioural Brain Research 151(1-2): 321-326.

Schwerdtfeger, A., S. Getzmann and R. Baltissen (2004). "Fast
reducers, slow augmenters: a psychophysiological analysis of
temperament-related differences in reaction time." International
Journal of Psychophysiology 52(3): 225-237.


Eddy, A. L., L. D. Galuppo, S. M. Stover, K. T. Taylor and D. G.
Jensen (2004). "A biomechanical comparison of headless tapered
variable pitch compression and AO cortical bone screws for fixation
of a simulated midbody transverse fracture of the proximal sesamoid
bone in horses." Veterinary Surgery 33(3): 253-262.

Giffin, J. R., G. J. W. King, S. D. Patterson and J. A. Johnson
(2004). "Internal fixation of radial neck fractures: an in vitro
biomechanical analysis." Clinical Biomechanics 19(4): 358-361.

Neame, R., W. Zhang, C. Deighton, M. Doherty, S. Doherty, P. Lanyon
and G. Wright (2004). "Distribution of radiographic osteoarthritis
between the right and left hands, hips, and knees." Arthritis and
Rheumatism 50(5): 1487-1494.

Sanchis-Alfonso, V. and M. Tinto-Pedrerol (2004). "Femoral
interference screw divergence after anterior cruciate ligament
reconstruction provoking severe anterior knee pain." Arthroscopy-the
Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 20(5): 528-531.

Unver, B., Z. Gocen, A. Sen, I. Gunal and V. Karatosun (2004).
"Normal ranges of ulnar and radial deviation with reference to ulnar
variance." Journal of International Medical Research 32(3): 337-340.


Bongartz, E. B. (2004). "Two asymmetric contoured plate-rods for
occipito-cervical fusion." European Spine Journal 13(3): 266-273.

Caserta, S., G. A. La Maida, B. Misaggi, D. Peroni, R. Pietrabissa,
M. T. Raimondi and A. Redaelli (2004). Elastic stabilization alone or
combined with rigid fusion in spinal surgery: a biomechanical study
and clinical experience based on 82 cases. Arthroplasty of the Spine:

Heini, P. F. and R. Orler (2004). "Kyphoplasty for treatment of
osteoporotic vertebral fractures." European Spine Journal 13(3):

Huch, K., B. Cakir, K. Dreinhofer, W. Puhl and M. Richter (2004). "A
new dorsal modular fixation device allows a modified approach in
cervical and cervico-thoracic neoplastic lesions." European Spine
Journal 13(3): 222-228.

Le Huec, J. C., S. Aunoble, T. Friesem, H. Mathews and T. Zdeblick
(2004). Maverick total lumbar disk prosthesis: biomechanics and
preliminary clinical results. Arthroplasty of the Spine: 53-58.

Lehmann, W., D. Briem, M. Blauth and U. Schmidt "Biomechanical
comparison of anterior cervical spine locked and unlocked
plate-fixation systems." European Spine Journal.

Link, H. D. (2004). History, design and biomechanics of the LINK SB
Charite artificial disc. Arthroplasty of the Spine: 36-43.

McNally, D. S. (2004). The objectives for the mechanical evaluation
of spinal instrumentation have changed. Arthroplasty of the Spine:

Odent, T., V. Arlet, J. Ouellet and F. Bitan (2004). "Kyphectomy in
myelomeningocele with a modified Dunn-McCarthy technique followed by
an anterior inlayed strut graft." European Spine Journal 13(3):

Puttlitz, C. M., V. Deviren, J. A. Smith, F. S. Kleinstueck, Q. N. H.
Tran, R. W. Thurlow, P. Eisele and J. C. Lotz (2004). "Biomechanics
of cervical laminoplasty: kinetic studies comparing different
surgical techniques, temporal effects and the degree of level
involvement." European Spine Journal 13(3): 213-221.

Snijders, C. J., P. F. G. Hermans, R. Niesing, C. W. Spoor and R.
Stoeckart (2004). "The influence of slouching and lumbar support on
iliolumbar ligaments, intervertebral discs and sacroiliac joints."
Clinical Biomechanics 19(4): 323-329.


Genda, E., K. Oota, Y. Suzuki, K. Koyama and T. Kasahara (2004). "A
new walking orthosis for paraplegics: hip and ankle linkage system."
Prosthetics and Orthotics International 28(1): 69-74.


Lim, H. O., S. A. Setiawan and A. Takanishi (2004). "Position-based
impedance control of a biped humanoid robot." Advanced Robotics
18(4): 415-435.


Bressel, E. and G. D. Heise (2004). "Effect of arm cranking direction
on EMG, kinematic, and oxygen consumption responses." Journal of
Applied Biomechanics 20(2): 129-143.

Callaghan, E. B., D. L. Bennett, G. Y. El-Khoury and K. Ohashi
(2004). "Ball-thrower's fracture of the humerus." Skeletal Radiology
33(6): 355-358.


Ferguson, M. W. J. and S. O'Kane (2004). "Scar-free healing: from
embryonic mechanisms to adult therapeutic intervention."
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series
B-Biological Sciences 359(1445): 839-850.

Screen, H. R. C., D. A. Lee, D. L. Bader and J. C. Shelton (2004).
"An investigation into the effects of the hierarchical structure of
tendon fascicles on micromechanical properties." Proceedings of the
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in
Medicine 218(H2): 109-119.


Sheng, H. X., H. C. Wang, H. M. Homi, I. Spasojevic, I.
Batinic-Haberle, R. D. Pearlstein and D. S. Warner (2004). "A
no-laminectomy spinal cord compression injury model in mice." Journal
of Neurotrauma 21(5): 595-603.


Hintzy, F. and N. Tordi (2004). "Mechanical efficiency during
hand-rim wheelchair propulsion: effects of base-line subtraction and
power output." Clinical Biomechanics 19(4): 343-349.

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