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11-11-2004, 04:44 AM
This week's literature search for biomech* or locomot*.

Young-Hui Chang
School of Applied Physiology
Georgia Institute of Technology
***ISSUE ALERT***: The following journals had several hits this week
on topics ranging from arthropod biomechanics to knee surgeries:

Arthropod Structure & Development 33(3)
Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 12(5)


Haleem, A. A., M. S. Rouse, D. G. Lewallen, A. D. Hanssen, J. M.
Steckelberg and R. Patel (2004). "Gentamicin and vancomycin do not
impair experimental fracture healing." Clinical Orthopaedics and
Related Research(427): 22-24.

Keller, J. C., M. Stewart, M. Roehm and G. B. Schneider (2004).
"Osteoporosis-like bone conditions affect osseointegration of
implants." International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants
19(5): 687-694.

Meyer, U., U. Joos and H. P. Wiesmann (2004). "Biological and
biophysical principles in extracorporal bone tissue engineering -
Part III." International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
33(7): 635-641.


Niizeki, K. "Intramuscular pressure-induced inhibition of cardiac
contraction:Implications for cardiac-locomotor synchronization."
American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative


Klopocka, W. and M. J. Redowicz (2004). "Rho/Rho-dependent kinase
affects locomotion and actin-myosin II activity of Amoeba proteus."
Protoplasma 224(1-2): 113-121.

Dallon, J. C. and H. G. Othmer (2004). "How cellular movement
determines the collective force generated by the Dictyostelium
discoideum slug." Journal of Theoretical Biology 231(2): 203-222.


Ayers, J. (2004). "Underwater walking." Arthropod Structure &
Development 33(3): 347-360.

Berwaerts, K. and H. Van Dyck (2004). "Take-off performance under
optimal and suboptimal thermal conditions in the butterfly Pararge
aegeria." Oecologia 141(3): 536-545.

Durr, V., J. Schmitz and H. Cruse (2004). "Behaviour-based modelling
of hexapod locomotion: linking biology and technical application."
Arthropod Structure & Development 33(3): 237-250.

Ekeberg, O., M. Blumel and A. Buschges (2004). "Dynamic simulation of
insect walking." Arthropod Structure & Development 33(3): 287-300.

Frantsevich, L. (2004). "Righting kinematics in beetles (Insecta :
Coleoptera)." Arthropod Structure & Development 33(3): 221-235.

Gao, X. F. and L. Jiang (2004). "Water-repellent legs of water
striders." Nature 432(7013): 36-36.

Gorb, S. N. (2004). "The jumping mechanism of cicada Cercopis
vulnerata (Auchenorrhyncha, Cercopidae): skeleton-muscle
organisation, frictional surfaces, and inverse-kinematic model of leg
movements." Arthropod Structure & Development 33(3): 201-220.

Koditschek, D. E., R. J. Full and M. Buehler (2004). "Mechanical
aspects of legged locomotion control." Arthropod Structure &
Development 33(3): 251-272.

Korzun, L. P., C. Erard, J. P. Gasc and F. J. Dzerzhinsky (2003).
"Biomechanical features of the bill and and jaw apparatus of cuckoos,
turacos and the hoatzin in relation to food acquisition and
processing." Ostrich 74(1-2): 48-57.

Lehmann, F. O. (2004). "Aerial locomotion in flies and robots:
kinematic control and aerodynamics of oscillating wings." Arthropod
Structure & Development 33(3): 331-345.

Ritzmann, R. E., S. Gorb and R. D. Quinn (2004). "Arthropod
locomotion systems: from biological materials and systems to
robotics." Arthropod Structure & Development 33(3): 183-185.

Ritzmann, R. E., R. D. Quinn and M. S. Fischer (2004). "Convergent
evolution and locomotion through complex terrain by insects,
vertebrates and robots." Arthropod Structure & Development 33(3):

Seipel, J. E., P. J. Holmes and R. J. Full (2004). "Dynamics and
stability of insect locomotion: a hexapedal model for horizontal
plane motions." Biological Cybernetics 91(2): 76-90.

Weissengruber, G. E. and G. Forstenpointner (2004). "Musculature of
the crus and pes of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana):
insight into semiplantigrade limb architecture." Anatomy and
Embryology 208(6): 451-461.

Zill, S., J. Schmitz and A. Buschges (2004). "Load sensing and
control of posture and locomotion." Arthropod Structure & Development
33(3): 273-286.


Ausiello, P., S. Rengo, C. L. Davidson and D. C. Watts (2004).
"Stress distributions in adhesively cemented ceramic and
resin-composite Class II inlay restorations: a 3D-FEA study." Dental
Materials 20(9): 862-872.

Ellingsen, J. E., C. B. Johansson, A. Wennerberg and A. Holmen
(2004). "Improved retention and bone-to-implant contact with
fluoride-modified titanium implants." International Journal of Oral &
Maxillofacial Implants 19(5): 659-666.

Garrec, P. and L. Jordan (2004). "Stiffness in bending of a
superelastic Ni-Ti orthodontic wire as a function of cross-sectional
dimension." Angle Orthodontist 74(5): 691-696.

Gateno, J., K. W. Kim, Z. Lalani, J. F. Teichgraeber, M. A. K.
Liebschner, J. J. Lemoine and J. J. Xia (2004). "Biomechanical
evaluation of the pins of a mandibular external distractor." Journal
of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 62(10): 1259-1263.

Gellrich, N. C., M. M. Suarez-Cunqueiro, R. Schon, M. Hoffmann and A.
Schramm (2004). "Distraction osteogenesis in an anterior mandibular
bone defect utilizing lingual periosteal release: A case report."
International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants 19(5): 753-757.

Yoldas, O., A. Topuz, A. S. Isci and H. Oztunc (2004). "Postoperative
pain after endodontic retreatment: Single- versus two-visit
treatment." Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology
and Endodontics 98(4): 483-487.


Wannamethee, S. G., A. G. Shaper, P. H. Whincup and M. Walker (2004).
"Overweight and obesity and the burden of disease and disability in
elderly men." International Journal of Obesity 28(11): 1374-1382.


Dietz, V., G. Colombo and R. Muller (2004). "Single joint
perturbation during gait: neuronal control of movement trajectory."
Experimental Brain Research 158(3): 308-316.

Hass, C. J., R. J. Gregor, D. E. Waddell, A. Oliver, D. W. Smith, R.
P. Fleming and S. L. Wolf (2004). "The influence of Tai Chi training
on the center of pressure trajectory during gait initiation in older
adults." Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 85(10):

Jaffe, D. L., D. A. Brown, C. D. Pierson-Carey, E. L. Buckley and H.
L. Lew (2004). "Stepping over obstacles to improve walking in
individuals with poststroke hemiplegia." Journal of Rehabilitation
Research and Development 41(3A): 283-292.

Kubo, M., R. C. Wagenaar, E. Saltzman and K. G. Holt (2004).
"Biomechanical mechanism for transitions in phase and frequency of
arm and leg swing during walking." Biological Cybernetics 91(2):

Massaad, F., F. Dierick, A. V. Pt and C. Detrembleur (2004).
"Influence of gait pattern on the body's centre of mass displacement
in children with cerebral palsy." Developmental Medicine and Child
Neurology 46(10): 674-680.

Michel, V. and R. K. Y. Chong (2004). "The strategies to regulate and
to modulate the propulsive forces during gait initiation in lower
limb amputees." Experimental Brain Research 158(3): 356-365.

Smith, P. A., S. Hassani, K. Reiners, L. C. Vogel and G. F. Harris
(2004). "Gait analysis in children and adolescents with spinal cord
injuries." Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 27: S44-S49.


Camus, E. J., F. Millot, J. Lariviere, S. Raoult and M. Rtaimate
(2004). "Kinematics of the wrist using 2D and 3D analysis:
biomechanical and clinical deductions." Surgical and Radiologic
Anatomy 26(5): 399-410.


Chung, S. G., E. van Rey, Z. Q. Bai, E. J. Roth and L. Q. Zhang
(2004). "Biomechanic changes in passive properties of hemiplegic
ankles with spastic hypertonia." Archives of Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation 85(10): 1638-1646.


Haslwanter, T., R. Hoerantner and S. Priglinger (2004). "Reduction of
ocular muscle power by splitting of the rectus muscle I:
Biomechanics." British Journal of Ophthalmology 88(11): 1403-1408.

Hoerantner, R., S. Priglinger and T. Haslwanter (2004). "Reduction of
ocular muscle torque by splitting of the rectus muscle II: Technique
and results." British Journal of Ophthalmology 88(11): 1409-1413.

Westad, C., P. J. Mork and R. H. Westgaard (2004). "Firing patterns
of low-threshold trapezius motor units in feedback-controlled
contractions and vocational motor activities." Experimental Brain
Research 158(4): 465-473.


Mileva, K., D. A. Green and D. L. Turner (2004). "Neuromuscular and
biomechanical coupling in human cycling: modulation of cutaneous
reflex responses to sural nerve stimulation." Experimental Brain
Research 158(4): 450-464.

Pataky, T. C., M. L. Latash and V. M. Zatsiorsky (2004). "Prehension
synergies during nonvertical grasping, I: experimental observations."
Biological Cybernetics 91(3): 148-158.

Renshaw, I. and K. Davids (2004). "Nested task constraints shape
continuous perception-action coupling control during human locomotor
pointing." Neuroscience Letters 369(2): 93-98.

Robertson, R. M. (2004). "Thermal stress and neural function:
adaptive mechanisms in insect model systems." Journal of Thermal
Biology 29(7-8): 351-358.

Taube, J. S., R. W. Stackman, J. L. Calton and C. M. Oman (2004).
"Rat head direction cell responses in zero-gravity parabolic flight."
Journal of Neurophysiology 92(5): 2887-2897.


Geerling, G., S. MacLennan and D. Hartwig (2004). "Autologous serum
eye drops for ocular surface disorders." British Journal of
Ophthalmology 88(11): 1467-1474.


Bedi, A. and T. T. Le (2004). "Subtrochanteric femur fractures."
Orthopedic Clinics of North America 35(4): 473-+.

Chen, C. H., S. W. Chou, W. J. Chen and C. H. Shih (2004). "Fixation
strength of three different graft types used in posterior cruciate
ligament reconstruction." Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology
Arthroscopy 12(5): 371-375.

Cool, S. M., C. P. Snyman, V. Nurcombe and M. Forwood (2004).
"Temporal expression of fibroblast growth factor receptors during
primary ligament repair." Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology
Arthroscopy 12(5): 490-496.

Kawakami, H., K. Shino, M. Hamada, K. Nakata, S. Nakagawa, N.
Nakamura, Y. Toritsuka, H. Yoshikawa and T. Ochi (2004). "Graft
healing in a bone tunnel: bone-attached graft with screw fixation
versus bone-free graft with extra-articular suture fixation." Knee
Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 12(5): 384-390.

Lawes, T. J., J. C. R. Scott and A. E. Goodship (2004). "Increased
insertion torque delays pin-bone interface loosening in external
fixation with tapered bone screws." Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
18(9): 617-622.

Morris, M. W. J., J. L. Williams, A. J. Thake, Y. Lang and J. N.
Brown (2004). "Optimal screw diameter for interference fixation in a
bone tunnel: a porcine model." Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology
Arthroscopy 12(5): 486-489.

Nijs, S. and P. L. O. Broos (2004). "Fractures of the distal radius :
a contemporary approach." Acta Chirurgica Belgica 104(4): 401-412.

Piltz, S., P. Strunk, L. Meyer, W. Plitz and G. Lob (2004). "Fixation
strength of a novel bioabsorbable expansion bolt for patellar tendon
bone graft fixation: an experimental study in calf tibial bone." Knee
Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 12(5): 376-383.

Senior, J. M., G. L. Pinchbeck, A. H. A. Dugdale and P. D. Clegg
(2004). "Retrospective study of the risk factors and prevalence of
colic in horses after orthopaedic surgery." Veterinary Record
155(11): 321-+.

Stoffel, K., G. Stachowiak, T. Forster, N. Gachter and M. Kuster
(2004). "Oblique screws at the plate ends increase the fixation
strength in synthetic bone test medium." Journal of Orthopaedic
Trauma 18(9): 611-616.

van Zwienen, C. M. A., E. W. van den Bosch, C. J. Snijders, G. J.
Kleinrensink and A. B. van Vugt (2004). "Biomechanical comparison of
sacroiliac screw techniques for unstable pelvic ring fractures."
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 18(9): 589-595.

Zaffagnini, S., S. Martelli, L. Garcia and A. Visani (2004).
"Computer analysis of PCL fibres during range of motion." Knee
Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 12(5): 420-428.


Baldwin, N. G., L. A. Ferrara, M. A. Morone and E. C. Benzel (2003).
Biomechanics of lumbar interbody cages. Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Techniques: Cages, Dowels , and Graft: 25-40.

Crawford, R. P. and T. M. Keaveny (2004). "Relationship between axial
and bending behaviors of the human thoracolumbar vertebra." Spine
29(20): 2248-2255.

Fribourg, D., C. Tang, R. Delamarter and H. Bae (2004). "Incidence of
subsequent vertebral fracture after kyphoplasty." Spine 29(20):

Kavcic, N., S. Grenier and S. M. McGill (2004). "Quantifying tissue
loads and spine stability while performing commonly prescribed low
back stabilization exercises." Spine 29(20): 2319-2329.

Lai, P. L., L. H. Chen, C. C. Niu and W. J. Chen (2004). "Effect of
postoperative lumbar sagittal alignment on the development of
adjacent instability." Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques
17(5): 353-357.

Lee, K. K. and E. C. Teo (2004). "Poroelastic analysis of lumbar
spinal stability in combined compression and anterior shear." Journal
of Spinal Disorders & Techniques 17(5): 429-438.

Rao, R. D., M. Wang, M. D. Singrakhia and L. M. McGrady (2004).
"Mechanical evaluation of posterior wiring as a supplement to
anterior cervical plate fixation." Spine 29(20): 2256-2259.


Evans, L. S., G. J. Imson, J. E. Kim and Z. Kahn-Jetter (2004).
"Relationships between number of stem segments on longest stems,
retention of terminal stem segments and establishment of detached
terminal stem segments for 25 species of Cylindropuntia and Opuntia
(Cactaceae)." Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 131(3): 195-203.

Stevens, C. L., C. L. Hurd and M. J. Smith (2004). "An idealized
model of interaction between fronds of the large seaweed Durvillaea
antarctica." Journal of Marine Systems 49(1-4): 145-156.

Stewart, H. L. (2004). "Hydrodynamic consequences of maintaining an
upright posture by different magnitudes of stiffness and buoyancy in
the tropical alga Turbinaria ornata." Journal of Marine Systems
49(1-4): 157-167.


Ferry, M., L. Martin, N. Termoz, J. Cote and F. Prince (2004).
"Balance control during an arm raising movement in bipedal stance:
which biomechanical factor is controlled?" Biological Cybernetics
91(2): 104-114.


Blanc, C. H. and O. Borens (2004). "Amputations of the lower limb -
An overview on technical aspects." Acta Chirurgica Belgica 104(4):

Omori, G., K. Kawakami, M. Sakamoto, T. Hara and Y. Koga (2004). "The
effect of an ankle brace on the 3-dimensional kinematics and
tibio-talar contact condition for lateral ankle sprains." Knee
Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 12(5): 457-462.


Ferreira, S. E., I. M. H. Quadros, A. A. Trindade, S. Takahashi, R.
G. Koyama and M. L. O. Souza-Formigoni (2004). "Can energy drinks
reduce the depressor effect of ethanol? An experimental study in
mice." Physiology & Behavior 82(5): 841-847.


Alvarez-Nemegyei, J. and J. J. Canoso (2004). "Evidence-based soft
tissue rheumatology. V - Plantar talalgia." Jcr-Journal of Clinical
Rheumatology 10(5): 259-262.

Freeman, J. and F. Silver (2004). "Analysis of mineral deposition in
turkey tendons and self-assembled collagen fibers using mechanical
techniques." Connective Tissue Research 45(3): 131-141.

Gijssen, Y., I. Sierevelt, J. Kooloos and L. Blankevoort (2004).
"Stiffness of the healing medial collateral ligament of the mouse."
Connective Tissue Research 45(3): 190-195.

Rousseau, B., J. Sohn, I. Tateya, D. W. Montequin and D. M. Bless
(2004). "Functional outcomes of reduced hyaluronan in acute vocal
fold scar." Annals of Otology Rhinology and Laryngology 113(10):


Bratzke, H. (2004). "Research in forensic neurotraumatology."
Forensic Science International 144(2-3): 157-165.

Rupp, J. D. and L. W. Schneider (2004). "Injuries to the hip joint in
frontal motor-vehicle crashes: biomechanical and real-world
perspectives." Orthopedic Clinics of North America 35(4): 493-+.


Krey, C. H. and C. L. Calhoun (2004). "Utilizing research in
wheelchair and seating selection and configuration for children with
injury/dysfunction of the spinal cord." Journal of Spinal Cord
Medicine 27: S29-S37.


Lundkvist, G. B., K. Kristensson and M. Bentivoglio (2004). "Why
trypanosomes cause sleeping sickness." Physiology 19: 198-206.

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