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11-18-2004, 09:36 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 joint and spine biomechanics, sports-related
injuries and robotics.
Clinics in Sports Medicine 23(4)
American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(7)
International Journal of Robotics Research 23
European Spine Journal 13(6)


Loberg, J., E. Telezhenko, C. Bergsten and L. Lidfors (2004).
"Behaviour and claw health in tied dairy cows with varying access to
exercise in an outdoor paddock." Applied Animal Behaviour Science
89(1-2): 1-16.


Colopy, S. A., J. Benz-Dean, J. G. Barrett, S. J. Sample, Y. Lu, N.
A. Danova, V. L. Kalscheur, R. Vanderby, M. D. Markel and P. Muir
(2004). "Response of the osteocyte syncytium adjacent to and distant
from linear microcracks during adaptation to cyclic fatigue loading."
Bone 35(4): 881-891.

Han, Y., S. C. Cowin, M. B. Schaffler and S. Weinbaum
"Mechanotransduction and strain amplification in osteocyte cell
processes." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the
United States of America.

Niehoff, A., U. G. Kersting, F. Zaucke, M. M. Morlock and G. P.
Bruggemann (2004). "Adaptation of mechanical, morphological, and
biochemical properties of the rat growth plate to dose-dependent
voluntary exercise." Bone 35(4): 899-908.

Szulc, P., K. Uusi-Rasi, B. Claustrat, F. Marchand, T. J. Beck and P.
D. Delmas (2004). "Role of sex steroids in the regulation of bone
morphology in men. The MINOS study." Osteoporosis International
15(11): 909-917.


Frey, N., T. Barrientos, J. M. Shelton, D. Frank, H. Ruetten, D.
Gehring, C. Kuhn, M. Lutz, B. Rothermel, R. Bassel-Duby, J. A.
Richardson, H. A. Katus, J. A. Hill and E. N. Olson "Mice lacking
calsarcin-1 are sensitized to calcineurin signaling and show
accelerated cardiomyopathy in response to pathological biomechanical
stress." Nature Medicine.


Ramtani, S. (2004). "Mechanical modelling of cell/ECM and cell/cell
interactions during the contraction of a fibroblast-populated
collagen microsphere: theory and model simulation." Journal of
Biomechanics 37(11): 1709-1718.


Bengtsson, G., L. A. Hansson and K. Montenegro (2004). "Reduced
grazing rates in Daphnia pulex caused by contaminants: Implications
for trophic cascades." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 23(11):

Coll, M. and B. Yuval (2004). "Larval food plants affect flight and
reproduction in an oligophagous insect herbivore." Environmental
Entomology 33(5): 1471-1476.

Herczeg, G., T. Kovacs, T. Toth, J. Torok, Z. Korsos and J. Merila
(2004). "Tail loss and thermoregulation in the common lizard Zootoca
vivipara." Naturwissenschaften 91(10): 485-488.

Horne, D. J., R. J. Smith, J. E. Whittaker and J. W. Murray (2004).
"The first British record and a new species of the superfamily
Terrestricytheroidea (Crustacea, Ostracoda): morphology, ontogeny,
lifestyle and phylogeny." Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
142(2): 253-288.

Lancien, F., J. Leprince, N. Mimassi, D. Mabin, H. Vaudry and J. C.
Le Mevel (2004). "Central effects of native urotensin II on motor
activity, ventilatory movements and heart rate in the trout
Oncorhynchus mykiss." Brain Research 1023(2): 167-174.

Levin, E. D., H. A. Swain, S. Donerly and E. Linney (2004).
"Developmental chlorpyrifos effects on hatchling zebrafish swimming
behavior." Neurotoxicology and Teratology 26(6): 719-723.

Mogami, Y., A. Yamane, A. Gino and S. A. Baba (2004). "Bioconvective
pattern formation of Tetrahymena under altered gravity." Journal of
Experimental Biology 207(19): 3349-3359.

Noren, S. R. (2004). "Buffering capacity of the locomotor muscle in
cetaceans: Correlates with postpartum development, dive duration, and
swim performance." Marine Mammal Science 20(4): 808-822.

Normant, M., T. Lapucki, E. Schmolz and I. Lamprecht (2004). "Direct
calorimetric studies on the metabolic rate of Gammarus oceanicus from
the brackish waters of the Baltic Sea." Thermochimica Acta 422(1-2):

Porter, H. T. and P. J. Motta (2004). "A comparison of strike and
prey capture kinematics of three species of piscivorous fishes:
Florida gar (Lepisosteus platyrhincus), redfin needlefish
(Strongylura notata), and great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)."
Marine Biology 145(5): 989-1000.

Portz, D. E. and H. M. Tyus (2004). "Fish humps in two Colorado River
fishes: a morphological response to cyprinid predation?"
Environmental Biology of Fishes 71(3): 233-245.

Ruhe, F. and U. Hohmann (2004). "Seasonal locomotion and home-range
characteristics of European hares (Lepus europaeus) in an arable
region in central Germany." European Journal of Wildlife Research
50(3): 101-111.

Szyszko, J., S. Gryuntal and A. Schwerk (2004). "Differences in
locomotory activity between male and female Carabus hortensis
(Coleoptera : Carabidae) in a pine forest and a beech forest in
relation to feeding state." Environmental Entomology 33(5): 1442-1446.

Tytell, E. D. (2004). "The hydrodynamics of eel swimming II. Effect
of swimming speed." Journal of Experimental Biology 207(19):


Eldor, R., I. Raz, A. Ben Yehuda and A. J. M. Boulton (2004). "New
and experimental approaches to treatment of diabetic foot ulcers: a
comprehensive review of emerging treatment strategies." Diabetic
Medicine 21(11): 1161-1173.

Smith, D. C., E. Domholdt, K. L. Coleman, M. A. del Aguila and D. A.
Boone (2004). "Ambulatory activity in men with diabetes: Relationship
between self-reported and real-world performance-based measures."
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development 41(4): 571-579.

Tencer, A. F., T. D. Koepsell, M. E. Wolf, C. L. Frankenfeld, D. M.
Buchner, W. A. Kukull, A. Z. LaCroix, E. B. Larson and M. Tautvydas
(2004). "Biomechanical properties of shoes and risk of falls in older
adults." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 52(11): 1840-1846.


Moraes, R., M. A. Lewis and A. E. Patla (2004). "Strategies and
determinants for selection of alternate foot placement during human
locomotion: influence of spatial and temporal constraints."
Experimental Brain Research 159(1): 1-13.

Paillard, T., C. Lafont, M. C. Costes-Salon, D. Riviere and P. Dupui
(2004). "Effects of brisk walking on static and dynamic balance,
locomotion, body composition, and aerobic capacity in ageing healthy
active men." International Journal of Sports Medicine 25(7): 539-546.

Polk, J. D. (2004). "Influences of limb proportions and body size on
locomotor kinematics in terrestrial primates and fossil hominins."
Journal of Human Evolution 47(4): 237-252.

West, J. R., N. Juncosa, M. T. Galloway, G. P. Boivin and D. L.
Butler (2004). "Characterization of in vivo Achilles tendon forces in
rabbits during treadmill locomotion at varying speeds and
inclinations." Journal of Biomechanics 37(11): 1647-1653.


Ben Kibler, W. and A. Sciascia (2004). "Kinetic chain contributions
to elbow function and dysfunction in sports." Clinics in Sports
Medicine 23(4): 545-+.

Beuerlein, M. J., J. T. Reid, E. H. Schemitsch and M. D. McKee
(2004). "Effect of distal humeral varus deformity on strain in the
lateral ulnar collateral ligament and ulnohumeral joint stability."
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume 86A(10): 2235-2242.

Donzelli, P. S., L. M. Gallo, R. L. Spilker and S. Palla (2004).
"Biphasic finite element simulation of the TMJ disc from in vivo
kinematic and geometric measurements." Journal of Biomechanics
37(11): 1787-1791.

Frey, M., R. Burgkart, F. Regenfelder and R. Riener (2004).
"Optimised robot-based system for the exploration of elastic joint
properties." Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 42(5):

Loftice, J., G. S. Fleisig, N. Zheng and J. R. Andrews (2004).
"Biomechanics of the elbow in sports." Clinics in Sports Medicine
23(4): 519-+.

Nugent, G. E., A. W. Law, E. G. Wong, M. M. Temple, W. C. Bae, A. C.
Chen, C. E. Kawcak and R. L. Sah (2004). "Site- and exercise-related
variation in structure and function of cartilage from equine distal
metacarpal condyle." Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 12(10): 826-833.

Park, M. C. and C. S. Ahmad (2004). "Dynamic contributions of the
flexor-pronator mass to elbow valgus stability." Journal of Bone and
Joint Surgery-American Volume 86A(10): 2268-2274.

Wind, W. M., J. A. Bergfeld and R. D. Parker (2004). "Evaluation and
treatment of posterior cruciate ligament injuries - Revisited."
American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(7): 1765-+.


Most, E., J. Axe, H. Rubash and G. Li (2004). "Sensitivity of the
knee joint kinematics calculation to selection of flexion axes."
Journal of Biomechanics 37(11): 1743-1748.

O'Neill, M. C. and C. B. Ruff (2004). "Estimating human long bone
cross-sectional geometric properties: a comparison of noninvasive
methods." Journal of Human Evolution 47(4): 221-235.

Viceconti, M., A. Chiarini, D. Testi, F. Taddei, B. Bordini, F.
Traina and A. Toni (2004). "New aspects and approaches in
pre-operative planning of hip reconstruction: a computer simulation."
Langenbecks Archives of Surgery 389(5): 400-404.

Wieloch, P., G. Buchmann, W. Roth and M. Rickert (2004). "A cryo-jaw
designed for in vitro tensile testing of the healing Achilles tendons
in rats." Journal of Biomechanics 37(11): 1719-1722.


Magini, M. and P. K. Biswas (2004). "Numerical symmetric relations in
a coupled network." International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and
Numerical Simulation 5(3): 275-281.


Graziotti, G. H., P. Palencia, G. Delhon and J. L. L. Rivero (2004).
"Neuromuscular partitioning, architectural design, and myosin fiber
types of the M. vastus lateralis of the llama (Lama glama)." Journal
of Morphology 262(2): 667-681.

Matsakas, A., M. G. Nikolaidis, N. Kokalas, V. Mougios and P. Diel
(2004). "Effect of voluntary exercise on the express on of IGF-I and
androgen receptor in three rat skeletal muscles and on serum IGF-I
and testosterone levels." International Journal of Sports Medicine
25(7): 502-508.


Bevan, S. and D. Parker (2004). "Metaplastic facilitation and
ultrastructural changes in synaptic properties are associated with
long-term modulation of the lamprey locomotor network." Journal of
Neuroscience 24(42): 9458-9468.

Bouet, V., R. J. Wubbels, H. A. A. de Jong and A. Gramsbergen (2004).
"Behavioural consequences of hypergravity in developing rats."
Developmental Brain Research 153(1): 69-78.

Nikolaos, G., A. Maria, S. Constantina and O. Guiba-Tziampiri (2004).
"Recovery, innervation profile, and contractile properties of
reinnervating fast muscles following postnatal nerve crush and
administration of L-Dopa." Developmental Brain Research 153(1): 79-87.

Takakusaki, K., K. Saitoh, H. Harada and M. Kashiwayanagi (2004).
"Role of basal ganglia-brainstem pathways in the control of motor
behaviors." Neuroscience Research 50(2): 137-151.


Aglietti, P., F. Giron, R. Buzzi, F. Biddau and F. Sasso (2004).
"Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: Bone-patellar tendon-bone
compared with double semitendinosus and gracilis tendon grafts - A
prospective, randomized clinical trial." Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery-American Volume 86A(10): 2143-2155.

Jagodzinski, M., V. Behfar, C. Hurschler, K. Albrecht, C. Krettet and
U. Bosch (2004). "Femoral press-fit fixation of the hamstring tendons
for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction." American Journal of
Sports Medicine 32(7): 1723-1730.

Jeys, L., S. Korrosis, T. Stewart and N. J. Harris (2004). "Bone
anchors or interference screws? A biomechanical evaluation for
autograft ankle stabilization." American Journal of Sports Medicine
32(7): 1651-1659.

Oh, J. K., J. J. Lee, D. Y. Jung, B. J. Kim and C. W. Oh (2004).
"Hybrid external fixation of distal tibial fractures: new strategy to
place pins and wires without penetrating the anterior compartment."
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 124(8): 542-546.

Reese, K., A. Litsky, C. Kaeding, A. Pedroza and N. Shah (2004).
"Cannulated screw fixation of Jones fractures - A clinical and
biomechanical study." American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(7):

Smith, R. L. (2004). "Biomechanics." Clinical Orthopaedics and
Related Research(427): S67-S68.


Haberl, H., P. A. Cripton, T. E. Orr, T. Beutler, H. Frei, W. R.
Lanksch and L. P. Nolte (2004). "Kinematic response of lumbar
functional spinal units to axial torsion with and without
superimposed compression and flexion/extension." European Spine
Journal 13(6): 560-566.

Kettler, A., F. Marin, G. Sattelmayer, M. Mohr, H. Mannel, L.
Durselen, L. Claes and H. J. Wilke (2004). "Finite helical axes of
motion are a useful tool to describe the three-dimensional in vitro
kinematics of the intact, injured and stabilised spine." European
Spine Journal 13(6): 553-559.

Pedersen, M. T., M. Essendrop, J. H. Skotte, K. Jorgensen and N.
Fallentin (2004). "Training can modify back muscle response to sudden
trunk loading." European Spine Journal 13(6): 548-552.

Pitzen, T. R., S. Zenner, D. Barbier, T. Georg and W. I. Steudel
(2004). "Factors affecting the interface of cervical spine facet
screws placed in the technique by Roy-Camille et al." European Spine
Journal 13(6): 524-529.

Wilcox, R. K., D. J. Allen, R. M. Hall, D. Limb, D. C. Barton and R.
A. Dickson (2004). "A dynamic investigation of the burst fracture
process using a combined experimental and finite element approach."
European Spine Journal 13(6): 481-488.


Matas, A. J., E. D. Cobb, D. J. Paolillo and K. J. Niklas (2004).
"Crack resistance in cherry tomato fruit correlates with cuticular
membrane thickness." Hortscience 39(6): 1354-1358.

Murakami, K. and A. Tajima (2004). "The effect of gravity on the
structural strength and form of aerial plant axes." Journal of
Biological Education 38(4): 187-193.


Baumberger, B., B. Isableu and M. Fluckiger (2004). "The visual
control of stability in children and adults: postural readjustments
in a ground optical flow." Experimental Brain Research 159(1): 33-46.

Shan, G. B., G. Wu and L. Haugh (2004). "A method to determine the
interdependent relationships between biomechanical variables in
artificial neural network models: the case of lower extremity muscle
activity and body sway." Neurocomputing 61: 341-360.


Klute, G. K., J. S. Berge and A. D. Segal (2004). "Heel-region
properties of prosthetic feet and shoes." Journal of Rehabilitation
Research and Development 41(4): 535-545.

van der Linde, H., C. J. Hofstad, A. C. H. Geurts, K. Postema, J. H.
B. Geertzen and J. van Limbeek (2004). "A systematic literature
review of the effect of different prosthetic components on human
functioning with a lower-limb prosthesis." Journal of Rehabilitation
Research and Development 41(4): 555-570.


Altendorfer, R., D. E. Koditschek and P. Holmes (2004). "Stability
analysis of a clock-driven rigid-body SLIP model for RHex."
International Journal of Robotics Research 23(10-11): 1001-1012.

Altendorfer, R., D. E. Koditschek and P. Holmes (2004). "Stability
analysis of legged locomotion models by symmetry-factored return
maps." International Journal of Robotics Research 23(10-11): 979-999.

Caballero, R., M. A. Armada and T. Akinfiev (2004). "Robust cascade
controller for nonlinearly actuated biped robots: Experimental
evaluation." International Journal of Robotics Research 23(10-11):

Grand, C., F. Benamar, F. Plumet and P. Bidaud (2004). "Stability and
traction optimization of a reconfigurable wheel-legged robot."
International Journal of Robotics Research 23(10-11): 1041-1058.

Nichol, J. G., S. P. N. Singh, K. J. Waldron, L. R. Palmer and D. E.
Orin (2004). "System design of a quadrupedal galloping machine."
International Journal of Robotics Research 23(10-11): 1013-1027.

Tawara, T., Y. Okumura, T. Furuta, M. Shimizu, M. Shimomura, K. Endo
and H. Kitano (2004). "Morph: A desktop-class humanoid capable of
acrobatic behavior." International Journal of Robotics Research
23(10-11): 1097-1103.


Ahmad, C. S. and N. S. ElAttrache (2004). "Valgus extension overload
syndrome and stress injury of the olecranon." Clinics in Sports
Medicine 23(4): 665-+.

Ahmad, C. S., M. C. Park and N. S. ElAttrache (2004). "Elbow medial
ulnar collateral ligament insufficiency alters posteromedial
olecranon contact." American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(7):

Alcid, J. G., C. S. Ahmad and T. Q. Lee (2004). "Elbow anatomy and
structural biomechanics." Clinics in Sports Medicine 23(4): 503-+.

Cain, E. L. and J. R. Dugas (2004). "History and examination of the
thrower's elbow." Clinics in Sports Medicine 23(4): 553-+.

Chollet, D., L. Seifert, H. Leblanc, L. Boulesteix and M. Carter
(2004). "Evaluation of arm-leg coordination in flat breaststroke."
International Journal of Sports Medicine 25(7): 486-495.

Hutchinson, M. R. and S. Wynn (2004). "Biomechanics and development
of the elbow in the young throwing athlete." Clinics in Sports
Medicine 23(4): 531-+.

Safran, M. R. (2004). "Ulnar collateral ligament injury in the
overhead athlete: diagnosis and treatment." Clinics in Sports
Medicine 23(4): 643-+.

Wilk, K. E., M. M. Reinold and J. R. Andrews (2004). "Rehabilitation
of the thrower's elbow." Clinics in Sports Medicine 23(4): 765-+.


Butler, D. L., J. T. Shearn, N. Juncosa, M. R. Dressler and S. A.
Hunter (2004). "Functional tissue engineering parameters toward
designing repair and replacement strategies." Clinical Orthopaedics
and Related Research(427): S190-S199.

Engler, A. J., L. Richert, J. Y. Wong, C. Picart and D. E. Discher
(2004). "Surface probe measurements of the elasticity of sectioned
tissue, thin gels and polyelectrolyte multilayer films: Correlations
between substrate stiffness and cell adhesion." Surface Science
570(1-2): 142-154.

Grabow, N., K. Schmohl, A. Khosravi, M. Philipp, M. Scharfschwerdt,
B. Graf, C. Stamm, A. Haubold, K. P. Schmitz and G. Steinhoff (2004).
"Mechanical and structural properties of a novel hybrid heart valve
scaffold for tissue engineering." Artificial Organs 28(11): 971-979.

Huang, S. P., B. Y. Huang, K. C. Zhou and Z. Y. Li (2004). "Effects
of coatings on the mechanical properties of carbon fiber reinforced
HAP composites." Materials Letters 58(27-28): 3582-3585.


Horgan, T. J. and M. D. Gilchrist (2004). "Influence of FE model
variability in predicting brain motion and intracranial pressure
changes in head impact simulations." International Journal of
Crashworthiness 9(4): 401-418.

Juntikka, R., S. Kleiven and S. Hallstrom (2004). "Optimization of
single skin surfaces for head injury prevention - a comparison of
optima calculated for global versus local injury thresholds."
International Journal of Crashworthiness 9(4): 365-379.


Deitrich, R. A. (2004). "Acetaldehyde: Deja vu du jour." Journal of
Studies on Alcohol 65(5): 557-572.


Ruxton, G. D., M. Speed and T. N. Sherratt (2004). "Evasive mimicry:
when (if ever) could mimicry based on difficulty of capture evolve?"
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological
Sciences 271(1553): 2135-2142.

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