View Full Version : Literature Update (Jan 6, 2005)

01-06-2005, 01:13 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 sensorimotor integration during movement to
joint biomechanics:
Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 82(8-9)
American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(8)


Kozak, A., J. Holejsovsky, P. Belobradek, L. Ostadalova and P.
Chloupek (2004). "Emergency slaughter of pigs due to immobility."
Veterinarni Medicina 49(10): 359-364.


Ammann, P., V. Shen, B. Robin, Y. Mauras, J. P. Bonjour and R.
Rizzoli (2004). "Strontium ranelate improves bone resistance by
increasing bone mass and improving architecture in intact female
rats." Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 19(12): 2012-2020.

Han, Y. F., S. C. Cowin, M. B. Schaffler and S. Weinbaum (2004).
"Mechanotransduction and strain amplification in osteocyte cell
processes." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the
United States of America 101(47): 16689-16694.

Riggs, B. L., L. J. Melton, R. A. Robb, J. J. Camp, E. J. Atkinson,
J. M. Peterson, P. A. Rouleau, C. H. McCollough, M. L. Bouxsein and
S. Khosla (2004). "Population-based study of age and sex differences
in bone volumetric density, size, geometry, and structure at
different skeletal sites." Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
19(12): 1945-1954.


Frey, N., T. Barrientos, J. M. Shelton, D. Frank, H. Rutten, D.
Gehring, C. Kuhn, M. Lutz, B. Rothermel, R. Bassel-Duby, J. A.
Richardson, H. A. Katus, J. A. Hill and E. N. Olson (2004). "Mice
lacking calsarcin-1 are sensitized to calcineurin signaling and show
accelerated cardiomyopathy in response to pathological biomechanical
stress." Nature Medicine 10(12): 1336-1343.

Nishida, K., O. Yamaguchi, S. Hirotani, S. Hikoso, Y. Higuchi, T.
Watanabe, T. Takeda, S. Osuka, T. Morita, G. Kondoh, Y. Uno, K.
Kashiwase, M. Taniike, A. Nakai, Y. Matsumura, J. Miyazaki, T. Sudo,
K. Hongo, Y. Kusakari, S. Kurihara, K. R. Chien, J. Takeda, M. Hori
and K. Otsu (2004). "p38 alpha mitogen-activated protein kinase plays
a critical role in cardiomyocyte survival but not in cardiac
hypertrophic growth in response to pressure overload." Molecular and
Cellular Biology 24(24): 10611-10620.


Schubert, A. and H. Morawietz (2004). Application of biomechanical
forces on endothelial cells. Methods in Endothelial Cell Biology:


Barrozo, R. B. and C. R. Lazzari (2004). "Orientation behaviour of
the blood-sucking bug Triatoma infestans to short-chain fatty acids:
Synergistic effect of L-lactic acid and carbon dioxide." Chemical
Senses 29(9): 833-841.

Hopkins, W. A., C. T. Winne and S. E. DuRant (2005). "Differential
swimming performance of two natricine snakes exposed to a
cholinesterase-inhibiting pesticide." Environmental Pollution 133(3):

Hsieh, S. T. and G. V. Lauder (2004). "Running on water:
Three-dimensional force generation by basilisk lizards." Proceedings
of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
101(48): 16784-16788.

Ip, Y. K., S. F. Chew and D. J. Randall (2004). "Five tropical
air-breathing fishes, six different strategies to defend against
ammonia toxicity on land." Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
77(5): 768-782.

Schuder, I., G. Port and J. Bennison (2004). "The behavioural
response of slugs and snails to novel molluscicides, irritants and
repellents." Pest Management Science 60(12): 1171-1177.

Seibel, B. A., S. K. Goffredi, E. V. Thuesen, J. J. Childress and B.
H. Robison (2004). "Ammonium content and buoyancy in midwater
cephalopods." Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
313(2): 375-387.

Styrishave, B., K. Rewitz and O. Andersen (2004). "Frequency of
moulting by shore crabs Carcinus maenas (L.) changes their colour and
their success in mating and physiological performance." Journal of
Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 313(2): 317-336.

White, J. L. and D. L. Gebo (2004). "Unique proximal tibial
morphology in strepsirrhine primates." American Journal of
Primatology 64(3): 293-308.


Feledy, J., E. J. Caterson, S. Steger, S. Stal and L. Hollier (2004).
"Treatment of mandibular angle fractures with a matrix miniplate: A
preliminary report." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 114(7):


Burridge, J. H., D. E. Wood, H. J. Hermens, G. E. Voerman, G. R.
Johnson, F. Van Wijck, T. Platz, M. Gregoric, R. Hitchcock and A. D.
Pandyan (2005). "Theoretical and methodological considerations in the
measurement of spasticity." Disability and Rehabilitation 27(1-2):

Krause, N., R. Rugulies, D. R. Ragland and S. L. Syme (2004).
"Physical workload, ergonomic problems, and incidence of low back
injury: A 7.5-year prospective study of San Francisco transit
operators." American Journal of Industrial Medicine 46(6): 570-585.

Wood, D. E., J. H. Burridge, F. M. Van Wijck, C. McFadden, R. A.
Hitchcock, A. D. Pandyan, A. Haugh, J. J. Salazar-Torres and I. D.
Swain (2005). "Biomechanical approaches applied to the lower and
upper limb for the measurement of spasticity: A systematic review of
the literature." Disability and Rehabilitation 27(1-2): 19-32.


Chou, L. S., K. R. Kaufman, A. E. Walker-Rabatin, R. H. Brey and J.
R. Basford (2004). "Dynamic instability during obstacle crossing
following traumatic brain injury." Gait & Posture 20(3): 245-254.

DeForge, D., J. Nymark, E. Lemaire, S. Gardner, M. Hunt, L. Martel,
D. Curran and H. Barbeau (2004). "Effect of 4-aminopyridine on gait
in ambulatory spinal cord injuries: a double-blind,
placebo-controlled, crossover trial." Spinal Cord 42(12): 674-685.

Donelan, J. M. and K. G. Pearson (2004). "Contribution of sensory
feedback to ongoing ankle extensor activity during the stance phase
of walking." Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 82(8-9):

Duysens, J., C. M. Bastiaanse, B. C. M. Smits-Engelsman and V. Dietz
(2004). "Gait acts as a gate for reflexes from the foot." Canadian
Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 82(8-9): 715-722.

Grey, M. J., N. Mazzaro, J. B. Nielsen and T. Sinkjaer (2004). "Ankle
extensor proprioceptors contribute to the enhancement of the soleus
EMG during the stance phase of human walking." Canadian Journal of
Physiology and Pharmacology 82(8-9): 610-616.

Kavanagh, J. J., R. S. Barrett and S. Morrison (2004). "Upper body
accelerations during walking in healthy young and elderly men." Gait
& Posture 20(3): 291-298.

Metoyer, R. A. and J. K. Hodgins (2004). "Reactive pedestrian path
following from examples." Visual Computer 20(10): 635-649.

Patla, A. E., S. S. Tomescu and M. G. A. Ishac (2004). "What visual
information is used for navigation around obstacles in a cluttered
environment?" Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
82(8-9): 682-692.

Prentice, S. D., E. N. Hasler, J. J. Groves and J. S. Frank (2004).
"Locomotor adaptations for changes in the slope of the walking
surface." Gait & Posture 20(3): 255-265.

Rossignol, S., E. Brustein, L. Bouyer, D. Barthelemy, C. Langlet and
H. Leblond (2004). "Adaptive changes of locomotion after central and
peripheral lesions." Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
82(8-9): 617-627.

Saunders, S. W., D. Rath and P. W. Hodges (2004). "Postural and
respiratory activation of the trunk muscles changes with mode and
speed of locomotion." Gait & Posture 20(3): 280-290.

Verheul, M. H. G. and R. H. Geuze (2004). "Inter-limb coupling in
bimanual rhythmic coordination in Parkinson's disease." Human
Movement Science 23(3-4): 503-525.

Yang, J. F., T. Lam, M. Y. C. Pang, E. Lamont, K. Musselman and E.
Seinen (2004). "Infant stepping: a window to the behaviour of the
human pattern generator for walking." Canadian Journal of Physiology
and Pharmacology 82(8-9): 662-674.


Waris, E., N. Ashammakhi, O. Kaarela, T. Raatikainen and J. Vasenius
(2004). "Use of bioabsorbable osteofixation devices in the hand."
Journal of Hand Surgery-British and European Volume 29B(6): 590-598.

Watanabe, H., R. A. Berger, K. N. An, L. J. Berglund and M. E. Zobitz
(2004). "Stability of the distal radioulnar joint contributed by the
joint capsule." Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume 29A(6):


Costic, R. S., J. E. Labriola, M. W. Rodosky and R. E. Debski (2004).
"Biomechanical rationale for development of anatomical
reconstructions of coracoclavicular ligaments after complete
acromioclavicular joint dislocations." American Journal of Sports
Medicine 32(8): 1929-1936.

Covey, D. C., A. A. Sapega and R. C. Marshall (2004). "The effects of
varied joint motion and loading conditions on posterior cruciate
ligament fiber length behavior." American Journal of Sports Medicine
32(8): 1866-1872.

DeFrate, L. E., T. J. Gill and G. Li (2004). "In vivo function of the
posterior cruciate ligament during weightbearing knee flexion."
American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(8): 1923-1928.

Nicholas, S. J., M. J. D'Amato, M. J. Mullaney, T. F. Tyler, K.
Kolstad and M. R. McHugh (2004). "A prospectively randomized
double-blind study on the effect of initial graft tension on knee
stability after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction." American
Journal of Sports Medicine 32(8): 1881-1886.

Yamamoto, Y., W. H. Hsu, S. L. Y. Woo, A. H. Van Scyoc, Y. Takakura
and R. E. Debski (2004). "Knee stability and graft function after
anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - A comparison of a lateral
and an anatomical femoral tunnel placement." American Journal of
Sports Medicine 32(8): 1825-1832.


Viinikainen, A., H. Goransson, K. Huovinen, M. Kellomaki and P.
Rokkanen (2004). "A comparative analysis of the biomechanical
behaviour of five flexor tendon core sutures." Journal of Hand
Surgery-British and European Volume 29B(6): 536-543.

Voerman, G. E., M. Gregoric and H. J. Hermens (2005).
"Neurophysiological methods for the assessment of spasticity: The
Hoffmann reflex, the tendon reflex, and the stretch reflex."
Disability and Rehabilitation 27(1-2): 33-68.


Papademetris, X., O. Skrinjar and J. S. Duncan (2004). Recovering
displacements and deformations from 3D medical images using
biomechanical models. Computational Models for the Human Body. 12:


Swailes, N. T., P. J. Knight and M. Peckham (2004). "Actin filament
organization in aligned prefusion myoblasts." Journal of Anatomy
205(5): 381-391.

Weist, R., E. Eils and D. Rosenbaum (2004). "The influence of muscle
fatigue on electromyogram and plantar pressure patterns as an
explanation for the incidence of metatarsal stress fractures."
American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(8): 1893-1898.


Aldridge, J. W., K. C. Berridge and A. R. Rosen (2004). "Basal
ganglia neural mechanisms of natural movement sequences." Canadian
Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 82(8-9): 732-739.

Brooke, J. D. (2004). "Somatosensory paths proceeding to spinal cord
and brain - centripetal and centrifugal control for human movement."
Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 82(8-9): 723-731.

Camachon, C., M. Buekers and G. Montagne (2004). "Is the learning of
goal-directed displacement effector-independent?" Human Movement
Science 23(3-4): 239-255.

Dickerman, R. D., K. O. Colle and M. A. Mittler (2004).
"Intramedullary inflammatory mass dorsal to the Klippel-Feil
deformity: error in development or response to an abnormal motion
segment?" Spinal Cord 42(12): 720-722.

Edwards, N., L. Kriegsfeld and D. Crews (2004). "Neural substrates
for sexual and thermoregulatory behavior in the male leopard gecko,
Eublepharis macularius." Brain Research 1029(1): 77-83.

Field, E. F., I. Q. Whishaw, M. L. Forgie and S. M. Pellis (2004).
"Neonatal and pubertal, but not adult, ovarian steroids are necessary
for the development of female-typical patterns of dodging to protect
a food item." Behavioral Neuroscience 118(6): 1293-1304.

Grau, J. W., S. N. Washburn, M. A. Hook, A. R. Ferguson, E. D. Crown,
G. Garcia, K. A. Bolding and R. C. Miranda (2004). "Uncontrollable
stimulation undermines recovery after spinal cord injury." Journal of
Neurotrauma 21(12): 1795-1817.

Huys, R., A. Daffertshofer and P. J. Beek (2004). "Multiple time
scales and subsystem embedding in the learning of juggling." Human
Movement Science 23(3-4): 315-336.

Jovanovic, K. and R. E. Burke (2004). "Anatomical organization of
motoneurons and interneurons in the mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus)
brachial spinal cord: the neural substrate for central pattern
generation." Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 82(8-9):

Lavrov, I. and J. G. Cheng (2004). "Activation of NMDA receptors is
required for the initiation and maintenance of walking-like activity
in the mudpuppy (Necturus Maculatus)." Canadian Journal of Physiology
and Pharmacology 82(8-9): 637-644.

Marigold, D. S., J. J. Eng and J. T. Inglis (2004). "Modulation of
ankle muscle postural reflexes in stroke: influence of weight-bearing
load." Clinical Neurophysiology 115(12): 2789-2797.

Metz, G. A. and M. E. Schwab (2004). "Behavioral characterization in
a comprehensive mouse test battery reveals motor and sensory
impairments in growth-associated protein-43 null mutant mice."
Neuroscience 129(3): 563-574.

Mushahwar, V. K., Y. Aoyagi, R. B. Stein and A. Prochazka (2004).
"Movements generated by intraspinal microstimulation in the
intermediate gray matter of the anesthetized, decerebrate, and spinal
cat." Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 82(8-9):

Neilson, P. D. and M. D. Neilson (2004). "A new view on visuomotor
channels: The case of the disappearing dynamics." Human Movement
Science 23(3-4): 257-283.

Olson, E. E. and R. J. McKeon (2004). "Characterization of cellular
and neurological damage following unilateral hypoxia/ischemia."
Journal of the Neurological Sciences 227(1): 7-19.

Pflieger, J. F. and R. Dubuc (2004). "Vestibulo-reticular projections
in adult lamprey: their role in locomotion." Neuroscience 129(3):

Sakamoto, M., T. Nakajima, T. Wasaka, T. Kida, H. Nakata, T. Endoh,
Y. Nishihira and T. Komiyama (2004). "Load- and cadence-dependent
modulation of somatosensory evoked potentials and Soleus H-reflexes
during active leg pedaling in humans." Brain Research 1029(2):

Stein, R. B., Y. Aoyagi, D. J. Weber, S. Shoham and R. A. Normann
(2004). "Encoding mechanisms for sensory neurons studied with a
multielectrode array in the cat dorsal root ganglion." Canadian
Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 82(8-9): 757-768.

Taylor, A., R. Durbaba and P. H. Ellaway (2004). "Direct and indirect
assessment of gamma-motor firing patterns." Canadian Journal of
Physiology and Pharmacology 82(8-9): 793-802.

Zehr, E. P., T. J. Carroll, R. Chua, D. F. Collins, A. Frigon, C.
Haridas, S. R. Hundza and A. K. Thompson (2004). "Possible
contributions of CPG activity to the control of rhythmic human arm
movement." Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 82(8-9):


Crowninshield, R. D., W. J. Maloney, D. H. Wentz, S. M. Humphrey and
C. R. Blanchard (2004). "Biomechanics of large femoral heads - What
they do and don't do." Clinical Orthopaedics and Related
Research(429): 102-107.

King, G. J. W. (2004). "Management of comminuted radial head
fractures with replacement arthroplasty." Hand Clinics 20(4): 429-+.

Viceconti, M., S. Ricci, A. Pancanti and A. Cappello (2004).
"Numerical model to predict the longterm mechanical stability of
cementless orthopaedic implants." Medical & Biological Engineering &
Computing 42(6): 747-753.


Anderson, P. A. and J. P. Rouleau (2004). "Intervertebral disc
arthroplasty." Spine 29(23): 2779-2786.

El-Rich, M., A. Shirazi-Adl and N. Arjmand (2004). "Muscle activity,
internal loads, and stability of the human spine in standing
postures: Combined model and in vivo studies." Spine 29(23):

Lotz, J. C. (2004). "Animal models of intervertebral disc
degeneration - Lessons learned." Spine 29(23): 2742-2750.

Mikles, M. R., R. P. Stchur and G. P. Graziano (2004). "Posterior
instrumentation for thoracolumbar fractures." Journal of the American
Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 12(6): 424-435.

Natarajan, R. N., J. R. Williams and G. B. J. Andersson (2004).
"Recent advances in analytical modeling of lumbar disc degeneration."
Spine 29(23): 2733-2741.

Roughley, P. J. (2004). "Biology of intervertebral disc aging and
degeneration - Involvement of the extracellular matrix." Spine
29(23): 2691-2699.

Sbriccoli, P., K. Yousuf, I. Kupershtein, M. Solomonow, B. H. Zhou,
M. P. Zhu and Y. Lu (2004). "Static load repetition is a risk factor
in the development of lumbar cumulative musculoskeletal disorder."
Spine 29(23): 2643-2653.

Shikinami, Y., Y. Kotani, B. W. Cunningham, K. Abumi and K. Kaneda
(2004). "A biomimetic artificial disc with improved mechanical
properties compared to biological intervertebral discs." Advanced
Functional Materials 14(11): 1039-1046.

Stokes, I. A. F. and J. C. Iatridis (2004). "Mechanical conditions
that accelerate intervertebral disc degeneration: Overload versus
immobilization." Spine 29(23): 2724-2732.

Sun, L. W., R. Y. W. Lee, W. Lu and K. D. K. Luk (2004). "Modelling
and simulation of the intervertebral movements of the lumbar spine
using an inverse kinematic algorithm." Medical & Biological
Engineering & Computing 42(6): 740-746.


Ancelin, P., B. Courbaud and T. Y. Fourcaud (2004). "Development of
an individual tree-based mechanical model to predict wind damage
within forest stands." Forest Ecology and Management 203(1-3):


Choi, H. S. and C. Baek (2004). "Dynamics modeling and analysis of a
biped walking robot actuated by a closed-chain mechanism." Journal of
Robotic Systems 21(12): 635-649.

Iannitti, S. and K. M. Lynch (2004). "Minimum control-switch motions
for the snakeboard: A case study in kinematically controllable
underactuated systems." Ieee Transactions on Robotics and Automation
20(6): 994-1006.


Bohnsack, M., A. Wilharm, C. Hurschler, O. Ruhmann, C.
Stukenborg-Colsman and C. J. Wirth (2004). "Biomechanical and
kinematic influences of a total infrapatellar fat pad resection on
the knee." American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(8): 1873-1880.


Fang, Z., B. Starly and W. Sun (2005). "Computer-aided
characterization for effective mechanical properties of porous tissue
scaffolds." Computer-Aided Design 37(1): 65-72.

Silver, W. P., R. A. Creighton, I. K. Triantafillopoulos, A. C.
Devkota, P. S. Weinhold and S. G. Karas (2004). "Thermal
microdebridement does not affect the time zero biomechanical
properties of human patellar tendons." American Journal of Sports
Medicine 32(8): 1946-1952.

Stamm, C., A. Khosravi, N. Grabow, K. Schmohl, N. Treckmann, A.
Drechsel, M. Nan, K. P. Schmitz, A. Haubold and G. Steinhoff (2004).
"Biomatrix/polymer composite material for heart valve tissue
engineering." Annals of Thoracic Surgery 78(6): 2084-2092.

Thibeault, S. L. (2004). Hyaluronan biology in vocal fold morphology
and biomechanics. Chemistry and Biology of Hyaluronan: 339-350.

Walles, T., B. Giere, M. Hofmann, J. Schanz, F. Hofmann, H.
Mertsching and P. Macchiarini (2004). "Experimental generation of a
tissue-engineered functional and vascularized trachea." Journal of
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 128(6): 900-906.


Taoka, Y., K. Okajima and M. Uchiba (2004). "Antithrombin reduces
compression-induced spinal cord injury in rats." Journal of
Neurotrauma 21(12): 1818-1830.


Provine, R. R. (2004). "Laughing, tickling, and the evolution of
speech and self." Current Directions in Psychological Science 13(6):

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