View Full Version : Literature Update (Apr 21, 2005)

04-21-2005, 03:10 AM
Apologies for missing last week's update. I was at the Neural Control
of Movement conference. Here is the past 2 week's literature search
for biomech* or locomot* including this week's picks of the week.

Young-Hui Chang
School of Applied Physiology
Georgia Institute of Technology


de Carmejane, O., M. D. Morris, M. K. Davis, L. Stixrude, M.
Tecklenburg, R. M. Rajachar and D. H. Kohn (2005). "Bone chemical
structure response to mechanical stress studied by high pressure
Raman spectroscopy." Calcified Tissue International 76(3): 207-213.

Kanai, S., N. Taniguchi and H. Higashino (2005). "Effect of
Kami-kihi-to (Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang) for experimental osteopenia."
American Journal of Chinese Medicine 33(1): 41-48.


Brage, S., N. Brage, P. W. Franks, U. Ekelund and N. J. Wareham
(2005). "Reliability and validity of the combined heart rate and
movement sensor Actiheart." European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
59(4): 561-570.

van Laake, L. W., T. Vainas, R. Dammers, P. Kitslaar, A. P. G. Hoeks
and G. W. H. Schurink (2005). "Systemic dilation diathesis in
patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms: A role for matrix
metalloproteinase-9?" European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular
Surgery 29(4): 371-377.


Fanning, A., Y. Volkov, M. Freeley, D. Kelleher and A. D. Long
(2005). "CD44 cross-linking induces protein kinase C-regulated
migration of human T lymphocytes." International Immunology 17(4):

Ganguli, A., L. Persson, I. R. Palmer, I. Evans, L. Yang, R.
Smallwood, R. Black and E. E. Qwarnstrom (2005). "Distinct NF-kappa B
regulation by shear stress through ras-dependent I kappa B alpha
oscillations - Real-time analysis of flow-mediated activation in live
cells." Circulation Research 96(6): 626-634.

Rodriguez, M. A., L. L. LeClaire and T. M. Roberts (2005). "Preparing
to move: Assembly of the MSP amoeboid motility apparatus during
spermiogenesis in Ascaris." Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 60(4):

Sharma, A., K. I. Anderson and D. J. Muller (2005). "Actin
microridges characterized by laser scanning confocal and atomic force
microscopy." Febs Letters 579(9): 2001-2008.

Timpson, P. and R. J. Daly (2005). "Distinction at the leading edge
of the cell." Bioessays 27(4): 349-352.

Wolgemuth, C. W., L. Miao, O. Vanderlinde, T. Roberts and G. Oster
(2005). "MSP dynamics drives nematode sperm locomotion." Biophysical
Journal 88(4): 2462-2471.


Bullimore, S.R. and J.F. Burn (2005). "Scaling of elastic energy storage
in mammalian limb tendons: do small mammals really lose out?" Biology
Letters 1(1): 57-59.

Franz, T. M., B. Demes and K. J. Carlson (2005). "Gait mechanics of
lemurid primates on terrestrial and arboreal substrates." Journal of
Human Evolution 48(2): 199-217.

Hoff, M. H. (2004). "Discrimination among spawning aggregations of
lake herring from Lake Superior using whole-body morphometric
characters." Journal of Great Lakes Research 30: 385-394.

Lika, K. and N. Papandroulakis (2005). "Modeling feeding processes: a
test of a new model for sea bream (Sparus aurata) larvae." Canadian
Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62(2): 425-435.

Macho, G. A., D. Shimizu, Y. Jiang and L. R. Spears (2005).
"Australopithecus anamensis: A finite element approach to studying
the functional adaptations of extinct hominins." Anatomical Record
Part a-Discoveries in Molecular Cellular and Evolutionary Biology
283A(2): 310-318.

Metzger, K. A., W. J. T. Daniel and C. F. Ross (2005). "Comparison of
beam theory and finite-element analysis with in vivo bone strain data
from the alligator cranium." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in
Molecular Cellular and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 331-348.

Miller, K. and G. E. Birchard (2005). "Influence of body size on
shell mass in the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata." Journal of
Herpetology 39(1): 158-161.

Park, B. K. and S. S. Park (2005). "Effects of environmental
conditions and prey size on locomotion behaviors of planktivorous
fish." Journal of Environmental Biology 26(2): 243-250.

Rayfield, E. J. (2005). "Using finite-element analysis to investigate
suture morphology: A case study using large carnivorous dinosaurs."
Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in Molecular Cellular and
Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 349-365.

Ross, C. F. (2005). "Finite element analysis in vertebrate
biomechanics." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in Molecular
Cellular and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 253-258.

Thomason, J. J., H. L. McClinchey, B. Faramarzi and J. C. Jofriet
(2005). "Mechanical behavior and quantitative morphology of the
equine laminar junction." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in
Molecular Cellular and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 366-379.

Will, K. W., J. K. Liebherr, D. R. Maddison and K. W. W. Galian
(2005). "Absence asymmetry: The evolution of monorchid beetles
(Insecta : Coleoptera : Carabidae)." Journal of Morphology 264(1):

Yekutieli, Y., R. Sagiv-Zohar, R. Aharonov, Y. Engel, B. Hochner and
T. Flash "A Dynamic Model of the Octopus Arm. I. Biomechanics of the
Octopus Reaching Movement." Journal of Neurophysiology.

Yekutieli, Y., R. Sagiv-Zohar, B. Hochner and T. Flash "A Dynamic
Model of the Octopus Arm. II. Control of Reaching Movements." Journal
of Neurophysiology.


Detamore, M. S., J. G. Orfanos, A. J. Almarza, M. M. French, M. E.
Wong and K. A. Athanasiou (2005). "Quantitative analysis and
comparative regional investigation of the extracellular matrix of the
porcine temporomandibular joint disc." Matrix Biology 24(1): 45-57.

Marinescu, R., D. J. Daegling and A. J. Rapoff (2005).
"Finite-element modeling of the anthropoid mandible: The effects of
altered boundary conditions." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in
Molecular Cellular and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 300-309.


Daniels, C., G. D. Huang, M. Feuerstein and M. Lopez (2005).
"Self-report measure of low back-related biomechanical exposures:
Clinical validation." Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation 15(2):

Franzoi, A. C. and A. Q. C. Araujo (2005). "Disability profile of
patients with HTLV-I-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic
paraparesis using the Functional Independence Measure (FIM (TM))."
Spinal Cord 43(4): 236-240.

Gibson, L. and J. Strong (2005). "Safety issues in functional
capacity evaluation: Findings from a trial of a new approach for
evaluating clients with chronic back pain." Journal of Occupational
Rehabilitation 15(2): 237-251.

Kersting, U. G., L. Janshen, H. Bohm, G. M. Morey-Klapsing and G. P.
Bruggemann (2005). "Modulation of mechanical and muscular load by
footwear during catering." Ergonomics 48(4): 380-398.


Abel, M. F., D. L. Damiano, M. Gilgannon, D. Carmines, H. G. Kang, B.
C. Bennett and E. R. Laws (2005). "Biomechanical changes in gait
following selective dorsal rhizotomy." Journal of Neurosurgery
102(2): 157-162.

Baezner, H. and M. Hennerici (2005). "From trepidant abasia to motor
network failure - gait disorders as a consequence of subcortical
vascular encephalopathy (SVE) - Review of historical and contemporary
concepts." Journal of the Neurological Sciences 229-30: 81-88.

Carey, T. S. and R. H. Crompton (2005). "The metabolic costs of
'bent-hip, bent-knee' walking in humans." Journal of Human Evolution
48(1): 25-44.

Curran, S. A. and H. J. Dananberg (2005). "Future of gait analysis -
A podiatric medical perspective." Journal of the American Podiatric
Medical Association 95(2): 130-142.

Gibson, I. (2005). "Measuring slipperiness: Human locomotion and
surface factors." Ergonomics 48(4): 427-428.

Hicheur, H., S. Vieilledent, M. J. E. Richardson, T. Flash and A.
Berthoz (2005). "Velocity and curvature in human locomotion along
complex curved paths: a comparison with hand movements." Experimental
Brain Research 162(2): 145-154.

Hidler, J. M. (2005). "Guest editorial - What is next for
locomotor-based studies?" Journal of Rehabilitation Research and
Development 42(1): XI-XIV.

Kariger, P. K., R. J. Stoltzfus, D. Olney, S. Sazawal, R. Black, J.
M. Tielsch, E. A. Frongillo, S. S. Khalfan and E. Pollitt (2005).
"Iron deficiency and physical growth predict attainment of walking
but not crawling in poorly nourished Zanzibari infants." Journal of
Nutrition 135(4): 814-819.

Miller, J. D., D. E. Pegelow, A. J. Jacques and J. A. Dempsey (2005).
"Skeletal muscle pump versus respiratory muscle pump: modulation of
venous return from the locomotor limb in humans." Journal of
Physiology-London 563(3): 925-943.

Moritz, C. T. and C. T. Farley (2005). "Human hopping on very soft
elastic surfaces: implications for muscle pre-stretch and elastic
energy storage in locomotion." Journal of Experimental Biology
208(5): 939-949.

Neptune, R. R. and K. Sasaki (2005). "Ankle plantar flexor force
production is an important determinant of the preferred walk-to-run
transition speed." Journal of Experimental Biology 208(5): 799-808.

Royer, T. D. and P. E. Martin (2005). "Manipulations of leg mass and
moment of inertia: Effects on energy cost of walking." Medicine and
Science in Sports and Exercise 37(4): 649-656.

Yakovenko, S., D. McCrea, K. Stecina and A. Prochazka "Control of
Locomotor Cycle Durations." Journal of Neurophysiology.


Cerveri, P., N. Lopomo, A. Pedotti and G. Ferrigno (2005).
"Derivation of Centers and axes of rotation for wrist and fingers in
a hand kinematic model: Methods and reliability results." Annals of
Biomedical Engineering 33(3): 402-412.


Bey, M. J., S. A. Hunter, N. Kilambi, D. L. Butler and T. N.
Lindenfeld (2005). "Structural and mechanical properties of the
glenohumeral joint posterior capsule." Journal of Shoulder and Elbow
Surgery 14(2): 201-206.

Arnold, M. R., D. T. T. Lie, N. Verdonschot, R. de Graaf, A. A. Amis
and A. van Kampen (2005). "The remains of anterior cruciate ligament
graft tension after cyclic knee motion." American Journal of Sports
Medicine 33(4): 536-542.

Ferretti, A., F. Conteduca, L. Labianca, E. Monaco and A. De Carli
(2005). "Evolgate fixation of doubled flexor graft in anterior
cruciate ligament reconstruction - Biomechanical evaluation with
cyclic loading." American Journal of Sports Medicine 33(4): 574-582.

Grossman, M. G., J. E. Tibone, M. H. McGarry, D. J. Schneider, S.
Veneziani and T. Q. Lee (2005). "A cadaveric model of the throwing
shoulder: A possible etiology of superior labrum
anterior-to-posterior lesions." Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery-American Volume 87A(4): 824-831.

Hewett, T. E., G. D. Myer, K. R. Ford, R. S. Heidt, A. J. Colosimo,
S. G. McLean, A. J. van den Bogert, M. V. Paterno and P. Succop
(2005). "Biomechanical measures of neuromuscular control and valgus
loading of the knee predict anterior cruciate ligament injury risk in
female athletes." American Journal of Sports Medicine 33(4): 492-501.

Lin, H. C., T. W. Lu and H. C. Hsu (2005). "Comparisons of joint
kinetics in the lower extremity between stair ascent and descent."
Journal of Mechanics 21(1): 41-50.

Roos, E. M. (2005). "Joint injury causes knee osteoarthritis in young
adults." Current Opinion in Rheumatology 17(2): 195-200.

Spencer, E. E., A. Valdevit, H. Kambic, J. J. Brems and J. P.
Iannotti (2005). "The effect of humeral component anteversion on
shoulder stability with glenoid component retroversion." Journal of
Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume 87A(4): 808-814.

Sweigart, M. A. and K. A. Athanasiou (2005). "Biomechanical
characteristics of the normal medial and lateral porcine knee
menisci." Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part
H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine 219(H1): 53-62.


Kraus, C., H. G. Bock and H. Mutschler (2005). "Parameter estimation
for biomechanical models based on a special form of natural
coordinates." Multibody System Dynamics 13(1): 101-111.

Nikonovas, A. and A. J. L. Harrison (2005). "A simple way to model
wires used in ring fixators: analysis of the wire stiffness effect on
overall fixator stiffness." Proceedings of the Institution of
Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine
219(H1): 31-42.

Richmond, B. G., B. W. Wright, L. Grosse, P. C. Dechow, C. F. Ross,
M. A. Spencer and D. S. Strait (2005). "Finite element analysis in
functional morphology." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in
Molecular Cellular and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 259-274.


Codd, J. R., D. F. Boggs, S. F. Perry and D. R. Carrier (2005).
"Activity of three muscles associated with the uncinate processes of
the giant Canada goose Branta canadensis maximus." Journal of
Experimental Biology 208(5): 849-857.


Hudson, N. J., N. A. Lavidis, P. T. Choy and C. E. Franklin (2005).
"Effect of prolonged inactivity on skeletal motor nerve terminals
during aestivation in the burrowing frog, Cyclorana alboguttata."
Journal of Comparative Physiology a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and
Behavioral Physiology 191(4): 373-379.

Le Ray, D., D. Combes, C. Dejean and D. Cattaert "In vivo analysis of
proprioceptive coding and its antidromic modulation in the freely
behaving crayfish." Journal of Neurophysiology.

Wu, M., T. G. Hornby, J. Hilb and B. D. Schmit (2005). "Extensor
spasms triggered by imposed knee extension in chronic human spinal
cord injury." Experimental Brain Research 162(2): 239-249.


Armand, M., J. V. S. Lepisto, A. C. Merkle, K. Tallroth, X. F. Liu,
R. H. Taylor and J. Wenz (2004). "Computer-aided orthopedic surgery
with near-real-time biomechanical feedback." Johns Hopkins Apl
Technical Digest 25(3): 242-252.

Armstrong, A. D., C. E. Dunning, L. M. Ferreira, K. J. Faber, J. A.
Johnson and G. J. W. King (2005). "A biomechanical comparison of four
reconstruction techniques for the medial collateral
ligament-deficient elbow." Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
14(2): 207-215.

Pao, J. L. and C. C. Jiang (2005). "Retrograde intramedullary nailing
for nonunions of supracondylar femur fracture of osteoporotic bones."
Journal of the Formosan Medical Association 104(1): 54-59.

Voo, L., M. Armand and M. Kleinberger (2004). "Stress fracture risk
analysis of the human femur based on computational biomechanics."
Johns Hopkins Apl Technical Digest 25(3): 223-230.

Wu, C. C. and Z. L. Lee (2005). "Low success rate of non-intervention
after breakage of interlocking nails." International Orthopaedics
29(2): 105-108.


Duggal, N., R. H. Chamberlain, S. C. Park, V. K. H. Sonntag, C. A.
Dickman and N. R. Crawford (2005). "Unilateral cervical facet
dislocation: Biomechanics of fixation." Spine 30(7): E164-E168.

Lee, K. K. and E. C. Teo (2005). "Material sensitivity study on
lumbar motion segment (L2-L3) under sagittal plane loadings using
probabilistic method." Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques
18(2): 163-170.

Little, J. S. and P. S. Khalsa (2005). "Human lumbar spine creep
during cyclic and static flexion: Creep rate, biomechanics, and facet
joint capsule strain." Annals of Biomedical Engineering 33(3):

Marras, W. S., S. A. Ferguson, D. Burr, K. G. Davis and P. Gupta
(2005). "Functional impairment as a predictor of spine loading."
Spine 30(7): 729-737.

Ng, H. W., E. C. Teo and Q. G. Zhang (2005). "Influence of cervical
disc degeneration after posterior surgical techniques in combined
flexion-extension - A nonlinear analytical study." Journal of
Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 127(1): 186-192.

Richards, J. C., S. Majumdar, D. P. Lindsey, G. S. Beaupre and S. A.
Yerby (2005). "The treatment mechanism of an interspinous process
implant for lumbar neurogenic intermittent claudication." Spine
30(7): 744-749.

Rohlmann, A., T. Zander and G. Bergmann (2005). "Effect of total disc
replacement with ProDisc on intersegmental rotation of the lumbar
spine." Spine 30(7): 738-743.


Najibi, S. and J. R. Albright (2005). "The use of knee braces, Part 1
- Prophylactic knee braces in contact sports." American Journal of
Sports Medicine 33(4): 602-611.


Balaguer, C., A. Gimenez and A. Jardon (2005). "Climbing robots'
mobility for inspection and maintenance of 3D complex environments."
Autonomous Robots 18(2): 157-169.

Castellini, H., E. Yudiarsah, L. Romanelli and H. A. Cerdeira (2005).
"Coupled chaotic oscillators and their relation to a central pattern
generator for artificial quadrupeds." Pramana-Journal of Physics
64(4): 525-534.

Maravall, D. and J. De Lope (2005). "Autonomous coordination of
locomotion and collision avoidance in robotic mechanisms."
Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing 11(2): 85-95.

Michaud, F., D. Letourneau, M. Arsenault, Y. Bergeron, R. Cadrin, F.
Gagnon, M. A. Legault, M. Millette, J. F. Pare, M. C. Tremblay, P.
Lepage, Y. Morin, J. Bisson and S. Caron (2005). "Multi-modal
locomotion robotic platform using leg-track-wheel articulations."
Autonomous Robots 18(2): 137-156.

Reyneri, L. M. and D. Morano (2005). "Fuzzy state automata and
applications to mobile robot control." Intelligent Automation and
Soft Computing 11(2): 111-121.

Russell, S., K. P. Granata and P. Sheth (2005). "Virtual slope
control of a forward dynamic bipedal walker." Journal of
Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 127(1): 114-122.


Adams, G. R., C. D. Zhan, F. Haddad and N. D. Vaziri (2005).
"Voluntary exercise during chronic renal failure in rats." Medicine
and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(4): 557-562.

Gerlach, K. E., S. C. White, H. W. Burton, J. M. Dorn, J. J. Leddy
and P. J. Horvath (2005). "Kinetic changes with fatigue and
relationship to injury in female runners." Medicine and Science in
Sports and Exercise 37(4): 657-663.

Rogers, C. W., E. C. Firth and B. Anderson (2005). "Musculoskeletal
responses of 2-year-old Thoroughbred horses to early training. 5.
Kinematic effects." New Zealand Veterinary Journal 53(2): 95-100.

Sairyo, K., S. Katoh, T. Sasa, N. Yasui, V. K. Goel, S. Vadapalli, A.
Masuda, A. Biyani and N. Ebraheim (2005). "Athletes with unilateral
spondylolysis are at risk of stress fracture at the contralateral
pedicle and pars interarticularis - A clinical and biomechanical
study." American Journal of Sports Medicine 33(4): 583-590.

Terblanche, E., C. Page, J. Kroff and R. E. Venter (2005). "The
effect of backward locomotion training on the body composition and
cardiorespiratory fitness of young women." International Journal of
Sports Medicine 26(3): 214-219.

Weerapong, P., P. A. Hume and G. S. Koht (2005). "The mechanisms of
massage and effects on performance, muscle recovery and injury
prevention." Sports Medicine 35(3): 235-256.

Werner, S. L., J. A. Guido, R. P. McNeice, J. L. Richardson, N. A.
Delude and G. W. Stewart (2005). "Biomechanics of youth windmill
softball pitching." American Journal of Sports Medicine 33(4):


Muraoka, T., T. Muramatsu, T. Fukunaga and H. Kanehisa (2004).
"Geometric and elastic properties of in vivo human Achilles tendon in
young adults." Cells Tissues Organs 178(4): 197-203.


Muehlberger, T., J. M. Moresi, H. Schwarze, G. Hristopoulos, F.
Laenger and L. Wong (2005). "The effect of topical tretinoin on
tissue strength and skin components in a murine incisional wound
model." Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 52(4): 583-588.

Sevimay, M., A. Usumez and G. Eskitascioglu (2005). "The influence of
various occlusal materials on stresses transferred to
implant-supported prostheses and supporting bone: A three-dimensional
finite-element study." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part
B-Applied Biomaterials 73B(1): 140-147.

Zhang, Y., J. K. Song and B. R. Lawn (2005). "Deep-penetrating
conical cracks in brittle layers from hydraulic cyclic contact."
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials
73B(1): 186-193.


Fierheller, E. E. and D. G. Wilson (2005). "An in vitro biomechanical
comparison of the breaking strength and stiffness of polydioxanone
(sizes 2, 7) and polyglactin 910 (sizes 3, 6) in the equine linea
alba." Veterinary Surgery 34(1): 18-23.

Koehler, C. L., S. M. Stover, R. A. LeCouteur, K. S. Schulz and D. A.
Hawkins (2005). "Effect of a ventral slot procedure and of smooth or
positive-profile threaded pins with polymethylmethacrylate fixation
on intervertebral biomechanics at treated and adjacent canine
cervical vertebral motion units." American Journal of Veterinary
Research 66(4): 678-687.

Taylor, D. D., D. M. Hood, G. D. Potter, H. A. Hogan and C. M. Honnas
(2005). "Evaluation of displacement of the digital cushion in
response to vertical loading in equine forelimbs." American Journal
of Veterinary Research 66(4): 623-629.


Dumont, E. R., J. Piccirillo and L. R. Grosse (2005). "Finite-element
analysis of biting behavior and bone stress in the facial skeletons
of bats." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in Molecular Cellular
and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 319-330.

Evinger, S., B. Suhai, B. Bernath, B. Gerics, D. Pap and G. Horvath
(2005). "How does the relative wall thickness of human femora follow
the biomechanical optima? An experimental study on mummies." Journal
of Experimental Biology 208(5): 899-905.