View Full Version : LITERATURE UPDATE 01-12-06

Jinger Gottschall
01-13-2006, 02:37 AM
This week's literature search for biomech* or locomot*.

Jinger Gottschall, PhD
Emory University
School of Medicine ---------------

***NOTE*** Articles with no volume, issue or page numbers indicate that
the article has not been published in paper form yet, but may be
available in electronic form through the publisher.


Downey, P. A. and M. I. Siegel (2006). "Bone biology and the clinical
implications for osteoporosis." Physical Therapy 86(1): 77-91.

Fischer, K. J., T. H. H. Vikoren, et al. (2006). "Mechanical evaluation
of bone samples following alendronate therapy in healthy male dogs."
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials
76B(1): 143-148.

Macho, G. A., R. L. Abel, et al. (2005). "Age changes in bone
microstructure: Do they occur uniformly?" International Journal of
Osteoarchaeology 15(6): 421-430.

Pepper, M., V. Akuthota, et al. (2006). "The pathophysiology of stress
fractures." Clinics in Sports Medicine 25(1): 1-+.

Steinhauser, E., P. Diehl, et al. (2006). "Biomechanical investigation
of the effect of high hydrostatic pressure treatment on the mechanical
properties of human bone." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research
Part B-Applied Biomaterials 76B(1): 130-135.

Streubel, R., T. Bartels, et al. (2005). "Computed tomography assisted,
chemical and biomechanical studies on bone density and breaking
strength in laying hens." Archiv Fur Geflugelkunde 69(5): 206-


Jayaraman, G. and A. Sarkar (2005). "Nonlinear analysis of arterial
blood flow - steady streaming effect." Nonlinear Analysis-Theory
Methods & Applications 63(5-7): 880-890.

Li, W. C., X. Z. Ruan, et al. (2006). "Biomechanical properties of
different segments of human umbilical cord vein and its value for
clinical application." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part
B-Applied Biomaterials 76B(1): 93-97.

Szelke, E., S. Varbiro, et al. (2005). "Effects of estrogen and
progestin on hypothalamic blood flow autoregulation." Journal of the
Society for Gynecologic Investigation 12(8): 604-609.


El Haj, A. J., M. A. Wood, et al. (2005). "Controlling cell
biomechanics in orthopaedic tissue engineering and repair." Pathologie
Biologie 53(10): 581-589.

Wang, Z. S. (2005). "Optimally controlled optomechanical work cycle for
a molecular locomotive." Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 17(47):


Lin, Z. H. and X. Ji (2005). "Partial tail loss has no severe effects
on energy stores and locomotor performance in a lacertid lizard,
Takydromus septentrionalis." Journal of Comparative Physiology
B-Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology 175(8): 567-573.

Mattingly, W. B. and B. C. Jayne (2005). "The choice of arboreal escape
paths and its consequences for the locomotor behaviour of four species
of Anolis lizards." Animal Behaviour 70: 1239-1250.

Usami, Y. (2006). "Theoretical study on the body form and swimming
pattern of Anomalocaris based on hydrodynamic simulation." Journal of
Theoretical Biology 238(1): 11-17.


Richmon, J. D., A. B. Sage, et al. (2005). "Tensile biomechanical
properties of human nasal septal cartilage." American Journal of
Rhinology 19(6): 617-622.


De Visser, E., R. P. H. Veth, et al. (2005). "Altered phase-transitions
in tibialis anterior and medial gastrocnemius during walking after
limbsaving surgery." Clinical Neurophysiology 116(12): 2741-2747.

Dennerlein, J. T. and P. W. Johnson (2006). "Different computer tasks
affect the exposure of the upper extremity to biomechanical risk
factors." Ergonomics 49(1): 45-61.

Kong, Y., H. Jang, et al. (2006). "Wrist and tendon dynamics as
contributory risk factors in work-related musculoskeletal disorders."
Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing 16(1): 83-105.

Martin, F. and P. Matthias (2006). "Factors associated with the
subject's ability to quantify their lumbar flexion demands at work."
International Journal of Environmental Health Research 16(1): 69-79.

Wilson, D. J., M. Powell, et al. (2006). "Ambulation training with and
without partial weighthearing after traumatic brain injury - Results of
a randomized, controlled trial." American Journal of Physical Medicine
& Rehabilitation 85(1): 68-74.


Behrman, A. L., A. R. Lawless-Dixon, et al. (2005). "Locomotor training
progression and outcomes after incomplete spinal cord injury." Physical
Therapy 85(12): 1356-1371.

Chapdelaine, S., B. J. McFadyen, et al. (2005). "Instrumented staircase
for kinetic analyses of upper- and lower-limb function during stair
gait." Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 43(5): 552-556.

Chen, G. (2006). "Induced acceleration contributions to locomotion
dynamics are not physically well defined." Gait & Posture 23(1): 37-44.

Chen, H. L. and T. W. Lu (2006). "Comparisons of the joint moments
between leading and trailing limb in young adults when stepping over
obstacles." Gait & Posture 23(1): 69-77.

Orendurff, M. S., A. D. Segal, et al. (2006). "The kinematics and
kinetics of turning: limb asymmetries associated with walking a
circular path." Gait & Posture 23(1): 106-111.

Willems, T. M., D. De Clercq, et al. (2006). "A prospective study of
gait related risk factors for exercise-related lower leg pain." Gait &
Posture 23(1): 91-98.


Grass, R., S. Rammelt, et al. (2005). "Reorientational arthrodesis of
the ankle joint using four screws." Orthopade 34(12): 1209-+.

Walsh, M. B. and J. Herbold (2006). "Outcome after rehabilitation for
total joint replacement at IRF and SNF - A case-controlled comparison."
American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 85(1): 1-5.

Zwipp, H., R. Grass, et al. (2005). "Correction of nonunion or malunion
of the ankle joint following failed arthrodesis." Orthopade 34(12):


Bayat, M., A. Delbari, et al. (2005). "Low-level laser therapy improves
early healing of medial collateral ligament injuries in rats."
Photomedicine and Laser Surgery 23(6): 556-560.

Berglund, J. D., R. M. Nerem, et al. (2005). "Viscoelastic testing
methodologies for tissue engineered blood vessels." Journal of
Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 127(7): 1176-1184.

Beynon, M. J., L. Jones, et al. (2006). "Classification of
osteoarthritic and normal knee function using three-dimensional motion
analysis and the Dempster-Shafer theory of evidence." Ieee Transactions
on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part a-Systems and Humans 36(1): 173-186.

Bomphrey, R., N. Lawson, et al. "Application of digital particle image
velocimetry to insect aerodynamics: measurement of the leading-edge
vortex and near wake of a Hawkmoth." Experiments in Fluids.

Korhonen, R. K., A. Vain, et al. (2005). "Can mechanical myotonometry
or electromyography be used for the prediction of intramuscular
pressure?" Physiological Measurement 26(6): 951-963.


Srinivasan, M. and A. Ruina (2006). "Computer optimization of a minimal
biped model discovers walking and running." Nature 439(7072): 72-75.


Polasek, L. K., K. A. Dickson, et al. "Metabolic indicators in the
skeletal muscles of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina)." American Journal of
Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology.


Cauli, O., M. Llansola, et al. (2005). "Altered modulation of motor
activity by group I metabotropic glutamate receptors in the nucleus
accumbens in hyperammonemic rats." Metabolic Brain Disease 20(4):

Hayes, S. G., A. E. Kindig, et al. "Cyclooxygenase Blockade Attenuates
the Responses of Group III and IV Muscle Afferents to Dynamic Exercise
in Cats." American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory

Iwasaki, T. and M. Zheng "Sensory Feedback Mechanism Underlying
Entrainment of Central Pattern Generator to Mechanical Resonance."
Biological Cybernetics.

Kaske, A., G. Winber, et al. (2006). "Motor-maps, navigation and
implicit space representation in the hippocampus." Biological
Cybernetics 94(1): 46-57.

Nomura, Y., A. P. Mulavara, et al. (2005). "Optic flow dominates visual
scene polarity in causing adaptive modification of locomotor
trajectory." Cognitive Brain Research 25(3): 624-631.

Overney, L. S., C. M. Michel, et al. (2005). "Cerebral processes in
mental transformations of body parts: Recognition prior to rotation."
Cognitive Brain Research 25(3): 722-734.

Topp, K. S. and B. S. Boyd (2006). "Structure and biomechanics of
peripheral nerves: Nerve responses to physical stresses and
implications for physical therapist practice." Physical Therapy 86(1):


Wyrwich, W. and C. Heyde "Problems involved in expert opinions on
acceleration injuries of the cervical spine." Orthopade.


Mae, T., K. Shino, et al. "Force sharing between two grafts in the
anatomical two-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction." Knee
Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy.


Almeida, G. L., R. L. Carvalho, et al. (2006). "Postural strategy to
keep balance on the seesaw." Gait & Posture 23(1): 17-21.

Chohan, A., G. Savelsbergh, et al. "Postural adjustments and bearing
angle use in interceptive actions." Experimental Brain Research.

Kuczynski, M. and B. Ostrowska (2006). "Understanding falls in
osteoporosis: The viscoelastic modeling perspective." Gait & Posture
23(1): 51-58.

Mackey, D. C. and S. N. Robinovitch (2006). "Mechanisms underlying
age-related differences in ability to recover balance with the ankle
strategy." Gait & Posture 23(1): 59-68.


Estremera, J. and P. G. de Santos (2005). "Generating continuous free
crab gaits for quadruped robots on irregular terrain." Ieee
Transactions on Robotics 21(6): 1067-1076.

Gallagher, J. C. (2005). "An evolvable hardware layer for global and
local learning of motor control in a hexapod robot." International
Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools 14(6): 999-1017.


Mason, B. R. and M. Portus (2005). "Essay - Biomechanical support in
sport." Lancet 366: S25-S26.


Yamamoto, E., D. Kogawa, et al. (2005). "Effects of the frequency and
duration of cyclic stress on the mechanical properties of cultured
collagen fascicles from the rabbit patellar tendon." Journal of
Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 127(7): 1168-1175.


Lee, J. Y., A. R. Vaccaro, et al. (2005). "Thoracolumbar injury
classification and severity score: a new paradigm for the treatment of
thoracolumbar spine trauma." Journal of Orthopaedic Science 10(6):

***ISSUE ALERT*** The following atypical biomechanics journals had
several hits this week on ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE.

Burton, D., T. McIff, et al. (2005). "Biomechanical analysis of
posterior fixation techniques in a 360 degrees arthrodesis model."
Spine 30(24): 2765-2771.

Goel, V. K., J. N. Grauer, et al. (2005). "Effects of Charite
artificial disc on the implanted and adjacent spinal segments mechanics
using a hybrid testing protocol." Spine 30(24): 2755-2764.

Johannessen, W. and D. M. Elliott (2005). "Effects of degeneration on
the biphasic material properties of human nucleus pulposus in confined
compression." Spine 30(24): E724-E729.

Jun, O. Y., Q. G. Zhu, et al. (2005). "Biomechanical assessment of the
pediatric cervical spine under bending and tensile loading." Spine
30(24): E716-E723.

Rao, R. D., K. S. David, et al. (2005). "Biomechanical changes at
adjacent segments following anterior lumbar interbody fusion using
tapered cages." Spine 30(24): 2772-2776.

Rao, R. D., M. Wang, et al. (2005). "Does anterior plating of the
cervical spine predispose to adjacent segment changes?" Spine 30(24):

Sakai, N. (2005). "Finger motion analysis of the patients with cervical
myelopathy." Spine 30(24): 2777-2782.

Stemper, B. D., N. Yoganandan, et al. (2005). "Reflex muscle
contraction in the unaware occupant in whiplash injury." Spine 30(24):