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Jinger Gottschall
01-26-2006, 01:18 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.

BONE

Tanck, E., G. Hannink, et al. (2006). "Cortical bone development under
the growth plate is regulated by mechanical load transfer." Journal of
Anatomy 208(1): 73-79.

CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY

Natoli, A. K., T. L. Medley, et al. (2005). "Sex steroids modulate
human aortic smooth muscle cell matrix protein deposition and matrix
metalloproteinase expression." Hypertension 46(5): 1129-1134.

Yang, C., R. Sodian, et al. (2006). "In vitro fabrication of a tissue
engineered human cardiovascular patch for future use in cardiovascular
surgery." Annals of Thoracic Surgery 81(1): 57-64.

CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR

Cheng, G., B. B. Youssef, et al. (2006). "Cell population dynamics
modulate the rates of tissue growth processes." Biophysical Journal
90(3): 713-724.

Sidhu, J. S., R. A. Ponce, et al. (2006). "Cell cycle inhibition by
sodium arsenite in primary embryonic rat midbrain neuroepithelial
cells." Toxicological Sciences 89(2): 475-484.

COMPARATIVE/EVOLUTION

Ammar, K. N. and E. Morgan (2005). "Preliminary observations on the
natural variation in the endogenous rhythm of the desert Isopod
Hemilepistus reaumurii." European Journal of Soil Biology 41(3-4):
63-68.

Bellwood, D. R., P. C. Wainwright, et al. (2006). "Functional
versatility supports coral reef biodiversity." Proceedings of the Royal
Society B-Biological Sciences 273(1582): 101-107.

Depecker, M., C. Berge, et al. (2006). "Geometric morphometrics of the
shoulder girdle in extant turtles (Chelonii)." Journal of Anatomy
208(1): 35-45.

Dumont, A., J. P. Ouellet, et al. (2005). "Winter foraging strategy of
white-tailed deer at the northern limit of its range." Ecoscience
12(4): 476-484.

Evans, A. R., J. Hunter, et al. (2005). "The scaling of tooth sharpness
in mammals." Annales Zoologici Fennici 42(6): 603-613.

Salesa, M. J., M. Anton, et al. (2006). "Evidence of a false thumb in a
fossil carnivore clarifies the evolution of pandas." Proceedings of the
National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103(2):
379-382.

Weaver, T. D. and K. Steudel-Numbers (2005). "Does climate or mobility
explain the differences in body proportions between neandertals and
their upper paleolithic successors?" Evolutionary Anthropology 14(6):
218-223.

Weissengruber, G. E., F. K. Fuss, et al. (2006). "The elephant knee
joint: morphological and biomechanical considerations." Journal of
Anatomy 208(1): 59-72.

ERGONOMICS/REHABILITATION

Hurd, W. J., T. L. Chmielewski, et al. (2006). "Perturbation-enhanced
neuromuscular training alters muscle activity in female athletes." Knee
Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 14(1): 60-69.

GAIT/LOCOMOTION

Bullimore, S. R., J. F. Burn (2006). "Consequences of forward
translation of the point of force application for the mechanics of
running." Journal of Theoretical Biology 238(1):211-219.

Kang, H. and J. Dingwell "A direct comparison of local dynamic
stability during unperturbed standing and walking." Experimental Brain
Research.

Kraves, S. and C. J. Weitz "A role for cardiotrophin-like cytokine in
the circadian control of mammalian locomotor activity." Nature
Neuroscience.

Lenoir, M., S. Van Overschelde, et al. (2006). "Intrinsic and extrinsic
factors of turning preferences in humans." Neuroscience Letters
393(2-3): 179-183.

Weerdesteyn, V., B. Nienhuis, et al. (2005). "Advancing age
progressively affects obstacle avoidance skills in the elderly." Human
Movement Science 24(5-6): 865-880.

METHODS

Barman, S. and S. K. Guha (2006). "Analysis of a new combined stretch
and pressure sensor for internal nodule palpation." Sensors and
Actuators a-Physical 125(2): 210-216.

Kundra, R. K., J. D. Moorehead, et al. (2006). "Magnetic tracking: a
novel method of assessing anterior cruciate ligament deficiency."
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 88(1): 16-17.

Poetker, D. M., P. A. Wackym, et al. "Biomechanical Strength of
Reconstruction Plates when Used for Medial Support of Med-El Cochlear
Implants: Implications for Diagnostic MRI." Orl-Journal for
Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Its Related Specialties.

MODELING

Evans, D. W. and A. C. Breen (2006). "A biomechanical model for
mechanically efficient cavitation production during spinal
manipulation: Prethrust position and the neutral zone." Journal of
Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 29(1): 72-82.

NEURAL

Baier, P., P. Branisa, et al. "Circadian distribution of motor-activity
in unilaterally 6-hydroxy-dopamine lesioned rats." Experimental Brain
Research.

Bolton, P. S. and B. S. Budgell (2006). "Spinal manipulation and spinal
mobilization influence different axial sensory beds." Medical
Hypotheses 66(2): 258-262.

Neilson, P. D. and M. D. Neilson (2005). "Motor maps and synergies."
Human Movement Science 24(5-6): 774-797.

Nitabach, M. N., Y. Wu, et al. (2006). "Electrical hyperexcitation of
lateral ventral pacemaker neurons desynchronizes downstream circadian
oscillators in the fly circadian circuit and induces multiple
behavioral periods." Journal of Neuroscience 26(2): 479-489.

Pickar, J. G. and Y. M. Kang (2006). "Paraspinal muscle spindle
responses to the duration of a spinal manipulation under force
control." Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 29(1):
22-31.

Rosenberg, L. A., H. J. Pfluger, et al. (2006). "Wasp venom injected
into the prey's brain modulates thoracic identified monoaminergic
neurons." Journal of Neurobiology 66(2): 155-168.

ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY

Knikou, M., E. Kay, et al. (2006). "Modulation of flexion reflex
induced by hip angle changes in human spinal cord injury." Experimental
Brain Research 168(4): 577-586.

Pitzen, T. R., J. Drumm, et al. (2006). "Effectiveness of cemented
rescue screws for anterior cervical plate fixation." Journal of
Neurosurgery-Spine 4(1): 60-63.

Privat, A. (2005). "Pathophysiology and treatment of spinal cord
injury." Bulletin De L Academie Nationale De Medecine 189(6): 1109-1117.

Ryu, S., J. Lim, et al. "Comparison of the biomechanical stability of
dense cancellous allograft with tricortical iliac autograft and fibular
allograft for cervical interbody fusion." European Spine Journal.

Schmoelz, W., J. Huber, et al. "Influence of a dynamic stabilisation
system on load bearing of a bridged disc: an in vitro study of
intradiscal pressure." European Spine Journal.

ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE

Ammon, J. T., M. J. Voor, et al. (2005). "A biomechanical comparison of
Bosworth and poly-L lactic acid bioabsorbable screws for treatment of
acromioclavicular separations." Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic
and Related Surgery 21(12): 1443-1446.

Deakin, M., D. Stubbs, et al. (2005). "Suture strength and angle of
load application in a suture anchor eyelet." Arthroscopy-the Journal of
Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 21(12): 1447-1451.

Richards, D. P., F. A. Barber, et al. (2005). "Compressive loads in
longitudinal lateral meniscus tears: A biomechanical study in porcine
knees." Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
21(12): 1452-1456.

POSTURE

Berencsi, A., M. Ishihara, et al. (2005). "The functional role of
central and peripheral vision in the control of posture." Human
Movement Science 24(5-6): 689-709.

Kang, H. and J. Dingwell "A direct comparison of local dynamic
stability during unperturbed standing and walking." Experimental Brain
Research.

PROTHETICS/ORTHOTICS

Sewell, P., J. Vinney, et al. (2005). "A photoelastic clinical study of
the static load distribution at the stump/socket interface of PTB
sockets." Prosthetics and Orthotics International 29(3): 291-302.

Stavdahl, O., A. K. Bondhus, et al. (2005). "Optimal statistical
operators for 3-dimensional rotational data: Geometric interpretations
and application to prosthesis kinematics." Modeling Identification and
Control 26(4): 185-200.

TENDON/LIGAMENT

Hiraga, Y., Y. Ishibashi, et al. (2006). "Biomechanical comparison of
posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction techniques using cyclic
loading tests." Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 14(1):
13-19.

Panagiotopoulos, E., P. Strzelczyk, et al. (2006). "Cadaveric study on
static medial patellar stabilizers: the dynamizing role of the vastus
medialis obliquus on medial patellofemoral ligament." Knee Surgery
Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 14(1): 7-12.

VETERINARY/IMPACT TESTING

Benninger, M. I., G. S. Seiler, et al. (2006). "Effects of anatomic
conformation on three-dimensional motion of the caudal lumbar and
lumbosacral portions of the vertebral column of dogs." American Journal
of Veterinary Research 67(1): 43-50.