View Full Version : LITERATURE UPDATE 02-02-06

Jinger Gottschall
02-03-2006, 12:41 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.


Bareither, M. L., K. L. Troy, et al. (2006). "Bone mineral density of
the proximal femur is not related to dynamic joint loading during
locomotion in young women." Bone 38(1): 125-129.

Main, R. P. and A. A. Biewener (2006). "In vivo bone strain and
ontogenetic growth patterns in relation to life-history strategies and
performance in two vertebrate taxa: Goats and emu." Physiological and
Biochemical Zoology 79(1): 57-72.

Russo, C. R., F. Lauretani, et al. (2006). "Structural adaptations to
bone loss in aging men and women." Bone 38(1): 112-118.


Johnson, M., G. Sharpe, et al. (2006). "Maximal voluntary hyperpnoea
increases blood lactate concentration during exercise." European
Journal of Applied Physiology.

Nouraei, S. A. R., D. W. McPartlin, et al. (2006). "Objective sizing of
upper airway stenosis: A quantitative endoscopic approach."
Laryngoscope 116(1): 12-17.


Ferretti, M., S. Madhavan, et al. (2006). "Dynamic Biophysical Strain
Modulates Proinflammatory Gene Induction In Meniscal
Fibrochondrocytes." American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology.

Smith, J. A., P. McGarr, et al. (2005). "The Caenorhabditis elegans
GATA factor elt-1 is essential for differentiation and maintenance of
hypodermal seam cells and for normal locomotion." Journal of Cell
Science 118(24): 5709-5719.

Zhang, Z. G., C. Lambert, et al. (2006). "Effects of constitutively
active GTPases on fibroblast behavior." Cellular and Molecular Life
Sciences 63(1): 82-91.


Edeline, E., S. Dufour, et al. (2005). "Role of glass eel salinity
preference in the control of habitat selection and growth plasticity in
Anguilla anguilla." Marine Ecology-Progress Series 304: 191-199.

Fudge, D. S., N. Levy, et al. (2005). "Composition, morphology and
mechanics of hagfish slime." Journal of Experimental Biology 208(24):

Gibb, A. C., B. O. Swanson, et al. (2006). "Development of the escape
response in teleost fishes: Do ontogenetic changes enable improved
performance?" Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 79(1): 7-19.

Gillis, G. B., J. P. Flynn, et al. (2005). "Patterns of strain and
activation in the thigh muscles of goats across gaits during level
locomotion." Journal of Experimental Biology 208(24): 4599-4611.

Herrel, A. and A. C. Gibb (2006). "Ontogeny of performance in
vertebrates." Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 79(1): 1-6.

Herrel, A. and J. C. O'Reilly (2006). "Ontogenetic scaling of bite
force in lizards and turtles." Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
79(1): 31-42.

Higham, T. E., B. Malas, et al. (2005). "Constraints on starting and
stopping: behavior compensates for reduced pectoral fin area during
braking of the bluegill sunfish Lepomis macrochirus." Journal of
Experimental Biology 208(24): 4735-4746.

Janovetz, J. (2005). "Functional morphology of feeding in the
scale-eating specialist Catoprion mento." Journal of Experimental
Biology 208(24): 4757-4768.

Necker, R. (2006). "Specializations in the lumbosacral vertebral canal
and spinal cord of birds: evidence of a function as a sense organ which
is involved in the control of walking." Journal of Comparative
Physiology a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology.

Okada, J. and Y. Toh (2006). "Active tactile sensing for localization
of objects by the cockroach antenna." Journal of Comparative Physiology
a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology.

Pierce-Shimomura, J. T., M. Dores, et al. (2005). "Analysis of the
effects of turning bias on chemotaxis in C elegans." Journal of
Experimental Biology 208(24): 4727-4733.

Stanford, C. B. (2006). "Arboreal bipedalism in wild chimpanzees:
Implications for the evolution of hominid posture and locomotion."
American Journal of Physical Anthropology 129(2): 225-231.

Stevens, N. J., P. M. O'Connor, et al. (2005). "An Anthropoid primate
humerus from the Rukwa Rift Basin, paleogene of southwestern Tanzania."
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(4): 986-989.

Watkins, T. B. and J. Vraspir (2006). "Both incubation temperature and
posthatching temperature affect swimming performance and morphology of
wood frog tadpoles (Rana sylvatica)." Physiological and Biochemical
Zoology 79(1): 140-149.


Cehreli, M., A. Comert, et al. (2006). "Towards the limit of
quantifying low-amplitude strains on bone and in coagulum around
immediately loaded oral implants in extraction sockets." Medical &
Biological Engineering & Computing.

Erdogan, O., E. Esen, et al. (2006). "Effects of low-intensity pulsed
ultrasound on healing of mandibular fractures: An experimental study in
rabbits." Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 64(2): 180-188.

Kishen, A., K. B. C. Tan, et al. (2006). "Digital moire interferometric
investigations on the deformation gradients of enamel and dentine: An
insight into non-carious cervical lesions." Journal of Dentistry 34(1):

Yamashita, J., Q. Wang, et al. (2006). "Biomechanical effects of fixed
partial denture therapy on strain patterns of the mandible." Journal of
Prosthetic Dentistry 95(1): 55-62.


Frokjaer, J. B., S. D. Andersen, et al. (2006). "Sensation and
distribution of stress and deformation in the human oesophagus."
Neurogastroenterology and Motility 18(2): 104-114.

Liao, D. H., J. B. Zhao, et al. (2006). "Three-dimensional geometry
analysis of the stomach in type II diabetic GK rats." Diabetes Research
and Clinical Practice 71(1): 1-13.


Baker, N. A. and E. L. Cidboy (2006). "The effect of three alternative
keyboard designs on forearm pronation, wrist extension, and ulnar
deviation: A meta-analysis." American Journal of Occupational Therapy
60(1): 40-49.

Haubert, L. L., D. D. Gutierrez, et al. (2006). "A comparison of
shoulder joint forces during ambulation with crutches versus a walker
in persons with incomplete spinal cord injury." Archives of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation 87(1): 63-70.

Mens, J. M. A., L. Damen, et al. (2006). "The mechanical effect of a
pelvic belt in patients with pregnancy-related pelvic pain." Clinical
Biomechanics 21(2): 122-127.

Merkle, A. C., M. Kleinberger, et al. (2005). "The effects of
head-supported mass on the risk of neck injury in army personnel."
Johns Hopkins Apl Technical Digest 26(1): 75-83.

Rosenblum, S., S. Goldstand, et al. (2006). "Relationships among
biomechanical ergonomic factors, handwriting product quality,
handwriting efficiency, and computerized handwriting process measures
in children with and without handwriting difficulties." American
Journal of Occupational Therapy 60(1): 28-39.

Toole, T., C. G. Maitland, et al. (2005). "The effects of loading and
unloading treadmill walking on balance, gait, fall risk, and daily
function in Parkinsonism." Neurorehabilitation 20(4): 307-322.

van Wijk, I., A. Algra, et al. (2006). "Change in mobility activity in
the second year after stroke in a rehabilitation population: Who is at
risk for decline?" Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
87(1): 45-50.


Rezende, E. L., S. A. Kelly, et al. (2006). "Effects of size, sex, and
voluntary running speeds on costs of locomotion in lines of laboratory
mice selectively bred for high wheel-running activity." Physiological
and Biochemical Zoology 79(1): 83-99.

Rossignol, S., R. J. Dubuc, et al. (2006). "Dynamic sensorimotor
interactions in locomotion." Physiological Reviews 86(1): 89-154.


Nester, C. J. and A. H. Findlow (2006). "Clinical and experimental
models of the midtarsal joint - Proposed terms of reference and
associated terminology." Journal of the American Podiatric Medical
Association 96(1): 24-31.

van Drongelen, S., L. H. V. van der Woude, et al. (2006). "Glenohumeral
joint loading in tetraplegia during weight relief lifting: A simulation
study." Clinical Biomechanics 21(2): 128-137.


Lee, P. J., E. L. Rogers, et al. (2006). "Active trunk stiffness
increases with co-contraction." Journal of Electromyography and
Kinesiology 16(1): 51-57.


Carlin, K. P., Y. Dai, et al. (2006). "Cholinergic and serotonergic
excitation of ascending commissural neurons in the thoraco-lumbar
spinal cord of the neonatal mouse." Journal of Neurophysiology 95(2):

Carroll, T. J., E. R. L. Baldwin, et al. (2006). "Corticospinal
excitability is lower during rhythmic arm movement than during tonic
contraction." Journal of Neurophysiology 95(2): 914-921.

DiCaprio, R. A. (2006). "The beat goes on, and up and down. Focus on
"bursts of information: Coordinating interneurons encode multiple
parameters of a periodic motor pattern"." Journal of Neurophysiology
95(2): 589-590.

Fredriksson, A., P. Eriksson, et al. (2006). "Postnatal iron-induced
motor behaviour alterations following chronic neuroleptic
administration in mice." Journal of Neural Transmission 113(2): 137-150.

Holahan, M. R., F. A. Taverna, et al. (2005). "Impairment in long-term
retention but not short-term performance on a water maze reversal task
following hippocampal or mediodorsal striatal N-methyl-D-aspartate
receptor blockade." Behavioral Neuroscience 119(6): 1563-1571.

Ivanenko, Y. P., R. E. Poppele, et al. (2006). "Spinal cord maps of
spatiotemporal alpha-motoneuron activation in humans walking at
different speeds." Journal of Neurophysiology 95(2): 602-618.

Lam, T., M. Anderschitz, et al. (2006). "Contribution of feedback and
feedforward strategies to locomotor adaptations." Journal of
Neurophysiology 95(2): 766-773.

Meier, C., J. Middelanis, et al. (2006). "Spastic paresis after
perinatal brain damage in rats is reduced by human cord blood
mononuclear cells." Pediatric Research 59(2): 244-249.

Ninomiya, Y., Y. Kayama, et al. (2005). "Postnatal development of
cholinergic neurons in the mesopontine tegmentum revealed by
histochemistry." International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience
23(8): 711-721.

Sirota, M. G., G. A. Pavlova, et al. (2006). "Activity of the motor
cortex during scratching." Journal of Neurophysiology 95(2): 753-765.


Bass, E. C., W. H. Nau, et al. (2006). "Intradiscal thermal therapy
does not stimulate biologic remodeling in an in vivo sheep model."
Spine 31(2): 139-145.

Blouin, J. S., J. T. Inglis, et al. (2006). "Auditory startle alters
the response of human subjects exposed to a single whiplash-like
perturbation." Spine 31(2): 146-154.

Hart, R., W. Hettwer, et al. (2006). "Mechanical stiffness of segmental
versus nonsegmental pedicle screw constructs: The effect of
cross-links." Spine 31(2): E35-E38.

Malmstrom, E. M., M. Karlberg, et al. (2006). "Primary and coupled
cervical movements - The effect of age, gender, and body mass index. A
3-dimensional movement analysis of a population without symptoms of
neck disorders." Spine 31(2): E44-E50.

Sairyo, K., S. Katoh, et al. (2006). "MRI signal changes of the pedicle
as an indicator for early diagnosis of spondylolysis in children and
adolescents - A clinical and biomechanical study." Spine 31(2): 206-211.

Trout, A. T., D. F. Kallmes, et al. (2006). "New fractures after
vertebroplasty: Adjacent fractures occur significantly sooner."
American Journal of Neuroradiology 27(1): 217-223.


Mahar, A. T., B. S. Tucker, et al. (2005). "Increasing the insertion
depth of suture anchors for rotator cuff repair does not improve
biomechanical stability." Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 14(6):


Freitas, S., M. Duarte, et al. (2006). "Two kinematic synergies in
voluntary whole-body movements during standing." Journal of
Neurophysiology 95(2): 636-645.

Moseley, G. L. and P. W. Hodges (2005). "Are the changes in postural
control associated with low back pain caused by pain interference?"
Clinical Journal of Pain 21(4): 323-329.


Kitaoka, H. B., X. M. Crevoisier, et al. (2006). "The effect of
custom-made braces for the ankle and hindfoot on ankle and foot
kinematics and ground reaction forces." Archives of Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation 87(1): 130-135.

Yu, T. C., C. H. Huang, et al. (2006). "Fatigue resistance analysis of
tibial baseplate in total knee prosthesis - An in vitro biomechanical
study." Clinical Biomechanics 21(2): 147-151.


Lichtwark, G. A. and A. M. Wilson (2005). "In vivo mechanical
properties of the human Achilles tendon during one-legged hopping."
Journal of Experimental Biology 208(24): 4715-4725.

Sabczynski, J., S. P. M. Dries, et al. (2004). "Image-guided
reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament." International
Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery 1(1): 125-132.

Xia, W., Y. Wang, et al. (2006). "Spontaneous recovery of injured
Achilles tendon in inducible nitric oxide synthase gene knockout mice."
Inflammation Research 55(1): 40-45.


Durselen, L., M. Hafner, et al. (2006). "Biological response to a new
composite polymer augmentation device used for cruciate ligament
reconstruction." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part
B-Applied Biomaterials 76B(2): 265-272.

Lewis, G. (2006). "Injectable bone cements for use in vertebroplasty
and kyphoplasty: State-of-the-art review." Journal of Biomedical
Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials 76B(2): 456-468.

Shearn, J., L. Hellmann, et al. (2005). "Effect of initial cell-seeding
density on postoperative cell number and dispersion." Tissue
Engineering 11(11-12): 1898-1904.

Smalls, L. K., R. R. Wickett, et al. (2006). "Effect of dermal
thickness, tissue composition, and body site on skin biomechanical
properties." Skin Research and Technology 12(1): 43-49.


Cheung, J. T. M., M. Zhang, et al. (2006). "Effect of Achilles tendon
loading on plantar fascia tension in the standing foot." Clinical
Biomechanics 21(2): 194-203.

Jones, S. F., P. C. Twigg, et al. (2006). "The mechanics of landing
when stepping down in unilateral lower-limb amputees." Clinical
Biomechanics 21(2): 184-193.

Cooper, R. A., D. Ding, et al. (2005). "Virtual reality and computer
enhanced training applied to wheeled mobility: An overview of work in
Pittsburgh." Assistive Technology 17(2): 159-170.


Guo, L. Y., F. C. Su, et al. (2006). "Effect of handrim diameter on
manual wheelchair propulsion: Mechanical energy and power flow
analysis." Clinical Biomechanics 21(2): 107-115.

Gutierrez, D. D., S. J. Mulroy, et al. (2005). "Effect of fore-aft seat
position on shoulder demands during wheelchair propulsion: Part 2. An
electromyographic analysis." Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 28(3):

Mulroy, S. J., C. J. Newsam, et al. (2005). "Effect of fore-aft seat
position on shoulder demands during wheelchair propulsion: Part 1. A
kinetic analysis." Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 28(3): 214-221.