Dear Colleagues,

The latest issue of our journal
"Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering (JBSE)"
has been published.

Free online version is now available at

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・Vol. 16, No. 2: 5 articles (5 research papers)
JSME-KSB-TSB Joint Issue on “Showcase of researches from JSME, KSB, and TSB”

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Ryo SUDO, Kyehan RHEE, Ming-Shaung JU
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A research tool for biomechanics toward sensory-motor manipulation, Unity 3D
SuBin KIM, Keun-Tae KIM, Olga KIM, EunYoung SEO, SongJoo LEE

Biomechanical evaluation of different hallux valgus treatment with plate fixations using single first metatarsal bone model and musculoskeletal lower extremity model
Kao-Shang SHIH, Ching-Chi HSU, Ting-Wei LIN, Kuan-Ting HUANG, Sheng-Mou HOU

Reactive astrocytes contribute to decreased blood-brain barrier integrity after impulsive pressure loading in vitro
Hiromichi NAKADATE, Shigeru AOMURA, Akiyoshi NISHIMURA

Development of multi-degree-of-freedom hand prosthesis cover with sensory recognition
Sung Yoon JUNG, Hyo Jong YOO, Seung Gi KIM, Se Hoon PARK, Jin Kuk PARK, Joo-Hyung KIM, Hyunjun SHIN

Using range of motion to examine the effects of deep brain stimulation on gait function of Parkinson’s disease patients with freezing of gait: a proof-of-concept study
Ching NIEN, Kai-Hsiang CHEN, Yi-Ning WU, Shueh-Lin CHUANG, Bing-Shiang YANG

*** About JBSE ***
JBSE, launched in 2006, is an open-access, international e-journal published as the official journal of the Bioengineering Division, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME-BED), the Korean Society of Biomechanics (KSB), the Taiwanese Society of Biomechanics (TSB), and Asian-Pacific Association for Biomechanics (APAB), published by JSME. The journal covers a wide range of topics in biomechanical engineering and related scientific field.

On behalf of JBSE editors, we would like to invite you to submit a paper to JBSE. Please visit the website of Instructions for Authors before submitting a paper.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us (

Best regards,
Eijiro Maeda, JBSE Editor (Public Relations)

Eijiro Maeda Ph.D. --
TEL: +81-52-789-2724/ FAX: +81-52-789-2695
Biomechanics Lab. Graduate School of Engineering
Nagoya University, Japan