Here is this week's Literature Update for keywords BIOMECH* or LOCOMOT*.

Rodger Kram
UC Berkeley

Houdijk, Han; de Koning, Jos J.; de Groot, Gert; Bobbert, Maarten F.;
vanIngen Schenau, Gerrit Jan.
Push-off mechanics in speed skating with conventional skates and
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. v. 32, n. 3, (March,

Schutz, Yves; Herren, Rene.
Assessment of speed of human locomotion using a differential satellite
global positioning system.
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. v. 32, n. 3, (March, 2000.):642-646.

Gillette, RL, Zebas, CJ, A comparison of limb symmetry in the trot of the
Labrador Retriever. The Journal American Animal Hospital Association.
JAAHA, (Nov/Dec 1999) 35:515-520.

McDuffee, Laurie A.; Stover, Susan M.; Coleman, Kim.
Limb loading activity of adult horses confined to box stalls in an equine
hospital barn.
American Journal of Veterinary Research. v. 61, n. 3, (March,

Lachica, M.; Aguilera, J. F.
Estimation of the energy costs of locomotion in the Iberian pig (Sus
British Journal of Nutrition. v. 83, n. 1, (Jan., 2000.): 35-41.

Brana, Florentino; Ji, Xiang.
Influence of incubation temperature on morphology, locomotor performance,
and early growth of hatchling wall lizards (Podarcis muralis).
Journal of Experimental Zoology. v. 286, n. 4, (March, 2000.): 422-433.

Olsson, M.; Shine, R.; Bak-Olsson, E.
Locomotor impairment of gravid lizards: Is the burden physical or
Journal of Evolutionary Biology. v. 13, n. 2, (March, 2000.): 263-268.

Leddy, Holly A.; Johnson, Amy S.
Walking versus breathing: Mechanical differentiation of sea urchin podia
corresponds to functional specialization.
Biological Bulletin (Woods Hole). v. 198, n. 1, (Feb., 2000.): 88-93.

Eliot, David J.; Jungers, William L.
Fifth metatarsal morphology does not predict presence or absence of
fibularis tertius muscle in hominids.
Journal of Human Evolution. v. 38, n. 2, (Feb., 2000.): 333-342.

Gramsbergen, A.; Ijkema-Paassen, J.; Meek, M. F.
Sciatic nerve transection in the adult rat: Abnormal EMG patterns during
locomotion by aberrant innervation of hindleg muscles.
Experimental Neurology. v. 161, n. 1, (Jan., 2000.): 183-193.

Ramon-Cueto, Almudena; Cordero, M. Isabel; Santos-Benito, Fernando F.;
Avila, Jesus.
Functional recovery of paraplegic rats and motor axon regeneration in
their spinal cords by olfactory ensheathing glia.
Neuron. v. 25, n. 2, (Feb., 2000.): 425-435.

Paulsen, Friedrich; Kimpel, Martin; Lockemann, Ute; Tillmann, Bernhard.
Effects of ageing on the insertion zones of the human vocal fold.
Journal of Anatomy. v. 196, n. 1, (Jan., 2000.): 41-54.

Athanasiou, K. A.; Zhu, C. F.; Wang, X.; Agrawal, C. M.
Effects of aging and dietary restriction on the structural integrity of
rat articular cartilage.
Annals of Biomedical Engineering. v. 28, n. 2, (Feb., 2000.): 143-149.


Toth, Maria; Nadasy, Gyorgy L.; Nyary, Istvan; Kerenyi, Tibor; Monos, Emil.
Are there systemic changes in the arterial biomechanics of intracranial
aneurysm patients?
Pfluegers Archiv European Journal of Physiology. v. 439, n. 5,
(March,2000.): 573-578.

Pommer, A.; Wieser, A.; Hahn, M. P.; David, A.; Muhr, G.
Fixation of proximal tibia fractures by a retrograde nail: A
biomechanical investigation.
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. v. 120, n. 3-4, (Feb.,
2000.): 212-214.

Fujii, Toshiyuki; Takai, Shinro; Arai, Yoshiyuki; Kim, Wookcheol; Amiel,
David; Hirasawa, Yususuke.
Microstructural properties of the distal growth plate of the rabbit
radius and ulna: Biomechanical, biochemical, and morphological studies.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research. v. 18, n. 1, (Jan., 2000.): 87-93.

Kwak, S. D.; Ahmad, C. S.; Gardner, T. R.; Grelsamer, R. P.; Henry, J. H.;
Blankevoort, L.; Ateshian, G. A.; Mow, V. C.
Hamstrings and iliotibial band forces affect knee kinematics and
contact pattern.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research. v. 18, n. 1, (Jan., 2000.): 101-108.

Giddings, Virginia L.; Beaupre, Gary S.; Whalen, Robert T.; Carter, Dennis R.
Calcaneal loading during walking and running.
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. v. 32, n. 3, (March,

Wheeler, D. L.; Eschbach, E. J.; Hoellrich, R. G.; Montfort, M. J.;
Chamberland, D. L.
Assessment of resorbable bioactive material for grafting of critical-size
cancellous defects.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research. v. 18, n. 1, (Jan., 2000.): 140-148.

Funk, James R.; Hale, Joseph E.; Carmines, David; Gooch, H. Lee;
Hurwitz,Shepard R.
Biomechanical evaluation of early fracture healing in normal and
diabetic rats.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research. v. 18, n. 1, (Jan., 2000.): 126-132.

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