Here is this week's Literature Update for keywords BIOMECH* or LOCOMOT*
Rodger Kram
UC Berkeley


Wingfield, C.; Amis, A. A.; Stead, A. C.; Law, H. T.
Cranial cruciate stability in the rottweiler and racing greyhound: An in
vitro study.
Journal of Small Animal Practice, v. 41, n. 5, (May, 2000.): 193-197.

Chaplin, S. J.; Ternent, H. E.; Offer, J. E.; Logue, D. N.; Knight, C. H.
A comparison of hoof lesions and behaviour in pregnant and early
lactation heifers at housing.
Veterinary Journal, v. 159, n. 2, (March, 2000.): 147-153.

Murray, Richard.
Researching risk factors associated with cattle lameness.
Veterinary Journal, v. 159, n. 2, (March, 2000.): 109-110.


Fedrizzi, Ermellina; Facchin, Paola; Marzaroli, Michela; Pagliano,
Emanuela; Botteon, Gabriella; Percivalle, Luciana; Fazzi, Elisa.
Predictors of independent walking in children with spastic diplegia.
Journal of Child Neurology, v. 15, n. 4, (April, 2000.): 228-234.

Startzell, Jill K.; Owens, D. Alfred; Mulfinger, Lorraine M.; Cavanagh,
Peter R.
Stair negotiation in older people: A review.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, v. 48, n. 5, (May, 2000.):567-580.

Adamczewska, Agnieszka M.; Morris, Stephen.
Respiratory gas transport, metabolic status, and locomotor capacity of the
Christmas Island red crab Gecarcoidea natalis assessed in the field with
respect to dichotomous seasonal activity levels.
Journal of Experimental Zoology, v. 286, n. 6, (May 1, 2000.): 552-562.

Blob, Richard W.
Interspecific scaling of the hindlimb skeleton in lizards, crocodilians,
felids and canids: Does limb bone shape correlate with limb posture?.
Journal of Zoology (London), v. 250, n. 4, (April, 2000.): 507-531.

Kovacs, Christopher E.; Meyers, Ron A.
Anatomy and histochemistry of flight muscles in a wing-propelled diving
bird, the Atlantic puffin, Fratercula arctica.
Journal of Morphology, v. 244, n. 2, (May, 2000.): 109-125.

Lemell, Patrick; Beisser, Christian J.; Weisgram, Josef.
Morphology and function of the feeding apparatus of Pelusios castaneus
(Chelonia; Pleurodira).
Journal of Morphology, v. 244, n. 2, (May, 2000.): 127-135.

O'Dor, R. K.; Hoar, J. A.
Does geometry limit squid growth?.
ICES Journal of Marine Science, v. 57, n. 1, (Feb., 2000.): 8-14.

Jaramillo, Eduardo; Avellanal, Maria H.; Gonzalez, Marcia; Kennedy, Fergus.
Locomotor activity of Phalerisida maculata Kulzer (Coleoptera,
Tenebrionidae) on Chilean sandy beaches.
Revista Chilena de Historia Natural, v. 73, n. 1, (March, 2000.): 67-77.

Homberger, Dominique G.
The mechanism of feather movements: Implications for the evolution of
birds and avian flight.
Acta Ornithologica (Warsaw), v. 34, n. 2, (Winter, 1999.): 135-140.

Bock, Walter J.
Avian cranial kinesis revisited.
Acta Ornithologica (Warsaw), v. 34, n. 2, (Winter, 1999.): 115-122.

Natarajan, Raghu N.; Chen, Bohua H.; An, Howard S.; Andersson, Gunnar B. J.
Anterior cervical fusion: A finite element model study on motion segment
stability including the effect of osteoporosis.
Spine, v. 25, n. 8, (April 15, 2000.): 955-961.

Okuyama, Koichiro; Abe, Eiji; Suzuki, Tetsuya; Tamura, Yasuki; Chiba,
Mitzuho; Sato, Kozo.
Can insertional torque predict screw loosening and related failures? An
in vivo study of pedicle fixation augmenting posterior lumbar interbody
Spine, v. 25, n. 7, (April 1, 2000.): 858-864.

Noro, Toshitane; Itoh, Kuniomi.
Biomechanical behavior of hydroxyapatite as bone substitute material in a
loaded implant model. On the surface strain measurement and the maximum
compression strength determination of material crash.
Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, v. 9, n. 5-6, (1999.): 319-324.

Baltzer, A.W.A.; Lattermann, C.; Whalen, J. D.; Wooley, P.; Weiss, K.;
Grimm, M.; Ghivizzani, S. C.; Robbins, P. D.; Evans, C. H.
Genetic enhancement of fracture repair: Healing of an experimental
segmental defect by adenoviral transfer of the BMP-2 gene.
Gene Therapy, v. 7, n. 9, (May, 2000.): 734-739.

De Santis, R.; Ambrosio, L.; Nicolais, L.
Polymer-based composite hip prostheses.
Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, v. 79, n. 1-4, (April, 2000.): 97-102.

Kaneko, Kazuo; Inoue, Yukio; Yanagihara, Yasushi; Uta, Souichi; Mogami,
Atsuhiko; Iwase, Hideaki.
The initial fixation of the press-fit acetabular shell: Clinical
observation and experimental study.
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, v. 120, n. 5-6, (April,
2000.): 323-325.

Smrke, Dragica; Beden, Robert; Stankovski, Vlado.
Bipolar versus total hip endoprosthesis: Functional results.
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, v. 120, n. 5-6, (April,
2000.): 259-261.

DiAngelo, Denis J.; Foley, Kevin T.; Vossel, Keith A.; Rampersaud, Y. Raja;
Jansen, Thomas H.
Anterior cervical plating reverses load transfer through multilevel
Spine, v. 25, n. 7, (April 1, 2000.): 783-795.

Karnezis, I. A.
Biomechanical considerations in 'biological' femoral osteosynthesis: An
experimental study of the 'bridging' and 'wave' plating techniques.
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, v. 120, n. 5-6, (April,
2000.): 272-275.

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