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

Rodger Kram
UC Berkeley

COMPARATIVE
Ridgel, A. L.; Frazier, S. F.; DiCaprio, R. A.; Zill, S. N.
Encoding of forces by cockroach tibial campaniform sensilla: Implications
in dynamic control of posture and locomotion.
Journal of Comparative Physiology A Sensory Neural and Behavioral
Physiology, v. 186, n. 4, (April, 2000.): 359-374.

Basil, Jennifer A.; Hanlon, Roger T.; Sheikh, Sarah I.; Atema, Jelle.
Three-dimensional odor tracking by Nautilus pompilius.
Journal of Experimental Biology, v. 203, n. 9, (May, 2000.): 1409-1414.

Bizeray, D.; Leterrier, C.; Constantin, P.; Picard, M.; Faure, J. M.
Early locomotor behaviour in genetic stocks of chickens with different
growth rates.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, v. 68, n. 3, (June, 2000.): 231-242.

Jayne, Bruce C.; Daggy, Matthew W.
The effects of temperature on the burial performance and axial motor
pattern of the sand-swimming of the Mojave fringe-toed lizard Uma scoparia.
Journal of Experimental Biology, v. 203, n. 7, (April, 2000.): 1241-1252.

Ronacher, B.; Gallizzi, K.; Wohlgemuth, S.; Wehner, R.
Lateral optic flow does not influence distance estimation in the desert
ant Cataglyphis fortis.
Journal of Experimental Biology, v. 203, n. 7, (April, 2000.): 1113-1121.

Necker, R.; Janssen, A.; Beissenhirtz, T.
Behavioral evidence of the role of lumbosacral anatomical specializations
in pigeons in maintaining balance during terrestrial locomotion.
Journal of Comparative Physiology A Sensory Neural and Behavioral
Physiology, v. 186, n. 4, (April, 2000.): 409-412.

Sims, David W.
Filter-feeding and cruising swimming speeds of basking sharks compared
with optimal models: They filter-feed slower than predicted for their size.
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, v. 249, n. 1, (1
June, 2000.): 65-76.

Bartling, Christian; Schmitz, Josef.
Reaction to disturbances of a walking leg during stance.
Journal of Experimental Biology, v. 203, n. 7, (April, 2000.): 1211-1223.
(note: above article is on cockroaches)

Rogowitz, Gordon L.; Chappell, Mark A.
Energy metabolism of eucalyptus-boring beetles at rest and during
locomotion: Gender makes a difference.
Journal of Experimental Biology, v. 203, n. 7, (April, 2000.): 1131-1139.

SPORTS
Noakes, T. D.
Physiological models to understand exercise fatigue and the adaptations
that predict or enhance athletic performance.
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, v. 10, n. 3, (June,
2000.): 123-145.

ORTHOPEDICS
Rauch, F.; Lauzier, D.; Travers, R.; Glorieux, F.; Hamdy, R.
Effects of locally applied transforming growth factor-beta1 on
distraction osteogenesis in a rabbit limb-lengthening model.
Bone (New York), v. 26, n. 6, (June, 2000.): 619-624.

Lotz, J. C.; Kroeber, M. W.; Heilmann, M.; Pericherla, K.; Kimmel, D.;
Kinney, J. H.; Lane, N. E.
Tibial plateau fracture as a measure of early estrogen-dependent bone
fragility in rats.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research, v. 18, n. 2, (March, 2000.): 326-332.

Sciadini, Marcus F.; Johnson, Kenneth D.
Evaluation of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 as a
bone-graft substitute in a canine segmental defect model.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research, v. 18, n. 2, (March, 2000.): 289-302.

Hsieh, Adam H.; Tsai, Cliff M.-H.; Ma, Qing-Jun; Lin, Tong; Banes, Albert
J.; Villarreal, Francisco J.; Akeson, Wayne H.; Sung, K.-L. Paul.
Time-dependent increases in type-III collagen gene expression in medial
collateral ligament fibroblasts under cyclic strains.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research, v. 18, n. 2, (March, 2000.): 220-227.

Fukui, Naoshi; Tashiro, Toshiyuki; Hiraoka, Hisatad; Oda, Hiromi; Nakamura,
Kozo.
Adhesion formation can be reduced by the suppression of transforming
growth factor-beta1 activity.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research, v. 18, n. 2, (March, 2000.): 212-219.

Ma, C. Benjamin; Janaushek, Marsie A.; Vogrin, Tracy M.; Rudy, Theodore W.;
Harner, Christopher D.; Woo, Savio L.-Y.
Significance of changes in the reference position for measurements of
tibial translation and diagnosis of cruciate ligament deficiency.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research, v. 18, n. 2, (March, 2000.): 176-182.

Mosekilde, L. I.; Tornvig, L.; Thomsen, J. S.; Orhii, P. B.; Banu, M. J.;
Kalu, D. N.
Parathyroid hormone and growth hormone have additive or synergetic effect
when used as intervention treatment in ovariectomized rats with established
osteopenia.
Bone (New York), v. 26, n. 6, (June, 2000.): 643-651.

GAIT
Bonnard, Mireille; Pailhous, Jean; Danion, Frederic.
Adaptation of neuromuscular synergies during intentional constraints of
space-time relationships in human gait.
Journal of Motor Behavior, v. 32, n. 2, (June, 2000.): 200-208.

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