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    Literature Update for keywords: BIOMECH* or LOCOMOT*.


    Dan Ferris Rodger Kram
    Univ. of Michigan Univ. of Colorado

    HOLIDAY RELATED ABSTRACT OF THE WEEK

    or why Mrs. Santa's L4-L5 hurts:

    Inpatient hospital care for back disorders in relation to industry
    and occupation in Finland
    Leino-Arjas P, Kaila-Kangas L, Notkola V, Keskimaki I, Mutanen P
    SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF WORK ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH
    28 (5): 304-313 OCT 2002

    Objectives: The variation in hospital admission rates was studied for
    back disorders by industry and occupational title among gainfully
    employed Finns.
    Methods Admissions to Finnish hospitals in 1996 among 25- to
    64-year-olds, based on the Hospital Discharge Register, were linked
    with sociodemographic data from the 1995 population census for the
    following primary diagnoses [International Classification of
    Diseases, 10th revision (ICD-10)]: all back disorders (M40.0-54.9; N
    (individual patients) 7253), lumbar intervertebral disc disorders
    (M51.0-M51.9, N = 3863), and other common back disorders (ICD-10:
    M47.1-47.2, M47.8-47.9, M48.0, M54.1, M54.3-54.5, M54.8-54.9; N =
    2433), with the total occupationally active workforce (same age range
    and gender) as reference. Age-standardized hospitalization rate
    ratios (SRR) were calculated.
    Results The highest SRR values for hospitalization for any back
    disorder were found for fishing (SRR 195), "other" mining and
    carrying (SRR 168), and sewage and refuse disposal (SRR 152) among
    the men and water transport (SRR 158), wood product (SRR 149) and
    pulp, paper and paper product (SRR 145) manufacturing among the
    women. Computer activities (SRR 44) among the men and insurance and
    pension funding (SRR 49) among the women had the lowest SRR values.
    The occupations reindeer breeders and herders (SRR 495), agricultural
    workers (SRR 232), and paper product workers (SRR 205) among the men
    and plastic product (SRR 233), laundry (SRR 224), and agricultural
    (SRR 219) workers among the women had the highest SRR values. The
    lowest SRR values were observed for upper white-collar employees in
    public administration [men (SRR 40) and women (SRR 61)].
    Conclusions Hospitalization rates for back disorders were high for
    several physically strenuous industries and occupations.

    No mention of back injuries in older men lifting large sacks of toys.

    PICK OF THE WEEK
    Remarkably, those clever Australians have figured out that the
    easiest way to move a sheep is to drag it downhill.

    Wood makes shearing less of a drag
    Nature Science Update
    16 December 2002
    http://www.nature.com/nsu/021209/021209-13.html


    CELLULAR

    Domon T. Yamazaki Y. Fukui A. Ohnishi Y. Takahashi S. Yamamoto T.
    Wakita M.
    Three-dimensional distribution of the clear zone of migrating osteoclasts
    on dentin slices in vitro
    Tissue & Cell. 34(5):326-336, 2002 Oct.

    Lamoureux P. Ruthel G. Buxbaum RE. Heidemann SR.
    Mechanical tension can specify axonal fate in hippocampal neurons
    Journal of Cell Biology. 159(3):499-508, 2002 Nov 11.

    Draney MT. Herfkens RJ. Hughes TJR. Pelc NJ. Wedding KL. Zarins CK.
    Taylor CA.
    Quantification of vessel wall cyclic strain using cine phase contrast
    magnetic resonance imaging
    Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 30(8):1033-1045, 2002 Sep.

    COMPARATIVE

    Bejder L. Hall BK.
    Limbs in whales and limblessness in other vertebrates: mechanisms of
    evolutionary and developmental transformation and loss
    Evolution & Development. 4(6):445-458, 2002 Nov-Dec.

    Huey RB. Carlson M. Crozier L. Frazier M. Hamilton H. Harley C.
    Hoang A. Kingsolver JG.
    Plants versus animals: Do they deal with stress in different ways?
    Integrative & Comparative Biology. 42(3):415-423, 2002 Jun.

    Wallace RL.
    Rotifers: Exquisite metazoans
    Integrative & Comparative Biology. 42(3):660-667, 2002 Jun.

    Williams SH. Wall CE. Vinyard CJ. Hylander WL.
    A biomechanical analysis of skull form in gum-harvesting galagids
    Folia Primatologica. 73(4):197-209, 2002 Jul-Aug.

    Rocha-Barbosa O. Youlatos D. Gasc JP. Renous S.
    The clavicular region of some cursorial Cavioidea (Rodentia : Mammalia)
    Mammalia. 66(3):413-421, 2002.

    Thomason JJ. McClinchey HL. Jofriet JC.
    Analysis of strain and stress in the equine hoof capsule using finite
    element methods: comparison with principal strains recorded in vivo
    Equine Veterinary Journal. 34(7):719-725, 2002 Nov.

    Smith RKW. McGuigan MP. Hyde JT. Daly ASG. Pardoe CH. Lock AN.
    Wilson AM.
    In vitro evaluation of nonrigid support systems for the equine
    metacarpophalangeal joint
    Equine Veterinary Journal. 34(7):726-731, 2002 Nov.

    Kohler M. Alba DM. Sola SM. MacLatchy L.
    Taxonomic affinities of the Eppelsheim femur
    American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 119(4):297-304, 2002 Dec.

    Ruff CB.
    Long bone articular and diaphyseal structure in old world monkeys and
    apes. I: Locomotor effects
    American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 119(4):305-342, 2002 Dec.

    FLUID

    Zhang CH. Liu Y. So RMC. Phan-Thien N.
    The influence of inlet velocity profile on three-dimensional
    three-generation bifurcating flows
    Computational Mechanics. 29(4-5):422-429, 2002 Oct.

    Bartel T. Vanheiden H. Schaar J. Mertzkirch W. Erbel R.
    Biomechanical modeling of hemodynamic factors determining bulging of
    ventricular aneurysms
    Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 74(5):1581-1587, 2002 Nov.

    Moulton MJ.
    Biomechanical modeling of hemodynamic factors determining bulging of
    ventricular aneurysms - Invited commentary
    Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 74(5):1587-1588, 2002 Nov.

    GAIT

    Nelson AJ. Zwick D. Brody S. Doran C. Pulver L. Rooz G. Sadownick M.
    Nelson R. Rothman J.
    The validity of the GaitRite and the Functional Ambulation Performance
    scoring system in the analysis of Parkinson gait
    Neurorehabilitation. 17(3):255-262, 2002.

    NEURAL

    Brizzi L. Ting LH. Zytnicki D.
    Positive proprioceptive feedback elicited by isometric contractions of
    ankle flexors on pretibial motoneurons in cats
    Journal of Neurophysiology. 88(5):2207-2214, 2002 Nov.

    McDonagh MJN. Duncan A.
    Interaction of pre-programmed control and natural stretch reflexes in
    human landing movements
    Journal of Physiology-London. 544(3):985-994, 2002 Nov 1.

    Li ZM. Yue GH.
    Dependence of finger flexion force on the posture of the nonperforming
    fingers during key pressing tasks
    Journal of Motor Behavior. 34(4):329-338, 2002 Dec.

    Nichols TR.
    The contributions of muscles and reflexes to the regulation of joint and
    limb mechanics
    Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. (403 Suppl S):S43-S50, 2002 Oct.

    Knikou M. Rymer WZ.
    Hip angle induced modulation of H reflex amplitude, latency and duration
    in spinal cord injured humans
    Clinical Neurophysiology. 113(11):1698-1708, 2002 Nov.

    Duysens J.
    Human gait as a step in evolution
    Brain. 125(Part 12):2589-2590, 2002 Dec.

    Dietz V. Muller R. Colombo G.
    Locomotor activity in spinal man: significance of afferent input from
    joint and load receptors
    Brain. 125(Part 12):2626-2634, 2002 Dec.

    ORAL

    Okkerse W. Brebels A. De Deyn PP. Nagels G. De Deyn B. Van Bogaert
    PP. Braem M.
    Influence of a bite-plane according to Jeanmonod, on bruxism activity
    during sleep
    Journal of Oral Rehabilitation. 29(10):980-985, 2002 Oct.

    Haug RH. Street CC. Goltz M.
    Does plate adaptation affect stability? A biomechanical comparison of
    locking and nonlocking plates
    Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 60(11):1319-1326, 2002 Nov.

    Shiller DM. Laboissiere R. Ostry DJ.
    Relationship between jaw stiffness and kinematic variability in speech
    Journal of Neurophysiology. 88(5):2329-2340, 2002 Nov.

    Langenbach GEJ. Zhang F. Herring SW. Hannam AG.
    Modelling the masticatory biomechanics of a pig
    Journal of Anatomy. 201(5):383-393, 2002 Nov.

    Suri S. Utreja A. Rattan V.
    Orthodontic treatment of bilaterally impacted maxillary canines in an
    adult
    American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics.
    122(4):429-437, 2002 Oct.

    ORTHOPAEDICS

    Lebwohl NH. Cunningham BW. Dmitriev A. Shimamoto N. Gooch L. Devlin
    V. Boachie-Adjei O. Wagner TA.
    Biomechanical comparison of lumbosacral fixation techniques in a calf
    spine model
    Spine. 27(21):2312-2320, 2002 Nov 1.

    Cunningham BW. Lewis SJ. Long J. Dmitriev AE. Linville DA. Bridwell
    KH.
    Biomechanical evaluation of lumbosacral reconstruction techniques for
    spondylolisthesis - An in vitro porcine model
    Spine. 27(21):2321-2327, 2002 Nov 1.

    McKinley TO. Callendar PW. Bay BK.
    Trabecular bone strain changes associated with subchondral comminution of
    the distal tibia
    Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 16(10):709-716, 2002 Nov-Dec.

    Bryan VE.
    Cervical motion segment replacement
    European Spine Journal. 11(Suppl 2):S92-S97, 2002 Oct.

    Link HD.
    History, design and biomechanics of the LINK SB Charite artificial disc
    European Spine Journal. 11(Suppl 2):S98-S105, 2002 Oct.

    Soslowsky LJ. Thomopoulos S. Esmail A. Flanagan CL. Iannotti JP.
    Williamson JD. Carpenter JE.
    Rotator cuff tendinosis in an animal model: Role of extrinsic and overuse
    factors
    Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 30(8):1057-1063, 2002 Sep.

    Rutten M. Leterrier C. Constantin P. Reiter K. Bessei W.
    Bone development and activity in chickens in response to reduced
    weight-load on legs
    Animal Research. 51(4):327-336, 2002 Jul-Aug.

    Talcott KW. Schulz KS. Kass PH. Mason DR. Stover SM.
    In vitro biomechanical study of rotational stabilizers of the canine elbow
    joint
    American Journal of Veterinary Research. 63(11):1520-1526, 2002 Nov.

    Cunningham BW. Lowery GL. Serhan HA. Dmitriev AE. Orbegoso CM. McAfee
    PC. Fraser RD. Ross RE. Kulkarni SS.
    Total disc replacement arthroplasty using the AcroFlex lumbar disc: a
    non-human primate model
    European Spine Journal. 11(Suppl 2):S115-S123, 2002 Oct.

    Ray CD.
    The PDN (R) prosthetic disc-nucleus device
    European Spine Journal. 11(Suppl 2):S137-S142, 2002 Oct.

    Sullivan D. Bryden P. Callaghan JP.
    Inter- and intra-observer reliability of calculating cumulative lumbar
    spine loads
    Ergonomics. 45(11):788-797, 2002 Sep.

    Korge A. Nydegger T. Polard JL. Mayer HM. Husson JL.
    A spiral implant as nucleus prosthesis in the lumbar spine
    European Spine Journal. 11(Suppl 2):S149-S153, 2002 Oct.

    McNally DS.
    The objectives for the mechanical evaluation of spinal instrumentation
    have changed
    European Spine Journal. 11(Suppl 2):S179-S185, 2002 Oct.

    Garner MD. Wolfe SJ. Kuslich SD.
    Development and preclinical testing of a new tension-band device for the
    spine: the Loop system
    European Spine Journal. 11(Suppl 2):S186-S191, 2002 Oct.

    Caserta S. La Maida GA. Misaggi B. Peroni D. Pietrabissa R. Raimondi
    MT. Redaelli A.
    Elastic stabilization alone or combined with rigid fusion in spinal
    surgery: a biomechanical study and clinical experience based on 82 cases
    European Spine Journal. 11(Suppl 2):S192-S197, 2002 Oct.

    Mulholland RC. Sengupta DK.
    Rationale, principles and experimental evaluation of the concept of soft
    stabilization
    European Spine Journal. 11(Suppl 2):S198-S205, 2002 Oct.

    Dienst M. Burks RT. Greis PE.
    Anatomy and biomechanics of the anterior cruciate ligament
    Orthopedic Clinics of North America. 33(4):605-+, 2002 Oct.

    McMahon PJ. Lee TQ.
    Muscles may contribute to shoulder dislocation and stability
    Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. (403 Suppl S):S18-S25, 2002 Oct.

    Lee TQ. McMahon PJ.
    Shoulder biomechanics and muscle plasticity: Implications in spinal cord
    injury
    Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. (403 Suppl S):S26-S36, 2002 Oct.

    Numazaki H. Tohyama H. Nakano H. Kikuchi S. Yasuda K.
    The effect of initial graft tension in anterior cruciate ligament
    reconstruction on the mechanical behaviors of the femur-graft-tibia
    complex during cyclic loading
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 30(6):800-805, 2002 Nov-Dec.

    Ekenman I. Milgrom C. Finestone A. Begin M. Olin C. Arndt T. Burr D.
    The role of biomechanical shoe orthoses in tibial stress fracture
    prevention
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 30(6):866-870, 2002 Nov-Dec.

    Miller SL. Gladstone JN.
    Graft selection in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Orthopedic Clinics of North America. 33(4):675-+, 2002 Oct.

    Gladstone JN. Andrews JR.
    Endoscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with patella tendon
    autograft
    Orthopedic Clinics of North America. 33(4):701-+, 2002 Oct.

    Paillard PJ. Amadio PC. Zhao C. Zobitz ME. An KN.
    Pulley plasty versus resection of one slip of the flexor digitorum
    superficialis after repair of both flexor tendons in zone II - A
    biomechanical study
    Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume. 84A(11):2039-2045, 2002
    Nov.

    Harton FM. Weiskopf SA. Goecker RM.
    Sectioning the plantar fascia - Effect on first metatarsophalangeal joint
    motion
    Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. 92(10):532-536,
    2002 Nov-Dec.

    Li GA. Otterberg E. Sabbag K. Zayontz S. Johnson T. Rubash H.
    Biomechanics of posterior-substituting total knee arthroplasty: An in
    vitro study
    Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. (404):214-225, 2002 Nov.

    Anetzberger H. Schulz C. Pfahler M. Refior HJ. Muller-Gerbl M.
    Subchondral mineralization patterns of the glenoid after tear of the
    supraspinatus
    Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. (404):263-268, 2002 Nov.

    Bail HJ. Kolbeck S. Krummrey G. Weiler A. Windhagen HJ. Hennies K.
    Raun K. Raschke MJ.
    Ultrasound can predict regenerate stiffness in distraction osteogenesis
    Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. (404):362-367, 2002 Nov.

    Giannoudis PV. Pape HC. Cohen AP. Krettek C. Smith RM.
    Review - Systemic effects of femoral nailing - From Kuntscher to the
    immune reactivity era
    Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. (404):378-386, 2002 Nov.

    Tsuda E. Fukuda Y. Loh JC. Debski RE. Fu FH. Woo SLY.
    The effect of soft-tissue graft fixation in anterior cruciate ligament
    reconstruction on graft-tunnel motion under anterior tibial loading
    Arthroscopy. 18(9):960-967, 2002 Nov-Dec.

    Meyer DC. Nyffeler RW. Fucentese SF. Gerber C.
    Failure of suture material at suture anchor eyelets
    Arthroscopy. 18(9):1013-1019, 2002 Nov-Dec.

    Mangus BC. Hoffman LA. Hoffman MA. Altenburger P.
    Basic principles of extremity joint mobilization using a Kaltenborn
    approach
    Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 11(4):235-250, 2002 Nov.

    Klanke J. Partenheimer A. Westermann K.
    Biomechanical qualities of threaded acetabular cups
    International Orthopaedics. 26(5):278-282, 2002 Oct.

    Walton JR. Wilber JP.
    Sufficient conditions for strong ellipticity for a class of anisotropic
    materials
    International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 38(4):441-455, 2003 Jun.

    SLIPS/TRIPS/FALLS

    Richardson JK.
    Factors associated with falls in older patients with diffuse
    polyneuropathy
    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 50(11):1767-1773, 2002 Nov.

    Adolph KE.
    Learning to keep balance
    ADVANCES IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOR, VOL 30. 30 PG. 1-40. 2002

    SPORT

    Houdijk H. de Koning JJ. Bobbert MF. de Croot G.
    How klapskate hinge position affects push-off mechanics in speed skating
    Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 18(4):292-305, 2002 Nov.

    Lindsay DM. Horton JF. Paley RD.
    Trunk motion of male professional golfers using two different golf clubs
    Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 18(4):366-373, 2002 Nov.

    Elliott B. Khangure M.
    Disk degeneration and fast bowling in cricket: an intervention study
    Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 34(11):1714-1718, 2002 Nov.

    Miller MG. Berry DC. Bullard S. Gilders R.
    Comparisons of land-based and aquatic-based plyometric programs during an
    8-week training period
    Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 11(4):268-283, 2002 Nov.

    Hovis WD. Dean MT. Mallon WJ. Hawkins RJ.
    Posterior instability of the shoulder with secondary impingement in elite
    golfers
    American Journal of Sports Medicine. 30(6):886-890, 2002 Nov-Dec.


    TISSUE

    Van Cleynenbreugel T. Van Oosterwyck H. Vander Sloten J. Schrooten J.
    Trabecular bone scaffolding using a biomimetic approach
    Journal of Materials Science-Materials in Medicine. 13(12):1245-1249, 2002
    Dec.

    Morelli F. Ferretti A. Conteduca F. Nanni F. Monteleone L. Valente M.
    A modified Cryo-Jaw for in vitro biomechanical testing of tendons
    Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 18(4):384-389, 2002 Nov.

    Gasser TC. Holzapfel GA.
    A rate-independent elastoplastic constitutive model for biological
    fiber-reinforced composites at finite strains: continuum basis,
    algorithmic formulation and finite element implementation
    Computational Mechanics. 29(4-5):340-360, 2002 Oct.

    Eldridge JDJ. Cunnigham JL. Samuels A. Blunn GW. Lawes TJ. Learmonth
    ID. Goodship AE.
    Glass ionomer as an expander of allograft in revision arthroplasty of the
    hip
    Biomaterials. 24(3):499-508, 2003 Feb.

    Coulson RJ. Chesler NC. Vitullo L. Cipolla MJ.
    Effects of ischemia and myogenic activity on active and passive mechanical
    properties of rat cerebral arteries
    American Journal of Physiology - Heart & Circulatory Physiology.
    283(6):H2268-H2275, 2002 Dec.

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