Literature Update for keywords: BIOMECH* or LOCOMOT*.
Including a "PECK OF THE WEEK" and a Holiday special pick.

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

Bizeray D. Leterrier C. Constantin P. Picard M. Faure JM.
Sequential feeding can increase activity and improve gait score in
meat-type chickens
Poultry Science. 81(12):1798-1806, 2002 Dec.

Phillips PK, Heath JE
An infrared thermographic study of surface temperature in the
euthermic woodchuck (Marmota monax)
COMP BIOCHEM PHYS A 129 (2-3): 557-562 JUN 2001.
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Dial KP.
Wing-assisted incline running and the evolution of flight
Science. 299(5605):402-404, 2003 Jan 17.

Corr SA. McCorquodale CC. McGovern RE. Gentle MJ. Bennett D.
Evaluation of ground reaction forces produced by chickens walking on a
force plate
American Journal of Veterinary Research. 64(1):76-82, 2003 Jan.

Ruff CB.
Long bone articular and diaphyseal structure in old world monkeys and
apes. II: Estimation of body mass
American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 120(1):16-37, 2003 Jan.


Gervais M.
Good management practice as a means of preventing back disorders in the
construction sector
Safety Science. 41(1):77-88, 2003 Feb.

Holte KA. Westgaard RH.
Further studies of shoulder and neck pain and exposures in customer
service work with low biomechanical demands
Ergonomics. 45(13):887-909, 2002 Oct 20.


Zajac FE. Neptune RR. Kautz SA.
Biomechanics and muscle coordination of human walking - Part I:
Introduction to concepts, power transfer, dynamics and simulations
Gait & Posture. 16(3):215-232, 2002 Dec.

Ferber R. Osternig LR. Woollacott MH. Wasielewski NJ. Lee JH.
Reactive balance adjustments to unexpected perturbations during human
Gait & Posture. 16(3):238-248, 2002 Dec.

Schmalz T. Blumentritt S. Jarasch R.
Energy expenditure and biomechanical characteristics of lower limb amputee
gait: The influence of prosthetic alignment and different prosthetic
Gait & Posture. 16(3):255-263, 2002 Dec.

Mulavara AP. Verstraete MC. Bloomberg JJ.
Modulation of head movement control in humans during treadmill walking
Gait & Posture. 16(3):271-282, 2002 Dec.

Maupas E. Paysant J. Datie AM. Martinet N. Andre JM.
Functional asymmetries of the lower limbs. A comparison between clinical
assessment of laterality, isokinetic evaluation and electrogoniometric
monitoring of knees during walking
Gait & Posture. 16(3):304-312, 2002 Dec.

Withagen R. Michaels CF.
The calibration of walking transfers to crawling: Are action systems
Ecological Psychology. 14(4):223-234, 2002.

Nishikawa T. Kurosaka M. Yoshiya S. Lundin TM. Grabiner MD.
Effects of prophylactic ankle supports on pronation during gait
International Orthopaedics. 26(6):381-385, 2002 Dec.


Dyer RK. Dormer KJ. Hough JVD. Nakmali U. Wickersham R.
Biomechanical influences of magnetic resonance imaging on the SOUNDTEC
Direct System implant
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. 127(6):520-530, 2002 Dec.

Wall RS. Ashmead DH.
Changes in biomechanical features of the two-point touch technique as it
is learned
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness. 96(12):829-841, 2002 Dec.


Wang YM. Baciu G.
Human motion estimation from monocular image sequence based on
cross-entropy regularization
Pattern Recognition Letters. 24(1-3):315-325, 2003 Jan.

Chockalingam N. Giakas G. Iossifidou A.
Do strain gauge force platforms need in situ correction?
Gait & Posture. 16(3):233-237, 2002 Dec.


De Serres SJ. Bennett DJ. Stein RB.
Stretch reflex gain in cat triceps surae muscles with compliant loads
Journal of Physiology-London. 545(3):1027-1040, 2002 Dec 15.

Knoll R. Hoshijima M. Hoffman HM. Person V. Lorenzen-Schmidt I. Bang
ML. Hayashi T. Shiga N. Yasukawa H. Schaper W. McKenna W. Yokoyama
M. Schork NJ. Omens JH. McCulloch AD. Kimura A. Gregorio CC. Poller
W. Schaper J. Schultheiss HP. Chien KR.
The cardiac mechanical stretch sensor machinery involves a Z disc complex
that is defective in a subset of human dilated cardiomyopathy
Cell. 111(7):943-955, 2002 Dec 27.


Wohlert AB. Smith A.
Developmental change in variability of lip muscle activity during speech
Journal of Speech Language & Hearing Research. 45(6):1077-1087, 2002 Dec.

Alberts LR. Phillips KO. Tu HK. Stinson WW. Friedman A.
A biologic model for assessment of osseous strain patterns and plating
systems in the human maxilla
Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 61(1):79-88, 2003 Jan.

Cascone P. Fonzi L. Aboh IV.
Hyaluronic acid's biomechanical stabilization function in the
temporomandibular joint
Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 13(6):751-754, 2002 Nov.


Klingele KE. Kocher MS.
Little league elbow - Valgus overload injury in the paediatric athlete
Sports Medicine. 32(15):1005-1015, 2002.

Zhao J. Wang XW. Hou TS. He SS.
One versus two BAK fusion cages in posterior lumbar interbody fusion to
L4-L5 degenerative spondylolisthesis - A randomized, controlled
prospective study in 25 patients with minimum two-year follow-up
Spine. 27(24):2753-2757, 2002 Dec 15.

Kreshak JL. Kim DH. Lindsey DP. Kam AC. Panjabi MM. Yerby SA.
Posterior stabilization at the cervicothoracic junction - A biomechanical
Spine. 27(24):2763-2770, 2002 Dec 15.

Yue JJ. Sossan A. Selgrath C. Deutsch LS. Wilkens K. Testaiuti M.
Gabriel JP.
The treatment of unstable thoracic spine fractures with transpedicular
screw instrumentation: A 3-year consecutive series
Spine. 27(24):2782-2787, 2002 Dec 15.

Ferguson SJ. Winkler F. Nolte LP.
Anterior fixation in the osteoporotic spine: cut-out and pullout
characteristics of implants
European Spine Journal. 11(6):527-534, 2002 Dec.

Neal-Sturgess CE.
A thermomechanical theory of impact trauma
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part D, Journal of
Automobile Engineering. 216(D11):883-895, 2002.

Park SH. O'Connor KM. McKellop H.
Interaction between active motion and exogenous transforming growth factor
beta during tibial fracture repair
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 17(1):2-10, 2003 Jan.

Schildhauer TA. Ledoux WR. Chapman JR. Henley MB. Tencer AF. Routt
Triangular osteosynthesis and iliosacral screw fixation for unstable
sacral fractures: A cadaveric and biomechanical evaluation under cyclic
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 17(1):22-31, 2003 Jan.

Kasten P. Krefft M. Hesselbach J. Weinberg AM.
How does torsional deformity of the radial shaft influence the rotation of
the forearm?: A biomechanical study
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 17(1):57-60, 2003 Jan.

Lorenz RR. Papay FA. Jatla M. Barthel SW. Seeley BM. Ulusal BG.
Hydroxyapatite cement reconstruction in the growing craniofacial skeleton:
An experimental model
Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 13(6):802-808, 2002 Nov.

Olsson O. Tanner KE. Ceder L. Ryd L.
A biomechanical study on fixation stability with twin hook or lag screw in
artificial cancellous bone
International Orthopaedics. 26(6):349-355, 2002 Dec.

Fazzalari NL. Kuliwaba JS. Forwood MR.
Cancellous bone microdamage in the proximal femur: Influence of age and
osteoarthritis on damage morphology and regional distribution
Bone. 31(6):697-702, 2002 Dec.

Plotz GMJ. Prymka M. Knoch MV. Markova B. Ulrich HW.
Spontaneous fusion of 'os acetabuli' after triple pelvic osteotomy
Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery. 122(9-10):526-529, 2002 Dec.

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