This week's literature search for biomech* or locomot*.

Dan Ferris
Univ. of Michigan

Young-Hui Chang
Georgia Institute of Technology


Van Vliet KJ, Bao G, Suresh S (2003) The biomechanics toolbox: experimental
approaches for living cells and biomolecules. Acta Materialia 51: 5881-5905


Andersson K, Werdelin L (2003) The evolution of cursorial carnivores in the
Tertiary: implications of elbow-joint morphology. Proceedings of the Royal
Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 270: S163-S165

Anemone RL, Nachman BA (2003) Morphometrics, functional anatomy, and the
biomechanics of locomotion among tarsiers. In: Tarsiers: Past, Present and
Future, pp 97-120

Gemballa S, Weitbrecht GW, Saanchez-Villagra MR (2003) The myosepta in
Branchiostoma lanceolatum (Cephalochordata): 3D reconstruction and
microanatomy. Zoomorphology 122: 169-179

Jaramillo E, Contreras H, Duarte C, Avellanal MH (2003) Locomotor activity
and zonation of upper shore arthropods in a sandy beach of north central
Chile. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 58: 177-197

Marivaux L, Chaimanee Y, Ducrocq S, Marandat B, Sudre J, Soe AN, Tun ST,
Htoon W, Jaeger JJ (2003) The anthropoid status of a primate from the late
middle Eocene Pondaung Formation (Central Myanmar): Tarsal evidence.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of
America 100: 13173-13178

Nardi M, Morgan E, Scapini F (2003) Seasonal variation in the free-running
period in two Talitrus saltator populations from Italian beaches differing
in morphodynamics and human disturbance. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf
Science 58: 199-206

Naylor E, Kennedy F (2003) Ontogeny of behavioural adaptations in beach
crustaceans: some temporal considerations for integrated coastal zone
management and conservation. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 58:


Gokeler A, Schmalz T, Knopf E, Freiwald J, Blumentritt S (2003) The
relationship between isokinetic quadriceps strength and laxity on gait
analysis parameters in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed knees. Knee
Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 11: 372-378

Nadeau S, McFadyen BJ, Malouin F (2003) Frontal and sagittal plane analyses
of the stair climbing task in healthy adults aged over 40 years: what are
the challenges compared to level walking? Clinical Biomechanics 18: 950-959

Ward ED, Smith KM, Cocheba JR, Patterson PE, Phillips RD (2003) In vivo
forces in the plantar fascia during the stance phase of gait - Sequential
release of the plantar fascia. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical
Association 93: 429-442


Caversaccio M, Negri S, Nolte LP, Zbaren P (2003) Neck dissection shoulder
syndrome: Quantification and three-dimensional evaluation with an
optoelectronic tracking system. Annals of Otology Rhinology and Laryngology
112: 939-946

Faro FD, White KK, Ahn JS, Oka RS, Mahar AT, Bawa M, Farnsworth CL, Garfin
SR, Newton PO (2003) Biomechanical analysis of anterior instrumentation for
lumbar corpectomy. Spine 28: E468-E471


Dilley A, Lynn B, Greening J, DeLeon N (2003) Quantitative in vivo studies
of median nerve sliding in response to wrist, elbow, shoulder and neck
movements. Clinical Biomechanics 18: 899-907

Durgin FH, Fox LF, Kim DH (2003) Not letting the left leg know what the
right leg is doing: Limb-specific locomotor adaptation to sensory-cue
conflict. Psychological Science 14: 567-572

Nakada K, Asai T, Amemiya Y (2003) An analog CMOS central pattern generator
for interlimb coordination in quadruped locomotion. IEEE Transactions on
Neural Networks 14: 1356-1365

Spinazzola L, Cubelli R, Della Sala S (2003) Impairments of trunk movements
following left or right hemisphere lesions: dissociation between apraxic
errors and postural instability. Brain 126: 2656-2666

Ulloa A, Bullock D (2003) A neural network simulating human reach-grasp
coordination by continuous updating of vector positioning commands. Neural
Networks 16: 1141-1160


Barber FA, Herbert MA, Richards DP (2003) Sutures and suture anchors:
Update 2003. Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
19: 985-990

Davidson PL, Goulding A, Chalmers DJ (2003) Biomechanical analysis of arm
fracture in obese boys. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 39: 657-664

Nightingale EJ, Allen CP, Sonnabend DH, Goldberg J, Walsh WR (2003)
Mechanical properties of the rotator cuff: response to cyclic loading at
varying abduction angles. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 11:

Payne C, Oates M, Noakes H (2003) Static stance response to different types
of foot orthoses. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 93:

Petit CJ, Boswell R, Mahar A, Tasto J, Pedowitz RA (2003) Biomechanical
evaluation of a new technique for rotator cuff repair. American Journal of
Sports Medicine 31: 849-853


Caborn DNM, Nyland J, Selby J, Tetik O (2003) Biomechanical testing of
hamstring graft tibial tunnel fixation with bioabsorbable interference
screws. Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 19:

Chen CH, Chen WJ, Shih CH (2003) Double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament
reconstruction with quadriceps and semitendinosus tendon grafts.
Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 19: 1023-1026

Ferretti A, Conteduca F, Morelli F, Ticca L, Monaco E (2003) The evolgate:
A method to improve the pullout strength of interference screws in tibial
fixation of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with doubled gracilis
and semitendinosus tendons. Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and
Related Surgery 19: 936-940

Fung DT, Zhang LQ (2003) Modeling of ACL impingement against the
intercondylar notch. Clinical Biomechanics 18: 933-941

Kim DH, Wilson DR, Hecker AT, Jung TM, Brown CH (2003) Twisting and
braiding reduces the tensile strength and stiffness of human hamstring
tendon grafts used for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. American
Journal of Sports Medicine 31: 861-867

Kitamura N, Yasuda K, Yamanaka M, Tohyama H (2003) Biomechanical
comparisons of three posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction procedures
with load-controlled and displacement-controlled cyclic tests. American
Journal of Sports Medicine 31: 907-914

Kondo E, Yasuda K, Yamanaka M, Minami A, Tohyama H (2003) Biomechanical
evaluation of a newly devised model for the elongation-type anterior
cruciate ligament injury with partial laceration and permanent elongation.
Clinical Biomechanics 18: 942-949

LaPrade RF, Ly TV, Wentorf FA, Engebretsen L (2003) The posterolateral
attachments of the knee - A qualitative and quantitative morphologic
analysis of the fibular collateral ligament, popliteus tendon,
popliteofibular ligament, and lateral gastrocnemius tendon. American
Journal of Sports Medicine 31: 854-860


Li ZM, Pfaeffle HJ, Sotereanos DG, Goitz RJ, Woo SLY (2003)
Multi-directional strength and force envelope of the index finger. Clinical
Biomechanics 18: 908-915

Rettig AC (2003) Athletic injuries of the wrist and hand part 1: Traumatic
injuries of the wrist. American Journal of Sports Medicine 31: 1038-1048


Balabaud L, Gallard E, Skalli W, Dupas B, Roger R, Lavaste F, Steib JP
(2003) Biomechanical evaluation of a bipedicular spinal fixation device:
three different strength tests. European Spine Journal 12: 480-486

Gercek E, Arlet V, Delisle J, Marchesi D (2003) Subsidence of stand-alone
cervical cages in anterior interbody fusion: warning. European Spine
Journal 12: 513-516

Lund T, Nydegger T, Rathonyi G, Nolte LP, Schlenzka D, Oxland TR (2003)
Three-dimensional stabilization provided by the external spinal fixator
compared to two internal fixation devices: a biomechanical in vitro
flexibility study. European Spine Journal 12: 474-479

Solomonow M, Zhou BH, Baratta RV, Burger E (2003) Biomechanics and
electromyography of a cumulative lumbar disorder: response to static
flexion. Clinical Biomechanics 18: 890-898

Throckmorton TW, Hilibrand AS, Mencio GA, Hodge A, Spengler DM (2003) The
impact of adjacent level disc degeneration on health status outcomes
following lumbar fusion. Spine 28: 2546-2550

van den Bosch EW, van Zwienen CMA, van Dijke GAH, Snijders CJ, van Vugt AB
(2003) Sacroiliac screw fixation for Tile B fractures. Journal of
Trauma-Injury Infection and Critical Care 55: 962-965


Beredjiklian PK, Favata M, Cartmell JS, Flanagan CL, Crombleholme TM,
Soslowsky LJ (2003) Regenerative versus reparative healing in tendon: A
study of biomechanical and histological properties in fetal sheep. Annals
of Biomedical Engineering 31: 1143-1152


Boninger ML, Dicianno BE, Cooper RA, Towers JD, Koontz AM, Souza AL (2003)
Shoulder magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities, wheelchair propulsion,
and gender. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 84: 1615-1620

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