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

Young-Hui Chang
School of Applied Physiology
Georgia Institute of Technology

***ISSUE ALERT: There were several thematic issue hits this week
ranging from Ergonomics/Rehab to Methods for human motion capture:

Clinical Biomechanics 19(6)
American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(5)
Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume 29A(4)
Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds 15(3-4)


Gardner, T. N., S. Mishra and L. Marks (2004). "The role of
osteogenic index, octahedral shear stress and dilatational stress in
the ossification of a fracture callus." Medical Engineering & Physics
26(6): 493-501.

Goltzman, D., D. S. Miao, D. K. Panda and G. N. Hendy (2004).
"Effects of calcium and of the Vitamin D system on skeletal and
calcium homeostasis: lessons from genetic models." Journal of Steroid
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 89-90(1-5): 485-489.


Hosokawa, Y., H. Takabayashi, S. Miura, C. Shukunami, Y. Hiraki and
H. Masuhara (2004). "Nondestructive isolation of single cultured
animal cells by femtosecond laser-induced shockwave." Applied Physics
a-Materials Science & Processing 79(4-6): 795-798.

Lorena, D., I. A. Darby, D. P. Reinhardt, V. Sapin, J. Rosenbaum and
A. Desmouliere (2004). "Fibrillin-1 expression in normal and fibrotic
rat liver and in cultured hepatic fibroblastic cells: modulation by
mechanical stress and role in cell adhesion." Laboratory
Investigation 84(2): 203-212.


Blumstein, D. T., A. Runyan, M. Seymour, A. Nicodemus, A. Ozgul, F.
Ransler, S. Im, T. Stark, C. Zugmeyer and J. C. Daniel (2004).
"Locomotor ability and wariness in yellow-bellied marmots." Ethology
110(8): 615-634.

Dahms, H. U. (2004). "Postembryonic apomorphies proving the
monophyletic status of the Copepoda." Zoological Studies 43(2):


Jindrich, D. L., A. D. Balakrishnan and J. T. Dennerlein (2004).
"Effects of keyswitch design and finger posture on finger joint
kinematics and dynamics during tapping on computer keyswitches."
Clinical Biomechanics 19(6): 600-608.

Romani, A., R. Bergamaschi, E. Candeloro, E. Alfonsi, R. Callieco and
V. Cosi (2004). "Fatigue in multiple sclerosis: multidimensional
assessment and response to symptomatic treatment." Multiple Sclerosis
10(4): 462-468.


Bus, S. A., J. S. Ulbrecht and P. R. Cavanagh (2004). "Pressure
relief and load redistribution by custom-made insoles in diabetic
patients with neuropathy and foot deformity." Clinical Biomechanics
19(6): 629-638.

Folman, Y., J. Wosk, S. Shabat and R. Gepstein (2004). "Attenuation
of spinal transients at heel strike using viscoelastic heel insoles:
an in vivo study." Preventive Medicine 39(2): 351-354.

Kvist, J. (2004). "Sagittal plane translation during level walking in
poor-functioning and well-functioning patients with anterior cruciate
ligament deficiency." American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(5):

Warren, W. H. and B. R. Fajen (2004). "Behavioral dynamics of human
locomotion." Ecological Psychology 16(1): 61-66.


Dona, E., M. P. Gianoutsos and W. R. Walsh (2004). "Optimizing
biomechanical performance of the 4-strand cruciate flexor tendon
repair." Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume 29A(4): 571-580.

Harley, B. J., F. W. Werner, S. D. Boles and A. K. Palmer (2004).
"Arthroscopic resection of arthrosis of the proximal hamate: A
clinical and biomechanical study." Journal of Hand Surgery-American
Volume 29A(4): 661-667.

Meunier, M. J., E. Hentzen, M. Ryan, A. Y. Shin and R. L. Lieber
(2004). "Predicted effects of metacarpal shortening on interosseous
muscle function." Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume 29A(4):


Markolf, K. L., G. O'Neill, S. R. Jackson and D. R. McAllister
(2004). "Effects of applied quadriceps and hamstrings muscle loads on
forces in the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments." American
Journal of Sports Medicine 32(5): 1144-1149.

Murray, I. A. and G. R. Johnson (2004). "A study of the external
forces and moments at the shoulder and elbow while performing every
day tasks." Clinical Biomechanics 19(6): 586-594.

Robinson, J. R., J. Sanchez-Ballester, A. M. J. Bull, R. D. M. Thomas
and A. A. Amis (2004). "The posteromedial corner revisited - An
anatomical description of the passive restraining structures of the
medial aspect of the human knee." Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery-British Volume 86B(5): 674-681.

van Riet, R. P., F. Van Glabbeek, J. A. Baumfeld, P. G. Neale, B. F.
Morrey, S. W. O'Driscoll and K. N. An (2004). "The effect of the
orientation of the noncircular radial head on elbow kinematics."
Clinical Biomechanics 19(6): 595-599.


Behrend, C. J., J. N. Anker, B. H. McNaughton, M. Brasuel, M. A.
Philbert and R. Kopelman (2004). "Metal-capped Brownian and
magnetically modulated optical nanoprobes (MOONs): Micromechanics in
chemical and biological microenvironments." Journal of Physical
Chemistry B 108(29): 10408-10414.

Moores, A. P., E. J. Comerford, J. F. Tarlton and M. R. Owen (2004).
"Biomechanical and clinical evaluation of a modified 3-loop pulley
suture pattern for reattachment of canine tendons to bone."
Veterinary Surgery 33(4): 391-397.

Park, S. I., H. J. Shin, T. H. Kim and S. Y. Shin (2004). "On-line
motion blending for real-time locomotion generation." Computer
Animation and Virtual Worlds 15(3-4): 125-138.

Pooya, H. A., B. Seguin, D. R. Mason, P. J. Walsh, K. T. Taylor, P.
H. Kass and S. M. Stover (2004). "Biomechanical comparison of
cortical radial graft versus ulnar transposition graft limb-sparing
techniques for the distal radial site in dogs." Veterinary Surgery
33(4): 301-308.

Wagg, D. K. and M. S. Nixon (2004). "Automated markerless extraction
of walking people using deformable contour models." Computer
Animation and Virtual Worlds 15(3-4): 399-406.

Wheeler, J. L., A. R. Cross, W. P. Stubbs, S. R. Guerin and D. D.
Lewis (2004). "Intramedullary interlocking nail fixation in dogs and
cats: Biomechanics and instrumentation." Compendium on Continuing
Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 26(7): 519-+.

Zhao, J. and L. Li (2004). "Human motion reconstruction from
monocular images using genetic algorithms." Computer Animation and
Virtual Worlds 15(3-4): 407-414.


Pool-Goudzwaard, A., G. H. van Dijke, M. van Gurp, P. Mulder, C.
Snijders and R. Stoeckart (2004). "Contribution of pelvic floor
muscles to stiffness of the pelvic ring." Clinical Biomechanics
19(6): 564-571.

Tu, M. S. and T. L. Daniel (2004). "Cardiac-like behavior of an
insect flight muscle." Journal of Experimental Biology 207(14):


Berthouze, L. and M. Lungarella (2004). "Motor skill acquisition
under environmental perturbations: On the necessity of alternate
freezing and freeing of degrees of freedom." Adaptive Behavior 12(1):

Gazula, V. R., M. Roberts, C. Luzzio, A. F. Jawad and R. G. Kalb
(2004). "Effects of limb exercise after spinal cord injury on motor
neuron dendrite structure." Journal of Comparative Neurology 476(2):

Larsen, B. and M. Voigt "Changes in the gain of the soleus H-reflex
with changes in the motor recruitment level and/or movement speed."
European Journal of Applied Physiology.

Zehr, E. P. and S. R. Hundza "Forward and backward arm cycling are
regulated by equivalent neural mechanisms." Journal of


Burne, S. G., K. M. Khan, P. B. Boudville, R. J. Mallet, P. M.
Newman, L. J. Steinman and E. Thornton (2004). "Risk factors
associated with exertional medial tibial pain: a 12 month prospective
clinical study." British Journal of Sports Medicine 38(4): 441-445.

Curran, A. R., D. J. Adams, J. L. Gill, M. E. Steiner and A. D.
Scheller (2004). "The biomechanical effects of low-dose irradiation
on bone-patellar tendon-bone allografts." American Journal of Sports
Medicine 32(5): 1131-1135.

Gill, S. S., M. A. Turner, T. C. Battaglia, H. T. Leis, G. Balian and
M. D. Miller (2004). "Semitendinosus regrowth - Biochemical,
ultrastructural, and physiological characterization of the regenerate
tendon." American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(5): 1173-1181.

Ilahi, O. A., T. Al-Fahl, H. Bahrani and Z. P. Luo (2004). "Glenoid
suture anchor fixation strength: Effect of insertion angle."
Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 20(6):

Potzl, W., P. Kumpers, T. Szuwart, C. Gotze, B. Marquardt and J.
Steinbeck (2004). "Immobilisation after radiofrequency-induced
shrinkage of tendon - A histological study in rabbits." Journal of
Bone and Joint Surgery-British Volume 86B(5): 752-758.

Shepard, M. F., J. R. Dugas, N. Zeng and J. R. Andrews (2004).
"Differences in the ultimate strength of the biceps anchor and the
generation of type II superior labral anterior posterior lesions in a
cadaveric model." American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(5):


Verdaasdonk, B. W., H. Koopman, S. A. van Gils and F. C. T. van der
Helm "Bifurcation and stability analysis in musculoskeletal systems:
a study in human stance." Biological Cybernetics.


Underwood, H. A., C. D. Tokuno and J. J. Eng (2004). "A comparison of
two prosthetic feet on the multi-joint and multi-plane kinetic gait
compensations in individuals with a unilateral trans-tibial
amputation." Clinical Biomechanics 19(6): 609-616.

Yu, B., D. Herman, J. Preston, W. Lu, D. T. Kirkendall and W. E.
Garrett (2004). "Immediate effects of a knee brace with a constraint
to knee extension on knee kinematics and ground reaction forces in a
stop-jump task." American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(5): 1136-1143.


Abrams, A. and R. Ghrist (2004). "State complexes for metamorphic
robots." International Journal of Robotics Research 23(7-8): 809-824.

Azevedo, C., P. Poignet and B. Espiau (2004). "Artificial locomotion
control: from human to robots." Robotics and Autonomous Systems
47(4): 203-223.

Porta, J. M. and E. Celaya (2004). "Reactive free-gait generation to
follow arbitrary trajectories with a hexapod robot." Robotics and
Autonomous Systems 47(4): 187-201.


Kim, D. H., P. J. Millett, J. J. P. Warner and F. W. Jobe (2004).
"Shoulder injuries in golf." American Journal of Sports Medicine
32(5): 1324-1330.

Mihata, T., Y. S. Lee, M. H. McGarry, M. Abe and T. Q. Lee (2004).
"Excessive humeral external rotation results in increased shoulder
laxity." American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(5): 1278-1285.

Saunders, P. U., D. B. Pyne, R. D. Telford and J. A. Hawley (2004).
"Factors affecting running economy in trained distance runners."
Sports Medicine 34(7): 465-485.

Witvrouw, E., L. Danneels, D. Van Tiggelen, T. M. Willems and D.
Cambier (2004). "Open versus closed kinetic chain exercises in
patellofemoral pain - A 5-year prospective randomized study."
American Journal of Sports Medicine 32(5): 1122-1130.


Viano, D. C., C. Bir, T. Walilko and D. Sherman (2004). "Ballistic
impact to the forehead, zygoma, and mandible: Comparison of human and
frangible dummy face biomechanics." Journal of Trauma-Injury
Infection and Critical Care 56(6): 1305-1311.


Bargel, H., H. C. Spatz, T. Speck and C. Neinhuis (2004).
"Two-dimensional tension tests in plant biomechanics sweet cherry
fruit skin as a model system." Plant Biology 6(4): 432-439.

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