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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***: The following journals had a high incident of hits
this week on topics ranging from biomaterials to motor control:

Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials 70B(2)

Experimental Brain Research 157(4)


Bakker, A., J. Klein-Nulend and E. Burger (2004). "Shear stress
inhibits while disuse promotes osteocyte apoptosis." Biochemical and
Biophysical Research Communications 320(4): 1163-1168.

Eckstein, F., M. Fischbeck, V. Kuhn, T. M. Link, M. Priemel and E. M.
Lochmuller (2004). "Determinants and heterogeneity thoracolumbar
spine of mechanical competence throughout the of elderly women and
men." Bone 35(2): 364-374.

Fonseca, D. and W. E. Ward (2004). "Daidzein together with high
calcium preserve bone mass and biomechanical strength at multiple
sites in ovariectomized mice." Bone 35(2): 489-497.

Watzky, A. and S. Naili (2004). "Orthotropic bone remodeling: case of
plane stresses." Mechanics Research Communications 31(5): 617-625.


Brunette, J., R. Mongrain and J. C. Tardif (2004). "A realistic
coronary artery phantom for particle image velocimetry - Featuring
injection-molded inclusions and multiple layers." Journal of
Visualization 7(3): 241-248.

Rogers, J. and D. D. Sheriff (2004). "Role of estrogen in nitric
oxide- and prostaglandin-dependent modulation of vascular conductance
during treadmill locomotion in rats." Journal of Applied Physiology
97(2): 756-763.


Dumont, E. R. (2004). "Patterns of diversity in cranial shape among
plant-visiting bats." Acta Chiropterologica 6(1): 59-74.

Fuglei, E. and N. A. Oritsland (2003). "Energy cost of running in an
Arctic Fox, Alopex lagopus." Canadian Field-Naturalist 117(3):

Kearney, M. and R. Shine (2004). "Developmental success, stability,
and plasticity in closely related parthenogenetic and sexual lizards
(Heteronotia, Gekkonidae)." Evolution 58(7): 1560-1572.

Maresh, J. L., F. E. Fish, D. P. Nowacek, S. M. Nowacek and R. S.
Wells (2004). "High performance turning capabilities during foraging
by bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)." Marine Mammal Science
20(3): 498-509.


Shinohara, J., T. Shibata, A. Shimada and K. Komatsu (2004). "The
biomechanical properties of the healing periodontium of replanted rat
mandibular incisors." Dental Traumatology 20(4): 212-221.


Hayakawa, Y., S. R. Pandian and S. Kawamura (2004). "Development of
an Autonomous Transfer Machine using pneumatic actuators." Jsme
International Journal Series C-Mechanical Systems Machine Elements
and Manufacturing 47(2): 602-609.


Bent, L. R., B. J. McFadyen and J. T. Inglis (2004). "Is the use of
vestibular information weighted differently across the initiation of
walking?" Experimental Brain Research 157(4): 407-416.

Dierick, F., C. Lefebvre, A. van den Hecke and C. Detrembleur (2004).
"Development of displacement of centre of mass during independent
walking in children." Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology
46(8): 533-539.

Park, J. H. and M. Choi (2004). "Generation of an optimal gait
trajectory for biped robots using a genetic algorithm." Jsme
International Journal Series C-Mechanical Systems Machine Elements
and Manufacturing 47(2): 715-721.

Seipel, J. E., P. J. Holmes and R. J. Full "Dynamics and stability of
insect locomotion: a hexapedal model for horizontal plane motions."
Biological Cybernetics.


Tan, J., L. Ming, Z. J. Jia and J. B. Tang (2004). "Repairs of
partial oblique tendon injuries: A biomechanical evaluation." Journal
of Hand Surgery-British and European Volume 29B(4): 381-385.


Ghadiali, S. N., J. Banks and J. D. Swarts (2004). "Finite element
analysis of active Eustachian tube function." Journal of Applied
Physiology 97(2): 648-654.


Cattet, J. and A. S. Etienne (2004). "Blindfolded dogs relocate a
target through path integration." Animal Behaviour 68: 203-212.

Gentilucci, M., A. C. Roy and S. Stefanini (2004). "Grasping an
object naturally or with a tool: are these tasks guided by a common
motor representation?" Experimental Brain Research 157(4): 496-506.

Perreault, E. J., R. F. Kirsch and P. E. Crago (2004). "Multijoint
dynamics and postural stability of the human arm." Experimental Brain
Research 157(4): 507-517.

Reschke, M., J. T. Somers, R. J. Leigh, J. M. Krnavek, L. Kornilova,
I. Kozlovskaya, J. J. Bloomberg and W. H. Paloski (2004).
"Sensorimotor recovery following Spaceflight may be due to frequent
square-wave saccadic intrusions." Aviation Space and Environmental
Medicine 75(8): 700-704.

Steldt, R. E. and B. D. Schmit (2004). "Modulation of coordinated
muscle activity during imposed sinusoidal hip movements in human
spinal cord injury." Journal of Neurophysiology 92(2): 673-685.

Straka, H. and N. Dieringer (2004). "Basic organization principles of
the VOR: lessons from frogs." Progress in Neurobiology 73(4): 259-309.

Yu, X. and W. O. Friesen "Entrainment of leech swimming activity by
the ventral stretch receptor." Journal of Comparative Physiology
a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology.


Link, T. M., J. Bauer, A. Kollstedt, I. Stumpf, M. Hudelmaier, M.
Settles, S. Majumdar, E. M. Lochmuller and F. Eckstein (2004).
"Trabecular bone structure of the distal radius, the calcaneus, and
the spine - Which site predicts fracture status of the spine best?"
Investigative Radiology 39(8): 487-497.

Murakami, H., W. C. Horton, K. Tomita and W. C. Hutton (2004). "A
two-cage reconstruction versus a single mega-cage reconstruction for
lumbar interbody fusion: an experimental comparison." European Spine
Journal 13(5): 432-440.


Py, C., E. de Langre and B. Moulia (2004). "The mixing layer
instability of wind over a flexible crop canopy." Comptes Rendus
Mecanique 332(8): 613-618.

Rudnicki, M., U. Silins and V. J. Lieffers (2004). "Crown cover is
correlated with relative density, tree slenderness, and tree height
in lodgepole pine." Forest Science 50(3): 356-363.

Yamamoto, H. (2004). "Role of the gelatinous layer on the origin of
the physical properties of the tension wood." Journal of Wood Science
50(3): 197-208.


Gruneberg, C., B. R. Bloem, F. Honegger and J. H. J. Allum (2004).
"The influence of artificially increased hip and trunk stiffness on
balance control in man." Experimental Brain Research 157(4): 472-485.


Gourgoulis, V., N. Aggeloussis, V. Kalivas, P. Antoniou and G.
Mavromatis (2004). "Snatch lift kinematics and bar energetics in male
adolescent and adult weightlifters." Journal of Sports Medicine and
Physical Fitness 44(2): 126-131.

Valentini, N. and M. Rudisill (2004). "Motivational climate,
motor-skill development, and perceived competence: Two studies of
developmentally delayed kindergarten children." Journal of Teaching
in Physical Education 23(3): 216-234.


Koepp, H. E., S. Schorlemmer, S. Kessler, R. E. Brenner, L. Claes, K.
P. Gunther and A. A. Ignatius (2004). "Biocompatibility and
osseointegration of beta-TCP: Histomorphological and biomechanical
studies in a weight-bearing sheep model." Journal of Biomedical
Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials 70B(2): 209-217.

Sambasivan, S., D. A. Fischer, M. C. Shen and S. M. Hsu (2004).
"Molecular orientation of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene
induced by various sliding motions." Journal of Biomedical Materials
Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials 70B(2): 278-285.

Wong, M. W. N., L. Qin, J. K. O. Tai, S. K. M. Lee, K. S. Leung and
K. M. Chan (2004). "Engineered allogeneic chondrocyte pellet for
reconstruction of fibrocartilage zone at bone-tendon junction - A
preliminary histological observation." Journal of Biomedical
Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials 70B(2): 362-367.


Singh, M. K. and M. Gurnani (2004). "Disposal pattern and its impact
on milk production and herd size in Karan Fries and Karan Swiss
cows." Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 17(9): 1214-1218.

PICK OF THE WEEK; Too hard to pass up a good fish 'tale'...

Wilga, C. D. and G. V. Lauder (2004). "Biomechanics - Hydrodynamic
function of the shark's tail." Nature 430(7002): 850-850.

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