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

Young-Hui Chang
School of Applied Physiology
Georgia Institute of Technology
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CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR

Ethier, C. R., A. T. Read and D. Chan (2004). "Biomechanics of
Schlemm's canal endothelial cells: Influence on F-actin
architecture." Biophysical Journal 87(4): 2828-2837.

COMPARATIVE/EVOLUTION

Chevallier, S., M. Landry, F. Nagy and J. M. Cabelguen (2004).
"Recovery of bimodal locomotion in the spinal-transected salamander,
Pleurodeles waltlii." European Journal of Neuroscience 20(8):
1995-2007.

Fitzgerald, T. D., A. Pescador-Rubio, M. T. Turna and J. T. Costa
(2004). "Trail marking and processionary behavior of the larvae of
the weevil Phelypera distigma (Coleoptera : Curculionidae)." Journal
of Insect Behavior 17(5): 627-646.

Greer-Phillips, S. E., B. B. Stephens and G. Alexandre (2004). "An
energy taxis transducer promotes root colonization by Azospirillum
brasilense." Journal of Bacteriology 186(19): 6595-6604.

James, S. M., E. E. Little and R. D. Semlitsch (2004). "The effect of
soil composition and hydration on the bioavailability and toxicity of
cadmium to hibernating juvenile American toads (Bufo americanus)."
Environmental Pollution 132(3): 523-532.

Svetlichny, L. S., G. Abolmasova, E. S. Hubareva, G. A. Finenko, L.
Bat and A. E. Kideys (2004). "Respiration rates of Beroe ovata in the
Black Sea." Marine Biology 145(3): 585-593.

ERGONOMICS/REHAB

Ebrahim, S., O. Papacosta, G. Wannamethee and J. Adamson (2004).
"Social inequalities and disability in older men: prospective
findings from the British regional heart study." Social Science &
Medicine 59(10): 2109-2120.

Morningstar, M. W., D. Woggon and G. Lawrence (2004). "Scoliosis
treatment using a combination of manipulative and rehabilitative
therapy: a retrospective case series - art. no. 32." Bmc
Musculoskeletal Disorders 5: 32-32.

See, E. K. N., G. Y. F. Ng, C. O. Y. Ng and D. T. C. Fung (2004).
"Running exercises improve the strength of a partially ruptured
Achilles tendon." British Journal of Sports Medicine 38(5): 597-600.

Srdjevic, Z. and L. Cveticanin (2004). "Entropy compromise
programming method for parameter identification in the seated driver
biomechanical model." International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics
34(4): 307-318.

GAIT/LOCOMOTION

Beres-Jones, J. A. and S. J. Harkema (2004). "The human spinal cord
interprets velocity-dependent afferent input during stepping." Brain
127: 2232-2246.

Jiang, W. Y., A. M. Liu and D. Howard (2004). "Optimization of legged
robot locomotion by control of foot-force distribution." Transactions
of the Institute of Measurement and Control 26(4): 311-323.

Ogino, M., Y. Katoh, M. Aono, M. Asada and K. Hosoda (2004).
"Reinforcement learning of humanoid rhythmic walking parameters based
on visual information." Advanced Robotics 18(7): 677-697.

Schmid, M. and M. Schieppati "Neck muscle fatigue and spatial
orientation during stepping in place in humans." Journal of Applied
Physiology.

Sharkey, N. A. (2004). "Keynote address II - One step at a time:
Lessons learned from cadaver simulations of locomotion." Journal of
Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 34(9): A7-A9.

NEURAL

Castaingts, V., A. Martin, J. Van Hoecke and C. Perot (2004).
"Neuromuscular efficiency of the triceps surae in induced and
voluntary contractions: Morning and evening evaluations."
Chronobiology International 21(4-5): 631-643.

Dietz, V. and R. Muller (2004). "Degradation of neuronal function
following a spinal cord injury: mechanisms and countermeasures."
Brain 127: 2221-2231.

Doyle, L. M. F. and B. L. Roberts (2004). "Functional recovery and
axonal growth following spinal cord transection is accelerated by
sustained L-DOPA administration." European Journal of Neuroscience
20(8): 2008-2014.

Garcia, G. B., A. D. Quiroga, N. Sturtz, A. I. Martinez and M. E.
Biancardi (2004). "Morphological alterations of central nervous
system (CNS) myelin in vanadium (V)-exposed adult rats." Drug and
Chemical Toxicology 27(3): 281-293.

Hinckley, C. A., R. Hartley, L. Wu, A. Todd and L. Ziskind-Conhaim
"Locomotor-like Rhythms in a Genetically Distinct Cluster of
Interneurons in the Mammalian Spinal Cord." Journal of
Neurophysiology.

Sasaki, M., K. L. Lankford, M. Zemedkun and J. D. Kocsis (2004).
"Identified olfactory ensheathing cells transplanted into the
transected dorsal funiculus bridge the lesion and form myelin."
Journal of Neuroscience 24(39): 8485-8493.

Stoleru, D., Y. Peng, J. Agosto and M. Rosbash (2004). "Coupled
oscillators control morning and evening locomotor behaviour of
Drosophila." Nature 431(7010): 862-868.

OCULAR

Danielsen, C. C. (2004). "Tensile mechanical and creep properties of
Descemet's membrane and lens capsule." Experimental Eye Research
79(3): 343-350.

PLANT/FUNGAL

Classen-Bockhoff, R., T. Speck, E. Tweraser, P. Wester, S. Thimm and
M. Reith (2004). "The staminal lever mechanism in Salvia L.
(Lamiaceae): a key innovation for adaptive radiation?" Organisms
Diversity & Evolution 4(3): 189-205.

PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS

Goodman, A. (2004). "Foot orthoses in sports medicine." Southern
Medical Journal 97(9): 867-870.

ROBOTICS

Okumura, Y., T. Tawara, T. Furuta, K. Endo, M. Shimizu, M. Shimomura
and H. Kitano (2004). "morph3: a compact-size humanoid robot system
capable of acrobatic behavior." Advanced Robotics 18(7): 699-710.

SPORT/EXERCISE

Humphries, D. and M. Jamison (2004). "Clinical and magnetic resonance
imaging features of cricket bowler's side strain - art. no. e21."
British Journal of Sports Medicine 38(5): E21-E21.

Lun, V., W. H. Meeuwisse, P. Stergiou and D. Stefanyshyn (2004).
"Relation between running injury and static lower limb alignment in
recreational runners." British Journal of Sports Medicine 38(5):
576-580.

TISSUE/BIOMATERIALS

Graham, J. S., A. N. Vomund, C. L. Phillips and M. Grandbois (2004).
"Structural changes in human type I collagen fibrils investigated by
force spectroscopy." Experimental Cell Research 299(2): 335-342.

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