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  • Literature Update (Apr 21, 2005)

    Apologies for missing last week's update. I was at the Neural Control
    of Movement conference. Here is the past 2 week's literature search
    for biomech* or locomot* including this week's picks of the week.

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


    de Carmejane, O., M. D. Morris, M. K. Davis, L. Stixrude, M.
    Tecklenburg, R. M. Rajachar and D. H. Kohn (2005). "Bone chemical
    structure response to mechanical stress studied by high pressure
    Raman spectroscopy." Calcified Tissue International 76(3): 207-213.

    Kanai, S., N. Taniguchi and H. Higashino (2005). "Effect of
    Kami-kihi-to (Jia-Wei-Gui-Pi-Tang) for experimental osteopenia."
    American Journal of Chinese Medicine 33(1): 41-48.


    Brage, S., N. Brage, P. W. Franks, U. Ekelund and N. J. Wareham
    (2005). "Reliability and validity of the combined heart rate and
    movement sensor Actiheart." European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    59(4): 561-570.

    van Laake, L. W., T. Vainas, R. Dammers, P. Kitslaar, A. P. G. Hoeks
    and G. W. H. Schurink (2005). "Systemic dilation diathesis in
    patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms: A role for matrix
    metalloproteinase-9?" European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular
    Surgery 29(4): 371-377.


    Fanning, A., Y. Volkov, M. Freeley, D. Kelleher and A. D. Long
    (2005). "CD44 cross-linking induces protein kinase C-regulated
    migration of human T lymphocytes." International Immunology 17(4):

    Ganguli, A., L. Persson, I. R. Palmer, I. Evans, L. Yang, R.
    Smallwood, R. Black and E. E. Qwarnstrom (2005). "Distinct NF-kappa B
    regulation by shear stress through ras-dependent I kappa B alpha
    oscillations - Real-time analysis of flow-mediated activation in live
    cells." Circulation Research 96(6): 626-634.

    Rodriguez, M. A., L. L. LeClaire and T. M. Roberts (2005). "Preparing
    to move: Assembly of the MSP amoeboid motility apparatus during
    spermiogenesis in Ascaris." Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 60(4):

    Sharma, A., K. I. Anderson and D. J. Muller (2005). "Actin
    microridges characterized by laser scanning confocal and atomic force
    microscopy." Febs Letters 579(9): 2001-2008.

    Timpson, P. and R. J. Daly (2005). "Distinction at the leading edge
    of the cell." Bioessays 27(4): 349-352.

    Wolgemuth, C. W., L. Miao, O. Vanderlinde, T. Roberts and G. Oster
    (2005). "MSP dynamics drives nematode sperm locomotion." Biophysical
    Journal 88(4): 2462-2471.


    Bullimore, S.R. and J.F. Burn (2005). "Scaling of elastic energy storage
    in mammalian limb tendons: do small mammals really lose out?" Biology
    Letters 1(1): 57-59.

    Franz, T. M., B. Demes and K. J. Carlson (2005). "Gait mechanics of
    lemurid primates on terrestrial and arboreal substrates." Journal of
    Human Evolution 48(2): 199-217.

    Hoff, M. H. (2004). "Discrimination among spawning aggregations of
    lake herring from Lake Superior using whole-body morphometric
    characters." Journal of Great Lakes Research 30: 385-394.

    Lika, K. and N. Papandroulakis (2005). "Modeling feeding processes: a
    test of a new model for sea bream (Sparus aurata) larvae." Canadian
    Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62(2): 425-435.

    Macho, G. A., D. Shimizu, Y. Jiang and L. R. Spears (2005).
    "Australopithecus anamensis: A finite element approach to studying
    the functional adaptations of extinct hominins." Anatomical Record
    Part a-Discoveries in Molecular Cellular and Evolutionary Biology
    283A(2): 310-318.

    Metzger, K. A., W. J. T. Daniel and C. F. Ross (2005). "Comparison of
    beam theory and finite-element analysis with in vivo bone strain data
    from the alligator cranium." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in
    Molecular Cellular and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 331-348.

    Miller, K. and G. E. Birchard (2005). "Influence of body size on
    shell mass in the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata." Journal of
    Herpetology 39(1): 158-161.

    Park, B. K. and S. S. Park (2005). "Effects of environmental
    conditions and prey size on locomotion behaviors of planktivorous
    fish." Journal of Environmental Biology 26(2): 243-250.

    Rayfield, E. J. (2005). "Using finite-element analysis to investigate
    suture morphology: A case study using large carnivorous dinosaurs."
    Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in Molecular Cellular and
    Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 349-365.

    Ross, C. F. (2005). "Finite element analysis in vertebrate
    biomechanics." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in Molecular
    Cellular and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 253-258.

    Thomason, J. J., H. L. McClinchey, B. Faramarzi and J. C. Jofriet
    (2005). "Mechanical behavior and quantitative morphology of the
    equine laminar junction." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in
    Molecular Cellular and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 366-379.

    Will, K. W., J. K. Liebherr, D. R. Maddison and K. W. W. Galian
    (2005). "Absence asymmetry: The evolution of monorchid beetles
    (Insecta : Coleoptera : Carabidae)." Journal of Morphology 264(1):

    Yekutieli, Y., R. Sagiv-Zohar, R. Aharonov, Y. Engel, B. Hochner and
    T. Flash "A Dynamic Model of the Octopus Arm. I. Biomechanics of the
    Octopus Reaching Movement." Journal of Neurophysiology.

    Yekutieli, Y., R. Sagiv-Zohar, B. Hochner and T. Flash "A Dynamic
    Model of the Octopus Arm. II. Control of Reaching Movements." Journal
    of Neurophysiology.


    Detamore, M. S., J. G. Orfanos, A. J. Almarza, M. M. French, M. E.
    Wong and K. A. Athanasiou (2005). "Quantitative analysis and
    comparative regional investigation of the extracellular matrix of the
    porcine temporomandibular joint disc." Matrix Biology 24(1): 45-57.

    Marinescu, R., D. J. Daegling and A. J. Rapoff (2005).
    "Finite-element modeling of the anthropoid mandible: The effects of
    altered boundary conditions." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in
    Molecular Cellular and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 300-309.


    Daniels, C., G. D. Huang, M. Feuerstein and M. Lopez (2005).
    "Self-report measure of low back-related biomechanical exposures:
    Clinical validation." Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation 15(2):

    Franzoi, A. C. and A. Q. C. Araujo (2005). "Disability profile of
    patients with HTLV-I-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic
    paraparesis using the Functional Independence Measure (FIM (TM))."
    Spinal Cord 43(4): 236-240.

    Gibson, L. and J. Strong (2005). "Safety issues in functional
    capacity evaluation: Findings from a trial of a new approach for
    evaluating clients with chronic back pain." Journal of Occupational
    Rehabilitation 15(2): 237-251.

    Kersting, U. G., L. Janshen, H. Bohm, G. M. Morey-Klapsing and G. P.
    Bruggemann (2005). "Modulation of mechanical and muscular load by
    footwear during catering." Ergonomics 48(4): 380-398.


    Abel, M. F., D. L. Damiano, M. Gilgannon, D. Carmines, H. G. Kang, B.
    C. Bennett and E. R. Laws (2005). "Biomechanical changes in gait
    following selective dorsal rhizotomy." Journal of Neurosurgery
    102(2): 157-162.

    Baezner, H. and M. Hennerici (2005). "From trepidant abasia to motor
    network failure - gait disorders as a consequence of subcortical
    vascular encephalopathy (SVE) - Review of historical and contemporary
    concepts." Journal of the Neurological Sciences 229-30: 81-88.

    Carey, T. S. and R. H. Crompton (2005). "The metabolic costs of
    'bent-hip, bent-knee' walking in humans." Journal of Human Evolution
    48(1): 25-44.

    Curran, S. A. and H. J. Dananberg (2005). "Future of gait analysis -
    A podiatric medical perspective." Journal of the American Podiatric
    Medical Association 95(2): 130-142.

    Gibson, I. (2005). "Measuring slipperiness: Human locomotion and
    surface factors." Ergonomics 48(4): 427-428.

    Hicheur, H., S. Vieilledent, M. J. E. Richardson, T. Flash and A.
    Berthoz (2005). "Velocity and curvature in human locomotion along
    complex curved paths: a comparison with hand movements." Experimental
    Brain Research 162(2): 145-154.

    Hidler, J. M. (2005). "Guest editorial - What is next for
    locomotor-based studies?" Journal of Rehabilitation Research and
    Development 42(1): XI-XIV.

    Kariger, P. K., R. J. Stoltzfus, D. Olney, S. Sazawal, R. Black, J.
    M. Tielsch, E. A. Frongillo, S. S. Khalfan and E. Pollitt (2005).
    "Iron deficiency and physical growth predict attainment of walking
    but not crawling in poorly nourished Zanzibari infants." Journal of
    Nutrition 135(4): 814-819.

    Miller, J. D., D. E. Pegelow, A. J. Jacques and J. A. Dempsey (2005).
    "Skeletal muscle pump versus respiratory muscle pump: modulation of
    venous return from the locomotor limb in humans." Journal of
    Physiology-London 563(3): 925-943.

    Moritz, C. T. and C. T. Farley (2005). "Human hopping on very soft
    elastic surfaces: implications for muscle pre-stretch and elastic
    energy storage in locomotion." Journal of Experimental Biology
    208(5): 939-949.

    Neptune, R. R. and K. Sasaki (2005). "Ankle plantar flexor force
    production is an important determinant of the preferred walk-to-run
    transition speed." Journal of Experimental Biology 208(5): 799-808.

    Royer, T. D. and P. E. Martin (2005). "Manipulations of leg mass and
    moment of inertia: Effects on energy cost of walking." Medicine and
    Science in Sports and Exercise 37(4): 649-656.

    Yakovenko, S., D. McCrea, K. Stecina and A. Prochazka "Control of
    Locomotor Cycle Durations." Journal of Neurophysiology.


    Cerveri, P., N. Lopomo, A. Pedotti and G. Ferrigno (2005).
    "Derivation of Centers and axes of rotation for wrist and fingers in
    a hand kinematic model: Methods and reliability results." Annals of
    Biomedical Engineering 33(3): 402-412.


    Bey, M. J., S. A. Hunter, N. Kilambi, D. L. Butler and T. N.
    Lindenfeld (2005). "Structural and mechanical properties of the
    glenohumeral joint posterior capsule." Journal of Shoulder and Elbow
    Surgery 14(2): 201-206.

    Arnold, M. R., D. T. T. Lie, N. Verdonschot, R. de Graaf, A. A. Amis
    and A. van Kampen (2005). "The remains of anterior cruciate ligament
    graft tension after cyclic knee motion." American Journal of Sports
    Medicine 33(4): 536-542.

    Ferretti, A., F. Conteduca, L. Labianca, E. Monaco and A. De Carli
    (2005). "Evolgate fixation of doubled flexor graft in anterior
    cruciate ligament reconstruction - Biomechanical evaluation with
    cyclic loading." American Journal of Sports Medicine 33(4): 574-582.

    Grossman, M. G., J. E. Tibone, M. H. McGarry, D. J. Schneider, S.
    Veneziani and T. Q. Lee (2005). "A cadaveric model of the throwing
    shoulder: A possible etiology of superior labrum
    anterior-to-posterior lesions." Journal of Bone and Joint
    Surgery-American Volume 87A(4): 824-831.

    Hewett, T. E., G. D. Myer, K. R. Ford, R. S. Heidt, A. J. Colosimo,
    S. G. McLean, A. J. van den Bogert, M. V. Paterno and P. Succop
    (2005). "Biomechanical measures of neuromuscular control and valgus
    loading of the knee predict anterior cruciate ligament injury risk in
    female athletes." American Journal of Sports Medicine 33(4): 492-501.

    Lin, H. C., T. W. Lu and H. C. Hsu (2005). "Comparisons of joint
    kinetics in the lower extremity between stair ascent and descent."
    Journal of Mechanics 21(1): 41-50.

    Roos, E. M. (2005). "Joint injury causes knee osteoarthritis in young
    adults." Current Opinion in Rheumatology 17(2): 195-200.

    Spencer, E. E., A. Valdevit, H. Kambic, J. J. Brems and J. P.
    Iannotti (2005). "The effect of humeral component anteversion on
    shoulder stability with glenoid component retroversion." Journal of
    Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume 87A(4): 808-814.

    Sweigart, M. A. and K. A. Athanasiou (2005). "Biomechanical
    characteristics of the normal medial and lateral porcine knee
    menisci." Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part
    H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine 219(H1): 53-62.


    Kraus, C., H. G. Bock and H. Mutschler (2005). "Parameter estimation
    for biomechanical models based on a special form of natural
    coordinates." Multibody System Dynamics 13(1): 101-111.

    Nikonovas, A. and A. J. L. Harrison (2005). "A simple way to model
    wires used in ring fixators: analysis of the wire stiffness effect on
    overall fixator stiffness." Proceedings of the Institution of
    Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine
    219(H1): 31-42.

    Richmond, B. G., B. W. Wright, L. Grosse, P. C. Dechow, C. F. Ross,
    M. A. Spencer and D. S. Strait (2005). "Finite element analysis in
    functional morphology." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in
    Molecular Cellular and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 259-274.


    Codd, J. R., D. F. Boggs, S. F. Perry and D. R. Carrier (2005).
    "Activity of three muscles associated with the uncinate processes of
    the giant Canada goose Branta canadensis maximus." Journal of
    Experimental Biology 208(5): 849-857.


    Hudson, N. J., N. A. Lavidis, P. T. Choy and C. E. Franklin (2005).
    "Effect of prolonged inactivity on skeletal motor nerve terminals
    during aestivation in the burrowing frog, Cyclorana alboguttata."
    Journal of Comparative Physiology a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and
    Behavioral Physiology 191(4): 373-379.

    Le Ray, D., D. Combes, C. Dejean and D. Cattaert "In vivo analysis of
    proprioceptive coding and its antidromic modulation in the freely
    behaving crayfish." Journal of Neurophysiology.

    Wu, M., T. G. Hornby, J. Hilb and B. D. Schmit (2005). "Extensor
    spasms triggered by imposed knee extension in chronic human spinal
    cord injury." Experimental Brain Research 162(2): 239-249.


    Armand, M., J. V. S. Lepisto, A. C. Merkle, K. Tallroth, X. F. Liu,
    R. H. Taylor and J. Wenz (2004). "Computer-aided orthopedic surgery
    with near-real-time biomechanical feedback." Johns Hopkins Apl
    Technical Digest 25(3): 242-252.

    Armstrong, A. D., C. E. Dunning, L. M. Ferreira, K. J. Faber, J. A.
    Johnson and G. J. W. King (2005). "A biomechanical comparison of four
    reconstruction techniques for the medial collateral
    ligament-deficient elbow." Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
    14(2): 207-215.

    Pao, J. L. and C. C. Jiang (2005). "Retrograde intramedullary nailing
    for nonunions of supracondylar femur fracture of osteoporotic bones."
    Journal of the Formosan Medical Association 104(1): 54-59.

    Voo, L., M. Armand and M. Kleinberger (2004). "Stress fracture risk
    analysis of the human femur based on computational biomechanics."
    Johns Hopkins Apl Technical Digest 25(3): 223-230.

    Wu, C. C. and Z. L. Lee (2005). "Low success rate of non-intervention
    after breakage of interlocking nails." International Orthopaedics
    29(2): 105-108.


    Duggal, N., R. H. Chamberlain, S. C. Park, V. K. H. Sonntag, C. A.
    Dickman and N. R. Crawford (2005). "Unilateral cervical facet
    dislocation: Biomechanics of fixation." Spine 30(7): E164-E168.

    Lee, K. K. and E. C. Teo (2005). "Material sensitivity study on
    lumbar motion segment (L2-L3) under sagittal plane loadings using
    probabilistic method." Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques
    18(2): 163-170.

    Little, J. S. and P. S. Khalsa (2005). "Human lumbar spine creep
    during cyclic and static flexion: Creep rate, biomechanics, and facet
    joint capsule strain." Annals of Biomedical Engineering 33(3):

    Marras, W. S., S. A. Ferguson, D. Burr, K. G. Davis and P. Gupta
    (2005). "Functional impairment as a predictor of spine loading."
    Spine 30(7): 729-737.

    Ng, H. W., E. C. Teo and Q. G. Zhang (2005). "Influence of cervical
    disc degeneration after posterior surgical techniques in combined
    flexion-extension - A nonlinear analytical study." Journal of
    Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 127(1): 186-192.

    Richards, J. C., S. Majumdar, D. P. Lindsey, G. S. Beaupre and S. A.
    Yerby (2005). "The treatment mechanism of an interspinous process
    implant for lumbar neurogenic intermittent claudication." Spine
    30(7): 744-749.

    Rohlmann, A., T. Zander and G. Bergmann (2005). "Effect of total disc
    replacement with ProDisc on intersegmental rotation of the lumbar
    spine." Spine 30(7): 738-743.


    Najibi, S. and J. R. Albright (2005). "The use of knee braces, Part 1
    - Prophylactic knee braces in contact sports." American Journal of
    Sports Medicine 33(4): 602-611.


    Balaguer, C., A. Gimenez and A. Jardon (2005). "Climbing robots'
    mobility for inspection and maintenance of 3D complex environments."
    Autonomous Robots 18(2): 157-169.

    Castellini, H., E. Yudiarsah, L. Romanelli and H. A. Cerdeira (2005).
    "Coupled chaotic oscillators and their relation to a central pattern
    generator for artificial quadrupeds." Pramana-Journal of Physics
    64(4): 525-534.

    Maravall, D. and J. De Lope (2005). "Autonomous coordination of
    locomotion and collision avoidance in robotic mechanisms."
    Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing 11(2): 85-95.

    Michaud, F., D. Letourneau, M. Arsenault, Y. Bergeron, R. Cadrin, F.
    Gagnon, M. A. Legault, M. Millette, J. F. Pare, M. C. Tremblay, P.
    Lepage, Y. Morin, J. Bisson and S. Caron (2005). "Multi-modal
    locomotion robotic platform using leg-track-wheel articulations."
    Autonomous Robots 18(2): 137-156.

    Reyneri, L. M. and D. Morano (2005). "Fuzzy state automata and
    applications to mobile robot control." Intelligent Automation and
    Soft Computing 11(2): 111-121.

    Russell, S., K. P. Granata and P. Sheth (2005). "Virtual slope
    control of a forward dynamic bipedal walker." Journal of
    Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 127(1): 114-122.


    Adams, G. R., C. D. Zhan, F. Haddad and N. D. Vaziri (2005).
    "Voluntary exercise during chronic renal failure in rats." Medicine
    and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(4): 557-562.

    Gerlach, K. E., S. C. White, H. W. Burton, J. M. Dorn, J. J. Leddy
    and P. J. Horvath (2005). "Kinetic changes with fatigue and
    relationship to injury in female runners." Medicine and Science in
    Sports and Exercise 37(4): 657-663.

    Rogers, C. W., E. C. Firth and B. Anderson (2005). "Musculoskeletal
    responses of 2-year-old Thoroughbred horses to early training. 5.
    Kinematic effects." New Zealand Veterinary Journal 53(2): 95-100.

    Sairyo, K., S. Katoh, T. Sasa, N. Yasui, V. K. Goel, S. Vadapalli, A.
    Masuda, A. Biyani and N. Ebraheim (2005). "Athletes with unilateral
    spondylolysis are at risk of stress fracture at the contralateral
    pedicle and pars interarticularis - A clinical and biomechanical
    study." American Journal of Sports Medicine 33(4): 583-590.

    Terblanche, E., C. Page, J. Kroff and R. E. Venter (2005). "The
    effect of backward locomotion training on the body composition and
    cardiorespiratory fitness of young women." International Journal of
    Sports Medicine 26(3): 214-219.

    Weerapong, P., P. A. Hume and G. S. Koht (2005). "The mechanisms of
    massage and effects on performance, muscle recovery and injury
    prevention." Sports Medicine 35(3): 235-256.

    Werner, S. L., J. A. Guido, R. P. McNeice, J. L. Richardson, N. A.
    Delude and G. W. Stewart (2005). "Biomechanics of youth windmill
    softball pitching." American Journal of Sports Medicine 33(4):


    Muraoka, T., T. Muramatsu, T. Fukunaga and H. Kanehisa (2004).
    "Geometric and elastic properties of in vivo human Achilles tendon in
    young adults." Cells Tissues Organs 178(4): 197-203.


    Muehlberger, T., J. M. Moresi, H. Schwarze, G. Hristopoulos, F.
    Laenger and L. Wong (2005). "The effect of topical tretinoin on
    tissue strength and skin components in a murine incisional wound
    model." Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 52(4): 583-588.

    Sevimay, M., A. Usumez and G. Eskitascioglu (2005). "The influence of
    various occlusal materials on stresses transferred to
    implant-supported prostheses and supporting bone: A three-dimensional
    finite-element study." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part
    B-Applied Biomaterials 73B(1): 140-147.

    Zhang, Y., J. K. Song and B. R. Lawn (2005). "Deep-penetrating
    conical cracks in brittle layers from hydraulic cyclic contact."
    Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials
    73B(1): 186-193.


    Fierheller, E. E. and D. G. Wilson (2005). "An in vitro biomechanical
    comparison of the breaking strength and stiffness of polydioxanone
    (sizes 2, 7) and polyglactin 910 (sizes 3, 6) in the equine linea
    alba." Veterinary Surgery 34(1): 18-23.

    Koehler, C. L., S. M. Stover, R. A. LeCouteur, K. S. Schulz and D. A.
    Hawkins (2005). "Effect of a ventral slot procedure and of smooth or
    positive-profile threaded pins with polymethylmethacrylate fixation
    on intervertebral biomechanics at treated and adjacent canine
    cervical vertebral motion units." American Journal of Veterinary
    Research 66(4): 678-687.

    Taylor, D. D., D. M. Hood, G. D. Potter, H. A. Hogan and C. M. Honnas
    (2005). "Evaluation of displacement of the digital cushion in
    response to vertical loading in equine forelimbs." American Journal
    of Veterinary Research 66(4): 623-629.


    Dumont, E. R., J. Piccirillo and L. R. Grosse (2005). "Finite-element
    analysis of biting behavior and bone stress in the facial skeletons
    of bats." Anatomical Record Part a-Discoveries in Molecular Cellular
    and Evolutionary Biology 283A(2): 319-330.

    Evinger, S., B. Suhai, B. Bernath, B. Gerics, D. Pap and G. Horvath
    (2005). "How does the relative wall thickness of human femora follow
    the biomechanical optima? An experimental study on mummies." Journal
    of Experimental Biology 208(5): 899-905.