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

Young-Hui Chang
School of Applied Physiology
Georgia Institute of Technology
***NOTE***: Articles with no volume, issue or page numbers indicate
that the article has not been published in paper form yet, but may be
available in electronic form through the publisher.


Li, C. Y., R. J. Majeska, D. M. Laudier, R. Mann and M. B. Schaffler
(2005). "High-dose risedronate treatment partially preserves
cancellous bone mass and microarchitecture during long-term disuse."
Bone 37(3): 287-295.


Tsuzaki, M., D. Bynum, L. Almekinders, J. Faber and A. J. Banes
(2005). "Mechanical loading stimulates ecto-ATPase activity in human
tendon cells." Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 96(1): 117-125.


Blanco, R. E. and W. W. Jones (2005). "Terror birds on the run: a
mechanical model to estimate its maximum running speed." Proceedings
of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 272(1574): 1769-1773.

Garland, T. and P. W. Freeman (2005). "Selective breeding for high
endurance running increases hindlimb symmetry." Evolution 59(8):

Hylander, W. L., C. E. Wall, C. J. Vinyard, C. Ross, M. R. Ravosa, S.
H. Williams and K. R. Johnson (2005). "Ternporalis function in
anthropoids and strepsirrhines: An EMG study." American Journal of
Physical Anthropology 128(1): 35-56.

Lapucki, T., M. Normant, M. Feike, G. Graf and A. Szaniawska (2005).
"Comparative studies on the metabolic rate of the isopod Idotea
chelipes (Pallas) inhabiting different regions of the Baltic Sea."
Thermochimica Acta 435(1): 6-10.

Ryan, T. M. and R. A. Ketcham (2005). "Angular orientation of
trabecular bone in the femoral head and its relationship to hip joint
loads in leaping primates." Journal of Morphology 265(3): 249-263.

Svetlichny, L. S. and E. S. Hubareva (2005). "The energetics of
Calanus euxinus: locomotion, filtration of food and specific dynamic
action." Journal of Plankton Research 27(7): 671-682.

Wittert, G. A., H. Turnbull and P. Hope (2005). "Exogenously
administered leptin leads to weight loss and increased physical
activity in the marsupial Sminthopsis crassicaudata." Physiology &
Behavior 85(5): 613-620.


Peterson, G. P., R. H. Haug and J. Van Sickels (2005). "A
biomechanical evaluation of bilateral sagittal ramus osteotomy
fixation techniques." Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
63(9): 1317-1324.


Hill, D. C., K. A. Ethans, D. A. MacLeod, E. R. Harrison and J. E.
Matheson (2005). "Exercise stress testing in subacute stroke patients
using a combined upper- and lower-limb ergometer." Archives of
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 86(9): 1860-1866.

Kim, D. Y., C. I. Park, J. S. Chon, S. H. Ohn, T. H. Park and I. K.
Bang (2005). "Biomechanical assessment with electromyography of
post-stroke ankle plantar flexor spasticity." Yonsei Medical Journal
46(4): 546-554.


DiBenedetto, M., K. E. Innes, A. G. Taylor, P. F. Rodeheaver, J. A.
Boxer, H. J. Wright and D. C. Kerrigan (2005). "Effect of a gentle
Iyengar yoga program on gait in the elderly: An exploratory study."
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 86(9): 1830-1837.

Gutierrez, G. M., J. W. Chow, M. D. Tillman, S. C. McCoy, V.
Castellano and L. J. White (2005). "Resistance training improves gait
kinematics in persons with multiple sclerosis." Archives of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation 86(9): 1824-1829.

Lee, L. W., K. Zavarei, J. Evans, J. J. Lelas, P. O. Riley and D. C.
Kerrigan (2005). "Reduced hip extension in the elderly: Dynamic or
postural?" Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 86(9):

Rome, L. C., L. Flynn, E. M. Goldman and T. D. Yoo (2005).
"Generating electricity while walking with loads." Science 309(5741):


Pellegrini, V. D. (2005). "The ABJS 2005 Nicolas Andry award -
Osteoarthritis and injury at the base of the human thumb - Survival
of the fittest." Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research(438):


Bullock, D. and J. Zelek (2005). "Towards real-time 3-D monocular
visual tracking of human limbs in unconstrained environments."
Real-Time Imaging 11(4): 323-353.

Pourcelot, P., M. Defontaine, B. Ravary, M. Lematre and N.
Crevier-Denoix (2005). "A non-invasive method of tendon force
measurement." Journal of Biomechanics 38(10): 2124-2129.


Bradley, N. S., D. Solanki and D. Zhao "Limb Movements During
Embryonic Development in the Chick:Evidence for a Continuum in Limb
Motor Control Antecedent to Locomotion." Journal of Neurophysiology.

Raikova, R. T., D. A. Gabriel and H. T. Aladjov (2005). "Experimental
and modelling investigation of learning a fast elbow flexion in the
horizontal plane." Journal of Biomechanics 38(10): 2070-2077.


Brand, J. C., J. Nyland, D. N. M. Caborn and D. L. Johnson (2005).
"Soft-tissue interference fixation: Bioabsorbable screw versus metal
screw." Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
21(8): 911-916.

Buchanan, K. R. and I. Davis (2005). "The relationship between
forefoot, midfoot, and rearfoot static alignment in pain-free
individuals." Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 35(9):

Hak, D. J., J. Nguyen, S. Curtiss and S. Hazelwood (2005). "Coronal
fractures of the distal femoral condyle: A biomechanical evaluation
of four internal fixation constructs." Injury-International Journal
of the Care of the Injured 36(9): 1103-1106.

Kitamura, N., K. Yasuda, H. Tohyama, M. Yamanaka and Y. Tanabe
(2005). "Primary stability of three posterior cruciate ligament
reconstruction procedures: A biomechanical in vitro study."
Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 21(8):

Ozalay, M., S. Akpinar, O. Karaeminogullari, C. Balcik, A. Tasci, R.
N. Tandogan and R. Gecit (2005). "Mechanical strength of four
different biceps tenodesis techniques." Arthroscopy-the Journal of
Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 21(8): 992-998.

Roberts, C. S., V. Antoci and M. J. Voor (2005). "The effect of
transfixion wire crossing angle on the stiffness of fine wire
external fixation: A biomechanical study." Injury-International
Journal of the Care of the Injured 36(9): 1107-1112.

Tytherleigh-Strong, G., M. Hurtig and A. Miniaci (2005).
"Intra-articular hyaluronan following autogenous osteochondral
grafting of the knee." Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and
Related Surgery 21(8): 999-1005.

Zantop, T., M. Ruemmler, B. Welbers, M. Langer, A. Weirnann and W.
Petersen (2005). "Cyclic loading comparison between biodegradable
interference screw fixation and biodegradable double cross-pin
fixation of human bone-patellar tendon-bone grafts." Arthroscopy-the
Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 21(8): 934-941.


Adams, M. A. and P. Dolan (2005). "Spine biomechanics." Journal of
Biomechanics 38(10): 1972-1983.

Coe, J. D. and A. R. Vaccaro (2005). "Instrumented transforaminal
lumbar interbody fusion with bioresorbable polymer implants and iliac
crest autograft." Spine 30(17): S76-S83.

Kramer, M., C. Dehner, E. Hartwig, H. U. Volker, J. Sterk, M. Elbel,
E. Weikert, H. Gerngross, L. Kinzl and C. Willy (2005).
"Intramuscular pressure, tissue oxygenation and EMG fatigue measured
during isometric fatigue-inducing contraction of the multifidus
muscle." European Spine Journal 14(6): 578-585.

Lowe, T. G., L. Wilson, J. T. Chien, B. G. Line, L. Klopp, D. Wheeler
and F. Molz (2005). "A posterior tether for fusionless modulation of
sagittal plane growth in a sheep model." Spine 30(17): S69-S74.

Lu, Y., C. Y. Chen, S. Kallakuri, A. Patwardhan and J. M. Cavanaugh
(2005). "Development of an in vivo method to investigate
biomechanical and neurophysiological properties of spine facet joint
capsules." European Spine Journal 14(6): 565-572.

Phillips, F. M. and S. R. Garfin (2005). "Cervical disc replacement."
Spine 30(17): S27-S33.

Singh, K., E. Ledet and A. Carl (2005). "Intradiscal therapy - A
review of current treatment modalities." Spine 30(17): S20-S26.


Isnard, S., T. Speck and N. P. Rowe (2005). "Biomechanics and
development of the climbing habit in two species of the South
American palm genus Desmoncus (Arecaceae)." American Journal of
Botany 92(9): 1444-1456.


Friel, K. (2005). "Componentry for lower extremity prostheses."
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 13(5):


Fung, D. T. C., G. Y. F. Ng and M. C. P. Leung (2005). "Combined
treatment of therapeutic laser and herbal application improves the
strength of repairing ligament." Connective Tissue Research 46(3):

Ohsumi, H., H. Hirata, T. Nagakura, M. Tsujii, T. Sugimoto, K.
Miyamoto, T. Horiuchi, M. Nagao, T. Nakashima and A. Uchida (2005).
"Enhancement of perineurial repair and inhibition of nerve adhesion
by viscous injectable pure alginate sol." Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgery 116(3): 823-830.

Scheffler, S., H. Chwastek, V. Schonfelder, F. Unterhauser, P. Hunt
and A. Weiler (2005). "The impact of radiofrequency shrinkage on the
mechanical and histologic properties of the elongated anterior
cruciate ligament in a sheep model." Arthroscopy-the Journal of
Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 21(8): 923-933.


Anthauer, K., C. Mulling and K. D. Budras (2005). "Membrane-coating
granules and the intercellular cementing substance (membrane-coating
material) in the epidermis in different regions of the equine hoof."
Anatomia Histologia Embryologia-Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series
C 34(5): 298-306.

Brommer, H., M. S. Laasanen, R. A. J. Brama, R. R. van Weeren, H. J.
Helminen and J. S. Jurvelin (2005). "Functional consequences of
cartilage degeneration in the equine metacarpophalangeal joint:
quantitative assessment of cartilage stiffness." Equine Veterinary
Journal 37(5): 462-467.

Carvalho, V. R. C., R. A. Bucklin, J. K. Shearer and L. Shearer
(2005). "Effects of trimming on dairy cattle hoof weight bearing and
pressure distributions during the stance phase." Transactions of the
Asae 48(4): 1653-1659.

Christensen, J. W., L. J. Keeling and B. L. Nielsen (2005).
"Responses of horses to novel visual, olfactory and auditory
stimuli." Applied Animal Behaviour Science 93(1-2): 53-65.

Lin, Y. L., P. A. J. Brama, G. H. Kiers, P. R. van Weeren and J.
DeGroot (2005). "Extracellular matrix compositon of the equine
superficial digital flexor tendon: Relationship with age and
anatomical site." Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series a-Physiology
Pathology Clinical Medicine 52(7): 333-338.

Newton, J. R., K. Rogers, D. J. Marlin, J. L. N. Wood and R. B.
Williams (2005). "Risk factors for epistaxis on British racecourses:
evidence for locomotory impact-induced trauma contributing to the
aetiology of exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage." Equine
Veterinary Journal 37(5): 402-411.

Van Reenen, C. G., N. E. O'Connell, J. T. N. Van der Werf, S. M.
Korte, H. Hopster, R. B. Jones and H. J. Blokhuis (2005). "Responses
of calves to acute stress: Individual consistency and relations
between behavioral and physiological measures." Physiology & Behavior
85(5): 557-570.


Baken, R. J. (2005). "The aged voice: A new hypothesis (Reprinted
from Voice, vol 3, pg 57-73, 1994)." Journal of Voice 19(3): 317-325.


Harris, T. R. and S. P. Brophy (2005). "Challenge-based instruction
in biomedical engineering: A scalable method to increase the
efficiency and effectiveness of teaching and learning in biomedical
engineering." Medical Engineering & Physics 27(7): 617-624.