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

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


Bozlar, M., B. Aslan, A. Kalaci, L. Baktiroglu, A. N. Yanat and A.
Tasci (2005). "Effects of human granulocyte-colony stimulating factor
on fracture healing in rats." Saudi Medical Journal 26(8): 1250-1254.

Brzoska, M. M., K. Majewska and J. Moniuszko-Jakoniuk (2005). "Bone
mineral density, chemical composition and biomechanical properties of
the tibia of female rats exposed to cadmium since weaning up to
skeletal maturity." Food and Chemical Toxicology 43(10): 1507-1519.


Roy, S., P. Silacci and N. Stergiopulos (2005). "Biomechanical
proprieties of decellularized porcine common carotid arteries."
American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology
289(4): H1567-H1576.


Gomes, N., C. Legrand and F. Fauvel-Lafeve (2005). "Shear stress
induced release of von Willebrand factor and thrombospondin-1 in
HUVEC extracellular matrix enhances breast tumour cell adhesion."
Clinical & Experimental Metastasis 22(3): 215-223.

Honko, A. N. and S. B. Mizel (2005). "Effects of flagellin on innate
and adaptive immunity." Immunologic Research 33(1): 83-101.

Osborn, E. A., A. Rabodzey, J. C. F. Dewey and J. H. Hartwig
"Endothelial Actin Cytoskeleton Remodeling During Mechanostimulation
with Fluid Shear Stress." American Journal of Physiology-Cell


Blake, R. W., T. C. Law, K. H. S. Chan and J. F. Z. Li (2005).
"Comparison of the prolonged swimming performances of closely
related, morphologically distinct three-spined sticklebacks
Gasterosteus spp." Journal of Fish Biology 67(3): 834-848.

Cisternas, P. A. and M. Byrne (2005). "Evolution of abbreviated
development in the ophiuroid Ophiarachnella gorgonia involves
heterochronies and deletions." Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue
Canadienne De Zoologie 83(8): 1067-1078.

Gaillard, C., P. Hantzpergue, J. Vannier, A. L. Margerard and J. M.
Mazin (2005). "Isopod trackways from the Crayssac Lagerstatte, Upper
Jurassic, France." Palaeontology 48: 947-962.

Galeotti, P., R. Sacchi and V. Vicario (2005). "Fluctuating asymmetry
in body traits increases predation risks: Tawny owl selection against
asymmetric woodmice." Evolutionary Ecology 19(4): 405-418.

Heitler, W. J., J. L. Mitchell and L. Dinwiddie (2005). "Underwater
locomotion in the desert locust: Behavioural choice when confronted
with an aquatic barrier." Journal of Insect Behavior 18(5): 669-683.

Kingsolver, J. G., R. Izem and G. J. Ragland (2004). "Plasticity of
size and growth in fluctuating thermal environments: Comparing
reaction norms and performance curves." Integrative and Comparative
Biology 44(6): 450-460.

McElligott, M. B. and D. M. O'Malley (2005). "Prey tracking by larval
zebrafish: Axial kinematics and visual control." Brain Behavior and
Evolution 66(3): 177-196.

Walker, S. E. (2005). "Leaping behavior of Pithecia pithecia and
Chiropotes satanas in eastern Venezuela." American Journal of
Primatology 66(4): 369-387.


Cehreli, M. C., M. Akkocaoglu, A. Comert, I. Tekdemir and K. Akca
(2005). "Human ex vivo bone tissue strains around natural teeth vs.
immediate oral implants." Clinical Oral Implants Research 16(5):

Mosier, K., W. C. Liu, B. Behin, C. Lee and S. Baredes (2005).
"Cortical adaptation following partial glossectomy with primary
closure: Implications for reconstruction of the oral tongue." Annals
of Otology Rhinology and Laryngology 114(9): 681-687.

van Steenbergen, E., C. J. Burstone, B. Prahl-Andersen and I. H. A.
Aartman (2005). "The influence of force magnitude on intrusion of the
maxillary segment." Angle Orthodontist 75(5): 723-729.

van Steenbergen, E., C. J. Burstone, B. Prahl-Andersen and I. H. A.
Aartman (2005). "The relation between the point of force application
and flaring of the anterior segment." Angle Orthodontist 75(5):


Chen, C. C., R. K. Bode, C. V. Granger and A. W. Heinemann (2005).
"Psychometric properties and developmental differences in children's
ADL item hierarchy - A study of the WeeFIM (R) instrument." American
Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 84(9): 671-679.


Banton, T., J. Stefanucci, F. Durgin, A. Fass and D. Proffitt (2005).
"The perception of walking speed in a virtual environment."
Presence-Teleoperators and Virtual Environments 14(4): 394-406.

Ducourant, T., S. Vieilledent, Y. Kerlirzin and A. Berthoz (2005).
"Timing and distance characteristics of interpersonal coordination
during locomotion." Neuroscience Letters 389(1): 6-11.

Kiriyama, K., T. Warabi, M. Kato, T. Yoshida and N. Kokayashi (2005).
"Medial-lateral balance during stance phase of straight and circular
walking of human subjects." Neuroscience Letters 388(2): 91-95.

Kurz, M. J. and N. Stergiou (2005). "An artificial neural network
that utilizes hip joint actuations to control bifurcations and chaos
in a passive dynamic bipedal walking model." Biological Cybernetics
93(3): 213-221.

Li, L., J. M. Haddad and J. Hamill (2005). "Stability and variability
may respond differently to changes in walking speed." Human Movement
Science 24(2): 257-267.

Prilutsky, B. I., M. G. Sirota, R. J. Gregor and I. N. Beloozerova
(2005). "Quantification of motor cortex activity and full-body
biomechanics during unconstrained locomotion." Journal of
Neurophysiology 94(4): 2959-2969.

Reisman, D. S., H. J. Block and A. J. Bastian (2005). "Interlimb
coordination during locomotion: What can be adapted and stored?"
Journal of Neurophysiology 94(4): 2403-2415.

Sajko, S. S. and M. R. Pierrynowski (2005). "Influence of treadmill
design on rearfoot pronation during gait at different speeds."
Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 95(5): 475-480.


Raimondi, M. T. and R. Pietrabissa (2005). "Contact pressures at
grafted cartilage lesions in the knee." Knee Surgery Sports
Traumatology Arthroscopy 13(6): 444-450.

Safran, M. R., M. H. McGarry, S. Shin, S. Han and T. Q. Lee (2005).
"Effects of elbow flexion and forearm rotation on valgus laxity of
the elbow." Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume 87A(9):

Uchiyama, E., H. B. Kitaoka, Z. P. Luo, J. P. Grande, H. Kura and K.
N. An (2005). "Pathomechanics of hallux valgus: Biomechanical and
immunohistochemical study." Foot & Ankle International 26(9): 732-738.


Paul, C., M. Bellotti, S. Jezernik and A. Curt (2005). "Development
of a human neuro-musculo-skeletal model for investigation of spinal
cord injury." Biological Cybernetics 93(3): 153-170.

Sekerli, M. and R. J. Butera (2005). "Oscillations in a simple
neuromechanical system: Underlying mechanisms." Journal of
Computational Neuroscience 19(2): 181-197.


Fuller, P. M., K. M. Baldwin and C. A. Fuller "Parellel and Divergent
Adaptations of Rat Soleus and Plantaris to Chronic Exercise and
Hypergravity." American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative
and Comparative Physiology.

Nico, P. B. C., B. Lobao-Soares, M. C. Landemberger, W. Marques, C.
I. Tasca, C. F. de Mello, R. Walz, C. G. Carlotti, R. R. Brentani, A.
C. Sakamoto and M. M. Bianchin (2005). "Impaired exercise capacity,
but unaltered mitochondrial respiration in skeletal or cardiac muscle
of mice lacking cellular prion protein." Neuroscience Letters 388(1):

Yoshimura, A., Y. Toyoda, T. Murakami, H. Yoshizato, Y. Ando and N.
Fujitsuka (2005). "Glycogen depletion in intrafusal fibres in rats
during short-duration high-intensity treadmill running." Acta
Physiologica Scandinavica 185(1): 41-50.


Barden, J. M., R. Balyk, V. J. Raso, M. Moreau and K. Bagnall (2005).
"Repetitive pointing to remembered proprioceptive targets improves 3D
hand positioning accuracy." Human Movement Science 24(2): 184-205.

Bretzner, F. and T. Drew (2005). "Changes in corticospinal efficacy
contribute to the locomotor plasticity observed after unilateral
cutaneous denervation of the hindpaw in the cat." Journal of
Neurophysiology 94(4): 2911-2927.

Grinyagin, I. V., E. V. Biryukova and M. A. Maier (2005). "Kinematic
and dynamic synergies of human precision-grip movements." Journal of
Neurophysiology 94(4): 2284-2294.

Kuo, P. D. and C. Eliasmith (2005). "Integrating behavioral and
neural data in a model of zebrafish network interaction." Biological
Cybernetics 93(3): 178-187.

Ludwar, B. C., S. Westmark, A. Buschges and J. Schmidt (2005).
"Modulation of membrane potential in mesothoracic moto- and
interneurons during stick insect front-leg walking." Journal of
Neurophysiology 94(4): 2772-2784.

Marder, E., D. Bucher, D. J. Schulz and A. L. Taylor (2005).
"Invertebrate central pattern generation moves along." Current
Biology 15(17): R685-R699.

Omori, T., H. Kawashima, T. Kizuka, N. Ohiwa, M. Tateoka and H. Soya
(2005). "Increased c-fos gene expression in alpha motoneurons in rat
loaded hindlimb muscles with inclined locomotion." Neuroscience
Letters 389(1): 25-29.

Thomas, S. L. and M. A. Gorassini (2005). "Increases in corticospinal
tract function by treadmill training after incomplete spinal cord
injury." Journal of Neurophysiology 94(4): 2844-2855.

Wauschkuhn, C. A., K. Witte, S. Gorbey, B. Lemmer and L. Schilling
(2005). "Circadian periodicity of cerebral blood flow revealed by
laser-Doppler flowmetry in awake rats: relation to blood pressure and
activity." American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory
Physiology 289(4): H1662-H1668.


Kaspar, K., H. Schell, P. Seebeck, M. S. Thompson, M. Schutz, N. P.
Haas and G. N. Duda (2005). "Angle stable locking reduces
interfragmentary movements and promotes healing after unreamed
nailing - Study of a displaced osteotomy model in sheep tibiae."
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume 87A(9): 2028-2037.


Bartynski, W. S., M. T. Heller, S. Z. Grahovac, W. E. Rothfus and M.
Kurs-Lasky (2005). "Severe thoracic kyphosis in the older patient in
the absence of vertebral fracture: Association of extreme curve with
age." American Journal of Neuroradiology 26(8): 2077-2085.

Horton, W. C., C. Kraiwattanapong, T. Akamaru, A. Minamide, J. S.
Park, M. S. Park and W. C. Hutton (2005). "The role of the sternum,
costosternal articulations, intervertebral disc, and facets in
thoracic sagittal plane biomechanics - A comparison of three
different sequences of surgical release." Spine 30(18): 2014-2023.

Kuklo, T. R., B. K. Potter, D. W. Polly and L. G. Lenke (2005).
"Monaxial versus multiaxial thoracic pedicle screws in the correction
of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis." Spine 30(18): 2113-2120.

Luhmann, S. J., L. G. Lenke, Y. J. Kim, K. H. Bridwell and M.
Schootman (2005). "Thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis curves
between 70 degrees and 100 degrees - Is anterior release necessary?"
Spine 30(18): 2061-2067.

van der Veen, A. J., M. Mullender, T. H. Smit, I. Kingma and J. H.
van Dieen (2005). "Flow-related mechanics of the intervertebral disc:
The validity of an in vitro model." Spine 30(18): E534-E539.

Wang, T., G. T. Dang, Z. Q. Guo and M. Yang (2005). "Evaluation of
autologous bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell-calcium phosphate
ceramic composite for lumbar fusion in rhesus monkey interbody fusion
model." Tissue Engineering 11(7-8): 1159-1167.


Richard, R. and R. S. Ward (2005). "Splinting strategies and
controversies." Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation 26(5): 392-396.


Hicks, G. and K. Ito (2005). "A method for determination of optimal
gaits with application to a snake-like serial-link structure." Ieee
Transactions on Automatic Control 50(9): 1291-1306.


O'Donnell, C. J., J. Bowen and J. Fossati (2005). "Identifying and
managing shoulder pain in competitive swimmers - How to minimize
training flaws and other risks." Physician and Sportsmedicine 33(9):

Xu, D. Q., J. X. Li and Y. L. Hong (2005). "Effect of regular Tai Chi
and jogging exercise on neuromuscular reaction in older people." Age
and Ageing 34(5): 439-444.


Han, D. W., Y. H. Park, J. K. Kim, T. G. Jung, K. Y. Lee, S. H. Hyon
and J. C. Park (2005). "Long-term preservation of human saphenous
vein by green tea polyphenol under physiological conditions." Tissue
Engineering 11(7-8): 1054-1064.

Hansen, J. K., S. L. Thibeault, J. F. Walsh, X. Z. Shu and G. D.
Prestwich (2005). "In vivo engineering of the vocal fold
extracellular matrix with injectable hyaluronic acid hydrogels: Early
effects on tissue repair and biomechanics in a rabbit model." Annals
of Otology Rhinology and Laryngology 114(9): 662-670.

Ishihara, M., M. Sato, S. Sato, T. Kikuchi, J. Mochida and M. Kikuchi
(2005). "Usefulness of photoacoustic measurements for evaluation of
biomechanical properties of tissue-engineered cartilage." Tissue
Engineering 11(7-8): 1234-1243.

Jabbari, E., S. F. Wang, L. C. Lu, J. A. Gruetzmacher, S. Ameenuddin,
T. E. Hefferan, B. L. Currier, A. J. Windebank and M. J. Yaszemski
(2005). "Synthesis, material properties, and biocompatibility of a
novel self-cross-linkable poly(caprolactone fumarate) as an
injectable tissue engineering scaffold." Biomacromolecules 6(5):

Kalisch, R., M. Schubert, W. Jacob, M. S. Keszler, R. Hemauer, A.
Wigger, R. Landgraf and D. P. Auer "Anxiety and Hippocampus Volume in
the Rat." Neuropsychopharmacology.
Kasimir, M. T., G. Weigel, J. Sharma, E. Rieder, G. Seebacher, E.
Wolner and P. Simon (2005). "The decellularized porcine heart valve
matrix in tissue engineering - Platelet adhesion and activation."
Thrombosis and Haemostasis 94(3): 562-567.

Zhang, Y. H., M. L. Dunn, E. S. Drexler, C. N. McCowan, A. J. Slifka,
D. D. Ivy and R. Shandas (2005). "A microstructural hyperelastic
model of pulmonary arteries under normo- and hypertensive
conditions." Annals of Biomedical Engineering 33(8): 1042-1052.


Oehmichen, M., C. Meissner and K. S. Saternus (2005). "Fall or
shaken: Traumatic brain injury in children caused by falls or abuse
at home - A review on biomechanics and diagnosis." Neuropediatrics
36(4): 240-245.


Kirk, R. K., B. Svensmark, L. P. Ellegaard and H. E. Jensen (2005).
"Locomotive disorders associated with sow mortality in Danish pig
herds." Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series a-Physiology Pathology
Clinical Medicine 52(8): 423-428.

van der Waaij, E. H., M. Holzhauer, E. Ellen, C. Kamphuis and G. de
Jong (2005). "Genetic parameters for claw disorders in dutch dairy
cattle and correlations with conformation traits." Journal of Dairy
Science 88(10): 3672-3678.