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

Young-Hui Chang
School of Applied Physiology
Georgia Institute of Technology
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Horton, J. R., K. Sawada, M. Nishibori and X. D. Cheng (2005).
"Structural basis for inhibition of histamine N-methyltransferase by
diverse drugs." Journal of Molecular Biology 353(2): 334-344.


Dabiri, J. O. (2005). "On the estimation of swimming and flying
forces from wake measurements." Journal of Experimental Biology
208(18): 3519-3532.

Henry, H. T., D. J. Ellerby and R. L. Marsh (2005). "Performance of
guinea fowl Numida meleagris during jumping requires storage and
release of elastic energy." Journal of Experimental Biology 208(17):

Huber, D. R., T. G. Eason, R. E. Hueter and P. J. Motta (2005).
"Analysis of the bite force and mechanical design of the feeding
mechanism of the durophagous horn shark Heterodontus francisci."
Journal of Experimental Biology 208(18): 3553-3571.

Hutchinson, J. R., F. C. Anderson, S. S. Blemker and S. L. Delp
(2005). "Analysis of hindlimb muscle moment arms in Tyrannosaurus rex
using a three-dimensional musculoskeletal computer model:
implications for stance, gait, and speed." Paleobiology 31(4):

Huyghe, K., B. Vanhooydonck, H. Scheers, M. Molina-Borja and R. Van
Damme (2005). "Morphology, performance and fighting capacity in male
lizards, Gallotia galloti." Functional Ecology 19(5): 800-807.

Kemp, T. J., K. N. Bachus, J. A. Nairn and D. R. Carrier (2005).
"Functional trade-offs in the limb bones of dogs selected for running
versus fighting." Journal of Experimental Biology 208(18): 3475-3482.

Munns, S. L., L. K. Hartzler, A. F. Bennett and J. W. Hicks (2005).
"Terrestrial locomotion does not constrain venous return in the
American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis." Journal of
Experimental Biology 208(17): 3331-3339.

O'Keefe, F. R. and M. T. Carrano (2005). "Correlated trends in the
evolution of the plesiosaur locomotor system." Paleobiology 31(4):

Pfluger, H. J. and P. A. Stevenson (2005). "Evolutionary aspects of
octopaminergic systems with emphasis on arthropods." Arthropod
Structure & Development 34(3): 379-396.

Raichlen, D. A. (2005). "Effects of limb mass distribution on the
ontogeny of quadrupedalism in infant baboons (Papio cynocephalus) and
implications for the evolution of primate quadrupedalism." Journal of
Human Evolution 49(4): 415-431.

Raichlen, D. A. (2005). "Ontogeny of limb mass distribution in infant
baboons (Papio cynocephalus)." Journal of Human Evolution 49(4):

Rao, J. V., G. Begum, V. Sridhar and N. C. Reddy (2005). "Sublethal
effects of monocrotophos on locomotor behavior and gill architecture
of the mosquito fish, Gambusia affinis." Journal of Environmental
Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and
Agricultural Wastes 40(6): 813-825.

Rice, A. N. and M. W. Westneat (2005). "Coordination of feeding,
locomotor and visual systems in parrot fishes (Teleostei :
Labridae)." Journal of Experimental Biology 208(18): 3503-3518.

Santer, R. D., Y. Yamawaki, F. C. Rind and P. J. Simmons (2005).
"Motor activity and trajectory control during escape jumping in the
locust Locusta migratoria." Journal of Comparative Physiology
a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 191(10):

Schmidt, M. (2005). "Hind limb proportions and kinematics: are small
primates different from other small mammals?" Journal of Experimental
Biology 208(17): 3367-3383.

Vila, B., O. Oms and A. Galobart (2005). "Manus-only titanosaurid
trackway from Fumanya (Maastrichtian, Pyrenees): further evidence for
an underprint origin." Lethaia 38(3): 211-218.


Hunter, E. J. and I. R. Titze (2005). "Individual subject laryngeal
dimensions of multiple mammalian species for biomechanical models."
Annals of Otology Rhinology and Laryngology 114(10): 809-818.

Lee, J. H., V. Frias, K. W. Lee and R. F. Wright (2005). "Effect of
implant size and shape on implant success rates: A literature
review." Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 94(4): 377-381.


Kumar, R., M. Chaikumarn and S. Kumar (2005). "Physiological,
subjective and postural loads in passenger train wagon cleaning using
a conventional and redesigned cleaning tool." International Journal
of Industrial Ergonomics 35(10): 931-938.

Kumar, S. and Y. Narayan (2005). "Cumulative spinal load among X-ray
technologist: A field study of techniques, frame rate and
prediction." International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 35(10):


Bereket, S. (2005). "Effects of anthropometric parameters and stride
frequency on estimation of energy cost of walking." Journal of Sports
Medicine and Physical Fitness 45(2): 152-161.

Pettersson, J. and M. Wahde (2005). "Application of the utility
function method for behavioral organization in a locomotion task."
Ieee Transactions on Evolutionary Computation 9(5): 506-521.

White, S. C. and R. M. Lifeso (2005). "Altering asymmetric limb
loading after hip arthroplasty using real-time dynamic feedback when
walking." Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 86(10):

Wilkinson, E. J. and H. A. Sherk (2005). "The use of visual
information for planning accurate steps in a cluttered environment."
Behavioural Brain Research 164(2): 270-274.

Zhang, K., M. Sun, D. K. Lester, F. X. Pi-Sunyer, C. N. Boozer and R.
W. Longman (2005). "Assessment of human locomotion by using an insole
measurement system and artificial neural networks." Journal of
Biomechanics 38(11): 2276-2287.


Nyffeler, R. W., C. M. L. Werner and C. Gerber (2005). "Biomechanical
relevance of glenoid component positioning in the reverse Delta III
total shoulder prosthesis." Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
14(5): 524-528.

Panossian, V. R., T. Mihata, J. E. Tibone, M. J. Fitzpatrick, M. H.
McGarry and T. Q. Lee (2005). "Biomechanical analysis of isolated
type IISLAP lesions and repair." Journal of Shoulder and Elbow
Surgery 14(5): 529-534.


Kosawada, T., K. Konno, S. Yamamura and T. Kanazawa (2005). "Piezo
micro probe sensor system to detect environmental stresses induced in
living cells and tissues." Microsystem Technologies-Micro-and
Nanosystems-Information Storage and Processing Systems 11(8-10):


Silva, M. F., J. A. T. Machado and A. M. Lopes (2005). "Modelling and
simulation of artificial locomotion systems." Robotica 23: 595-606.

Smillie, A., I. Sobey and Z. Molnar (2005). "A hydroelastic model of
hydrocephalus." Journal of Fluid Mechanics 539: 417-443.


Brainerd, E. L. and E. Azizi (2005). "Muscle fiber angle, segment
bulging and architectural gear ratio in segmented musculature."
Journal of Experimental Biology 208(17): 3249-3261.


Byun, Y. H., M. H. Lee, S. S. Kim, H. Kim, H. K. Chang, T. H. Lee, M.
H. Jang, M. C. Shin, M. S. Shin and C. J. Kim (2005). "Treadmill
running promotes functional recovery and decreases brain-derived
neurotrophic factor mRNA expression following sciatic crushed nerve
injury in rats." Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
45(2): 222-228.

Collazos-Castro, J. E., V. C. Muneton-Gomez and M. Nieto-Sampedro
(2005). "Olfactory glia transplantation into cervical spinal cord
contusion injuries." Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine 3(4): 308-317.

De Schutter, E., O. Ekeberg, J. H. Kotaleski, P. Achard and A.
Lansner (2005). "Biophysically detailed modelling of microcircuits
and beyond." Trends in Neurosciences 28(10): 562-569.

Grillner, S., H. Markram, E. De Schutter, G. Silberberg and F. E. N.
LeBeau (2005). "Microcircuits in action - from CPGs to neocortex."
Trends in Neurosciences 28(10): 525-533.

Jackson, A. W., D. F. Horinek, M. R. Boyd and A. D. McClellan (2005).
"Disruption of left-right reciprocal coupling in the spinal cord of
larval lamprey abolishes brain-initiated locomotor activity (vol 94,
pg 2031, 2005)." Journal of Neurophysiology 94(5): 3658-3658.

LeBeau, F. E. N., A. El Manira and S. Griller (2005). "Tuning the
network: modulation of neuronal microcircuits in the spinal cord and
hippocampus." Trends in Neurosciences 28(10): 552-561.

McVea, D. A., J. M. Donelan, A. Tachibana and K. G. Pearson (2005).
"A role for hip position in initiating the swing-to-stance transition
in walking cats." Journal of Neurophysiology 94(5): 3497-3508.

Piscopo, S., R. De Stefano, M. C. Thorndyke and E. R. Brown (2005).
"Alteration and recovery of appetitive behaviour following nerve
section in the starfish Asterias rubens." Behavioural Brain Research
164(1): 36-41.

Silberberg, G., S. Grillner, F. E. N. LeBeau, R. Maex and H. Markram
(2005). "Synaptic pathways in neural microcircuits." Trends in
Neurosciences 28(10): 541-551.

Sirota, M. G., G. A. Pavlova and I. N. Beloozerova "Activity of the
motor cortex during scratching." Journal of Neurophysiology.

Wanischeck, M. and U. Rose (2005). "Unusual tension reception in an
insect." Journal of Neurobiology 65(2): 115-124.


Choudhri, S. A., S. K. Feigenbaum and J. S. Pepose (2005). "Factors
predictive of LASIK flap thickness with the Hansatome zero
compression microkeratome." Journal of Refractive Surgery 21(3):

Gosling, T., P. Schandelmaier, M. Muller, S. Hankemeier, M. Wagner
and C. Krettek (2005). "Single lateral locked screw plating of
bicondylar tibial plateau fractures." Clinical Orthopaedics and
Related Research(439): 207-214.


Caldwell, P. E. and W. R. Shelton (2005). "Indications for
allografts." Orthopedic Clinics of North America 36(4): 459-+.

Inan, M., A. Alkan, A. Harma and K. Ertem (2005). "Evaluation of the
gluteus medius muscle after a pelvic support osteotomy to treat
congenital dislocation of the hip." Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery-American Volume 87A(10): 2246-2252.

Lalonde, J. A., R. D. Rabalais, A. Mansour, E. L. Burger, B. L.
Riemer, Y. Lu and R. V. Baratta (2005). "New tension band material
for fixation of transverse olecranon fractures: A biomechanical
study." Orthopedics 28(10): 1191-1194.

Menezes, D. F. A., A. Gamulin and B. Noesberger (2005). "Is the
proximal femoral nail a suitable implant for treatment of all
trochanteric fractures?" Clinical Orthopaedics and Related
Research(439): 221-227.

Muschol, M., I. Muller, W. Petersen and J. Hassenpflug (2005).
"Symptomatic calcification of the medial collateral ligament of the
knee joint: a report about five cases." Knee Surgery Sports
Traumatology Arthroscopy 13(7): 598-602.

Nau, T., Y. Chevalier, N. Hagemeister, N. Duval and J. A. deGuise
(2005). "3D kinematic in-vitro comparison of posterolateral corner
reconstruction techniques in a combined injury model." Knee Surgery
Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 13(7): 572-580.

Robinson, M., S. Houshian and L. A. K. Khan (2005).
"Trochanteric-entry long cephalomedullary nailing of subtrochanteric
fractures caused by low-energy trauma." Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery-American Volume 87A(10): 2217-2226.

Wolf, A., A. M. DiGioia, A. B. Mor and B. Jaramaz (2005). "A
kinematic model for calculating cup alignment error during total hip
arthroplasty." Journal of Biomechanics 38(11): 2257-2265.


Alobaid, A., V. Arlet, A. Busato and T. Steffen (2005). "Pull-out
strength of the suprapedicle claw construct: a biomechanical study."
European Spine Journal 14(8): 759-764.

Nuckley, D. J., S. M. Hertsted, M. P. Eck and R. P. Ching (2005).
"Effect of displacement rate on the tensile mechanics of pediatric
cervical functional spinal units." Journal of Biomechanics 38(11):

Spruit, M., R. G. Falk, L. Beckmann, T. Steffen and R. M. Castelein
(2005). "The in vitro stabilising effect of polyetheretherketone
cages versus a titanium cage of similar design for anterior lumbar
interbody fusion." European Spine Journal 14(8): 752-758.

Vougioukas, V. I., J. Weber and K. M. Scheufler (2005). "Clinical and
radiological results after parapedicular screw fixation of the
thoracic spine." Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine 3(4): 283-287.


Danjon, F., T. Fourcaud and D. Bert (2005). "Root architecture and
wind-firmness of mature Pinus pinaster." New Phytologist 168(2):

Edelmann, H. G., C. Neinhuis and H. Bargel (2005). "Influence of
hydration and temperature on the rheological properties of plant
cuticles and their impact on plant organ integrity." Journal of Plant
Growth Regulation 24(2): 116-126.


Doyle, T. L., R. U. Newton and A. F. Burnett (2005). "Reliability of
traditional and fractal dimension measures of quiet stance center of
pressure in young, healthy people." Archives of Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation 86(10): 2034-2040.


Diaz-Calderon, A. and A. Kelly (2005). "On-line stability margin and
attitude estimation for dynamic articulating mobile robots."
International Journal of Robotics Research 24(10): 845-866.

Shapiro, A., E. Rimon and S. Shoval (2005). "A foothold selection
algorithm for spider robot locomotion in planar tunnel environments."
International Journal of Robotics Research 24(10): 823-844.


Hiley, M. J. and M. R. Yeadon (2005). "Maximal dismounts from high
bar." Journal of Biomechanics 38(11): 2221-2227.


Hsu, C. C., W. C. Tsai, C. P. C. Chen, Y. W. Shau, C. L. Wang, M. J.
L. Chen and K. J. Chang (2005). "Effects of aging on the plantar soft
tissue properties under the metatarsal heads at different impact
velocities." Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology 31(10): 1423-1429.

Oddou, C. and J. Pierre (2005). "Biomechanical aspects in tissue
engineering." Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation 33(3):

Poll, B., P. Buttler, H. G. Graber, F. Lampert and C. Becker (2005).
"Engrafting periodontal fibroblasts with new 3-dimensional
polylactide foams." International Journal of Artificial Organs 28(8):

Sweigart, M. A. and K. A. Athanasiou (2005). "Tensile and compressive
properties of the medial rabbit meniscus." Proceedings of the
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in
Medicine 219(H5): 337-347.


Shields, C. B., Y. P. Zhang, L. B. E. Shields, Y. C. Han, D. A. Burke
and N. W. Mayer (2005). "The therapeutic window for spinal cord
decompression in a rat spinal cord injury model." Journal of
Neurosurgery-Spine 3(4): 302-307.


Bonnett, B. N., A. Egenvall, A. Hedhammar and P. Olson (2005).
"Mortality in over 350,000 insured Swedish dogs from 1995-2000: I.
Breed-, gender-, age- and cause-specific rates." Acta Veterinaria
Scandinavica 46(3): 105-120.

Egenvall, A., B. N. Bonnett, A. Hedhammar and P. Olson (2005).
"Mortality in over 350,000 insured Swedish dogs from 1995-2000: II.
Breed-specific age and survival patterns and relative risk for causes
of death." Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 46(3): 121-136.

Hernandez, J. A., E. J. Garbarino, J. K. Shearer, C. A. Risco and W.
W. Thatcher (2005). "Comparison of the calving-to-conception interval
in dairy cows with different degrees of lameness during the
prebreeding postpartum period." Javma-Journal of the American
Veterinary Medical Association 227(8): 1284-1291.

Hernandez, J. A., E. J. Garbarino, J. K. Shearer, C. A. Risco and W.
W. Thatcher (2005). "Comparison of milk yield in dairy cows with
different degrees of lameness." Javma-Journal of the American
Veterinary Medical Association 227(8): 1292-1296.


Costantini, M., G. Galati, A. Ferretti, M. Caulo, A. Tartaro, G. L.
Romani and S. M. Aglioti (2005). "Neural systems underlying
observation of humanly impossible movements: An fMRI study." Cerebral
Cortex 15(11): 1761-1767.