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.


Be'ery-Lipperman, M. and A. Gefen (2005). "Contribution of muscular
weakness to osteoporosis: Computational and animal models." Clinical
Biomechanics 20(9): 984-997.

Komatsubara, S., S. Mori, T. Mashiba, J. L. Li, K. Nonaka, Y. Kaji,
T. Akiyama, K. Miyamoto, Y. P. Cao, J. Kawanishi and H. Norimatsu
(2005). "Suppressed bone turnover by long-term bisphosphonate
treatment accumulates microdamage by maintains intrinsic material
properties in cortical bone of dog rib (reprinted vol 19, pg 999,
2004)." Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 20(11): 2066-2073.

Price, C., B. C. Herman, T. Lufkin, H. M. Goldman and K. J. Jepsen
(2005). "Genetic variation in bone growth patterns defines adult
mouse bone fragility." Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 20(11):

Xie, F., C. F. Wu, Y. Zhang, X. S. Yao, P. Y. Cheung, A. S. C. Chan
and M. S. Wong (2005). "Increase in bone mass and bone strength by
Sambucus williamsii HANCE in ovariectomized rats." Biological &
Pharmaceutical Bulletin 28(10): 1879-1885.


Kumar, R. K. and K. R. Balakrishnan (2005). "Influence of lumen shape
and vessel geometry on plaque stresses: possible role in the
increased vulnerability of a remodelled vessel and the "shoulder'' of
a plaque." Heart 91(11): 1459-1465.

Miller, J. D., D. F. Pegelow, A. J. Jacques and J. A. Dempsey (2005).
"Effects of augmented respiratory muscle pressure production on
locomotor limb venous return during calf contraction exercise."
Journal of Applied Physiology 99(5): 1802-1815.

Yamaguchi-Okada, M., S. Nishizawa, M. Koide and Y. Nonaka (2005).
"Biomechanical and phenotypic changes in the vasospastic canine
basilar artery after subarachnoid hemorrhage." Journal of Applied
Physiology 99(5): 2045-2052.


Aubret, F., X. Bonnet, R. Shine and S. Maumelat (2005). "Swimming and
pregnancy in Tiger snakes, Notechis scutatus." Amphibia-Reptilia
26(3): 396-400.

Bernal, D., J. M. Donley, R. E. Shadwick and D. A. Syme (2005).
"Mammal-like muscles power swimming in a cold-water shark." Nature
437(7063): 1349-1352.

French, K. A., J. Chang, S. Reynolds, R. Gonzalez and W. B. Kristan
(2005). "Development of swimming in the medicinal leech, the gradual
acquisition of a behavior." Journal of Comparative Physiology
a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 191(9):

Lupandin, A. I. (2005). "Effect of flow turbulence on swimming speed
of fish." Biology Bulletin 32(5): 461-466.

Mu, L. and R. Ritzmann "Kinematics and motor activity during tethered
walking and turning in the cockroach, Blaberus discoidalis." Journal
of Comparative Physiology a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and
Behavioral Physiology.

Smith, G. R. and J. A. Lemos-Espinal (2005). "Comparative escape
behavior of four species of Mexican phrynosomatid lizards."
Herpetologica 61(3): 225-232.

Soligo, C. (2005). "Anatomy of the hand and arm in Daubentonia
madagascariensis: A functional and phylogenetic outlook." Folia
Primatologica 76(5): 262-300.


Finck, C. and P. Lefebvre (2005). "Implantation of esterified
hyaluronic acid in microdissected Reinke's space after vocal fold
microsurgery: First clinical experiences." Laryngoscope 115(10):

Lim, D., S. Robinovitch and D. Goodman (2005). "Effect of mouthguards
on the transmission of force across the human jaw." Clinical Journal
of Sport Medicine 15(5): 313-319.

Pedersen, J., A. M. Drewes and H. Gregersen (2005). "New analysis for
the study of the muscle function in the human oesophagus."
Neurogastroenterology and Motility 17(5): 767-772.


Boninger, M. L., A. M. Koontz, S. A. Sisto, T. A. Dyson-Hudson, M.
Chang, R. Price and R. A. Cooper (2005). "Pushrim biomechanics and
injury prevention in spinal cord injury: Recommendations based on
CULP-SCI investigations." Journal of Rehabilitation Research and
Development 42(3): 9-19.

Santaguida, P. L., M. Pierrynowski, C. Goldsmith and G. Fernie
(2005). "Comparison of cumulative low back loads of caregivers when
transferring patients using overhead and floor mechanical lifting
devices." Clinical Biomechanics 20(9): 906-916.


Choi, A. R., Y. H. Rim, Y. S. Kim and J. H. Mun (2005). "A position
based kinematic method for the analysis of human gait." Journal of
Mechanical Science and Technology 19(10): 1919-1931.

Fiolkowski, P., M. Bishop, D. Brunt and B. Williams (2005). "Plantar
feedback contributes to the regulation of leg stiffness." Clinical
Biomechanics 20(9): 952-958.

Seebeck, P., M. S. Thompson, A. Parwani, W. R. Taylor, H. Schell and
G. N. Duda (2005). "Gait evaluation: A tool to monitor bone healing?"
Clinical Biomechanics 20(9): 883-891.


Brinkman, J. M., P. J. A. Schwering, L. Blankevoort, J. G. Koolos, J.
Luites and A. B. Wymenga (2005). "The insertion geometry of the
posterolateral corner of the knee." Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery-British Volume 87B(10): 1364-1368.

Hattori, K., Y. Takakura, M. Ishimura, Y. Tanaka, T. Habata and K.
Ikeuchi (2005). "Differential acoustic properties of early cartilage
lesions in living human knee and ankle joints." Arthritis and
Rheumatism 52(10): 3125-3131.

Quasnichka, H. L., J. M. Anderson-MacKenzie, J. F. Tarlton, T. J.
Sims, M. E. J. Billingham and A. J. Bailey (2005). "Cruciate ligament
laxity and femoral intercondylar notch narrowing in early-stage knee
osteoarthritis." Arthritis and Rheumatism 52(10): 3100-3109.

Tecklenburg, K., D. Dejour, C. Hoser and C. Fink "Bony and
cartilaginous anatomy of the patellofemoral joint." Knee Surgery
Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy.


Giansanti, D. and G. Maccioni (2005). "Comparison of three different
kinematic sensor assemblies for locomotion study." Physiological
Measurement 26(5): 689-705.

Hoof, T., C. Mabilde, L. Leybaert, K. Verstraete and K. D' Herde
"Technical note: the design of a stereotactic frame for direct
MRI-anatomical correlation of the brachial plexus." Surgical and
Radiologic Anatomy.

Luboz, V., D. Ambard, P. Swider, F. Boutault and Y. Payan (2005).
"Computer assisted planning and orbital surgery: Patient-related
prediction of osteotomy size in proptosis reduction." Clinical
Biomechanics 20(9): 900-905.


Pronost, N., G. Dumont, G. Berillon and G. Nicolas "Morphological and
stance interpolations in database for simulating bipedalism of
virtual humans." Visual Computer.


Haslett, J. N., P. B. Kang, M. Han, A. T. Kho, D. Sanoudou, J. M.
Volinski, A. H. Beggs, I. S. Kohane and L. M. Kunkel (2005). "The
influence of muscle type and dystrophin deficiency on murine
expression profiles." Mammalian Genome 16(10): 739-748.


Bosco, G., J. Eian and R. Poppele "Kinematic and non-kinematic
signals transmitted to the cat cerebellum during passive treadmill
stepping." Experimental Brain Research.

Bosga, J., R. G. J. Meulenbroek and D. A. Rosenbaum (2005).
"Deliberate control of continuous motor performance." Journal of
Motor Behavior 37(6): 437-446.

Carroll, T. J., E. R. L. Baldwin, D. F. Collins and E. P. Zehr
"Corticospinal excitability is lower during rhythmic arm movement
than during tonic contraction." Journal of Neurophysiology.

Ciccarelli, O., A. T. Toosy, J. F. Marsden, C. M. Wheeler-Kingshott,
C. Sahyoun, P. M. Matthews, D. H. Miller and A. J. Thompson (2005).
"Identifying brain regions for integrative sensorimotor processing
with ankle movements." Experimental Brain Research 166(1): 31-42.

Levi, R., P. Varona, Y. I. Arshavsky, M. I. Rabinovich and A. I.
Selverston (2005). "The role of sensory network dynamics in
generating a motor program." Journal of Neuroscience 25(42):

Micera, S., J. Carpaneto, F. Posteraro, L. Cenciotti, M. Popovic and
P. Dario (2005). "Characterization of upper arm synergies during
reaching tasks in able-bodied and hemiparetic subjects." Clinical
Biomechanics 20(9): 939-946.

Mitsui, T., J. S. Shumsky, A. C. Lepore, M. Murray and I. Fischer
(2005). "Transplantation of neuronal and glial restricted precursors
into contused spinal cord improves bladder and motor functions,
decreases thermal hypersensitivity, and modifies intraspinal
circuitry." Journal of Neuroscience 25(42): 9624-9636.

Nori, F. and R. Frezza "A control theory approach to the analysis and
synthesis of the experimentally observed motion primitives."
Biological Cybernetics.

Secco, E. L., L. Valandro, R. Caimmi, G. Magenes and B. Salvato
(2005). "Optimization of two-joint arm movements: a model technique
or a result of natural selection?" Biological Cybernetics 93(4):


Kovoor, J., A. Munoz-Cuevas and J. Ortega-Escobar (2005). "The visual
system of Lycosa tarentula (Araneae, Lycosidae): Microscopic anatomy
of the protocerebral optic centres." Italian Journal of Zoology
72(3): 205-216.

Sigal, I.A., J. G. Flanagan and C.R. Ethier (2005). "Factors
influencing optic nerve head biomechanics.". Investigative
Ophthalmology Visual Science 46(11):4189-4199.

Sigal I.A., J. G. Flanagan, I. Tertinegg and C.R. Ethier (2005).
"Reconstruction of human optic nerve heads for finite element
modeling." Technology and Health Care 13(4):313-329.

Sigal I.A., J. G. Flanagan, I. Tertinegg and C.R. Ethier (2004).
"Finite element moedling of optic nerve head biomechanics",
Investigative Ophthalmology Visual Science 45(12):4378-4387.


Eckardt, H., M. Ding, M. Lind, E. S. Hansen, K. S. Christensen and I.
Hvid (2005). "Recombinant human vascular endothelial growth factor
enhances bone healing in an experimental nonunion model." Journal of
Bone and Joint Surgery-British Volume 87B(10): 1434-1438.

Harma, A. and M. Inan (2005). "Surgical management of transforaminal
sacral fractures." International Orthopaedics 29(5): 333-337.

Richter, M., B. Cakir and R. Schmidt (2005). "Cervical pedicle
screws: Conventional versus computer-assisted placement of cannulated
screws." Spine 30(20): 2280-2287.


Diamant, I., R. Shahar and A. Gefen (2005). "How to select the
elastic modulus for cancellous bone in patient-specific continuum
models of the spine." Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing
43(4): 465-472.

Dickerman, R. D., M. Lefkowitz and J. A. Epstein (2005). "A traumatic
central cord syndrome occurring after adequate decompression for
cervical spondylosis: Biomechanics of injury - Case report." Spine
30(20): E611-E613.

Duke, K., C. E. Aubin, J. Dansereau and H. Labelle (2005).
"Biomechanical simulations of scoliotic spine correction due to prone
position and anaesthesia prior to surgical instrumentation." Clinical
Biomechanics 20(9): 923-931.

Gallagher, S., W. S. Marras, A. S. Litsky and D. Burr (2005). "Torso
flexion loads and the fatigue failure of human lumbosacral motion
segments." Spine 30(20): 2265-2273.

Wang, Z. L., J. C. M. Teo, C. K. Chui, S. H. Ong, C. H. Yan, S. C.
Wang, H. K. Wong and S. H. Teoh (2005). "Computational biomechanical
modelling of the lumbar spine using marching-cubes surface smoothened
finite element voxel meshing." Computer Methods and Programs in
Biomedicine 80(1): 25-35.

Yang, R. S., H. J. Lin, P. U. Chieng, T. K. Liu and K. S. Tsai
(2005). "Estimated risk score for spine fracture in the specific
bending activity of normal Taiwanese men and women." Spine 30(20):


Chalfoun, J., R. Younes, M. Renault and F. B. Ouezdou (2005).
"Forces, activation and displacement prediction during free movement
in the hand and forearm." Journal of Robotic Systems 22(11): 653-660.


Di Nardo, A., G. Cicchetti, H. Falet, J. H. Hartwig, T. P. Stossel
and D. J. Kwiatkowski "Arp2/3 complex-deficient mouse fibroblasts are
viable and have normal leading-edge actin structure and function."
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States
of America.

Noailly, J., D. Lacroix and J. A. Planell (2005). "Finite element
study of a novel intervertebral disc substitute." Spine 30(20):

Reichlin, T., A. Wild, M. Durrenberger, A. U. Daniels, U. Aebi, P. R.
Hunziker and M. Stolz (2005). "Investigating native coronary artery
endothelium in situ and in cell culture by scanning force
microscopy." Journal of Structural Biology 152(1): 52-63.

Saruwatari, L., H. Aita, F. Butz, H. K. Nakamura, J. Ouyang, Y. Yang,
W. A. Chiou and T. Ogawa (2005). "Osteoblasts generate harder,
stiffer, and more delamination-resistant mineralized tissue on
titanium than on polystyrene, associated with distinct tissue micro-
and ultrastructure." Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 20(11):

Schmid, F., G. Sommer, M. Rappolt, C. A. J. Schulze-Bauer, P.
Regitnig, G. A. Holzapfel, P. Laggner and H. Amenitsch (2005). "In
situ tensile testing of human aortas by time-resolved small-angle
X-ray scattering." Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 12: 727-733.


Ghasemlou, N., B. J. Kerr and S. David (2005). "Tissue displacement
and impact force are important contributors to outcome after spinal
cor contusion injury." Experimental Neurology 196(1): 9-17.

Sivaloganathan, S., M. Stastna, G. Tenti and J. M. Drake (2005).
"Biomechanics of the brain: A theoretical and numerical study of
Biot's equations of consolidation theory with deformation-dependent
permeability." International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics 40(9):


Lingmann, B., A. Baudler and C. Lippegaus (2005). "Urolithiasis in
the horse." Pferdeheilkunde 21(5): 447-+.


Richter, W. M. and P. W. Axelson (2005). "Low-impact wheelchair
propulsion: Achievable and acceptable." Journal of Rehabilitation
Research and Development 42(3): 21-33.

Sawatzky, B. J., G. P. Slobogean, C. W. Reilly, C. T. Chambers and A.
T. Hol (2005). "Prevalence of shoulder pain in adult- versus
childhood-onset wheelchair users: A pilot study." Journal of
Rehabilitation Research and Development 42(3): 1-8.


Pope, M. H. (2005). "Giovanni Alfonso Borelli - The father of
biomechanics." Spine 30(20): 2350-2355.