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

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


Degtyarenko, A. M. and M. P. Kaufman (2005). "MLR-induced inhibition
of barosensory cells in the NTS." American Journal of
Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology 289(6): H2575-H2584.

DeRuisseau, K. C., R. A. Shanely, N. Akunuri, M. T. Hamilton, D. Van
Gammeren, A. M. Zergeroglu, M. McKenzie and S. K. Powers (2005).
"Diaphragm unloading via controlled mechanical ventilation alters the
gene expression profile." American Journal of Respiratory and
Critical Care Medicine 172(10): 1267-1275.


Stewart, M. and T. M. Roberts (2005). Cytoskeleton dynamics powers
nematode sperm motility. Fibrous Proteins: Muscle and Molecular
Motors. 71: 383-+.


Clausen, S. and A. B. Smith (2005). "Palaeoanatomy and biological
affinities of a Cambrian deuterostome (Stylophora)." Nature
438(7066): 351-354.

Glazier, D. S. (2005). "Beyond the '3/4-power law': variation in the
intra- and interspecific scaling of metabolic rate in animals."
Biological Reviews 80(4): 611-662.

Gomes, M. W. and A. L. Ruina (2005). "A five-link 2D brachiating ape
model with life-like zero-energy-cost motions." Journal of
Theoretical Biology 237(3): 265-278.

Iwakawa, M., N. Takai, M. Goto, S. Noda, K. Ando and T. Imai (2005).
"Strain-dependent differences in locomotor activity after local brain
irradiation with 30 GyE of carbon ions." Experimental Animals 54(5):

Lehmann, F. O. and N. Heymann (2005). "Unconventional mechanisms
control cyclic respiratory gas release in flying Drosophila." Journal
of Experimental Biology 208(19): 3645-3654.

Patek, S. N. and R. L. Caldwell (2005). "Extreme impact and
cavitation forces of a biological hammer: strike forces of the
peacock mantis shrimp Odontodactylus scyllarus." Journal of
Experimental Biology 208(19): 3655-3664.

Schilman, P. E. and F. Roces (2005). "Energetics of locomotion and
load carriage in the nectar feeding ant, Camponotus rufipes."
Physiological Entomology 30(4): 332-337.

Schulp, A. S. (2005). "Feeding the mechanical mosasaur: what did
Carinodens eat?" Netherlands Journal of Geosciences-Geologie En
Mijnbouw 84(3): 345-357.

Swanson, B. O., A. C. Gibb, J. C. Marks and D. A. Hendrickson (2005).
"Do movement patterns differ between laboratory and field suction
feeding behaviors in a Mexican cichlid?" Environmental Biology of
Fishes 74(2): 201-208.

Therrien, F. (2005). "Feeding behaviour and bite force of
sabretoothed predators." Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
145(3): 393-426.

Therrien, F. (2005). "Mandibular force profiles of extant carnivorans
and implications for the feeding behaviour of extinct predators."
Journal of Zoology 267: 249-270.

Vanhooydonck, B., A. Herrel, R. Van Damme, J. Meyers and D. Irschick
(2005). "The relationship between dewlap size and performance changes
with age and sex in a Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis) lizard
population." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 59(1): 157-165.

Williams, C. R. and M. J. Kokkinn (2005). "Daily patterns of
locomotor and sugar-feeding activity of the mosquito Culex
annulirostris from geographically isolated populations."
Physiological Entomology 30(4): 309-316.

Wintzer, A. P. and P. J. Motta (2005). "Diet-induced phenotypic
plasticity in the skull morphology of hatchery-reared Florida
largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides floridanus." Ecology of
Freshwater Fish 14(4): 311-318.

Yoshii, Y., T. Matsuzaki, H. Ishida and S. Ihara (2005). "Wound
healing ability of Xenopus laevis embryos. II. Morphological analysis
of wound marginal epidermis." Development Growth & Differentiation
47(8): 563-572.


Akca, K., M. Akkocaoglu, A. Comert, I. Tekdemir and M. C. Cehreli
(2005). "Human ex vivo bone tissue strains around immediately loaded
implants supporting maxillary overdentures." Clinical Oral Implants
Research 16(6): 715-722.

Huckabee, M. L., S. G. Butler, M. Barclay and S. Jit (2005).
"Submental surface electromyographic measurement and pharyngeal
pressures during normal and effortful swallowing." Archives of
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 86(11): 2144-2149.

Koolstra, J. H. and T. van Eijden (2005). "Combined finite-element
and rigid-body analysis of human jaw joint dynamics." Journal of
Biomechanics 38(12): 2431-2439.

Schuster, M., F. Rosanowski, R. Schwarz, U. Eysholdt and J.
Lohscheller (2005). "Quantitative detection of substitute voice
generator during phonation in patients, undergoing laryngectomy."
Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 131(11): 945-952.

Van Sickels, J. E., G. P. Peterson, S. Holms and R. H. Haug (2005).
"An in vitro comparison of an adjustable bone fixation system."
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 63(11): 1620-1625.


Bennett, B. C., M. F. Abel, A. Wolovick, T. Franklin, P. E. Allaire
and C. Kerrigan (2005). "Center of mass movement and energy transfer
during walking in children with cerebral palsy." Archives of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation 86(11): 2189-2194.

Graf, A., J. O. Judge, S. Ounpuu and D. G. Thelen (2005). "The effect
of walking speed joint powers among elderly on lower-extremity adults
who exhibit low physical performance." Archives of Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation 86(11): 2177-2183.

Hass, C. J., D. E. Waddell, R. P. Fleming, J. L. Juncos and R. J.
Gregor (2005). "Gait initiation and dynamic balance control in
Parkinson's disease." Archives of Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation 86(11): 2172-2176.

van Hedel, H. J. A., M. Wirz and A. Curt "Improving walking
assessment in subjects with an incomplete spinal cord injury:
responsiveness." Spinal Cord.

Warabi, T., M. Kato, K. Kiriyama, T. Yoshida and N. Kobayashi (2005).
"Treadmill walking and overground walking of human subjects compared
by recording sole-floor reaction force." Neuroscience Research 53(3):

Weijers, R. E., A. G. H. Kessels and G. J. Kemerink (2005). "The
damping properties of the venous plexus of the heel region of the
foot during simulated heelstrike." Journal of Biomechanics 38(12):


De Marchi, A., T. Robba, E. Ferrarese and C. Faletti (2005). "Imaging
in musculoskeletal injuries: state of the art." Radiologia Medica
110(1-2): 115-129.

Gillet, D., A. V. N. Ngoc and Y. Rekik (2005). "Collaborative
web-based experimentation in flexible engineering education." Ieee
Transactions on Education 48(4): 696-704.

Raunig, H. (2005). "Antihelix plasty without modeling sutures."
Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery 7(5): 334-341.

Sipes, N. S., J. T. Shearn and D. L. Butler (2005). "The effects of
orientation, temperature, and displacement magnitude changes on the
sonometrics system accuracy." Journal of Biomechanics 38(12):

Taylor, Z. and K. Miller (2005). "Using numerical approximation as an
intermediate step in analytical derivations: some observations from
biomechanics." Journal of Biomechanics 38(12): 2497-2502.

Yu, C. S., K. C. Li, Y. Xuan, X. M. Ji and W. Qin (2005). "Diffusion
tensor tractography in patients with cerebral tumors: A helpful
technique for neurosurgical planning and postoperative assessment."
European Journal of Radiology 56(2): 197-204.


Suzuki, S., K. Furuta and S. Hatakeyama (2005). "Passive walking
towards running." Mathematical and Computer Modelling of Dynamical
Systems 11(4): 371-395.


Brown, M., A. Foley and J. A. Ferreira (2005). "Ovariectomy, hindlimb
unweighting and recovery effects on skeletal muscle in adult rats."
Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine 76(11): 1012-1018.

Coqueiro, K. R. R., D. Bevilaqua-Grossi, F. Berzin, A. B. Soares, C.
Candolo and V. Monteiro-Pedro (2005). "Analysis on the activation of
the VMO and VLL muscles during semisquat exercises with and without
hip adduction in individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome."
Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 15(6): 596-603.

Cormery, B., E. Beaumont, K. Csukly and P. Gardiner (2005). "Hindlimb
unweighting for 2 weeks alters physiological properties of rat
hindlimb motoneurones." Journal of Physiology-London 568(3): 841-850.

de Andrade, A. D., T. N. S. Silva, H. Vasconcelos, M. Marcelino, M.
G. Rodrigues-Machado, V. C. Galindo, N. H. Moraes, P. E. M. Marinho
and C. F. Amorim (2005). "Inspiratory muscular activation during
threshold (R) therapy in elderly healthy and patients with COPD."
Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 15(6): 631-639.


Mohri, Y., M. Fumoto, I. Sato-Suzuki, M. Umino and H. Arita (2005).
"Prolonged rhythmic gum chewing suppresses nociceptive response via
serotonergic descending inhibitory pathway in humans." Pain 118(1-2):

Park, H. B., M. Koh, S. H. Cho, B. Hutchinson and B. Lee (2005).
"Mapping the rat somatosensory pathway from the anterior cruciate
ligament nerve endings to the cerebrum." Journal of Orthopaedic
Research 23(6): 1419-1424.

Takakusaki, K., K. Takahashi, K. Saitoh, H. Harada, T. Okumura, Y.
Kayama and Y. Koyama (2005). "Orexinergic projections to the cat
midbrain mediate alternation of emotional behavioural states from
locomotion to cataplexy." Journal of Physiology-London 568(3):


Mahowald, M. W. and C. H. Schenck (2005). "Non-rapid eye movement
sleep parasomnias." Neurologic Clinics 23(4): 1077-+.


Ehmke, L. W., D. C. Fitzpatrick, J. C. Krieg, S. M. Madey and M.
Bottlang (2005). "Lag screws for hip fracture fixation: Evaluation of
migration resistance under simulated walking." Journal of Orthopaedic
Research 23(6): 1329-1335.

Galatz, L. M., S. Y. Rothermich, M. Zaegel, M. J. Silva, N. Havlioglu
and S. Thomopoulos (2005). "Delayed repair of tendon to bone injuries
leads to decreased biomechanical properties and bone loss." Journal
of Orthopaedic Research 23(6): 1441-1447.

Green, J. K., F. W. Werner, R. Dhawan, P. J. Evans, S. Kelley and D.
A. Webster (2005). "A biomechanical study on flexible intramedullary
nails used to treat pediatric femoral fractures." Journal of
Orthopaedic Research 23(6): 1315-1320.

Ma, H. L., W. J. Jiae, C. H. Huang, S. T. Wang, T. H. Chen, C. K.
Cheng and S. C. Hung (2005). "Thermal effects after anterior cruciate
ligament shrinkage using radiofrequency technology: a porcine cadaver
study." Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 13(8): 619-624.


Lawrence, B. M., G. A. Mirka and G. D. Buckner (2005). "Adaptive
system identification applied to the biomechanical response of the
human trunk during sudden loading." Journal of Biomechanics 38(12):


Asaeda, T., T. Fujino and J. Manatunge (2005). "Morphological
adaptations of emergent plants to water flow: a case study with Typha
angustifolia, Zizania latifolia and Phragmites australis." Freshwater
Biology 50(12): 1991-2001.


Nielsen, J. K., C. L. Saltzman and T. D. Brown (2005). "Determination
of ankle external fixation stiffness by expedited interactive finite
element analysis." Journal of Orthopaedic Research 23(6): 1321-1328.


Leblanc, H., L. Seifert, L. Baudry and D. Chollet (2005). "Arm-leg
coordination in flat breaststroke: A comparative study between elite
and non-elite swimmers." International Journal of Sports Medicine
26(9): 787-797.

Narici, M. V., C. N. Maganaris and N. D. Reeves (2005). "Myotendinous
alterations and effects of resistive loading in old age."
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 15(6): 392-401.


Johansson, G., A. Menzel and K. Runesson (2005). "Modeling of
anisotropic inelasticity in pearlitic steel at large strains due to
deformation induced substructure evolution." European Journal of
Mechanics a-Solids 24(6): 899-918.

Megill, W. A., J. M. Gosline and R. W. Blake (2005). "The modulus of
elasticity of fibrillin-containing elastic fibres in the mesoglea of
the hydromedusa Pollyorchis penicillatus." Journal of Experimental
Biology 208(20): 3819-3834.

Mizuno, H., A. K. Roy, V. Zaporojan, C. A. Vacanti, M. Ueda and L. J.
Bonassar (2006). "Biomechanical and biochemical characterization of
composite tissue-engineered intervertebral discs." Biomaterials
27(3): 362-370.

Stemper, B. D., N. Yoganandan and F. A. Pintar (2005). "Methodology
to study intimal failure mechanics in human internal carotid
arteries." Journal of Biomechanics 38(12): 2491-2496.

Toth, J. M., M. Wang, B. T. Estes, J. L. Scifert, H. B. Seim and A.
S. Turner (2006). "Polyetheretherketone as a biomaterial for spinal
applications." Biomaterials 27(3): 324-334.

Tran-Khanh, N., C. D. Hoemann, M. D. McKee, J. E. Henderson and M. D.
Buschmann (2005). "Aged bovine chondrocytes display a diminished
capacity to produce a collagen-rich, mechanically functional
cartilage extracellular matrix." Journal of Orthopaedic Research
23(6): 1354-1362.

Tsai, E. C., P. D. Dalton, M. S. Shoichet and C. H. Tator (2006).
"Matrix inclusion within synthetic hydrogel guidance channels
improves specific supraspinal and local axonal regeneration after
complete spinal cord transection." Biomaterials 27(3): 519-533.

Verlaan, J. J., F. C. Oner and W. J. A. Dhert (2006). "Anterior
spinal column augmentation with injectable bone cements."
Biomaterials 27(3): 290-301.

Yao, J., S. R. Turteltaub and P. Ducheyne (2006). "A
three-dimensional nonlinear finite element analysis of the mechanical
behavior of tissue engineered intervertebral discs under complex
loads." Biomaterials 27(3): 377-387.


Lee, J. I., J. H. Kim, H. W. Kim, E. S. Choi, S. H. Lim, Y. J. Ko and
Y. M. Han (2005). "Changes in bone metabolism in a rat model of
traumatic brain injury." Brain Injury 19(14): 1207-1211.

Liebscher, T., L. Schnell, D. Schnell, J. Scholl, R. Schneider, M.
Gullo, K. Fouad, A. Mir, M. Rausch, D. Kindler, F. P. T. Hamers and
M. E. Schwab (2005). "Nogo-A antibody improves regeneration and
locomotion of spinal cord-injured rats." Annals of Neurology 58(5):


van Heel, M. C. V., M. Moleman, A. Barneveld, P. R. van Weeren and W.
Back (2005). "Changes in location of centre of pressure and
hoof-unrollment pattern in relation to an 8-week shoeing interval in
the horse." Equine Veterinary Journal 37(6): 536-540.


Buchwalder, T. and B. Huber-Eicher (2005). "Effect of the analgesic
butorphanol on activity behaviour in turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo)."
Research in Veterinary Science 79(3): 239-244.

Garrido F, Gasset M, Sanz-Aparicio J, et al. (2005) "Rat liver
betaine-homocysteine S-methyltransferase equilibrium unfolding:
insights into intermediate structure through tryptophan
substitutions." Biochemical Journal 391: 589-599.

Hidalgo, K., M. Valdivie, M. Gabel, W. Hackl and B. Rodriguez (2005).
"Meat yield of broilers in the system high-test molasses-soybean."
Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science 39(1): 55-58.