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

Young-Hui Chang
Georgia Institute of Technology

Jinger Gottschall
Emory University
***NOTE***: I am in the process of changing over the Literature
Update duties to Jinger Gottschall. Please bear with us over the next
few weeks as we try to do this as smoothly as possible.


Lee, J. I., J. H. Kim, et al. (2005). "Changes in bone metabolism in
a rat model of traumatic brain injury." Brain Injury 19(14):

Pufe, T., B. Kurz, et al. (2005). "The influence of biomechanical
parameters on the expression of VEGF and endostatin in the bone and
joint system." Annals of Anatomy-Anatomischer Anzeiger 187(5-6):


Dobner, P. R. (2005). "Multitasking with neurotensin in the central
nervous system." Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 62(17):


Anderson, E. J. and M. E. Demont (2005). "The locomotory function of
the fins in the squid Loligo pealei." Marine and Freshwater Behaviour
and Physiology 38(3): 169-189.

Canals, M. L. and R. Solis (2005). "Geometry of living systems and
its importance in medicine." Revista Medica De Chile 133(9):

Christiansen, P. and J. M. Harris (2005). "Body size of Smilodon
(Mammalia : Felidae)." Journal of Morphology 266(3): 369-384.

Fox, A. D. and J. Kahlert (2005). "Changes in body mass and organ
size during wing moult in non-breeding greylag geese Anser anser."
Journal of Avian Biology 36(6): 538-548.

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.

Hildebrand, R. (2005). ""... that progress in anatomy is most likely
to occur when its problems include the study of growth and function,
as well as of structure". On the anatomist and physiologist Ernst
Heinrich Weber (1795-1878) and on Wi

Megill, W. A., J. M. Gosline, et al. (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.

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.

Shine, R., M. Wall, et al. (2005). "Battle of the sexes: forcibly
inseminating male garter snakes target courtship to more vulnerable
females." Animal Behaviour 70: 1133-1140.

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

Vanhooydonck, B., A. Herrel, et al. (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.


Akca, K., M. Akkocaoglu, et al. (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, et al. (2005). "Submental surface
electromyographic measurement and pharyngeal pressures during normal
and effortful swallowing." Archives of Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation 86(11): 2144-2149.

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

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

Schuster, M., F. Rosanowski, et al. (2005). "Quantitative detection
of substitute voice generator during phonation in patients,
undergoing laryngectomy." Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck
Surgery 131(11): 945-952.

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


Hawkins, M. L., F. D. Lewis, et al. (2005). "Impact of length of stay
on functional outcomes of TBI patients." American Surgeon 71(11):

Lewinski, G., C. Hurschler, et al. "The influence of pre-tensioning
of meniscal transplants on the tibiofemoral contact area." Knee
Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy.

Roos, E. M. and L. Dahlberg (2005). "Positive effects of moderate
exercise on glycosaminoglycan content in knee cartilage - A
four-month, randomized controlled trial in patients at risk of
osteoarthritis." Arthritis and Rheumatism 52(11): 3

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


Bennett, B. C., M. F. Abel, et al. (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, et al. (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, et al. (2005). "Gait initiation and
dynamic balance control in Parkinson's disease." Archives of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation 86(11): 2172-2176.

Muir, G. D. and K. S. V. Gowri (2005). "Role of motor and visual
experience during development of bipedal locomotion in chicks."
Journal of Neurophysiology 94(6): 3691-3697.

Ortega, J. D. and C. T. Farley (2005). "Minimizing center of mass
vertical movement increases metabolic cost in walking." Journal of
Applied Physiology 99(6): 2099-2107.


Ekeberg, O. and K. Pearson (2005). "Computer simulation of stepping
in the hind legs of the cat: An examination of mechanisms regulating
the stance-to-swing transition." Journal of Neurophysiology 94(6):


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

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


Bradley, N. S., D. Solanki, et al. (2005). "Limb movements during
embryonic development in the chick: Evidence for a continuum in limb
motor control antecedent to locomotion." Journal of Neurophysiology
94(6): 4401-4411.

Brustein, E. and P. Drapeau (2005). "Serotoninergic modulation of
chloride homeostasis during maturation of the locomotor network in
zebrafish." Journal of Neuroscience 25(46): 10607-10616.

Caligiuri, M. P. and C. Buitenhuys (2005). "Do preclinical findings
of methamphetamine-induced motor abnormalities translate to an
observable clinical phenotype?" Neuropsychopharmacology 30(12):

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

Cowley, K. C., E. Zaporozhets, et al. (2005). "Is NMDA receptor
activation essential for the production of locomotor-like activity in
the neonatal rat spinal cord?" Journal of Neurophysiology 94(6):

Nelson, A. J., J. M. Juraska, et al. (2005). "Neuroplastic
adaptations to exercise: neuronal remodeling in cardiorespiratory and
locomotor areas." Journal of Applied Physiology 99(6): 2312-2322.

Takakusaki, K., K. Takahashi, et al. (2005). "Orexinergic projections
to the cat midbrain mediate alternation of emotional behavioural
states from locomotion to cataplexy." Journal of Physiology-London
568(3): 1003-1020.

Tsvyetlynska, N. A., R. H. Hill, et al. (2005). "Role of AMPA
receptor desensitization and the side effects of a DMSO vehicle on
reticulospinal EPSPs and locomotor activity." Journal of
Neurophysiology 94(6): 3951-3960.

Yu, C. S., K. C. Li, et al. (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.


Deviren, V., E. Acaroglu, et al. (2005). "Pedicle screw fixation of
the thoracic spine: An in vitro biomechanical study on different
configurations." Spine 30(22): 2530-2537.

Fassett, D. R., R. Apfelbaum, et al. (2005). "Biomechanical analysis
of a new concept - An add-on dynamic extension plate for
adjacent-level anterior cervical fusion." Spine 30(22): 2523-2529.

Hiwatashi, A., R. Sidhu, et al. (2006). "Kyphoplasty versus
vertebroplasty to increase vertebral body height: A cadaveric study."
Radiology 238(1): 1115-1119.

Kettler, A., W. Schmoelz, et al. (2005). "In vitro stabilizing effect
of a transforaminal compared with two posterior lumbar interbody
fusion cages." Spine 30(22): E665-E670.

Mayer, H. M. (2005). "Degenerative disorders of the lumbar spine.
Total disc replacement as an alternative to lumbar fusion?" Orthopade
34(10): 1007-+.

Sairyo, K., V. K. Goel, et al. "Biomechanical comparison of lumbar
spine with or without spina bifida occulta. A finite element
analysis." Spinal Cord.


Borrelly, J. and M. H. Aazami (2005). "New insights into the
pathophysiology of flail segment: the implications of anterior
serratus muscle in parietal failure." European Journal of
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 28(5): 742-749.


Asaeda, T., T. Fujino, et al. (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.


Lyalka, V. F., P. V. Zelenin, et al. (2005). "Impairment and recovery
of postural control in rabbits with spinal cord lesions." Journal of
Neurophysiology 94(6): 3677-3690.


Takemura, H., M. Deguchi, et al. (2005). "Slip-adaptive walk of
quadruped robot." Robotics and Autonomous Systems 53(2): 124-141.


Herrington, L. (2005). "Knee-joint position sense: The relationship
between open and closed kinetic chain tests." Journal of Sport
Rehabilitation 14(4): 356-362.

Jacobs, C. and C. Mattacola (2005). "Sex differences in eccentric
hip-abductor strength and knee-joint kinematics when landing from a
jump." Journal of Sport Rehabilitation 14(4): 346-355.

Leblanc, H., L. Seifert, et al. (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, et al. (2005). "Myotendinous
alterations and effects of resistive loading in old age."
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 15(6): 392-401.


Woodfield, T. B. F., C. A. Van Blitterswijk, et al. (2005). "Polymer
scaffolds fabricated with pore-size gradients as a model for studying
the zonal organization within tissue-engineered cartilage
constructs." Tissue Engineering 11(9-10): 1

Yoshikawa, T., S. Yamazaki, et al. (2005). "Effects of preparation
time on phase of cultured tissues reveal complexity of circadian
organization." Journal of Biological Rhythms 20(6): 500-512.


Lachica, M. and J. F. Aguilera (2005). "Energy needs of the
free-ranging goat." Small Ruminant Research 60(1-2): 111-125.