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

Young-Hui Chang
Georgia Institute of Technology

Jinger Gottschall
Emory University

Akhter, M. P., A. D. Lund, et al. (2005). "Bone biomechanical
property deterioration due to tobacco smoke exposure."
Calcified Tissue International 77(5): 319-326.

Armamento-Villareal, R., S. Sheikh, et al. (2005). "A new selective
estrogen receptor modulator, CHF 4227.01, preserves bone mass
and microarchitecture in ovariectomized rats." Journal of Bone and
Mineral Research 20(12): 2178-2188.

Chen, K. L., M. H. Chang, et al. (2006). "Effects of caponization on
bone characteristics and histological structure in chickens."
Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 19(2): 245-251.

Li, C. Y., M. B. Schaffler, et al. (2005). "Genetic background
influences cortical bone response to ovariectomy." Journal of
Bone and Mineral Research 20(12): 2150-2158.


Ozkaplan, A., E. C. Rhodes, et al. (2005). "A comparison of
inspiratory muscle fatigue following maximal exercise in
moderately trained males and females." European Journal of Applied
Physiology 95(1): 52-56.

Pauliks, L. B., B. A. Pietra, et al. (2005). "Altered ventricular
mechanics in cardiac allografts: A tissue Doppler study in 30
children without prior rejection events." Journal of Heart and Lung
Transplantation 24(11): 1804- 1813.


Costa, L. D., L. C. Cintra, et al. (2005). "An integrated approach to
the characterization of cell movement." Cytometry Part A 68A(2):


Tocheri, M. W., A. Razdan, et al. (2005). "A 3D quantitative
comparison of trapezium and trapezoid relative articular and
nonarticular surface areas in modern humans and great apes."
Journal of Human Evolution 49(5): 570-586.


Baber, C. (2006). "Cognitive aspects of tool use." Applied Ergonomics
37(1): 3-15.

Dempsey, P. G. and S. E. Mathiassen (2006). "On the evolution of
task-based analysis of manual materials handling, and its
applicability in contemporary ergonomics." Applied Ergonomics
37(1): 33-43.

Granata, K. R. and B. C. Bennett (2005). "Low-back biomechanics and
static stability during isometric pushing." Human Factors 47(3):


Blake, R. W., K. H. S. Chan, et al. (2005). "Finlets and the steady
swimming performance of Thunnus albacares." Journal of Fish
Biology 67(5): 1434-1445.

Rotstein, A., O. Inbar, et al. (2005). "Preferred transition speed
between walking and running: Effects of training status." Medicine
and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(11): 1864-1870.

Shelburne, K. B., M. R. Torry, et al. (2005). "Muscle, ligament, and
joint-contact forces at the knee during walking." Medicine and
Science in Sports and Exercise 37(11): 1948-1956.

Sudo, S., K. Tsuyuki, et al. (2005). "Wing characteristics and
flapping behavior of flying insects." Experimental Mechanics
45(6): 550-555.


Berschback, J. C., P. C. Amadio, et al. (2005). "Providing
quantitative feedback when teaching tendon repair: A new tool."
Journal of Hand Surgery-British and European Volume 30B(6):

Zhang, X. D., P. Braido, et al. (2005). "A normative database of
thumb circumduction in vivo: Center of rotation and range of
motion." Human Factors 47(3): 550-561.


Schneider, A., H. Cruse, et al. (2005). "A biologically inspired
active compliant joint using local positive velocity feedback
(LPVF)." Ieee Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part
B-Cybernetics 35(6): 1120-1130.


Barink, M., A. van Kampen, et al. (2005). "A three-dimensional
dynamic finite element model of the prosthetic knee joint:
simulation of joint laxity and kinematics." Proceedings of the
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H- Journal of
Engineering in Medicine 219(H6): 415-424.

Lloyd, D. G., T. S. Buchanan, et al. (2005). "Neuromuscular
biomechanical modeling to understand knee ligament loading." Medicine
and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(11): 1939-1947.

Manal, K. and T. S. Buchanan (2005). "Use of an EMG-driven
biomechanical model to study virtual injuries." Medicine and Science
in Sports and Exercise 37(11): 1917-1923.

Therrien, F., D. M. Henderson, et al. (2005). Bite me - Biomechanical
models of theropod mandibles and implications for feeding
behavior. Carnivorous Dinosaurs: 179-237.


Maas H, Lehti TM, Tiihonen V, Komulainen J, Huijing PA. (2005)
"Controlled intermittent shortening contractions of a
muscle-tendon complex: muscle fibre damage and effects on force
transmission from a single head of rat EDL." Journal of Muscle
Research and Cell Motility 26(4-5):259-73.


Brown, E. R., A. Nishino, et al. (2005). "GABAergic synaptic
transmission modulates swimming in the ascidian larva." European
Journal of Neuroscience 22(10): 2541-2548.

Carlin, K. P. (2005). "Modulation of calcium currents in mouse
ventral horn neurons by extracellular pH." European Journal of
Neuroscience 22(10): 2655- 2660.

Casha, S., W. R. Yu, et al. (2005). "FAS deficiency reduces
apoptosis, spares axons and improves function after spinal cord
injury." Experimental Neurology 196(2): 390-400.

Dixon, K. J., W. Hilber, et al. (2005). "Post-lesion transcommissural
olivocerebellar reinnervation improves motor function
following unilateral pedunculotomy in the neonatal rat."
Experimental Neurology 196(2): 254-265.

Einat, H., P. Yuan, et al. (2005). "Increased anxiety-like behaviors
and mitochondrial dysfunction in mice with targeted mutation of
the Bcl-2 gene: Further support for the involvement of mitochondrial
function in anxiety disorders." Behavioural Brain Research
165(2): 172-180.

Elliott, B. M. and N. E. Grunberg (2005). "Effects of social and
physical enrichment on open field activity differ in male and
female Sprague-Dawley rats." Behavioural Brain Research 165(2):

Goncalves, J. M. (2005). "Regions of stability for limit cycle
oscillations in piecewise linear systems." Ieee Transactions on
Automatic Control 50(11): 1877-1882.

Kaster, M. P., P. K. Ferreira, et al. (2005). "Effects of potassium
channel inhibitors in the forced swimming test: Possible involvement
of L-arginine- nitric oxide-soluble guanylate cyclase pathway."
Behavioural Brain Research 165(2): 204-2

Krutki, P., J. Celichowski, et al. (2006). "Interspecies differences
of motor units properties in the medial gastrocnemius muscle
of cat and rat." Archives Italiennes De Biologie 144(1): 11-23.

Roskoden, T., J. Hanke, et al. (2005). "Reduced number of
CRF-containing neurons in the central amygdala correlated with
enhanced locomotor activity following early postnatal
corticosterone treatment in the Wistar rat." Behavioural Brain
Research 165(2): 204-209.

Salie, R. and J. D. Steeves (2005). "IGF-1 and BDNF promote chick
bulbospinal neurite outgrowth in vitro." International Journal of
Developmental Neuroscience 23(7): 587-598.

Skoura, X., C. Papaxanthis, et al. (2005). "Mentally represented
motor actions in normal aging I. Age effects on the temporal features
of overt and covert execution of actions." Behavioural Brain
Research 165(2): 229-239.

Webb, A. A. and G. D. Muir (2005). "Sensorimotor behaviour following
incomplete cervical spinal cord injury in the rat." Behavioural Brain
Research 165(2): 147-159.

Wicher, D., H. J. Agricola, et al. "Differential Receptor Activation
by Cockroach Adipokinetic Hormones Produces Differential Effects
on Ion Currents, Neuronal Activity and Locomotion." Journal of


Kotecha, A., E. T. White, et al. (2005). "The relative effects of
corneal thickness and age on Goldmann applanation tonometry and
dynamic contour tonometry." British Journal of Ophthalmology 89(12):


Bozkurt, M., G. Yavuzer, et al. (2005). "Dynamic function of the
fibula. Gait analysis evaluation of three different parts of the
shank after fibulectomy: proximal, middle and distal."
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 125(10): 713

Schmickal, T., J. von Recum, et al. (2005). "Stiffness measurement of
the neocallus with the Fraktometer FM 100 (R)." Archives of
Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 125(10): 653-659.


Cavanaugh, J. T., K. M. Guskiewicz, et al. (2005). "A nonlinear
dynamic approach for evaluating postural control - New
directions for the management of sport- related cerebral concussion."
Sports Medicine 35(11): 935-950.


Lephart, S. M., J. P. Abt, et al. (2005). "Neuromuscular and
biomechanical characteristic changes in high school athletes: a
plyometric versus basic resistance program." British Journal of
Sports Medicine 39(12): 932-938.

Stack, E. and A. Ashburn (2005). "Early development of the
Standing-start 180 degrees Turn Test." Physiotherapy 91(1): 6-13.

Thelen, D. G., E. S. Chumanov, et al. (2005). "Simulation of biceps
femoris musculotendon mechanics during the swing phase of sprinting."
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 37(11): 1931-1938.


Ng, B. H., S. M. Chou, et al. (2005). "The changes in the tensile
properties of tendons after freeze storage in saline solution."
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part
H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine 219(H6): 387-392.


Masood, S. H., J. P. Singh, et al. (2005). "The design and
manufacturing of porous scaffolds for tissue engineering using rapid
prototyping." International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing
Technology 27(3-4): 415-420.


Adamson, C., M. Kaufmann, et al. (2005). "Assistive devices,
orthotics, and prosthetics." Veterinary Clinics of North
America-Small Animal Practice 35(6): 1441-+.

Weigel, J. P., G. Arnold, et al. (2005). "Biomechanics of
rehabilitation." Veterinary Clinics of North America-Small
Animal Practice 35(6): 1255-+.


Middleton, J. W., L. A. Harvey, et al. "Five additional mobility and
locomotor items to improve responsiveness of the FIM in
wheelchair-dependent individuals with spinal cord injury." Spinal