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

    Jinger Gottschall, PhD
    Emory University
    School of Medicine

    ***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.


    Dayer, R. Rizzoli, R. Kaelin, A. and Ammann, P. (2006). Low protein
    intake is associated with impaired titanium implant osseointegration.
    Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 21, 258-264.

    Deyhim, F. Stoecker, B. J. Brusewitz, G. H. Devareddy, L. and Arjmandi,
    B. H. (2005). Dried plum reverses bone loss in an osteopenic rat model
    of osteoporosis. Menopause-the Journal of the North American Menopause
    Society 12, 755-762.

    Diederichs, G. Korner, J. Goldhahn, J. and Linke, B. (2006). Assessment
    of bone quality in the proximal humerus by measurement of the
    contralateral site: a cadaveric analyze. Archives of Orthopaedic and
    Trauma Surgery.

    Emami, M. J. Talebian, R. Tanideh, N. and Mehrabani, D. (2005). A
    roentgenographic and biomechanical study on the effect of levothyroxine
    on fracture healing in rabbits. Journal of Applied Animal Research 28,

    Erdogan, O. Esen, E. Ustun, Y. Kurkcu, M. Akova, T. Gonlusen, G. Uysal,
    H. and Cevlik, F. (2006). Effects of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound on
    healing of mandibular fractures: An experimental study in rabbits.
    Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 64, 180-188.

    Eswaran, S. K. Gupta, A. Adams, M. F. and Keaveny, T. M. (2006).
    Cortical and trabecular load sharing in the human vertebral body.
    Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 21, 307-314.

    Fujisaki, K. Tadano, S. and Sasaki, N. (2006). A method on strain
    measurement of HAP in cortical bone from diffusive profile of X-ray
    diffraction. Journal of Biomechanics 39, 579-586.

    Hak, D. J. Makino, T. Niikura, T. Hazelwood, S. J. Curtiss, S. and
    Reddi, A. H. (2006). Recombinant human BMP-7 effectively prevents
    non-union in both young and old rats. Journal of Orthopaedic Research
    24, 11-20.

    Rickman, M. Michael, S. B. and Yang, L. (2006). Tensioning technique
    and fixator stability of a circular external fixator with threaded fine
    wires. Journal of Biomechanics 39, 544-550.

    Sarkar, M. R. Augat, P. Shefelbine, S. J. Schorlemmer, S. Huber-Lang,
    M. Claes, L. Kinzl, L. and Ignatius, A. (2006). Bone formation in a
    long bone defect model using a platelet-rich plasma-loaded collagen
    scaffold. Biomaterials 27, 1817-1823.

    Warner, J. J. P. Gill, T. J. O'Hollerhan, J. D. Pathare, N. and
    Millett, P. J. (2006). Anatomical glenoid reconstruction for recurrent
    anterior glenohumeral instability with glenoid deficiency using an
    autogenous tricortical iliac crest bone graft. American Journal of
    Sports Medicine 34, 205-212.


    Drasdo, D. and Hohme, S. (2005). A single-cell-based model of tumor
    growth in vitro: monolayers and spheroids. Physical Biology 2, 133-147.

    Faulkner, J. and Keirstead, H. S. (2005). Human embryonic stem
    cell-derived oligodendrocyte progenitors for the treatment of spinal
    cord injury. Transplant Immunology 15, 131-142.

    Ge, Z. G. Goh, J. C. H. and Lee, E. H. (2005). The effects of bone
    marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells and fascia wrap application to
    anterior cruciate ligament tissue engineering. Cell Transplantation 14,

    Shearn, J. Hellmann, L. and Boivin, G. (2005). Effect of initial
    cell-seeding density on postoperative cell number and dispersion.
    Tissue Engineering 11, 1898-1904.

    Xie, L. D. Jiang, Y. H. Yao, W. J. Gu, L. Sun, D. G. Ka, W. B. Wen, Z.
    Y. and Chien, S. (2006). Studies on the biomechanical properties of
    maturing reticulocytes. Journal of Biomechanics 39, 530-535.


    Chamaille-Jammes, S. Massot, M. Aragon, P. and Clobert, J. (2006).
    Global warming and positive fitness response in mountain populations of
    common lizards Lacerta vivipara. Global Change Biology 12, 392-402.

    Du, W. G. (2006). Phenotypic plasticity in reproductive traits induced
    by food availability in a lacertid lizard, Takydromus septentrionalis.
    Oikos 112, 363-369.

    Gutow, L. Strahl, J. Wiencke, C. Franke, H. and Saborowski, R. (2006).
    Behavioural and metabolic adaptations of marine isopods to the rafting
    life style. Marine Biology.

    Main, R. P. and Biewener, A. A. (2006). In vivo bone strain and
    ontogenetic growth patterns in relation to life-history strategies and
    performance in two vertebrate taxa: Goats and emu. Physiological and
    Biochemical Zoology 79, 57-72.

    Rose, K. D. and Von Koenigswald, W. (2005). An exceptionally complete
    skeleton of Palaeosinopa (Mammalia, Cimolesta, Pantolestidae) from the
    Green River Formation, and other postcranial elements of the
    pantolestidae from the Eocene of Wyoming (USA). Palaeontographica
    Abteilung a-Palaozoologie-Stratigraphie 273, 55-+.


    Lin, C. L. Wang, J. C. and Kuo, Y. C. (2006). Numerical simulation on
    the biomechanical interactions of tooth/implant-supported system under
    various occlusal forces with rigid/non-rigid connections. Journal of
    Biomechanics 39, 453-463.

    Natali, A. N. Pavan, P. G. and Ruggero, A. L. (2006). Analysis of
    bone-implant interaction phenomena by using a numerical approach.
    Clinical Oral Implants Research 17, 67-74.

    Rees, J. S. (2006). The biomechanics of abfraction. Proceedings of the
    Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in
    Medicine 220, 69-80.


    Ghosh, S. K. and Pandolfino, J. E. (2006). Geometry and biomechanics of
    the esophagogastric junction: Implications for antireflux surgery -
    Reply. Annals of Surgery 243, 288-289.

    Lenglinger, J. Eisler, M. and Riegler, M. (2006). Geometry and
    biomechanics of the esophagogastric junction: Implications for
    antireflux surgery. Annals of Surgery 243, 288-288.


    Yamada, T. and Demura, S. (2005). Instruction in reliability and
    magnitude of evaluation parameters at each phase of a sit-to-stand
    movement. Perceptual and Motor Skills 101, 695-706.


    Armand, S. Watelain, E. Mercier, M. Lensel, G. and Lepoutre, F. X.
    (2006). Identification and classification of toe-walkers based on ankle
    kinematics, using a data-mining method. Gait & Posture 23, 240-248.

    Cohen, H. S. Bloomberg, J. J. and Mulavara, A. P. (2005). Obstacle
    avoidance in novel visual environments improved by variable practice
    training. Perceptual and Motor Skills 101, 853-861.

    Delval, A. Krystkowiak, P. Blatt, J. L. Labyt, E. Dujardin, K. Destee,
    A. Derambure, P. and Defebvre, L. (2006). Role of hypokinesia and
    bradykinesia in gait disturbances in Huntington's disease - A
    biomechanical study. Journal of Neurology 253, 73-80.

    Dingwell, J. B. and Marin, L. C. (2006). Kinematic variability and
    local dynamic stability of upper body motions when walking at different
    speeds. Journal of Biomechanics 39, 444-452.

    Fowler, N. E. Rodacki, A. F. L. and Rodacki, C. D. (2006). Changes in
    stature and spine kinematics during a loaded walking task. Gait &
    Posture 23, 133-141.

    Glardon, P. Boulic, R. and Thalmann, D. (2006). Robust on-line adaptive
    footplant detection and enforcement for locomotion. Visual Computer.

    Huitema, R. B. Brouwer, W. H. Hof, A. L. Dekker, R. Mulder, T. and
    Postema, K. (2006). Walking trajectory in neglect patients. Gait &
    Posture 23, 200-205.

    Huxham, F. Gong, J. Baker, R. Morris, M. and Iansek, R. (2006).
    Defining spatial parameters for non-linear walking. Gait & Posture 23,

    Lamoth, C. J. C. Daffertshofer, A. Meijer, O. G. and Beek, P. J.
    (2006). How do persons with chronic low back pain speed up and slow
    down? Trunk-pelvis coordination and lumbar erector spinae activity
    during gait. Gait & Posture 23, 230-239.

    van Wegen, E., Lim, I., de Goede, C., Nieuwboer, A., Willems, A.,
    Jones, D., Rochester, L., Hetherington, V., Berendse, H., Zijlmans, J.
    et al. (2006). The effects of visual rhythms and optic flow on stride
    patterns of patients with Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism & Related
    Disorders 12, 21-27.


    Santos, V. J. and Valero-Cuevas, F. J. (2006). Reported anatomical
    variability naturally leads to multimodal distributions of
    Denavit-Hartenberg parameters for the human thumb. Ieee Transactions on
    Biomedical Engineering 53, 155-163.


    Sano, H. Wakabayashi, I. and Itoi, E. (2006). Stress distribution in
    the supraspinatus tendon with partial-thickness tears: An analysis
    using two-dimensional finite element model. Journal of Shoulder and
    Elbow Surgery 15, 100-105.


    Karamanidis, K. and Arampatzis, A. (2006). Mechanical and morphological
    properties of human quadriceps femoris and triceps surae muscle-tendon
    unit in relation to aging and running. Journal of Biomechanics 39,

    Li, G. A. Pierce, J. E. and Herndon, J. H. (2006). A global
    optimization method for prediction of muscle forces of human
    musculoskeletal system. Journal of Biomechanics 39, 522-529.


    Campbell, B. M. Kreipke, C. W. and Walker, P. D. (2006). Failure of
    MK-801 to suppress D1 receptor-mediated induction of locomotor activity
    and striatal preprotachykinin mRNA expression in the dopamine-depleted
    rat. Neuroscience 137, 505-517.

    Kautz, S. A. Patten, C. and Neptune, R. R. (2006). Does unilateral
    pedaling activate a rhythmic locomotor pattern in the non-pedaling leg
    in post-stroke hemiparesis? Journal of Neurophysiology.

    Kraves, S. and Weitz, C. J. (2006). A role for cardiotrophin-like
    cytokine in the circadian control of mammalian locomotor activity.
    Nature Neuroscience 9, 212-219.

    McVea, D. A. and Pearson, K. G. (2006). Long-lasting memories of
    obstacles guide leg movements in the walking cat. Journal of
    Neuroscience 26, 1175-1178.

    Necker, R. (2006). Specializations in the lumbosacral vertebral canal
    and spinal cord of birds: evidence of a function as a sense organ which
    is involved in the control of walking. Journal of Comparative
    Physiology a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology.

    Parker, D. (2006). Complexities and uncertainties of neuronal network
    function. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological
    Sciences 361, 81-99.

    Rasmussen, R. S. Overgaard, K. Hildebrandt-Eriksen, E. S. and Boysen,
    G. (2006). D-amphetamine improves cognitive deficits and physical
    therapy promotes fine motor rehabilitation in a rat embolic stroke
    model. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica 113, 189-198.

    Taccola, G. and Nistri, A. (2006). Fictive locomotor patterns generated
    by tetraethylammonium application to the neonatal rat spinal cord in
    vitro. Neuroscience 137, 659-670.


    Fernandez, D. C. Niazy, A. M. Kurtz, R. M. Djotyan, G. P. and Juhasz,
    T. (2005). Finite element analysis applied to cornea reshaping - art.
    no. 064018. Journal of Biomedical Optics 10, 64018-64018.

    Kopke, R. D. Wassel, R. A. Mondalek, F. Grady, B. Chen, K. J. Liu, J.
    Z. Gibson, D. and Dormer, K. J. (2006). Magnetic nanoparticles: Inner
    ear targeted molecule delivery and middle ear implant. Audiology and
    Neuro-Otology 11, 123-133.


    Al-Eisa, E. Egan, D. Deluzio, K. and Wassersug, R. (2006). Effects of
    pelvic skeletal asymmetry on trunk movement - Three-dimensional
    analysis in healthy individuals versus patients with mechanical low
    back pain. Spine 31, E71-E79.

    Cheung, J. Veldhuizen, A. G. Halberts, J. P. K. Sluiter, W. J. and Van
    Horn, J. R. (2006). Geometric and electromyographic assessments in the
    evaluation of curve progression in idiopathic scoliosis. Spine 31,

    Sakai, T., Yamada, H., Nakamura, T., Nanamori, K., Kawasaki, Y.,
    Hanaoka, N., Nakamura, E., Uchida, K., Goel, V. K., Vishnubhotla, S. L.
    et al. (2006). Lumbar spinal disorders in patients with athetoid
    cerebral palsy - A clinical and biomechanical study. Spine 31, E66-E70.


    Wu, C. (2006). Salvage of proximal tibial malunion or nonunion with the
    use of angled blade plate. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery.


    Anderson, K. Close, L. DeWreede, R. E. Lynch, B. J. Ormond, C. and
    Walker, M. (2006). Biomechanical properties and holdfast morphology of
    coenocytic algae (Halimedales, Chlorophyta) in Bocas del Toro, Panama.
    Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 328, 155-167.


    de Leluardiere, F. A. Hajri, L. N. Lacouture, P. Duboy, J. Frelut, M.
    L. and Peres, G. (2006). Validation and influence of anthropometric and
    kinematic models of obese teenagers in vertical jump performance and
    mechanical internal energy expenditure. Gait & Posture 23, 149-158.

    Johnson, M. Sharpe, G. and McConnell, A. (2006). Maximal voluntary
    hyperpnoea increases blood lactate concentration during exercise.
    European Journal of Applied Physiology.

    Wearing, S. C. Hennig, E. M. Byrne, N. M. Steele, J. R. and Hills, A.
    P. (2006). The biomechanics of restricted movement in adult obesity.
    Obesity Reviews 7, 13-24.

    Wright, R. W. Steger-May, K. Wasserlauf, B. L. O'Neal, M. E. Weinberg,
    B. W. and Paletta, G. A. (2006). Elbow range of motion in professional
    baseball pitchers. American Journal of Sports Medicine 34, 190-193.


    DeFrate, L. E. van der Ven, A. Boyer, P. J. Gill, T. J. and Li, G. A.
    (2006). The measurement of the variation in the surface strains of
    Achilles tendon grafts using imaging techniques. Journal of
    Biomechanics 39, 399-405.

    Durselen, L. Hafner, M. Ignatius, A. Kraft, K. Hollstein, E. Pokar, S.
    Dauner, M. Claes, L. and Friemert, B. (2006). Biological response to a
    new composite polymer augmentation device used for cruciate ligament
    reconstruction. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied
    Biomaterials 76B, 265-272.

    Funakoshi, T. Majima, T. Suenaga, N. Iwasaki, N. Yamane, S. and Minami,
    A. (2006). Rotator cuff regeneration using chitin fabric as an
    acellular matrix. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 15, 112-118.

    Hewett, T. E. Myer, G. D. and Ford, K. R. (2006). Anterior cruciate
    ligament injuries in female athletes - Part 1, mechanisms and risk
    factors. American Journal of Sports Medicine 34, 299-311.

    Mazzocca, A. D. Santangelo, S. A. Johnson, S. T. Rios, C. G. Dumonski,
    M. L. and Arciero, R. A. (2006). A biomechanical evaluation of an
    anatomical coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction. American Journal
    of Sports Medicine 34, 236-246.

    Schlegel, T. F. Hawkins, R. J. Lewis, C. W. Motta, T. and Turner, A. S.
    (2006). The effects of augmentation with swine small intestine
    submucosa on tendon healing under tension - Histologic and mechanical
    evaluations in sheep. American Journal of Sports Medicine 34, 275-280.

    Tashiro, T. Hiraoka, H. Ikeda, Y. Ohnuki, T. Suzuki, R. Ochi, T.
    Nakamura, K. and Fukui, N. (2006). Effect of GDF-5 on ligament healing.
    Journal of Orthopaedic Research 24, 71-79.


    Wendt, D. Jakob, M. and Martin, I. (2005). Bioreactor-based engineering
    of osteochondral grafts: from model systems to tissue manufacturing.
    Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 100, 489-494.


    Davidson, P. L. Chalmers, D. J. and Stephenson, S. C. (2006).
    Prediction of distal radius fracture in children, using a biomechanical
    impact model and case-control data on playground free falls. Journal of
    Biomechanics 39, 503-509.

    Merkle, A. C. Kleinberger, M. and Uy, O. M. (2005). The effects of
    head-supported mass on the risk of neck injury in army personnel. Johns
    Hopkins Apl Technical Digest 26, 75-83.

    Withrow, T. J. Huston, L. J. Wojtys, E. M. and Ashton-Miller, J. A.
    (2006). The relationship between quadriceps muscle force, knee flexion,
    and anterior cruciate ligament strain in an in vitro simulated jump
    landing. American Journal of Sports Medicine 34, 269-274.


    Ambrosio, F. Boninger, M. L. Souza, A. L. Fitzgerald, S. G. Koontz, A.
    M. and Cooper, R. A. (2005). Biomechanics and strength of manual
    wheelchair users. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 28, 407-414.

    Gutierrez, D. D. Mulroy, S. J. Newsam, C. J. Gronley, J. K. and Perry,
    J. (2005). Effect of fore-aft seat position on shoulder demands during
    wheelchair propulsion: Part 2. An electromyographic analysis. Journal
    of Spinal Cord Medicine 28, 222-229.

    hmmm… multiple key words… but it still does not fit

    Janz, J. A. M. Aalhus, J. L. and Price, M. A. (2006). The effect of
    epimysial connective tissue on factors related to tenderness of beef
    Semitendinosus. Journal of Muscle Foods 17, 43-55.