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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.


    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 126, 93-100.

    Drapeau, M. S. M. and Streeter, M. A. (2006). Modeling and remodeling
    responses to normal loading in the human lower limb. American Journal
    of Physical Anthropology 129, 403-409.

    Kawchuk, G. N., Liddle, T. R., Fauvel, O. R. and Johnston, C. (2006).
    The accuracy of ultrasonic indentation in detecting simulated bone
    displacement: A comparison of three techniques. Journal of Manipulative
    and Physiological Therapeutics 29, 126-133.

    Rosenbaum, T. G., Hamblin, T. and Bloebaum, R. D. (2006). Determining
    the degree of cortical bone asymmetry in bilateral, nonpathological,
    human femur pairs. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 76A,

    Wang, X. D. and Qian, C. J. (2006). Prediction of microdamage formation
    using a mineral-collagen composite model of bone. Journal of
    Biomechanics 39, 595-602.


    Amann, M., Romer, L. M., Pegelow, D. F., Jacques, A. J., Hess, C. J.
    and Dempsey, J. A. (2006). The effects of arterial oxygen content upon
    peripheral locomotor muscle fatigue. Journal of Applied Physiology.

    Nomura, K., Takei, Y., Yoshida, M. and Yanagida, Y. (2006).
    Phase-dependent chronotropic response of the heart during running in
    humans. European Journal of Applied Physiology.

    Yang, L., Kowalski, J. R., Zhan, X., Thomas, S. M. and Luscinskas, F.
    W. (2006). Endothelial cell cortactin phosphorylation by src
    contributes to polymorphonuclear leukocyte transmigration in vitro.
    Circulation Research 98, 394-402.


    Baum, J., Richard, D., Healer, J., Rug, M., Krnajski, Z., Gilberger, T.
    W., Green, J. L., Holder, A. A. and Cowman, A. F. (2006). A conserved
    molecular motor drives cell invasion and gliding motility across
    malaria life cycle stages and other apicomplexan parasites. Journal of
    Biological Chemistry 281, 5197-5208.


    Bush, J. W. M. and Hu, D. L. (2006). Walking on water: Biolocomotion at
    the interface. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 38, 339-369.

    Cain, S. D., Wang, J. H. and Lohmann, K. J. (2006). Immunochemical and
    electrophysiological analyses of magnetically responsive neurons in the
    mollusc Tritonia diomedea. Journal of Comparative Physiology
    a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 192, 235-245.

    Faulkes, Z. (2006). Digging mechanisms and substrate preferences of
    shovel nosed lobsters, Ibacus peronii (Decapoda : Scyllaridae). Journal
    of Crustacean Biology 26, 69-72.

    Fish, F. E. and Lauder, G. V. (2006). Passive and active flow control
    by swimming fishes and mammals. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 38,

    Fuglesteg, B. N., Haga, O. E., Folkow, L. P., Fuglei, E. and Blix, A.
    S. (2006). Seasonal variations in basal metabolic rate, lower critical
    temperature and responses to temporary starvation in the arctic fox
    (Alopex lagopus) from Svalbard. Polar Biology 29, 308-319.

    Kaplan, R. H. and Phillips, P. C. (2006). Ecological and developmental
    context of natural selection: Maternal effects and thermally induced
    plasticity in the frog Bombina orientalis. Evolution 60, 142-156.

    Lefrancois, C. and Domenici, P. (2006). Locomotor kinematics and
    behaviour in the escape response of European sea bass, Dicentrarchus
    labrax L., exposed to hypoxia. Marine Biology.

    Maga, M., Kappelman, J., Ryan, T. M. and Ketcham, R. A. (2006).
    Preliminary observations on the calcaneal trabecular microarchitecture
    of extant large-bodied hominoids. American Journal of Physical
    Anthropology 129, 410-417.

    Martin, R. A. and Rekdal, E. (2006). 'Hedgehog': a novel defensive
    posture in juvenile Amblyraja radiata. Journal of Fish Biology 68,

    Quimby, L. A., Amer, A. S. and Zill, S. N. (2006). Common motor
    mechanisms support body load in serially homologous legs of cockroaches
    in posture and walking. Journal of Comparative Physiology
    a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 192, 247-266.

    Selvakumaraswamy, P. and Byrne, M. (2006). Evolution of larval form in
    ophiuroids: insights from the metamorphic phenotype of Ophiothrix
    (Echinodermata : Ophiuroidea). Evolution & Development 8, 183-190.

    Xu, X. F. and Ji, X. (2006). Ontogenetic shifts in thermal tolerance,
    selected body temperature and thermal dependence of food assimilation
    and locomotor performance in a lacertid lizard, Eremias brenchleyi.
    Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative
    Physiology 143, 118-124.


    Barjau-Escribano, A., Sancho-Bru, J. L., Forner-Navarro, L.,
    Rodriguez-Cervantes, P. J., Perez-Gonzalez, A. and Sanchez-Marin, F. T.
    (2006). Influence of prefabricated post material on restored teeth:
    Fracture strength and stress distribution. Operative Dentistry 31,

    Loomis, J. M., Beall, A. C., Macuga, K. L., Kelly, J. W. and Smith, R.
    S. (2006). Visual control of action without retinal optic flow.
    Psychological Science 17, 214-221.

    Argo, D., Trenhaile, S. W., Savoie, F. H. and Field, L. D. (2006).
    Operative treatment of ulnar collateral ligament insufficiency of the
    elbow in female athletes. American Journal of Sports Medicine 34,


    Cheung, J. T. M., An, K. N. and Zhang, M. (2006). Consequences of
    partial and total plantar fascia release: A finite element study. Foot
    & Ankle International 27, 125-132.

    Cohen, D. B., Kawamura, S., Ehteshami, J. R. and Rodeo, S. A. (2006).
    Indomethacin and celecoxib impair rotator cuff tendon-to-bone healing.
    American Journal of Sports Medicine 34, 362-369.

    Cohen, H. S. (2006). Disability and rehabilitation in the dizzy
    patient. Current Opinion in Neurology 19, 49-54.

    Dillon, M. P. and Barker, T. M. (2006). Preservation of residual foot
    length in partial foot amputation: A biomechanical analysis. Foot &
    Ankle International 27, 110-116.

    Forrester, L. W., Hanley, D. F. and Macko, R. F. (2006). Effects of
    treadmill exercise on transcranial magnetic stimulation-induced
    excitability to quadriceps after stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine
    and Rehabilitation 87, 229-234.

    Hewett, T. E., Ford, K. R. and Myer, G. D. (2006). Anterior cruciate
    ligament injuries in female athletes - Part 2, a meta-analysis of
    neuromuscular interventions aimed at injury prevention. American
    Journal of Sports Medicine 34, 490-498.

    Krause, F., Kolling, C., Brantschen, R. and Sieber, H. P. (2006).
    Medium-term results after m. vastus medialis obliquus-plasty for
    lateral patellar dislocation. Orthopade 35, 94-101.

    Mens, J., van Dijke, G. H., Pool-Goudzwaard, A., van der Hulst, V. and
    Stam, H. (2006). Possible harmful effects of high intra-abdominal
    pressure on the pelvic girdle. Journal of Biomechanics 39, 627-635.


    Gregor, R. J., Smith, D. W. and Prilutsky, B. I. (2006). Mechanics of
    slope walking in the cat: Quantification of muscle load, length change,
    and ankle extensor EMG patterns. Journal of Neurophysiology 95,

    Kubo, M., Holt, K. G., Saltzman, E. and Wagenaar, R. C. (2006). Changes
    in axial stiffness of the trunk as a function of walking speed. Journal
    of Biomechanics 39, 750-757.

    Morin, J. B., Jeannin, T., Chevallier, B. and Belli, A. (2006).
    Spring-mass model characteristics during sprint running: Correlation
    with performance and fatigue-induced changes. International Journal of
    Sports Medicine 27, 158-165.


    Bona, M. A., Martin, L. D. and Fischer, K. J. (2006). A contact
    algorithm for density-based load estimation. Journal of Biomechanics
    39, 636-644.


    Costantini, G., Carota, M., Maccioni, G. and Giansanti, D. (2006).
    Classification of sit-to-stand locomotion task based on spectral
    analysis of waveforms generated by accelerometric transducer.
    Electronics Letters 42, 147-148.

    de Barros, R. M. L., Russomanno, T. G., Brenzikofer, R. and Figueroa,
    P. J. (2006). A method to synchronise video cameras using the audio
    band. Journal of Biomechanics 39, 776-780.

    Stevens, N. J., Schmitt, D. O., Cole, T. M. and Chan, L. K. (2006).
    Technical note: Out-of-plane angular correction based on a
    trigonometric function for use in two-dimensional kinematic studies.
    American Journal of Physical Anthropology 129, 399-402.


    Boothe, D. L., Cohen, A. H. and Troyer, T. W. (2006). Temporal
    correlations in Stochastic models of double bursting during simulated
    locomotion. Journal of Neurophysiology 95, 1556-1570.

    Hingtgen, B., McGuire, J. R., Wang, M. and Harris, G. F. (2006). An
    upper extremity kinematic model for evaluation of hemiparetic stroke.
    Journal of Biomechanics 39, 681-688.

    Lapointe, N. P. and Guertin, P. A. (2006). The paraplegic mouse: a
    model with new perspectives for spinal cord injury research. M
    S-Medecine Sciences 22, 102-103.

    Praagman, M., Chadwick, E. K. J., van der Helm, F. C. T. and Veeger, H.
    E. J. (2006). The relationship between two different mechanical cost
    functions and muscle oxygen consumption. Journal of Biomechanics 39,


    Rome, L. C. (2005). Principles of actuation in the muscular system of
    fish. Ieee Journal of Oceanic Engineering 30, 630-646.


    Boyle, M. P., Kolber, B. J., Vogt, S. K., Wozniak, D. F. and Muglia, L.
    J. (2006). Forebrain glucocorticoid receptors modulate
    anxiety-associated locomotor activation and adrenal responsiveness.
    Journal of Neuroscience 26, 1971-1978.

    Gregor, R. J., Smith, D. W. and Prilutsky, B. I. (2006). Mechanics of
    slope walking in the cat: Quantification of muscle load, length change,
    and ankle extensor EMG patterns. Journal of Neurophysiology 95,

    Li, S. H., Kuroiwa, T., Katsumata, N., Ishibashi, S., Sun, L. Y., Endo,
    S. and Ohno, K. (2006). Transient versus prolonged hyperlocomotion
    following lateral fluid percussion injury in Mongolian gerbils. Journal
    of Neuroscience Research 83, 292-300.

    Miyai, I., Suzuki, M., Hatakenaka, M. and Kubota, K. (2006). Effect of
    body weight support on cortical activation during gait in patients with
    stroke. Experimental Brain Research 169, 85-91.

    Miyoshi, T., Hotta, K., Yamamoto, S. I., Nakazawa, K. and Akai, M.
    (2006). Somatosensory graviception inhibits soleus H-reflex gain in
    humans during walking. Experimental Brain Research 169, 135-138.

    Morrison, B., Cater, H. L., Benham, C. D. and Sundstrom, L. E. (2006).
    An in vitro model of traumatic brain injury utilising two-dimensional
    stretch of organotypic hippocampal slice cultures. Journal of
    Neuroscience Methods 150, 192-201.

    Olson, V. G., Heusner, C. L., Bland, R. J., During, M. J., Weinshenker,
    D. and Palmiter, R. D. (2006). Role of noradrenergic signaling by the
    nucleus tractus solitarius in mediating opiate reward. Science 311,

    Shi, R. and Whitebone, J. (2006). Conduction Deficits and Membrane
    Disruption of Spinal Cord Axons as a Function of Magnitude and Rate of
    Strain. Journal of Neurophysiology.

    Staup, M. A. and Stehouwer, D. J. (2006). Ontogeny of L-DOPA-induced
    locomotion: Expression of c-Fos in the brainstem and basal ganglia of
    rats. Brain Research 1068, 56-64.

    Stein, J. M., Bergman, W., Fang, Y. S., Davison, L., Brensinger, C.,
    Robinson, M. B., Hecht, N. B. and Abel, T. (2006). Behavioral and
    neurochemical alterations in mice lacking the RNA-binding protein
    translin. Journal of Neuroscience 26, 2184-2196.

    Zhong, G. S., Dias-Rios, M. and Harris-Warrick, R. M. (2006). Serotonin
    modulates the properties of ascending commissural interneurons in the
    neonatal mouse spinal cord. Journal of Neurophysiology 95, 1545-1555.


    Barker, P. J., Guggenheimer, K. T., Grkovic, I., Briggs, C. A., Jones,
    D. C., Thomas, C. D. L. and Hodges, P. W. (2006). Effects of tensioning
    the lumbar fasciae on segmental stiffness during flexion and extension
    - Young investigator award winner. Spine 31, 397-405.

    Boachie-Adjei, O., Ferguson, J. A. I., Pigeon, R. G. and Peskin, M. R.
    (2006). Transpedicular lumbar wedge resection osteotomy for fixed
    sagittal imbalance - Surgical technique and early results. Spine 31,

    Faundez, A. A. (2006). Re: Ames CP, Acosta FL Jr, Chi J, et al.
    Biomechanical comparison of posterior lumbar interbody fusion and
    transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion performed at 1 and 2 levels.
    Spine 2005; 30 : E562-6. Spine 31, 504-504.

    Lee, T. C., Ueng, S. W. N., Chen, H. H., Lu, K. G., Huang, H. Y.,
    Liliang, P. C., Su, T. M. and Yang, L. C. (2005). The effect of acute
    smoking on spinal fusion: An experimental study among rabbits. Journal
    of Trauma-Injury Infection and Critical Care 59, 401-407.

    Miyamoto, K., Masuda, K., Inoue, N., Okuma, M., Muehleman, C. and An,
    H. S. (2006). Anti-adhesion properties of a thrombin-based hemostatic
    gelatin in a canine laminectomy model: A biomechanical, biochemical,
    and histologic study. Spine 31, E91-E97.

    Panjabi, M. M., Ivancic, P. C., Maak, T. G., Tominaga, Y. and Rubin, W.
    (2006). Multiplanar cervical spine injury due to head-turned rear
    impact. Spine 31, 420-429.

    Pradhan, B. B., Bae, H. W., Kropf, M. A., Patel, V. V. and Delamarter,
    R. B. (2006). Kyphoplasty reduction of osteoporotic vertebral
    compression fractures: Correction of local kyphosis versus overall
    sagittal alignment. Spine 31, 435-441.

    Reinhold, M., Schwieger, K., Goldhahn, J., Linke, B., Knop, C. and
    Blauth, M. (2006). Influence of screw positioning in a new anterior
    spine fixator on implant loosening in osteoporotic vertebrae. Spine 31,


    Cossey, A. J., Kalairajah, Y., Morcom, R. and Spriggins, A. J. (2006).
    Magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of biodegradable tn transfemoral
    fixation used in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
    Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 22, 199-204.

    Denoziere, G. and Ku, D. N. (2006). Biomechanical comparison between
    fusion of two vertebrae and implantation of an artificial
    intervertebral disc. Journal of Biomechanics 39, 766-775.

    Fujiwara, H., Oda, K., Saiki, Y., Sakamoto, N., Ohashi, T., Sato, M.,
    Tabata, Y. and Tabayashi, K. (2006). The wrapping method using
    biodegradable felt strips has a preventive effect on the thinning of
    the aortic wall: Experimental study in the canine aorta. Journal of
    Vascular Surgery 43, 349-356.

    Kim, D. H., ElAttrachet, N. S., Tibone, J. E., Jun, B. J., DeLaMora, S.
    N., Kvitnet, R. S. and Lee, T. Q. (2006). Biomechanical comparison of a
    single-row versus double-row suture anchor technique for rotator cuff
    repair. American Journal of Sports Medicine 34, 407-414.

    Mahar, A., Allred, D. W., Wedemeyer, M., Abbi, G. and Pedowitz, R.
    (2006). A biomechanical and radiographic analysis of standard and
    intracortical suture anchors for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.
    Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 22, 130-135.

    Petersen, W., Lenschow, S., Weimann, A., Strobel, M. J., Raschke, M. J.
    and Zantop, T. (2006). Importance of femoral tunnel placement in
    double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction -
    Biomechanical analysis using a robotic/universal force-moment sensor
    testing system. American Journal of Sports Medicine 34, 456-463.

    Shuler, M. S., Jasper, L. E., Rauh, P. B., Mulligan, M. E. and Moorman,
    C. T. (2006). Tunnel convergence in combined anterior cruciate ligament
    and posterolateral corner reconstruction. Arthroscopy-the Journal of
    Arthroscopic and Related Surgery 22, 193-198.

    Wu, C. C. (2006). Salvage of proximal tibial malunion or nonunion with
    the use of angled blade plate. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma
    Surgery 126, 82-87.


    Kaufman, K. R., Brey, R. H., Chou, L. S., Rabatin, A., Brown, A. W. and
    Basford, J. R. (2006). Comparison of subjective and objective
    measurements of balance disorders following traumatic brain injury.
    Medical Engineering & Physics 28, 234-239.

    Lockhart, T. E., Smith, J. L. and Woldstad, J. C. (2005). Effects of
    aging on the biomechanics of slips and falls. Human Factors 47, 708-729.


    Donald, B. R., Levey, C. G., McGray, C. D., Paprotny, I. and Rus, D.
    (2006). An untethered, electrostatic, globally controllable MEMS
    micro-robot. Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 15, 1-15.

    Emken, J. L., Wynne, J. H., Harkema, S. J. and Reinkensmeyer, D. J.
    (2006). Robotic device for manipulating human stepping. Ieee
    Transactions on Robotics 22, 185-189.

    Go, Y. T., Yin, X. L. and Bowling, A. (2006). Navigability of
    multi-legged robots. Ieee-Asme Transactions on Mechatronics 11, 1-8.


    Fleisig, G. S., Kingsley, D. S., Loftice, J. W., Dinnen, K. P.,
    Ranganathan, R., Dun, S., Escamilla, R. F. and Andrews, J. R. (2006).
    Kinetic comparison among the fastball, curveball, change-up, and slider
    in collegiate baseball pitchers. American Journal of Sports Medicine
    34, 423-430.


    Kasten, P., Loew, M. and Rickert, M. (2006). Intramuscular lengthening
    and range of motion after local tendon transfer for repair of retracted
    supraspinatus tendon defects. A biomechanical study. Orthopade 35,

    Rickert, M., Wang, H. L., Wieloch, P., Lorenz, H., Steek, E., Sabo, D.
    and Richter, W. (2005). Adenovirus-mediated gene transfer of growth and
    differentiation factor-5 into tenocytes and the healing rat Achilles
    tendon. Connective Tissue Research 46, 175-183.

    Steyaert, A. E., Burssens, P. J., Vercruysse, C. W., Vanderstraeten, G.
    G. and Verbeeck, R. M. (2006). The effects of substance P on the
    biomechanic properties of ruptured rat Achilles' tendon. Archives of
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 87, 254-258.


    Barei, D. P., Nork, S. E., Bellabarba, C. R. and Sangeorzan, B. L. J.
    (2006). Is the absence of an ipsilateral fibular fracture predictive of
    increased radiographic tibial pilon fracture severity? Journal of
    Orthopaedic Trauma 20, 6-10.

    Fulkerson, E., Koval, K., Preston, C. F., Iesaka, K., Kummer, F. J. and
    Egol, K. A. (2006). Fixation of periprosthetic femoral shaft fractures
    associated with cemented femoral stems - A biomechanical comparison of
    locked plating and conventional cable plates. Journal of Orthopaedic
    Trauma 20, 89-93.

    McKinley, T. O., Rudert, M. J., Koos, D. C., Pedersen, D. R., Baer, T.
    E., Tochigi, Y. and Brown, T. D. (2006). Contact stress transients
    during functional loading of ankle stepoff incongruities. Journal of
    Biomechanics 39, 617-626.

    Myer, G. D., Ford, K. R., McLean, S. G. and Hewett, T. E. (2006). The
    effects of plyometric versus dynamic stabilization and balance training
    on lower extremity biomechanics. American Journal of Sports Medicine
    34, 445-455.

    Park, S. S., Kubiak, E. N., Egol, K. A., Kummer, F. and Koval, K. J.
    (2006). Stress radiographs after ankle fracture - The effect of ankle
    position and deltoid ligament status on medial clear space
    measurements. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 20, 11-18.


    Bourke, C. A. (2006). Abnormal turning behaviour, GABAergic inhibition
    and the degeneration of astrocytes in ovine Tribulus terrestris motor
    neuron disease. Australian Veterinary Journal 84, 53-58.

    de Assis, J., Suffredini, I. B., Moreno, P. R. H., Young, M. C.,
    Varella, A. D., Younes, R. N. and Bernardi, M. M. (2006). Analysis of
    the toxic potential of Palicourea corymbifera (Mull. Arg.) Standl. in
    laboratory animals. Research in Veterinary Science 80, 209-217.


    Wilkie, R. M. and Wann, J. P. (2006). Judgments of path, not heading,
    guide locomotion. Journal of Experimental Psychology-Human Perception
    and Performance 32, 88-96.