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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.


    Marie, P. J. (2006). Strontium ranelate: A physiological approach for
    optimizing bone formation and resorption. Bone 38, 10-14.

    Patel, S. H. and Murphy, K. P. (2006). Fractures of the proximal femur:
    correlates of radiological evidence of osteoporosis. Skeletal Radiology
    35, 202-211.


    Donath, S., Li, P. F., Willenbockel, C., Al-Saadi, N., Gross, V.,
    Willnow, T., Bader, M., Martin, U., Bauersachs, J., Wollert, K. C. et
    al. (2006). Apoptosis repressor with caspase recruitment domain is
    required for cardioprotection in response to biomechanical and ischemic
    stress. Circulation 113, 1203-1212.


    McCormick, S., Saini, V., Yazicioglu, Y., Demou, Z. and Royston, T.
    (2006). Interdependence of Pulsed Ultrasound and Shear Stress Effects
    on Cell Morphology and Gene Expression. Annals of Biomedical

    Schaefer, H. and Rongo, C. (2006). KEL-8 is a substrate receptor for
    CUL3-dependent ubiquitin ligase that regulates synaptic glutamate
    receptor turnover. Molecular Biology of the Cell 17, 1250-1260.

    Xiao, Z. H., Goldsmith, H. L., McIntosh, F. A., Shankaran, H. and
    Neelamegham, S. (2006). Biomechanics of P-selectin PSGL-1 bonds: Shear
    threshold and integrin-independent cell adhesion. Biophysical Journal
    90, 2221-2234.


    Bullimore, S. R. and Burn, J. F. (2006). Dynamically similar locomotion
    in horses. Journal of Experimental Biology 209, 455-465.

    Farina, R. A., Blanco, R. E. and Christiansen, P. (2005). Swerving as
    the escape strategy of Macrauchenia patachonica Owen (Mammalia;
    Litopterna). Ameghiniana 42, 751-760.

    Hara, T. J. (2006). Feeding behaviour in some teleosts is triggered by
    single amino acids primarily through olfaction. Journal of Fish Biology
    68, 810-825.

    Hodar, J. A., Pleguezuelos, J. M., Villafranca, C. and
    Fernandez-Cardenete, J. R. (2006). Foraging mode of the Moorish gecko
    Tarentola mauritanica in an arid environment: Inferences from abiotic
    setting, prey availability and dietary composition. Journal of Arid
    Environments 65, 83-93.

    Kihslinger, R. L. and Nevitt, G. A. (2006). Early rearing environment
    impacts cerebellar growth in juvenile salmon. Journal of Experimental
    Biology 209, 504-509.

    Kumar, V., Rani, S. and Singh, B. (2006). Biological clocks help reduce
    the physiological conflicts in avian migrants. Journal Fur Ornithologie.

    Mangano, M. G., Buatois, L. A. and Guinea, F. M. (2005). Ichnology of
    the Alfarcito Member (Santa Rosita Formation) of northwestern
    Argentina: animal-substrate interactions in a lower Paleozoic
    wave-dominated shallow, sea. Ameghiniana 42, 641-668.

    Schjolden, J., Pulman, K. G. T., Metcalfe, N. B. and Winberg, S.
    (2006). Divergence in locomotor activity between two strains of rainbow
    trout Oncorhynchus mykiss with contrasting stress responsiveness.
    Journal of Fish Biology 68, 920-924.

    Thompson, J. T. and Kier, W. M. (2006). Ontogeny of mantle musculature
    and implications for jet locomotion in oval squid Sepioteuthis
    lessoniana. Journal of Experimental Biology 209, 433-443.


    Abarca, M., Van Steenberghe, D., Malevez, C. and Jacobs, R. (2006). The
    neurophysiology of osseointegrated oral implants. A clinically
    underestimated aspect. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation 33, 161-169.

    Armijo-Olivo, S., Jara, X., Castillo, N., Alfonso, L., Schilling, A.,
    Valenzuela, E., Frugone, R. and Magee, D. (2006). A comparison of the
    head and cervical posture between the self-balanced position and the
    Frankfurt method. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation 33, 194-201.

    Lin, C. L., Chang, Y. H., Chang, W. J. and Cheng, M. H. (2006).
    Evaluation of a reinforced slot design for CEREC system to restore
    extensively compromised premolars. Journal of Dentistry 34, 221-229.

    Romeed, S. A., Fok, S. L. and Wilson, N. H. F. (2006). A comparison of
    2D and 3D finite element analysis of a restored tooth. Journal of Oral
    Rehabilitation 33, 209-215.


    Bonfiglioli, R., Mattioli, S., Spagnolo, M. R. and Violante, F. S.
    (2006). Course of symptoms and median nerve conduction values in
    workers performing repetitive jobs at risk for carpal tunnel syndrome.
    Occupational Medicine-Oxford 56, 115-121.

    Landi, F., Cesari, M., Onder, G., Tafani, A., Zamboni, V. and Cocchi,
    A. (2006). Effects of an occupational therapy program on functional
    outcomes in older stroke patients. Gerontology 52, 85-91.


    Bolton, D. A. E., Tse, A. D. Y., Ballermann, M., Misiaszek, J. E. and
    Fouad, K. (2006). Task specific adaptations in rat locomotion: Runway
    versus horizontal ladder. Behavioural Brain Research 168, 272-279.

    Bredin, J., Kerlirzin, Y. and Israel, I. (2005). Path integration: is
    there a difference between athletes and non-athletes? Experimental
    Brain Research 167, 670-674.

    MacLellan, M. and Patla, A. (2006). Stepping over an obstacle on a
    compliant travel surface reveals adaptive and maladaptive changes in
    locomotion patterns. Experimental Brain Research.

    Noble, J. W. and Prentice, S. D. (2006). Adaptation to unilateral
    change in lower limb mechanical properties during human walking.
    Experimental Brain Research 169, 482-495.


    Chae, S. W., Lee, J. H. and Choi, H. Y. (2006). Biomechanical study on
    distal filling effects in cementless total hip replacement. Jsme
    International Journal Series a-Solid Mechanics and Material Engineering
    49, 147-156.

    Joyce, T. J. (2005). Implants for the first metatarsophalangeal joint
    and prospective consideration. Expert Review of Medical Devices 2,

    Tecklenburg, K., Dejour, D., Hoser, C. and Fink, C. (2006). Bony and
    cartilaginous anatomy of the patellofemoral joint. Knee Surgery Sports
    Traumatology Arthroscopy 14, 235-240.


    Besov, A. V. and Batrak, I. K. (2005). Application of technology of
    plasma spraying in the fabrication of articles for medical devices.
    Powder Metallurgy and Metal Ceramics 44, 511-516.

    Roux, E., Godillon-Maquinghen, A. P., Caulier, P., Bouilland, S. and
    Bouttens, D. (2006). A support method for the contextual interpretation
    of biomechanical data. Ieee Transactions on Information Technology in
    Biomedicine 10, 109-118.


    Alterovitz, R., Goldberg, K., Pouliot, J., Hsu, I. C. J., Kim, Y.,
    Noworolski, S. M. and Kurhanewicz, J. (2006). Registration of MR
    prostate images with biomechanical modeling and nonlinear parameter
    estimation. Medical Physics 33, 446-454.

    Chi, Y., Liang, J. and Yan, D. (2006). A material sensitivity study on
    the accuracy of deformable organ registration using linear
    biomechanical models. Medical Physics 33, 421-433.

    Fernandez, J. W. and Pandy, M. G. (2006). Integrating modelling and
    experiments to assess dynamic musculoskeletal function in humans.
    Experimental Physiology 91, 371-382.

    Tie, Y., Ma, R. Y., Ye, M., Wang, D. M. and Wang, C. T. (2006). Rapid
    prototyping fabrication and finite element evaluation of the
    three-dimensional medical pelvic model. International Journal of
    Advanced Manufacturing Technology 28, 302-306.


    Bloemsaat, J. G., Meulenbroek, R. G. J. and Van Galen, G. P. (2005).
    Differential effects of mental load on proximal and distal arm muscle
    activity. Experimental Brain Research 167, 622-634.


    Gooley, J. J., Schomer, A. and Saper, C. B. (2006). The dorsomedial
    hypothalamic nucleus is critical for the expression of food-
    entrainable circadian rhythms. Nature Neuroscience 9, 398-407.

    Gosgnach, S., Lanuza, G. M., Butt, S. J. B., Saueressig, H., Zhang, Y.,
    Velasquez, T., Riethmacher, D., Callaway, E. M., Kiehn, O. and
    Goulding, M. (2006). V1 spinal neurons regulate the speed of vertebrate
    locomotor outputs. Nature 440, 215-219.

    Hallows, J. L., Iosif, R. E., Biasell, R. D. and Vincent, I. (2006).
    p35/p25 is not essential for tau and cytoskeletal pathology or neuronal
    loss in Niemann-Pick type C disease. Journal of Neuroscience 26,

    Marquez, P., Baliram, R., Gajawada, N., Friedman, T. C. and Lutfy, K.
    (2006). Differential involvement of enkephalins in analgesic tolerance,
    locomotor sensitization, and conditioned place preference induced by
    morphine. Behavioral Neuroscience 120, 10-15.

    Rieger, D., Shafer, O. T., Tomioka, K. and Helfrich-Forster, C. (2006).
    Functional analysis of circadian pacemaker neurons in Drosophila
    melanogaster. Journal of Neuroscience 26, 2531-2543.

    Smits-Engesman, B. C. M., Swinnen, S. and Duysens, J. (2006). The
    advantage of cyclic over discrete movements remains evident following
    changes in load and amplitude. Neuroscience Letters 396, 28-32.

    Tachibana, A., McVea, D. A., Donelan, J. M. and Pearson, K. G. (2006).
    Recruitment of gastrocnemius muscles during the swing phase of stepping
    following partial denervation of knee flexor muscles in the cat.
    Experimental Brain Research 169, 449-460.

    Tan, S., Drobyshevsky, A., Jilling, T., Ji, X. H., Ullman, L. M.,
    Englof, I. and Derrick, M. (2005). Model of cerebral palsy in the
    perinatal rabbit. Journal of Child Neurology 20, 972-979.

    Tassinari, C. A., Rubboli, G., Gardella, E., Cantalupo, G.,
    Calandra-Buonaura, G., Vedovello, M., Alessandria, M., Gandini, G.,
    Cinotti, S., Zamponi, N. et al. (2005). Central pattern generators for
    a common semiology in fronto-limbic seizures and in parasomnias. A
    neuroethologic approach. Neurological Sciences 26, S225-S232.


    Dickerman, R. D., Mittler, M. A., Warshaw, C. and Epstein, J. A.
    (2006). Spinal cord injury in a 14-year-old male secondary to cervical
    hyperflexion with exercise. Spinal Cord 44, 192-195.

    Farooque, M., Suo, Z., Arnold, P. M., Wulser, M. J., Chou, C. T.,
    Vancura, R. W., Fowler, S. and Festoff, B. W. (2006). Gender-related
    differences in recovery of locomotor function after spinal cord injury
    in mice. Spinal Cord 44, 182-187.

    Lei, W. and Wu, Z. X. (2006). Biomechanical evaluation of an expansive
    pedicle screw in calf vertebrae. European Spine Journal 15, 321-326.

    Linhardt, O., Matussek, J., Luring, C., Schubert, T., Plitz, W. and
    Grifka, J. (2006). Stability of pedicle screws in comparison to
    anterior vertebral body screws after Kyphoplasty Augmentation.
    Zeitschrift Fur Orthopadie Und Ihre Grenzgebiete 144, 46-51.

    Mastronardi, L., Ducati, A. and Ferrante, L. (2006). Anterior cervical
    fusion with polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cages in the treatment of
    degenerative disc disease. Preliminary observations in 36 consecutive
    cases with a minimum 12-month follow-up. Acta Neurochirurgica 148,

    Rousseau, M. A., Bradford, D. S., Hadi, T. M., Pedersen, K. L. and
    Lotz, J. C. (2006). The instant axis of rotation influences facet
    forces at L5/S1 during flexion/extension and lateral bending. European
    Spine Journal 15, 299-307.

    Tischer, T., Aktas, T., Milz, S. and Putz, R. V. (2006). Detailed
    pathological changes of human lumbar facet joints L1-L5 in elderly
    individuals. European Spine Journal 15, 308-315.


    Agneskirchner, J. D., Freiling, D., Hurschler, C. and Lobenhoffer, P.
    (2006). Primary stability of four different implants for opening wedge
    high tibial osteotomy. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 14,

    Amis, A. A., Gupte, C. M., Bull, A. M. J. and Edwards, A. (2006).
    Anatomy of the posterior cruciate ligament and the meniscofemoral
    ligaments. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 14, 257-263.

    Asprino, L., Consani, S. and de Moraes, M. (2006). A comparative
    biomechanical evaluation of mandibular condyle fracture plating
    techniques. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 64, 452-456.

    Christoforakis, J., Bull, A. M. J., Strachan, R. K., Shymkiw, R.,
    Senavongse, W. and Amis, A. A. (2006). Effects of lateral retinacular
    release on the lateral stability of the patella. Knee Surgery Sports
    Traumatology Arthroscopy 14, 273-277.

    Espregueira-Mendes, J. D. and da Silva, M. V. (2006). Anatomy of the
    proximal tibiofibular joint. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology
    Arthroscopy 14, 241-249.

    Giron, F., Cuomo, P., Aglietti, P., Bull, A. M. J. and Amis, A. A.
    (2006). Femoral attachment of the anterior cruciate ligament. Knee
    Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 14, 250-256.

    Lombardo, M., Lombardo, G., Manzulli, M. and Serrao, S. (2006).
    Response of the cornea for up to four years after photorefractive
    keratectomy for myopia. Journal of Refractive Surgery 22, 178-186.

    Madsen, M. J. and Haug, R. H. (2006). A biomechanical comparison of 2
    techniques for reconstructing atrophic edentulous mandible fractures.
    Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 64, 457-465.

    Mani, U. S., Sabatino, C. T., Sabharwal, S., Svach, D. J., Suslak, A.
    and Behrens, F. F. (2006). Biomechanical comparison of flexible
    stainless steel and titanium nails with external fixation using a femur
    fracture model. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 26, 182-187.

    Wilharm, A., Dermitas, T., Hurschler, C., Ostermeier, S., Wirth, C. J.
    and Bohnsack, M. (2006). Effects of harvesting the central third of the
    patella tendon on the kinetics of the knee joint and the retropatellar
    pressure. Zeitschrift Fur Orthopadie Und Ihre Grenzgebiete 144, 102-107.


    Collins, M., Lovell, M. R., Iverson, G. L., Ide, T. and Maroon, J.
    (2006). Examining concussion rates and return to play in high school
    football players wearing newer helmet technology: A three-year
    prospective cohort study. Neurosurgery 58, 275-284.

    Zamparo, P., Pendergast, D. R., Termin, A. and Minetti, A. E. (2006).
    Economy and efficiency of swimming at the surface with fins of
    different size and stiffness. European Journal of Applied Physiology
    96, 459-470.


    Hashmi, F., Malone-Lee, J. and Hounsell, E. (2006). Plantar skin in
    type II diabetes: an investigation of protein glycation and
    biomechanical properties of plantar epidermis. European Journal of
    Dermatology 16, 23-32.

    Ko, H. J., Tan, W., Stack, R. and Boppart, S. A. (2006). Optical
    coherence elastography of engineered and developing tissue. Tissue
    Engineering 12, 63-73.

    Reddi, A. H. (2006). Aging, osteoarthritis and transforming growth
    factor-beta signaling in cartilage. Arthritis Research & Therapy 8,


    Voigt, C. (2006). Injury to the heel of the hand. Unfallchirurg.

    ***ISSUE ALERT***
    The following atypical biomechanics journal had several hits.

    de Raad, J. and Redekop, W. K. (2004). A comparison between two systems
    for pre-employment medical assessment in the Royal Netherlands Army by
    a randomized, controlled study. Military Medicine 169, 437-443.

    de Raad, J., Nijhuis, F. J. N. and Willems, J. (2005). Difference in
    fitness for duty among soldiers on a mission: Can these be explained by
    a difference in the preemployment assessment? Military Medicine 170,

    House, C. M., Dixon, S. J. and Allsopp, A. J. (2004). User trial and
    insulation tests to determine whether shock-absorbing insoles are
    suitable for use by military recruits during training. Military
    Medicine 169, 741-746.

    Knapik, J. J., Reynolds, K. L. and Harman, E. (2004). Soldier load
    carriage: Historical, physiological, biomechanical, and medical
    aspects. Military Medicine 169, 45-56.

    Oakes, M. J. and Sherwood, D. L. (2004). An isolated long thoracic
    nerve injury in a Navy Airman. Military Medicine 169, 713-715.

    Whitaker, D. C. and Warrne, W. J. (2004). Pectoralis major tendon
    avulsion from rappelling. Military Medicine 169, 151-154.