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    DECEMBER 29, 2006 – JANUARY 6, 2007
    Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

    Jinger S. 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.


    Kim, B., Moon, B. and Park, J. (2006). Biomechanical finite element
    analysis of bone cemented hip crack initiation according to stem
    design. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology 20, 2168-2177.


    Guo, H., Humphrey, J. D. and Davis, M. J. (2007). Effects of Biaxial
    Stretch on Arteriolar Function In Vitro. American Journal of
    Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology.


    Chen, G. J., Harvey, B. K., Shen, H., Chou, J., Victor, A. and Wang, Y.
    (2006). Activation of adenosine A3 receptors reduces ischemic brain
    injury in rodents. Journal of Neuroscience Research 84, 1848-1855.

    Guillem, K., Vouillac, C., Azar, M. R., Parsons, L. H., Koob, G. F.,
    Cador, M. and Stinus, L. (2006). Monoamine oxidase A rather than
    monoamine oxidase B inhibition increases nicotine reinforcement in
    rats. European Journal of Neuroscience 24, 3532-3540.

    Suzuki, T., Yanai, M., Kubo, H., Kanda, A., Sasaki, H. and Butler, J.
    P. (2006). Interaction of non-adherent suspended neutrophils to
    complement opsonized pathogens: a new assay using optical traps. Cell
    Research 16, 887-894.


    Cannas, M., Schaefer, J., Domenici, P. and Steffensen, J. F. (2006).
    Gait transition and oxygen consumption in swimming striped surfperch
    Embiotoca lateralis Agassiz. Journal of Fish Biology 69, 1612-1625.

    Gabriel, J. P. and Bueschges, A. (2007). Control of stepping velocity
    in a single insect leg during walking. Philosophical Transactions of
    the Royal Society a-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences 365,

    Lingham-Soliar, T. and Plodowski, G. (2007). Taphonomic evidence for
    high-speed adapted fins in thunniform ichthyosaurs. Naturwissenschaften
    94, 65-70.


    Fischer, M. S. and Witte, H. (2007). Legs evolved only at the end!
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society a-Mathematical Physical
    and Engineering Sciences 365, 185-198.

    Henderson, D. M. (2006). Burly gaits: Centers of mass, stability, and
    the trackways of sauropod dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology
    26, 907-921.

    Wescott, D. J. (2006). Ontogeny of femur subtrochanteric shape in
    native Americans and American blacks and whites. Journal of Forensic
    Sciences 51, 1240-1245.


    Peat, G., Thomas, E., Wilkie, R. and Croft, P. (2006). Multiple joint
    pain and lower extremity disability in middle and old age. Disability
    and Rehabilitation 28, 1543-1549.


    Butler, R. J., Davis, I. S. and Hamill, J. (2006). Interaction of arch
    type and footwear on running mechanics. American Journal of Sports
    Medicine 34, 1998-2005.


    Blythe, M., Stoffel, K., Jarrett, P. and Kuster, M. (2006). Volar
    versus dorsal locking plates with and without radial styloid locking
    plates for the fixation of dorsally comminuted distal radius fractures:
    A biomechanical study in cadavers. Journal of Hand Surgery-American
    Volume 31A, 1587-1593.

    Cheema, T. A., Firoozbakhsh, K., De Carvalho, A. F. and Mercer, D.
    (2006). Biomechanic comparison of 3 tendon transfers for supination of
    the forearm. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume 31A, 1640-1644.

    Means, K. R., Parks, B. G., Nguyen, A. and Schon, L. C. (2006).
    Intramedullary nail fixation with posterior-to-anterior compared to
    transverse distal screw placement for tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis: A
    biomechanical investigation. Foot & Ankle International 27, 1137-1142.

    Wolf, J. C., Weil, W. M., Hanel, D. P. and Trumble, T. E. (2006). A
    biomechanic comparison of an internal radiocarpal-spanning 2.4-mm
    locking plate and external fixation in a model of distal radius
    fractures. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume 31A, 1578-1586.

    Zech, S., Goesling, T., Hankemeier, S., Knobloch, K., Geerling, J.,
    Schultz-Brunn, K., Krettek, C. and Richter, M. (2006). Differences in
    the mechanical properties of calcaneal artificial specimens, fresh
    frozen specimens, and embalmed specimens in experimental testing. Foot
    & Ankle International 27, 1126-1136.


    Wentorf, F. A., Sudoh, K., Moses, C., Arendt, E. A. and Carlson, C. S.
    (2006). The effects of estrogen on material and mechanical properties
    of the intra- and extra-articular knee structures. American Journal of
    Sports Medicine 34, 1948-1952.


    Fabris, S. M., Valezi, A. C., de Souza, S. A. F., Faintuch, J.,
    Cecconello, I. and Junior, M. P. (2006). Computerized baropodometry in
    obese patients. Obesity Surgery 16, 1574-1578.


    Annicchiarico, W., Martinez, G. and Cerrolaza, M. (2007). Boundary
    elements and beta-spline surface modeling for medical applications.
    Applied Mathematical Modelling 31, 194-208.

    Cendra, H. and Ferraro, S. J. (2006). A nonholonomic approach to
    isoparallel problems and some applications. Dynamical Systems-an
    International Journal 21, 409-437.

    Li, H. Y. and Wang, Z. (2006). Intervertebral disc biomechanical
    analysis using the finite element modeling based on medical images.
    Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics 30, 363-370.


    Condon, P. I. (2006). 2005 ESCRS Ridley Medal Lecture - Will
    keratectasia be a major complication for LASIK in the long term?
    Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 32, 2124-2132.

    Fortenbaugh, F. C., Hicks, J. C., Hao, L. and Turano, K. A. (2006).
    High-speed navigators: Using more than what meets the eye. Journal of
    Vision 6, 565-579.

    Liu, Y. P., Li, C., Liu, K. K. and Lai, A. C. K. (2006). The
    deformation of an erythrocyte under the radiation pressure by optical
    stretch. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme
    128, 830-836.

    Miller, J. M., Rossi, E. A., Wiesmair, M., Alexander, D. E. and Gallo,
    O. (2006). Stability of gold bead tissue markers. Journal of Vision 6,

    Sander, E. A., Downs, J. C., Hart, R. T., Burgoyne, C. F. and Nauman,
    E. A. (2006). A cellular solid model of the lamina cribrosa: Mechanical
    dependence on morphology. Journal of Biomechanical
    Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 128, 879-889.

    Troje, N. F., Sadr, J., Geyer, H. and Nakayama, K. (2006). Adaptation
    aftereffects in the perception of gender from biological motion.
    Journal of Vision 6, 850-857.


    Cramer, G., Budgell, B., Henderson, C., Khalsa, P. and Pickar, J.
    (2006). Basic science research related to chiropractic spinal
    adjusting: The state of the art and recommendations revisited. Journal
    of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 29, 726-761.


    Becker, R., Brettschneider, O., Grobel, K. H., von Versen, R. and
    Starke, C. (2006). Distraction forces on repaired bucket-handle lesions
    in the medial meniscus. American Journal of Sports Medicine 34,

    Sano, H., Saijo, Y. and Kokubun, S. (2006). Non-mineralized
    fibrocartilage shows the lowest elastic modulus in the rabbit
    supraspinatus tendon insertion: Measurement with scanning acoustic
    microscopy. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 15, 743-749.

    Ticker, J. B., Flatow, E. L., Pawluk, R. J., Soslowsky, L. J.,
    Ratcliffe, A., Arnoczky, S. P., Mow, V. C. and Bigliani, L. U. (2006).
    The inferior glenohumeral ligament: A correlative investigation.
    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 15, 665-674.

    Werner, C. M. L., Zingg, P. O., Lie, D., Jacob, H. A. C. and Gerber, C.
    (2006). The biomechanical role of the subscapularis in latissimus dorsi
    transfer for the treatment of irreparable rotator cuff tears. Journal
    of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 15, 736-742.


    Jacobsen, A. L., Agenbag, L., Esler, K. J., Pratt, R. B., Ewers, F. W.
    and Davis, S. D. (2007). Xylem density, biomechanics and anatomical
    traits correlate with water stress in 17 evergreen shrub species of the
    Mediterranean-type climate region of South Africa. Journal of Ecology
    95, 171-183.

    Valverde, P. L., Vite, F., Perez-Hernandez, M. A. and Zavala-Hurtado,
    J. A. (2007). Stem tilting, pseudocephalium orientation, and stem
    allometry in Cephalocereus columna-trajani along a short latitudinal
    gradient. Plant Ecology 188, 17-27.


    Ayers, J. and Witting, J. (2007). Biomimetic approaches to the control
    of underwater walking machines. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal
    Society a-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences 365, 273-295.

    Garcia, E. and de Santos, P. G. (2006). On the improvement of walking
    performance in natural environments by a compliant adaptive gait. Ieee
    Transactions on Robotics 22, 1240-1253.

    Kelly, S. D. and Hukkeri, R. B. (2006). Mechanics, dynamics, and
    control of a single-input aquatic vehicle with variable coefficient of
    lift. Ieee Transactions on Robotics 22, 1254-1264.

    Kimura, H., Fukuoka, Y. and Cohen, A. H. (2007). Biologically inspired
    adaptive walking of a quadruped robot. Philosophical Transactions of
    the Royal Society a-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences 365,

    Nishiwaki, K., Kuffner, J., Kagami, S., Inaba, M. and Inoue, H. (2007).
    The experimental humanoid robot H7: a research platform for autonomous
    behaviour. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
    a-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences 365, 79-107.


    Haraldsson, B. T., Langberg, H., Aagaard, P., Zuurmond, A. M., van El,
    B., DeGroot, J., Kjaer, M. and Magnusson, S. P. (2006). Corticosteroids
    reduce the tensile strength of isolated collagen fascicles. American
    Journal of Sports Medicine 34, 1992-1997.

    Park, D. Y. and Chou, L. (2006). Stretching for prevention of achilles
    tendon injuries: A review of the literature. Foot & Ankle International
    27, 1086-1095.

    Yoshikawa, T., Tohyama, H., Katsura, T., Kondo, E., Kotani, Y.,
    Matsumoto, H., Toyama, Y. and Yasuda, K. (2006). Effects of local
    administration of vascular endothelial growth factor on mechanical
    characteristics of the semitendinosus tendon graft after anterior
    cruciate ligament reconstruction in sheep. American Journal of Sports
    Medicine 34, 1918-1925.


    Gilbert, T. W., Sacks, M. S., Grashow, J. S., Woo, S. L. Y., Badylak,
    S. F. and Chancellor, M. B. (2006). Fiber kinematics of small
    intestinal submucosa under biaxial and uniaxial stretch. Journal of
    Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 128, 890-898.

    ***PICK OF THE WEEK***

    Blickhan, R., Seyfarth, A., Geyer, H., Grimmer, S., Wagner, H. and
    Gunther, M. (2007). Intelligence by mechanics. Philosophical
    Transactions of the Royal Society a-Mathematical Physical and
    Engineering Sciences 365, 199-220.