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    September 28 – October 4, 2007
    Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

    Keith E. Gordon, PhD
    Sensory Motor Performance Program
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

    *** The last two updates have been titled LITERATURE UPDATE 09-20-07. The
    second one, sent 9-27-07, should have been titled LITERATURE UPDATE
    09-27-07. Sorry for any confusion.***

    ***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.


    Akhter MP, Jung LKL. Decreased bone strength in HLA-B27 transgenic rat model
    of spondyloarthropathy. Rheumatology 2007;46(8):1258-62.

    Ammann P, Badoud I, Barraud S, Dayer R, Rizzoli R. Strontium ranelate
    treatment improves trabecular and cortical intrinsic bone tissue quality, a
    determinant of bone strength. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research

    Colnot C, Romero DM, Huang S, Rahman J, Currey JA, Nanci A et al. Molecular
    analysis of healing at a bone-implant interface. Journal of Dental Research

    Imai K, Yamamoto S, Anamizu Y, Horiuchi T. Pelvic insufficiency fracture
    associated with severe suppression of bone turnover by alendronate therapy.
    Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism 2007;25(5):333-6.

    Main RP, Biewener AA. Skeletal strain patterns and growth in the emu
    hindlimb during ontogeny. Journal of Experimental Biology

    Melton LJ, Riggs BL, van Lenthe GH, Achenbach SJ, Mueller R, Bouxsein ML et
    al. Contribution of in vivo structural measurements and load/strength ratios
    to the determination of forearm fracture risk in postmenopausal women.
    Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 2007;22(9):1442-8.

    Ohman C, Baleani M, Perilli E, Dall'Ara E, Tassani S, Baruffaldi F et al.
    Mechanical testing of cancellous bone from the femoral head: Experimental
    errors due to off-axis measurements. Journal of Biomechanics

    Santoni BG, Pluhar GE, Motta T, Wheeler DL. Hollow calcium phosphate
    microcarriers for bone regeneration: In vitro osteoproduction and ex vivo
    mechanical assessment. Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering

    Zhang SQ, Chen GH, Lu WL, Zhang Q. Effects on the bones of vanadyl
    acetylacetonate by oral administration: a comparison study in diabetic ratsJournal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism 2007;25(5):293-301.


    Reith M, Baumann G, Classen-Bockhoff R, Speck T. New insights into the
    functional morphology of the lever mechanism of Salvia pratensis
    (Lamiaceae). Annals of Botany 2007;100(2):393-400.


    Filas BA, Efimov IR, Taber LA. Optical coherence tomography as a tool for
    measuring morphogenetic deformation of the looping heart. Anatomical
    Record-Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology

    Hu JJ, Baek S, Humphrey JD. Stress-strain behavior of the passive basilar
    artery in normotension and hypertension. Journal of Biomechanics

    Masuda S, Saiki Y, Kawatsu S, Yoshioka I, Fujiwara H, Kawamoto S et al.
    Trial of new vascular clips for aortic anastomosis in a canine model.
    Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2007;134(3):723-30.

    Ohayon J, Dubreuil O, Tracqui P, Le Floc'h S, Rioufol G, Chalabreysse L et
    al. Influence of residual stress/strain on the biomechanical stability of
    vulnerable coronary plaques: potential impact for evaluating the risk of
    plaque rupture. American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory
    Physiology 2007;293(3):H1987-H96.

    VanEpps JS, Vorp DA. Mechanopathobiology of atherogenesis: A review. Journal
    of Surgical Research 2007;142(1):202-17.

    Yoshioka I, Saiki Y, Sakuma K, Iguchi A, Moriya T, Ikada Y et al.
    Bioabsorbable gelatin sheets latticed with polyglycolic acid can eliminate
    pericardial adhesion. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2007;84(3):864-70.


    Koay EJ, Hoben GMB, Athanasiou KA. Tissue engineering with chondrogenically
    differentiated human embryonic stem cells. Stem Cells 2007;25(9):2183-90.

    Voitchovsky K, Contera SA, Ryan JF. Electrostatic and steric interactions
    determine bacteriorhodopsin single-molecule biomechanics. Biophysical
    Journal 2007;93(6):2024-37.


    Bishop KL. Aerodynamic force generation, performance and control of body
    orientation during gliding in sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps). Journal of
    Experimental Biology 2007;210(15):2593-606.

    Bonnan MF. Linear and geometric morphometric analysis of long bone scaling
    patterns in jurassic neosauropod dinosaurs: Their functional and
    paleobiological implications. Anatomical Record-Advances in Integrative
    Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology 2007;290(9):1089-111.

    Devetak D, Mencinger-Vracko B, Devetak M, Marhl M, Spernjak A. Sand as a
    medium for transmission of vibratory signals of prey in antlions Euroleon
    nostras (Neuroptera : Myrmeleontidae). Physiological Entomology

    Dietz MW, Piersma T. Red knots give up flight capacity and defend food
    processing capacity during winter starvation. Functional Ecology

    Goodwyn PP, Fujisaki K. Sexual conflicts, loss of flight, and fitness gains
    in locomotion of polymorphic water striders. Entomologia Experimentalis Et
    Applicata 2007;124(3):249-59.

    Jamon M, Renous S, Gasc JP, Bels V, Davenport J. Evidence of force exchanges
    during the six-legged walking of the bottom-dwelling fish, Chelidonichthys
    lucerna. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part a-Ecological Genetics and
    Physiology 2007;307A(9):542-7.

    Kapatkin AS, Arbittier G, Kass PH, Gilley RS, Smith GK. Kinetic gait
    analysis of healthy dogs on two different surfaces. Veterinary Surgery

    McHenry MJ. Comparative biomechanics: The Jellyfish paradox resolved.
    Current Biology 2007;17(16):R632-R3.

    Scheibe JS, Paskins KE, Ferdous S, Birdsill D. Kinematics and functional
    morphology of leaping, landing, and branch use in Glaucomys Sabrinus.
    Journal of Mammalogy 2007;88(4):850-61.

    Wu CW, Kong XQ, Wu D. Micronanostructures of the scales on a mosquito's legs
    and their role in weight support. Physical Review E 2007;76(1).


    Browaeys H, Bouvry P, De Bruyn H. A literature review on biomaterials in
    sinus augmentation procedures. Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related
    Research 2007;9(3):166-77.

    Jimenez-Pellegrin C, Arana-Chavez VE. Root resorption repair in mandibular
    first premolars after rotation. A transmission electron microscopy analysis
    combined with immunolabeling of osteopontin. American Journal of
    Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 2007;132(2):230-6.

    Panzarini SR, Holland R, de Souza V, Pol WR, Sonoda CK, Pedrini D. Mineral
    trioxide aggregate as a root canal filling material in reimplanted teeth.
    Microscopic analysis in monkeys. Dental Traumatology 2007;23(5):265-72.

    Yang J, Xiang HJ. A three-dimensional finite element study on the
    biomechanical behavior of an FGBM dental implant in surrounding bone.
    Journal of Biomechanics 2007;40(11):2377-85.


    Holzer G, Holzer LA. Hip protectors and prevention of hip fractures in older
    persons. Geriatrics 2007;62(8):15-20.

    Ko GD, Whitmore S, Huang D, McDonald R. Effective pain palliation in
    Fibromyalgia syndrome patients with botulinum toxin type-A: Case series of
    25. Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain 2007;15(4):55-66.

    Pompe B, Antolic V. Slotted acetabular augmentation for the treatment of
    residual hip dysplasia in adults: early results of 12 patients. Archives of
    Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 2007;127(8):719-23.

    Wang W, Chen HH, Yang XH, Xu G, Chan KM, Qin L. Postoperative programmed
    muscle tension augmented osteotendinous junction repair. International
    Journal of Sports Medicine 2007;28(8):691-6.


    Almecija S, Alba DM, Moya-Sola S, Kohler M. Orang-like manual adaptations in
    the fossil hominoid Hispanopithecus laietanus: first steps towards great ape
    suspensory behaviours. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological
    Sciences 2007;274(1624):2375-84.

    Cooper LN, Dawson SD, Reidenberg JS, Berta A. Neuromuscular anatomy and
    evolution of the cetacean forelimb. Anatomical Record-Advances in
    Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology 2007;290(9):1121-37.


    Blanco RE, Gambini R. Maximum running speed limitations on terrestrial
    mammals: A theoretical approach. Journal of Biomechanics

    Choi JT, Bastian AJ. Adaptation reveals independent control networks for
    human walking. Nature Neuroscience 2007;10(8):1055-62.

    Gottschall JS, Nichols TR. Head pitch affects muscle activity in the
    decerebrate cat hindlimb during walking. Experimental Brain Research

    Hasegawa H, Yamauchi T, Kraemew WJ. Foot strike patterns of runners at the
    15-km point during an elite-level half marathon. Journal of Strength and
    Conditioning Research 2007;21(3):888-93.

    Ishikawa M, Komi PV. The role of the stretch reflex in the gastrocnemius
    muscle during human locomotion at various speeds. Journal of Applied
    Physiology 2007;103(3):1030-6.

    McVea DA, Pearson KG. Stepping of the forelegs over obstacles establishes
    long-lasting memories in cats. Current Biology 2007;17(16):R621-R3.

    Miall RC. Walking the walk. Nature Neuroscience 2007;10(8):940-1.

    Michel J, van Hedel HJA, Dietz V. Facilitation of spinal reflexes assists
    performing but not learning an obstacle-avoidance locomotor task. European
    Journal of Neuroscience 2007;26(5):1299-306.

    van Doornik J, Sinlcjaer T. Robotic platform for human gait analysis. Ieee
    Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2007;54(9):1696-702.


    Farrell M, Draffan D, Gemmill T, Mellor D, Carmichael S. In vitro validation
    of a technique for assessment of canine and feline elbow joint collateral
    ligament integrity and description of a new method for collateral ligament
    prosthetic replacement. Veterinary Surgery 2007;36(6):548-56.

    Lopez MJ, Spencer N, Casey JP, Monroe WT. Biomechanical characteristics of
    an implant used to secure semitendinosus-gracilis tendon grafts in a canine
    model of extra-articular anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
    Veterinary Surgery 2007;36(6):599-604.

    Strauss EJ, Ishak C, Inzerillo C, Walsh M, Yildirim G, Walker P et al.
    Effect of tibial positioning on the diagnosis of posterolateral rotatory
    instability in the posterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee. British
    Journal of Sports Medicine 2007;41(8):481-5.


    Capitanio M, Maggi D, Vanzi F, Pavone FS. FIONA in the trap: the advantages
    of combining optical tweezers and fluorescence. Journal of Optics a-Pure and
    Applied Optics 2007;9(8):S157-S63.

    Drewmak EI, Crisco JJ, Spenciner DB, Fleming BC. Accuracy of circular
    contact area measurements with thin-film pressure sensors. Journal of
    Biomechanics 2007;40(11):2569-72.

    Eriksson A. Temporal finite elements for target control dynamics of
    mechanisms. Computers & Structures 2007;85(17-18):1399-408.

    Thyer I, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Clinical validation of a new imaging method for
    assessing pelvic floor biomechanics. International Urogynecology Journal

    Thyer I, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Reliability of a new imaging method for
    assessing pelvic floor biomechanics. International Urogynecology Journal


    Lawson SEM, Chateau H, Pourcelot P, Denoix JM, Crevier-Denoix N. Sensitivity
    of an equine distal limb model to perturbations in tendon paths, origins and
    insertions. Journal of Biomechanics 2007;40(11):2510-6.

    Noailly J, Wilke HJ, Planell JA, Lacroix D. How does the geometry affect the
    internal biomechanics of a lumbar spine bi-segment finite element model?
    Consequences on the validation process. Journal of Biomechanics

    Prot V, Skallerud B, Flolzapfel GA. Transversely isotropic membrane shells
    with application to mitral valve mechanics. Constitutive modelling and
    finite element implementation. International Journal for Numerical Methods
    in Engineering 2007;71(8):987-1008.

    Sok KW, Kim M, Lee J. Simulating biped behaviors from human motion data. Acm
    Transactions on Graphics 2007;26(3).

    van Lopik DW, Acar M. Development of a multi-body computational model of
    human head and neck. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
    Part K-Journal of Multi-Body Dynamics 2007;221(2):175-97.

    Yin KK, Loken K, ven de Panne M. SIMBICON: Simple biped locomotion control.
    Acm Transactions on Graphics 2007;26(3).

    Zhang XY, Redon S, Lee MY, Kim YJ. Continuous collision detection for
    articulated models using Taylor models and temporal culling. Acm
    Transactions on Graphics 2007;26(3).


    Gwak YS, Kang J, Leem JW, Hulsebosch CE. Spinal AMPA receptor inhibition
    attenuates mechanical allodynia and neuronal hyperexcitability following
    spinal cord injury in rats. Journal of Neuroscience Research

    Heng C, de Leon RD. The rodent lumbar spinal cord learns to correct errors
    in hindlimb coordination caused by viscous force perturbations during
    stepping. Journal of Neuroscience 2007;27(32):8558-62.

    Juvin L, Simmers J, Morin D. Locomotor rhythmogenesis in the isolated rat
    spinal cord: a phase-coupled set of symmetrical flexion-extension
    oscillators. Journal of Physiology-London 2007;583(1):115-28.

    Martel B, Guimond JC, Gariepy JF, Gravel J, Auclair F, Kolta A et al.
    Respiratory rhythms generated in the lamprey rhombencephalon. Neuroscience

    Morota N. Functional posterior rhizotomy: the Tokyo experience. Childs
    Nervous System 2007;23(9):1007-14.

    Papastefanaki F, Chen P, Lavdas AA, Thornaidou D, Schachner M, Matsas R.
    Grafts of Schwann cells engineered to express PSA-NCAM promote functional
    recovery after spinal cord injury. Brain 2007;130:2159-74.

    Sindou MP, Simon F, Mertens P, Decq P. Selective peripheral neurotomy (SPN)
    for spasticity in childhood. Childs Nervous System 2007;23(9):957-70.


    Epstein LB, Graham CA, Heit MH. Systemic and vaginal biomechanical
    properties of women with normal vaginal support and pelvic organ prolapse.
    American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2007;197(2).

    Rubod C, Boukerrou M, Brieu M, Dubois P, Cosson M. Biomechanical properties
    of vaginal tissue. Results and implication. International Urogynecology
    Journal 2007;18:S54-S.


    Fischer SL, Albert WJ, McClellan AJ, Callaghan JP. Methodological
    considerations for the calculation of cumulative compression exposure of the
    lumbar spine: A sensitive analysis on joint model and time standardization
    approaches. Ergonomics 2007;50(9):1365-76.

    Lin SC, Lee WS, Ma JL, Shih KS, Mudgal CS. Influence of jig design on
    biomechanical evaluation of spinal construct stability. Journal of the
    Chinese Institute of Engineers 2007;30(5):891-8.
    White BD, Buxton N, Fitzgerald JJ. Anterior cervical foramenotomy for
    cervical radiculopathy. British Journal of Neurosurgery 2007;21(4):370-4.


    Cheema M, Mangat K, Holbrook N, Biomed BE, Rajaratnam V, Surg DH. A
    biomechanical analysis of distraction force in modified hynes-giddins
    dynamic external Fixator. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2007;59(3):300-1.

    Guneren E, Engin MS, Ozer M. Contribution of a locking cross-stitch to a
    modified kessler core suture - A new technique. Annals of Plastic Surgery

    Malik A, Maheshwari A, Dorr LD. Impingement with total hip replacement.
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume 2007;89A(8):1832-42.


    Fransson PA, Gomez S, Patel M, Johansson L. Changes in multi-segmented body
    movements and EMG activity while standing on firm and foam support surfacesEuropean Journal of Applied Physiology 2007;101(1):81-9.

    Lee HJ, Chou LS. Balance control during stair negotiation in older adults.
    Journal of Biomechanics 2007;40(11):2530-6.

    Robert T, Cheze L, Dumas R, Verriest JP. Validation of net joint loads
    calculated by inverse dynamics in case of complex movements: Application to
    balance recovery movements. Journal of Biomechanics 2007;40(11):2450-6.

    Zettel JL, Scovil CY, McIlroy WE, Maki BE. Gaze behavior governing balance
    recovery in an unfamiliar and complex environment. Neuroscience Letters


    Zollo L, Roccella S, Guglielmelli E, Carrozza MC, Dario P. Biomechatronic
    design and control of an anthropomorphic artificial hand for prosthetic and
    robotic applications. Ieee-Asme Transactions on Mechatronics


    Cheng G, Hyon SH, Morimoto J, Ude A, Hale JG, Colvin G et al. CB: a humanoid
    research platform for exploring neuroscience. Advanced Robotics

    Erden MS, Leblebicioglu K. Analysis of wave gaits for energy efficiency.
    Autonomous Robots 2007;23(3):213-30.


    Faina M, Mirri G, Galvani C, Besi M, Gianfelici A. Validation of a new
    method for evaluating muscular explosive power of human leg extensor
    muscles: difference between jump test and push test. Medicina Dello Sport

    Girard O, Micallef JP, Millet GP. Influence of restricted knee motion during
    the flat first serve in tennis. Journal of Strength and Conditioning
    Research 2007;21(3):950-7.

    Mian OS, Baltzopoulos V, Minetti AE, Narici MV. The impact of physical
    training on locomotor function in older people. Sports Medicine

    So RCH, Tse MA, Wong SCW. Application of surface electromyography in
    assessing muscle recruitment patterns in a six-minute continuous rowing
    effort. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2007;21(3):724-30.


    Birch HL. Tendon matrix composition and turnover in relation to functional
    requirements. International Journal of Experimental Pathology

    Magnusson SP, Hansen M, Langberg H, Miller B, Haraldsson B, Westh EK et al.
    The adaptability of tendon to loading differs in men and women.
    International Journal of Experimental Pathology 2007;88(4):237-40.

    Nirmalanandhan VS, Rao M, Sacks MS, Haridas B, Butler DL. Effect of length
    of the engineered tendon construct on its structure-function relationships
    in culture. Journal of Biomechanics 2007;40(11):2523-9.


    Iglic A, Slivnika T, Kralj-Iglic V. Elastic properties of biological
    membranes influenced by attached proteins. Journal of Biomechanics

    Zhang GA, Ning FG, Zhao NM. Biomechanical properties of four dermal
    substitutes. Chinese Medical Journal 2007;120(16):1454-5.


    Balandin DV, Bolotnik NN, Crandall JR, Pilkey WD, Purtsezov SV. Optimal
    impact isolation for injury prevention evaluated by the head injury
    criterion. Shock and Vibration 2007;14(5):355-70.


    Jurkovich V, Olaszy K, Lehoczky J, Koenyves L, Tirian A, Brydl E. Prevalence
    of claw disorders in dairy herds. Magyar Allatorvosok Lapja


    Boyce BL, Jones RE, Nguyen TD, Grazier JM. Stress-controlled viscoelastic
    tensile response of bovine cornea. Journal of Biomechanics

    Shabayek MH, Alio JL. Intrastromal corneal ring segment implantation by
    femtosecond laser for keratoconus correction. Ophthalmology


    Holzbaur KRS, Delp SL, Gold GE, Murray WM. Moment-generating capacity of
    upper limb muscles in healthy adults. Journal of Biomechanics


    Lauga E. Propulsion in a viscoelastic fluid. Physics of Fluids 2007;19(8).

    Mansfield NJ, Maeda S. The apparent mass of the seated human exposed to
    single-axis and multi-axis whole-body vibration. Journal of Biomechanics

    Wu B, He ZJJ, Ooi TL. Inaccurate representation of the ground surface beyond
    a texture boundary. Perception 2007;36(5):703-21.


    Burger J, Gochfeld M. Responses of Emperor Penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri)
    to encounters with ecotourists while commuting to and from their breeding
    colony. Polar Biology 2007;30(10):1303-13.