LITERATURE UPDATE
May 09, 2008 May 015, 2008
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

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

***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.

BONE

Kruger MC, Chua WH, Darragh A, Booth CL, Prosser C, Lowry D. Impact of goat
milk powdered formulations on mineral absorption, peak bone mass and bone
loss due to ovariectomy in rats. Journal of the Science of Food and
Agriculture 2008;88(6):1082-90.

McGonagle D, Wakefield R, Tan AL, D'Agostino MA, Toumi H, Hayashi K et al.
Biomechanical uncoupling of bone erosion and new bone formation in
spondyloarthropathy. Rheumatology 2008;47:II4-II.

Ominsky MS, Li X, Asuncion FJ, Barrero M, Warmington KS, Dwyer D et al.
RANKL inhibition with osteoprotegerin increases bone strength by improving
cortical and trabecular bone architecture in ovariectomized rats. Journal of
Bone and Mineral Research 2008;23(5):672-82.

Suhm N, Haenni M, Schwyn R, Hirschmann M, Muller AM. Quantification of bone
strength by intraoperative torque measurement: a technical note. Archives of
Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 2008;128(6):613-20.

BOTANY

Kizilova N. Load transfer from the growing fibre into the growing medium:
application to plant leaf growth. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of
Sciences-Physics Mathematics 2007;56(2):162-9.

COMPARATIVE

Friesen WO, Kristan WB. Leech locomotion: swimming, crawling, and decisionsCurrent Opinion in Neurobiology 2007;17(6):704-11.

Jones EA, Jong AS, Ellerby DJ. The effects of acute temperature change on
swimming performance in bluegill sunfish Lepomis macrochirus. Journal of
Experimental Biology 2008;211(9):1386-93.

ERGONOMICS/REHABILITATION

Jensen A, Kaerlev L, Tuchsen F, Hannerz H, Dahl S, Nielsen PS et al.
Locomotor diseases among male long-haul truck drivers and other professional
drivers. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
2008;81(7):821-7.

Lucareli PRG, Lima MO, Lima FPS, Garbelotti SA, Gimenes RO, Almeida JG et
al. Gait analysis and quality of life evaluation after gait training in
patients with spinal cord injury. Revista De Neurologia 2008;46(7):406-10.

EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY

Crompton RH. Locomotion and posture from the common hominoid ancestor to
fully modern hominins, with special reference to the last common
panin/hominin ancestor (vol 212, pg 501, 2008). Journal of Anatomy
2008;212(5):703-.

GAIT/LOCOMOTION

Mehrholz J, Kugler J, Pohl M. Locomotor training for walking after spinal
cord injury. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008(2).

Querry RG, Pacheco F, Annaswamy T, Goetz L, Winchester PK, Tansey KE.
Synchronous stimulation and monitoring of soleus H reflex during robotic
body weight-supported ambulation in subjects with spinal cord injury.
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development 2008;45(1):175-86.

Sawicki GS, Ferris DP. Mechanics and energetics of level walking with
powered ankle exoskeletons. Journal of Experimental Biology
2008;211(9):1402-13.

Spanjaard M, Reeves ND, van Dieen JH, Baltzopoulos V, Maganaris CN.
Lower-limb biomechanics during stair descent: influence of step-height and
body mass. Journal of Experimental Biology 2008;211(9):1368-75.

Vaughan CL, Blaszczyk MB. Dynamic similarity predicts gait parameters for
homo floresiensis and the laetoli hominins. American Journal of Human
Biology 2008;20(3):312-6.

JOINT/CARTILAGE

Jung M, Wieloch P, Lorenz H, Gotterbarm T, Veyel K, Daniels M et al.
Comparison of cobalt chromium, ceramic and pyrocarbon hemiprostheses in a
rabbit model: Ceramic leads to more cartilage damage than cobalt chromium.
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials
2008;85B(2):427-34.

Richards DP, Barber FA, Herbert MA. Meniscal tear biomechanics: Loads across
meniscal tears in human cadaveric knees. Orthopedics 2008;31(4):347-50.

METHODS

Sack I, Beierbach B, Hamhaber U, Klatt D, Braun A. Non-invasive measurement
of brain viscoelasticity using magnetic resonance elastography. Nmr in
Biomedicine 2008;21(3):265-71.

Walder N, Petter-Puchner AH, Brejnikow M, Redl H, Essig M, Stieljes B.
Manganese enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in a contusion model of spinal
cord injury in rats: Correlation with motor function. Investigative
Radiology 2008;43(5):277-83.

NEURAL

Conway BA, Knikou M. The action of plantar pressure on flexion reflex
pathways in the isolated human spinal cord. Clinical Neurophysiology
2008;119(4):892-6.

Finley JM, Perreault EJ, Dhaher YY. Stretch reflex coupling between the hip
and knee: implications for impaired gait following stroke. Exp Brain Res.
2008 Apr 30.

Jakubiec-Puka A, Slawinska U, Redowicz MJ, Biral D, Lapinska I, Chomontowska
H et al. Influence of locomotor training on the structure and myosin heavy
chains of the denervated rat soleus muscle. Neurological Research
2008;30(2):170-8.

Liden WH, Herberholz J. Behavioral and neural responses of juvenile crayfish
to moving shadows. Journal of Experimental Biology 2008;211(9):1355-61.

ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE

Disch AC, Schmoelz W, Matziolis G, Schneider SV, Knop C, Putzier M. Higher
risk of adjacent segment degeneration after floating fusions: Long-term
outcome after low lumbar spine fusions. Journal of Spinal Disorders &
Techniques 2008;21(2):79-85.

Ploumis A, Wu CH, Fischer G, Mehbod AA, Wu W, Faundez A et al. Biomechanical
comparison of anterior lumbar interbody fusion and transforaminal lumbar
interbody fusion. Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques 2008;21(2):120-5
ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY

Chao CK, Hsu CC, Wang JL, Lin J. Increasing bending strength and pullout
strength in conical pedicle screws: Biomechanical tests and finite element
analyses. Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques 2008;21(2):130-8.

Elias I, Zoga AC, Raikin SM, Peterson JR, Besser MP, Morrison WB et al. Bone
stress injury of the ankle in professional ballet dancers seen on MRI. Bmc
Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008;9.

Mehra A, Hemmady MV, Hodgkinson JP. Trochanteric non-union - Does it
influence the rate of revision following primary total 79 hip replacement? A
minimum of 15 years follow-up. Surgeon-Journal of the Royal Colleges of
Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland 2008;6(2):79-82.

POSTURE/BALANCE

Ting LH, McKay JL. Neuromechanics of muscle synergies for posture and
movement. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2007;17(6):622-8.

PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS

Franz JR, Dicharry J, Riley PO, Jackson K, Wilder RP, Kerrigan DC. The
influence of arch supports on knee torques relevant to knee osteoarthritis.
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2008;40(5):913-7.

Gailey R, Allen K, Castles J, Kucharik J, Roeder M. Review of secondary
physical conditions associated with lower-limb amputation and long-term
prosthesis use. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development
2008;45(1):15-29.

ROBOTICS

Andruska AM, Peterson KS. Control of a snake-like robot in an elastically
deformable channel. Ieee-Asme Transactions on Mechatronics
2008;13(2):219-27.

Montminy S, Dupuis E, Champliaud H. Mechanical design of a hopper robot for
planetary exploration using SMA as a unique source of power. Acta
Astronautica 2008;62(6-7):438-52.

TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL

Abed A, Deval B, Assoul N, Bataille I, Portes P, Louedec L et al. A
Biocompatible polysaccharide hydrogel-embedded polypropylene mesh for
enhanced tissue integration in rats. Tissue Engineering Part A
2008;14(4):519-27.
26. Stapleton TW, Ingram J, Katta J, Knight R, Korossis S, Fisher J et
al. Development and characterization of an acellular porcine medial meniscus
for use in tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering Part A 2008;14(4):505-18.

VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL

Borderas TF, Fournier A, Rushen J, De Passille AMB. Effect of lameness on
dairy cows' visits to automatic milking systems. Canadian Journal of Animal
Science 2008;88(1):1-8.

WHEELCHAIR

Faupin A, Gorce P, Meyer C, Thevenon A. Effects of backrest positioning and
gear ratio on nondisabled subjects' handcycling sprinting performance and
kinematics. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development
2008;45(1):109-16.

UNIQUE TOPIC

Asua T, Bilbao A, Gorriti MA, Lopez-Moreno JA, Alvarez MD, Navarro M et al.
Implication of the endocannabinoid system in the locomotor hyperactivity
associated with congenital hypothyroidism. Endocrinology
2008;149(5):2657-66.

Quirini M, Menciassi A, Scapellato S, Stefanini C, Dario P. Design and
fabrication of a motor legged capsule for the active exploration of the
gastrointestinal tract. Ieee-Asme Transactions on Mechatronics
2008;13(2):169-79.

PICK OF THE WEEK

Cronin TW, Kinloch MR, Olsen GH. Head-bobbing behavior in walking whooping
cranes (Grus americana) and sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis). Journal of
Ornithology 2007;148:S563-S9.

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