LITERATURE UPDATE
May 23, 2008 May 29, 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

de Albuquerque RF, Del Bel EA, Brentegani LG, de Oliveira MTM, Issa JPM.
Trigeminal nitric oxide synthase expression correlates with new bone
formation during distraction osteogenesis. Calcified Tissue International
2008;82(4):309-15.

Docheva D, Padula D, Popov C, Mutschler W, Clausen-Schaumann H, Schieker M.
Researching into the cellular shape, volume and elasticity of mesenchymal
stem cells, osteoblasts and osteosarcoma cells by atomic force microscopy.
Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine 2008;12(2):537-52.

Thomsen JS, Skalicky M, Viidik A. Influence of physical exercise and food
restriction on the biomechanical properties of the femur of ageing male
rats. Gerontology 2008;54(1):32-9.

BOTANY

Fourcaud T, Ji JN, Zhang ZQ, Stokes A. Understanding the impact of root
morphology on overturning mechanisms: A modelling approach. Annals of Botany
2008;101(8):1267-80.

Fourcaud T, Zhang X, Stokes A, Lambers H, Korner C. Plant growth modelling
and applications: The increasing importance of plant architecture in growth
models. Annals of Botany 2008;101(8):1053-63.

Plucinski M, Plucinski S, Rodriguez-Iturbe I. Consequences of the fractal
architecture of trees on their structural measures. Journal of Theoretical
Biology 2008;251(1):82-92.

CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY

Li WC, Zhang HM, Wang PJ, Xi GM, Wang HQ, Chen Y et al. Quantitative
analysis of the microstructure of human umbilical vein for assessing
feasibility as vessel substitute. Annals of Vascular Surgery
2008;22(3):417-24.

Watanabe H, Sugiura S, Hisada T. The looped heart does not save energy by
maintaining the momentum of blood flowing in the ventricle. American Journal
of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology 2008;294(5):H2191-H6.

CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR

Bertrand J. Diatom movements VIII: Synthesis and hypothesis. Diatom Research
2008;23(1):19-29.

COMPARATIVE

Candela AM, Picasso MBJ. Functional anatomy of the limbs of erethizontidae
(Rodentia, Caviomorpha): Indicators of locomotor behavior in Miocene
Porcupines. Journal of Morphology 2008;269(5):552-93.

Zhang XW, Ren D, Pang H, Shih CK. A water-skiing chresmodid from the Middle
Jurassic in Daohugou, Inner Mongolia, China (Polyneoptera : Orthopterida).
Zootaxa 2008(1762):53-62.

ERGONOMICS/REHABILITATION

Burgess RA, Thompson RT, Rollman GB. The effect of forearm posture on wrist
flexion in computer workers with chronic upper extremity musculoskeletal
disorders. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008;9.

Carvalho KAT, Cunha RC, Vialle EN, Osiecki R, Moreira GHG, Simeoni RB et alFunctional outcome of bone marrow stem cells (CD45(+)/CD34(-)) after cell
therapy in acute spinal cord injury: In exercise training and in sedentary
rats. Transplantation Proceedings 2008;40(3):847-9.

Carvalho KAT, Vialle EN, Moreira GHG, Cunha RC, Simeoni RB, Francisco JC et
al. Functional outcome of bone marrow stem cells (CD45(+)/CD34(-)) after
cell therapy in chronic spinal cord injury in Wistar rats. Transplantation
Proceedings 2008;40(3):845-6.

Forrester LW, Wheaton LA, Luft AR. Exercise-mediated locomotor recovery and
lower-limb neuroplasticity after stroke. Journal of Rehabilitation Research
and Development 2008;45(2):205-20.

van Dellen A, Cordery PM, Spires TL, Blakemore C, Hannan AJ. Wheel running
from a juvenile age delays onset of specific motor deficits but does not
alter protein aggregate density in a mouse model of Huntington's disease.
Bmc Neuroscience 2008;9.

Wendlova J. Nordic walking - is it suitable for patients with fractured
vertebra? Bratislava Medical Journal-Bratislavske Lekarske Listy
2008;109(4):171-6.

EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY

Clarke JA, Middleton KM. Mosaicism, modules, and the evolution of birds:
Results from a Bayesian approach to the study of morphological evolution
using discrete character data. Systematic Biology 2008;57(2):185-201.

Johnson JB, Burt DB, DeWitt TJ. Form, function, and fitness: Pathways to
survival. Evolution 2008;62(5):1243-51.

GAIT/LOCOMOTION

Babu RS, Namasivayam A. Recovery of bipedal locomotion in bonnet Macaques
after spinal cord injury: Footprint analysis. Synapse 2008;62(6):432-47.

Behrman AL, Nair PM, Bowden MG, Dauser RC, Herget BR, Martin JB et al.
Locomotor training restores walking in a nonambulatory child with chronic,
severe, incomplete cervical spinal cord injury. Physical Therapy
2008;88(5):580-90.

Behrman AL, Nair PM, Bowden MG, Dauser RC, Herget BR, Martin JB et al.
Locomotor training and chronic pediatric SCI - Reply. Physical Therapy
2008;88(5):594-5.

Bruijn SM, Meijer OG, Van Dieen JH, Kingma I, Larnoth CJC. Coordination of
leg swing, thorax rotations, and pelvis rotations during gait: The
organisation of total body angular momentum. Gait & Posture
2008;27(3):455-62.

Edgerton VR. Locomotor training restores walking in a nonambulatory child
with chronic, severe, incomplete cervical spinal cord injury - Invited
commentary. Physical Therapy 2008;88(5):590-1.

Hicks AL, Ginis KAM. Treadmill training after spinal cord injury: It's not
just about the walking. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development
2008;45(2):241-8.

Huxham F, Baker R, Morris ME, Iansek R. Footstep adjustments used to turn
during walking in Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders 2008;23(6):817-23
Kuhtz-Buschbeck JP, Brockmann K, Gilster R, Koch A, Stolze H. Asymmetry of
arm-swing not related to handedness. Gait & Posture 2008;27(3):447-54.

Marchetti GF, Whitney SL, Blatt PJ, Morris LO, Vance JM. Temporal and
spatial characteristics of gait during performance of the dynamic gait index
in people with and people without balance or vestibular disorders. Physical
Therapy 2008;88(5):640-51.

McEwen IR. Locomotor training and chronic pediatric SCI. Physical Therapy
2008;88(5):592-4.

Newell RS, Hubley-Kozey CL, Stanish WD, Deluzio KJ. Detecting differences
between asymptomatic and osteoarthritic gait is influenced by changing the
knee adduction moment model. Gait & Posture 2008;27(3):485-92.

Patterson SL, Rodgers MM, Macko RF, Forrester LW. Effect of treadmill
exercise training on spatial and temporal gait parameters in subjects with
chronic stroke: A preliminary report. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and
Development 2008;45(2):221-8.

Remelius JG, Hamill J, Kent-Braun J, Van Emmerik REA. Gait initiation in
multiple sclerosis. Motor Control 2008;12(2):93-108.

Takahashi M, Kamibayashi K, Nakajima T, Akai M, Nakazawa K. Changes in
corticospinal excitability during observation of walking in humans.
Neuroreport 2008;19(7):727-31.

JOINT/CARTILAGE

Colombo V, Palla S, Gallo LM. Temporomandibular joint loading patterns
related to joint morphology: A theoretical study. Cells Tissues Organs
2008;187(4):295-306.

METHODS

Cappa P, Patane F, Rossi S. Two calibration procedures for a gyroscope-free
inertial measurement system based on a double-pendulum apparatus.
Measurement Science & Technology 2008;19(5).

MUSCLE

Lee K, Park JY, Yoo W, Gwag T, Lee LW, Byun MW et al. Overcoming muscle
atrophy in a hibernating mammal despite prolonged disuse in dormancy:
Proteomic and molecular assessment. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry
2008;104(2):642-56.

NEURAL

McLean DL, Fetcho JR. Using Imaging and genetics in zebrafish to study
developing spinal circuits in vivo. Developmental Neurobiology
2008;68(6):817-34.

O'Donovan MJ, Bonnot A, Mentis GZ, Arai Y, Chub N, Shneider NA et al.
Imaging the spatiotemporal organization of neural activity in the developing
spinal cord. Developmental Neurobiology 2008;68(6):788-803.

OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY

Ji HL, Dailey TL, Long V, Chien EK. Androgen-regulated cervical ripening: a
structural, biomechanical, and molecular analysis. American Journal of
Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008;198(5).

Rahn DD, Ruff MD, Brown SA, Tibbals HF, Word RA. Biomechanical properties of
the vaginal wall: effect of pregnancy, elastic fiber deficiency, and pelvic
organ prolapse. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2008;198(5).

ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE

Aziz HN, Galbusera F, Bellini CM, Mineo GV, Addis A, Pietrabissa R et al.
Porcine models in spinal research: Calibration and comparative finite
element analysis of various configurations during flexion-extension.
Comparative Medicine 2008;58(2):174-9.

Cretan M, Grigoras S, Hanganu L, Stamate C, Hanganu SC, Munteanu F. HEMA
based copolimers as future materials in intervertebral disc replacements.
Materiale Plastice 2008;45(1):109-12.

ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY

Bryce CD, Armstrong AD. Anatomy and biomechanics of the elbow. Orthopedic
Clinics of North America 2008;39(2):141-+.

Grace SP, Field LD. Chronic medial elbow instability. Orthopedic Clinics of
North America 2008;39(2):213-+.

Mazzocca AD, Spang JT, Arciero RA. Distal biceps rupture. Orthopedic Clinics
of North America 2008;39(2):237-+.

Omid R, Choi PD, Skaggs DL. Supracondylar humeral fractures in children.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume 2008;90A(5):1121-32.

Pollock JW, Faber KJ, Athwal GS. Distal humerus fractures. Orthopedic
Clinics of North America 2008;39(2):187-+.

Zdero R, Walker R, Waddell JP, Schemitsch EH. Biomechanical evaluation of
periprosthetic femoral fracture fixation. Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery-American Volume 2008;90A(5):1068-77.

Zheng NQ, Harris HW, Andrews JR. Failure analysis of rotator cuff repair: A
comparison of three double-row techniques. Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery-American Volume 2008;90A(5):1034-42.

POSTURE/BALANCE

Anker LC, Weerdesteyn V, van Nes IJW, Nienhuis B, Straatman H, Geurts ACH.
The relation between postural stability and weight distribution in healthy
subjects. Gait & Posture 2008;27(3):471-7.

Gunther M, Otto D, Muller O, Blickhan R. Transverse pelvic rotation during
quiet human stance. Gait & Posture 2008;27(3):361-7.

Rougier P, Thoumie P, Cantalloube S, Lamotte D. What compensatory motor
strategies do patients with multiple sclerosis develop for balance control?
Revue Neurologique 2007;163(11):1054-64.

PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS

Hinz P, Henningsen A, Mathes G, Jaeger B, Ekkernkamp A, Rosenbaum D.
Analysis of pressure distribution below the metatarsals with different
insoles in combat boots of the German Army for prevention of march
fractures. Gait & Posture 2008;27(3):535-8.

Vickers DR, Palk C, McIntosh AS, Beatty KT. Elderly unilateral transtibial
amputee gait on an inclined walkway: A biomechanical analysis. Gait &
Posture 2008;27(3):518-29.

ROBOTICS

Escalera JA, Ferre M, Aracil R, Sanchez-Uran MA. Telemanipulation and
locomotion based on self-configurable modular robots for semi-structured
environments. Revista Iberoamericana De Automatica E Informatica Industrial
2008;5(2):14-+.

Fu CL, Chen K. Gait synthesis and sensory control of stair climbing for a
humanoid robot. Ieee Transactions on Industrial Electronics
2008;55(5):2111-20.

Yang JM. Omnidirectional walking of legged robots with a failed leg.
Mathematical and Computer Modelling 2008;47(11-12):1372-88.

REACHING/GRASP

Edin BB, Ascari L, Beccai L, Roccella S, Cabibihan JJ, Carrozza MC.
Bio-inspired sensorization of a biomechatronic robot hand for the
grasp-and-lift task. Brain Research Bulletin 2008;75(6):785-95.

Roukoz S, Naccache N, Sleilaty G. The role of the musculocutaneous and
radial nerves in elbow flexion and forearm supination: A biomechanical
study. Journal of Hand Surgery-European Volume 2008;33E(2):201-4.

SPORT/EXERCISE

Amann M. Commentaries on Viewpoint: Fatigue mechanisms determining exercise
performance: Integrative physiology is systems physiology. Journal of
Applied Physiology 2008;104(5):1543-.

Taylor BJ, Romer LM. Effect of expiratory muscle fatigue on exercise
tolerance and locomotor muscle fatigue in healthy humans. Journal of Applied
Physiology 2008;104(5):1442-51.

TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL

Haasper C, Zeichen J, Meister R, Krettek C, Jagodzinski M. Tissue
engineering of osteochondral constructs in vitro using bioreactors.
Injury-International Journal of the Care of the Injured 2008;39:S66-S76.

TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING

Astier V, Thollon L, Arnoux PJ, Mouret F, Brunet PC. Development of a finite
element model of the shoulder: application during a side impact.
International Journal of Crashworthiness 2008;13(3):301-12.

Gong SW, Lee HP, Lu C. Computational simulation of the human head response
to non-contact impact. Computers & Structures 2008;86(7-8):758-70.

Pinnoji PK, Haider Z, Mahajan P. Design of ventilated helmets: computational
fluid and impact dynamics studies. International Journal of Crashworthiness
2008;13(3):265-78.

Sparks JL, Stammen J, Herriott R, Jones K. Development of a fluid-filled
catheter system for dynamic pressure measurement in soft-tissue trauma.
International Journal of Crashworthiness 2008;13(3):255-64.

VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL

Vilar JM, Spadari A, Billi V, Desini V, Santana A. Biomechanics in young and
adult italian standardbred trotter horses in real racing conditions.
Veterinary Research Communications 2008;32(5):367-76.

VISUAL/VESTIBULAR

Daxer A. Age-related corneal biomechanical changes. Journal of Cataract and
Refractive Surgery 2008;34(5):715-.

Gonzalez-Meijome JM, Villa-Collar C, Queiros A, Jorge J, Parafita MA. Pilot
study on the influence of corneal biomechanical properties over the short
term in response to corneal refractive therapy for myopia. Cornea
2008;27(4):421-6.

Ortiz D, Alio JL. Age-related corneal biomechanical changes - Reply. Journal
of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2008;34(5):715-6.

UNIQUE TOPIC

del Castillo-Olivares A, Smith HE. Critical contact residues that mediate
polymerization of nematode major sperm protein. Journal of Cellular
Biochemistry 2008;104(2):477-87.

Gal P, Toporcer T, Vidinsky B, Mokry M, Grendel T, Novotny M et al.
Postsurgical administration of estradiol benzoate decreases tensile strength
of healing skin wounds in ovariectomized rats. Journal of Surgical Research
2008;147(1):117-22.

Klingmann C, Praetorius M, Bohm F, Tetzlaff K, Plinkert PK. Fitness to dive
in the otorhinolaryngological field. Hno 2008;56(5):509-18.

Saygin AP, Driver J, de Sa VR. In the footsteps of biological motion and
multisensory perception: Judgments of audiovisual temporal relations are
enhanced for upright walkers. Psychological Science 2008;19(5):469-75.

Vallery H, Buss M. Motion intention estimation based on interjoint
coordination. At-Automatisierungstechnik 2007;55(10):503-10.

PICK OF THE WEEK

Xu WL, Torrance JD, Chen BQ, Potgieter J, Bronlund JE, Pap JS. Kinematics
and experiments of a life-sized masticatory robot for characterizing food
texture. Ieee Transactions on Industrial Electronics 2008;55(5):2121-32.


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