LITERATURE UPDATE
July 11, 2008 July 17, 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

Allen MR, Reinwald S, Burr DB. Alendronate reduces bone toughness of ribs
without significantly increasing microdamage accumulation in dogs following
3 years of daily treatment. Calcified Tissue International
2008;82(5):354-60.

Fonseca JE. Rebalancing bone turnover in favour of formation with strontium
ranelate: implications for bone strength. Rheumatology 2008;47:17-9.

Garcia P, Holstein JH, Histing T, Burkhardt M, Culemann U, Pizanis A et al.
A new technique for internal fixation of femoral fractures in mice: Impact
of stability on fracture healing. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(8):1689-96.

Leppanen OV, Sievanen H, Jarvinen TLN. Biomechanical testing in experimental
bone interventions - May the power be with you. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(8):1623-31.

Liu D, Zhao CQ, Li H, Jiang SD, Jiang LS, Dai LY. Effects of spinal cord
injury and hindlimb immobilization on sublesional and supralesional bones in
young growing rats. Bone 2008;43(1):119-25.

Lloyd SAJ, Yuan YY, Kostenuik PJ, Ominsky MS, Lau AG, Morony S et al.
Soluble RANKL induces high bone turnover and decreases bone volume, density,
and strength in mice. Calcified Tissue International 2008;82(5):361-72.

Reikers O, Shegarfi H, Naper C, Reinholt FP, Rolstad B. Impact of MHC
mismatch and freezing on bone graft incorporation: An experimental study in
rats. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2008;26(7):925-31.

Seeman E. Structural basis of growth-related gain and age-related loss of
bone strength. Rheumatology 2008;47:2-8.

van Eck M, Dallmeijer AJ, Voorman JM, Becher JG. Skeletal maturation in
children with cerebral palsy and its relationship with motor functioning.
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2008;50(7):515-9.

Vokes TJ, Pham A, Wilkie J, Kocherginsky M, Ma SL, Chinander M et al.
Reproducibility and sources of variability in radiographic texture analysis
of densitometric calcaneal images. Journal of Clinical Densitometry
2008;11(2):211-20.

BOTANY

Mattson KDM, Putz FE. Sand pine (Pinus clausa) seedling distribution and
biomechanics in relation to microsite conditions and proximity to potential
nurse plants. Forest Ecology and Management 2008;255(11):3778-82.

Wilson C, Hoyt J, Schnauder I. Impact of foliage on the drag force of
vegetation in aquatic flows. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering-Asce
2008;134(7):885-91.

CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR

Smith TK, Hager HA, Francis R, Kilkenny DM, Lo CW, Bader DM. Bves directly
interacts with GEFT, and controls cell shape and movement through regulation
of Rac1/Cdc42 activity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of
the United States of America 2008;105(24):8298-303.

Zhang H, Liu KK. Optical tweezers for single cells. Journal of the Royal
Society Interface 2008;5(24):671-90.

COMPARATIVE

Alouges F, DeSimone A, Lefebvre A. Optimal strokes for low Reynolds number
swimmers: An example. Journal of Nonlinear Science 2008;18(3):277-302.

Chan LK. The range of passive arm circumduction in primates: Do hominoids
really have more mobile shoulders? American Journal of Physical Anthropology
2008;136(3):265-77.

Giokas S. Shell surface adaptations in relation to water management in
rock-dwelling land snails, Albinaria (Pulmonata : Clausiliidae). Journal of
Natural History 2008;42(5-8):451-65.

Gruhl A. Muscular systems in gymnolaemate bryozoan larvae (Bryozoa :
Gymnolaemata). Zoomorphology 2008;127(3):143-59.

Habib MB, Ruff CB. The effects of locomotion on the structural
characteristics of avian limb bones. Zoological Journal of the Linnean
Society 2008;153(3):601-24.

Huber DR, Dean MN, Summers AP. Hard prey, soft jaws and the ontogeny of
feeding mechanics in the spotted ratfish Hydrolagus colliei. Journal of the
Royal Society Interface 2008;5(25):941-52.

Pafilis P, Valakos ED. Loss of caudal autotomy during ontogeny of Balkan
Green Lizard, Lacerta trilineata. Journal of Natural History
2008;42(5-8):409-19.

Palombo MR, Kohler M, Sola SM, Giovinazzo C. Brain versus body mass in
endemic ruminant artiodactyls: A case studied of Myotragus balearicus and
smallest Candiacervus species from Mediterranean Islands. Quaternary
International 2008;182:160-83.

Rivera G, Claude J. Environmental media and shape asymmetry: a case study on
turtle shells. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 2008;94(3):483-9.

Sotiropoulos K, Legakis A, Polymeni RM. Patterns of morphometric variation
in the smooth newt (Lissotriton vulgaris) from Greece: environmental
correlates. Journal of Natural History 2008;42(5-8):435-50.

Young NM. A comparison of the ontogeny of shape variation in the anthropoid
scapula: Functional and phylogenetic signal. American Journal of Physical
Anthropology 2008;136(3):247-64.

DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL

de Vasconcelos BC, Luna-Cruz SM, De-Deus G, de Moraes IG, Maniglia-Ferreira
C, Gurgel ED. Cleaning ability of chlorhexidine gel and sodium hypochlorite
associated or not with EDTA as root canal irrigants: A scanning electron
microscopy study. Journal of Applied Oral Science 2007;15(5):387-91.

Kivanc BH, Ulusoy OIA, Gorguel G. Effects of Er : YAG laser and Nd : YAG
laser treatment on the root canal dentin of human teeth: a SEM study. Lasers
in Medical Science 2008;23(3):247-52.

Rasquin LC, de Carvalho FB, Lima RKD. In vitro evaluation of root canal
preparation using oscillatory and rotary systems in flattened root canals.
Journal of Applied Oral Science 2007;15(1):65-9.

Semenoff T, Segundo AS, de Figueiredo JAP. Biocompatibility of different
intracanal medications in rat buccal submucosa tissue. Journal of Applied
Oral Science 2008;16(1):12-7.

Semino CE. Self-assembling peptides: From bio-inspired materials to bone
regeneration. Journal of Dental Research 2008;87(7):606-16.

ERGONOMICS/REHABILITATION

Griffith LE, Wells RP, Shannon HS, Walter SD, Cole DC, Hogg-Johnson S.
Developing common metrics of mechanical exposures across aetiological
studies of low back pain in working populations for use in meta-analysis.
Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2008;65(7):467-81.

Ingersoll CD, Grindstaff TL, Pietrosimone BG, Hart JM. Neuromuscular
consequences of anterior cruciate ligament injury. Clinics in Sports
Medicine 2008;27(3):383-+.

Jayaraman A, Shah P, Gregory C, Bowden M, Stevens J, Bishop M et al.
Locomotor training and muscle function after incomplete spinal cord iniury:
Case series. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2008;31(2):185-93.

Myer GD, Chu DA, Brent JL, Hewett TE. Trunk and hip control neuromuscular
training for the prevention of knee joint injury. Clinics in Sports Medicine
2008;27(3):425-+.

Perrot O, Laroche D, Pozzo T, Marie C. 3D analysis of limbs kinematics
during treadmill locomotion before and after a striatal lesion in rats.
Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology 2008;22:2-.

EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY

Bonnan MF, Farlow JO, Masters SL. Using linear and geometric morphometrics
to detect intraspecific variability and sexual dimorphism in femoral shape
in Alligator mississippiensis and its implications for sexing fossil
archosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 2008;28(2):422-31.

Weisbecker V, Nilsson M. Integration, heterochrony, and adaptation in pedal
digits of syndactylous marsupials. Bmc Evolutionary Biology 2008;8.

GAIT/LOCOMOTION

Adolph KE. Learning to move. Current Directions in Psychological Science
2008;17(3):213-8.

Beyaert C, Marchal F. The lowering effect on hindquarters of clamping the
skin of the back is similar in standing and walking sheep: insights about
motor control during locomotion. Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology
2008;22:3-.

Biswas A, Lemaire ED, Kofman J. Dynamic gait stability index based on
plantar pressures and fuzzy logic. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(7):1574-81.

Goldberg EJ, Kautz SA, Neptune RR. Can treadmill walking be used to assess
propulsion generation? Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(8):1805-8.

Helseth J, Hortobagyi T, DeVita P. How do low horizontal forces produce
disproportionately high torques in human locomotion? Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(8):1747-53.

Ivanenko YP, Cappellini G, Poppele RE, Lacquaniti F. Spatiotemporal
organization of alpha-motoneuron activity in the human spinal cord during
different gaits and gait transitions. European Journal of Neuroscience
2008;27(12):3351-68.

Ohgane K, Ueda KI. Instability-induced hierarchy in bipedal locomotion.
Physical Review E 2008;77(5).

Park J. Synthesis of natural arm swing motion in human bipedal walking.
Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(7):1417-26.

Schwartz MH, Rozumalski A, Trost JP. The effect of walking speed on the gait
of typically developing children. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(8):1639-50.

Tan HL, Wilson AM, Lowe J. Measurement of stride parameters using a wearable
GPS and inertial measurement unit. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(7):1398-406.

JOINT/CARTILAGE

Chia HN, Hull ML. Compressive moduli of the human medial meniscus in the
axial and radial directions at equilibrium and at a physiological strain
rate. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2008;26(7):951-6.

Completo A, Simoes JA, Fonseca F, Oliveira M. The influence of different
tibial stem designs in load sharing and stability at the cement-bone
interface in revision TKA. Knee 2008;15(3):227-32.

Park HS, Wilson NA, Zhang LQ. Gender differences in passive knee
biomechanical properties in tibial rotation. Journal of Orthopaedic Research
2008;26(7):937-44.

Siegmund T, Allen MR, Burr DB. Failure of mineralized collagen fibrils:
Modeling the role of collagen cross-linking. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(7):1427-35.

METHODS

Boisnoir A, Decker L, Reine B, Natta F. Validation of an integrated
experimental set-up for kinetic and kinematic three-dimensional analyses in
a training environment. Sports Biomechanics 2007;6(2):215-23.

Hagemeister N, Parent G, Husse S, de Guise JA. A simple and rapid method for
electromagnetic field distortion correction when using two Fastrak sensors
for biomechanical studies. Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(8):1813-7.

Patel R, Dailey S, Bless D. Comparison of high-speed digital imaging with
stroboscopy for laryngeal imaging of glottal disorders. Annals of Otology
Rhinology and Laryngology 2008;117(6):413-24.

Rajendra M, Yamamoto A, Oda T, Kataoka H, Yokota H, Himeno R et al. Motion
generation in MR environment using electrostatic film motor for
motion-triggered cine-MRI. Ieee-Asme Transactions on Mechatronics
2008;13(3):278-85.

MODELING

Blana D, Hincapie JG, Chadwick EK, Kirsch RF. A musculoskeletal model of the
upper extremity for use in the development of neuroprosthetic systems.
Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(8):1714-21.

Sigal IA, Hardisty MR, Whyne CM. Mesh-morphing algorithms for
specimen-specific finite element modeling. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(7):1381-9.

Vasavada AN, Lasher RA, Meyer TE, Lin DC. Defining and evaluating wrapping
surfaces for MRI-derived spinal muscle paths. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(7):1450-7.

MUSCLE

Hidalgo-Bastida LA, Ingram JH, Majani R, Falcone FH, Buttery LD, Rose F et
al. Biomechanical stimulation of Hl-1 cardiomyocytes cultured in
poly-(1,8-octanediol-co-citricacid) [Poc] scaffolds. Tissue Engineering Part
A 2008;14(5):814-5.

Van Loocke M, Lyons CG, Simms CK. Viscoelastic properties of passive
skeletal muscle in compression: Stress-relaxation behaviour and constitutive
modelling. Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(7):1555-66.

NEURAL

Al-Izki S, Kirkwood PA, Lemon RN, Denton ME. Electrophysiological actions of
the rubrospinal tract in the anaesthetised rat. Experimental Neurology
2008;212(1):118-31.

Huss M, Wang D, Trane C, Wikstrom M, Kotaleski JH. An experimentally
constrained computational model of NMDA oscillations in lamprey CPG neuronsJournal of Computational Neuroscience 2008;25(1):108-21.

Schindler-Ivens S, Brown DA, Lewis GN, Nielsen JB, Ondishko KL, Wieser J.
Soleus H-reflex excitability during pedaling post-stroke. Experimental Brain
Research 2008;188(3):465-74.

Sharifullina E, Ostroumov K, Grandolfo M, Nistri A. N-methyl-D-aspartate
triggers neonatal rat hypoglossal motoneurons in vitro to express rhythmic
bursting with unusual Mg2+ sensitivity. Neuroscience 2008;154(2):804-20.

OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY

Boukerrou M, Rubod C, Coutty N, Brieu M, Dubois P, Cosson M. Mechanical
model of the pelvic cavity: development strategy. Pelvi-Perineologie
2007;2(1):33-41.

ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE

Brown KR, Pollintine P, Adams MA. Biomechanical implications of degenerative
joint disease in the apophyseal joints of human thoracic and lumbar
vertebrae. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2008;136(3):318-26.

Campana S, de Guise JA, Rillardon L, Mitton D, Skalli W. Lumbar
intervertebral disc mobility: effect of disc degradation and of geometry.
European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology 2007;17(6):533-41.

Champain S, David T, Mazel C, Mitulescu A, Skalli W. Long-term outcomes
evaluation after pars defect repair in adult low-grade isthmic
spondylolithesis. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
2007;17(4):337-47.

Champain S, Fiere V, Mitulescu A, Schmitt P, Skalli W. Early outcomes after
ALIF with cage and plate in discogenic low back pain: a quantitative
analysis. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
2008;18(3):177-88.

Champain S, Pointillart V, Koleck M, Gille O, Vital JM, Mazel C et al.
Relationships between clinical, biomechanical and psychosocial parameters in
outcome assessment, 7 years after posterolateral lumbar fusion. European
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology 2007;17(6):543-52.

Dath R, Sirkett DM, Gheduzzi S, Miles AW. Intradiscal pressure changes with
dynamic pedicle screw systems. Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques
2008;21(4):241-6.

DiPaola MJ, DiPaola CP, Conrad BP, Horodyski M, Del Rossi G, Sawers A et alCervical spine motion in manual versus Jackson table turning methods in a
cadaveric global instability model. Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques
2008;21(4):273-80.

Ersozlu S, Ozturk C, Aydinli U, Sirmali S, Kaya M. Assessment of anterior
spine fusion with the use of polyethylene cylindrical tubes in an animal
model. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
2007;17(1):7-11.

Guan Y, Yoganandan N, Maiman DJ, Pintar FA. Internal and external responses
of anterior lumbar/lumbosacral fusion: Nonlinear finite element analysis.
Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques 2008;21(4):299-304.

Korovessis P, Zacharatos S, Repantis T, Michael A, Karachalios D. Evolution
of bone mineral density after percutaneous kyphoplasty in fresh osteoporotic
vertebral body fractures and adjacent vertebrae along with sagittal spine
alignment. Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques 2008;21(4):293-8.

Lehman RA, Lenke LG, Keeler KA, Kim YJ, Buchowski JM, Cheh G et al.
Operative treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with posterior
pedicle screw-only constructs - Minimum three-year follow-up of one hundred
fourteen cases. Spine 2008;33(14):1598-604.

Smith C, Nyland J, Krupp R, Sparks B, Nawab A, Caborn D. Different factors
predict CentraLoc and Intrafix fixation of quadruple hamstring allografts in
low density cadaveric tibiae. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and
Traumatology 2008;18(3):203-10.

Thakral R, Kaar K, McHugh PE, Brennan W, Lalor S. "Weber B" bilateral
malleolus fracture and interfragmentary screw placement: a cadaveric study.
European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology 2007;17(5):461-4.

ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY

Aktekin CN, Ozturk AM, Altay M, Toprak A, Ozkurt B, Tabak AY. Flexible
intramedullary nailing of the children. Ulusal Travma Ve Acil Cerrahi
Dergisi-Turkish Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery 2007;13(2):115-21.

Amaro AJ, Amado F, Mendes A, Oliveira J, Malheiro A, Meireles A et al.
Radiographic geometric measures of the hip joint and abductor muscle
function in patients after total hip replacement. European Journal of
Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology 2007;17(5):437-43.

Blum J, Engelmann R, Kuchle R, Hansen M, Rommens PM. Intramedullary nailing
of humeral head and humeral shaft fractures. European Journal of Trauma and
Emergency Surgery 2007;33(2):149-58.

Chandrasenan J, Badhe S, Cresswell T, De Beer J. The clavicular hook plate:
Consequences in three cases. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency
Surgery 2007;33(5):557-9.

Hepp P, Josten C. Biology and biomechanics in osteosynthesis of proximal
humerus fractures. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
2007;33(4):337-44.

Hollinsky C, Sandberg S. A biomechanical study of the reinforced tension
line (RTL) - a technique for abdominal wall closure and incisional hernias.
European Surgery-Acta Chirurgica Austriaca 2007;39(2):122-7.

Horn J, Steen H, Reikeras O. Role of the fibula in lower leg fractures: An
in vivo investigation in rats. Journal of Orthopaedic Research
2008;26(7):1027-31.

Kettler M, Tingart MJ, Lunger J, Kuhn V. Distal biceps tendon ruptures.
Refixation techniques, biomechanical results and clinical implementation.
Minerva Ortopedica E Traumatologica 2008;59(1):43-8.

Kirchhoff C, Braunstein V, Buhmann S, Mutschler W, Biberthaler P. A salvage
procedure for failed Weaver-Dunn reconstruction. Operative Orthopadie Und
Traumatologie 2008;20(2):176-81.

Korovessis P, Deligianni D, Mavrilas D, Petsinis G. Inherent stiffness of
three different posterior transpedicular fixation instrumentation. A
mechanical comparative study. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and
Traumatology 2007;17(6):553-60.

Lambiris E, Panagopoulos A, Zouboulis P, Sourgiadaki E. Current concepts:
Aseptic nonunion of femoral shaft diaphysis. European Journal of Trauma and
Emergency Surgery 2007;33(2):120-34.

Langen HP, Kuhling J, Gruber C, Kaiser D, Schmidt J. Late erosion of the
aorta after dorsal-ventral care of a L1 fracture with prominent chip
position. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery 2008;34(3):302-4
Lee KL, Lee HD, Chung SG. Real-time pressure monitoring of intraarticular
hydraulic distension for painful stiff shoulders. Journal of Orthopaedic
Research 2008;26(7):965-70.

Leonard M, Magill P, Kiely P, Khayyat G. Radiographic comparison of cemented
and uncemented total hip arthroplasty and hip resurfacing. European Journal
of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology 2007;17(6):583-6.

Stedtfeld HW, Mittlmeier T. Fixation of proximal humeral fractures with an
intramedullary nail: Tipps and tricks. European Journal of Trauma and
Emergency Surgery 2007;33(4):367-74.

Winter M, Pelegri C, Balaguer T, Nebunescu A, Peretti F. Acute bipolar
radial head prosthesis disassembling. European Journal of Orthopaedic
Surgery and Traumatology 2008;18(2):101-5.

POSTURE/BALANCE

Bunderson NE, Burkholder TJ, Ting LH. Reduction of neuromuscular redundancy
for postural force generation using an intrinsic stability criterion.
Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(7):1537-44.

Rimon E, Mason R, Burdick JW, Or Y. A general stance stability test based on
stratified Morse theory with application to quasi-static locomotion
planning. Ieee Transactions on Robotics 2008;24(3):626-41.

ROBOTICS

Floyd S, Sitti M. Design and development of the lifting and propulsion
mechanism for a biologically inspired water runner robot. Ieee Transactions
on Robotics 2008;24(3):698-709.

Formaglio A, Prattichizzo D, Barbagli F, Giannitrapani A. Dynamic
performance of mobile haptic interfaces. Ieee Transactions on Robotics
2008;24(3):559-75.

REACHING/GRASP

Hughes CML, Franz EA. Goal-related planning constraints in bimanual grasping
and placing of objects. Experimental Brain Research 2008;188(4):541-50.

Sveistrup H, Schneiberg S, McKinley PA, McFadyen BJ, Levin MF. Head, arm and
trunk coordination during reaching in children. Experimental Brain Research
2008;188(2):237-47.

SPORT/EXERCISE

Bartletti R, Wheat J, Robins M. Is movement variability important for sports
biomechanists? Sports Biomechanics 2007;6(2):224-43.

Bezodis N, Trewartha G, Wilson C, Irwin G. Contributions of the
non-kicking-side arm to rugby place-kicking technique. Sports Biomechanics
2007;6(2):171-86.

Comyns TM, Harrison AJ, Hennessy L, Jensen RL. Identifying the optimal
resistive load for complex training in male rugby players. Sports
Biomechanics 2007;6(1):59-70.

Elliott B, Alderson J. Laboratory versus field testing in cricket bowling: A
review of current and past practice in modelling techniques. Sports
Biomechanics 2007;6(1):99-108.

Fortenbaugh D, Butcher-Mokha M. The biomechanics of situational baseball:
Execution and perception of left-handed pitchers' simulated pick-off moves
to first base. Sports Biomechanics 2007;6(1):2-16.

Hiley MJ, Yeadon MR. Optimisation of high bar circling technique for
consistent performance of a triple piked somersault dismount. Journal of
Biomechanics 2008;41(8):1730-5.

Hunter A, Cochrane J, Sachlikidis A. Canoe slalom - competition analysis
reliability. Sports Biomechanics 2007;6(2):155-70.

Knudson D. Qualitative biomechanical principles for application in coachingSports Biomechanics 2007;6(1):109-18.

Lafortuna CL, Agosti F, Galli R, Busti C, Lazzer S, Sartorio A. The
energetic and cardiovascular response to treadmill walking and cycle
ergometer exercise in obese women. European Journal of Applied Physiology
2008;103(6):707-17.

TENDON/LIGAMENT

Benjamin M, Milz S, Bydder GM. Magnetic resonance imaging of entheses. Part
1. Clinical Radiology 2008;63(6):691-703.

Benjamin M, Milz S, Bydder GM. Magnetic resonance imaging of entheses. Part
2. Clinical Radiology 2008;63(6):704-11.

Esther RJ, Creighton RA, Draeger RW, Weinhold PS, Dahners LE. Effect of
NKISK on tendon lengthening: An in vivo mode for various clinically
applicable dosing regimens. Journal of Orthopaedic Research
2008;26(7):971-6.

Hashemi J, Chandrashekar N, Mansouri H, Slauterbeck JR, Hardy DA. The human
anterior cruciate ligament: Sex differences in ultrastructure and
correlation with biomechanical properties. Journal of Orthopaedic Research
2008;26(7):945-50.

Saygi B, Yildirim Y, Cabukoglu C, Kara H, Ramadan SS, Esemenli T. The effect
of dehydration and irrigation on the healing of Achilles tendon: an
experimental study. Ulusal Travma Ve Acil Cerrahi Dergisi-Turkish Journal of
Trauma & Emergency Surgery 2008;14(2):103-9.

TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL

Agarwal S, Nam J, Rath B, Perera P. Transcriptional regulation of
regenerative gene expression by biomechanical activation of chondrocytes-PCL
constructs. Tissue Engineering Part A 2008;14(5):792-.

Borges LF, Caldini EG, Battlhener CN, Garcia SB, Zucoloto S, Montes GS et
al. Differential distribution of some extracellular matrix fibers in an
experimentally denervated rat megaileum. Micron 2008;39(4):397-404.

Nomura H, Zahir T, Kim H, Katayama Y, Kulbatski I, Morshead CM et al.
Extramedullary chitosan channels promote survival of transplanted neural
stem and progenitor cells and create a tissue bridge after complete spinal
cord transection. Tissue Engineering Part A 2008;14(5):649-65.

Yao H, Della Rocca G, Guduru PR, Gao H. Adhesion and sliding response of a
biologically inspired fibrillar surface: experimental observations. Journal
of the Royal Society Interface 2008;5(24):723-33.

TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING

Marjoux D, Baumgartner D, Deck C, Willinger R. Head injury prediction
capability of the HIC, HIP, SIMon and ULP criteria. Accident Analysis and
Prevention 2008;40(3):1135-48.

VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL

Merritt JS, Davies HMS, Burvill C, Pandy MG. Influence of muscle-tendon
wrapping on calculations of joint reaction forces in the equine distal
forelimb. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology 2008.

Patil DB, Adamiak Z, Piorek A. Veterinary interlocking nailing and its
augmentation for fracture repair. Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences
2008;11(2):187-91.

Rasera L, Massoco CO, Landgraf RG, Baccarin RYA. Exercise induced apoptosis
and necrosis in the synovial fluid cells of athletic horses. Pesquisa
Veterinaria Brasileira 2008;28(5):231-6.

Romano L, Ferrigno CRA, Ferraz VCM, Della Nina MI, Ito KC. Evaluation of the
use of interlocking nail and transcortical blockade for the repair of
diaphyseal fractures of the femur in cats. Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira
2008;28(4):201-6.

VISUAL/VESTIBULAR

Ang GS, Bochmann F, Townend J, Azuara-Blanco A. Corneal biomechanical
properties in primary open angle glaucoma and normal tension glaucoma.
Journal of Glaucoma 2008;17(4):259-62.

Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Premise and prediction - How optic nerve head
biomechanics underlies the susceptibility and clinical behavior of the aged
optic nerve head. Journal of Glaucoma 2008;17(4):318-28.

Clemmensen K, Hjortdal J. Assessment of biomechanical properties of the
cornea in eyes with corneal dystrophies and post descemet-stripping
automated endothelial keratoplasty. Acta Ophthalmologica 2008;86:22-3.

Ehrmann K, Ho A, Parel JM. Biomechanical analysis of the accommodation
apparatus in humans (vol 91, pg 302, 2008). Clinical and Experimental
Optometry 2008;91(4):411.

Elsheikh A, Alhasso D, Rama P. Biomechanical properties of human and porcine
corneas. Experimental Eye Research 2008;86(5):783-90.

UNIQUE TOPIC

Burkhart TA, Arthurs KL, Andrews DM. Reliability of upper and lower
extremity anthropometric measurements and the effect on tissue mass
predictions. Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(7):1604-10.

Elemans CPH, Zaccarelli R, Herzel H. Biomechanics and control of
vocalization in a non-songbird. Journal of the Royal Society Interface
2008;5(24):691-703.

Gayzik FS, Yu MM, Danelson KA, Slice DE, Stitzel JD. Quantification of
age-related shape change of the human rib cage through geometric
morphometrics. Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(7):1545-54.

Kovats S. Nature's machines. The story of biomechanist Mimi Koehl. Science
2008;321(5885):39-40.

PICK OF THE WEEK

Miller MS, Keller TS. Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) locomotion during
a sounding rocket flight. Acta Astronautica 2008;62(10-11):605-16.


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