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  • LITERATURE UPDATE 07-31-08

    LITERATURE UPDATE
    July 25, 2008 – July 31, 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

    Dai RC, Ma YL, Sheng ZF, Jin Y, Zhang YH, Fang LN et al. Effects of
    genistein on vertebral trabecular bone microstructure, bone mineral density,
    microcracks, osteocyte density, and bone strength in ovariectomized rats.
    Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism 2008;26(4):342-9.

    Gefen A, Portnoy S, Diamant I. Inhomogeneity of tissue-level strain
    distributions in individual trabeculae: Mathematical model studies of normal
    and osteoporosis cases. Medical Engineering & Physics 2008;30(5):624-30.

    Ghosh S, Gutierrez V, Fernandez C, Rodriguez-Perez MA, Viana JC, Reis RL et
    al. Dynamic mechanical behavior of starch-based scaffolds in dry and
    physiologically simulated conditions: Effect of porosity and pore size. Acta
    Biomaterialia 2008;4(4):950-9.

    Huang TH, Chang FL, Lin SC, Liu SH, Hsieh SS, Yang RS. Endurance treadmill
    running training benefits the biomaterial quality of bone in growing male
    Wistar rats. Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism 2008;26(4):350-7.

    Kazakia GJ, Burghardt AJ, Cheung S, Majumdar S. Assessment of bone tissue
    mineralization by conventional x-ray microcomputed tomography: Comparison
    with synchrotron radiation microcomputed tomography and ash measurements.
    Medical Physics 2008;35(7):3170-9.

    Nicholson PHF. Ultrasound and the biomechanical competence of bone. Ieee
    Transactions on Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control
    2008;55(7):1539-45.

    Pierre J, David B, Petite H, Oddou C. Mechanics of active porous media: Bone
    tissue engineering application. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology
    2008;8(2):281-92.

    Renaud G, Calle S, Remenieras JP, Defontaine M. Exploration of trabecular
    bone nonlinear elasticity using time-of-flight modulation. Ieee Transactions
    on Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control 2008;55(7):1497-507.

    Sharir A, Barak MM, Shahar R. Whole bone mechanics and mechanical testing.
    Veterinary Journal 2008;177(1):8-17.

    Ulstrup AK. Biomechanical concepts of fracture healing in weight-bearing
    long bones. Acta Orthopaedica Belgica 2008;74(3):291-302.

    Zhang XP, Awad HA, O'Keefe RJ, Guldberg RE, Schwarz EM. A perspective:
    Engineering periosteum for structural bone graft healing. Clinical
    Orthopaedics and Related Research 2008;466(8):1777-87.

    BOTANY

    Maijala P, Kleen M, Westin C, Poppius-Levlin K, Herranen K, Lehto JH et al.
    Biomechanical pulping of softwood with enzymes and white-rot fungus
    Physisporinus rivulosus. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 2008;43(2):169-77.

    Marchi S, Tognetti R, Minnocci A, Borghi M, Sebastiani L. Variation in
    mesophyll anatomy and photosynthetic capacity during leaf development in a
    deciduous mesophyte fruit tree (Prunus persica) and an evergreen
    sclerophyllous Mediterranean shrub (Olea europaea). Trees-Structure and
    Function 2008;22(4):559-71.

    CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY

    Andreopoulos A, Tsotsos JK. Efficient and generalizable statistical models
    of shape and appearance for analysis of cardiac MRI. Medical Image Analysis
    2008;12(3):335-57.

    Antonov P, Antonova M, Nikolova N, Antonova N, Vlaskovska M, Kasakov L. Age
    dependent changes of arterial wall viscoelasticity. Clinical Hemorheology
    and Microcirculation 2008;39(1-4):63-8.

    Bia D, Barra JG, Armentano RL, Zocalo Y, Perez H, Saldias M et al.
    Cryografts implantation in human circulation would ensure a physiological
    transition in the arterial wall energetics, damping and wave reflection.
    Physiological Research 2008;57(3):351-63.

    CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR

    Iwamoto H. Theory of diffraction from eukaryotic flagellar axonemes. Cell
    Motility and the Cytoskeleton 2008;65(7):563-71.

    COMPARATIVE

    Butcher MT, Blob RW. Mechanics of limb bone loading during terrestrial
    locomotion in river cooter turtles (Pseudemys concinna) (vol 211, pg 1187,
    2008). Journal of Experimental Biology 2008;211(14):2369-.

    Goodwyn PJP, Wang JT, Wang ZJ, Ji AH, Dai ZD, Fujisaki K. Water striders:
    The biomechanics of water locomotion and functional morphology of the
    hydrophobic surface (Insecta : Hemiptera-heteroptera). Journal of Bionic
    Engineering 2008;5(2):121-6.

    Hackert R, Maes LD, Herbin M, Libourel PA, Abourachid A. Limb preference in
    the gallop of dogs and the half-bound of pikas on flat ground. Laterality
    2008;13(4):310-9.

    Hedenstrom A. Power and metabolic scope of bird flight: a phylogenetic
    analysis of biomechanical predictions. Journal of Comparative Physiology
    a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 2008;194(7):685-91
    Nardi C, Fernandes PM, Bento JMS. Wing polymorphism and dispersal of
    Scaptocoris carvalhoi (Hemiptera : Cydnidae). Annals of the Entomological
    Society of America 2008;101(3):551-7.

    Peattie AM. Subdigital setae of narrow-toed geckos, including a Eublepharid
    (Aeluroscalabotes felinus). Anatomical Record-Advances in Integrative
    Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology 2008;291(7):869-75.

    Zhang YH, Song Y, Yang J, Low KH. Numerical and experimental research on
    modular oscillating fin. Journal of Bionic Engineering 2008;5(1):13-23.

    DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL

    Albrektsson T. Hard tissue implant interface. Australian Dental Journal
    2008;53:S34-S8.

    Gross MD. Occlusion in implant dentistry. A review of the literature of
    prosthetic determinants and current concepts. Australian Dental Journal
    2008;53:S60-S8.

    Leung MTC, Lee TCK, Rabie ABM, Wong RWK. Use of miniscrews and miniplates in
    orthodontics. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2008;66(7):1461-6.

    ERGONOMICS/REHABILITATION

    Dietz V. Body weight supported gait training: From laboratory to clinical
    setting. Brain Research Bulletin 2008;76(5):459-63.

    Fisher BE, Wu AD, Salem GJ, Song J, Lin CH, Yip J et al. The effect of
    exercise training in improving motor performance and corticomotor
    excitability in people with early Parkinson's disease. Archives of Physical
    Medicine and Rehabilitation 2008;89(7):1221-9.

    Hengel KMO, Houwink A, Odell D, van Dieen JH, Dennerlein JT. Smaller
    external notebook mice have different effects on posture and muscle
    activity. Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(6):727-34.

    Lo J, Ashton-Miller JA. Effect of upper and lower extremity control
    strategies on predicted injury risk during simulated forward falls: A study
    in healthy young adults. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions
    of the Asme 2008;130(4).

    EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY

    Auerbach BM, Raxter MH. Patterns of clavicular bilateral asymmetry in
    relation to the humerus: variation among humans. Journal of Human Evolution
    2008;54(5):663-74.

    Ersoy A, Kelley J, Andrews P, AlpagUt B. Hominoid phalanges from the middle
    Miocene site of Pasalar, Turkey. Journal of Human Evolution
    2008;54(4):518-29.

    Lemelin P, Hamrick MW, Richmond BG, Godfrey LR, Jungers WL, Burney DA. New
    hand bones of Hadropithecus stenognathus: implications for the paleobiology
    of the Archaeolemuridae. Journal of Human Evolution 2008;54(3):405-13.

    Marchi D. Relative strength of the tibia and fibula and locomotor behavior
    in hominoids. Journal of Human Evolution 2007;53(6):647-55.

    Marivaux L, Beard KC, Chaimanee Y, Jaeger JJ, Marandat B, Soe AN et al.
    Anatomy of the bony pelvis of a relatively large-bodied strepsirrhine
    primate from the late middle Eocene Pondaung Formation (central Myanmar).
    Journal of Human Evolution 2008;54(3):391-404.

    Milan J, Loope DB, Bromley RG. Crouching theropod and Navahopus
    sauropodomorph tracks from the Early Jurassic Navajo Sandstone of USA. Acta
    Palaeontologica Polonica 2008;53(2):197-205.

    Raichlen DA, Pontzer H, Sockol MD. The Laetoli footprints and early hominin
    locomotor kinematics. Journal of Human Evolution 2008;54(1):112-7.

    Richmond BG. Biomechanics of phalangeal curvature. Journal of Human
    Evolution 2007;53(6):678-90.

    Ruff C. Femoral/humeral strength in early African Homo erectus. Journal of
    Human Evolution 2008;54(3):383-90.

    GAIT/LOCOMOTION

    Cinelli ME, Patla AE. Task-specific modulations of locomotor action
    parameters based on on-line visual information during collision avoidance
    with moving objects. Human Movement Science 2008;27(3):513-31.

    Frigon A, Rossignol S. Adaptive changes of the locomotor pattern and
    cutaneous reflexes during locomotion studied in the same cats before and
    after spinalization. Journal of Physiology-London 2008;586(12):2927-45.

    Hass CJ, Waddell DE, Wolf SL, Juncos JL, Gregor RJ. Gait initiation in older
    adults with postural instability. Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(6):743-53.

    Higham TE, Biewener AA. Integration within and between muscles during
    terrestrial locomotion: effects of incline and speed. Journal of
    Experimental Biology 2008;211(14):2303-16.

    Lichtwark GA, Wilson AM. Optimal muscle fascicle length and tendon stiffness
    for maximising gastrocnemius efficiency during human walking and running.
    Journal of Theoretical Biology 2008;252(4):662-73.

    Regnaux JP, Pradon D, Roche N, Robertson J, Bussel B, Dobkin B. Effects of
    loading the unaffected limb for one session of locomotor training on
    laboratory measures of gait in stroke. Clinical Biomechanics
    2008;23(6):762-8.

    Teixeira-Salmela LF, Nadeau S, Milot MH, Gravel D, Requiao LF. Effects of
    cadence on energy generation and absorption at lower extremity joints during
    gait. Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(6):769-78.

    Wallace IJ, Demes B. Symmetrical gaits of Cebus apella: implications for the
    functional significance of diagonal sequence gait in primates. Journal of
    Human Evolution 2008;54(6):783-94.

    Watson JC, Payne RC, Chamberlain AT, Jones RK, Sellers WI. The energetic
    costs of load-carrying and the evolution of bipedalism. Journal of Human
    Evolution 2008;54(5):675-83.

    HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE

    Largey A, Ely B, Bonnel F. The sesamoid bones of the hallux: from the soul
    to functional knowledge. Medecine Et Chirurgie Du Pied 2008;24(1):28-38.

    JOINT/CARTILAGE

    Natoli RM, Athanasiou KA. P188 reduces cell death and IGF-I reduces GAG
    release following single-impact loading of articular cartilage. Journal of
    Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(4).

    Rodkey WG, DeHaven KE, Montgomery WH, Baker CL, Beck CL, Hormel SE et al.
    Comparison of the collagen meniscus implant with partial meniscectomy - A
    prospective randomized trial. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American
    Volume 2008;90A(7):1413-26.

    Slovikova A, Vojtova L, Jancar J. Preparation and modification of
    collagen-based porous scaffold for tissue engineering. Chemical Papers
    2008;62(4):417-22.

    Tsuang YH, Lin YS, Chen LT, Cheng CK, Sun JS. Effect of dynamic compression
    on in vitro chondrocyte metabolism. International Journal of Artificial
    Organs 2008;31(5):439-49.

    Wong BL, Bae WC, Chun J, Gratz KR, Lotz M, Sah RL. Biomechanics of cartilage
    articulation. Arthritis and Rheumatism 2008;58(7):2065-74.

    METHODS

    Fujii Y. The levitation mass method: A precision mass and force measurement
    technique. International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing
    2008;9(3):46-50.

    Mauldin FW, Haider MA, Loboa EG, Behler RH, Euliss LE, Pfeiler TW et al.
    Monitored steady-state excitation and recovery (MSSER) radiation force
    imaging using viscoelastic models. Ieee Transactions on Ultrasonics
    Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control 2008;55(7):1597-610.

    Rodger DC, Fong AJ, Wen L, Ameri H, Ahuja AK, Gutierrez C et al. Flexible
    parylene-based multielectrode array technology for high-density neural
    stimulation and recording. Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical
    2008;132(2):449-60.

    MODELING

    Mercure E, Cloutier G, Schmitt C, Maurice RL. Performance evaluation of
    different implementations of the Lagrangian speckle model estimator for
    non-invasive vascular ultrasound elastography. Medical Physics
    2008;35(7):3116-26.

    Paul JP. Loss in mechanical contact of cement-bearing: A biomechanical
    model. Medical Engineering & Physics 2008;30(5):669-.

    Pipeleers G, Demeulenaere B, Jonkers I, Spaepen P, Van der Perre G, Spaepen
    A et al. Dynamic simulation of human motion: numerically efficient inclusion
    of muscle physiology by convex optimization. Optimization and Engineering
    2008;9(3):213-38.

    Pollock S, Hull ML, Stover SM, Galuppo LD. A musculoskeletal model of the
    equine forelimb for determining surface stresses and strains in the humerus
    - Part I. Mathematical modeling. Journal of Biomechanical
    Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(4).

    Pollock S, Stover SM, Hull ML, Galuppo LD. A musculoskeletal model of the
    equine forelimb for determining surface stresses and strains in the humerus
    - Part II. Experimental testing and model validation. Journal of
    Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(4).

    Tenti G, Sivaloganathan S, Drake JA. Mathematical modeling of the brain:
    Principles and challenges. Neurosurgery 2008;62(5):1146-56.

    MUSCLE

    Ford KR, van den Bogert J, Myer GD, Shapiro R, Hewett TE. The effects of age
    and skill level on knee musculature co-contraction during functional
    activities: a systematic review. British Journal of Sports Medicine
    2008;42(7):561-6.

    Liu M, Bose P, Walter GA, Thompson FJ, Vandenborne K. A longitudinal study
    of skeletal muscle following spinal cord injury and locomotor training.
    Spinal Cord 2008;46(7):488-93.

    NEURAL

    Amoh Y, Li LN, Katsuoka K, Hoffman RM. Multipotent hair follicle stem cells
    promote repair of spinal cord injury and recovery of walking function. Cell
    Cycle 2008;7(12):1865-9.

    Buhl E, Schildberger K, Stevenson PA. A muscarinic cholinergic mechanism
    underlies activation of the central pattern generator for locust flight.
    Journal of Experimental Biology 2008;211(14):2346-57.

    Ichiyama RM, Gerasimenko Y, Jindrich DL, Zhong H, Roy RR, Edgerton VR. Dose
    dependence of the 5-HT agonist quipazine in facilitating spinal stepping in
    the rat with epidural stimulation. Neuroscience Letters 2008;438(3):281-5.

    Stein RB. The plasticity of the adult spinal cord continues to surprise.
    Journal of Physiology-London 2008;586(12):2823-.

    Tai CF, Wang JC, Shen B, Wang XC, Roppolo JR, de Groat WC. Hindlimb movement
    in the cat induced by amplitude-modulated stimulation using extra-spinal
    electrodes. Journal of Neural Engineering 2008;5(2):111-24.

    Yang W, Fan XL, Zhang H, Di Wu S, Song XA. Effects of hindlimb unloading and
    reloading on c-fos expression of spinal cord evoked by vibration of rat
    Achille tendon. Neuroscience Letters 2008;439(1):1-6.

    ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE

    Kim K, Kim YH. Role of trunk muscles in generating follower load in the
    lumbar spine of neutral standing posture. Journal of Biomechanical
    Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(4).

    Alkalay RN, von Stechow D, Torres K, Hassan S, Sommerich R, Zurakowski D.
    The effect of cement augmentation on the geometry and structural response of
    recovered osteopenic vertebrae - An anterior-wedge fracture model. Spine
    2008;33(15):1627-36.

    Chen SH, Tai CL, Lin CY, Hsieh PH, Chen WP. Biomechanical comparison of a
    new stand-alone anterior lumbar interbody fusion cage with established
    fixation techniques - a three-dimensional finite element analysis. Bmc
    Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008;9.

    ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY

    Adam P, Beguin L, Grosclaude S, Jobard B, Fessy MH. Functional range of
    motion of the hip joint. Revue De Chirurgie Orthopedique Et Reparatrice De L
    Appareil Moteur 2008;94(4):382-91.

    Amis AA, Oguz C, Bull AMJ, Senavongse W, Dejour D. The effect of
    trochleoplasty on patellar stability and kinematics - A biomechanical study
    in vitro. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-British Volume
    2008;90B(7):864-9.

    Bellini CM, Galbusera F, Raimondi MT, Ceroni RG. Loss in mechanical contact
    of cement-less acetabular prostheses due to post operative weight bearing: A
    biomechanical model. Medical Engineering & Physics 2008;30(5):670-.

    Cho JH. Arthroscopic all-inside repair of anterior horn tears of the lateral
    meniscus using a spinal needle. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy
    2008;16(7):683-6.

    Dougherty PJ, Kim DG, Meisterling S, Wybo C, Yeni Y. Biomechanical
    comparison of bicortical versus unicortical screw placement of proximal
    tibia locking plates: A cadaveric model. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
    2008;22(6):399-403.

    Foucher KC, Hurwitz DE, Wimmer MA. Do gait adaptations during stair climbing
    result in changes in implant forces in subjects with total hip replacements
    compared to normal subjects? Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(6):754-61.

    Goldhahn J, Suhm N, Goldhahn S, Blauth M, Hanson B. Influence of
    osteoporosis on fracture fixation - a systematic literature review.
    Osteoporosis International 2008;19(6):761-72.

    Haklar U, Tuzuner T, Uygur I, Kocaoglu B, Guven O. The effect of overlapping
    on the primary stability of osteochondral grafts in mosaicplasty. Knee
    Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2008;16(7):651-4.

    Hong Y, Sharma KM, Parks BG, Miller SD. Biomechanical analysis of tibial
    strength after harvesting unicortical tibial grafts of two different
    lengths. Foot & Ankle International 2008;29(7):726-9.

    Kuklo TR, Dmitriev AE, Cardoso MJ, Lehman RA, Erickson M, Gill NW.
    Biomechanical contribution of transverse connectors to segmental stability
    following long segment instrumentation with thoracic pedicle screws. Spine
    2008;33(15):E482-E7.

    Lynn SK, Costigan PA. Effect of foot rotation on knee kinetics and hamstring
    activation in older adults with and without signs of knee osteoarthritis.
    Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(6):779-86.

    Maly MR, Costigan PA, Olney SJ. Mechanical factors relate to pain in knee
    osteoarthritis. Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(6):796-805.

    Mouhsine E, Castagna A, Garofalo R. Olecranon fractures: treatment options.
    Minerva Ortopedica E Traumatologica 2008;59(3):155-64.

    Ranawat AS, Vidal AF, Chen CT, Zelken JA, Turner AS, Williams RJ. Material
    properties of fresh cold-stored allografts for osteochondral defects at 1
    year. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2008;466(8):1826-36.

    Rhee SJ, Haddad FS. Patello-femoral joint in total knee replacement. Current
    Orthopaedics 2008;22(2):132-8.

    Sane AD, Ndiaye A, Dieme CB, Dansokho AV, Sane JC, Sy MH et al. Tibiotalar
    arthrodesis: surgical method and effects on distal joints in 11 cases.
    Medecine Et Chirurgie Du Pied 2007;23(1):28-34.

    Shuler MS, Luria S, Trumble TE. Basal joint arthritis of the thumb. Journal
    of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2008;16(7):418-23.

    POSTURE/BALANCE

    Bottaro A, Yasutake Y, Nomura T, Casadio M, Morasso P. Bounded stability of
    the quiet standing posture: An intermittent control model. Human Movement
    Science 2008;27(3):473-95.

    Pastore RE, Flint JD, Gaston JR, Solomon MJ. Auditory event perception: The
    source-perception loop for posture in human gait. Perception & Psychophysics
    2008;70(1):13-29.

    PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS

    Kaufman KR, Levine JA, Brey RH, McCrady SK, Padgett DJ, Joyner MJ. Energy
    expenditure and activity amputees using mechanical and of transfemoral
    microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees. Archives of Physical Medicine
    and Rehabilitation 2008;89(7):1380-5.

    Shelburne KB, Torry MR, Steadman JR, Pandy MG. Effects of foot orthoses and
    valgus bracing on the knee adduction moment and medial joint load during
    gait. Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(6):814-21.

    Su PF, Gard SA, Lipschutz RD, Kuiken TA. Differences in gait characteristics
    between persons with bilateral transtibial amputations, due to peripheral
    vascular disease and trauma, and able-bodied ambulators. Archives of
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2008;89(7):1386-94.

    ROBOTICS

    Anshar M, Williams MA. Extended evolutionary fast learn-to-walk approach tor
    four-legged robots. Journal of Bionic Engineering 2007;4(4):255-63.

    Ho T, Choi S, Lee S. Development of a biomimetic quadruped robot. Journal of
    Bionic Engineering 2007;4(4):193-9.

    Liu YX, Chen WS, Liu JK. Research on the swing of the body of two-joint
    robot fish. Journal of Bionic Engineering 2008;5(2):159-65.

    SPORT/EXERCISE

    Andrzejewski M, Chmura J. The influence of individualizing physical loads on
    speed, creatine kinase activity and lactate dehydrogenase in football
    players. Biology of Sport 2008;25(2):177-86.

    Beach TAC, Howarth SJ, Callaghan JP. Muscular contribution to low-back
    loading and stiffness during standard and suspended push-ups. Human Movement
    Science 2008;27(3):457-72.

    Lawrence RK, Kernozek TW, Miller EJ, Torry MR, Reuteman P. Influences of hip
    external rotation strength on knee mechanics during single-leg drop landings
    in females. Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(6):806-13.

    Sultana F, Brisswalter J, Lepers R, Hausswirth C, Bernard T. Effects of age
    and gender on Olympic triathlon performances. Science & Sports
    2008;23(3-4):130-5.

    TENDON/LIGAMENT

    Nagasawa K, Noguchi M, Ikoma K, Kubo T. Static and dynamic biomechanical
    properties of the regenerating rabbit Achilles tendon. Clinical Biomechanics
    2008;23(6):832-8.

    Seto A, Gatt CJ, Dunn MG. Radioprotection of tendon tissue via crosslinking
    and free radical scavenging. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
    2008;466(8):1788-95.

    TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL

    Li ZS, Qu Y, Yang BC, Zhang B, Kim HM, Zhao HB et al. Effects of
    hydroxyapatite additive content on the bioactivity and biomechanical
    compatibility of bioactive nano-titania ceramics. Journal of Biomedical
    Materials Research Part A 2008;86A(2):333-8.

    Milthorpe BK. Application of biomechanics to tissue engineering: A personal
    view. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology 2008;8(2):153-60.

    TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING

    Cernicchi A, Galvanetto U, Iannucci L. Virtual modelling of safety helmets:
    practical problems. International Journal of Crashworthiness
    2008;13(4):451-67.

    Laing AC, Robinovitch SN. Effect of soft shell hip protectors on pressure
    distribution to the hip during sideways falls. Osteoporosis International
    2008;19(7):1067-75.

    Tamura A, Nakahira Y, Iwamoto M, Watanabe I, Miki K, Hayashi S et al.
    Analysis of traumatic brain injury due to primary head contact during
    vehicle-to-pedestrian impact. International Journal of Crashworthiness
    2008;13(4):375-85.

    VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL

    Molina A, Valera M, Galisteo AM, Vivo J, Gomez MD, Rodero A et al. Genetic
    parameters of biokinematic variables at walk in the Spanish Purebred
    (Andalusian) horse using experimental treadmill records. Livestock Science
    2008;116(1-3):137-45.

    VISUAL/VESTIBULAR

    Abe C, Tanaka K, Awazu C, Morita H. Impairment of vestibular-mediated
    cardiovascular response and motor coordination in rats born and reared under
    hypergravity. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and
    Comparative Physiology 2008;295(1):R173-R80.

    Girard MJA, Downs JC, Burgoyne CF, Suh JKF. Experimental surface strain
    mapping of porcine peripapillary sclera due to elevations of intraocular
    pressure. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme
    2008;130(4).

    Hafezi F, Iseli HP. Pregnancy-related exacerbation of iatrogenic
    keratectasia despite corneal collagen crosslinking. Journal of Cataract and
    Refractive Surgery 2008;34(7):1219-21.

    Kim A, Chuck RS. Wavefront-guided customized corneal ablation. Current
    Opinion in Ophthalmology 2008;19(4):314-20.

    Slade SG. Thin-flap laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis. Current Opinion
    in Ophthalmology 2008;19(4):325-9.

    Walker A, Ryan TM, Silcox MT, Simons EL, Spoor F. The semicircular canal
    system and locomotion: The case of extinct lemuroids and lorisoids.
    Evolutionary Anthropology 2008;17(3):135-45.

    UNIQUE TOPIC

    Ha D, Han J. Motion synthesis with decoupled parameterization. Visual
    Computer 2008;24(7-9):587-94.

    Leshansky AM, Kenneth O. Surface tank treading: Propulsion of Purcell's
    toroidal swimmer. Physics of Fluids 2008;20(6).

    Pailler-Mattei C, Bec S, Zahouani H. In vivo measurements of the elastic
    mechanical properties of human skin by indentation tests. Medical
    Engineering & Physics 2008;30(5):599-606.

    Vacha M, Drstkova D, Puzova T. Tenebrio beetles use magnetic inclination
    compass. Naturwissenschaften 2008;95(8):761-5.

    PICK OF THE WEEK

    Spagna JC, Vakis AI, Schmidt CA, Patek SN, Zhang XD, Tsutsui ND et al.
    Phylogeny, scaling, and the generation of extreme forces in trap-jaw ants.
    Journal of Experimental Biology 2008;211(14):2358-68.


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