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    LITERATURE UPDATE
    Dec 5, 2008 Dec 11, 2008
    Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

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

    This week's update is a "two-weeker" because I missed an Update during
    Thanksgiving. Enjoy it twice as much as usual.

    ***NOTE***
    - Not all articles have a DOI.
    - Some DOI links may not yet be available online.
    - 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

    Clarke B. Normal Bone Anatomy and Physiology. Clinical Journal of the
    American Society of Nephrology 2008;3:S131-S9.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/cjn.04151206

    Diederichs G, Link T, Marie K, Huber M, Rogalla P, Burghardt A et al.
    Feasibility of Measuring Trabecular Bone Structure of the Proximal Femur
    Using 64-Slice Multidetector Computed Tomography in a Clinical Setting.
    Calcified Tissue International 2008;83(5):332-41.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00223-008-9181-y

    Egermann M, Goldhahn J, Holz R, Schneider E, Lill CA. A sheep model for
    fracture treatment in osteoporosis: benefits of the model versus animal
    welfare. Laboratory Animals 2008;42(4):453-64.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/la.2007.007001

    Kennedy OD, Brennan O, Mahony NJ, Rackard SM, O'Brien FJ, Taylor D et al.
    Effects of High Bone Turnover on the Biomechanical Properties of the L3
    Vertebra in an Ovine Model of Early Stage Osteoporosis. Spine
    2008;33(23):2518-23.

    Mahr GRF, Hinterhofer C, Haider H, Lorinson K, Kastner J, Lorinson D. Finite
    element modelling of the feline antebrachium - comparison of stress in the
    intact bones and after extramedullary bridging of a mid-diaphyseal fractureWiener Tierarztliche Monatsschrift 2008;95(9-10):219-25.

    Patel PSD, Shepherd DET, Hukins DWL. Compressive properties of commercially
    available polyurethane foams as mechanical models for osteoporotic human
    cancellous bone. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008;9.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2474-9-137

    Volpato V. Bone endostructure morphogenesis of the human ilium. Comptes
    Rendus Palevol 2008;7(7):463-71.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2008.06.001

    BOTANY

    Peralta G, van Duren LA, Morris EP, Bouma TJ. Consequences of shoot density
    and stiffness for ecosystem engineering by benthic macrophytes in flow
    dominated areas: a hydrodynamic flume study. Marine Ecology-Progress Series
    2008;368:103-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07574

    CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY

    Derham C, Yow H, Ingram J, Fisher J, Ingham E, Korrosis SA et al. Tissue
    Engineering Small-Diameter Vascular Grafts: Preparation of a Biocompatible
    Porcine Ureteric Scaffold. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the
    Society-of-Academic-and-Research-Surgery; Cambridge, ENGLAND; 2007.

    Doyle MG, Vergniaud JB, Tavoularis S, Bourgault Y. Numerical Simulations of
    Blood Flow in Artificial and Natural Hearts With Fluid-Structure
    Interaction. Proceedings of the 16th World Congress of the
    World-Society-of-Cardio-Thoracic-Surgeons; Ottawa, CANADA; 2008.

    Guimaraes TA, Oliveira SAG, Duarte MA. Application of the Topological
    Optimization Technique to the Stents Cells Design for Angioplasty. Journal
    of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering
    2008;30(3):261-8.

    Shifren A, Durmowicz AG, Knutsen RH, Faury G, Mecham RP. Elastin
    insufficiency predisposes to elevated pulmonary circulatory pressures
    through changes in elastic artery structure. Journal of Applied Physiology
    2008;105(5):1610-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.90563.2008

    CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR

    Dustin ML. Hunter to Gatherer and Back: Immunological Synapses and Kinapses
    as Variations on the Theme of Amoeboid Locomotion. Annual Review of Cell and
    Developmental Biology 2008;24:577-96.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.cellbio.24.110707.175226

    COMPARATIVE

    Ferner MC, Gaylord B. Flexibility foils filter function: structural
    limitations on suspension feeding. Journal of Experimental Biology
    2008;211(22):3563-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.018010

    Ghosh R, Emmons SW. Episodic swimming behavior in the nematode C. elegans.
    Journal of Experimental Biology 2008;211(23):3703-11.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.023606

    Heinze S, Homberg U. Neuroarchitecture of the Central Complex of the Desert
    Locust: Intrinsic and Columnar Neurons. Journal of Comparative Neurology
    2008;511(4):454-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cne.21842

    Jantzen B, Eisner T. Hindwings are unnecessary for flight but essential for
    execution of normal evasive flight in Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the
    National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
    2008;105(43):16636-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0807223105

    Lachica M, Aguilera JF. Methods to estimate the energy expenditure of goats:
    >From the lab to the field. Small Ruminant Research 2008;79(2-3):179-82.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.smallrumres.2008.07.016

    Rayfield EJ, Milner AC. Establishing a framework for archosaur cranial
    mechanics. Paleobiology 2008;34(4):494-515.

    Terashima H, Kojima S, Homma M. FLAGELLAR MOTILITY IN BACTERIA: STRUCTURE
    AND FUNCTION OF FLAGELLAR MOTOR. International Review of Cell and Molecualr
    Biology, Vol 270. 2008. p 39-85.

    Vereecke EE, Aerts P. The mechanics of the gibbon foot and its potential for
    elastic energy storage during bipedalism. Journal of Experimental Biology
    2008;211(23):3661-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.018754

    Zani PA, Kram R. Low metabolic cost of locomotion in ornate box turtles,
    Terrapene ornata. Journal of Experimental Biology 2008;211(23):3671-6.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.019869

    DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL

    Blanchet PJ, Popovici R, Guitard F, Rompre PH, Lamarche C, Lavigne GJ. Pain
    and Denture Condition in Edentulous Orodyskinesia: Comparisons with Tardive
    Dyskinesia and Control Subjects. Movement Disorders 2008;23(13):1837-42.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mds.22102

    Esen A, Ataoglu H, Gemi L. Comparison of stability of titanium and
    absorbable plate and screw fixation for mandibular angle fractures. Oral
    Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontology
    2008;106(6):806-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tripleo.2008.05.034

    Fanghanel J. Biomechanics and biomaterials in oral rehabilitation and dental
    treatment. Biomedizinische Technik 2008;53(5):213-4.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/bmt.2008.031

    Jiang W, Wang WD, Shi XH, Chen HZ, Zou W, Guo Z et al. The effects of
    hydroxyapatite coatings on stress distribution near the dental implant-bone
    interface. Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Surface and
    Interfaces of Biomaterials; Chengdu, PEOPLES R CHINA; 2007.

    Moazen M, Curtis N, Evans SE, O'Higgins P, Fagan MJ. Combined finite element
    and multibody dynamics analysis of biting in a Uromastyx hardwickii lizard
    skull. Journal of Anatomy 2008;213(5):499-508.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7580.2008.00980.x

    Ojeda D, Divo E, Kassab A, Cerrolaza M. Cavity detection in biomechanics by
    an inverse evolutionary point load BEM technique. Proceedings of the 2nd
    Symposium on Inverse Problems, Design and Optimization; Miami Beach, FL;
    2007.

    Papadopoulos MA. Orthodontic treatment of Class II malocclusion with
    miniscrew implants. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial
    Orthopedics 2008;134(5). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajodo.2008.03.013

    Rottner K, Reicheneder C, Boldt J, Proff P, Weingaertner J, Richter EJ.
    Effect of load angulation and crown shape on forces acting on post and core
    restored teeth: an in vitro study. Biomedizinische Technik
    2008;53(5):246-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/bmt.2008.033

    Zinnuroglu M, Ural A, Gunendi Z, Meray J, Koybasioglu A. Is there a
    Relationship Between Eagle Syndrome and Cervicofacial Painful Soft Tissue
    Rheumatisms? Laryngoscope 2008;118(9):1569-73.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLG.0b013e31817aec95

    DIGESTIVE

    Gregersen H, Pedersen J, Drewes AM. Deterioration of Muscle Function in the
    Human Esophagus with Age. Digestive Diseases and Sciences
    2008;53(12):3065-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-008-0278-y

    Zhao JB, Liao DH, Gregersen H. Phasic and Tonic Stress-Strain Data Obtained
    in Intact Intestinal Segment In Vitro. Digestive Diseases and Sciences
    2008;53(12):3145-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-008-0277-z

    ERGONOMICS/REHABILITATION

    Ahmed Z, Wieraszko A. Combined Effects of Acrobatic Exercise and Magnetic
    Stimulation on the Functional Recovery after Spinal Cord Lesions.
    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Traumatic Brain Injury
    Research Priorities; Johnstown, PA; 2005.

    Burge E, Kupper D, Finckh A, Ryerson S, Schnider A, Leemann B. Neutral
    Functional Realignment Orthosis Prevents Hand Pain in Patients With Subacute
    Stroke: A Randomized Trial. Proceedings of the Conference of the
    International-Bobath-Instructor-Tutor-Association; Barcelona, SPAIN; 2006.

    Johnston TE, Lauer RT, Lee SC. The Effects of a Shank Guide on Cycling
    Biomechanics of an Adolescent With Cerebral Palsy: A Single-Case Study.
    Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2008;89(10):2025-30.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2008.03.010

    Matheus JPC, Milani J, Gomide LB, Volpon JB, Shimano AC. Biomechanical
    Analysis of the Cryotherapy Effects in the Treatment of Acute Muscular
    Injury. Revista Brasileira De Medicina Do Esporte 2008;14(4):372-5.

    Moreau NG, Li L, Geaghan JP, Damiano DL. Fatigue Resistance During a
    Voluntary Performance Task Is Associated With Lower Levels of Mobility in
    Cerebral Palsy. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    2008;89(10):2011-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2008.03.012

    EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY

    Samuels JX, Van Valkenburgh B. Skeletal Indicators of Locomotor Adaptations
    in Living and Extinct Rodents. Journal of Morphology 2008;269(11):1387-411.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmor.10662

    GAIT/LOCOMOTION

    Betker AL, Moussavi ZMK, Szturm T. Ambulatory Center of Mass Prediction
    Using Body Accelerations and Center of Foot Pressure. Ieee Transactions on
    Biomedical Engineering 2008;55(11):2491-8.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tbme.2008.2001127

    Cristopoliski F, Sarraf TA, Dezan VH, Provensi CLG, Rodacki ALF. Transient
    Effect of Flexibility Exercises in the Hip Joint on the Gait of Older WomenRevista Brasileira De Medicina Do Esporte 2008;14(2):139-44.

    Fukuchi R, Duarte M. Comparison of three-dimensional lower extremity running
    kinematics of young adult and elderly runners. Journal of Sports Sciences
    2008;26(13):1447-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640410802209018

    Grabowski AM, Kram R. Effects of Velocity and Weight Support on Ground
    Reaction Forces and Metabolic Power During Running. Journal of Applied
    Biomechanics 2008;24(3):288-97.

    Guillot TS, Asress SA, Richardson JR, Glass JD, Miller GW. Treadmill Gait
    Analysis Does Not Detect Motor Deficits in Animal Models of Parkinson's
    Disease or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Journal of Motor Behavior
    2008;40(6):568-77.

    Hase K. A computer simulation study on the causal relationship between
    walking and physical malfunctions in older adults. Anthropological Science
    2008;116(2):95-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1537/ase.060406

    Ilg W, Giese MA, Gizewski ER, Schoch B, Timmann D. The influence of focal
    cerebellar lesions on the control and adaptation of gait. Brain
    2008;131:2913-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/brain/awn246

    Philbeck JW, Woods AJ, Arthur J, Todd J. Progressive locomotor recalibration
    during blind walking. Perception & Psychophysics 2008;70(8):1459-70.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/pp.70.8.1459

    Rodrigo S, Ambrosio J, Tavares da Silva M, Penisi O. Analysis of Human Gait
    Based on Multibody Formulations and Optimization Tools. Proceedings of the
    International Symposium on Multibody Systems and Mechatronics; San Juan,
    ARGENTINA; 2008.

    Usherwood JR, Szymanek KL, Daley MA. Compass gait mechanics account for top
    walking speeds in ducks and humans. Journal of Experimental Biology
    2008;211(23):3744-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.023416

    JOINT/CARTILAGE

    Byers BA, Mauck RL, Chiang IE, Tuan RS. Transient Exposure to Transforming
    Growth Factor Beta 3 Under Serum-Free Conditions Enhances the Biomechanical
    and Biochemical Maturation of Tissue-Engineered Cartilage. Tissue
    Engineering Part A 2008;14(11):1821-34.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2007.0222

    Gu DY, Chen YZ, Dai KR, Zhang S, Yuan JB. The shape of the acetabular
    cartilage surface: A geometric morphometric study using three-dimensional
    scanning. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biomedical
    Engineering; Taipei, TAIWAN; 2006.

    Kitahara S, Nakagawa K, Sah RL, Wada Y, Ogawa T, Moriya H et al. In Vivo
    Maturation of Scaffold-free Engineered Articular Cartilage on
    Hydroxyapatite. Tissue Engineering Part A 2008;14(11):1905-13.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2006.0419

    Nirmalanandhan VS, Shearn JT, Juncosa-Melvin N, Rao M, Gooch C, Jain A et
    al. Improving Linear Stiffness of the Cell-Seeded Collagen Sponge Constructs
    by Varying the Components of the Mechanical Stimulus. Tissue Engineering
    Part A 2008;14(11):1883-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2007.0125

    Oelzner P. Rheumatic and Osteological Aspects of Thyroid Diseases. Aktuelle
    Rheumatologie 2008;33(5):250-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-2008-1027692

    METHODS

    Brodie MA, Walmsley A, Page W. The static accuracy and calibration of
    inertial measurement units for 3D orientation. Computer Methods in
    Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2008;11(6):641-8.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255840802326736

    Filippin NT, Bacarin TD, da Costa PHL. Comparison of Static Footprints and
    Pedobarography in Obese and Non-obese Children. Foot & Ankle International
    2008;29(11):1141-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.3113/fai.2008.1141

    Jiang JJ, Zhang Y, Kelly MP, Bieging ET, Hoffman MR. An Automatic Method to
    Quantify Mucosal Waves Via Videokymography. Laryngoscope
    2008;118(8):1504-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLG.0b013e318177096f

    Ranavolo A, Don R, Cacchio A, Serrao M, Paoloni M, Mangone M et al.
    Comparison Between Kinematic and Kinetic Methods for Computing the Vertical
    Displacement of the Center of Mass During Human Hopping at Different
    Frequencies. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 2008;24(3):271-9.

    MODELING

    Barthold FJ. Remarks on variational shape sensitivity analysis based on
    local coordinates. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements
    2008;32(11):971-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enganabound.2007.09.007

    MUSCLE

    Pai MM, Prabhu LV, Nayak SR, Madhyastha S, Vadgaonkar R, Krishnamurthy A et
    al. The palmaris longus muscle: its anatomic variations and functional
    morphology. Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology 2008;49(2):215-7.

    Picard M, Godin R, Sinnreich M, Baril J, Bourbeau J, Perrault H et al. The
    Mitochondrial Phenotype of Peripheral Muscle in Chronic Obstructive
    Pulmonary Disease Disuse or Dysfunction? American Journal of Respiratory and
    Critical Care Medicine 2008;178(10):1040-7.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200807-1005OC

    NEURAL

    Baltzley MJ, Lohmann KJ. Comparative Study of TPep-Like Immunoreactive
    Neurons in the Central Nervous System of Nudibranch Molluscs. Brain Behavior
    and Evolution 2008;72(3):192-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000157356

    Beaumont E, Kaloustian S, Rousseau G, Cormery B. Training improves the
    electrophysiological properties of lumbar neurons and locomotion after
    thoracic spinal cord injury in rats. Neuroscience Research
    2008;62(3):147-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neures.2008.07.003

    Davidsdottir S, Wagenaar R, Young D, Cronin-Golomb A. Impact of optic flow
    perception and egocentric coordinates on veering in Parkinsons disease.
    Brain 2008;131:2882-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/brain/awn237

    Guertin PA. A Technological Platform to Optimize Combinatorial Treatment
    Design and Discovery for Chronic Spinal Cord Injury. Journal of Neuroscience
    Research 2008;86(14):3039-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jnr.21761

    Lane MA, White TE, Coutts MA, Jones AL, Sandhu MS, Bloom DC et al. Cervical
    Prephrenic Interneurons in the Normal and Lesioned Spinal Cord of the Adult
    Rat. Journal of Comparative Neurology 2008;511(5):692-709.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cne.21864

    Nishio T, Nishio Y. Periodic Pattern Formation and Its Applications in
    Cellular Neural Networks. Ieee Transactions on Circuits and Systems
    I-Regular Papers 2008;55(9):2736-42.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tcsi.2008.922020

    Nissen UV, Moldovan M, Hounsgaard J, Glover JC. Organization of
    Projection-Specific Interneurons in the Spinal Cord of the Red-Eared TurtleBrain Behavior and Evolution 2008;72(3):179-91.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000157355

    Pazaiti A, Soubasi V, Spandou E, Karkavelas G, Georgiou T, Karalis P et al.
    Evaluation of Long-Lasting Sensorimotor Consequences following Neonatal
    Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury in Rats: The Neuroprotective Role of MgSO4.
    Neonatology 2009;95(1):33-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000151753

    Varkonyi PL, Holmes P. On Synchronization and Traveling Waves in Chains of
    Relaxation Oscillators with an Application to Lamprey CPG. Siam Journal on
    Applied Dynamical Systems 2008;7(3):766-94.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1137/070710329

    ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE

    Aarabi B, Koltz M, Ibrahimi D. Hyperextension cervical spine injuries and
    traumatic central cord syndrome. Neurosurgical Focus 2008;25(5).
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/foc.2008.25.11.e9

    Benzel EC, Resnick DK, Wang MY. BIOMECHANICAL CONSEQUENCES OF CERVICAL
    SPONDYLECTOMY VERSUS CORPECTOMY COMMENTS. Neurosurgery 2008;63(4):308-.

    Dogan S, Baek S, Sonntag VKH, Crawford NR. BIOMECHANICAL CONSEQUENCES OF
    CERVICAL SPONDYLECTOMY VERSUS CORPECTOMY. Neurosurgery 2008;63(4):303-8.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/01.neu.0000327569.03654.96

    Galbusera F, Bellini CM, Costa F, Assietti R, Fornari M. Anterior cervical
    fusion: a biomechanical comparison of 4 techniques. Journal of
    Neurosurgery-Spine 2008;9(5):444-9.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/spi.2008.9.11.444

    Krenn MH, Ambrosetti-Giudici S, Pfenniger A, Burger J, Piotrowski WP.
    MINIMALLY INVASIVE INTRAOPERATIVE STIFFNESS MEASUREMENT OF LUMBAR SPINAL
    MOTION SEGMENTS. Neurosurgery 2008;63(4):309-13.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/01.neu.0000335144.87931.a1

    Lee SH, Sung JK. Anterior cervical stabilization using a semi-constrained
    cervical plate and titanium mesh cage for single level corpectomy. Journal
    of Clinical Neuroscience 2008;15(11):1227-34.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2007.09.019

    Miyanji F, Mahar A, Oka R, Newton P. Biomechanical Differences Between
    Transfacet and Lateral Mass Screw-Rod Constructs for Multilevel Posterior
    Cervical Spine Stabilization. Spine 2008;33(23):E865-E9.

    Oakland RJ, Furtado NR, Timothy J, Hall RM. The biomechanics of
    vertebroplasty in multiple myeloma and metastatic bladder cancer: a
    preliminary cadaveric investigation. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine
    2008;9(5):493-501. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/spi.2008.9.11.493

    ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY

    Chabas JF, Gay A, Valenti D, Guinard D, Legre R. Results of the Modified
    Brunelli Tenodesis for Treatment of Scapholunate Instability: A
    Retrospective Study of 19 Patients. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume
    2008;33A(9):1469-77. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2008.05.031

    De Smet L, Schollen W, Degreef I. In vitro biomechanical study to compare
    the double-loop technique with the Pulvertaft weave for tendon anastomosis.
    Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery
    2008;42(6):305-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02844310802401330

    Eisele R. Reconstructive measures for toe deformity after compartment
    syndrome. Unfallchirurg 2008;111(10):796-803.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00113-008-1495-8

    Hrabalek L, Burval S, Vaverka M. Anterior Osteosynthesis of Odontoid
    Fractures. Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae Et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca
    2008;75(5):332-8.

    Kirk KL, Campbell JT, Guyton GP, Parks BG, Schon LC. ATFL Elongation after
    Brostrom Procedure: A Biomechanical Investigation. Foot & Ankle
    International 2008;29(11):1126-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.3113/fai.2008.1126

    LaPrade RF, Wickum DJ, Griffith CJ, Ludewig PM. Kinematic Evaluation of the
    Modified Weaver-Dunn Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction. American
    Journal of Sports Medicine 2008;36(11):2216-21.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546508319048

    Lavagnino M, Arnoczky SP, Elvin N, Dodds J. Patellar Tendon Strain Is
    Increased at the Site of the Jumper's Knee Lesion During Knee Flexion and
    Tendon Loading Results and Cadaveric Testing of a Computational Model.
    Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the
    American-Orthopaedic-Society-for-Sports-Medicine; Orlando, FL; 2008.

    Leumann A, Pagenstert G, Fuhr P, Hintermann B, Valderrabano V.
    Intramedullary screw fixation in proximal fifth-metatarsal fractures in
    sports: clinical and biomechanical analysis. Archives of Orthopaedic and
    Trauma Surgery 2008;128(12):1425-30.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-008-0709-4

    Milner CE, O'Bryan ME. Bilateral Frontal Plane Mechanics After Unilateral
    Total Knee Arthroplasty. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    2008;89(10):1965-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2008.02.034

    Moritomo H, Murase T, Oka K, Tanaka H, Yoshikawa H, Sugamoto K. Relationship
    Between the Fracture Location and the Kinematic Pattern in Scaphoid
    Nonunion. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume 2008;33A(9):1459-68.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2008.05.035

    Omoto O, Yasunaga Y, Adachi N, Deie M, Ochi M. Histological and
    biomechanical study of impacted cancellous allografts with cement in the
    femur: a canine model. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
    2008;128(12):1357-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-008-0732-5

    O'Toole RV, Andersen RC, Vesnovsky O, Alexander M, Topoleski LDT, Nascone JW
    et al. Are Locking Screws Advantageous with Plate Fixation of Humeral Shaft
    Fractures? A Biomechanical Analysis of Synthetic and Cadaveric Bone. Journal
    of Orthopaedic Trauma 2008;22(10):709-15.

    Schejbalova A, Havilas V. Effects of Surgery on Muscles on Clinical and
    Radiographic Findings in the Hip Joint Region in Cerebral Palsy Patients.
    Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae Et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca
    2008;75(5):355-62.

    Sherman GM, Spath C, Harley BJ, Weiner MM, Werner FW, Palmer AK. Core
    Decompression of the Distal Radius for the Treatment of Kienbock's Disease:
    A Biomechanical Study. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume
    2008;33A(9):1478-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2008.06.011

    Stoffel K, Lorenz KU, Kuster MS. Biomechanical Considerations in Plate
    Osteosynthesis: The Effect of Plate-to-Bone Compression With and Without
    Angular Screw Stability. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2007;21(6):362-8.

    Yi XD, Wang Y, Lu HL, Li CD, Zhu TY. Augmentation of Pedicle Screw Fixation
    Strength Using an Injectable Calcium Sulfate Cement An In Vivo Study. Spine
    2008;33(23):2503-9.

    Zantop T, Ferretti M, Bell KM, Brucker PU, Gilbertson L, Fu FH. Effect of
    Tunnel-Graft Length on the Biomechanics of Anterior Cruciate
    Ligament-Reconstructed Knees Intra-articular Study in a Goat Model. American
    Journal of Sports Medicine 2008;36(11):2158-66.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546508320572

    ROBOTICS

    Chu B, Hong D, Park J, Chung JH. Passive dynamic walker controller design
    employing an RLS-based natural actor-critic learning algorithm. Engineering
    Applications of Artificial Intelligence 2008;21(7):1027-34.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2007.11.001

    Krieg M, Mohseni K. Thrust Characterization of a Bioinspired Vortex Ring
    Thruster for Locomotion of Underwater Robots. Ieee Journal of Oceanic
    Engineering 2008;33(2):123-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/joe.2008.920171

    Vannoy J, Xiao J. Real-Time Adaptive Motion Planning (RAMP) of Mobile
    Manipulators in Dynamic Environments With Unforeseen Changes. Proceedings of
    the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems;
    Sendai, JAPAN; 2004.

    Yoshida E, Esteves C, Belousov I, Laumond JP, Sakaguchi T, Yokoi K. Planning
    3-D Collision-Free Dynamic Robotic Motion Through Iterative Reshaping.
    Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots
    and Systems; Beijing, PEOPLES R CHINA; 2008.

    REACHING/GRASP

    Di Domizio J, Mogk JPM, Keir PJ. Wrist Splint Effects on Muscle Activity and
    Force During a Handgrip Task. Journal of Applied Biomechanics
    2008;24(3):298-303.

    Eriksson A. Optimization in target movement simulations. Computer Methods in
    Applied Mechanics and Engineering 2008;197(49-50):4207-15.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2008.04.017

    SPORT/EXERCISE

    Biscarini A. Minimization of the knee shear joint load in leg-extension
    equipment. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biomedical
    Engineering; Taipei, TAIWAN; 2006.

    Bretigny P, Seifert L, Leroy D, Chollet D. Upper-Limb Kinematics and
    Coordination of Short Grip and Classic Drives in Field Hockey. Journal of
    Applied Biomechanics 2008;24(3):215-23.

    Chagas MH, Bhering EL, Bergamini JC, Menzel HJ. Comparison of Two Different
    Stretching Intensities in the Range of Motion. Revista Brasileira De
    Medicina Do Esporte 2008;14(2):99-103.

    Chou PH, Lou SZ, Chen SK, Chen HC, Wu TH, Chou YL. BIOMECHANICAL ANALYSIS OF
    THE ELBOW JOINT LOADING DURING PUSH-UP. Biomedical Engineering-Applications
    Basis Communications 2008;20(4):197-204.

    Diefenthaeler F, Bini RR, Nabinger E, Laitano O, Carpes FP, Mota CB et al.
    Methodological Proposal for Evaluation of the Pedaling Technique of
    Cyclists: a Case Study. Revista Brasileira De Medicina Do Esporte
    2008;14(2):155-8.

    Dingwell JB, Joubert JE, Diefenthaeler F, Trinity JD. Changes in Muscle
    Activity and Kinematics of Highly Trained Cyclists During Fatigue. Ieee
    Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2008;55(11):2666-74.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tbme.2008.2001130

    Edwards C, Tod D, McGuigan M. Self-talk influences vertical jump performance
    and kinematics in male rugby union players. Journal of Sports Sciences
    2008;26(13):1459-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640410802287071

    Langer F, Langerova A. EVALUATION OF THE CONDITION OF HIGH JUMPERS'
    LOCOMOTOR SYSTEM IN THE PREVENTION OF HEALTH PROBLEMS. Kinesiology
    2008;40(1):107-13.

    Wegener C, Burns J, Penkala S. Effect of Neutral-Cushioned Running Shoes on
    Plantar Pressure Loading and Comfort in Athletes With Cavus Feet A Crossover
    Randomized Controlled Trial. American Journal of Sports Medicine
    2008;36(11):2139-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546508318191

    TENDON/LIGAMENT

    Gaida JE, Cook JL, Bass SL. Adiposity and tendinopathy. Disability and
    Rehabilitation 2008;30(20-22):1555-62.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638280701786864

    Maganaris CN, Narici MV, Maffulli N. Biomechanics of the Achilles tendon.
    Disability and Rehabilitation 2008;30(20-22):1542-7.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638280701785494

    Oryan A, Goodship A, Silver I. Response of a Collagenase-Induced Tendon
    Injury to Treatment with a Polysulphated Glycosaminoglycan (Adequan).
    Connective Tissue Research 2008;49(5):351-60.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03008200802325169

    TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL

    Bassett EG, Wakefield JSJ. Elastic Fibers in Myocardial Scars in Rats:
    Development Teraction with Other Components. Connective Tissue Research
    2008;49(5):321-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03008200801913270

    Chen HZ, Jiang W, Zou W, Luo JM, Chen JY, Tu CQ et al. The biomechanical
    behavior on the interface of tumor arthrosis/allograft prosthetic composite
    by finite element analysis. Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium
    on Surface and Interfaces of Biomaterials; Chengdu, PEOPLES R CHINA; 2007.

    Yen PL, Chen DR, Yeh KT, Chu PY. Lateral exploration strategy for
    differentiating the stiffness ratio of an inclusion in soft tissue.
    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering;
    Taipei, TAIWAN; 2006.

    Zhang ZX, Xi TF, Wang YJ, Chen XS, Zhang J, Wang CR et al. Design of a novel
    bioreactor and application in vascular tissue engineering. Proceedings of
    the 1st International Symposium on Surface and Interfaces of Biomaterials;
    Chengdu, PEOPLES R CHINA; 2007.

    VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL

    Anderson DE, Jean GS. Management of Fractures in Field Settings. Veterinary
    Clinics of North America-Food Animal Practice 2008;24(3):567-82.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cvfa.2008.07.006

    Martens I, Hoppe B, Stadler P. Motion pattern of the forelimbs in horses
    with irregular conformation: a computer based kinematographic analysis.
    Pferdeheilkunde 2008;24(6):748-60.

    Spence AJ, Tan H, Wilson A. Accuracy of the TurfTrax Racing Data System for
    determination of equine speed and position. Equine Veterinary Journal
    2008;40(7):680-3. http://dx.doi.org/10.2746/042516408x330338

    Violini S, Mariani P. Stem cells and regenerative medicine in veterinary
    field. Large Animal Review 2008;14(5):203-9.

    VISUAL/VESTIBULAR

    Fontes BM, Ambrosio R, Alonso RS, Jardim D, Velarde GC, Nose W. Corneal
    Biomechanical Metrics in Eyes With Refraction of-19-00 to+9.00 D in Healthy
    Brazilian Patients. Journal of Refractive Surgery 2008;24(9):941-5.

    Schor CM, Bharadwaj SR. Adaptive Calibration of Dynamic
    Accommodation-Implications for Accommodating Intraocular Lenses. Proceedings
    of the 9th International Congress of Wavefront and Presbyopic Refractive
    Corrections; San Francisco, CA; 2008.

    Schroeder B, Hager A, Kutschan A, Wiegand W. Measurement of viscoelastic
    corneal parameters (corneal hysteresis) in patients with primary open angle
    glaucoma. Surgical Neurology 2008;70(5):916-20.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00347-008-1690-6

    Schroeder B, Hager A, Kutschan A, Wiegand W. Measurement of viscoelastic
    corneal parameters (corneal hysteresis) in patients with primary open angle
    glaucoma. Ophthalmologe 2008;105(10):916-20.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00347-008-1690-6

    WHEELCHAIR

    Hurd WJ, Morrow MM, Kaufman KR, An KN. Biomechanic Evaluation of
    Upper-Extremity Symmetry During Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Over Varied
    Terrain. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    2008;89(10):1996-2002. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2008.03.020

    UNIQUE TOPIC

    Brown SHM, McGill SM. An ultrasound investigation into the morphology of the
    human abdominal wall uncovers complex deformation patterns during
    contraction. European Journal of Applied Physiology 2008;104(6):1021-30.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-008-0858-8

    Buhler RB, Sennes LU, Mauad T, Melo ECM, Silva LFF, Saldiva PHN. Collagen
    Fiber and Versican Distribution Within the Lamina Propria of Fetal Vocal
    Folds. Laryngoscope 2008;118(2):371-4.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLG.0b013e318159aa0d

    Newland PL, Hunt E, Sharkh SM, Hama N, Takahata M, Jackson CW. Static
    electric field detection and behavioural avoidance in cockroaches. Journal
    of Experimental Biology 2008;211(23):3682-90.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.019901

    Pepping GJ, Li FX. The Role of Haptic Exploration of Ground Surface
    Information in Perception of Overhead Reachability. Journal of Motor
    Behavior 2008;40(6):491-8.

    Prendergast PJ. "May the force be with you": 14th Samuel Haughton lecture.
    Irish Journal of Medical Science 2008;177(4):289-96.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11845-008-0180-9

    Rajagopal V, Lee A, Chung JH, Warren R, Highnam RP, Nash MP et al. Creating
    Individual-specific Biomechanical Models of the Breast for Medical Image
    Analysis. Academic Radiology 2008;15(11):1425-36.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2008.07.017

    Schweinfurth JM, Thibeault SL. Does Hyaluronic Acid Distribution in the
    Larynx Relate to the Newborn's Capacity for Crying? Laryngoscope
    2008;118(9):1692-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLG.0b013e3181782754

    Van Dam SBJ, Mulder M, van Paassen MM. Ecological Interface Design of a
    Tactical Airborne Separation Assistance Tool. Ieee Transactions on Systems
    Man and Cybernetics Part a-Systems and Humans 2008;38(6):1221-33.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tsmca.2008.2001069

    Wang YC, Wu YT, Huang HY, Lin HI, Lo LW, Tzeng SF et al. Sustained
    intraspinal delivery of neurotrophic factor encapsulated in biodegradable
    nanoparticles following contusive spinal cord injury. Biomaterials
    2008;29(34):4546-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2008.07.050

    PICK OF THE WEEK

    Makino TT. Bumble bee preference for flowers arranged on a horizontal plane
    versus inclined planes. Functional Ecology 2008;22(6):1027-32.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01473.x


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