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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