LITERATURE UPDATE
Dec 12, 2008 Dec 18, 2008
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

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

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BONE

Allen MR. Skeletal accumulation of bisphosphonates: implications for
osteoporosis treatment. Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology
2008;4(11):1371-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/17425250802497654

Balsly CR, Cotter AT, Williams LA, Gaskins BD, Moore MA, Wolfinbarger L.
Effect of low dose and moderate dose gamma irradiation on the mechanical
properties of bone and soft tissue allografts. Cell and Tissue Banking
2008;9(4):289-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10561-008-9069-0

Bhalla S, Bajaj S. Bone Characterization using Piezotransducers as
Biomedical Sensors. Strain 2008;44(6):475-8.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-1305.2007.00397.x

Bonnet N, Benhamou CL, Malaval L, Goncalves C, Vico L, Eder V et al. Low
Dose Beta-Blocker Prevents Ovariectomy-induced Bone Loss in Rats Without
Affecting Heart Functions. Journal of Cellular Physiology
2008;217(3):819-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcp.21564

Ceruso M, Taddei F, Bigazzi P, Manfrini M. Vascularised fibula graft inlaid
in a massive bone allograft: Considerations on the bio-mechanical behaviour
of the combined graft in segmental bone reconstructions after sarcoma
resection. Injury-International Journal of the Care of the Injured
2008;39:S68-S74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2008.05.014

Faensen B, Hain C, Hohne J, Schwabe P, Haas N, Schmidmaier G et al.
Aprotinin application has no negative effect on osseous implant integration:
a biomechanical and histomorphometric investigation in a rat model. Archives
of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 2009;129(1):51-6.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-008-0582-1

Lunde KB, Foss OA, Fosse L, Skallerud B. Constitutive Models for Constrained
Compression of Unimpacted and Impacted Human Morselized Bone Grafts. Journal
of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(6).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2979878

Pauchard Y, Mattmann C, Kuhn A, Gasser JA, Boyd SK. European Society of
Biomechanics SM Perren Award 2008: Using temporal trends of 3D bone
micro-architecture to predict bone quality. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(14):2946-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.036

Schell H, Thompson MS, Bail HJ, Hoffmann JE, Schill A, Duda GN et al.
Mechanical induction of critically delayed bone healing in sheep:
Radiological and biomechanical results. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(14):3066-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.06.038

Taddei F, Pani M, Zovatto L, Tonti E, Viceconti M. A new meshless approach
for subject-specific strain prediction in long bones: Evaluation of
accuracy. Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(9):1192-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2008.06.009

Zioupos P, Hansen U, Currey JD. Microcracking damage and the fracture
process in relation to strain rate in human cortical bone tensile failure.
Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(14):2932-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.025

BOTANY

Costes E, Smith C, Renton M, Guedon Y, Prusinkiewicz P, Godin C. MAppleT:
simulation of apple tree development using mixed stochastic and
biomechanical models. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on
Functional Structural Plant Models; Napier, NEW ZEALAND; 2007.

CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY

Elad D, Schroter RC. Special Issue: Respiratory Biomechanics Foreword.
Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology 2008;163(1-3):1-2.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resp.2008.07.005

Ghadiali SN, Gaver DP. Biomechanics of liquid-epithelium interactions in
pulmonary airways. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology
2008;163(1-3):232-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resp.2008.04.008

Ramasubramanian A, Nerurkar NL, Achtien KH, Filas BA, Voronov DA, Taber LA.
On Modeling Morphogenesis of the Looping Heart Following Mechanical
Perturbations. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme
2008;130(6). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2978990

CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR

Kearney EM, Prendergast PJ, Campbell VA. Mechanisms of Strain-Mediated
Mesenchymal Stem Cell Apoptosis. Journal of Biomechanical
Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(6).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2979870


COMPARATIVE

Alben S. Optimal flexibility of a flapping appendage in an inviscid fluid.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 2008;614:355-80.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0022112008003297

Gladun D, Gorb SN. Insect walking techniques on thin stems. Arthropod-Plant
Interactions 2007;1(2):77-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11829-007-9007-2

Lewczuk D. Young horse response on changing distance in free jumping
combination. Animal 2008;2(11):1651-7.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1751731108002863

Voigt D, Gorb E, Gorb S. Plant surface-bug interactions: Dicyphus errans
stalking along trichomes. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 2007;1(4):221-43.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11829-007-9021-4

DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL

Barao VAR, Assuncao WG, Tabata LF, de Sousa EAC, Rocha EP. Effect of
different mucosa thickness and resiliency on stress distribution of
implant-retained overdentures-2D FEA. Computer Methods and Programs in
Biomedicine 2008;92(2):213-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2008.07.009

Carvalho AS, Camargo CHR, Valera MC, Camargo SEA, Mancini MNG. Smear Layer
Removal by Auxiliary Chemical Substances in Biomechanical Preparation: A
Scanning Electron Microscope Study. Journal of Endodontics
2008;34(11):1396-400. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joen.2008.08.012

Chen YY, Kuan CL, Wang YB. Implant occlusion: biomechanical considerations
for implant-supported prostheses. Journal of Dental Sciences
2008;3(2):65-74.

Craig M, Bir C, Viano D, Tashman S. Biomechanical response of the human
mandible to impacts of the chin. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(14):2972-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.020

Field C, Li Q, Li W, Swain M. Influence of tooth removal on mandibular bone
response to mastication. Archives of Oral Biology 2008;53(12):1129-37.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archoralbio.2008.06.013

ERGONOMICS/REHABILITATION

Bowden MG, Balasubramanian CK, Behrman AL, Kautz SA. Validation of a
Speed-Based Classification System Using Quantitative Measures of Walking
Performance Poststroke. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair
2008;22(6):672-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1545968308318837

Bowers B, Lloyd J, Lee W, Powell-Cope G, Baptiste A. Biomechanical
Evaluation of Injury Severity Associated with Patient Falls from Bed.
Rehabilitation Nursing 2008;33(6):253-9.

Escamilla RF, Zheng NQ, MacLeod TD, Edwards WB, Hreljac A, Fleisig GS et alPatellofemoral Joint Force and Stress Between a Short- and Long-Step Forward
Lunge. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2008;38(11):681-90.
http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2008.2694

Gagnon D, Nadeau S, Noreau L, Dehail P, Piotte F. Comparison of peak
shoulder and elbow mechanical loads during weight-relief lifts and sitting
pivot transfers among manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury.
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development 2008;45(6):863-73.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1682/jrrd.2007.11.0189

Roujeau T, Di Rocco F, Zerah M. Transition from childhood to adulthood and
management of spasticity. Neurochirurgie 2008;54(5):618-20.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuchi.2008.07.010

Smith CE, Nyland J, Caudill P, Brosky J, Caborn DNM. Dynamic Trunk
Stabilization: A Conceptual Back Injury Prevention Program for Volleyball
Athletes. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy
2008;38(11):703-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2008.2814

Wesdock KA, Kott K, Sharps C. Pre- and Postsurgical Evaluation of Hand
Function in Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy: Exemplar Cases. Journal of Hand
Therapy 2008;21(4):386-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1197/j.jht.2008.01.001

EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY

Carpenter K, Wilson Y. A new species of Camptosaurus (Ornithopoda:
Dinosauria) from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of Dinosaur
National Monument, Utah, and a biomechanical analysis of its forelimb. (vol
76, pg 227, 2008). Annals of Carnegie Museum 2008;77(2):319-.

Seckel L, Janis C. Convergences in Scapula Morphology among Small Cursorial
Mammals: An Osteological Correlate for Locomotory Specialization. Journal of
Mammalian Evolution 2008;15(4):261-79.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-008-9085-7

GAIT/LOCOMOTION

Adolph KE, Tamis-LeMonda CS, Ishak S, Karasik LB, Lobo SA. Locomotor
Experience and Use of Social Information Are Posture Specific. Developmental
Psychology 2008;44(6):1705-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0013852

Auyang AG, Yen JT, Chang YH. Neuromechanical stabilization of leg length and
orientation through interjoint compensation during human hopping.
Experimental Brain Research 2009;192(2):253-64.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-008-1582-7

Buurke JH, Nene AV, Kwakkel G, Erren-Wolters V, Ijzerman MJ, Hermens HJ.
Recovery of Gait After Stroke: What Changes? Neurorehabilitation and Neural
Repair 2008;22(6):676-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1545968308317972

Glaister BC, Orendurff MS, Schoen JA, Bernatz GC, Klute GK. Ground reaction
forces and impulses during a transient turning maneuver. Journal of
Biomechanics 2008;41(14):3090-3.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.022

Haim A, Rozen N, Dekel S, Halperin N, Wolf A. Control of knee coronal plane
moment via modulation of center of pressure: A prospective gait analysis
study. Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(14):3010-6.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.029

Kang HG, Dingwell JB. Effects of walking speed, strength and range of motion
on gait stability in healthy older adults. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(14):2899-905. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.08.002

Oates AR, Frank JS, Patla AE, VanOoteghem K, Horak FB. Control of Dynamic
Stability During Gait Termination on a Slippery Surface in Parkinson's
Disease. Movement Disorders 2008;23(14):1977-83.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mds.22091

Proctor J, Holmes P. Steering by transient destabilization in
piecewise-holonomic models of legged locomotion. Regular & Chaotic Dynamics
2008;13(4):267-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1134/s1560354708040047

JOINT/CARTILAGE

Anghelina M, Sjostrom D, Perera P, Nam J, Knobloch T, Agarwal S. Regulation
of biomechanical signals by NF-kappa B transcription factors in
chondrocytes. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Mechanobiology of
Cartilage and Chondrodcyte; Athens, GREECE; 2007.

Boschetti F, Peretti GM. Tensile and compressive properties of healthy and
osteoarthritic human articular cartilage. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium
on Mechanobiology of Cartilage and Chondrodcyte; Athens, GREECE; 2007.

Erhart JC, Mundermann A, Mundermann L, Andriacchi TP. Predicting changes in
knee adduction moment due to load-altering interventions from pressure
distribution at the foot in healthy subjects. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(14):2989-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.021

Gratz KR, Wong BL, Bae WC, Sah RL. The effects of focal articular defects on
intra-tissue strains in the surrounding and opposing cartilage. Proceedings
of the 5th Symposium on Mechanobiology of Cartilage and Chondrodcyte;
Athens, GREECE; 2007.

Griffin TM, Guilak F. Why is obesity associated with osteoarthritis?
Insights from mouse models of obesity. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on
Mechanobiology of Cartilage and Chondrodcyte; Athens, GREECE; 2007.

Holledge MM, Millward-Sadler SJ, Nuki G, Salter DM. Mechanical regulation of
proteoglycan synthesis in normal and osteoarthritic human articular
chondrocytes - roles for alpha 5 and alpha V beta 5 integrins. Proceedings
of the 5th Symposium on Mechanobiology of Cartilage and Chondrodcyte;
Athens, GREECE; 2007.

Kim EJ, Guilak F, Haider MA. The Dynamic Mechanical Environment of the
Chondrocyte: A Biphasic Finite Element Model of Cell-Matrix Interactions
Under Cyclic Compressive Loading. Journal of Biomechanical
Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(6).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2978991

Loix F, Simoes FMF, Loret B. Articular cartilage with intra and
extrafibrillar waters - Simulations of mechanical and chemical loadings by
the finite element method. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and
Engineering 2008;197(51-52):4840-57.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2008.07.004

McNulty AL, Guilak F. Integrative repair of the meniscus: Lessons from in
vitro studies. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Mechanobiology of
Cartilage and Chondrodcyte; Athens, GREECE; 2007.

Moutos FT, Guilak F. Composite scaffolds for cartilage tissue engineering.
Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Mechanobiology of Cartilage and
Chondrodcyte; Athens, GREECE; 2007.

Namdari S, Wei L, Moore D, Chen Q. Reduced Limb Length and Worsened
Osteoarthritis in Adult Mice After Genetic Inhibition of p38 MAP Kinase
Activity in Cartilage. Arthritis and Rheumatism 2008;58(11):3520-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.23999

Ray A, Ray BK. An inflammation-responsive transcription factor in the
pathophysiology of osteoarthritis. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on
Mechanobiology of Cartilage and Chondrodcyte; Athens, GREECE; 2007.

Stenhamre H, Slynarski K, Petren C, Tallheden T, Lindahl A. Topographic
variation in redifferentiation capacity of chondrocytes in the adult human
knee joint. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2008;16(11):1356-62.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2008.03.025

METHODS

Chapelle D, Moireau P, Le Tallec P. ROBUST FILTERING FOR JOINT
STATE-PARAMETER ESTIMATION IN DISTRIBUTED MECHANICAL SYSTEMS. Discrete and
Continuous Dynamical Systems 2009;23(1-2):65-84.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3934/dcds.2009.23.65

Chen VC. Doppler signatures of radar backscattering from objects with
micro-motions. Iet Signal Processing 2008;2(3):291-300.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-spr:20070137

Filas BA, Knutsen AK, Bayly PV, Taber LA. A New Method for Measuring
Deformation of Folding Surfaces During Morphogenesis. Journal of
Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(6).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2979866

Frowen J, Cotton S, Perry A. The Stability, Reliability, and Validity of
Videofluoroscopy Measures for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer. Dysphagia
2008;23(4):348-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00455-008-9148-1

Pataky TC, Goulermas JY, Crompton RH. A comparison of seven methods of
within-subjects rigid-body pedobarographic image registration. Journal of
Biomechanics 2008;41(14):3085-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.08.001

MODELING

Shao Q, Buchanan TS. A biomechanical model to estimate corrective changes in
muscle activation patterns for stroke patients. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(14):3097-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.015

Sun W, Chaikof EL, Levenston ME. Numerical Approximation of Tangent Moduli
for Finite Element Implementations of Nonlinear Hyperelastic Material
Models. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme
2008;130(6). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2979872

Zhang L, Strouthos CG, Wang Z, Deisboeck TS. Simulating brain tumor
heterogeneity with a multiscale agent-based model: Linking molecular
signatures, phenotypes and expansion rate. Mathematical and Computer
Modelling 2009;49(1-2):307-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mcm.2008.05.011

MUSCLE

Ceelen KK, Stekelenburg A, Mulders JLJ, Strijkers GJ, Baaijens FPT, Nicolay
K et al. Validation of a Numerical Model of Skeletal Muscle Compression With
MR Tagging: A Contribution to Pressure Ulcer Research. Journal of
Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(6).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2987877

Odegard GM, Haut Donahue TL, Morrow DA, Kaufman KR. Constitutive Modeling of
Skeletal Muscle Tissue With an Explicit Strain-Energy Function. Journal of
Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(6).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.3002766

NEURAL

Faingold CL. Electrical stimulation therapies for CNS disorders and pain are
mediated by competition between different neuronal networks in the brain.
Medical Hypotheses 2008;71(5):668-81.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2008.06.030

Ghika J. Paleoneurology: Neurodegenerative diseases are age-related diseases
of specific brain regions recently developed by homo sapiens. Medical
Hypotheses 2008;71(5):788-801. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2008.05.034

Vappou J, Breton E, Choquet P, Willinger R, Constantinesco A. Assessment of
in vivo and post-mortem mechanical behavior of brain tissue using magnetic
resonance elastography. Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(14):2954-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.034

Zeman RJ, Wen XL, Ouyang N, Rocchio R, Shih L, Alfieri A et al. STEREOTACTIC
RADIOSURGERY IMPROVES LOCOMOTOR RECOVERY AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY IN RATS.
Neurosurgery 2008;63(5):981-7.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/01.neu.0000330404.37092.3e

ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE

Anderst WJ, Vaidya R, Tashman S. A technique to measure three-dimensional in
vivo rotation of fused and adjacent lumbar vertebrae. Spine Journal
2008;8(6):991-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2007.07.390

Cardoso MJ, Dmitriev AE, Lehman RA, Helgeson M, Cooper P, Rosner MK.
Computed Tomography and Biomechanical Evaluation of Screw Fixation Options
at the Cervicothoracic Junction Intralamina Versus Intrapedicular
Techniques. Spine 2008;33(24):2612-7.

Dmitriev AE, Gill NW, Kuklo TR, Rosner MK. Effect of multilevel lumbar disc
arthroplasty on the operative- and adjacent-level kinematics and intradiscal
pressures: an in vitro human cadaveric assessment. Spine Journal
2008;8(6):918-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2007.10.034

Finn MA, Bishop FS, Dailey AT. SURGICAL TREATMENT OF OCCIPITOCERVICAL
INSTABILITY. Neurosurgery 2008;63(5):961-8.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/01.neu.0000312706.47944.35

Galbusera F, Bellini CM, Brayda-Bruno M, Fornari M. Biomechanical studies on
cervical total disc arthroplasty: A literature review. Clinical Biomechanics
2008;23(9):1095-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2008.06.002

Gay RE, Ilharreborde B, Zhao KD, Berglund LJ, Bronfort G, An KN. Stress in
lumbar intervertebral discs during distraction: a cadaveric study. Spine
Journal 2008;8(6):982-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2007.07.398

Hart RA, Prendergast MA, Roberts WG, Nesbit GM, Barnwell SL. Proximal
junctional acute collapse cranial to multi-level lumbar fusion: a cost
analysis of prophylactic vertebral augmentation. Spine Journal
2008;8(6):875-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2008.01.015

Kelly BP, Glaser JA, DiAngelo DJ. Biomechanical Comparison of a Novel C1
Posterior Locking Plate With the Harms Technique in A C1-C2 Fixation Model.
Spine 2008;33(24):E920-E5.

Kiner DW, Wybo CD, Sterba W, Yeni YN, Bartol SW, Vaidya R. Biomechanical
Analysis of Different Techniques in Revision Spinal Instrumentation Larger
Diameter Screws Versus Cement Augmentation. Spine 2008;33(24):2618-22.

Mahar AT, Bagheri R, Oka R, Kostial P, Akbarnia BA. Biomechanical comparison
of different anchors (foundations) for the pediatric dual growing rod
technique. Spine Journal 2008;8(6):933-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2007.10.031

Meyers K, Tauber M, Sudin Y, Fleischer S, Amin U, Girardi F et al. Use of
instrumented pedicle screws to evaluate load sharing in posterior dynamic
stabilization systems. Spine Journal 2008;8(6):926-32.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2007.08.008

Qiu Y, Wang WJ, Wang B, Zhu F, Zhu ZZ, Wah BK et al. Accuracy of Thoracic
Vertebral Screw Insertion in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis A Comparison
Between Thoracoscopic and Mini-Open Thoracotomy Approaches. Spine
2008;33(24):2637-42.

ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY

Andrade GT, Azevedo DC, Lorentz ID, Neto RSG, Do Pinho VS, Goncalves R et
al. Influence of Scapular Position on Cervical Rotation Range of Motion.
Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2008;38(11):668-73.
http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2008.2820

Baran O, Havitcioglu H, Tatari H, Cecen B. The stiffness characteristics of
hybrid Ilizarov fixators. Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(14):2960-3.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.030

Chen J, Luo CF, Luo ZP. Initiatory biomechanical study on humeral head
migration after coracoacromial ligament cut. Archives of Orthopaedic and
Trauma Surgery 2009;129(1):133-7.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-008-0580-3

Duz B, Arslan E, Goenuel E. CERVICAL CONGENITAL MIDLINE MENINGOCELES IN
ADULTS. Neurosurgery 2008;63(5):938-44.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/01.neu.0000327577.49724.32

Huffard B, O'Loughlin PF, Wright T, Deland J, Kennedy JG. Achilles tendon
repair: Achillon system vs. Krackow suture: An anatomic in vitro
biomechanical study. Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(9):1158-64.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2008.05.007

Kaspar K, Matziolis G, Strube P, Senturk U, Dormann S, Bail HJ et al. A New
Animal Model for Bone Atrophic Nonunion: Fixation by External Fixator.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2008;26(12):1649-55.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.20651

Khalid M, Theivendran K, Cheema M, Rajaratnam V, Deshmukh SC. Biomechanical
comparison of pull-out force of unicortical versus bicortical screws in
proximal phalanges of the hand: A human cadaveric study. Clinical
Biomechanics 2008;23(9):1136-40.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2008.06.005

Kneser U, Goldberg E, Polykandriotis E, Loos B, Unglaub F, Bach A et al.
Biomechanical and functional analysis of the pins and rubbers tractions
system for treatment of proximal interphalangeal joint fracture
dislocations. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 2009;129(1):29-37.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-007-0526-1

Richard MJ, Aldridge JM, Wiesler ER, Ruch DS. Traumatic Valgus Instability
of the Elbow: Pathoanatomy and Results of Direct Repair. Journal of Bone and
Joint Surgery-American Volume 2008;90A(11):2416-22.
http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/jbjs.g.01448

Thomopoulos S, Zampiakis E, Das R, Silva MJ, Gelberman RH. The Effect of
Muscle Loading on Flexor Tendon-to-Bone Healing in a Canine Model. Journal
of Orthopaedic Research 2008;26(12):1611-7.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.20689

Zhou XZ, Zhang G, Dong QR, Chan CW, Liu CF, Qin L. Low-dose X-irradiation
promotes mineralization of fracture callus in a rat model. Archives of
Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 2009;129(1):125-32.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-008-0634-6

PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS

Grumillier C, Martinet N, Paysant J, Andre JM, Beyaert C. Compensatory
mechanism involving the hip joint of the intact limb during gait in
unilateral trans-tibial amputees. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(14):2926-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.018

Hansen A. Effects of alignment on the roll-over shapes of prosthetic feet.
Prosthetics and Orthotics International 2008;32(4):390-402.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03093640802366158

REACHING/GRASP

Anema HA, Wolswijk VWJ, Ruis C, Dijkerman HC. Grasping Weber's illusion: The
effect of receptor density differences on grasping and matching. Cognitive
Neuropsychology 2008;25(7-8):951-67.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02643290802041323

SPORT/EXERCISE

Baptista RR, Cunha GD, de Oliveira AR. Physiological and Biomechanical
Aspects of Force Production Can be Used in the Training Control of Elite
Rowers. Revista Brasileira De Medicina Do Esporte 2008;14(5):427-30.

Diefenthaeler F, Vaz MA. Aspects Related With Fatigue During Cycling: a
Biomechanical Approach. Revista Brasileira De Medicina Do Esporte
2008;14(5):472-7.

Hoshi RA, Pastre CM, Vanderlei LCM, Netto J, Bastos FD. Sports Injuries in
Artistic Gymnastics: a Study From Referred Morbidity. Revista Brasileira De
Medicina Do Esporte 2008;14(5):440-5.

Samozino P, Morin JB, Hintzy F, Belli A. A simple method for measuring
force, velocity and power output during squat jump. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(14):2940-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.028

Wilson DJ, Gibson K, Masterson GL. Kinematics and Kinetics of 2 Styles of
Partial Forward Lunge. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation 2008;17(4):387-98.

TENDON/LIGAMENT

Williams LN, Elder SH, Bouvard JL, Horstemeyer MF. The anisotropic
compressive mechanical properties of the rabbit patellar tendon. Biorheology
2008;45(5):577-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/bir-2008-0509

TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL

Destrade M, Gilchrist MD, Prikazchikov DA, Saccomandi G. Surface Instability
of Sheared Soft Tissues. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions
of the Asme 2008;130(6). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2979869

Gilbert TW, Wognum S, Joyce EM, Freytes DO, Sacks MS, Badylak SF. Collagen
fiber alignment and biaxial mechanical behavior of porcine urinary bladder
derived extracellular matrix. Biomaterials 2008;29(36):4775-82.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2008.08.022

Hong H, Dong GN, Shi WJ, Chen S, Guo C, Hu P. Fabrication of
Biomatrix/Polymer Hybrid Scaffold for Heart Valve Tissue Engineering in
Vitro. Asaio Journal 2008;54(6):627-32.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0b013e31818965d3

Shmoylova E, Dorfmann A. Wrinkling of a Fiber-Reinforced Membrane. Journal
of Applied Mechanics-Transactions of the Asme 2009;76(1).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2967888

TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING

El Sayed T, Mota A, Fraternali F, Ortiz M. Biomechanics of traumatic brain
injury. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering
2008;197(51-52):4692-701. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2008.06.006

Laing AC, Robinovitch SN. The Force Attenuation Provided by Hip Protectors
Depends on Impact Velocity, Pelvic Size, and Soft Tissue Stiffness. Journal
of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(6).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2979867

VISUAL/VESTIBULAR

Pandolfi A, Holzapfel GA. Three-Dimensional Modeling and Computational
Analysis of the Human Cornea Considering Distributed Collagen Fibril
Orientations. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme
2008;130(6). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.2982251

WHEELCHAIR

Dubowsky SR, Rasmussen J, Sisto SA, Langrana NA. Validation of a
musculoskeletal model of wheelchair propulsion and its application to
minimizing shoulder joint forces. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(14):2981-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.07.032

UNIQUE TOPIC

Doorly DJ, Taylor DJ, Schroter RC. Mechanics of airflow in the human nasal
airways. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology 2008;163(1-3):100-10.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resp.2008.07.027

Naemi R, Sanders RH. A "Hydrokinematic" Method of Measuring the Glide
Efficiency of a Human Swimmer. Journal of Biomechanical
Engineering-Transactions of the Asme 2008;130(6).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.3002764

Peterson ML, McIlwraith CW, Reiser RF. Development of a system for the
in-situ characterisation of thoroughbred horse racing track surfaces.
Biosystems Engineering 2008;101(2):260-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2008.07.007

Yang CJ, Zhang JF, Chen Y, Dong YM, Zhang Y. A review of exoskeleton-type
systems and their key technologies. Proceedings of the Institution of
Mechanical Engineers Part C-Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science
2008;222(8):1599-612. http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/09544062jmes936

PICK OF THE WEEK

Castro-Garcia S, Blanco-Roldan GL, Gil-Ribes JA, Aguera-Vega J. Dynamic
analysis of olive trees in intensive orchards under forced vibration.
Trees-Structure and Function 2008;22(6):795-802.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00468-008-0240-9


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