LITERATURE UPDATE
Jan 9, 2009 – Jan 15, 2009
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

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


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has not been published in paper form yet, but may be available in electronic
form through the publisher.

BONE

Chui DH, Marotta F, Liu T, Minelli E, Yadav H, Signorelli P et al. EFFECT OF
MODIFIED ALKALINE SUPPLEMENTATION ON BONE METABOLIC TURNOVER IN RATS.
Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents 2008;22(4):225-31.

Claes L, Blakytny R, Gockelmann M, Schoen M, Ignatius A, Willie B. Early
Dynamization by Reduced Fixation Stiffness Does Not Improve Fracture Healing
in a Rat Femoral Osteotomy Model. Journal of Orthopaedic Research
2009;27(1):22-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.20712

Dagher E, Hays PL, Kawamura S, Godin J, Deng XH, Rodeo SA. Immobilization
Modulates Macrophage Accumulation in Tendon-Bone Healing. Clinical
Orthopaedics and Related Research 2009;467(1):281-7.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11999-008-0512-0

Fu Q, Wu CJ, Shen Y, Zheng SC, Chen R. Effect of LIMK2 RNAi on
reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton in osteoblasts induced by fluid
shear stress. Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(15):3225-8.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.08.010

Gabay O, Hall DJ, Berenbaum F, Henrotin Y, Sanchez C. Osteoarthritis and
obesity: Experimental models. Joint Bone Spine 2008;75(6):675-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbspin.2008.07.011

Lloyd SAJ, Bandstra ER, Travis ND, Nelson GA, Bourland JD, Pecaut MJ et al.
Spaceflight-relevant types of ionizing radiation and cortical bone:
Potential LET effect? Advances in Space Research 2008;42(12):1889-97.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2008.08.006

Ohman C, Dall'Ara E, Baleani M, Jan SVS, Viceconti M. The effects of
embalming using a 4% formalin solution on the compressive mechanical
properties of human cortical bone. Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(10):1294-8http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2008.07.007

Supronowicz P, Zhukauskas R, York-Ely A, Wicomb W, Thula T, Fleming L et alImmunologic analyses of bovine bone treated with a novel tissue
sterilization process. Xenotransplantation 2008;15(6):398-406.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-3089.2008.00502.x

Tyler JM, Larinde W, Elder SH. A device for performing whole bone torsional
testing in a single-axis linear motion testing machine. Veterinary and
Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008;21(5):478-80.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3415/vcot-07-10-0091

Wu ZX, Lei W, Hu YY, Wang HQ, Wan SY, Ma ZS et al. Effect of ovariectomy on
BMD, micro-architecture and biomechanics of cortical and cancellous bones in
a sheep model. Medical Engineering & Physics 2008;30(9):1112-8.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2008.01.007

BOTANY

Isnard S, Rowe NP. THE CLIMBING HABIT IN PALMS: BIOMECHANICS OF THE CIRRUS
AND FLAGELLUM. American Journal of Botany 2008;95(12):1538-47.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/ajb.0700005

Rodriguez M, de Langre E, Moulia B. A SCALING LAW FOR THE EFFECTS OF
ARCHITECTURE AND ALLOMETRY ON TREE VIBRATION MODES SUGGESTS A BIOLOGICAL
TUNING TO MODAL COMPARTMENTALIZATION. American Journal of Botany
2008;95(12):1523-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/ajb.0800161

CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY

Hayashi K, Naiki T. Adaptation and remodeling of vascular wall;
biomechanical response to hypertension. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior
of Biomedical Materials 2009;2(1):3-19.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2008.05.002

Li WC, Yu MH, Zhang HM, Wang HQ, Xi GM, Yao BC et al. Biomechanical
properties of ascending aorta and pulmonary trunk in pigs and humans.
Xenotransplantation 2008;15(6):384-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-3089.2008.00498.x

CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR

Bauer WR, Nadler W. Dynamics and efficiency of Brownian rotors. Journal of
Chemical Physics 2008;129(22). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3026736

Denton CP, Khan K, Hoyles RK, Xu SW, Leoni P, Chen YL et al. Inducible
Lineage-Specific Deletion of T beta RII in Fibroblasts Defines a Pivotal
Regulatory Role during Adult Skin Wound Healing. Journal of Investigative
Dermatology 2009;129(1):194-204. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jid.2008.171

COMPARATIVE

Bebej R. LUMBAR OF REMINGTONOCETUS (MAMMALIA, CETACEA, ARCHAEOCETI) AND
IMPLICATIONS FOR AQUATIC LOCOMOTION. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting
of the Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland, OH; 2008.

Booth DT. Swimming for your life: locomotor effort and oxygen consumption
during the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) hatchling frenzy. Journal of
Experimental Biology 2009;212(1):50-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.019778

Borths M, Hunter J. GIMME SHELTER? LOCOMOTOR TRENDS AND MAMMALIAN
SURVIVORSHIP AT THE K-PG BOUNDARY. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting of
the Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland, OH; 2008.

Bruner E, Bartolino V. Morphological Variation in the Seahorse Vertebral
System. International Journal of Morphology 2008;26(2):247-62.

Burrows M. Jumping strategies and performance in shore bugs (Hemiptera,
Heteroptera, Saldidae). Journal of Experimental Biology 2009;212(1):106-15.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.024448

Carlson K, Sumner D, Morbeck M, Nishida T, Yamanaka A, Boesch C. Role of
Nonbehavioral Factors in Adjusting Long Bone Diaphyseal Structure in
Free-ranging Pan troglodytes. International Journal of Primatology
2008;29(6):1401-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10764-008-9297-y

Degrange F, Moreno K, Wroe S, Tambussi C, Witmer L. A COMPUTATIONAL
BIOMECHANICAL APPROACH TO THE RECONSTRUCTION OF PREDATORY BEHAVIOR IN THE
TERROR BIRD ANDALGALORNIS STEULLETI. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting
of the Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland, OH; 2008.

Hanai K, Ishiura K, Shoji H, Ozaki M. Ant locomotion under the mechanical
load. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry & Molecular
Biology 2008;151(4):455-. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpb.2008.09.032

Hutchinson JR. Response: Of ideas, dichotomies, methods, and data - how much
do elephant kinematics differ from those of other large animals? Journal of
Experimental Biology 2009;212(1):153-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.025098

Hutson J, Hutson K. A FUNCTIONAL INVESTIGATION OF THE EVOLUTION OF CHAMELEON
NARROW SURFACE LOCOMOTION VIA A MORPHOLOGICAL COMPARISON OF ARBOREAL
TETRAPOD FORELIMB RANGES-OF-MOTION. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting
of the Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland, OH; 2008.

Lammers AR, Gauntner T. Mechanics of torque generation during quadrupedal
arboreal locomotion (vol 41, pg 2388, 2008). Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(15):3295-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.08.011

Okada R, Ikeno H, Kimura T, Ohashi M, Aonuma H, Ito E. Locomotion patterns
of honeybee in the hive. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology
B-Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 2008;151(4):456-.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpb.2008.09.036

Paul G. The nearly columnar limbs of elephants are very different from the
more flexed, spring action limbs of running mammals and birds. Journal of
Experimental Biology 2009;212(1):152-3. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.024661

Reinhardt UG, Eidietis L, Friedl SE, Moser ML. Pacific lamprey climbing
behavior. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie
2008;86(11):1264-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/z08-112

Ross CF, Reed DA, Washington RL, Eckhardt A, Anapol F, Shahnoor N. Scaling
of Chew Cycle Duration in Primates. American Journal of Physical
Anthropology 2009;138(1):30-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.20895

Ruff C. Relative Limb Strength and Locomotion in Homo habilis. American
Journal of Physical Anthropology 2009;138(1):90-100.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.20907

Vinyard C, Yamashita N, Tan C. Linking Laboratory and Field Approaches in
Studying the Evolutionary Physiology of Biting in Bamboo Lemurs.
International Journal of Primatology 2008;29(6):1421-39.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10764-007-9178-9

Williams S, Vinyard C, Glander K, Deffenbaugh M, Teaford M, Thompson C.
Telemetry System for Assessing Jaw-Muscle Function in Free-ranging PrimatesInternational Journal of Primatology 2008;29(6):1441-53.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10764-008-9292-3

Windmill JFC, Bockenhauer S, Robert D. Time-resolved tympanal mechanics of
the locust. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2008;5(29):1435-43.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2008.0131

Wright K, Stevens N, Covert H, Nadler T. Comparisons of Suspensory Behaviors
Among Pygathrix cinerea, P-nemaeus, and Nomascus leucogenys in Cuc Phuong
National Park, Vietnam. International Journal of Primatology
2008;29(6):1467-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10764-008-9319-9

DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL

Allen MR. Bisphosphonates and Osteonecrosis of the Jaw: Moving from the
Bedside to the Bench. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the
Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues; Austin, TX; 2007.

Cascone P, Rinaldi F, Pagnoni M, Marianetti TM, Tedaldi M. Three-Dimensional
Temporomandibular Joint Modeling and Animation. Journal of Craniofacial
Surgery 2008;19(6):1526-31.

Hoste S, Vercruyssen M, Quirynen M, Willems G. Risk factors and indications
of orthodontic temporary anchorage devices: a literature review. Australian
Orthodontic Journal 2008;24(2):140-8.

Juez F, Lasheras FS, Nieto PJG, Alvarez-Arenal A. Non-linear numerical
analysis of a double-threaded titanium alloy dental implant by FEM.
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and
Applied Optimization; Abu Dhabi, U ARAB EMIRATES; 2007.

Vlaminck L, Gorski T, Huys L, Saunders J, Schacht E, Gasthuys F. Immediate
Postextraction Implant Placement in Sheep's Mandibles: A Pilot Study.
Implant Dentistry 2008;17(4):439-50.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ID.0b013e31818c5c18

Yilmaz A, Elevli L, Mesut R, Tuna H. Measurement of Temporomandibular Joint
Mobility with an Inclinometer in Turkish Males and Females. Trakya
Universitesi Tip Fakultesi Dergisi 2008;25(3):228-32.

DIGESTIVE

Skorjanec S, Dolovski Z, Kocman I, Brcic L, Boban AB, Batelja L et al.
Therapy for Unhealed Gastrocutaneous Fistulas in Rats as a Model for
Analogous Healing of Persistent Skin Wounds and Persistent Gastric Ulcers:
Stable Gastric Pentadecapeptide BPC 157, Atropine, Ranitidine, and
Omeprazole. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 2009;54(1):46-56.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-008-0332-9

Wang KD, Yan GZ. Research on measurement and modeling of the gastro
intestine's frictional characteristics. Measurement Science & Technology
2009;20(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-0233/20/1/015803

ERGONOMICS/REHABILITATION

de Almeida JS, Carvalho G, Pastre CM, Lamari NM, Pastre EC. Supraspinatus
tendon affection and sick leave. Ciencia & Saude Coletiva 2008;13(2):517-22

Lee MS, Lam P, Ernst E. Effectiveness of tai chi for Parkinson's disease: A
critical review. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 2008;14(8):589-94.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.parkreldis.2008.02.003

EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY

Bates K, Manning P, Sellers W. RECONSTRUCTING THE LOCOMOTOR BIOLOGY OF
ACROCANTHOSAURUS ATOKENSIS (DINOSAURIA: THEROPODA). Proceedings of the 68th
Annual Meeting of the Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland, OH;
2008.

Clifford A. BIOMECHANICS AND EVOLUTION OF UNGULIGRADY IN CETARTIODACTYLA.
Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting of the
Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland, OH; 2008.

Felice R, Angielczyk K. DETERMINING LOCOMOTOR STYLE OF OPHIACODON
(SYNAPSIDA) USING ANALYSIS OF AXIAL SKELETON MORPHOLOGY. Proceedings of the
68th Annual Meeting of the Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland,
OH; 2008.

Fujiwara SI. A BIOMECHANICAL MODEL FOR FORELIMB POSTURE IN EXTANT AND
EXTINCT TETRAPODS. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting of the
Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland, OH; 2008.

Goessling R, Witzel U, Distler C. BIOMECHANICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF THE LONG
SNOUT IN PLATEOSAURUS. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting of the
Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland, OH; 2008.

Reichel M. A CUTTING ANALYSIS: TOOTH SERRATIONS IN THEROPOD DINOSAURS AND
THEIR BIOMECHANICAL IMPLICATIONS. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting of
the Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland, OH; 2008.

Shychoski L, Snively E. ECOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF TYRANNOSAURID LOWER JAW
ONTOGENY, BIOMECHANICAL SCALING AND BITE FUNCTION. Proceedings of the 68th
Annual Meeting of the Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland, OH;
2008.

Tseng ZJ. BONE-CRACKING CAPABILITY IN THE SKULL OF DINOCROCUTA GIGANTEA
(CARNIVORA, MAMMALIA) RFVEALS BIOMECHANICAL CONVERGENCE BETWEEN HYAENIDS AND
PERCROCUTIDS. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting of the
Society-of-Vertebrate-Paleontology; Cleveland, OH; 2008.

GAIT/LOCOMOTION

Chumanov ES, Wall-Schefer C, Heiderscheit BC. Gender differences in walking
and running on level and inclined surfaces. Clinical Biomechanics
2008;23(10):1260-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2008.07.011

Edwards WB, Gillette JC, Thomas JM, Derrick TR. Internal femoral forces and
moments during running: Implications for stress fracture development.
Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(10):1269-78.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2008.06.011

Franz JR, Riley PO, Dicharry J, Allaire PE, Kerrigan DC. Gait synchronized
force modulation during the stance period of one limb achieved by an active
partial body weight support system. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(15):3116-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.09.007

Lamy JC, Iglesias C, Lackmy A, Nielsen JB, Katz R, Marchand-Pauvert V.
Modulation of recurrent inhibition from knee extensors to ankle motoneurones
during human walking. Journal of Physiology-London 2008;586(24):5931-46.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/jphysiol.2008.160630

Paterson KL, Hill KA, Lythgo ND, Maschette W. The Reliability of
Spatiotemporal Gait Data for Young and Older Women During Continuous
Overground Walking. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
2008;89(12):2360-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2008.06.018

Sawicki GS, Ferris DP. Mechanics and energetics of incline walking with
robotic ankle exoskeletons. Journal of Experimental Biology
2009;212(1):32-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.017277

Sawicki GS, Ferris DP. Powered ankle exoskeletons reveal the metabolic cost
of plantar flexor mechanical work during walking with longer steps at
constant step frequency. Journal of Experimental Biology 2009;212(1):21-31.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.017269

Wada N, Toba Y, Iwamoto W, Goto M, Miyata H, Mori F et al. Investigation and
characterization of rat bipedal walking models established by a training
program. Brain Research 2008;1243:70-7.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2008.09.034

Williams DSB, Zambardino JA, Banning VA. Transverse-Plane Mechanics at the
Knee and Tibia in Runners With and Without a History of Achilles
Tendonopathy. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy
2008;38(12):761-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2008.2911

Xiao M, Higginson JS. Muscle function may depend on model selection in
forward simulation of normal walking. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(15):3236-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.08.008

JOINT/CARTILAGE

Noailly J, Van Oosterwyck H, Wilson W, Quinn TM, Ito K. A poroviscoelastic
description of fibrin gels. Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(15):3265-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.09.002

METHODS

Huang YP, Zheng YP, Wang SZ, Chen ZP, Huang QH, He YH. An optical coherence
tomography (OCT)-based air jet indentation system for measuring the
mechanical properties of soft tissues. Measurement Science & Technology
2009;20(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-0233/20/1/015805

Lai CW, Hsiung SK, Yeh CL, Chiou A, Lee GB. A cell delivery and
pre-positioning system utilizing microfluidic devices for dual-beam optical
trap-and-stretch. Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical 2008;135(1):388-97.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2008.08.041

Lambertz D, Paiva MG, Marinho S, Aragao RS, Barros K, Manhaes-de-Castro R et
al. A reproducibility study on musculotendinous stiffness quantification,
using a new transportable ankle ergometer device. Journal of Biomechanics
2008;41(15):3270-3. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.08.022

Lariviere C, Arsenault AB. On the use of EMG-ratios to assess the
coordination of back muscles. Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(10):1209-19.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2008.09.001

MODELING

Dumont ER, Grosse IR, Slater GJ. Requirements for comparing the performance
of finite element models of biological structures. Journal of Theoretical
Biology 2009;256(1):96-103. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2008.08.017

NEURAL

Ellingson BM, Kurpad SN, Schmit BD. Characteristics of Mid- to Long-Latency
Spinal Somatosensory Evoked Potentials following Spinal Trauma in the Rat.
Journal of Neurotrauma 2008;25(11):1323-34.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2008.0575

Lockey AJ, Kavaliers M, Ossenkopp KP. Lipopolysaccharide produces
dose-dependent reductions of the acoustic startle response without impairing
prepulse inhibition in male rats. Brain Behavior and Immunity
2009;23(1):101-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2008.07.011

OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY

Epstein LB, Graham CA, Heit MH. Impact of sacral colpopexy on in vivo
vaginal biomechanical properties. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of
the Society-of-Gynecological-Surgeons; Savannah, GA; 2008.

ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE

de Jongh CU, Basson AH, Scheffer C. Predictive modelling of cervical disc
implant wear. Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(15):3177-83.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.08.025

Galbusera F, Bellini CM, Raimondi MT, Fornari M, Assietti R. Cervical spine
biomechanics following implantation of a disc prosthesis. Medical
Engineering & Physics 2008;30(9):1127-33.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2008.02.002

Robitaille M, Aubin CE, Labelle H. Effects of Alternative Instrumentation
Strategies in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Biomechanical Analysis.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2009;27(1):104-13.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.20654

Yu CH, Wang CT, Chen PQ. Instrumented Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion in
Adult Spondylolisthesis. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
2008;466(12):3034-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11999-008-0511-1

ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY

Bryant AL, Creaby MW, Newton RU, Steele JR. Dynamic Restraint Capacity of
the Hamstring Muscles Has Important Functional Implications After Anterior
Cruciate Ligament Injury and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2008;89(12):2324-31.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2008.04.027

Charalambous CP, Stanley JK, Siddique I, Aster A, Gagey O. Posterolateral
rotatory laxity following surgery to the head of the radius BIOMECHANICAL
COMPARISON OF TWO SURGICAL APPROACHES. Journal of Bone and Joint
Surgery-British Volume 2009;91B(1):82-7.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/0301-620x.91b1.21039

Diezi C, Favre P, Vienne P. Primary Isolated Subtalar Arthrodesis: Outcome
After 2 to 5 Years Followup. Foot & Ankle International
2008;29(12):1195-202. http://dx.doi.org/10.3113/fai.2008.1195

Keeley BJ, Heidari B, Mahony NJ, Rackard SM, O'Brien FJ, Lee TC et al.
Biomechanical comparison of the pullout properties of external skeletal
fixation pins in the tibiae of intact and ovariectomised ewes. Veterinary
and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 2008;21(5):418-26.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3415/vcot-07-09-0089

Lenarz C, Bledsoed G, Watson JT. Circular External Fixation Frames with
Divergent Half Pins A Pilot Biomechanical Study. Clinical Orthopaedics and
Related Research 2008;466(12):2933-9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11999-008-0492-0

Lowenberg DW, Nork S, Abruzzo FM. Correlation of Shear to Compression for
Progressive Fracture Obliquity. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
2008;466(12):2947-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11999-008-0515-x

Wallace AM, Cutting ED, Sutcliffe MPF, Langley-Hobbs SJ. A biomechanical
comparison of six different double loop configurations for use in the
lateral fabella suture technique. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics
and Traumatology 2008;21(5):391-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.3415/vcot-07-10-0095

POSTURE/BALANCE

Le Bozec S, Bouisset S, Ribreau C. Postural control in isometric ramp
pushes: the role of Consecutive Postural Adjustments (CPAs). Neuroscience
Letters 2008;448(3):250-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2008.10.047

SPORT/EXERCISE

Yu B, Queen RM, Abbey AN, Liu Y, Moorman CT, Garrett WE. Hamstring muscle
kinematics and activation during overground sprinting. Journal of
Biomechanics 2008;41(15):3121-6.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.09.005

TENDON/LIGAMENT

Gu YD, Li JS, Lake MJ, Ren XJ, Zen YJ. The mechanical response of Achilles
tendon during different kinds of sports. Communications in Numerical Methods
in Engineering 2008;24(12):2077-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.1096

Kernozek TW, Ragan RJ. Estimation of anterior cruciate ligament tension from
inverse dynamics data and electromyography in females during drop landing.
Clinical Biomechanics 2008;23(10):1279-86.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2008.08.001

TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL

Atmaca AF, Serefoglu EC, Eroglu M, Gurdal M, Metin A, Kayigil O.
Time-Dependent Changes in Biomechanical Properties of Four Different
Synthetic Materials in a Rabbit Model and the Importance in Respect to Sling
Surgery. Urologia Internationalis 2008;81(4):456-61.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000167847

Heiner AD. Structural properties of fourth-generation composite femurs and
tibias. Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(15):3282-4.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.08.013

TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING

Pollack KM, Xie D, Arbogast KB, Durbin DR. Body mass index and injury risk
among US children 9-15 years old in motor vehicle crashes. Injury Prevention
2008;14(6):366-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ip.2008.019208

VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL

Edwards C, Heiblum M, Tejeda A, Galindo F. Experimental evaluation of
attachment behaviors in owned cats. Journal of Veterinary Behavior-Clinical
Applications and Research 2007;2(4):119-25.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jveb.2007.06.004

von Wachenfelt H, Pinzke S, Nilsson C, Olsson O, Ehlorsson CJ. Gait analysis
of unprovoked pig gait on clean and fouled concrete surfaces. Biosystems
Engineering 2008;101(3):376-82.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2008.09.002

VISUAL/VESTIBULAR

Harada Y, Hirose N, Kubota T, Tawara A. The Influence of Central Corneal
Thickness and Corneal Curvature Radius on The Intraocular Pressure as
Measured By Different Tonometers: Noncontact and Goldmann Applanation
Tonometers. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the
Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology; Ft Lauderdale, FL;
2006.

UNIQUE TOPIC

Bartumeus F, Levin SA. Fractal reorientation clocks: Linking animal behavior
to statistical patterns of search. Proceedings of the National Academy of
Sciences of the United States of America 2008;105(49):19072-7.
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