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  • LITERATURE UPDATE: July 12 - July 18, 2012

    LITERATURE UPDATE
    July 12, 2012 July 18, 2012
    Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

    Christopher J. Arellano, PhD
    Neurophysiology of Movement Laboratory
    http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/ncm.html
    University of Colorado Boulder
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    ***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*

    Arabmotlagh M, Sommer U, Dingeldein E, Rauschmann M and Schnettler R. Nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite facilitates bone apposition to polymethylmethacrylate: Histological investigation using a sheep model. Journal of Orthopaedic Research;30(8):1290-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22048

    Baker-LePain JC and Lane NE. Role of bone architecture and anatomy in osteoarthritis. Bone;51(2):197-203. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2012.01.008

    Baro VJ, Bonnevie ED, Lai XH, Price C, Burris DL and Wang LY. Functional characterization of normal and degraded bovine meniscus: Rate-dependent indentation and friction studies. Bone;51(2):232-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2012.03.009

    Epelboym Y, Gendron RN, Mayer J, Fusco J, Nasser P, Gross G, et al. The interindividual variation in femoral neck width is associated with the acquisition of predictable sets of morphological and tissue-quality traits and differential bone loss patterns. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research;27(7):1501-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.1614

    Goff MG, Slyfield CR, Kummari SR, Tkachenko EV, Fischer SE, Yi YH, et al. Three-dimensional characterization of resorption cavity size and location in human vertebral trabecular bone. Bone;51(1):28-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2012.03.028

    Karim L and Vashishth D. Heterogeneous glycation of cancellous bone and its association with bone quality and fragility. Plos One;7(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0035047

    Lotz M and Loeser RF. Effects of aging on articular cartilage homeostasis. Bone;51(2):241-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2012.03.023

    Plecko M, Lagerpusch N, Pegel B, Andermatt D, Frigg R, Koch R, et al. The influence of different osteosynthesis configurations with locking compression plates (lcp) on stability and fracture healing after an oblique 45 degrees angle osteotomy. Injury-International Journal of the Care of the Injured;43(7):1041-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2011.12.016

    Seselj M, Nahhas RW, Sherwood RJ, Chumlea WC, Towne B and Duren DL. The influence of age at menarche on cross-sectional geometry of bone in young adulthood. Bone;51(1):38-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2012.03.030

    Suri S and Walsh DA. Osteochondral alterations in osteoarthritis. Bone;51(2):204-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2011.10.010

    *CARDIOVASCULAR / CARDIOPULMONARY*

    Henderson WR, Guenette JA, Dominelli PB, Griesdale DEG, Querido JS, Boushel R, et al. Limitations of respiratory muscle and vastus lateralis blood flow during continuous exercise. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology;181(3):302-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resp.2012.04.001

    Kritharis EP, Giagini AT, Kakisis JD, Dimitriou CA, Stergiopulos N, Tsangaris S, et al. Time course of flow-induced adaptation of carotid artery biomechanical properties, structure and zero-stress state in the arteriovenous shunt. Biorheology;49(1):65-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/bir-2012-0602

    *CELLULAR / SUBCELLULAR*

    Sandner B, Prang P, Rivera FJ, Aigner L, Blesch A and Weidner N. Neural stem cells for spinal cord repair. Cell and Tissue Research;349(1):349-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00441-012-1363-2

    Zheng Y, Shojaei-Baghini E, Azad A, Wang C and Sun Y. High-throughput biophysical measurement of human red blood cells. Lab on a Chip;12(14):2560-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2lc21210b

    *COMPARATIVE*

    Bahrndorff S, Kjaersgaard A, Pertoldi C, Loeschcke V, Schou TM, Skovgard H, et al. The effects of sex-ratio and density on locomotor activity in the house fly, musca domestica. Journal of Insect Science;12. http://www.insectscience.org/12.71/

    Maidment SCR, Linton DH, Upchurch P and Barrett PM. Limb-bone scaling indicates diverse stance and gait in quadrupedal ornithischian dinosaurs. Plos One;7(5). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0036904

    Zhang W, Cao ZD and Fu SJ. The effects of dissolved oxygen levels on the metabolic interaction between digestion and locomotion in cyprinid fishes with different locomotive and digestive performances. Journal of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology;182(5):641-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00360-012-0644-0

    *ERGONOMICS*

    De Carvalho DE and Callaghan JP. Influence of automobile seat lumbar support prominence on spine and pelvic postures: A radiological investigation. Applied Ergonomics;43(5):876-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2011.12.007

    Fischer SL, Brenneman EC, Wells RP and Dickerson CR. Relationships between psychophysically acceptable and maximum voluntary hand force capacity in the context of underlying biomechanical limitations. Applied Ergonomics;43(5):813-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2011.12.002

    Hurley K, Marshall J, Hogan K and Wells R. A comparison of productivity and physical demands during parcel delivery using a standard and a prototype electric courier truck. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics;42(4):384-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2012.04.003

    *EVOLUTION / ANTHROPOLOGY*

    Almecija S, Alba DM and Moya-Sola S. The thumb of miocene apes: New insights from castell de barbera (catalonia, spain). American Journal of Physical Anthropology;148(3):436-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22071

    Milella M, Belcastro MG, Zollikofer CPE and Mariotti V. The effect of age, sex, and physical activity on entheseal morphology in a contemporary italian skeletal collection. American Journal of Physical Anthropology;148(3):379-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22060

    Pierce SE, Clack JA and Hutchinson JR. Three-dimensional limb joint mobility in the early tetrapod ichthyostega. Nature;486(7404):523-U123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature11124

    Psouni E, Janke A and Garwicz M. Impact of carnivory on human development and evolution revealed by a new unifying model of weaning in mammals. Plos One;7(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0032452

    *GAIT / LOCOMOTION*

    Alkjaer T, Raffalt P, Petersen NC and Simonsen EB. Movement behavior of high-heeled walking: How does the nervous system control the ankle joint during an unstable walking condition? Plos One;7(5). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0037390

    Brady RA, Peters BT, Batson CD, Ploutz-Snyder R, Mulavara AP and Bloomberg JJ. Gait adaptability training is affected by visual dependency. Experimental Brain Research;220(1):1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-012-3109-5

    Healy A, Dunning DN and Chockalingam N. Effect of insole material on lower limb kinematics and plantar pressures during treadmill walking. Prosthetics and Orthotics International;36(1):53-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364611429986

    Ihlen EAF, Sletvold O, Goihl T, Wik PB, Vereijken B and Helbostad J. Older adults have unstable gait kinematics during weight transfer. Journal of Biomechanics;45(9):1559-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.04.021

    Jansen K, De Groote F, Massaad F, Meyns P, Duysens J and Jonkers I. Similar muscles contribute to horizontal and vertical acceleration of center of mass in forward and backward walking: Implications for neural control. Journal of Neurophysiology;107(12):3385-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.01156.2011

    Roos PE, Barton N and van Deursen RWM. Patellofemoral joint compression forces in backward and forward running. Journal of Biomechanics;45(9):1656-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.020

    Shirtcliffe NJ, McHale G and Newton MI. Wet adhesion and adhesive locomotion of snails on anti-adhesive non-wetting surfaces. Plos One;7(5). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0036983

    Sousa ASP, Santos R, Oliveira FPM, Carvalho P and Tavares J. Analysis of ground reaction force and electromyographic activity of the gastrocnemius muscle during double support. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine;226(H5):397-405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411912439671

    Svoboda Z, Janura M, Cabell L and Elfmark M. Variability of kinetic variables during gait in unilateral transtibial amputees. Prosthetics and Orthotics International;36(2):225-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364612439572

    Willcockson MA and Wall-Scheffler CM. Reconsidering the effects of respiratory constraints on the optimal running speed. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise;44(7):1344-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e318248d907

    Wood LE, White J, Milligan A, Ayres B, Hedger W and Scurr J. Predictors of three-dimensional breast kinematics during bare-breasted running. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise;44(7):1351-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e31824bd62c

    Yeung EHK, Chow DHK and Su IYW. Kinematic and electromyographic studies on unaided, unilateral and bilateral crutch walking in adolescents with spastic diplegia. Prosthetics and Orthotics International;36(1):63-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364611429722

    *HAND / FINGER / FOOT / TOE*

    Sheibani-Rad S, Coetzee JC, Giveans MR and DiGiovanni C. Arthrodesis versus orif for lisfranc fractures. Orthopedics;35(6):E868-E73. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120525-26

    *JOINT / CARTILAGE*

    Ravanbod R, Torkaman G and Esteki A. The effects of pulsed ultrasound and low level laser therapy on joint friction and biomechanical parameters of articular cartilage in experimental hemarthrosis model. Haemophilia;18:126-.

    Stephensen D, Drechsler W and Scott O. The early biomechanical manifestations of ankle joint hemarthrosis? Haemophilia;18:128-.

    Wu MN, Pai DK, Tresch MC and Sandercock TG. Passive elastic properties of the rat ankle. Journal of Biomechanics;45(9):1728-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.017

    *METHODS*

    Donelson N, Kim EZ, Slawson JB, Vecsey CG, Huber R and Griffith LC. High-resolution positional tracking for long-term analysis of drosophila sleep and locomotion using the "Tracker'' program. Plos One;7(5). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0037250

    Hainisch R, Gfoehler M, Zubayer-Ul-Karim M and Pandy MG. Method for determining musculotendon parameters in subject-specific musculoskeletal models of children developed from mri data. Multibody System Dynamics;28(1-2):143-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9289-0

    Shamoun-Baranes J, Bom R, van Loon EE, Ens BJ, Oosterbeek K and Bouten W. From sensor data to animal behaviour: An oystercatcher example. Plos One;7(5). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0037997

    Sokolowski MBC, Moine M and Naassila M. "Beetrack": A software for 2d open field locomotion analysis in honey bees. Journal of Neuroscience Methods;207(2):211-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2012.03.006

    Turley GA, Ahmed SMY, Williams MA and Griffin DR. Validation of the femoral anteversion measurement method used in imageless navigation. Computer Aided Surgery;17(4):187-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/10929088.2012.690230

    Vanhelst J, Beghin L, Duhamel A, Bergman P, Sjostrom M and Gottrand F. Comparison of uniaxial and triaxial accelerometry in the assessment of physical activity among adolescents under free-living conditions: The helena study. Bmc Medical Research Methodology;12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-12-26

    Warlow OME and Lawson SEM. A technique for motion capture of the finger using functional joint centres and the effect of calibration range of motion on its accuracy. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine;226(H5):360-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411912442133

    *MODELING*

    Alonso J, Romero F, Pamies-Vila R, Lugris U and Font-Llagunes JM. A simple approach to estimate muscle forces and orthosis actuation in powered assisted walking of spinal cord-injured subjects. Multibody System Dynamics;28(1-2):109-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9284-5

    Amadi HO, Bull AMJ and Emery RJH. Development and validation of a model for quantifying glenohumeral ligament strains during function. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine;226(H6):461-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411912442776

    Colacino FM, Rustighi E and Mace BR. Subject-specific musculoskeletal parameters of wrist flexors and extensors estimated by an emg-driven musculoskeletal model. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(5):531-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.08.012

    Conte V, Ulrich F, Baum B, Munoz J, Veldhuis J, Brodland W, et al. A biomechanical analysis of ventral furrow formation in the drosophila melanogaster embryo. Plos One;7(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0034473

    Engell-Norregard M, Niebe S and Erleben K. A joint-constraint model for human joints using signed distance-fields. Multibody System Dynamics;28(1-2):69-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9296-1

    Gong H, Zhang M, Fan YB, Kwok WL and Leung PC. Relationships between femoral strength evaluated by nonlinear finite element analysis and bmd, material distribution and geometric morphology. Annals of Biomedical Engineering;40(7):1575-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-012-0514-7

    Guess TM. Forward dynamics simulation using a natural knee with menisci in the multibody framework. Multibody System Dynamics;28(1-2):37-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9293-4

    Herfat ST, Boguszewski DV and Shearn JT. Applying simulated in vivo motions to measure human knee and acl kinetics. Annals of Biomedical Engineering;40(7):1545-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-011-0500-5

    Herrmann S, Woernle C, Kaehler M, Rachholz R, Souffrant R, Zierath J, et al. Hil simulation for testing joint stability after total knee arthroplasty. Multibody System Dynamics;28(1-2):55-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9283-6

    Hussain M, Nassr A, Natarajan RN, An HS and Andersson GBJ. Corpectomy versus discectomy for the treatment of multilevel cervical spine pathology: A finite element model analysis. Spine Journal;12(5):401-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2012.03.025

    Kim YH, Choi DK and Kim K. Investigation of the compressive stiffness of spinal cages in various experimental conditions based on finite element analysis. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine;226(H4):341-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411912438637

    MacLeod AR, Pankaj P and Simpson A. Does screw-bone interface modelling matter in finite element analyses? Journal of Biomechanics;45(9):1712-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.04.008

    Manal K, Gravare-Silbernagel K and Buchanan TS. A real-time emg-driven musculoskeletal model of the ankle. Multibody System Dynamics;28(1-2):169-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9285-4

    Menegaldo LL and Oliveira LF. The influence of modeling hypothesis and experimental methodologies in the accuracy of muscle force estimation using emg-driven models. Multibody System Dynamics;28(1-2):21-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9273-8

    Modenese L and Phillips ATM. Prediction of hip contact forces and muscle activations during walking at different speeds. Multibody System Dynamics;28(1-2):157-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9274-7

    Moissenet F, Cheze L and Dumas R. Anatomical kinematic constraints: Consequences on musculo-tendon forces and joint reactions. Multibody System Dynamics;28(1-2):125-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9286-3

    Quental C, Folgado J, Ambrosio J and Monteiro J. A multibody biomechanical model of the upper limb including the shoulder girdle. Multibody System Dynamics;28(1-2):83-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9297-0

    Ribeiro A, Rasmussen J, Flores P and Silva LF. Modeling of the condyle elements within a biomechanical knee model. Multibody System Dynamics;28(1-2):181-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9280-9

    Roy SS and Pratihar DK. Soft computing-based approaches to predict energy consumption and stability margin of six-legged robots moving on gradient terrains. Applied Intelligence;37(1):31-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10489-011-0311-2

    Savoldelli C, Bouchard PO, Loudad R, Baque P and Tillier Y. Stress distribution in the temporo-mandibular joint discs during jaw closing: A high-resolution three-dimensional finite-element model analysis. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy;34(5):405-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00276-011-0917-4

    Shim Y and Husbands P. Chaotic exploration and learning of locomotion behaviors. Neural Computation;24(8):2185-222.

    Sreenivasa M, Soueres P and Laumond JP. Walking to grasp: Modeling of human movements as invariants and an application to humanoid robotics. Ieee Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part a-Systems and Humans;42(4):880-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tsmca.2011.2178830

    Toth TI, Knops S and Daun-Gruhn S. A neuromechanical model explaining forward and backward stepping in the stick insect. Journal of Neurophysiology;107(12):3267-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.01124.2011

    Vette AH, Yoshida T, Thrasher TA, Masani K and Popovic MR. A comprehensive three-dimensional dynamic model of the human head and trunk for estimating lumbar and cervical joint torques and forces from upper body kinematics. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(5):640-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.11.023

    Zhang KY, Wiktorowicz-Conroy A, Hutchinson JR, Doube M, Klosowski M, Shefelbine SJ, et al. 3d morphometric and posture study of felid scapulae using statistical shape modelling. Plos One;7(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0034619

    *MUSCLE*

    Brown SHM and Gerling ME. Importance of sarcomere length when determining muscle physiological cross-sectional area: A spine example. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine;226(H5):384-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411912441325

    *NEURAL*

    Boughter JD, Mulligan MK, St John SJ, Tokita K, Lu L, Heck DH, et al. Genetic control of a central pattern generator: Rhythmic oromotor movement in mice is controlled by a major locus near atp1a2. Plos One;7(5). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0038169

    Dehorter N, Vinay L, Hammond C and Ben-Ari Y. Timing of developmental sequences in different brain structures: Physiological and pathological implications. European Journal of Neuroscience;35(12):1846-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-9568.2012.08152.x

    Dyck J, Lanuza GM and Gosgnach S. Functional characterization of di6 interneurons in the neonatal mouse spinal cord. Journal of Neurophysiology;107(12):3256-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.01132.2011

    Mackinnon SE, Yee A and Ray WZ. Nerve transfers for the restoration of hand function after spinal cord injury case report. Journal of Neurosurgery;117(1):176-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2012.3.jns12328

    Neyroud D, Maffiuletti NA, Kayser B and Place N. Mechanisms of fatigue and task failure induced by sustained submaximal contractions. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise;44(7):1243-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e318245cc4d

    *ORTHOPAEDICS / SPINE*

    Chan ST, Fung PK, Ng NY, Ngan TL, Chong MY, Tang CN, et al. Dynamic changes of elasticity, cross-sectional area, and fat infiltration of multifidus at different postures in men with chronic low back pain. Spine Journal;12(5):381-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2011.12.004

    Chen CP, Lin YM, Chiu YC, Wu HW, Lee CH, Tong KM, et al. Outcomes of arthroscopic double-bundle pcl reconstruction using the lars artificial ligament. Orthopedics;35(6):E800-E6. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120525-16

    Defino HLA, Rosa RC, Silva P, Shimano AC, de Paula FJA and Volpon JB. Mechanical performance of cylindrical and dual-core pedicle screws after repeated insertion. Spine;37(14):1187-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e3182458c8a

    Goel VK and Elgafy H. Commentary: Biomechanics of various surgical procedures for the treatment of multilevel cervical spine. Spine Journal;12(5):409-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2012.05.016

    Michalek AJ and Iatridis JC. Height and torsional stiffness are most sensitive to annular injury in large animal intervertebral discs. Spine Journal;12(5):425-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2012.04.001

    Paik H, Dmitriev AE, Lehman RA, Gaume RE, Ambati DV, Kang DG, et al. The biomechanical effect of pedicle screw hubbing on pullout resistance in the thoracic spine. Spine Journal;12(5):417-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2012.03.020

    Shi L, Wang L, Zhang Y, Guo Z, Wu ZX, Liu D, et al. Improving fixation strength of pedicle screw by microarc oxidation treatment: An experimental study of osteoporotic spine in sheep. Journal of Orthopaedic Research;30(8):1296-303. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22072

    Van Toen C, Street J, Oxland TR and Cripton PA. Acoustic emission signals can discriminate between compressive bone fractures and tensile ligament injuries in the spine during dynamic loading. Journal of Biomechanics;45(9):1643-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.025

    Wang XY, Aubin CE, Crandall D, Parent S and Labelle H. Biomechanical analysis of 4 types of pedicle screws for scoliotic spine instrumentation. Spine;37(14):E823-E35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31824b7154

    *ORTHOPAEDICS / SURGERY*

    Al-Atabi M, Espino DM, Hukins DWL and Buchan KG. Biomechanical assessment of surgical repair of the mitral valve. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine;226(H4):275-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411912437116

    Assari S, Darvish K and Ilyas AM. Biomechanical analysis of second-generation headless compression screws. Injury-International Journal of the Care of the Injured;43(7):1159-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2012.03.015

    Brunner A, Resch H, Babst R, Kathrein S, Fierlbeck J, Niederberger A, et al. The humerusblock ng: A new concept for stabilization of proximal humeral fractures and its biomechanical evaluation. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery;132(7):985-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-012-1503-x

    Dobson KL and Harris J. A detailed surgical method for mechanical decerebration of the rat. Experimental Physiology;97(6):693-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/expphysiol.2012.064840

    Feerick EM and McGarry JP. Cortical bone failure mechanisms during screw pullout. Journal of Biomechanics;45(9):1666-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.023

    Ghosh KM, Merican AM, Iranpour F, Deehan DJ and Amis AA. Length-change patterns of the collateral ligaments after total knee arthroplasty. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(7):1349-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1824-2

    Gras F, Marintschev I, Schwarz CE, Hofmann GO, Pohlemann T and Culemann U. Screw- versus plate-fixation strength of acetabular anterior column fractures: A biomechanical study. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery;72(6):1664-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0b013e3182463b45

    Kany J, Amaravathi RS, Guinand R and Valenti P. Arthroscopic acromioclavicular joint reconstruction using a synthetic ligament device. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology;22(5):357-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00590-011-0856-0

    Lamm BM, Siddiqui NA, Nair AK and LaPorta G. Intramedullary foot fixation for midfoot charcot neuroarthropathy. Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery;51(4):531-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2012.04.021

    Logan JS, Elliot RR and Wilson AJ. Translateral acl reconstruction: A technique for anatomic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(7):1289-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1745-0

    Longo UG, Forriol F, Campi S, Maffulli N and Denaro V. A biomechanical comparison of the primary stability of two minimally invasive techniques for repair of ruptured achilles tendon. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(7):1392-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1868-3

    Mounasamy V, Sathpathy J and Willis MC. Stress fractures in the gapped area of a two implant construct: A case report. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology;22(5):427-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00590-011-0836-4

    Mounasamy V, Satpathy J and Willis MC. Femoral shaft fracture below a pre-existing implant: A novel method of fixation: A case report. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology;22(5):423-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00590-011-0792-z

    Schmidutz F, Beirer M, Weber P, Mazoochian F, Fottner A and Jansson V. Biomechanical reconstruction of the hip: Comparison between modular short-stem hip arthroplasty and conventional total hip arthroplasty. International Orthopaedics;36(7):1341-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-011-1477-2

    Trepat AD, Popescu D, Fernandez-Valencia JA, Cune J, Rios M and Prat S. Comparative study between locking plates versus proximal humeral nail for the treatment of 2-part proximal humeral fractures. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology;22(5):373-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00590-011-0852-4

    Yue B, Varadarajan KM, Rubash HE and Li GA. In vivo function of posterior cruciate ligament before and after posterior cruciate ligament-retaining total knee arthroplasty. International Orthopaedics;36(7):1387-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-011-1481-6

    *POSTURE / BALANCE*

    Graham RB and Brown SHM. A direct comparison of spine rotational stiffness and dynamic spine stability during repetitive lifting tasks. Journal of Biomechanics;45(9):1593-600. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.04.007

    Ionta S, Perruchoud D, Draganski B and Blanke O. Body context and posture affect mental imagery of hands. Plos One;7(3). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0034382

    Ku PX, Abu Osman NA, Yusof A and Abas W. Biomechanical evaluation of the relationship between postural control and body mass index. Journal of Biomechanics;45(9):1638-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.029

    *PROSTHETICS / ORTHOTICS*

    Bertels T, Schmalz T and Ludwigs E. Biomechanical influences of shoulder disarticulation prosthesis during standing and level walking. Prosthetics and Orthotics International;36(2):165-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364611435499

    Burnfield JM, Eberly VJ, Gronely JK, Perry J, Yule WJ and Mulroy SJ. Impact of stance phase microprocessor-controlled knee prosthesis on ramp negotiation and community walking function in k2 level transfemoral amputees. Prosthetics and Orthotics International;36(1):95-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364611431611

    Childers WL and Gregor RJ. Effectiveness of force production in persons with unilateral transtibial amputation during cycling. Prosthetics and Orthotics International;35(4):373-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364611423129

    Houx L, Brochard S, Lempereur M and Remy-neris O. Simulation of unilateral equinus using an adjustable orthosis in children: Design, feasibility and biomechanical effects. Prosthetics and Orthotics International;36(1):131-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364611427764

    Loukos I, Zachariou C, Nicolopoulos C, Korres D and Efstathopoulos N. Analysis of the corrective forces exerted by a dynamic derotation brace (ddb). Prosthetics and Orthotics International;35(4):365-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364611420477

    Major MJ, Howard D, Jones R and Twiste M. The effects of transverse rotation angle on compression and effective lever arm of prosthetic feet during simulated stance. Prosthetics and Orthotics International;36(2):231-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309364611435996

    *ROBOTICS*

    Bi SS, Zhou XD and Marghitu DB. Impact modelling and analysis of the compliant legged robots. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part K-Journal of Multi-Body Dynamics;226(K2):85-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1464419312441451

    Db RN, Nejad SN, Kabganian M and Djadid AD. Adaptive control of a legged capsular microrobot based on lyapunov stability criteria. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C-Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science;226(C4):887-99. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406211417940

    Zhang C, Liu H, Tan RJ and Li HY. Modeling of velocity-dependent frictional resistance of a capsule robot inside an intestine. Tribology Letters;47(2):295-301. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-012-9980-1

    *REACHING / GRASP*

    Gilliaux M, Lejeune T, Detrembleur C, Sapin J, Dehez B and Stoquart G. A robotic device as a sensitive quantitative tool to assess upper limb impairments in stroke patients: A preliminary prospective cohort study. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine;44(3):210-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.2340/16501977-0926

    *REHABILITATION*

    de Oliveira RR, Bezerra MA, de Lira KDS, Novaes KA, Teixeira M, Chaves CD, et al. Aerobic physical training restores biomechanical properties of achilles tendon in rats chemically induced to diabetes mellitus. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications;26(3):163-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2012.03.017

    Karandikar N and Vargas OOO. Kinetic chains: A review of the concept and its clinical applications. Pm&R;3(8):739-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.02.021

    Morgan MV, Allison S and Duhon D. Heart rate changes in functional capacity evaluations in a workers' compensation population. Work-a Journal of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation;42(2):253-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/wor-2012-1348

    Moshonkina TR, Makarovski AN, Bogacheva IN, Scherbakova NA, Savohin AA and Gerasimenko YP. Effects of spinal cord electrical stimulation in patients with vertebrospinal pathology. Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine;153(1):16-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10517-012-1632-9

    Thorlund JB, Damgaard J, Roos EM and Aagaard P. Neuromuscular function during a forward lunge in meniscectomized patients. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise;44(7):1358-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e31824c315b

    *SPORT / EXERCISE*

    Cross MB, Musahl V, Bedi A, O'Loughlin P, Hammoud S, Suero E, et al. Anteromedial versus central single-bundle graft position: Which anatomic graft position to choose? Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(7):1276-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1737-0

    de Souza EF, Cantergi D, Mendonca A, Kennedy C and Loss JF. Electromyographic analysis of the rectus femoris and rectus abdominis muscles during performance of the hundred and teaser pilates exercises. Revista Brasileira De Medicina Do Esporte;18(2):105-8.

    Kuster D, Gibson A, Abboud R and Drew T. Mechanisms of cervical spine injury in rugby union: A systematic review of the literature. British Journal of Sports Medicine;46(8):550-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2011-090360

    Mantini S, Bruner E, Colaiacomo B, Ciccarelli A, Redaelli A and Ripani M. Preliminary baropodometric analysis of young soccer players while walking: Geometric morphometrics and comparative evaluation. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness;52(2):144-50.

    Sonza A and de Andrade MC. Analysis of the isokinetic torque curves in shoulder movements. Revista Brasileira De Medicina Do Esporte;18(2):91-4.

    Zaggelidis G and Lazaridis S. Evaluation of vertical ground reaction forces in three different judo hip throwing techniques in novice and advanced greek athletes. Medicina Dello Sport;65(1):29-36.

    *TENDON / LIGAMENT*

    Duenwald-Kuehl S, Lakes R and Vanderby R. Strain-induced damage reduces echo intensity changes in tendon during loading. Journal of Biomechanics;45(9):1607-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.04.004

    Fisher MB, Liang R, Jung HJ, Kim KE, Zamarra G, Almarza AJ, et al. Potential of healing a transected anterior cruciate ligament with genetically modified extracellular matrix bioscaffolds in a goat model. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(7):1357-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1800-x

    *TISSUE / BIOMATERIAL*

    Bonod-Bidaud C, Roulet M, Hansen U, Elsheikh A, Malbouyres M, Ricard-Blum S, et al. In vivo evidence for a bridging role of a collagen v subtype at the epidermis-dermis interface. Journal of Investigative Dermatology;132(7):1841-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jid.2012.56

    Manoogian SJ, Bisplinghoff JA, Kemper AR and Duma SM. Dynamic material properties of the pregnant human uterus. Journal of Biomechanics;45(9):1724-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.04.001

    Stavropoulou EA, Dafalias YF and Sokolis DP. Biomechanical behavior and histological organization of the three-layered passive esophagus as a function of topography. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine;226(H6):477-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411912444073

    *TRAUMA / IMPACT TESTING*

    Crookshank M, Coquim J, Olsen M, Schemitsch EH, Bougherara H and Zdero R. Biomechanical measurements of axial crush injury to the distal condyles of human and synthetic femurs. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of Engineering in Medicine;226(H4):320-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411912438038

    *VISUAL / VESTIBULAR*

    Annaka M, Mortensen K, Matsuura T, Ito M, Nochioka K and Ogata N. Organic-inorganic nanocomposite gels as an in situ gelation biomaterial for injectable accommodative intraocular lens. Soft Matter;8(27):3185-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2sm25534k

    Cankaya AB, Beyazyildiz E, Ileri D and Ozturk F. The effect of contact lens usage on corneal biomechanical parameters in myopic patients. Cornea;31(7):764-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICO.0b013e3182248239

    *WHEELCHAIR*

    Arnet U, van Drongelen S, Scheel-Sailer A, van der Woude LHV and Veeger D. Shoulder load during synchronous handcycling and handrim wheelchair propulsion in persons with paraplegia. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine;44(3):222-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.2340/16501977-0929

    *UNIQUE TOPIC*

    Iriarte-Diaz J, Riskin DK, Breuer KS and Swartz SM. Kinematic plasticity during flight in fruit bats: Individual variability in response to loading. Plos One;7(5). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0036665

    Silva AT, Katopodis C, Santos JM, Ferreira MT and Pinheiro AN. Cyprinid swimming behaviour in response to turbulent flow. Ecological Engineering;44:314-28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2012.04.015

    *PICKS OF THE WEEK*

    Mongeau JM, McRae B, Jusufi A, Birkmeyer P, Hoover AM, Fearing R, et al. Rapid inversion: Running animals and robots swing like a pendulum under ledges. Plos One;7(6). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0038003
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