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  • LITERATURE UPDATE: October 11 - October 17, 2012

    LITERATURE UPDATE
    October 11, 2012 October 17, 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*

    Ertas AH, Winwood K, Zioupos P and Cotton JR. Simulation of creep in non-homogenous samples of human cortical bone. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering;15(10):1121-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2011.575069

    Koivumaki JEM, Thevenot J, Pulkkinen P, Kuhn V, Link TM, Eckstein F, et al. Cortical bone finite element models in the estimation of experimentally measured failure loads in the proximal femur. Bone;51(4):737-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2012.06.026

    Madeo A, George D, Lekszycki T, Nierenberger M and Remond Y. A second gradient continuum model accounting for some effects of micro-structure on reconstructed bone remodelling. Comptes Rendus Mecanique;340(8):575-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crme.2012.05.003

    Portero-Muzy NR, Chavassieux PM, Bouxsein ML, Gineyts E, Garnero P and Chapurlat RD. Early effects of zoledronic acid and teriparatide on bone microarchitecture, remodeling and collagen crosslinks: Comparison between iliac crest and lumbar vertebra in ewes. Bone;51(4):714-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2012.07.004

    Zdero R, Gallimore CH, McConnell AJ, Patel H, Nisenbaum R, Morshed G, et al. A preliminary biomechanical study of cyclic preconditioning effects on canine cadaveric whole femurs. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme;134(9). http://dx.doi.org/094502

    *COMPARATIVE*

    Dymowska AK, Manfredi T, Rosenthal JJC and Seibel BA. Temperature compensation of aerobic capacity and performance in the antarctic pteropod, clione antarctica, compared with its northern congener, c. Limacina. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(19):3370-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.070607

    Fleming PA and Bateman PW. Autotomy, tail regeneration and jumping ability in cape dwarf geckos (lygodactylus capensis) (gekkonidae). African Zoology;47(1):55-9.

    Munoz NJ, Breckels RD and Neff BD. The metabolic, locomotor and sex-dependent effects of elevated temperature on trinidadian guppies: Limited capacity for acclimation. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(19):3436-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.070391

    Potvin J, Goldbogen JA and Shadwick RE. Metabolic expenditures of lunge feeding rorquals across scale: Implications for the evolution of filter feeding and the limits to maximum body size. Plos One;7(9). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0044854

    *DENTAL / ORAL / FACIAL*

    Akman S, Akman M, Eskitascioglu G and Belli S. The use of endodontically treated and/or fiber post-retained teeth as abutments for fixed partial dentures. Clinical Oral Investigations;16(5):1485-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00784-011-0635-7

    Cavusoglu Y, Sahin E and Akca K. Efficacy of resonance frequency analysis in the diagnosis of compromised bone-implant interface. Implant Dentistry;21(5):394-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ID.0b013e3182602b67

    Fages M, Slangen P, Raynal J, Corn S, Turzo K, Margerit J, et al. Comparative mechanical behavior of dentin enamel and dentin ceramic junctions assessed by speckle interferometry (si). Dental Materials;28(10):E229-E38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2012.05.006

    Freitas AC, Rocha EP, Bonfante EA, Almeida EO, Anchieta RB, Martini AP, et al. Biomechanical evaluation of internal and external hexagon platform switched implant-abutment connections: An in vitro laboratory and three-dimensional finite element analysis. Dental Materials;28(10):E218-E28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2012.05.004

    He H, Yao Y, Wang YY, Wu YY, Yang Y and Gong P. A novel bionic design of dental implant for promoting its long-term success using nerve growth factor (ngf): Utilizing nano-springs to construct a stress-cushioning structure inside the implant. Medical Science Monitor;18(8):HY42-HY6.

    Kwon TK, Lee HJ, Min SK and Yeo IS. Evaluation of early bone response to fluoride-modified and anodically oxidized titanium implants through continuous removal torque analysis. Implant Dentistry;21(5):427-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ID.0b013e31826917f6

    Leiggener CS, Erni S and Gallo LM. Novel approach to the study of jaw kinematics in an alloplastic tmj reconstruction. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery;41(9):1041-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2012.06.014

    Tatarakis N, Bashutski J, Wang HL and Oh TJ. Early implant bone loss: Preventable or inevitable? Implant Dentistry;21(5):379-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ID.0b013e3182665d0c

    *DIGESTIVE*

    Remes-Troche JM, Attaluri A, Chahal P and Rao SSC. Barostat or dynamic balloon distention test: Which technique is best suited for esophageal sensory testing? Diseases of the Esophagus;25(7):584-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-2050.2011.01294.x

    *EVOLUTION / ANTHROPOLOGY*

    Hollo G and Novak M. The manoeuvrability hypothesis to explain the maintenance of bilateral symmetry in animal evolution. Biology Direct;7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6150-7-22

    Lewton KL. Complexity in biological anthropology in 2011: Species, reproduction, and sociality. American Anthropologist;114(2):196-202. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1548-1433.2012.01418.x

    *GAIT / LOCOMOTION*

    Alexandre R, Cordovil R and Barreiros J. Children's locomotion on slopes given visual, acoustic, and tactile information. Perceptual and Motor Skills;115(1):197-212. http://dx.doi.org/10.2466/26.10.25.pms.115.4.197-212

    Altman AR and Davis IS. Barefoot running: Biomechanics and implications for running injuries. Current Sports Medicine Reports;11(5):244-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/JSR.0b013e31826c9bb9

    Caliandro P, Masciullo M, Padua L, Simbolotti C, Di Sante G, Russo G, et al. Prefrontal cortex controls human balance during overground ataxic gait. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience;30(5):397-405. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/rnn-2012-120239

    Deffeyes JE, Karst GM, Stuberg WA and Kurz MJ. Coactivation of lower leg muscles during body weight-supported treadmill walking decreases with age in adolescents. Perceptual and Motor Skills;115(1):241-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.2466/26.06.25.pms.115.4.241-260

    Grabli D, Karachi C, Welter ML, Lau B, Hirsch EC, Vidailhet M, et al. Normal and pathological gait: What we learn from parkinson's disease. Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry;83(10):979-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jnnp-2012-302263

    Hsu AR. Topical review: Barefoot running. Foot & Ankle International;33(9):787-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.3113/fai.2012.0787

    Lindner T, Schulze C, Woitge S, Finze S, Mittelmeier W and Bader R. The effect of the weight of equipment on muscle activity of the lower extremity in soldiers. Scientific World Journal. http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/976513

    Maillet A, Pollak P and Debu B. Imaging gait disorders in parkinsonism: A review. Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry;83(10):986-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jnnp-2012-302461

    Miyasike-daSilva V and McIlroy WE. Does it really matter where you look when walking on stairs? Insights from a dual-task study. Plos One;7(9). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0044722

    *HAND / FINGER / FOOT / TOE*

    Gardner AW, Yew YT, Neo PY, Lau CC and Tay SC. Interfragmentary compression profile of 4 headless bone screws: An analysis of the compression lost on reinsertion. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume;37A(9):1845-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2012.05.044

    Markolf KL, Jackson S and McAllister DR. Force and displacement measurements of the distal fibula during simulated ankle loading tests for high ankle sprains. Foot & Ankle International;33(9):779-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.3113/fai.2012.0779

    Tang P, Wei DH, Ueba H, Gardner TR and Rosenwasser MP. Scaphoid excision and 4-bone arthrodesis versus proximal row carpectomy: A comparison of contact biomechanics. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume;37A(9):1861-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2012.05.040

    *METHODS*

    Alvarez JC, Alvarez D, Lopez A and Gonzalez RC. Pedestrian navigation based on a waist-worn inertial sensor. Sensors;12(8):10536-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s120810536

    Chan KL, Inan OT, Bhattacharya S and Marcu O. Estimating the speed of drosophila locomotion using an automated behavior detection and analysis system. Fly;6(3):205-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/fly.20987

    Dathe H and Gezzi R. Characteristic directions of closed planar motions. Zamm-Zeitschrift Fur Angewandte Mathematik Und Mechanik;92(9):731-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/zamm.201100178

    De Groote F, Demeulenaere B, Swevers J, De Schutter J and Jonkers I. A physiology-based inverse dynamic analysis of human gait using sequential convex programming: A comparative study. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering;15(10):1093-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2011.571679

    Lee HP and Zhuang H. Biomechanical study on the edge shapes for penetrating keratoplasty. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering;15(10):1071-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2011.571677

    Masci I, Vannozzi G, Getchell N and Cappozzo A. Assessing hopping developmental level in childhood using wearable inertial sensor devices. Motor Control;16(3):317-28.

    Roy D, Kauffmann C, Delorme S, Lerouge S, Cloutier G and Soulez G. A literature review of the numerical analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysms treated with endovascular stent grafts. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/820389

    Stegeman DF, Kleine BU, Lapatki BG and Van Dijk JP. High-density surface EMG: Techniques and applications at a motor unit level. Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering;32(3):3-27.

    Subbarao GPA, Narasipur OS, Kalegowda A and Asokan S. A novel fiber bragg grating based sensing methodology for direct measurement of surface strain on body muscles during physical exercises. International Journal of Optomechatronics;6(3):189-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15599612.2012.694982

    Tang JH and Liu J. Ultrasonic measurement of scleral cross-sectional strains during elevations of intraocular pressure: Method validation and initial results in posterior porcine sclera. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme;134(9). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4007365

    *MODELING*

    Desceliers C, Soize C, Naili S and Haiat G. Probabilistic model of the human cortical bone with mechanical alterations in ultrasonic range. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing;32:170-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2012.03.008

    Kraft RH, McKee PJ, Dagro AM and Grafton ST. Combining the finite element method with structural connectome-based analysis for modeling neurotrauma: Connectome neurotrauma mechanics. Plos Computational Biology;8(8). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002619

    Kumar B, Das A and Alagirusamy R. An approach to determine pressure profile generated by compression bandage using quasi-linear viscoelastic model. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme;134(9). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4007176

    Kurniawan D, Nor FM, Lee HY and Lim JY. Finite element analysis of bone-implant biomechanics: Refinement through featuring various osseointeg ration conditions. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery;41(9):1090-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2011.12.026

    Moran EC, Raghunathan S, Evans DW, Vavalle NA, Sparks JL, LeRoith T, et al. Porohyperviscoelastic model simultaneously predicts parenchymal fluid pressure and reaction force in perfused liver. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme;134(9). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4007175

    Qin Z and Buehler MJ. Computational and theoretical modeling of intermediate filament networks: Structure, mechanics and disease. Acta Mechanica Sinica;28(4):941-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10409-012-0124-5

    Ramme AJ, Shivanna KH, Criswell AJ, Kallemeyn NA, Magnotta VA and Grosland NM. Growing multiblock structures: A semi-automated approach to block placement for multiblock hexahedral meshing. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering;15(10):1043-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2011.570338

    Varner VD and Taber LA. On integrating experimental and theoretical models to determine physical mechanisms of morphogenesis. Biosystems;109(3):412-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystems.2012.05.001

    Vaughan TJ, McCarthy CT and McNamara LM. A three-scale finite element investigation into the effects of tissue mineralisation and lamellar organisation in human cortical and trabecular bone. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials;12:50-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.03.003

    Xu L, Yao X and Zheng YM. Direction-dependent adhesion of water strider's legs for water-walking. Solid State Sciences;14(8):1146-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solidsta...es.2012.05.029

    *MUSCLE*

    Staniek M and Brenner E. Variations in the anatomy of the anterior-inferior rotator cuff: The "Infraglenoid muscle". Annals of Anatomy-Anatomischer Anzeiger;194(4):373-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aanat.2011.11.008

    *NEURAL*

    Alfieri A, Gazzeri R, Prell J, Scheller C, Rachinger J, Strauss C, et al. Role of lumbar interspinous distraction on the neural elements. Neurosurgical Review;35(4):477-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10143-012-0394-1

    Alstermark B and Isa T. Circuits for skilled reaching and grasping. In: Hyman SE, editor. Annual review of neuroscience, vol 35. p 559-78.

    *ORTHOPAEDICS / SPINE*

    Barrey C, Champain S, Campana S, Ramadan A, Perrin G and Skalli W. Sagittal alignment and kinematics at instrumented and adjacent levels after total disc replacement in the cervical spine. European Spine Journal;21(8):1648-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-012-2180-8

    Boszczyk BM, Littlewood AP and Putz R. A geometrical model of vertical translation and alar ligament tension in atlanto-axial rotation. European Spine Journal;21(8):1575-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-012-2209-z

    Kauther MD, Piotrowski M, Hussmann B, Lendemans S and Wedemeyer C. Cervical range of motion and strength in 4,293 young male adults with chronic neck pain. European Spine Journal;21(8):1522-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-012-2369-x

    Leckie AE, Akens MK, Woodhouse KA, Yee AJM and Whyne CM. Evaluation of thiol-modified hyaluronan and elastin-like polypeptide composite augmentation in early-stage disc degeneration comparing 2 minimally invasive techniques. Spine;37(20):E1296-E303. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e318266ecea

    Sjovold SG, Zhu Q, Bowden A, Larson CR, Bakker PM, Villarraga ML, et al. Biomechanical evaluation of the total facet arthroplasty system((r)) (tfas((r))): Loading as compared to a rigid posterior instrumentation system. European Spine Journal;21(8):1660-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-012-2253-8

    Tan JS and Uppuganti S. Cumulative multiple freeze-thaw cycles and testing does not affect subsequent within-day variation in intervertebral flexibility of human cadaveric lumbosacral spine. Spine;37(20):E1238-E42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31826111a3

    *ORTHOPAEDICS / SURGERY*

    Baker AR, McCarron JA, Tan CD, Iannotti JP and Derwin KA. Does augmentation with a reinforced fascia patch improve rotator cuff repair outcomes? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research;470(9):2513-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11999-012-2348-x

    Park JY, Jeonl YS, Choi SC, Jin CI, Kim KR, Shin WY, et al. Stent fractures after superficial femoral artery stenting. Journal of the Korean Surgical Society;83(3):183-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.4174/jkss.2012.83.3.183

    Santoni BG, Ehrhart N, Betancourt-Benitez R, Beck CA and Schwarz EM. Quantifying massive allograft healing of the canine femur in vivo and ex vivo: A pilot study. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research;470(9):2478-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11999-012-2349-9

    *PROSTHETICS / ORTHOTICS*

    Rahmati S, Abbaszadeh F and Farahmand F. An improved methodology for design of custom-made hip prostheses to be fabricated using additive manufacturing technologies. Rapid Prototyping Journal;18(5):389-400. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13552541211250382

    *ROBOTICS*

    Asano F and Suguro M. Limit cycle walking, running, and skipping of telescopic-legged rimless wheel. Robotica;30:989-1003. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0263574711001226

    Shang LJ, Wang S, Tan M and Cheng L. Swimming locomotion modeling for biomimetic underwater vehicle with two undulating long-fins. Robotica;30:913-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0263574711001159

    *REHABILITATION*

    Lagoda C, Moreno JC and Pons JL. Human-robot interfaces in exoskeletons for gait training after stroke: State of the art and challenges. Applied Bionics and Biomechanics;9(2):193-203. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/abb-2012-0056

    Shiguemoto GE, Prestes J, Leite RD, Pereira GB, Pontes CLS, D'Avila FV, et al. Effects of resistance training on matrix metalloproteinase-2 activity and biomechanical and physical properties of bone in ovariectomized and intact rats. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports;22(5):607-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2010.01284.x

    *SPORT / EXERCISE*

    Briskin SM. Injuries and medical issues in softball. Current Sports Medicine Reports;11(5):265-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/JSR.0b013e3182699489

    Ivancic PC. Head-first impact with head protrusion causes noncontiguous injuries of the cadaveric cervical spine. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine;22(5):390-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0b013e3182686789

    Oliveira MFM, Caputo F, Lucas RD, Denadai BS and Greco CC. Physiological and stroke parameters to assess aerobic capacity in swimming. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance;7(3):218-23.

    Schmitt LC, Paterno MV and Hewett TE. The impact of quadriceps femoris strength asymmetry on functional performance at return to sport following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy;42(9):750-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2012.4194

    Taube W, Leukel C, Lauber B and Gollhofer A. The drop height determines neuromuscular adaptations and changes in jump performance in stretch-shortening cycle training. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports;22(5):671-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2011.01293.x

    *TENDON / LIGAMENT*

    Gan AWT, Neo PY, He M, Yam AKT, Chong AKS and Tay SC. A biomechanical comparison of 3 loop suture materials in a 6-strand flexor tendon repair technique. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume;37A(9):1830-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2012.06.008

    Haimovici L, Papafragkou S, Lee W, Dagum A and Hurst LC. The impact of fiberwire, fiberloop, and locking suture configuration on flexor tendon repairs. Annals of Plastic Surgery;69(4):468-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0b013e31824a212a

    *TISSUE / BIOMATERIAL*

    Elias PZ and Spector M. Viscoelastic characterization of rat cerebral cortex and type i collagen scaffolds for central nervous system tissue engineering. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials;12:63-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.03.014

    Hadi MF, Sander EA and Barocas VH. Multiscale model predicts tissue-level failure from collagen fiber-level damage. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme;134(9). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4007097

    Jeremy RW, Vis K and De Wit AA. Biomechanical properties of aorta in heritable aortopathy. European Heart Journal;33:96-.

    Laurent CP, Durville D, Mainard D, Ganghoffer JF and Rahouadj R. A multilayer braided scaffold for anterior cruciate ligament: Mechanical modeling at the fiber scale. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials;12:184-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.03.005

    Li J, Li WC, Song J, Zhang HM, Yu MH, He XJ, et al. Effect of sex on biomechanical properties of the proper hepatic artery in pigs and humans for liver xenotransplant. Experimental and Clinical Transplantation;10(4):356-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.6002/ect.2011.0136

    Nebelung S, Gavenis K, Luring C, Zhou B, Mueller-Rath R, Stoffel M, et al. Simultaneous anabolic and catabolic responses of human chondrocytes seeded in collagen hydrogels to long-term continuous dynamic compression. Annals of Anatomy-Anatomischer Anzeiger;194(4):351-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aanat.2011.12.008

    Oryan A, Naeini AT, Moshiri A, Mohammadalipour A and Tabandeh MR. Modulation of cutaneous wound healing by silymarin in rats. Journal of Wound Care;21(9):457-64.

    Saeidi N, Karmelek KP, Paten JA, Zareian R, DiMasi E and Ruberti JW. Molecular crowding of collagen: A pathway to produce highly-organized collagenous structures. Biomaterials;33(30):7366-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2012.06.041

    *TRAUMA / IMPACT TESTING*

    Sundaramurthy A, Alai A, Ganpule S, Holmberg A, Plougonven E and Chandra N. Blast-induced biomechanical loading of the rat: An experimental and anatomically accurate computational blast injury model. Journal of Neurotrauma;29(13):2352-+. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2012.2413

    *VISUAL / VESTIBULAR*

    Grise-Dulac A, Saad A, Abitbol O, Febbraro JL, Azan E, Moulin-Tyrode C, et al. Assessment of corneal biomechanical properties in normal tension glaucoma and comparison with open-angle glaucoma, ocular hypertension, and normal eyes. Journal of Glaucoma;21(7):486-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IJG.0b013e318220daf0

    Yamanari M, Ishii K, Fukuda S, Lim Y, Duan L, Makita S, et al. Optical rheology of porcine sclera by birefringence imaging. Plos One;7(9). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0044026

    *UNIQUE TOPIC*

    Hesselberg T and Vollrath F. The mechanical properties of the non-sticky spiral in nephila orb webs (araneae, nephilidae). Journal of Experimental Biology;215(19):3362-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.068890

    *PICKS OF THE WEEK*

    Burrows M and Sutton GP. Locusts use a composite of resilin and hard cuticle as an energy store for jumping and kicking. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(19):3501-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.071993

    Gallego JA, Forner-Cordero A, Moreno JC, Turowska EA and Pons JL. Detection of gait perturbations based on proprioceptive information. Application to limit cycle walkers. Applied Bionics and Biomechanics;9(2):205-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/abb-2011-0021

    Heckscher ES, Lockery SR and Doe CQ. Characterization of drosophila larval crawling at the level of organism, segment, and somatic body wall musculature. Journal of Neuroscience;32(36):12460-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/jneurosci.0222-12.2012

    Nazarpour K, Barnard A and Jackson A. Flexible cortical control of task-specific muscle synergies. Journal of Neuroscience;32(36):12349-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/jneurosci.5481-11.2012
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