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    LITERATURE UPDATE
    November 29, 2012 – December 05, 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*

    Danesi V, Cristofolini L, Juszczyk MM, Erani P and Viceconti M. Mechanical properties of the human metatarsal bones. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology;12(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/s0219519412005034

    Davidson EH, Reformat DD, Allori A, Canizares O, Wagner IJ, Saadeh PB, et al. Flow perfusion maintains ex vivo bone viability: A novel model for bone biology research. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine;6(10):769-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/term.478

    Davis MT, Loyd AM, Shen HYH, Mulroy MH, Nightingale RW, Myers BS, et al. The mechanical and morphological properties of 6 year-old cranial bone. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2493-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.07.001

    Gao SG, Cheng L, Li KH, Liu WH, Xu M, Jiang W, et al. Effect of epimedium pubescen flavonoid on bone mineral status and bone turnover in male rats chronically exposed to cigarette smoke. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders;13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2474-13-105

    Juma SS, Ezzat-Zadeh Z, Khalil DA, Hooshmand S, Akhter M and Arimandi BH. Soy protein with or without isoflavones failed to preserve bone density in gonadal hormone-deficient male rat model of osteoporosis. Nutrition Research;32(9):694-700. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nutres.2012.08.001

    Kaminski A, Jastrzebska A, Grazka E, Marowska J, Gut G, Wojciechowski A, et al. Effect of gamma irradiation on mechanical properties of human cortical bone: Influence of different processing methods. Cell and Tissue Banking;13(3):363-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10561-012-9308-2

    Niu YB, Li YH, Kong XH, Zhang R, Sun Y, Li Q, et al. The beneficial effect of radix dipsaci total saponins on bone metabolism in vitro and in vivo and the possible mechanisms of action. Osteoporosis International;23(11):2649-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00198-012-1932-y

    Takahata M, Maher JR, Juneja SC, Inzana J, Xing LP, Schwarz EM, et al. Mechanisms of bone fragility in a mouse model of glucocorticoid-treated rheumatoid arthritis implications for insufficiency fracture risk. Arthritis and Rheumatism;64(11):3649-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.34639

    Tang XL, Zhu TY, Hung VW, Qin L, Wong CK, Kun EW, et al. Increased organ damage associated with deterioration in volumetric bone density and bone microarchitecture in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus on longterm glucocorticoid therapy. Journal of Rheumatology;39(10):1955-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.120213

    *BOTANY*

    Grandison S. Biomechanics of anther opening. New Phytologist;196(4):961-2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12025

    Hong SC, Williamson RC and Held DW. Leaf biomechanical properties as mechanisms of resistance to black cutworm (agrotis ipsilon) among poa species. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata;145(3):201-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eea.12005

    Nelson MR, Band LR, Dyson RJ, Lessinnes T, Wells DM, Yang C, et al. A biomechanical model of anther opening reveals the roles of dehydration and secondary thickening. New Phytologist;196(4):1030-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04329.x

    Silverberg JL, Noar RD, Packer MS, Harrison MJ, Henley CL, Cohen I, et al. 3d imaging and mechanical modeling of helical buckling in medicago truncatula plant roots. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America;109(42):16794-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1209287109

    Wagner ST, Isnard S, Rowe NP, Samain MS, Neinhuis C and Wanke S. Escaping the lianoid habit: Evolution of shrub-like growth forms in aristolochia subgenus isotrema (aristolochiaceae). American Journal of Botany;99(10):1609-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1200244

    *CARDIOVASCULAR / CARDIOPULMONARY*

    Lee KZ, Fuller DD and Hwang JC. Pulmonary c-fiber activation attenuates respiratory-related tongue movements. Journal of Applied Physiology;113(9):1369-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00031.2012

    Wang XH and Li XY. Computer-based mechanical analysis of stenosed artery with thrombotic plaque: The influences of important physiological parameters. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology;12(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/s0219519412500698

    *CELLULAR / SUBCELLULAR*

    Byun H, Hillman TR, Higgins JM, Diez-Silva M, Peng ZL, Dao M, et al. Optical measurement of biomechanical properties of individual erythrocytes from a sickle cell patient. Acta Biomaterialia;8(11):4130-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2012.07.011

    Thorpe SD, Buckley CT, Steward AJ and Kelly DJ. European society of biomechanics sm perren award 2012: The external mechanical environment can override the influence of local substrate in determining stem cell fate. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2483-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.07.024

    *COMPARATIVE*

    Allam AA and Abo-Eleneen RE. Scales microstructure of snakes from the egyptian area. Zoological Science;29(11):770-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.2108/zsj.29.770

    Borg CMA, Bruno E and Kiorboe T. The kinematics of swimming and relocation jumps in copepod nauplii. Plos One;7(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0047486

    Burrows M. Jumping mechanisms in jumping plant lice (hemiptera, sternorrhyncha, psyllidae). Journal of Experimental Biology;215(20):3612-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.074682

    Dalziel AC and Schulte PM. Correlates of prolonged swimming performance in f2 hybrids of migratory and non-migratory threespine stickleback. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(20):3587-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.071951

    Fernandez MJ, Springthorpe D and Hedrick TL. Neuromuscular and biomechanical compensation for wing asymmetry in insect hovering flight. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(20):3631-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.073627

    Kouser S, Palaksha and Venkat S. Adaptive significance of circadian rhythms of montium a subgroup of drosophila: I - locomotor behaviour. Biological Rhythm Research;43(6):615-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09291016.2011.631758

    Maie T, Schoenfuss HL and Blob RW. Performance and scaling of a novel locomotor structure: Adhesive capacity of climbing gobiid fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(22):3925-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.072967

    Yanase K, Herbert NA and Montgomery JC. Disrupted flow sensing impairs hydrodynamic performance and increases the metabolic cost of swimming in the yellowtail kingfish, seriola lalandi. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(22):3944-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.073437

    *DENTAL / ORAL / FACIAL*

    Bonfante EA, Marin C, Granato R, Suzuki M, Hjerppe J, Witek L, et al. Histologic and biomechanical evaluation of alumina-blasted/acid-etched and resorbable blasting media surfaces. Journal of Oral Implantology;38(5):549-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1563/aaid-joi-d-10-00105

    Christopoulos P, Stathopoulos P, Alexandridis C, Shetty V and Caputo A. Comparative biomechanical evaluation of mono-cortical osteosynthesis systems for condylar fractures using photoelastic stress analysis. British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery;50(7):636-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2011.12.001

    Nanda A and Jain V. Simplistic partially limiting surgical guide for flapless implant placement: A case report. Journal of Oral Implantology;38(5):639-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1563/aaid-joi-d-10-00123

    Ribeiro PD, Magro O, Shastri KA and Papageorge MB. Which kind of miniplate to use in mandibular sagittal split osteotomy? An in vitro study. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery;41(11):1369-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2012.05.003

    Zhang M and Matinlinna JP. E-glass fiber reinforced composites in dental applications. Silicon;4(1):73-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12633-011-9075-x

    *DIGESTIVE*

    Li WG, Luo XY, Hill NA, Ogden RW, Smythe A, Majeed AW, et al. A quasi-nonlinear analysis of the anisotropic behaviour of human gallbladder wall. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme;134(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4007633

    *EVOLUTION / ANTHROPOLOGY*

    D'Emic MD. The early evolution of titanosauriform sauropod dinosaurs. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society;166(3):624-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00853.x

    Erickson GM, Krick BA, Hamilton M, Bourne GR, Norell MA, Lilleodden E, et al. Complex dental structure and wear biomechanics in hadrosaurid dinosaurs. Science;338(6103):98-101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1224495

    Lacalli T. The middle cambrian fossil pikaia and the evolution of chordate swimming. Evodevo;3. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2041-9139-3-12

    Makedonska J, Wright BW and Strait DS. The effect of dietary adaption on cranial morphological integration in capuchins (order primates, genus cebus). Plos One;7(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0040398

    Parnell NF, Hulsey CD and Streelman JT. The genetic basis of a complex functional system. Evolution;66(11):3352-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01688.x

    *GAIT / LOCOMOTION*

    Barbara RCS, Freitas S, Bagesteiro LB, Perracini MR and Alouche SR. Gait characteristics of younger-old and older-old adults walking overground and on a compliant surface. Revista Brasileira De Fisioterapia;16(5):375-80.

    Barber L, Barrett R and Lichtwark G. Medial gastrocnemius muscle fascicle active torque-length and achilles tendon properties in young adults with spastic cerebral palsy. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2526-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.07.018

    Bulea TC, Kobetic R, To CS, Audu ML, Schnellenberger JR and Triolo RJ. A variable impedance knee mechanism for controlled stance flexion during pathological gait. Ieee-Asme Transactions on Mechatronics;17(5):822-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tmech.2011.2131148

    Combs SA, Dugan EL, Ozimek EN and Curtis AB. Effects of body-weight supported treadmill training on kinetic symmetry in persons with chronic stroke. Clinical Biomechanics;27(9):887-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.06.011

    de Souza RM and Rodacki ALF. Gait analysis on incline and decline surfaces of adult and elderly women with different volume of weekly activities. Revista Brasileira De Medicina Do Esporte;18(4):256-60.

    Jang IG, Nam KW, Park HS, Jo YH, Kang HG, Park JY, et al. Gait symmetry analysis protocol for whole leg movement symmetry evaluation. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology;12(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/s0219519412005010

    Neugebauer JM, Hawkins DA and Beckett L. Estimating youth locomotion ground reaction forces using an accelerometer-based activity monitor. Plos One;7(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0048182

    Shapiro LJ and Young JW. Kinematics of quadrupedal locomotion in sugar gliders (petaurus breviceps): Effects of age and substrate size (vol 215, pg 480, 2012). Journal of Experimental Biology;215(22):4049-. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.081224

    Takahashi KZ, Kepple TM and Stanhope SJ. A unified deformable (ud) segment model for quantifying total power of anatomical and prosthetic below-knee structures during stance in gait. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2662-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.08.017

    Webster KE and Feller JA. The knee adduction moment in hamstring and patellar tendon anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed knees. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(11):2214-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1835-z

    Wilson DAJ, Hubley-Kozey CL, Wilson JLA and Dunbar MJ. Pre-operative muscle activation patterns during walking are associated with tka tibial implant migration. Clinical Biomechanics;27(9):936-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.06.012

    *HAND / FINGER / FOOT / TOE*

    Angirasa AK, Barrett MJ and Silvester D. Smarttoe (c) implant compared with kirschner wire fixation for hammer digit corrective surgery: A review of 28 patients. Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery;51(6):711-3. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2012.06.013

    Brilakis E, Kaselouris E, Xypnitos F, Provatidis CG and Efstathopoulos N. Effects of foot posture on fifth metatarsal fracture healing: A finite element study. Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery;51(6):720-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2012.08.006

    Fontanella CG, Matteoli S, Carniel EL, Wilhjelm JE, Virga A, Corvi A, et al. Investigation on the load-displacement curves of a human healthy heel pad: In vivo compression data compared to numerical results. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(9):1253-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.12.013

    Hagedorn TJ, Dufour AB, Riskowski JL, Hillstrom HJ, Casey VA and Hannan MT. Biomechanical function agrees with clinical implications of foot disorders in a population-based study. Arthritis and Rheumatism;64(10):S343-S.

    Kamiya T, Uchiyama E, Watanabe K, Suzuki D, Fujimiya M and Yamashita T. Dynamic effect of the tibialis posterior muscle on the arch of the foot during cyclic axial loading. Clinical Biomechanics;27(9):962-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.06.006

    Kuo PH and Deshpande AD. Muscle-tendon units provide limited contributions to the passive stiffness of the index finger metacarpophalangeal joint. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2531-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.07.034

    Vannuscorps G, Pillon A and Andres M. Effect of biomechanical constraints in the hand laterality judgment task: Where does it come from? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience;6. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2012.00299

    *JOINT / CARTILAGE*

    Stefanik JJ, Wang K, Gross KD, Roemer F, Lynch JA, Segal N, et al. The association of demographic, modifiable, structural and biomechanical risk factors with medial and lateral patellofemoral joint structural damage on mri: The multicenter osteoarthritis study. Arthritis and Rheumatism;64(10):S474-S.

    Vleeming A, Schuenke MD, Masi AT, Carreiro JE, Danneels L and Willard FH. The sacroiliac joint: An overview of its anatomy, function and potential clinical implications. Journal of Anatomy;221(6):537-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7580.2012.01564.x

    Weissgraeber P, Von der Wall H, Khabbazeh S, Kroker AM and Becker W. Effect of the lateral rotators on load transfer in the human hip joint revealed by mechanical analysis. Annals of Anatomy-Anatomischer Anzeiger;194(5):461-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aanat.2012.02.020

    *METHODS*

    Beaulieu ML, Haladik JA, Bey MJ and McLean SG. Validation of a novel method for quantifying and comparing regional acl elongations during uniaxial tensile loading. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2710-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.08.016

    Chan A, Lou E, Hill D and Faulkner G. Design and validation of transducers to measure interface force distribution in a spinal orthosis. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(9):1310-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.12.022

    Ciuti G, Pateromichelakis N, Sfakiotakis M, Valdastri P, Menciassi A, Tsakiris DP, et al. A wireless module for vibratory motor control and inertial sensing in capsule endoscopy. Sensors and Actuators a-Physical;186:270-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2011.12.024

    Freeman AL, Fahim MS and Bechtold JE. Validation of an improved method to calculate the orientation and magnitude of pedicle screw bending moments. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme;134(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4007629

    Giacomozzi C, Keijsers N, Pataky T and Rosenbaum D. International scientific consensus on medical plantar pressure measurement devices: Technical requirements and performance. Annali Dell Istituto Superiore Di Sanita;48(3):259-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.4415/ann_12_03_06

    Karahan M, Akgun U, Turkoglu A, Nuran R, Ates F and Yucesoy CA. Pretzel knot compared with standard suture knots. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(11):2302-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1788-2

    Lei KF, Lee KF and Lee MY. Development of a flexible pdms capacitive pressure sensor for plantar pressure measurement. Microelectronic Engineering;99:1-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mee.2012.06.005

    Steinke H, Lingslebe U, Bohme J, Slowik V, Shim V, Hadrich C, et al. Deformation behavior of the iliotibial tract under different states of fixation. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(9):1221-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.12.009

    Strohrmann C, Harms H, Kappeler-Setz C and Troster G. Monitoring kinematic changes with fatigue in running using body-worn sensors. Ieee Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine;16(5):983-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/titb.2012.2201950

    Xu X, Lin JH and McGorry RW. Coordinate transformation between shoulder kinematic descriptions in the holzbaur et al. Model and isb sequence. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2715-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.08.018

    Xu X, Lin JH, Li K and Tan V. Transformation between different local coordinate systems of the scapula. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2724-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.08.021

    *MODELING*

    Ayturk UM, Gadomski B, Schuldt D, Patel V and Puttlitz CM. Modeling degenerative disk disease in the lumbar spine: A combined experimental, constitutive, and computational approach. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme;134(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4007632

    Bajuri MN, Kadir MRA, Raman MM and Kamarul T. Mechanical and functional assessment of the wrist affected by rheumatoid arthritis: A finite element analysis. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(9):1294-302. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.12.020

    Chang XH, Zhang LP and He X. Numerical study of the thunniform mode of fish swimming with different reynolds number and caudal fin shape. Computers & Fluids;68:54-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compfluid.2012.08.004

    Evans SP, Parr WCH, Clausen PD, Jones A and Wroe S. Finite element analysis of a micromechanical model of bone and a new 3d approach to validation. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2702-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.08.003

    Herfat ST, Boguszewski DV, Nesbitt RJ and Shearn JT. Effect of perturbing a simulated motion on knee and anterior cruciate ligament kinetics. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme;134(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4007626

    Li G, Muller UK, van Leeuwen JL and Liu H. Body dynamics and hydrodynamics of swimming fish larvae: A computational study. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(22):4015-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.071837

    Novacek V, Tran TN, Klinge U, Tolba RH, Staat M, Bronson DG, et al. Finite element modelling of stapled colorectal end-to-end anastomosis: Advantages of variable height stapler design. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2693-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.07.021

    *MUSCLE*

    Seto J, Busse B, Gupta HS, Schafer C, Krauss S, Dunlop JWC, et al. Accelerated growth plate mineralization and foreshortened proximal limb bones in fetuin-a knockout mice. Plos One;7(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0047338

    Tsai LC, McLean S, Colletti PM and Powers CM. Greater muscle co-contraction results in increased tibiofemoral compressive forces in females who have undergone anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Journal of Orthopaedic Research;30(12):2007-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22176

    Willard FH, Vleeming A, Schuenke MD, Danneels L and Schleip R. The thoracolumbar fascia: Anatomy, function and clinical considerations. Journal of Anatomy;221(6):507-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7580.2012.01511.x

    *NEURAL*

    All AH, Bazley FA, Gupta S, Pashai N, Hu C, Pourmorteza A, et al. Human embryonic stem cell-derived oligodendrocyte progenitors aid in functional recovery of sensory pathways following contusive spinal cord injury. Plos One;7(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0047645

    Bargiotas P, Muhammad S, Rahman M, Jakob N, Trabold R, Fuchs E, et al. Connexin 36 promotes cortical spreading depolarization and ischemic brain damage. Brain Research;1479:80-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2012.08.046

    Boubenec Y, Shulz DE and Debregeas G. Whisker encoding of mechanical events during active tactile exploration. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience;6. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2012.00074

    Boyd BS, Gray AT, Dilley A, Wanek L and Topp KS. The pattern of tibial nerve excursion with active ankle dorsiflexion is different in older people with diabetes mellitus. Clinical Biomechanics;27(9):967-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.06.013

    Cohen E, Yemini E, Schafer W, Feitelson DG and Treinin M. Locomotion analysis identifies roles of mechanosensory neurons in governing locomotion dynamics of c. Elegans. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(20):3639-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.075416

    Elphick MR. The evolution and comparative neurobiology of endocannabinoid signalling. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences;367(1607):3201-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2011.0394

    Kaluza P and Cloaca T. Phase oscillator neural network as artificial central pattern generator for robots. Neurocomputing;97:115-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2012.05.019

    Lee S, Sterky FH, Mourier A, Terzioglu M, Cullheim S, Olson L, et al. Mitofusin 2 is necessary for striatal axonal projections of midbrain dopamine neurons. Human Molecular Genetics;21(22):4827-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hmg/dds352

    Liang HS, Li CY, Gao AL, Liang P, Shao YX, Lin T, et al. Spinal duraplasty with two novel substitutes restored locomotor function after acute laceration spinal cord injury in rats. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials;100B(8):2131-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.32778

    Mancuso R, Olivan S, Rando A, Casas C, Osta R and Navarro X. Sigma-1r agonist improves motor function and motoneuron survival in als mice. Neurotherapeutics;9(4):814-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13311-012-0140-y

    Marotta G, Isaias IU, Benti R, Marzegan A, Voltini F, Cavallari P, et al. Influence of dopaminergic striatal innervation on upper limb locomotor synergies. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging;39:S440-S.

    Rossman MJ, Venturelli M, McDaniel J, Amann M and Richardson RS. Muscle mass and peripheral fatigue: A potential role for afferent feedback? Acta Physiologica;206(4):242-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-1716.2012.02471.x

    Saunders JA, Gandal MJ, Roberts TP and Siegel SJ. Nmda antagonist mk801 recreates auditory electrophysiology disruption present in autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Behavioural Brain Research;234(2):233-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2012.06.032

    Stelescu A, Sumegi J, Weber I, Birinyi A and Wolf E. Somato-dendritic morphology and dendritic signal transfer properties differentiate between fore- and hindlimb innervating motoneurons in the frog rana esculenta. Bmc Neuroscience;13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2202-13-68

    Takeuchi E, Sato Y, Miura E, Yamaura H, Yuzaki M and Yanagihara D. Characteristics of gait ataxia in delta 2 glutamate receptor mutant mice, ho15j. Plos One;7(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0047553

    *ORTHOPAEDICS / SPINE*

    Harrod CC, Hilibrand AS, Fischer DJ and Skelly AC. Adjacent segment pathology following cervical motion-sparing procedures or devices compared with fusion surgery a systematic review. Spine;37(22):S96-S112. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31826cb2d6

    Kranenburg HJC, Meij BP, Onis D, van der Veen AJ, Saralidze K, Smolders LA, et al. Design, synthesis, imaging, and biomechanics of a softness-gradient hydrogel nucleus pulposus prosthesis in a canine lumbar spine model. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials;100B(8):2148-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.32780

    Lee MJ, Dettori JR, Standaert CJ, Brodt ED and Chapman JR. The natural history of degeneration of the lumbar and cervical spines a systematic review. Spine;37(22):S18-S30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31826cac62

    Marcos RL, Leal ECP, Arnold G, Magnenet V, Rahouadj R, Wang X, et al. Low-level laser therapy in collagenase-induced achilles tendinitis in rats: Analyses of biochemical and biomechanical aspects. Journal of Orthopaedic Research;30(12):1945-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22156

    Uschold TD, Fusco D, Germain R, Tumialan LM and Chang SW. Cervical and lumbar spinal arthroplasty: Clinical review. American Journal of Neuroradiology;33(9):1631-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.3174/ajnr.A2758

    Yoo CM, Park KB, Hwang SH, Kang DH, Jung JM and Park IS. The analysis of patterns and risk factors of newly developed vertebral compression fractures after percutaneous vertebroplasty. Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society;52(4):339-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2012.52.4.339

    *ORTHOPAEDICS / SURGERY*

    Bohme J, Shim V, Hoch A, Mutze M, Muller C and Josten C. Clinical implementation of finite element models in pelvic ring surgery for prediction of implant behavior: A case report. Clinical Biomechanics;27(9):872-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.06.009

    Filli L and Schwab ME. The rocky road to translation in spinal cord repair. Annals of Neurology;72(4):491-501. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ana.23630

    Guillard C, Lintz F, Odri GA, Vogeli D, Colin F, Collon S, et al. Effects of graft pretensioning in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(11):2208-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1833-1

    Hwang JU, Hur JW, Lee JW, Kwon KY and Lee HK. Comparison of posterior fixation alone and supplementation with posterolateral fusion in thoracolumbar burst fractures. Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society;52(4):346-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2012.52.4.346

    Hwang SW, Gressot LV, Rangel-Castilla L, Whitehead WE, Curry DJ, Bollo RJ, et al. Outcomes of instrumented fusion in the pediatric cervical spine clinical article. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine;17(5):397-409. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2012.8.spine12770

    Lee AJ, Chung WH, Kim DH, Lee KP, Chung DJ, Do SH, et al. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in a rabbit model using canine small intestinal submucosa and autologous platelet-rich plasma. Journal of Surgical Research;178(1):206-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2012.01.052

    Lorbach O, Pape D, Raber F, Busch LC, Kohn D and Kieb M. Influence of the initial rupture size and tendon subregion on three-dimensional biomechanical properties of single-row and double-row rotator cuff reconstructions. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(11):2139-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-012-1892-y

    Nebelung S, Deitmer G, Gebing R, Reichwein F and Nebelung W. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using biodegradable transfemoral fixation at 5-year follow-up: Clinical and magnetic resonance imaging evaluation. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(11):2279-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-012-1938-1

    Oh JH, McGarry MH, Jun BJ, Gupta A, Chung KC, Hwang J, et al. Restoration of shoulder biomechanics according to degree of repair completion in a cadaveric model of massive rotator cuff tear importance of margin convergence and posterior cuff fixation. American Journal of Sports Medicine;40(11):2448-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546512458775

    Rhee YG, Cho NS and Parke CS. Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using modified mason-allen medial row stitch knotless versus knot-tying suture bridge technique. American Journal of Sports Medicine;40(11):2440-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546512459170

    Schillhammer CK, Werner FW, Scuderi MG and Cannizzaro JP. Repair of lateral meniscus posterior horn detachment lesions a biomechanical evaluation. American Journal of Sports Medicine;40(11):2604-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546512458574

    Waldman G and Foucher KC. Clinical and biomechanical characteristics of total hip arthroplasty responders and nonresponders. Arthritis and Rheumatism;64(10):S346-S7.

    Waldrop NE, Wijdicks CA, Jansson KS, LaPrade RF and Clanton TO. Anatomic suture anchor versus the brostrom technique for anterior talofibular ligament repair a biomechanical comparison. American Journal of Sports Medicine;40(11):2590-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546512458420

    Wallstabe R and Klinger C. Cause of an implant fracture: Material- or fabrication failure? Engineering Failure Analysis;25:261-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2012.05.010

    Wang LZ, Zhao F, Han JY, Wang C and Fan YB. Biomechanical study on proximal femoral nail antirotation (pfna) for intertrochanteric fracture. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology;12(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/s0219519412005125

    Wang SL, Wang C, Leng HJ, Zhao WD, Yan M and Zhou HT. Cable-strengthened c2 pedicle screw fixation in the treatment of congenital c2-3 fusion, atlas occipitalization, and atlantoaxial dislocation. Neurosurgery;71(5):976-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0b013e31826cdd3b

    *POSTURE / BALANCE*

    Flaxman TE, Speirs AD and Benoit DL. Joint stabilisers or moment actuators: The role of knee joint muscles while weight-bearing. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2570-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.07.026

    *PROSTHETICS / ORTHOTICS*

    Facca S and Liverneaux PA. Feasibility of computer-assisted surgery for trapeziometacarpal prosthesis: A preliminary experimental study. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy;34(9):857-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00276-012-0972-5

    *ROBOTICS*

    Aguilar J, Lesov A, Wiesenfeld K and Goldman DI. Lift-off dynamics in a simple jumping robot. Physical Review Letters;109(17). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.174301

    Gerdes JW, Gupta SK and Wilkerson SA. A review of bird-inspired flapping wing miniature air vehicle designs. Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics-Transactions of the Asme;4(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4005525

    Liu Z, Wang LY, Chen CLP, Zeng XJ, Zhang Y and Wang YN. Energy-efficiency-based gait control system architecture and algorithm for biped robots. Ieee Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part C-Applications and Reviews;42(6):926-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tsmcc.2011.2173191

    Mantel B, Hoppenot P and Colle E. Perceiving for acting with teleoperated robots: Ecological principles to human-robot interaction design. Ieee Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part a-Systems and Humans;42(6):1460-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tsmca.2012.2190400

    Yu JZ, Ding R, Yang QH, Tan M, Wang WB and Zhang JW. On a bio-inspired amphibious robot capable of multimodal motion. Ieee-Asme Transactions on Mechatronics;17(5):847-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tmech.2011.2132732

    *REACHING / GRASP*

    Gabra JN, Domalain M and Li ZM. Movement of the distal carpal row during narrowing and widening of the carpal arch width. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme;134(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4007634

    *REHABILITATION*

    Czerniecki JM, Turner AP, Williams RM, Hakimi KN and Norvell DC. Mobility changes in individuals with dysvascular amputation from the presurgical period to 12 months postamputation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation;93(10):1766-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2012.04.011

    Dennis JA and Cates CJ. Alexander technique for chronic asthma. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (9). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD000995.pub2

    Kreuz PC, Frohlich S, Lindner T, Olbertz D, Bader R and Mittelmeier W. Biomechanical evaluation of different abduction splints for the treatment of congenital hip dysplasia. Clinical Biomechanics;27(9):899-902. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.06.001

    Murata K, Watanabe G, Kawaguchi S, Kanaya K, Horigome K, Yajima H, et al. Union rates and prognostic variables of osteoporotic vertebral fractures treated with a rigid external support clinical article. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine;17(5):469-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2012.7.spine122

    Muto T, Herzberger B, Hermsdoerfer J, Miyake Y and Poeppel E. Interactive cueing with walk-mate for hemiparetic stroke rehabilitation. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation;9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1743-0003-9-58

    Wagner J, Solis-Escalante T, Grieshofer P, Neuper C, Muller-Putz G and Scherer R. Level of participation in robotic-assisted treadmill walking modulates midline sensorimotor eeg rhythms in able-bodied subjects. Neuroimage;63(3):1203-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.08.019

    *SPORT / EXERCISE*

    Aragon VJ, Oyama S, Oliaro SM, Padua DA and Myers JB. Trunk-rotation flexibility in collegiate softball players with or without a history of shoulder or elbow injury. Journal of Athletic Training;47(5):507-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-47.3.11

    Camara J, Maldonado-Martin S and Artetxe-Gezuraga X. Influence of the position on the bicycle on the frontal area in road cyclists. Collegium Antropologicum;36(2):529-34.

    Contreras B, Schoenfeld B, Mike J, Tiryaki-Sonmez G, Cronin J and Vaino E. The biomechanics of the push-up: Implications for resistance training programs. Strength and Conditioning Journal;34(5):41-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0b013e31826d877b

    Fong DTP, Ha SCW, Mok KM, Chan CWL and Chan KM. Kinematics analysis of ankle inversion ligamentous sprain injuries in sports five cases from televised tennis competitions. American Journal of Sports Medicine;40(11):2627-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546512458259

    Foss KDB, Myer GD, Chen SS and Hewett TE. Expected prevalence from the differential diagnosis of anterior knee pain in adolescent female athletes during preparticipation screening. Journal of Athletic Training;47(5):519-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-47.5.01

    Galano GJ, Suero EM, Citak M, Wickiewicz T and Pearle AD. Relationship of native tibial plateau anatomy with stability testing in the anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(11):2220-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1854-9

    Garrison JC, Cole MA, Conway JE, Macko MJ, Thigpen C and Shanley E. Shoulder range of motion deficits in baseball players with an ulnar collateral ligament tear. American Journal of Sports Medicine;40(11):2597-603. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546512459175

    Garrity JT, Stoker AM, Sims HJ and Cook JL. Improved osteochondral allograft preservation using serum-free media at body temperature. American Journal of Sports Medicine;40(11):2542-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546512458575

    Hollman JH, Hohl JM, Kraft JL, Strauss JD and Traver KJ. Effects of hip extensor fatigue on lower extremity kinematics during a jump-landing task in women: A controlled laboratory study. Clinical Biomechanics;27(9):903-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.07.004

    Ivancic PC. Biomechanics of sports-induced axial-compression injuries of the neck. Journal of Athletic Training;47(5):489-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-47.4.06

    Martetschlager F, Rios D, Boykin RE, Giphart JE, de Waha A and Millett PJ. Coracoid impingement: Current concepts. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(11):2148-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-012-2013-7

    Padua DA, Bell DR and Clark MA. Neuromuscular characteristics of individuals displaying excessive medial knee displacement. Journal of Athletic Training;47(5):525-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-47.5.10

    Shultz SJ, Schmitz RJ, Benjaminse A, Chaudhari AM, Collins M and Padua DA. Acl research retreat vi: An update on acl injury risk and prevention. Journal of Athletic Training;47(5):591-603. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-47.5.13

    Skendzel JG and Sekiya JK. Diagnosis and management of humeral head bone loss in shoulder instability. American Journal of Sports Medicine;40(11):2633-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546512437314

    *TENDON / LIGAMENT*

    Hanson P, Aagaard P and Magnusson SP. Biomechanical properties of isolated fascicles of the iliopsoas and achilles tendons in african american and caucasian men. Annals of Anatomy-Anatomischer Anzeiger;194(5):457-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aanat.2012.03.007

    Lersch C, Grotsch A, Segesser B, Koebke J, Bruggemann GP and Potthast W. Influence of calcaneus angle and muscle forces on strain distribution in the human achilles tendon. Clinical Biomechanics;27(9):955-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.07.001

    Levy BA, Kuzma SA and Krych AJ. Current concepts of posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Minerva Ortopedica E Traumatologica;63(5):345-63.

    Li H, Chen C, Zhang SR, Jiang J, Tao HY, Xu JL, et al. The use of layer by layer self-assembled coatings of hyaluronic acid and cationized gelatin to improve the biocompatibility of poly(ethylene terephthalate) artificial ligaments for reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. Acta Biomaterialia;8(11):4007-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2012.07.008

    Matson A, Konow N, Miller S, Konow PP and Roberts TJ. Tendon material properties vary and are interdependent among turkey hindlimb muscles. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(20):3552-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.072728

    Oryan A, Moshiri A and Raayat AR. Novel application of theranekron (r) enhanced the structural and functional performance of the tenotomized tendon in rabbits. Cells Tissues Organs;196(5):442-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000337860

    Pelled G, Snedeker JG, Ben-Arav A, Rigozzi S, Zilberman Y, Kimelman-Bleich N, et al. Smad8/bmp2-engineered mesenchymal stem cells induce accelerated recovery of the biomechanical properties of the achilles tendon. Journal of Orthopaedic Research;30(12):1932-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22167

    Pilson H, Brown P, Stitzel J and Scott A. Single-row versus double-row repair of the distal achilles tendon: A biomechanical comparison. Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery;51(6):762-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2012.07.001

    Sahin H, Tholema N, Petersen W, Raschke MJ and Stange R. Impaired biomechanical properties correlate with neoangiogenesis as well as vegf and mmp-3 expression during rat patellar tendon healing. Journal of Orthopaedic Research;30(12):1952-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22147

    Schmidt T, Hoburg A, Broziat C, Smith MD, Gohs U, Pruss A, et al. Sterilization with electron beam irradiation influences the biomechanical properties and the early remodeling of tendon allografts for reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (acl). Cell and Tissue Banking;13(3):387-400. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10561-011-9289-6

    Shoji T, Nakasa T, Yamasaki K, Kodama A, Miyaki S, Niimoto T, et al. The effect of intra-articular injection of microrna-210 on ligament healing in a rat model. American Journal of Sports Medicine;40(11):2470-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546512458894

    *TISSUE / BIOMATERIAL*

    Adams MA and Dolan P. Intervertebral disc degeneration: Evidence for two distinct phenotypes. Journal of Anatomy;221(6):497-506. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7580.2012.01551.x

    Alkjaer T, Wieland MR, Andersen MS, Simonsen EB and Rasmussen J. Computational modeling of a forward lunge: Towards a better understanding of the function of the cruciate ligaments. Journal of Anatomy;221(6):590-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7580.2012.01569.x

    Biniek K, Levi K and Dauskardt RH. Solar uv radiation reduces the barrier function of human skin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America;109(42):17111-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1206851109

    Farnsworth NL, Antunez LR and Bryant SJ. Influence of chondrocyte maturation on acute response to impact injury in peg hydrogels. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2556-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.07.035

    Gavenis K, Schneider U, Maus U, Mumme T, Muller-Rath R, Schmidt-Rohlfing B, et al. Cell-free repair of small cartilage defects in the goettinger minipig: Which defect size is possible? Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(11):2307-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1847-8

    Halloran JP, Sibole S, van Donkelaar CC, van Turnhout MC, Oomens CWJ, Weiss JA, et al. Multiscale mechanics of articular cartilage: Potentials and challenges of coupling musculoskeletal, joint, and microscale computational models. Annals of Biomedical Engineering;40(11):2456-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-012-0598-0

    O'Hara RM, Orr JF, Buchanan FJ, Wilcox RK, Barton DC and Dunne NJ. Development of a bovine collagen-apatitic calcium phosphate cement for potential fracture treatment through vertebroplasty. Acta Biomaterialia;8(11):4043-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2012.07.003

    Ritfeld GJ, Tewarie R, Vajn K, Rahiem ST, Hurtado A, Wendell DF, et al. Bone marrow stromal cell-mediated tissue sparing enhances functional repair after spinal cord contusion in adult rats. Cell Transplantation;21(7):1561-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.3727/096368912x640484

    Schuenke MD, Vleeming A, Van Hoof T and Willard FH. A description of the lumbar interfascial triangle and its relation with the lateral raphe: Anatomical constituents of load transfer through the lateral margin of the thoracolumbar fascia. Journal of Anatomy;221(6):568-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7580.2012.01517.x

    Schuh E, Hofmann S, Stok KS, Notbohm H, Muller R and Rotter N. The influence of matrix elasticity on chondrocyte behavior in 3d. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine;6(10):e31-e42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/term.501

    Stylianopoulos T, Kokonou M, Michael S, Tryfonos A, Rebholz C, Odysseos AD, et al. Tensile mechanical properties and hydraulic permeabilities of electrospun cellulose acetate fiber meshes. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials;100B(8):2222-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.32791

    Teller SS, Farran AJE, Xiao LX, Jiao T, Duncan RL, Clifton RJ, et al. High-frequency viscoelastic shear properties of vocal fold tissues: Implications for vocal fold tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering Part A;18(19-20):2008-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2012.0023

    Wu SL, Liu XM, Yeung KWK, Xu ZS, Chung CY and Chu PK. Wear properties of porous niti orthopedic shape memory alloy. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance;21(12):2622-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11665-012-0392-z

    *TRAUMA / IMPACT TESTING*

    Leonardi AD, Keane NJ, Bir CA, Ryan AG, Xu LS and VandeVord PJ. Head orientation affects the intracranial pressure response resulting from shock wave loading in the rat. Journal of Biomechanics;45(15):2595-602. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.08.024

    Liu SX, Yin ZY, Zhao H and Yang GY. A novel air bubble method to compare the pressure of the brain tissue in head decelerating impact. Experimental Techniques;36(5):5-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1747-1567.2010.00673.x

    McAllister JP. Intracranial biomechanics of acute experimental hydrocephalus in live rats comment. Neurosurgery;71(5):1040-.

    Shulyakov AV, Buist RJ and Del Bigio MR. Intracranial biomechanics of acute experimental hydrocephalus in live rats. Neurosurgery;71(5):1032-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182690a0c

    *VETERINARY / AGRICULTURAL*

    Albernaz RM, Basile RC, Dias DPM, Gomide LMW, Milare AS, Bernardi NS, et al. Corrective shoeing in horses: Analysis of the adaptation period to the new condition imposed. Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira;32(10):1001-4.

    Chao P, Lewis DD, Kowaleski MP and Pozzi A. Biomechanical concepts applicable to minimally invasive fracture repair in small animals. Veterinary Clinics of North America-Small Animal Practice;42(5):853-+. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cvsm.2012.07.007

    McCracken MJ, Kramer J, Keegan KG, Lopes M, Wilson DA, Reed SK, et al. Comparison of an inertial sensor system of lameness quantification with subjective lameness evaluation. Equine Veterinary Journal;44(6):652-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.2042-3306.2012.00571.x

    Starke SD, Willems E, Head M, May SA and Pfau T. Proximal hindlimb flexion in the horse: Effect on movement symmetry and implications for defining soundness. Equine Veterinary Journal;44(6):657-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.2042-3306.2012.00576.x

    *VISUAL / VESTIBULAR*

    Allison RS, Zacher JE, Kirollos R, Guterman PS and Palmisano S. Perception of smooth and perturbed vection in short-duration microgravity. Experimental Brain Research;223(4):479-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-012-3275-5

    Igo RP, Kopplin LJ, Joseph P, Truitt B, Fondran J, Bardenstein D, et al. Differing roles for tcf4 and col8a2 in central corneal thickness and fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy. Plos One;7(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0046742

    Volandri G, Di Puccio F, Forte P and Manetti S. Model-oriented review and multi-body simulation of the ossicular chain of the human middle ear. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(9):1339-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2012.02.011

    *WHEELCHAIR*

    Leary M, Gruijters J, Mazur M, Subic A, Burton M and Fuss FK. A fundamental model of quasi-static wheelchair biomechanics. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(9):1278-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.12.018

    Rankin JW, Kwarciak AM, Richter WM and Neptune RR. The influence of wheelchair propulsion technique on upper extremity muscle demand: A simulation study. Clinical Biomechanics;27(9):879-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.07.002

    *UNIQUE TOPIC*

    Fruson L, Dalesman S and Lukowiak K. A flavonol present in cocoa [(-) epicatechin] enhances snail memory. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(20):3566-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.070300

    Myers MG and Olson DP. Central nervous system control of metabolism. Nature;491(7424):357-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature11705

    *PICKS OF THE WEEK*

    Cole WG, Lingeman JM and Adolph KE. Go naked: Diapers affect infant walking. Developmental Science;15(6):783-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7687.2012.01169.x

    Jelic A, Appert-Rolland C, Lemercier S and Pettrie J. Properties of pedestrians walking in line. Ii. Stepping behavior. Physical Review E;86(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.86.046111

    Miller PJO, Biuw M, Watanabe YY, Thompson D and Fedak MA. Sink fast and swim harder! Round-trip cost-of-transport for buoyant divers. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(20):3622-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.070128

    Rubenson J, Pires NJ, Loi HO, Pinniger GJ and Shannon DG. On the ascent: The soleus operating length is conserved to the ascending limb of the force-length curve across gait mechanics in humans. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(20):3539-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.070466

    Sapir N and Dudley R. Backward flight in hummingbirds employs unique kinematic adjustments and entails low metabolic cost. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(20):3603-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.073114
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