LITERATURE UPDATE
December 13, 2012 December 19, 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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*BONE*

Brennan O, Kuliwaba JS, Lee TC, Parkinson IH, Fazzalari NL, McNamara LM, et al. Temporal changes in bone composition, architecture, and strength following estrogen deficiency in osteoporosis. Calcified Tissue International;91(6):440-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00223-012-9657-7

Histing T, Klein M, Stieger A, Stenger D, Steck R, Matthys R, et al. A new model to analyze metaphyseal bone healing in mice. Journal of Surgical Research;178(2):715-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2012.04.007

Liu GM, Xu CJ, Kong N, Zhu XM, Zhang XY and Yao Y. Age-related differences in microstructure, density and biomechanics of vertebral cancellous bone of chinese males. Aging Male;15(4):233-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13685538.2012.724739

Macedo LGS, Mazzucchelli-Cosmo LA, Macedo NL, Monteiro ASF and Sendyk WR. Fresh-frozen human bone allograft in vertical ridge augmentation: Clinical and tomographic evaluation of bone formation and resorption. Cell and Tissue Banking;13(4):577-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10561-011-9274-0

Oryan A, Parizi AM, Shafiei-Sarvestani Z and Bigham AS. Effects of combined hydroxyapatite and human platelet rich plasma on bone healing in rabbit model: Radiological, macroscopical, hidtopathological and biomechanical evaluation. Cell and Tissue Banking;13(4):639-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10561-011-9285-x

*CELLULAR / SUBCELLULAR*

Canovic E, Seidl T, Oberai A, Barbone P, Stamenovic D and Smith M. Biomechanical imaging: Mapping the mechanical properties of the cell. Glycobiology;22(11):1579-.

*COMPARATIVE*

Heinicke MP, Greenbaum E, Jackman TR and Bauer AM. Evolution of gliding in southeast asian geckos and other vertebrates is temporally congruent with dipterocarp forest development. Biology Letters;8(6):994-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2012.0648

Jayne BC, Olberding JP, Athreya D and Riley MA. Surface shape affects the three-dimensional exploratory movements of nocturnal arboreal snakes. Journal of Comparative Physiology a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology;198(12):905-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00359-012-0761-y

Perl YS, Arneodo EM, Amador A and Mindlin GB. Nonlinear dynamics and the synthesis of zebra finch song. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos;22(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/s0218127412502355

*DENTAL / ORAL / FACIAL*

Brown BN, Chung WL, Almarza AJ, Pavlick MD, Reppas SN, Ochs MW, et al. Inductive, scaffold-based, regenerative medicine approach to reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint disk. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery;70(11):2656-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2011.12.030

Deschner B, Rath B, Jager A, Deschner J, Denecke B, Memmert S, et al. Gene analysis of signal transduction factors and transcription factors in periodontal ligament cells following application of dynamic strain. Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics-Fortschritte Der Kieferorthopadie;73(6):486-+. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00056-012-0104-1

Fritz U. Biomechanical implant treatment complications: A systematic review. Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics-Fortschritte Der Kieferorthopadie;73(6):427-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00056-012-0115-y

Khoa TQD, Le Minh H, Thanh HN and Van TV. Analyzing surface emg signals to determine relationship between jaw imbalance and arm strength loss. Biomedical Engineering Online;11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-925x-11-55

Pospiech P, Nagel F, Gebhart F, Nothdurft FP and Mitov G. In vitro investigation of the performance of different restorative materials under cast circumferential clasps for removable dental prostheses. Clinical Oral Investigations;16(6):1659-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00784-011-0653-5

Tsui PH, Wan YL and Chen CK. Ultrasound imaging of the larynx and vocal folds: Recent applications and developments. Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery;20(6):437-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MOO.0b013e32835896b4

*ERGONOMICS*

Lavender SA, Ko PL and Sommerich CM. Biomechanical evaluation of the eco-pick lift assist: A device designed to facilitate product selection tasks in distribution centers. Applied Ergonomics;44(2):230-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2012.07.006

Lee J and Nussbaum MA. Experienced workers exhibit distinct torso kinematics/kinetics and patterns of task dependency during repetitive lifts and lowers. Ergonomics;55(12):1535-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2012.723139

*GAIT / LOCOMOTION*

Higuchi T, Seya Y and Imanaka K. Rule for scaling shoulder rotation angles while walking through apertures. Plos One;7(10). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0048123

Houdijk H, van Ooijen MW, Kraal JJ, Wiggerts HO, Polomski W, Janssen TWJ, et al. Assessing gait adaptability in people with a unilateral amputation on an instrumented treadmill with a projected visual context. Physical Therapy;92(11):1452-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20110362

Jayaram G, Stagg CJ, Esser P, Kischka U, Stinear J and Johansen-Berg H. Relationships between functional and structural corticospinal tract integrity and walking post stroke. Clinical Neurophysiology;123(12):2422-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2012.04.026

Peters BT, Brady RA and Bloomberg JJ. Walking on an oscillating treadmill: Strategies of stride-time adaptation. Ecological Psychology;24(4):265-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407413.2012.702637

*HAND / FINGER / FOOT / TOE*

Goetz TJ, Costa JA, Slobogean G, Patel S, Mulpuri K and Travlos A. Contribution of flexor pollicis longus to pinch strength: An in vivo study. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume;37A(11):2304-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2012.07.027

Hiwatari R, Kuniyoshi K, Aoki M, Hashimoto K, Suzuki T and Takahashi K. Fractional fowler tenotomy for chronic mallet finger: A cadaveric biomechanical study. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume;37A(11):2263-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2012.07.039

Tang JB and Chen YR. In vivo changes in contact regions of the radiocarpal joint during wrist hyperextension. Journal of Hand Surgery-American Volume;37A(11):2257-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2012.08.030

*METHODS*

Al-Fakih E, Abu Osman NA and Adikan FRM. The use of fiber bragg grating sensors in biomechanics and rehabilitation applications: The state-of-the-art and ongoing research topics. Sensors;12(10):12890-926. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s121012890

Behrmann GP, Hidler J and Mirotznik MS. Fiber optic micro sensor for the measurement of tendon forces. Biomedical Engineering Online;11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-925x-11-77

Dadashi F, Crettenand F, Millet GP and Aminian K. Front-crawl instantaneous velocity estimation using a wearable inertial measurement unit. Sensors;12(10):12927-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s121012927

Horny L, Chlup H, Zitny R, Vonavkova T, Vesely J and Lanzer P. Ex vivo coronary stent implantation evaluated with digital image correlation. Experimental Mechanics;52(9):1555-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11340-012-9620-6

Steiner T, Raith S, Eichhorn S, Doebele S, Trainotti S, Muller S, et al. Evaluation of a new optical measuring system for experiments on fractured human mandibles. Clinical Oral Investigations;16(6):1535-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00784-011-0659-z

*MODELING*

Chen SH, Lin SC, Tsai WC, Wang CW and Chao SH. Biomechanical comparison of unilateral and bilateral pedicle screws fixation for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion after decompressive surgery - a finite element analysis. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders;13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2474-13-72

*NEURAL*

Donnelly EM, Madigan NN, Rooney GE, Knight A, Chen BK, Ball B, et al. Lentiviral vector delivery of short hairpin rna to ng2 and neurotrophin-3 promotes locomotor recovery in injured rat spinal cord. Cytotherapy;14(10):1235-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/14653249.2012.714865

Etlin A, Mor Y, Finkel E, Anglister L and Lev-Tov A. Imaging the activity in defined populations of funicular neurons during sensory-activation of the locomotor rhythm in the mammalian spinal cord. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience;48:S31-S2.

Kocabas A, Shen CH, Guo ZCV and Ramanathan S. Controlling interneuron activity in caenorhabditis elegans to evoke chemotactic behaviour. Nature;490(7419):273-U184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature11431

Love JM, Pathak GK, Chetta J and Shah SB. Variability in membrane continuity between schwann cells and neurons. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering;5(4):450-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12195-012-0250-y

Mui JW, Willis KL, Hao ZZ and Berkowitz A. Distributions of active spinal cord neurons during swimming and scratching motor patterns. Journal of Comparative Physiology a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology;198(12):877-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00359-012-0758-6

Pickard GE and Sollars PJ. Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells. In: Nilius B, Amara SG, Gudermann T, Jahn R, Lill R, Offermanns S et al., editors. Reviews of physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology, vol 162. p 59-90.

Piri M, Nasehi M, Shahab Z and Zarrindast MR. The effects of nicotine on nitric oxide induced anxiogenic-like behaviors in the dorsal hippocampus. Neuroscience Letters;528(2):93-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2012.08.074

Scruggs BA, Bowles AC, Zhang XJ, Semon JA, Kyzar EJ, Myers L, et al. High-throughput screening of stem cell therapy for globoid cell leukodystrophy using automated neurophenotyping of twitcher mice. Behavioural Brain Research;236:35-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2012.08.020

Wang M, Wong AH and Liu F. Interactions between nmda and dopamine receptors: A potential therapeutic target. Brain Research;1476:154-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2012.03.029

Yu B, Qian TM, Wang YJ, Zhou SL, Ding GH, Ding F, et al. Mir-182 inhibits schwann cell proliferation and migration by targeting fgf9 and ntm, respectively at an early stage following sciatic nerve injury. Nucleic Acids Research;40(20):10356-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gks750

*OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY*

Feltovich H, Hall TJ and Berghella V. Beyond cervical length: Emerging technologies for assessing the pregnant cervix. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology;207(5):345-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2012.05.015

*ORTHOPAEDICS / SPINE*

Chuang WH, Lin SC, Chen SH, Wang CW, Tsai WC, Chen YJ, et al. Biomechanical effects of disc degeneration and hybrid fixation on the transition and adjacent lumbar segments. Spine;37(24):E1488-E97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31826cdd93

Dalton BE, Kohm AC, Miller LE, Block JE and Poser RD. Radiofrequency-targeted vertebral augmentation versus traditional balloon kyphoplasty: Radiographic and morphologic outcomes of an ex vivo biomechanical pilot study. Clinical Interventions in Aging;7:525-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/cia.s37025

Wang XY, Aubin CE, Labelle H, Parent S and Crandall D. Biomechanical analysis of corrective forces in spinal instrumentation for scoliosis treatment. Spine;37(24):E1479-E87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e3182706745

*ORTHOPAEDICS / SURGERY*

Feng W, Fu L, Liu JG, Qi X, Li DS and Yang C. Biomechanical evaluation of various fixation methods for proximal extra-articular tibial fractures. Journal of Surgical Research;178(2):722-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2012.04.014

Kim HM, Byram IR, McLaughlin GS and Bigliani LU. Hemiarthroplasty and total shoulder arthroplasty. Minerva Ortopedica E Traumatologica;63(6):405-21.

Van der Bracht H, Cloete G, Page B, Scheffer C, Bellemans J and Verdonk P. The lateral tibial tunnel: Does it allow for adequate fixation in acl surgery ? Acta Orthopaedica Belgica;78(5):637-42.

Voos JE, Barnthouse CD and Scott AR. Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair techniques in 2012. Clinics in Sports Medicine;31(4):633-+. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csm.2012.07.002

Wang WL, Wu GW, Shen FE, Zhang YY and Liu XX. A biomechanical experiment and clinical study of the use of figure of eight plus circular wiring fixation for the treatment of olecranon fractures. Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine;4(6):1081-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2012.731

Weusten AJ, Khan SK, Bonczek SJ, Elsharief D and Wallace IW. Internal fixation of a traumatic fracture around a hip resurfacing arthroplasty using the proximal femoral locking compression plate. Acta Orthopaedica Belgica;78(5):688-93.

*ROBOTICS*

Goldfield EC, Park YL, Chen BR, Hsu WH, Young D, Wehner M, et al. Bio-inspired design of soft robotic assistive devices: The interface of physics, biology, and behavior. Ecological Psychology;24(4):300-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407413.2012.726179

Hauser H, Ijspeert AJ, Fuchslin RM, Pfeifer R and Maass W. The role of feedback in morphological computation with compliant bodies. Biological Cybernetics;106(10):595-613. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00422-012-0516-4

*REHABILITATION*

Balaban CD, Hoffer ME and Gottshall KR. Top-down approach to vestibular compensation: Translational lessons from vestibular rehabilitation. Brain Research;1482:101-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2012.08.040

Bowden MG, Embry AE, Perry LA and Duncan PW. Rehabilitation of walking after stroke. Current Treatment Options in Neurology;14(6):521-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11940-012-0198-1

Lynn SK, Padilla RA and Tsang KKW. Differences in static- and dynamic-balance task performance after 4 weeks of intrinsic-foot-muscle training: The short-foot exercise versus the towel-curl exercise. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation;21(4):327-33.

*SPORT / EXERCISE*

Bowles C, Ambegaonkar JR, Cortes N, Caswell S and Mokha M. Footwear for distance runners: The minimalism trend. International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training;17(6):14-8.

Broglio SP, Eckner JT and Kutcher JS. Field-based measures of head impacts in high school football athletes. Current Opinion in Pediatrics;24(6):702-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MOP.0b013e3283595616

Dominguese DJ, Seegmiller J and Krause BA. Alterations in peak ground-reaction force during 60-cm drop landings caused by a single session of repeated wingate anaerobic tests. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation;21(4):306-12.

Economopoulos KJ and Brockmeier SF. Rotator cuff tears in overhead athletes. Clinics in Sports Medicine;31(4):675-+. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csm.2012.07.005

Jacobsen JS, Thorborg K, Soballe K and Ulrich-Vinther M. Eccentric hip abductor weakness in patients with symptomatic external snapping hip. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports;22(6):e140-e6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2012.01525.x

Sheerin KR, Hume PA and Whatman C. Effects of a lower limb functional exercise programme aimed at minimising knee valgus angle on running kinematics in youth athletes. Physical Therapy in Sport;13(4):250-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2012.01.003

Sperlich B, Zinner C, Hebert-Losier K, Born DP and Holmberg HC. Biomechanical, cardiorespiratory, metabolic and perceived responses to electrically assisted cycling. European Journal of Applied Physiology;112(12):4015-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-012-2382-0

Sporri J, Kroll J, Schwameder H, Schiefermuller C and Muller E. Course setting and selected biomechanical variables related to injury risk in alpine ski racing: An explorative case study. British Journal of Sports Medicine;46(15):1072-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2012-091425

*TENDON / LIGAMENT*

Chizari M, Snow M, Cheung W, Mahmud J and Wang B. Relative motion of tendon limbs in a loop tendon graft. Biomedical Engineering-Applications Basis Communications;24(5):447-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/s1016237212500408

Hoffren M, Ishikawa M, Avela J and Komi PV. Age-related fascicle-tendon interaction in repetitive hopping. European Journal of Applied Physiology;112(12):4035-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-012-2393-x

*TISSUE / BIOMATERIAL*

Pascual G, Hernandez-Gascon B, Rodriguez M, Sotomayor S, Pena E, Calvo B, et al. The long-term behavior of lightweight and heavyweight meshes used to repair abdominal wall defects is determined by the host tissue repair process provoked by the mesh. Surgery;152(5):886-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2012.03.009

Rebollar E, Sanz M, Esteves C, Martinez NF, Ahumada O and Castillejo M. Gold coating of micromechanical DNA biosensors by pulsed laser deposition. Journal of Applied Physics;112(8). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4761986

Ren LM, Todo M, Arahira T, Yoshikawa H and Myoui A. A comparative biomechanical study of bone ingrowth in two porous hydroxyapatite bioceramics. Applied Surface Science;262:81-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2012.02.060

*TRAUMA / IMPACT TESTING*

Lopez-Guerrero AL, Martinez-Lage JF, Gonzalez-Tortosa J, Almagro MJ, Garcia-Martinez S and Reyes SB. Pediatric crushing head injury: Biomechanics and clinical features of an uncommon type of craniocerebral trauma. Childs Nervous System;28(12):2033-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00381-012-1864-z

*VETERINARY / AGRICULTURAL*

Acquaviva AE, Miller EI, Eisenmann DJ, Stone RT and Kraus KH. Biomechanical testing of locking and nonlocking plates in the canine scapula. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association;48(6):372-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.5326/jaaha-ms-5804

*UNIQUE TOPIC*

Killian NJ, Jutras MJ and Buffalo EA. A map of visual space in the primate entorhinal cortex. Nature;491(7426):761-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature11587

*PICKS OF THE WEEK*

Chan V, Park K, Collens MB, Kong H, Saif TA and Bashir R. Development of miniaturized walking biological machines. Scientific Reports;2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep00857

Taboga P, Lazzer S, Fessehatsion R, Agosti F, Sartorio A and di Prampero PE. Energetics and mechanics of running men: The influence of body mass. European Journal of Applied Physiology;112(12):4027-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-012-2389-6