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  • LITERATURE UPDATE: January 16, 2014 - January 22, 2014

    LITERATURE UPDATE
    January 16, 2014 – January 22, 2014
    Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

    Jason R. Franz, Ph.D.
    Neuromuscular Biomechanics Laboratory
    http://sites.google.com/site/jasonrfranz/
    http://uwnmbl.engr.wisc.edu/
    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    *********************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*

    Roncero-Ramos I, Delgado-Andrade C, Rufian-Henares JA, Carballo J and Navarro MP. Effects of model maillard compounds on bone characteristics and functionality. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 2013;93(11):2816-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.6107

    Thi MM, Suadicani SO, Schaffler MB, Weinbaum S and Spray DC. Mechanosensory responses of osteocytes to physiological forces occur along processes and not cell body and require alpha(v)beta(3) integrin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2013;110(52):21012-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1321210110

    *BOTANY*

    Barbacci A, Diener J, Hemon P, Adam B, Dones N, Reveret L, et al. A robust videogrametric method for the velocimetry of wind-induced motion in trees. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 2014;184:220-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2013.10.003

    Braidwood L, Breuer C and Sugimoto K. Mybody is a cage: Mechanisms and modulation of plant cell growth. New Phytologist 2014;201(2):388-402. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12473

    Kempe A, Lautenschlager T, Lange A and Neinhuis C. How to become a tree without wood - biomechanical analysis of the stem of carica papaya l. Plant Biology 2014;16(1):264-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/plb.12035

    Rosell JA, Gleason S, Mendez-Alonzo R, Chang Y and Westoby M. Bark functional ecology: Evidence for tradeoffs, functional coordination, and environment producing bark diversity. New Phytologist 2014;201(2):486-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12541

    Zdunek A and Kurenda A. Determination of the elastic properties of tomato fruit cells with an atomic force microscope. Sensors 2013;13(9):12175-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s130912175

    *CARDIOVASCULAR / CARDIOPULMONARY*

    Giuma SKB, Osman K and Kadir MRA. Fluid structure interaction analysis in abdominal aortic aneurysms: Influence of diameter, length, and distal neck. Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics 2013;3(4):514-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jmihi.2013.1201

    Martin C, Sun W, Pham T and Elefteriades J. Predictive biomechanical analysis of ascending aortic aneurysm rupture potential. Acta Biomaterialia 2013;9(12):9392-400. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2013.07.044

    *CELLULAR / SUBCELLULAR*

    Dalli J, Montero-Melendez T, Norling LV, Yin XK, Hinds C, Haskard D, et al. Heterogeneity in neutrophil microparticles reveals distinct proteome and functional properties. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics 2013;12(8):2205-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/mcp.M113.028589

    Marelli M, Gadhari N, Boero G, Chiquet M and Brugger J. Cell force measurements in 3d microfabricated environments based on compliant cantilevers. Lab on a Chip 2014;14(2):286-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3lc51021b

    *COMPARATIVE*

    Aversi-Ferreira R, de Abreu T, Pfrimer GA, Silva SF, Ziermann JM, Carneiro-e-Silva FO, et al. Comparative anatomy of the hind limb vessels of the bearded capuchins (sapajus libidinosus) with apes, baboons, and cebus capucinus: With comments on the vessels' role in bipedalism. Biomed Research International 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/737358

    Fan PF, Scott MB, Fei HL and Ma CY. Locomotion behavior of cao vit gibbon (nomascus nasutus) living in karst forest in bangliang nature reserve, guangxi, china. Integrative Zoology 2013;8(4):356-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-4877.2012.00300.x

    Grueter CC, Li DY, Ren BP and Li M. Substrate use and postural behavior in free-ranging snub-nosed monkeys (rhinopithecus bieti) in yunnan. Integrative Zoology 2013;8(4):335-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1749-4877.12023

    Hancock JA, Stevens NJ and Biknevicius AR. Elegant-crested tinamous eudromia elegans do not synchronize head and leg movements during head-bobbing. Ibis 2014;156(1):198-208. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12115

    Liu Y, Ao LJ, Lu G, Leong E, Liu Q, Wang XH, et al. Quantitative gait analysis of long-term locomotion deficits in classical unilateral striatal intracerebral hemorrhage rat model. Behavioural Brain Research 2013;257:166-77. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2013.10.007

    Maia A and Wilga CD. Anatomy and muscle activity of the dorsal fins in bamboo sharks and spiny dogfish during turning maneuvers. Journal of Morphology 2013;274(11):1288-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmor.20179

    Warburton NM, Bateman PW and Fleming PA. Sexual selection on forelimb muscles of western grey kangaroos (skippy was clearly a female). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 2013;109(4):923-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bij.12090

    Zhou QH, Luo B, Wei FW and Huang CM. Habitat use and locomotion of the francois' langur (trachypithecus francoisi) in limestone habitats of nonggang, china. Integrative Zoology 2013;8(4):346-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-4877.2012.00299.x

    *DENTAL / ORAL / FACIAL*

    Mobilio N, Borelli B, Sorrentino R and Catapano S. Effect of fiber post length and bone level on the fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth. Dental Materials Journal 2013;32(5):816-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.4012/dmj.2013-069

    Sammartino G, Wang HL, Citarella R, Lepore M and Marenzi G. Analysis of occlusal stresses transmitted to the inferior alveolar nerve by multiple threaded implants. Journal of Periodontology 2013;84(11):1655-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1902/jop.2013.120611

    Zhang Y, Sailer I and Lawn BR. Fatigue of dental ceramics. Journal of Dentistry 2013;41(12):1135-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdent.2013.10.007

    *DIGESTIVE*

    Sommer G, Schriefl A, Zeindlinger G, Katzensteiner A, Ainodhofer H, Saxena A, et al. Multiaxial mechanical response and constitutive modeling of esophageal tissues: Impact on esophageal tissue engineering. Acta Biomaterialia 2013;9(12):9379-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2013.07.041

    *ERGONOMICS*

    Jackson JA, Banerjee-Guenette P, Gregory DE and Callaghan JP. Should we be more on the ball? The efficacy of accommodation training on lumbar spine posture, muscle activity, and perceived discomfort during stability ball sitting. Human Factors 2013;55(6):1064-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018720813482326

    Sabbath EL, Glymour MM, Descatha A, Leclerc A, Zins M, Goldberg M, et al. Biomechanical and psychosocial occupational exposures: Joint predictors of post-retirement functional health in the french gazel cohort. Advances in Life Course Research 2013;18(4):235-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.alcr.2013.07.002

    *EVOLUTION / ANTHROPOLOGY*

    Allen SE and Lewis AG. Lepeophtheirus salmonis (kroyer, 1837): Second nauplius and copepodid locomotor appendages, surface areas and possible appendage functions. Crustaceana 2013;86(13-14):1695-710. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15685403-00003263

    Bennett SC. The phylogenetic position of the pterosauria within the archosauromorpha re-examined. Historical Biology 2013;25(5-6):545-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2012.725727

    Billet G, Germain D, Ruf I, de Muizon C and Hautier L. The inner ear of megatherium and the evolution of the vestibular system in sloths. Journal of Anatomy 2013;223(6):557-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12114

    Erickson GM, Gignac PM, Lappin AK, Vliet KA, Brueggen JD and Webb GJW. A comparative analysis of ontogenetic bite-force scaling among crocodylia. Journal of Zoology 2014;292(1):48-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12081

    Koretsky IA and Rahmat SJ. First record of fossil cystophorinae (carnivora, phocidae): Middle miocene seals from the northern paratethys. Rivista Italiana Di Paleontologia E Stratigrafia 2013;119(3):325-50.

    McGraw WS and Berger LR. Raptors and primate evolution. Evolutionary Anthropology 2013;22(6):280-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/evan.21378

    Tosches MA and Arendt D. The bilaterian forebrain: An evolutionary chimaera. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2013;23(6):1080-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2013.09.005

    Vidal-Gadea AG and Belanger JH. The evolutionary transition to sideways-walking gaits in brachyurans was accompanied by a reduction in the number of motor neurons innervating proximal leg musculature. Arthropod Structure & Development 2013;42(6):443-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asd.2013.07.003

    *GAIT / LOCOMOTION*

    Atun-Einy O, Berger SE, Ducz J and Sher A. Strength of infants' bimanual reaching patterns is related to the onset of upright locomotion. Infancy 2014;19(1):82-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/infa.12030

    Gill SV and Hung YC. Effects of overweight and obese body mass on motor planning and motor skills during obstacle crossing in children. Research in Developmental Disabilities 2014;35(1):46-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2013.10.024

    Haight DJ, Lerner ZF, Board WJ and Browning RC. A comparison of slow, uphill and fast, level walking on lower extremity biomechanics and tibiofemoral joint loading in obese and nonobese adults. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2014;32(2):324-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22497

    Huang L, Chen PJ, Zhuang J, Zhang YX and Walt S. Metabolic cost, mechanical work, and efficiency during normal walking in obese and normal-weight children. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport 2013;84:S72-S9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02701367.2013.849159

    Riva F, Bisi MC and Stagni R. Influence of input parameters on dynamic orbital stability of walking: In-silico and experimental evaluation. Plos One 2013;8(11). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0080878

    Schwenk M, Howe C, Saleh A, Mohler J, Grewal G, Armstrong D, et al. Frailty and technology: A systematic review of gait analysis in those with frailty. Gerontology 2014;60(1):79-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000354211

    *HAND / FINGER / FOOT / TOE*

    Abbasian A and Pomeroy G. The idiopathic cavus foot-not so subtle after all. Foot and Ankle Clinics 2013;18(4):629-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fcl.2013.08.004

    Bosman HA and Robinson AHN. Treatment of ankle instability with an associated cavus deformity. Foot and Ankle Clinics 2013;18(4):643-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fcl.2013.08.005

    *JOINT / CARTILAGE*

    Chen C, Tambe DT, Deng LH and Yang L. Biomechanical properties and mechanobiology of the articular chondrocyte. American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology 2013;305(12):C1202-C8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpcell.00242.2013

    Fields AJ, Rodriguez D, Gary KN, Liebenberg EC and Lotz JC. Influence of biochemical composition on endplate cartilage tensile properties in the human lumbar spine. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2014;32(2):245-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22516

    Forman JL and Kent RW. The effect of calcification on the structural mechanics of the costal cartilage. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2014;17(2):94-107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2012.671307

    *METHODS*

    Atieh MA, Alsabeeha NHM, Payne AGT, de Silva RK, Schwass DS and Duncan WJ. The prognostic accuracy of resonance frequency analysis in predicting failure risk of immediately restored implants. Clinical Oral Implants Research 2014;25(1):29-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/clr.12057

    Fischer SL, Hampton RH and Albert WJ. A simple approach to guide factor retention decisions when applying principal component analysis to biomechanical data. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2014;17(3):199-203. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2012.673594

    Prattichizzo D, Chinello F, Pacchierotti C and Malvezzi M. Towards wearability in fingertip haptics: A 3-dof wearable device for cutaneous force feedback. Ieee Transactions on Haptics 2013;6(4):506-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ToH.2013.53

    Zheng EH, Chen BJ, Wei KL and Wang QN. Lower limb wearable capacitive sensing and its applications to recognizing human gaits. Sensors 2013;13(10):13334-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s131013334

    *MODELING*

    Bondy M, Altenhof W, Chen XL, Snowdon A and Vrkljan B. Development of a finite element/multi-body model of a newborn infant for restraint analysis and design. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2014;17(2):149-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2012.672563

    Sahoo D, Deck C, Yoganandan N and Willinger R. Anisotropic composite human skull model and skull fracture validation against temporo-parietal skull fracture. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2013;28:340-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.08.010

    Schinkel-Ivy A, Altenhof WJ and Andrews DM. Validation of a full body finite element model (thums) for running-type impacts to the lower extremity. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2014;17(2):137-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2012.672562

    Yip C, Kwok E, Sassani F, Jackson R and Cundiff G. A biomechanical model to assess the contribution of pelvic musculature weakness to the development of stress urinary incontinence. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2014;17(2):163-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2012.672564

    *MUSCLE*

    Arjunan SP and Kumar DK. Computation of fractal features based on the fractal analysis of surface electromyogram to estimate force of contraction of different muscles. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2014;17(3):210-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2012.675055

    *NEURAL*

    Flaxman TE, Smith AJJ and Benoit DL. Sex-related differences in neuromuscular control: Implications for injury mechanisms or healthy stabilisation strategies? Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2014;32(2):310-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22510

    Shahidullah M, Le Marchand SJ, Fei H, Zhang JM, Pandey UB, Dalva MB, et al. Defects in synapse structure and function precede motor neuron degeneration in drosophila models of fus-related als. Journal of Neuroscience 2013;33(50):19590-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/jneurosci.3396-13.2013

    Spedden E and Staii C. Neuron biomechanics probed by atomic force microscopy. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2013;14(8):16124-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms140816124

    Thomas CK, Bakels R, Klein CS and Zijdewind I. Human spinal cord injury: Motor unit properties and behaviour. Acta Physiologica 2014;210(1):5-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apha.12153

    Zamani F, Amani-Tehran M, Latifi M, Shokrgozar MA and Zaminy A. Promotion of spinal cord axon regeneration by 3d nanofibrous core-sheath scaffolds. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2014;102(2):506-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.34703

    *ORTHOPAEDICS / SPINE*

    Costa F, Villa T, Anasetti F, Tomei M, Ortolina A, Cardia A, et al. Primary stability of pedicle screws depends on the screw positioning and alignment. Spine Journal 2013;13(12):1934-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.03.046

    Janssen MMA, Vincken KL, van Raak SM, Vrtovec T, Kemp B, Viergever MA, et al. Sagittal spinal profile and spinopelvic balance in parents of scoliotic children. Spine Journal 2013;13(12):1789-800. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.05.030

    Kebaish KM, Martin CT, O'Brien JR, LaMotta IE, Voros GD and Belkoff SM. Use of vertebroplasty to prevent proximal junctional fractures in adult deformity surgery: A biomechanical cadaveric study. Spine Journal 2013;13(12):1897-903. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.06.039

    Liddle KD, Tufaga MA, Diekmann G, Buckley JM, Tai V, Mulligan K, et al. Assessment of pedicle bone strength in the lumbar spine using a "smart" ball tip probe. Journal of Medical Devices-Transactions of the Asme 2013;7(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4004206

    Nagaraja S, Awada HK, Dreher ML, Gupta S and Miller SW. Vertebroplasty increases compression of adjacent ivds and vertebrae in osteoporotic spines. Spine Journal 2013;13(12):1872-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.06.007

    Pneumaticos SG, Triantafyllopoulos GK, Evangelopoulos DS, Hipp JA and Heggeness MH. Effect of vertebroplasty on the compressive strength of vertebral bodies. Spine Journal 2013;13(12):1921-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.06.054

    Stauff MP, Freedman BA, Kim JH, Hamasaki T, Yoon ST and Hutton WC. The effect of pedicle screw redirection after lateral wall breach-a biomechanical study using human lumbar vertebrae. Spine Journal 2014;14(1):98-103. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.03.028

    Stein MI, Nayak AN, Gaskins RB, Cabezas AF, Santoni BG and Castellvi AE. Biomechanics of an integrated interbody device versus acdf anterior locking plate in a single-level cervical spine fusion construct. Spine Journal 2014;14(1):128-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.06.088

    Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Lew SM and Rao RD. Geometrical properties of the human child cervical spine with a focus on the c1 vertebra. Traffic Injury Prevention 2014;15(3):287-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2013.811719

    Zarro CM, Ludwig SC, Hsieh AH, Seal CN and Gelb DE. Biomechanical comparison of the pullout strengths of c1 lateral mass screws and c1 posterior arch screws. Spine Journal 2013;13(12):1892-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2013.06.015

    *ORTHOPAEDICS / SURGERY*

    Abolghasemian M, Samiezadeh S, Sternheim A, Bougherara H, Barnes CL and Backstein DJ. Effect of patellar thickness on knee flexion in total knee arthroplasty: A biomechanical and experimental study. Journal of Arthroplasty 2014;29(1):80-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2013.04.026

    Aizat RM, Kadir MRA, Ab Rahman S, Shihabudin T, Robson N and Kamarul T. Biomechanical comparative analyses between the anterolateral and medial distal tibia locking plates in treating complex distal tibial fracture: A finite element study. Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics 2013;3(4):532-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jmihi.2013.1194

    Al Kaissi A, Farr S, Ganger R, Klaushofer K and Grill F. Windswept lower limb deformities in patients with hypophosphataemic rickets. Swiss Medical Weekly 2013;143. http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2013.13904

    Galvez MG, Crowe C, Farnebo S and Chang J. Tissue engineering in flexor tendon surgery: Current state and future advances. Journal of Hand Surgery-European Volume 2014;39(1):71-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1753193413512432

    Herrera A, Rebollo S, Ibarz E, Mateo J, Gabarre S and Gracia L. Mid-term study of bone remodeling after femoral cemented stem implantation: Comparison between dxa and finite element simulation. Journal of Arthroplasty 2014;29(1):90-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2013.03.028

    Joyce CW, Whately KE, Chan JC, Murphy M, O'Brien FJ and Carroll SM. Flexor tendon repair: A comparative study between a knotless barbed suture repair and a traditional four-strand monofilament suture repair. Journal of Hand Surgery-European Volume 2014;39(1):40-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1753193413487470

    Kwon OR, Kang KT, Son J, Kwon SK, Jo SB, Suh DS, et al. Biomechanical comparison of fixed- and mobile-bearing for unicomparmental knee arthroplasty using finite element analysis. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2014;32(2):338-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22499

    Lieber J and Schmittenbecher P. Developments in the treatment of pediatric long bone shaft fractures. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2013;23(6):427-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0033-1360460

    Lowrie AG and Lees VC. Considerations in the surgical use of the flexor sheath and pulley system. Journal of Hand Surgery-European Volume 2014;39(1):54-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1753193413508705

    Michelson JD. Using decision analysis to assess comparative clinical efficacy of surgical treatment of unstable ankle fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2013;27(11):642-U12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0b013e31828f9a88

    Peltz TS, Haddad R, Scougall PJ, Gianoutsos MP, Bertollo N and Walsh WR. Performance of a knotless four-strand flexor tendon repair with a unidirectional barbed suture device: A dynamic ex vivo comparison. Journal of Hand Surgery-European Volume 2014;39(1):30-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1753193413476607

    Pozzi A, Dunbar NJ and Kim SE. Effect of tibial plateau leveling osteotomy on patellofemoral alignment: A study using canine cadavers. Veterinary Journal 2013;198(1):98-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.06.029

    Root CG, Meyers K, Wright T and Hotchkiss R. Capitellum excision: Mechanical implications and clinical consequences. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2014;32(2):346-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22496

    Schmidt CC, Jarrett CD, Brown BT, DeGravelle M, Sawardeker P, Weir DM, et al. Effect of lesser tuberosity osteotomy size and repair construct during total shoulder arthroplasty. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2014;23(1):117-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2013.03.018

    *POSTURE / BALANCE*

    Dolphens M, Cagnie B, Vleeming A, Vanderstraeten G and Danneels L. Gender differences in sagittal standing alignment before pubertal peak growth: The importance of subclassification and implications for spinopelvic loading. Journal of Anatomy 2013;223(6):629-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12119

    *ROBOTICS*

    Chanthasopeephan T, Jarakorn A, Polchankajorn P and Maneewarn T. Impact reduction mobile robot and the design of the compliant legs. Robotics and Autonomous Systems 2014;62(1):38-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2012.07.017

    Go G, Kwak D, Piao L, Choi H, Jeong S, Lee C, et al. Manipulation of micro-particles using a magnetically actuated microrobot. Mechatronics 2013;23(8):1037-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechatronics.2013.07.008

    Nie CH, Corcho XP and Spenko M. Robots on the move versatility and complexity in mobile robot locomotion. Ieee Robotics & Automation Magazine 2013;20(4):72-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/mra.2013.2248310

    Ragusila V and Emami MR. Modelling of a robotic leg using bond graphs. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory 2014;40:132-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2013.09.006

    Wang MS, Mi CM, Wu SY and Tu YM. Dsp- and fpga-based stair-climbing robot design. Mathematical Problems in Engineering 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/243094

    Zhang J, Song GM, Li YY, Qiao GF, Song AG and Wang AM. A bio-inspired jumping robot: Modeling, simulation, design, and experimental results. Mechatronics 2013;23(8):1123-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechatronics.2013.09.005

    *REACHING / GRASP*

    Seegelke C, Hughes CML, Knoblauch A and Schack T. Grasp posture planning during multi-segment object manipulation tasks - interaction between cognitive and biomechanical factors. Acta Psychologica 2013;144(3):513-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2013.09.002

    *REHABILITATION*

    Hu JZ, Qu J, Xu DQ, Zhang T, Qin L and Lu HB. Combined application of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound and functional electrical stimulation accelerates bone-tendon junction healing in a rabbit model. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2014;32(2):204-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.22505

    Straudi S, Benedetti MG, Venturini E, Manca M, Foti C and Basaglia N. Does robot-assisted gait training ameliorate gait abnormalities in multiple sclerosis? A pilot randomized-control trial. Neurorehabilitation 2013;33(4):555-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/nre-130990

    Wang XQ, Huang LY, Liu Y, Li JX, Wu X, Li HP, et al. Effects of tai chi program on neuromuscular function for patients with knee osteoarthritis: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2013;14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-14-375

    *SPORT / EXERCISE*

    Avvenuti M, Cesarini D and Cimino M. Mars, a multi-agent system for assessing rowers' coordination via motion-based stigmergy. Sensors 2013;13(9):12218-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s130912218

    Brown NP, Bertocci GE and Marcellin-Little DJ. Evaluation of varying morphological parameters on the biomechanics of a cranial cruciate ligament-deficient or intact canine stifle joint with a computer simulation model. American Journal of Veterinary Research 2014;75(1):26-33.

    Crytzer TM, Dicianno BE and Kapoor R. Physical activity, exercise, and health-related measures of fitness in adults with spina bifida: A review of the literature. Pm&R 2013;5(12):1051-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.06.010

    Fox AS, Spittle M, Otago L and Saunders N. Descriptive analysis of landings during international netball competition: Enhancing ecological validity of laboratory testing environments. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport 2013;13(3):690-702.

    Sinclair J and Bottoms L. Gender differences in the kinetics and lower extremity kinematics of the fencing lunge. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport 2013;13(2):440-51.

    Wijdicks CA, Rosenbach BS, Flanagan TR, Bower GE, Newman KE, Clanton TO, et al. Injuries in elite and recreational snowboarders. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2014;48(1):11-+. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2013-093019

    *TENDON / LIGAMENT*

    Lorda-Diez CI, Canga-Villegas A, Cerezal L, Plaza S, Hurle JM, Garcia-Porrero JA, et al. Comparative transcriptional analysis of three human ligaments with distinct biomechanical properties. Journal of Anatomy 2013;223(6):593-602. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12124

    Stecco C, Corradin M, Macchi V, Morra A, Porzionato A, Biz C, et al. Plantar fascia anatomy and its relationship with achilles tendon and paratenon. Journal of Anatomy 2013;223(6):665-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12111

    *TISSUE / BIOMATERIAL*

    Abdelkader A. Influence of different keratoplasty techniques on the biomechanical properties of the cornea. Acta Ophthalmologica 2013;91(7):E567-E72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aos.12136

    Ahmet CC, Kutay YI, Kiratli-Yilmazcoban N and Ufuk D. The development of strain dependent mechanical anisotropy in chicken skin. Research Journal of Biotechnology 2014;9(1):57-62.

    Alkhouli N, Mansfield J, Green E, Bell J, Knight B, Liversedge N, et al. The mechanical properties of human adipose tissues and their relationships to the structure and composition of the extracellular matrix. American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism 2013;305(12):E1427-E35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00111.2013

    Danford FL, Yan DM, Dreier RA, Cahir TM, Girkin CA and Vande Geest JP. Differences in the region- and depth-dependent microstructural organization in normal versus glaucomatous human posterior sclerae. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2013;54(13):7922-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.13-12262

    Ha NS, Truong QT, Goo NS and Park HC. Biomechanical properties of insect wings: The stress stiffening effects on the asymmetric bending of the allomyrina dichotoma beetle's hind wing. Plos One 2013;8(12). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0080689

    Kojima K and Vacanti CA. Tissue engineering in the trachea. Anatomical Record-Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology 2014;297(1):44-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.22799

    Nonaka PN, Campillo N, Uriarte JJ, Garreta E, Melo E, de Oliveira LVF, et al. Effects of freezing/thawing on the mechanical properties of decellularized lungs. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2014;102(2):413-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.34708

    Ozkok A, Tamcelik N, Ozdamar A, Sarici AM and Cicik E. Corneal viscoelastic differences between pseudoexfoliative glaucoma and primary open-angle glaucoma. Journal of Glaucoma 2013;22(9):740-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ijg.0000000000000036

    Pailler-Mattei C, Debret R, Vargiolu R, Sommer P and Zahouani H. In vivo skin biophysical behaviour and surface topography as a function of ageing. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2013;28:474-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.04.008

    Ternifi R, Gennisson JL, Tanter M and Beillas P. Effects of storage temperature on the mechanical properties of porcine kidney estimated using shear wave elastography. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2013;28:86-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.07.012

    Zollner AM, Holland MA, Honda KS, Gosain AK and Kuhl E. Growth on demand: Reviewing the mechanobiology of stretched skin. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2013;28:495-509. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.03.018

    *TRAUMA / IMPACT TESTING*

    Freeman MD, Eriksson A and Leith W. Head and neck injury patterns in fatal falls: Epidemiologic and biomechanical considerations. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 2014;21:64-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jflm.2013.08.005

    Karton C, Rousseau P, Vassilyadi M and Hoshizaki TB. The evaluation of speed skating helmet performance through peak linear and rotational accelerations. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2014;48(1):46-+. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2012-091583

    Lee SD, Kim BS and Song JB. Human-robot collision model with effective mass and manipulability for design of a spatial manipulator. Advanced Robotics 2013;27(3):189-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01691864.2012.754076

    McIntosh AS and Lai A. Motorcycle helmets: Head and neck dynamics in helmeted and unhelmeted oblique impacts. Traffic Injury Prevention 2013;14(8):835-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2013.774083

    Toomey DE, Yang KH, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA and Van Ee CA. Toward a more robust lower neck compressive injury tolerance-an approach combining multiple test methodologies. Traffic Injury Prevention 2013;14(8):845-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2013.774084

    *VETERINARY / AGRICULTURAL*

    Biggi M and Dyson S. Unusual navicular bone fractures in hind limbs: Clinical and imaging findings. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 2013;33(12):1082-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2013.04.006

    Murray R, Guire R, Fisher M and Fairfax V. Girth pressure measurements reveal high peak pressures that can be avoided using an alternative girth design that also results in increased limb protraction and flexion in the swing phase. Veterinary Journal 2013;198(1):92-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.07.028

    *UNIQUE TOPIC*

    Bouxsein ML. Biomechanics of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis: Similarities and differences. Osteoporosis International 2013;24:S71-S.

    Shackelford L, Marshall F and Peters J. Identifying donkey domestication through changes in cross-sectional geometry of long bones. Journal of Archaeological Science 2013;40(12):4170-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2013.06.006

    van der Hoop J, Moore M, Fahlman A, Bocconcelli A, George C, Jackson K, et al. Behavioral impacts of disentanglement of a right whale under sedation and the energetic cost of entanglement. Marine Mammal Science 2014;30(1):282-307. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mms.12042

    Wyczalkowski MA, Varner VD and Taber LA. Computational and experimental study of the mechanics of embryonic wound healing. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2013;28:125-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.07.018

    *PICK OF THE WEEK*

    Zheng J, An HY, Coggan AR, Zhang XD, Bashir A, Muccigrosso D, et al. Noncontrast skeletal muscle oximetry. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2014;71(1):318-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mrm.24669
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