LITERATURE UPDATE
January 29 - February 04, 2015
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

Riley C. Sheehan, Ph.D. Nonlinear Biodynamics Lab
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*BONE*
Havill, LM; Coan, HB; Mahaney, MC; Nicolella, DP. Characterization of complex, co-adapted skeletal biomechanics phenotypes: a needed paradigm shift in the genetics of bone structure and function. Current Osteoporosis Reports 2014;12:174-180. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11914-014-0211-6

Ibrahim, NI; Khamis, MF; Yunoh, MFM; Abdullah, S; Mohamed, N; Shuid, AN. Targeted delivery of lovastatin and tocotrienol to fracture site promotes fracture healing in osteoporosis model: micro-computed tomography and biomechanical evaluation. Plos One 2015;19:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0115595

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Kowalski, WJ; Pekkan, K; Tinney, JP; Keller, BB. Investigating developmental cardiovascular biomechanics and the origins of congenital heart defects. Frontiers In Physiology 2014;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2014.00408

Shaw, JA; Dasharathi, K; Wineman, AS; Si, MS. A simple model for myocardial changes in a failing heart. International Journal Of Non-Linear Mechanics 2015;68:132-145. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2014.06.015

Wang, Q; Kodali, S; Primiano, C; Sun, W. Simulations of transcatheter aortic valve implantation: implications for aortic root rupture. Biomechanics And Modeling In Mechanobiology 2015;14:29-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-014-0583-7

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Alsteens, D; Tay, S; Muller, DJ. Toward high-throughput biomechanical phenotyping of single molecules. Jcr-Journal Of Clinical Rheumatology 2015;21:45-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmeth.3216

Whitfield, MJ; Luo, JP; Thomas, WE. Yielding elastic tethers stabilize robust cell adhesion. Plos Computational Biology 2014;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003971

*COMPARATIVE*
Birn-Jeffery, AV; Higham, TE. The scaling of uphill and downhill locomotion in legged animals. Integrative And Comparative Biology 2014;54:1159-1172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu015

Blanchard, ML; Furnell, S; Sellers, WI; Crompton, RH. Locomotor flexibility in lepilemur explained by habitat and biomechanics. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2015;156:58-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22627

Blob, RW; Espinoza, NR; Butcher, MT; Lee, AH; D'Amico, AR; Baig, F; Sheffield, KM. Diversity of limb-bone safety factors for locomotion in terrestrial vertebrates: evolution and mixed chains. Integrative And Comparative Biology 2014;54:1058-1071. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu032

Blob, RW; Higham, TE. Terrestrial locomotion-where do we stand, where are we going? an introduction to the symposium. Integrative And Comparative Biology 2014;54:1051-1057. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu105

Fisher, LR; Godfrey, MH; Owens, DW. Incubation temperature effects on hatchling performance in the loggerhead sea turtle (caretta caretta). Plos One 2014;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0114880

Gillis, G; Ekstrom, L; Azizi, E. Biomechanics and control of landing in toads. Integrative And Comparative Biology 2014;54:1136-1147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu053

James, RS; Tallis, J; Angilletta, MJ. Regional thermal specialisation in a mammal: temperature affects power output of core muscle more than that of peripheral muscle in adult mice (mus musculus). Journal Of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic And Environmental Physiology 2015;185:135-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00360-014-0872-6

Kenaley, CP; Stote, A; Flammang, BE. The morphological basis of labriform rowing in the deep-sea bigscale scopelogadus beanii (percomorpha: beryciformes). Journal Of Experimental Marine Biology And Ecology 2014;461:297-305. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2014.07.024

Lee, DV; Isaacs, MR; Higgins, TE; Biewener, AA; McGowan, CP. Scaling of the spring in the leg during bouncing gaits of mammals. Integrative And Comparative Biology 2014;54:1099-1108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu114

Lewton, KL. Pelvic form and locomotor adaptation in strepsirrhine primates. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2015;298:230-248. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23070

Mineo, PM; Schaeffer, PJ. The thermal plasticity of locomotor performance has diverged between northern and southern populations of the eastern newt (notophthalmus viridescens). Journal Of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic And Environmental Physiology 2015;185:103-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00360-014-0869-1

Ramsay, JB; Wilga, CD; Tapanila, L; Pruitt, J; Pradel, A; Schlader, R; Didier, DA. Eating with a saw for a jaw: functional morphology of the jaws and tooth-whorl in helicoprion davisii. Journal Of Morphology 2015;276:47-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmor.20319

Skinner, JP; Mitani, Y; Burkanov, VN; Andrews, RD. Proxies of food intake and energy expenditure for estimating the time-energy budgets of lactating northern fur seals callorhinus ursinus. Journal Of Experimental Marine Biology And Ecology 2014;461:107-115. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2014.08.002

Trimmer, BA; Lin, HT. Bone-free: soft mechanics for adaptive locomotion. Integrative And Comparative Biology 2014;54:1122-1135. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu076

Tseng, ZJ; Flynn, JJ. Convergence analysis of a finite element skull model of herpestes javanicus (carnivora, mammalia): implications for robust comparative inferences of biomechanical function. Journal Of Theoretical Biology 2015;365:112-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.10.002

Wunderlich, RE; Tongen, A; Gardiner, J; Miller, CE; Schmitt, D. Dynamics of locomotor transitions from arboreal to terrestrial substrates in verreaux's sifaka (propithecus verreauxi). Integrative And Comparative Biology 2014;54:1148-1158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu110

Zurek, DB; Gorb, SN; Voigt, D. Locomotion and attachment of leaf beetle larvae gastrophysa viridula (coleoptera, chrysomelidae). Interface Focus 2015;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsfs.2014.0055

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Anchieta, RB; Baldassarri, M; Guastaldi, F; Tovar, N; Janal, MN; Gottlow, J; Dard, M; Jimbo, R; Coelho, PG. Mechanical property assessment of bone healing around a titanium-zirconium alloy dental implant. Clinical Implant Dentistry And Related Research 2014;16:913-919. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cid.12061

Celegatti, TS; Rodrigues, DC; Lauria, A; Moreira, RWF; Consani, S. Development plates for stable internal fixation: study of mechanical resistance in simulated fractures of the mandibular condyle. Journal Of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery 2015;43:158-161. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2014.10.029

Ko, EWC; Teng, TTY; Huang, CS; Chen, YR. The effect of early physiotherapy on the recovery of mandibular function after orthognathic surgery for class iii correction. part ii: electromyographic activity of masticatory muscles. Journal Of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery 2015;43:138-143. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2014.10.028

Koolstra, JH; Kommers, SC; Forouzanfar, T. Biomechanical analysis of fractures in the mandibular neck (collum mandibulae). Journal Of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery 2014;42:1789-1794. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2014.06.016

Lee, JH; Kim, SM; Lee, BK; Jeon, JH; Kim, MJ. 3d vector analysis of mandibular condyle stability in mandibular setback surgery with bicortical bioabsorbable screw fixation. Journal Of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery 2014;42:69-4948-5369-4949-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2013.07.005

Lyrio, MCN; Monnazzi, MS; De Moraes, M; Hochuli-Vieira, E; Reis, JMN; Pereira, VA. Comparison of compressive strength between three different plates for mandibular angle fractures fixation. Journal Of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery 2014;42:69-5055-5569-5056-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2013.10.005

Noback, ML; Harvati, K. Covariation in the human masticatory apparatus. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2015;298:64-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23067

Ramos, A; Mesnard, M. Comparison of load transfers in tmj replacement using a standard and a custom-made temporal component. Journal Of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery 2014;42:1766-1772. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2014.06.012

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Almecija, S; Orr, CM; Tocheri, MW; Patel, BA; Jungers, WL. Exploring phylogenetic and functional signals in complex morphologies: the hamate of extant anthropoids as a test-case study. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2015;298:212-229. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23079

Green, DJ; Serrins, JD; Seitelman, B; Martiny, AR; Gunz, P. Geometric morphometrics of hominoid infraspinous fossa shape. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2015;298:180-194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23071

Griffin, NL; Miller, CE; Schmitt, D; D'Aout, K. Understanding the evolution of the windlass mechanism of the human foot from comparative anatomy: insights, obstacles, and future directions. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2015;156:1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22636

Macias, ME; Churchill, SE. Functional morphology of the neandertal scapular glenoid fossa. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2015;298:168-179. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23072

Smith, AL; Benazzi, S; Ledogar, JA; Tamvada, K; Smith, LCP; Weber, GW; Spencer, MA; Dechow, PC; Grosse, IR; Ross, CF; Richmond, BG; Wright, BW; Wang, Q; Byron, C; Slice, DE; Strait, DS. Biomechanical implications of intraspecific shape variation in chimpanzee crania: moving toward an integration of geometric morphometrics and finite element analysis. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2015;298:122-144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23074

Smith, AL; Benazzi, S; Ledogar, JA; Tamvada, K; Smith, LCP; Weber, GW; Spencer, MA; Lucas, PW; Michael, S; Shekeban, A; Al-Fadhalah, K; Almusallam, AS; Dechow, PC; Grosse, IR; Ross, CF; Madden, RH; Richmond, BG; Wright, BW; Wang, Q; Byron, C; Slice, DE; Wood, S; Dzialo, C; Berthaume, MA; Van Casteren, A; Strait, DS. The feeding biomechanics and dietary ecology of paranthropus boisei. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2015;298:145-167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23073

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Arellano, CJ; Kram, R. Partitioning the metabolic cost of human running: a task-by-task approach. Integrative And Comparative Biology 2014;54:1084-1098. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu033

Kammoun, B; Laval, C; Bonis, J; Peyrichou, S; Tchalla, A; Mandigout, S. Impact of an additional task on gait parameters in older adults with dementia. Science & Sports 2014;29:324-326. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scispo.2013.10.003

Lin, HC; Howard, M; Vijayakumar, S. A novel approach for representing and generalising periodic gaits. Robotica 2014;32:1225-1244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S026357471400188X

Merker, A; Kaiser, D; Hermann, M. Numerical bifurcation analysis of the bipedal spring-mass model. Physica D-Nonlinear Phenomena 2015;291:21-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physd.2014.09.010

Mohammadi, F; Bruijn, SM; Vervoort, G; van Wegen, EE; Kwakkel, G; Verschueren, S; Nieuwboer, A. Motor switching and motor adaptation deficits contribute to freezing of gait in parkinson's disease. Neurorehabilitation And Neural Repair 2015;29:132-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1545968314545175

van den Hoorn, W; Hodges, PW; van Dieen, JH; Hug, F. Effect of acute noxious stimulation to the leg or back on muscle synergies during walking. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2015;113:244-254. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00557.2014

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Duivenvoorden, T; van Raaij, TM; Horemans, HLD; Brouwer, RW; Bos, PK; Bierma-Zeinstra, SMA; Verhaar, JAN; Reijman, M. Do laterally wedged insoles or valgus braces unload the medial compartment of the knee in patients with osteoarthritis?. Clinical Orthopaedics And Related Research 2015;473:265-274. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11999-014-3947-5

James, EW; LaPrade, CM; LaPrade, RF. Anatomy and biomechanics of the lateral side of the knee and surgical implications. Sports Medicine And Arthroscopy Review 2015;23:2-9.

*METHODS*
Liang, QK; Zhang, D; Coppola, G; Wang, YN; Wei, S; Ge, YJ. Multi-dimensional mems/micro sensor for force and moment sensing: a review. Ieee Sensors Journal 2014;14:2643-2657. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2014.2313860

*MODELING*
Deneweth, JM; Arruda, EM; McLean, SG. Hyperelastic modeling of location-dependent human distal femoral cartilage mechanics. International Journal Of Non-Linear Mechanics 2015;68:146-156. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2014.06.013

Fitton, LC; Proa, M; Rowland, C; Toro-Ibacache, V; O'Higgins, P. The impact of simplifications on the performance of a finite element model of a macaca fascicularis cranium. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2015;298:107-121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23075

Gopalakrishnan, A; Modenese, L; Phillips, ATM. A novel computational framework for deducing muscle synergies from experimental joint moments. Frontiers In Computational Neuroscience 2014;8:1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncom.2014.00153

Horgan, CO. The remarkable gent constitutive model for hyperelastic materials. International Journal Of Non-Linear Mechanics 2015;68:9-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2014.05.010

*MUSCLE*
Azizi, E; Deslauriers, AR. Regional heterogeneity in muscle fiber strain: the role of fiber architecture. Frontiers In Physiology 2014;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2014.00303

Biewener, AA; Wakeling, JM; Lee, SS; Arnold, AS. Validation of hill-type muscle models in relation to neuromuscular recruitment and force-velocity properties: predicting patterns of in vivo muscle force. Integrative And Comparative Biology 2014;54:1072-1083. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu070

Mehta, R; Prilutsky, BI. Task-dependent inhibition of slow-twitch soleus and excitation of fast-twitch gastrocnemius do not require high movement speed and velocity-dependent sensory feedback. Frontiers In Physiology 2014;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2014.00410

Morash, AJ; Vanderveken, M; McClelland, GB. Muscle metabolic remodeling in response to endurance exercise in salmonids. Frontiers In Physiology 2014;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2014.00452

*NEURAL*
Brassard, P. Possibilities for examining the neural control of gait in humans with fnirs. Frontiers In Physiology 2014;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2014.00204

El Manira, A. Dynamics and plasticity of spinal locomotor circuits. Current Opinion In Neurobiology 2014;29:133-141. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2014.06.016

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Dugailly, PM; Beyer, B; Sobczak, S; Salvia, P; Feipel, V. Global and regional kinematics of the cervical spine during upper cervical spine manipulation: a reliability analysis of 3d motion data. Manual Therapy 2014;19:472-477. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.math.2014.04.017

Erbulut, DU. Biomechanical effect of graded facetectomy on asymmetrical finite element model of the lumbar spine. Turkish Neurosurgery 2014;24:923-928. http://dx.doi.org/10.5137/1019-5149JTN.11984-14.2

Mattei, TA. Insights of complex system analysis to spinal biomechanics: stability as a dynamic non-equilibrium state. World Neurosurgery 2014;82:545-548. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2014.08.045

Osborn, M; Cornille, JL; Uhl, E. Effects of the curvature of the lumbar spine on the posture of male and female horse riders: a biomechanical analysis. Faseb Journal 2014;28:.

Wu, CF; Chen, C; Wu, WD; Zhao, WD; Sun, PD; Fan, JH; Bi, ZY; Zhang, JY; Ouyang, J. Biomechanical analysis of differential pull-out strengths of bone screws using cervical anterior transpedicular technique in normal and osteoporotic cervical cadaveric spines. Spine 2015;40:69-4969-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000000644

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Bliemel, C; Buecking, B; Mueller, T; Wack, C; Koutras, C; Beck, T; Ruchholtz, S; Zettl, R. Distal femoral fractures in the elderly: biomechanical analysis of a polyaxial angle-stable locking plate versus a retrograde intramedullary nail in a human cadaveric bone model. Archives Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery 2015;135:49-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-014-2111-8

Chen, Y; Liu, SY; Lin, P; Wang, YT; Wang, JH; Tao, JF; Cai, RR. Comparative biomechanical study of reversed less invasive stabilization system and proximal femoral nail antirotation for unstable intertrochanteric fractures. Chinese Medical Journal 2014;127:4124-4129. http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0366-6999.20141536

Euler, SA; Smith, SD; Williams, BT; Dornan, GJ; Millett, PJ; Wijdicks, CA. Biomechanical analysis of subpectoral biceps tenodesis effect of screw malpositioning on proximal humeral strength. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2015;43:69-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546514554563

Hughes, CM; Bordush, A; Robioneck, B; Procter, P; Brown, CJ. Bone anchors-a preliminary finite element study of some factors affecting pullout. Journal Of Medical Devices-Transactions Of The Asme 2014;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4026901

Johnson, JS; Smith, SD; LaPrade, CM; Turnbull, TL; LaPrade, RF; Wijdicks, CA. A biomechanical comparison of femoral cortical suspension devices for soft tissue anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction under high loads. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2015;43:154-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546514553779

Jordan, MC; Schmidt, K; Meffert, RH; Hoelscher-Doht, S. Biomechanical analysis of flexor tendon repair using knotted kessler and bunnell techniques and the knotless bunnell technique. Journal Of Hand Surgery-American Volume 2015;40:115-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.09.015

LaPrade, CM; Smith, SD; Rasmussen, MT; Hamming, MG; Wijdicks, CA; Engebretsen, L; Feagin, JA; LaPrade, RF. Consequences of tibial tunnel reaming on the meniscal roots during cruciate ligament reconstruction in a cadaveric model, part 1 the anterior cruciate ligament. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2015;43:200-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546514554769

LaPrade, CM; Smith, SD; Rasmussen, MT; Hamming, MG; Wijdicks, CA; Engebretsen, L; Feagin, JA; LaPrade, RF. Consequences of tibial tunnel reaming on the meniscal roots during cruciate ligament reconstruction in a cadaveric model, part 2 the posterior cruciate ligament. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2015;43:207-212. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546514554771

Lee, S; Wuerz, TH; Shewman, E; McCormick, FM; Salata, MJ; Philippon, MJ; Nho, SJ. Labral reconstruction with iliotibial band autografts and semitendinosus allografts improves hip joint contact area and contact pressure an in vitro analysis. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2015;43:98-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546514553089

Reising, K; Konstantinidis, L; Helwig, P; Wagner, FCL; Sudkamp, NP; Strohm, PC. Minimally invasive stabilization of distal humerus fractures: a pilot study with biomechanical evaluation. Technology And Health Care 2014;22:909-913. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/THC-140864

Russ, SD; Tompkins, M; Nuckley, D; Macalena, J. Biomechanical comparison of patellar fixation techniques in medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2015;43:195-199. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546514550992

Thompson, MJ; Owen, JR; McDowell, CL; Wayne, JS. Proximal tendon-prosthesis junction for active tendon implants of the hand: a biomechanical comparison of 2 techniques. Journal Of Hand Surgery-American Volume 2015;40:109-114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.10.034

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Xing, DP; Su, JB. Joint role exploration in sagittal balance by optimizing feedback gains. Robotica 2015;33:127-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/S0263574714000125

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Eshraghi, A; Abu Osman, NA; Gholizadeh, H; Ali, S; Abas, WAW. Interface stress in socket/residual limb with transtibial prosthetic suspension systems during locomotion on slopes and stairs. American Journal Of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2015;94:1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000134

Martelli, D; Vannetti, F; Cortese, M; Tropea, P; Giovacchini, F; Micera, S; Monaco, V; Vitiello, N. The effects on biomechanics of walking and balance recovery in a novel pelvis exoskeleton during zero-torque control. Robotica 2014;32:1317-1330. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574714001568

Mooney, LM; Rouse, EJ; Herr, HM. Autonomous exoskeleton reduces metabolic cost of human walking. Journal Of Neuroengineering And Rehabilitation 2014;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1743-0003-11-151

Pyo, S; Yoon, J; Oh, MK. A novel robotic knee device with stance control and its kinematic weight optimization for rehabilitation. Robotica 2014;32:1245-1263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574714001453

Wong, RJ; Smith, JA. Regenerative effects in the sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit movement. Robotica 2015;33:107-126. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S026357471400006X

Wu, ML; Driver, T; Wu, SK; Shen, XG. Design and preliminary testing of a pneumatic muscle-actuated transfemoral prosthesis. Journal Of Medical Devices-Transactions Of The Asme 2014;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4026830

van Dijk, W; van der Kooij, H. Xped2 a passive exoskeleton with artificial tendons. Ieee Robotics & Automation Magazine 2014;21:56-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MRA.2014.2360309

*ROBOTICS*
Aguirre-Ollinger, G. Globally stable control of a dynamic bipedal walker using adaptive frequency oscillators. Robotica 2014;32:1039-1063. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574713001227

Asbeck, AT; De Rossi, SMM; Galiana, I; Ding, Y; Walsh, CJ. Stronger, smarter, softer next-generation wearable robots. Ieee Robotics & Automation Magazine 2014;21:22-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MRA.2014.2360283

Farzadpour, F; Danesh, M; TorkLarki, SM. Development of multi-phase dynamic equations for a seven-link biped robot with improved foot rotation in the double support phase. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part C-Journal Of Mechanical Engineering Science 2015;229:3-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406214531407

Han, B; Luo, X; Liu, QY; Zhou, B; Chen, XD. Hybrid control for slip-based robots running on unknown rough terrain. Robotica 2014;32:1065-1080. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574713001239

*REHABILITATION*
Matsufuji, S; Shoji, T; Yano, Y; Tsujimoto, Y; Kishimoto, H; Tabata, T; Emoto, M; Inaba, M. Effect of chair stand exercise on activity of daily living: a randomized controlled trial in hemodialysis patients. Journal Of Renal Nutrition 2015;25:17-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jrn.2014.06.010

Rank, MM; Flynn, JR; Battistuzzo, CR; Galea, MP; Callister, R; Callister, RJ. Functional changes in deep dorsal horn interneurons following spinal cord injury are enhanced with different durations of exercise training. Journal Of Physiology-London 2015;593:331-345. http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/jphysiol.2014.282640

Sui, JF; Liu, YL; Yang, RZ; Ji, LH. A multiposture locomotor training device with force-field control. Advances In Mechanical Engineering 2014;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/173518

Xu, GZ; Song, AG; Pan, LZ; Gao, X; Liang, ZW; Li, JF; Xu, BG. Clinical experimental research on adaptive robot-aided therapy control methods for upper-limb rehabilitation. Robotica 2014;32:1081-1100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574713001264

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Chang, JH; Chang, YT; Huang, CF. A biomechanical assessment of fajin mechanisms in martial arts. Archives Of Budo 2014;10:217-225.

Kim, SB; You, JH; Kwon, OY; Yi, CH. Lumbopelvic kinematic characteristics of golfers with limited hip rotation. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2015;43:113-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546514555698

Koshida, S; Ishii, T; Matsuda, T; Hashimoto, T. Biomechanics of the judo backward breakfall: comparison between experienced and novice judokas. Archives Of Budo 2014;10:187-194.

Moreira, PVS; Crozara, LF; Goethel, MF; de Paula, LV; Vieira, F. Talent detection in taekwondo: which factors are associated with the longitudinal competitive success?. Archives Of Budo 2014;10:.

Myer, GD; Ford, KR; Di Stasi, SL; Foss, KDB; Micheli, LJ; Hewett, TE. High knee abduction moments are common risk factors for patellofemoral pain (pfp) and anterior cruciate ligament (acl) injury in girls: is pfp itself a predictor for subsequent acl injury?. British Journal Of Sports Medicine 2015;49:118-8555-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2013-092536

Santos, L; Fernandez-Rio, J; Ruiz, ML; del Valle, M; Callan, M; Challis, B; Sterkowicz, S. Three-dimensional assessment of the judo throwing techniques frequently used in competition. Archives Of Budo 2014;10:107-115.

Si, WG; Lee, SH; Sifakis, E; Terzopoulos, D. Realistic biomechanical simulation and control of human swimming. Acm Transactions On Graphics 2014;34:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2626346

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Schmitt-Sody, M; Kirchhoff, C; Luciani, E; Plitz, W; Kirchhoff, S. Dynamic in vitro analysis of tractile forces of the anterior cruciate ligament (acl) transplant using patellar and semitendinosus muscle tendon: a cadaver study. Archives Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery 2015;135:29-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-014-2124-3

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
DuRaine, GD; Arzi, B; Lee, JK; Lee, CA; Responte, DJ; Hu, JC; Athanasiou, KA. Biomechanical evaluation of suture-holding properties of native and tissue-engineered articular cartilage. Biomechanics And Modeling In Mechanobiology 2015;14:73-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-014-0589-1

Grytz, R; Fazio, MA; Libertiaux, V; Bruno, L; Gardiner, S; Girkin, CA; Downs, JC. Age- and race-related differences in human scleral material properties. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2014;55:8163-8172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.14-14029

Jones, MC; Rueggeberg, FA; Cunningham, AJ; Faircloth, HA; Jana, T; Mettenburg, D; Waller, JL; Postma, GN; Weinberger, PM. Biomechanical changes from long-term freezer storage and cellular reduction of tracheal scaffoldings. Laryngoscope 2015;125:69-4954-6950-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lary.24853

Miri, AK; Li, NYK; Avazmohammadi, R; Thibeault, SL; Mongrain, R; Mongeau, L. Study of extracellular matrix in vocal fold biomechanics using a two-phase model. Biomechanics And Modeling In Mechanobiology 2015;14:49-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-014-0585-5

Morishige, N; Shin-gyou-uchi, R; Azumi, H; Ohta, H; Morita, Y; Yamada, N; Kimura, K; Takahara, A; Sonoda, KH. Quantitative analysis of collagen lamellae in the normal and keratoconic human cornea by second harmonic generation imaging microscopy. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2014;55:8377-8385. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.14-15348

Sloan, SR; Khalifa, YM; Buckley, MR. The location- and depth-dependent mechanical response of the human cornea under shear loading. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2014;55:7919-7924. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.14-14997

Vellara, HR; Patel, DV. Biomechanical properties of the keratoconic cornea: a review. Clinical And Experimental Optometry 2015;98:31-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12211

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Namjoshi, DR; Cheng, WH; McInnes, KA; Martens, KM; Carr, M; Wilkinson, A; Fan, JJ; Robert, J; Hayat, A; Cripton, PA; Wellington, CL. Merging pathology with biomechanics using chimera (closed-head impact model of engineered rotational acceleration): a novel, surgery-free model of traumatic brain injury. Molecular Neurodegeneration 2014;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1750-1326-9-55

Yang, B; Tse, KM; Chen, N; Tan, LB; Zheng, QQ; Yang, HM; Hu, M; Pan, G; Lee, HP. Development of a finite element head model for the study of impact head injury. Biomed Research International 2014;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/408278

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Aisa, J; Calvo, I; Buckley, CT; Kirby, BM. Mechanical comparison of loop and crimp configurations for extracapsular stabilization of the cranial cruciate ligament-deficient stifle. Veterinary Surgery 2015;44:50-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-950X.2014.12237.x

Faria, LG; Rahal, SC; Agostinho, FS; Minto, BW; Matsubara, LM; Kano, WT; Castilho, MS; Mesquita, LR. Kinematic analysis of forelimb and hind limb joints in clinically healthy sheep. Bmc Veterinary Research 2014;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12917-014-0294-4

Henderson, ER; Friend, EJ; Toscano, MJ; Parsons, KJ; Tarlton, JF. Biomechanical comparison of canine fascia lata and thoracolumbar fascia: an in vitro evaluation of replacement tissues for body wall reconstruction. Veterinary Surgery 2015;44:126-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-950X.2014.12247.x

Templeton, MM; Krebs, AI; Kraus, KH; Hedlund, CS. Ex vivo biomechanical comparison of v-loc 180 (r) absorbable wound closure device and standard polyglyconate suture for diaphragmatic herniorrhaphy in a canine model. Veterinary Surgery 2015;44:65-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-950X.2014.12201.x

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR*
Liston, DB; Stone, LS. Oculometric assessment of dynamic visual processing. Journal Of Vision 2014;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/14.14.12

*WHEELCHAIR*
Bareria, P; Shin, G. Assisting wheelchair users on bus ramps: a potential cause of low back injury among bus drivers. International Journal Of Industrial Engineering-Theory Applications And Practice 2014;21:243-252.

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Cammaerts, MC; Johansson, O. Ants can be used as bio-indicators to reveal biological effects of electromagnetic waves from some wireless apparatus. Electromagnetic Biology And Medicine 2014;33:282-288. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/15368378.2013.817336

Giordano, BL; Egermann, H; Bresin, R. The production and perception of emotionally expressive walking sounds: similarities between musical performance and everyday motor activity. Plos One 2014;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0115587

Sil, S; Thomas, S; DiCesare, C; Strotman, D; Ting, TV; Myer, G; Kashikar-Zuck, S. Preliminary evidence of altered biomechanics in adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. Arthritis Care & Research 2015;67:102-111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.22450

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Shen, ZH; Seipel, J. Animals prefer leg stiffness values that may reduce the energetic cost of locomotion. Journal Of Theoretical Biology 2015;364:433-438. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.09.008