LITERATURE UPDATE
March 05 - March 11, 2015
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

Riley C. Sheehan, Ph.D. Nonlinear Biodynamics Lab
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*BONE*
Agripino, A; De Mello-Sampayo, C; Stilwell, D; Vidal, B; Lopes, A; Vaz, MP; Vale, AC; Canhao, H; Silva-Lima, B; Marques, MC. Could ovariectomy exert different effects on biomechanical properties of diabetic and nondiabetic rat bones?. Osteoporosis International 2014;25:83-5154-5683-5154-57.

Ariza, O; Gilchrist, S; Widmer, RP; Guy, P; Ferguson, SJ; Cripton, PA; Helgason, B. Comparison of explicit finite element and mechanical simulation of the proximal femur during dynamic drop-tower testing. Journal Of Biomechanics 2015;48:224-232. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.11.042

Duboeuf, F; Burt-Pichat, B; Farlay, D; Suy, P; Truy, E; Boivin, G. Bone quality and biomechanical function: a lesson from human ossicles. Osteoporosis International 2014;25:83-5055-5683-5055-56.

Kawaguchi, S; Hart, RA. The need for structural allograft biomechanical guidelines. Journal Of The American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2015;23:119-125. http://dx.doi.org/10.5435/JAAOS-D-14-00263

Klotz, MCM; Beckmann, NA; Bitsch, RG; Seebach, E; Reiner, T; Jager, S. Bone quality assessment for total hip arthroplasty with intraoperative trabecular torque measurements. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2014;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-014-0109-0

Matsuura, Y; Kuniyoshi, K; Suzuki, T; Ogawa, Y; Sukegawa, K; Rokkaku, T; Thoreson, AR; An, KN; Takahashi, K. Accuracy of specimen-specific nonlinear finite element analysis for evaluation of radial diaphysis strength in cadaver material. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2015;18:1811-1817. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2014.974579

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Mossahebi, S; Zhu, SM; Chen, H; Shmuylovich, L; Ghosh, E; Kovacs, SJ. Quantification of global diastolic function by kinematic modeling-based analysis of transmitral flow via the parametrized diastolic filling formalism. Jove-Journal Of Visualized Experiments 2014;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/51471

Satriano, A; Rivolo, S; Martufi, G; Finol, EA; Di Martino, ES. In vivo strain assessment of the abdominal aortic aneurysm. Journal Of Biomechanics 2015;48:354-360. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.11.016

Sun, W; Martin, C; Pham, T. Computational modeling of cardiac valve function and intervention. Annual Review Of Biomedical Engineering, Vol 16 2014;16:53-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-bioeng-071813-104517

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Wang, HW; Yehoshua, S; Ali, SS; Navarre, WW; Milstein, JN. A biomechanical mechanism for initiating dna packaging. Nucleic Acids Research 2014;42:11921-11927. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nar/gku896

*COMPARATIVE*
Angstman, NB; Kiessling, MC; Frank, HG; Schmitz, C. High interindividual variability in dose-dependent reduction in speed of movement after exposing c. elegans to shock waves. Frontiers In Behavioral Neuroscience 2015;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00012

Hosoi, AE; Goldman, DI. Beneath our feet: strategies for locomotion in granular media. Annual Review Of Fluid Mechanics, Vol 47 2015;47:431-453. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-fluid-010313-141324

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Almeida, EO; Rocha, EP; Freitas, AC; Anchieta, RB; Poveda, R; Gupta, N; Coelho, PG. Tilted and short implants supporting fixed prosthesis in an atrophic maxilla: a 3d-fea biomechanical evaluation. Clinical Implant Dentistry And Related Research 2015;17:69-5151-5069-5152-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cid.12129

Anitua, E; Pinas, L; Orive, G. Retrospective study of short and extra-short implants placed in posterior regions: influence of crown-to-implant ratio on marginal bone loss. Clinical Implant Dentistry And Related Research 2015;17:102-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cid.12073

Benazzi, S; Nguyen, HN; Kullmer, O; Hublin, JJ. Exploring the biomechanics of taurodontism. Journal Of Anatomy 2015;226:180-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12260

Haiat, G; Wang, HL; Brunski, J. Effects of biomechanical properties of the bone-implant interface on dental implant stability: from in silico approaches to the patient's mouth. Annual Review Of Biomedical Engineering, Vol 16 2014;16:187-213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-bioeng-071813-104854

Wu, YK; Xu, ZR; Tan, LY; Tan, LJ; Zhao, ZH; Yang, P; Li, Y; Tang, T; Zhao, LX. Orthodontic mini-implant stability under continuous or intermittent loading: a histomorphometric and biomechanical analysis. Clinical Implant Dentistry And Related Research 2015;17:163-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cid.12090

*ERGONOMICS*
Antle, DM; Vezina, N; Cote, JN. Comparing standing posture and use of a sit-stand stool: analysis of vascular, muscular and discomfort outcomes during simulated industrial work. International Journal Of Industrial Ergonomics 2015;45:98-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2014.12.009

Li, WH; Zhang, M; Lv, GM; Han, QY; Gao, YJ; Wang, Y; Tan, QT; Zhang, MY; Zhang, YX; Li, ZY. Biomechanical response of the musculoskeletal system to whole body vibration using a seated driver model. International Journal Of Industrial Ergonomics 2015;45:91-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2014.12.006

Mehta, JP; Lavender, SA; Jagacinski, RJ; Sommerich, CM. Exploring the effects of seated whole body vibration exposure on repetitive asymmetric lifting tasks. Journal Of Occupational And Environmental Hygiene 2015;12:172-181. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15459624.2014.960573

Messing, K; Stock, S; Cote, J; Tissot, F. 2014 william p. yant award lecture is sitting worse than static standing? how a gender analysis can move us toward understanding determinants and effects of occupational standing and walking. Journal Of Occupational And Environmental Hygiene 2015;12:68-4949-6849-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15459624.2014.987388

Phillips, M; Bazrgari, B; Shapiro, R. The effects of military body armour on the lower back and knee mechanics during toe-touch and two-legged squat tasks. Ergonomics 2015;58:492-503. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2014.970589

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Arias-Martorell, J; Potau, JM; Bello-Hellegouarch, G; Perez-Perez, A. Like father, like son: assessment of the morphological affinities of al 288-1 (a. afarensis), sts 7 (a. africanus) and omo 119-73-2718 (australopithecus sp.) through a three-dimensional shape analysis of the shoulder joint. Plos One 2015;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0117408

Rabey, KN; Green, DJ; Taylor, AB; Begun, DR; Richmond, BG; McFarlin, SC. Locomotor activity influences muscle architecture and bone growth but not muscle attachment site morphology. Journal Of Human Evolution 2015;78:91-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2014.10.010

Rein, TR; Harvati, K; Harrison, T. Inferring the use of forelimb suspensory locomotion by extinct primate species via shape exploration of the ulna. Journal Of Human Evolution 2015;78:70-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2014.08.010

Skinner, MM; Stephens, NB; Tsegai, ZJ; Foote, AC; Nguyen, NH; Gross, T; Pahr, DH; Hublin, JJ; Kivell, TL. Human-like hand use in australopithecus africanus. Science 2015;347:395-399. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1261735

Weber, GW. Virtual anthropology. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2015;156:22-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22658

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Alradwan, H; Khan, M; Grassby, MHS; Bedi, A; Philippon, MJ; Ayeni, OR. Gait and lower extremity kinematic analysis as an outcome measure after femoroacetabular impingement surgery. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2015;31:339-344. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2014.06.016

Choi, HJ; Ko, CY; Kang, S; Ryu, J; Mun, M; Jeon, HS. Effects of balance ability and handgrip height on kinematics of the gait, torso, and pelvis in elderly women using a four-wheeled walker. Geriatrics & Gerontology International 2015;15:182-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ggi.12246

Doslikova, K; Maganaris, CN; Baltzopoulos, V; Verschueren, SMP; Luyten, FP; Callaghan, MJ; Jones, RK; Felson, DT; Reeves, ND. Knee joint biomechanics during stair descent in patients with knee osteoarthritis vs. controls. Osteoporosis International 2014;25:83-5057-5783-5148-48.

Encarnacion-Martinez, A; Perez-Soriano, P; Llana-Belloch, S. Differences in ground reaction forces and shock impacts between nordic walking and walking. Research Quarterly For Exercise And Sport 2015;86:94-99. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02701367.2014.975178

Han, SY. The influence of walking speed on gait patterns during upslope walking. Journal Of Medical Imaging And Health Informatics 2015;5:89-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jmihi.2015.1354

Hendershot, BD; Wolf, IJ. Mediolateral joint powers at the low back among persons with unilateral transfemoral amputation. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2015;96:154-157. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2014.07.402

Lin, YC; Fok, LA; Schache, AG; Pandy, MG. Muscle coordination of support, progression and balance during stair ambulation. Journal Of Biomechanics 2015;48:340-347. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.11.019

Lindsay, TR; Yaggie, JA; McGregor, SJ. Contributions of lower extremity kinematics to trunk accelerations during moderate treadmill running. Journal Of Neuroengineering And Rehabilitation 2014;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1743-0003-11-162

Pozzi, F; Snyder-Mackler, L; Zeni, J. Relationship between biomechanical asymmetries during a step up and over task and stair climbing after total knee arthroplasty. Clinical Biomechanics 2015;30:78-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2014.11.001

Wang, J; Hurt, CP; Capo-Lugo, CE; Brown, DA. Characteristics of horizontal force generation for individuals post-stroke walking against progressive resistive forces. Clinical Biomechanics 2015;30:40-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2014.11.006

de Almeida, MO; Saragiotto, BT; Yamato, TP; Lopes, AD. Is the rearfoot pattern the most frequently foot strike pattern among recreational shod distance runners?. Physical Therapy In Sport 2015;16:29-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2014.02.005

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Noh, B; Masunari, A; Akiyama, K; Fukano, M; Fukubayashi, T; Miyakawa, S. Structural deformation of longitudinal arches during running in soccer players with medial tibial stress syndrome. European Journal Of Sport Science 2015;15:173-181. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2014.932848

Seo, NJ; Enders, LR; Motawar, B; Kosmopoulos, ML; Fathi-Firoozabad, M. The extent of altered digit force direction correlates with clinical upper extremity impairment in chronic stroke survivors. Journal Of Biomechanics 2015;48:383-387. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.11.046

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Ozawa, J; Kaneguchi, A; Tanaka, R; Kawamata, S; Kurose, T; Moriyama, H; Kito, N; Kawaguchi, N; Matsuura, N. Interaction between gastrocnemius muscle weakness and moderate exercise deteriorates joint integrity in rat knee. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2015;25:69-4949-6949-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12195

*METHODS*
Brookhuis, RA; Sanders, RGP; Ma, K; Lammerink, TSJ; De Boer, MJ; Krijnen, GJM; Wiegerink, J. Miniature large range multi-axis force-torque sensor for biomechanical applications. Journal Of Micromechanics And Microengineering 2015;25:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0960-1317/25/2/025012

Cyr, AJ; Maletsky, LP. Technical note: a multi-dimensional description of knee laxity using radial basis functions. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2015;18:1674-1679. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2014.946913

Tatem, KS; Quinn, JL; Phadke, A; Yu, Q; Gordish-Dressman, H; Nagaraju, K. Behavioral and locomotor measurements using an open field activity monitoring system for skeletal muscle diseases. Jove-Journal Of Visualized Experiments 2014;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/51785

*MODELING*
Ghezelbash, F; Arjmand, N; Shirazi-Adl, A. Effect of intervertebral translational flexibilities on estimations of trunk muscle forces, kinematics, loads, and stability. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2015;18:1760-1767. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2014.961440

Whitford, C; Studer, H; Boote, C; Meek, KM; Elsheikh, A. Biomechanical model of the human cornea: considering shear stiffness and regional variation of collagen anisotropy and density. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2015;42:76-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2014.11.006

*MUSCLE*
Dong, HW; Figueroa, N; El Saddik, A. Adaptive "load-distributed" muscle coordination method for kinematically redundant musculoskeletal humanoid systems. Robotics And Autonomous Systems 2015;64:59-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2014.10.020

Holmes, MWR; Tat, J; Keir, PJ. Neuromechanical control of the forearm muscles during gripping with sudden flexion and extension wrist perturbations. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2015;18:1826-1834. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2014.976811

Medeiros, WM; Fernandes, MCT; Azevedo, DP; de Freitas, FFM; Amorim, BC; Chiavegato, LD; Hirai, DM; O'Donnell, DE; Neder, JA. Oxygen delivery-utilization mismatch in contracting locomotor muscle in copd: peripheral factors. American Journal Of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative And Comparative Physiology 2015;308:82-4948-5382-4949-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpregu.00404.2014

Von Werder, SCFA; Kleiber, T; Disselhorst-Klug, C. A method for a categorized and probabilistic analysis of the surface electromyogram in dynamic contractions. Frontiers In Physiology 2015;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2015.00030

*NEURAL*
Gerasimenko, Y; Gorodnichev, R; Puhov, A; Moshonkina, T; Savochin, A; Selionov, V; Roy, RR; Lu, DC; Edgerton, VR. Initiation and modulation of locomotor circuitry output with multisite transcutaneous electrical stimulation of the spinal cord in noninjured humans. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2015;113:834-842. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00609.2014

Hoogkamer, W; Van Calenbergh, F; Swinnen, SP; Duysens, J. Cutaneous reflex modulation and self-induced reflex attenuation in cerebellar patients. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2015;113:915-924. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00381.2014

Hurteau, MF; Thibaudier, Y; Dambreville, C; Desaulniers, C; Frigon, A. Effect of stimulating the lumbar skin caudal to a complete spinal cord injury on hindlimb locomotion. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2015;113:669-676. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00739.2014

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Hajihosseinali, M; Arjmand, N; Shirazi-Adl, A. Effect of body weight on spinal loads in various activities: a personalized biomechanical modeling approach. Journal Of Biomechanics 2015;48:276-282. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.11.033

Hoppe, S; Loosli, Y; Baumgartner, D; Heini, P; Benneker, L. Influence of screw augmentation in posterior dynamic and rigid stabilization systems in osteoporotic lumbar vertebrae: a biomechanical cadaveric study (vol 39, pg e384, 2014). Spine 2015;40:207-207.

Lao, LF; Li, QY; Zhong, GB; Song, C; Li, YC; Xu, MZ; Liu, ZD. Biomechanical study of a novel self-locking plate system for anterior cervical fixation. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2014;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-014-0120-5

Quick, ME; Grant, CA; Adam, CJ; Askin, GN; Labrom, RD; Pearcy, MJ. A biomechanical investigation of dual growing rods used for fusionless scoliosis correction. Clinical Biomechanics 2015;30:33-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2014.11.008

Schulze, M; Hartensuer, R; Gehweiler, D; Vordemvenne, T; Raschke, MJ; Trautwein, F; Heuer, F. How does free rod-sliding affect the posterior instrumentation for a dynamic stabilization using a bovine calf model?. Spine 2015;40:69-4951-5169-4952-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000000702

Wang, C; Bell, K; McClincy, M; Jacobs, L; Dede, O; Roach, J; Bosch, P. Biomechanical comparison of ponte osteotomy and discectomy. Spine 2015;40:69-4952-4969-4952-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000000697

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Chan, DS; Nayak, AN; Blaisdell, G; James, CR; Denard, A; Miles, J; Santoni, BG. Effect of distal interlocking screw number and position after intramedullary nailing of distal tibial fractures: a biomechanical study simulating immediate weight-bearing. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2015;29:98-104.

Chen, HW; Liu, GD; Ou, S; Jiang, XY; Fei, J; Wu, LJ. Comparison of three fixations for tibial plateau fractures by biomechanical study and radiographic observation. International Journal Of Surgery 2015;13:292-296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsu.2014.11.013

Chen, JH; Wang, K; Katirai, F; Chen, ZB. A new modified tsuge suture for flexor tendon repairs: the biomechanical analysis and clinical application. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2014;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-014-0136-x

Cohen, SB; Woods, DP; Siegler, S; Dodson, CC; Namani, R; Ciccotti, MG. Biomechanical comparison of graft fixation at 30 degrees and 90 degrees of elbow flexion for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction by the docking technique. Journal Of Shoulder And Elbow Surgery 2015;24:265-272. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2014.10.014

Er, MS; Altinel, L; Eroglu, M; Verim, O; Demir, T; Atmaca, H. Suture anchor fixation strength with or without augmentation in osteopenic and severely osteoporotic bones in rotator cuff repair: a biomechanical study on polyurethane foam model. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2014;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1749-799X-9-48

Filipov, O; Gueorguiev, B. Unique stability of femoral neck fractures treated with the novel biplane double-supported screw fixation method: a biomechanical cadaver study. Injury-International Journal Of The Care Of The Injured 2015;46:218-226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2014.11.013

Giraldez-Sanchez, MA; Lazaro-Gonzalvez, A; Martinez-Reina, J; Serrano-Toledano, D; Navarro-Robles, A; Cano-Luis, P; Fragkakis, EM; Giannoudis, PV. Percutaneous iliosacral fixation in external rotational pelvic fractures. a biomechanical analysis. Injury-International Journal Of The Care Of The Injured 2015;46:327-332. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2014.10.058

Kojima, K; Gueorguiev, B; Seva, G; Stoffel, K; de Oliveira, RG; Eberli, U; Nicolino, T; Lenz, M. Biomechanical evaluation of interfragmentary compression at tibia plateau fractures in vitro using different fixation techniques a consort-compliant article. Medicine 2015;94:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000000282

Leonidou, A; Moazen, M; Lepetsos, P; Graham, SM; Macheras, GA; Tsiridis, E. The biomechanical effect of bone quality and fracture topography on locking plate fixation in periprosthetic femoral fractures. Injury-International Journal Of The Care Of The Injured 2015;46:213-217. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2014.10.060

Lyons, M; Mohan, H; Winter, DC; Simms, CK. Biomechanical abdominal wall model applied to hernia repair. British Journal Of Surgery 2015;102:69-4951-5169-4951-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bjs.9687

MacLeod, AR; Simpson, AHRW; Pankaj, P. Reasons why dynamic compression plates are inferior to locking plates in osteoporotic bone: a finite element explanation. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2015;18:1818-1825. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2014.974580

Wlk, MV; Abdelkafy, A; Hexel, M; Krasny, C; Aigner, N; Meizer, R; Landsiedl, F. Biomechanical evaluation of suture-tendon interface and tissue holding of three suture configurations in torn and degenerated versus intact human rotator cuffs. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2015;23:386-392. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-014-2988-3

Zha, GC; Sun, JY; Dong, SJ; Zhang, W; Luo, ZP. A novel fixation system for acetabular quadrilateral plate fracture: a comparative biomechanical study. Biomed Research International 2015;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/391032

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Lorenzo, TM; Vanrenterghem, J. Effects of increased anterior-posterior voluntary sway frequency on mechanical and perceived postural stability. Human Movement Science 2015;39:189-199. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2014.11.012

Ward, J; Coats, J; Pourmoghaddam, A. Spine buddy (r) supportive pad impact on single-leg static balance and a jogging gait of individuals wearing a military backpack. Journal Of Human Kinetics 2014;44:53-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/hukin-2014-0110

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Berahmani, S; Janssen, D; van Kessel, S; Wolfson, D; Malefijt, MD; Buma, P; Verdonschot, N. An experimental study to investigate biomechanical aspects of the initial stability of press-fit implants. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2015;42:177-185. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2014.11.014

Shannon, HL; Deluce, SR; Giles, JW; Johnson, JA; King, GJW. The effect of radial head implant shape on radiocapitellar kinematics during in vitro forearm rotation. Journal Of Shoulder And Elbow Surgery 2015;24:258-264. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2014.09.019

Wilczek, P; Lesiak, A; Niemiec-Cyganek, A; Kubin, B; Slomski, R; Nozynski, J; Wilczek, G; Mzyk, A; Gramatyka, M. Biomechanical properties of hybrid heart valve prosthesis utilizing the pigs that do not express the galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (alpha-gal) antigen derived tissue and tissue engineering technique. Journal Of Materials Science-Materials In Medicine 2015;26:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10856-014-5329-7

Yan, TF; Cempini, M; Oddo, CM; Vitiello, N. Review of assistive strategies in powered lower-limb orthoses and exoskeletons. Robotics And Autonomous Systems 2015;64:120-136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2014.09.032

Zlowodzki, MP; Wijdicks, CA; Armitage, BM; Cole, PA. Value of washers in internal fixation of femoral neck fractures with cancellous screws: a biomechanical evaluation. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2015;29:69-5457-6955-50.

*ROBOTICS*
Palankar, M; Palmer, L. A force threshold-based position controller for legged locomotion toward local leg feedback algorithms for robust walking on uneven terrain. Autonomous Robots 2015;38:301-316. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-014-9413-0

*REHABILITATION*
Chisholm, AE; Peters, S; Borich, MR; Boyd, LA; Lam, T. Short-term cortical plasticity associated with feedback-error learning after locomotor training in a patient with incomplete spinal cord injury. Physical Therapy 2015;95:257-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20130522

Duysens, J; Massaad, F. Stroke gait rehabilitation: is load perception a first step towards load control?. Clinical Neurophysiology 2015;126:225-226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2014.07.001

Earhart, GM; Duncan, RP; Huang, JL; Perlmutter, JS; Pickett, KA. Comparing interventions and exploring neural mechanisms of exercise in parkinson disease: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Bmc Neurology 2015;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12883-015-0261-0

Kang, MH; Lee, DK; Park, KH; Oh, JS. Association of ankle kinematics and performance on the y-balance test with inclinometer measurements on the weight-bearing-lunge test. Journal Of Sport Rehabilitation 2015;24:62-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jsr.2013-0117

Lopes, AD; Timmons, MK; Grover, M; Ciconelli, RM; Michener, LA. Visual scapular dyskinesis: kinematics and muscle activity alterations in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2015;96:298-306. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2014.09.029

Ten Brink, AF; Visser-Meily, JMA; Nijboer, TCW. Study protocol of 'prism adaptation in rehabilitation': a randomized controlled trial in stroke patients with neglect. Bmc Neurology 2015;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12883-015-0263-y

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Aerts, I; Cumps, E; Verhagen, E; Wuyts, B; De Gucht, SV; Meeusen, R. The effect of a 3-month prevention program on the jump-landing technique in basketball: a randomized controlled trial. Journal Of Sport Rehabilitation 2015;24:21-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jsr.2013-0099

Alberton, CL; Finatto, P; Pinto, SS; Antunes, AH; Cadore, EL; Tartaruga, MP; Kruel, LFM. Vertical ground reaction force responses to different head-out aquatic exercises performed in water and on dry land. Journal Of Sports Sciences 2015;33:795-805. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2014.964748

Bezodis, NE; Salo, AIT; Trewartha, G. Relationships between lower-limb kinematics and block phase performance in a cross section of sprinters. European Journal Of Sport Science 2015;15:118-124. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2014.928915

Farana, R; Irwin, G; Jandacka, D; Uchytil, J; Mullineaux, DR. Elbow joint variability for different hand positions of the round off in gymnastics. Human Movement Science 2015;39:88-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2014.11.001

Lin, SP; Sung, WH; Kuo, FC; Kuo, TBJ; Chen, JJ. Impact of center-of-mass acceleration on the performance of ultramarathon runners. Journal Of Human Kinetics 2014;44:41-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/hukin-2014-0109

Risius, D; Milligan, A; Mills, C; Scurr, J. Multiplanar breast kinematics during different exercise modalities. European Journal Of Sport Science 2015;15:111-117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2014.928914

Seifert, L; Schnitzler, C; Bideault, G; Alberty, M; Chollet, D; Toussaint, HM. Relationships between coordination, active drag and propelling efficiency in crawl. Human Movement Science 2015;39:55-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2014.10.009

Sinclair, J; Atkins, S; Vincent, H. Influence of different hip joint centre locations on hip and knee joint kinetics and kinematics during the squat. Journal Of Human Kinetics 2014;44:5-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/hukin-2014-0106

Spathis, JG; Connick, MJ; Beckman, EM; Newcombe, PA; Tweedy, SM. Reliability and validity of a talent identification test battery for seated and standing paralympic throws. Journal Of Sports Sciences 2015;33:863-871. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2014.969294

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Andrew, G; Jonathan, S. Comparison of achilles tendon loading between male and female recreational runners. Journal Of Human Kinetics 2014;44:155-159. http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/hukin-2014-0121

Bates, NA; Myer, GD; Shearn, JT; Hewett, TE. Anterior cruciate ligament biomechanics during robotic and mechanical simulations of physiologic and clinical motion tasks: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Biomechanics 2015;30:1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2014.12.006

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Boccafoschi, F; Ramella, M; Sibillano, T; De Caro, L; Giannini, C; Comparelli, R; Bandiera, A; Cannas, M. Human elastin polypeptides improve the biomechanical properties of three-dimensional matrices through the regulation of elastogenesis. Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2015;103:1218-1230. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.35257

Edwards, SL; Ulrich, D; White, JF; Su, K; Rosamilia, A; Ramshaw, JAM; Gargett, CE; Werkmeister, JA. Temporal changes in the biomechanical properties of endometrial mesenchymal stem cell seeded scaffolds in a rat model. Acta Biomaterialia 2015;13:286-294. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2014.10.043

Manan, NFA; Mahmud, J; Ismail, MH. Biomechanical testing of bovine skin using various sample specifications. Materials Research Innovations 2014;18:389-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1432891714Z.0000000001027

Sparks, JL; Vavalle, NA; Kasting, KE; Long, B; Tanaka, ML; Sanger, PA; Schnell, K; Conner-Kerr, TA. Use of silicone materials to simulate tissue biomechanics as related to deep tissue injury. Advances In Skin & Wound Care 2015;28:59-68.

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Fanta, O; Boucek, J; Hadraba, D; Billich, R; Kubovy, P; Jelen, K. Kinematic and dynamic biomechanical values in relation to muscle activity during contact head impact. Neuroendocrinology Letters 2014;35:290-296.

Paas, R; Davidsson, J; Brolin, K. Head kinematics and shoulder biomechanics in shoulder impacts similar to pedestrian crashes-a thums study. Traffic Injury Prevention 2015;16:498-506. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2014.968778

Rafaels, KA; Cutcliffe, HC; Salzar, RS; Davis, M; Boggess, B; Bush, B; Harris, R; Rountree, MS; Sanderson, E; Campman, S; Koch, S; Bass, CR. Injuries of the head from backface deformation of ballistic protective helmets under ballistic impact. Journal Of Forensic Sciences 2015;60:219-225. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.12570

Sarvghad-Moghaddam, H; Jazi, MS; Rezaei, A; Karami, G; Ziejewski, M. Examination of the protective roles of helmet/faceshield and directionality for human head under blast waves. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2015;18:1846-1855. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2014.977878

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Biedrzycki, A; Markel, MD; Brounts, SH. Biomechanical evaluation of a novel subcuticular skin stapling device for use in equine abdominal surgeries. Veterinary Surgery 2015;44:231-235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-950X.2014.12245.x

Durham, ME; Sod, GA; Riggs, LM; Mitchell, CF. An in vitro biomechanical comparison of hydroxyapatite coated and uncoated ao cortical bone screws for a limited contact: dynamic compression plate fixation of osteotomized equine 3rd metacarpal bones. Veterinary Surgery 2015;44:206-213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-950X.2014.12259.x

Silva, GCA; Cardoso, MT; Gaiad, TP; Brolio, MP; Oliveira, VC; Neto, AA; Martins, DS; Ambrosio, CE. Kinematic gait analyses in healthy golden retrievers. Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira 2014;34:1265-1270.

Wiggers, N; Nauwelaerts, SLP; Hobbs, SJ; Bool, S; Wolschrijn, CF; Back, W. Functional locomotor consequences of uneven forefeet for trot symmetry in individual riding horses. Plos One 2015;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0114836

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Biddle, LE; Deeming, DC; Goodman, AM. Morphology and biomechanics of the nests of the common blackbird turdus merula. Bird Study 2015;62:87-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00063657.2014.988119

Brandao, S; Parente, M; Mascarenhas, T; da Silva, ARG; Ramos, I; Jorge, RN. Biomechanical study on the bladder neck and urethral positions: simulation of impairment of the pelvic ligaments. Journal Of Biomechanics 2015;48:217-223. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.11.045

Pica, G; Amato, C; Pierro, A; Kruglanski, AW. The early bird gets the worm: on locomotors' preference for morningness. Personality And Individual Differences 2015;76:158-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2014.12.020

Rigby, BR; Papadakis, Z; Bane, AA; Park, JK; Grandjean, PW. Cardiorespiratory and biomechanical responses to simulated recreational horseback riding in healthy children. Research Quarterly For Exercise And Sport 2015;86:63-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02701367.2014.977432

Viceconti, M. Biomechanics-based in silico medicine: the manifesto of a new science. Journal Of Biomechanics 2015;48:193-194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.11.022

Zhang, TN; Goldman, DI. The effectiveness of resistive force theory in granular locomotion (vol 26, 101308, 2014). Physics Of Fluids 2015;27:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4905480

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
De Luca, CJ; Contessa, P. Biomechanical benefits of the onion-skin motor unit control scheme. Journal Of Biomechanics 2015;48:195-203. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.12.003