May 06, 2021 - May 12, 2021

Literature search terms: biomech* & locomot*

Publications are classified by BiomchBERT, a neural network trained on past Biomch-L Literature Updates. BiomchBERT is managed by Ryan Alcantara, a PhD Candidate at the University of Colorado Boulder. Each publication has a score (out of 100%) reflecting how confident BiomchBERT is that the publication belongs in a particular category (top 2 shown). If something doesn't look right, email ryan.alcantara[at]

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Urine-derived stem cells loaded onto a chitosan-optimized biphasic calcium-phosphate scaffold for repairing large segmental bone defects in rabbits. Liu G, Sun J, Gong M, Xing F, Wu S, Xiang Z, Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B, Applied biomaterials. (71.8% BONE; 22.5% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Atraumatic femoral head necrosis: a biomechanical, histological and radiological examination compared to primary hip osteoarthritis. Alexander H, Benjamin F, Stefan S, Sascha K, Melanie E, Gudrun B, Gabriele L, Andreas R, Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery. (77.2% BONE; 11.7% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Characterization of the mechanical properties of human parietal bones preserved in modified larssen solution, formalin and as fresh frozen. Pekedis M, Yoruk MD, Binboga E, Yildiz H, Bilge O, Celik S, Surgical and radiologic anatomy : SRA. (74.4% BONE; 12.8% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Structural performance of a climbing cactus: making the most of softness. Bastola AK, Soffiatti P, Behl M, Lendlein A, Rowe NP, Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. (99.5% BOTANY; 0.2% COMPARATIVE)

Automatic extraction of the mitral valve chordae geometry for biomechanical simulation. Panicheva D, Villard PF, Hammer PE, Perrin D, Berger MO, International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery. (54.1% CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY; 23.9% MODELING)

Prospect of positron emission tomography for abdominal aortic aneurysm risk stratification. Gandhi R, Bell M, Bailey M, Tsoumpas C, Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. (91.6% CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY; 2.6% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Computationally guided in-vitro vascular growth model reveals causal link between flow oscillations and disorganized neotissue. van Haaften EE, Quicken S, Huberts W, Bouten CVC, Kurniawan NA, Communications biology. (76.1% CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY; 10.3% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Coronary plaque composition influences biomechanical stress and predicts plaque rupture in a morpho-mechanic OCT analysis. Milzi A, Lemma ED, Dettori R, Burgmaier K, Marx N, Reith S, Burgmaier M, eLife. (96.5% CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY; 1.0% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

A transition point for the blood flow wall shear stress environment in the human fetal left ventricle during early gestation. Wiputra H, Lim M, Yap CH, Journal of biomechanics. (93.3% CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY; 3.5% MODELING)

Micromotor-mediated sperm constrictions for improved swimming performance. Striggow F, Nadporozhskaia L, Friedrich BM, Schmidt OG, Medina-Sánchez M, The European physical journal. E, Soft matter. (68.0% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR; 10.5% ROBOTICS)

Functional characterization and related evolutionary implications of invertebrate gonadotropin-releasing hormone/corazonin in a well-established model species. Fodor I, Svigruha R, Bozsó Z, Tóth GK, Osugi T, Yamamoto T, Satake H, Pirger Z, Scientific reports. (62.8% COMPARATIVE; 10.6% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Structure of a hinge joint with textured sliding surfaces in terrestrial isopods (Crustacea: Isopoda: Oniscidea). Vittori M, Zoological letters. (92.3% COMPARATIVE; 3.6% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

A proximal-distal difference in bat wing muscle thermal sensitivity parallels a difference in operating temperatures along the wing. Rummel AD, Swartz SM, Marsh RL, Proceedings. Biological sciences. (69.3% COMPARATIVE; 27.1% MUSCLE)

From telson to attack in mantis shrimp: bridging biomechanics and behavior in crustacean contests. deVries MS, Lowder KB, Taylor JRA, Integrative and comparative biology. (85.3% COMPARATIVE; 10.4% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Fluid mechanics and rheology of the jumping spider body fluid. Göttler C, Amador G, van de Kamp T, Zuber M, Böhler L, Siegwart R, Sitti M, Soft matter. (93.6% COMPARATIVE; 1.7% ROBOTICS)

Alligators employ intermetatarsal reconfiguration to modulate plantigrade ground contact. Turner ML, Gatesy SM, The Journal of experimental biology. (85.5% COMPARATIVE; 9.9% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Metachronal Swimming with Flexible Legs: A Kinematics Analysis of the Midwater Polychaete Tomopteris. Daniels J, Aoki N, Havassy J, Katija K, Osborn KJ, Integrative and comparative biology. (93.9% COMPARATIVE; 2.9% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Locomotion of an adult female and juvenile male aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) in Torotorofotsy, Madagascar. Sefczek TM, McGraw WS, Faralahy DM, Manampisoa GM, Louis EE, American journal of primatology. (81.0% COMPARATIVE; 14.0% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Not all yawns tell the same story: The case of Tonkean macaques. Zannella A, Stanyon R, Maglieri V, Palagi E, American journal of primatology. (73.1% COMPARATIVE; 15.9% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Dynamical determinants enabling two different types of flight in cheetah gallop to enhance speed through spine movement. Kamimura T, Aoi S, Higurashi Y, Wada N, Tsuchiya K, Matsuno F, Scientific reports. (88.0% COMPARATIVE; 5.0% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Bones of teleost fish demonstrate high fracture strain. Fiedler IAK, Elmogazy O, Courtemanche G, Cardoso L, Berteau JP, Journal of biomechanics. (48.9% COMPARATIVE; 28.7% BONE)

Kinematic and Acoustic Changes to Vowels and Diphthongs in Bite Block Speech. Dromey C, Richins M, Low T, Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. (65.1% DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL; 6.8% COMPARATIVE)

Biomechanical analysis for total distalization of the maxillary dentition: A finite element study. Kawamura J, Park JH, Kojima Y, Tamaya N, Kook YA, Kyung HM, Chae JM, American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics. (98.6% DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL; 0.2% COMPARATIVE)

Quantitative assessment of tarsal morphology illuminates locomotor behaviour in Palaeocene mammals following the end-Cretaceous mass extinction. Shelley SL, Brusatte SL, Williamson TE, Proceedings. Biological sciences. (78.0% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY; 16.3% COMPARATIVE)

The early origin of a birdlike inner ear and the evolution of dinosaurian movement and vocalization. Hanson M, Hoffman EA, Norell MA, Bhullar BS, Science (New York, N.Y.). (83.4% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY; 10.7% COMPARATIVE)

Fossil apes and human evolution. Almécija S, Hammond AS, Thompson NE, Pugh KD, Moyà-Solà S, Alba DM, Science (New York, N.Y.). (92.2% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY; 5.0% ERGONOMICS)

Leg Joint Mechanics When Hopping at Different Frequencies. Qiao M, Journal of applied biomechanics. (63.7% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 10.5% MODELING)

Locomotor illusions are generated by perceptual body-environment organization. Dobricki M, Weibel D, Angelini L, Mugellini E, Mast FW, PloS one. (76.6% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 13.1% NEURAL)

Soft soled footwear has limited impact on toddler gait. Williams C, Kolic J, Wu W, Paterson K, PloS one. (92.7% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 2.3% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE)

Speed-related but not detrended gait variability increases with more sensitive self-paced treadmill controllers at multiple slopes. Castano CR, Huang HJ, PloS one. (89.3% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 3.2% ROBOTICS)

Time-series changes in intramuscular coherence associated with split-belt treadmill adaptation in humans. Oshima A, Wakahara T, Nakamura Y, Tsujiuchi N, Kamibayashi K, Experimental brain research. (96.7% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 1.0% NEURAL)

Obstacle avoidance training in virtual environments leads to limb-specific locomotor adaptations but not to interlimb transfer in healthy young adults. Weber A, Friemert D, Hartmann U, Epro G, Seeley J, Werth J, Nickel P, Karamanidis K, Journal of biomechanics. (86.8% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 4.9% REHABILITATION)

Wearables and Deep Learning Classify Fall Risk From Gait in Multiple Sclerosis. Meyer BM, Tulipani LJ, Gurchiek RD, Allen DA, Adamowicz L, Larie D, Solomon AJ, Cheney N, McGinnis RS, IEEE journal of biomedical and health informatics. (60.3% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 14.1% POSTURE/BALANCE)

User Independent Estimations of Gait Events With Minimal Sensor Data. Donahue SR, Jin L, Hahn ME, IEEE journal of biomedical and health informatics. (67.4% METHODS; 25.3% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Lapidus arthrodesis in combination with arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint-biomechanical cadaver study comparing two methods of fixation. Kunovsky R, Kocis J, Navrat T, Vosynek P, Pink T, Joukal M, Cizmar I, Biomedical papers of the Medical Faculty of the University Palacky, Olomouc, Czechoslovakia. (76.5% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE; 16.6% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Hand-selective visual regions represent how to grasp 3D tools: brain decoding during real actions. Knights E, Mansfield C, Tonin D, Saada J, Smith FW, Rossit S, The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. (56.5% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE; 21.4% NEURAL)

Finger Flexor Pulley Injuries in Rock Climbers. Miro PH, vanSonnenberg E, Sabb DM, Schöffl V, Wilderness & environmental medicine. (98.5% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE; 0.2% ERGONOMICS)

Crosstalk Between Mesenchymal Stromal Cells and Chondrocytes: The Hidden Therapeutic Potential for Cartilage Regeneration. Brose TZ, Kubosch EJ, Schmal H, Stoddart MJ, Armiento AR, Stem cell reviews and reports. (91.4% JOINT/CARTILAGE; 5.3% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

The effects of different repair methods for a posterior root tear of the lateral meniscus on the biomechanics of the knee: a finite element analysis. Wang JY, Qi YS, Bao HR, Xu YS, Wei BG, Wang YX, Ma BX, Zhou HW, Lv F, Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research. (74.0% JOINT/CARTILAGE; 10.6% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Validation of the Munich Actimetry Sleep Detection Algorithm for estimating sleep-wake patterns from activity recordings. Loock AS, Khan Sullivan A, Reis C, Paiva T, Ghotbi N, Pilz LK, Biller AM, Molenda C, Vuori-Brodowski MT, Roenneberg T, Winnebeck EC, Journal of sleep research. (80.5% METHODS; 2.5% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Assignment of local coordinate systems and methods to calculate tibiotalar and subtalar kinematics: A systematic review. Lenz AL, Strobel MA, Anderson AM, Fial AV, MacWilliams BA, Krzak JJ, Kruger KM, Journal of biomechanics. (48.4% METHODS; 27.9% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE)

Next-generation ingestible devices: sensing, locomotion and navigation. Alsunaydih FN, Yuce MR, Physiological measurement. (81.6% METHODS; 6.5% ROBOTICS)

Circle-based model to estimate error in using the lowest points to indicate locations of contact developed by the femoral condyles on the tibial insert in total knee arthroplasty. Simileysky A, Ridenour D, Hull ML, Journal of biomechanics. (62.9% MODELING; 24.1% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Artificial Intelligence for Adult Spinal Deformity: Current State and Future Directions. Joshi RS, Lau D, Ames CP, The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society. (52.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 22.8% MODELING)

Biomechanical Investigation of Lumbar Interbody Fusion Supplemented with Topping-Off Instrumentation Using Different Dynamic Stabilization Devices. Fan W, Guo LX, Spine. (97.7% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 1.1% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Comparison of three different screw trajectories in osteoporotic vertebrae: a biomechanical investigation. Jarvers JS, Schleifenbaum S, Pfeifle C, Oefner C, Edel M, von der Höh N, Heyde CE, BMC musculoskeletal disorders. (94.6% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 3.5% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

A Modified Flexor Tendon Suture Technique Combining Kessler and Loop Lock Flexor Tendon Sutures. Yang W, Li J, Su Y, Liang W, Ren Y, Dong Y, Shang Y, Zhong S, Xu L, Zhang T, Clinics (Sao Paulo, Brazil). (43.5% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 26.8% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Use of intramedullary locking nail for displaced intraarticular fractures of the calcaneus: what is the evidence? Bernasconi A, Iorio P, Ghani Y, Argyropoulos M, Patel S, Barg A, Smeraglia F, Balato G, Welck M, Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery. (58.5% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 33.6% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE)

Effects of the depth of the acetabular component during simulated acetabulum reaming in total hip arthroplasty. Zuo J, Xu M, Zhao X, Shen X, Gao Z, Xiao J, Scientific reports. (48.7% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 17.5% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

The effect of rim preparation, labral augmentation and labral reconstruction on the suction seal of the hip. Suppauksorn S, Parvaresh KC, Rasio J, Shewman EF, Nho SJ, Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association. (70.5% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 19.3% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

The Impact of Blade Technology on Paralympic Sprint Performance Between 1996 and 2016: Bilateral Amputees' Competitive Advantage. Tuakli-Wosornu YA, Li X, Ona Ayala KE, Wu Y, Frumberg DB, Adapted physical activity quarterly : APAQ. (56.0% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS; 31.9% SPORT/EXERCISE)

The Effect of Split-Belt Treadmill Interventions on Step Length Asymmetry in Individuals Poststroke: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis. Dzewaltowski AC, Hedrick EA, Leutzinger TJ, Remski LE, Rosen AB, Neurorehabilitation and neural repair. (70.7% REHABILITATION; 16.7% ERGONOMICS)

Development of a tool for screening the severity of locomotive syndrome by the loco-check. Kobayashi T, Morimoto T, Shimanoe C, Ono R, Otani K, Mawatari M, Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association. (32.4% REHABILITATION; 30.6% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

"Like Peanut Butter and Jelly": A Qualitative Study of Chiropractic Care and Home Exercise Among Older Adults with Spinal Disability. Maiers M, Salsbury SA, Arthritis care & research. (66.2% REHABILITATION; 30.0% ERGONOMICS)

Effects of a neuromuscular training program using external focus attention cues in male athletes with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a randomized clinical trial. Ghaderi M, Letafatkar A, Thomas AC, Keyhani S, BMC sports science, medicine & rehabilitation. (60.9% REHABILITATION; 19.5% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Effects of gait rehabilitation on motor coordination in stroke survivors: an UCM-based approach. Lofrumento M, Tropea P, Picardi M, Antoniotti P, Micera S, Corbo M, Monaco V, Experimental brain research. (80.6% REHABILITATION; 14.1% ERGONOMICS)

Motor learning methods that induce high practice variability reduce kinematic and kinetic risk factors of non-contact ACL injury. Mohammadi Orangi B, Yaali R, Bahram A, Aghdasi MT, van der Kamp J, Vanrenterghem J, Jones PA, Human movement science. (46.7% SPORT/EXERCISE; 31.7% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Upper body contributions to pitched ball velocity in elite high school pitchers using an induced velocity analysis. Alderink GJ, Kepple T, Stanhope SJ, Aguinaldo A, Journal of biomechanics. (97.3% SPORT/EXERCISE; 0.5% MODELING)

Suture Tape Augmentation Improves the Biomechanical Performance of Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Grafts Used for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Matava MJ, Koscso J, Melara L, Bogunovic L, Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association. (81.5% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 12.0% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

First-time anterior cruciate ligament injury in adolescent female elite athletes: a prospective cohort study to identify modifiable risk factors. Zebis MK, Aagaard P, Andersen LL, Hölmich P, Clausen MB, Brandt M, Husted RS, Lauridsen HB, Curtis DJ, Bencke J, Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA. (68.7% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 19.5% SPORT/EXERCISE)

Anatomic and Biomechanical Properties of Flat Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction Using an Adductor Magnus Tendon Graft: A Human Cadaveric Study. Milinkovic DD, Fink C, Kittl C, Silanpää P, Herbst E, Raschke MJ, Herbort M, The American journal of sports medicine. (78.6% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 17.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Biophysical and ultrasonographic changes in early patch/plaque stage of mycosis fungoides, compared with uninvolved skin. Yazdanparast T, Yazdani K, Ahmad Nasrollahi S, Izadi Firouzabadi L, Humbert P, Khatami A, Kassir M, Firooz A, Skin research and technology : official journal of International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS) and International Society for Digital Imaging of Skin (ISDIS) and International Society for Skin Imaging (ISSI). (86.0% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 2.4% METHODS)

Comparison of standard automotive industry injury predictors and actual injury sustained during significant whiplash events. Smotrova E, Morris L, McNally D, European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society. (97.6% TRAUMA/IMPACT; 1.4% ERGONOMICS)

Thrombosis is not a marker of bridging vein rupture in infants with alleged abusive head trauma. Zahl SM, Mack JA, Rossant C, Squier W, Wester K, Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992). (70.6% TRAUMA/IMPACT; 11.8% CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY)

Biomechanical Analysis of Head Subjected to Blast Waves and the Role of Combat Protective Headgear Under Blast Loading - A Review. S SS, Ponnalagu A, Journal of biomechanical engineering. (99.4% TRAUMA/IMPACT; 0.1% ERGONOMICS)

Biomechanical Comparison of Three Stabilization Methods for Tibial Tuberosity Fractures in Dogs: A Cadaveric Study. Verpaalen VD, Lewis DD, Billings GA, Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T. (99.6% VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL; 0.1% COMPARATIVE)

Functional Anatomy of the Craniolateral and Caudomedial Bundles of the Caudal Cruciate Ligament in Beagle Dogs. Tanegashima K, Edamura K, Ogawa T, Tomo Y, Yamazaki A, Seki M, Asano K, Nakayama T, Katsura T, Hayashi K, Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T. (96.5% VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL; 2.0% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Biomechanical evaluation of a novel barbed suture pattern with epitendinous suture augmentation in a canine flexor tendon model. Duffy DJ, Chang YJ, Fisher MB, Moore GE, Veterinary surgery : VS. (59.0% VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL; 27.5% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Influence of interlocking thread screws to repair simulated adult canine humeral condylar fractures. Raleigh JS, Filliquist B, Kapatkin AS, Chou PY, Marcellin-Little DJ, Garcia TC, Jacques KL, Stover SM, Veterinary surgery : VS. (99.2% VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL; 0.2% COMPARATIVE)

Differential rotational movement and symmetry values of the thoracolumbosacral region in high-level dressage horses when trotting. MacKechnie-Guire R, Pfau T, PloS one. (94.4% VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL; 4.9% COMPARATIVE)

Biomechanical effects of a titanium intervertebral cage as a stand-alone device, and in combination with locking plates in the canine caudal cervical spine. Beishuizen R, Reints Bok TE, Teunissen M, van der Veen AJ, Emanuel KS, Tryfonidou MA, Meij BP, Veterinary surgery : VS. (99.4% VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL; 0.1% COMPARATIVE)

Leg Joint Mechanics When Hopping at Different Frequencies. Qiao M, Journal of applied biomechanics. (63.7% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 10.5% MODELING)