Jul 22, 2021 - Jul 28, 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 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stanford University. 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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Minimally invasive treatment of long bone non-unions with bone marrow concentrate, demineralized bone matrix and Platelet-rich fibrin in 38 patients. Cevolani L, Bianchi G, Costantino E, Staals E, Lucarelli E, Spazzoli B, Tommaso Frisoni, Donati DM, Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. (90.6% BONE; 5.8% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

The Evaluation of Longitudinal Strain of Large and Small Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm by Two-Dimensional Speckle-Tracking Ultrasound. Ning H, Liu X, Ma C, Yang J, Li T, Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. (96.4% CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY; 1.2% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Geometrical Nonlinear Elasticity of Axon Under Tension: A Coarse-grained Computational Study. Liu N, Chavoshnejad P, Li S, Razavi MJ, Liu T, Pidaparti R, Wang X, Biophysical journal. (51.7% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR; 15.6% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

The distinctive flagellar proteome of Euglena gracilis illuminates the complexities of protistan flagella adaptation. Hammond M, Zoltner M, Garrigan J, Butterfield E, Varga V, Lukeš J, Field MC, The New phytologist. (93.9% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR; 2.1% COMPARATIVE)

Locomotor compromises maintain group cohesion in baboon troops on the move. Harel R, Loftus JC, Crofoot MC, Proceedings. Biological sciences. (64.0% COMPARATIVE; 18.1% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Certainty and integration of options in animal movement. Williams HJ, Safi K, Trends in ecology & evolution. (85.2% COMPARATIVE; 5.7% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Scaling of axial muscle architecture in juvenile Alligator mississippiensis reveals an enhanced performance capacity of accessory breathing mechanisms. Rose KAR, Tickle PG, Elsey RM, Sellers WI, Crossley DA, Codd JR, Journal of anatomy. (41.6% MUSCLE; 37.9% COMPARATIVE)

The aerodynamics of flying snake airfoils in tandem configuration. Jafari F, Holden D, LaFoy R, Vlachos PP, Socha JJ, The Journal of experimental biology. (95.9% COMPARATIVE; 1.9% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Qingbo, a common cyprinid fish, responds diversely in behavior and locomotion to predators with different hunting modes. Fu C, Yi LC, Wu WP, Sun CX, Liu RN, Fu SJ, Fish physiology and biochemistry. (86.0% COMPARATIVE; 7.1% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

The quadrupedal walking gait of the olive baboon, Papio anubis: an exploratory study integrating kinematics and EMG. Druelle F, Supiot A, Meulemans S, Schouteden N, Molina-Vila P, Rimbaud B, Aerts P, Berillon G, The Journal of experimental biology. (62.6% COMPARATIVE; 17.4% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Double-rowed teeth: design specialization of the H. venatorants for enhanced tribological stability. Zhang W, Wu Z, Wang Z, Wang Z, Li C, Rajabi H, Wu J, Bioinspiration & biomimetics. (79.8% COMPARATIVE; 17.3% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Fish without Tail Fins-Exploring the Function of Tail Morphology of the First Vertebrates. Rival DE, Yang W, Caron JB, Integrative and comparative biology. (67.2% COMPARATIVE; 27.1% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Biomechanical effects of high acceleration on the temporomandibular joint. Luo H, Shu J, Liu Z, Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering. (84.3% DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL; 4.9% TRAUMA/IMPACT)

Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial to improve the quality of life of housewives with musculoskeletal disorders: a health promotion intervention based on a participatory ergonomic approach-the Housewives Ergonomic Intervention (HEI) trial. Norouzi S, Tavafian SS, Cousins R, Mokarami H, Trials. (99.6% ERGONOMICS; 0.3% REHABILITATION)

A Wheelchair Locomotion Interface in a VR Disability Simulation Reduces Implicit Bias. Chowdhury TI, Quarles J, IEEE transactions on visualization and computer graphics. (36.7% REHABILITATION; 34.4% ERGONOMICS)

Model-Based Comparison of Passive and Active Assistance Designs in an Occupational Upper Limb Exoskeleton for Overhead Lifting. Zhou X, Zheng L, IISE transactions on occupational ergonomics and human factors. (85.6% ERGONOMICS; 10.1% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS)

Functional and phylogenetic variation in anthropoid incisor size. Scott JE, American journal of physical anthropology. (71.7% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY; 18.6% COMPARATIVE)

Great apes' understanding of biomechanics: eye-tracking experiments using three-dimensional computer-generated animations. Sato Y, Kitazaki M, Itakura S, Morita T, Sakuraba Y, Tomonaga M, Hirata S, Primates; journal of primatology. (50.7% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY; 18.8% COMPARATIVE)

Stability during Stairmill Ascent with Upward and Downward Applied Forces on the Pelvis. Chang BC, Agrawal SK, IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. (86.1% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 4.7% SPORT/EXERCISE)

Effects of real-time feedback during decline walking on kinematic and kinetic gait parameters in a healthy population: study protocol for a randomized trial - up and down. Widhalm K, Durstberger S, Putz P, Trials. (91.5% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 3.4% REHABILITATION)

Casting Position for Distal Radius Fractures Changes Radiocarpal Joint Forces: A Cadaveric Study. London DA, Gluck MJ, Kirschenbaum JD, Hausman MR, The Journal of hand surgery. (84.8% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE; 6.8% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Treatment Efficacy of Single Topical NSAID (S-Flurbiprofen Plaster) for Knee Symptoms and Locomotive Dysfunction in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients. Sasaki S, Sasaki E, Kimura Y, Naraoka T, Yamamoto Y, Tsuda E, Ishibashi Y, Progress in rehabilitation medicine. (87.6% JOINT/CARTILAGE; 8.5% REHABILITATION)

Biomechanical analysis of a centralization procedure for extruded lateral meniscus after meniscectomy in porcine knee joints. Kohno Y, Koga H, Ozeki N, Matsuda J, Mizuno M, Katano H, Sekiya I, Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society. (83.3% JOINT/CARTILAGE; 7.4% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Total ankle replacement along with subtalar joint arthrodesis: In-vitro and in-silico biomechanical investigations. Taghizadeh Y, Chitsazan A, Pezeshki S, Taghizadeh H, Rouhi G, International journal for numerical methods in biomedical engineering. (29.6% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS; 24.7% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Experimental study protocol of the project "MOtor function and VItamin D: Toolkit for motor performance and risk Assessment (MOVIDA)". Belluscio V, Orejel Bustos AS, Camomilla V, Rizzo F, Sciarra T, Gabbianelli M, Guerriero R, Morsilli O, Martelli F, Giacomozzi C, PloS one. (25.4% METHODS; 23.7% ERGONOMICS)

An electromagnetic actuator for brain magnetic resonance elastography with high frequency accuracy. Qiu S, He Z, Wang R, Li R, Zhang A, Yan F, Feng Y, NMR in biomedicine. (89.8% METHODS; 3.4% ROBOTICS)

Finite element analysis of different intramedullary fixation methods for the treatment of senile pubic ramus fractures. Zheng YZ, Chen XM, Zheng LQ, Li MS, Liang ZY, Lin ZL, Zhongguo gu shang = China journal of orthopaedics and traumatology. (42.7% MODELING; 17.4% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Different generalization of fast and slow visuomotor adaptation across locomotion and pointing tasks. Xing X, Saunders JA, Experimental brain research. (71.1% NEURAL; 18.4% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Modified pedicle screw-rod versus anterior subcutaneous internal pelvic fixation for unstable anterior pelvic ring fracture: a retrospective study and finite element analysis. Pan ZH, Chen FC, Huang JM, Sun CY, Ding SL, Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research. (59.2% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 32.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Cerebellar and Brainstem Displacement Measured with DENSE MRI in Chiari Malformation Following Posterior Fossa Decompression Surgery. Eppelheimer MS, Nwotchouang BST, Pahlavian SH, Barrow JW, Barrow DL, Amini R, Allen PA, Loth F, Oshinski JN, Radiology. (63.8% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 16.3% NEURAL)

CT Osteoabsorptiometry Assessment of Subchondral Bone Density Predicts Intervertebral Implant Subsidence in a Human ACDF Cadaver Model. Orías AAE, Sheha E, Zavras A, John P, Fitch AA, An HS, Inoue N, Colman M, Global spine journal. (93.3% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 3.1% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Diagnostic Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Low Back Pain Caused by Vertebral Endplate Degeneration. Din RU, Cheng X, Yang H, Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI. (94.5% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 1.8% METHODS)

The role of sagittal pelvic morphology in the development of adult degenerative scoliosis. de Reuver S, van der Linden PP, Kruyt MC, Schlösser TPC, Castelein RM, 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. (94.3% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 2.1% POSTURE/BALANCE)

Trochanteric stabilizing plate in the treatment of trochanteric fractures: a scoping review. Alm CE, Gjertsen JE, Basso T, Matre K, Rörhl S, Madsen JE, Frihagen F, Acta orthopaedica. (88.2% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 4.7% BONE)

Examining the novel use of continuous compression implants in clavicle reconstruction: A biomechanical study. Schmidt EC, Dear KA, Hendow C, Miller L, Mehta S, Hast MW, Clinical biomechanics (Bristol, Avon). (81.7% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 3.0% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS)

A systematic review of the transiliac internal fixator (TIFI) for posterior pelvic injuries. Müller F, Füchtmeier B, SICOT-J. (65.5% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 18.7% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE)

Biomechanical effect of intertrochanteric curved varus osteotomy on stress reduction in femoral head osteonecrosis: a finite element analysis. Wang Y, Yamako G, Okada T, Arakawa H, Nakamura Y, Chosa E, Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research. (35.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 22.9% MODELING)

Biomechanical evaluation of an intramedullary clavicle screw in simple oblique and butterfly wedge fractures. Kunkle BF, DesJardins JD, Campbell JR, Eichinger JK, Kissenberth MJ, Shaw KA, Tokish JM, Parada SA, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part H, Journal of engineering in medicine. (77.1% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 6.4% BONE)

Effect of Smartphone Use on Static and Dynamic Postural Balance in Healthy Young Adults. Orhan E, Altın B, Aksoy S, American journal of audiology. (99.2% POSTURE/BALANCE; 0.2% ERGONOMICS)

Multiple patterns of infant rolling in limb coordination and ground contact pressure. Kobayashi Y, Yozu A, Watanabe H, Taga G, Experimental brain research. (45.8% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 36.6% POSTURE/BALANCE)

Review of control strategies for lower-limb exoskeletons to assist gait. Baud R, Manzoori AR, Ijspeert A, Bouri M, Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation. (76.1% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS; 10.3% REHABILITATION)

Translation, Adaptation, Reliability and Validity of the German Version of the Prosthesis Mobility Questionnaire 2.0 (PMQ) on Patients with Major Lower Limb Amputation. Ranker A, Örgel M, Schiller J, Egen C, Ranker AH, Greitemann B, Gutenbrunner C, Die Rehabilitation. (92.0% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS; 3.0% REHABILITATION)

Outcomes of manual therapy on the biomechanics of swallowing in individuals with COPD. Steidl EMDS, Gonçalves BFDT, Rockenbach NM, Pasqualoto AS, Mancopes R, CoDAS. (50.5% REHABILITATION; 20.6% DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL)

mHealth technologies used to capture walking and arm use behavior in adult stroke survivors: a scoping review beyond measurement properties. Torriani-Pasin C, Demers M, Polese JC, Bishop L, Wade E, Hempel S, Winstein C, Disability and rehabilitation. (43.8% REHABILITATION; 23.2% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Hip-Focused Neuromuscular Exercise Provides Immediate Benefits in Foot Pronation and Dynamic Balance: A Sham-Controlled Cross-Over Study. Turgut E, Yagci G, Bayrakci Tunay V, Journal of sport rehabilitation. (68.2% REHABILITATION; 13.6% ERGONOMICS)

Reversible Underwater Adhesion for Soft Robotic Feet by Leveraging Electrochemically Tunable Liquid Metal Interfaces. Lu H, Yun G, Cole T, Ouyang Y, Ren H, Shu J, Zhang Y, Zhang S, Dickey MD, Li W, Tang SY, ACS applied materials & interfaces. (99.1% ROBOTICS; 0.2% MODELING)

Aggregation Induced Emissive Carbon Dots Gels for Octopus-Inspired Shape/Color Synergistically Adjustable Actuator. Wu S, Shi H, Lu W, Wei S, Shang H, Liu H, Si M, Le X, Yin G, Theato P, Chen T, Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English). (90.2% ROBOTICS; 1.9% METHODS)

Locomotion and disaggregation control of paramagnetic nanoclusters using wireless electromagnetic fields for enhanced targeted drug delivery. Nguyen KT, Go G, Zhen J, Hoang MC, Kang B, Choi E, Park JO, Kim CS, Scientific reports. (91.0% ROBOTICS; 3.8% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR)

Mechanical energy and propulsion mechanics in roller-skiing double-poling at increasing speeds. Danielsen J, Sandbakk Ø, McGhie D, Ettema G, PloS one. (91.4% SPORT/EXERCISE; 3.7% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Comparing Leg Quasi-Stiffness Methods Across Running Velocities. Kuzmeski J, Weir G, Johnson T, Salzano M, Hamill J, Journal of applied biomechanics. (39.6% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 39.0% SPORT/EXERCISE)

Wetsuit Use During Open Water Swimming. Does It "Suit" Everybody? A Narrative Review. Quagliarotti C, Cortesi M, Gatta G, Bonifazi M, Zamparo P, Baldassarre R, Vleck V, Piacentini MF, International journal of sports physiology and performance. (93.8% SPORT/EXERCISE; 2.4% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Attractor dynamics of elite performance: the high bar longswing. Burton S, Vicinanza D, Exell T, Newell KM, Irwin G, Williams GKR, Sports biomechanics. (97.2% SPORT/EXERCISE; 0.6% COMPARATIVE)

Learning the High Bar Longswing: Task Dynamics and Emergence of the Coordination Pattern. Irwin G, Williams GKR, Kerwin DG, von Lieres Und Wilkau H, Newell KM, Journal of sports sciences. (84.0% SPORT/EXERCISE; 5.6% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Shoulder Range of Motion, Rotator Strength, and Upper-Extremity Functional Performance in Junior Tennis Players. Busra Cigercioglu N, Guney-Deniz H, Unuvar E, Colakoglu F, Baltaci G, Journal of sport rehabilitation. (95.6% SPORT/EXERCISE; 1.9% ERGONOMICS)

Kinematic characteristics of the tennis serve from the ad and deuce court service positions in elite junior players. Fett J, Oberschelp N, Vuong JL, Wiewelhove T, Ferrauti A, PloS one. (98.8% SPORT/EXERCISE; 0.2% VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL)

Weighted vests in CrossFit increase physiological stress during walking and running without changes in spatiotemporal gait parameters. Gaffney CJ, Cunnington J, Rattley K, Wrench E, Dyche C, Bampouras TM, Ergonomics. (74.2% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 7.5% ERGONOMICS)

Function of the crocodilian anterior cruciate ligaments. Suzuki D, Yamakawa S, Iijima M, Fujie H, Journal of morphology. (88.5% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 2.1% COMPARATIVE)

Mechanical Characterisation of the Human Dura Mater, Falx Cerebri and Superior Sagittal Sinus. Walsh DR, Ross AM, Newport DT, Zhou Z, Kearns J, Fearon C, Lorigan J, Mulvihill JJE, Acta biomaterialia. (73.5% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 7.2% TRAUMA/IMPACT)

Microstructural Heterogeneity of the Collagenous Network in the Loaded and Unloaded Periodontal Ligament and its Biomechanical Implications. Zhong J, Pierantoni M, Weinkamer R, Brumfeld V, Zheng K, Chen J, Swain MV, Weiner S, Li Q, Journal of structural biology. (59.6% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 33.1% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Paradoxical effects of galloyl motifs in the interactions of proanthocyanidins with collagen-rich dentin. Alania Y, Zhou B, Reis M, Leme-Kraus AA, McAlpine JB, Chen SN, Pauli GF, Bedran-Russo AK, Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A. (59.6% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 23.1% DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL)

A comparative study of 3D printing and heat-compressing methods for manufacturing the thermoplastic composite bone fixation plate: Design, characterization, and in vitro biomechanical experimentation. Kabiri A, Liaghat G, Alavi F, Ansari M, Hedayati SK, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part H, Journal of engineering in medicine. (66.2% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 7.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

From Thermogelling Hydrogels toward Functional Bioinks: Controlled Modification and Cytocompatible Crosslinking. Hahn L, Beudert M, Gutmann M, Keßler L, Stahlhut P, Fischer L, Karakaya E, Lorson T, Thievessen I, Detsch R, Lühmann T, Luxenhofer R, Macromolecular bioscience. (94.9% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 1.2% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR)

Effective stiffness, damping and mass of the body during laboratory simulations of shoulder checks in ice hockey. Aguiar OMG, Radivojevic O, Potvin BM, Vakili O, Robinovitch SN, Sports biomechanics. (86.2% TRAUMA/IMPACT; 10.6% SPORT/EXERCISE)

Pedicle screws implantation in polymethylmethacrylate construct to stabilise sixth lumbar vertebral body fracture in dogs: 5 cases (2015-2018). Gougeon E, Meheust P, The Journal of small animal practice. (99.0% VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL; 0.2% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE)

Regional variation of corneal stromal deformation measured by high-frequency ultrasound elastography. Kwok S, Hazen N, Clayson K, Pan X, Liu J, Experimental biology and medicine (Maywood, N.J.). (80.7% VISUAL/VESTIBULAR; 14.7% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Early diagnosis of keratoconus. Lang SJ, Maier P, Böhringer T, Reinhard T, Der Ophthalmologe : Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft. (89.1% VISUAL/VESTIBULAR; 6.5% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Effective stiffness, damping and mass of the body during laboratory simulations of shoulder checks in ice hockey. Aguiar OMG, Radivojevic O, Potvin BM, Vakili O, Robinovitch SN, Sports biomechanics. (86.2% TRAUMA/IMPACT; 10.6% SPORT/EXERCISE)