Nov 11, 2021 - Nov 17, 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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The biomechanics of leaf oscillations during rainfall events. Lauderbaugh LK, Holder CD, Journal of experimental botany. (99.1% BOTANY; 0.2% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Flow, form and force: methods and frameworks for field studies of macroalgal biomechanics. Burnett NP, Gaylord B, Journal of experimental botany. (94.2% BOTANY; 1.8% COMPARATIVE)

Pith width, leaf size, and twig thickness. Larios Mendieta KA, Burleigh JG, Putz FE, American journal of botany. (99.6% BOTANY; 0.1% COMPARATIVE)

Sheltering oak: spotted turtles in a tree. Nagle RD, Russell TJ, Rimple RJ, Ecology. (66.0% BOTANY; 20.4% COMPARATIVE)

The quest for a unified theory on biomechanical palm risk assessment through theoretical analysis and observation. Sterken P, Scientific reports. (96.5% BOTANY; 1.0% ERGONOMICS)

Whole tissue and single cell mechanics are correlated in human brain tumors. Sauer F, Fritsch A, Grosser S, Pawlizak S, Kießling T, Reiss-Zimmermann M, Shahryari M, Müller WC, Hoffmann KT, Käs JA, Sack I, Soft matter. (92.6% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR; 5.2% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Collective motility and mechanical waves in cell clusters. Deng Y, Levine H, Mao X, Sander LM, The European physical journal. E, Soft matter. (98.4% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR; 0.3% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Dependency of active pressure and equation of state on stiffness of wall. Pirhadi E, Cheng X, Yong X, Scientific reports. (65.7% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR; 13.1% MODELING)

Exposure to acetochlor impairs swim bladder formation, induces heat shock protein expression, and promotes locomotor activity in zebrafish (Danio rerio) larvae. Huang T, Wang S, Souders CL, Ivantsova E, Wengrovitz A, Ganter J, Zhao YH, Cheng H, Martyniuk CJ, Ecotoxicology and environmental safety. (74.6% COMPARATIVE; 5.1% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR)

Behavioral and developmental toxicity assessment of the strobilurin fungicide fenamidone in zebrafish embryos/larvae (Danio rerio). Huang T, Souders CL, Wang S, Ganter J, He J, Zhao YH, Cheng H, Martyniuk CJ, Ecotoxicology and environmental safety. (56.8% COMPARATIVE; 8.7% NEURAL)

Hibernation with rhythmicity: The circadian clock and hormonal adaptations of the hibernating Asiatic toads (Bufo gargarizans). Xie Z, Ahmad IM, Zuo L, Xiao F, Wang Y, Li D, Integrative zoology. (84.4% COMPARATIVE; 6.2% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Safety factors as a 'design' principle of animal form and function: an historical perspective. Hicks JW, Wang T, The Journal of experimental biology. (35.0% COMPARATIVE; 20.2% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

The performance of a flapping foil for a self-propelled fishlike body. Paniccia D, Padovani L, Graziani G, Piva R, Scientific reports. (66.0% COMPARATIVE; 18.5% ROBOTICS)

Behavioral patterns in the early-stage antipredator response change after tail autotomy in adult wall lizards. Fernández-Rodríguez I, Braña F, Journal of experimental zoology. Part A, Ecological and integrative physiology. (89.4% COMPARATIVE; 6.3% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Task dynamics define the contextual emergence of human corralling behaviors. Nalepka P, Silva PL, Kallen RW, Shockley K, Chemero A, Saltzman E, Richardson MJ, PloS one. (44.8% COMPARATIVE; 17.5% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Ossification pattern of the unusual pisiform in two-toed (Choloepus) and three-toed sloths (Bradypus). Gavazzi LM, Kjosness KM, Reno PL, Anatomical record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). (55.2% COMPARATIVE; 33.4% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

A method for selective stimulation of leg chemoreceptors in whole crustaceans. Solari P, Sollai G, Palmas F, Sabatini A, Crnjar R, The Journal of experimental biology. (64.1% COMPARATIVE; 22.4% NEURAL)

Shedding light on toxicity of SARS-CoV-2 peptides in aquatic biota: A study involving neotropical mosquito larvae (Diptera: Culicidae). Mendonça-Gomes JM, Charlie-Silva I, Guimarães ATB, Estrela FN, Calmon MF, Miceli RN, Sanches PRS, Bittar C, Rahal P, Cilli EM, Ahmed MAI, Vogel CFA, Malafaia G, Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987). (65.1% COMPARATIVE; 9.1% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR)

Orthodontic root resorption. Sameshima GT, Iglesias-Linares A, Journal of the World federation of orthodontists. (99.0% DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL; 0.1% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Friction and archwire engagement in contemporary self-ligating appliance systems : An in vitro comparison. Greene M, Rizkalla A, Burkhart T, Mamandras A, Tassi A, Journal of orofacial orthopedics = Fortschritte der Kieferorthopadie : Organ/official journal Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Kieferorthopadie. (97.7% DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL; 0.6% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS)

Torso Kinematics in Human Rolling Do Not Change When Upper Extremity Motion Is Constrained. Vu LQ, Agrawal R, Hassan M, Hakansson NA, Motor control. (36.7% ERGONOMICS; 27.7% POSTURE/BALANCE)

Arthroplasty for weight-bearing shoulders. Chiche L, Teissier J, Gelis A, Chammas M, Laffont I, Coulet B, Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR. (42.1% ERGONOMICS; 28.3% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS)

A passive back-support exoskeleton for manual materials handling: Reduction of low back loading and metabolic effort during repetitive lifting. Schmalz T, Colienne A, Bywater E, Fritzsche L, Gärtner C, Bellmann M, Reimer S, Ernst M, IISE transactions on occupational ergonomics and human factors. (99.4% ERGONOMICS; 0.3% REHABILITATION)

Dentin hardness differences across various mammalian taxa. Geissler E, McGraw WS, Daegling DJ, Journal of morphology. (45.0% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY; 31.3% COMPARATIVE)

Comparative morphology of the dormouse skull and the influence of size and ecology. Hennekam JJ, Journal of anatomy. (55.5% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY; 35.4% COMPARATIVE)

The contribution of ontogenetic growth trajectories on the divergent evolution of the crocodylian skull table. Cossette AP, Grass AD, DeGuzman T, Anatomical record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). (86.3% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY; 8.4% ERGONOMICS)

Investigating the Influence of Gait Spatiotemporal Characteristics on Shoe Wear Rate. Griffin SC, Hemler SL, Beschorner KE, IISE transactions on occupational ergonomics and human factors. (31.2% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 25.3% ERGONOMICS)

Biomechanical responses of Nordic walking in people with Parkinson's disease. Leal-Nascimento AH, da Silva ES, Zanardi APJ, Ivaniski-Mello A, Monteiro EP, Martinez FG, de Carvalho AR, Baptista RR, Peyré-Tartaruga LA, Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. (96.8% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 1.0% REHABILITATION)

Clinical Indoor Running Gait Analysis May Not Approximate Outdoor Running Gait Based on Novel Drone Technology. Lafferty L, Wawrzyniak J, Chambers M, Pagliarulo T, Berg A, Hawila N, Silvis M, Sports health. (57.7% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 34.0% METHODS)

Synovial tissue perivascular edema is associated with altered gait patterns in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Philpott HT, Carter MM, Birmingham TB, Pinto R, Primeau CA, Giffin JR, Lanting BA, Appleton CT, Osteoarthritis and cartilage. (86.8% JOINT/CARTILAGE; 9.1% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Posterior meniscus root tears. Balke M, Metzlaff S, Faber S, Niethammer T, Roessler PP, Henkelmann R, Diermeier T, Kurme A, Winkler PW, Colcuc S, Zimmermann GR, Petersen W, Der Orthopade. (36.4% JOINT/CARTILAGE; 28.7% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

A novel model of a biomechanically induced osteoarthritis-like cartilage for pharmacological in vitro studies. Sauerland K, Wolf A, Schudok M, Steinmeyer J, Journal of cellular and molecular medicine. (92.0% JOINT/CARTILAGE; 5.6% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Automatic detection of attachment sites for knee ligaments and tendons on CT images. Yurova A, Salamatova V, Lychagin A, Vassilevski Y, International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery. (33.7% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 29.5% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Measurement of various intensities of physical activities and categorization of "Locomotive" and "Household" activities provide a subject-specific detailed assessment. Inaba R, Yamakawa S, Kanamoto T, Ukimoto S, Sato S, Ogasawara I, Konda S, Yokoyama T, Ueda Y, Onuki T, Nakata K, Scientific reports. (34.6% SPORT/EXERCISE; 31.8% METHODS)

Simulation of the mobility of the pelvic system: influence of fascia between organs. Diallo MN, Mayeur O, Lecomte-Grosbras P, Patrouix L, Witz JF, Lesaffre F, Rubod C, Cosson M, Brieu M, Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering. (98.2% MODELING; 0.5% METHODS)

Light-stimulus intensity modulates startle reflex habituation in larval zebrafish. Beppi C, Beringer G, Straumann D, Bögli SY, Scientific reports. (58.1% NEURAL; 27.7% VISUAL/VESTIBULAR)

Unraveling the Cognitive-Motor Interaction in Individuals With Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment. Gaillardin F, Bier JC, De Breucker S, Baudry S, Journal of neurologic physical therapy : JNPT. (80.2% NEURAL; 6.0% REHABILITATION)

Neurodynamics: is tension contentious? Ellis R, Carta G, Andrade RJ, Coppieters MW, The Journal of manual & manipulative therapy. (54.2% NEURAL; 17.0% REHABILITATION)

Neurochemical and Behavioral Consequences of Ethanol and/or Caffeine Exposure: Effects in Zebrafish and Rodents. Clayman CL, Connaughton VP, Current neuropharmacology. (46.3% NEURAL; 14.5% COMPARATIVE)

The Histamine System in Zebrafish Brain: Organization, Receptors, and Behavioral Roles. Panula P, Chen YC, Baronio D, Lewis S, Sundvik M, Current topics in behavioral neurosciences. (60.8% NEURAL; 20.4% COMPARATIVE)

Biomechanical analysis of the cervical spine segment as a method for studying the functional and dynamic anatomy of the human neck. Ovsepyan AL, Smirnov AA, Pustozerov EA, Mohov DE, Mohova ES, Trunin EM, Dydykin SS, Vasil'ev YL, Yakovlev EV, Budday S, Paulsen F, Zhivolupov SA, Starchik DA, Annals of anatomy = Anatomischer Anzeiger : official organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft. (58.2% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 35.9% MODELING)

Estimating Facet Joint Apposition with Specimen-Specific Computer Models of Subaxial Cervical Spine Kinematics. Quarrington RD, Thompson-Bagshaw DW, Jones CF, Annals of biomedical engineering. (53.8% MODELING; 40.1% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE)

Answer to the Letter to the Editor of T. Morimoto et al. concerning "Novel augmentation technique of percutaneous pedicle screw fixation using hydroxyapatite granules in the osteoporotic lumbar spine: A cadaveric biomechanical analysis" by Kanno, et al. Eur Spine J. 2021 Jan;30(1):71-78. Kanno H, 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. (97.0% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 2.3% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

A biomechanical investigation of lumbar interbody fusion techniques. Umale S, Yoganandan N, Baisden JL, Choi H, Kurpad SN, Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials. (97.6% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 1.2% MODELING)

The effect of posterior compression of the facet joints for initial stability and sagittal profile in the treatment of thoracolumbar fractures: a biomechanical study. Ruf M, Pitzen T, Nennstiel I, Volkheimer D, Drumm J, Püschel K, Wilke HJ, 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. (97.8% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 1.3% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Posterior instrumented fusion on lumbar stenosis syndrome can bring benefit to proximal degenerative kyphosis: A CONSORT-compliant article. Xu S, Guo C, Liang Y, Zhu Z, Zhang H, Liu H, Medicine. (96.8% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 2.6% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

A biomechanical analysis of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion alone or combined cervical fixations in treating compression-extension injury with unilateral facet joint fracture: a finite element study. Jin C, Wang Z, Liu P, Liu Y, Wang Z, Xie N, BMC musculoskeletal disorders. (98.5% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 0.5% TRAUMA/IMPACT)

Impact of periprosthetic femoral fracture fixation plating constructs on local stiffness, load transfer, and bone strains. Chen X, Andreassen TE, Myers CA, Clary CW, Coombs D, DeWall RJ, Fritz B, Bracey DN, Hedge V, Rullkoetter PJ, Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials. (74.0% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 18.0% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS)

The lateral femoral wall thickness on the risk of post-operative lateral wall fracture in intertrochanteric fracture after DHS fixation: A finite element analysis. Fan J, Xu X, Zhou F, Injury. (64.0% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 12.8% BONE)

Hip Capsular Deficiency-A Cause of Post-surgical Instability in the Revision Setting Following Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement. Mortensen AJ, Metz AK, Froerer DL, Aoki SK, Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine. (60.8% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 30.1% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Human Dermal Allograft Superior Capsule Reconstruction with Graft Length determined at Glenohumeral Abduction Angles of 20 and 40 degrees Decreases Joint Translation and Subacromial Pressure without Compromising Range of Motion: A Cadaveric Biomechanical Study. Tibone JE, Mansfield C, Kantor A, Giordano J, Lin C, Itami Y, McGarry MH, Adamson GJ, Lee TQ, Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association. (69.8% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 14.1% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Biomechanical properties of a novel fixation system for intra-articular distal humerus fractures: a finite element analysis. Kong L, Wang Y, Lu Q, Han Y, Wang F, Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research. (77.5% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 4.6% BONE)

Biceps Augmentation Outperforms Tear Completion Repair or In Situ Repair for Bursal-Sided Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears in a Rabbit Model. Xu J, Li Y, Ye Z, Wu C, Han K, Zheng T, Jiang J, Yan X, Su W, Zhao J, The American journal of sports medicine. (59.8% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 23.4% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

A Biomechanical Comparison of Subscapularis Tenotomy Repair Techniques for Stemless Shoulder Arthroplasty. Werner BC, McClish SJ, Mealey NC, Wijdicks C, Thompson T, Higgins LD, Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery. (82.8% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 11.0% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Superior capsule reconstruction: an overview of anatomy, biomechanics, indications, and graft treatment. Liao Y, Zhou B, Mihata T, Chinese medical journal. (59.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 29.9% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Myofascial points treatment with focused extracorporeal shock waves (f-ESW) for plantar fasciitis: an open label randomized clinical trial. Tognolo L, Giordani F, Biz C, Bernini A, Ruggieri P, Stecco C, Frigo AC, Masiero S, European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine. (42.4% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE; 34.3% REHABILITATION)

Decreased Trunk Rotation at Foot Contact in Professional Baseball Pitchers with Prior, Conservatively Managed Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior Tears: A Propensity-Score Matched Analysis. Manzi JE, Kunze KN, Meza B, Trauger N, Quan T, Rauck RC, Carr JB, Dines JS, Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association. (77.9% SPORT/EXERCISE; 5.1% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Three Main Mechanisms Characterize Medial Collateral Ligament Injuries in Professional Male Soccer-Blow to the Knee, Contact to the Leg or Foot, and Sliding: Video Analysis of 37 Consecutive Injuries. Buckthorpe M, Pisoni D, Tosarelli F, Danelon F, Grassi A, Della Villa F, The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy. (44.2% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 42.4% SPORT/EXERCISE)

Differentiating movement styles in professional tennis: A machine learning and hierarchical clustering approach. Giles B, Peeling P, Kovalchik S, Reid M, European journal of sport science. (97.6% SPORT/EXERCISE; 0.7% METHODS)

It's not all about power: a systematic review and meta-analysis comparing sex-based differences in kicking biomechanics in soccer. Boyne M, Simms C, van Dyk N, Farrell G, Farrell E, McHugh C, Wall J, Mockler D, Wilson F, Sports biomechanics. (98.5% SPORT/EXERCISE; 0.3% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Machine Learning and Statistical Prediction of Pitching Arm Kinetics. Nicholson KF, Collins GS, Waterman BR, Bullock GS, The American journal of sports medicine. (91.2% SPORT/EXERCISE; 2.8% MODELING)

Biomechanics Related to Increased Softball Pitcher Shoulder Stress: Implications for Injury Prevention. Friesen KB, Saper MG, Oliver GD, The American journal of sports medicine. (95.6% SPORT/EXERCISE; 1.5% ERGONOMICS)

Optimal Mechanical Force-Velocity Profile for Sprint Acceleration Performance. Samozino P, Peyrot N, Edouard P, Nagahara R, Jimenez-Reyes P, Vanwanseele B, Morin JB, Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. (91.5% SPORT/EXERCISE; 3.4% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Effect of concurrent strength and endurance training on run performance and biomechanics: a randomised controlled trial. Trowell D, Fox A, Saunders N, Vicenzino B, Bonacci J, Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. (95.7% SPORT/EXERCISE; 2.1% REHABILITATION)

Continuous-Loop Tape Technique Has Greater Stiffness and Less Elongation Compared With Tied-Suture Fixation of Full-Thickness All-Soft Tissue Quadriceps Tendon Autografts. Gibbs CM, Winkler PW, Tisherman RT, Chan CK, Diermeier TA, Debski RE, Musahl V, Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine. (73.5% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 20.8% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Ultrasonographic Measurement of Elbow Varus Laxity With a Sequential Injury Model of the Lateral Collateral Ligament-Capsular Complex. Kwak JM, Rotman D, Lievano JR, Fitzsimmons JS, O'Driscoll SW, Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine. (69.0% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 11.7% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Nanog/NFATc1/Osterix signaling pathway-mediated promotion of bone formation at the tendon-bone interface after ACL reconstruction with De-BMSCs transplantation. Tie K, Cai J, Qin J, Xiao H, Shangguan Y, Wang H, Chen L, Stem cell research & therapy. (29.9% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 29.4% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Green and efficient in-situ biosynthesis of antioxidant and antibacterial bacterial cellulose using wine pomace. Li ZY, Azi F, Dong JJ, Liu LZ, Ge ZW, Dong MS, International journal of biological macromolecules. (47.1% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 25.0% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR)

Biofabrication of Small Diameter Tissue-Engineered Vascular Grafts. Weekes A, Bartnikowski N, Pinto N, Jenkins J, Meinert C, Klein TJ, Acta biomaterialia. (64.3% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 31.9% CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY)

Method for the biomechanical analysis of aqueous veins and perilimbal sclera by three-dimensional photoacoustic imaging and strain field calculation. Ni L, Riesterer J, Wang H, Berry L, Blackburn K, Chuang J, Kim W, Xu G, Moroi SE, Argento A, Scientific reports. (28.1% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 26.2% METHODS)

The Effects of Body Position on Trochanteric Soft Tissue Thickness-Implications for Predictions of Impact Force and Hip Fracture Risk During Lateral Falls. Lafleur BR, Tondat AM, Pretty SP, Mourtzakis M, Laing AC, Journal of applied biomechanics. (45.8% TRAUMA/IMPACT; 24.1% POSTURE/BALANCE)

Corneal ectasia in mothers of Down syndrome children. Hashemi H, Asgari S, Panahi P, Mehravaran S, Fotouhi A, Ambrósio R, Scientific reports. (92.3% VISUAL/VESTIBULAR; 5.2% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Corneal biomechanical properties following corneal cross-linking: Does age have an effect? Alenezi B, Kazaili A, Akhtar R, Radhakrishnan H, Experimental eye research. (90.3% VISUAL/VESTIBULAR; 8.3% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Comparisons of corneal biomechanical and tomographic parameters among thin normal cornea, forme fruste keratoconus, and mild keratoconus. Tian L, Zhang D, Guo L, Qin X, Zhang H, Zhang H, Jie Y, Li L, Eye and vision (London, England). (82.2% VISUAL/VESTIBULAR; 14.0% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

When cats need to see to step accurately? Volgushev M, Nguyen CT, Iyer GS, Beloozerova IN, The Journal of physiology. (52.2% VISUAL/VESTIBULAR; 25.9% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Sheltering oak: spotted turtles in a tree. Nagle RD, Russell TJ, Rimple RJ, Ecology. (66.0% BOTANY; 20.4% COMPARATIVE)