May 12, 2023 - May 18, 2023

Literature search terms: biomech* & locomot*

Publications are classified by BiomchBERT, a neural network trained on past Biomch-L Literature Updates. BiomchBERT is managed by Jereme Outerleys, a Doctoral Student at Queen's 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 jereme.outerleys[at]

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Disentangling leaf structural and material properties in relationship to their anatomical and chemical compositional traits in oaks (Quercus L.). Alonso-Forn D, Sancho-Knapik D, Fariñas MD, Nadal M, Martín-Sánchez R, Ferrio JP, de Dios VR, Peguero-Pina JJ, Onoda Y, Cavender-Bares J, Arenas TGÁ, Gil-Pelegrín E, Annals of botany. (99.6% BOTANY; 0.1% VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL)

Evidence of motor intentions in plants: A kinematical study. Bonato B, Simonetti V, Bulgheroni M, Wang Q, Guerra S, Quaggiotti S, Ruperti B, Castiello U, Journal of comparative psychology (Washington, D.C. : 1983). (32.4% NEURAL; 28.7% BOTANY)

A Doppler-exclusive non-invasive computational diagnostic framework for personalized transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Bahadormanesh N, Tomka B, Abdelkhalek M, Khodaei S, Maftoon N, Keshavarz-Motamed Z, Scientific reports. (86.1% CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY; 7.6% MODELING)

Biomechanical models and mechanisms of cellular morphogenesis and cerebral cortical expansion and folding. Van Essen DC, Seminars in cell & developmental biology. (83.0% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR; 5.5% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Mechanisms of group-hunting in vertebrates. Hansen MJ, Domenici P, Bartashevich P, Burns A, Krause J, Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. (62.9% COMPARATIVE; 32.0% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Behavioral, biochemical, and endocrine responses of zebrafish to 30-min exposure with environmentally relevant concentrations of imidacloprid-based insecticide. Mendonça-Soares S, Fortuna M, Freddo N, Varela ACC, Pompermaier A, Mozzato MT, Costa VC, Tamagno WA, Rossato-Grando LG, Barcellos LJG, Environmental science and pollution research international. (45.2% COMPARATIVE; 10.3% NEURAL)

Muscle architectural properties indicate a primary role in support for the pelvic limb of three-toed sloths (Bradypus variegatus). Morgan DM, Spainhower KB, Mossor AM, Avey-Arroyo JA, Butcher MT, Journal of anatomy. (84.2% COMPARATIVE; 10.1% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Golden ratio in venation patterns of dragonfly wings. Lu K, Shen S, Miller LM, Huang X, Scientific reports. (93.5% COMPARATIVE; 2.9% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY)

Biomechanical behavior of a 3D-printed denture base material. Cantelli V, Brito VT, Collares FM, Della Bona A, The International journal of prosthodontics. (75.8% DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL; 12.1% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Biomechanical efficiency of different implant-abutment connection: a systematic review of studies using photoelastic stress analysis. Verma V, Hazari P, Verma P, Evidence-based dentistry. (98.5% DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL; 0.4% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS)

Managing class III jaw relations. Alhazmi STF, Abdurahiman VT, Clinical case reports. (99.0% DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL; 0.2% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS)

Influence of a new abutment design concept on the biomechanics of peri-implant bone, implant components, and microgap formation: a finite element analysis. Nie H, Tang Y, Yang Y, Wu W, Zhou W, Liu Z, BMC oral health. (96.5% DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL; 1.1% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS)

Recruiting a skeleton crew-Methods for simulating and augmenting paleoanthropological data using Monte Carlo based algorithms. Courtenay LA, Aramendi J, González-Aguilera D, American journal of biological anthropology. (67.5% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY; 11.9% METHODS)

Ulnar shape of extant primates: Functional signals and covariation with triquetrum shape. Vanhoof MJM, Galletta L, Matthews H, De Groote I, Vereecke EE, American journal of biological anthropology. (85.7% EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY; 6.2% COMPARATIVE)

Overground walking with a constraint force on the non-paretic leg during swing improves weight shift toward the paretic side in people post-stroke. Park SH, Yan S, Dee W, Keefer R, Roth EJ, Rymer WZ, Wu M, Journal of neurophysiology. (52.5% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 39.8% REHABILITATION)

Kinematic and muscle force asymmetry in healthy runners: How do different methods measure up? Vannatta CN, Blackman T, Kernozek TW, Gait & posture. (64.8% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 26.9% SPORT/EXERCISE)

Sex differences in age-related differences in joint motion during gait in community-dwelling middle-age and older individuals. Araki S, Kiyama R, Nakai Y, Kawada M, Miyazaki T, Takeshita Y, Makizako H, Gait & posture. (98.4% GAIT/LOCOMOTION; 0.3% ERGONOMICS)

Biomechanics of calcaneus impacted by talus: a dynamic finite element analysis. Huang M, Yu B, Li Y, Liao C, Peng J, Guo N, Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering. (45.9% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE; 19.9% TRAUMA/IMPACT)

The assessment and management of sesamoiditis: a focus group study of podiatrists in Aotearoa New Zealand. Kaur P, Carroll MR, Stewart S, Journal of foot and ankle research. (90.0% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE; 4.2% ERGONOMICS)

The Biomechanical Influence of Defected Cartilage on the Progression of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: A Three-dimensional Finite Element Analysis. Ruan Y, Du Y, Jiang Z, Qian Z, Chang F, Orthopaedic surgery. (92.3% JOINT/CARTILAGE; 2.2% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE)

Meniscal Extrusion: Diagnosis, Etiology, and Treatment Options. Langhans MT, Lamba A, Saris DBF, Smith P, Krych AJ, Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine. (86.8% JOINT/CARTILAGE; 7.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Does the dGEMRIC Index Recover 3 Years After Surgical FAI Correction and an Initial dGEMRIC Decrease at 1-Year Follow-up? A Controlled Prospective Study. Meier MK, Scheuber S, Hanke MS, Haefeli PC, Ruckli AC, Liechti EF, Gerber N, Lerch TD, Tannast M, Siebenrock KA, Steppacher SD, Schmaranzer F, The American journal of sports medicine. (87.0% JOINT/CARTILAGE; 8.7% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Anatomical factors associated with the development of anterior tibial spine fractures based on MRI measurements. Zhang L, Xia Q, Yang R, Fan L, Hu Y, Fu W, Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research. (32.3% JOINT/CARTILAGE; 31.6% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

AI-Driven sleep staging from actigraphy and heart rate. Song TA, Chowdhury SR, Malekzadeh M, Harrison S, Hoge TB, Redline S, Stone KL, Saxena R, Purcell SM, Dutta J, PloS one. (87.6% METHODS; 1.9% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Single Breath-Hold MR Elastography for Fast Biomechanical Probing of Pancreatic Stiffness. van Schelt AS, Gottwald LM, Wassenaar NPM, Runge JH, Sinkus R, Stoker J, Nederveen AJ, Schrauben EM, Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI. (62.6% METHODS; 22.0% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Optimizing assays of zebrafish larvae swimming performance for drug discovery. Widrick JJ, Lambert MR, Kunkel LM, Beggs AH, Expert opinion on drug discovery. (50.2% METHODS; 29.2% COMPARATIVE)

Study on the explicitation of implicit knowledge and the construction of knowledge graph on moxibustion in medical case records of ZHOU Mei-sheng's Jiusheng. Zhou BY, Zhu CF, Li M, Zhang N, Jia YM, Wu AQ, Zhongguo zhen jiu = Chinese acupuncture & moxibustion. (44.7% METHODS; 12.5% MODELING)

Collagenase treatment decreases muscle stiffness in cerebral palsy: A preclinical ex vivo biomechanical analysis of hip adductor muscle fiber bundles. Howard JJ, Joumaa V, Robinson KG, Lee SK, Akins RE, Syed F, Shrader MW, Huntley JS, Graham HK, Leonard T, Herzog W, Developmental medicine and child neurology. (99.3% MUSCLE; 0.1% NEURAL)

Molecular clocks, satellite cells, and skeletal muscle regeneration. Kahn RE, Dayanidhi S, Lacham-Kaplan O, Hawley JA, American journal of physiology. Cell physiology. (98.6% MUSCLE; 0.3% COMPARATIVE)

Modeling the influence of the extrinsic musculature on phonation. Serry MA, Alzamendi GA, Zañartu M, Peterson SD, Biomechanics and modeling in mechanobiology. (50.7% MUSCLE; 45.6% MODELING)

Activation of a hypothalamus-habenula circuit by mechanical stimulation inhibits cocaine addiction-like behaviors. Jang HB, Ahn D, Chang S, Kim HK, Lee BH, Kim SC, Steffensen SC, Bills KB, Lee H, Kim HY, Biological research. (88.0% NEURAL; 2.1% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR)

Coordination of Locomotion by Serotonergic Neurons in the Predatory Gastropod Pleurobranchaea californica. Lee CA, Brown JW, Gillette R, The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. (56.9% NEURAL; 30.9% COMPARATIVE)

Parkin Maintains Robust Pacemaking in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived A9 Dopaminergic Neurons. Pu J, Lin L, Jiang H, Hu Z, Li H, Yan Z, Zhang B, Feng J, Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society. (66.0% NEURAL; 24.8% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR)

Biomechanical comparative study of midline cortical vs. traditional pedicle screw trajectory in osteoporotic bone. Schleifenbaum S, Vogl AC, Heilmann R, von der Hoeh NH, Heyde CE, Jarvers JS, BMC musculoskeletal disorders. (87.2% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 9.3% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Biomechanical modeling and assessment of lumbar vertebral body tethering configurations. Martin S, Cobetto N, Larson AN, Aubin CE, Spine deformity. (97.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 1.2% MODELING)

Novel 3D printable PEEK-HA-Mg2SiO4 composite material for spine implants: biocompatibility and imaging compatibility assessments. Kumar N, Alathur Ramakrishnan S, Lopez KG, Wang N, Vellayappan BA, Hallinan JTPD, Fuh JYH, Kumar AS, 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. (79.1% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 13.4% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Outcomes of patients undergoing single-level arthroplasty versus anterior lumbar interbody fusion. Khalid SI, Deysher D, Thompson K, Ostrov PB, Hossa J, Mirpuri P, Adogwa O, Mehta AI, Acta neurochirurgica. (97.5% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 1.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Dynamics of atlantoaxial rotation related to age and sex: a cross-sectional study of 308 subjects. Lodin J, Terč J, Cihlář F, Sameš PM, Cihlář PJ, Vachata P, The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society. (89.3% ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE; 2.9% POSTURE/BALANCE)

Progress in diagnosis and hip arthroscopic treatment of borderline developmental dysplasia of hip with Cam-type femoroacetabular impingement. He Y, Li X, Chen H, Peng Q, Chen T, Zhongguo xiu fu chong jian wai ke za zhi = Zhongguo xiufu chongjian waike zazhi = Chinese journal of reparative and reconstructive surgery. (66.4% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 26.9% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Research progress in biomechanics of Bristow-Latarjet procedure for anterior shoulder dislocation. Zhang S, Zhang M, Shao Z, Cui G, Zhongguo xiu fu chong jian wai ke za zhi = Zhongguo xiufu chongjian waike zazhi = Chinese journal of reparative and reconstructive surgery. (84.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 10.3% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Biomechanical Comparison of Distal Biceps Tendon Repair Techniques: Extracortical Single-Button Inlay Fixation Versus Intracortical Double-Button Onlay Anatomic Footprint Fixation. Ernstbrunner L, Almond M, Rupasinghe HS, Jo OI, Zbeda RM, Ackland DC, Ek ET, The American journal of sports medicine. (76.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 18.1% TENDON/LIGAMENT)

Anterior plate osteosynthesis for multifragmentary patella fracture with additive stabilization of the distal pole using suture cerclage. Krause M, Frosch KH, Linke P, Unfallchirurgie (Heidelberg, Germany). (92.9% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 2.1% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Scaffold and Graft-Based Biologic Augmentation of Rotator Cuff Repair: An Updated Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis of Pre-Clinical and Clinical Studies for 2010-2022. Mandalia K, Mousad A, Welborn B, Bono O, Le Breton S, MacAskill M, Forlizzi J, Ives K, Ross G, Shah S, Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery. (67.7% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY; 12.5% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Postural assessment with the moiré technique in dialyzed patients. Szałowska-Bojarun M, Mularczyk M, Gawlikowska-Sroka AK, Folia morphologica. (92.9% POSTURE/BALANCE; 3.3% ERGONOMICS)

Comparison between a novel helical and a posterior ankle-foot orthosis on gait in people with unilateral foot drop: a randomised crossover trial. Gasq D, Dumas R, Caussé B, Scandella M, Cintas P, Acket B, Arné-Bes MC, Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation. (97.9% PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS; 0.8% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Clinical characteristics of locomotive syndrome categorised by the 25-question Geriatric Locomotive Function Scale: a systematic review. Kobayashi T, Morimoto T, Shimanoe C, Ono R, Otani K, Mawatari M, BMJ open. (45.7% REHABILITATION; 26.5% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Autonomous, untethered gait-like synchronization of lobed loops made from liquid crystal elastomer fibers via spontaneous snap-through. Kim DS, Lee YJ, Kim YB, Wang Y, Yang S, Science advances. (96.1% ROBOTICS; 1.4% MODELING)

Pacific Lamprey inspired climbing. Van Stratum B, Shoele K, Clark JE, Bioinspiration & biomimetics. (97.6% ROBOTICS; 1.2% COMPARATIVE)

Human-Powered Master Controllers for Reconfigurable Fluidic Soft Robots. Zhang Y, Wang T, He W, Zhu S, Soft robotics. (98.2% ROBOTICS; 0.6% MODELING)

A worm-inspired robot based on origami structures driven by the magnetic field. Jin Y, Li J, Liu S, Cao G, Liu J, Bioinspiration & biomimetics. (99.2% ROBOTICS; 0.3% MODELING)

The importance of oriented physical activity in the first 48 months: differences in motor skills. Rebelo M, Serrano J, Paulo R, Duarte-Mendes P, Santos J, Honório S, Petrica J, BMC pediatrics. (79.9% SPORT/EXERCISE; 7.2% GAIT/LOCOMOTION)

Achilles tendon structure is associated with regular running volume and biomechanics. Jandacka D, Jandackova VK, Juras V, Vilimek D, Skypala J, Elavsky S, Uchytil J, Monte A, Hamill J, Journal of sports sciences. (96.1% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 1.4% HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE)

Interference screw vs cement fixation in ACL soft tissue grafts: A biomechanical study. Patel J, Kadkoy Y, Helbig T, Ruppani M, Cuppari N, Cortes R, Wetterstrand C, Lu MT, Paglia DN, Galdi B, Beiro C, The journal of knee surgery. (67.8% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 24.0% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

The tibial tunnel drilling angles of 60° provided a lower ultimate load to failure on a single bundle posterior cruciate ligament graft using interference screw fixation compared to 30°/45°. Zhang X, Teng F, Geng B, Lu F, Liu Z, Guo L, Han H, Wu M, Xia Y, Teng Y, Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA. (73.1% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 23.7% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Lower Patellofemoral Joint Contact Force During Side-Step Cutting After Return-to-Sports Clearance Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. San Jose AJ, Maniar N, Whiteley R, Opar DA, Timmins RG, Kotsifaki R, The American journal of sports medicine. (52.0% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 20.7% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

An MCL internal brace can withstand cyclic fatigue loading and produce a valgus load to failure similar to that of intact knees. Tompkins MA, Williams H, Bechtold JE, Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA. (50.3% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 18.7% ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY)

Key Thresholds and Relative Contributions of Knee Geometry, Anteroposterior Laxity, and Body Weight as Risk Factors for Noncontact ACL Injury. Zeitlin J, Fontana MA, Parides MK, Nawabi DH, Wickiewicz TL, Pearle AD, Beynnon BD, Imhauser CW, Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine. (79.9% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 12.7% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Mechanical properties of animal ligaments: a review and comparative study for the identification of the most suitable human ligament surrogates. Burgio V, Casari S, Milizia M, Sanna F, Spezia G, Civera M, Rodriguez Reinoso M, Bertuglia A, Surace C, Biomechanics and modeling in mechanobiology. (96.0% TENDON/LIGAMENT; 2.7% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL)

Chondroitinase ABC Treatment Improves the Organization and Mechanics of 3D Bioprinted Meniscal Tissue. Barceló X, Garcia O, Kelly DJ, ACS biomaterials science & engineering. (77.6% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 16.2% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Menstrual Blood-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Encapsulated in Autologous Platelet-Rich Gel Facilitate Rotator Cuff Healing in a Rabbit Model of Chronic Tears. Song Y, Li P, Xu Y, Lin Z, Deng Z, Chen C, The American journal of sports medicine. (60.0% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 9.9% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Predicting the preclinical efficacy of anti-fibrosis agents using a force-sensing fibrosis on chip system. Hsia I, Asmani M, Zhao R, Biosensors & bioelectronics. (63.4% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 13.4% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR)

Bone-on-a-Chip: Biomimetic Models Based on Microfluidic Technologies for Biomedical Applications. Kim MK, Paek K, Woo SM, Kim JA, ACS biomaterials science & engineering. (44.2% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 38.1% BONE)

Comparison of the biological properties between 3D-printed and decellularized tracheal grafts. Wang Y, Li J, Qian J, Sun Y, Xu J, Sun J, Bioprocess and biosystems engineering. (98.1% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 0.3% CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR)

Cartilage Tissue Engineering for Nasal Alar and Auricular Reconstruction: A Critical Review of the Literature and Implications for Practice in Dermatologic Surgery. Himeles JR, Ratner D, Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery et al.. (49.0% TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL; 30.7% JOINT/CARTILAGE)

Comparison of In-service Reduced vs. Full Torso Coverage Armor for Females. Wendland R, Bossi L, Nakaza E, Oliver M, Military medicine. (91.5% TRAUMA/IMPACT; 5.1% ERGONOMICS)

Quantifying head impact biomechanical differences between commonly employed cleaning levels: a critical research interpretation consideration. Le RK, Lempke LB, Anderson MN, Johnson RS, Schmidt JD, Lynall RC, Brain injury. (98.5% TRAUMA/IMPACT; 0.8% ERGONOMICS)

Three-dimensional models of the equine larynx can be used to perform traditional measures of arytenoid abduction and permit the positioning of modeled implants to demonstrate the anatomic feasibility of placing a rigid implant across the cricoarytenoid joint. Roe HA, Biedrzycki AH, Davenport PW, Freeman DE, Porter EG, McCarrel TM, American journal of veterinary research. (58.9% VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL; 15.0% COMPARATIVE)

Walking bumblebees see faster. Rother L, Müller R, Kirschenmann E, Foster JJ, Kaya-Zeeb S, Thamm M, Pfeiffer K, Proceedings. Biological sciences. (47.4% VISUAL/VESTIBULAR; 35.6% NEURAL)

Walking bumblebees see faster. Rother L, Müller R, Kirschenmann E, Foster JJ, Kaya-Zeeb S, Thamm M, Pfeiffer K, Proceedings. Biological sciences. (47.4% VISUAL/VESTIBULAR; 35.6% NEURAL)​​