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    Here is a Literature Update or keywords Biomech* or Locomot*.
    I was away at ASB last week, so this installment is large.
    I include a special Holiday Pick of the Week at the end.

    Rodger Kram
    UC Berkeley


    Hermanson, John W.; Ryan, James M.; Cobb, Matthew A.; Bentley, Jacqueline;
    Schutt, William A.,.
    Histochemical and electrophoretic analysis of the primary flight
    muscle of several phyllostomid bats.
    Canadian Journal of Zoology, v. 76, n. 11, (Nov., 1998.): 1983-1992.

    Hale, Melina E.
    Locomotor mechanics during early life history: Effects of size and
    ontogeny on fast-start performance of salmonid fishes.
    Journal of Experimental Biology, v. 202, n. 11, (June, 1999.): 1465-1479.

    Demes, B.; Fleagle, J. G.; Jungers, W. L.
    Takeoff and landing forces of leaping strepsirhine primates.
    Journal of Human Evolution, v. 37, n. 2, (Aug., 1999.): 279-292.

    Barbosa, A.; Moreno, E.
    Hindlimb morphology and locomotor performance in waders: An evolutionary
    Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 67, n. 3, (July, 1999.):

    Boer, Michael; Brain, Conrad; Cantzler, Thomas; Hamza, Hameed; Venzke, Kalli.
    Reintroduction of a captive born white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum
    simum) to the Etosha National Park. Part II: Behaviour in the boma,
    procedures before and locomotion during the first ten weeks after...
    Zoologische Garten, v. 69, n. 2, (March, 1999.): 73-81.

    Lovvorn, James R.; Croll, Donald A.; Liggins, Geoffrey A.
    Mechanical versus physiological determinants of swimming speeds in
    diving Brunnich's guillemots.
    Journal of Experimental Biology, v. 202, n. 13, (July, 1999.): 1741-1752.

    Robert, D.; Miles, R. N.; Hoy, R. R.
    Tympanal hearing in the sarcophagid parasitoid fly Emblemasoma sp.: The
    biomechanics of directional hearing.
    Journal of Experimental Biology, v. 202, n. 14, (July, 1999.): 1865-1876.

    Bonser, Richard H. C.
    Branching out in locomotion: The mechanics of perch use in birds and
    Journal of Experimental Biology, v. 202, n. 11, (June, 1999.): 1459-1463.

    Simons, Rachel S.; Brainerd, Elizabeth L.
    Morphological variation of hypaxial musculature in salamanders
    (Lissamphibia: Caudata).
    Journal of Morphology, v. 241, n. 2, (Aug., 1999.): 153-164.

    Guralnick, Robert; Smith, Krister.
    Historical and biomechanical analysis of integration and dissociation in
    molluscan feeding, with special emphasis on the true limpets
    (Patellogastropoda: Gastropoda).
    Journal of Morphology, v. 241, n. 2, (Aug., 1999.): 175-195.

    Nichols, T. Richard.
    Rapid spinal mechanisms of motor coordination.
    Holloszy, J. O., Ed. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins ; Lippincott Williams
    and Wilkins ; 227 East Washington Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106,
    USA; London, England, UK. Exercise and Sport Science Reviews, Vol. 27.
    (1999.): 255-284.

    Barbeau, Hugues; McCrea, David A.; O'Donovan, Michael J.; Rossignol, Serge;
    Grill, Warren M.; Lemay, Michel A.
    Tapping into spinal circuits to restore motor function.
    Brain Research Reviews, v. 30, n. 1, (July, 1999.): 27-51.

    Raasch, Christine C.; Zajac, Felix E.
    Locomotor strategy for pedaling: Muscle groups and biomechanical functions.
    Journal of Neurophysiology (Bethesda), v. 82, n. 2, (Aug., 1999.): 515-525.

    Kiehn, Ole; Sillar, Keith T.; Kjaerulff, Ole; McDearmid, Jonathan R.
    Effects of noradrenaline on locomotor rhythm-generating networks in the
    isolated neonatal rat spinal cord.
    Journal of Neurophysiology (Bethesda), v. 82, n. 2, (Aug., 1999.):741-746.

    Gorassini, Monica; Bennett, David J.; Kiehn, Ole; Eken, Torsten;
    Activation patterns of hindlimb motor units in the awake rat and their
    relation to motoneuron intrinsic properties.
    Journal of Neurophysiology (Bethesda), v. 82, n. 2, (Aug., 1999.):709-717.

    Jeannerod, M.
    Visuomotor channels: Their integration in goal-directed prehension.
    Human Movement Science, v. 18, n. 2-3, (June, 1999.): 201-218.

    Neilson, Peter D.; Neilson, Megan D.
    A neuroengineering solution to the optimal tracking problem.
    Human Movement Science, v. 18, n. 2-3, (June, 1999.): 155-183.

    Roos, Martin R.; Rice, Charles L.; Connelly, Denise M.; Vandervoort, AnthonyA.
    Quadriceps muscle strength, contractile properties, and motor unit firing
    rates in young and old men.
    Muscle & Nerve, v. 22, n. 8, (Aug., 1999.): 1094-1103.

    Lin, Ruey-Mo; Chang, Guan-Liang; Chang, Li-Tung.
    Biomechanical properties of muscle-tendon unit under high-speed passive
    Clinical Biomechanics, v. 14, n. 6, (July, 1999.): 412-417.

    Gatton, Michelle L.; Pearcy, Mark J.; Pettet, Graeme J.
    Spine update: Difficulties in estimating muscle forces from muscle
    cross-sectional area: An example using the psoas major muscle.
    Spine, v. 24, n. 14, (July 15, 1999.): 1487-1493.

    Granata, K. P.; Marras, W. S.; Davis, K. G.
    Variation in spinal load and trunk dynamics during repeated lifting exertions.
    Clinical Biomechanics, v. 14, n. 6, (July, 1999.): 367-375.

    Jackson, Elise M.; Williams, Freddie M.; Neal, Jeffrey G.; Suber, Freeman;
    Thacker, John G.; Edlich, Richard F.
    Biomechanical performance of examination gloves.
    Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, v. 48, n. 4, (July 12, 1999.):

    Marras, W. S.; Davis, K. G.; Kirking, B. C.; Bertsche, P. K.
    A comprehensive analysis of low-back disorder risk and spinal loading
    during the transferring and repositioning of patients using different
    Ergonomics, v. 42, n. 7, (July, 1999.): 904-926.

    Viikari-Juntura, Eira; Silverstein, Barbara.
    Role of physical load factors in carpal tunnel syndrome.
    Scandinavian Journal of Work Environment & Health, v. 25, n. 3, (June,
    1999.): 163-185.

    Martin, R. B.; Burr, D. B.; Sharkey, N. A.
    Skeletal tissue mechanics. Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. ;
    Skeletal tissue mechanics.

    Javedan, Sam P.; Dickman, Curtis A.
    Cause of adjacent-segment disease after spinal fusion.
    Lancet (North American Edition), v. 354, n. 9178, (Aug. 14, 1999.):530-531.

    Gaebler, Christian; Stanzl-Tschegg, Stefanie; Heinze, Georg; Holper, Bernd;
    Milne, Ted; Berger, Gerald; Vecsei, Vilmos.
    Fatigue strength of locking screws and prototypes used in small-diameter
    tibial nails: A biomechanical study. Journal of Trauma Injury Infection and
    Critical Care, v. 47, n. 2, (Aug.,1999.): 379-384.

    Lu, J. X.; About, I.; Stephan, G.; Van Landuyt, P.; Dejou, J.; Fiocchi, M.;
    Lemaitre, J.; Proust, J.-P.
    Histological and biomechanical studies of two bone colonizable cements in
    Bone (New York), v. 25, n. 2 SUPPL., (Aug., 1999.): 41S-45S.

    Jasper, L. E.; Deramond, H.; Mathis, J. M.; Belkoff, S. M.
    The effect of monomer-to-powder ratio on the material properties
    Bone (New York), v. 25, n. 2 SUPPL., (Aug., 1999.): 27S-29S.

    Andriano, K. P.; Wenger, K. H.; Daniels, A. U.; Heller, J.
    Technical note: Biomechanical analysis of two absorbable fracture
    fixation pins after long-term canine implantation.
    Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, v. 48, n. 4, (July 12, 1999.):

    Kotani, Yoshihisa; Cunningham, Bryan W.; Parker, Larry M.; Kanayama,
    Masahiro; McAfee, Paul C.
    Static and fatigue biomechanical properties of anterior thoracolumbar
    instrumentation systems: A synthetic testing model. Spine, v. 24, n. 14,
    (July 15, 1999.): 1406-1413.

    Haddock, Sean M.; Debes, Jack C.; Nauman, Eric A.; Fong, Keith E.; Arramon,
    Yves P.; Keaveny, Tony M.
    Structure-function relationships for coralline hydroxyapatite bone substitute.
    Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, v. 47, n. 1, (Oct., 1999.): 71-78.

    Maiman, Dennis J.; Kumaresan, Srirangam; Yoganandan, Narayan; Pintar, Frank A.
    Biomechanical effect of anterior cervical spine fusion on adjacent segments.
    Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, v. 9, n. 1, (1999.): 27-38.

    Belkoff, S. M.; Maroney, M.; Fenton, D. C.; Mathis, J. M.
    An in vitro biomechanical evaluation of bone cements used in percutaneous
    Bone (New York), v. 25, n. 2 SUPPL., (Aug., 1999.): 23S-26S.

    Staebler, Michael P.; Moore, Douglas C.; Akelman, Edward; Weiss,
    Arnold-Peter C.; Fadale, Paul D.; Crisco, Joseph J.,.
    The effect of wrist guards on bone strain in the distal forearm.
    American Journal of Sports Medicine, v. 27, n. 4, (July-Aug., 1999.):500-506.

    Rodeo, Scott A.; Suzuki, Katsunori; Deng, Xiang-hua; Wozney, John; Warren,
    Russell F.
    Use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 to enhance tendon
    healing in a bone tunnel.
    American Journal of Sports Medicine, v. 27, n. 4, (July-Aug., 1999.):476-488.

    LaPrade, Robert F.; Resig, Scott; Wentorf, Fred; Lewis, Jack L.
    The effects of grade III posterolateral knee complex injuries on anterior
    cruciate ligament graft force: A biomechanical analysis.
    American Journal of Sports Medicine, v. 27, n. 4, (July-Aug., 1999.): 469-475.

    Lim, Lian-Arn; Carmichael, Stephen W.; Cabanela, Miguel E.
    Biomechanics of total hip arthroplasty.
    Anatomical Record, v. 257, n. 3, (June 15, 1999.): 110-116.

    Petersen, Wolf; Tillmann, Bernhard.
    Structure and vascularization of the cruciate ligaments of the human knee
    Anatomy and Embryology, v. 200, n. 3, (Sept., 1999.): 325-334.

    Viceconti, Marco; Zannoni, Cinzia; Testi, Debora; Cappello, Angelo.
    CT data sets surface extraction for biomechanical modeling of long bones.
    Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, v. 59, n. 3, (June,
    1999.): 159-166.

    Takeuchi, Tatsuto; Abumi, Kuniyoshi; Shono, Yasuhiro; Oda, Itaru; Kaneda,
    Biomechanical role of the intervertebral disc and costovertebral joint in
    stability of the thoracic spine: A canine model study. Spine, v. 24, n. 14,
    (July 15, 1999.): 1414-1420.

    Woo, Savio L.-Y.; Debski, Richard E.; Withrow, John D.; Janaushek, Marsie A.
    Biomechanics of knee ligaments.
    American Journal of Sports Medicine, v. 27, n. 4, (July-Aug., 1999.):533-543.

    Cosgarea, Andrew J.; Schatzke, Matthew D.; Seth, Ajay K.; Litsky, Alan S.
    Biomechanical analysis of flat and oblique tibial tubercle osteotomy for
    recurrent patellar instability.
    American Journal of Sports Medicine, v. 27, n. 4, (July-Aug., 1999.):507-512.

    Yamamoto, Ei; Hayashi, Kozaburo; Yamamoto, Noritaka.
    Mechanical properties of collagen fascicles from stress-shielded patellar
    tendons in the rabbit.
    Clinical Biomechanics, v. 14, n. 6, (July, 1999.): 418-425.

    Morris, Meg E.; McGinley, Jennifer; Huxham, Frances; Collier, Janice;
    Iansek, Robert.
    Constraints on the kinetic, kinematic and spatiotemporal parameters of
    gait in Parkinson's disease.


    Aminian, K.; Robert, Ph.; Buchser, E. E.; Rutschmann, B.; Hayoz, D.;
    Depairon, M.
    Physical activity monitoring based on accelerometry: Validation and
    comparison with video observation.
    Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, v. 37, n. 3, (May, 1999.):

    especially for those of you who are familar with classic Halloween Horror

    Parker, R.; Sullman, M.; Kirk, P.; Ford, D.
    Chainsaw size for delimbing.
    Ergonomics, v. 42, n. 7, (July, 1999.): 897-903.

    Hopefully, this research was not conducted at the University of Texas.

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