LITERATURE UPDATE
June 14, 2012 June 20, 2012
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

Christopher J. Arellano, Ph.D.
Neurophysiology of Movement Laboratory
University of Colorado Boulder
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- Articles with no volume, issue or page numbers indicate that the article has not been published in paper form yet, but may be available in electronic form through the publisher.

*BONE*

Gao SG, Liu H, Li KH, Liu WH, Xu M, Jiang W, et al. Effect of epimedium pubescen flavonoid on bone mineral density and biomechanical properties of femoral distal end and femoral diaphysis of passively smoking male rats. Journal of Orthopaedic Science 2012;17(3):281-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00776-012-0207-y

Montava M, Deveze A, Arnoux PJ, Bidal S, Brunet C and Lavieille JP. Petrous bone fracture: A virtual trauma analysis. Otology & Neurotology 2012;33(4):651-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAO.0b013e31824f9947

Yasuda H, Yano K, Wakitani S, Matsumoto T, Nakamura H and Takaoka K. Repair of critical long bone defects using frozen bone allografts coated with an rhbmp-2-retaining paste. Journal of Orthopaedic Science 2012;17(3):299-307. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00776-012-0196-x

*BOTANY*

Sutili FJ, Denardi L, Durlo MA, Rauch HP and Weissteiner C. Flexural behaviour of selected riparian plants under static load. Ecological Engineering 2012;43:85-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2012.02.012

*CARDIOVASCULAR / CARDIOPULMONARY*

Ahmad T, Fiuzat M, Felker GM and O'Connor C. Novel biomarkers in chronic heart failure. Nature Reviews Cardiology 2012;9(6):347-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrcardio.2012.37

Roy J, Swedenborg J, Sakalihasan N, Nchimi A, Bockler D, Hyhlik-Durr A, et al. Biomechanical rupture risk assessment of aaa made easier for clinicians. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2012;55(6):29-30.

Young MD, Streicher MC, Beck RJ, van den Bogert AJ, Tajaddini A and Davis BL. Simulation of lower limb axial arterial length change during locomotion. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1485-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.02.011

*CELLULAR / SUBCELLULAR*

Murase A, Kubota Y, Hori S, Hirayama S, Mayama S and Umemura K. Importance of observation interval in two-dimensional video analysis of individual diatom cells. European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters 2012;41(6):545-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00249-012-0810-z

Nagayama K, Kimura Y, Makino N and Matsumoto T. Strain waveform dependence of stress fiber reorientation in cyclically stretched osteoblastic cells: Effects of viscoelastic compression of stress fibers. American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology 2012;302(10):C1469-C78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpcell.00155.2011

Rath B, Springorum HR, Deschner J, Luring C, Tingart M, Grifka J, et al. Regulation of gene expression in articular cells is influenced by biomechanical loading. Central European Journal of Medicine 2012;7(4):545-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/s11536-012-0008-x

Scianna M. A multiscale hybrid model for pro-angiogenic calcium signals in a vascular endothelial cell. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 2012;74(6):1253-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11538-011-9695-8

Zakrisson J, Wiklund K, Axner O and Andersson M. Helix-like biopolymers can act as dampers of force for bacteria in flows. European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters 2012;41(6):551-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00249-012-0814-8

Zhang W, Hughes J and Chen YS. Impacts of hematite nanoparticle exposure on biomechanical, adhesive, and surface electrical properties of escherichia coli cells. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2012;78(11):3905-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.00193-12

*COMPARATIVE*

Astley HC and Roberts TJ. Evidence for a vertebrate catapult: Elastic energy storage in the plantaris tendon during frog jumping. Biology Letters 2012;8(3):386-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2011.0982

Birn-Jeffery AV and Daley MA. Birds achieve high robustness in uneven terrain through active control of landing conditions. Journal of Experimental Biology 2012;215(12):2117-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.065557

Bohn HF, Thornham DG and Federle W. Ants swimming in pitcher plants: Kinematics of aquatic and terrestrial locomotion in camponotus schmitzi. Journal of Comparative Physiology a-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 2012;198(6):465-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00359-012-0723-4

Jones ZM and Jayne BC. Perch diameter and branching patterns have interactive effects on the locomotion and path choice of anole lizards. Journal of Experimental Biology 2012;215(12):2096-107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.067413

Macesic LJ and Summers AP. Flexural stiffness and composition of the batoid propterygium as predictors of punting ability. Journal of Experimental Biology 2012;215(12):2003-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.061598

Picker M, Colville JF and Burrows M. A cockroach that jumps. Biology Letters 2012;8(3):390-2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2011.1022

*DENTAL / ORAL / FACIAL*

Baik UB, Chun YS, Jung MH and Sugawara J. Protraction of mandibular second and third molars into missing first molar spaces for a patient with an anterior open bite and anterior spacing. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 2012;141(6):783-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajodo.2010.07.031

Kubein-Meesenburg D, Nagerl H, Fialka-Fricke J, Hahn W, Weber S, Ihlow D, et al. Functional states of mandibular movements and synovial pumps of the temporomandibular joint. Is it possible to provide a biomechanically correct replacement for the tmj? Annals of Anatomy-Anatomischer Anzeiger 2012;194(2):200-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aanat.2011.10.004

Meyer G, Fanghanel J and Proff P. Morphofunctional aspects of dental implants. Annals of Anatomy-Anatomischer Anzeiger 2012;194(2):190-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aanat.2011.09.006

Sano M, Ikebe K, Yang TC and Maeda Y. Biomechanical rationale for six splinted implants in bilateral canine, premolar, and molar regions in an edentulous maxilla. Implant Dentistry 2012;21(3):220-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ID.0b013e31825023f5

*DIGESTIVE*

Perry JL, Bae Y and Kuehn DP. Effect of posture on deglutitive biomechanics in healthy individuals. Dysphagia 2012;27(1):70-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00455-011-9340-6

Sia I, Carvajal P, Carnaby-Mann GD and Crary MA. Measurement of hyoid and laryngeal displacement in video fluoroscopic swallowing studies: Variability, reliability, and measurement error. Dysphagia 2012;27(2):192-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00455-011-9352-2

*ERGONOMICS*

Areeudomwong P, Puntumetakul R, Kaber DB, Wanpen S, Leelayuwat N and Chatchawan U. Effects of handicraft sitting postures on lower trunk muscle fatigue. Ergonomics 2012;55(6):693-703. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2012.658086

Chiou SS, Turner N, Zwiener J, Weaver DL and Haskell WE. Effect of boot weight and sole flexibility on gait and physiological responses of firefighters in stepping over obstacles. Human Factors 2012;54(3):373-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018720811433464

Draicchio F, Trebbi M, Mari S, Forzano F, Serrao M, Sicklinger A, et al. Biomechanical evaluation of supermarket cashiers before and after a redesign of the checkout counter. Ergonomics 2012;55(6):650-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2012.659762

Garza JLB, Eijckelhof BHW, Johnson PW, Raina SM, Rynell PW, Huysmans MA, et al. Observed differences in upper extremity forces, muscle efforts, postures, velocities and accelerations across computer activities in a field study of office workers. Ergonomics 2012;55(6):670-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2012.657692

Jaromi M, Nemeth A, Kranicz J, Laczko T and Betlehem J. Treatment and ergonomics training of work-related lower back pain and body posture problems for nurses. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2012;21(11-12):1776-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04089.x

Pan CS, Powers JR, Hartsell JJ, Harris JR, Wimer BM, Dong RGG, et al. Assessment of fall-arrest systems for scissor lift operators: Computer modeling and manikin drop testing. Human Factors 2012;54(3):358-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018720811425024

Untaroiu CD, Bose D, Lu YC, Riley P, Lessley D and Sochor M. Effect of seat belt pretensioners on human abdomen and thorax: Biomechanical response and risk of injuries. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 2012;72(5):1304-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0b013e3182472390

*EVOLUTION / ANTHROPOLOGY*

Aubret F. Body-size evolution on islands: Are adult size variations in tiger snakes a nonadaptive consequence of selection on birth size? American Naturalist 2012;179(6):756-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/665653

Grine FE, Sponheimer M, Ungar PS, Lee-Thorp J and Teaford MF. Dental microwear and stable isotopes inform the paleoecology of extinct hominins. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2012;148(2):285-317. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22086

Hutson JD and Hutson KN. A test of the validity of range of motion studies of fossil archosaur elbow mobility using repeated-measures analysis and the extant phylogenetic bracket. Journal of Experimental Biology 2012;215(12):2030-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.069567

*GAIT / LOCOMOTION*

Azevedo APD, Brandina K, Bianco R, De Oliveira VH, De Souza JR, Mezencio B, et al. Effects of replica running shoes upon external forces and muscle activity during running. Journal of Sports Sciences 2012;30(9):929-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.682080

Buchecker M, Wagner H, Pfusterschmied J, Stoggl TL and Muller E. Lower extremity joint loading during level walking with masai barefoot technology shoes in overweight males. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 2012;22(3):372-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2010.01179.x

Grenier JG, Peyrot N, Castells J, Oullion R, Messonnier L and Morin JB. Energy cost and mechanical work of walking during load carriage in soldiers. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2012;44(6):1131-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e3182456057

Miller RH, Umberger BR and Caldwell GE. Sensitivity of maximum sprinting speed to characteristic parameters of the muscle force-velocity relationship. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1406-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.02.024

Neth CT, Souman JL, Engel D, Kloos U, Bulthoff HH and Mohler BJ. Velocity-dependent dynamic curvature gain for redirected walking. Ieee Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 2012;18(7):1041-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tvcg.2011.275

Tersteeg MCA, Marple-Horvat DE and Loram ID. Cautious gait in relation to knowledge and vision of height: Is altered visual information the dominant influence? Journal of Neurophysiology 2012;107(10):2686-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00875.2011

*HAND / FINGER / FOOT / TOE*

Morrison SC, Izod A and Mahaffey R. Evaluating the biomechanics of the pediatric foot in turner syndrome a case report. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 2012;102(3):259-63.

*JOINT / CARTILAGE*

Abd Latif MJ, Jin ZM and Wilcox RK. Biomechanical characterisation of ovine spinal facet joint cartilage. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1346-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.015

Foucher KC, Schlink BR, Shakoor N and Wimmer MA. Sagittal plane hip motion reversals during walking are associated with disease severity and poorer function in subjects with hip osteoarthritis. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1360-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.008

Guo Y, Zhang XS, An MW and Chen WY. Determination of quadriceps forces in squat and its application in contact pressure analysis of knee joint. Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica 2012;25(1):53-60.

Haemer JM, Carter DR and Giori NJ. The low permeability of healthy meniscus and labrum limit articular cartilage consolidation and maintain fluid load support in the knee and hip. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1450-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.02.015

Martin RL, Palmer I and Martin HD. Ligamentum teres: A functional description and potential clinical relevance. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2012;20(6):1209-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1663-1

*METHODS*

Bonnet V, Mazza C, Fraisse P and Cappozzo A. A least-squares identification algorithm for estimating squat exercise mechanics using a single inertial measurement unit. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1472-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.02.014

Doebele S, Siebenlist S, Vester H, Wolf P, Hagn U, Schreiber U, et al. New method for detection of complex 3d fracture motion - verification of an optical motion analysis system for biomechanical studies. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012;13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2474-13-33

Evans CC, Hanke TA, Zielke D, Keller S and Ruroede K. Monitoring community mobility with global positioning system technology after a stroke: A case study. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy 2012;36(2):68-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NPT.0b013e318256511a

Groning F, Bright JA, Fagan MJ and O'Higgins P. Improving the validation of finite element models with quantitative full-field strain comparisons. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1498-506. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.02.009

Lu YC and Untaroiu CD. A bootstrap approach for lower injury levels of the risk curves. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 2012;106(3):274-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2011.03.015

Pantall A, Gregor RJ and Prilutsky BI. Stance and swing phase detection during level and slope walking in the cat: Effects of slope, injury, subject and kinematic detection method. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1529-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.013

Schulze M, Hartensuer R, Gehweiler D, Holscher U, Raschke MJ and Vordemvenne T. Evaluation of a robot-assisted testing system for multisegmental spine specimens. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1457-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.02.013

Starke SD, Witte TH, May SA and Pfau T. Accuracy and precision of hind limb foot contact timings of horses determined using a pelvis-mounted inertial measurement unit. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1522-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.014

Yoganandan N, Humm JR and Pintar FA. Modular and scalable load-wall sled buck for pure-lateral and oblique side impact tests. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1546-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.002

*MODELING*

Guo Z and Yin YH. A dynamic model of skeletal muscle based on collective behavior of myosin motors-biomechanics of skeletal muscle based on working mechanism of myosin motors (i). Science China-Technological Sciences
2012;55(6):1589-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11431-012-4774-0

Mansouri M and Reinbolt JA. A platform for dynamic simulation and control of movement based on opensim and matlab. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1517-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.016

Osth J, Brolin K, Carlsson S, Wismans J and Davidsson J. The occupant response to autonomous braking: A modeling approach that accounts for active musculature. Traffic Injury Prevention 2012;13(3):265-77. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2011.649437

*MUSCLE*

Kuzmiak S, Glancy B, Sweazea KL and Willis WT. Mitochondrial function in sparrow pectoralis muscle. Journal of Experimental Biology 2012;215(12):2039-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.065094

*NEURAL*

Ache JM and Matheson T. Passive resting state and history of antagonist muscle activity shape active extensions in an insect limb. Journal of Neurophysiology 2012;107(10):2756-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.01072.2011

Bharti B, Basu P, Mishra R and Singaravel M. Effect of induced dalton's lymphoma on circadian locomotor activity rhythm of adult male mice. Biological Rhythm Research 2012;43(2):215-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09291016.2011.560054

Kloter E and Dietz V. Obstacle avoidance locomotor tasks: Adaptation, memory and skill transfer. European Journal of Neuroscience 2012;35(10):1613-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-9568.2012.08066.x

Mullins OJ and Friesen WO. The brain matters: Effects of descending signals on motor control. Journal of Neurophysiology 2012;107(10):2730-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00107.2012

Nistri A. An innovative spinal cord injury model for the study of locomotor networks. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2012;48(1):91-8.

*OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY*

House M, Feltovich H, Hall TJ, Stack T, Patel A and Socrate S. Three-dimensional, extended field-of-view ultrasound method for estimating large strain mechanical properties of the cervix during pregnancy. Ultrasonic Imaging 2012;34(1):1-14.

*ORTHOPAEDICS / SURGERY*

Cahill PJ, Wang WH, Asghar J, Booker R, Betz RR, Ramsey C, et al. The use of a transition rod may prevent proximal junctional kyphosis in the thoracic spine after scoliosis surgery a finite element analysis. Spine 2012;37(12):E687-E95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e318246d4f2

Chen LH, Hsieh MK, Niu CC, Fu TS, Lai PL and Chen WJ. Percutaneous vertebroplasty for pathological vertebral compression fractures secondary to multiple myeloma. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 2012;132(6):759-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-012-1474-y

Ivancic PC. Atlas injury mechanisms during head-first impact. Spine 2012;37(12):1022-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31823fd92d

Karajan N. Multiphasic intervertebral disc mechanics: Theory and application. Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering 2012;19(2):261-339. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11831-012-9073-1

McCabe CMJ, McLachlin SD, Bailey SI, Gurr KR, Bailey CS and Dunning CE. The effect of soft-tissue restraints after type ii odontoid fractures in the elderly a biomechanical study. Spine 2012;37(12):1030-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31823b4ed0

Pradhan BB, Turner AWL, Zatushevsky MA, Cornwall GB, Rajaee SS and Bae HW. Biomechanical analysis in a human cadaveric model of spinous process fixation with an interlaminar allograft spacer for lumbar spinal stenosis. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine 2012;16(6):585-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2012.3.spine11631

Reiter DA, Fathallah FA, Farouki RT and Walton JH. Noninvasive high resolution mechanical strain maps of the spine intervertebral disc using nonrigid registration of magnetic resonance images. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1534-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.005

Setzer M, Eleraky M, Johnson WM, Aghayev K, Tran ND and Vrionis FD. Biomechanical comparison of anterior cervical spine instrumentation techniques with and without supplemental posterior fusion after different corpectomy and discectomy combinations. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine 2012;16(6):579-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2012.2.spine11611

Smucker JD, Petersen EB and Fredericks DC. Assessment of mastergraft putty as a graft extender in a rabbit posterolateral fusion model. Spine 2012;37(12):1017-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31824444c4

Takigawa T, Simon P, Orias AAE, Hong JT, Ito Y, Inoue N, et al. Biomechanical comparison of occiput-c1-c2 fixation techniques c0-c1 transarticular screw and direct occiput condyle screw. Spine 2012;37(12):E696-E701. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e3182436669

Wang JL, Chiang CK, Kuo YW, Chou WK and Yang BD. Mechanism of fractures of adjacent and augmented vertebrae following simulated vertebroplasty. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1372-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.03.003

*ORTHOPAEDICS / SURGERY*

Catani F, Benedetti MG, Bianchi L, Marchionni V, Giannini S and Leardini A. Muscle activity around the knee and gait performance in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty patients: A comparative study on fixed- and mobile-bearing designs. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2012;20(6):1042-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1620-z

Garofalo R, Castagna A, Borroni M and Krishnan SG. Arthroscopic transosseous (anchorless) rotator cuff repair. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2012;20(6):1031-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1725-4

Kontautas E, Pijadin A, Vilkauskas A and Domeika A. Biomechanical aspects of locking reconstruction plate positioning in osteosynthesis of transverse clavicle fracture. Medicina-Lithuania 2012;48(2):80-3.

*POSTURE / BALANCE*

Mazzocchi M, Dessy LA, Iodice P, Saggini R and Scuderi N. A study of postural changes after breast augmentation. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2012;36(3):570-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-011-9841-6

Palmer CJ, Riccio GE and Van Emmerik REA. Orienting under load: Intrinsic dynamics and postural affordances for visual perception. Ecological Psychology 2012;24(2):95-121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10407413.2012.673970

*PROSTHETICS / ORTHOTICS*

Duan YH, Zhu S, Guo F, Zhu JY, Li M, Ma J, et al. The effect of adhesive strength of hydroxyapatite coating on the stability of hydroxyapatite-coated prostheses in vivo at the early stage of implantation. Archives of Medical Science 2012;8(2):199-208. http://dx.doi.org/10.5114/aoms.2012.28545

*ROBOTICS*

Margheri L, Laschi C and Mazzolai B. Soft robotic arm inspired by the octopus: I. From biological functions to artificial requirements. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2012;7(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3182/7/2/025004

Mazzolai B, Margheri L, Cianchetti M, Dario P and Laschi C. Soft-robotic arm inspired by the octopus: Ii. From artificial requirements to innovative technological solutions. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2012;7(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3182/7/2/025005

Stefanini C, Orofino S, Manfredi L, Mintchev S, Marrazza S, Assaf T, et al. A novel autonomous, bioinspired swimming robot developed by neuroscientists and bioengineers. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2012;7(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3182/7/2/025001

*REACHING / GRASP*

Young JG, Woolley CB, Ashton-Miller JA and Armstrong TJ. The effect of handhold orientation, size, and wearing gloves on hand-handhold breakaway strength. Human Factors 2012;54(3):316-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018720811433585

*REHABILITATION*

Edgerton VR and Roy RR. A new age for rehabilitation. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2012;48(1):99-109.

Sale P, Franceschini M, Waldner A and Hesse S. Use of the robot assisted gait therapy in rehabilitation of patients with stroke and spinal cord injury. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2012;48(1):111-21.

Smania N, Gandolfi M, Marconi V, Calanca A, Geroin C, Piazza S, et al. Applicability of a new robotic walking aid in a patient with cerebral palsy. Case report. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 2012;48(1):147-53.

Yano H, Tamefusa S, Tanaka N, Saito H and Iwata H. Interactive gait rehabilitation system with a locomotion interface for training patients to climb stairs. Presence-Teleoperators and Virtual Environments 2012;21(1):16-30.

*SPORT / EXERCISE*

Amca AM, Vigouroux L, Aritan S and Berton E. Effect of hold depth and grip technique on maximal finger forces in rock climbing. Journal of Sports Sciences 2012;30(7):669-77. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.658845

Andrzejewski M, Chmura J, Pluta B and Kasprzak A. Analysis of motor activities of professional soccer players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2012;26(6):1481-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318231ab4c

Chen QJ, Wortley M, Bhaskaran D, Milner CE and Zhang SN. Is the inverted surface landing more suitable in evaluating ankle braces and ankle inversion perturbation? Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2012;22(3):214-20.

Chung WM, Yeung S, Wong AYL, Lam IF, Tse PTF, Daswani D, et al. Musculoskeletal injuries in elite able-bodied and wheelchair foil fencers-a pilot study. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2012;22(3):278-80.

Cortes N, Quammen D, Lucci S, Greska E and Onate J. A functional agility short-term fatigue protocol changes lower extremity mechanics. Journal of Sports Sciences 2012;30(8):797-805. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.671528

De Jesus K, Figueiredo P, De Jesus K, Pereira F, Vilas-Boas JP, Machado L, et al. Kinematic analysis of three water polo front crawl styles. Journal of Sports Sciences 2012;30(7):715-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.669043

Decorte N, Lafaix PA, Millet GY, Wuyam B and Verges S. Central and peripheral fatigue kinetics during exhaustive constant-load cycling. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 2012;22(3):381-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2010.01167.x

Edwards S, Steele JR, Cook JL, Purdam CR and McGhee DE. Lower limb movement symmetry cannot be assumed when investigating the stop-jump landing. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2012;44(6):1123-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e31824299c3

El Ashker S. Technical and tactical aspects that differentiate winning and losing performances in boxing. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport 2011;11(2):356-64.

Frost DM, Beach T, Fenwick C, Callaghan J and McGill S. Is there a low-back cost to hip-centric exercise? Quantifying the lumbar spine joint compression and shear forces during movements used to overload the hips. Journal of Sports Sciences 2012;30(9):859-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.671532

Frost DM, Beach TAC, Callaghan JP and McGill SM. Using the functional movement screen (tm) to evaluate the effectiveness of training. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2012;26(6):1620-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318234ec59

Gardner JK, McCaw ST, Laudner KG, Smith PJ and Stafford LN. Effect of ankle braces on lower extremity joint energetics in single-leg landings. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 2012;44(6):1116-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e318240d564

Greska EK, Cortes N, Van Lunen BL and Onate JA. A feedback inclusive neuromuscular training program alters frontal plane kinematics. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2012;26(6):1609-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318234ebfb

Hadi G, Akkus H and Harbili E. Three-dimensional kinematic analysis of the snatch technique for lifting different barbell weights. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2012;26(6):1568-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318231abe9

Lee HH, Lin CW, Wu HW, Wu TC and Lin CF. Changes in biomechanics and muscle activation in injured ballet dancers during a jump-land task with turnout (sissonne fermee). Journal of Sports Sciences 2012;30(7):689-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.663097

Lockie RG, Murphy AJ, Schultz AB, Knight TJ and de Jonge X. The effects of different speed training protocols on sprint acceleration kinematics and muscle strength and power in field sport athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2012;26(6):1539-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318234e8a0

Michael JS, Rooney KB and Smith RM. The dynamics of elite paddling on a kayak simulator. Journal of Sports Sciences 2012;30(7):661-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.655303

Ojofeitimi S, Bronner S and Woo H. Injury incidence in hip hop dance. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 2012;22(3):347-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2010.01173.x

*TENDON / LIGAMENT*

Beason DP, Kuntz AF, Hsu JE, Miller KS and Soslowsky LJ. Development and evaluation of multiple tendon injury models in the mouse. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1550-3. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.02.022

Kurse MU, Lipson H and Valero-Cuevas FJ. Extrapolatable analytical functions for tendon excursions and moment arms from sparse datasets. Ieee Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2012;59(6):1572-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tbme.2012.2189771

*TISSUE / BIOMATERIAL*

Bail HJ, Sattig C, Tsitsilonis S, Papanikolaou I, Teichgraber UKM and Wichlas F. Signal-inducing bone cements for mri-guided spinal cementoplasty: Evaluation of contrast-agent-based polymethylmethacrylate cements. Skeletal Radiology 2012;41(6):651-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00256-011-1264-6

Cheng H, Byrska-Bishop M, Zhang CT, Kastrup CJ, Hwang NS, Tai AK, et al. Stem cell membrane engineering for cell rolling using peptide conjugation and tuning of cell-selectin interaction kinetics. Biomaterials 2012;33(20):5004-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2012.03.065

Kemal E and Deb S. Design and synthesis of three-dimensional hydrogel scaffolds for intervertebral disc repair. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012;22(21):10725-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2jm30886j

Seliktar D. Designing cell-compatible hydrogels for biomedical applications. Science 2012;336(6085):1124-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1214804

Shakhov VP, Vereschagin VI, Petrovskaya TS, Ignatov VP and Krylatov AV. Variability of the biological activity of oxidized titanium implants. Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine 2012;152(4):475-9.

Wang JF, Lin L, Cheng QF and Jiang L. A strong bio-inspired layered pnipam-clay nanocomposite hydrogel. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 2012;51(19):4676-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201200267

*VETERINARY / AGRICULTURAL*

Bush MA, Sibley P, Owen MA, Burton NJ, Owen MR and Colborne GR. Inverse dynamics analysis evaluation of tibial tuberosity advancement for cranial cruciate ligament failure in dogs. Veterinary Surgery 2012;41(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-950X.2012.00953.x

D'Eath RB. Repeated locomotion scoring of a sow herd to measure lameness: Consistency over time, the effect of sow characteristics and inter-observer reliability. Animal Welfare 2012;21(2):219-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.7120/09627286.21.2.219

*VISUAL / VESTIBULAR*

Altan C, Kara N, Baz O, Satana B, Demirok A and Yilmaz OF. Corneal biomechanical properties and intraocular pressure measurement in patients with nanophthalmos. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2012;96(6):806-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2011-300557

*WHEELCHAIR*

Gagnon D, Duclos C, Desjardins P, Nadeau S and Danakas M. Measuring dynamic stability requirements during sitting pivot transfers using stabilizing and destabilizing forces in individuals with complete motor paraplegia. Journal of Biomechanics 2012;45(8):1554-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2012.02.018

*UNIQUE TOPIC*

Amiel JJ and Shine R. Hotter nests produce smarter young lizards. Biology Letters 2012;8(3):372-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2011.1161

Giordano BL, Visell Y, Yao HY, Hayward V, Cooperstock JR and McAdams S. Identification of walked-upon materials in auditory, kinesthetic, haptic, and audio-haptic conditions. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2012;131(5):4002-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.3699205

Peck TC, Fuchs H and Whitton MC. The design and evaluation of a large-scale real-walking locomotion interface. Ieee Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 2012;18(7):1053-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tvcg.2011.289

Stavness I, Gick B, Derrick D and Fels S. Biomechanical modeling of english /r/ variants. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2012;131(5):EL355-EL60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.3695407

*PICKS OF THE WEEK*

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