LITERATURE UPDATE
August 23, 2012 August 29, 2012
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

Christopher J. Arellano, PhD
Neurophysiology of Movement Laboratory
http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/research/ncm.html
University of Colorado Boulder
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***NOTE***
- Not all articles have a DOI.
- Some DOI links may not yet be available online.
- 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*

Delannoy Y, Becart A, Colard T, Delille R, Tournel G, Hedouin V, et al. Skull wounds linked with blunt trauma (hammer example). A report of two depressed skull fractures - elements of biomechanical explanation. Legal Medicine;14(5):258-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.legalmed.2012.04.006

*CARDIOVASCULAR / CARDIOPULMONARY*

Dempsey JA, Amann M, Harms CA and Wetter TJ. Respiratory system limitations to performance in the healthy athlete: Some answers, more questions! Deutsche Zeitschrift Fur Sportmedizin;63(6):157-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.5960/dzsm.2012.01106

*COMPARATIVE*

Condon NE, Friedman JR and Drazen JC. Metabolic enzyme activities in shallow- and deep-water chondrichthyans: Implications for metabolic and locomotor capacity. Marine Biology;159(8):1713-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-012-1960-3

Houghton JE, Townsend VR and Proud DN. The ecological significance of leg autotomy for climbing temperate species of harvestmen (arachnida, opiliones, sclerosomatidae). Southeastern Naturalist;10(4):579-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1656/058.010.0401

Montgomery EM and Palmer AR. Effects of body size and shape on locomotion in the bat star (patiria miniata). Biological Bulletin;222(3):222-32.

*DENTAL / ORAL / FACIAL*

Chen XY, Zhang CY, Nie EM and Zhang MC. Treatment planning of implants when 3 mandibular posterior teeth are missing: A 3-dimensional finite element analysis. Implant Dentistry;21(4):340-3. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ID.0b013e31825cbc67

*EVOLUTION / ANTHROPOLOGY*

Cyrus AZ, Rupert SD, Silva AS, Graf M, Rappaport JC, Paladino FV, et al. The behavioural and sensory ecology of agaronia propatula (caenogastropoda: Olividae), a swash-surfing predator on sandy beaches of the panamic faunal province. Journal of Molluscan Studies;78:235-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mollus/eys006

Milne N, Toledo N and Vizcaino SF. Allometric and group differences in the xenarthran femur. Journal of Mammalian Evolution;19(3):199-208. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-011-9171-0

Nyakatura JA. The convergent evolution of suspensory posture and locomotion in tree sloths. Journal of Mammalian Evolution;19(3):225-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-011-9174-x

Pujos F, Gaudin TJ, De Iuliis G and Cartelle C. Recent advances on variability, morpho-functional adaptations, dental terminology, and evolution of sloths. Journal of Mammalian Evolution;19(3):159-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-012-9189-y

Superina M and Loughry WJ. Life on the half-shell: Consequences of a carapace in the evolution of armadillos (xenarthra: Cingulata). Journal of Mammalian Evolution;19(3):217-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-011-9166-x

*GAIT / LOCOMOTION*

Aldridge JM, Sturdy JT and Wilken JM. Stair ascent kinematics and kinetics with a powered lower leg system following transtibial amputation. Gait & Posture;36(2):291-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.03.013

Carlson RH, Huebner DR, Hoarty CA, Whittington J, Haynatzki G, Balas MC, et al. Treadmill gait speeds correlate with physical activity counts measured by cell phone accelerometers. Gait & Posture;36(2):241-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.02.025

Chadwell BA, Standen EM, Lauder GV and Ashley-Ross MA. Median fin function during the escape response of bluegill sunfish (lepomis macrochirus). I: Fin-ray orientation and movement. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(16):2869-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.068585

Chadwell BA, Standen EM, Lauder GV and Ashley-Ross MA. Median fin function during the escape response of bluegill sunfish (lepomis macrochirus). Ii: Fin-ray curvature. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(16):2881-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.068593

Chang WR, Matz S and Chang CC. Stochastic distribution of the required coefficient of friction for level walking - an in-depth study. Ergonomics;55(8):937-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2012.683880

Ding GH, Fu TB, Zhou ZS and Ji X. Tail autotomy does not increase locomotor costs in the oriental leaf-toed gecko hemidactylus bowringii. Asian Herpetological Research;3(2):141-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.3724/sp.j.1245.2012.00141

Halvorsen K, Eriksson M and Gullstrand L. Acute effects of reducing vertical displacement and step frequency on running economy. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research;26(8):2065-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e318239f87f

Ho KY, Blanchette MG and Powers CM. The influence of heel height on patellofemoral joint kinetics during walking. Gait & Posture;36(2):271-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.03.008

Holt NC and Askew GN. Locomotion on a slope in leaf-cutter ants: Metabolic energy use, behavioural adaptations and the implications for route selection on hilly terrain. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(15):2545-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.057695

Iosa M, Fusco A, Morone G and Paolucci S. Effects of visual deprivation on gait dynamic stability. Scientific World Journal. http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/974560

Lohnes CA and Earhart GM. Effect of subthalamic deep brain stimulation on turning kinematics and related saccadic eye movements in parkinson disease. Experimental Neurology;236(2):389-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expneurol.2012.05.001

Oliveira ASC, Farina D and Kersting UG. Biomechanical strategies to accommodate expected slips in different directions during walking. Gait & Posture;36(2):301-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.03.016

Sacco ICN, Sartor CD, Cacciari LP, Onodera AN, Dinato RC, Pantaleao E, et al. Effect of a rocker non-heeled shoe on emg and ground reaction forces during gait without previous training. Gait & Posture;36(2):312-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.02.018

Sawers A and Hahn ME. Regulation of whole-body frontal plane balance varies within a step during unperturbed walking. Gait & Posture;36(2):322-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.03.003

Webster KE, Feller JA and Wittwer JE. Longitudinal changes in knee joint biomechanics during level walking following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery. Gait & Posture;36(2):167-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.02.004

*HAND / FINGER / FOOT / TOE*

Bonner A, Cranford CC, Patel R, Chi A and Bhikha S. Surgical reconstruction of severe forefoot derangement in a patient with traumatically acquired contra lateral limb-length discrepancy a case report. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association;102(4):324-9.

Donken C, Verhofstad MHJ, Edwards MJ and van Laarhoven C. Twenty-two-year follow-up of pronation external rotation type iii-iv (ota type c) ankle fractures: A retrospective cohort study. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma;26(8):E115-E22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0b013e31823bc320

Ponnapula P. A cross-disciplinary approach to understanding flatfoot. Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association;102(4):319-23.

Wu JZ, Sinsel EW, Gloekler DS, Wimer BM, Zhao KD, An KN, et al. Inverse dynamic analysis of the biomechanics of the thumb while pipetting: A case study. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(6):693-701. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.09.012

*METHODS*

Bazrgari B, Nussbaum MA and Madigan ML. Estimation of trunk mechanical properties using system identification: Effects of experimental setup and modelling assumptions. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering;15(9):1001-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2011.570340

Fong DTP, Chung MML, Chan YY and Chan KM. A mechanical jig for measuring ankle supination and pronation torque in vitro and in vivo. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(6):791-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2012.03.004

Joseph MF, Lillie KR, Bergeron DJ and Denegar CR. Measuring achilles tendon mechanical properties: A reliable, noninvasive method. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research;26(8):2017-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e31825bb47f

Kim YH, Kim K, Park WM and Yoon KH. Reduction of knee range of motion during continuous passive motion due to misaligned hip joint centre. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering;15(8):801-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2011.561792

Kristin P and Gvozdik L. Influence of respirometry methods on intraspecific variation in standard metabolic rates in newts. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative Physiology;163(1):147-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpa.2012.05.201

McCamley J, Donati M, Grimpampi E and Mazza C. An enhanced estimate of initial contact and final contact instants of time using lower trunk inertial sensor data. Gait & Posture;36(2):316-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.02.019

Osnes H and Sundnes J. Uncertainty analysis of ventricular mechanics using the probabilistic collocation method. Ieee Transactions on Biomedical Engineering;59(8):2171-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tbme.2012.2198473

Sisti KE, de Rossi R, Antoniolli AMB, Aydos RD, Guastaldi AC, Queiroz TP, et al. Surface and biomechanical study of titanium implants modified by laser with and without hydroxyapatite coating, in rabbits. Journal of Oral Implantology;38(3):231-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1563/aaid-joi-d-10-00030

Sonenblum SE, Sprigle S, Caspall J and Lopez R. Validation of an accelerometer-based method to measure the use of manual wheelchairs. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(6):781-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2012.05.009

Styring E, Billing V, Hartman L, Nilbert M, Seinen JM, Veurink N, et al. Simple guidelines for efficient referral of soft-tissue sarcomas a population-based evaluation of adherence to guidelines and referral patterns. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume;94A(14):1291-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/jbjs.k.01271

*MODELING*

Han KS, Zander T, Taylor WR and Rohlmann A. An enhanced and validated generic thoraco-lumbar spine model for prediction of muscle forces. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(6):709-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.09.014

Kim W and Kohles SS. A reciprocal connection factor for assessing knee-joint function. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering;15(9):911-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2011.566270

Matson MR, Lewgoy HR, Barros DA, Amore R, Anido-Anido A, Alonso RCB, et al. Finite element analysis of stress distribution in intact and porcelain veneer restored teeth. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering;15(8):795-800. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2011.561013

Nieto-Miranda JJ, Romero MFC and Sanchez-Aguilar J. Numerical-experimental study of "Dufoo" Internal fixation system for vertebral fractures. Cirugia Y Cirujanos;80(2):182-7.

Rauter G, Baumgartner L, Denoth J, Riener R and Wolf P. Optimisation of the mean boat velocity in rowing. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering;15(8):815-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2011.561794

Sergi PN, Jensen W, Micera S and Yoshida K. In vivo interactions between tungsten microneedles and peripheral nerves. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(6):747-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.09.019

Spyrou LA and Aravas N. Muscle-driven finite element simulation of human foot movements. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering;15(9):925-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2011.566564

Stops A, Wilcox R and Jin ZM. Computational modelling of the natural hip: A review of finite element and multibody simulations. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering;15(9):963-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2011.567983

*MUSCLE*

Shil'ko SV, Chernous DA and Pleskachevskii YM. Nonlinear deformation of skeletal muscles in a passive state and in isotonic contraction. Mechanics of Composite Materials;48(3):331-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11029-012-9280-8

*NEURAL*

Delaville C, Zapata J, Cardoit L and Benazzouz A. Activation of subthalamic alpha 2 noradrenergic receptors induces motor deficits as a consequence of neuronal burst firing. Neurobiology of Disease;47(3):322-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nbd.2012.05.019

*ORTHOPAEDICS / SURGERY*

Forward DP, Doro CJ, O'Toole RV, Kim H, Floyd JCP, Sciadini MF, et al. A biomechanical comparison of a locking plate, a nail, and a 95 degrees angled blade plate for fixation of subtrochanteric femoral fractures (vol 26, pg 334, 2012). Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma;26(8):498-. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0b013e318266baea

Genuario JW, Donegan RP, Hamman D, Bell JE, Boublik M, Schlegel T, et al. The cost-effectiveness of single-row compared with double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume;94A(15):1369-77. http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/jbjs.j.01876

In Y, Kwak DS, Moon CW, Han SH and Choi NY. Biomechanical comparison of three techniques for fixation of tibial avulsion fractures of the anterior cruciate ligament. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(8):1470-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1694-7

Ladermann A, Denard PJ and Burkhart SS. Revision arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: Systematic review and authors' preferred surgical technique. Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery;28(8):1160-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2012.01.006

Matityahu A, McDonald E, Buckley JM and Marmor M. Propensity for hip dislocation in gait loading versus sit-to-stand maneuvers: Implications for redefining the dome of the acetabulum needed for stability of the hip during activities of daily living. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma;26(8):E97-E101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0b013e31822c1651

Sasaki N, Ishibashi Y, Tsuda E, Yamamoto Y, Maeda S, Mizukami H, et al. The femoral insertion of the anterior cruciate ligament: Discrepancy between macroscopic and histological observations. Arthroscopy-the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery;28(8):1135-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2011.12.021

Yanez A, Cuadrado A, Carta JA and Garces G. Screw locking elements: A means to modify the flexibility of osteoporotic fracture fixation with dcps without compromising system strength or stability. Medical Engineering & Physics;34(6):717-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.09.015

*ROBOTICS*

Zabala F, Polidoro P, Robie A, Branson K, Perona P and Dickinson MH. A simple strategy for detecting moving objects during locomotion revealed by animal-robot interactions. Current Biology;22(14):1344-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2012.05.024

*SPORT / EXERCISE*

Bassa EI, Patikas DA, Panagiotidou AI, Papadopoulou SD, Pylianidis TC and Kotzamanidis CM. The effect of dropping height on jumping performance in trained and untrained prepubertal boys and girls. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research;26(8):2258-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e31823c4172

Callaway AJ and Broomfield SA. Inter-rater reliability and criterion validity of scatter diagrams as an input method for marksmanship analysis: Computerised notational analysis for archery. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport;12(2):291-310.

Fonda B and Sarabon N. Biomechanics and energetics of uphill cycling: A review. Kinesiology;44(1):5-17.

Mannetti L, Pierro A, Higgins ET and Kruglanski AW. Maintaining physical exercise: How locomotion mode moderates the full attitude-intention-behavior relation. Basic and Applied Social Psychology;34(4):295-303. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01973533.2012.693442

Martin C, Bideau B, Nicolas G, Delamarche P and Kulpa R. How does the tennis serve technique influence the serve-and-volley? Journal of Sports Sciences;30(11):1149-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.695079

Mohammadi F, Salavati M, Akhbari B, Mazaheri M, Khorrami M and Negahban H. Static and dynamic postural control in competitive athletes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and controls. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(8):1603-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1806-4

Myer GD, Ford KR, Brent JL and Hewett TE. An integrated approach to change the outcome part i: Neuromuscular screening methods to identify high acl injury risk athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research;26(8):2265-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e31825c2b8f

Myer GD, Ford KR, Brent JL and Hewett TE. An integrated approach to change the outcome part ii: Targeted neuromuscular training techniques to reduce identified acl injury risk factors. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research;26(8):2272-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0b013e31825c2c7d

Riemann BL, Lapinski S, Smith L and Davies G. Biomechanical analysis of the anterior lunge during 4 external-load conditions. Journal of Athletic Training;47(4):372-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-47.4.16

Sigward SM, Pollard CD and Powers CM. The influence of sex and maturation on landing biomechanics: Implications for anterior cruciate ligament injury. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports;22(4):502-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0838.2010.01254.x

Walsh M, Boling MC, McGrath M, Blackburn JT and Padua DA. Lower extremity muscle activation and knee flexion during a jump-landing task. Journal of Athletic Training;47(4):406-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-47.4.17

*TENDON / LIGAMENT*

Seitz A, Kasisari R, Claes L, Ignatius A and Durselen L. Forces acting on the anterior meniscotibial ligaments. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(8):1488-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1708-5

Vieira AC, Guedes RM and Tita V. Constitutive models for biodegradable thermoplastic ropes for ligament repair. Composite Structures;94(11):3149-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.05.010

*TISSUE / BIOMATERIAL*

Erickson IE, Kestle SR, Zellars KH, Farrell MJ, Kim M, Burdick JA, et al. High mesenchyrnal stem cell seeding densities in hyaluronic acid hydrogels produce engineered cartilage with native tissue properties. Acta Biomaterialia;8(8):3027-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2012.04.033

Gasser TC, Gallinetti S, Xing X, Forsell C, Swedenborg J and Roy J. Spatial orientation of collagen fibers in the abdominal aortic aneurysm's wall and its relation to wall mechanics. Acta Biomaterialia;8(8):3091-103. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2012.04.044

*UNIQUE TOPIC*

Byrnes G and Jayne BC. The effects of three-dimensional gap orientation on bridging performance and behavior of brown tree snakes (boiga irregularis). Journal of Experimental Biology;215(15):2611-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.064576

Taft NK and Taft BN. Functional implications of morphological specializations among the pectoral fin rays of the benthic longhorn sculpin. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(15):2703-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.063958

*PICKS OF THE WEEK*

Klein TJ and Lewis MA. A physical model of sensorimotor interactions during locomotion. Journal of Neural Engineering;9(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1741-2560/9/4/046011

Nudds RL and Codd JR. The metabolic cost of walking on gradients with a waddling gait. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(15):2579-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.071522

Yin YH and Chen X. Bioelectrochemical control mechanism with variable-frequency regulation for skeletal muscle contraction-biomechanics of skeletal muscle based on the working mechanism of myosin motors (ii). Science China-Technological Sciences;55(8):2115-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11431-012-4777-x

Zhao J, Zhang XB, Chen N and Pan QM. Why superhydrophobicity is crucial for a water-jumping microrobot? Experimental and theoretical investigations. Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces;4(7):3706-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am300794z