LITERATURE UPDATE
September 20, 2012 September 26, 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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- 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.

*DENTAL / ORAL / FACIAL*

Sarrafpour B, Rungsiyakull C, Swain M, Li Q and Zoellner H. Finite element analysis suggests functional bone strain accounts for continuous post-eruptive emergence of teeth. Archives of Oral Biology;57(8):1070-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archoralbio.2012.05.001

Sato FRL, Asprino L, Noritomi PY, da Silva JVL and de Moraes M. Comparison of five different fixation techniques of sagittal split ramus osteotomy using three-dimensional finite elements analysis. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery;41(8):934-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2012.03.018

*ERGONOMICS*

Yoon J, Shiekhzadeh A and Nordin M. The effect of load weight vs. Pace on muscle recruitment during lifting. Applied Ergonomics;43(6):1044-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2012.03.004

*EVOLUTION / ANTHROPOLOGY*

Bleuze M. Proximal femoral diaphyseal cross-sectional geometry in orrorin tugenensis. Homo-Journal of Comparative Human Biology;63(3):153-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchb.2012.03.002

Burnett SE and Wilczak CA. Tarsal and tarsometatarsal coalitions from mound c (ocmulgee macon plateau site, georgia): Implications for understanding the patterns, origins, and antiquity of pedal coalitions in native american populations. Homo-Journal of Comparative Human Biology;63(3):167-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchb.2012.03.004

Herrel A and Bonneaud C. Trade-offs between burst performance and maximal exertion capacity in a wild amphibian, xenopus tropicalis. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(17):3106-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.072090

*GAIT / LOCOMOTION*

Harrison SM, Whitton RC, King M, Haussler KK, Kawcak CE, Stover SM, et al. Forelimb muscle activity during equine locomotion. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(17):2980-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.065441

Houldin A, Chua R, Carpenter MG and Lam T. Limited interlimb transfer of locomotor adaptations to a velocity-dependent force field during unipedal walking. Journal of Neurophysiology;108(3):943-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00670.2011

Leu TH, Li JD, Hong SW, Wang TM, Huang SC and Lu TW. Trunk flexion strategy and the loads in the lower limbs when walking up surfaces of different slopes. Biomedical Engineering-Applications Basis Communications;24(4):295-305. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/s1016237212500202

Manor B, Newton E, Abduljalil A and Novak V. The relationship between brain volume and walking outcomes in older adults with and without diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Diabetes Care;35(9):1907-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc11-2463

Moore IS, Jones AM and Dixon SJ. Mechanisms for improved running economy in beginner runners. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise;44(9):1756-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e318255a727

Moraes GFD, Mendes DP and Papinni AA. Muscular activity in different locomotion plans with the use of various shoes types and barefoot. Work-a Journal of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation;41:2549-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/wor-2012-0497-2549

Muller R, Ernst M and Blickhan R. Leg adjustments during running across visible and camouflaged incidental changes in ground level. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(17):3072-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.072314

Nakagawa TH, Moriya ETU, Maciel CD and Serrao FV. Frontal plane biomechanics in males and females with and without patellofemoral pain. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise;44(9):1747-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e318256903a

Shin S, Valentine RJ, Evans EM and Sosnoff JJ. Lower extremity muscle quality and gait variability in older adults. Age and Ageing;41(5):595-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afs032

Stensdotter A, Pedersen N, Wanvik A, Ohberg F, Flovig JC and Fors EA. Upper body 3-dimensional kinematics during gait in psychotic patients: A pilot-study. Experimental Brain Research;221(4):393-401. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-012-3184-7

Thibaudier Y and Hurteau MF. Sensory regulation of quadrupedal locomotion: A top-down or bottom-up control system? Journal of Neurophysiology;108(3):709-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00302.2012

*HAND / FINGER / FOOT / TOE*

Chacon Y, Fallat LM, Dau N and Bir C. Biomechanical comparison of internal fixation techniques for the akin osteotomy of the proximal phalanx. Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery;51(5):561-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2012.05.001

Graham ME, Jawrani NT, Chikka A and Rogers RJ. Surgical treatment of hyperpronation using an extraosseous talotarsal stabilization device: Radiographic outcomes in 70 adult patients. Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery;51(5):548-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2012.05.027

*METHODS*

Colomb J, Reiter L, Blaszkiewicz J, Wessnitzer J and Brembs B. Open source tracking and analysis of adult drosophila locomotion in buridan's paradigm with and without visual targets. Plos One;7(8). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0042247

Hug F, Turpin NA, Dorel S and Guevel A. Smoothing of electromyographic signals can influence the number of extracted muscle synergies. Clinical Neurophysiology;123(9):1895-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2012.01.015

Lam MH, Fong DTP, Yung PSH and Chan KM. Biomechanical techniques to evaluate tibial rotation. A systematic review. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(9):1720-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1665-z

Miyake J, Moritomo H, Masatomi T, Kataoka T, Murase T, Yoshikawa H, et al. In vivo and 3-dimensional functional anatomy of the anterior bundle of the medial collateral ligament of the elbow. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery;21(8):1006-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2011.07.018

Zheng WF, Jiang B, Wang D, Zhang W, Wang Z and Jiang XY. A microfluidic flow-stretch chip for investigating blood vessel biomechanics. Lab on a Chip;12(18):3441-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2lc40173h

*MODELING*

Al-Dirini RMA, Thewlis D and Paul G. A comprehensive literature review of the pelvis and the lower extremity fe human models under quasi-static conditions. Work-a Journal of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation;41:4218-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/wor-2012-1039-4218

Babu SB and Stark H. Modeling the locomotion of the african trypanosome using multi-particle collision dynamics. New Journal of Physics;14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/14/8/085012

Belinha J, Jorge RMN and Dinis L. Bone tissue remodelling analysis considering a radial point interpolator meshless method. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements;36(11):1660-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enganabound.2012.05.009

Font-Llagunes JM, Barjau A, Pamies-Vila R and Kovecses J. Dynamic analysis of impact in swing-through crutch gait using impulsive and continuous contact models. Multibody System Dynamics;28(3):257-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9300-9

Jackson M, Benkhemis I, Begon M, Sardain P, Vallee C and Lacouture P. Identifying the criterion spontaneously minimized during the take-off phase of a sub-maximal long jump through optimal synthesis. Multibody System Dynamics;28(3):225-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-011-9278-3

Klodowski A, Valkeapaa A and Mikkola A. Pilot study on proximal femur strains during locomotion and fall-down scenario. Multibody System Dynamics;28(3):239-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-012-9312-0

Novais ML, Silva AJ, Mantha VR, Ramos RJ, Rouboa AI, Vilas-Boas JP, et al. The effect of depth on drag during the streamlined glide: A three-dimensional cfd analysis. Journal of Human Kinetics;33:55-62.

Weaver AA, Danelson KA and Stitzel JD. Modeling brain injury response for rotational velocities of varying directions and magnitudes. Annals of Biomedical Engineering;40(9):2005-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-012-0553-0

Xiang YJ, Arora JS and Abdel-Malek K. Hybrid predictive dynamics: A new approach to simulate human motion. Multibody System Dynamics;28(3):199-224. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-012-9306-y

Xu C, Zhang MY, Lei GH, Zhang C, Gao SG, Ting W, et al. Biomechanical evaluation of tenodesis reconstruction in ankle with deltoid ligament deficiency: A finite element analysis. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(9):1854-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1762-z

*MUSCLE*

Murphy KT, Allen AM, Chee A, Naim T and Lynch GS. Disruption of muscle renin-angiotensin system in at(1a)(-/-) mice enhances muscle function despite reducing muscle mass but compromises repair after injury. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology;303(3):R321-R31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpregu.00007.2012

*NEURAL*

Crisp KM, Gallagher BR and Mesce KA. Mechanisms contributing to the dopamine induction of crawl-like bursting in leech motoneurons. Journal of Experimental Biology;215(17):3028-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.069245

Wiggin TD, Anderson TM, Eian J, Peck JH and Masino MA. Episodic swimming in the larval zebrafish is generated by a spatially distributed spinal network with modular functional organization. Journal of Neurophysiology;108(3):925-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00233.2012

Zehr EP, Loadman PM and Hundza SR. Neural control of rhythmic arm cycling after stroke. Journal of Neurophysiology;108(3):891-905. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.01152.2011

*ORTHOPAEDICS / SPINE*

Cianfoni A, Distefano D, Chin SH, Varma AK, Rumboldt Z and Bonaldi G. Percutaneous cement augmentation of a lytic lesion of c1 via posterolateral approach under ct guidance. Spine Journal;12(6):500-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2012.05.012

Hartmann F, Janssen C, Bohm S, Hely H, Rommens PM and Gercek E. Biomechanical effect of graded minimal-invasive decompression procedures on lumbar spinal stability. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery;132(9):1233-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-012-1543-2

Mageswaran P, Techy F, Colbrunn RW, Bonner TF and McLain RF. Hybrid dynamic stabilization: A biomechanical assessment of adjacent and supraadjacent levels of the lumbar spine laboratory investigation. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine;17(3):232-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2012.6.spine111054

Marchi L, Oliveira L, Coutinho E and Pimenta L. Results and complications after 2-level axial lumbar interbody fusion with a minimum 2-year follow-up clinical article. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine;17(3):187-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2012.6.spine11915

*ORTHOPAEDICS / SURGERY*

Aurora A, McCarron JA, van den Bogert AJ, Gatica JE, Iannotti JP and Derwin KA. The biomechanical role of scaffolds in augmented rotator cuff tendon repairs. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery;21(8):1064-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2011.05.014

Bisson LJ, Sobel AD and Godfrey D. Effects of using a surgical clamp to hold tension while tying knots with commonly used orthopedic sutures. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(9):1673-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1667-x

Brownhill JR, Pollock JW, Ferreira LM, Johnson JA and King GJW. The effect of implant malalignment on joint loading in total elbow arthroplasty: An in vitro study. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery;21(8):1032-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2011.05.024

Giuseffi SA, Wongtriratanachai P, Omae H, Cil A, Zobitz ME, An KN, et al. Biomechanical comparison of lesser tuberosity osteotomy versus subscapularis tenotomy in total shoulder arthroplasty. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery;21(8):1087-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2011.07.008

Granata JD, Litsky AS, Lustenberger DP, Probe RA and Ellis TJ. Immediate weight bearing of comminuted supracondylar femur fractures using locked plate fixation. Orthopedics;35(8):E1210-E3. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20120725-21

Massin P, Boyer P and Sabourin M. Less femorotibial rotation and ap translation in deep-dished total knee arthroplasty. An intraoperative kinematic study using navigation. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy;20(9):1714-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-011-1740-5

Meyer DC, Snedeker JG, Weinert-Aplin RA and Farshad M. Viscoelastic adaptation of tendon graft material to compression: Biomechanical quantification of graft preconditioning. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery;132(9):1315-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-012-1553-0

Reis MT, Nottmeier EW, Reyes PM, Baek S and Crawford NR. Biomechanical analysis of a novel hook-screw technique for c1-2 stabilization technical note. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine;17(3):220-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2012.5.spine1242

Sabo MT, Shannon HL, Deluce S, Lalone E, Ferreira LM, Johnson JA, et al. Capitellar excision and hemiarthroplasty affects elbow kinematics and stability. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery;21(8):1024-U73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2011.04.019

Shea KP, Obopilwe E, Sperling JW and Iannotti JP. A biomechanical analysis of gap formation and failure mechanics of a xenograft-reinforced rotator cuff repair in a cadaveric model. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery;21(8):1072-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2011.07.024

Stein G, Eichler C, Ettmann L, Koebke J, Muller LP, Thelen U, et al. Tibiofibular screw fixation for syndesmotic ruptures: A biomechanical analysis. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy;34(7):593-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00276-012-0956-5

*POSTURE / BALANCE*

Teixeira-Leite H and Manhaes AC. Association between functional alterations of senescence and senility and disorders of gait and balance. Clinics;67(7):719-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.6061/clinics/2012(07)04

*PROSTHETICS / ORTHOTICS*

Klahn A, Nygaard M, Gvozdenovic R and Boeckstyns MEH. Elektra prosthesis for trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis: A follow-up of 39 consecutive cases. Journal of Hand Surgery-European Volume;37E(7):605-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1753193412443501

*ROBOTICS*

Chen WH, Ren GJ, Zhang JB and Wang JH. Smooth transition between different gaits of a hexapod robot via a central pattern generators algorithm. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems;67(3-4):255-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10846-012-9661-1

Loc VG, Koo IM, Tran DT, Park S, Moon H and Choi HR. Body workspace of quadruped walking robot and its applicability in legged locomotion. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems;67(3-4):271-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10846-012-9670-0

*REACHING / GRASP*

Kai Y, Gotoh M, Nagata K and Shiba N. Infraspinatus fatigue during resisted arm elevation with isometric contraction: An electromyographic study. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery;21(8):1104-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2011.07.021

*REHABILITATION*

Alves EJW, Melo LEV, Silva SJ and Camara JJD. Auxiliary locomotion device to unload lower limbs, using user's own secondary support. Work-a Journal of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation;41:1387-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/wor-2012-0329-1387

Baltgalvis KA, Call JA, Cochrane GD, Laker RC, Yan Z and Lowe DA. Exercise training improves plantar flexor muscle function in mdx mice. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise;44(9):1671-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0b013e31825703f0

Hibberd EE, Oyama S, Spang JT, Prentice W and Myers JB. Effect of a 6-week strengthening program on shoulder and scapular-stabilizer strength and scapular kinematics in division i collegiate swimmers. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation;21(3):253-65.

Martinez M, Delivet-Mongrain H, Leblond H and Rossignol S. Effect of locomotor training in completely spinalized cats previously submitted to a spinal hemisection. Journal of Neuroscience;32(32):10961-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/jneurosci.1578-12.2012

Srinivasan D and Mathiassen SE. Motor variability - an important issue in occupational life. Work-a Journal of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation;41:2527-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/wor-2012-0493-2527

Valdes K and von der Heyde R. An exercise program for carpometacarpal osteoarthritis based on biomechanical principles. Journal of Hand Therapy;25(3):251-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jht.2012.03.008

*SPORT / EXERCISE*

Fernandes RJ, Ribeiro J, Figueiredo P, Seifert L and Vilas-Boas JP. Kinematics of the hip and body center of mass in front crawl. Journal of Human Kinetics;33:15-23.

Parry JS, Straub R and Cipriani DJ. Shoulder- and back-muscle activation during shoulder abduction and flexion using a bodyblade pro versus dumbbells. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation;21(3):266-72.

*VETERINARY / AGRICULTURAL*

Rochereau P, Diop A, Maurel N and Bernarde A. Biomechanical comparison of 4.0-mm short-threaded cannulated screws and 4.0-mm short-threaded cancellous screws in a canine humeral condylar fracture model. Veterinary Surgery;41(6):712-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-950X.2012.01014.x

Sharp NCC. Animal athletes: A performance review. Veterinary Record;171(4):87-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/vr.e4966

Starke SD, Willems E, May SA and Pfau T. Vertical head and trunk movement adaptations of sound horses trotting in a circle on a hard surface. Veterinary Journal;193(1):73-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2011.10.019

*VISUAL / VESTIBULAR*

Cardin V, Hemsworth L and Smith AT. Adaptation to heading direction dissociates the roles of human mst and v6 in the processing of optic flow. Journal of Neurophysiology;108(3):794-801. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00002.2012

Cartwright NEK, Tyrer JR and Marshall J. In vitro quantification of the stiffening effect of corneal cross-linking in the human cornea using radial shearing speckle pattern interferometry. Journal of Refractive Surgery;28(7):503-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/1081597x-20120613-01

*UNIQUE TOPIC*

Menelaou E and McLean DL. A gradient in endogenous rhythmicity and oscillatory drive matches recruitment order in an axial motor pool. Journal of Neuroscience;32(32):10925-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/jneurosci.1809-12.2012

Phillips SM. Nutrient-rich meat proteins in offsetting age-related muscle loss. Meat Science;92(3):174-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2012.04.027