LITERATURE UPDATE
May 04 - May 10, 2017
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

Jeffery W Rankin, PhD
Comparative Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Idaho, USA
https://www.researchgate.net/profile...n/publications
http://tinyurl.com/RankinScholar

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*BONE*
Dzierzecka, M; Jaworski, M; Purzyc, H; Barszcz, K. Regional differences of densitometric and geometric parameters of the third metacarpal bone in coldblood horses - pqct study. Journal Of Veterinary Research 2017;61:111-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/jvetres-2017-0014

Labudzynskyi, D; Shymanskyy, I; Mazanova, A; Koskela, A; Tuukkanen, J; Veliky, M. Vitamin d3 improves bones biomechanical properties through nf-kb - vdr-related pathway in diabetes. Diabetologia 2016;59:83-5350-5083-5350-51.

Ozden, B; Yilmaz, S; Bas, B; Ozden, FO; Duran, H. Biomechanics of calcified triglyceride bone cement in repairing postsurgical defects: an in vitro study. Journal Of Biomaterials And Tissue Engineering 2017;7:413-417. http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jbt.2017.1577

Alidadi, S; Oryan, A; Bigham-Sadegh, A; Moshiri, A. Role of platelet gel embedded within gelatin scaffold on healing of experimentally induced critical-sized radial bone defects in rats. International Orthopaedics 2017;41:805-812. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-016-3393-y

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Karanasiou, GS; Papafaklis, MI; Conway, C; Michalis, LK; Tzafriri, R; Edelman, ER; Fotiadis, DI. Stents: biomechanics, biomaterials, and insights from computational modeling. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:853-872. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-017-1806-8

Piola, M; Ruiter, M; Vismara, R; Mastrullo, V; Agrifoglio, M; Zanobini, M; Pesce, M; Soncini, M; Fiore, GB. Full mimicking of coronary hemodynamics for ex-vivo stimulation of human saphenous veins. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:884-897. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-016-1747-7

Gelinne, A; Ko, NL; John, L; Brown, L; Brown, S; Osol, G. Remodeling and altered biomechanics of the mouse abdominal aorta during and after pregnancy. Reproductive Sciences 2017;24:49-5254-6549-5254-65.

Jackson, AGS; Leu, SY; Hicks, JW. Simultaneously occurring elevated metabolic states expose constraints in maximal levels of oxygen consumption in the oviparous snake lamprophis fuliginosus. Physiological And Biochemical Zoology 2017;90:301-312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/691094

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Dolatmoradi, A; Mirtaheri, E; El-Zahab, B. Thermo-acoustofluidic separation of vesicles based on cholesterol content. Lab On A Chip 2017;17:1332-1339. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7lc00161d

van Haastert, PJM; Keizer-Gunnink, I; Kortholt, A. Coupled excitable ras and f-actin activation mediates spontaneous pseudopod formation and directed cell movement. Molecular Biology Of The Cell 2017;28:922-934. http://dx.doi.org/10.1091/mbc.E16-10-0733

Nerger, BA; Siedlik, MJ; Nelson, CM. Microfabricated tissues for investigating traction forces involved in cell migration and tissue morphogenesis. Cellular And Molecular Life Sciences 2017;74:1819-1834. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00018-016-2439-z

Kaminota, T; Yamo, H; Shiota, K; Nomura, N; Yaguchi, H; Kirino, Y; Ohara, K; Tetsumura, I; Sanada, T; Ugumori, T; Tanaka, J; Hato, N. Elevated na+/h+ exchanger-1 expression enhances the metastatic collective migration of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cells. Biochemical And Biophysical Research Communications 2017;486:101-107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.03.007

Yasuda, K; Okamoto, R; Komura, S. Swiininer-microrheology. Journal Of The Physical Society Of Japan 2017;86:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7566/JSPSJ.86.043801

Tao, H; Li, X; Qiu, JF; Cui, WZ; Sima, YH; Xu, SQ. Inhibition of expression of the circadian clock gene period causes metabolic abnormalities including repression of glycometabolism in bombyx mori cells. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep46258

Xu, H; He, Y; Feng, JQ; Shu, R; Liu, Z; Li, JY; Wang, YT; Xu, Y; Zeng, H; Xu, X; Xiang, ZC; Xue, CR; Bai, D; Han, XL. Wnt3 alpha and transforming growth factor-beta induce myofibroblast differentiation from periodontal ligament cells via different pathways. Experimental Cell Research 2017;353:55-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yexcr.2016.12.026

Pedrigi, RM; Papadimitriou, KI; Kondiboyina, A; Sidhu, S; Chau, J; Patel, MB; Baeriswyl, DC; Drakakis, EM; Krams, R. Disturbed cyclical stretch of endothelial cells promotes nuclear expression of the pro-atherogenic transcription factor nf-kappa b. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:898-909. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-016-1750-z

Lachowski, D; Cortes, E; Robinson, B; Rombouts, K; Hernandez, AD. Elucidating the biomechanical response of human hepatic stellate cells on substrates mimicking healthy and fibrotic matrix rigidity. Journal Of Hepatology 2016;64:83-5548-5483-5548-54.

*COMPARATIVE*
Krupenko, D; Gonchar, A. Musculature arrangement and locomotion in notocotylid cercariae (digenea: notocotylidae) from mud snail ecrobia ventrosa (montagu, 1803). Parasitology International 2017;66:262-271. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2017.02.002

Matsuda, I; Chapman, CA; Physilia, CYS; Sha, JCM; Clauss, M. Primate resting postures: constraints by foregut fermentation?. Physiological And Biochemical Zoology 2017;90:383-391. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/691360

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Ajmera, DH; Singh, P; Wang, C; Song, JL; Xiao, SS; Fane, YB. Analysis of dentoalveolar structures with novel corticotomy-facilitated mandibular expansion: a 3-dimensional finite element study. American Journal Of Orthodontics And Dentofacial Orthopedics 2017;151:767-778. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajodo.2016.09.015

Ogawa, T; Sato, Y; Kitagawa, N; Nakatsu, M. Relationship between retention forces and stress at the distal border in maxillary complete dentures: measurement of retention forces and finite-element analysis in individual participants. Journal Of Prosthetic Dentistry 2017;117:524-531.

Lee, KS; Shin, JH; Kim, JE; Kim, JH; Lee, WC; Shin, SW; Lee, JY. Biomechanical evaluation of a tooth restored with high performance polymer pekk post-core system: a 3d finite element analysis. Biomed Research International 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/1373127

Gick, B; Allen, B; Roewer-Despres, F; Stavness, I. Speaking tongues are actively braced. Journal Of Speech Language And Hearing Research 2017;60:494-506. http://dx.doi.org/10.1044/2016_JSLHR-S-15-0141

*DIGESTIVE*
Sun, DM; Zhao, JB; Liao, DH; Chen, PM; Gregersen, H. Shear modulus of the partially obstructed rat small intestine. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:1069-1082. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-016-1739-7

Ata-Lawenko, RM; Lee, YY. Emerging roles of the endolumenal functional lumen imaging probe in gastrointestinal motility disorders. Journal Of Neurogastroenterology And Motility 2017;23:164-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.5056/jnm16171

*ERGONOMICS*
Han, C; Kuang, MJ; Ma, JX; Ma, XL. Prevalence of modic changes in the lumbar vertebrae and their associations with workload, smoking and weight in northern china. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep46341

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Li, JS; Tsai, TY; Felson, DT; Li, GA; Lewis, CL. Six degree-of-freedom knee joint kinematics in obese individuals with knee pain during gait. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0174663

Balbinot, G. Walking at non-constant speeds: mechanical work, pendular transduction, and energy congruity. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2017;27:482-491. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12667

Roberts, D; Quacinella, J; Kim, JH. Energy expenditure of a biped walking robot: instantaneous and degree-of-freedom-based instrumentation with human gait implications. Robotica 2017;35:1054-1071. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574715000983

Wilmut, K; Barnett, AL. When an object appears unexpectedly: anticipatory movement and object circumvention in individuals with and without developmental coordination disorder. Experimental Brain Research 2017;235:1531-1540. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-017-4901-z

Emmanuel, J; Nathalie, R; Van Caekenberghe, I; Cassiers, E; Van den Dries, L; Rutgeerts, J; Gielen, J; Hallemans, A. Do performers' experience and sex affect their performance?. Motor Control 2017;21:227-245. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/mc.2016-0002

Rochester, L; Galna, B; Lord, S; Yarnall, AJ; Morris, R; Duncan, G; Khoo, TK; Mollenhauer, B; Burn, DJ. Decrease in a beta 42 predicts dopa-resistant gait progression in early parkinson disease. Neurology 2017;88:1501-1511. http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000003840

Nout-Lomas, YS; Page, KM; Kang, HG; Aanstoos, ME; Greene, HM. Objective assessment of gait in xylazine-induced ataxic horses. Equine Veterinary Journal 2017;49:334-340. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/evj.12602

Marinho-Buzelli, AR; Barela, AMF; Barela, JA; Celestino, ML; Popovic, MR; Verrier, M. The influence of the aquatic environment on gait initiation: a pilot study. Motor Control 2017;21:211-226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/mc.2015-0091

Li, NY; Liu, HX; Su, YM. Numerical study on the hydrodynamics of thunniform bio-inspired swimming under self-propulsion. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0174740

Keaveny, EE; Brown, AEX. Predicting path from undulations for c. elegans using linear and nonlinear resistive force theory. Physical Biology 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1478-3975/aa5ce6

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Oku, T; Furuya, S. Skilful force control in expert pianists. Experimental Brain Research 2017;235:1603-1615. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-017-4926-3

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Lee, H; Kim, SY; Chae, SW. A comparative study of the behaviors of normal and frozen shoulder: a finite element study. International Journal Of Precision Engineering And Manufacturing 2017;18:545-553. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12541-017-0065-9

Gasparutto, X; Moissenet, F; Lafon, Y; Cheze, L; Dumas, R. Kinematics of the normal knee during dynamic activities: a synthesis of data from intracortical pins and biplane imaging. Applied Bionics And Biomechanics 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/1908618

Noyes, FR; Huser, LE; Levy, MS. Rotational knee instability in acl-deficient knees role of the anterolateral ligament and iliotibial band as defined by tibiofemoral compartment translations and rotations. Journal Of Bone And Joint Surgery-American Volume 2017;99:305-314. http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.16.00199

Waldstein, W; Kasparek, MF; Faschingbauer, M; Windhager, R; Boettner, F. Lateral-compartment osteophytes are not associated with lateral-compartment cartilage degeneration in arthritic varus knees. Clinical Orthopaedics And Related Research 2017;475:1386-1392. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11999-016-5155-y

Gu, WQ; Ma, X; An, ZQ; Sun, Y; Cheng, XG; Gao, YS; Hu, B; Qian, YB; Mao, YJ; Wen, G; Liu, WJ. Notch pathway and matrix metalloproteinases in the repair of cartilage injury with bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells. International Journal Of Clinical And Experimental Pathology 2017;10:3251-3257.

*METHODS*
Kalinowski, A; Karam, LZ; Pegorini, V; Di Renzo, AB; Pitta, CSR; Cardoso, R; Assmann, TS; Kalinowski, HJ; da Silva, JCC. Optical fiber bragg grating strain sensor for bone stress analysis in bovine during masticatory movements. Ieee Sensors Journal 2017;17:2385-2392. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2017.2667618

Fan, KQ; Liu, ZH; Liu, HY; Wang, LS; Zhu, YM; Yu, B. Scavenging energy from human walking through a shoe-mounted piezoelectric harvester. Applied Physics Letters 2017;110:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4979832

Bayraktar, V; Weber, M; von Kunow, F; Zeman, F; Craiovan, B; Renkawitz, T; Grifka, J; Woerner, M. Accuracy of measuring acetabular cup position after total hip arthroplasty: comparison between a radiographic planning software and three-dimensional computed tomography. International Orthopaedics 2017;41:731-738. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-016-3240-1

Jones, JL; McLaughlin, J; Renzi, D. The noise distribution in a shear wave speed image computed using arrival times at fixed spatial positions. Inverse Problems 2017;33:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6420/aa6163

Kold, S. Corr insights (r): what are the biomechanical properties of the taylor spatial frame (tm)?. Clinical Orthopaedics And Related Research 2017;475:1483-1485. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11999-016-5212-6

Zhou, L; Chakrabartty, S. Linearization of cmos hot-electron injectors for self-powered monitoring of biomechanical strain variations. Ieee Transactions On Biomedical Circuits And Systems 2017;11:446-454. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBCAS.2016.2605444

Fleck, NA; Khaderi, SN; McMeeking, RM; Arzt, E. Cohesive detachment of an elastic pillar from a dissimilar substrate. Journal Of The Mechanics And Physics Of Solids 2017;101:30-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2017.01.001

*MODELING*
Moisik, SR; Gick, B. The quantal larynx: the stable regions of laryngeal biomechanics and implications for speech production. Journal Of Speech Language And Hearing Research 2017;60:540-560. http://dx.doi.org/10.1044/2016_JSLHR-S-16-0019

Jawed, MK; Reis, PM. Dynamics of a flexible helical filament rotating in a viscous fluid near a rigid boundary. Physical Review Fluids 2017;2:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevFluids.2.034101

*MUSCLE*
Lemke, SB; Schnorrer, F. Mechanical forces during muscle development. Mechanisms Of Development 2017;144:92-101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mod.2016.11.003

*NEURAL*
He, ZL; Zhou, YL; Huang, Y; Wang, QQ; Zheng, BB; Zhang, HY; Li, JW; Liu, YL; Wu, FZ; Zhang, X; Tong, SL; Wang, MF; Wang, ZG; He, H; Xu, HZ; Xiao, J. Dl-3-n-butylphthalide improves functional recovery in rats with spinal cord injury by inhibiting endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced apoptosis. American Journal Of Translational Research 2017;9:1075-1087.

He, ZL; Zhou, YL; Wang, QQ; Li, JW; Zheng, ZM; Chen, J; Zhang, HY; Wang, ZG; Xu, HZ; Xiao, J. Inhibiting endoplasmic reticulum stress by lithium chloride contributes to the integrity of blood-spinal cord barrier and functional recovery after spinal cord injury. American Journal Of Translational Research 2017;9:1012-1024.

Zhang, WM; Fang, XY; Zhang, CF; Li, W; Wong, WM; Xu, YJ; Wu, WT; Lin, JH. Transplantation of embryonic spinal cord neurons to the injured distal nerve promotes axonal regeneration after delayed nerve repair. European Journal Of Neuroscience 2017;45:750-762. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ejn.13495

Goldschmidt, D; Manoonpong, P; Dasgupta, S. A neurocomputational model of goal-directed navigation in insect-inspired artificial agents. Frontiers In Neurorobotics 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3359/fnbot.2017.00020

*OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY*
Westervelt, AR; Fernandez, M; Mazza, E; Ehret, A; Vink, J; Nhan-Chang, CL; Wapner, R; House, M; Myers, K. Biomechanical simulations of pregnancy: fetal membrane properties influence cervical tissue stretch at the internal os.. Reproductive Sciences 2017;24:50-5251-6550-5252-65.

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Hartmann, S; Thome, C; Tschugg, A; Paesold, J; Kavakebi, P; Schmolz, W. Cement-augmented screws in a cervical two-level corpectomy with anterior titanium mesh cage reconstruction: a biomechanical study. European Spine Journal 2017;26:1047-1057. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-4951-8

Mo, ZJ; Li, Q; Jia, ZW; Yang, JM; Wong, DWC; Fan, YB. Biomechanical consideration of prosthesis selection in hybrid surgery for bi-level cervical disc degenerative diseases. European Spine Journal 2017;26:1181-1190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-016-4777-9

Bell, S; D'Angelo, K; Kawchuk, GN; Triano, JJ; Howarth, SJ. Procedure selection and patient positioning influence spine kinematics during high-velocity, low-amplitude spinal manipulation applied to the low back. Journal Of Manipulative And Physiological Therapeutics 2017;40:147-155. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmpt.2016.10.014

Triano, JJ; Lester, S; Starmer, D; Hewitt, EG. Manipulation peak forces across spinal regions for children using mannequin simulators. Journal Of Manipulative And Physiological Therapeutics 2017;40:139-146. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.01.001

Lei, T; Zhang, Y; Zhou, Q; Luo, XJ; Tang, K; Chen, RS; Yu, C; Quan, ZX. A novel approach for the annulus needle puncture model of intervertebral disc degeneration in rabbits. American Journal Of Translational Research 2017;9:900-909.

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Henderson, DJ; Rushbrook, JL; Harwood, PJ; Stewart, TD. What are the biomechanical properties of the taylor spatial frame (tm)?. Clinical Orthopaedics And Related Research 2017;475:1472-1482. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11999-016-5182-8

Varga, M; Jozsa, G; Fadgyas, B; Kassai, T; Renner, A. Short, double elastic nailing of severely displaced distal pediatric radial fractures a new method for stable fixation. Medicine 2017;96:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000006532

Moradiellos, J; Amor, S; Cordoba, M; Rocco, G; Vidal, M; Varela, A. Functional chest wall reconstruction with a biomechanical three-dimensionally printed implant. Annals Of Thoracic Surgery 2017;103:69-5156-5769-5157-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.11.048

Kozono, N; Okada, T; Takeuchi, N; Shimoto, T; Higaki, H; Nakashima, Y. Effect of the optimal asymmetry on the strength of six-strand tendon repair: an ex vivo biomechanical study. Journal Of Hand Surgery-American Volume 2017;42:250-256. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.01.015

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Ozinga, SJ; Linder, SM; Alberts, JL. Use of mobile device accelerometry to enhance evaluation of postural instability in parkinson disease. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2017;98:649-658. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2016.08.479

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Sreenivasa, M; Millard, M; Felis, M; Mombaur, K; Wolf, SI. Optimal control based stiffness identification of an ankle-foot orthosis using a predictive walking model. Frontiers In Computational Neuroscience 2017;11:1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncom.2017.00023

Li, Y; Branemark, R. Osseointegrated prostheses for rehabilitation following amputation the pioneering swedish model. Unfallchirurg 2017;120:285-292. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00113-017-0331-4

*ROBOTICS*
Razavi, H; Bloch, AM; Chevallereau, C; Grizzle, JW. Symmetry in legged locomotion: a new method for designing stable periodic gaits. Autonomous Robots 2017;41:1119-1142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-016-9593-x

Zhao, HH; Hereid, A; Ma, WL; Ames, AD. Multi-contact bipedal robotic locomotion. Robotica 2017;35:1072-1106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574715000995

Hunt, A; Szczecinski, N; Quinn, R. Developmentand training of a neural controller for hind leg walkingina dog robot. Frontiers In Neurorobotics 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbot.2017.00018

Park, HW; Wensing, PM; Kim, S. High-speed bounding with the mit cheetah 2: control design and experiments. International Journal Of Robotics Research 2017;36:167-192. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0278364917694244

Christie, MD; Sun, SS; Ning, DH; Du, H; Zhang, SW; Li, WH. A torsional mre joint for a c-shaped robotic leg. Smart Materials And Structures 2017;26:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/26/1/015002

*REHABILITATION*
Black, W; Cousins, L; Pfeiffer, M; Williams, S; Thomas, S; Kitchen, K; Ting, T; Myer, G; Kashikar-Zuck, S. Fibromyalgia integrative training for teens (fit teens): biomechanical improvements from a pilot randomized trial of integrated exercise training and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Journal Of Pain 2017;18:83-5349-8353-49.

Lee, SY; Han, EY; Kim, BR; Chun, MH; Lee, YK. Can lowering the guidance force of robot-assisted gait training induce a sufficient metabolic demand in subacute dependent ambulatory patients with stroke?. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2017;98:695-700. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2016.10.021

Lander, JJ; Moran, MF. Does positive pressure body weight-support alter spatiotemporal gait parameters in healthy and parkinsonian individuals?. Neurorehabilitation 2017;40:271-276. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/NRE-161412

Atashzar, SF; Shahbazi, M; Tavakoli, M; Patel, RV. A passivity-based approach for stable patient-robot interaction in haptics-enabled rehabilitation systems: modulated time-domain passivity control. Ieee Transactions On Control Systems Technology 2017;25:991-1006. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TCST.2016.2594584

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Walsh, JA; Dawber, JP; Lepers, R; Brown, M; Stapley, PJ. Is moderate intensity cycling sufficient to induce cardiorespiratory and biomechanical modifications of subsequent running?. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2017;31:1078-1086. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001556

Lee, MJC; Lloyd, DG; Lay, BS; Bourke, PD; Alderson, JA. Different visual stimuli affect body reorientation strategies during sidestepping. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2017;27:492-500. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12668

Dello Iacono, A; Martone, D; Milic, M; Padulo, J. Vertical- vs. horizontal-oriented drop jump training: chronic effects on explosive performances of elite handball players. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2017;31:921-931. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001555

Fox, AS; Bonacci, J; McLean, SG; Saunders, N. Efficacy of acl injury risk screening methods in identifying high-risk landing patterns during a sport-specific task. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2017;27:525-534. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12715

Barker, LA; Harry, JR; Dufek, JS; Mercer, JA. Aerial rotation effects on vertical jump performance among highly skilled collegiate soccer players. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2017;31:932-938. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001557

Contreras, B; Vigotsky, AD; Schoenfeld, BJ; Beardsley, C; McMaster, DT; Reyneke, JHT; Cronin, JB. Effects of a six-week hip thrust vs. front squat resistance training program on performance in adolescent males: a randomized controlled trial. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2017;31:999-1008. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001510

Valentini, NC; Pierosan, L; Rudisill, ME; Hastie, PA. Mastery and exercise play interventions: motor skill development and verbal recall of children with and without disabilities. Physical Education And Sport Pedagogy 2017;22:349-363. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17408989.2016.1241223

Ramirez-Velez, R; Correa-Bautista, JE; Lobelo, F; Cadore, EL; Alonso-Martinez, AM; Izquierdo, M. Vertical jump and leg power normative data for colombian schoolchildren aged 9-17.9 years: the fuprecol study. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2017;31:990-998. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001550

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Zaino, NL; Hedgeland, MJ; Ciani, MJ; Clark, AM; Kuxhaus, L; Michalek, AJ. White-tailed deer as an ex vivo knee model: joint morphometry and acl rupture strength. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:1093-1100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-016-1746-8

Wu, XD; Yu, JH; Zou, T; Wang, W; LaPrade, RF; Huang, W; Sun, SQ. Anatomical characteristics and biomechanical properties of the oblique popliteal ligament (vol 7, pg 42698, 2017). Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep46117

Oliveira, LP; Vieira, CP; Marques, PP; Pimentel, ER. Do different tendons exhibit the same response following chronic exposure to statins?. Canadian Journal Of Physiology And Pharmacology 2017;95:333-339. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjpp-2016-0133

Xu, K; Al-ani, MK; Sun, YJ; Xu, W; Pan, LH; Song, Y; Xu, ZL; Pan, X; Yang, L. Platelet-rich plasma activates tendon-derived stem cells to promote regeneration of achilles tendon rupture in rats. Journal Of Tissue Engineering And Regenerative Medicine 2017;11:1173-1184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/term.2020

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Manrich, A; Moreira, FKV; Otoni, CG; Lorevice, MV; Martins, MA; Mattoso, LHC. Hydrophobic edible films made up of tomato cutin and pectin. Carbohydrate Polymers 2017;164:83-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.01.075

Lee, JY; Kumar, V; Tang, XW; Lee, DJ. Mechanical and electrical behavior of rubber nanocomposites under static and cyclic strain. Composites Science And Technology 2017;142:1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2017.01.023

Li, XY; Sun, DD; Li, X; Zhu, DS; Jia, ZZ; Jiao, JJ; Wang, K; Kong, DL; Zhao, X; Xu, L; Zhao, Q; Chen, DY; Feng, XZ. Pegylation corannulene enhances response of stress through promoting neurogenesis. Biomaterials Science 2017;5:849-859. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7bm00068e

Parker, KJ. The microchannel flow model under shear stress and higher frequencies. Physics In Medicine And Biology 2017;62:78-4954-4978-4954-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6560/aa62b2

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Pascual, G; Rodriguez, M; Perez-Kohler, B; Mesa-Ciller, C; Fernandez-Gutierrez, M; San Roman, J; Bellon, JM. Host tissue response by the expression of collagen to cyanoacrylate adhesives used in implant fixation for abdominal hernia repair. Journal Of Materials Science-Materials In Medicine 2017;28:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10856-017-5869-8

Chameettachal, S; Murab, S; Vaid, R; Midha, S; Ghosh, S. Effect of visco-elastic silk-chitosan microcomposite scaffolds on matrix deposition and biomechanical functionality for cartilage tissue engineering. Journal Of Tissue Engineering And Regenerative Medicine 2017;11:1212-1229. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/term.2024

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