LITERATURE UPDATE
July 13 - July 19, 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

*********************NOTE*********************
ANIMAL (NON-HUMAN)LOCOMOTION STUDIES ARE NOW UNDER THEIR OWN TOPIC (ANIMAL LOCOMOTION)!
- 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*
Schlegl, AT; O'Sullivan, I; Varga, P; Than, P; Vermes, C. Determination and correlation of lower limb anatomical parameters and bone age during skeletal growth (based on 1005 cases). Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2017;35:1431-1441. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23390

Schwaiger, BJ; Kopperdahl, DL; Nardo, L; Facchetti, L; Gersing, AS; Neumann, J; Lee, KJ; Keaveny, TM; Link, TM. Vertebral and femoral bone mineral density and bone strength in prostate cancer patients assessed in phantomless pet/ct examinations. Bone 2017;101:62-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2017.04.008

de Jong, JJA; Arts, JJC; Willems, PC; Bours, SPG; Bons, JPA; Menheere, PPCA; van Rietbergen, B; Geusens, PP; van den Bergh, JPW. Contra-lateral bone loss at the distal radius in postmenopausal women after a distal radius fracture: a two-year follow-up hrpqct study. Bone 2017;101:245-251. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2017.05.011

Saul, D; Gleitz, S; Nguyen, HH; Kosinsky, RL; Sehmisch, S; Hoffmann, DB; Wassmann, M; Menger, B; Komrakova, M. Effect of the lipoxygenase-inhibitors baicalein and zileuton on the vertebra in ovariectomized rats. Bone 2017;101:134-144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2017.04.011

Brzoska, MM; Roszczenko, A; Rogalska, J; Galazyn-Sidorczuk, M; Mezynska, M. Protective effect of chokeberry (aronia melanocarpa l.) extract against cadmium impact on the biomechanical properties of the femur: a study in a rat model of low and moderate lifetimewomen exposure to this heavy metal. Nutrients 2017;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu9060543

Guss, JD; Horsfield, MW; Fontenele, FF; Sandoval, TN; Luna, M; Apoorva, F; Lima, SF; Bicalho, RC; Singh, A; Ley, RE; van der Meulen, MCH; Goldring, SR; Hernandez, CJ. Alterations to the gut microbiome impair bone strength and tissue material properties. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2017;32:1343-1353. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3114

Lietman, CD; Lim, JY; Grafe, I; Chen, YQ; Ding, H; Bi, XH; Ambrose, CG; Fratzl-Zelman, N; Roschger, P; Klaushofer, K; Wagermaier, W; Schmidt, I; Fratzl, P; Rai, J; Weis, M; Eyre, D; Keene, DR; Krakow, D; Lee, BH. Fkbp10 deletion in osteoblasts leads to qualitative defects in bone. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2017;32:1354-1367. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3108

Wang, W; Yun, Z; Peng, HZ; Yan, SJ; Zhang, HT; Qiu, XC; Wen, YH; Long, H; Ma, BA. The hypobaric hypoxia environment impairs bone strength and quality in rats. International Journal Of Clinical And Experimental Medicine 2017;10:9397-9406.

Pang, J; Gu, XF; Chen, YC; Gao, NY; Ding, DF; Guo, HL; Cao, YL; Zhao, YF; Zhan, HS. The effect of migu capsule on osteoporotic fracture healing: a micro-computed tomography and biomechanical study in a mouse model. International Journal Of Clinical And Experimental Pathology 2017;10:6836-6844.

Oryan, A; Bigham-Sadegh, A; Monazzah, S. Characterization of turtle demineralized bone matrix (dbm) and turtle bone in rat radial bone defects; radiological, histopathological, biomechanical and scanning electron microscopic evaluation. Veterinarski Arhiv 2017;87:523-534. http://dx.doi.org/10.24099/vet.arhiv.160408a

Alwahhabi, BK; Alsuwaine, BA. Long-term use of bisphosphonates in osteoporosis. Saudi Medical Journal 2017;38:604-608. http://dx.doi.org/10.15537/smj.2017.6.19793

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Velazquez-Gauna, SE; Soto-Dominguez, A; Quiroga-Garza, A; Reyes-Hernandez, CG; Chavez-Reyes, A; Morales-Avalos, R; Montes-de-Oca-Luna, R; Guzman-Lopez, S; Elizondo-Omana, RE. Histomorphometric and immunohistochemical study of early adaptative response of the vascular wall in a termino-terminal microsurgical model of femoral vessels in wistar rat. International Journal Of Morphology 2017;35:479-487.

van Hoof, RHM; Hermeling, E; Sluimer, JC; Salzmann, J; Hoeks, APG; Roussel, J; Daemen, MJAP; Struijker-Boudier, H; Wildberger, JE; Heeneman, S; Kooi, ME. Heart rate lowering treatment leads to a reduction in vulnerable plaque features in atherosclerotic rabbits. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179024

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Duan, CC; Wei, YJ. Theory on bending in cantilever beams with adsorbed islands. Journal Of Applied Mechanics-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;84:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4036819

Kronenberg, NM; Liehm, P; Steude, A; Knipper, JA; Borger, JG; Scarcelli, G; Franze, K; Powis, SJ; Gather, MC. Long-term imaging of cellular forces with high precision by elastic resonator interference stress microscopy. Nature Cell Biology 2017;19:864-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncb3561

Bahm, I; Barriga, EH; Frolov, A; Theveneau, E; Frankel, P; Mayor, R. Pdgf controls contact inhibition of locomotion by regulating n-cadherin during neural crest migration. Development 2017;144:2456-2468. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.147926

Kovacikova, M; Simdyanov, TG; Diakin, A; Valigurova, A. Structures related to attachment and motility in the marine eugregarine cephaloidophora cf. communis (apicomplexa). European Journal Of Protistology 2017;59:1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejop.2017.02.006

Hosseini, HS; Garcia, KE; Taber, LA. A new hypothesis for foregut and heart tube formation based on differential growth and actomyosin contraction. Development 2017;144:2381-2391. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.145193

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Fardi, A; Kodonas, K; Lillis, T; Veis, A. Top-cited articles in implant dentistry. International Journal Of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants 2017;32:555-564. http://dx.doi.org/10.11607/jomi.5331

Gumrukcu, Z; Korkmaz, YT; Korkmaz, FM. Biomechanical evaluation of implant-supported prosthesis with various tilting implant angles and bone types in atrophic maxilla: a finite element study. Computers In Biology And Medicine 2017;86:47-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2017.04.015

Mamoun, J. Post and core build-ups in crown and bridge abutments: bio-mechanical advantages and disadvantages. Journal Of Advanced Prosthodontics 2017;9:232-237. http://dx.doi.org/10.4047/jap.2017.9.3.232

Monnazzi, MS; Gabrielli, MAC; Gabrielli, MFR; Trivellato, AE. Treatment of mandibular condyle fractures. a 20-year review. Dental Traumatology 2017;33:175-180. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/edt.12326

Yamaguchi, S; Anchieta, RB; Guastaldi, FPS; Tovar, N; Tawara, D; Imazato, S; Coelho, PG. In silico analysis of the biomechanical stability of commercially pure ti and ti-15mo plates for the treatment of mandibular angle fracture. Journal Of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery 2017;75:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2016.12.043

*ERGONOMICS*
Guendelman, S; Gemmill, A; MacDonald, LA. Biomechanical and organisational stressors and associations with employment withdrawal among pregnant workers: evidence and implications (vol 59, pg 1613, 2016). Ergonomics 2017;60:1175-1175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2017.1320847

Garg, A; Moore, JS; Kapellusch, JM. The composite strain index (cosi) and cumulative strain index (cusi): methodologies for quantifying biomechanical stressors for complex tasks and job rotation using the revised strain index. Ergonomics 2017;60:1033-1041. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2016.1246675

Douphrate, DI; Fethke, NB; Nonnenmann, MW; Rodriguez, A; Hagevoort, R; de Porras, DGR. Full-shift and task-specific upper extremity muscle activity among us large-herd dairy parlour workers. Ergonomics 2017;60:1042-1054. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2016.1262464

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Patel, BA; Yapuncich, GS; Tran, C; Nengo, IO. Catarrhine hallucal metatarsals from the early miocene site of songhor, kenya. Journal Of Human Evolution 2017;108:176-198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.03.013

Fabre, AC; Marigo, J; Granatosky, MC; Schmitt, D. Functional associations between support use and forelimb shape in strepsirrhines and their relevance to inferring locomotor behavior in early primates. Journal Of Human Evolution 2017;108:11-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.03.012

Frelat, MA; Shaw, CN; Sukhdeo, S; Hublin, JJ; Benazzi, S; Ryan, TM. Evolution of the hominin knee and ankle. Journal Of Human Evolution 2017;108:147-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.03.006

Killen, SS; Marras, S; Nadler, L; Domenici, P. The role of physiological traits in assortment among and within fish shoals. Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2017;372:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0233

Seebacher, F; Krause, J. Physiological mechanisms underlying animal social behaviour introduction. Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2017;372:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0231

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Lu, CH; Huffmaster, SLA; Tuite, PJ; Vachon, JM; MacKinnon, CD. Effect of cue timing and modality on gait initiation in parkinson disease with freezing of gait. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2017;98:1291-1299. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.01.009

Ota, S; Ogawa, Y; Ota, H; Fujiwara, T; Sugiyama, T; Ochi, A. Beneficial effects of a gait used while wearing a kimono to decrease the knee adduction moment in healthy adults. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179260

Ditcharles, S; Yiou, E; Delafontaine, A; Hamaoui, A. Short-term effects of thoracic spine manipulation on the biomechanical organisation of gait initiation: a randomized pilot study. Frontiers In Human Neuroscience 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2017.00343

Winter, S; Gordon, S; Watt, K. Effects of fatigue on kinematics and kinetics during overground running: a systematic review. Journal Of Sports Medicine And Physical Fitness 2017;57:887-899. http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0022-4707.16.06339-8

Hall, M; Wrigley, TV; Kean, CO; Metcalf, BR; Bennell, KL. Hip biomechanics during stair ascent and descent in people with and without hip osteoarthritis. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2017;35:1505-1514. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23407

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Gomez, F. Motile behaviour of the free-living planktonic ciliate zoothamnium pelagicum (ciliophora, peritrichia). European Journal Of Protistology 2017;59:65-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejop.2017.03.004

Lee, J; Park, YJ; Cho, KJ; Kim, D; Kim, HY. Hydrodynamic advantages of a low aspect-ratio flapping foil. Journal Of Fluids And Structures 2017;71:70-77. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2017.03.006

Karantanis, NE; Rychlik, L; Herrel, A; Youlatos, D. Arboreal locomotion in eurasian harvest mice micromys minutus ( rodentia: muridae): the gaits of small mammals. Journal Of Experimental Zoology Part A-Ecological Genetics And Physiology 2017;327:38-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jez.2068

Krause, J; Herbert-Read, JE; Seebacher, F; Domenici, P; Wilson, ADM; Marras, S; Svendsen, MBS; Strombom, D; Steffensen, JF; Krause, S; Viblanc, PE; Couillaud, P; Bach, P; Sabarros, PS; Zaslansky, P; Kurvers, RHJM. Injury-mediated decrease in locomotor performance increases predation risk in schooling fish. Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2017;372:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0232

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Smith, BA; Adelaar, RS; Wayne, JS. Patient specific computational models to optimize surgical correction for flatfoot deformity. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2017;35:1523-1531. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23399

Su, SL; Mo, ZJ; Guo, JC; Fan, YB. The effect of arch height and material hardness of personalized insole on correction and tissues of flatfoot. Journal Of Healthcare Engineering 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/8614341

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Carlson, VR; Sheehan, FT; Shen, A; Yao, L; Jackson, JN; Boden, BP. The relationship of static tibial tubercle-trochlear groove measurement and dynamic patellar tracking. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:1856-1863. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546517700119

Hall, M; Wrigley, TV; Metcalf, BR; Hinman, RS; Cicuttini, FM; Dempsey, AR; Lloyd, DG; Bennell, KL. Knee biomechanics during jogging after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy: a longitudinal study. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:1872-1880. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546517698934

Ita, ME; Zhang, SJ; Holsgrove, TP; Kartha, S; Winkelstein, BA. The physiological basis of cervical facet-mediated persistent pain: basic science and clinical challenges. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2017;47:450-461. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2017.7255

Chao, J; Pao, A. Restorative tissue transplantation options for osteochondrral lesions of the talus: a review. Orthopedic Clinics Of North America 2017;48:371-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oc1.2017.03.008

Weiser, L; Nuchtern, JV; Sellenschloh, K; Puschel, K; Morlock, MM; Rueger, JM; Hoffmann, M; Lehmann, W; Groterlinden, LG. Acromioclavicular joint dislocations: coracoclavicular reconstruction with and without additional direct acromioclavicular repair. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2017;25:2025-2031. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-015-3920-1

Fischer, BD; Adeyemo, A; O'Leary, ME; Bottaro, A. Animal models of rheumatoid pain: experimental systems and insights. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2017;19:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13075-017-1361-6

Go, G; Han, J; Zhen, J; Zheng, S; Yoo, A; Jeon, MJ; Park, JO; Park, S. Magnetically actuated microscaffold containing mesenchymal stem cells for articular cartilage repair. Advanced Healthcare Materials 2017;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201601378

*METHODS*
Nagle, AS; Speich, JE; De Wachter, SG; Ghamarian, PP; Le, DM; Colhoun, AF; Ratz, PH; Barbee, RW; Klausner, AP. Non-invasive characterization of real-time bladder sensation using accelerated hydration and a novel sensation meter: an initial experience. Neurourology And Urodynamics 2017;36:1417-1426. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nau.23137

Drory, A; Zhu, G; Li, HD; Hartley, R. Automated detection and tracking of slalom paddlers from broadcast image sequences using cascade classifiers and discriminative correlation filters. Computer Vision And Image Understanding 2017;159:116-127. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cviu.2016.12.002

Rooks, T; Kelley, A; Erickson, B; Matthews, C; Chancey, C. Evaluation of environmental sensors in military training environments: preliminary relationships between exposure and outcome. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5251-6552-51.

*MODELING*
Huang, Y; Huang, Q; Wang, QN. Chaos and bifurcation control of torque-stiffness-controlled dynamic bipedal walking. Ieee Transactions On Systems Man Cybernetics-Systems 2017;47:1229-1240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSMC.2016.2569474

Bruno, AG; Burkhart, K; Allaire, B; Anderson, DE; Bouxsein, ML. Spinal loading patterns from biomechanical modeling explain the high incidence of vertebral fractures in the thoracolumbar region. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2017;32:1282-1290. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3113

*MUSCLE*
Diamond, LE; Van den Hoorn, W; Bennell, KL; Wrigley, TV; Hinman, RS; O'Donnell, J; Hodges, PW. Coordination of deep hip muscle activity is altered in symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2017;35:1494-1504. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23391

Chen, X; Niu, XC; Wu, D; Yu, Y; Zhang, X. Investigation of the intra- and inter-limb muscle coordination of hands-and-knees crawling in human adults by means of muscle synergy analysis. Entropy 2017;19:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/e19050229

*NEURAL*
Xiong, LL; Liu, F; Lu, BT; Zhao, WL; Dong, XJ; Liu, J; Zhang, RP; Zhang, P; Wang, TH. Bone marrow mesenchymal stem-cell transplantation promotes functional improvement associated with cntf-stat3 activation after hemi-sectioned spinal cord injury in tree shrews. Frontiers In Cellular Neuroscience 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncel.2017.00172

Ruppert, K; Nguyen, T; Prabhakara, K; Srivastava, A; Olson, S. Spinal cord injury treatment with mesenchymal stem cell extracellular vesicles improves neuroinflammation and locomotor recovery. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-4952-5665-4952-57.

Ruppert, K; Kota, D; Prabhakara, K; Olson, S. Co-encapsulation of mesenchymal stem cells and cord blood improve locomotor recovery and neuroinflammation in spinal cord injury. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-4952-5765-4952-57.

Hautbergue, GM; Castelli, LM; Ferraiuolo, L; Sanchez-Martinez, A; Cooper-Knock, J; Higginbottom, A; Lin, YH; Bauer, CS; Dodd, JE; Myszczynska, MA; Alam, SM; Garneret, P; Chandran, JS; Karyka, E; Stopford, MJ; Smith, EF; Kirby, J; Meyer, K; Kaspar, BK; Isaacs, AM; El-Khamisy, SF; De Vos, KJ; Ning, K; Azzouz, M; Whitworth, AJ; Shaw, PJ. Srsf1-dependent nuclear export inhibition of c9orf72 repeat transcripts prevents neurodegeneration and associated motor deficits. Nature Communications 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms16063

Knafo, S; Fidelin, K; Prendergast, A; Tseng, PEB; Parrin, A; Dickey, C; Bohm, UL; Figueiredo, SN; Thouvenin, O; Pascal-Moussellard, H; Wyart, C. Mechanosensory neurons control the timing of spinal microcircuit selection during locomotion. Elife 2017;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.25260

Delaney, AM; Adams, CF; Fernandes, AR; Al-Shakli, AF; Sen, J; Carwardine, DR; Granger, N; Chari, DM. A fusion of minicircle dna and nanoparticle delivery technologies facilitates therapeutic genetic engineering of autologous canine olfactory mucosal cells. Nanoscale 2017;9:8560-8566. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7nr00811b

Cakmak, YO; Apaydin, H; Kiziltan, G; Gunduz, A; Ozsoy, B; Olcer, S; Urey, H; Cakmak, OO; Ozdemir, YG; Ertan, S. Rapid alleviation of parkinson's disease symptoms via electrostimulation of intrinsic auricular muscle zones. Frontiers In Human Neuroscience 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2017.00338

Gengyo-Ando, K; Kagawa-Nagamura, Y; Ohkura, M; Fei, XF; Chen, M; Hashimoto, K; Nakai, J. A new platform for long-term tracking and recording of neural activity and simultaneous optogenetic control in freely behaving caenorhabditis elegans. Journal Of Neuroscience Methods 2017;286:56-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.05.017

Mattucci, S; Liu, J; Fijal, P; Tetzlaff, W; Oxland, T. Improving repeatability of vertebral kinematics in a rat dislocation spinal cord injury model. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5148-6551-48.

Wu, W; Ordaze, J; Nguyen, T; Zhang, YP; Shields, CB; Jin, XM; Xu, XM. Optogenetic modulated corticospinal tract sprouting and motor recovery following a cervical lateral spinal cord hemisection. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5765-4948-.

Patel, S; Gollihue, J; Eldahan, K; Cox, D; Sullivan, P; Rabchevsky, A. Mitochondrial transplantation following contusion spinal cord injury. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5454-6554-55.

Wu, JF; Sabirzhanov, B; Stoica, B; Matyas, J; Coll-Miro, M; Yu, LN; Faden, A. Microrna-711 as a therapeutic target for neuroprotection and recovery in spinal cord injury. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5456-6554-56.

Wu, XB; Wu, W; Dai, HQ; Wilson, VA; Xu, XM. A combination of fa-gc and bpv improve locomotor recovery and bladder function after contusive spinal cord injury in adult rats. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5456-6554-56.

Yang, Q; Wu, ZZ; Hong, T; Li, L. Targeting kcnq channels to treat motor and sensory dysfunction after spinal cord injury. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5457-6554-57.

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Fu, L; Ma, JX; Lu, B; Jia, HB; Zhao, J; Kuang, MJ; Feng, R; Xu, LY; Bai, HH; Sun, L; Wang, Y; Ma, XL. Biomechanical effect of interspinous process distraction height after lumbar fixation surgery: an in vitro model. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal Of Engineering In Medicine 2017;237:663-672. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954411917700446

Basques, BA; Orias, AAE; Shifflett, GD; Fice, MP; Andersson, GB; An, HS; Inoue, N. The kinematics and spondylosis of the lumbar spine vary depending on the levels of motion segments in individuals with low back pain. Spine 2017;42:69-5554-5569-5555-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000001967

D'Amico, M; Kinel, E; Roncoletta, P. Normative 3d opto-electronic stereophotogrammetric posture and spine morphology data in young healthy adult population. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179619

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Hackl, M; Wegmann, K; Kahmann, SL; Heinze, N; Staat, M; Neiss, WF; Scaal, M; Muller, LP. Radial shortening osteotomy reduces radiocapitellar contact pressures while preserving valgus stability of the elbow. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2017;25:2280-2288. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-017-4468-z

Gruneweller, N; Raschke, MJ; Zderic, I; Widmer, D; Wahnert, D; Gueorguiev, B; Richards, RG; Fuchs, T; Windolf, M. Biomechanical comparison of augmented versus non-augmented sacroiliac screws in a novel hemi-pelvis test model. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2017;35:1485-1493. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23401

Philippon, MJ; Trindade, CAC; Goldsmith, MT; Rasmussen, MT; Saroki, AJ; Loken, S; LaPrade, RF. Biomechanical assessment of hip capsular repair and reconstruction procedures using a 6 degrees of freedom robotic system. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:1745-1754. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546517697956

Belvedere, C; Leardini, A; Catani, F; Pianigiani, S; Innocenti, B. In vivo kinematics of knee replacement during daily living activities: condylar and post-cam contact assessment by three-dimensional fluoroscopy and finite element analyses. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2017;35:1396-1403. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23405

Stapleton, JJ; Zgonis, T. Hindfoot arthrodesis for the elective and posttraumatic foot deformity. Clinics In Podiatric Medicine And Surgery 2017;34:339-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cpm.2017.02.005

Almeida, JSD; Garcia, DD; Bortholin, RC; Razzino, CA; Honsho, CD; Dias, FGG; de Mattos, E; Dias, LGGG. Mechanical flexural ex vivo study of osteotomized swine femurs stabilized with two types of polyamide 12 rods. Ciencia Rural 2017;47:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0103-8478cr20160757

*ROBOTICS*
Porfiri, M. Special issue editorial: robotics: mechanics and control of locomotion. Journal Of Nonlinear Science 2017;27:1089-1091. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00332-017-9387-0

Spinello, D; Fattahi, JS. Peristaltic wave locomotion and shape morphing with a millipede inspired system. Journal Of Nonlinear Science 2017;27:1093-1119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00332-017-9372-7

Boyer, F; Porez, M; Morsli, F; Morel, Y. Locomotion dynamics for bio-inspired robots with soft appendages: application to flapping flight and passive swimming. Journal Of Nonlinear Science 2017;27:1121-1154. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00332-016-9341-6

Chakon, O; Or, Y. Analysis of underactuated dynamic locomotion systems using perturbation expansion: the twistcar toy example. Journal Of Nonlinear Science 2017;27:1215-1234. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00332-016-9357-y

Zhu, LL; Cao, YT; Liu, YL; Yang, Z; Chen, X. Architectures of soft robotic locomotion enabled by simple mechanical principles. Soft Matter 2017;13:4441-4456. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7sm00636e

Chen, XB; Gao, F. Energy expenditure of trotting gait under different gait parameters. Chinese Journal Of Mechanical Engineering 2017;30:943-950. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10033-017-0110-8

Wang, Y; Li, JQ; Li, XJ; Huang, H; Qiu, F. Bionic walking foot and mechanical performance on soil. Applied Sciences-Basel 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app7060575

Liu, YX; Zang, XZ; Heng, S; Lin, ZK; Zhao, J. Human-like walking with heel off and toe support for biped robot. Applied Sciences-Basel 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app7050499

Zhu, HB; Luo, MZ; Zhao, JH; Li, T. Soft landing control strategy for biped robot. Industrial Robot-An International Journal 2017;44:312-323. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IR-09-2016-0244

Guerra-Hernandez, EI; Espinal, A; Batres-Mendoza, P; Garcia-Capulin, CH; Romero-Troncoso, RD; Rostro-Gonzalez, H. A fpga-based neuromorphic locomotion system for multi-legged robots. Ieee Access 2017;5:8301-8312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2696985

Luo, JR; Hauser, K. Robust trajectory optimization under frictional contact with iterative learning. Autonomous Robots 2017;41:1447-1461. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-017-9629-x

Mummolo, C; Mangialardi, L; Kim, JH. Numerical estimation of balanced and falling states for constrained legged systems. Journal Of Nonlinear Science 2017;27:1291-1323. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00332-016-9353-2

Behbahani, SB; Tan, XB. Role of pectoral fin flexibility in robotic fish performance. Journal Of Nonlinear Science 2017;27:1155-1181. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00332-017-9373-6

Murakami, H. Development of an active curved beam model-part ii: kinetics and internal activation. Journal Of Applied Mechanics-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;84:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4036317

Sanfilippo, F; Azpiazu, J; Marafioti, G; Transeth, AA; Stavdahl, O; Liljeback, P. Perception-driven obstacle-aided locomotion for snake robots: the state of the art, challenges and possibilities. Applied Sciences-Basel 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app7040336

Yanagida, T; Mohan, RE; Pathmakumar, T; Elangovan, K; Iwase, M. Design and implementation of a shape shifting rolling-crawling-wall-climbing robot. Applied Sciences-Basel 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app7040342

Soyguder, S; Boles, W. Slegs robot: development and design of a novel flexible and self-reconfigurable robot leg. Industrial Robot-An International Journal 2017;44:377-391. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IR-03-2016-0109

Kanner, OY; Rojas, N; Odhner, LU; Dollar, AM. Adaptive legged robots through exactly constrained and non-redundant design. Ieee Access 2017;5:11131-11141. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2704088

*REACHING/GRASP*
Morel, P; Ulbrich, P; Gail, A. What makes a reach movement effortful? physical effort discounting supports common minimization principles in decision making and motor control. Plos Biology 2017;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2001323

*REHABILITATION*
Wolff, AL; Rosenzweig, L. Anatomical and biomechanical framework for shoulder arthroplasty rehabilitation. Journal Of Hand Therapy 2017;30:167-174. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jht.2017.05.009

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Samaan, MA; Schwaiger, BJ; Gallo, MC; Link, TM; Zhang, AL; Majumdar, S; Souza, RB. Abnormal joint moment distributions and functional performance during sit-to-stand in femoroacetabular impingement patients. Pm&R 2017;9:563-570. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.10.002

Warden, SJ; Weatherholt, AM; Gudeman, AS; Mitchell, DC; Thompson, WR; Fuchs, RK. Progressive skeletal benefits of physical activity when young as assessed at the midshaft humerus in male baseball players. Osteoporosis International 2017;28:2155-2165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00198-017-4029-9

Campos, MH; Alaman, LIF; Seffrin-Neto, AA; Vieira, CA; de Paula, MC; de Lira, CAB. The geometric curvature of the lumbar spine during restricted and unrestricted squats. Journal Of Sports Medicine And Physical Fitness 2017;57:773-781. http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0022-4707.16.06184-3

Vatidat, I; Rostami, N; Ghomsheh, FT; Khorramymehr, S; Tanbakoosaz, A. Effects of external loading on lumbar extension moment during squat lifting. International Journal Of Occupational Medicine And Environmental Health 2017;30:665-679. http://dx.doi.org/10.13075/ijomeh.1896.00896

Langhout, R; Tak, I; van der Westen, R; Lenssen, T. Range of motion of body segments is larger during the maximal instep kick than during the submaximal kick in experienced football players. Journal Of Sports Medicine And Physical Fitness 2017;57:388-395. http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0022-4707.16.06107-7

Loturco, I; Pereira, LA; Kobal, R; Martins, HC; Kitamura, K; Abad, CC; Nakamura, FY. Effects of detraining on neuromuscular performance in a selected group of elite women pole-vaulters: a case study. Journal Of Sports Medicine And Physical Fitness 2017;57:490-495. http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0022-4707.17.06162-X

Gray, R; Orn, A; Woodman, T. Ironic and reinvestment effects in baseball pitching: how information about an opponent can influence performance under pressure. Journal Of Sport & Exercise Psychology 2017;39:3-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jsep.2016-0035

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Pinto, VC; Costa-Almeida, R; Rodrigues, I; Guardao, L; Soares, R; Guedes, RM. Exploring the in vitro and in vivo compatibility of pla, pla/gnp and pla/cnt-cooh biodegradable nanocomposites: prospects for tendon and ligament applications. Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2017;105:2182-2190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.36075

Horslen, BC; Inglis, JT; Blouin, JS; Carpenter, MG. Both standing and postural threat decrease achilles' tendon reflex inhibition from tendon electrical stimulation. Journal Of Physiology-London 2017;595:4493-4506. http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/JP273935

Kamal, RN; Yao, J. Evidence-based medicine: surgical management of flexor tendon lacerations. Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery 2017;140:49-5148-6949-5157-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000003476

Marchetti, DC; Moatshe, G; Phelps, BM; Dahl, KD; Ferrari, MB; Chahla, J; Turnbull, TL; LaPrade, RF. The proximal tibiofibular joint: a biomechanical analysis of the anterior and posterior ligamentous complexes. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2017;45:1888-1892. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546517697288

Alaee, F; Apostolakos, J; Singh, H; Holwein, C; Diermeier, T; Cote, MP; Beitzel, K; Imhoff, AB; Mazzocca, AD; Voss, A. Lateral clavicle fracture with coracoclavicular ligament injury: a biomechanical study of 4 different repair techniques. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2017;25:2013-2019. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-017-4444-7

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Alves, SA; Rossi, AL; Ribeiro, AR; Toptan, F; Pinto, AM; Celis, JP; Shokuhfar, T; Rocha, LA. Tribo-electrochemical behavior of bio-functionalized tio2 nanotubes in artificial saliva: understanding of degradation mechanisms. Wear 2017;384:28-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2017.05.005

Kajbafzadeh, AM; Abbasioun, R; Sabetkish, S; Sabetkish, N; Rahmani, P; Tavakkolitabassi, K; Arshadi, H. Future prospects for human tissue engineered urethra transplantation: decellularization and recellularization-based urethra regeneration. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:1795-1806. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-017-1857-x

Huang, Z; Godkin, O; Schulze-Tanzil, G. The challenge in using mesenchymal stromal cells for recellularization of decellularized cartilage. Stem Cell Reviews And Reports 2017;13:50-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12015-016-9699-8

Novotna, Z; Rimpelova, S; Jurik, P; Vesely, M; Kolska, Z; Hubacek, T; Borovec, J; Svorcik, V. Tuning surface chemistry of polyetheretherketone by gold coating and plasma treatment. Nanoscale Research Letters 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s11671-017-2182-x

Sharkey, L; Sanchez, CA; Bhatnagar, T; Fels, S; Oxland, T. Determining the relative mechanical properties of grey and white matter in the rat spinal cord. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5148-6551-48.

Mufamadi, MS; Choonara, YE; Kumar, P; du Toit, LC; Modi, G; Naidoo, D; Iyuke, SE; Pillay, V. Functionalized nanolipobubbles embedded within a nanocomposite hydrogel: a molecular bio-imaging and biomechanical analysis of the system. Aaps Pharmscitech 2017;18:671-685. http://dx.doi.org/10.1208/s12249-016-0541-z

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Zhang, LY; Cavanaugh, J; Kallakuri, S; Feng, K; King, A. A biomechanical, histological and computational modeling study of brain response to free-field blast. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5751-6557-51.

Sanders, B; Buckley, E. Biomechanics of a weight-drop model of sports concussion. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5149-6551-49.

Corrigan, F; Arulsamy, A; Collins-Praino, LE; Holmes, JL; Vink, R. Toll like receptor 4 activation can be either detrimental or beneficial following mild repetitive traumatic brain injury depending on timing of activation. Brain Behavior And Immunity 2017;64:124-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2017.04.006

Ali, A; Chandra, N; Pfister, B. Spatial and temporal deformation patterns of the brain under blunt and blast trauma. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5749-6557-49.

Bashir, A; Namjoshi, D; Cheng, WH; Wilkinson, A; Stukas, S; Martens, K; Whyte, T; Abebe, Z; McInnes, K; Cripton, P; Wellington, C. Defining the biomechanical and biological threshold of murine mild traumatic brain injury using chimera. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5154-6551-54.

Franz, E; Tagge, C; Fisher, A; Minaeva, O; Wojnarowicz, M; Moncaster, J; Anderson, A; Cleveland, R; Moss, W; Goldstein, L. Biomechanics of concussion, traumatic brain injury, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a mouse model of closed-head impact. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-4953-5465-4953-54.

Gay, K; Bartsch, A; Camarillo, DB; Taylor-Burds, C; Ala'i, S; Esterlitz, J; Joseph, K; Bellgowan, P. Public review of biomechanical devices in traumatic brain injury (tbi) common data elements (cdes): ninds and dod version 1.0. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5150-6551-50.

Mercier, C. Pain and locomotor circuitry: competitors for attention. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-4954-4965-4954-49.

Zhang, LY; Zhou, RZ; Arora, T; Pathak, V. Development of crash induced injury criteria for predicting brain injuries using a human head computer model. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:65-5150-6551-51.

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Steffey, MA; Garcia, TC; Daniel, L; Zwingenberger, AL; Stover, SM. Mechanical properties of canine osteosarcoma-affected antebrachia. Veterinary Surgery 2017;46:539-548. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12628

Garcia, TC; Steffey, MA; Zwingenberger, AL; Daniel, L; Stover, SM. Ct-derived indices of canine osteosarcoma-affected antebrachial strength. Veterinary Surgery 2017;46:549-558. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12645

Brandenberger, O; Rossignol, F; Perkins, JD; Lechartier, A; Mespoulhes-Riviere, C; Vitte, A; Rossignol, A; Ducharme, N; Boening, KJ. Ex vivo biomechanical stability of 5 cricoid-suture constructs for equine laryngoplasty. Veterinary Surgery 2017;46:705-713. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12671

Bierens, D; Unis, MD; Cabrera, SY; Kass, PH; Owen, TJ; Mueller, MG. Radius and ulna fracture repair with the imex miniature circular external skeletal fixation system in 37 small and toy breed dogs: a retrospective study. Veterinary Surgery 2017;46:587-595. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12647

Brown, NP; Bertocci, GE; Marcellin-Little, DJ. Canine cranial cruciate ligament deficient stifle biomechanics associated with extra-articular stabilization predicted using a computer model. Veterinary Surgery 2017;46:653-662. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12652

Endres, MI. The relationship of cow comfort and flooring to lameness disorders in dairy cattle. Veterinary Clinics Of North America-Food Animal Practice 2017;33:227-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cvfa.2017.02.007

Edwards-Callaway, LN; Calvo-Lorenzo, MS; Scanga, JA; Grandin, T. Mobility scoring of finished cattle. Veterinary Clinics Of North America-Food Animal Practice 2017;33:235-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cvfa.2017.02.006

Stoddard, GC; Cramer, G. A review of the relationship between hoof trimming and dairy cattle welfare. Veterinary Clinics Of North America-Food Animal Practice 2017;33:365-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cvfa.2017.02.012

Harper, TAM. Innoplant total hip replacement system. Veterinary Clinics Of North America-Small Animal Practice 2017;47:935-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cvsm.2017.03.003

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Maidan, I; Bernad-Elazari, H; Giladi, N; Hausdorff, JM; Mirelman, A. When is higher level cognitive control needed for locomotor tasks among patients with parkinson's disease?. Brain Topography 2017;30:531-538. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10548-017-0564-0

Vansteenkiste, P; Zeuwts, L; van Maarseveen, M; Cardon, G; Savelsbergh, G; Lenoir, M. The implications of low quality bicycle paths on the gaze behaviour of young learner cyclists. Transportation Research Part F-Traffic Psychology And Behaviour 2017;48:52-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2017.04.013

Han, JC; Lee, EJ; Kim, SB; Kee, C. The characteristics of deep optic nerve head morphology in myopic normal tension glaucoma. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2017;58:2695-2704. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-21791

Gampa, A; Vangipuram, G; Shirazi, Z; Moss, HE. Quantitative association between peripapillary bruch's membrane shape and intracranial pressure. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2017;58:2739-2745. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-21592

Wang, JK; Kardon, RH; Ledolter, J; Sibony, PA; Kupersmith, MJ; Garvin, MK. Peripapillary retinal pigment epithelium layer shape changes from acetazolamide treatment in the idiopathic intracranial hypertension treatment trial. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2017;58:2554-2565. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-21089

Spiru, B; Kling, S; Hafezi, F; Sekundo, W. Biomechanical differences between femtosecond lenticule extraction (flex) and small incision lenticule extraction (smile) tested by 2d-extensometry in ex vivo porcine eyes. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2017;58:2591-2595. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-20211

Kwok, SJJ; Kim, M; Lin, HH; Seiler, TG; Beck, E; Shao, P; Kochevar, IE; Seiler, T; Yun, SH. Flexible optical waveguides for uniform periscleral cross-linking. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2017;58:2596-2602. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-21559

Quigley, H; Arora, K; Idrees, S; Solano, F; Bedrood, S; Lee, C; Jefferys, J; Nguyen, TD. Biomechanical responses of lamina cribrosa to intraocular pressure change assessed by optical coherence tomography in glaucoma eyes. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2017;58:2566-2577. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-21321

*WHEELCHAIR*
Dysterheft, J; Rice, I; Learmonth, Y; Kinnett-Hopkins, D; Motl, R. Effects of daily physical activity level on manual, wheelchair propulsion technique in full-time manual wheelchair users during steady-state treadmill propulsion. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2017;98:1374-1381. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.01.007

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Hernandez, CJ; van der Meulen, MCH. Understanding bone strength is not enough. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2017;32:1157-1162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3078