LITERATURE UPDATE
July 27 - August 02, 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*
Tomaszewska, E; Dobrowolski, P; Kwiecien, M; Winiarska-Mieczan, A; Tomczyk, A; Muszynski, S. The influence of the dietary cu-glycine complex on the histomorphology of cancellous bone, articular cartilage, and growth plate as well as bone mechanical and geometric parameters is dose dependent. Biological Trace Element Research 2017;178:54-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12011-016-0894-x

Zhu, Y; Bermond, F; de la Garanderie, JP; Pialat, JB; Sandoz, B; Brizard, D; Pracros, JP; Rongieras, F; Skalli, W; Mitton, D. In vivo assessment of elasticity of child rib cortical bone using quantitative computed tomography. Applied Bionics And Biomechanics 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/2471368

Iijima, H; Ito, A; Nagai, M; Tajino, J; Yamaguchi, S; Kiyan, W; Nakahata, A; Zhang, J; Wang, T; Aoyama, T; Nishitani, K; Kuroki, H. Physiological exercise loading suppresses post-traumatic osteoarthritis progression via an increase in bone morphogenetic proteins expression in an experimental rat knee model. Osteoarthritis And Cartilage 2017;25:964-975. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2016.12.008

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Kubikova, T; Kochova, P; Brazdil, J; Spatenka, J; Burkert, J; Kralickova, M; Tonar, Z. The composition and biomechanical properties of human cryopreserved aortas, pulmonary trunks, and aortic and pulmonary cusps. Annals Of Anatomy-Anatomischer Anzeiger 2017;212:17-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aanat.2017.03.004

Schone, M; Schulz, RM; Tzschatzsch, H; Varga, P; Raum, K. Ultrasound palpation for fast in-situ quantification of articular cartilage stiffness, thickness and relaxation capacity. Biomechanics And Modeling In Mechanobiology 2017;16:1171-1185. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-017-0880-z

Carden, MA; Fay, M; Sakurai, Y; McFarland, B; Blanche, S; DiPrete, C; Joiner, CH; Sulchek, T; Lam, WA. Normal saline is associated with increased sickle red cell stiffness and prolonged transit times in a microfluidic model of the capillary system. Microcirculation 2017;24:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/micc.12353

Behdadfar, S; Navarro, L; Sundnes, J; Maleckar, MM; Avril, S. Importance of material parameters and strain energy function on the wall stresses in the left ventricle. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:1223-1232. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2017.1347160

Hurtado, DE; Villarroel, N; Andrade, C; Retamal, J; Bugedo, G; Bruhn, A. Spatial patterns and frequency distributions of regional deformation in the healthy human lung. Biomechanics And Modeling In Mechanobiology 2017;16:1413-1423. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-017-0895-5

Vogt, W; Steigenberger, J; Maisser, P. Quasistatic inflation processes within compliant tubes. Zamm-Zeitschrift Fur Angewandte Mathematik Und Mechanik 2017;97:973-989. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/zamm.201500276

Sarrami-Foroushani, A; Lassila, T; Frangi, AF. Virtual endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms: models and uncertainty. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Systems Biology And Medicine 2017;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wsbm.1385

Murfee, WL; Peirce, SM. Microfluidics technologies and approaches for studying the microcirculation. Microcirculation 2017;24:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/micc.12377

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Zhu, XY; Wang, ZB; Liu, XP. Investigation of effect of fullerenol on viscoelasticity properties of human hepatocellular carcinoma by afm-based creep tests. Journal Of Materials Research 2017;32:2521-2531. http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/jmr.2017.229

Chen, YF; Lee, H; Tong, HB; Schwartz, M; Zhu, C. Force regulated conformational change of integrin alpha(v)beta(3). Matrix Biology 2017;540-61:. 70-85 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matbio.2016.07.002.

Litvinov, RI; Weisel, JW. Fibrin mechanical properties and their structural origins. Matrix Biology 2017;540-61:. 110-123 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matbio.2016.08.003.

Schnyder, SK; Molina, JJ; Tanaka, Y; Yamamoto, R. Collective motion of cells crawling on a substrate: roles of cell shape and contact inhibition. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-05321-0

Lim, YW; Lo, HP; Ferguson, C; Martel, N; Giacomotto, J; Gomez, GA; Yap, AS; Hall, TE; Parton, RG. Caveolae protect notochord cells against catastrophic mechanical failure during development. Current Biology 2017;27:1968-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.05.067

Garcia, J; Bagwell, J; Njaine, B; Norman, J; Levic, DS; Wopat, S; Miller, SE; Liu, XJ; Locasale, JW; Stainier, DYR; Bagnat, M. Sheath cell invasion and trans-differentiation repair mechanical damage caused by loss of caveolae in the zebrafish notochord. Current Biology 2017;27:1982-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.05.035

Leal-Egana, A; Letort, G; Martiel, JL; Christ, A; Vignaud, T; Roelants, C; Filhol, O; Thery, M. The size-speed-force relationship governs migratory cell response to tumorigenic factors. Molecular Biology Of The Cell 2017;28:1612-1621. http://dx.doi.org/10.1091/mbc.E16-10-0694

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Hartmann, M; Dirk, C; Reimann, S; Keilig, L; Konermann, A; Jager, A; Bourauel, C. Influence of tooth dimension on the initial mobility based on plaster casts and x-ray images. Journal Of Orofacial Orthopedics-Fortschritte Der Kieferorthopadie 2017;78:285-292. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00056-016-0082-9

Stojanovska, V; Ivanoff, CS; Muratovska, I; Popovska, L; Garcia-Godoy, F; Hottel, TL; Markovic, DL; Morrow, BR. Joggle lap shear testing of deep occlusal composite restorations lined with dycal, dycal lc, conventional or resin-modified glass ionomer. Vojnosanitetski Pregled 2017;74:410-419. http://dx.doi.org/10.2298/VSP150816226S

Tahmasbi, M; Jalali, P; Nail, MK; Barghan, S; Nail, UP. Prevalence of middle mesial canals and isthmi in the mesial root of mandibular molars: an in vivo cone-beam computed tomographic study. Journal Of Endodontics 2017;43:1080-1083. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joen.2017.02.008

*ERGONOMICS*
Hermann, T; Dobry, MW. Energy evaluation of protection effectiveness of anti-vibration gloves. International Journal Of Occupational Safety And Ergonomics 2017;23:415-423. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10803548.2016.1233673

Luger, T; Mathiassen, SE; Srinivasan, D; Bosch, T. Influence of work pace on upper extremity kinematics and muscle activity in a short-cycle repetitive pick-and-place task. Annals Of Work Exposures And Health 2017;61:356-368. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/annweh/wxx001

Barbieri, DF; Srinivasan, D; Mathiassen, SE; Oliveira, AB. Comparison of sedentary behaviors in office workers using sit-stand tables with and without semiautomated position changes. Human Factors 2017;59:782-795. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018720817695771

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Cuff, AR; Goswami, A; Hutchinson, JR. Reconstruction of the musculoskeletal system in an extinct lion. Palaeontologia Electronica 2017;20:.

Button, DJ; Barrett, PM; Rayfield, EJ. Craniodental functional evolution in sauropodomorph dinosaurs. Paleobiology 2017;43:435-462. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/pab.2017.4

Vidal-Garcia, M; Keogh, JS. Phylogenetic conservatism in skulls and evolutionary lability in limbs - morphological evolution across an ancient frog radiation is shaped by diet, locomotion and burrowing. Bmc Evolutionary Biology 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-017-0993-0

Glowacka, H; McFarlin, SC; Vogel, ER; Stoinski, TS; Ndagijimana, F; Tuyisingize, D; Mudakikwa, A; Schwartz, GT. Toughness of the virunga mountain gorilla (gorilla beringei beringei) diet across an altitudinal gradient. American Journal Of Primatology 2017;79:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22661

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Bisi, MC; Panebianco, GP; Polman, R; Stagni, R. Objective assessment of movement competence in children using wearable sensors: an instrumented version of the tgmd-2 locomotor subtest. Gait & Posture 2017;56:42-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.04.025

Saner, RJ; Washabaugh, EP; Krishnan, C. Reliable sagittal plane kinematic gait assessments are feasible using low-cost webcam technology. Gait & Posture 2017;56:19-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.04.030

Berger, SE; Scher, A. Naps improve new walkers' locomotor problem solving. Journal Of Experimental Child Psychology 2017;162:292-300. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2017.04.021

Edd, SN; Favre, J; Blazek, K; Omoumi, P; Asay, JL; Andriacchi, TP. Altered gait mechanics and elevated serum pro-inflammatory cytokines in asymptomatic patients with mri evidence of knee cartilage loss. Osteoarthritis And Cartilage 2017;25:899-906. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2016.12.029

Junius, K; Degelaen, M; Lefeber, N; Swinnen, E; Vanderborght, B; Lefeber, D. Bilateral, misalignment-compensating, full-dof hip exoskeleton: design and kinematic validation. Applied Bionics And Biomechanics 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/5813154

Howell, DR; Osternig, LR; Chou, LS. Single-task and dual-task tandem gait test performance after concussion. Journal Of Science And Medicine In Sport 2017;20:622-626. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2016.11.020

Herbaut, A; Chavet, P; Roux, M; Gueguen, N; Barbier, F; Simoneau-Buessinger, E. The influence of shoe aging on children running biomechanics. Gait & Posture 2017;56:123-128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.05.011

Kerherve, HA; Samozino, P; Descombe, F; Pinay, M; Millet, GY; Pasqualini, M; Rupp, T. Calf compression sleeves change biomechanics but not performance and physiological responses in trail running. Frontiers In Physiology 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.00247

Ekizos, A; Santuz, A; Arampatzis, A. Transition from shod to barefoot alters dynamic stability during running. Gait & Posture 2017;56:31-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.04.035

Gruber, AH; Edwards, WB; Hamill, J; Derrick, TR; Boyer, KA. A comparison of the ground reaction force frequency content during rearfoot and non-rearfoot running patterns. Gait & Posture 2017;56:54-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.04.037

de Lima-Pardini, AC; Morais, GAZ; Balardin, JB; Coelho, DB; Azzi, NM; Teixeira, LA; Sato, JR. Measuring cortical motor hemodynamics during assisted stepping - an fnirs feasibility study of using a walker. Gait & Posture 2017;56:112-118. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.05.018

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Wilshin, S; Haynes, GC; Porteous, J; Koditschek, D; Revzen, S; Spence, AJ. Morphology and the gradient of a symmetric potential predict gait transitions of dogs. Biological Cybernetics 2017;111:269-277. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00422-017-0721-2

Stein, MD; Yates, A; Hand, SJ; Archer, M. Variation in the pelvic and pectoral girdles of australian oligo-miocene mekosuchine crocodiles with implications for locomotion and habitus. Peerj 2017;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3501

Lage, J; Fonseca, MG; de Barros, GGM; Feringer-Junior, WH; Pereira, GT; Ferraz, GC. Workload of official contests, net cost of transport, and metabolic power of mangalarga marchador horses of marcha batida or picada gaits. Journal Of Animal Science 2017;95:2488-2495. http://dx.doi.org/10.2527/jas2016.1270

Costalago-Meruelo, A; Simpson, DM; Veres, SM; Newland, PL. Predictive control of intersegmental tarsal movements in an insect. Journal Of Computational Neuroscience 2017;43:5-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10827-017-0644-x

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Kernkamp, WA; Van de Velde, SK; Tsai, TY; van Arkel, ERA; Asnis, PD; Nelissen, RGHH; LaPrade, RF; Zarins, B; Li, GA. An in vivo simulation of isometry of the anterolateral aspect of the healthy knee. Journal Of Bone And Joint Surgery-American Volume 2017;99:1111-1118. http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.16.01139

Tiftikci, U; Serbest, S. Does the location of placement of meniscal sutures have a clinical effect in the all-hinside repair of meniscocapsular tears?. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-017-0591-2

*METHODS*
Rosado, C; Antunes, F; Barbosa, R; Fernando, R; Estudante, M; Silva, HN; Rodrigues, LM. About the in vivo quantitation of skin anisotropy. Skin Research And Technology 2017;23:429-436. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/srt.12353

Bazrgari, B; Xia, T. Application of advanced biomechanical methods in studying low back pain - recent development in estimation of lower back loads and large-array surface electromyography and findings. Journal Of Pain Research 2017;10:1677-1685. http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/JPR.S139185

Ahmed, D; Dillinger, C; Hong, A; Nelson, BJ. Artificial acousto-magnetic soft microswimmers. Advanced Materials Technologies 2017;2:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admt.201700050

*MODELING*
Bishop, C; Hillier, S; Thewlis, D. The reliability of the adelaide in-shoe foot model. Gait & Posture 2017;56:1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.04.020

Van Houcke, J; Schouten, A; Steenackers, G; Vandermeulen, D; Pattyn, C; Audenaert, EA. Computer-based estimation of the hip joint reaction force and hip flexion angle in three different sitting configurations. Applied Ergonomics 2017;63:99-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.04.008

Koppenol, DC; Vermolen, FJ. Biomedical implications from a morphoelastic continuum model for the simulation of contracture formation in skin grafts that cover excised burns. Biomechanics And Modeling In Mechanobiology 2017;16:1187-1206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-017-0881-y

Yu, J; Jiang, C; Wang, ZF. Creating and simulating a realistic physiological tongue model for speech production. Multimedia Tools And Applications 2017;76:14673-14689. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11042-016-3929-6

Natali, AN; Carniel, EL; Fontanella, CG; Todros, S; De Benedictis, GM; Cerruto, MA; Artibani, W. Urethral lumen occlusion by artificial sphincteric devices: a computational biomechanics approach. Biomechanics And Modeling In Mechanobiology 2017;16:1439-1446. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-017-0897-3

Beroz, F; Jawerth, LM; Munster, S; Weitz, DA; Broedersz, CP; Wingreen, NS. Physical limits to biomechanical sensing in disordered fibre networks. Nature Communications 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms16096

*MUSCLE*
Guillory, B; Chen, JA; Patel, S; Luo, JH; Splenser, A; Mody, A; Ding, M; Baghaie, S; Anderson, B; Lankova, B; Halder, T; Hernandez, Y; Garcia, JM. Deletion of ghrelin prevents aging-associated obesity and muscle dysfunction without affecting longevity. Aging Cell 2017;16:859-869. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acel.12618

Bollinger, LM. Potential contributions of skeletal muscle contractile dysfunction to altered biomechanics in obesity. Gait & Posture 2017;56:100-107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.05.003

Subramaniyan, SA; Hwang, I. Biological differences between hanwoo longissimus dorsi and semimembranosus muscles in collagen synthesis of fibroblasts. Korean Journal For Food Science Of Animal Resources 2017;37:392-401. http://dx.doi.org/10.5851/kosfa.2017.37.3.392

Bogacka, U; Dziedzic, D; Komarnitki, I; Ciszek, B. Anatomy of the long peroneal muscle of the leg. Folia Morphologica 2017;76:284-288. http://dx.doi.org/10.5603/FM.a2016.0054

Simmonds, AIM; Seebacher, F. Histone deacetylase activity modulates exercise-induced skeletal muscle plasticity in zebrafish (danio rerio). American Journal Of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative And Comparative Physiology 2017;313:82-5153-8252-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpregu.00378.2016

*NEURAL*
Arshavsky, YI. Neurons versus networks: the interplay between individual neurons and neural networks in cognitive functions. Neuroscientist 2017;23:341-355. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1073858416670124

Estakhr, J; Abazari, D; Frisby, K; McIntosh, JM; Nashmi, R. Differential control of dopaminergic excitability and locomotion by cholinergic inputs in mouse substantia nigra. Current Biology 2017;27:1900-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.05.084

Frigon, A. The neural control of interlimb coordination during mammalian locomotion. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2017;117:2224-2241. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00978.2016

Xiao, X; Lin, Q; Lo, WL; Mao, YR; Shi, XC; Cates, RS; Zhou, SF; Huang, DF; Li, L. Cerebral reorganization in subacute stroke survivors after virtual reality-based training: a preliminary study. Behavioural Neurology 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/6261479

Ueyama, Y. Optimal feedback control to describe multiple representations of primary motor cortex neurons. Journal Of Computational Neuroscience 2017;43:93-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10827-017-0650-z

Seidler, RD; Carson, RG. Sensorimotor learning: neurocognitive mechanisms and individual differences. Journal Of Neuroengineering And Rehabilitation 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12984-017-0279-1

Ji, YX; Zhao, M; Liu, YL; Chen, LS; Hao, PL; Sun, C. Expression of aromatase and estrogen receptors in lumbar motoneurons of mice. Neuroscience Letters 2017;653:7-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2017.05.017

Farah, C. Developmental role of dscam in spinal locomotor circuits. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2017;117:2137-2139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00487.2016

*OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY*
Oliveira, DA; Parente, MPL; Calvo, B; Mascarenhas, T; Jorge, RMN. The management of episiotomy technique and its effect on pelvic floor muscles during a malposition childbirth. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:1249-1259. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2017.1349762

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Lu, T; Liang, H; Liu, C; Guo, S; Zhang, T; Yang, BH; He, XJ. Effects of titanium mesh cage end structures on the compressive load at the endplate interface: a cadaveric biomechanical study. Medical Science Monitor 2017;23:2863-2870. http://dx.doi.org/10.12659/MSM.905466

Janssen, I; Ryang, YM; Gempt, J; Bette, S; Gerhardt, J; Kirschke, JS; Meyer, B. Risk of cement leakage and pulmonary embolism by bone cement-augmented pedicle screw fixation of the thoracolumbar spine. Spine Journal 2017;17:837-844. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.01.009

Luo, J; Annesley-Williams, DJ; Adams, MA; Dolan, P. How are adjacent spinal levels affected by vertebral fracture and by vertebroplasty? a biomechanical study on cadaveric spines. Spine Journal 2017;17:863-874. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.01.013

Hoernschemeyer, DG; Pashuck, TD; Pfeiffer, FM. Analysis of the s2 alar-iliac screw as compared with the traditional iliac screw: does it increase stability with sacroiliac fixation of the spine?. Spine Journal 2017;17:875-879. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.02.001

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Joffre, T; Isaksson, P; Procter, P; Persson, C. Trabecular deformations during screw pull-out: a micro-ct study of lapine bone. Biomechanics And Modeling In Mechanobiology 2017;16:1349-1359. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-017-0891-9

Wei, R; Guo, W; Ji, T; Zhang, YD; Liang, HJ. One-step reconstruction with a 3d-printed, custom-made prosthesis after total en bloc sacrectomy: a technical note. European Spine Journal 2017;26:1902-1909. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-016-4871-z

Degen, RM; Getgood, A. Implant alternatives for tibial osteotomies. Journal Of Knee Surgery 2017;30:426-434. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1603505

Spartacus, V; Mayoly, A; Gay, A; Le Corroller, T; Nemoz-Gaillard, M; Roffino, S; Chabrand, P. Biomechanical causes of trapeziometacarpal arthroplasty failure. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:1233-1235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2017.1348502

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Jamkrajang, P; Robinson, MA; Limroongreungrat, W; Vanrenterghem, J. Can segmental model reductions quantify whole-body balance accurately during dynamic activities?. Gait & Posture 2017;56:37-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.04.036

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Esposito, ER; Ranz, EC; Schmidtbauer, KA; Neptune, RR; Wilken, JM. Ankle-foot orthosis bending axis influences running mechanics. Gait & Posture 2017;56:147-152. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.04.023

*ROBOTICS*
Oh, P; Sohn, K; Jang, G; Jun, Y; Cho, BK. Technical overview of team drc-hubo@unlv's approach to the 2015 darpa robotics challenge finals. Journal Of Field Robotics 2017;34:874-896. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rob.21686

Knabe, C; Griffin, R; Burton, J; Cantor-Cooke, G; Dantanarayana, L; Day, G; Ebeling-Koning, O; Hahn, E; Hopkins, M; Neal, J; Newton, J; Nogales, C; Orekhov, V; Peterson, J; Rouleau, M; Seminatore, J; Sung, Y; Webb, J; Wittenstein, N; Ziglar, J; Leonessa, A; Lattimer, B; Furukawa, T. Team valor's escher: a novel electromechanical biped for the darpa robotics challenge. Journal Of Field Robotics 2017;34:912-939. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rob.21697

Ko, H; Yi, H; Jeong, HE. Wall and ceiling climbing quadruped robot with superior water repellency manufactured using 3d printing (uniclimb). International Journal Of Precision Engineering And Manufacturing-Green Technology 2017;4:273-280. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40684-017-0033-y

Tan, N; Mohan, RE; Elangovan, K. Scorpio: a biomimetic reconfigurable rolling-crawling robot. International Journal Of Advanced Robotic Systems 2016;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1729881416658180

*REACHING/GRASP*
Bakker, RS; Weijer, RHA; van Beers, RJ; Selen, LPJ; Medendorp, WP. Decisions in motion: passive body acceleration modulates hand choice. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2017;117:2250-2261. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00022.2017

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Van Capelle, A; Broderick, CR; van Doorn, N; Ward, RE; Parmenter, BJ. Interventions to improve fundamental motor skills in pre-school aged children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal Of Science And Medicine In Sport 2017;20:658-666. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2016.11.008

Zemkova, E; Jelen, M; Radman, I; Svilar, L; Hamar, D. The effect of stable and unstable lifting conditions on muscle power and fatigue rate during resistance exercises. Medicina Dello Sport 2017;70:36-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0025-7826.17.03026-5

Sinclair, J; Taylor, PJ; Smith, A; Bullen, J; Bentley, I; Hobbs, SJ. Three-dimensional kinematic differences between accurate and high velocity kicks in rugby union place kicking. International Journal Of Sports Science & Coaching 2017;12:371-380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747954117710515

Garcia-Hermoso, A; Saavedra, JM; Arellano, R; Navarro, F. Relationship between swim start wall contact time and final performance in backstroke events in international swimming championships. International Journal Of Performance Analysis In Sport 2017;17:232-243. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24748668.2017.1331573

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Shin, WJ; Kim, JP; Yang, HM; Lee, EY; Go, JH; Heo, K. Topographical anatomy of the distal ulna attachment of the adioulnar ligament. Journal Of Hand Surgery-American Volume 2017;42:517-524. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/Ahsa.2017.03.031

Nuelle, CW; Milles, JL; Pfeiffer, FM; Stannard, JP; Smith, PA; Kfuri, M; Cook, JL. Biomechanical comparison of five posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction techniques. Journal Of Knee Surgery 2017;30:523-531. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1593625

Mutsuzaki, H; Nakajima, H; Nomura, S; Sakane, M. Differences in placement of calcium phosphate-hybridized tendon grafts within the femoral bone tunnel during acl reconstruction do not influence tendon-to-bone healing. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-017-0583-2

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Pauly, HM; Place, LW; Donahue, TLH; Kipper, MJ. Mechanical properties and cell compatibility of agarose hydrogels containing proteoglycan mimetic graft copolymers. Biomacromolecules 2017;18:2220-2229. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.7b00643

Tarnowski, M; Kulikowski, K; Borowski, T; Rajchel, B; Wierzchon, T. Influence of amorphous carbon layers on tribological properties of polyetheretherketone composite in contact with nitrided layer produced on ti6al4v titanium alloy. Diamond And Related Materials 2017;75:123-130. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diamond.2017.02.013

Shah, RG; Pierce, MC; Silver, FH. Morphomechanics of dermis-a method for non-destructive testing of collagenous tissues. Skin Research And Technology 2017;23:399-406. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/srt.12349

Romero, X; Latorre, M; Montans, FJ. Determination of the wypiwyg strain energy density of skin through finite element analysis of the experiments on circular specimens. Finite Elements In Analysis And Design 2017;134:1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.finel.2017.05.009

Aggarwal, A. An improved parameter estimation and comparison for soft tissue constitutive models containing an exponential function. Biomechanics And Modeling In Mechanobiology 2017;16:1309-1327. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10237-017-0889-3

Azeem, A; Marani, L; Fuller, K; Spanoudes, K; Pandit, A; Zeugolis, DI. Influence of nonsulfated polysaccharides on the properties of electrospun poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) fibers. Acs Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2017;3:1304-1312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00206

Schwenninger, D; Priebe, HJ; Schneider, M; Runck, H; Guttmann, J. Optical clearing: impact of optical and dielectric properties of clearing solutions on pulmonary tissue mechanics. Journal Of Applied Physiology 2017;123:27-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00234.2016

Kim, OV; Litvinov, RI; Chen, J; Chen, DZ; Weisel, JW; Alber, MS. Compression-induced structural and mechanical changes of fibrin-collagen composites. Matrix Biology 2017;540-61:. 141-156 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matbio.2016.10.007.

Mistry, P; Aied, A; Alexander, M; Shakesheff, K; Bennett, A; Yang, J. Bioprinting using mechanically robust core-shell cell-laden hydrogel strands. Macromolecular Bioscience 2017;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mabi.201600472

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Graef, F; Seemann, R; Garbe, A; Schmidt-Bleek, K; Schaser, KD; Keller, J; Duda, G; Tsitsilonis, S. Impaired fracture healing with high non-union rates remains irreversible after traumatic brain injury in leptin-deficient mice. Journal Of Musculoskeletal & Neuronal Interactions 2017;17:78-85.

King, D; Hecimovich, M; Clark, T; Gissane, C. Measurement of the head impacts in a sub-elite australian rules football team with an instrumented patch: an exploratory analysis. International Journal Of Sports Science & Coaching 2017;12:359-370. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747954117710512

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Vargas, G; Neves, HHR; Cardoso, V; Munari, DP; Carvalheiro, R. Genetic analysis of feet and leg conformation traits in nelore cattle. Journal Of Animal Science 2017;95:2379-2384. http://dx.doi.org/10.2527/jas2016.1327

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Strong, SL; Silson, EH; Gouws, AD; Morland, AB; McKeefry, DJ. Differential processing of the direction and focus of expansion of optic flow stimuli in areas mst and v3a of the human visual cortex. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2017;117:2209-2217. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00031.2017

Natale, E; Addabbo, M; Marchis, IC; Bolognini, N; Cassia, VM; Turati, C. Action priming with biomechanically possible and impossible grasps: erp evidence from 6-month-old infants. Social Neuroscience 2017;12:560-569. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17470919.2016.1197853

Ambrosio, R; Lopes, BT; Faria-Correia, F; Salomao, MQ; Buhren, J; Roberts, CJ; Elsheikh, A; Vinciguerra, R; Vinciguerra, P. Integration of scheimpflug-based corneal tomography and biomechanical assessments for enhancing ectasia detection. Journal Of Refractive Surgery 2017;33:434-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20170426-02

Chen, XJ; Stojanovic, A; Xu, YY; Zhou, W; Raeder, S; Enayati, S; Utheim, TP. Medium-to long-term results of corneal cross-linking for keratoconus using phototherapeutic keratectomy for epithelial removal and partial stromal ablation. Journal Of Refractive Surgery 2017;33:488-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20170504-03

Vinciguerra, R; Ambrosio, R; Roberts, CJ; Azzolini, C; Vinciguerra, P. Biomechanical characterization of subclinical keratoconus without topographic or tomographic abnormalities. Journal Of Refractive Surgery 2017;33:399-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20170213-01

Randleman, JB; Su, JP; Scarcelli, G. Biomechanical changes after lasik flap creation combined with rapid cross-linking measured with brillouin microscopy. Journal Of Refractive Surgery 2017;33:408-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20170421-01

Seven, I; Vahdati, A; Pedersen, IB; Vestergaard, A; Hjortdal, J; Roberts, CJ; Dupps, WJ. Contralateral eye comparison of smile and flap-based corneal refractive surgery: computational analysis of biomechanical impact. Journal Of Refractive Surgery 2017;33:444-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20170504-01

Hamoudi, H; Christensen, UC; La Cour, M. Corneal endothelial cell loss and corneal biomechanical characteristics after two-step sequential or combined phaco-vitrectomy surgery for idiopathic epiretinal membrane. Acta Ophthalmologica 2017;95:493-497. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aos.13474

Roy, AS; Shetty, R. Why indentation cannot be considered exactly equivalent to non-contact tonometry. Journal Of Refractive Surgery 2017;33:496-496.

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Ranz, EC; Wilken, JM; Gajewski, DA; Neptune, RR. The influence of limb alignment and transfemoral amputation technique on muscle capacity during gait. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2017;20:1167-1174. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2017.1340461