LITERATURE UPDATE
September 21 - September 27, 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*
Zysset, PK; Wolfram, U. A rate-independent continuum model for bone tissue with interaction of compressive and tensile micro-damage. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;74:448-462. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.07.008

Lee, KW; Lee, JS; Kim, YS; Shim, YB; Jang, JW; Lee, KI. Effective healing of chronic rotator cuff injury using recombinant bone morphogenetic protein-2 coated dermal patch in vivo. Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials 2017;105:1840-1846. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.33716

Galli, S; Andersson, M; Jinno, Y; Karlsson, J; He, WX; Xue, Y; Mustafa, K; Wennerberg, A; Jimbo, R. Magnesium release from mesoporous carriers on endosseus implants does not influence bone maturation at 6 weeks in rabbit bone.. Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials 2017;105:2118-2125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.b.33752

Li, JJ; Zeng, ZB; Zhao, YT; Jing, D; Tang, CH; Ding, Y; Feng, X. Effects of low-intensity pulsed electromagnetic fields on bone microarchitecture, mechanical strength and bone turnover in type 2 diabetic db/db mice. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-11090-7

Hoechel, S; Deyhle, H; Toranelli, M; Muller-Gerbl, M. Osteoarthritis alters the patellar bones subchondral trabecular architecture. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2017;35:1982-1989. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23490

Jin, YF; Xu, LH; Hu, XH; Liao, SX; Pathak, JL; Liu, JS. Lithium chloride enhances bone regeneration and implant osseointegration in osteoporotic conditions. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Metabolism 2017;35:497-503. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00774-016-0783-6

Wen, XX; Yu, HL; Yan, YB; Zong, CL; Ding, HJ; Ma, XY; Wang, TS; Lei, W. Influence of the shape of the micro-finite element model on the mechanical properties calculated from micro-finite element analysis. Experimental And Therapeutic Medicine 2017;14:1744-1748. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2017.4709

Zhang, Y; Sun, RB; Zhang, LL; Feng, LZ; Liu, YW. Effect of blood biochemical factors on nontraumatic necrosis of the femoral head logistic regression analysis. Orthopade 2017;46:737-743. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00132-017-3408-4

*BOTANY*
Kothari, AR; Burnett, NP. Herbivores alter plant-wind interactions by acting as a point mass on leaves and by removing leaf tissue. Ecology And Evolution 2017;7:6884-6893. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3249

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Perrot, V; Meier, S; Bel-Brunon, A; Walter-Le Berre, H; Bou-Said, B; Chaudet, P; Detti, V; Vray, D; Liebgott, H. Biofidelic abdominal aorta phantom: cross-over preliminary study using ultrasound and digital image stereo-correlation. Irbm 2017;38:238-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.irbm.2017.07.002

Wu, QQ; Xiao, Y; Yuan, Y; Ma, ZG; Liao, HH; Liu, C; Zhu, JX; Yang, Z; Deng, W; Tang, QZ. Mechanisms contributing to cardiac remodelling. Clinical Science 2017;131:2319-2345. http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/CS20171167

Chen, HY; Al-Saadon, K; Louvard, Y; Kassab, GS. Biomechanical impact of provisional stenting and balloon dilatation on coronary bifurcation: clinical implications. Journal Of Applied Physiology 2017;123:221-226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00245.2017

Fuertes, WW; Shao, S; Mohiuddin, HS; Lee, H; Dalal, FA; Quick, CM; Stewart, RH. Integration of biomechanics and mechanobiology to predict chronic ventricular wall stress, thickness, and contractility. Faseb Journal 2017;31:.

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Aubret, A; Ramananarivo, S; Palacci, J. Eppur si muove, and yet it moves: patchy (phoretic) swimmers. Current Opinion In Colloid & Interface Science 2017;30:81-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cocis.2017.05.007

Mayett, D; Bitten, N; Das, M; Schwarz, JM. Chase-and-run dynamics in cell motility and the molecular rupture of interacting active elastic dimers. Physical Review E 2017;96:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.96.032407

Blocki, A; Lowenberg, C; Jiang, Y; Kratz, K; Neffe, AT; Jung, F; Lendlein, A. Response of encapsulated cells to a gelatin matrix with varied bulk and microenvironmental elastic properties. Polymers For Advanced Technologies 2017;28:1245-1251. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pat.3947

Nanba, D; Toki, F; Matsumura, H; Toki, H; Nishimura, EK. Locomotive ability of human keratinocyte stem cells is an intrinsic property for stem cell expansion and epidermal reconstruction. Journal Of Investigative Dermatology 2017;137:83-5149-4883-5149-48.

Eckhard, U; Bandukwala, H; Mansfield, MJ; Marino, G; Cheng, JJ; Wallace, I; Holyoak, T; Charles, TC; Austin, J; Overall, CM; Doxey, AC. Discovery of a proteolytic flagellin family in diverse bacterial phyla that assembles enzymatically active flagella. Nature Communications 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00599-0

Son, S; Moroney, GJ; Butler, PJ. Beta(1)-integrin-mediated adhesion is lipid-bilayer dependent. Biophysical Journal 2017;113:1080-1092. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2017.07.010

*COMPARATIVE*
Abdala, V; Vera, MC; Ponssa, ML. On the presence of the patella in frogs. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2017;300:1747-1755. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23629

Panciroli, E; Janis, C; Stockdale, M; Martin-Serra, A. Correlates between calcaneal morphology and locomotion in extant and extinct carnivorous mammals. Journal Of Morphology 2017;278:1333-1353. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmor.20716

During, DN; Knorlein, BJ; Elemans, CPH. In situ vocal fold properties and pitch prediction by dynamic actuation of the songbird syrinx. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-11258-1

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Shirazi, HA; Ayatollahi, M; Karimi, A; Navidbakhsh, M. A comparative finite element analysis of two types of axial and radial functionally graded dental implants with titanium one around implant-bone interface. Science And Engineering Of Composite Materials 2017;24:747-754. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/secm-2015-0392

Barone, S; Paoli, A; Razionale, AV; Savignano, R. Computational design and engineering of polymeric orthodontic aligners. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Biomedical Engineering 2017;33:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2839

Yang, G; Zhao, HL; Wang, P; Han, XD; Zao, XY; Liu, ZX; Qiu, SQ; Liu, ZQ. Measurement of deformation rate in nasal septum deviation by three-dimensional computer tomography reconstruction and its application in nasal septoplasty endoscopic surgery. Experimental And Therapeutic Medicine 2017;14:1519-1525. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2017.4644

Jin, DY; Yang, F; Chen, ZJ; Yang, SH; Xing, D. Biomechanical and morphological multi-parameter photoacoustic endoscope for identification of early esophageal disease. Applied Physics Letters 2017;111:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5001272

*DIGESTIVE*
Vilardell, N; Rofes, L; Arreola, V; Martin, A; Muriana, D; Palomeras, E; Ortega, O; Clave, P. Videofluoroscopic assessment of the pathophysiology of chronic poststroke oropharyngeal dysphagia. Neurogastroenterology And Motility 2017;29:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nmo.13111

Sokolis, DP. Experimental study and biomechanical characterization for the passive small intestine: identification of regional differences. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;74:93-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.05.026

Gong, XH; Xu, XJ; Lin, SS; Cheng, Y; Tong, JH; Li, YY. Alterations in biomechanical properties and microstructure of colon wall in early-stage experimental colitis. Experimental And Therapeutic Medicine 2017;14:995-1000. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2017.4607

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Paul, GS. Restoring maximum vertical browsing reach in sauropod dinosaurs. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2017;300:1802-1825. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23617

Luna, L; Aranda, C; Quintana, C. Middle and late holocene micromammal pathologies from cueva tixi (tandilia range, buenos aires province, argentina). International Journal Of Paleopathology 2017;18:82-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpp.2017.05.009

Maniakas, I; Kostopoulos, DS. Assessing astragalar morphology and biomechanics in western palaearctic bison populations with geometric morphometrics. Comptes Rendus Palevol 2017;16:783-794. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2011.06.003

Bohmer, C; Fabre, AC; Lacroux, C; Herbin, M; Peigne, S; Herrel, A. Forelimb musculature, arboreal locomotion and substrate use in primates. Folia Primatologica 2017;88:141-142.

Chirchir, H; Zeiningerc, A; Nakatsukasad, M; Ketcham, RA; Richmond, BG. Does trabecular bone structure within the metacarpal heads of primates vary with hand posture?. Comptes Rendus Palevol 2017;16:533-544. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2016.10.002

Marchi, D; Proctor, DJ; Huston, E; Nicholas, CL; Fischer, F. Morphological correlates of the first metacarpal proximal articular surface with manipulative capabilities in apes, humans and south african early hominins. Comptes Rendus Palevol 2017;16:645-654. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2016.09.002

Tsegai, ZJ; Stephens, NB; Treece, GM; Skinner, MM; Kivell, TL; Gee, AH. Cortical bone mapping: an application to hand and foot bones in hominoids. Comptes Rendus Palevol 2017;16:690-701. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2016.11.001

Grine, FE; Daegling, DJ. Functional morphology, biomechanics and the retrodiction of early hominin diets. Comptes Rendus Palevol 2017;16:613-631. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2017.01.005

Marigo, J; Fabre, AC; Boyer, DM. What can the shape of the calcaneus tell us about locomotion in extinct primates?. Folia Primatologica 2017;88:156-157.

Domalain, M; Bertin, A; Daver, G. Was australopithecus afarensis able to make the lomekwian stone tools? towards a realistic biomechanical simulation of hand force capability in fossil hominins and new insights on the role of the fifth digit. Comptes Rendus Palevol 2017;16:572-584. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2016.09.003

Viciano, J; Lopez-Lazaro, S; Perez-Fernandez, A; Amores-Ampuero, A; D'Anastasio, R; Jimenez-Triguerod, JM. Scheuermann's disease in a juvenile male from the late roman necropolis of torrenueva (3rd-4th century ce, granada, spain). International Journal Of Paleopathology 2017;18:26-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpp.2017.04.003

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Lanini, J; Duburcq, A; Razavi, H; Le Goff, CG; Ijspeert, AJ. Interactive locomotion: investigation and modeling of physically-paired humans while walking. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179989

Pearson-Dennett, V; Todd, G; Wilcox, RA; Vogel, AP; White, JM; Thewlis, D. History of cannabis use is associated with altered gait. Drug And Alcohol Dependence 2017;178:215-222. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.05.017

Bogey, RA; Barnes, LA. Estimates of individual muscle power production in normal adult walking. Journal Of Neuroengineering And Rehabilitation 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12984-017-0306-2

Gollie, JM; Herrick, JE; Keyser, RE; Chin, LMK; Collins, JP; Shields, RK; Panza, GS; Guccione, AA. Fatigability, oxygen uptake kinetics and muscle deoxygenation in incomplete spinal cord injury during treadmill walking. European Journal Of Applied Physiology 2017;117:1989-2000. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-017-3685-y

Kang, J; Vashista, V; Agrawal, SK. On the adaptation of pelvic motion by applying 3-dimensional guidance forces using tpad. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2017;25:1558-1567. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2017.2679607

Tingelstad, HC; Kehoe, B; Verdon, E; Seminuk, K; Reilly, T; Haman, F. Cost of locomotion during loaded marching in the heat. Faseb Journal 2017;31:.

Park, JH; Stegall, P; Zhang, HH; Agrawal, S. Walking with a backpack using load distribution and dynamic load compensation reduces metabolic cost and adaptations to loads. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2017;25:1419-1430. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2016.2627057

Sharbafi, MA; Seyfarth, A; Zhao, GP. Locomotor sub-functions for control of assistive wearable robots. Frontiers In Neurorobotics 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbot.2017.00044

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Usherwood, JR; Davies, ZTS. Work minimization accounts for footfall phasing in slow quadrupedal gaits. Elife 2017;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.29495

Sponberg, S. The emergent physics of animal locomotion. Physics Today 2017;70:34-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3691

Jagnandan, K; Higham, TE. Lateral movements of a massive tail influence gecko locomotion: an integrative study comparing tail restriction and autotomy. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-11484-7

Gerald, GW; Thompson, MM; Levine, TD; Wrinn, KM. Interactive effects of leg autotomy and incline on locomotor performance and kinematics of the cellar spider, pholcus manueli. Ecology And Evolution 2017;7:6729-6735. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3231

Toussaint, S; Youlatos, D. Pedal and manual postures during locomotion on various substrates in strepsirhine and haplorhine primates. Folia Primatologica 2017;88:106-106.

Ji, F; Huang, DG. Effects of reynolds number on energy extraction performance of a two dimensional undulatory flexible body. Ocean Engineering 2017;142:185-193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oceaneng.2017.07.005

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Meng, S; Oi, M; Saito, G; Saito, H. The neural correlates of biomechanical constraints in hand laterality judgment task performed from other person's perspective: a near-infrared spectroscopy study. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0183818

Kawaguchi, J; Yoshimoto, S; Kuroda, Y; Oshiro, O. Estimation of finger joint angles based on electromechanical sensing of wrist shape. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2017;25:1409-1418. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2016.2626800

van Hoeve, S; Leenstra, B; Willems, P; Poeze, M; Meijer, K. The effect of age and speed on foot and ankle kinematics assessed using a 4-segment foot model. Medicine 2017;96:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000007907

Lane, G. A novel technique to determine foot contribution to limb-length discrepancy. Journal Of The American Podiatric Medical Association 2017;107:340-341.

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Kim, HJ; Yeo, ED; Rhyu, IJ; Lee, SH; Lee, YS; Lee, YK. Changes in ankle joint motion after supramalleolar osteotomy: a cadaveric model. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1749-0

Tehrani, ES; Jalaleddini, K; Kearney, RE. Ankle joint intrinsic dynamics is more complex than a mass-spring-damper model. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2017;25:1568-1580. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2017.2679722

Patil, SS; Shekhar, A; Tapasvi, SR. Meniscal preservation is important for the knee joint. Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics 2017;51:576-587. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ortho.IJOrtho_247_17

Linka, K; Itskov, M; Truhn, D; Nebelung, S; Thuring, J. T2 mr imaging vs. computational modeling of human articular cartilage tissue functionality. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;74:477-487. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.07.023

*METHODS*
Daunoraviciene, K; Ziziene, J; Pauk, J; Idzkowski, A; Raudonyte, I; Juocevicius, A; Linkel, A; Griskevicius, J. Stroke-affected upper extremity movement assessment via continuous relative phase analysis. Measurement 2017;110:84-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2017.06.011

Shan, GB; Zhang, X; Meng, ML; Wilde, B. A biomechanical study for developing wearable-sensor system to prevent hip fractures among seniors. Applied Sciences-Basel 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app7080771

Maddison, R; Gemming, L; Monedero, J; Bolger, L; Belton, S; Issartel, J; Marsh, S; Direito, A; Solenhill, M; Zhao, JF; Exeter, DJ; Vathsangam, H; Rawstorn, JC. Quantifying human movement using the movn smartphone app: validation and field study. Jmir Mhealth And Uhealth 2017;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/mhealth.7167

Pasquali, V; D'Alessandro, G; Gualtieri, R; Leccese, F. A new data logger based on raspberry-pi for arctic notostraca locomotion investigations. Measurement 2017;110:249-256. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2017.07.004

Napoli, A; Glass, S; Ward, C; Tucker, C; Obeid, I. Performance analysis of a generalized motion capture system using microsoft kinect 2.0. Biomedical Signal Processing And Control 2017;38:265-280. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bspc.2017.06.006

Sasagawa, K; Narita, J. Development of thin and flexible contact pressure sensing system for high spatial resolution measurements. Sensors And Actuators A-Physical 2017;263:610-613. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2017.07.024

Caenen, A; Pernot, M; Ekroll, IK; Shcherbakova, D; Mertens, L; Swillens, A; Segers, P. Effect of ultrafast imaging on shear wave visualization and characterization: an experimental and computational study in a pediatric ventricular model. Applied Sciences-Basel 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app7080840

Wang, BL; Cao, Y. Liver medical image registration based on biomechanical model. Multimedia Tools And Applications 2017;76:19927-19944. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11042-016-3828-x

*MODELING*
Peng, XB; Berseth, G; Yin, KK; Van De Panne, M. Deeploco: dynamic locomotion skills using hierarchical deep reinforcement learning. Acm Transactions On Graphics 2017;36:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3072959.3073602

Wang, BH; Zhao, YL; Barbic, J. Botanical materials based on biomechanics. Acm Transactions On Graphics 2017;36:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3072959.3073655

Godinho, RM; Toro-Ibacache, V; Fitton, LC; O'Higgins, P. Finite element analysis of the cranium: validity, sensitivity and future directions. Comptes Rendus Palevol 2017;16:600-612. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2016.11.002

*MUSCLE*
Kleinbach, C; Martynenko, O; Promies, J; Haeufle, DFB; Fehr, J; Schmitt, S. Implementation and validation of the extended hill-type muscle model with robust routing capabilities in ls-dyna for active human body models. Biomedical Engineering Online 2017;16:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12938-017-0399-7

Morel, J; Palao, JC; Castells, J; Desgeorges, M; Busso, T; Molliex, S; Jahnke, V; Del Carmine, P; Gondin, J; Arnould, D; Durieux, AC; Freyssenet, D. Regulation of akt-mtor, ubiquitin-proteasome and autophagy-lysosome pathways in locomotor and respiratory muscles during experimental sepsis in mice. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-11440-5

Guvanasen, GS; Guo, L; Aguilar, RJ; Cheek, AL; Shafor, CS; Rajaraman, S; Nichols, TR; DeWeerth, SP. A stretchable microneedle electrode array for stimulating and measuring intramuscular electromyographic activity. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2017;25:1440-1452. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2016.2629461

*NEURAL*
Nordin, AD; Rymer, WZ; Biewener, AA; Schwartz, AB; Chen, DF; Horak, FB. Biomechanics and neural control of movement, 20 years later: what have we learned and what has changed?. Journal Of Neuroengineering And Rehabilitation 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12984-017-0298-y

d'Avella, A. Modularity for motor control and motor learning. Progress In Motor Control: Theories And Translations 2016;957:3-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47313-0_1

Benavides, FD; Santamaria, AJ; Bodoukhin, N; Guada, LG; Solano, JP; Guest, JD. Characterization of motor and somatosensory evoked potentials in the yucatan micropig using transcranial and epidural stimulation. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:2595-2608. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4511

Kim, DS; Jung, SJ; Lee, JS; Lim, BY; Kim, HA; Yoo, JE; Kim, DW; Leem, JW. Rapid generation of opc-like cells from human pluripotent stem cells for treating spinal cord injury. Experimental And Molecular Medicine 2017;49:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/emm.2017.106

*OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY*
Antun, S; Tomislav, B; Tomislav, S; Robert, S. Biomechanics of fetal membranes - relation with newborn and maternal anthropometric data. Periodicum Biologorum 2017;119:119-123. http://dx.doi.org/10.18054/pb.v119i2.4660

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Aghyarian, S; Hu, XB; Haddas, R; Lieberman, IH; Kosmopoulos, V; Kim, HKW; Rodrigues, DC. Biomechanical behavior of novel composite pmma-cap bone cements in an anatomically accurate cadaveric vertebroplasty model. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2017;35:2067-2074. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23491

Hong, JT; Tomoyuki, T; Jain, A; Orias, AAE; Inoue, N; An, HS. Which salvage fixation technique is best for the failed initial screw fixation at the cervicothoracic junction? a biomechanical comparison study. European Spine Journal 2017;26:2417-2424. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5239-8

Wachowski, MM; Weiland, J; Wagner, M; Gezzi, R; Kubein-Meesenburg, D; Nagerl, H. Kinematics of cervical segments c5/c6 in axial rotation before and after total disc arthroplasty. European Spine Journal 2017;26:2425-2433. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5073-z

Skovrlj, B; Qureshi, SA. Minimally invasive cervical spine surgery. Journal Of Neurosurgical Sciences 2017;61:325-334. http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0390-5616.16.03906-0

Gautschi, OP; Garbossa, D; Tessitore, E; Langella, F; Pecoraro, MF; Marengo, N; Bozzaro, M; Beckman, J; Berjano, P. Maximal access surgery for posterior lumbar interbody fusion with divergent, cortical bone trajectory pedicle screws: a good option to minimize spine access and maximize the field for nerve decompression. Journal Of Neurosurgical Sciences 2017;61:335-341. http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0390-5616.16.03230-6

Wu, YR; Cisewski, SE; Sun, Y; Damon, BJ; Sachs, BL; Pellegrini, VD; Slate, EH; Yao, H. Quantifying baseline fixed charge density in healthy human cartilage endplate. Spine 2017;42:69-4948-4850-6949-4848-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002061

Deng, Z; Wang, K; Wang, HH; Lan, TY; Zhan, HS; Niu, WX. A finite element study of traditional chinese cervical manipulation. European Spine Journal 2017;26:2308-2317. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5193-5

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Lee, CH; Hsu, CC; Huang, PY. Biomechanical study of different fixation techniques for the treatment of sacroiliac joint injuries using finite element analyses and biomechanical tests. Computers In Biology And Medicine 2017;87:250-257. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2017.06.007

Van Houcke, J. The history of biomechanics in total hip arthroplasty (vol 51, pg 359, 2017). Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics 2017;51:629-629. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0019-5413.214231

Karakasli, A; Acar, N; Ertem, F; Ozmanevra, R; Erduran, M. A novel anatomical patellar plate for transverse patellar fracture - a biomechanical in-vitro study. Acta Orthopaedica Et Traumatologica Turcica 2017;51:337-341. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aott.2017.04.006

Hu, XJ; Wang, H. Biomechanical assessment and 3d finite element analysis of the treatment of tibial fractures using minimally invasive percutaneous plates. Experimental And Therapeutic Medicine 2017;14:1692-1698. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2017.4629

Liu, W; Yang, LH; Kong, XC; An, LK; Hong, G; Guo, ZC; Zang, L. Stiffness of the locking compression plate as an external fixator for treating distal tibial fractures: a biomechanics study. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-016-1384-1

Li, XC; Zhu, Y; Xu, Y; Wang, BB; Liu, JH; Xu, XY. Osteochondral autograft transplantation with biplanar distal tibial osteotomy for patients with concomitant large osteochondral lesion of the talus and varus ankle malalignment. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-016-1367-2

Gooi, SG; Chan, CXY; Tan, MKL; Lim, AKS; Satkunanantham, K; Hui, JHP. Patella height changes post high tibial osteotomy. Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics 2017;51:545-551. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ortho.IJOrtho_214_17

Xu, J; Ma, X; Wang, DP; Lu, W; Zhu, WM; Ouyang, K; Liu, HF; Li, H; Jiang, LY. Comparison of extraosseous talotarsal stabilization implants in a stage ii adult-acquired flatfoot model: a finite element analysis. Journal Of Foot & Ankle Surgery 2017;56:1058-1064. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2017.05.009

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Song, CY; Lin, JJ; Chang, AH. Effects of femoral rotational taping on dynamic postural stability in female patients with patellofemoral pain. Clinical Journal Of Sport Medicine 2017;27:438-443.

Feldman, AG. The relationship between postural and movement stability. Progress In Motor Control: Theories And Translations 2016;957:105-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47313-0_6

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Maqbool, HF; Husman, MAB; Awad, MI; Abouhossein, A; Iqbal, N; Dehghani-Sanij, AA. A real-time gait event detection for lower limb prosthesis control and evaluation. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2017;25:1500-1509. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2016.2636367

*ROBOTICS*
Xu, YL; Gao, F; Pan, Y; Chai, X. Hexapod adaptive gait inspired by human behavior for six-legged robot without force sensor. Journal Of Intelligent & Robotic Systems 2017;88:19-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10846-017-0532-7

Li, QQ; Chen, XC; Zhou, YH; Yu, ZG; Zhang, WM; Huang, Q. A minimized falling damage method for humanoid robots. International Journal Of Advanced Robotic Systems 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1729881417728016

Zhang, GT; Jiang, ZY; Li, YY; Chai, H; Chen, T; Li, YB. Active compliance control of the hydraulic actuated leg prototype. Assembly Automation 2017;37:356-368. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/AA-11-2016-160

*REACHING/GRASP*
Gatouillat, A; Dumortier, A; Perera, S; Badr, Y; Gehin, C; Sejdic, E. Analysis of the pen pressure and grip force signal during basic drawing tasks: the timing and speed changes impact drawing characteristics. Computers In Biology And Medicine 2017;87:124-131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2017.05.020

*REHABILITATION*
Mehrholz, J; Thomas, S; Elsner, B. Treadmill training and body weight support for walking after stroke. Cochrane Database Of Systematic Reviews 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD002840.pub4

Pizzolato, C; Reggiani, M; Saxby, DJ; Ceseracciu, E; Modenese, L; Lloyd, DG. Biofeedback for gait retraining based on real-time estimation of tibiofemoral joint contact forces. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2017;25:1612-1621. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2017.2683488

Nyberg, ET; Broadway, J; Finetto, C; Dean, JC. A novel elastic force-field to influence mediolateral foot placement during walking. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2017;25:1481-1488. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2016.2633960

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Capin, JJ; Khandha, A; Zarzycki, R; Manal, K; Buchanan, TS; Snyder-Mackler, L. Gait mechanics and second acl rupture: implications for delaying return-to-sport. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2017;35:1894-1901. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23476

Straw, AH; Hoogkamer, W; Kram, R. Changing relative crank angle increases the metabolic cost of leg cycling. European Journal Of Applied Physiology 2017;117:2021-2027. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-017-3691-0

Oyama, S; Waldhelm, AG; Sosa, AR; Patel, RR; Kalinowski, DL. Trunk muscle function deficit in youth baseball pitchers with excessive contralateral trunk tilt during pitching. Clinical Journal Of Sport Medicine 2017;27:475-480.

Swisher, A; Koehn, B; Yong, S; Cunha, J; Ferguson, C; Cannon, DT. Dynamics of locomotor fatigue during supra-critical power exercise in humans. Faseb Journal 2017;31:.

Van Iterson, EH; Olson, TP. Locomotor subsystolic occlusion transition effects on on-transient vo2 kinetics during submaximal hyperbolic exercise. Faseb Journal 2017;31:.

Wickman, BE; Sasaki, KG; Torrecillas-Sanchez, E; Cannon, DT. Imposed expiratory resistance, hyperinflation, and dyspnea are dissociated from locomotor fatigue during moderate exercise. Faseb Journal 2017;31:.

DiGiovanni, J; Vernarelli, JA. Setting the stage for childhood fitness: dietary energy density is associated with locomotor development in a nationally representative sample of us children age 3-5y. Faseb Journal 2017;31:.

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Sohirad, S; Wilson, D; Waugh, C; Finnamore, E; Scott, A. Feasibility of using a hand-held device to characterize tendon tissue biomechanics. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184463

Raines, BT; Naclerio, E; Sherman, SL. Management of anterior cruciate ligament injury? what's in and what's out?. Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics 2017;51:563-575. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ortho.IJOrtho_245_17

Athwal, KK; El Daou, H; Lord, B; Davies, AJ; Manning, W; Rodriguez y Baena, F; Deehan, DJ; Amis, AA. Lateral soft-tissue structures contribute to cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty stability. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2017;35:1902-1909. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23477

Li, Y; Shen, ZH; Huang, MY; Wang, XY. Stepwise resection of the posterior ligamentous complex for stability of a thoracolumbar compression fracture an in vitro biomechanical investigation. Medicine 2017;96:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000007873

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Hong, LTA; Kim, YM; Park, HH; Hwang, DH; Cui, Y; Lee, EM; Yahn, S; Lee, JK; Song, SC; Kim, BG. An injectable hydrogel enhances tissue repair after spinal cord injury by promoting extracellular matrix remodeling. Nature Communications 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00583-8

Jabbari, N; Farjah, GH; Ghadimi, B; Zanjani, H; Heshmatian, B. Acceleration of skin wound healing by low-dose indirect ionizing radiation in male rats. Kaohsiung Journal Of Medical Sciences 2017;33:385-393. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kjms.2017.05.013

Baker, WA; Untaroiu, CD; Crawford, DM; Chowdhury, MR. Mechanical characterization and finite element implementation of the soft materials used in a novel anthropometric test device for simulating underbody blast loading. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;74:358-364. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.06.021

Oryan, A; Sharifi, P; Moshiri, A; Silver, IA. The role of three-dimensional pure bovine gelatin scaffolds in tendon healing, modeling, and remodeling: an in vivo investigation with potential clinical value. Connective Tissue Research 2017;58:424-437. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03008207.2016.1238468

Hympanova, L; da Cunha, MGMCM; Rynkevic, R; Zundel, M; Gallego, MR; Vange, J; Callewaert, G; Urbankova, I; Van der Aa, F; Mazza, E; Deprest, J. Physiologic musculofascial compliance following reinforcement with electrospun polycaprolactone-ureidopyrimidinone mesh in a rat model. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;74:349-357. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.06.032

Deeken, CR; Lake, SP. Mechanical properties of the abdominal wall and biomaterials utilized for hernia repair. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2017;74:411-427. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.05.008

Rios-Ramirez, A; Giordano, M; Tamariz, E. Thermoreversible hydrogels of methylcellulose: a biocompatible alternative for delivery of proteins into the brain. Journal Of Biomaterials And Tissue Engineering 2017;7:889-900. http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jbt.2017.1632

Mattei, G; Cacopardo, L; Ahluwalia, A. Micro-mechanical viscoelastic properties of crosslinked hydrogels using the nano-epsilon dot method. Materials 2017;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma10080889

Wang, Y; Wang, W; Wang, XL; Wang, YY; Wang, JH; Fu, Q; Shi, GW. Tissue-engineered sling with adipose-derived stem cells under static mechanical strain. Experimental And Therapeutic Medicine 2017;14:1337-1342. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2017.4705

Langton, AK; Alessi, S; Chien, A; Kang, S; Griffiths, CE; Watson, RE. The impact of ageing and chronic sun exposure on the biomechanical function and histological composition of black african-american skin. Journal Of Investigative Dermatology 2017;137:83-5148-5083-5148-50.

Liu, J; Wolfe, S; Macleod, A; Powers, J. Evaluation of colorimetry and biomechanical properties in wounds of dermatologic patients with postoperative infection. Journal Of Investigative Dermatology 2017;137:83-5149-5083-5149-50.

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Luo, YW; Zou, HY; Wu, YL; Cai, F; Zhang, S; Song, W. Mild traumatic brain injury induces memory deficits with alteration of gene expression profile. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-11458-9

Wright, DK; O'Brien, TJ; Shultz, SR; Mychasiuk, R. Sex matters: repetitive mild traumatic brain injury in adolescent rats. Annals Of Clinical And Translational Neurology 2017;4:640-654. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acn3.441

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Chang, HL; Lai, YY; Wu, MC; Sasaki, O. Genetic correlations between male reproductive traits and growth traits in growth performance tested duroc, landrace and yorkshire breed boars. Animal Science Journal 2017;88:1258-1268. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/asj.12776

Silva, NEOF; Luna, SPL; Joaquim, JGF; Coutinho, HD; Possebon, FS. Effect of acupuncture on pain and quality of life in canine neurological and musculoskeletal diseases. Canadian Veterinary Journal-Revue Veterinaire Canadienne 2017;58:941-951.

Tehrani, PR; Gilanpour, H; Veshkini, A. Radiographic anatomy of the metatarsophalangeal joint and digits of the ostrich (struthio camelus). Journal Of Avian Medicine And Surgery 2017;31:198-205.

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Di Bartolomeo, M; Morelli, F; Tonazzi, D; Massi, F; Berthier, Y. Investigation of the role of contact-induced vibrations in tactile discrimination of textures. Mechanics & Industry 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/meca/2017027

Leinweber, M; Ward, DR; Sobczak, JM; Attinger, A; Keller, GB. A sensorimotor circuit in mouse cortex for visual flow predictions. Neuron 2017;95:1420-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2017.08.036

Iversen, MM; Rabbitt, RD. Wave mechanics of the vestibular semicircular canals. Biophysical Journal 2017;113:1133-1149. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2017.08.001

Rodriguez, CL; Jaimchariyatam, N; Budur, K. Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder a review of the literature and update on current concepts. Chest 2017;152:650-662. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2017.03.015

Wei, YJ; Xu, LX; Song, H. Application of corvis st to evaluate the effect of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery on corneal biomechanics. Experimental And Therapeutic Medicine 2017;14:1626-1632. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2017.4675

Yan, H; Gong, LY; Huang, W; Peng, YL. Clinical outcomes of small incision lenticule extraction versus femtosecond laser-assisted lasik for myopia: a meta-analysis. International Journal Of Ophthalmology 2017;10:1436-1445. http://dx.doi.org/10.18240/ijo.2017.09.17

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Fuglsang, T; Padulo, J; Spoladore, M; Dalla Piazza, M; Ardigo, LP. Development and testing of a novel arm cranking-powered watercraft. Frontiers In Physiology 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2017.00635

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Hart, NH; Nimphius, S; Rantalainen, T; Ireland, A; Siafarikas, A; Newton, RU. Mechanical basis of bone strength: influence of bone material, bone structure and muscle action. Journal Of Musculoskeletal & Neuronal Interactions 2017;17:114-139.