LITERATURE UPDATE
October 12 - October 18, 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*
Shi, XC; Pan, TL; Wu, DY; Cai, NY; Chen, R; Li, B; Zhang, R; Zhou, CW; Pan, J. Effect of different orientations of screw fixation for radial head fractures: a biomechanical comparison. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-017-0641-9

Marco, M; Giner, E; Larrainzar-Garijo, R; Caeiro, JR; Miguelez, MH. Numerical modelling of femur fracture and experimental validation using bone simulant. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:2395-2408. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-017-1877-6

Prada, TC; Shimano, AC; Chung, D; Karcher, DE; Minto, BW. Mechanical analysis of transversal iliac fracture stabilization using dynamic compression plate or screws and pmm in polyurethane bone model. Arquivo Brasileiro De Medicina Veterinaria E Zootecnia 2017;69:901-907. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1678-4162-8434

Chen, HG; Sun, XD; Yin, LJ; Chen, S; Zhu, Y; Huang, JL; Jiang, WL; Chen, B; Zhang, RB; Chen, L; Nie, M; Xie, YL; Deng, ZL. Pth 1-34 ameliorates the osteopenia and delayed healing of stabilized tibia fracture in mice with achondroplasia resulting from gain-of-function mutation of fgfr3. International Journal Of Biological Sciences 2017;13:1254-1265. http://dx.doi.org/10.7150/ijbs.21258

Mostafavinia, A; Ahadi, R; Abdollahifar, M; Ghorishi, SK; Jalalifirouzkouhi, A; Bayat, M. Evaluation of the effects of photobiomodulation on biomechanical properties and hounsfield unit of partial osteotomy healing in an experimental rat model of type i diabetes and osteoporosis. Photomedicine And Laser Surgery 2017;35:520-529. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/pho.2016.4191

Mostafavinia, A; Razavi, S; Abdollahifar, M; Amini, A; Ghorishi, SK; Rezaei, F; Pouriran, R; Bayat, M. Evaluation of the effects of photobiomodulation on bone healing in healthy and streptozotocin-induced diabetes in rats. Photomedicine And Laser Surgery 2017;35:537-545. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/pho.2016.4224

*BOTANY*
Knoche, M; Lang, A. Ongoing growth challenges fruit skin integrity. Critical Reviews In Plant Sciences 2017;36:190-215. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07352689.2017.1369333

Shah, DU; Reynolds, TPS; Ramage, MH. The strength of plants: theory and experimental methods to measure the mechanical properties of stems. Journal Of Experimental Botany 2017;68:4497-4516. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erx245

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Buffinton, CM; Benjamin, AK; Firment, AN; Moon, AM. Myocardial wall stiffening in a mouse model of persistent truncus arteriosus. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184678

Olivieri, GM; Brega, C; Salsano, A; Sportelli, E; Di Lorenzo, N; Giambuzzi, M; Vagge, S; Corvo, R; Santini, F. Structural and biomechanical properties of fixed bovine pericardium heart valve prostheses are not affected by ionizing radiation: an in-vitro study. European Journal Of Clinical Investigation 2017;47:65-65.

Joseph, A; Contini, C; Cecchin, D; Nyberg, S; Ruiz-Perez, L; Gaitzsch, J; Fullstone, G; Tian, XH; Azizi, J; Preston, J; Volpe, G; Battaglia, G. Chemotactic synthetic vesicles: design and applications in blood-brain barrier crossing. Science Advances 2017;3:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1700362

Li, M; Zhang, LM; Lian, ZC; Xiang, ZK; Xiao, L. Estimation of lung motion using deformable image registration based on compressible flow. Journal Of Medical Imaging And Health Informatics 2017;7:1667-1670. http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jmihi.2017.2183

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Fritz-Laylin, LK; Riel-Mehan, M; Chen, BC; Lord, SJ; Goddard, TD; Ferrin, TE; Nicholson-Dykstra, SM; Higgs, H; Johnson, GT; Betzig, E; Mullins, RD. Actin-based protrusions of migrating neutrophils are intrinsically lamellar and facilitate direction changes. Elife 2017;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.26990

Eidi, Z. Discrete modeling of amoeboid locomotion and chemotaxis in dictyostelium discoideum by tracking pseudopodium growth direction. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-12656-1

Ademiloye, AS; Zhang, LW; Liew, KM. Atomistic-continuum model for probing the biomechanical properties of human erythrocyte membrane under extreme conditions. Computer Methods In Applied Mechanics And Engineering 2017;325:22-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2017.06.033

Choi, H; Choi, EH; Kim, KS. Changes in the biomechanical properties of a single cell induced by nonthermal atmospheric pressure micro-dielectric barrier discharge plasma. Microscopy Research And Technique 2017;80:1078-1084. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jemt.22902

Tolar, P. Cytoskeletal control of b cell responses to antigens. Nature Reviews Immunology 2017;17:621-634. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nri.2017.67

Goh, CF; Moffat, JG; Craig, DQM; Hadgraft, J; Lane, ME. Nano-thermal imaging of the stratum corneum and its potential use for understanding of the mechanism of skin penetration enhancer. Thermochimica Acta 2017;655:278-283. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tca.2017.07.013

Gluck, JM; Herren, AW; Yechikov, S; Kao, HKJ; Khan, A; Phinney, BS; Chiamvimonvat, N; Chan, JW; Lieu, DK. Biochemical and biomechanical properties of the pacemaking sinoatrial node extracellular matrix are distinct from contractile left ventricular matrix. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185125

Toyota, T; Banno, T; Castro, JM; Imai, M. Locomotion and transformation of underwater micrometer-sized molecular aggregates under chemical stimuli. Journal Of The Physical Society Of Japan 2017;86:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7566/JPSJ.86.101006

*COMPARATIVE*
Regnault, S; Allen, VR; Chadwick, KP; Hutchinson, JR. Analysis of themoment arms and kinematics of ostrich (struthio camelus) double patellar sesamoids. Journal Of Experimental Zoology Part A-Ecological Genetics And Physiology 2017;327:163-171. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jez.2082

Cox, PG. The jaw is a second-class lever in pedetes capensis (rodentia: pedetidae). Peerj 2017;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3741

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
He, L; Zhang, JW; Li, XC; Hu, HC; Lu, SH; Tang, ZH. Irregular implant design decreases periimplant stress and strain under oblique loading. Implant Dentistry 2017;26:744-750. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ID.0000000000000662

Ruzas, M; Sesok, A. Biomechanical investigation of titanium and zirconia dental implants. Mechanika 2017;23:495-499. http://dx.doi.org/10.5755/j01.mech.23.4.15269

Leite, ARP; Marin, DOM; Giro, G; Pero, AC; Pinelli, LAP; Reis, JMDN. Custom cast ball attachments used on outdated implants to restore a maxillary implant-supported overdenture. Journal Of Oral Implantology 2017;43:297-301. http://dx.doi.org/10.1563/aaid-joi-D-16-00156

Siddiqi, A; Khan, AS; Zafar, S. Thirty years of translational research in zirconia dental implants: a systematic review of the literature. Journal Of Oral Implantology 2017;43:314-326. http://dx.doi.org/10.1563/aaid-joi-D-17-00016

Shetye, PK; Grayson, BH. Nasoalveolar molding treatment protocol in patients with cleft lip an palate. Seminars In Orthodontics 2017;23:261-267. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.sodo.2017.05.002

*ERGONOMICS*
Ranavolo, A; Varrecchia, T; Rinaldi, M; Silvetti, A; Serrao, M; Conforto, S; Draicchio, F. Mechanical lifting energy consumption in work activities designed by means of the "revised niosh lifting equation". Industrial Health 2017;55:444-454.

Antwi-Afari, MF; Li, H; Edwards, DJ; Parn, EA; Seo, J; Wong, AYL. Biomechanical analysis of risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders during repetitive lifting task in construction workers. Automation In Construction 2017;83:41-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2017.07.007

Valero, E; Sivanathan, A; Bosche, F; Abdel-Wahab, M. Analysis of construction trade worker body motions using a wearable and wireless motion sensor network. Automation In Construction 2017;83:48-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2017.08.001

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Puschel, TA; Gladman, JT; Bobe, R; Sellers, WI. The evolution of the platyrrhine talus: a comparative analysis of the phenetic affinities of the miocene platyrrhines with their modern relatives. Journal Of Human Evolution 2017;111:179-201. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.07.015

Garcia-Martinez, D; Bastir, M; Huguet, R; Estalrrich, A; Garcia-Tabernero, A; Rios, L; Cunha, E; de la Rasilla, M; Rosas, A. The costal remains of the el sidron neanderthal site (asturias, northern spain) and their importance for understanding neanderthal thorax morphology. Journal Of Human Evolution 2017;111:85-101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.06.003

Silcox, MT; Lopez-Torres, S. Major questions in the study of primate origins. Annual Review Of Earth And Planetary Sciences, Vol 45 2017;45:113-137. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-earth-063016-015637

Villamil, CI. Locomotion and basicranial anatomy in primates and marsupials. Journal Of Human Evolution 2017;111:163-178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.07.003

Lautenschlager, S; Gill, P; Luo, ZX; Fagan, MJ; Rayfield, EJ. Morphological evolution of the mammalian jaw adductor complex. Biological Reviews 2017;92:1910-1940. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/brv.12314

Broeckhoven, C; du Plessis, A. Has snake fang evolution lost its bite? new insights from a structural mechanics viewpoint. Biology Letters 2017;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2017.0293

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Bishop, L; Khan, M; Martelli, D; Quinn, L; Stein, J; Agrawal, S. Exploration of two training paradigms using forced induced weight shifting with the tethered pelvic assist device to reduce asymmetry in individuals after stroke. American Journal Of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2017;96:83-4951-5383-4952-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000779

Rodrigues, TA; Goroso, DG; Westgate, PM; Carrico, C; Batistella, LR; Sawaki, L. Slow versus fast robot-assisted locomotor training after severe stroke a randomized controlled trial. American Journal Of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2017;96:83-4954-5383-4955-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000810

Tucker, MR; Shirota, C; Lambercy, O; Sulzer, JS; Gassert, R. Design and characterization of an exoskeleton for perturbing the knee during gait. Ieee Transactions On Biomedical Engineering 2017;64:2331-2343. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2017.2656130

Nasir, AFAA; Clemente, CJ; Wynn, ML; Wilson, RS. Optimal running speeds when there is a trade-off between speed and the probability of mistakes. Functional Ecology 2017;31:1941-1949. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12902

Creaby, MW; Le Rossignol, S; Conway, ZJ; Ageberg, E; Sweeney, M; Smith, MMF. Frontal plane kinematics predict three-dimensional hip adduction during running. Physical Therapy In Sport 2017;27:1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ptsp.2017.05.005

Hojan, K; Manikowska, F. Can the weight of an external breast prosthesis influence trunk biomechanics during functional movement in postmastectomy women?. Biomed Research International 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/9867694

Brugliera, L; De Luca, A; Corna, S; Bertolotto, M; Checchia, GA; Cioni, M; Capodaglio, P; Lentino, C. Spinal cord stimulation in failed back surgery syndrome: effects on posture and gait-a preliminary 3d biomechanical study. Pain Research & Management 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/3059891

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Duranton, C; Bedossa, T; Gaunet, F. Interspecific behavioural synchronization: dogs exhibit locomotor synchrony with humans. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-12577-z

Ishimoto, K. Guidance of microswimmers by wall and flow: thigmotaxis and rheotaxis of unsteady squirmers in two and three dimensions. Physical Review E 2017;96:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.96.043103

Karantanis, NE; Rychlik, L; Herrel, A; Youlatos, D. Arboreality in acacia rats (thallomys paedulcus; rodentia, muridae): gaits and gait metrics. Journal Of Zoology 2017;303:107-119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12473

Diogo, CC; da Costa, LM; Pereira, JE; Filipe, V; Couto, PA; Magalhaes, LG; Geuna, S; Armada-da-Silva, PA; Mauricio, AC; Varejao, AS. Dynamic feet distance: a new functional assessment during treadmill locomotion in normal and thoracic spinal cord injured rats. Behavioural Brain Research 2017;335:132-135. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2017.08.016

Claghorn, GC; Thompson, Z; Kay, JC; Ordonez, G; Hampton, TG; Garland, T. Selective breeding and short-term access to a running wheel alter stride characteristics in house mice. Physiological And Biochemical Zoology 2017;90:533-545. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/692909

Smeester, BA; Lee, JH; Beitz, AJ. Influence of social interaction on nociceptive-induced changes in locomotor activity in a mouse model of acute inflammatory pain: use of novel thermal assays. Brain Research Bulletin 2017;134:47-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainresbull.2017.06.017

Szczygielski, T; Surmik, D; Kapuscinska, A; Rothschild, BM. The oldest record of aquatic amniote congenital scoliosis. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185338

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Manella, KJ; Roach, KE; Field-Fote, EC. Temporal indices of ankle clonus and relationship to electrophysiologic and clinical measures in persons with spinal cord injury. Journal Of Neurologic Physical Therapy 2017;41:229-238. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NPT.0000000000000197

Ma, CB. Editorial commentary: biomechanics of cutting studies-knowledge and deficiencies: knee joint stability and the posterolateral corner. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2017;33:1831-1831. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.07.019

Dejour, D; La Barbera, G; Pasqualotto, S; Valoroso, M; Nover, L; Reynolds, R; Saffarini, M. Sagittal plane corrections around the knee. Journal Of Knee Surgery 2017;30:736-745. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1603637

Marchetti, DC; Phelps, BM; Dahl, KD; Slette, EL; Mikula, JD; Dornan, GJ; Bucci, G; Turnbull, TL; Singleton, SB. A contact pressure analysis comparing an all-inside and inside-out surgical repair technique for bucket-handle medial meniscus tears. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2017;33:1840-1848. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.04.013

Barber, FA. Editorial commentary: feeling the pressure! a biomechanical analysis of all-inside and inside-out knee meniscus repair. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2017;33:1849-1851. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.07.003

Prakash, M; Sarin, JK; Rieppo, L; Afara, IO; Toyras, J. Optimal regression method for near-infrared spectroscopic evaluation of articular cartilage. Applied Spectroscopy 2017;71:2253-2262. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0003702817726766

*METHODS*
Pfiffner, F; Prochazka, L; Peus, D; Dobrev, I; Dalbert, A; Sim, JH; Kesterke, R; Walraevens, J; Harris, F; Roosli, C; Obrist, D; Huber, A. A mems condenser microphone-based intracochlear acoustic receiver. Ieee Transactions On Biomedical Engineering 2017;64:2431-2438. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2016.2640447

Zhou, MX; Fan, ZQ; Ma, ZC; Guo, Y; Yang, LG; Qian, L; Sun, XD. Effects of flotage on immersion indentation results of bone tissue: an investigation by finite element analysis. Advances In Materials Science And Engineering 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/4569351

Kopach, O; Krotov, V; Voitenko, N. Atlanto-occipital catheterization of young rats for long-term drug delivery into the lumbar subarachnoid space combined with in vivo testing and electrophysiology in situ. Journal Of Neuroscience Methods 2017;290:125-132. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.08.001

Zapata-Cornelio, FY; Day, GA; Coe, RH; Sikora, SNF; Wijayathunga, VN; Tarsuslugil, SM; Mengoni, M; Wilcox, RK. Methodology to produce specimen-specific models of vertebrae: application to different species. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:2451-2460. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-017-1883-8

Seiffert, M; Holstein, F; Schlosser, R; Schiller, J. Next generation cooperative wearables: generalized activity assessment computed fully distributed with in a wireless body area network. Ieee Access 2017;5:16793-16807. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2749005

Schmoll, M; Unger, E; Bijak, M; Stoiber, M; Lanmuller, H; Jarvis, JC. A novel miniature in-line load-cell to measure in-situ tensile forces in the tibialis anterior tendon of rats. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185209

Hernandez-Ortega, J; Morales, A; Fierrez, J; Acien, A. Detecting age groups using touch interaction based on neuromotor characteristics. Electronics Letters 2017;53:1349-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/el.2017.0492

*MODELING*
Ye, YY; You, W; Zhu, WM; Cui, JM; Chen, K; Wang, DP. The applications of finite element analysis in proximal humeral fractures. Computational And Mathematical Methods In Medicine 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/4879836

Verim, O; Yaprakci, MV; Karabulut, A. Biomechanical optimization of a novel circular external fixator (optimization of circular external fixator). Journal Of Medical And Biological Engineering 2017;37:760-768. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40846-017-0242-4

Liu, G; Ren, Y; Dong, HB; Akanyeti, O; Liao, JC; Lauder, GV. Computational analysis of vortex dynamics and performance enhancement due to body-fin andfin-fin interactions in fish-like locomotion. Journal Of Fluid Mechanics 2017;829:65-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2017.533

Pineirua, M; Thiria, B; Godoy-Diana, R. Modelling of an actuated elastic swimmer. Journal Of Fluid Mechanics 2017;829:731-750. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2017.570

*MUSCLE*
Voltarelli, FA; Frajacomo, FT; Padilha, CDS; Testa, MTJ; Cella, PS; Ribeiro, DF; de Oliveira, DX; Veronez, LC; Bisson, GS; Moura, FA; Deminice, R. Syngeneic b16f10 melanoma causes cachexia and impaired skeletal muscle strength and locomotor activity in mice. Frontiers In Physiology 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fbhys.2017.00715

Dayal, A; Schrotter, K; Pan, Y; Fohr, K; Melzer, W; Grabner, M. The ca2+ influx through the mammalian skeletal muscle dihydropyridine receptor is irrelevant for muscle performance. Nature Communications 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00629-x

*NEURAL*
Marchal-Crespo, L; Michels, L; Jaeger, L; Lopez-Oloriz, J; Riener, R. Effect of error augmentation on brain activation and motor learning of a complex locomotor task. Frontiers In Neuroscience 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2017.00526

Gerasimenko, Y; Sayenko, D; Gad, P; Liu, CT; Tillakaratne, NJK; Roy, RR; Kozlovskaya, I; Edgerton, VR. Feed-forwardness of spinal networks in posture and locomotion. Neuroscientist 2017;23:441-453. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1073858416683681

Pizzamiglio, S; Naeem, U; Abdalla, H; Turner, DL. Neural correlates of single- and dual-task walking in the real world. Frontiers In Human Neuroscience 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2017.00460

Ghazi-Zahedi, K; Langer, C; Ay, N. Morphological computation: synergy of body and brain. Entropy 2017;19:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/e19090456

Lembke, KM; Scudder, C; Morton, DB. Restoration of motor defects caused by loss of drosophila tdp-43 by expression of the voltage-gated calcium channel, cacophony, in central neurons. Journal Of Neuroscience 2017;37:9486-9497. http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0554-17.2017

May, Z; Fenrich, KK; Dahlby, J; Batty, NJ; Torres-Espin, A; Fouad, K. Following spinal cord injury transected reticulospinal tract axons develop new collateral inputs to spinal interneurons in parallel with locomotor recovery. Neural Plasticity 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/1932875

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Ghezelbash, F; Shirazi-Adl, A; Plamondon, A; Arjmand, N; Parnianpour, M. Obesity and obesity shape markedly influence spine biomechanics: a subject-specific risk assessment model. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:2373-2382. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-017-1868-7

Kshettry, VR; Healy, AT; Colbrunn, R; Beckler, DT; Benzel, EC; Recinos, PF. Biomechanical evaluation of the craniovertebral junction after unilateral joint-sparing condylectomy: implications for the far lateral approach revisited. Journal Of Neurosurgery 2017;127:829-836. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.7.JNS16293

Manley, NC; Priest, CA; Denham, J; Wirth, ED; Lebkowski, JS. Human embryonic stem cell-derived oligodendrocyte progenitor cells: preclinical efficacy and safety in cervical spinal cord injury. Stem Cells Translational Medicine 2017;6:1917-1929. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sctm.17-0065

Maki, S; Aramomi, M; Matsuura, Y; Furuya, T; Ota, M; Lijima, Y; Saito, J; Suzuki, T; Mannoji, C; Takahashi, K; Yamazaki, M; Koda, M. Paravertebral foramen screw fixation for posterior cervical spine fusion: biomechanical study and description of a novel technique. Journal Of Neurosurgery-Spine 2017;27:415-420. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.12.SPINE16803

Liang, T; Zhang, LL; Xia, W; Yang, HL; Luo, ZP. Individual collagen fibril thickening and stiffening of annulus fibrosus in degenerative intervertebral disc. Spine 2017;42:69-4949-4852-6949-4949-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002085

Tsitsopoulos, PP; Voronov, LI; Zindrick, MR; Carandang, G; Havey, RM; Ghanayem, AJ; Patwardhan, AG. Biomechanical stability analysis of a stand-alone cage, static and rotational-dynamic plate in a two-level cervical fusion construct. Orthopaedic Surgery 2017;9:290-295. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/os.12339

Cao, L; Chen, Q; Jiang, LB; Yin, XF; Bian, C; Wang, HR; Ma, YQ; Li, XQ; Li, XL; Dong, J. Bioabsorbable self-retaining pla/nano-sized beta-tcp cervical spine interbody fusion cage in goat models: an in vivo study. International Journal Of Nanomedicine 2017;12:7197-7205. http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S132041

Li, QY; Zhong, GB; Liu, ZD; Lao, LF. Effect of asymmetric tension on biomechanics and metabolism of vertebral epiphyseal plate in a rodent model of scoliosis. Orthopaedic Surgery 2017;9:311-318. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/os.12344

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
van Heerwaarden, R; Brinkman, JM; Pronk, Y. Correction of femoral valgus deformity. Journal Of Knee Surgery 2017;30:746-755. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1602138

Wang, X; Yin, JW; Zhang, C; Wang, C; Geng, X; Ma, X; Huang, JZ; Wang, CW; Wang, X. Biomechanical study of screw fixation and plate fixation of a posterior malleolar fracture in a simulation of the normal gait cycle. Foot & Ankle International 2017;38:1132-1138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100717719531

Murphy, NJ; Eyles, J; Bennell, KL; Bohensky, M; Burns, A; Callaghan, FM; Dickenson, E; Fary, C; Grieve, SM; Griffin, DR; Hall, M; Hobson, R; Kim, YJ; Linklater, JM; Lloyd, DG; Molnar, R; O'Connell, RL; O'Donnell, J; O'Sullivan, M; Randhawa, S; Reichenbach, S; Saxby, DJ; Singh, P; Spiers, L; Tran, P; Wrigley, TV; Hunter, DJ. Protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial comparing arthroscopic hip surgery to physiotherapy-led care for femoroacetabular impingement (fai): the australian fashion trial. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1767-y

Yao, H; Lu, HD; Zhao, HQ; Lv, LL; Hou, G. Open reduction assisted with an external fixator and internal fixation with calcaneal locking plate for intra-articular calcaneal fractures. Foot & Ankle International 2017;38:1107-1114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100717715908

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Levinger, P; Begg, R; Sanders, KM; Nagano, H; Downie, C; Petersen, A; Hayes, A; Cicuttini, F. The effect of vitamin d status on pain, lower limb strength and knee function during balance recovery in people with knee osteoarthritis: an exploratory study. Archives Of Osteoporosis 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11657-017-0378-4

*ROBOTICS*
Farkhatdinov, I; Roehri, N; Burdet, E. Anticipatory detection of turning in humans for intuitive control of robotic mobility assistance. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aa80ad

Zhao, Y; Fernandez, BR; Sentis, L. Robust optimal planning and control of non-periodic bipedal locomotion with a centroidal momentum model. International Journal Of Robotics Research 2017;36:1211-1243. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0278364917730602

Daily-Diamond, CA; Novelia, A; O'Reilly, OM. Dynamical analysis and development of a biologically inspired sma caterpillar robot. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aa8472

Mu, ZG; Wang, HM; Xu, WF; Liu, TL; Wang, HT. Two types of snake-like robots for complex environment exploration: design, development, and experiment. Advances In Mechanical Engineering 2017;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1687814017721854

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Magyari, N; Szakacs, V; Bartha, C; Szilagyi, B; Galamb, K; Magyar, MO; Hortobagyi, T; Kiss, RM; Tihanyi, J; Negyesi, J. Gender may have an influence on the relationship between functional movement screen scores and gait parameters in elite junior athletes - a pilot study. Physiology International 2017;104:258-269. http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/2060.104.2017.3.1

van den Eijnde, W; Meijer, K; Lamers, E; Peppelman, M; van Erp, P. Exploring the biomechanical load of a sliding on the skin: understanding the acute skin injury mechanism of player-surface interaction. Journal Of Sports Medicine And Physical Fitness 2017;57:1205-1210. http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0022-4707.16.06404-5

Fu, WJ; Fang, Y; Gu, YD; Huang, LY; Li, L; Liu, Y. Shoe cushioning reduces impact and muscle activation during landings from unexpected, but not self-initiated, drops. Journal Of Science And Medicine In Sport 2017;20:915-920. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2017.03.009

Cyganska, A; Truszczynska-Baszak, A; Drzal-Grabiec, J; Tarnowski, A. Assessment of body parameters' symmetry in child violinists. Journal Of Back And Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation 2017;30:1081-1086. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/BMR-169700

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Blomgran, P; Hammerman, M; Aspenberg, P. Systemic corticosteroids improve tendon healing when given after the early inflammatory phase. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-12657-0

Hinckel, BB; Gobbi, RG; Demange, MK; Pereira, CAM; Pecora, JR; Natalino, RJM; Miyahira, L; Kubota, BS; Camanho, GL. Medial patellofemoral ligament, medial patellotibial ligament, and medial patellomeniscal ligament: anatomic, histologic, radiographic, and biomechanical study. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2017;33:1862-1873. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.04.020

Zaffagnini, S; di Sarsina, TR. Editorial commentary: the medial patellar ligaments: a step closer to the knee surgeon's "rubik's cube" solution. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2017;33:1874-1875. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.07.017

Masionis, P; Satkauskas, I; Mikelevicius, V; Ryliskis, S; Bucinskas, V; Griskevicius, J; Oliva, XM; Planella, MM; Porvaneckas, N; Uvarovas, V. Biomechanical evaluation of native acromioclavicular joint ligaments and two reconstruction techniques in the presence of the sternoclavicular joint: a cadaver study. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery 2017;25:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2309499017730424

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Li, XX; Cheng, RY; Sun, ZY; Su, W; Pan, GQ; Zhao, S; Zhao, JZ; Cui, WG. Flexible bipolar nanofibrous membranes for improving gradient microstructure in tendon-to-bone healing. Acta Biomaterialia 2017;61:204-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2017.07.044

Xu, YL; Zhang, DY; Zhou, Y; Wang, WD; Cao, XY. Study on topology optimization design, manufacturability, and performance evaluation of ti-6al-4v porous structures fabricated by selective laser melting (slm). Materials 2017;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma10091048

Shan, YB; Wang, Y; Li, JF; Shi, HC; Fan, YW; Yang, JF; Ren, WD; Yu, X. Biomechanical properties and cellular biocompatibility of 3d printed tracheal graft. Bioprocess And Biosystems Engineering 2017;40:1813-1823. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00449-017-1835-6

Kim, G; Ahn, T; Hwang, HY. Durability improvement of synthetic dry adhesives by metal coatings. Advances In Materials Science And Engineering 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/1696038

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Park, E; Park, K; Liu, E; Jiang, RC; Zhang, JN; Baker, AJ. Bone-marrow-derived endothelial progenitor cell treatment in a model of lateral fluid percussion injury in rats: evaluation of acute and subacute outcome measures. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:2801-2811. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4560

Ford, C; Nocera, M; Wasserman, E; Campbell, K; Combs, P; Fraser, M; Grand, E. Biomechanic data-driven behaviour modification to reduce concussion risk in high school football athletes. Injury Prevention 2017;23:65-4951-6549-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2017-042560.34

Zhao, W; Kuo, C; Wu, L; Camarillo, DB; Ji, SB. Performance evaluation of a pre-computed brain response atlas in dummy head impacts. Annals Of Biomedical Engineering 2017;45:2437-2450. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-017-1888-3

Broglio, SP; Lapointe, A; O'Connor, KL; McCrea, M. Head impact density: a model to explain the elusive concussion threshold. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:2675-2683. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4767

Li, YQ; Gao, XL; Horner, SE; Zheng, JQ. Analytical models for the impact of a solid sphere on a fluid-filled spherical shell incorporating the stress wave propagation effect and their applications to blunt head impacts. International Journal Of Mechanical Sciences 2017;130:586-595. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2017.06.015

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Lai, A; Christou, C; Bailey, C; Tana, CJ; Culvenor, J; Wang, T; Walsh, WR. Biomechanical comparison of pin and nitinol bone staple fixation to pin and tension band wire fixation for the stabilization of canine olecranon osteotomies. Veterinary And Comparative Orthopaedics And Traumatology 2017;30:324-330. http://dx.doi.org/10.3415/VCOT-17-02-0025

Matthijs, MGR; Nieuwenhuis, JF; Dwars, RM. Signs indicating imminent death in escherichia coli-infected broilers. Avian Diseases 2017;61:316-324.

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Barton, SL; Matthis, JS; Fajen, BR. Visual regulation of gait: zeroing in on a solution to the complex terrain problem. Journal Of Experimental Psychology-Human Perception And Performance 2017;43:1773-1790. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000435

Siegel, ZD; Kelly, JW; Cherep, LA. Rescaling of perceived space transfers across virtual environments. Journal Of Experimental Psychology-Human Perception And Performance 2017;43:1805-1814. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000401

Branoner, F; Chagnaud, BP; Straka, H. Ontogenetic development of vestibulo-ocular reflexes in amphibians. Frontiers In Neural Circuits 2016;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncir.2016.00091

Suh, SY; Le, A; Shin, A; Park, J; Demer, JL. Progressive deformation of the optic nerve head and peripapillary structures by graded horizontal duction. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2017;58:5015-5021. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-22596

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Rocha, ARM; Martinez, BP; da Silva, VZM; Forgiarini, LA. Early mobilization: why, what for and how?. Medicina Intensiva 2017;41:429-436. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medin.2016.10.003

Shen, JL; Li, ZL; Yu, JY; Ding, B. Humidity-resisting triboelectric nanogenerator for high performance biomechanical energy harvesting. Nano Energy 2017;40:282-288. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2017.08.035

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
For those preparing for Halloween (and all that candy)...
Barraj, L; Murphy, MM; Shumow, L. Trends in consumption of candy by the U.S. population between 1971 and 2012: results from NHANES. The FASEB Journal 2017;31(1 Supplement):788.28. http://www.fasebj.org/content/31/1_S...88.28.abstract