LITERATURE UPDATE
November 02 - November 08, 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*
Lind, T; Lejonklou, MH; Dunder, L; Rasmusson, A; Larsson, S; Melhus, H; Lind, PM. Low-dose developmental exposure to bisphenol a induces sex-specific effects in bone of fischer 344 rat offspring. Environmental Research 2017;159:61-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2017.07.020

Omoumi, P; Babel, H; Jolles, BM; Favre, J. Quantitative regional and sub-regional analysis of femoral and tibial subchondral bone mineral density (sbmd) using computed tomography (ct): comparison of non-osteoarthritic (oa) and severe oa knees. Osteoarthritis And Cartilage 2017;25:1850-1857. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2017.07.014

Rosso, G; Young, P; Shahin, V. Implications of schwann cells biomechanics and mechanosensitivity for peripheral nervous system physiology and pathophysiology. Frontiers In Molecular Neuroscience 2017;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnmol.2017.00345

Jin, A; Cobb, J; Hansen, U; Bhattacharya, R; Reinhard, C; Vo, N; Atwood, R; Li, J; Karunaratne, A; Wiles, C; Abel, R. The effect of long-term bisphosphonate therapy on trabecular bone strength and microcrack density. Bone & Joint Research 2017;6:602-609. http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/2046-3758....R-2016-0321.R1

Liu, H; Li, W; Jia, SN; Li, BB. Puerarin and zinc additively prevent mandibular bone loss through inhibiting osteoclastogenesis in ovariectomized rats. Histology And Histopathology 2017;32:851-860. http://dx.doi.org/10.14670/HH-11-855

Asano, FS; Val, FFDAE; Serafim, TT; Falcai, MJ; Okubo, R; Shimano, AC. High-impact drop exercise alters mechanical properties in osteopenic bone. Revista Brasileira De Medicina Do Esporte 2017;23:304-307. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1517-869220172304170466

Amuno, S; Al Kaissi, A; Jamwal, A; Niyogi, S; Quenneville, CE. Chronic arsenicosis and cadmium exposure in wild snowshoe hares (lepus americanus) breeding near yellowknife, northwest territories (canada), part 2: manifestation of bone abnormalities and osteoporosis. Science Of The Total Environment 2017;612:1559-1567. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.280

Ai, CC; Sheng, DD; Chen, J; Cai, JY; Wang, SH; Jiang, J; Chen, SY. Surface modification of vascular endothelial growth factor-loaded silk fibroin to improve biological performance of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene via promoting angiogenesis. International Journal Of Nanomedicine 2017;12:7737-7750. http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S148845

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Mesri, Y; Niazmand, H; Deyranlou, A. Numerical study on fluid-structure interaction in a patient-specific abdominal aortic aneurysm for evaluating wall heterogeneity and material model effects on its rupture. Journal Of Applied Fluid Mechanics 2017;10:1699-1709. http://dx.doi.org/10.18869/acadpub.jafm.73.243.27678

Jia, YQ; Qiao, YY; Argueta-Morales, IR; Maung, A; Norfleet, J; Bai, YL; Divo, E; Kassab, AJ; DeCampli, WM. Experimental study of anisotropic stress/strain relationships of aortic and pulmonary artery homografts and synthetic vascular grafts. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037400

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Wasik, AA; Schiller, HB. Functional proteomics of cellular mechanosensing mechanisms. Seminars In Cell & Developmental Biology 2018;71:118-128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semcdb.2017.06.019

Kupa, LDK; Drewes, CC; Barioni, ED; Neves, CL; Sampaio, SC; Farsky, SHP. Role of translocator 18 kda ligands in the activation of leukotriene b4 activated g-protein coupled receptor and toll like receptor-4 pathways in neutrophils. Frontiers In Pharmacology 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2017.00766

Topal, AE; Tansik, G; Ozkan, AD; Guler, MO; Dana, A; Tekinay, AB. Nanomechanical characterization of osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells on bioactive peptide nanofiber hydrogels. Advanced Materials Interfaces 2017;4:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201700090

Mosca, G; Sapala, A; Strauss, S; Routier-Kierzkowska, AL; Smith, RS. On the micro-indentation of plant cells in a tissue context. Physical Biology 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1478-3975/aa5698

Kiehart, DP; Crawford, JM; Aristotelous, A; Venakides, S; Edwards, GS. Cell sheet morphogenesis: dorsal closure in drosophila melanogaster as a model system. Annual Review Of Cell And Developmental Biology, Vol 33 2017;33:169-202. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-cellbio-111315-125357

Diethmaier, C; Chawla, R; Canzoneri, A; Kearns, DB; Lele, PP; Dubnau, D. Viscous drag on the flagellum activates bacillus subtilis entry into the k-state. Molecular Microbiology 2017;106:367-380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mmi.13770

Alvarez, E; Del Pino, F; Jara, L; Godoy-Herrera, R. The genetics and development of mandibles and hypopharyngeal sclerite and cornua in larvae of drosophila gaucha. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185054

Madsen, PM; Pinto, M; Patel, S; McCarthy, S; Gao, H; Taherian, M; Karmally, S; Pereira, CV; Dvoriantchikova, G; Ivanov, D; Tanaka, KF; Moraes, CT; Brambilla, R. Mitochondrial dna double-strand breaks in oligodendrocytes cause demyelination, axonal injury, and cns inflammation. Journal Of Neuroscience 2017;37:10185-10199. http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1378-17.2017

*COMPARATIVE*
Patino, SJ; Farina, RA. Ungual phalanges analysis in pleistocene ground sloths (xenarthra, folivora). Historical Biology 2017;29:1065-1075. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2017.1286653

Marchesi, MC; Mora, MS; Pimper, LE; Crespo, EA; Goodall, RNP. Can habitat characteristics shape vertebral morphology in dolphins? an example of two phylogenetically related species from southern south america. Marine Mammal Science 2017;33:1126-1148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mms.12432

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Wu, CH; Lin, YS; Liu, YS; Lin, CL. Biomechanical evaluation of a novel hybrid reconstruction plate for mandible segmental defects: a finite element analysis and fatigue testing. Journal Of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery 2017;45:1671-1680. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2017.07.010

Lee, JH; Han, HS; Kim, YC; Lee, JY; Lee, BK. Stability of biodegradable metal (mg-ca-zn alloy) screws compared with absorbable polymer and titanium screws for sagittal split ramus osteotomy of the mandible using the finite element analysis model. Journal Of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery 2017;45:1639-1646. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2017.06.015

*ERGONOMICS*
Fadel, M; Lancigu, R; Raimbeau, G; Roquelaure, Y; Descatha, A. Occupational prognosis factors for ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow: a systematic review. Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation 2017;36:244-249. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hansur.2017.03.004

Trask, C; Bath, B; Milosavljevic, S; Kociolek, AM; Predicala, B; Penz, E; Adebayo, O; Whittington, L. Evaluating swine injection technologies as a workplace musculoskeletal injury intervention: a study protocol. Biomed Research International 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/5094509

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Chan, NR. Morphospaces of functionally analogous traits show ecological separation between birds and pterosaurs. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2017;284:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.1556

Turko, AJ; Kultz, D; Fudge, D; Croll, RP; Smith, FM; Stoyek, MR; Wright, PA. Skeletal stiffening in an amphibious fish out of water is a response to increased body weight. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:3621-3631. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.161638

Vermeij, GJ. How the land became the locus of major evolutionary innovations. Current Biology 2017;27:3178-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.076

Perez-Miles, F; Guadanucci, JPL; Jurgilas, JP; Becco, R; Perafan, C. Morphology and evolution of scopula, pseudoscopula and claw tufts in mygalomorphae (araneae). Zoomorphology 2017;136:435-459. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00435-017-0364-9

Vidal-Cordasco, M; Mateos, A; Zorrilla-Revilla, G; Prado-Novoa, O; Rodriguez, J. Energetic cost of walking in fossil hominins. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2017;164:609-622. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23301

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Pickle, NT; Grabowski, AM; Jeffers, JR; Silverman, AK. The functional roles of muscles, passive prostheses, and powered prostheses during sloped walking in people with a transtibial amputation. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037938

van Werkhoven, H; Piazza, SJ. Does foot anthropometry predict metabolic cost during running?. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:317-322. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0173

Wu, M; Kim, J; Arora, P; Gaebler-Spira, DJ; Zhang, YH. Effects of the integration of dynamic weight shifting training into treadmill training on walking function of children with cerebral palsy a randomized controlled study. American Journal Of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2017;96:765-772. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000776

Kannape, OA; Perrig, S; Rossetti, AO; Blanke, O. Distinct locomotor control and awareness in awake sleepwalkers. Current Biology 2017;27:82-4949-4850-8249-4948-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.060

Rinaldi, NM; van Emmerik, R; Moraes, R. Changes in interlimb coordination during walking and grasping task in older adult fallers and non-fallers. Human Movement Science 2017;55:121-137. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.08.002

Geiger, M; Supiot, A; Zory, R; Aegerter, P; Pradon, D; Roche, N. The effect of transcranial direct current stimulation (tdcs) on locomotion and balance in patients with chronic stroke: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-017-2219-6

Marques, B; Laidet, M; Armand, S; Assal, F; Allali, G. Csf tapping also improves mental imagery of gait in normal pressure hydrocephalus. Journal Of Neural Transmission 2017;124:1401-1405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00702-017-1766-z

Scarpina, F; Cau, N; Cimolin, V; Galli, M; Castelnuovo, G; Priano, L; Pianta, L; Corti, S; Mauro, A; Capodaglio, P. Body-scaled action in obesity during locomotion: insights on the nature and extent of body representation disturbances. Journal Of Psychosomatic Research 2017;102:34-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2017.09.004

Oshita, K; Yano, S. Effect of haptic sensory input through a fluttering cloth on tandem gait performance. Human Movement Science 2017;55:94-99. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.08.008

Schulze, S; Schwesig, R; Edel, M; Fieseler, G; Delank, KS; Hermassi, S; Laudner, KG. Treadmill based reference running data for healthy subjects is dependent on speed and morphological parameters. Human Movement Science 2017;55:269-275. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.08.011

van Oeveren, BT; de Ruiter, CJ; Beek, PJ; van Dieen, JH. Optimal stride frequencies in running at different speeds. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184273

Liew, B; Netto, K; Morris, S. Increase in leg stiffness reduces joint work during backpack carriage running at slow velocities. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:347-353. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0226

Bertelsen, ML; Hulme, A; Petersen, J; Brund, RK; Sorensen, H; Finch, CF; Parner, ET; Nielsen, RO. A framework for the etiology of running-related injuries. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2017;27:1170-1180. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12883

Masumoto, K; Soucy, MT; Bailey, JP; Mercer, JA. Muscle activity during backward and forward running with body weight support. Human Movement Science 2017;55:276-286. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.08.015

MacLellan, MJ; Catavitello, G; Ivanenko, YP; Lacquaniti, F. Planar covariance of upper and lower limb elevation angles during hand-foot crawling in healthy young adults. Experimental Brain Research 2017;235:3287-3294. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-017-5060-y

Ornelas-Vences, C; Sanchez-Fernandez, LP; Sanchez-Perez, LA; Garza-Rodriguez, A; Villegas-Bastida, A. Fuzzy inference model evaluating turn for parkinson's disease patients. Computers In Biology And Medicine 2017;89:379-388. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2017.08.026

Warlop, TB; Bollens, B; Detrembleur, C; Stoquart, G; Lejeune, T; Crevecoeur, F. Impact of series length on statistical precision and sensitivity of autocorrelation assessment in human locomotion. Human Movement Science 2017;55:31-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.07.003

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Bergmann, PJ; Pettinelli, KJ; Crockett, ME; Schaper, EG. It's just sand between the toes: how particle size and shape variation affect running performance and kinematics in a generalist lizard. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:3706-3716. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.161109

Doi, A; Miyamoto, K; Nakano, YS; Sakasaki, J; Kasae, S; Nishimura, K; Shin, MC; Yoshimura, M. Sole vibration improves locomotion through the recovery of joint movements in a mouse cast model. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0186189

Tullis, A; Straube, CHT. The metabolic cost of carrying a sexually selected trait in the male fiddler crab uca pugilator. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:3641-3648. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.163816

Mayerl, CJ; Blob, RW. A novel, bounding gait in swimming turtles: implications for aquatic locomotor diversity. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:3611-3615. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.164103

Algera, DA; Brownscombe, JW; Gilmour, KM; Lawrence, MJ; Zolderdo, AJ; Cooke, SJ. Cortisol treatment affects locomotor activity and swimming behaviour of male smallmouth bass engaged in paternal care: a field study using acceleration biologgers. Physiology & Behavior 2017;181:59-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2017.08.026

Donatelli, CM; Summers, AP; Tytell, ED. Long-axis twisting during locomotion of elongate fishes. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:3632-3640. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.156497

Aoki, K; Sato, K; Isojunno, S; Narazaki, T; Miller, PJO. High diving metabolic rate indicated by high-speed transit to depth in negatively buoyant long-finned pilot whales. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:3802-3811. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.158287

Cathcart, K; Shin, SY; Milton, J; Ellerby, D. Field swimming performance of bluegill sunfish, lepomis macrochirus: implications for field activity cost estimates and laboratory measures of swimming performance. Ecology And Evolution 2017;7:8657-8666. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3454

Nita, B; Nolan, P; Vaidya, A. Numerical study of body shape and wing flexibility in fluid structure interaction. Computational & Applied Mathematics 2017;36:1733-1746. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40314-016-0333-9

Kumar, GCV; Shah, DA. Aerodynamics of flapping wings for vertical takeoff. Journal Of Applied Fluid Mechanics 2017;10:1689-1697. http://dx.doi.org/10.18869/acadpub.jafm.73.243.26959

Burrows, M; Dorosenko, M. Take-off mechanisms in parasitoid wasps. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:3812-3825. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.161463

Muijres, FT; Chang, SW; van Veen, WG; Spitzen, J; Biemans, BT; Koehl, MAR; Dudley, R. Escaping blood-fed malaria mosquitoes minimize tactile detection without compromising on take-off speed. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:3751-3762. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.163402

Kaczorowski, P; Piskorska, E; Olszewska-Slonina, D; Grzesk, G. Adhesive movement characteristics of the snail achatina fulica. Folia Biologica-Krakow 2017;65:133-135. http://dx.doi.org/10.3409/fb65_2.133

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Niehues, TD; Deshpande, AD. Variable thumb moment arm modeling and thumb-tip force production of a human-like robotic hand. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037402

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Rahman, H; Currier, E; Johnson, M; Goding, R; Johnson, AW; Kersh, ME. Primary and secondary consequences of rotator cuff injury on joint stabilizing tissues in the shoulder. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037917

*METHODS*
Carmona-Duarte, C; de Torres-Peralta, R; Diaz, M; Ferrer, MA; Martin-Rincon, M. Myoelectronic signal-based methodology for the analysis of handwritten signatures. Human Movement Science 2017;55:18-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.07.002

Domingues, MF; Tavares, C; Leitao, C; Frizera-Neto, A; Alberto, N; Marques, C; Radwan, A; Rodriguez, J; Postolache, O; Rocon, E; Andre, P; Antunes, P. Insole optical fiber bragg grating sensors network for dynamic vertical force monitoring. Journal Of Biomedical Optics 2017;22:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JBO.22.9.091507

Zhang, Y; Meyer, JJ; Lee, H; Tehrani, JN; Wang, J. Liver cbct reconstruction by prior-knowledge guided motion modeling and biomechanical modeling. International Journal Of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 2017;99:83-5753-8357-53.

Moore, MJ; Zerbini, AN. Dolphin blubber/axial muscle shear: implications for rigid transdermal intramuscular tracking tag trauma in whales. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:3717-3723. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.165282

Zdunek, A; Rachowicz, W. A mixed higher order fem for fully coupled compressible transversely isotropic finite hyperelasticity. Computers & Mathematics With Applications 2017;74:1727-1750. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.camwa.2017.02.042

*MODELING*
Zachariah, SK; Kurian, T. Hybrid-state driven autonomous control for planar bipedal locomotion over randomly sloped non-uniform stairs. Robotics And Autonomous Systems 2017;97:18-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2017.08.003

Gao, H; Qi, N; Feng, LY; Ma, XS; Danton, M; Berry, C; Luo, XY. Modelling mitral valvular dynamics-current trend and future directions. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Biomedical Engineering 2017;33:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2858

Valente, G; Crimi, G; Vanella, N; Schileo, E; Taddei, F. Nmsbuilder : freeware to create subject-specific musculoskeletal models for opensim. Computer Methods And Programs In Biomedicine 2017;152:85-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2017.09.012

Karami, A; Eghtesad, M; Haghpanah, SA. Prediction of muscle activation for an eye movement with finite element modeling. Computers In Biology And Medicine 2017;89:368-378. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2017.08.018

Zhang, JN; Zhong, YM; Gu, CF. Energy balance method for modelling of soft tissue deformation. Computer-Aided Design 2017;93:15-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cad.2017.07.006

Gupta, M; Gupta, TC. Modal damping ratio and optimal elastic moduli of human body segments for anthropometric vibratory model of standing subjects. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037403

*MUSCLE*
Tallis, J; Higgins, MF; Seebacher, F; Cox, VM; Duncan, MJ; James, RS. The effects of 8 weeks voluntary wheel running on the contractile performance of isolated locomotory (soleus) and respiratory (diaphragm) skeletal muscle during early ageing. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:3733-3741. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.166603

Dries, B; Vanwanseele, B; Jonkers, I; Vander Sloten, J; Van der Vekens, E; Bosmans, T; de Bakker, E; Vanderperren, K; van Breea, H; Gielen, I. Assessment of specific muscle tension in dogs through functional electrical stimulation of the gastrocnemius muscle. Research In Veterinary Science 2017;113:33-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rvsc.2017.07.017

*NEURAL*
Kanekiyo, K; Nakano, N; Homma, T; Yamada, Y; Tamachi, M; Suzuki, Y; Fukushima, M; Saito, F; Ide, C. Effects of multiple injection of bone marrow mononuclear cells on spinal cord injury of rats. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:3003-3011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2016.4841

Lewis, MJ; Howard, JF; Olby, NJ. The relationship between trans-lesional conduction, motor neuron pool excitability, and motor function in dogs with incomplete recovery from severe spinal cord injury. Journal Of Neurotrauma 2017;34:2994-3002. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2017.5012

Yan, G; Vertes, PE; Towlson, EK; Chew, YL; Walker, DS; Schafer, WR; Barabasi, AL. Network control principles predict neuron function in the caenorhabditis elegans connectome. Nature 2017;550:519-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature24056

Marigold, DS; Drew, T. Posterior parietal cortex estimates the relationship between object and body location during locomotion. Elife 2017;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.28143

Storzer, L; Butz, M; Hirschmann, J; Abbasi, O; Gratkowski, M; Saupe, D; Vesper, J; Dalal, SS; Schnitzler, A. Bicycling suppresses abnormal beta synchrony in the parkinsonian basal ganglia. Annals Of Neurology 2017;82:592-601. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ana.25047

Rejc, E; Angeli, CA; Atkinson, D; Harkema, SJ. Motor recovery after activity-based training with spinal cord epidural stimulation in a chronic motor complete paraplegic. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-14003-w

Baek, M; Pivetta, C; Liu, JP; Arber, S; Dasen, JS. Columnar-intrinsic cues shape premotor input specificity in locomotor circuits. Cell Reports 2017;21:867-877. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2017.10.004

Valle, MS; Bosco, G; Poppele, RE. Cerebellar compartments for the processing of kinematic and kinetic information related to hindlimb stepping. Experimental Brain Research 2017;235:3437-3448. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-017-5067-4

Sartori, M; Yavuz, US; Farina, D. In vivo neuromechanics: decoding causal motor neuron behavior with resulting musculoskeletal function. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-13766-6

Wahl, AS; Buchler, U; Brandli, A; Brattoli, B; Musall, S; Kasper, H; Ineichen, BV; Helmchen, F; Ommer, B; Schwab, ME. Optogenetically stimulating intact rat corticospinal tract post-stroke restores motor control through regionalized functional circuit formation. Nature Communications 2017;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-01090-6

*OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY*
Rong, Y; Dyer, BA; Benedict, SH; Wright, C; Mayadev, JS. Improving target volume identification using biomechanical model-based deformable image registration in mri-guided ct-based brachytherapy in locally advanced cervical cancer. International Journal Of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 2017;99:69-5148-5669-5148-57.

Robison, KM; Conway, CK; Desrosiers, L; Knoepp, LR; Miller, KS. Biaxial mechanical assessment of the murine vaginal wall using extension-inflation testing. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037559

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Foltz, MH; Kage, CC; Johnson, CP; Ellingson, AM. Noninvasive assessment of biochemical and mechanical properties of lumbar discs through quantitative magnetic resonance imaging in asymptomatic volunteers. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037549

Wagnac, E; Aubin, CE; Chaumoitre, K; Mac-Thiong, JM; Menard, AL; Petit, Y; Garo, A; Arnoux, PJ. Substantial vertebral body osteophytes protect against severe vertebral fractures in compression. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0186779

Moriguchi, Y; Mojica-Santiago, J; Grunert, P; Pennicooke, B; Berlin, C; Khair, T; Navarro-Ramirez, R; Arbona, RJR; Nguyen, J; Hartl, R; Bonassar, LJ. Total disc replacement using tissue-engineered intervertebral discs in the canine cervical spine. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185716

Li, QY; Kim, HJ; Son, J; Kang, KT; Chang, BS; Lee, CK; Seok, HS; Yeom, JS. Biomechanical analysis of lumbar decompression surgery in relation to degenerative changes in the lumbar spine - validated finite element analysis. Computers In Biology And Medicine 2017;89:512-519. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2017.09.003

Hersh, DS; Iyer, RR; Garzon-Muvdi, T; Liu, A; Jallo, GI; Groves, ML. Instrumented fusion for spinal deformity after laminectomy or laminoplasty for resection of intramedullary spinal cord tumors in pediatric patients. Neurosurgical Focus 2017;43:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2017.7.FOCUS17329

Kelley, BJ; Minkara, AA; Angevine, PD; Vitale, MG; Lenke, LG; Anderson, RCE. Temporary occipital fixation in young children with severe cervical-thoracic spinal deformity. Neurosurgical Focus 2017;43:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2017.7.FOCUS17287

Mattucci, S; Liu, J; Fijal, P; Tetzlaff, W; Oxland, TR. Repeatability of a dislocation spinal cord injury model in a rat-a high-speed biomechanical analysis. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037224

Werbner, B; Zhou, MH; O'Connell, G. A novel method for repeatable failure testing of annulus fibrosus. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037855

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Blum, L; Hake, M. Orif patella fracture with a tension band construct. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2017;31:83-5683-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000000891

Kourkoulis, SK; Darmanis, S; Papadogoulas, A; Pasiou, ED. 3d-dic in the service of orthopaedic surgery: comparative assessment of fixation techniques for acetabular fractures. Engineering Fracture Mechanics 2017;183:125-146. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2017.05.014

Rice, D; Shaat, M. Reporting the fatigue life of 316l stainless steel locking compression plate implants: the role of the femoral and tibial biomechanics during the gait. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037561

Baden, DN; Roetman, MH; Boeije, T; Roodheuvel, F; Mullaart-Jansen, N; Peeters, S; Burg, MD. Biomechanical reposition techniques in anterior shoulder dislocation: a randomised multicentre clinical trial-the brasd-trial protocol. Bmj Open 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013676

*ROBOTICS*
Zhu, YG; Guo, T; Liu, Q; Li, QR; Yan, RB. A study of arbitrary gait pattern generation for turning of a bio-inspired hexapod robot. Robotics And Autonomous Systems 2017;97:125-135. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2017.08.012

Yang, Z; Fu, Z; Yu, G; Fei, J; Zheng, H. A self-repairing approach for the m-lattice modular robotic system using digital hormone model. Robotics And Autonomous Systems 2017;97:1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2017.08.001

Khoramshahi, M; Nasiri, R; Shushtari, M; Ijspeert, AJ; Ahmadabadi, MN. Adaptive natural oscillator to exploit natural dynamics for energy efficiency. Robotics And Autonomous Systems 2017;97:51-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2017.07.017

Garcia-Rodriguez, R; Parra-Vega, V. Normal and tangent force neuro-fuzzy control of a soft-tip robot with unknown kinematics. Engineering Applications Of Artificial Intelligence 2017;65:43-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2017.07.013

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Cardinale, M; Whiteley, R; Hosny, AA; Popovic, N. Activity profiles and positional differences of handball players during the world championships in qatar 2015. International Journal Of Sports Physiology And Performance 2017;12:908-915. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2016-0314

Tong, W; Dullin, HR. A new twisting somersault: 513xd. Journal Of Nonlinear Science 2017;27:2037-2061. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00332-017-9403-4

Ettema, G; Kveli, E; Oksnes, M; Sandbakk, O. The role of speed and incline in the spontaneous choice of technique in classical roller-skiing. Human Movement Science 2017;55:100-107. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.08.004

Decroix, M; Wazir, MRWN; Zeuwts, L; Deconinck, FFJA; Lenoir, M; Vansteenkiste, P. Expert - non-expert differences in visual behaviour during alpine slalom skiing. Human Movement Science 2017;55:229-239. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2017.08.012

Hyde, A; Hogarth, L; Sayers, M; Beckman, E; Connick, MJ; Tweedy, S; Burkett, B. The impact of an assistive pole, seat configuration, and strength in paralympic seated throwing. International Journal Of Sports Physiology And Performance 2017;12:977-983. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2016-0340

Tocci, NX; Howell, DR; Sugimoto, D; Dawkins, C; Whited, A; Bae, D. The effect of stride length and lateral pelvic tilt on elbow torque in youth baseball pitchers. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:339-346. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0305

Greska, EK; Cortes, N; Ringleb, SI; Onate, JA; Van Lunen, BL. Biomechanical differences related to leg dominance were not found during a cutting task. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2017;27:1328-1336. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12776

Uota, S; Nguyen, AD; Aminaka, N; Shimokochi, Y. Relationship of knee motions with static leg alignments and hip motions in frontal and transverse planes during double-leg landing in healthy athletes. Journal Of Sport Rehabilitation 2017;26:396-405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jsr.2016-0053

Haddas, R; Sawyer, SF; Sizer, PS; Brooks, T; Chyu, MC; James, CR. Effects of volitional spine stabilization and lower-extremity fatigue on the knee and ankle during landing performance in a population with recurrent low back pain. Journal Of Sport Rehabilitation 2017;26:329-338. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jsr.2015-0171

Paz, GA; DeFreitas, J; Maia, MD; Silva, J; Lima, V; Miranda, H. Electromyography activation of the lower-limb muscles adopting a physioball and elastic band to stabilize the knee joint during multiple sets with submaximal loads. Journal Of Sport Rehabilitation 2017;26:406-414. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jsr.2015-0194

Ferretti, G; Fagoni, N; Taboni, A; Bruseghini, P; Vinetti, G. The physiology of submaximal exercise: the steady state concept. Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology 2017;246:76-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resp.2017.08.005

Racil, G; Elmontassar, W; Rommene, I; Tourny, C; Chaouachi, A; Coquart, JB. Benefits of a regular vs irregular rhythm-based training programme on physical fitness and motor skills in obese girls. Journal Of Endocrinological Investigation 2017;40:1227-1234. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40618-017-0689-8

Lee, RE; Lorenzo, E; Heck, K; Kohl, HW; Cubbin, C. Interrelationships of physical activity in different domains: evidence from the geographic research on wellbeing (grow) study. Journal Of Transport & Health 2017;6:538-547. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2017.02.004

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Adravanti, P; Dini, F; de Girolamo, L; Cattani, M; Rosa, MA. Single-bundle versus double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective randomized controlled trial with 6-year follow-up. Journal Of Knee Surgery 2017;30:898-904. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1598176

Kani, KK; Mulcahy, H; Porrino, J; Daluiski, A; Chew, FS. Update on operative treatment of scapholunate (sl) instability for radiologists: part 1-sl ligament repair, dorsal capsulodesis and sl ligament reconstruction. Skeletal Radiology 2017;46:1615-1623. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00256-017-2676-8

Michelin, P; Leleup, G; Ould-Slimane, M; Merlet, MC; Dubourg, B; Duparc, F. Ultrasound biomechanical anatomy of the soft structures in relation to the ulnar nerve in the cubital tunnel of the elbow. Surgical And Radiologic Anatomy 2017;39:1215-1221. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00276-017-1879-y

Domenichini, R; Pialat, JB; Podda, A; Aubry, S. Ultrasound elastography in tendon pathology: state of the art. Skeletal Radiology 2017;46:1643-1655. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00256-017-2726-2

Vaillant, ER; Parks, BG; Camire, LM; Hinton, RY. Five-strand versus four-strand hamstring tendon graft technique for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a biomechanical comparison. Journal Of Knee Surgery 2017;30:916-919. http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1599248

Khayyeri, H; Blomgran, P; Hammerman, M; Turunen, MJ; Lowgren, A; Guizar-Sicairos, M; Aspenberg, P; Isaksson, H. Achilles tendon compositional and structural properties are altered after unloading by botox. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-13107-7

Yang, WF; Qiao, D; Ren, YF; Dong, Y; Shang, YH; Zhang, TH. A biomechanical analysis of the interlock suture and a modified kessler-loop lock flexor tendon suture. Clinics 2017;72:582-587. http://dx.doi.org/10.6061/clinics/2017(09)10

Locke, RC; Peloquin, JM; Lemmon, EA; Szostek, A; Elliott, DM; Killian, ML. Strain distribution of intact rat rotator cuff tendon-to-bone attachments and attachments with defects. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4038111

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Dargar, S; Akyildiz, AC; De, S. In situ mechanical characterization of multilayer soft tissue using ultrasound imaging. Ieee Transactions On Biomedical Engineering 2017;64:2595-2606. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2016.2644651

Gou, K; Pence, TJ. Computational modeling of tracheal angioedema due to swelling of the submucous tissue layer. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Biomedical Engineering 2017;33:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2861

Gyemi, DL; Kahelin, C; George, NC; Andrews, DM. Head, neck, trunk, and pelvis tissue mass predictions for young adults using anthropometric measures and dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:366-372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0228

Lynch, B; Bonod-Bidaud, C; Ducourthial, G; Affagard, JS; Bancelin, S; Psilodimitrakopoulos, S; Ruggiero, F; Allain, JM; Schanne-Klein, MC. How aging impacts skin biomechanics: a multiscale study in mice. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-13150-4

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Jin, X; Feng, ZY; Mika, V; Li, HY; Viano, DC; Yang, KH. The role of neck muscle activities on the risk of mild traumatic brain injury in american football. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037399

MacManus, DB; Pierrat, B; Murphy, JG; Gilchrist, MD. Region and species dependent mechanical properties of adolescent and young adult brain tissue. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-13727-z

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Ma, JW; Wang, T; Lovric, V; Johnson, KA; Walsh, WR. A biomechanical comparison of kirschner-wire fixation on fracture stability in salter-harris type i fractures of the proximal humeral physis in a porcine cadaveric model. Bmc Veterinary Research 2017;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12917-017-1225-y

Atkinson, M; Amezcua, R; DeLay, J; Widowski, T; Friendship, R. Evaluation of the effect of umbilical hernias on play behaviors in growing pigs. Canadian Veterinary Journal-Revue Veterinaire Canadienne 2017;58:1065-1072.

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Gimmon, Y; Millar, J; Pak, R; Liu, E; Schubert, MC. Central not peripheral vestibular processing impairs gait coordination. Experimental Brain Research 2017;235:3345-3355. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-017-5061-x

Scherberich, J; Hummel, J; Schoneich, S; Nowotny, M. Functional basis of the sexual dimorphism in the auditory fovea of the duetting bushcricket ancylecha fenestrata. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2017;284:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.1426

Shin, A; Yoo, L; Park, J; Demer, JL. Finite element biomechanics of optic nerve sheath traction in adduction. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037562

Shih, PJ; Wang, IJ; Cai, WF; Yen, JY. Biomechanical simulation of stress concentration and intraocular pressure in corneas subjected to myopic refractive surgical procedures. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-14293-0

Faramarzi, A; Feizi, S; Maghsoodlou, A. Factors influencing intraocular pressure, corneal thickness and corneal biomechanics after congenital cataract surgery. British Journal Of Ophthalmology 2017;101:1493-1499. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2016-310077

Singh, M; Li, JS; Vantipalli, S; Han, ZL; Larin, KV; Twa, MD. Optical coherence elastography for evaluating customized riboflavin/uv-a corneal collagen crosslinking. Journal Of Biomedical Optics 2017;22:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JBO.22.9.091504

Vellara, H; Hart, R; Gokul, A; Mcghee, C; Patel, D. In vivoquantitative measurement of biomechanical compliance in thyroid eye disease. Clinical And Experimental Ophthalmology 2017;45:52-52.

Vellara, H; Gokul, A; Meyer, J; Mcghee, C; Patel, D. The effect of accelerated corneal collagen cross-linking on corneal biomechanical properties. Clinical And Experimental Ophthalmology 2017;45:76-76.

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Elliott, DM; Allen, K. Special issue: spotlight on the future of musculoskeletal biomechanics guest editorial. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;139:.

Zeng, Z; Gai, LL; Petitpas, A; Li, Y; Luo, HS; Wang, D; Zhao, XY. A flexible, sandwich structure piezoelectric energy harvester using pin-pmn-pt/epoxy 2-2 composite flake for wearable application. Sensors And Actuators A-Physical 2017;265:62-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2017.07.059

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Niu, CXM; Jalaleddini, K; Sohn, WJ; Rocamora, J; Sanger, TD; Valero-Cuevas, FJ. Neuromorphic meets neuromechanics, part i: the methodology and implementation. Journal Of Neural Engineering 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1741-2552/aa593c