LITERATURE UPDATE
November 23 - November 29, 2017
Literature search for biomech* or locomot*

Sarah A Roelker, PhD
Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin, USA
https://www.researchgate.net/profile...r/publications
https://tinyurl.com/RoelkerScholar

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*** Papers may be sorted slightly differently from the previous curator. Please take extra time to review the update this week. ***

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*BONE*
Bungartz, M; Kunisch, E; Maenz, S; Horbert, V; Xin, L; Gunnella, F; Mika, J; Borowski, J; Bischoff, S; Schubert, H; Sachse, A; Illerhaus, B; Gunster, J; Bossert, J; Jandt, KD; Ploger, F; Kinne, RW; Brinkmann, O. Gdf5 significantly augments the bone formation induced by an injectable, plga fiber-reinforced, brushite-forming cement in a sheep defect model of lumbar osteopenia. Spine Journal 2017;17:1685-1698. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.06.007

Gunnella, F; Kunisch, E; Bungartz, M; Maenz, S; Horbert, V; Xin, L; Mika, J; Borowski, J; Bischoff, S; Schubert, H; Hortschansky, P; Sachse, A; Illerhaus, B; Gunster, J; Bossert, J; Jandt, KD; Ploger, F; Kinne, RW; Brinkmann, O. Low-dose bmp-2 is sufficient to enhance the bone formation induced by an injectable, plga fiber-reinforced, brushite-forming cement in a sheep defect model of lumbar osteopenia. Spine Journal 2017;17:1699-1711. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.06.005

Araujo, FA; Martins, A; Alegrete, N; Howe, LD; Lucas, R. A shared biomechanical environment for bone and posture development in children. Spine Journal 2017;17:1426-1434. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.04.024

Terrier, CSP; Gasque, P. Bone responses in health and infectious diseases: a focus on osteoblasts. Journal Of Infection 2017;75:281-292. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2017.07.007

*BOTANY*
Khanal, BP; Knoche, M. Mechanical properties of cuticles and their primary determinants. Journal Of Experimental Botany 2017;68:5351-5367. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erx265

Li, ZG; Miao, FL; Andrews, J. Mechanical models of compression and impact on fresh fruits. Comprehensive Reviews In Food Science And Food Safety 2017;16:1296-1312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1541-4337.12296

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Wu, ZY; Yi, J; Xu, HM; Guo, W; Wang, LJ; Chen, DD; Xiong, J. The significance of the angle between superior mesenteric artery and aorta in spontaneous isolated superior mesenteric artery dissection. Annals Of Vascular Surgery 2017;45:117-126. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2017.06.156

Koncar, IB; Nikolic, D; Milosevic, Z; Ilic, N; Dragas, M; Sladojevic, M; Markovic, M; Filipovic, N; Davidovic, L. Morphological and biomechanical features in abdominal aortic aneurysm with long and short neckd-case-control study in 64 abdominal aortic aneurysms. Annals Of Vascular Surgery 2017;45:223-230. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2017.06.054

Anssari-Benam, A; Bucchi, A. Modeling the deformation of the elastin network in the aortic valve. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;140:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037916

Sasaki, K; Matsuse, H; Akimoto, R; Kamiya, S; Moritani, T; Sasaki, M; Ishizaki, Y; Ohtsuka, M; Nakayoshi, T; Ueno, T; Shiba, N; Fukumoto, Y. Cardiac cycle-synchronized electrical muscle stimulator for lower limb training with the potential to reduce the heart's pumping workload. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187395

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Cascione, M; De Matteis, V; Toma, CC; Pellegrino, P; Leporatti, S; Rinaldi, R. Morphomechanical and structural changes induced by rock inhibitor in breast cancer cells. Experimental Cell Research 2017;360:303-309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yexcr.2017.09.020

Shams, H; Soheilypour, M; Peyro, M; Moussavi-Baygi, R; Mofrad, MRK. Looking "under the hood" of cellular mechanotransduction with computational tools: a systems biomechanics approach across multiple scales. Acs Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2017;3:2712-2726. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00117

Mendes, NF; Mariotti, FFN; de Andrade, JS; Viana, MD; Cespedes, IC; Nagaoka, MR; Le Sueur-Maluf, L. Lactulose decreases neuronal activation and attenuates motor behavioral deficits in hyperammonemic rats. Metabolic Brain Disease 2017;32:2073-2083. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11011-017-0098-x

Al-Rekabi, Z; Cunningham, ML; Sniadecki, NJ. Cell mechanics of craniosynostosis. Acs Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2017;3:2733-2743. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00557

Umedachi, T; Ito, K; Kobayashi, R; Ishiguro, A; Nakagaki, T. Response to various periods of mechanical stimuli in physarum plasmodium. Journal Of Physics D-Applied Physics 2017;50:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aa6f4a

Diaz-Otero, JM; Fisher, C; Downs, K; Moss, ME; Jaffe, IZ; Jackson, WF; Dorrance, AM. Endothelial mineralocorticoid receptor mediates parenchymal arteriole and posterior cerebral artery remodeling during angiotensin ii-induced hypertension. Hypertension 2017;70:1113-1121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.117.09598

*COMPARATIVE*
Tseng, ZJ; Su, DF; Wang, XM; White, SC; Ji, XP. Feeding capability in the extinct giant siamogale melilutra and comparative mandibular biomechanics of living lutrinae. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-15391-9

Flammang, BE; Tangorra, JL; Mignano, AP; Lauder, GV. Building a fish: the biology and engineering behind a bioinspired autonomous underwater vehicle. Marine Technology Society Journal 2017;51:15-22.

Westneat, MW; Aiello, BR; Olsen, AM; Hale, ME. Bioinspiration from flexible propulsors: organismal design, mechanical properties, kinematics and neurobiology of pectoral fins in labrid fishes. Marine Technology Society Journal 2017;51:23-34.

Zhao, YB; Zhang, K; Fent, K. Regulation of zebrafish (danio rerio) locomotor behavior and circadian rhythm network by environmental steroid hormones. Environmental Pollution 2018;232:422-429. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2017.09.057

Weickhardt, AF; Feilich, KL; Lauder, GV. Structure of supporting elements in the dorsal fin of percid fishes. Journal Of Morphology 2017;278:1716-1725. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmor.20744

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Liu, YF; Fan, YY; Jiang, XF; Baur, DA. A customized fixation plate with novel structure designed by topological optimization for mandibular angle fracture based on finite element analysis. Biomedical Engineering Online 2017;16:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12938-017-0422-z

Roskies, MG; Fang, DD; Abdallah, MN; Charbonneau, AM; Cohen, N; Jordan, JO; Hier, MP; Mlynarek, A; Tamimi, F; Tran, SD. Three-dimensionally printed polyetherketoneketone scaffolds with mesenchymal stem cells for the reconstruction of critical-sized mandibular defects. Laryngoscope 2017;127:69-5157-5069-5157-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ary.26781

Toniollo, MB; Macedo, AP; Pupim, D; Zaparolli, D; de Mattos, MDC. Finite element analysis of bone stress in the posterior mandible using regular and short implants, in the same context, with splinted and nonsplinted prostheses. International Journal Of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants 2017;32:69-4957-5769-5048-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.11607/jomi.5611

Verri, FR; Santiago, JF; Almeida, DAF; Batista, VED; Lemos, CAA; Mello, CC; Pellizzer, EP. Biomechanical three-dimensional finite element analysis of single implant-supported prostheses in the anterior maxilla, with different surgical techniques and implant types. International Journal Of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants 2017;32:69-4957-4969-4957-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.11607/jomi.5472

Oliveira, TRVE; Kemmoku, DT; da Silva, JVL; Noritomi, PY; Passeri, LA. Finite element evaluation of stable fixation in combined mandibular fractures. Journal Of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery 2017;75:2399-2410. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2017.06.021

Moreira, MA; Souza, NO; Sousa, RS; Freitas, DQ; Lemos, MV; de Paula, DM; Maia, FJN; Lomonaco, D; Mazzetto, SE; Feitosa, VP. Efficacy of new natural biomodification agents from anacardiaceae extracts on dentin collagen cross-linking. Dental Materials 2017;33:1103-1109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2017.07.003

Vapniarsky, N; Aryaei, A; Arzi, B; Hatcher, DC; Hu, JC; Athanasiou, KA. The yucatan minipig temporomandibular joint disc structure-function relationships support its suitability for human comparative studies. Tissue Engineering Part C-Methods 2017;23:700-709. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tec.2017.0149

Barcelos, LM; Bicalho, AA; Verissimo, C; Rodrigues, MP; Soares, CJ. Stress distribution, tooth remaining strain, and fracture resistance of endodontically treated molars restored without or with one or two fiberglass posts and direct composite resin. Operative Dentistry 2017;42:646-657. http://dx.doi.org/10.2341/16-224-L

Li, Q; Minagi, Y; Ono, T; Chen, YJ; Hori, K; Fujiwara, S; Maeda, Y. The biomechanical coordination during oropharyngeal swallowing: an evaluation with a non-invasive sensing system. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-15243-6

Chien, CY; Chen, JW; Chang, CH; Huang, CC. Tracking dynamic tongue motion in ultrasound images for obstructive sleep apnea. Ultrasound In Medicine And Biology 2017;43:2791-2805. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2017.08.001

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Gould, FDH. Testing the role of cursorial specializations as adaptive key innovations in paleocene-eocene ungulates of north america. Journal Of Mammalian Evolution 2017;24:453-463. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-016-9359-4

Kenning, M; Muller, CHG; Sombke, A. The ultimate legs of chilopoda (myriapoda): a review on their morphological disparity and functional variability. Peerj 2017;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4023

Debelle, A; Courtiol, A; Ritchie, MG; Snook, RR. Mate choice intensifies motor signalling in drosophila. Animal Behaviour 2017;133:169-187. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.09.014

Bezanson, M. Primate positional behavior development and evolution. Annual Review Of Anthropology, Vol 46 2017;46:279-298. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-anthro-102116-041503

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Panizzolo, FA; Lee, S; Miyatake, T; Rossi, DM; Siviy, C; Speeckaert, J; Galiana, I; Walsh, CJ. Lower limb biomechanical analysis during an unanticipated step on a bump reveals specific adaptations of walking on uneven terrains. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:4169-4176. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.161158

Ciprandi, D; Bertozzi, F; Zago, M; Ferreira, CLP; Boari, G; Sforza, C; Galvani, C. Study of the association between gait variability and physical activity. European Review Of Aging And Physical Activity 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s11556-017-0188-0

Mofateh, R; Salehi, R; Negahban, H; Mehravar, M; Tajali, S. Effects of cognitive versus motor dual-task on spatiotemporal gait parameters in healthy controls and multiple sclerosis patients with and without fall history. Multiple Sclerosis And Related Disorders 2017;18:8-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msard.2017.09.002

Steinberg, N; Rubinstein, M; Nemet, D; Ayalon, M; Zeev, A; Pantanowitz, M; Brosh, T; Eliakim, A. Effects of a program for improving biomechanical characteristics during walking and running in children who are obese. Pediatric Physical Therapy 2017;29:330-340. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEP.0000000000000440

Menz, SM; Grant-Beuttler, M. Commentary on "effects of a program for improving biomechanical characteristics during walking and running in children who are obese". Pediatric Physical Therapy 2017;29:341-341. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEP.0000000000000454

Murray, AM; Ryu, JH; Sproule, J; Turner, AP; Graham-Smith, P; Cardinale, M. A pilot study using entropy as a noninvasive assessment of running. International Journal Of Sports Physiology And Performance 2017;12:1119-1122. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/ijspp.2016-0205

Takahashi, KZ; Worster, K; Bruening, DA. Energy neutral: the human foot and ankle subsections combine to produce near zero net mechanical work during walking. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-15218-7

Harper, NG; Wilken, JM; Neptune, RR. Muscle function and coordination of stair ascent. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;140:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037791

Farris, DJ; Raiteri, BJ. Elastic ankle muscle-tendon interactions are adjusted to produce acceleration during walking in humans. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:4252-4260. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.159749

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Fish, FE; Dong, HB; Zhu, JJ; Bart-Smith, H. Kinematics and hydrodynamics of mobuliform swimming: oscillatory winged propulsion by large pelagic batoids. Marine Technology Society Journal 2017;51:35-47.

Fegraeus, KJ; Hirschberg, I; Arnason, T; Andersson, L; Velie, BD; Andersson, LS; Lindgren, G. To pace or not to pace: a pilot study of four- and five-gaited icelandic horses homozygous for the dmrt3 'gait keeper' mutation. Animal Genetics 2017;48:694-697. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/age.12610

Yuan, HT; Hu, WR. A numerical study of tadpole swimming in the wake of a d-section cylinder. Journal Of Hydrodynamics 2017;29:1044-1053. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1001-6058(16)60818-1

Feilich, KL. Swimming with multiple propulsors: measurement and comparison of swimming gaits in three species of neotropical cichlids. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:4242-4251. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.157180

Collins, CE; Higham, TE. Individuals of the common namib day gecko vary in how adaptive simplification alters sprint biomechanics. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-15459-6

Mwaffo, V; Zhang, P; Cruz, SR; Porfiri, M. Zebrafish swimming in the flow: a particle image velocimetry study. Peerj 2017;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4041

Ru, XS; Zhang, LB; Liu, SL; Yang, HS. Reproduction affects locomotor behaviour and muscle physiology in the sea cucumber, apostichopus japonicus. Animal Behaviour 2017;133:223-228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.09.024

Puigdomenech, L; Rosell-Polo, JR; Blanco, G; Babot, D. Using centers of pressure tracks of sows walking on a large force platform in farm conditions for locomotion classification. Computers And Electronics In Agriculture 2017;142:101-109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2017.08.022

Liao, JC; Akanyeti, O. Fish swimming in a karman vortex street: kinematics, sensory biology and energetics. Marine Technology Society Journal 2017;51:48-55.

Kraskura, K; Nelson, JA. Hypoxia and sprint swimming performance of juvenile striped bass, morone saxatilis. Physiological And Biochemical Zoology 2018;91:682-690. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/694933

Deufel, A. Burrowing with a kinetic snout in a snake (elapidae: aspidelaps scutatus). Journal Of Morphology 2017;278:1706-1715. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmor.20743

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Tempelaere, C; Brun, M; Doursounian, L; Feron, JM. Traumatic avulsion of the flexor digitorum profundus tendon. jersey finger, a 29 cases report. Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation 2017;36:368-372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hansur.2017.06.002

Conson, M; Volpicella, F; De Bellis, F; Orefice, A; Trojano, L. Like the palm of my hands: motor imagery enhances implicit and explicit visual recognition of one's own hands. Acta Psychologica 2017;180:98-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2017.09.006

Mares, O. Distal radioulnar joint instability. Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation 2017;36:305-313. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hansur.2017.08.001

Mesplie, G; Grelet, V; Leger, O; Lemoine, S; Ricarrere, D; Geoffroy, C. Rehabilitation of distal radioulnar joint instability. Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation 2017;36:314-321. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hansur.2017.02.005

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Dell'Isola, A; Smith, SL; Andersen, MS; Steultjens, M. Knee internal contact force in a varus malaligned phenotype in knee osteoarthritis (koa). Osteoarthritis And Cartilage 2017;25:2007-2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2017.08.010

Rodriguez, ML; Li, LP. Compression-rate-dependent nonlinear mechanics of normal and impaired porcine knee joints. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1805-9

Postma, G. In reference to is esophagoscopy necessary during panendoscopy?. Laryngoscope 2017;127:69-5249-5369-5249-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lary.26596

Riedler, KL; Shokrani, A; Markarian, A; Fisher, LM; Pepper, JP. Age-related histologic and biochemical changes in auricular and septal cartilage. Laryngoscope 2017;127:69-5157-5769-5248-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ary.26807

Ho, JPY; Merican, AM; Hashim, MS; Abbas, AA; Chan, CK; Mohamad, JA. Three-dimensional computed tomography analysis of the posterior tibial slope in 100 knees. Journal Of Arthroplasty 2017;32:3176-3183. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2017.04.060

Nguyen, QT; Jacobsen, TD; Chahine, NO. Effects of inflammation on multiscale biomechanical properties of cartilaginous cells and tissues. Acs Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2017;3:2644-2656. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00671

*METHODS*
Genewsky, A; Heinz, DE; Kaplick, PM; Kilonzo, K; Wotjak, CT. A simplified microwave-based motion detector for home cage activity monitoring in mice. Journal Of Biological Engineering 2017;11:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13036-017-0079-y

Cheng, Y; Lu, X; Chan, KH; Wang, RR; Cao, ZR; Sun, J; Ho, GW. A stretchable fiber nanogenerator for versatile mechanical energy harvesting and self-powered full-range personal healthcare monitoring. Nano Energy 2017;41:511-518. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2017.10.010

Mahon, J; Malone, A; Kiernan, D; Meldrum, D. Reliability of 3d upper limb motion analysis in children with obstetric brachial plexus palsy. Physiological Measurement 2017;38:524-538. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6579/aa5c13

Mokbel, M; Mokbel, D; Mietke, A; Traber, N; Girardo, S; Otto, O; Guck, J; Aland, S. Numerical simulation of real-time deformability cytometry to extract cell mechanical properties. Acs Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2017;3:2962-2973. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00558

*MODELING*
Ueno, R; Ishida, T; Yamanaka, M; Taniguchi, S; Ikuta, R; Samukawa, M; Saito, H; Tohyama, H. Quadriceps force and anterior tibial force occur obviously later than vertical ground reaction force: a simulation study. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2017;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-017-1832-6

Dollinger, M; Gomez, P; Patel, RR; Alexiou, C; Bohr, C; Schuitzenberger, A. Biomechanical simulation of vocal fold dynamics in adults based on laryngeal high-speed videoendoscopy. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187486

Ali, S. A unified dynamic algorithm for wheeled multibody systems with passive joints and nonholonomic constraints. Multibody System Dynamics 2017;41:317-346. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-017-9571-x

de Monsabert, BG; Rao, G; Gay, A; Berton, E; Vigouroux, L. A scaling method to individualise muscle force capacities in musculoskeletal models of the hand and wrist using isometric strength measurements. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 2017;55:2227-2244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11517-017-1662-6

Lasswell, TL; Cronin, DS; Medley, JB; Rasoulinejad, P. Incorporating ligament laxity in a finite element model for the upper cervical spine. Spine Journal 2017;17:1755-1764. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.06.040

Mizuhara, MS; Berlyand, L; Aranson, IS. Minimal model of directed cell motility on patterned substrates. Physical Review E 2017;96:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.96.052408

*MUSCLE*
Bianco, NA; Patten, C; Fregly, BJ. Can measured synergy excitations accurately construct unmeasured muscle excitations?. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;140:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4038199

Menegaldo, LL. Real-time muscle state estimation from emg signals during isometric contractions using kalman filters. Biological Cybernetics 2017;111:335-346. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00422-017-0724-z

Werkhausen, A; Albracht, K; Cronin, NJ; Meier, R; Bojsen-Moller, J; Seynnes, OR. Modulation of muscle-tendon interaction in the human triceps surae during an energy dissipation task. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2017;220:4141-4149. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.164111

Frontera, WR. Physiologic changes of the musculoskeletal system with aging: a brief review. Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation Clinics Of North America 2017;28:705-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmr.2017.06.004

Ghosh, S; Cimino, JG; Scott, AK; Damen, FW; Phillips, EH; Veress, AI; Neu, CP; Goergen, CJ. In vivo multiscale and spatially-dependent biomechanics reveals differential strain transfer hierarchy in skeletal muscle. Acs Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2017;3:2798-2805. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00772

Niu, WX; Zhang, M; Yao, J; Wang, LP; Siu, KC. Biomechanics in musculoskeletal health. Journal Of Healthcare Engineering 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/8916431

*NEURAL*
Haulcomb, MM; Meadows, RM; Miller, WM; McMillan, KP; Hilsmeyer, MJ; Wang, XF; Beaulieu, WT; Dickinson, SL; Brown, TJ; Sanders, VM; Jones, KJ. Locomotor analysis identifies early compensatory changes during disease progression and subgroup classification in a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neural Regeneration Research 2017;12:1664-1679. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1673-5374.217346

Salimi-Badr, A; Ebadzadeh, MM; Darlot, C. Fuzzy neuronal model of motor control inspired by cerebellar pathways to online and gradually learn inverse biomechanical functions in the presence of delay. Biological Cybernetics 2017;111:421-438. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00422-017-0735-9

Pena, AE; Kuntaegowdanahalli, SS; Abbas, JJ; Patrick, J; Horch, KW; Jung, R. Mechanical fatigue resistance of an implantable branched lead system for a distributed set of longitudinal intrafascicular electrodes. Journal Of Neural Engineering 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1741-2552/aa814d

Orr, MB; Gensel, JC. Interactions of primary insult biomechanics and secondary cascades in spinal cord injury: implications for therapy. Neural Regeneration Research 2017;12:1618-1619. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1673-5374.217332

Lin, SD; Tang, T; Zhao, TB; Liu, SJ. Central projections and connections of lumbar primary afferent fibers in adult rats: effectively revealed using texas red-dextran amine tracing. Neural Regeneration Research 2017;12:1695-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1673-5374.217371

Xian, H; Xu, LW; Li, CH; Hao, JM; Wan, WX; Feng, GD; Lian, KJ; Li, L. Spontaneous spinal epidural hematomas: one case report and rehabilitation outcome. Medicine 2017;96:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000008473

Gerbatin, RD; Cassol, G; Dobrachinski, F; Ferreira, APO; Quines, CB; Della Pace, ID; Busanello, GL; Gutierres, JM; Nogueira, CW; Oliveira, MS; Soares, FA; Morsch, VM; Fighera, MR; Royes, LFF. Guanosine protects against traumatic brain injury-induced functional impairments and neuronal loss by modulating excitotoxicity, mitochondrial dysfunction, and inflammation. Molecular Neurobiology 2017;54:7585-7596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12035-016-0238-z

Xu, J; He, J; He, H; Peng, RJ; Xi, J. Comparison of rnai ngr and nep1-40 in acting on axonal regeneration after spinal cord injury in rat models. Molecular Neurobiology 2017;54:8321-8331. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12035-016-0315-3

Lv, Y; Zhang, L; Li, N; Mai, NK; Zhang, Y; Pan, SY. Geraniol promotes functional recovery and attenuates neuropathic pain in rats with spinal cord injury. Canadian Journal Of Physiology And Pharmacology 2017;95:1389-1395. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjpp-2016-0528

Niveditha, S; Ramesh, SR; Shivanandappa, T. Paraquat-induced movement disorder in relation to oxidative stress-mediated neurodegeneration in the brain of drosophila melanogaster. Neurochemical Research 2017;42:3310-3320. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11064-017-2373-y

Chomiak, T; Brown, AR; Teskey, GC; Hu, B. Motivational wheel running reverses cueing behavioural inflexibility in rodents. Journal Of Neural Transmission 2017;124:1635-1640. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00702-017-1790-z

*OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY*
Oturina, V; Hammer, K; Mollers, M; Braun, J; Falkenberg, MK; de Murcia, KO; Mollmann, U; Eveslage, M; Fruscalzo, A; Klockenbusch, W; Schmitz, R. Assessment of cervical elastography strain pattern and its association with preterm birth. Journal Of Perinatal Medicine 2017;45:925-932. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/jpm-2016-0375

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Hicks, KE; Zhao, YC; Fallah, N; Rivers, CS; Noonan, VK; Plashkes, T; Wai, EK; Roffey, DM; Tsai, EC; Paquet, J; Attabib, N; Marion, T; Ahn, H; Phan, P. A simplified clinical prediction rule for prognosticating independent walking after spinal cord injury: a prospective study from a canadian multicenter spinal cord injury registry. Spine Journal 2017;17:1383-1392. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.05.031

Chen, HW; Wu, DY; Pan, TL; Pan, J; Zhang, R; Shi, XC. Comparison of three different fixation constructs for radial neck fractures: a biomechanical study. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-017-0680-2

Martin, JT; Gullbrand, SE; Kim, DH; Ikuta, K; Pfeifer, CG; Ashinsky, BG; Smith, LJ; Elliott, DM; Smith, HE; Mauck, RL. In vitro maturation and in vivo integration and function of an engineered cell-seeded disc-like angle ply structure (daps) for total disc arthroplasty. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-15887-4

Inoue, M; Mizuno, T; Sakakibara, T; Kato, T; Yoshikawa, T; Inaba, T; Kasai, Y. Trajectory of instantaneous axis of rotation in fixed lumbar spine with instrumentation. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-017-0677-x

Dong, RC; Guo, LX. Effect of muscle soft tissue on biomechanics of lumbar spine under whole body vibration. International Journal Of Precision Engineering And Manufacturing 2017;18:1599-1608. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12541-017-0189-y

Heary, RF; Parvathreddy, NK; Agarwal, N. Biomechanical analysis of range of motion and failure characteristics of osteoporotic spinal compression fractures in human cadaver. Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics 2017;51:672-676. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ortho.IJOrtho_147_16

Wang, HW; Zhao, YW; Mo, ZJ; Han, JD; Chen, Y; Yu, HL; Wang, Q; Liu, J; Li, CQ; Zhou, Y; Xiang, LB. Comparison of short-segment monoaxial and polyaxial pedicle screw fixation combined with intermediate screws in traumatic thoracolumbar fractures: a finite element study and clinical radiographic review. Clinics 2017;72:609-617. http://dx.doi.org/10.6061/clinics/2017(10)04

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Gruszka, D; Arand, C; Greenfield, J; Nowak, TE; Kuechle, R; Kuhn, S; Rommens, PM. Is the novel olecranon tension plate a valid alternative to tension band wiring of olecranon fractures? a biomechanical study on cadaver bones. Archives Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery 2017;137:1651-1658. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-017-2760-5

Yan, SG; Woiczinski, M; Schmidutz, TF; Weber, P; Paulus, AC; Steinbruck, A; Jansson, V; Schmidutz, F. Can the metaphyseal anchored metha short stem safely be revised with a standard cls stem? a biomechanical analysis. International Orthopaedics 2017;41:2471-2477. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-017-3497-z

Schmitz, P; Gueorguiev, B; Zderic, I; Pfeifer, C; Nerlich, M; Grechenig, S. Primary stability in total hip replacement: a biomechanical investigation. Medicine 2017;96:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000008278

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 (vol 139, 104502, 2017). Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;140:.

Smith, GCS; Bouwmeester, TM; Lam, PH. Knotless double-row suturebridge rotator cuff repairs have improved self-reinforcement compared with double-row suturebridge repairs with tied medial knots: a biomechanical study using an ovine model. Journal Of Shoulder And Elbow Surgery 2017;26:2206-2212. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2017.06.045

Mihata, T; Bui, CNH; Akeda, M; Cavagnaro, MA; Kuenzler, M; Peterson, AB; McGarry, MH; Itami, Y; Limpisvasti, O; Neo, M; Lee, TQ. A biomechanical cadaveric study comparing superior capsule reconstruction using fascia lata allograft with human dermal allograft for irreparable rotator cuff tear. Journal Of Shoulder And Elbow Surgery 2017;26:2158-2166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2017.07.019

Lazennec, JY; Clark, IC; Folinais, D; Tahar, IN; Pour, AE. What is the impact of a spinal fusion on acetabular implant orientation in functional standing and sitting positions?. Journal Of Arthroplasty 2017;32:3184-3190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2017.04.051

Tajsic, NB; Sambath, P; Nguon, S; Sokh, V; Chheang, V; Landsem, G; Zaletel, I; Husum, H. Open fracture management in low-resource settings: a medical training experience in cambodian hospitals. World Journal Of Surgery 2017;41:2981-2989. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-017-4245-7

Uzer, G; Yildiz, F; Batar, S; Bozdag, E; Kuduz, H; Bilsel, K. Biomechanical comparison of three different plate configurations for comminuted clavicle midshaft fracture fixation. Journal Of Shoulder And Elbow Surgery 2017;26:2200-2205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2017.06.034

Birmingham, TB; Moyer, R; Leitch, K; Chesworth, B; Bryant, D; Willits, K; Litchfield, R; Fowler, PJ; Giffin, JR. Changes in biomechanical risk factors for knee osteoarthritis and their association with 5-year clinically important improvement after limb realignment surgery. Osteoarthritis And Cartilage 2017;25:1999-2006. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2017.08.017

Savin, DD; Piponov, H; Watson, JN; Youderian, AR; Amirouche, F; Solitro, GF; Hutchinson, MR; Goldberg, BA. Biomechanical evaluation of distal biceps tendon repair using tension slide technique and knotless fixation technique. International Orthopaedics 2017;41:2565-2572. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-017-3559-2

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Reimann, H; Schoner, G. A multi-joint model of quiet, upright stance accounts for the "uncontrolled manifold" structure of joint variance. Biological Cybernetics 2017;111:389-403. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00422-017-0733-y

Yamako, G; Chosa, E; Totoribe, K; Fukao, Y; Deng, G. Quantification of the sit-to-stand movement for monitoring age-related motor deterioration using the nintendo wii balance board. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188165

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Ernst, M; Altenburg, B; Bellmann, M; Schmalz, T. Standing on slopes - how current microprocessor-controlled prosthetic feet support transtibial and transfemoral amputees in an everyday task. Journal Of Neuroengineering And Rehabilitation 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12984-017-0322-2

Niyetkaliyev, AS; Hussain, S; Ghayesh, MH; Alici, G. Review on design and control aspects of robotic shoulder rehabilitation orthoses. Ieee Transactions On Human-Machine Systems 2017;47:1134-1145. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/THMS.2017.2700634

*ROBOTICS*
Macedo, J; Andre, J; Santos, CP. Toward a flexible framework for learning: f3l. Robotics And Autonomous Systems 2017;98:276-291. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2017.06.007

Shui, LQ; Zhu, LL; Yang, Z; Liu, YL; Chen, X. Energy efficiency of mobile soft robots. Soft Matter 2017;13:8223-8233. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7sm01617d

Bhatti, J; Hale, M; Iravani, P; Plummer, A; Sahinkaya, N. Adaptive height controller for an agile hopping robot. Robotics And Autonomous Systems 2017;98:126-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2017.07.004

Tutsoy, O; Barkana, DE; Colak, S. Learning to balance an nao robot using reinforcement learning with symbolic inverse kinematic. Transactions Of The Institute Of Measurement And Control 2017;39:1735-1748. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0142331216645176

Chapman, EM; Jenkins, TE; Bryant, M. Modeling and analysis of a meso-hydraulic climbing robot with artificial muscle actuation. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aa7eb0

Majewski, T; Szwedowicz, D; Majewski, M. Locomotion of a mini bristle robot with inertial excitation. Journal Of Mechanisms And Robotics-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037892

Qu, JH; Choi, J; Oldham, KR. Dynamic structural and contact modeling for a silicon hexapod microrobot. Journal Of Mechanisms And Robotics-Transactions Of The Asme 2017;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037802

Sun, T; Xiang, X; Su, WH; Wu, H; Song, YM. A transformable wheel-legged mobile robot: design, analysis and experiment. Robotics And Autonomous Systems 2017;98:30-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2017.09.008

Qiao, GF; Zhang, Y; Wen, XL; Wei, Z; Cui, JY. Triple-layered central pattern generator-based controller for 3d locomotion control of snake-like robots. International Journal Of Advanced Robotic Systems 2017;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1729881417738101

Zhang, FT; Ennasr, O; Tan, XB. Gliding robotic fish: an underwater sensing platform and its spiral-based tracking in 3d space. Marine Technology Society Journal 2017;51:71-78.

Liu, HL; Gong, FX; Curet, O. Unleashing the potential of undulating fin propulsion using a biomimetic robotic vessel. Marine Technology Society Journal 2017;51:79-93.

*REHABILITATION*
Fergus, A. A novel mobility device to improve walking for a child with cerebral palsy. Pediatric Physical Therapy 2017;29:69-4969-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEP.0000000000000451

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Takenaga, T; Goto, H; Sugimoto, K; Tsuchiya, A; Fukuyoshi, M; Nakagawa, H; Nozaki, M; Takeuchi, S; Otsuka, T. Left-handed skeletally mature baseball players have smaller humeral retroversion in the throwing arm than right-handed players. Journal Of Shoulder And Elbow Surgery 2017;26:2187-2192. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2017.07.014

Smith, AM; Butler, TH; Dolan, MS. Ulnar neuropathy and medial elbow pain in women's fastpitch softball pitchers: a report of 6 cases. Journal Of Shoulder And Elbow Surgery 2017;26:2220-2225. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2017.08.013

Meron, A; Saint-Phard, D. Track and field throwing sports: injuries and prevention. Current Sports Medicine Reports 2017;16:391-396. http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/JSR.0000000000000416

de Souza, VA; Marques, AM. Relationship between age and expertise with the maximum impact force of a reverse punch by shotokan karate athletes. Archives Of Budo 2017;13:243-253.

Welde, B; Stoggl, TL; Mathisen, GE; Supej, M; Zoppirolli, C; Winther, AK; Pellegrini, B; Holmberg, HC. The pacing strategy and technique of male cross-country skiers with different levels of performance during a 15-km classical race. Plos One 2017;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187111

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Wan, C; Hao, ZX; Li, ZC; Lin, JH. Finite element simulations of different hamstring tendon graft lengths and related fixations in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 2017;55:2097-2106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11517-017-1637-7

da Costa, EL; Teixeira, LEM; Padua, BJ; de Araujo, ID; Vasconcellos, LD; Dias, LSB. Biomechanical study of the effect of platelet rich plasma on the treatment of medial collateral ligament lesion in rabbits. Acta Cirurgica Brasileira 2017;32:827-835. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/s0102-865020170100000004

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Sahoo, S; Baker, AR; Haskins, IN; Krpata, DM; Rosen, MJ; Derwin, KA. Assessment of human acellular dermis graft in porcine models for ventral hernia repair. Tissue Engineering Part C-Methods 2017;23:718-727. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tec.2017.0238

Karimi, A; Shojaei, A. Measurement of the mechanical properties of the human kidney. Irbm 2017;38:292-297. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.irbm.2017.08.001

Camley, BA; Rappel, WJ. Physical models of collective cell motility: from cell to tissue. Journal Of Physics D-Applied Physics 2017;50:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aa56fe

Zhu, Y; Yang, YJ; Guo, JB; Zhang, WY; Zhu, ZJ; Xie, B; Yu, J; Cheng, J. Abdominal manual therapy repairs interstitial cells of cajal and increases colonic c-kit expression when treating bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury. Biomed Research International 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/1492327

Goktas, S; Yalcin, O; Ermek, E; Piskin, S; Capraz, CT; Cakmak, YO; Pekkan, K. Haemodynamic recovery properties of the torsioned testicular artery lumen. Scientific Reports 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-15680-3

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Untaroiu, CD; Pak, W; Meng, YZ; Schap, J; Koya, B; Gayzik, S. A finite element model of a midsize male for simulating pedestrian accidents. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;140:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4037854

Bertocci, G; Thompson, A; Pierce, MC. Femur fracture biomechanics and morphology associated with torsional and bending loading conditions in an in vitro immature porcine model. Journal Of Forensic And Legal Medicine 2017;52:5-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jflm.2017.07.021

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Moorman, VJ; Frisbie, DD; Kawcak, CE; McIlwraith, CW. The effect of horse velocity on the output of an inertial sensor system. Journal Of Equine Veterinary Science 2017;58:34-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2017.08.009

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Cabuk, KS; Ustun, EI; Atalay, K; Kirgiz, A; Aydin, R. Corneal biomechanical features in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Arquivos Brasileiros De Oftalmologia 2017;80:309-312. http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.20170075

Diez-Alvarez, L; Munoz-Negrete, FJ; Casas-Llera, P; Oblanca, N; de Juan, V; Rebolleda, G. Relationship between corneal biomechanical properties and optic nerve head changes after deep sclerectomy. European Journal Of Ophthalmology 2017;27:535-541. http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/ejo.5000955

Bhikoo, R; Vellara, H; McKelvie, J; McGhee, CNJ; Patel, DV. The effect of abnormal stromal protein on the biomechanical properties of the cornea. Clinical And Experimental Optometry 2017;100:729-731. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12510

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Pissaloux, EE; Velazquez, R; Maingreaud, F. A new framework for cognitive mobility of visually impaired users in using tactile device. Ieee Transactions On Human-Machine Systems 2017;47:1040-1051. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/THMS.2017.2736888

Hu, X; Charles, JP; Akay, T; Hutchinson, JR; Blemker, SS. Are mice good models for human neuromuscular disease? comparing muscle excursions in walking between mice and humans. Skeletal Muscle 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13395-017-0143-9

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Cone, SG; Warren, PB; Fisher, MB. Rise of the pigs: utilization of the porcine model to study musculoskeletal biomechanics and tissue engineering during skeletal growth. Tissue Engineering Part C-Methods 2017;23:763-780. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tec.2017.0227