LITERATURE UPDATE
February 01 - February 07, 2018
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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*BONE*
Dogan, GE; Halici, Z; Karakus, E; Erdemci, B; Alsaran, A; Cinar, I. Dose-dependent effect of radiation on resorbable blast material titanium implants: an experimental study in rabbits. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica 2018;76:130-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00016357.2017.1392601

Barak, MM; Black, MA. A novel use of 3d printing model demonstrates the effects of deteriorated trabecular bone structure on bone stiffness and strength. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;78:455-464. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.12.010

Xu, ZJ; Zhao, WL; Wang, ZQ; Yang, Y; Sahai, N. Structure analysis of collagen fibril at atomic-level resolution and its implications for intra-fibrillar transport in bone biomineralization. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2018;20:1513-1523. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7cp05261h

Ouyang, NJ; Zhang, P; Fu, RQ; Shen, GF; Jiang, LY; Fang, B. Mechanical strain promotes osteogenic differentiation of bone mesenchymal stem cells from ovariectomized rats via the phosphoinositide 3-kinase/akt signaling pathway. Molecular Medicine Reports 2018;17:1855-1862. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/mmr.2017.8030

Li, CT; Tan, RW; Guo, YJ; Li, SJ. Using 3d finite element models verified the importance of callus material and microstructure in biomechanics restoration during bone defect repair. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2018;21:83-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2018.1425404

Rodriguez-Navarro, AB; McCormack, HM; Fleming, RH; Alvarez-Lloret, P; Romero-Pastor, J; Dominguez-Gasca, N; Prozorov, T; Dunn, IC. Influence of physical activity on tibial bone material properties in laying hens. Journal Of Structural Biology 2018;201:36-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsb.2017.10.011

Wang, LP; Dong, JH; Xian, CJ. Computational investigation on the biomechanical responses of the osteocytes to the compressive stimulus: a poroelastic model. Biomed Research International 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/4071356

*BOTANY*
Soissons, LM; van Katwijk, MM; Peralta, G; Brun, FG; Cardoso, PG; Grilo, TF; Ondiviela, B; Recio, M; Valle, M; Garmendia, JM; Ganthy, F; Auby, I; Rigouin, L; Godet, L; Fournier, J; Desroy, N; Barille, L; Kadel, P; Asmus, R; Herman, PMJ; Bouma, TJ. Seasonal and latitudinal variation in seagrass mechanical traits across europe: the influence of local nutrient status and morphometric plasticity. Limnology And Oceanography 2018;63:37-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lno.10611

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Seidel, T; Sankarankutty, AC; Sachse, FB. Remodeling of the transverse tubular system after myocardial infarction in rabbit correlates with local fibrosis: a potential role of biomechanics. Progress In Biophysics & Molecular Biology 2017;130:302-314. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2017.07.006

Vastmans, J; Fehervary, H; Verbrugghe, P; Verbelen, T; Vanderveken, E; Sloten, JV; Treasure, T; Rega, F; Famaey, N. Biomechanical evaluation of a personalized external aortic root support applied in the ross procedure. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;78:164-174. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.11.018

Helfenstein-Didier, C; Tainoff, D; Viville, J; Adrien, J; Maire, E; Badel, P. Tensile rupture of medial arterial tissue studied by x-ray micro-tomography on stained samples. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;78:362-368. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.11.032

Schroeder, F; Polzer, S; Slazansky, M; Man, V; Skacel, P. Predictive capabilities of various constitutive models for arterial tissue. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;78:369-380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.11.035

Xin, LM; Gellner, B; Ribeiro, RVP; Ruggeri, GM; Banner, D; Meineri, M; Rao, V; Zu, J; Badiwala, MV. A new multi-mode perfusion system for ex vivo heart perfusion study. Journal Of Medical Systems 2018;42:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10916-017-0882-5

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Maki, K; Han, SW; Hirano, Y; Yonemura, S; Hakoshima, T; Adachi, T. Real-time tirf observation of vinculin recruitment to stretched alpha-catenin by afm. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-20115-8

Friedrich, O; Schneidereit, D; Nikolaev, YA; Nikolova-Krstevski, V; Schurmann, S; Wirth-Hucking, A; Merten, AL; Fatkin, D; Martinac, B. Adding dimension to cellular mechanotransduction: advances in biomedical engineering of multiaxial cell-stretch systems and their application to cardiovascular biomechanics and mechano-signaling. Progress In Biophysics & Molecular Biology 2017;130:170-191. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2017.06.011

Ye, T; Shi, HX; Nhan, PT; Lim, CT; Li, Y. Relationship between transit time and mechanical properties of a cell through a stenosed microchannel. Soft Matter 2018;14:533-545. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7sm01891f

Thalheim, T; Quaas, M; Herberg, M; Braumann, UD; Kerner, C; Loeffler, M; Aust, G; Galle, J. Linking stem cell function and growth pattern of intestinal organoids. Developmental Biology 2018;433:254-261. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2017.10.013

Coburn, L; Lopez, H; Schouwenaar, IM; Yap, AS; Lobaskin, V; Gomez, GA. Role of contact inhibition of locomotion and junctional mechanics in epithelial collective responses to injury. Physical Biology 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1478-3975/aa976b

Miroshnikova, YA; Le, HQ; Schneider, D; Thalheim, T; Rubsam, M; Bremicker, N; Polleux, J; Kamprad, N; Tarantola, M; Wang, I; Balland, M; Niessen, CM; Galle, J; Wickstrom, SA. Adhesion forces and cortical tension couple cell proliferation and differentiation to drive epidermal stratification. Nature Cell Biology 2018;20:69-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41556-017-0005-z

Di Cerbo, A; Rubino, V; Morelli, F; Ruggiero, G; Landi, R; Guidetti, G; Canello, S; Terrazzano, G; Alessandrini, A. Mechanical phenotyping of k562 cells by the micropipette aspiration technique allows identifying mechanical changes induced by drugs. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-19563-z

Myslivecek, J; Farar, V; Valuskova, P. M-4 muscarinic receptors and locomotor activity regulation. Physiological Research 2017;66:83-5252-5183-5253-53.

*COMPARATIVE*
Amaral, DB; Schneider, I. Fins into limbs: recent insights from sarcopterygian fish. Genesis 2018;56:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dvg.23052

Fiorenza, L; Bruner, E. Cranial shape variation in adult howler monkeys (alouatta seniculus). American Journal Of Primatology 2018;80:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22729

Zhang, X; He, GW; Wang, SZ; Zhang, X. Locomotion of a bioinspired flyer powered by one pair of pitching foils. Physical Review Fluids 2018;3:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevFluids.3.013102

Raut, HK; Baji, A; Hariri, HH; Parveen, H; Soh, GS; Low, HY; Wood, KL. Gecko-inspired dry adhesive based on micro-nanoscale hierarchical arrays for application in climbing devices. Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces 2018;10:1288-1296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b09526

Bora, M; Kottapalli, AGP; Miao, JM; Triantafyllou, MS. Sensing the flow beneath the fins. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aaa1c2

Ohlund, M; Palmgren, M; Holst, BS. Overweight in adult cats: a cross-sectional study. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2018;60:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13028-018-0359-7

Guiho, T; Delleci, C; Azevedo-Coste, C; Fattal, C; Guiraud, D; Vignes, JR; Bauchet, L. Impact of direct epispinal stimulation on bladder and bowel functions in pigs: a feasibility study. Neurourology And Urodynamics 2018;37:138-147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nau.23325

Leclercq, T; de Langre, E. Reconfiguration of elastic blades in oscillatory flow. Journal Of Fluid Mechanics 2018;838:606-630. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2017.910

Kim, J; Park, S; Nam, G; Choi, Y; Woo, S; Yoon, SH. Bioinspired microneedle insertion for deep and precise skin penetration with low force: why the application of mechanophysical stimuli should be considered. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;78:480-490. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.12.006

Echeverria, AI; Becerrea, F; Buezas, GN; Vassallo, AI. Bite it forward ... bite it better? 'incisor procumbency and mechanical advantage in the chisel-tooth and scratch-digger genus ctenomys (caviomorpha, rodentia). Zoology 2017;125:53-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.zool.2017.08.003

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Tchanque-Fossuo, CN; Donneys, A; Deshpande, SS; Sarhaddi, D; Nelson, NS; Monson, LA; Dahle, SE; Goldstein, SA; Buchman, SR. Radioprotection with amifostine enhances bone strength and regeneration and bony union in a rat model of mandibular distraction osteogenesis. Annals Of Plastic Surgery 2018;80:176-180. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000001209

Humphrey, S; Jacky, B; Gallagher, CJ. Preventive, cumulative effects of botulinum toxin type a in facial aesthetics. Dermatologic Surgery 2017;43:83-5052-5283-5053-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001404

Ledogar, JA; Luk, THY; Perry, JMG; Neaux, D; Wroe, S. Biting mechanics and niche separation in a specialized clade of primate seed predators. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190689

Mayer, C; Roewer-Despres, F; Stavness, I; Gick, B. Do innate stereotypies serve as a basis for swallowing and learned speech movements?. Behavioral And Brain Sciences 2017;40:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X16001928

Caceres, EA; Sampaio, CS; Atria, PJ; Moura, H; Giannini, M; Coelho, PG; Hirata, R. Void and gap evaluation using microcomputed tomography of different fiber post cementation techniques. Journal Of Prosthetic Dentistry 2018;119:103-107.

Milic-Lemic, A; Eric, J; Radovic, K; Elencevski, S; Zivkovic, R; Tihacek-Sojic, L. Stress and strain analyses of removable partial denture abutment tooth in relation to the position of the minor connector. Srpski Arhiv Za Celokupno Lekarstvo 2017;145:452-456. http://dx.doi.org/10.2298/SARH161103086M

Liu, YF; Wang, R; Baur, DA; Jiang, XF. A finite element analysis of the stress distribution to the mandible from impact forces with various orientations of third molars. Journal Of Zhejiang University-Science B 2018;19:38-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1631/jzus.B1600552

*ERGONOMICS*
Cardoso, M; McKinnon, C; Viggiani, D; Johnson, MJ; Callaghan, JP; Albert, WJ. Biomechanical investigation of prolonged driving in an ergonomically designed truck seat prototype. Ergonomics 2018;61:367-380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2017.1355070

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Lunichkin, AM; Knyazev, AN. Involvement of the mechanosensory complex structures of the cricket phaeophilacris bredoides in triggering of motor responses to sound. Journal Of Evolutionary Biochemistry And Physiology 2017;53:480-492. http://dx.doi.org/10.1134/S0022093017060059

Herne, MC; Tait, AM; Weisbecker, V; Hall, M; Nair, JP; Cleeland, M; Salisbury, SW. A new small-bodied ornithopod (dinosauria, ornithischia) from a deep, high-energy early cretaceous river of the australian-antarctic rift system. Peerj 2018;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4113

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Kibushi, B; Hagio, S; Moritani, T; Kouzaki, M. Speed-dependent modulation of muscle activity based on muscle synergies during treadmill walking. Frontiers In Human Neuroscience 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2018.00004

Akiyama, Y; Okamoto, S; Toda, H; Ogura, T; Yamada, Y. Gait motion for naturally curving variously shaped corners. Advanced Robotics 2018;32:77-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01691864.2017.1396251

Stewart, I. Spontaneous symmetry-breaking in a network model for quadruped locomotion. International Journal Of Bifurcation And Chaos 2017;27:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S021812741730049X

Salazar, RD; Ren, XL; Ellis, TD; Toraif, N; Barthelemy, OJ; Neargarder, S; Cronin-Golomb, A. Dual tasking in parkinson's disease: cognitive consequences while walking. Neuropsychology 2017;31:613-623. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/neu0000331

Heijnen, MJH; Rietdyk, S. Failures in adaptive locomotion: trial-and-error exploration to determine adequate foot elevation over obstacles. Experimental Brain Research 2018;236:187-194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-017-5117-y

Crossley, KM; Schache, AG; Ozturk, H; Lentzos, J; Munanto, M; Pandy, MG. Pelvic and hip kinematics during walking in people with patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis compared to healthy age-matched controls. Arthritis Care & Research 2018;70:309-314. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.23261

Zago, M; Matic, A; Flash, T; Gomez-Marin, A; Lacquaniti, F. The speed-curvature power law of movements: a reappraisal. Experimental Brain Research 2018;236:69-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-017-5108-z

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Texier, BD; Ibarra, A; Melo, F. Optimal propulsion of an undulating slender body with anisotropic friction. Soft Matter 2018;14:635-642. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7sm01545c

Li, JT; Li, WT; Zhang, XM; He, PG. Physiological and behavioral responses of different modes of locomotion in the whiteleg shrimp litopenaeus vannamei (boone, 1931) (caridea: penaeidae). Journal Of Crustacean Biology 2018;38:79-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jcbiol/rux107

Gerald, GW. Effects of morphology, substrate use, and potential trade-offs on locomotor performance during multiple modes of snake locomotion. Evolutionary Ecology Research 2017;18:601-620.

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Secor, EJ; Gutierrez-Nibeyro, SD; Horn, GP. Biomechanical evaluation of modified laryngoplasty by use of a toggle technique for stabilization of arytenoid cartilage in specimens obtained from equine cadavers. American Journal Of Veterinary Research 2018;79:226-232.

Behrou, R; Foroughi, H; Haghpanah, F. Numerical study of temperature effects on the poro-viscoelastic behavior of articular cartilage. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;78:214-223. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.11.023

Maudens, P; Meyer, S; Seemayer, CA; Jordan, O; Allemann, E. Self-assembled thermoresponsive nanostructures of hyaluronic acid conjugates for osteoarthritis therapy. Nanoscale 2018;10:1845-1854. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7nr07614b

Marinho, HVR; Amaral, GM; Moreira, BD; Araujo, VL; Souza, TR; Ocarino, JM; da Fonseca, ST. Influence of passive joint stiffness on proprioceptive acuity in individuals with functional instability of the ankle. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2017;47:899-905. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2017.7030

Kondo, K; Jingushi, S; Ohfuji, S; Sofue, M; Itoman, M; Matsumoto, T; Hamada, Y; Shindo, H; Takatori, Y; Yamada, H; Yasunaga, Y; Ito, H; Mori, S; Owan, I; Fujii, G; Ohashi, H; Fukushima, W; Maeda, A; Inui, M; Takahashi, S; Hirota, Y. Factors associated with functional limitations in the daily living activities of japanese hip osteoarthritis patients. International Journal Of Rheumatic Diseases 2017;20:1372-1382. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1756-185X.12955

*METHODS*
Wong, C; Lomber, SG. Reversible cooling-induced deactivations to study cortical contributions to obstacle memory in the walking cat. Jove-Journal Of Visualized Experiments 2017;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/56196

Yamada, K; Muranaga, S; Shinozaki, T; Nakamura, K; Tanaka, S; Ogata, T. Age independency of mobility decrease assessed using the locomotive syndrome risk test in elderly with disability: a cross-sectional study. Bmc Geriatrics 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-017-0698-7

*MODELING*
Van den Abbeele, M; Valiadis, JM; Lima, LVPC; Khalife, P; Rouch, P; Skalli, W. Contribution to fe modeling for intraoperative pedicle screw strength prediction. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2018;21:13-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2017.1414200

Volinski, B; Kalra, A; Yang, K. Evaluation of full pelvic ring stresses using a bilateral static gait-phase finite element modeling method. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;78:175-187. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.11.006

Kim, YH; Kwon, T; Song, D; Kim, YJ. Full-body animation of human locomotion in reduced gravity using physics-based control. Ieee Computer Graphics And Applications 2017;37:28-39.

Kim, YH; Khuyagbaatar, B; Kim, K. Recent advances in finite element modeling of the human cervical spine. Journal Of Mechanical Science And Technology 2018;32:1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12206-017-1201-2

*MUSCLE*
Buckup, J; Welsch, F; Hoffmann, R; Roessler, PP; Schuttler, KF; Stein, T. Rotator cuff muscular integrity after arthroscopic revision of a bankart repair. Archives Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery 2018;138:155-163. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-017-2831-7

Samotus, O; Kumar, N; Rizek, P; Jog, M. Botulinum toxin type a injections as monotherapy for upper limb essential tremor using kinematics. Canadian Journal Of Neurological Sciences 2018;45:11-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2017.260

Tamura, Y. Cross-bridge mechanism of residual force enhancement after stretching in a skeletal muscle. Computer Methods In Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering 2018;21:75-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2018.1424837

Zhang, JQ; Long, XY; Xie, Y; Zhao, ZH; Fang, LZ; Liu, L; Fu, WP; Shu, JK; Wu, JH; Dai, LM. Relationship between ppara mrna expression and mitochondrial respiratory function and ultrastructure of the skeletal muscle of patients with copd. Bioengineered 2017;8:723-731. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21655979.2017.1346757

Le, P; Aurand, A; Walter, BA; Best, TM; Khan, SN; Mendel, E; Marras, WS. Development of a lumbar emg-based coactivation index for the assessment of complex dynamic tasks. Ergonomics 2018;61:381-389. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2017.1360520

*NEURAL*
Gao, S; Guan, SA; Fouad, AD; Meng, J; Kawano, T; Huang, YC; Li, Y; Alcaire, S; Hung, W; Lu, YN; Qi, YB; Jin, YS; Alkema, M; Fang-Yen, C; Zhen, M. Excitatory motor neurons are local oscillators for backward locomotion. Elife 2018;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.29915

Fouad, AD; Teng, S; Mark, JR; Liu, A; Alvarez-Illera, P; Ji, HF; Du, A; Bhirgoo, PD; Cornblath, E; Guan, SA; Fang-Yen, C. Distributed rhythm generators underlie caenorhabditis elegans forward locomotion. Elife 2018;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.29913

Cao, Z; Chen, L; Liu, YB; Peng, T. Oxysophoridine rescues spinal cord injury via anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative stress and anti-apoptosis effects. Molecular Medicine Reports 2018;17:2523-2528. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/mmr.2017.8170

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Vemula, VRC; Prasad, BC; Jagadeesh, MA; Vuttarkar, J; Akula, SK. Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion using bone cement-augmented pedicle screws for lumbar spondylolisthesis in patients with osteoporosis. case series and review of literature. Neurology India 2018;66:118-125. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0028-3886.222826

Guenoun, D; Foure, A; Pithioux, M; Guis, S; Le Corroller, T; Mattei, JP; Pauly, V; Guye, M; Bernard, M; Chabrand, P; Champsaur, P; Bendahan, D. Correlative analysis of vertebral trabecular bone microarchitecture and mechanical properties a combined ultra-high field (7 tesla) mri and biomechanical investigation. Spine 2017;42:69-4949-5453-6949-4955-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002163

Li, Y; Fogel, GR; Liao, ZH; Tyagi, R; Zhang, GL; Liu, WQ. Biomechanical analysis of two-level cervical disc replacement with a stand-alone u-shaped disc implant. Spine 2017;42:69-4949-5551-6949-4956-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002128

Fan, W; Guo, LX. Finite element investigation of the effect of nucleus removal on vibration characteristics of the lumbar spine under a compressive follower preload. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;78:342-351. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.11.040

Joszko, K; Gzik, M; Wolanski, W; Gzik-Zroska, B; Kawlewska, E. Biomechanical evaluation of human lumbar spine in spondylolisthesis. Journal Of Applied Biomedicine 2018;16:51-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jab.2017.10.004

Toren, L; Hebelka, H; Kasperska, I; Brisby, H; Lagerstrand, K. With axial loading during mri diurnal t2-value changes in lumbar discs are neglectable: a cross sectional study. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018;19:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-018-1930-0

Bozkurt, C; Senkoylu, A; Aktas, E; Sarikaya, B; Sipahioglu, S; Gurbuz, R; Timucin, M. Biomechanical evaluation of a novel apatite-wollastonite ceramic cage design for lumbar interbody fusion: a finite element model study. Biomed Research International 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/4152543

Diao, H; Xin, H; Dong, J; He, XJ; Li, DC; Jin, ZM. Prediction of cervical spinal joint loading and secondary motion using a musculoskeletal multibody dynamics model via force-dependent kinematics approach. Spine 2017;42:69-4952-4851-6949-5248-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002176

Prasarn, ML; Hyldmo, PK; Zdziarski, LA; Loewy, E; Dubose, D; Horodyski, M; Rechtine, GR. Comparison of the vacuum mattress versus the spine board alone for immobilization of the cervical spine injured patient a biomechanical cadaveric study. Spine 2017;42:69-4951-5756-6949-5248-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002260

Liu, SZ; Li, HZ; Wang, DP; Qi, XB. Low bone mineral density promotes cement leakage in vertebra with compression fracture after percutaneous vertebroplasty. Journal Of Biomaterials And Tissue Engineering 2017;7:1355-1359. http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jbt.2017.1704

Ni, B; Zhao, WL; Guo, QF; Zhang, M; Chen, JS; Guo, X; Lu, XH; Xie, N. Comparison of outcomes between c1-c2 screw-hook fixation and c1-c2 screw-rod fixation for treating reducible atlantoaxial dislocation. Spine 2017;42:1587-1593. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002152

Bergmann, A; Bolm-Audorff, U; Ditchen, D; Ellegast, R; Grifka, J; Haerting, J; Hofmann, F; Jager, M; Linhardt, O; Luttmann, A; Meisel, HJ; Michaelis, M; Petereit-Haack, G; Schumann, B; Seidler, A. Do occupational risks for low back pain differ from risks for specific lumbar disc diseases? results of the german lumbar spine study (epilift). Spine 2017;42:69-4950-4852-6949-5049-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002296

Briski, DC; Goel, VK; Waddell, BS; Serhan, H; Kodigudla, MK; Palepu, V; Agarwal, AK; Zavatsky, JM. Does spanning a lateral lumbar interbody cage across the vertebral ring apophysis increase loads required for failure and mitigate endplate violation. Spine 2017;42:69-4949-5356-6949-4954-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002158

Feng, ZH; Li, XB; Tang, Q; Wang, CG; Zheng, WH; Zhang, H; Wu, AM; Tian, NF; Wu, YS; Ni, WF. Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with cortical bone trajectory screws versus traditional pedicle screws fixation: a study protocol of randomised controlled trial. Bmj Open 2017;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017227

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Xiao, JL; Zhao, X; Wang, YM; Yang, YH; Zhao, JH; Gao, ZL; Zuo, JL. Application of acetabular reinforcement ring with hook for correction of segmental acetabular rim defects during total hip arthroplasty revision. Journal Of Bionic Engineering 2018;15:154-159. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42235-017-0012-6

Vestermark, G; Hartigan, D; Piasecki, D; Fleischli, J; Odum, SM; Zheng, N; D'Alessandro, DF. Biceps tenodesis: biomechanical assessment of 3 arthroscopic suprapectoral techniques. Orthopedics 2017;40:69-4948-4857-6949-4849-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20170925-03

Konya, MN; Verim, O. Numerical optimization of the position in femoral head of proximal locking screws of proximal femoral nail system; biomechanical study. Balkan Medical Journal 2017;34:425-431. http://dx.doi.org/10.4274/balkanmedj.2016.0732

Hong, CK; Lin, CL; Yang, JM; Shih, CA; Chou, YC; Yeh, ML; Chiang, CH; Su, WR. Superior biomechanical properties and tying time with the modified prusik knot and wittstein suture loop to the krackow stitch (vol 138, pg 237, 2017). Archives Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery 2018;138:245-245. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-017-2841-5

Moss, LK; Kim-Orden, MH; Ravinsky, R; Hoshino, CM; Zinar, DM; Gold, SM. Implant failure rates and cost analysis of contoured locking versus conventional plate fixation of distal fibula fractures. Orthopedics 2017;40:69-4948-5052-6949-4850-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20171012-05

Hong, CK; Lin, CL; Yang, JM; Shih, CA; Chou, YC; Yeh, ML; Chiang, CH; Su, WR. Superior biomechanical properties and tying time with the modified prusik knot and wittstein suture loop to the krackow stitch. Archives Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery 2018;138:237-244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-017-2830-8

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Oliveira, AS; Silva, PB; Lund, ME; Farina, D; Kersting, UG. Balance training enhances motor coordination during a perturbed sidestep cutting task. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2017;47:853-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2017.6980

Bostrom, KJ; Dirksen, T; Zentgraf, K; Wagner, H. The contribution of upper body movements to dynamic balance regulation during challenged locomotion. Frontiers In Human Neuroscience 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2018.00008

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Galvao, JR; Zamarreno, CR; Martelli, C; da Silva, JCC; Arregui, FJ; Matias, IR. Smart carbon fiber transtibial prosthesis based on embedded fiber bragg gratings. Ieee Sensors Journal 2018;18:1520-1527. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2017.2786661

Ray, SF; Wurdeman, SR; Takahashi, KZ. Prosthetic energy return during walking increases after 3 weeks of adaptation to a new device. Journal Of Neuroengineering And Rehabilitation 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12984-018-0347-1

Lara-Barrios, CM; Blanco-Ortega, A; Guzman-Valdivia, CH; Valles, KDB. Literature review and current trends on transfemoral powered prosthetics. Advanced Robotics 2018;32:51-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01691864.2017.1402704

*ROBOTICS*
Zhong, Y; Li, Z; Du, RX. Robot fish with two-dof pectoral fins and a wire-driven caudal fin. Advanced Robotics 2018;32:25-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01691864.2017.1392344

Kandhari, A; Huang, Y; Daltorio, KA; Chiel, HJ; Quinn, RD. Body stiffness in orthogonal directions oppositely affects worm-like robot turning and straight-line locomotion. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aaa342

Dione, ACA; Hasegawa, S; Mitake, H. Stable posture control for planar hyper-redundant arms using selective control points. Advanced Robotics 2017;31:1338-1348. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01691864.2017.1401958

Shin, B; Kim, Y; Paik, J; Lee, KM. Miniaturized twin-legged robot with an electromagnetic oscillatory actuator. Journal Of Bionic Engineering 2018;15:106-113. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42235-017-0008-2

Wang, KD; Chen, B; Li, T. A robotic colonoscope with double balloons: analysis, design, and experiments. International Journal Of Robotics & Automation 2017;32:560-568. http://dx.doi.org/10.2316/Journal.206.2017.6.206-4804

Zhang, YN; Wang, XS; Xin, YH; Wu, Y; Kang, M; Wang, XC. Quadruped robot leg optimization based on a multi-objective genetic algorithm. Mechanika 2017;23:881-890. http://dx.doi.org/10.5755/j01.mech.23.6.19854

Molloy, TL; Ford, JJ; Perez, T. Finite-horizon inverse optimal control for discrete-time nonlinear systems. Automatica 2018;87:442-446. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2017.09.023

*WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY*
Martinez-Hernandez, U; Mahmood, I; Dehghani-Sanij, AA. Simultaneous bayesian recognition of locomotion and gait phases with wearable sensors. Ieee Sensors Journal 2018;18:1282-1290. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2017.2782181

*REHABILITATION*
Nae, J; Creaby, MW; Nilsson, G; Crossley, KM; Ageberg, E. Measurement properties of a test battery to assess postural orientation during functional tasks in patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament injury rehabilitation. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2017;47:863-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2017.7270

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Gu, XL; Keller, MJ; Weiller-Abels, KH; Zhang, T. The roles of physical activity and sedentary behavior on hispanic children's mental health: a motor skill perspective. Quality Of Life Research 2018;27:185-193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11136-017-1687-1

Ueno, H; Suga, T; Takao, K; Tanaka, T; Misaki, J; Miyake, Y; Nagano, A; Isaka, T. Relationship between achilles tendon length and running performance in well-trained male endurance runners. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:446-451. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12940

Whyte, EF; Richter, C; O'Connor, S; Moran, KA. Effects of a dynamic core stability program on the biomechanics of cutting maneuvers: a randomized controlled trial. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:452-462. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12931

Pugliese, L; Porcelli, S; Vezzoli, A; La Torre, A; Serpiello, FR; Pavei, G; Marzorati, M. Different training modalities improve energy cost and performance in master runners. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.00021

Belinchon-deMiguel, P; Clemente-Suarez, VJ. Psychophysiological, body composition, biomechanical and autonomic modulation analysis procedures in an ultraendurance mountain race. Journal Of Medical Systems 2018;42:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10916-017-0889-y

Verrelst, R; Van Tiggelen, D; De Ridder, R; Witvrouw, E. Kinematic chain-related risk factors in the development of lower extremity injuries in women: a prospective study. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:696-703. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12944

Ohtonen, O; Lindinger, SJ; Gopfert, C; Rapp, W; Linnamo, V. Changes in biomechanics of skiing at maximal velocity caused by simulated 20-km skiing race using v2 skating technique. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:479-486. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12913

Setuain, I; Lecumberri, P; Ahtiainen, JP; Mero, AA; Hakkinen, K; Izquierdo, M. Sprint mechanics evaluation using inertial sensor-based technology: a laboratory validation study. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:463-472. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12946

Pellegrini, B; Zoppirolli, C; Boccia, G; Bortolan, L; Schena, F. Cross-country skiing movement factorization to explore relationships between skiing economy and athletes' skills. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:565-574. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12938

Lin, DJ; Wong, TT; Kazam, JK. Shoulder injuries in the overhead-throwing athlete: epidemiology, mechanisms of injury, and imaging findings. Radiology 2018;286:370-387. http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2017170481

Howe, LP; Waldron, M; Read, P. A systems-based approach to injury prevention for the strength and conditioning coach. Strength And Conditioning Journal 2017;39:60-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000346

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Waugh, CM; Alktebi, T; de Sa, A; Scott, A. Impact of rest duration on achilles tendon structure and function following isometric training. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:436-445. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12930

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Duan, X; Liao, HX; Zou, HZ; Zhang, ZJ; Ye, JD; Liao, WM. An injectable, biodegradable calcium phosphate cement containing poly lactic-co-glycolic acid as a bone substitute in ex vivo human vertebral compression fracture and rabbit bone defect models. Connective Tissue Research 2018;59:55-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03008207.2017.1301932

Hou, Y; Xu, GH; Guo, YF; Shi, JG; Yuan, W. In vitro evaluation of the nano-hydroxyapatite/hydrogel compound and its combination with bmp7 transfected bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells. Journal Of Biomaterials And Tissue Engineering 2017;7:1250-1257. http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jbt.2017.1696

de la Oliva, NA; Navarro, X; del Valle, J. Time course study of long-term biocompatibility and foreign body reaction to intraneural polyimide-based implants. Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2018;106:746-757. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.36274

Ozay, Y; Guzel, S; Erdogdu, IH; Yildirim, Z; Pehlivanoglu, B; Turk, BA; Darcan, S. Evaluation of the wound healing properties of luteolin ointments on excision and incision wound models in diabetic and non-diabetic rats. Records Of Natural Products 2018;12:350-366. http://dx.doi.org/10.25135/rnp.38.17.08.135

Scionti, G; Rodriguez-Arco, L; Lopez-Lopez, MT; Medina-Castillo, AL; Garzon, I; Alaminos, M; Toledano, M; Osorio, R. Effect of functionalized phema micro- and nano-particles on the viscoelastic properties of fibrin-agarose biomaterials. Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2018;106:738-745. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.36275

Pensalfini, M; Weickenmeier, J; Rominger, M; Santoprete, R; Distler, O; Mazza, E. Location-specific mechanical response and morphology of facial soft tissues. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;78:108-115. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.10.021

Pierrat, B; MacManus, DB; Murphy, JG; Gilchrist, MD. Indentation of heterogeneous soft tissue: local constitutive parameter mapping using an inverse method and an automated rig. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;78:515-528. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.03.033

Amaral, AJR; Emamzadeh, M; Pasparakis, G. Transiently malleable multi-healable hydrogel nanocomposites based on responsive boronic acid copolymers. Polymer Chemistry 2018;9:525-537. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7py01202k

Choi, HMC; Cheing, AKK; Ng, GYF; Cheing, GLY. Effects of pulsed electromagnetic field (pemf) on the tensile biomechanical properties of diabetic wounds at different phases of healing. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191074

Arain, AR; Cole, K; Sullivan, C; Banerjee, S; Kazley, J; Uhl, RL. Tissue expanders with a focus on extremity reconstruction. Expert Review Of Medical Devices 2018;15:145-155. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17434440.2018.1426457

de Jong, T; Oostendorp, C; Bakker, AD; van Kuppevelt, TH; Smit, TH. Adipose-derived-stem-cell-seeded fibrin matrices for periodontal ligament engineering: the need for dynamic strain. Journal Of Biomaterials And Tissue Engineering 2017;7:1303-1312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jbt.2017.1702

Penuela, L; Negro, C; Massa, M; Repaci, E; Cozzani, E; Parodi, A; Scaglione, S; Quarto, R; Raiteri, R. Atomic force microscopy for biomechanical and structural analysis of human dermis: a complementary tool for medical diagnosis and therapy monitoring. Experimental Dermatology 2018;27:150-155. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/exd.13468

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Kerby, MJ. Orthopaedic correction of fracture and other locomotor conditions of cattle. Cattle Practice 2017;25:239-243.

Randall, LV; Green, MJ; Green, LE; Chagunda, MGG; Mason, C; Archer, SC; Huxley, JN. The contribution of previous lameness events and body condition score to the occurrence of lameness in dairy herds: a study of 2 herds. Journal Of Dairy Science 2018;101:1311-1324. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13439

Mandel, R; Harazy, H; Gygax, L; Nicol, CJ; Ben-David, A; Whay, HR; Klement, E. Detection of lameness in dairy cows using a grooming device. Journal Of Dairy Science 2018;101:1511-1517. http://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13207

Williams, JM. Electromyography in the horse: a useful technology?. Journal Of Equine Veterinary Science 2018;60:43-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2017.02.005

Sabanci, SS; Ocal, MK. Categorization of the pelvic limb standing posture in nine breeds of dogs. Anatomia Histologia Embryologia 2018;47:58-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ahe.12324

Tabor, G; Williams, J. Equine rehabilitation: a review of trunk and hind limb muscle activity and exercise selection. Journal Of Equine Veterinary Science 2018;60:97-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2017.03.003

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Li, Q; Wang, HM; Dai, ZY; Cao, YC; Jin, CY. Preparation and biomechanical properties of an acellular porcine corneal stroma. Cornea 2017;36:1343-1351.

Lee, H; Kang, DSY; Ha, BJ; Choi, JY; Kim, EK; Seo, KY; Kim, TI. Comparison of outcomes between combined transepithelial photorefractive keratectomy with and without accelerated corneal collagen cross-linking: a 1-year study. Cornea 2017;36:1213-1220.

Zhang, HX; Khan, MA; Zhang, D; Qin, X; Lin, D; Li, L. Corneal biomechanical properties after fs-lasik with residual bed thickness less than 50% of the original corneal thickness. Journal Of Ophthalmology 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/2752945

Akkaya, S; Kucuk, B. Lamina cribrosa thickness in patients with keratoconus. Cornea 2017;36:1509-1513.

Brekelmans, J; Goz, A; Dickman, MM; Brandis, A; Sui, XM; Wagner, HD; Nuijts, RMMA; Scherz, A; Marcovich, AL. Corneal stiffening by a bacteriochlorophyll derivative with dextran and near-infrared light: effect of shortening irradiation time up to 1 minute. Cornea 2017;36:1395-1401.

Matalia, J; Francis, M; Gogri, P; Panmand, P; Matalia, H; Roy, AS. Correlation of corneal biomechanical stiffness with refractive error and ocular biometry in a pediatric population. Cornea 2017;36:1221-1226.

Noh, KN; Park, SI; Qazi, R; Zou, ZN; Mickle, AD; Grajales-Reyes, JG; Jang, KI; Gereau, RW; Xiao, JL; Rogers, JA; Jeong, JW. Miniaturized, battery-free optofluidic systems with potential for wireless pharmacology and optogenetics. Small 2018;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201702479

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Saban, Y. Rhinoplasty: lessons from "errors" from anatomy and experience to the concept of sequential primary rhinoplasty. Hno 2018;66:15-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00106-017-0454-5

de Souza, ES; Cardoso, A; Lamounier, E. A virtual environment-based training system for a blind wheelchair user through use of three-dimensional audio supported by electroencephalography. Telemedicine And E-Health 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2017.0201

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Fedorov, LA; Dijkstra, TMH; Giese, MA. Lighting-from-above prior in biological motion perception. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-19851-8