LITERATURE UPDATE
March 15 - March 21, 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*
Lima, GL; Paupitz, JA; Aikawa, NE; Alvarenga, JC; Pereira, RMR. A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of vitamin d supplementation in juvenile-onset systemic lupus erythematosus: positive effect on trabecular microarchitecture using hr-pqct. Osteoporosis International 2018;29:587-594. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00198-017-4316-5

Doyle, N; Varela, A; Haile, S; Guldberg, R; Kostenuik, PJ; Ominsky, MS; Smith, SY; Hattersley, G. Abaloparatide, a novel pth receptor agonist, increased bone mass and strength in ovariectomized cynomolgus monkeys by increasing bone formation without increasing bone resorption. Osteoporosis International 2018;29:685-697. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00198-017-4323-6

Tang, D; Ju, CL; Liu, YJ; Xu, F; Wang, ZG; Wang, DB. Therapeutic effect of icariin combined with stem cells on postmenopausal osteoporosis in rats. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Metabolism 2018;36:180-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00774-017-0831-x

Wong, SK; Chin, KY; Suhaimi, FH; Ahmad, F; Jamil, NA; Ima-Nirwana, S. Osteoporosis is associated with metabolic syndrome induced by high-carbohydrate high-fat diet in a rat model. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 2018;98:191-200. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biopha.2017.12.042

Wu, T; Zhang, J; Wang, B; Sun, Y; Liu, Y; Li, G. Staphylococcal enterotoxin c2 promotes osteogenesis of mesenchymal stem cells and accelerates fracture healing. Bone & Joint Research 2018;7:179-186. http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/2046-3758.72.BJR-2017-0229.R1

Pinheiro, M; Dobson, CA; Perry, D; Fagan, MJ. New insights into the biomechanics of legg-calve-perthes' disease. Bone & Joint Research 2018;7:148-156. http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/2046-3758.72.BJR-2017-0191.R1

Maly, IP; Eppler, E; Muller-Gerbl, M. High metabolic activity of tissue-nonspecific alkaline phosphatase not only in young but also in adult bone as demonstrated using a new histochemical detection protocol. General And Comparative Endocrinology 2018;258:109-118. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2017.05.008

*BOTANY*
Hernandez-Hernandez, V; Barrio, RA; Benitez, M; Nakayama, N; Romero-Arias, JR; Villarreal, C. A physico-genetic module for the polarisation of auxin efflux carriers pin-formed (pin). Physical Biology 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1478-3975/aaac99

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Qi, J; Zhang, SQ; Zhang, L; Ping, RY; Ping, KK; Ye, C; Shen, HG; Chen, YL; Li, YK. Uniaxial tensile properties of atherosclerotic carotid artery after mobilization of pushing on qiao-gong: a safety study using an animal model of carotid atherosclerosis. Journal Of Manipulative And Physiological Therapeutics 2018;41:164-173. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.12.002

Hajirayat, K; Gholampour, S; Sharifi, I; Bizari, D. Biomechanical simulation to compare the blood hemodynamics and cerebral aneurysm rupture risk in patients with different aneurysm necks. Journal Of Applied Mechanics And Technical Physics 2017;58:968-974. http://dx.doi.org/10.1134/S0021894417060025

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
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

Mosaffa, P; Rodriguez-Ferran, A; Munoz, JJ. Hybrid cell-centred/vertex model for multicellular systems with equilibrium-preserving remodelling. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Biomedical Engineering 2018;34:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2928

Tsai, PI; Lin, CH; Hsieh, CH; Papakyrikos, AM; Kim, MJ; Napolioni, V; Schoor, C; Couthouis, J; Wu, RM; Wszolek, ZK; Winter, D; Greicius, MD; Ross, OA; Wang, XN. Pink1 phosphorylates mic60/mitofilin to control structural plasticity of mitochondrial crista junctions. Molecular Cell 2018;69:744-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2018.01.026

Varol, C; Sagi, I. Phagocyte-extracellular matrix crosstalk empowers tumor development and dissemination. Febs Journal 2018;285:734-751. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/febs.14317

Yoshikawa, M; Soeda, Y; Michikawa, M; Almeida, OFX; Takashima, A. Tau depletionin app transgenic mice attenuates task-related hyperactivation of the hippocampus and differentially influences locomotor activity and spatial memory. Frontiers In Neuroscience 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00124

Khairy, K; Lemon, W; Amat, F; Keller, PJ. A preferred curvature-based continuum mechanics framework for modeling embryogenesis. Biophysical Journal 2018;114:267-277. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2017.11.015

*COMPARATIVE*
Konietzko-Meieri, D; Gruntrnejer, K; Marce-Nogue, J; Bodzioch, A; Fortuny, J. Merging cranial histology and 3d-computational biomechanics: a review of the feeding ecology of a late triassic temnospondyl amphibian. Peerj 2018;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4426

Maiorino, L; Farke, AA; Kotsakis, T; Raia, P; Piras, P. Who is the most stressed? morphological disparity and mechanical behavior of the feeding apparatus of ceratopsian dinosaurs (ornithischia, marginocephalia). Cretaceous Research 2018;84:483-500. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2017.11.012

Miles, MC; Schuppe, ER; Ligon, RM; Fuxjager, MJ. Macroevolutionary patterning of woodpecker drums reveals how sexual selection elaborates signals under constraint. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2018;285:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2628

Thiry, L; Lemieux, M; Bretzner, F. Age- and speed-dependent modulation of gaits in dscam(2j) mutant mice. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2018;119:723-737. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00471.2017

Ishikawa, T; Kikuchi, K. Biomechanics of tetrahymena escaping from a dead end. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2018;285:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2368

Liu, HW; Li, L; Wang, W; Gong, JH; Yang, XF; Hu, ZT. Spontaneous vesicle fusion is differentially regulated at cholinergic and gabaergic synapses. Cell Reports 2018;22:2334-2345. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2018.02.023

Rjosk, A; Neinhuis, C; Wagner, ST. A rare climbing habit: functional properties of the leaf-climbing monocot flagellaria indica (flagellariaceae). Flora 2018;239:71-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.flora.2017.11.006

Wang, H; Wang, WB; Song, Y; Cai, L; Dai, ZD. Passive cushiony biomechanics of head protection in falling geckos. Applied Bionics And Biomechanics 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/9857894

Zhu, GR; Yuan, CB; Di, GL; Zhang, M; Ni, LY; Cao, T; Rongting, FT; Wu, GG. Morphological and biomechanical response to eutrophication and hydrodynamic stresses. Science Of The Total Environment 2018;622:421-435. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.322

Steinhoff, POM; Liedtke, J; Sombke, A; Schneider, JM; Uhl, G. Early environmental conditions affect the volume of higher-order brain centers in a jumping spider. Journal Of Zoology 2018;304:182-192. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12512

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Ottria, L; Lauritano, D; Bassi, MA; Palmieri, A; Candotto, V; Tagliabue, A; Tettamanti, L. Mechanical, chemical and biological aspects of titanium and titanium alloys in implant dentistry. Journal Of Biological Regulators And Homeostatic Agents 2018;32:81-90.

Bica, C; Martha, K; Bica, D; Esianu, D; Matei, MN. Analytical methods and finite element method computation the dental - periodontal tissues response. Materiale Plastice 2017;54:777-780.

Aldousari, SM; Fouda, N; Hedia, HS; AlThobiani, FWH. Comparison of titanium and fgm dental implants with different coating types. Materials Testing 2018;60:142-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.3139/120.111133

Buzatu, R; Valceanu, AS; Grigore, A; Szuhanek, C. The evaluation of the biobleach trays efficiency and manufacturing process. Materiale Plastice 2017;54:485-486.

Lena, Y; Dindaroglu, F. Lingual orthodontic treatment: a youtube (tm) video analysis. Angle Orthodontist 2018;88:208-214. http://dx.doi.org/10.2319/090717-602.1

*ERGONOMICS*
Mehrizi, R; Peng, X; Xu, X; Zhang, ST; Metaxas, D; Li, K. A computer vision based method for 3d posture estimation of symmetrical lifting. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;69:40-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.01.012

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Godinho, RM; O'Higgins, P. The biomechanical significance of the frontal sinus in kabwe 1 (homo heidelbergensis). Journal Of Human Evolution 2018;114:141-153. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.10.007

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Boccia, G; Zoppirolli, C; Bortolan, L; Schena, F; Pellegrini, B. Shared and task-specific muscle synergies of nordic walking and conventional walking. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:905-918. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12992

Nabila, M; Mohammed, AI; Yousra, B. Gait-based human age classification using a silhouette model. Iet Biometrics 2018;7:116-124. http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-bmt.2016.0176

Martino, G; Ivanenko, Y; Serrao, M; Ranavolo, A; Draicchio, F; Rinaldi, M; Casali, C; Lacquaniti, F. Differential changes in the spinal segmental locomotor output in hereditary spastic paraplegia. Clinical Neurophysiology 2018;129:516-525. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2017.11.028

Actis, JA; Nolasco, LA; Gates, DH; Silverman, AK. Lumbar loads and trunk kinematics in people with a transtibial amputation during sit-to-stand. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;69:1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.12.030

Kuhman, D; Willson, J; Mizelle, JC; DeVita, P. The relationships between physical capacity and biomechanical plasticity in old adults during level and incline walking. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;69:90-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.01.006

Brown, TN; Kaplan, JT; Cameron, SE; Seymore, KD; Ramsay, JW. Individuals with varus thrust do not increase knee adduction when running with body borne load. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;69:97-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.01.003

Pizzamiglio, S; Abdalla, H; Naeem, U; Turner, DL. Neural predictors of gait stability when walking freely in the real-world. Journal Of Neuroengineering And Rehabilitation 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12984-018-0357-z

Costa, AAD; dos Santos, LO; Mauerberg-deCastro, E; Moraes, R. Task difficulty has no effect on haptic anchoring during tandem walking in young and older adults. Neuroscience Letters 2018;666:133-138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2017.12.052

Zeni, J; Madara, K; Witmer, H; Gerhardt, R; Rubano, J. The effect of surgical approach on gait mechanics after total hip arthroplasty. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2018;38:28-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2017.11.004

Maslivec, A; Bampouras, TM; Dewhurst, S; Vannozzi, G; Macaluso, A; Laudani, L. Mechanisms of head stability during gait initiation in young and older women: a neuro-mechanical analysis. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2018;38:103-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2017.11.010

Lee, J; Yoon, YJ; Shin, CS. The effect of backpack load carriage on the kinetics and kinematics of ankle and knee joints during uphill walking. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:397-405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0221

Gerstle, EE; O'Connor, K; Keenan, KG; Cobb, SC. Foot and ankle kinematics during descent from varying step heights. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:453-459. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0301

Tanimura, C; Matsumoto, H; Tokushima, Y; Yoshimura, J; Tanishima, S; Hagino, H. Self-care agency, lifestyle, and physical condition predict future frailty in community-dwelling older people. Nursing & Health Sciences 2018;20:31-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nhs.12376

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Clemente, CJ; Bishop, PJ; Newman, N; Hocknull, SA. Steady bipedal locomotion with a forward situated whole-body centre of mass: the potential importance of temporally asymmetric ground reaction forces. Journal Of Zoology 2018;304:193-201. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12521

Gomes, V; Carretero, MA; Kaliontzopoulou, A. Run for your life, but bite for your rights? how interactions between natural and sexual selection shape functional morphology across habitats. Science Of Nature 2018;105:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00114-017-1537-6

Rastetter, N; Gerhardt, A. Continuous monitoring of avoidance behaviour with the earthworm eisenia fetida. Journal Of Soils And Sediments 2018;18:957-967. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11368-017-1791-4

Groom, DJE; Toledo, MCB; Powers, DR; Tobalske, BW; Welch, KC. Integrating morphology and kinematics in the scaling of hummingbird hovering metabolic rate and efficiency. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2018;285:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2011

Bishop, PJ; Graham, DF; Lamas, LP; Hutchinson, JR; Rubenson, J; Hancock, JA; Wilson, RS; Hocknull, SA; Barrett, RS; Lloyd, DG; Clemente, CJ. The influence of speed and size on avian terrestrial locomotor biomechanics: predicting locomotion in extinct theropod dinosaurs. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192172

Provini, P; Abourachid, A. Whole-body 3d kinematics of bird take-off: key role of the legs to propel the trunk. Science Of Nature 2018;105:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00114-017-1535-8

Bidaye, SS; Bockemuhl, T; Buschges, A. Six-legged walking in insects: how cpgs, peripheral feedback, and descending signals generate coordinated and adaptive motor rhythms. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2018;119:459-475. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00658.2017

Orr, CM. Kinematics of the anthropoid os centrale and the functional consequences of scaphoid-centrale fusion in african apes and hominins. Journal Of Human Evolution 2018;114:102-117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.10.002

Wentz, CW; Chuh, S; Chan, JP. Sphingolipid metabolism affects maintenance of locomotion and neuromuscular function in aged c. elegans.. Molecular Biology Of The Cell 2017;28:.

Godoy-Diana, R; Thiria, B. On the diverse roles of fluid dynamic drag in animal swimming and flying. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2017.0715

Jayaram, K; Mongeau, JM; Mohapatra, A; Birkmeyer, P; Fearing, RS; Full, RJ. Transition by head-on collision: mechanically mediated manoeuvres in cockroaches and small robots. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2017.0664

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Mandaleson, A; Tham, SK; Lewis, C; Ackland, DC; Ek, ET. Scaphoid fracture fixation in a nonunion model: a biomechanical study comparing 3 types of fixation. Journal Of Hand Surgery-American Volume 2018;43:221-228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.10.005

Kane, PM; Vopat, BG; Mansuripur, PK; Gaspar, MP; Wolfe, SW; Crisco, JJ; Got, C. Relative contributions of the midcarpal and radiocarpal joints to dart-thrower's motion at the wrist. Journal Of Hand Surgery-American Volume 2018;43:234-240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.10.017

Ladd, AL. The teleology of the thumb: on purpose and design. Journal Of Hand Surgery-American Volume 2018;43:248-259. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.01.002

Wang, Y; Li, ZY; Wong, DWC; Cheng, CK; Zhang, M. Finite element analysis of biomechanical effects of total ankle arthroplasty on the foot. Journal Of Orthopaedic Translation 2018;12:55-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jot.2017.12.003

Harradine, P; Gates, L; Bowen, C. If it doesn't work, why do we still do it? the continuing use of subtalar joint neutral theory in the face of overpowering critical research. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2018;48:130-132. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2018.0604

Festen-Schrier, VJMM; Amadio, PC. The biomechanics of subsynovial connective tissue in health and its role in carpal tunnel syndrome. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2018;38:232-239. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2017.10.007

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Kwak, YH; Lee, S; Lee, MC; Han, HS. Large meniscus extrusion ratio is a poor prognostic factor of conservative treatment for medial meniscus posterior root tear. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2018;26:781-786. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-017-4441-x

Black, MS; d'Entremont, AG; McCormack, RG; Hansen, G; Carr, D; Wilson, DR. The effect of wedge and tibial slope angles on knee contact pressure and kinematics following medial opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy. Clinical Biomechanics 2018;51:17-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.10.021

Guo, WM; Zheng, XF; Zhang, WG; Chen, MX; Wang, ZY; Hao, CX; Huang, JX; Yuan, ZG; Zhang, Y; Wang, MJ; Peng, J; Wang, AY; Wang, Y; Sui, X; Xu, WJ; Liu, SY; Lu, SB; Guo, QY. Mesenchymal stem cells in oriented plga/acecm composite scaffolds enhance structure-specific regeneration of hyaline cartilage in a rabbit model. Stem Cells International 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/6542198

*MODELING*
Long, JT; Neogi, S; Caldwell, CM; DeLange, MP. Variation inflation factor-based regression modeling of anthropometric measures and temporal-spatial performance: modeling approach and implications for clinical utility. Clinical Biomechanics 2018;51:51-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.11.008

Richardson, RT; Rapp, EA; Quinton, RG; Nicholson, KF; Knarr, BA; Russo, SA; Higginson, JS; Richards, JG. Errors associated with utilizing prescribed scapular kinematics to estimate unconstrained, natural upper extremity motion in musculoskeletal modeling. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:469-473. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0346

Huang, X; Zhang, Y; Wang, J. Biomechanical modeling assisted simultaneous motion estimation and image reconstruction incorporating for 4d-cbct. Medical Physics 2017;44:3285-3285.

Zhang, Y; Meyer, J; Ren, L; Tehrani, JN; Wang, J. Liver 4d-cbct imaging by a motion modeling and biomechanical modeling-guided reconstruction technique (mm-bio-recon). Medical Physics 2017;44:3311-3311.

*MUSCLE*
da Rocha, AL; Pinto, AP; Pereira, BC; Kohama, EB; Morais, GP; de Vicente, LG; Pauli, JR; Cintra, DE; Ropelle, ER; de Moura, LP; Filho, HT; da Silva, ASR. Positive effects of total recovery period on anti- and pro-inflammatory cytokines are not linked to performance re-establishment in overtrained mice. Cytokine 2018;103:69-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cyto.2018.01.005

Tirrell, TF; Rademaker, AW; Lieber, RL. Analysis of hierarchical biomechanical data structures using mixed-effects models. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;69:34-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.01.013

Thibault-Gagnon, S; Auchincloss, C; Graham, R; McLean, L. The temporal relationship between activity of the pelvic floor muscles and motion of selected urogenital landmarks in healthy nulliparous women. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2018;38:126-135. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2017.11.012

Nunes, GS; Barton, CJ; Serrao, FV. Hip rate of force development and strength are impaired in females with patellofemoral pain without signs of altered gluteus medius and maximus morphology. Journal Of Science And Medicine In Sport 2018;21:123-128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2017.05.014

Tenan, MS; Tweedell, AJ; Haynes, CA. Iterative assessment of statistically-oriented and standard algorithms for determining muscle onset with intramuscular electromyography. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:464-468. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0313

*NEURAL*
Jean-Xavier, C; Sharples, SA; Mayr, KA; Lognon, AP; Whelan, PJ. Retracing your footsteps: developmental insights to spinal network plasticity following injury. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2018;119:521-536. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00575.2017

Ramirez-Jarquin, UN; Tapia, R. Excitatory and inhibitory neuronal circuits in the spinal cord and their role in the control of motor neuron function and degeneration. Acs Chemical Neuroscience 2018;9:211-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acschemneuro.7b00503

Mohr, M; Lorenzen, K; Palacios-Derflingher, L; Emery, C; Nigg, BM. Reliability of the knee muscle co-contraction index during gait in young adults with and without knee injury history. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2018;38:17-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2017.10.014

Low, AYT; Thanawalla, AR; Yip, AKK; Kim, J; Wong, KLL; Tantra, M; Augustine, GJ; Chen, AI. Precision of discrete and rhythmic forelimb movements requires a distinct neuronal subpopulation in the interposed anterior nucleus. Cell Reports 2018;22:2322-2333. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2018.02.017

Olakowska, E; Marcol, W; Wlaszczuk, A; Woszczycka-Korczynska, I; Lewin-Kowalik, J. The neuroprotective effect of n-acetylcysteine in spinal cord-injured rats. Advances In Clinical And Experimental Medicine 2017;26:1329-1334. http://dx.doi.org/10.17219/acem/65478

Tong, MJ; He, ZL; Lin, XX; Zhou, YL; Wang, QQ; Zheng, ZM; Chen, J; Xu, HZ; Tian, NF. Lithium chloride contributes to blood spinal cord barrier integrity and functional recovery from spinal cord injury by stimulating autophagic flux. Biochemical And Biophysical Research Communications 2018;495:2525-2531. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.12.119

Abler, D; Buechler, P. Computational study of the influence of biomechanical forces on the shape of gbm. Medical Physics 2017;44:3047-3047.

*OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY*
Pouca, MCPV; Ferreira, JPS; Oliveira, DA; Parente, MPL; Jorge, RMN. Viscous effects in pelvic floor muscles during childbirth: a numerical study. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Biomedical Engineering 2018;34:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2927

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Lindsey, DP; Parrish, R; Gundanna, M; Leasure, J; Yerby, SA; Kondrashov, D. Biomechanics of unilateral and bilateral sacroiliac joint stabilization: laboratory investigation. Journal Of Neurosurgery-Spine 2018;28:326-332. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2017.7.SPINE17499

Karakasli, A; Acar, N; Uzun, B. Straight-forward versus bicortical fixation penetrating endplate in lumbosacral fixation-a biomechanical study. Journal Of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2018;61:180-185. http://dx.doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2017.0404.004

Coric, D; Guyer, RD; Nunley, PD; Musante, D; Carmody, C; Gordon, C; Lauryssen, C; Boltes, MO; Ohnmeiss, DD. Prospective, randomized multicenter study of cervical arthroplasty versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: 5-year results with a metal-on-metal artificial disc. Journal Of Neurosurgery-Spine 2018;28:252-261. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2017.5.SPINE16824

Bell, KM; Oh, A; Cook, HA; Yan, YG; Lee, JY. Adaptation of a clinical fixation device for biomechanical testing of the lumbar spine. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;69:164-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.12.029

Narimani, M; Arjmand, N. Three-dimensional primary and coupled range of motions and movement coordination of the pelvis, lumbar and thoracic spine in standing posture using inertial tracking device. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;69:169-174. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.01.017

Lao, YJ; Xu, TT; Jin, HT; Ruan, HF; Wang, JT; Zhou, L; Wang, PE; Wang, J; Ying, J; Zhang, YB; Luo, C; Fu, FD; Tong, PJ; Xiao, LW; Wu, CL. Accumulated spinal axial biomechanical loading induces degeneration in intervertebral disc of mice lumbar spine. Orthopaedic Surgery 2018;10:56-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/os.12365

Gorensek, M; Jenko, M; Kocjancic, B; Dolinar, D; Brulc, U. Towards the optimum spinal fusion device. Materiali In Tehnologije 2018;52:99-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.17222/mit.2017.197

Cobetto, N; Parent, S; Aubin, CE. 3d correction over 2 years with anterior vertebral body growth modulation: a finite element analysis of screw positioning, cable tensioning and postoperative functional activities. Clinical Biomechanics 2018;51:26-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.11.007

Van den Abbeele, M; Li, F; Pomero, V; Bonneau, D; Sandoz, B; Laporte, S; Skalli, W. A subject-specific biomechanical control model for the prediction of cervical spine muscle forces. Clinical Biomechanics 2018;51:58-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.12.001

Makhni, MC; Shillingford, JN; Laratta, JL; Hyun, SJ; Kim, YJ. Restoration of sagittal balance in spinal deformity surgery. Journal Of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2018;61:167-179. http://dx.doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2017.0404.013

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Lin, CC; Lin, KP; Huang, CC; Chen, WC; Wei, HW; Tsai, CL; Lin, KJ. Partially threaded headless screw may benefit adequate interfragmentary compression and reduced driving torque for small bone fixation. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery 2018;26:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2309499018760130

Scheele, C; Pietschmann, MF; Schroder, C; Grupp, T; Holderied, M; Jansson, V; Muller, PE. Effect of minimally-invasive implantation of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty on cement penetration and biomechanical stability. an experimental study in human tibiae. Clinical Biomechanics 2018;51:34-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.11.006

Zhao, LM; Tian, DM; Wei, Y; Zhang, JH; Di, ZL; He, ZY; Hu, YC. Biomechanical analysis of a novel intercalary prosthesis for humeral diaphyseal segmental defect reconstruction. Orthopaedic Surgery 2018;10:23-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/os.12368

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Reinert, SS; Kinney, AL; Jackson, K; Diestelkamp, W; Bigelow, K. Age stratification and sample entropy analysis enhance the limits of stability tests for older adults. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:419-423. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2016-0019

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Malcolm, P; Galle, S; Derave, W; De Clercq, D. Bi-articular knee-ankle-foot exoskeleton produces higher metabolic cost reduction than weight-matched mono-articular exoskeleton. Frontiers In Neuroscience 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00069

*ROBOTICS*
Horejs, CM. Soft robotics do the locomotion with me. Nature Reviews Materials 2018;3:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/natrevmats.2018.7

*REHABILITATION*
Puentes, S; Kadone, H; Kubota, S; Abe, T; Shimizu, Y; Marushima, A; Sankai, Y; Yamazaki, M; Suzuki, K. Reshaping of gait coordination by robotic intervention in myelopathy patients after surgery. Frontiers In Neuroscience 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00099

Gagnon, DH; Escalona, MJ; Vermette, M; Carvalho, LP; Karelis, AD; Duclos, C; Aubertin-Leheudre, M. Locomotor training using an overground robotic exoskeleton in long-term manual wheelchair users with a chronic spinal cord injury living in the community: lessons learned from a feasibility study in terms of recruitment, attendance, learnability, performance and safety. Journal Of Neuroengineering And Rehabilitation 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12984-018-0354-2

Filipa, A; Barton, K. Physical therapy rehabilitation of an adolescent preprofessional dancer following os trigonum excision: a case report. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2018;48:194-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2018.7508

Digiacomo, JE; Palmieri-Smith, RM; Redman, JA; Lepley, LK. Examination of knee morphology after secondary ipsilateral acl injury compared with those that have not been reinjured: a preliminary study. Journal Of Sport Rehabilitation 2018;27:73-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jsr.2016-0093

Hotta, GH; Santos, AL; McQuade, KJ; de Oliveira, AS. Scapular-focused exercise treatment protocol for shoulder impingement symptoms: three-dimensional scapular kinematics analysis. Clinical Biomechanics 2018;51:76-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2017.12.005

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Makimoto, A; Sano, Y; Hashizume, S; Murai, A; Kobayashi, Y; Takemura, H; Hobara, H. Ground reaction forces during sprinting in unilateral transfemoral amputees. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:406-409. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2017-0008

Li, YM; Kakar, RS; Walker, MA; Fu, YC; Oswald, TS; Brown, CN; Simpson, KJ. Intratrunk coordination during high-effort treadmill running in individuals with spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:437-445. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2017-0085

Sasaki, S; Koga, H; Krosshaug, T; Kaneko, S; Fukubayashi, T. Kinematic analysis of pressing situations in female collegiate football games: new insight into anterior cruciate ligament injury causation. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:1263-1271. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.13018

McCann, RS; Terada, M; Kosik, KB; Gribble, PA. Energy dissipation differs between females with and without chronic ankle instability. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:1227-1234. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.13004

Leong, CH; Elmer, SJ; Martin, JC. Noncircular chainrings do not influence maximum cycling power. Journal Of Applied Biomechanics 2017;33:410-418. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jab.2017-0035

Silva, PB; Oliveira, AS; Mrachacz-Kersting, N; Kersting, UG. Effects of wobble board training on single-leg landing neuromechanics. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:972-982. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.13027

Li, YM; Ko, J; Walker, MA; Brown, CN; Schmidt, JD; Kim, SH; Simpson, KJ. Does chronic ankle instability influence lower extremity muscle activation of females during landing?. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2018;38:81-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2017.11.009

Beach, TAC; Stankovic, T; Carnegie, DR; Micay, R; Frost, DM. Using verbal instructions to influence lifting mechanics - does the directive "lift with your legs, not your back" attenuate spinal flexion?. Journal Of Electromyography And Kinesiology 2018;38:1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelekin.2017.10.008

Haugen, T; Danielsen, J; McGhie, D; Sandbakk, O; Ettema, G. Kinematic stride cycle asymmetry is not associated with sprint performance and injury prevalence in athletic sprinters. Scandinavian Journal Of Medicine & Science In Sports 2018;28:1001-1008. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12953

Benjaminse, A; Welling, W; Otten, B; Gokeler, A. Transfer of improved movement technique after receiving verbal external focus and video instruction. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2018;26:955-962. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-017-4671-y

Newcomb, NRA; Wrigley, TV; Hinman, RS; Kasza, J; Spiers, L; O'Donnell, J; Bennell, KL. Effects of a hip brace on biomechanics and pain in people with femoroacetabular impingement. Journal Of Science And Medicine In Sport 2018;21:111-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2017.09.185

Abrahams, S; McFie, S; Patricios, J; Suter, J; Posthumus, M; September, AV. An association between polymorphisms within the apoe gene and concussion aetiology in rugby union players. Journal Of Science And Medicine In Sport 2018;21:117-122. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2017.06.004

King, DA; Hume, PA; Gissane, C; Kieser, DC; Clark, TN. Head impact exposure from match participation in women's rugby league over one season of domestic competition. Journal Of Science And Medicine In Sport 2018;21:139-146. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2017.10.026

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Kang, GHY; Wong, YR; Lim, RQR; Loke, AMK; Tay, SC. Cyclic testing of the 6-strand tang and modified lim-tsai flexor tendon repair techniques. Journal Of Hand Surgery-American Volume 2018;43:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.08.014

Hinckel, BB; Gobbi, RG; Kaleka, CC; Camanho, GL; Arendt, EA. Medial patellotibial ligament and medial patellomeniscal ligament: anatomy, imaging, biomechanics, and clinical review. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2018;26:685-696. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-017-4469-y

Chahla, J; James, EW; Cinque, ME; LaPrade, RF. Midterm outcomes following anatomic-based popliteus tendon reconstructions. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2018;26:812-818. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-016-4382-9

McCrum, C; Leow, P; Epro, G; Konig, M; Meijer, K; Karamanidis, K. Alterations in leg extensor muscle-tendon unit biomechanical properties with ageing and mechanical loading. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.00150

Freedman, BR; Rodriguez, AB; Hillin, CD; Weiss, SN; Han, B; Han, L; Soslowsky, LJ. Tendon healing affects the multiscale mechanical, structural and compositional response of tendon to quasi-static tensile loading. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2017.0880

Riley, TC; Mafi, R; Mafi, P; Khan, WS. Knee ligament injury and the clinical application of tissue engineering techniques: a systematic review. Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2018;13:226-234. http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1574888X12666170915120135

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Ajalloueian, F; Lemon, G; Hilborn, J; Chronakis, IS; Fossum, M. Bladder biomechanics and the use of scaffolds for regenerative medicine in the urinary bladder. Nature Reviews Urology 2018;15:155-174. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrurol.2018.5

Zaviskova, K; Tukmachev, D; Dubisova, J; Vackova, I; Hejcl, A; Bystronova, J; Pravda, M; Scigalkova, I; Sulakova, R; Velebny, V; Wolfova, L; Kubinova, S. Injectable hydroxyphenyl derivative of hyaluronic acid hydrogel modified with rgd as scaffold for spinal cord injury repair. Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2018;106:1129-1140. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.36311

Yusuf, M; Khan, M; Robaian, MA; Khan, RA. Biomechanistic insights into the roles of oxidative stress in generating complex neurological disorders. Biological Chemistry 2018;399:305-319. http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/hsz-2017-0250

Naseri, H; Johansson, H; Brolin, K. A nonlinear viscoelastic model for adipose tissue representing tissue response at a wide range of strain rates and high strain levels. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;140:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4038200

Sarig, U; Sarig, H; Gora, A; Krishnamoorthi, MK; Au-Yeung, GCT; De-Berardinis, E; Chaw, SY; Mhaisalkar, P; Bogireddi, H; Ramakrishna, S; Boey, FYC; Venkatraman, SS; Machluf, M. Biological and mechanical interplay at the macro- and microscales modulates the cell-niche fate. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-21860-6

Qiu, SH; Zhao, XF; Chen, JY; Zeng, JF; Chen, SQ; Chen, L; Meng, Y; Liu, B; Shan, H; Gao, MY; Feng, Y. Characterizing viscoelastic properties of breast cancer tissue in a mouse model using indentation. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;69:81-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.01.007

Nicolas, E; Calle, S; Nicolle, S; Mitton, D; Remenieras, JP. Biomechanical characterization of ex vivo human brain using ultrasound shear wave spectroscopy. Ultrasonics 2018;84:119-125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultras.2017.10.009

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Dufek, JS; Ryan-Wenger, NA; Eggleston, JD; Mefferd, KC. A novel approach to assessing head injury severity in pediatric patient falls. Journal Of Pediatric Health Care 2018;32:69-5357-6954-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2017.09.012

Johnson, D; Auer, RN. Commentary on jenny et al., "biomechanical response of the infant head to shaking: an experimental investigation''. Journal Of Neurotrauma NaN;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2017.5420

Zaseck, LW; Chen, C; Hu, JW; Reed, MP; Rupp, J. The influence of pre-existing rib fractures on global human body models consortium thorax response in frontal and oblique impact. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;69:54-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.01.010

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Mageed, M; Steinberg, T; Drumm, N; Stubbs, N; Wegert, J; Koene, M. Internal fixation of proximal fractures of the 2nd and 4th metacarpal and metatarsal bones using bioabsorbable screws. Australian Veterinary Journal 2018;96:76-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/avj.12673

Hobbs, SJ; Robinson, MA; Clayton, HM. A simple method of equine limb force vector analysis and its potential applications. Peerj 2018;6:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4399

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
O'Brart, NAL; O'Brart, DPS; Aldahlawi, NH; Hayes, S; Meek, KM. An investigation of the effects of riboflavin concentration on the efficacy of corneal cross-linking using an enzymatic resistance model in porcine corneas. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2018;59:1058-1065. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-22994

Hatami-Marbini, H; Jayaram, SM. Effect of uva/riboflavin collagen crosslinking on biomechanics of artificially swollen corneas. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2018;59:764-770. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-22814

Glickfeld, LL. Visual attention: mice can use spatial cues too. Current Biology 2018;28:82-5051-4882-5051-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.01.072

Webb, JN; Dong, C; Bernal, A; Scarcelli, G. Simulating the mechanics of lens accommodation via a manual lens stretcher. Jove-Journal Of Visualized Experiments 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/57162

Zhang, XP; Di, GH; Dong, MC; Qu, ML; Zhao, XW; Duan, HY; Hu, XL; Liu, T; Zhou, QJ; Shi, WY. Epithelium-derived mir-204 inhibits corneal neovascularization. Experimental Eye Research 2018;167:122-127. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2017.12.001

Koprowski, R; Wilczynski, S. Corneal vibrations during intraocular pressure measurement with an air-puff method. Journal Of Healthcare Engineering 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/5705749

Perez-Bermejo, M; Cervino, A; Calvo-Maroto, AM; Moscardo, M; Murillo-Llorente, M; Sanchis-Gimeno, JA. Corneal thickness response after anesthetic eye drops: our own results and meta-analysis. Biomed Research International 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/4743721

Ganesh, S; Brar, S; Arra, RR. Refractive lenticule extraction small incision lenticule extraction: a new refractive surgery paradigm. Indian Journal Of Ophthalmology 2018;66:10-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijo.IJO_761_17

Salomao, MQ; Hofling-Lima, AL; Faria-Correia, F; Lopes, BT; Rodrigues-Barros, S; Roberts, CJ; Ambrosio, R. Dynamic corneal deformation response and integrated corneal tomography. Indian Journal Of Ophthalmology 2018;66:373-382. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijo.IJO_831_17

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Huang, Y; Ferguson, NS. Identification of biomechanical nonlinearity in whole-body vibration using a reverse path multi-input-single-output method. Journal Of Sound And Vibration 2018;419:337-351. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2018.01.002

Schaerli, S; Schulz, R; Gascho, D; Enders, M; Baumann, S; Thali, MJ; Bolliger, SA. Injury potential of thrown sharp kitchen and household utensils. Forensic Science Medicine And Pathology 2018;14:31-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12024-017-9937-7

Elliot, DM; Allen, K. Special journal issue focuses on the future of musculoskeletal biomechanics. Mechanical Engineering 2018;140:71-71. http://biomechanical.asmedigitalcoll...issueid=936510

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Santagiuliana, R; Pereira, RC; Schrefler, BA; Decuzzi, P. Predicting the role of microstructural and biomechanical cues in tumor growth and spreading. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Biomedical Engineering 2018;34:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2935