LITERATURE UPDATE
March 22 - March 28, 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*
Shahrezaee, M; Oryan, A; Bastami, F; Hosseinpour, S; Shahrezaee, MH; Kamali, A. Comparative impact of systemic delivery of atorvastatin, simvastatin, and lovastatin on bone mineral density of the ovariectomized rats. Endocrine 2018;60:138-150. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-018-1531-6

Tsegai, ZJ; Skinner, MM; Pahr, DH; Hublin, JJ; Kivell, TL. Systemic patterns of trabecular bone across the human and chimpanzee skeleton. Journal Of Anatomy 2018;232:641-656. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12776

Giuliani, A; Mazzoni, S; Ruggiu, A; Canciani, B; Cancedda, R; Tavella, S. High-resolution x-ray tomography: a 3d exploration into the skeletal architecture in mouse models submitted to microgravity constraints. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.00181

Li, DH; Xie, XW; Yang, ZY; Wang, CD; Wei, Z; Kang, PD. Enhanced bone defect repairing effects in glucocorticoid-induced osteonecrosis of the femoral head using a porous nano-lithium- hydroxyapatite/gelatin microsphere/erythropoietin composite scaffold. Biomaterials Science 2018;6:519-537. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7bm00975e

Tanjaya, J; Lord, EL; Wang, CC; Zhang, YL; Kim, JK; Nguyen, A; Baik, L; Pan, HC; Chen, E; Kwak, JH; Zhang, XL; Wu, B; Soo, C; Ting, K. The effects of systemic therapy of pegylated nel-like protein 1 (nell-1) on fracture healing in mice. American Journal Of Pathology 2018;188:715-727. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajpath.2017.11.018

Illien-Junger, S; Palacio-Mancheno, P; Kindschuh, WF; Chen, X; Sroga, GE; Vashishth, D; Iatridis, JC. Dietary advanced glycation end products have sex- and age-dependent effects on vertebral bone microstructure and mechanical function in mice. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2018;33:437-448. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3321

Morse, A; Schindeler, A; McDonald, MM; Kneissel, M; Kramer, I; Little, DG. Sclerostin antibody augments the anabolic bone formation response in a mouse model of mechanical tibial loading. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2018;33:486-498. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3330

Zhang, XSY; Kang, T; Liang, PQ; Tang, Y; Quan, CY. Biological activity of an injectable biphasic calcium phosphate/pmma bone cement for induced osteogensis in rabbit model. Macromolecular Bioscience 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mabi.201700331

Wei, XT; Egawa, S; Matsumoto, R; Yasuda, H; Hirai, K; Yoshii, T; Okawa, A; Nakajima, T; Sotome, S. Augmentation of fracture healing by hydroxyapatite/collagen paste and bone morphogenetic protein-2 evaluated using a rat femur osteotomy model. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:129-137. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23646

Tokarz, D; Martins, JS; Petit, ET; Lin, CP; Demay, MB; Liu, ES. Hormonal regulation of osteocyte perilacunar and canalicular remodeling in the hyp mouse model of x-linked hypophosphatemia. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2018;33:499-509. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3327

*BOTANY*
Mahley, JN; Pittermann, J; Rowe, N; Baer, A; Watkins, JE; Schuettpelz, E; Wheeler, JK; Mehltreter, K; Windham, M; Testo, W; Beck, J. Geometry, allometry and biomechanics of fern leaf petioles: their significance for the evolution of functional and ecological diversity within the pteridaceae. Frontiers In Plant Science 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.00197

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Villard, PF; Hammer, PE; Perrin, DP; del Nido, PJ; Howe, RD. Fast image-based mitral valve simulation from individualized geometry. International Journal Of Medical Robotics And Computer Assisted Surgery 2018;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rcs.1880

Duchateau, N; Sermesant, M; Delingette, H; Ayache, N. Model-based generation of large databases of cardiac images: synthesis of pathological cine mr sequences from real healthy cases. Ieee Transactions On Medical Imaging 2018;37:755-766. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMI.2017.2714343

Yeh, HH; Rabkin, SW; Grecov, D. Hemodynamic assessments of the ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm using fluid-structure interaction approach. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 2018;56:435-451. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11517-017-1693-z

Driesbaugh, KH; Branchetti, E; Grau, JB; Keeney, SJ; Glass, K; Oyama, MA; Rioux, N; Ayoub, S; Sacks, MS; Quackenbush, J; Levy, RJ; Ferrari, G. Serotonin receptor 2b signaling with interstitial cell activation and leaflet remodeling in degenerative mitral regurgitation. Journal Of Molecular And Cellular Cardiology 2018;115:94-103. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yjmcc.2017.12.014

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Cabahug-Zuckerman, P; Stout, RF; Majeska, RJ; Thi, MM; Spray, DC; Weinbaum, S; Schaffler, MB. Potential role for a specialized (3) integrin-based structure on osteocyte processes in bone mechanosensation. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:642-652. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23792

Vranka, JA; Staverosky, JA; Reddy, AP; Wilmarth, PA; David, LL; Acott, TS; Russell, P; Raghunathan, VK. Biomechanical rigidity and quantitative proteomics analysis of segmental regions of the trabecular meshwork at physiologic and elevated pressures. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2018;59:246-259. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-22759

Zhang, JZ; Li, N; Chen, W. Diffusional inhomogeneity in cell cultures. Chinese Physics B 2018;27:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1674-1056/27/2/028705

Wall, M; Butler, D; El Haj, A; Bodle, JC; Loboa, EG; Banes, AJ. Key developments that impacted the field of mechanobiology and mechanotransduction. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:605-619. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23707

*COMPARATIVE*
Specht, JA; Fuchs, HL. Thermal and viscous effects of temperature on mercenaria mercenaria suspension feeding. Marine Ecology Progress Series 2018;589:129-140. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps12431

Ekmark-Lewen, S; Lindstrom, V; Gumucio, A; Ihse, E; Behere, A; Kahle, PJ; Nordstrom, E; Eriksson, M; Erlandsson, A; Bergstrom, J; Ingelsson, M. Early fine motor impairment and behavioral dysfunction in (thy-1)-h[a30p] alpha-synuclein mice. Brain And Behavior 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/brb3.915

Farlow, JO; Robinson, NJ; Kumagai, CJ; Paladino, FV; Falkingham, PL; Elsey, RM; Martin, AJ. Trackways of the american crocodile (crocodylus acutus) in northwestern costa rica: implications for crocodylian ichnology. Ichnos-An International Journal For Plant And Animal Traces 2018;25:30-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10420940.2017.1350856

Kawashima, T; Thorington, RW; Bohaska, PW; Sato, F. Variability and constraint of vertebral formulae and proportions in colugos, tree shrews, and rodents, with special reference to vertebral modification by aerodynamic adaptation. Folia Morphologica 2018;77:44-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.5603/FM.a2017.0064

Lloyd, HMS; Kirchhoff, CA. Case study: scoliosis in a bonobo (pan paniscus). Journal Of Medical Primatology 2018;47:114-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jmp.12325

*ERGONOMICS*
Chihara, T; Seo, A. Evaluation of physical workload affected by mass and center of mass of head-mounted display. Applied Ergonomics 2018;68:204-212. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.11.016

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Citadini, JM; Brandt, R; Williams, CR; Gomes, FR. Evolution of morphology and locomotor performance in anurans: relationships with microhabitat diversification. Journal Of Evolutionary Biology 2018;31:371-381. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jeb.13228

Shao, TQ; Tang, HH; Liu, YH; Waloszek, D; Maas, A; Zhang, HQ. Diversity of cnidarians and cycloneuralians in the fortunian (early cambrian) kuanchuanpu formation at zhangjiagou, south china. Journal Of Paleontology 2018;92:115-129. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jpa.2017.94

Hanot, P; Herrel, A; Guintard, C; Cornette, R. The impact of artificial selection on morphological integration in the appendicular skeleton of domestic horses. Journal Of Anatomy 2018;232:657-673. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12772

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Chang, WRE; Chang, CC. Relationship among several measurements of slipperiness obtained in a laboratory environment. Applied Ergonomics 2018;68:117-124. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.11.005

Yildiz, R; Erol, E; Simsek, A; Apaydin, U; Gokmen, D; Elbasan, B. Reliability and validity of the turkish version of the abiloco-kids. Journal Of Developmental And Physical Disabilities 2018;30:269-280. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10882-017-9584-7

Sylos-Labini, F; d'Avella, A; Lacquaniti, F; Ivanenko, Y. Human-human interaction forces and interlimb coordination during side-by-side walking with hand contact. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.00179

Boix, J; von Hieber, D; Connor, B. Gait analysis for early detection of motor symptoms in the 6-ohda rat model of parkinson's disease. Frontiers In Behavioral Neuroscience 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00039

Santos, DCC; Angulo-Barroso, RM; Li, M; Bian, Y; Sturza, J; Richards, B; Lozoff, B. Timing, duration, and severity of iron deficiency in early development and motor outcomes at 9 months. European Journal Of Clinical Nutrition 2018;72:332-341. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41430-017-0015-8

Connor, P; Ross, A. Biometric recognition by gait: a survey of modalities and features. Computer Vision And Image Understanding 2018;167:1-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cviu.2018.01.007

Zaback, M; Horslen, BC; Cleworth, TW; Collings, L; Langlet, C; Inglis, JT; Carpenter, MG. Influence of emotional stimuli on lower limb cutaneous reflexes during human gait. Neuroscience Letters 2018;664:123-127. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2017.11.013

Clouthier, AL; Hassan, EA; Brandon, SCE; Campbell, A; Rainbow, MJ; Deluzio, KJ. Identification of good candidates for valgus bracing as a treatment for medial knee osteoarthritis. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:351-356. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23663

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Kienapfel, K; Preuschoft, H; Wulf, A; Wagner, H. The biomechanical construction of the horse's body and activity patterns of three important muscles of the trunk in the walk, trot and canter. Journal Of Animal Physiology And Animal Nutrition 2018;102:69-5649-5669-5650-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpn.12840

Ambe, Y; Aoi, S; Nachstedt, T; Manoonpong, P; Worgotter, F; Matsuno, F. Simple analytical model reveals the functional role of embodied sensorimotor interaction in hexapod gaits. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192469

Zhang, R; Ji, QL; Han, DL; Wan, HJ; Li, XJ; Luo, G; Xue, SL; Ma, SS; Yang, MM; Li, JQ. Phalangeal joints kinematics in ostrich (struthio camelus) locomotion on sand. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191986

Kasumovic, MM; Seebacher, F. Casual movement speed but not maximal locomotor capacity predicts mate searching success. Journal Of Evolutionary Biology 2018;31:438-445. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jeb.13239

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Hansen, C; Gosselin, F; Ben Mansour, K; Devos, P; Marin, F. Design-validation of a hand exoskeleton using musculoskeletal modeling. Applied Ergonomics 2018;68:283-288. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.11.015

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Pleumeekers, MM; Nimeskern, L; Koevoet, JLM; Karperien, M; Stok, KS; van Osch, GJVM. Trophic effects of adipose-tissue-derived and bone-marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells enhance cartilage generation by chondrocytes in co-culture. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190744

Francisco, V; Perez, T; Pino, J; Lopez, V; Franco, E; Alonso, A; Gonzalez-Gay, MA; Mera, A; Lago, F; Gomez, R; Gualillo, O. Biomechanics, obesity, and osteoarthritis. the role of adipokines: when the levee breaks. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:594-604. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23788

Xia, Y; Darling, EM; Herzog, W. Functional properties of chondrocytes and articular cartilage using optical imaging to scanning probe microscopy. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:620-631. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23757

Pamon, T; Bhandal, V; Adler, BJ; Chan, ME; Rubin, CT. Low-intensity vibration increases cartilage thickness in obese mice. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:751-759. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23795

Issa, R; Boeving, M; Kinter, M; Griffin, TM. Effect of biomechanical stress on endogenous antioxidant networks in bovine articular cartilage. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:760-769. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23728

Fahy, N; Alini, M; Stoddart, MJ. Mechanical stimulation of mesenchymal stem cells: implications for cartilage tissue engineering. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:52-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23670

Pedoia, V; Samaan, MA; Inamdar, G; Gallo, MC; Souza, RB; Majumdar, S. Study of the interactions between proximal femur 3d bone shape, cartilage health, and biomechanics in patients with hip osteoarthritis. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:330-341. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23649

Su, AW; Chen, YC; Wailes, DH; Wong, VW; Cai, SQ; Chen, AC; Bugbee, WD; Sah, RL. Impact insertion of osteochondral grafts: interference fit and central graft reduction affect biomechanics and cartilage damage. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:377-386. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23645

*MODELING*
Brown, P; McPhee, J. A 3d ellipsoidal volumetric foot-ground contact model for forward dynamics. Multibody System Dynamics 2018;42:447-467. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11044-017-9605-4

Garcia, E; Diez, Y; Diaz, O; Llado, X; Gubern-Merida, A; Marti, R; Marti, J; Oliver, A. Multimodal breast parenchymal patterns correlation using a patient-specific biomechanical model. Ieee Transactions On Medical Imaging 2018;37:712-723. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMI.2017.2749685

*MUSCLE*
Yang, Y; Dong, RL; Chen, ZH; Hu, DL; Fu, ML; Tang, Y; Wang, DW; Xu, XZ; Tu, L. Endothelium-specific cyp2j2 overexpression attenuates age-related insulin resistance. Aging Cell 2018;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acel.12718

Goody, MF; Henry, CA. A need for nad plus in muscle development, homeostasis, and aging. Skeletal Muscle 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13395-018-0154-1

*NEURAL*
Santoro, A; Virmouni, SA; Paradies, E; Coa, VLV; Al-Mahdawi, S; Khoo, M; Porcelli, V; Vozza, A; Perrone, M; Denora, N; Taroni, F; Merla, G; Palmieri, L; Pook, MA; Marobbio, CMT. Effect of diazoxide on friedreich ataxia models. Human Molecular Genetics 2018;27:992-1001. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddy016

Katz, M; Corson, F; Iwanir, S; Biron, D; Shaham, S. Glia modulate a neuronal circuit for locomotion suppression during sleep in c. elegans. Cell Reports 2018;22:2575-2583. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2018.02.036

Kuang, SS; Yang, L; Rao, ZL; Zhong, ZY; Li, JF; Zhong, HC; Dai, LL; Tang, XJ. Effects of ginkgo biloba extract on a53t alpha-synuclein transgenic mouse models of parkinson's disease. Canadian Journal Of Neurological Sciences 2018;45:182-187. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2017.268

Azpurua, J; Mahoney, RE; Eaton, BA. Transcriptomics of aged drosophila motor neurons reveals a matrix metalloproteinase that impairs motor function. Aging Cell 2018;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acel.12729

Yoshida, S; Hasegawa, T; Suzuki, M; Sugeno, N; Kobayashi, J; Ueyama, M; Fukuda, M; Ido-Fujibayashi, A; Sekiguchi, K; Ezura, M; Kikuchi, A; Baba, T; Takeda, A; Mochizuki, H; Nagai, Y; Aoki, M. Parkinson's disease-linked dnajc13 mutation aggravates alpha-synuclein-induced neurotoxicity through perturbation of endosomal trafficking. Human Molecular Genetics 2018;27:823-836. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddy003

*OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY*
Peng, Y; Miller, BD; Boone, TB; Zhang, YC. Modern theories of pelvic floor support a topical review of modern studies on structural and functional pelvic floor support from medical imaging, computational modeling, and electromyographic perspectives. Current Urology Reports 2018;19:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11934-018-0752-9

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Lee, CH; Hsu, CC; Chaing, L. An optimization study for the bone-implant interface performance of lumbar vertebral body cages using a neurogenetic algorithm and verification experiment. Journal Of Medical And Biological Engineering 2018;38:22-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40846-017-0306-5

Weston, EB; Alizadeh, M; Knapik, GG; Wang, XK; Marras, WS. Biomechanical evaluation of exoskeleton use on loading of the lumbar spine. Applied Ergonomics 2018;68:101-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.11.006

Lou, JG; Li, YC; Wang, BY; Meng, Y; Gong, Q; Liu, H. Biomechanical evaluation of cervical disc replacement with a novel prosthesis based on the physiological curvature of endplate. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-018-0748-7

Lee, T; Lim, TH; Lee, SH; Kim, JH; Hong, J. Biomechanical function of a balloon nucleus pulposus replacement system: a human cadaveric spine study. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:167-173. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23607

Berg-Johansen, B; Fields, AJ; Liebenberg, EC; Li, A; Lotz, JC. Structure-function relationships at the human spinal disc-vertebra interface. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:192-201. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23627

Aubin, CE; Clin, J; Rawlinson, J. Biomechanical simulations of costo-vertebral and anterior vertebral body tethers for the fusionless treatment of pediatric scoliosis. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:254-264. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23648

Alzakri, A; Boissiere, L; Cawley, DT; Bourghli, A; Pointillart, V; Gille, O; Vital, JM; Obeid, I. L5 pedicle subtraction osteotomy: indication, surgical technique and specificities. European Spine Journal 2018;27:644-651. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5403-1

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Wu, XB. A biomechanical comparison of different fixation techniques for fractures of the acetabular posterior wall. International Orthopaedics 2018;42:673-679. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00264-017-3728-3

Koolen, MKE; Kruyt, MC; Zadpoor, AA; Oner, FC; Weinans, H; van der Jagt, OP. Optimization of screw fixation in rat bone with extracorporeal shock waves. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:76-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23615

Schmid, SL; Bachmann, E; Fischer, M; Meyer, DC; Gerber, CA; Snedeker, JG; Farshad, M. Pedicle screw augmentation with bone cement enforced vicryl mesh. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:212-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23631

Mellano, CR; Frank, RM; Shin, JJ; Jain, A; Zuke, WA; Mascarenhas, R; Shewman, E; Cole, BJ; Romeo, AA; Verma, NN; Forsythe, B. Subpectoral biceps tenodesis with peek interference screw: a biomechanical analysis of humeral fracture risk. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2018;34:806-813. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.09.012

Onay, T; Gulabi, D; Colak, I; Bulut, G; Gumustas, SA; Cecen, GS. Surgically treated hoffa fractures with poor long-term functional results. Injury-International Journal Of The Care Of The Injured 2018;49:398-403. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2017.11.026

Rahmer, J; Stehning, C; Gleich, B. Remote magnetic actuation using a clinical scale system. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193546

Chen, CH; Huang, YH; Hung, CH; Chen, CS; Chiang, CC. Finite element analysis of tongue type calcaneal fracture with open reduction and internal fixation with locking plate. Journal Of Medical And Biological Engineering 2018;38:1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40846-017-0296-3

Anwar, A; Zhang, Z; Lv, DC; Lv, G; Zhao, Z; Wang, YF; Cai, Y; Qasim, W; Nazir, MU; Lu, M. Biomechanical efficacy of ap, pa lag screws and posterior plating for fixation of posterior malleolar fractures: a three dimensional finite element study. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018;19:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-018-1989-7

Chae, S; Jung, SW; Park, HS. In vivo biomechanical measurement and haptic simulation of portal placement procedure in shoulder arthroscopic surgery. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193736

Corradi, AMB; Valarelli, LP; Grechi, TH; Eckeli, AL; Aragon, DC; Kupper, DS; Almeida, LA; Sander, HH; Trawitzki, LVV; Valera, FCP. Swallowing evaluation after surgery for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: uvulopalatopharyngoplasty vs. expansion pharyngoplasty. European Archives Of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology 2018;275:1023-1030. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00405-018-4898-3

Hong, CK; Lin, CL; Kuan, FC; Wang, PH; Yeh, ML; Su, WR. A biomechanical evaluation of various double krackow suture techniques for soft-tissue graft fixation. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2018;34:663-668. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.09.025

Savin, DD; Romeo, A. Technique and outcomes for knotless transosseous rotator cuff repair. Operative Techniques In Sports Medicine 2018;26:2-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.oism.2017.10.002

Hartzler, RU; Burkhart, SS. Management of subscapularis tendon tears. Operative Techniques In Sports Medicine 2018;26:10-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.otsm.2017.10.003

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Kuznetsov, NA; Robins, RK; Long, B; Jakiela, JT; Haran, FJ; Ross, SE; Wright, WG; Rhea, CK. Validity and reliability of smartphone orientation measurement to quantify dynamic balance function. Physiological Measurement 2018;39:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6579/aaa3c2

da Silva, RA; Vieira, ER; Fernandes, KBP; Andraus, RA; Oliveira, MR; Sturion, LA; Calderon, MG. People with chronic low back pain have poorer balance than controls in challenging tasks. Disability And Rehabilitation 2018;40:1294-1300. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2017.1294627

*ROBOTICS*
Jaradat, MA; Bani-Salim, M; Awad, F. A highly-maneuverable demining autonomous robot: an over-actuated design. Journal Of Intelligent & Robotic Systems 2018;90:65-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10846-017-0654-y

Dharmawan, AG; Hariri, HH; Soh, GS; Foong, S; Wood, KL. Design, analysis, and characterization of a two-legged miniature robot with piezoelectric-driven four-bar linkage. Journal Of Mechanisms And Robotics-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4038970

Mummolo, C; Peng, WZ; Gonzalez, C; Kim, JH. Contact-dependent balance stability of biped robots. Journal Of Mechanisms And Robotics-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4038978

Oh, H; Shiraz, AR; Jin, YC. Morphogen diffusion algorithms for tracking and herding using a swarm of kilobots. Soft Computing 2018;22:1833-1844. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00500-016-2182-2

Wang, PH; Liu, RY; Ding, WB; Zhang, P; Pan, L; Dai, GZ; Zou, HY; Dong, K; Xu, C; Wang, ZL. Complementary electromagnetic-triboelectric active sensor for detecting multiple mechanical triggering. Advanced Functional Materials 2018;28:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201705808

*REHABILITATION*
Stasolla, F; Caff, AO; Perilli, V; Boccasini, A; Damiani, R; D'Amico, F. Fostering locomotion fluency of five adolescents with rett syndrome through a microswitch-based program: contingency awareness and social rating. Journal Of Developmental And Physical Disabilities 2018;30:239-258. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10882-017-9582-9

Avelino, PR; Magalhaes, LC; Faria-Fortini, I; Basilio, ML; Menezes, KKP; Teixeira-Salmela, LF. Cross-cultural validity of the abiloco questionnaire for individuals with stroke, based on rasch analysis. Disability And Rehabilitation 2018;40:1310-1317. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2017.1284908

Singh, H; Shah, M; Flett, HM; Craven, BC; Verrier, MC; Musselman, KE. Perspectives of individuals with sub-acute spinal cord injury after personalized adapted locomotor training. Disability And Rehabilitation 2018;40:820-828. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2016.1277395

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Makhni, EC; Lizzio, VA; Meta, F; Stephens, JP; Okoroha, KR; Moutzouros, V. Assessment of elbow torque and other parameters during the pitching motion: comparison of fastball, curveball, and change-up. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2018;34:816-822. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.09.045

Chalmers, PN; Erickson, BJ; Verma, NN; D'Angelo, J; Romeo, AA. Incidence and return to play after biceps tenodesis in professional baseball players. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2018;34:747-751. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.08.251

Fleisig, GS. Editorial commentary: changing times in sports biomechanics: baseball pitching injuries and emerging wearable technology. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2018;34:823-824. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.11.004

Gilgien, M; Kroll, J; Sporri, J; Crivelli, P; Muller, E. Application of dgnss in alpine ski racing: basis for evaluating physical demands and safety. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.00145

Nishimura, A; Ito, N; Asanuma, K; Akeda, K; Ogura, T; Sudo, A. Do exercise habits during middle age affect locomotive syndrome in old age?. Modern Rheumatology 2018;28:334-338. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14397595.2017.1333670

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Boutris, N; Byrne, RA; Delgado, DA; Hewett, TE; McCulloch, PC; Lintner, DM; Harris, JD. Is there an association between noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injuries and decreased hip internal rotation or radiographic femoroacetabular impingement? a systematic review. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2018;34:943-950. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2017.08.302

Wang, T; Chen, PL; Zheng, M; Wang, A; Lloyd, D; Leys, T; Zheng, QJ; Zheng, MH. In vitro loading models for tendon mechanobiology. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:566-575. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23752

Novakova, SS; Mahalingam, VD; Florida, SE; Mendias, CL; Allen, A; Arruda, EM; Bedi, A; Larkin, LM. Tissue-engineered tendon constructs for rotator cuff repair in sheep. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:289-299. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23642

Kubo, K; Zhou, BR; Cheng, YS; Yang, TH; Qiang, B; An, KN; Moran, SL; Amadio, PC; Zhang, XM; Zhao, CF. Ultrasound elastography for carpal tunnel pressure measurement: a cadaveric validation study. Journal Of Orthopaedic Research 2018;36:477-483. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.23658

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Khoury, LR; Nowitzke, J; Shmilovich, K; Popa, I. Study of biomechanical properties of protein-based hydrogels using force-clamp rheometry. Macromolecules 2018;51:1441-1452. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02160

Dansuk, KC; Keten, S. Tunable seat belt behavior in nanocomposite interfaces inspired from bacterial adhesion pili. Soft Matter 2018;14:1530-1539. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7sm02300f

Kotikian, A; Truby, RL; Boley, JW; White, TJ; Lewis, JA. 3d printing of liquid crystal elastomeric actuators with spatially programed nematic order. Advanced Materials 2018;30:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201706164

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Kallakuri, S; Pace, E; Lu, HC; Luo, H; Cavanaugh, J; Zhang, JS. Time course of blast-induced injury in the rat auditory cortex. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.13714.journal.pone.0193389

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Shipov, A; Shahar, R; Sugar, N; Segev, G. The influence of chronic kidney disease on the structural and mechanical properties of canine bone. Journal Of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2018;32:280-287. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvim.14879

Zuger, L; Fadda, A; Oevermann, A; Forterre, F; Vandevelde, M; Henke, D. Differences in epidural pathology between cervical and thoracolumbar intervertebral disk extrusions in dogs. Journal Of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2018;32:305-313. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvim.14887

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Hua, Y; Voorhees, AP; Sigal, IA. Cerebrospinal fluid pressure: revisiting factors influencing optic nerve head bloinechanics. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2018;59:154-165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/iovs.17-22488

Beotra, MR; Wang, XF; Tun, TA; Zhang, L; Baskaran, M; Aung, T; Strouthidis, NG; Girard, MJA. In vivo three-dimensional lamina cribrosa strains in healthy, ocular hypertensive, and glaucoma eyes following acute intraocular pressure elevation. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2018;59:260-272. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-21982

Seiler, TG; Engler, M; Beck, E; Birngruber, R; Kochevar, IE. Interface bonding with corneal crosslinking (cxl) after lasik ex vivo. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2017;58:6292-6298. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-22426

*WHEELCHAIR*
Forte, P; Marinho, DA; Morais, JE; Morouco, PG; Barbosa, TM. The variations on the aerodynamics of a world-ranked wheelchair sprinter in the key-moments of the stroke cycle: a numerical simulation analysis. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193658