LITERATURE UPDATE
May 17 - May 23, 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*
Haugen, S; He, JY; Sundaresan, A; Stunes, AK; Aasarod, KM; Tiainen, H; Syversen, U; Skallerud, B; Reseland, JE. Adiponectin reduces bone stiffness: verified in a three-dimensional artificial human bone model in vitro. Frontiers In Endocrinology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2018.00236

Ramalingam, S; Samsuddin, SM; Yusof, N; Mohd, S; Hanafi, NN; Min, NW; Mansor, A. Performance of cooling materials and their composites in maintaining freezing temperature during irradiation and transportation of bone allografts. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery 2018;26:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2309499018770906

Claxton, AG. A biomechanical reappraisal of the femoral neck. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:50-50.

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Sang, C; Maiti, S; Fortunato, RN; Kofler, J; Robertson, AM. A uniaxial testing approach for consistent failure in vascular tissues. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;140:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4039577

Quek, KJ; Ameer, OZ; Phillips, JK. At(1) receptor antagonism improves structural, functional, and biomechanical properties in resistance arteries in a rodent chronic kidney disease model. American Journal Of Hypertension 2018;31:696-705. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpy021

Challa, KK; Kansal, MM; Frazin, L; Nikanorov, A; Kohler, R; Martinsen, BJ; Vidovich, MI. Coronary artery rotation in native and stented porcine coronary arteries. Catheterization And Cardiovascular Interventions 2018;91:1092-1100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccd.27247

Quek, KJ. At(1) receptor antagonism improves structural, functional, and biomechanical properties in resistance arteries in a rodent chronic kidney disease model (vol 31, pg 696, 2018). American Journal Of Hypertension 2018;31:752-752. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpy048

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Carrera, LAM; Gabriel, E; Donohoe, CD; Holker, I; Mariappan, A; Storbeck, M; Uhlirova, M; Gopalakrishnan, J; Wirth, B. Novel insights into smaled2: bicd2 mutations increase microtubule stability and cause defects in axonal and nmj development. Human Molecular Genetics 2018;27:1772-1784. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddy086

McKenzie, AJ; Hicks, SR; Svec, KV; Naughton, H; Edmunds, ZL; Howe, AK. The mechanical microenvironment regulates ovarian cancer cell morphology, migration, and spheroid disaggregation. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-25589-0

Raghunathan, VK; Benoit, J; Kasetti, R; Zode, G; Salemi, M; Phinney, BS; Keller, KE; Staverosky, JA; Murphy, CJ; Acott, T; Vranka, J. Glaucomatous cell derived matrices differentially modulate non-glaucomatous trabecular meshwork cellular behavior. Acta Biomaterialia 2018;71:444-459. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.02.037

Feng, QM; Zhao, XL; Guo, YH; Liu, MK; Wang, P. Stochastic dna walker for electrochemical biosensing sensitized with gold nanocages@graphene nanoribbons. Biosensors & Bioelectronics 2018;108:97-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2018.02.050

Sasaki, R; Kabir, AMR; Inoue, D; Anan, S; Kimura, AP; Konagaya, A; Sada, K; Kakugo, A. Construction of artificial cilia from microtubules and kinesins through a well-designed bottom-up approach. Nanoscale 2018;10:6323-6332. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7nr05099b

Khoury, LR; Nowitzke, J; Shmilovich, K; Popa, I. Biomechanical characterization of protein-based hydrogels using a force-clamp rheometer. Biophysical Journal 2018;114:51-5352-6551-5352-65.

*COMPARATIVE*
Dechow, PC. Understanding human craniofacial bone properties and biomechanics - a perspective on macaques, baboons, and beyond. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:63-63.

Harper, CM; Goldstein, DM; McGraw, WS; Daegling, DJ; Ruff, CB. Long bone structural proportions and locomotion in cercopithecoids. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:112-113.

Bernardi, M; Marchetti, L; Gobbi, M. Walk 'n jump: associated insect walking and landing trace fossils from the early permian of the southern alps. Ichnos-An International Journal For Plant And Animal Traces 2018;25:128-137. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10420940.2017.1386185

Tokuda, IT. Non-linear dynamics in mammalian voice production. Anthropological Science 2018;126:35-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1537/ase.171130

Schroeder, TBH; Houghtaling, J; Wilts, BD; Mayer, M. It's not a bug, it's a feature: functional materials in insects. Advanced Materials 2018;30:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201705322

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Correa, G; Brondani, LP; Wandscher, VF; Pereira, GKR; Valandro, LF; Bergoli, CD. Influence of remaining coronal thickness and height on biomechanical behavior of endodontically treated teeth: survival rates, load to fracture and finite element analysis. Journal Of Applied Oral Science 2018;26:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1678-7757-2017-0313

Meng, QF; Ma, Q; Wang, TD; Chen, YM. An in vitro study evaluating the effect of ferrule design on the fracture resistance of endodontically treated mandibular premolars after simulated crown lengthening or forced eruption methods. Bmc Oral Health 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12903-018-0549-8

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Stamos, PA; Alemseged, Z; Chaudhari, AJ; Weaver, TD. Using machine learning to predict locomotor behavior from femoral metaphyseal morphology in apes and humans. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:263-263.

Baumgarten, SE; Smith, AL; Wright, KA; Wright, BW; Scott, RS; Ross, CF; Strait, DS. Biomechanical correlates of premolar root variation in robust and gracile capcuchins. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:21-21.

Dunmore, CJ; Kivell, TL; Pahr, DH; Skinner, MM. Trabecular architecture across the metacarpus reflects different locomotor strategies in hominoids. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:73-73.

Garza, SL; Wescott, DJ. The "buffalo soldiers" of fort craig, new mexico: biomechanical properties of the femora and humeri. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:95-95.

Gavazzi, LM; Kjosness, KM; Reno, PL. Xenarthran pisiform morphology and its relation to hominoid locomotor diversity. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:96-96.

Kaiser, TM; Marce-Nogue, J; Gailer, JP; Jessen, F. Chewing biomechanics reveals different strategies among great apes. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:135-135.

Key, AJM. Biomechanical restrictions on palaeolithic technological decisions: a study of the non-dominant hand. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:139-139.

Komza, K; Kivell, TL; Skinner, MM. Unique forms of locomotion in swartkrans hominins: an analysis of the trabecular structure of the first metatarsal. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:144-144.

Macias, ME. The effect of life history and locomotion on postcranial growth. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:164-164.

Marce-Nogue, J; Daasch, A; Puschel, TA; Kaiser, TM. Chewing biomechanics in early homininis: an approach to detect evolutionary change in the ecomorphological relationship between mandibles and diet. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:166-166.

Mcgechie, F; Aldridge, K; Kelly, SA; Garland, T; Middleton, KM. Plastic and evolved responses to locomotor behavior in the morphology of the cranium. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:171-171.

Middleton, ER; Maddux, SD; Ward, CV. Locomotor, phylogenetic, and allometric effects on anthropoid 3d pelvic anatomy. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:177-177.

Showalter, HG. Sacral morphology of prehensile-tailed primates in relation to biomechanical loading. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:251-252.

Spear, JK; Williams, SA. Parallel evolution of suspensory locomotion in tree sloths and implications for understanding homoplasy in hominoids. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:260-260.

Stock, JT; Shaw, CN; Macintosh, AA. Biomechanical signatures of watercraft use in holocene foragers and modern athletes. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:265-265.

Vereecke, EE; Aerts, P; D'Aout, K; Stevens, J. The past, present and future of research on primate biomechanics in belgium. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:287-287.

Vergamini, M; Smail, IE; Lewton, KL; Reed, KE; Rector, AL. Using ecomorphology of modern cercopithecoids for retrodiction of locomotor behavior of the fossil primate community of the hadar and ledi-geraru sites, afar region, ethiopia. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:287-287.

Wall-Scheffler, CM; Myers, MJ. Are there any sexually dimorphic measures that matter for locomotor effort?. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:293-294.

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Castillo, ER; Pontzer, H. Locomotor-respiratory dynamics and gait frequency tuning in humans. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:43-44.

Segal, AD; Cyr, KM; Stender, CJ; Whittaker, EC; Hahn, ME; Orendurff, MS; Ledoux, WR; Sangeorzan, BJ. A three-year prospective comparative gait study between patients with ankle arthrodesis and arthroplasty. Clinical Biomechanics 2018;54:42-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.02.018

Tjur, M; Pedersen, AR; Sloth, W; Soballe, K; Lorenzen, ND; Stilling, M. Posterior or anterolateral approach in hip joint arthroplasty - impact on frontal plane moment. Clinical Biomechanics 2018;54:143-150. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.03.017

Austin, HM; Balendra, N; Langenderfer, JE; Ustinova, KI. Decomposition of leg movements during overground walking in individuals with traumatic brain injury. Brain Injury 2018;32:739-746. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2018.1444203

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Botton-Divet, L; Houssaye, A; Herrel, A; Fabre, AC; Cornette, R. Swimmers, diggers, climbers and more, a study of integration across the mustelids' locomotor apparatus (carnivora: mustelidae). Evolutionary Biology 2018;45:182-195. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11692-017-9442-7

Kosmala, GK; Brown, GP; Christian, KA; Hudson, CM; Shine, R. The thermal dependency of locomotor performance evolves rapidly within an invasive species. Ecology And Evolution 2018;8:4403-4408. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3996

Young, JW; Mazonas, T; Wolfe, AN; Chadwell, BA; Boyer, DM. Mechanical analyses of leaping performance in eastern gray squirrels (sciurus carolinensis): implications for early primate locomotor evolution. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:308-308.

Karantanis, NE; Rychlik, L; Herrel, A; Youlatos, D. Vertical locomotion in micromys minutus (rodentia: muridae): insights into the evolution of eutherian climbing. Journal Of Mammalian Evolution 2018;25:277-289. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10914-016-9374-5

Bradley, MM; Rolian, CP. Assessing biomechanical hypotheses about hind-limb elongation in jumping primates using longshanks mice. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:35-35.

Carlson, KJ. Modelling variability in limb loading during simulated arboreal locomotion: an experimental approach. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:42-42.

Chadwell, BA; Wolfe, AN; Young, JW. The biomechanics of arboreal stability in gray squirrels and new world monkeys: further insights into the unique aspects of quadrupedal locomotion in nonhuman primates. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:45-45.

Mcgraw, WS; Dunham, NT; Kane, EE; Paacho, R; Polvadore, TA; Daegling, DJ. Field perspectives on primate locomotion and functional morphology: tales from the tai forest. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:171-172.

Mcnamara, A; Dunham, NT; Shapiro, L; Young, JW. New techniques for the quantitative analysis of locomotor kinematics in free-ranging primates. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:173-173.

Ostrofsky, KR; Thompson, NE; McFarlin, SC; Robbins, MM; Stoinski, TS; Almecija, S. Capturing 3-d locomotor kinematics in wild mountain gorillas (gorilla beringei beringei). American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:195-195.

Rein, TR. Limb skeletal diversity among arboreal quadrupeds and its correspondence to variation in overall locomotor repertoire. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:223-223.

Schmitt, D; Zeininger, A; Lemelin, P; Miller, CE; Granatosky, MC; Hanna, JB; Wunderlich, RE; Kivell, TL; Rose, MD; Turnquist, JE. Digit clearance patterns in primates vary by limb and substrate reflecting different strategies between arboreal and terrestrial locomotion. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:243-243.

Thompson, NE; Ostrofsky, KR; Mcfarlin, SC; Robbins, MM; Rubinstein, D; Almecija, S. Preliminary 3-d kinematic data of wild mountain gorilla terrestrial locomotion: using lab-based methods in ape environments. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:274-274.

Granatosky, MC. Forelimb and hindlimb loading patterns during quadrupedal locomotion in the large flying fox (pteropus vampyrus) and common vampire bat (desmodus rotundus). Journal Of Zoology 2018;305:63-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12538

Yoshimura, K; Tsurimaki, H; Motokawa, T. Memory of direction of locomotion in sea urchins: effects of nerves on direction and activity of tube feet. Marine Biology 2018;165:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-018-3342-y

McLean, DJ; Volponi, MAS. Trajr: an r package for characterisation of animal trajectories. Ethology 2018;124:440-448. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eth.12739

Razzolini, NL; Klein, H. Crossing slopes: unusual trackways of recent birds and implications for tetrapod footprint preservation. Ichnos-An International Journal For Plant And Animal Traces 2018;25:252-259. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10420940.2017.1337634

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Brennaman, AL; Skinner, JL. Toeing the line: morphology and biomechanics of metatarsus varus in three dimensions - a case study from the milwaukee county poor farm cemetery. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:36-36.

*METHODS*
Thomas, OO; Lee, E; Roseman, CC; Psutka, SP; Leiberman, DE; Moulin, P; Polk, JD. Recurrent variational ladder auto-encoders: an unsupervised deep-learning approach for obtaining structured hierarchical representations of locomotor characteristics from sequential kinematic data. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:273-274.

Li, LJ; Wondraczek, L; Li, LH; Zhang, Y; Zhu, Y; Peng, MY; Mao, CB. Caznos:nd3+ emits tissue-penetrating near-infrared light upon force loading. Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces 2018;10:14509-14516. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b02530

*MODELING*
Boyer, F; Porez, M; Mauny, J. Reduced dynamics of the non-holonomic whipple bicycle. Journal Of Nonlinear Science 2018;28:943-983. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00332-017-9434-x

Valentin, J; Sprenger, M; Pfluger, D; Rohrle, O. Gradient-based optimization with b-splines on sparse grids for solving forward-dynamics simulations of three-dimensional, continuum-mechanical musculoskeletal system models. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Biomedical Engineering 2018;34:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2965

Lee, ECS; Clouthier, A; Bicknell, R; Bey, MJ; Roach, NT; Young, NM; Rainbow, MJ. In silico modeling of glenohumeral joint variation in biomechanical function and stability. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:155-155.

Ming, TY; Ding, Y. Transition and formation of the torque pattern of undulatory locomotion in resistive force dominated media. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aab805

*MUSCLE*
Gillett, JG; Lichtwark, GA; Boyd, RN; Barber, LA. Functional capacity in adults with cerebral palsy: lower limb muscle strength matters. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2018;99:900-906. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2018.01.020

*NEURAL*
Xu, TQ; Huo, J; Shao, S; Po, M; Kawano, T; Lu, YN; Wu, M; Zhen, M; Wen, Q. Descending pathway facilitates undulatory wave propagation in caenorhabditis elegans through gap junctions. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 2018;115:69-5252-5751-6952-5348-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1717022115

Chitturi, J; Hung, W; Rahman, AMA; Wu, M; Lim, MA; Calarco, J; Baran, R; Huang, X; Dennis, JW; Zhen, M. The ubr-1 ubiquitin ligase regulates glutamate metabolism to generate coordinated motor pattern in caenorhabditis elegans. Plos Genetics 2018;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1007303

Fassier, C; Freal, A; Gasmi, L; Delphin, C; Ten Martin, D; De Gois, S; Tambalo, M; Bosc, C; Mailly, P; Revenu, C; Peris, L; Bolte, S; Schneider-Maunoury, S; Houart, C; Nothias, F; Larcher, JC; Andrieux, A; Hazan, J. Motor axon navigation relies on fidgetin-like 1-driven microtubule plus end dynamics. Journal Of Cell Biology 2018;217:1719-1738. http://dx.doi.org/10.1083/jcb.201604108

Zieger, E; Candiani, S; Garbarino, G; Croce, JC; Schubert, M. Roles of retinoic acid signaling in shaping the neuronal architecture of the developing amphioxus nervous system. Molecular Neurobiology 2018;55:5210-5229. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12035-017-0727-8

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Tykocki, T; du Plessis, J; Wynne-Jones, G. Correlation between the severity of myelopathy and cervical morphometric parameters on dynamic magnetic resonance imaging. Acta Neurochirurgica 2018;160:1251-1258. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00701-018-3540-x

Yu, M; Wang, X. Neck pain and proprioception deficit influence the cervical motion assessed by instantaneous axis of rotation. Acta Neurochirurgica 2018;160:1265-1265. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00701-018-3546-4

Elmasry, SS; Asfour, SS; Travascio, F. Finite element study to evaluate the biomechanical performance of the spine after augmenting percutaneous pedicle screw fixation with kyphoplasty in the treatment of burst fractures. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;140:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4039174

Sabnis, AB; Chamoli, U; Diwan, AD. Is l5-s1 motion segment different from the rest? a radiographic kinematic assessment of 72 patients with chronic low back pain. European Spine Journal 2018;27:1127-1135. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5400-4

Wojtkow, M; Kubaszewski, L; Bajor, G; Kielbowicz, Z; Kaczmarczyk, J; Pezowicz, C. Biomechanical analysis of the durability of a modified s1 vertebrae transpedicular screws insertion technique. Clinical Biomechanics 2018;54:118-124. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.03.015

Jager, M. Extended compilation of autopsy-material measurements on lumbar ultimate compressive strength for deriving reference values in ergonomic work design: the revised dortmund recommendations. Excli Journal 2018;17:362-385. http://dx.doi.org/10.17179/excli2018-1206

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Purevsuren, T; Batbaatar, M; Khuyagbaatar, B; Kim, K; Kim, YH. Comparative evaluation between anatomic and nonanatomic lateral ligament reconstruction techniques in the ankle joint: a computational study. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;140:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4039576

He, SJ; Huang, XY; Yan, B; Zhu, J; Bao, NR; Zhao, JN. Modified technique of separate vertical wiring for the fixation of patellar inferior pole fracture. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:101-4952-53101-4953-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001080

Kulling, FA; Ebneter, L; Rempfler, GS; Zdravkovic, V. A new parallel closing mechanism for the laminectomy rongeur makes it significantly more precise: a biomechanical and mechanical comparison study. European Spine Journal 2018;27:1172-1177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5341-y

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Sieh, KM; Chan, YY; Ho, PY; Fung, KY. What is the best lateral radiograph positioning technique for assessment of sagittal balance: a biomechanical study on influence of different arm positions. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery 2018;26:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2309499018770932

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Bernal-Torres, MG; Medellin-Castillo, HI; Arellano-Gonzalez, JC. Design and control of a new biomimetic transfemoral knee prosthesis using an echo-control scheme. Journal Of Healthcare Engineering 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/8783642

*ROBOTICS*
He, B; Lu, Q. Three-layer cpg model for biped robot. International Journal Of Robotics & Automation 2018;33:23-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.2316/Journal.206.2018.1.206-4894

Kwak, B; Bae, J. Locomotion of arthropods in aquatic environment and their applications in robotics. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aab460

Jayaram, K; Jafferis, NT; Doshi, N; Goldberg, B; Wood, RJ. Concomitant sensing and actuation for piezoelectric microrobots. Smart Materials And Structures 2018;27:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/aabdf1

Kamata, M; Yamazaki, S; Tanise, Y; Yamada, Y; Nakamura, T. Morphological change in peristaltic crawling motion of a narrow pipe inspection robot inspired by earthworm's locomotion. Advanced Robotics 2018;32:386-397. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01691864.2017.1417158

*REACHING/GRASP/UPPER EXTREMITY*
Rawal, A; Chehata, A; Horberry, T; Shumack, M; Chen, C; Bonato, L. Defining the upper extremity range of motion for safe automobile driving. Clinical Biomechanics 2018;54:78-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.03.009

*REHABILITATION*
Bernardes, WL; Montenegro, RA; Monteiro, WD; Freire, RD; Massaferri, R; Farinatti, P. Optimizing a treadmill ramp protocol to evaluate aerobic capacity of hemiparetic poststroke patients. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2018;32:876-884.

Pamukoff, DN; Montgomery, MM; Choe, KH; Moffit, TJ; Vakula, MN. Effect of whole-body vibration on sagittal plane running mechanics in individuals with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a randomized crossover trial. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2018;99:973-980. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.11.019

Faria-Fortini, I; Basilio, ML; Scianni, AA; Faria, CDCM; Teixeira-Salmela, LF. Performance and capacity-based measures of locomotion, compared to impairment-based measures, best predicted participation in individuals with hemiparesis due to stroke. Disability And Rehabilitation 2018;40:1791-1798. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2017.1312570

Van Deun, B; Van den Noortgate, N; Cinthia, S; Van Bladel, A; Dirk, C. Paratonia in flemish nursing homes: current state of practice. American Journal Of Alzheimers Disease And Other Dementias 2018;33:205-214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1533317518760594

Morrison, SA; Lorenz, D; Eskay, CP; Forrest, GF; Basso, DM. Questionable conclusions about locomotor training response. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2018;99:1024-1026. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2018.01.003

Stillman, M. Questionable conclusions about locomotor training. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2018;99:1024-1024. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2017.12.023

Yan, RY; Zhang, Y; Lim, JY; Yang, F; Zhou, L; Lyu, DY; Wang, YH; Zou, YH; Li, ZH. The effect and biomechanical mechanisms of intradermal needle for post-stroke hemiplegia recovery study protocol for a randomized controlled pilot trial. Medicine 2018;97:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000010448

Smith, BE; Moffatt, F; Hendrick, P; Bateman, M; Rathleff, MS; Selfe, J; Smith, TO; Logan, P. The experience of living with patellofemoral pain-loss, confusion and fear-avoidance: a uk qualitative study. Bmj Open 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018624

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Lee, J; Vargo, KK; Porretta, DL. An evaluation of the effects of antecedent exercise type on stereotypic behaviors. Journal Of Developmental And Physical Disabilities 2018;30:409-426. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10882-018-9593-1

Grobler, L; Derman, W. Sport-specific limb prostheses in para sport. Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation Clinics Of North America 2018;29:371-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmr.2018.01.012

McCurdy, K; Walker, J; Yuen, D. Gluteus maximus and hamstring activation during selected weight-bearing resistance exercises. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2018;32:594-601. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001893

Kons, RL; Ache-Dias, J; Detanico, D; Barth, J; Dal Pupo, J. Is vertical jump height an indicator of athletes' power output in different sport modalities?. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2018;32:708-715. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000001817

Giancotti, GF; Fusco, A; Varalda, C; Capranica, L; Cortis, C. Biomechanical analysis of suspension training push-up. Journal Of Strength And Conditioning Research 2018;32:602-609. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JSC.0000000000002035

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Kia, DS; Willing, R. Applying a hybrid experimental-computational technique to study elbow joint ligamentous stabilizers. Journal Of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions Of The Asme 2018;140:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4039674

Rohrich, S; Kainberger, F; Hirtler, L. Evaluation of age-dependent morphometrics of the meniscofemoral ligaments in reference to the posterior cruciate ligament in routine mri. European Radiology 2018;28:2369-2379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00330-017-5128-x

Baran, S; Belisle, JG; Granger, EK; Tashjian, RZ. Functional and radiographic outcomes after allograft anatomic coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:204-210. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001079

Gabler, C; Spohn, J; Tischer, T; Bader, R. Biomechanical, biochemical, and cell biological evaluation of different collagen scaffolds for tendon augmentation. Biomed Research International 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/7246716

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Ksiazek, AA; Frese, L; Dijkman, PE; Sanders, B; Motta, SE; Weber, B; Hoerstrup, SP. Puncturing of lyophilized tissue engineered vascular matrices enhances the efficiency of their recellularization. Acta Biomaterialia 2018;71:474-485. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.02.029

Viren, T; Iivarinen, JT; Sarin, JK; Harvima, I; Mayrovitz, HN. Accuracy and reliability of a hand-held in vivo skin indentation device to assess skin elasticity. International Journal Of Cosmetic Science 2018;40:134-140. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ics.12444

Best, C; Fukunishi, T; Drews, J; Khosravi, R; Hor, K; Mahler, N; Yi, T; Humphrey, JD; Johnson, J; Breuer, CK; Hibino, N. Oversized biodegradable arterial grafts promote enhanced neointimal tissue formation. Tissue Engineering Part A NaN;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2017.0483

Mijailoyic, AS; Qing, B; Fortunato, D; Van Vliet, KJ. Characterizing viscoelastic mechanical properties of highly compliant polymers and biological tissues using impact indentation. Acta Biomaterialia 2018;71:388-397. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.02.017

Sheng, B; Yuan, YC; Liu, XY; Zhang, Y; Liu, HZ; Shen, XJ; Liu, B; Chang, L. Protective effect of estrogen against intervertebral disc degeneration is attenuated by mir-221 through targeting estrogen receptor alpha. Acta Biochimica Et Biophysica Sinica 2018;50:345-354. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/abbs/gmy017

Yap, ZY; Kok, CW; Law, TW; Vaughan, M; Xu, G. Biomechanical characterization of fibroblast-populated collagen tissue models. Biophysical Journal 2018;114:51-5453-6551-5453-65.

Abadi, PPSS; Garbern, JC; Behzadi, S; Hill, MJ; Tresback, JS; Heydari, T; Ejtehadi, MR; Ahmed, N; Copley, E; Aghaverdi, H; Lee, RT; Farokhzad, OC; Mahmoudi, M. Engineering of mature human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes using substrates with multiscale topography. Advanced Functional Materials 2018;28:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201707378

Bellemere, G; Fluhr, J; de Belilovsky, C; Boyer, G; McGuckin, C; Forraz, N; Pellacani, G; Baudouin, C. Age-dependent transformation of skin biomechanical properties and micromorphology during infancy and childhood. Journal Of Investigative Dermatology 2018;138:83-4949-5783-4949-57.

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Lozano-Minguez, E; Palomar, M; Infante-Garcia, D; Ruperez, MJ; Giner, E. Assessment of mechanical properties of human head tissues for trauma modelling. International Journal For Numerical Methods In Biomedical Engineering 2018;34:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cnm.2962

Somayaji, MR; Przekwas, AJ; Gupta, RK. Combination therapy for multi-target manipulation of secondary brain injury mechanisms. Current Neuropharmacology 2018;16:484-504. http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1570159X15666170828165711

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Neto, AOP; Leite, CT; Duarte, CA; Dias, DPM; Dowich, G; Neto, AQ; Neto, JCL. Biomechanical analysis of the masticatory movement before and after adjusting dental occlusion in equine. Arquivo Brasileiro De Medicina Veterinaria E Zootecnia 2018;70:6-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1678-4162-9491

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Zhu, YR; Reinach, PS; Zhu, HL; Li, L; Yang, F; Qu, J; Chen, W. Continuous-light versus pulsed-light accelerated corneal crosslinking with ultraviolet-a and riboflavin. Journal Of Cataract And Refractive Surgery 2018;44:382-389. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrs.2017.12.028

Fernandez, J; Rodriguez-Vallejo, M; Martinez, J; Tauste, A; Pinero, DP. Corneal biomechanics after laser refractive surgery: unmasking differences between techniques. Journal Of Cataract And Refractive Surgery 2018;44:390-398. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrs.2017.10.054

*WHEELCHAIR*
Bekker, MJ; Vegter, RJK; van der Scheer, JW; Hartog, J; de Groot, S; de Vries, W; Arnet, U; van der Woude, LHV; Veeger, D. Scapular kinematics during manual wheelchair propulsion in able-bodied participants. Clinical Biomechanics 2018;54:54-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.03.008

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Walters, MCH; Rankin-Hill, L; Black, C. Bison hides and biomechanics: experimental bioarchaeology of wichita scraper technologies. American Journal Of Physical Anthropology 2018;165:294-294.

Mutoh, T; Sasaki, K; Tatewaki, Y; Kunitoki, K; Takano, Y; Taki, Y. Preceding functional tooth loss delays recovery from acute cerebral hypoxia and locomotor hypoactivity after murine subarachnoid haemorrhage. Clinical And Experimental Pharmacology And Physiology 2018;45:344-348. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1440-1681.12874

*PICK OF THE WEEK: AN APPLE A DAY KEEPS THE OA AWAY?*
Masuda, I; Koike, M; Nakashima, S; Mizutani, Y; Ozawa, Y; Watanabe, K; Sawada, Y; Sugiyama, H; Sugimoto, A; Nojiri, H; Sashihara, K; Yokote, K; Shimizu, T. Apple procyanidins promote mitochondrial biogenesis and proteoglycan biosynthesis in chondrocytes. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-25348-1