LITERATURE UPDATE
August 09 - August 15, 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*
Han, B; Wei, SP; Zhang, XC; Li, H; Li, Y; Li, RX; Li, K; Zhang, XZ. Effects of constrained dynamic loading, ckip-1 gene knockout and combination stimulations on bone loss caused by mechanical unloading. Molecular Medicine Reports 2018;18:2506-2514. http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/mmr.2018.9222

Helbig, L; Omlor, GW; Ivanova, A; Guehring, T; Sonntag, R; Kretzer, JP; Minkwitz, S; Wildemann, B; Schmidmaier, G. Bone morphogenetic proteins-7 and-2 in the treatment of delayed osseous union secondary to bacterial osteitis in a rat model. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018;19:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-018-2203-7

Varela, A; Jolette, J. Bone toolbox: biomarkers, imaging tools, biomechanics, and histomorphometry. Toxicologic Pathology 2018;46:511-529. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0192623318779565

Numata, Y; Kaneuji, A; Kerboull, L; Takahashi, E; Ichiseki, T; Fukui, K; Tsujioka, J; Kawahara, N. Biomechanical behaviour of a french femoral component with thin cement mantle the 'french paradox' may not be a paradox after all. Bone & Joint Research 2018;7:485-493. http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/2046-3758.77.BJR-2017-0288.R2

Gao, AG; Zhou, YC; Hu, ZJ; Lu, BB. Ipriflavone promotes osteogenesis of mscs derived from osteoporotic rats. European Review For Medical And Pharmacological Sciences 2018;22:4669-4676.

Lees, MJ; Beggs, CB; Barlow, MJ; Rutherford, ZH; Bansil, K; Gannon, L; Hind, K. Bone density and cross-sectional geometry of the proximal femur are bilaterally elevated in elite cricket fast bowlers. Journal Of Clinical Densitometry 2018;21:399-405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2017.06.005

*BOTANY*
Jimenez-Ramos, R; Egea, LG; Vergara, JJ; Brun, FG. Nutrient load and epiphytes are drivers of increased herbivory in seagrass communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 2018;599:49-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps12622

Yan, J; Wang, BC; Zhou, Y; Hao, SL. Resistance from agar medium impacts the helical growth of arabidopsis primary roots. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;85:43-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.05.018

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Plonek, T; Berezowski, M; Kurcz, J; Podgorski, P; Sasiadek, M; Rylski, B; Mysiak, A; Jasinski, M. The evaluation of the aortic annulus displacement during cardiac cycle using magnetic resonance imaging. Bmc Cardiovascular Disorders 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12872-018-0891-4

Peirlinck, M; De Beule, M; Segers, P; Rebelo, N. A modular inverse elastostatics approach to resolve the pressure-induced stress state for in vivo imaging based cardiovascular modeling. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;85:124-133. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.05.032

Nappi, F; Nenna, A; Larobina, D; Carotenuto, AR; Jarraya, M; Spadaccio, C; Fraldi, M; Chello, M; Acar, C; Carrel, T. Simulating the ideal geometrical and biomechanical parameters of the pulmonary autograft to prevent failure in the ross operation. Interactive Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgery 2018;27:269-276. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivy070

Anssari-Benam, A; Tseng, YT; Bucchi, A. A transverse isotropic constitutive model for the aortic valve tissue incorporating rate-dependency and fibre dispersion: application to biaxial deformation. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;85:80-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.05.035

Sommer, G; Benedikt, C; Niestrawska, JA; Hohenberger, G; Viertler, C; Regitnig, P; Cohnert, TU; Holzapfel, GA. Mechanical response of human subclavian and iliac arteries to extension, inflation and torsion. Acta Biomaterialia 2018;75:235-252. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.05.043

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Tang, HY; Ye, HF; Zhang, HW; Zheng, YG. Aggregation of nanoparticles regulated by mechanical properties of nanoparticle- membrane system. Nanotechnology 2018;29:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/aad443

Ferreira, LP; Gaspar, VM; Mano, JF. Design of spherically structured 3d in vitro tumor models -advances and prospects. Acta Biomaterialia 2018;75:11-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.05.034

Unlu, A; Yilmaz, S; Yalcin, O; Uyanik, M; Petrone, P; Cetinkaya, RA; Eker, I; Urkan, M; Ozgurtas, T; Avci, IY; Zeybek, N; Aksu, AC. Bringing packed red blood cells to the point of combat injury: are we there yet?. Turkish Journal Of Hematology 2018;35:185-191. http://dx.doi.org/10.4274/tjh.2018.0081

Huang, ZH; Chen, PY; Zhu, GL; Yang, Y; Xu, ZY; Yan, LT. Bacteria-activated janus particles driven by chemotaxis. Acs Nano 2018;12:6725-6733. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.8b01842

Lee, J; Henderson, K; Maceda, P; Armenta-Ochoa, M; Yoon, E; Samarneh, L; Veith, A; Wong, M; Dunn, A; Baker, AB. Combined biomechanical and pharmacological conditioning of mesenchymal stem cells for enhancing therapeutic angiogenesis. Circulation 2017;136:.

*COMPARATIVE*
Coiner-Collier, S; Vogel, ER; Scott, RS. Trabecular anisotropy in the primate mandibular condyle is associated with dietary toughness. Anatomical Record-Advances In Integrative Anatomy And Evolutionary Biology 2018;301:1342-1359. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ar.23810

Robinson, CD; Gifford, ME. Covariation between thermally mediated color and performance traits in a lizard. Physiological And Biochemical Zoology 2018;91:1013-1025. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/699616

Nasir, AFAA; Cameron, SF; Niehaus, AC; Clemente, CJ; von Hippel, FA; Wilson, RS. Manganese contamination affects the motor performance of wild northern quolls (dasyurus hallucatus). Environmental Pollution 2018;241:55-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.03.087

Lane, SJ; Tobalske, BW; Moran, AL; Shishido, CM; Woods, HA. Costs of epibionts on antarctic sea spiders. Marine Biology 2018;165:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-018-3389-9

Merrifield, GD; Brydges, NM; Hall, L; Mullin, J; Gallagher, L; Pizzi, R; Holmes, WM. Measures of cardiac function in theraphosidae spiders using in vivo magnetic resonance imaging. Physiological Entomology 2018;43:207-213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phen.12245

Piorkowski, D; Blackledge, TA; Liao, CP; Doran, NE; Wu, CL; Blamires, SJ; Tso, IM. Humidity-dependent mechanical and adhesive properties of arachnocampa tasmaniensis capture threads. Journal Of Zoology 2018;305:256-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jzo.12562

Rubin, AM; Blob, RW; Mayerl, CJ. Biomechanical factors influencing successful self-righting in the pleurodire turtle emydura subglobosa. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.182642

Rajabi, H; Shafiei, A; Darvizeh, A; Gorb, SN; Durr, V; Dirks, JH. Both stiff and compliant: morphological and biomechanical adaptations of stick insect antennae for tactile exploration. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0246

Rummel, AD; Swartz, SM; Marsh, RL. Low thermal dependence of the contractile properties of a wing muscle in the bat carollia perspicillata. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.180166

Rankin, JW; Doney, KM; McGowan, CP. Functional capacity of kangaroo rat hindlimbs: adaptations for locomotor performance. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0303

Ruiz, SA; Or, D. Biomechanical limits to soil penetration by earthworms: direct measurements of hydroskeletal pressures and peristaltic motions. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0127

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Greene, CS; Menchel, HF. The use of oral appliances in the management of temporomandibular disorders. Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics Of North America 2018;30:265-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coms.2018.04.003

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Ryan, TM; Carlson, KJ; Gordon, AD; Jablonski, N; Shaw, CN; Stock, JT. Human-like hip joint loading in australopithecus africanus and paranthropus robustus. Journal Of Human Evolution 2018;121:12-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.03.008

Terhune, CE; Ritzman, TB; Robinson, CA. Mandibular ramus shape variation and ontogeny in homo sapiens and homo neanderthalensis. Journal Of Human Evolution 2018;121:55-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.03.009

Hatala, KG; Perry, DA; Gatesy, SM. A biplanar x-ray approach for studying the 3d dynamics of human track formation. Journal Of Human Evolution 2018;121:104-118. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.03.006

Patel, BA; Jashashvili, T; Bui, SH; Carlson, KJ; Griffin, NL; Wallace, IJ; Orr, CM; Susman, RL. Inter-ray variation in metatarsal strength properties in humans and african apes: implications for inferring bipedal biomechanics in the olduvai hominid 8 foot. Journal Of Human Evolution 2018;121:147-165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.02.013

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Supiot, A; Geiger, M; Bensmail, D; Aegerter, P; Pradon, D; Roche, N. Effect of botulinum toxin injection on length and force of the rectus femoris and triceps surae muscles during locomotion in patients with chronic hemiparesis (folotox). Bmc Neurology 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12883-018-1110-8

Li, S; Francisco, GE; Zhou, P. Post-stroke hemiplegic gait: new perspective and insights. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01021

Lewis, CL; Khuu, A; Loverro, KL. Gait alterations in femoroacetabular impingement syndrome differ by sex. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2018;48:649-658. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2018.7913

Haddas, R; Lieberman, IH; Block, A. The relationship between fear-avoidance and objective biomechanical measures of function in patients with adult degenerative scoliosis. Spine 2018;43:647-653. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002381

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Wang, W; Ji, AH; Manoonpong, P; Shen, H; Hu, J; Dai, ZD; Yu, ZW. Lateral undulation of the flexible spine of sprawling posture vertebrates. Journal Of Comparative Physiology A-Neuroethology Sensory Neural And Behavioral Physiology 2018;204:707-719. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00359-018-1275-z

Kimura, H; Kawabata, Y. Effect of initial body orientation on escape probability of prey fish escaping from predators. Biology Open 2018;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/bio.023812

Bartol, IK; Krueger, PS; York, CA; Thompson, JT. New approaches for assessing squid fin motions: coupling proper orthogonal decomposition with volumetric particle tracking velocimetry. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.176750

Crandell, KE; Smith, AF; Crino, OL; Tobalske, BW. Coping with compliance during take-off and landing in the diamond dove (geopelia cuneata). Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0199662

Clark, CJ; Mistick, EA. Kinematic control of male allen's hummingbird wing trill over a range of flight speeds. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.173625

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Emanuelsen, A; Voigt, M; Madeleine, P; Kjaer, P; Dam, S; Koefoed, N; Hansen, EA. Repeated bout rate enhancement is elicited by various forms of finger tapping. Frontiers In Neuroscience 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00526

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
DePhillipo, NN; Moatshe, G; Brady, A; Chahla, J; Aman, ZS; Dornan, GJ; Nakama, GY; Engebretsen, L; LaPrade, RF. Effect of meniscocapsular and meniscotibial lesions in acl-deficient and acl-reconstructed knees a biomechanical study. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2018;46:2422-2431. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546518774315

Woods, AK; Broomfield, J; Monk, P; Vollrath, F; Glyn-Jones, S. Dynamic shear analysis: a novel method to determine mechanical integrity of normal and torn human acetabular labra implications for prediction of outcome of repair. Bone & Joint Research 2018;7:440-446. http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/2046-3758.77.BJR-2017-0282.R2

Salvadore, G; Meere, PA; Matthias, AV; Victor, J; Walker, PS. Laxity and contact forces of total knee designed for anatomic motion: a cadaveric study. Knee 2018;25:650-656. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.04.014

van Tunen, JAC; Dell'Isola, A; Juhl, C; Dekker, J; Steultjens, M; Thorlund, JB; Lund, H. Association of malalignment, muscular dysfunction, proprioception, laxity and abnormal joint loading with tibiofemoral knee osteoarthritis - a systematic review and meta-analysis. Bmc Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018;19:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-018-2202-8

*METHODS*
Shahabpoor, E; Pavic, A. Estimation of tri-axial walking ground reaction forces of left and right foot from total forces in real-life environments. Sensors 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s18061966

McGrath, T; Fineman, R; Stirling, L. An auto-calibrating knee flexion-extension axis estimator using principal component analysis with inertial sensors. Sensors 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s18061882

*MODELING*
Hwang, J; Kim, J; Suh, IH; Kwon, T. Real-time locomotion controller using an inverted-pendulum-based abstract model. Computer Graphics Forum 2018;37:287-296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cgf.13361

Seth, A; Hicks, JL; Uchida, TK; Habib, A; Dembia, CL; Dunne, JJ; Ong, CF; DeMers, MS; Rajagopal, A; Millard, M; Hamner, SR; Arnold, EM; Yong, JR; Lakshmikanth, SK; Sherman, MA; Ku, JP; Delp, SL. Opensim: simulating musculoskeletal dynamics and neuromuscular control to study human and animal movement. Plos Computational Biology 2018;14:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006223

Korkmaz, N; Ozturk, I; Kilic, R. Modeling, simulation, and implementation issues of cpgs for neuromorphic engineering applications. Computer Applications In Engineering Education 2018;26:782-803. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cae.21972

*NEURAL*
Fattahi, M; Sharif, F; Geiller, T; Royer, S. Differential representation of landmark and self-motion information along the ca1 radial axis: self-motion generated place fields shift toward landmarks during septal inactivation. Journal Of Neuroscience 2018;38:6766-6778. http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3211-17.2018

Thompson, AK; Favale, BM; Velez, J; Falivena, P. Operant up-conditioning of the tibialis anterior motor-evoked potential in multiple sclerosis: feasibility case studies. Neural Plasticity 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/4725393

Ruggiero, L; Yacyshyn, AF; Nettleton, J; McNeil, CJ. Ubc-nepal expedition: acclimatization to high-altitude increases spinal motoneurone excitability during fatigue in humans. Journal Of Physiology-London 2018;596:3327-3339. http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/JP274872

McClellan, AD. Response: commentary: elimination of left-right reciprocal coupling in the adult lamprey spinal cord abolishes the generation of locomotor activity. Frontiers In Neural Circuits 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncir.2018.00062

Ramo, NL; Troyer, KL; Puttlitz, CM. Viscoelasticity of spinal cord and meningeal tissues. Acta Biomaterialia 2018;75:253-262. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.05.045

*OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY*
Shah, JS; Sabouni, R; Vaught, KCC; Owen, CM; Albertini, DF; Segars, JH. Biomechanics and mechanical signaling in the ovary: a systematic review. Journal Of Assisted Reproduction And Genetics 2018;35:1135-1148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10815-018-1180-y

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Zhuo, XL; Li, CT; Li, B; Li, ZY; Lv, HB; Huang, JJ; Xu, DQ; Hu, JZ. Effects of combined magnetic fields treatment and nano-hydroxyapatite coating on porous biphasic calcium phosphate bone graft in rabbit spinal fusion model. Spine 2018;43:69-5450-5369-5451-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002463

Liu, X; Huang, ZP; Zhou, RZ; Zhu, QG; Ji, W; Long, YW; Wang, JX. The effects of orientation of lumbar facet joints on the facet joint contact forces. Spine 2018;43:69-5049-5469-5050-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002290

Lindtner, RA; Schmid, R; Nydegger, T; Konschake, M; Schmoelz, W. Pedicle screw anchorage of carbon fiber-reinforced peek screws under cyclic loading. European Spine Journal 2018;27:1775-1784. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5538-8

Frauchiger, DA; Chan, SCW; Benneker, LM; Gantenbein, B. Intervertebral disc damage models in organ culture: a comparison of annulus fibrosus cross-incision versus punch model under complex loading. European Spine Journal 2018;27:1785-1797. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5638-5

Hegewald, AA; Hartmann, S; Keiler, A; Scheufler, KM; Thome, C; Schmoelz, W. Biomechanical investigation of lumbar hybrid stabilization in two-level posterior instrumentation. European Spine Journal 2018;27:1887-1894. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-017-5415-x

Welke, B; Schwarze, M; Hurschler, C; Nebel, D; Bergmann, N; Daentzer, D. In vitro investigation of two connector types for continuous rod construct to extend lumbar spinal instrumentation. European Spine Journal 2018;27:1895-1904. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5664-3

Delikaris, A; Wang, XY; Boyer, L; Larson, AN; Ledonio, CGT; Aubin, CE. Implant density at the apex is more important than overall implant density for 3d correction in thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using rod derotation and en bloc vertebral derotation technique. Spine 2018;43:69-5451-5769-5452-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002465

Wilke, HJ. Motion preservation in the anterior and posterior spine. Spine 2018;43:83-4983-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002570

Li, Y; Fogel, GR; Liao, ZH; Tyagi, R; Liu, WQ. Prosthesis and hybrid strategy consideration for treating two-level cervical disc degeneration in hybrid surgery. Spine 2018;43:379-387. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002316

Bezci, SE; O'Connell, GD. Osmotic pressure alters time-dependent recovery behavior of the intervertebral disc. Spine 2018;43:69-5151-5269-5152-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002354

Wang, DL; Zheng, SN; Liu, A; Xu, J; Du, XT; Wang, YJ; Wang, LM. The role of minimally invasive vertebral body stent on reduction of the deflation effect after kyphoplasty a biomechanical study. Spine 2018;43:69-5152-4969-5152-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002317

Benditz, A; Auer, S; Sporrer, JF; Wolkerstorfer, S; Grifka, J; Suess, F; Dendorfer, S. Regarding loads after spinal fusion, every level should be seen separately: a musculoskeletal analysis. European Spine Journal 2018;27:1905-1910. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5476-5

Sterba, M; Arnoux, PJ; Labelle, H; Warner, WC; Aubin, CE. Biomechanical analysis of spino-pelvic postural configurations in spondylolysis subjected to various sport-related dynamic loading conditions. European Spine Journal 2018;27:2044-2052. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00586-018-5667-0

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Rothenfluh, E. Editorial commentary: fracture risk after arthroscopic osteochondroplasty for femoroacetabular impingementd-how can we become better?. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2018;34:2387-2388. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2018.05.027

Abdulkarim, A; Keegan, C; Bajwa, R; Sheehan, E. Lateral trochanteric pain following total hip arthroplasty: radiographic assessment of altered biomechanics as a potential aetiology. Irish Journal Of Medical Science 2018;187:663-668. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11845-017-1701-1

Chen, ACY; Chiu, CH; Weng, CJ; Chang, SS; Cheng, CY. Early and late fixation of ulnar styloid base fractures yields different outcomes. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-018-0899-6

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Hearn, MC; Levy, SS; Baweja, HS; Goble, DJ. Btracks balance test for concussion management is resistant to practice effects. Clinical Journal Of Sport Medicine 2018;28:177-179. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0000000000000435

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Arnold, JB; May, T; Bishop, C. Predictors of the biomechanical effects of customized foot orthoses in adults with flat-arched feet. Clinical Journal Of Sport Medicine 2018;28:398-400. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0000000000000461

*ROBOTICS/BIOMIMETICS*
Dai, LZ; He, GW; Zhang, X; Zhang, X. Intermittent locomotion of a fish-like swimmer driven by passive elastic mechanism. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aad419

Zhao, Q; Liang, YH; Ren, L; Yu, ZL; Zhang, ZH; Ren, LQ. Bionic intelligent hydrogel actuators with multimodal deformation and locomotion. Nano Energy 2018;51:621-631. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.07.025

Yu, ZW; Shi, Y; Xie, JX; Yang, SX; Dai, ZD. Design and analysis of a bionic adhesive foot for gecko robot climbing the ceiling. International Journal Of Robotics & Automation 2018;33:445-454. http://dx.doi.org/10.2316/Journal.206.2018.4.206-5412

Zhang, X; Ge, WL; Fu, H; Chen, RX; Luo, TH; Hashimoto, M. A human-robot interaction based coordination control method for assistive walking devices and an assessment of its stability. Mathematical Problems In Engineering 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/9279627

Jing, GY; Tosun, T; Yim, M; Kress-Gazit, H. Accomplishing high-level tasks with modular robots. Autonomous Robots 2018;42:1337-1354. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-018-9738-1

Coral, W; Rossi, C; Curet, OM; Castro, D. Design and assessment of a flexible fish robot actuated by shape memory alloys. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aad0ae

Ay, M; Korkmaz, D; Koca, GO; Bal, C; Akpolat, ZH; Bingol, MC. Mechatronic design and manufacturing of the intelligent robotic fish for bio-inspired swimming modes. Electronics 2018;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/electronics7070118

Ilyas, M; Shi, YY; Mohan, RE; Devarassu, M; Kalimuthu, M. Design of stetro: a modular, reconfigurable, and autonomous staircase cleaning robot. Journal Of Sensors 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/8190802

*WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY/ENERGY HARVESTING*
Proto, A; Bibbo, D; Cerny, M; Vala, D; Kasik, V; Peter, L; Conforto, S; Schmid, M; Penhaker, M. Thermal energy harvesting on the bodily surfaces of arms and legs through a wearable thermo-electric generator. Sensors 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s18061927

Li, J; Kang, L; Yu, YH; Long, Y; Jeffery, JJ; Cai, WB; Wang, XD. Study of long-term biocompatibility and bio-safety of implantable nanogenerators. Nano Energy 2018;51:728-735. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.07.008

Salauddin, M; Toyabur, RM; Maharjan, P; Rasel, MS; Kim, JW; Cho, H; Park, JY. Miniaturized springless hybrid nanogenerator for powering portable and wearable electronic devices from human-body-induced vibration. Nano Energy 2018;51:61-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.06.042

Du, WQ; Nie, J; Ren, ZH; Jiang, TW; Xu, L; Dong, SJ; Zheng, L; Chen, XY; Li, HX. Inflammation-free and gas-permeable on-skin triboelectric nanogenerator using soluble nanofibers. Nano Energy 2018;51:260-269. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.06.026

*REHABILITATION*
Domingues, PC; de Souza Serenza, F; Muniz, TB; Lemos de Oliveira, LF; Salim, R; Fogagnolo, F; Kfuri, M; Ferreira, AM. The relationship between performance on the modified star excursion balance test and the knee muscle strength before and after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee 2018;25:588-594. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.05.010

Bonizzato, M; Pidpruzhnykova, G; DiGiovanna, J; Shkorbatova, P; Pavlova, N; Micera, S; Courtine, G. Brain-controlled modulation of spinal circuits improves recovery from spinal cord injury. Nature Communications 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05282-6

Rigot, S; Worobey, L; Boninger, ML. Gait training in acute spinal cord injury rehabilitation-utilization and outcomes among nonambulatory individuals: findings from the scirehab project. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2018;99:1591-1598. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2018.01.031

Roemmich, RT; Bastian, AJ. Closing the loop: from motor neuroscience to neurorehabilitation. Annual Review Of Neuroscience, Vol 41 2018;41:415-429. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-neuro-080317-062245

Wei, W; Qu, ZC; Wang, W; Zhang, PC; Hao, FC. Design on the bowden cable-driven upper limb soft exoskeleton. Applied Bionics And Biomechanics 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/1925694

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Rinaldi, M; Nasr, Y; Atef, G; Bini, F; Varrecchia, T; Conte, C; Chini, G; Ranavolo, A; Draicchio, F; Pierelli, F; Amin, M; Marinozzi, F; Serrao, M. Biomechanical characterization of the junzuki karate punch: indexes of performance. European Journal Of Sport Science 2018;18:796-805. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2018.1455899

Moir, GL; Brimmer, SM; Snyder, BW; Connaboy, C; Lamont, HS. Mechanical limitations to sprinting and biomechanical solutions: a constraints-led framework for the incorporation of resistance training to develop sprinting speed. Strength And Conditioning Journal 2018;40:47-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000358

Okoroha, KR; Meldau, JE; Lizzio, VA; Meta, F; Stephens, JP; Moutzouros, V; Makhni, EC. Effect of fatigue on medial elbow torque in baseball pitchers: a simulated game analysis. American Journal Of Sports Medicine 2018;46:2509-2513. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0363546518782451

Van Iterson, EH; Joyner, MJ; Johnson, BD; Curry, TB; Bruhn, EJ; Olson, TP. Exercise capacity in patients with heart failure: impact of locomotor muscle afferents. Circulation 2017;136:.

Wren, TAL; Mueske, NM; Brophy, CH; Pace, JL; Katzel, MJ; Edison, BR; Vandenberg, CD; Zaslow, TL. Hop distance symmetry does not indicate normal landing biomechanics in adolescent athletes with recent anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2018;48:622-629. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2018.7817

Maloney, SJ. Review of the badminton lunge and specific training considerations. Strength And Conditioning Journal 2018;40:7-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000378

Mullane, M; Turner, A; Bishop, C. Strength and conditioning considerations for hurling: an amateur gaelic games sport. Strength And Conditioning Journal 2018;40:72-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000381

Feeley, BT; Schisel, J; Agel, J. Pitch counts in youth baseball and softball: a historical review. Clinical Journal Of Sport Medicine 2018;28:401-405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0000000000000446

Morais, JE; Silva, AJ; Garrido, ND; Marinho, DA; Barbosa, TM. The transfer of strength and power into the stroke biomechanics of young swimmers over a 34-week period. European Journal Of Sport Science 2018;18:787-795. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17461391.2018.1453869

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Pfeffer, G; Gonzalez, T; Zapf, M; Nelson, TJ; Metzger, MF. Achilles pullout strength after open calcaneoplasty for haglund's syndrome. Foot & Ankle International 2018;39:966-969. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100718770391

Sherman, SL. Editorial commentary: when it comes to patient outcome, femoral tunnel vision may miss the 'point' in knee medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2018;34:2417-2419. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2018.05.022

LaPrade, RF; Engebretsen, L. Editorial commentary: small incisions can make big mistakes: knee lateral collateral ligament reconstruction is all about the anatomy!. Arthroscopy-The Journal Of Arthroscopic And Related Surgery 2018;34:2494-2496. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2018.05.047

Akinleye, SD; Culbertson, MD; Cappelleti, G; Richardson, N; Choueka, J. Intracompartmental versus extracompartmental transposition of the extensor pollicis longus for treating thumb- in-palm deformity: a biomechanical comparison. Journal Of Hand Surgery-American Volume 2018;43:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.01.015

Riaz, O; Aqil, A; Mannan, A; Hossain, F; Ali, M; Chakrabarty, G; Radcliffe, G. Quadriceps tendon-bone or patellar tendon-bone autografts when reconstructing the anterior cruciate ligament: a meta-analysis. Clinical Journal Of Sport Medicine 2018;28:316-324. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0000000000000451

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Young, DA; Jackson, N; Ronaghan, CA; Brathwaite, CEM; Gilbert, TW. Retrorectus repair of incisional ventral hernia with urinary bladder matrix reinforcement in a long-term porcine model. Regenerative Medicine 2018;13:395-408. http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/rme-2018-0023

Morales-Orcajo, E; Siebert, T; Bol, M. Location-dependent correlation between tissue structure and the mechanical behaviour of the urinary bladder. Acta Biomaterialia 2018;75:263-278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.05.014

Kenny, FN; Drymoussi, Z; Delaine-Smith, R; Kao, AP; Laly, AC; Knight, MM; Philpott, MP; Connelly, JT. Tissue stiffening promotes keratinocyte proliferation through activation of epidermal growth factor signaling. Journal Of Cell Science 2018;131:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jcs.215780

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Thompson, A; Bertocci, G; Smalley, C. Femur loading in feet-first fall experiments using an anthropomorphic test device. Journal Of Forensic And Legal Medicine 2018;58:25-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jflm.2018.03.017

Rowbotham, SK; Blau, S; Hislop-Jambrich, J; Francis, V. Skeletal trauma resulting from fatal low (3m) free falls: an analysis of fracture patterns and morphologies. Journal Of Forensic Sciences 2018;63:1010-1020. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.13701

Schmidt, JD; Phan, TT; Courson, RW; Reifsteck, F; Merritt, ED; Brown, CN. The influence of heavier football helmet faceguards on head impact location and severity. Clinical Journal Of Sport Medicine 2018;28:106-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0000000000000437

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Shrestha, A; Loukas, C; Le Kernec, J; Fioranell, F; Busin, V; Jonsson, N; King, G; Tomlinson, M; Viora, L; Voute, L. Animal lameness detection with radar sensing. Ieee Geoscience And Remote Sensing Letters 2018;15:1189-1193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2018.2832650

Lin, AW; Vapniarsky, N; Cissell, DD; Verstraete, FJM; Lin, CH; Hatcher, DC; Arzi, B. The temporomandibular joint of the domestic dog (canis lupus familiaris) in health and disease. Journal Of Comparative Pathology 2018;161:55-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcpa.2018.05.001

Takahashi, Y; Mukai, K; Matsui, A; Ohmura, H; Takahashi, T. Electromyographic changes in hind limbs of thoroughbreds with fatigue induced by treadmill exercise. American Journal Of Veterinary Research 2018;79:828-835. http://dx.doi.org/10.2460/ajvr.79.8.828

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Xiang, YQ; Shen, M; Xue, C; Wu, D; Wan, Y. Tensile biomechanical properties and constitutive parameters of human corneal stroma extracted by smile procedure. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;85:102-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.05.042

Pavlatos, E; Ma, YH; Clayson, K; Pan, XL; Liu, J. Regional deformation of the optic nerve head and peripapillary sclera during iop elevation. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2018;59:3779-3788. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.18-24462

Hatami-Marbini, H; Jayaram, SM. Relationship between initial corneal hydration and stiffening effects of corneal crosslinking treatment. Journal Of Cataract And Refractive Surgery 2018;44:756-764. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrs.2018.01.036

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Haralanov, S; Haralanova, E; Milushev, E; Shkodrova, D; Claussen, CF. Objective and quantitative equilibriometric evaluation of individual locomotor behaviour in schizophrenia: translational and clinical implications. Journal Of Evaluation In Clinical Practice 2018;24:815-825. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jep.12917

*PICK OF THE WEEK: HAS SCIENCE DISCOVERED HOW TO MAKE YOU WANT TO EXERCISE?*
Saiki, M; Matsui, T; Soya, M; Kashibe, T; Shima, T; Shimizu, T; Naruto, T; Kitayoshi, T; Akimoto, K; Ninomiya, S; Soya, H. Thiamine tetrahydrofurfuryl disulfide promotes voluntary activity through dopaminergic activation in the medial prefrontal cortex. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-28462-2