LITERATURE UPDATE
October 18 - October 24, 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*
Sowa, B; Bochenek, M; Braun, S; Kretzer, JP; Zeifang, F; Bruckner, T; Walch, G; Raiss, P. The subchondral bone layer and glenoid implant design are relevant for primary stability in glenoid arthroplasty. Archives Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery 2018;138:1487-1494. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-018-2990-1

Bartlow, CM; Mann, KA; Damron, TA; Oest, ME. Limited field radiation therapy results in decreased bone fracture toughness in a murine model. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204928

Germann, M; Snedeker, JG; Stalder, M; Nuss, KM; Meyer, DC; Farshad, M. Incorporating bmp-2 and skeletal muscle to a semitendinosus autograft in an oversized tunnel yields robust bone tunnel ossification in rabbits: toward single-step revision of failed anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee 2018;25:765-773. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.07.010

Howie, RN; Durham, E; Oakes, B; Grey, Z; Smith, J; Campbell, P; LaRue, A; Steed, M; Muise-Helmericks, R; Cray, J. Testing a novel nanofibre scaffold for utility in bone tissue regeneration. Journal Of Tissue Engineering And Regenerative Medicine 2018;12:2055-2066. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/term.2740

Wang, K; Han, LH; Wang, N; Wang, YM; Wang, JF. Sialoglycoprotein from gadous morhua eggs improve high bone turnover activity via down-regulating bmp-2/smads and wnt/beta-catenin signal pathways. Food Science And Biotechnology 2018;27:1455-1465. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10068-018-0379-0

Shahrezaee, M; Salehi, M; Keshtkari, S; Oryan, A; Kamali, A; Shekarchi, B. In vitro and in vivo investigation of pla/pcl scaffold coated with metformin-loaded gelatin nanocarriers in regeneration of critical-sized bone defects. Nanomedicine-Nanotechnology Biology And Medicine 2018;14:2061-2073. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nano.2018.06.007

Pellet, M; Chenel, A; Behr, M; Thollon, L. Is digital image correlation able to detect any mechanical effect of cranial osteopathic manipulation? - a preliminary study. International Journal Of Osteopathic Medicine 2018;29:10-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijosm.2018.07.004

*BOTANY*
Burnett, NP; Koehl, MAR. Knots and tangles weaken kelp fronds while increasing drag forces and epifauna on the kelp. Journal Of Experimental Marine Biology And Ecology 2018;508:13-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2018.08.003

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Jett, S; Laurence, D; Kunkel, R; Babu, AR; Kramer, K; Baumwart, R; Towner, R; Wu, Y; Lee, CH. An investigation of the anisotropic mechanical properties and anatomical structure of porcine atrioventricular heart valves. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;87:155-171. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.07.024

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Bernheim-Groswasser, A; Gov, NS; Safran, SA; Tzlil, S. Living matter: mesoscopic active materials. Advanced Materials 2018;30:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201707028

Poltavets, V; Kochetkova, M; Pitson, SM; Samuel, MS. The role of the extracellular matrix and its molecular and cellular regulators in cancer cell plasticity. Frontiers In Oncology 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2018.00431

Major, LG; Choi, YS. Developing a high-throughput platform to direct adipogenic and osteogenic differentiation in adipose-derived stem cells. Journal Of Tissue Engineering And Regenerative Medicine 2018;12:2021-2028. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/term.2736

Wu, YP; Ren, YK; Tao, Y; Hou, LK; Jiang, HY. High-throughput separation, trapping, and manipulation of single cells and particles by combined dielectrophoresis at a bipolar electrode array. Analytical Chemistry 2018;90:11461-11469. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.analchem.8b02628

Li, H; Lu, L; Li, XJ; Buffet, PA; Dao, M; Karniadakis, GE; Suresh, S. Mechanics of diseased red blood cells in human spleen and consequences for hereditary blood disorders. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 2018;115:9574-9579. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1806501115

Asensio-Lopez, MD; Lax, A; Del Palacio, MJF; Sassi, Y; Hajjar, RJ; Pascual-Figal, DA. Pharmacological inhibition of the mitochondrial nadph oxidase 4/pkc alpha/gal-3 pathway reduces left ventricular fibrosis following myocardial infarction. Translational Research 2018;199:4-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trsl.2018.04.004

Oltean, A; Schaffer, AJ; Bayly, PV; Brody, SL. Quantifying ciliary dynamics during assembly reveals stepwise waveform maturation in airway cells. American Journal Of Respiratory Cell And Molecular Biology 2018;59:511-522. http://dx.doi.org/10.1165/rcmb.2017-0436OC

*COMPARATIVE*
Montanez-Rivera, I; Nyakatura, JA; Amson, E. Bone cortical compactness in 'tree sloths' reflects convergent evolution. Journal Of Anatomy 2018;233:580-591. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12873

Stayton, CT. Warped finite element models predict whole shell failure in turtle shells. Journal Of Anatomy 2018;233:666-678. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12871

McPhee, BW; Benson, RBJ; Botha-Brink, J; Bordy, EM; Choiniere, JN. A giant dinosaur from the earliest jurassic of south africa and the transition to quadrupedality in early sauropodomorphs. Current Biology 2018;28:3143-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.07.063

Roberts, AS; Farina, SC; Goforth, RR; Gidmark, NJ. Evolution of skeletal and muscular morphology within the functionally integrated lower jaw adduction system of sculpins and relatives (cottoidei). Zoology 2018;129:59-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.zool.2018.06.006

Borzee, A; Yu, AY; Jang, Y. Variations in boldness, behavioural and physiological traits of an endangered and a common hylid species from korea. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 2018;30:515-533. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03949370.2018.1441192

Puschel, TA; Marce-Nogue, J; Gladman, JT; Bobe, R; Sellers, WI. Inferring locomotor behaviours in miocene new world monkeys using finite element analysis, geometric morphometrics and machine-learning classification techniques applied to talar morphology. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0520

Bates, KT; Falkingham, PL. The importance of muscle architecture in biomechanical reconstructions of extinct animals: a case study using tyrannosaurus rex. Journal Of Anatomy 2018;233:625-635. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12874

Wang, LY; Rajabi, H; Ghoroubi, N; Lin, CP; Garb, SN. Biomechanical strategies underlying the robust body armour of an aposematic weevil. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01410

Cieri, RL. The axial anatomy of monitor lizards (varanidae). Journal Of Anatomy 2018;233:636-643. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12872

Albino, AM; Rothschild, B; Carrillo-Briceno, JD; Neenan, JM. Spondyloarthropathy in vertebrae of the aquatic cretaceous snake lunaophis aquaticus, and its first recognition in modern snakes. Science Of Nature 2018;105:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00114-018-1576-7

Alfaress, S; Brodersen, CR; Ammar, ED; Rogers, ME; Killiny, N. Laser surgery reveals the biomechanical and chemical signaling functions of aphid siphunculi (cornicles). Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204984

Herbert, AM; Motta, PJ. Biomechanics of the jaw of the durophagous bonnethead shark. Zoology 2018;129:54-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.zool.2018.07.001

Huang, YY; Winklbauer, R. Cell migration in the xenopus gastrula. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Developmental Biology 2018;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wdev.325

Das, R; Yadav, RN; Sihota, P; Uniyal, P; Kumar, N; Bhushan, B. Biomechanical evaluation of wasp and honeybee stingers. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-33386-y

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Dhingra, D; Goswami, S; Gahalain, N. Protective effect of hesperetin against haloperidol-induced orofacial dyskinesia and catalepsy in rats. Nutritional Neuroscience 2018;21:667-675. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1028415X.2017.1338549

Trindade, FZ; Valandro, LF; de Jager, N; Bottino, MA; Kleverlaan, CJ. Elastic properties of lithium disilicate versus feldspathic inlays: effect on the bonding by 3d finite element analysis. Journal Of Prosthodontics-Implant Esthetic And Reconstructive Dentistry 2018;27:741-747. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jopr.12550

Kurimori, KT; Bastos, EO; de Oliveira, WA; Alonso, N. Management of intracranial condylar fracture with intracranial migration. Journal Of Craniofacial Surgery 2018;29:1416-1420. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004677

Machado, AC; Zeola, LF; Naves, MFD; Faria, VLG; Cardoso, IO; Soares, PV. Influence of anterior load and restorative procedure on maxillary incisors with different cervical wear morphologies. Bioscience Journal 2018;34:1443-1454.

*EVOLUTION/ANTHROPOLOGY*
Gibbon, VE; Buzon, MR. A diachronic examination of biomechanical changes in skeletal remains from tombos in ancient nubia. Homo-Journal Of Comparative Human Biology 2018;69:158-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jchb.2018.07.005

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Hoque, MM; Sabatier, MJ; Borich, M; Kesar, T; Backus, D. The short-term effect of slope walking on soleus h-reflexes in people with multiple sclerosis. Neuroscience 2018;391:73-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2018.09.007

Jones, GD; James, DC; Thacker, M; Green, DA. Parameters that remain consistent independent of pausing before gait-initiation during normal rise-to-walk behaviour delineated by sit-to-walk and sit-to-stand-and-walk. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205346

Haeufle, DFB; Schmortte, B; Geyer, H; Muller, R; Schmitt, S. The benefit of combining neuronal feedback and feed-forward control for robustness in step down perturbations of simulated human walking depends on the muscle function. Frontiers In Computational Neuroscience 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncom.2018.00080

Puentes, S; Kadone, H; Watanabe, H; Ueno, T; Yamazaki, M; Sankai, Y; Marushima, A; Suzuki, K. Reshaping of bilateral gait coordination in hemiparetic stroke patients after early robotic intervention. Frontiers In Neuroscience 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00719

Maher, SJ; Schott, N; Lander, NJ; Hinkley, T; Barnett, LM. A comparison of parent report and actual motor competence in young children. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal 2018;65:387-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1440-1630.12486

Baczkowicz, D; Skiba, G; Czerner, M; Majorczyk, E. Gait and functional status analysis before and after total knee arthroplasty. Knee 2018;25:888-896. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.06.004

Padulo, J; Iuliano, E; Dello Iacono, A; Milic, M; Rizzi, M; Ardigo, LP. Nordic walking versus natural walking: an easy approach to comparing metabolic demands. International Journal Of Performance Analysis In Sport 2018;18:686-692. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24748668.2018.1514565

Kluft, N; Bruijn, SM; van Dieen, JH; Pijnappels, M. Do older adults select appropriate motor strategies in a stepping-down paradigm?. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01419

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Mielke, F; Schunke, V; Wolfer, J; Nyakatura, JA. Motion analysis of non-model organisms using a hierarchical model: influence of setup enclosure dimensions on gait parameters of swinhoe's striped squirrels as a test case. Zoology 2018;129:35-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.zool.2018.05.009

Zong, WJ; Wang, ZY; Xing, Q; Zhu, JJ; Wang, LW; Qin, K; Bai, HM; Yu, M; Dai, ZD. The method of multi-camera layout in motion capture system for diverse small animals. Applied Sciences-Basel 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app8091562

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
Zhang, Y; Awrejcewicz, J; Baker, JS; Gu, YD. Cartilage stiffness effect on foot biomechanics of chinese bound foot: a finite element analysis. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01434

Kachouh, N; Cerlier, A; Bouyer, M; Legre, R. Result of a1 pulley reconstruction after closed rupture of the thumb pulleys during childbirth. Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation 2018;37:311-315. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hansur.2018.06.002

Bigorre, N; Delaquaize, F; Degez, F; Celerier, S. Primary flexor tendons repair in zone 2: current trends with gemmsor survey results. Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation 2018;37:281-288. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hansur.2018.05.005

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Dagneaux, L; Allal, R; Pithioux, M; Chabrand, P; Ollivier, M; Argenson, JN. Femoral malrotation from diaphyseal fractures results in changes in patellofemoral alignment and higher patellofemoral stress from a finite element model study. Knee 2018;25:807-813. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.06.008

Rossi-deVries, J; Pedoia, V; Samaan, MA; Ferguson, AR; Souza, RB; Majumdar, S. Using multidimensional topological data analysis to identify traits of hip osteoarthritis. Journal Of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2018;48:1046-1058. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmri.26029

van der Bruggen, W; Hirschmann, MT; Strobel, K; Kampen, WU; Kuwert, T; Gnanasegaran, G; Van den Wyngaert, T; Paycha, F. Spect/ct in the postoperative painful knee. Seminars In Nuclear Medicine 2018;48:439-453. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semnuclmed.2018.05.003

Yang, YJ; Feldman, F; Robinovitch, SN. Biomechanical determinants of hip fracture in older adults: evidence from video capture of falls in long-term care. Injury Prevention 2018;24:65-5050-5265-5050-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev...018-safety.618

*MODELING*
Green, CA; Goodsitt, MM; Brock, KK; Davis, CL; Larson, ED; Lau, JH; Carson, PL. Deformable mapping technique to correlate lesions in digital breast tomosynthesis and automated breast ultrasound images. Medical Physics 2018;45:4402-4417. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mp.13113

Kerkhof, FD; van Leeuwen, T; Vereecke, EE. The digital human forearm and hand. Journal Of Anatomy 2018;233:557-566. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joa.12877

*MUSCLE*
Chaillou, T. Skeletal muscle fiber type in hypoxia: adaptation to high-altitude exposure and under conditions of pathological hypoxia. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01450

*NEURAL*
Koblinger, K; Jean-Xavier, C; Sharma, S; Fuzesi, L; Young, L; Eaton, SEA; Kwok, CHT; Bains, JS; Whelan, PJ. Optogenetic activation of a11 region increases motor activity. Frontiers In Neural Circuits 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncir.2018.00086

Sales-Carbonell, C; Taouali, W; Khalki, L; Pasquet, MO; Petit, LF; Moreau, T; Rueda-Orozco, PE; Robbe, D. No discrete start/stop signals in the dorsal striatum of mice performing a learned action. Current Biology 2018;28:3044-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.07.038

Knafo, S; Wyart, C. Active mechanosensory feedback during locomotion in the zebrafish spinal cord. Current Opinion In Neurobiology 2018;52:48-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2018.04.010

Tao, YH; Hierlemann, A. A 15-channel 30-v neural stimulator for spinal cord repair. Ieee Transactions On Very Large Scale Integration (Vlsi) Systems 2018;26:2185-2189. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TVLSI.2018.2832051

Tolstenkov, O; Van der Auwera, P; Costa, WS; Bazhanova, O; Gemeinhardt, TM; Bergs, ACF; Gottschalk, A. Functionally asymmetric motor neurons contribute to coordinating locomotion of caenorhabditis elegans. Elife 2018;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.34997

Gervasio, S; Finocchietti, S; Stevenson, AJT; Mrachacz-Kersting, N. Delayed muscle onset soreness in the gastrocnemius muscle attenuates the spinal contribution to interlimb communication. European Journal Of Applied Physiology 2018;118:2393-2402. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-018-3966-0

Sidhu, SK; Weavil, JC; Thurston, TS; Rosenberger, D; Jessop, JE; Wang, E; Richardson, RS; McNeil, CJ; Amann, M. Fatigue-related group iii/iv muscle afferent feedback facilitates intracortical inhibition during locomotor exercise. Journal Of Physiology-London 2018;596:4789-4801. http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/JP276460

Bianchi, F; Hofmann, F; Smith, AJ; Ye, H; Thompson, MS. Probing multi-scale mechanics of peripheral nerve collagen and myelin by x-ray diffraction. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;87:205-212. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.07.030

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Choisne, J; Valiadis, JM; Travert, C; Kolta, S; Roux, C; Skalli, W. Vertebral strength prediction from bi-planar dual energy x-ray absorptiometry under anterior compressive force using a finite element model: an in vitro study. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;87:190-196. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.07.026

Babcock, L; Olsen, CS; Jaffe, DM; Leonard, JC. Cervical spine injuries in children associated with sports and recreational activities. Pediatric Emergency Care 2018;34:677-686. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000000819

Fan, W; Guo, LX. Biomechanical comparison of nucleotomy with lumbar spine fusion versus nucleotomy alone: vibration analysis of the adjacent spinal segments. International Journal Of Precision Engineering And Manufacturing 2018;19:1561-1568. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12541-018-0184-y

Forsth, P; Svedniark, P; Noz, ME; Maguire, GQ; Zeleznik, MP; Sanden, B. Motion analysis in lumbar spinal stenosis with degenerative spondylolisthesis a feasibility study of the 3dct technique comparing laminectomy versus bilateral laminotomy. Clinical Spine Surgery 2018;31:69-5157-5569-5248-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BSD.0000000000000677

Tomaszewski, R; Koszutski, T. Treatment of the dens fractures in children. Neurologia I Neurochirurgia Polska 2018;52:618-622. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pjnns.2018.08.007

Su, YS; Wang, XF; Ren, D; Liu, YJ; Liu, SM; Wang, PC. A finite element study on posterior short segment fixation combined with unilateral fixation using pedicle screws for stable thoracolumbar fracture. Medicine 2018;97:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000012046

Park, S; Woo, JE; Kim, S; Yim, SY. Torticollis caused by nontraumatic craniovertebral junction abnormalities. Journal Of Craniofacial Surgery 2018;29:1266-1270. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004441

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Kang, KT; Kwon, SK; Son, J; Kwon, OR; Lee, JS; Koh, YG. Effects of posterior condylar offset and posterior tibial slope on mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty using computational simulation. Knee 2018;25:903-914. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.06.011

Stewart, R; Kieser, DC; Scholze, M; Hammer, N; Stone, B; Hooper, G. Preliminary biomechanical results of a novel pin configuration for external fixation of vertical shear pelvic fractures. Anz Journal Of Surgery 2018;88:1051-1055. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.14822

Miquel, J; Santana, F; Palau, E; Vinagre, M; Langohr, K; Casals, A; Torrens, C. Retaining or excising the supraspinatus tendon in complex proximal humeral fractures treated with reverse prosthesis: a biomechanical analysis in two different designs. Archives Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery 2018;138:1533-1539. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00402-018-3016-8

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Romeo, DM; Specchia, A; Sini, F; Bompard, S; Di Polito, A; Del Vecchio, A; Ferrara, P; Bernabei, R; Mercuri, E. Effects of lycra suits in children with cerebral palsy. European Journal Of Paediatric Neurology 2018;22:831-836. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpn.2018.04.014

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Bai, XF; Ewins, D; Crocombe, AD; Xu, W. A biomechanical assessment of hydraulic ankle-foot devices with and without micro-processor control during slope ambulation in trans-femoral amputees. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205093

Mauricio, E; Sliepen, M; Rosenbaum, D. Acute effects of different orthotic interventions on knee loading parameters in knee osteoarthritis patients with varus malalignment. Knee 2018;25:825-833. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.06.017

Fernandez, RGD; Ozanne-Smith, J; Grzebieta, RH. Anatomical and biomechanical considerations for shunting-type hip protector function. Injury Prevention 2018;24:65-5154-6551-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev...2018-safety.98

*ROBOTICS/BIOMIMETICS*
Cordes, F; Kirchner, F; Babu, A. Design and field testing of a rover with an actively articulated suspension system in a mars analog terrain. Journal Of Field Robotics 2018;35:1149-1181. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rob.21808

Ren, HY; Li, QM; Liu, B; Dou, ZH. Design and optimization of an elastic linkage quadruped robot based on workspace and tracking error. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part C-Journal Of Mechanical Engineering Science 2018;232:4152-4166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406217750186

Zhao, JH; Li, X; Bai, J. Experimental study of vortex suction unit-based wall-climbing robot on walls with various surface conditions. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Mechanical Engineers Part C-Journal Of Mechanical Engineering Science 2018;232:3977-3991. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954406218791203

di Luzio, FS; Simonetti, D; Cordella, F; Miccinilli, S; Sterzi, S; Draicchio, F; Zollo, L. Bio-cooperative approach for the human-in-the-loop control of an end-effector rehabilitation robot. Frontiers In Neurorobotics 2018;12:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnbot.2018.00067

Secer, G; Saranli, U. Control of planar spring-mass running through virtual tuning of radial leg damping. Ieee Transactions On Robotics 2018;34:1370-1383. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TRO.2018.2830394

Takemori, T; Tanaka, M; Matsuno, F. Gait design for a snake robot by connecting curve segments and experimental demonstration. Ieee Transactions On Robotics 2018;34:1384-1391. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TRO.2018.2830346

*WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY/ENERGY HARVESTING*
Xiong, JQ; Cui, P; Chen, XL; Wang, JX; Parida, K; Lin, MF; Lee, PS. Skin-touch-actuated textile-based triboelectric nanogenerator with black phosphorus for durable biomechanical energy harvesting. Nature Communications 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-06759-0

*REHABILITATION*
Schirinzi, T; Romano, A; Favette, M; Sancesario, A; Burattini, R; Summa, S; Della Bella, G; Castelli, E; Bertini, E; Petrarca, M; Vasco, G. Non-invasive focal mechanical vibrations delivered by wearable devices: an open-label pilot study in childhood ataxia. Frontiers In Neurology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2018.00849

Krolikowska, A; Czamara, A; Szuba, L; Reichert, P. The effect of longer versus shorter duration of supervised physiotherapy after acl reconstruction on the vertical jump landing limb symmetry. Biomed Research International 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/7519467

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Lopes, TJA; Ferrari, D; Ioannidis, J; Simic, M; De Azevedo, FM; Pappas, E. Reliability and validity of frontal plane kinematics of the trunk and lower extremity measured with 2-dimensional cameras during athletic tasks: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Journal Of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 2018;48:812-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2018.8006

Lanzoni, IM; Bartolomei, S; Di Michele, R; Fantozzi, S. A kinematic comparison between long-line and cross-court top spin forehand in competitive table tennis players. Journal Of Sports Sciences 2018;36:2637-2643. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2018.1456394

Middleton, KJ; Wells, DJM; Foster, DH; Alderson, JA. Proximal cueing to reduce elbow extension levels in suspect spin bowlers: a case study. International Journal Of Sports Science & Coaching 2018;13:643-648. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747954118792852

Stanley, E; Thomson, E; Smith, G; Lamb, KL. An analysis of the three-dimensional kinetics and kinematics of maximal effort punches among amateur boxers. International Journal Of Performance Analysis In Sport 2018;18:835-854. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24748668.2018.1525651

Garrison, JC; Hannon, J; Goto, S; Giesler, L; Bush, C; Bothwell, JM. Participants at three months post-operative anterior cruciate, ligament reconstruction (acl-r) demonstrate differences in lower extremity energy absorption contribution and quadriceps strength compared to healthy controls. Knee 2018;25:782-789. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.06.014

Aboodarda, SJ; Mira, J; Floreani, M; Jaswal, R; Moon, SJ; Amery, K; Rupp, T; Millet, GY. Effects of endurance cycling training on neuromuscular fatigue in healthy active men. part ii: corticospinal excitability and voluntary activation. European Journal Of Applied Physiology 2018;118:2295-2305. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-018-3951-7

Panhan, AC; Goncalves, M; Eltz, GD; Villalba, MM; Cardozo, AC; Berzin, F. Neuromuscular efficiency of the multifidus muscle in pilates practitioners and non-practitioners. Complementary Therapies In Medicine 2018;40:61-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2018.07.014

Gleersen, O; Kocbach, J; Gilgien, M. Tracking performance in endurance racing sports: evaluation of the accuracy offered by three commercial gnss receivers aimed at the sports market. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01425

Munro, CE; Christie, CJ. Research directions for the enhancement of women's cricket. International Journal Of Sports Science & Coaching 2018;13:708-712. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747954118764102

Balsalobre-Fernandez, C; Garcia-Ramos, A; Jimenez-Reyes, P. Load-velocity profiling in the military press exercise: effects of gender and training. International Journal Of Sports Science & Coaching 2018;13:743-750. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747954117738243

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Kernkamp, WA; Varady, NH; Li, JS; Asnis, PD; van Arkel, ERA; Nelissen, RGHH; Van de Velde, SK; Li, G. The effect of acl deficiency on the end-to-end distances of the tibiofemoral acl attachment during in vivo dynamic activity. Knee 2018;25:738-745. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.07.013

Holzer, D; Epro, G; McCrum, C; Doerner, J; Luetkens, JA; Scheef, L; Kukuk, GM; Boecker, H; Mierau, A; Brueggemann, GP; Maganaris, CN; Karamanidis, K. The role of muscle strength on tendon adaptability in old age. European Journal Of Applied Physiology 2018;118:2269-2279. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-018-3947-3

Schimoler, PJ; Vipperman, JS; Miller, MC. Pole/zero design of agonist/antagonist actuation. Ieee Transactions On Control Systems Technology 2018;26:2141-2148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TCST.2017.2740852

Yoneda, S; Okubo, H; Linderman, SW; Kusano, N; Silva, MJ; Thomopoulos, S; Kanaya, F; Gelberman, RH. The effect of modified locking methods and suture materials on zone ii flexor tendon repair-an ex vivo study. Plos One 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205121

Eichinger, M; Schmoelz, W; Attal, R; Moroder, A; Heinrichs, CH; Smekal, V; Mayr, R. Screw oversizing for anterior cruciate ligament graft fixation in primary and enlarged tibial tunnels: a biomechanical study in a porcine model. Knee 2018;25:774-781. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.05.012

Eekhoff, JD; Fang, F; Lake, SP. Multiscale mechanical effects of native collagen cross-linking in tendon. Connective Tissue Research 2018;59:410-422. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03008207.2018.1449837

Choi, R; Smith, M; Clarke, E; Little, C. Cellular, matrix, and mechano-biological differences in load-bearing versus positional tendons throughout development and aging: a narrative review. Connective Tissue Research 2018;59:483-494. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03008207.2018.1504929

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Wekwejt, M; Moritz, N; Swieczko-Zurek, B; Palubicka, A. Biomechanical testing of bioactive bone cements - a comparison of the impact of modifiers: antibiotics and nanometals. Polymer Testing 2018;70:234-243. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2018.07.014

Singh, A; Lee, D; Jeong, H; Yu, C; Li, JR; Fang, CH; Sabnekar, P; Liu, XP; Yoshida, T; Sopko, N; Bivalacqua, TJ. Tissue-engineered neo-urinary conduit from decellularized trachea. Tissue Engineering Part A 2018;24:1456-1467. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2017.0436

Rim, NG; Yih, A; Hsi, P; Wang, YJ; Zhang, YH; Wong, JY. Micropatterned cell sheets as structural building blocks for biomimetic vascular patches. Biomaterials 2018;181:126-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.07.047

Dunford, KM; LeRoith, T; Kemper, AR. Effects of postmortem time and storage fluid on the material properties of bovine liver parenchyma in tension. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;87:240-255. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.05.043

Ergir, E; Bachmann, B; Redl, H; Forte, G; Ertl, P. Small force, big impact: next generation organ-on-a-chip systems incorporating biomechanical cues. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01417

Liang, XY; Duan, PG; Gao, JM; Guo, RS; Qu, ZH; Li, XF; He, Y; Yao, HQ; Ding, JD. Bilayered plga/plga-hap composite scaffold for osteochondral tissue engineering and tissue regeneration. Acs Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2018;4:3506-3521. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.8b00552

Cooper, BG; Bordeianu, C; Nazarian, A; Snyder, BD; Grinstaff, MW. Active agents, biomaterials, and technologies to improve biolubrication and strengthen soft tissues. Biomaterials 2018;181:210-226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.07.040

Chen, MX; Guo, WM; Gao, S; Hao, CX; Shen, S; Zhang, ZZ; Wang, ZH; Li, X; Jing, XG; Zhang, XL; Yuan, ZG; Wang, MJ; Zhang, Y; Peng, J; Wang, AY; Wang, Y; Sui, X; Liu, SY; Guo, QY. Biomechanical stimulus based strategies for meniscus tissue engineering and regeneration. Tissue Engineering Part B-Reviews 2018;24:392-402. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.teb.2017.0508

Tharp, KM; Weaver, VM. Modeling tissue polarity in context. Journal Of Molecular Biology 2018;430:3613-3628. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2018.07.015

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
MacManus, DB; Murphy, JG; Gilchrist, MD. Mechanical characterisation of brain tissue up to 35% strain at 1, 10, and 100/s using a custom-built micro-indentation apparatus. Journal Of The Mechanical Behavior Of Biomedical Materials 2018;87:256-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.07.025

Li, XG; Kleiven, S. Improved safety standards are needed to better protect younger children at playgrounds. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-33393-z

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Nemecek, P; Cabell, L; Janura, M. Horse and rider interaction during simulated horse jumping. Journal Of Equine Veterinary Science 2018;70:26-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2018.07.001

Caure, S; Mortagne, P; Leveillard, D; Blanville, F; Carro, M; Cousty, M; Salazar, D; Weller, R. The influence of different hind shoes and bare feet on horse kinematics at a walk and trot on a soft surface. Journal Of Equine Veterinary Science 2018;70:76-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2018.08.002

Zuckerman, JS; Dyce, J; Arruda, AG; Kramer, CM; Ben-Amotz, R. Fibular osteotomy to facilitate proximal tibial rotation during tibial plateau leveling osteotomy. Veterinary Surgery 2018;47:923-931. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12945

Martin, MS; Kline, HC; Wagner, DR; Alexander, LR; Edwards-Callaway, LN; Grandin, T. Evaluation of different captive bolt lengths and breed influence upon post-stun hind limb and forelimb activity in fed cattle at a commercial slaughter facility. Meat Science 2018;143:159-164. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2018.05.003

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Saleem, A; Waheed, S; Nadeem, S. Bifurcation analysis for physiological flow of a nanofluid: application of biomechanics. Current Nanoscience 2018;14:481-502. http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1573413714666180530092406

*PICK OF THE WEEK*
Gan, ZY; Yesilevskiy, Y; Zaytsev, P; Remy, CD. All common bipedal gaits emerge from a single passive model. Journal Of The Royal Society Interface 2018;15:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0455