LITERATURE UPDATE
December 06 - December 12, 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*
Tommasini, S; Nelson, T; Faulkner-Filosa, C; Rodeheffer, M; Rosen, C; Lindskog, D; Horowitz, M. Selective deletion of marrow adipocytes leads to increased mesenchymal precursors, a shift in lineage allocation, and increased bone mass with improved bone biomechanics. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2018;33:41-42.

Okazaki, JEF; Gazoni, FM; Tavares, DRB; Arbex, MCFB; Bastos, LA; Fonte, FK; Cendoroglo, MS; Santos, FC. Association between locomotive syndrome and bone mass, vertebral fractures and sarcopenia in the elderly aged 80 years and over.. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2018;33:167-167.

Chen, RM; Chang, WH. Tomographic and biomechanical differences in trabecular bone in the early stage of male osteoporosis. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2018;33:238-239.

Roux, JP; Boutroy, S; Bouxsein, ML; Chapurlat, R; Wegrzyn, J. Local and global microarchitecture control different features of bone biomechanics. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2018;33:332-332.

Furui, A; Terada, N; Mito, K. Mechanical simulation study of postoperative displacement of trochanteric fractures using the finite element method. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-018-1011-y

*BOTANY*
Steinbrecher, T; Leubner-Metzger, G. Tissue and cellular mechanics of seeds. Current Opinion In Genetics & Development 2018;51:1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2018.03.001

Crofts, SB; Anderson, PSL. The influence of cactus spine surface structure on puncture performance and anchoring ability is tuned for ecology. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 2018;285:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.2280

Sechet, J; Htwe, S; Urbanowicz, B; Agyeman, A; Feng, W; Ishikawa, T; Colomes, M; Kumar, KS; Kawai-Yamada, M; Dinneny, JR; O'Neill, MA; Mortimer, JC. Suppression of arabidopsis gglt1 affects growth by reducing the l-galactose content and borate cross-linking of rhamnogalacturonan-ii. Plant Journal 2018;96:1036-1050. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tpj.14088

Cameron, C; Geitmann, A. Cell mechanics of pollen tube growth. Current Opinion In Genetics & Development 2018;51:11-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2018.03.008

*CARDIOVASCULAR/CARDIOPULMONARY*
Otero-Agra, M; Rodriguez-Nunez, A; Rey, E; Abelairas-Gomez, C; Besada-Saavedra, I; Anton-Ogando, AP; Lopez-Garcia, S; Martin-Conty, JL; Barcala-Furelos, R. What biomechanical factors are more important in compression depth for children lifesavers ? a randomized crossover study. American Journal Of Emergency Medicine 2019;37:100-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2018.05.003

Krause, MD; Huang, RT; Wu, D; Shentu, TP; Harrison, DL; Whalen, MB; Stolze, LK; Di Rienzo, A; Moskowitz, IP; Civelek, M; Romanoski, CE; Fang, Y. Genetic variant at coronary artery disease and ischemic stroke locus 1p32.2 regulates endothelial responses to hemodynamics. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 2018;115:69-4949-5152-5769-4949-5153-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1810568115

Vivas-Buitrago, T; Pinilla-Monsalve, G; Jusue-Torres, I; Oishi, K; Robison, J; Crawford, JA; Pletnikov, M; Xu, JD; Baledent, O; Lokossou, A; Hung, AL; Blitz, AM; Lu, J; Herzka, DA; Guerrero-Cazares, H; Oishi, K; Mori, S; Quinones-Hinojosa, A; Rigamonti, D. Ventricular volume dynamics during the development of adult chronic communicating hydrocephalus in a rodent model. World Neurosurgery 2018;120:69-4949-5048-6949-4950-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.08.241

Gong, LL; Hao, YY; Yin, XJ; Wang, L; Ma, XJ; Cao, J; Liang, RX; Liao, FL; Zhang, JY. Joint effect of a combination of components from the fruit of crataegus pinnatifida bge. var. major ne br. and the root of salvia miltiorrhiza bge. with swimming on atherosclerosis in rats. Rsc Advances 2018;8:37229-37242. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8ra05548c

Sorelli, M; Perrella, A; Bocchi, L. Detecting vascular age using the analysis of peripheral pulse. Ieee Transactions On Biomedical Engineering 2018;65:2742-2750. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2018.2814630

Caballero, A; Mao, WB; McKay, R; Primiano, C; Hashim, S; Sun, W. New insights into mitral heart valve prolapse after chordae rupture through fluid-structure interaction computational modeling. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-35555-5

Hong, W; Kim, H. Effect of papillary muscle displacement and annular dilation on development of functional mitral regurgitation. Journal Of Mechanics In Medicine And Biology 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519418400201

Bouabdallaoui, N; El-Hamamsy, I; Pham, M; Giraldeau, G; Parent, MC; Carrier, M; Rouleau, JL; Ducharme, A. Aortic regurgitation in patients with a left ventricular assist device: a contemporary review. Journal Of Heart And Lung Transplantation 2018;37:1289-1297. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2018.07.002

Taggart, DP; Webb, CM; Desouza, A; Yadav, R; Channon, KM; De Robertis, F; Di Mario, C. Long-term performance of an external stent for saphenous vein grafts: the vest iv trial. Journal Of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13019-018-0803-9

*CELLULAR/SUBCELLULAR*
Sensi, F; D'Angelo, E; D'Aronco, S; Molinaro, R; Agostini, M. Preclinical three-dimensional colorectal cancer model: the next generation of in vitro drug efficacy evaluation. Journal Of Cellular Physiology 2019;234:181-191. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcp.26812

Koyama, H; Fujimori, T. Biomechanics of epithelial fold pattern formation in the mouse female reproductive tract. Current Opinion In Genetics & Development 2018;51:59-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2018.06.010

Kozler, P; Maresova, D; Pokorny, J. Cellular brain edema induced by water intoxication in rat experimental model. Neuroendocrinology Letters 2018;39:209-218.

Dragos, A; Martin, M; Garcia, CF; Kricks, L; Pausch, P; Heimerl, T; Balint, B; Maroti, G; Bange, G; Lopez, D; Lieleg, O; Kovacs, AT. Collapse of genetic division of labour and evolution of autonomy in pellicle biofilms. Nature Microbiology 2018;3:1451-1460. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41564-018-0263-y

Smith, SJ; Rebeiz, M; Davidson, L. From pattern to process: studies at the interface of gene regulatory networks, morphogenesis, and evolution. Current Opinion In Genetics & Development 2018;51:103-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2018.08.004

Das, D; Lauga, E. Computing the motor torque of escherichia coli. Soft Matter 2018;14:5955-5967. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8sm00536b

Brusatin, G; Panciera, T; Gandin, A; Citron, A; Piccolo, S. Biomaterials and engineered microenvironments to control yap/taz-dependent cell behaviour. Nature Materials 2018;17:1063-1075. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41563-018-0180-8

Blanchard, GB; Etienne, J; Gorfinkiel, N. From pulsatile apicomedial contractility to effective epithelial mechanics. Current Opinion In Genetics & Development 2018;51:78-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2018.07.004

*COMPARATIVE*
Doube, M; Felder, AA; Chua, MY; Lodhia, K; Klosowski, MM; Hutchinson, JR; Shefelbine, SJ. Limb bone scaling in hopping macropods and quadrupedal artiodactyls. Royal Society Open Science 2018;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.180152

Baumgart, A; Anderson, P. Finding the weakest link: mechanical sensitivity in a fish cranial linkage system. Royal Society Open Science 2018;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.181003

Baier, DB; Garrity, BM; Moritz, S; Carney, RM. Alligator mississippiensis sternal and shoulder girdle mobility increase stride length during high walks. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.186791

Cieri, RL; Moritz, S; Capano, JG; Brainerd, EL. Breathing with floating ribs: xromm analysis of lung ventilation in savannah monitor lizards. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.189449

Shen, ZY; Neil, TR; Robert, D; Drinkwater, BW; Holderied, MW. Biomechanics of a moth scale at ultrasonic frequencies. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 2018;115:12200-12205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1810025115

Moran, CJ; Neubauer, DL; Rzucidlo, CL; Gerry, SP. Temperature constrains locomotion and muscle function in two temperate labrids. Comparative Biochemistry And Physiology A-Molecular & Integrative Physiology 2019;227:172-178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpa.2018.10.012

Meyer, G; Lieber, RL. Muscle fibers bear a larger fraction of passive muscle tension in frogs compared with mice. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.182089

*DENTAL/ORAL/FACIAL*
Marrelli, M; Codispoti, B; Shelton, RM; Scheven, BA; Cooper, PR; Tatullo, M; Paduano, F. Dental pulp stem cell mechanoresponsiveness: effects of mechanical stimuli on dental pulp stem cell behavior. Frontiers In Physiology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.01685

*DIGESTIVE*
Lynch, SM; Agrawal, D; Kern, M; Shaker, R. Swallow strength training by salr technique is as effective in improving the deglutitive biomechanics in dysphagic patients as in healthy elderly. Gastroenterology 2018;154:83-5756-5283-5756-52.

*ERGONOMICS*
Neupane, S; Nygard, CH; Prakash, KC; von Bonsdorff, MB; von Bonsdorff, ME; Seitsamo, J; Rantanen, T; Ilmarinen, J; Leino-Arjas, P. Multisite musculoskeletal pain trajectories from midlife to old age: a 28-year follow-up of municipal employees. Occupational And Environmental Medicine 2018;75:863-870. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-105235

Gagnon, D; Plamondon, A; Lariviere, C. A comparison of lumbar spine and muscle loading between male and female workers during box transfers. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;81:76-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.09.017

*GAIT/LOCOMOTION*
Pfaff, LM; Cinelli, ME. Avoidance behaviours of young adults during a head-on collision course with an approaching person. Experimental Brain Research 2018;236:3169-3179. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-018-5371-7

Mahoney, JR; Verghese, J. Visual-somatosensory integration and quantitative gait performance in aging. Frontiers In Aging Neuroscience 2018;10:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2018.00377

Fujiki, S; Aoi, S; Funato, T; Sato, Y; Tsuchiya, K; Yanagihara, D. Adaptive hindlimb split-belt treadmill walking in rats by controlling basic muscle activation patterns via phase resetting. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-35714-8

Usherwood, JR; Hubel, TY; Smith, BJH; Davies, ZTS; Sobota, G. The scaling or ontogeny of human gait kinetics and walk-run transition: the implications of work vs. peak power minimization. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;81:12-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.09.004

Allen, JL; Franz, JR. The motor repertoire of older adult fallers may constrain their response to balance perturbations. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2018;120:2368-2378. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00302.2018

Fickey, SN; Browne, MG; Franz, JR. Biomechanical effects of augmented ankle power output during human walking. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.182113

Rock, CG; Marmelat, V; Yentes, JM; Siu, KC; Takahashi, KZ. Interaction between step-to-step variability and metabolic cost of transport during human walking. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.181834

French, MA; Morto, SM; Charalambous, CC; Reisman, DS. A locomotor learning paradigm using distorted visual feedback elicits strategic learning. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2018;120:1923-1931. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00252.2018

Zubair, HN; Stout, EE; Dounskaia, N; Beloozerova, IN. The role of intersegmental dynamics in coordination of the forelimb joints during unperturbed and perturbed skilled locomotion. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2018;120:1547-1557. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00324.2018

Blazkiewicz, M; Wit, A. Artificial neural network simulation of lower limb joint angles in normal and impaired human gait. Acta Of Bioengineering And Biomechanics 2018;20:43-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.5277/ABB-01129-2018-02

Penedo, T; Polastri, PF; Rodrigues, ST; Simieli, L; Baptista, AM; Moretto, GF; Imaizumi, LFI; Santinelli, FB; Barbieri, FA. Influence of obstacle color on locomotor and gaze behaviors during obstacle avoidance in people with parkinson's disease. Experimental Brain Research 2018;236:3319-3325. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-018-5385-1

*ANIMAL LOCOMOTION*
Ellerby, DJ; Berlin, CG; Cathcart, KJ; Dornon, MK; Feldman, A; Gee, JK; Moran, CJ. Assessing the ecological relevance of swimming performance traits: a case study of bluegill sunfish (lepomis macrochirus). Aquatic Ecology 2018;52:311-322. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10452-018-9665-4

Valdez, SI; Gonzalez-Sandoval, J; Duenas-Jimenez, S; Rodriguez, NEF; Torres-Ramos, S; Mendizabal-Ruiz, G. Modeling hind-limb kinematics using a bio-inspired algorithm with a local search. Biomedical Engineering Online 2018;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12938-018-0565-6

Szczecinski, NS; Bockemuhl, T; Chockley, AS; Buschges, A. Static stability predicts the continuum of interleg coordination patterns in drosophila. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.189142

Catavitello, G; Ivanenko, Y; Lacquaniti, F. A kinematic synergy for terrestrial locomotion shared by mammals and birds. Elife 2018;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.38190

Hedrick, TL; Pichot, C; de Margerie, E. Gliding for a free lunch: biomechanics of foraging flight in common swifts (apus apus). Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.186270

Parslew, B; Sivalingam, G; Crowther, W. A dynamics and stability framework for avian jumping take-off. Royal Society Open Science 2018;5:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.181544

Schwaner, MJ; Lin, DC; McGowan, CP. Jumping mechanics of desert kangaroo rats. Journal Of Experimental Biology 2018;221:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.186700

*HAND/FINGER/FOOT/TOE*
van Hoeve, S; Stollenwerck, G; Willems, P; Witlox, MA; Meijer, K; Poeze, M. Gait analysis and functional outcome in patients after lisfranc injury treatment. Foot And Ankle Surgery 2018;24:535-541. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fas.2017.07.003

Le Hanneur, M; Cambon-Binder, A; Belkheyar, Z. Transfer of the triceps brachii to the finger and thumb extensors: anatomical study and report on one case. Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation 2018;37:372-379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hansur.2018.09.003

*JOINT/CARTILAGE*
Vachhani, K; Lapaine, P; Samiezadeh, S; Whyne, CM; Fialkov, JA. The impact of surgical manipulation on lower lateral cartilage stiffness. Journal Of Plastic Reconstructive And Aesthetic Surgery 2018;71:1804-1809. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2018.07.026

Speirs, AD; Rakhra, KS; Weiss, MJW; Beaule, PE. Bone density changes following surgical correction of femoroacetabular impingement deformities. Osteoarthritis And Cartilage 2018;26:1683-1690. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2018.08.015

Zevenbergen, L; Gsell, W; Cai, L; Chan, DD; Famaey, N; Sloten, JV; Himmelreich, U; Neu, CP; Jonkers, I. Cartilage-on-cartilage contact: effect of compressive loading on tissue deformations and structural integrity of bovine articular cartilage. Osteoarthritis And Cartilage 2018;26:1699-1709. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2018.08.009

Zevenbergen, L; Gsell, W; Chan, DD; Sloten, JV; Himmelreich, U; Neu, CP; Jonkers, I. Functional assessment of strains around a full-thickness and critical sized articular cartilage defect under compressive loading using mri. Osteoarthritis And Cartilage 2018;26:1710-1721. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2018.08.013

Mirahmadi, F; Koolstra, JH; Fazaeli, S; Lobbezoo, F; van Lenthe, GH; Snabel, J; Stoop, R; Arbabi, V; Weinans, H; Everts, V. Aging does not change the compressive stiffness of mandibular condylar cartilage in horses. Osteoarthritis And Cartilage 2018;26:1744-1752. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2018.08.007

*METHODS*
Bennett, HJ; Fleenor, K; Weinhandl, JT. A normative database of hip and knee joint biomechanics during dynamic tasks using anatomical regression prediction methods. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;81:122-131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.10.003

Halilaj, E; Rajagopal, A; Fiterau, M; Hicks, JL; Hastie, TJ; Delp, SL. Machine learning in human movement biomechanics: best practices, common pitfalls, and new opportunities. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;81:1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.09.009

*MODELING*
Marzbanrad, J; Shakhlavi, SJ; Moghaddam, ITZ; Afkar, A. Biomechanical modeling of a seated human body exposed to vertical and horizontal vibrations using genetic algorithms. Journal Of Vibration Engineering & Technologies 2018;6:417-426. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42417-018-0054-z

Wang, MA; Liang, JN; Mao, ZY. Biomechanical modeling and simulation of subcutaneous adipose tissue based on linear elastic and hyperelastic model. Journal Of Mechanics In Medicine And Biology 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519418400018

Angeli, S; Emblem, KE; Due-Tonnessen, P; Stylianopoulos, T. Towards patient-specific modeling of brain tumor growth and formation of secondary nodes guided by dti-mri. Neuroimage-Clinical 2018;20:664-673. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2018.08.032

Nikolova, G; Yordanov, Y; Dantchev, D. 3d mathematical model of the bulgarian man: study of the mass-inertial characteristics of its body segments in different regions of the country. Comptes Rendus De L Academie Bulgare Des Sciences 2018;71:1222-1229. http://dx.doi.org/10.7546/CRABS.2018.09.09

Xu, LF; Chen, X; Cao, SA; Zhang, X; Chen, X. A fatigue involved modification framework for force estimation in fatiguing contraction. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2018;26:2153-2164. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2018.2872554

*MUSCLE*
Mumtaz, H; Vallejo, J; Dallas, M; Lara-Castillo, N; Scott, J; Wacker, M; Johnson, M; Ganesh, T. Age and gender effects on architectural, biomechanical and muscle performance in c57bl/6 mice. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2018;33:431-431.

Patel, NK; Bhalla, APS; Patankar, NA. A new constraint-based formulation for hydrodynamically resolved computational neuromechanics of swimming animals. Journal Of Computational Physics 2018;375:684-716. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2018.08.035

Sandercock, TG; Wei, Q; Dhaher, YY; Pai, DK; Tresch, MC. Vastus lateralis and vastus medialis produce distinct mediolateral forces on the patella but similar forces on the tibia in the rat. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;81:45-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.09.007

Mayer, WP; Murray, AJ; Brenner-Morton, S; Jessell, TM; Tourtellotte, WG; Akay, T. Role of muscle spindle feedback in regulating muscle activity strength during walking at different speed in mice. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2018;120:2484-2497. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00250.2018

Vella, CA; Michos, ED; Sears, DD; Cushman, M; Van Hollebeke, RB; Wiest, MM; Allison, MA. Associations of sedentary behavior and abdominal muscle density: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Journal Of Physical Activity & Health 2018;15:827-833. http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2018-0028

Van Deun, B; Hobbelen, JSM; Cagnie, B; Van Eetvelde, B; Van Den Noortgate, N; Cambier, D. Reproducible measurements of muscle characteristics using the myotonpro device: comparison between individuals with and without paratonia. Journal Of Geriatric Physical Therapy 2018;41:194-203. http://dx.doi.org/10.1519/JPT.0000000000000119

*NEURAL*
Leech, KA; Day, KA; Roemmich, RT; Bastian, AJ. Movement and perception recalibrate differently across multiple days of locomotor learning. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2018;120:2130-2137. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00355.2018

Formento, E; Minassian, K; Wagner, F; Mignardot, JB; Le Goff-Mignardot, CG; Rowald, A; Bloch, J; Micera, S; Capogrosso, M; Courtine, G. Electrical spinal cord stimulation must preserve proprioception to enable locomotion in humans with spinal cord injury. Nature Neuroscience 2018;21:1728-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41593-018-0262-6

Dai, Y; Cheng, Y; Fedirchuk, B; Jordan, LM; Chu, JH. Motoneuron output regulated by ionic channels: a modeling study of motoneuron frequency-current relationships during fictive locomotion. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2018;120:1840-1858. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00068.2018

Sacheli, LM; Zapparoli, L; Preti, M; De Santis, C; Pelosi, C; Ursino, N; Zerbi, A; Stucovitz, E; Banfi, G; Paulesu, E. A functional limitation to the lower limbs affects the neural bases of motor imagery of gait. Neuroimage-Clinical 2018;20:177-187. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2018.07.003

Filipp, ME; Travis, BJ; Henry, SS; Idzikowski, EC; Magnuson, SA; Loh, MYF; Hellenbrand, DJ; Hanna, AS. Differences in neuroplasticity after spinal cord injury in varying animal models and humans. Neural Regeneration Research 2019;14:7-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1673-5374.243694

Dingu, N; Deumens, R; Taccola, G. Afferent input induced by rhythmic limb movement modulates spinal neuronal circuits in an innovative robotic in vitro preparation. Neuroscience 2018;394:44-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2018.10.016

Campbell, MG; Giocomo, LM. Self-motion processing in visual and entorhinal cortices: inputs, integration, and implications for position coding. Journal Of Neurophysiology 2018;120:2091-2106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00686.2017

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SPINE*
Lo, YC; Wang, L. Bulging intervertebral disc: an asymptotic elasticity solution. Acta Mechanica Sinica 2018;34:1167-1173. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10409-018-0788-6

Cho, SK; Caridi, J; Kim, JS; Cheung, ZB; Gandhi, A; Inzana, J. Attenuation of proximal junctional kyphosis using sublaminar polyester tension bands: a biomechanical study. World Neurosurgery 2018;120:69-4949-5154-6949-4952-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.08.244

Rong, ZG; Zhang, F; Xiao, J; Wang, ZD; Luo, F; Zhang, ZH; Xu, JZ; Dai, F. Application of cement-injectable cannulated pedicle screw in treatment of osteoporotic thoracolumbar vertebral compression fracture (ao type a): a retrospective study of 28 cases. World Neurosurgery 2018;120:69-5052-5569-5053-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.08.045

Jha, SC; Miyazaki, M; Tsumura, H. Kinetic change of spinal cord compression on flexion-extension magnetic resonance imaging in cervical spine. Clinical Neurology And Neurosurgery 2018;174:86-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.09.017

Zhang, ZQ; Wang, CS; Yang, P; Wang, KZ. Mesenchymal stem cells induced by microencapsulated chondrocytes on repairing of intervertebral disc degeneration. Orthopaedic Surgery 2018;10:328-336. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/os.12411

De Rosario, H; Vivas, MJ; Sinovas, MI; Page, A. Relationship between neck motion and self-reported pain in patients with whiplash associated disorders during the acute phase. Musculoskeletal Science And Practice 2018;38:23-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2018.09.004

*ORTHOPAEDICS/SURGERY*
Fantry, A; Sobel, A; Capito, N; Hodax, JD; Pidgeon, T; Koruprolu, S; Rich, R; Fava, JL; Green, A; Paxton, S. Biomechanical assessment of locking plate fixation of comminuted proximal olecranon fractures. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:69-5252-5369-5253-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001279

Lee, C; Sciadini, M. The use of external fixation for the management of the unstable anterior pelvic ring. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:83-4952-8349-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001251

Mitchell, PM; Lee, AK; Collinge, CA; Ziran, BH; Hartley, KG; Jahangir, AA. Early comparative outcomes of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer plate in the fixation of distal femur fractures. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:386-390. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001223

Auston, D; Donohue, D; Stoops, K; Cox, J; Diaz, M; Santoni, B; Mir, H. Long segment blocking screws increase the stability of retrograde nail fixation in geriatric supracondylar femur fractures: eliminating the "bell-clapper effect". Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:559-564. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001284

Uygur, E; Poyanli, O; Mutlu, I; Celik, T; Akpinar, F. Medial malleolus fractures: a biomechanical comparison of tension band wiring fixation methods. Orthopaedics & Traumatology-Surgery & Research 2018;104:1259-1263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otsr.2018.06.011

Liskutin, T; Bernstein, M; Lack, W; Perry, M; Summers, H. Surgical technique: achieving reduction with temporizing, knee-spanning external fixation. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:83-5150-8351-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001207

Worhacz, K; Nayak, AN; Boudreaux, RL; Pavan, B; Wipf, F; Jacofsky, MC; Araghi, A. Biomechanical analysis of superior and anterior precontoured plate fixation techniques for neer type ii-a clavicle fractures. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:69-5254-5069-5254-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001318

Vaidya, R; Woodbury, D; Nasr, K. Anterior subcutaneous internal pelvic fixation/infix: a systemic review. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:83-5052-8351-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001248

Olsen, M; Goshulak, P; Crookshank, MC; Moktar, J; Brazda, IJ; Schemitsch, EH; Zdero, R. Biomechanical testing of a 3-hole versus a 4-hole sliding hip screw in the presence of a retrograde intramedullary nail for ipsilateral intertrochanteric and femur shaft fractures. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:419-424. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001179

Novoa, CD; Citak, M; Zahar, A; Lopez, RE; Gehrke, T; Rodrigo, JL. The merete bioball system in hip revision surgery: a systematic review. Orthopaedics & Traumatology-Surgery & Research 2018;104:1171-1178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otsr.2018.06.016

Bachman, DR; Park, S; Thaveepunsan, S; Fitzsimmons, JS; An, KN; O'Driscoll, SW. Joint contact changes with undersized prosthetic radial heads. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:69-5252-4869-5252-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001278

O'Connell, RS; Owen, JR; Hansen, EJ; Bashir, AS; Wayne, JS; Satpathy, J; Kates, SL. Biomechanical evaluation of osteoporotic proximal periprosthetic femur fractures with proximal bicortical fixation and allograft struts. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:508-514. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001261

Meyer, DC; Bachmann, E; Ladermann, A; Lajtai, G; Jentzsch, T. The best knot and suture configurations for high-strength suture material. an in vitro biomechanical study. Orthopaedics & Traumatology-Surgery & Research 2018;104:1277-1282. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otsr.2018.08.010

Iobst, C; Thompson, RG; Grauer, J; Wheeler, P. How to prevent k-wire bounce in oblique supracondylar humerus fractures. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:69-5257-5069-5257-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001273

Zarezadeh, A; Mamelson, K; Thomas, WC; Schoch, BS; Wright, TW; King, JJ. Outcomes of distal humerus fractures: what are we measuring?. Orthopaedics & Traumatology-Surgery & Research 2018;104:1253-1258. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otsr.2018.08.017

Morellato, J; Louati, H; Desloges, W; Papp, S; Pollock, JW. Fixation of anteromedial coronoid facet fractures: a biomechanical evaluation of plated versus screw constructs. Journal Of Orthopaedic Trauma 2018;32:69-5253-4969-5253-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001266

*POSTURE/BALANCE*
Chien, JE; Hsu, WL. Effects of dynamic perturbation-based training on balance control of community-dwelling older adults. Scientific Reports 2018;8:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-35644-5

*PROSTHETICS/ORTHOTICS*
Barnett, CT; Vanicek, N; Rusaw, DF. Do predictive relationships exist between postural control and falls efficacy in unilateral transtibial prosthesis users ?. Archives Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation 2018;99:2271-2278. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2018.05.016

*WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY/ENERGY HARVESTING*
Kim, KB; Jang, W; Cho, JY; Woo, SB; Jeon, DH; Ahn, JH; Do Hong, S; Koo, HY; Sung, TH. Transparent and flexible piezoelectric sensor for detecting human movement with a boron nitride nanosheet (bnns). Nano Energy 2018;54:91-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.09.056

*REACHING/GRASP/UPPER EXTREMITY*
Murgia, A; Hortobagyi, T; Wijnen, A; Bruin, L; Diercks, R; Dekker, R. Effects of age and sex on shoulder biomechanics and relative effort during functional tasks. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;81:132-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.10.001

*REHABILITATION*
Burnfield, JM; Cesar, GM; Buster, TW; Irons, SL; Pfeifer, CM. Walking and fitness improvements in a child with diplegic cerebral palsy following motor-assisted elliptical intervention. Pediatric Physical Therapy 2018;30:69-4969-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEP.0000000000000541

King, E; Richter, C; Franklyn-Miller, A; Daniels, K; Wadey, R; Jackson, M; Moran, R; Strike, S. Biomechanical but not timed performance asymmetries persist between limbs 9 months after acl reconstruction during planned and unplanned change of direction. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;81:93-103. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.09.021

*SPORT/EXERCISE*
Vieira, T; Cerone, GL; Gastaldi, L; Pastorelli, S; Oliveira, LF; Gazzoni, M; Botter, A. Design and test of a biomechanical model for the estimation of knee joint angle during indoor rowing: implications for fes-rowing protocols in paraplegia. Ieee Transactions On Neural Systems And Rehabilitation Engineering 2018;26:2145-2152. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSRE.2018.2876634

Riemann, BL; Johnson, W; Murphy, T; Davies, GJ. A bilateral comparison of the underlying mechanics contributing to the seated single-arm shot-put functional performance test. Journal Of Athletic Training 2018;53:976-982. http://dx.doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-388-17

O'Leary, TJ; Collett, J; Morris, MG. High-intensity exhaustive exercise reduces long-interval intracortical inhibition. Experimental Brain Research 2018;236:3149-3158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00221-018-5364-6

*TENDON/LIGAMENT*
Luo, J; Tommasini, S; Macica, C. Biomechanical evaluation of enthesopathy in a mmine model of x-linked hypophosphatemia. Journal Of Bone And Mineral Research 2018;33:350-350.

Englander, ZA; Martin, JT; Ganapathy, PK; Garrett, WE; DeFrate, LE. Automatic registration of mri-based joint models to high-speed biplanar radiographs for precise quantification of in vivo anterior cruciate ligament deformation during gait. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;81:36-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.09.010

Marieswaran, M; Mansoori, N; Digge, VK; Jhajhria, SK; Behera, C; Lalwani, S; Kalyanasundaram, D. Effect of preservation methods on tensile properties of human femur-acl-tibial complex (fatc) - a cadaveric study on male subjects. Acta Of Bioengineering And Biomechanics 2018;20:31-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.5277/ABB-01134-2018-03

Lu, DF; Yang, CD; Zhang, ZT; Xiao, MC. Enhanced tendon-bone healing with acidic fibroblast growth factor delivered in collagen in a rabbit anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction model. Journal Of Orthopaedic Surgery And Research 2018;13:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13018-018-0984-x

Quirk, NP; De Padilla, CL; De La Vega, RE; Coenen, MJ; Tovar, A; Evans, CH; Muller, SA. Effects of freeze-thaw on the biomechanical and structural properties of the rat achilles tendon. Journal Of Biomechanics 2018;81:52-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.09.012

*TISSUE/BIOMATERIAL*
Bigot, M; Chauveau, F; Beuf, O; Lambert, SA. Magnetic resonance elastography of rodent brain. Frontiers In Neurology 2018;9:. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2018.01010

*TRAUMA/IMPACT TESTING*
Xu, T; Sheng, XM; Zhang, TY; Liu, H; Liang, X; Ding, A. Development and validation of dummies and human models used in crash test. Applied Bionics And Biomechanics 2018;NaN:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/3832850

*VETERINARY/AGRICULTURAL*
Karimov, JH; Such, KA; Dessoffy, R; Fukamachi, K. Lumbar muscle atrophy caused by harness replacement in a chronic calf model of total artificial heart implantation. Journal Of Artificial Organs 2018;21:482-485. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10047-018-1048-z

Zakari, FO; Ayo, JO; Rekwot, PI; Kawu, MU; Minka, NS; Olaifa, FH; Ibrahim, MJ; Avazi, DO. Daily rhythmicity of behavioral responses in donkeys of different age groups during the cold-dry (harmattan) and hot-dry seasons in a tropical savannah. Journal Of Veterinary Behavior-Clinical Applications And Research 2018;28:46-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jveb.2018.08.001

*VISUAL/VESTIBULAR/EYE*
Pitha, I; Oglesby, E; Chow, A; Kimball, E; Pease, ME; Schaub, J; Quigley, H. Rho-kinase inhibition reduces myofibroblast differentiation and proliferation of scleral fibroblasts induced by transforming growth factor beta and experimental glaucoma. Translational Vision Science & Technology 2018;7:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/tvst.7.6.6

Wang, KH; Venetsanos, DT; Wang, J; Pierscionek, BK. Combined use of parallel-plate compression and finite element modeling to analyze the mechanical properties of intact porcine lens. Journal Of Mechanics In Medicine And Biology 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519418400134

Cavas-Martinez, F; Fernandez-Pacheco, DG; Parras, D; Canavate, FJF; Bataille, L; Alio, J. Study and characterization of morphogeometric parameters to assist diagnosis of keratoconus. Biomedical Engineering Online 2018;17:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12938-018-0564-7

Zhang, HX; Zhang, D; Qin, X; Wang, H; Li, L. Study of the transversal deformation of corneal strip under uniaxial loading. Journal Of Mechanics In Medicine And Biology 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519418400183

Torres-Netto, EA; Kling, S; Hafezi, N; Vinciguerra, P; Randleman, JB; Hafezi, F. Oxygen diffusion may limit the biomechanical effectiveness of iontophoresis-assisted transepithelial corneal cross-linking. Journal Of Refractive Surgery 2018;34:768-774. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20180830-01

Garcia-Gonzalez, M; Teus, MA. Comments on "biomechanical properties of human cornea tested by two-dimensional extensiometry ex vivo in fellow eyes". Journal Of Refractive Surgery 2018;34:783-783. http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20180904-01

Spiru, B; Kling, S; Hafezi, F; Sekundo, W. Comments on "biomechanical properties of human cornea tested by two-dimensional extensiometry ex vivo in fellow eyes" reply. Journal Of Refractive Surgery 2018;34:783-783.

Wang, SX; Liu, L; Dai, WJ; Wang, SN; Ma, LP; Zhang, KY; Li, L; Liu, ZC; Qian, XQ. Effect of geometrical parameters on the deformations of the human optic nerve head based on individual-specific models. Journal Of Mechanics In Medicine And Biology 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219519418400158

*UNIQUE TOPIC*
Ladermann, A; Cunningham, G; Chague, S; Charbonnier, C. Sexual activities as risk factors of rotator cuff lesions: a prospective cohort study. Sexuality And Disability 2018;36:305-311. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11195-018-9543-y

*STAR WARS PICK OF THE WEEK: MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU*
Merle, T; Farge, E. Trans-scale mechanotransductive cascade of biochemical and biomechanical patterning in embryonic development: the light side of the force. Current Opinion In Cell Biology 2018;55:111-118. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceb.2018.07.003

*SEASONAL PICK OF THE WEEK: ON THE FIRST DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME, A PARTRIDGE IN A... BIOMECHANICS ARTICLE?*
Nadal, J; Ponz, C; Margalida, A. Body proportions for the facilitation of walking, running and flying: the case of partridges. Bmc Evolutionary Biology 2018;18:. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-018-1295-x