musculoskeletal physiological phenomena


Summary: Processes and properties of the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.

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  1. Spitler D, Jones G, Hawkins J, Dudka L. Body composition and physiological characteristics of law enforcement officers. Br J Sports Med. 1987;21:154-7 pubmed
    ..The officers displayed average or above health and physical fitness scores for their age classification and were able to complete all police task-oriented tests. ..
  2. Taheri B, Case D, Richer E. Robust controller for tremor suppression at musculoskeletal level in human wrist. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014;22:379-88 pubmed publisher
    ..Experimental results show 30-42 dB (97.5-99.2%) suppression of tremor with minimal effect on the intentional motion. ..
  3. Atesok K, Doral M, Bilge O, Sekiya I. Synovial stem cells in musculoskeletal regeneration. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2013;21:258-9 pubmed publisher
  4. Garber C, Blissmer B, Deschenes M, Franklin B, LaMonte M, Lee I, et al. American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, and neuromotor fitness in apparently healthy adults: guidance for prescribing exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011;43:1334-59 pubmed publisher
    ..Consultations with a medical professional and diagnostic exercise testing for CHD are useful when clinically indicated but are not recommended for universal screening to enhance the safety of exercise. ..
  5. Laursen B, Ekner D, Simonsen E, Voigt M, Sjøgaard G. Kinetics and energetics during uphill and downhill carrying of different weights. Appl Ergon. 2000;31:159-66 pubmed
    ..The close relationship between energy turnover rate measured directly and estimated based on a biomechanical model justifies the assessment of the metabolic load from kinematic data. ..
  6. Shimaoka M, Hiruta S, Ono Y, Nonaka H, Hjelm E, Hagberg M. A comparative study of physical work load in Japanese and Swedish nursery school teachers. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol. 1998;77:10-8 pubmed
    ..The physical work load measured in the present study was not sufficient to explain the difference in the magnitude of musculoskeletal problems for nursery school teachers in the two countries, and other factors should now be examined. ..
  7. Arnold A, Salinas S, Asakawa D, Delp S. Accuracy of muscle moment arms estimated from MRI-based musculoskeletal models of the lower extremity. Comput Aided Surg. 2000;5:108-19 pubmed
    ..The combination of MR imaging and graphics-based musculoskeletal modeling provides an accurate and efficient means of estimating muscle-tendon lengths and moment arms in vivo. ..
  8. Gardner E. The innervation of the knee joint. Anat Rec. 1948;101:109-30 pubmed
  9. Chehade M, Burgess T, Bentley D. Ensuring quality of care through implementation of a competency-based musculoskeletal education framework. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011;63:58-64 pubmed publisher

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  1. Neptune R. Optimization algorithm performance in determining optimal controls in human movement analyses. J Biomech Eng. 1999;121:249-52 pubmed
    ..The results showed that the simulated annealing algorithm performed for superior to the conventional routines by converging more rapidly and avoiding local minima. ..
  2. Pandy M, Anderson F, Hull D. A parameter optimization approach for the optimal control of large-scale musculoskeletal systems. J Biomech Eng. 1992;114:450-60 pubmed
  3. Plowman S. Top 10 research questions related to musculoskeletal physical fitness testing in children and adolescents. Res Q Exerc Sport. 2014;85:174-87 pubmed
    ..Finally, actual health-related criterion-referenced cutoff values need to be developed. In conclusion, more quality research is needed to firmly establish the musculoskeletal area for HRPF in youth. ..
  4. Bø K, Artal R, Barakat R, Brown W, Davies G, Dooley M, et al. Exercise and pregnancy in recreational and elite athletes: 2016 evidence summary from the IOC expert group meeting, Lausanne. Part 1-exercise in women planning pregnancy and those who are pregnant. Br J Sports Med. 2016;50:571-89 pubmed publisher
  5. Allen M. What's New in Orthopaedic Basic Science. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016;98:2025-2029 pubmed
  6. Karakostis F, Hotz G, Scherf H, Wahl J, Harvati K. Occupational manual activity is reflected on the patterns among hand entheses. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2017;164:30-40 pubmed publisher
    ..By contrast, individuals with less strenuous and/or highly mechanized occupations showed an entheseal pattern related to the thumb intrinsic muscles. ..
  7. Schellenberg F, Taylor W, Jonkers I, Lorenzetti S. Robustness of kinematic weighting and scaling concepts for musculoskeletal simulation. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2017;20:720-729 pubmed publisher
  8. Leow L, Marinovic W, Riek S, Carroll T. Cerebellar anodal tDCS increases implicit learning when strategic re-aiming is suppressed in sensorimotor adaptation. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0179977 pubmed publisher