Thomas A. McMahon

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Bowman, S.M., L.J. Gibson, W.C. Hayes and T.A. McMahon (1998). Results from
demineralized creep tests suggest that collagen is responsible for the
creep behavior of bone. J. Biomech. Eng.

Bowman, S.M., X.E. Guo, D.W. Cheng, T.M. Keaveny, L.J. Gibson, W.C. Hayes
and T.A. McMahon. (1998). Creep contributes to the fatigue behavior of
bovine bone. J. Biomech. Eng. 120, 647-654.

Chen, F.Y., D.B. Lautz, B.J. deGuzman, L.Aklog, R.M. Ahmad, R.G. Laurence,
G.S. Couper, L.H. Cohn and T.A. McMahon (1998). An engineering model of
dynamic cardiomyoplasty. I. Ann. Biomed. Eng. 26, 441-453.

Chen, F.Y., L. Aklog, B.J. deGuzman, D.B. Lautz, R.M. Ahmad, R.G. Laurence,
G.S. Couper, L.H.Cohn and T.A. McMahon (1998). An engineering model of
dynamic cardiomyoplasty: II. Clinincal applications. Ann. Biomed. Eng.
26, 454-461.

Robinovitch, S.M., W.C. Hayes and T.A. McMahon (Aug.1997). Predicting the
impact response of a nonlinear single-degree-of freedom shock absorbing
system from the measurred step response. J. Biomech. Eng. 119(3),
221-227.

Glasheen, J.W. and T.A. McMahon (Sept.1997). Running on water. The secret of
the basilisk lizard's strategy lies in its stroke. Scientific Amer.
277(3), 68-69

Robinovitch, S.N., W.C.Hayes and T.A. McMahon (1997). Distribution of
contact force during impact to the hip. Annals of Biomed. Eng. 25(3),
499-508.

Glasheen, J.W. and T.A. McMahon (1996). Size-dependence of water-running
ability in Basilisk lizards (Basiliscus). J.Expt. Biology. 199, 2611-
2618

Bowman, S.M., J.Zeind, L.J.Gibson, W.C.Hayes and T.A.McMahon (1996). The
tensile behavior of demineralized bovine cortical bone. J. Biomech.
29(11), 1497-1501.

van den Kroonenberg,A. J., W.C. Hayes and T.A. McMahon(1996). Hip impact
velocities and body configurations for voluntary falls from a standing
height. J. Biomech. 29, 807-811.

Glasheen, J.W. and T.A. McMahon (Aug.1996). Vertical water entry of disks at
low Froude numbers. Phys. Fluids. 8(8), 2078-2083.

Glasheen, J.W. and T.A. McMahon (28 March 1996). A hydrodynamic model of
locomotion in the Basilisk Lizard. Nature 380, 340-342.

Hayes, W.C., W.R. Myers, S.N. Robinovitch, A.J. van den Kroonenberg, A.C.
Courtney and T.A. McMahon (1996). Etiology and prevention of age-
related hip fractures. Bone.18(1), Supplement 77S-86S.

Chen, F.Y., L. Aklog, B.J. deGuzman, R.G. Laurence, G.S. Couper, L.H. Cohn
and T.A. McMahon (1996). Technique for measuring transmural myocardial
pressure in cardiomyoplasty: reduction in systolic average transmural
pressure. (correspondence, reply). Ann. Thorac. Surg. 62(1):321-322.

Chen, F.Y., B.J. deGuzman, L. Aklog, D.B. Lautz, R.M.Ahmad, R.G. Laurence,
G.S. Couper, L.H.Cohn and T.A. McMahon (1996). Decreased myocardial
oxygen consumption indices in dynamic cardiomyoplasty. Circulation
94(9):II-239-II-244.

Chen, F. Y., L.Aklog, B.J. deGuzman, R.G. Laurence, G.S. Couper, R.F.
Appleyard, L.H. Cohn and T.A. McMahon (1995). New technique measures
decreased transmural myocardial pressure on cardiomyplasty. Ann. Thorac
Surgery 60(6):1678-1682.

Robinovitch, S.N., T.A. McMahon and W.C. Hayes (1995). Force attenuation in
trochanteric soft tissues during impact from a fall. J. Orthopaedic Res.
13, 956-962.

van den Kroonenberg, A.J., W.C. Hayes and T.A. McMahon (1995). Dynamic
models for sideways falls from standing height. J.Biomech. Engr. 117,
309-318.

Robinovitch, S.N., T.A. McMahon and W.C. Hayes (1995). Energy-shunting hip
padding system attenuates femoral impact force in a simulated fall.
J. Biomech.Engr. 117, 409-413.

Krause, P.C., J.S. Choi. and T.A. McMahon (1995). The force-volocity curve
in passive whole muscle is asymmetric about zero velocity. J. Biomech.
28(9), 1035-1043.

Glasheen, J.W. and T.A. McMahon (1995). Arms are different from legs:
mechanics and energetics of human hand-running. J. Appl. Physiol. 78(4),
1280-1287.

Keaveny, T.M., X.E. Guo, E.F. Wachtel, T.A. McMahon and W.C. Hayes (19940.
Trabecular bone exhibits fully linear elastic behavior and yields at low
strains.J. Biomech. 27(9), 1127-1136.

Bowman, S.M., T.M. Keaveny, L.J. Gibson, W.C. Hayes and T.A. McMahon
(1994). Compressive creep behavior of bovine trabecular bone. J.Biomech.
27(3), 301-310.

Seo, J.S., P.C. Krause and McMahon, T.A. (1994). Negative developed tension
in rapidly shortening whole frog muscles. J. Muscle Research and Cell
Motility 15, 59-68.

Guo. X., T.A. McMahon, T.M. Keaveny, W.C. Hayes and Gibson, L.J. (1994).
Finite element modeling of damage accumulation in trabecular bone under
cyclic loading. J. Biomech. 27, 145-155.

Hayes, W.C., S.N. Robinovitch and McMahon, T.A. (1993) Energy-shunting hip
padding system reduces femoral impact force from a simulated fall to
below fracture threshold. Proc. of Third Injury Prevention through Bio-
mechanics Symposium, (K. Yang, ed,) sponsered by the Centers for Disease
Control (Wayne State University, Detroit, MI), pp. 147-152.

Farley, C.T., J. Glasheen and McMahon, T.A. (1993) Running springs: Speed
and animal size. J. exp. Biol. 185, 71-86.

Michel, M.C., X.D. Guo, L.J. Gibson, T.A. McMahon and Hayes, W.C. (1993)
Compressive fatigue behavior of bovine trabecular bone. J. Biomech. 26,
453-463.


Farley, C.T., and McMahon, T.A. (1992) Energetics of walking and running:
insights from simulated reduced-gravity experiments. J. App. Physiol.
73(6), 2709-2712.

Iverson, J.R., and McMahon, T.A. (1992) Running on an incline. J. Biomech.
Engr. 114, 435-441.

Hayes, W.C., E.R. Myers, S.L. Greenspan, S.N. Roinovitch and McMahon, T.A.
(1991) Biomechanics of Hip Fracture Risk. Proceedings of Symposium,
Injury Prevention Through Biomechanics, (K. Yang, ed.) sponsered by
Centers for Disease Control, (Wayne State University Press, Detroit, MI)
pp. 35-47.

Robinovitch, S.N., W.C. Hayes and McMahon, T.A. (1991) Prediction of
femoral impact forces in falls on the hip. J. Biomech. Eng. 113, 366-
374.

He, J., R. Kram and McMahon, T.A. (1991) The mechanics of running under
simulated low gravity. J. Appl. Physiol. 71(3),863-870.

McMahon, T.A., and Cheng, G.C. (1990) The mechanics of running: How does
stiffness couple with speed? J. Biomech. 23,S1, 65-78.

McMahon, T.A. (1990) Spring-like properties of muscles and reflexes in
running. In: Muliple muscle systems: Biomechanics and movement organiza-
tion. J.M. Winters and S.L-Y. Woo (ed.), Springer-Verlag, N.Y. 578-590.

Shin, J. and T.A. McMahon. The tuning of a splash. (1990) Physics of
Fluids A2(8): 1312-1317.

Dobrunz, L.E., D.G. Pelletier and T.A. McMahon. (1990) Muscle stiffness
measured under conditions simulating natural sound production. Bio-
physics. J. 58:557-565.

Harry, J.D., A.W. Ward, N.C. Heglund, D.L. Morgan and T.A. McMahon. (1990).
Cross- bridge cyling theories cannot explain high-speed lengthening
behavior in frog muscle. Biophys. J. 57:201-208.

Basser, P.J., T.A. McMahon and P. Griffith. (1989) The mechanism of mucus
clearance in cough. J. Biomechan. Engr. 111:288-297.

McMahon, T.A. (1987) Compliance and gravity in running. In: Biomechanics
of normal and prosthetic gait. J.L. Stein, ed., Am. Soc. of Mechanical
Engineers - Vol. 4, book no. G00410, pp. 31-37.

McMahon, T.A.(1987) Muscle mechanics. In: Handbook of Bioengineering, R.
Skalak and S. Chin, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York, pp. 7.1-7.26.

McMahon, T.A. (1987) the spring in the human foot. Nature 325, No. 6100,
pp. 108-109.

Frangioni, J.V. Kwan-Gett, T.S., Dobruntz, L.E. and McMahon, T.A. (1987).
The mechanism of low-frequency sound production in muscle. Biophys. J.
51, 775-783.

Ariel, Y., Gaasch, W.H. Bogen, D.K. and McMahon, T.A. (1987) Load-dependent
relaxation with late systolic volume steps: servo-pump studies in the
intact canine heart. Circulation 75: 1287-1294.

McMahon, T.A., Valiant, G. and Frederick, E.C. (1987). Groucho running. J.
Appl. Physiol. 62: 2326-2337.

Bogen, D.K., Ariel, Y., McMahon, T.A. and Gaasch, W. H. (1985) Measurement
of peak systolic elastance in intact canine circulation with servo pump.
Am. J. Physiology 249 (Heart Circ. Physiol. 18): H585-H593.


McMahon, T.A. (1985) The role of compliance in mammalian gaits. J. Exp.
Biol. 115:263-282.

McMahon, T.A. (1984) Mechanics of locomotion. Int. J. of Robotics Research.
3:4-28.

McMahon, T.A. (1984) Muscles, Reflexes, and Locomotion. Princeton University
Press, Princeton, N.J.

Bogan, D.K., Needleman, A. and McMahon, T.A. (19984) An analysis of
myocardial infarction: The effect of regional changes in contractility.
Circ. Res. 55:805-815.

McMahon, T.A. and Bonner,J.T. (1983) On Size and Life. Freeman Press, New
York.

Feldman, H.A. and McMahon, T.A. (1983) The 3/4 mass exponent for energy
metabolism is not a statistical artifact. Resp. Phys. 52:149-163.

Needleman, A., Rabinowitz, S.A., Bogen, D.K. and McMahon, T.A. (1983) A
finite element model of the infarcted left ventricle. J. Biomech. 16:
45-58

Mochon, S., and McMahon, T.A. (1981) Human locomotion utilizing a computer
analysis of various model linkages. In: Lectures on Mathematics in the
Life Sciences, American Mathematical Society, providence, Vol. 14.

McMahon, T. A. (1980) Scaling Physiological time. In: Lectures on
Mathematics in the Life Sciences, American Mathematical Society,
Providence, Vol. 13, pp. 131-163.

McMahon, T.A. (1975) Using body size to understand thestructural design of
animals: quadrupedal locomotion. J. Appl. Physiol. 39:617-627.

McMahon, T.A. (1975) Allometry and biomechanics: limb bones in adult
ungulates. Am. Naturalist 109: 547-563.

McMahon, T.A. (1975) The mechanical design of trees. Scientific Am.
233:93-102.

McMahon, T.A. and Parkere, R. (1975) Particles in tube flow at moderate
Reynolds number. Trans. Soc. Rheology 19:445-456.

Heglund, N.C., Taylor, C.R. and McMahon, T.A. (1974) Scaling stride
frequency and gait to animal size: mice to horses. Science
186:1112-1113.

McMahon, T.A. (1973) Elastic beams of greatest lateral extent. Int. J.
Solids Structures 9:1547-1551.

McMahon, T.A. (1973) Size and shape in biology. Science 179:1201-1204.

McMahon, T.A. (1971) Rowing: a similarity analysis. Science 173:349-351.

Murthy, V.S., McMahon, T.A., Jaffrin, M.Y. and Shapiro, A.H. (1971) The
Theintra-aortic balloon for left heart assistance: an analytic model. J.
Biomech. 4:351-367.

McMahon, T.A., Clark, C., Murthy, V.S. and Shapiro, A.H. (1971) Intra-
aortic balloon experiments in a lumped-element hydraulic model of the
circulation. J. Biomech. 4:335-350.

McMahon, T.A., Murthy, V.S., Clark, C., Jaffrin, M. and Shpairo, A.H.
(1969) the dynamics and fluid dynamics of the intra-aortic balloon
heart assist device. Fluid Mechanics Lab. MIT Publ. #69-11.

McMahon, T.A. (1969) An algorithm for the induced velocity of curved vortex
lines. AIAA J. of Aircraft 6, No.4, 382-384.

McMahon, T.A. (1967) Review of the vortex wake rollup problem. ASRL TR 145-1
MIT.

Widnall, S.E. and McMahon, T.A. (1967) Vortex wake rollup and vorticity
concentration behind and airfoil. ASRL TR 143-1 MIT.