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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (22): jeb243648.
Published: 15 November 2021
.... and Stepan , G. ( 2018 ). Microchaos in human postural balance: sensory dead zones and sampled time-delayed feedback . Phys. Rev. E 98 , 022223 . 10.1103/PhysRevE.98.022223 Mohamed Thangal , S. N. and Donelan , J. M. Scaling of inertial delays in terrestrial mammals . PLoS ONE...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (9): jeb185447.
Published: 30 April 2019
...: On rough terrain, humans do not choose their walking speed based solely on metabolic energy minimization. Cost of transport Stability Optimization Balance Locomotion Humans have evolved the ability to walk very efficiently. Over generations, our bodies have evolved muscular and skeletal...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (17): 2659–2672.
Published: 01 September 2016
... convergent and divergent kinematic responses to perturbations in support diameter and compliance, suggesting that compliance is a critical – yet understudied – environmental determinant of arboreal locomotor performance. Stability Fine branch niche Branch stiffness Balance Locomotion...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (17): 3321–3331.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 2013 6 5 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 locomotion biomechanics balance lateral undulation axial squamata Many phylogenetically diverse lineages of animals use axial bending for propulsion ( Gray, 1968 ). However, compared with most other taxa...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (15): 2655–2664.
Published: 01 August 2010
...A. L. Hof; S. M. Vermerris; W. A. Gjaltema SUMMARY During walking on a treadmill 10 human subjects (mean age 20 years) were perturbed by 100 ms pushes or pulls to the left or the right, of various magnitudes and in various phases of the gait cycle. Balance was maintained by (1) a stepping strategy...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (21): 3862–3872.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of fit as a limitation in arboreal locomotion of snakes. However, the slower speeds on horizontal perches compared to tunnels also suggest that balance and grip may further limit locomotor performance. References Autumn, K., Liang, Y. A., Hsieh, S. T., Zesch, W., Chan, W. P.,Kenny, T. W., Fearing...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (17): 2665–2676.
Published: 01 September 2002
... (e-mail: P.Zamparo@mmu.ac.uk — PZamparo@makek.dstb.uniud.it ) 8 6 2002 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 energetics biomechanics swimming fin human energy balance Passive locomotory tools for land locomotion have been shown to improve the economy...