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Keywords: Elastic strain energy
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (14): jeb244343.
Published: 28 July 2022
... of ant lion ( Myrmeleon crudelis ) mandibles (65±21 rad s −1 ). Here, we hypothesize that elytra coupling may function as an energy storage mechanism that facilitates rapid opening by releasing elastic strain energy upon deployment. To test this hypothesis and better understand the biomechanics of elytra...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (15): 2472–2481.
Published: 1 August 2015
... power. Walking Running Sprinting Walk-to-run transition Elastic strain energy When walking and running uphill or ascending stairs, the body's potential energy is increased. Similarly, when accelerating (e.g. at the start of a 100 m race), the body's kinetic energy is increased...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (2): 249–260.
Published: 15 January 2005
... of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 Equus caballus locomotion biomechanics elastic strain energy energy storage muscle work The horse has outstanding locomotor abilities. Top racing horses can cover a distance of 1 mile at an average speed of some 15 m s -1 , while top show jumping horses can...