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Keywords: Human evolution
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (2): jeb212365.
Published: 23 January 2020
... the fist as a weapon. Aggression Human evolution Fist Hominidae Male–male competition Muscle performance Primates In many species, male mating opportunity is determined by fighting ability and performance in male–male contests ( Andersson, 1994 ; Darwin, 1871 ). This has led to...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (21): jeb189357.
Published: 06 November 2019
... show that humans and other animals selected for long-distance running convergently evolved adaptations to augment diaphragmatic breathing with thoracic movements. Respiration Thorax Human evolution Ribcage Bipedalism Endurance running Humans differ from other non-human primates...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (17): jeb174425.
Published: 06 September 2018
... both bipedal walking and running. Human evolution Foot biomechanics Longitudinal arch Primate locomotion Running Fossil hominin Human feet differ from those of other animals, including our closest living relatives, the great apes [in this article, we use the term ‘great apes’ to...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (12): 2139–2149.
Published: 15 June 2014
... of Biologists Ltd 2014 Throwing Biomechanics Elastic energy storage Kinetic chain Human evolution The human forelimb is derived relative to other hominoids and to earlier hominins ( Larson, 1993 ; Larson, 2007 ). One reason the human shoulder may be so different is selection for...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (23): 3661–3670.
Published: 01 December 2008
... 2008 2008 biomechanics energy-saving mechanism human evolution joint movements kinematics primate locomotion The fossil record and associated paleoenvironmental evidence( Harrison and Rook, 1997 ; Wolde Gabriel et al., 2001 ; Madar et al., 2002 ; Senut, 2003 ; Senut, 2006...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data