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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (Suppl_1): jeb243254.
Published: 8 March 2022
... isometric muscle–tendon units have the potential to act as tension struts, forming links in linkages that avoid the demand for mechanical work-cycling in the first place. Here, forelimb and hindlimb structures and geometries of quadrupeds are considered in terms of linkages that avoid mechanical work...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (21): jeb195735.
Published: 6 November 2019
...Aaron M. Olsen ABSTRACT Closed kinematic chains (CKCs), links connected to form one or more closed loops, are used as simple models of musculoskeletal systems (e.g. the four-bar linkage). Previous applications of CKCs have primarily focused on biomechanical systems with rigid links and permanently...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (4): 551–557.
Published: 15 February 2010
...Stuart Parsons; Daniel K. Riskin; John W. Hermanson SUMMARY Linkage of echolocation call production with contraction of flight muscles has been suggested to reduce the energetic cost of flight with echolocation, such that the overall cost is approximately equal to that of flight alone. However...