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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (22): 3626–3634.
Published: 15 November 2016
... efficiency, at least at slow speeds and high loads. In conclusion, Nepalese porters accomplish their impressive load carrying without any apparent mechanically determined tricks. Hauling loads roughly equivalent to body mass up 8000 m and down 6300 m in about a week is, by Western standards...
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J Exp Biol (1996) 199 (3): 609–612.
Published: 1 March 1996
... Biodynamics Department, 103 Harmon, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-4480, USA (e-mail: rkram@garnet.berkeley.edu ). 19 10 1995 ©The Company of Biologists Limited 1996 locomotion energetics biomechanics load carrying rhinoceros beetle Xylorctes thestalus When...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 164 (1): 19–38.
Published: 1 March 1992
... should decrease with increasing bird size, because the power required to fly increases more rapidly with body size than does the power available from the flight muscles. bird flight climbing performance flight power fuel load load carrying muscle work © 1992 by Company of Biologists...