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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 (2006) 209 (11): 2064–2075.
Published: 01 June 2006
... fowl Numida meleagris locomotion backpack loading blood flow oxygen consumption energy use load carrying References Buchanan, C. I. ( 1999 ). Muscle function and tendon adaptation in guinea fowl ( Numida meleagris ) trained to run on different slopes. PhD thesis , Northeastern...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 164 (1): 19–38.
Published: 01 March 1992
... climbing bird species was calculated to be in the range 16–41 joules per kilogram muscle mass, showing a significant positive correlation with body mass bird flight climbing performance flight power fuel load load carrying muscle work © 1992 by Company of Biologists 1992 4 10 1991...