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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (6): jeb243163.
Published: 24 March 2022
.... Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2022 Summary: Octopus arm functional properties emerge from muscle contractile properties and limb anatomical organization and underpin behavioral ‘specialization’ of arm portions. Muscle biomechanics Octopus Motor control Invertebrate muscles...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (6): jeb243104.
Published: 18 March 2022
... of Biologists Ltd 2022 Summary: A novel method to measure equally preferred stepping patterns in human walking reveals that equally preferable gaits do not translate into energy minimization. Metabolic cost Gait Locomotion Motor control Two-alternative forced-choice Utility theory...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (22): jeb242644.
Published: 25 November 2021
... enormous relevance in the context of motor control, as it can reduce oscillation in motion, decrease the need for corrective neural control ( Franklin et al., 2004 ) and, in general, increase motion stability. Damping is especially relevant for aquatic animals that must cope with fluid dynamic forces...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (8): jeb233718.
Published: 26 April 2021
... onset of the jet. Motor control Fins Stability Temporal precision Neuroethology Archerfish use water jets to down aerial prey from considerable distances (e.g. Lüling, 1963 ; Dill, 1977 ; Elshoud and Koomen, 1985 ; Rischawy et al., 2015 ; Schuster, 2018 ). The forces transferred...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (16): jeb221010.
Published: 18 August 2020
....   99 , 115 - 140 . 10.1002/jez.1400990302 Grillner , S. and El Manira , A. ( 2020 ). Current principles of motor control, with special reference to vertebrate locomotion . Physiol. Rev.   100 , 271 - 320 . 10.1152/physrev.00015.2019 Holmes , P. , Full , R. J...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (14): jeb220319.
Published: 30 July 2020
.... Gait Proleg Locomotion Climbing Motor control Most legged terrestrial animals change their gait (i.e. stepping pattern) to accommodate different substrates, carrying loads, speeds and inclines. For articulated animals such as vertebrates and adult insects, changes in gait (e.g. from walking...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (5): jeb212332.
Published: 11 March 2020
... Insect navigation Orientation Motor control Central complex The behavioural repertoire of insects includes a variety of sensory-driven orientation behaviours ( Heinze, 2017 ). At the reactive end of the spectrum, some stereotyped escape responses may be triggered by innate responses to species...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (2): jeb211466.
Published: 23 January 2020
... the fin system in order to enhance control and stability. EMG Fish Propulsion Motor control Sensory feedback Transection The pectoral fins of fishes perform dual and interacting roles as motors and sensors. As motors, the pectoral fins are used during posture maintenance, maneuvering...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (20): jeb192054.
Published: 15 October 2019
..., Vol. 2, Motor Control (ed. V.   Brooks ), pp. 1179 - 1236 . Bethesda, Maryland : American Physiological Society . Grillner , S. ( 1982 ). Possible analogies in the control of innate motor acts and the production of sound in speech . In Speech Motor Control: Proceedings...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (4): jeb182345.
Published: 20 February 2019
... on the pecking movements of pigeons and crows. If feedforward motor control is predominantly involved in pecking, the movement velocity and orientation should be determined depending on the visual information (i.e. the target position on the retina) at the initiation of pecking, and cannot be corrected...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (Suppl_1): jeb188854.
Published: 6 February 2019
... central complex are involved in guiding multiple navigation strategies, and the emerging core circuit for navigational decisions might provide an overarching framework of central-complex function. Neuroanatomy Insect brain Motor control Navigation Sensory integration A defining feature...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (22): jeb189142.
Published: 16 November 2018
...: how CPGs, peripheral feedback, and descending signals generate coordinated and adaptive motor rhythms . J. Neurophysiol.   119 , 459 - 475 . 10.1152/jn.00658.2017 Borgmann , A. and Büschges , A. ( 2015 ). Insect motor control: methodological advances, descending control and inter...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (16): 2993–3000.
Published: 15 August 2017
....2008.06.010 Donelan , J. M. ( 2016 ). Motor control: no constant but change . Curr. Biol.   26 , R915 - R918 . 10.1016/j.cub.2016.09.001 Donelan , J. M. , Kram , R. and Kuo , A. D. ( 2001 ). Mechanical and metabolic determinants of the preferred step width in human walking...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (3): 437–444.
Published: 1 February 2017
....   91 , 71 - 91 . Deich , J. , Klein , B. and Zeigler , P. ( 1985 ). Grasping in the pigeon: mechanisms of motor control . Brain Res.   337 , 362 - 367 . 10.1016/0006-8993(85)90076-9 Delius , J. D. ( 1985 ). The peck of the pigeon: free for all . In Behaviour...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (23): 3781–3793.
Published: 1 December 2016
.../user-licence-1-1/ Summary: Leg amputation in fruit flies reveals that during walking inter-leg coordination strength increases with walking speed, thereby facilitating strict coordination during fast locomotion. Motor control Locomotion Insect walking Sensory feedback Inter-leg...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (3): 319–333.
Published: 1 February 2016
... of Biologists Ltd 2016 Summary: Mantis shrimp raptorial strikes occur too quickly for real-time neural control; instead, control of the strike kinematics occurs before the strikes begin by varying extensor muscle activity and spring compression. Kinematics Stomatopoda Predation Motor control...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (24): 3996–4004.
Published: 1 December 2015
... and sustained changes in pitch. These observations are consistent with a model of motor control where elevation is directed through the differential activation of the epaxial and hypaxial musculature. This 3D motion could serve to enhance evasiveness by varying elevation without slowing the escape from...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (7): 1069–1076.
Published: 1 April 2015
...Jonas N. Richter; Binyamin Hochner; Michael J. Kuba ABSTRACT The motor control of the eight highly flexible arms of the common octopus ( Octopus vulgaris ) has been the focus of several recent studies. Our study is the first to manage to introduce a physical constraint to an octopus arm...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (16): 2939–2946.
Published: 15 August 2014
... the manuscript prior to submission. Competing interests The authors declare no competing financial interests. 17 3 2014 22 5 2014 © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Gait Biomechanics Neuromechanics Motor control Energy optimization Beginning...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (4): 545–551.
Published: 15 February 2014
... a paucity of knowledge on the repeatability and ecological importance of motor control traits. Most previous analyses of motor control have focused on the underlying mechanisms and neural pathways ( Daley and Biewener, 2006 ; Kohlsdorf and Biewener, 2006 ; Toro et al., 2006 ). Prior studies of functional...