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Keywords: Sprint speed
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (10): jeb242955.
Published: 18 May 2022
... and 12.65 mm) were used in trials according to the chameleon's size to reduce the influence of substrate material on sprint speed ( Losos et al., 1993 ). Instantaneous body position was measured and calibrated using a digitizing tool ( Hedrick, 2008 ) for MATLAB. A custom script in Igor Pro (Igor Pro 7...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (17): jeb242608.
Published: 13 September 2021
... of discrete severities. The costs and consequences of the immune response were assessed through comparisons of change in resting metabolic rate (RMR), energy metabolites (glucose, glycerol, triglycerides), innate immunity (bactericidal ability), sprint speed and oxidative status (antioxidant capacity...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (14): 2174–2179.
Published: 1 July 2015
... and individual behavior. We examined some of these complexities in the morphology–performance–fitness paradigm, primarily the impact that substrate variation has on performance. We measured maximal sprint speed of green anole lizards on four substrates that varied in size and complexity and are used...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (6): 899–906.
Published: 15 March 2015
... not show post-training differences in sprint speed. Although acclimation to the laboratory environment and training explain some of our results, mechanistic explanations for these results correspond with the observed performance differences. After training, endurance-trained lizards had higher haematocrit...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (20): 3781–3789.
Published: 15 October 2013
... sprinting on an incline. Females, however, showed no evidence of this trade-off on either flat or inclined surfaces. The sex specificity of this trade-off suggests that the sexes differ in their optimal strategies for dealing with the conflicting requirements of bite force and sprint speed. Unlike males...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (16): 2612–2618.
Published: 15 August 2009
...-muscle mice would have a lower whole-animal energy cost of transport (COT), resulting from lower costs of cycling their lighter limbs, and reduced sprint speed, from reduced maximal force production. We measured sprint speed on a racetrack and slopes(incremental COT, or iCOT) and intercepts...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (13): 2058–2065.
Published: 1 July 2008
... hind limb length was related to %bipedal for Australian dragons. Body size was also strongly related to %bipedal, complicating the issue, since both size and long hindlimbs are also widely associated with sprint speed( Garland and Losos, 1994 ), thus as Snyder ( Snyder, 1962 ) noted it is often...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (1): 41–46.
Published: 1 January 2004
...K. Mark Wooden; Glenn E. Walsberg SUMMARY We quantify the locomotor capacity of the round-tailed ground squirrel( Spermophilus tereticaudus ), a mammal that can lower energetic costs by relaxing thermoregulatory limits without becoming inactive. We measured maximum sprint speed, maximum limb...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 145 (1): 23–30.
Published: 1 September 1989
... species which differed in leg length and perch use in nature. We measured maximum sprint speed on rods of several sizes. Longer-legged species ran faster on thick rods. The speed of all species declined on thinner rods, but long-legged species were affected to a greater extent in that all species ran...