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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (18): jeb199356.
Published: 18 September 2019
... wood mice revealed higher levels of locomotion and exploration than C57BL/6J mice. Learning and memory performance in the novel object recognition test was similar in both Formosan wood mice and C57BL/6J mice, but more agile responses in the inhibitory avoidance discrimination task were found...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (6): jeb166041.
Published: 22 March 2018
... ray in its natural environment shows that its turning maneuvers fall within the range of those exhibited by swimmers with rigid bodies. Maneuvering Agility Turning Stereovideography Unsteady swimming is a vital aspect of the locomotor repertoire of aquatic animals ( Webb, 1997 , 2006...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (5): 908–919.
Published: 1 March 2017
...) and employed more body adjustments (i.e. mantle angle posturing) during approaches toward shrimp versus fish. Squid exhibited higher linear approach/strike velocities and accelerations with faster-swimming fish prey compared with slower shrimp prey. Agility (i.e. turning rate) during prey encounters...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (9): 1317–1326.
Published: 1 May 2016
..., Sepia bandensis , were filmed during turns using high-speed cameras. Kinematic features were tracked, including the length-specific radius of the turn ( R / L ), a measure of maneuverability, and angular velocity (ω), a measure of agility. Both L. brevis and S. bandensis demonstrated high...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (4): 545–551.
Published: 15 February 2014
... evident. Within our quality-corrected data, 1500 m-speed (endurance) was negatively associated with squat time (power), jump distance (power) and agility speed – reflecting the expected speed–endurance trade-off; and degree of specialisation was negatively associated with average performance across tasks...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (10): 1739–1749.
Published: 15 May 2003
... parameters with path radius in mice are compared to those observed in humans and to the predictions of Greene and McMahon ( 1979 ). Any feature reducing rotational inertia would, therefore, reduce the torque required to achieve a given level of angular acceleration and may improve turning agility...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (14): 2135–2141.
Published: 15 July 2002
... the evolution of cynodonts and mammals reduced rotational inertia and probably improved turning ability. * e-mail: walter@biology.utah.edu 3 5 2002 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 agility manoeuvrability moment of inertia locomotion lizard rat mouse Mus...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (22): 3927–3934.
Published: 15 November 2001
... turning and of our estimates of angular power, we speculate that the greater than expected turning performance was due (i) to adjustments in the pattern of muscle recruitment and (ii) to a reduction in the velocity of muscle shortening that resulted in increased muscle forces. agility manoeuvrability...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (22): 3917–3926.
Published: 15 November 2001
...David R. Carrier; Rebecca M. Walter; David V. Lee SUMMARY The turning agility of theropod dinosaurs may have been severely limited by the large rotational inertia of their horizontal trunks and tails. Bodies with mass distributed far from the axis of rotation have much greater rotational inertia...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 158 (1): 19–35.
Published: 1 July 1991
... important for increasing a bat's flight agility (roll acceleration) than for decreasing the total mechanical power required to fly. The influences of wing moment of inertia and wing shape on manoeuvrability and agility are discussed. J. exp. Biol. 158, 19-35 (1991) 19 Printed in Great Britain © The Company...