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Keywords: bipedal
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (16): jeb240440.
Published: 19 August 2021
...Nathan E. Thompson; Danielle Rubinstein; William Parrella-O'Donnell; Matthew A. Brett; Brigitte Demes; Susan G. Larson; Matthew C. O'Neill ABSTRACT Human bipedalism entails relatively short strides compared with facultatively bipedal primates. Unique non-sagittal-plane motions associated...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (7): 1004–1013.
Published: 01 April 2016
... predict that an increasing number of obstacles will increase the frequency of pausing and decrease sprint velocity. Furthermore, bipedal running over multiple obstacles is predicted to maintain greater mean sprint velocity compared with quadrupedal running, thereby revealing a potential advantage...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (19): 3010–3022.
Published: 01 October 2015
... from spinal neural networks ( d'Avella and Bizzi, 2005 ; Chvatal and Ting, 2012 ; Bizzi and Cheung, 2013 ). For example, control commands might relate to limb extension and limb retraction, representing a reduced-order model of bipedal locomotion similar to those presented in Birn-Jeffery et al...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (24): 3889–3907.
Published: 15 December 2008
...@rcm.upr.edu ) 13 10 2008 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 quadrupedal bipedal walk trot canter kinematics sensorimotor control vision vestibular spatial orientation navigation reference frames inertia pitch rotation linear displacement velocity Equus caballus...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (14): 2303–2316.
Published: 15 July 2008
... Limited 2008 2008 synergist running locomotion bird guinea fowl bipedal muscle sonomicrometry electromyography muscle work muscle strain dynamic stiffness Animal movement is often complex, unsteady and variable. This complexity is driven, in part, by the structural nonuniformity...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (13): 2058–2065.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Christofer J. Clemente; Philip C. Withers; Graham Thompson; David Lloyd SUMMARY Bipedal locomotion by lizards has previously been considered to provide a locomotory advantage. We examined this premise for a group of quadrupedal Australian agamid lizards, which vary in the extent to which...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (19): 3697–3707.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Christine L. Huffard SUMMARY Speeds and variation in body form during crawling, bipedal walking,swimming and jetting by the shallow-water octopus Abdopus aculeatus were compared to explore possible interactions between defense behaviors and biomechanics of these multi-limbed organisms. General body...
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