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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (3): jeb228221.
Published: 02 February 2021
... task, even during highly constrained, reciprocal tasks such as cycling. Work Power Muscle-tendon unit Musculoskeletal modelling Coordination Skeletal muscles function to generate force and power to produce movement. During movement, muscles have been shown to play a variety of roles...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (2): jeb225532.
Published: 15 January 2021
... macaques crossing an experimental track. The coordination of movement was compared with observations available for primates. Compared with human running, macaque leg retraction cannot merely be produced by hip extension, but needs to be supported by substantial knee flexion. As a result, despite quasi...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (13): jeb224113.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Peter C. Raffalt; Jenny A. Kent; Shane R. Wurdeman; Nick Stergiou ABSTRACT During locomotion, humans change gait mode between walking and running as locomotion speed is either increased or decreased. Dynamical systems theory predicts that the self-organization of coordinated motor behaviors...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (8): 1122–1125.
Published: 15 April 2015
... saccades during rhythmic locomotion. This study examined how saccades are coordinated with locomotor movements in a pectoral-fin-propelled teleost fish, Cymatogaster aggregata , the shiner surfperch. Individual fish were filmed swimming in a flow tank at 10 cm s −1 , and timing data were analysed using...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (8): 1501–1515.
Published: 15 April 2013
... unit: (4) the distribution of different types of electrocytes and specialized passive tissue forming the electric organ (EO); (5) the neural mechanisms of electrocyte discharge coordination; and (6) post-effector mechanisms. Here, we reconfirm the importance of the first five of these factors based on...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (13): 2262–2272.
Published: 01 July 2012
... kinematics of cranial bones in common carp, Cyprinus carpio . Mean kinethmoid rotation was 83 deg during premaxillary protrusion (18 events in 3 individuals). The kinethmoid rotates in a coordinated way with ventral translation of the maxillary bridge, and this ventral translation is likely driven primarily...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (13): 2310–2321.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Glen R. D. Elliott; Sally P. Leys SUMMARY The view that sponges lack tissue level organisation, epithelia, sensory cells and coordinated behaviour is challenged by recent molecular studies showing the existence in Porifera of molecules and proteins that define cell signalling systems in higher...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (8): 1320–1327.
Published: 15 April 2010
...Pierre Legreneur; François-Régis Thévenet; Paul-Antoine Libourel; Karine M. Monteil; Stéphane Montuelle; Emmanuelle Pouydebat; Vincent Bels SUMMARY The purpose of this study was to investigate the pattern of coordinations of the hindlimb joints in the world's smallest living primate (Microcebus...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (22): 3737–3742.
Published: 15 November 2009
...( thomas.korff@brunel.ac.uk ) 11 8 2009 2009 development coordination biomechanics Maximum muscular power production during short-term exercise is essential for the successful performance of many motor tasks. As children grow older they improve their ability to generate muscular power...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (5): 599–603.
Published: 01 March 2009
...), whilst relatively more power was generated at the knee and hip joints. These results suggest that intermuscular coordination may be contributing to children's limits in maximum power production during multi-joint tasks. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: jim.martin@utah.edu ) 2 12 2008...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (26): 4515–4524.
Published: 15 December 2004
...-stuttgart.de 15 9 2004 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 contraction kinetics diurnal rhythm time-lapse imaging coordination behaviour sponge Tethya wilhelma Sponges (Porifera) are of simple organisation at first sight, and are therefore generally regarded as...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (18): 3175–3186.
Published: 15 September 2003
... tibia with the equivalent of 8.5 times the mass of the tibia (corresponding to an increase of up to 11.6 times the rotational moment of inertia at the femur–tibia joint) does not impair the animal's ability to make well-coordinated, aimed movements of that leg towards different targets. The kinematics...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (23): 3707–3716.
Published: 01 December 2002
... along the body is retained during different swimming speeds. Author for correspondence (e-mail: McclellanA@missouri.edu ) 11 9 2002 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 central pattern generator coordination phase lag oscillator swimming lamprey The basic...
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J Exp Biol (1990) 148 (1): 113–128.
Published: 01 January 1990
... with whether the described channels alone are able to fulfil the requirements of a ‘coordinating mechanism’ as described in the literature. 21 8 1989 © 1990 by Company of Biologists 1990 funnel canal organs coordination rock lobster walking J. exp. Biol. 148, 113-128 (1990) 113...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 131 (1): 245–264.
Published: 01 September 1987
... coordination during activities such as walking and limb waving. This paper examines the nature of the coupling between hemisegmental oscillators in the absence of sensory feedback, and the effect of phasic input from a major limb proprioceptor. 1. In isolated preparations of the thoracic nerve cord, adjacent...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 114 (1): 513–519.
Published: 01 January 1985
..., 1964; Runion & Usherwood, 1968; Pearson, 1972; Wong & Pearson, 1976; Bassler, 1977; Cruse & Pfliiger, 1981). Influences of the second type arise from the sensory-neural control system of other legs, and some of these influences produce appropriate coordination between the legs. Only a few experimental...
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J Exp Biol (1984) 110 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 May 1984
...JEFFREY DEAN; GERNOT WENDLER The relationship between standing and steady walking was investigated for stick insects walking on a wheel. Normal hexapod coordination patterns ensure that each point in the gait cycle has static stability. Nevertheless, stick insects show preferred stopping sequences...