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Keywords: ground forces
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (10): 1763–1772.
Published: 15 May 2011
... acceleration to have an increased ratio of hindlimb to forelimb muscle mass. * Author for correspondence ( rwalter@nuhs.edu ) 30 1 2011 © 2011. 2011 locomotion acceleration biomechanics dogs ground forces Rapid acceleration is crucial to many behaviors that are under strong...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (12): 1930–1939.
Published: 15 June 2009
... compare rapid acceleration with high-speed galloping in dogs to investigate the ways in which body and limb posture and ground forces are altered to produce effective acceleration. Seven dogs were videotaped at 250 Hz as they performed `maximum effort' accelerations,starting in a standing position...