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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (9): 1405–1416.
Published: 1 May 2016
...Brandon M. Kilbourne; Emanuel Andrada; Martin S. Fischer; John A. Nyakatura ABSTRACT Differing limb proportions in terms of length and mass, as well as differences in mass being concentrated proximally or distally, influence the limb's moment of inertia (MOI), which represents its resistance...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (13): 2226–2236.
Published: 1 July 2011
... substrates. We quantified morphology using the polar moment of inertia, a parameter used in calculating kinetic energy that describes shell area distribution and resistance to rotation. We quantified mussel locomotion by determining the ratio of rotational ( K rot ) to translational kinetic energy ( K trans...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (15): 2602–2609.
Published: 1 August 2010
... this prediction by examining shell morphology and growth rate of quagga mussels collected from shallow and deep habitats and reared under common-garden treatments that manipulated the three variables. Shell morphology was quantified using the polar moment of inertia. Of the variables tested, temperature had...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (10): 1739–1749.
Published: 15 May 2003
... specific knowledge of the turning process. Currently, however, the kinematics and biomechanics of running turns in quadrupeds are not well understood. agility maneuverability moment of inertia locomotion running mouse Mus musculus © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 27...
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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
... moment of inertia locomotion human. Our estimates of angular power and recordings of maximum isometric torque provide clues as to where on the force/velocity relationship the muscles responsible for angular work operate during maximum-effort jump turns. Values of both maximum and mean angular...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (22): 3917–3926.
Published: 15 November 2001
... rotational inertia, theropods may have run with an arched back and tail, an S-curved neck and forelimbs held backwards against the body. agility manoeuvrability moment of inertia locomotion human theropod dinosaur. Extrapolation of our measure of the rotational inertia of the model...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 158 (1): 19–35.
Published: 1 July 1991
...MIKAEL THOLLESSON; ULLA M. NORBERG The moments of inertia of the wings about the shoulder joint and about the roll axis were estimated in eight species of bats, using strip analysis. The moment of inertia of the bat's trunk about the roll axis was estimated by assuming the body and head...