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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (11): jeb178160.
Published: 05 June 2018
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (4): 482–488.
Published: 15 February 2014
.... Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Biomechanics Muscle power Muscle work Mass-specific Primates One of the challenging goals in movement science is to relate the total mechanical output of an animal during locomotor tasks to the output of the elements of the musculoskeletal...
Includes: Supplementary data
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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 (2005) 208 (2): 249–260.
Published: 15 January 2005
... energy energy storage muscle work The horse has outstanding locomotor abilities. Top racing horses can cover a distance of 1 mile at an average speed of some 15 m s -1 , while top show jumping horses can clear a fence of more than 2.30 m high with a rider on their back. Not surprisingly...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (23): 4165–4174.
Published: 01 November 2004
...±0.20 J kg -1 for the five highest accelerations(4.86±0.27 m s -2 ). Ankle work was –0.21±0.11 J kg -1 for the lowest accelerations and 0.71±0.28 J kg -1 for the highest. The high work output at the ankle is consistent with the idea that elastic mechanisms function to increase muscle work during...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (15): 2567–2580.
Published: 01 August 2003
...: Oregon State University, Zoology Department, 3029 Cordley Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA (e-mail: robertst@bcc.orst.edu ) 10 4 2003 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 locomotion muscle work muscle power jumping frog Rana catesbeiana elastic tendon acceleration...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (7): 1201–1206.
Published: 01 April 2003
...-bridges when they perform their powerstroke-producing positive force, it is necessary to perform experiments under conditions in which the cross-bridges start their powerstroke synchronously. mechanical efficiency cross-bridge skeletal muscle caged Ca 2+ isotonic shortening muscle work ATP...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 164 (1): 19–38.
Published: 01 March 1992
... seem to allocate power in excess of the minimum aerodynamic power not only for climbing but also for maintaining a forward speed faster than the minimum power speed. Given provisional estimates of flight muscle masses and wingbeat frequencies, the mass-specific sustained muscle work for the different...