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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (21): 3797–3810.
Published: 1 October 2004
...Yuri P. Ivanenko; Nadia Dominici; Germana Cappellini; Bernard Dan; Guy Cheron; Francesco Lacquaniti SUMMARY The inverted pendulum model in which the centre of mass of the body vaults over the stance leg in an arc represents a basic mechanism of bipedal walking. Is the pendulum mechanism innate...
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (10): 1631–1642.
Published: 15 May 2003
...James R. Usherwood; John E. A. Bertram SUMMARY Gibbons are able to brachiate effectively through the forest canopy with a suspended swinging motion via contact with handholds. The swing phase is unlikely to be a cause of significant energy loss as pendulums are able to oscillate with only gradual...