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Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (5): 713–721.
Published: 1 March 2009
...Campbell Rolian; Daniel E. Lieberman; Joseph Hamill; John W. Scott; William Werbel SUMMARY The phalangeal portion of the forefoot is extremely short relative to body mass in humans. This derived pedal proportion is thought to have evolved in the context of committed bipedalism, but the benefits...