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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (20): 4154–4166.
Published: 15 October 2006
... as on level terrain. To this end, we trained gray short-tailed opossums( Monodelphis domestica ) to move along level, 30° inclined, and 30° declined trackways instrumented with a force platform. Vertical,craniocaudal and mediolateral impulses, peak vertical forces, and required coefficient of friction (μ req...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (24): 4325–4336.
Published: 15 November 2004
... contact with the branch lower and more laterally than the manus, which may explain the significantly lower required coefficient of friction in the fore limbs relative to the hind limbs. Fig. 1. Arboreal locomotion in Monodelphis domestica . (A) Resolution of substrate reaction forces (SRFs...