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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (19): 3218–3224.
Published: 1 October 2011
... metabolic rate of the hopping muscles ( ) in first instar, third instar, fifth instar and adult locusts. Oxygen consumption rates increased throughout development according to the allometric equations , , and, if adults are excluded, and . Increasing body mass by 20–45% with attached weights did...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (7): 1087–1092.
Published: 1 April 2008
...) without additional net weight (gravitational force) during locomotion. We examined the effect of increasing inertia while maintaining net gravitational force on vertical ground reaction forces and temporal kinematics during walking and running. Vertical ground reaction force was measured for 10 healthy...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (1): 24–28.
Published: 1 January 2008
...Maria Almbro; Cecilia Kullberg SUMMARY For an animal to escape an attacking predator, speed and manoeuvrability are likely to be crucial factors. Previous studies on reptiles and birds have revealed that gaining weight, due to for instance egg load or lipid accumulation, leads to impaired escape...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 142 (1): 17–29.
Published: 1 March 1989
..., and they were able to carry loads up to 630 g in horizontal flight. The rate of climb decreased with increasing all-up mass, as also did the climbing power (product of weight and rate of climb). Various assumptions about the aerodynamic power in low-speed climbs led to estimates of the maximum power output...