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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (21): jeb242140.
Published: 3 November 2021
...Natsuki Harada; Takuma Oura; Masateru Maeda; Yayi Shen; Dale M. Kikuchi; Hiroto Tanaka ABSTRACT Penguins are adapted to underwater life and have excellent swimming abilities. Although previous motion analyses revealed their basic swimming characteristics, the details of the 3D wing kinematics, wing...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (21): 3898–3909.
Published: 1 November 2014
... Aerodynamics Flapping flight Wing kinematics Locomotion Weis Fogh mechanism Bristled wing Fringed wing Immersed boundary method Though hard to notice even when they hop, walk or fly, the smallest flying insects reported in the literature (with body lengths less than 1 mm) are of considerable...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (17): 2832–2844.
Published: 1 September 2011
... horizontal). In the present paper, wing and body kinematics of four freely hovering true hoverflies were measured using three-dimensional high-speed video. The measured wing kinematics was used in a Navier–Stokes solver to compute the aerodynamic forces of the insects. The stroke amplitude of the hoverflies...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (20): 3377–3386.
Published: 15 October 2009
... of the fruit fly is purely innate or improves with practice. We addressed this question by comparing a variety of flight parameters such as wing kinematics, flight speed and acceleration, yaw torque-equivalent stroke amplitude responses during object tracking, and saccadic turning angles and rates between...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (3): 423–432.
Published: 1 February 2008
...Hao Wang; Noriyasu Ando; Ryohei Kanzaki SUMMARY By combining optical triangulation with the comb-fringe technique and dual-channel telemetry, wing kinematics and body attitudes accompanying muscle activities of free-flying male hawkmoths were recorded synchronously when they performed flight...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (18): 3218–3227.
Published: 15 September 2007
... motor control wing kinematics The sense of sight is crucial for navigating object-cluttered landscapes. For many creatures, including humans, visual cues are used to stabilize gaze on particular objects of interest, to stabilize head movements against body movements, and to estimate motion...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (1): 113–122.
Published: 1 January 2004
... integration wing kinematics optomotor motor control LPTC behavior flight Motion processing is an essential component of the control systems that animals use to find food resources, detect predators and identify conspecifics( Land, 1999 ). The visual system of insects has long served as a useful...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (11): 1855–1865.
Published: 1 June 2003
...Erica Feuerbacher; Jennifer H. Fewell; Stephen P. Roberts; Elizabeth F. Smith; Jon F. Harrison SUMMARY In this study we tested the effect of pollen and nectar loading on metabolic rate (in mW) and wingbeat frequency during hovering, and also examined the effect of pollen loading on wing kinematics...