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Keywords: Dynamic similarity
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (2): jeb159277.
Published: 16 January 2019
... possessing specialised morphology, giraffes' stride parameters were broadly predicted from dynamic similarity, facilitating the use of other quadrupedal locomotion models to generate testable hypotheses in giraffes. * Author for correspondence ( christopherbasu@gmail.com ) Competing interests...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (10): jeb152538.
Published: 22 May 2018
... from painted quail to ostriches. Using dynamic similarity theory to interpret scaling trends, we find evidence for independent effects of body mass, leg length and leg posture on gait. We find no evidence for scaling of duty factor with body size, suggesting that vertical forces scale with dynamic...
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J Exp Biol (2000) 203 (16): 2405–2415.
Published: 15 August 2000
...J. Maxwell Donelan; Rodger Kram ABSTRACT The Froude number (a ratio of inertial to gravitational forces) predicts the occurrence of dynamic similarity in legged animals over a wide range of sizes and velocities for both walking and running gaits at Earth gravity. This is puzzling because the Froude...