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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (Suppl_1): jeb186924.
Published: 6 February 2019
...Lucia F. Jacobs; Basil el Jundi; Almut Kelber; Barbara Webb ABSTRACT One of the outstanding questions in evolution is why Homo erectus became the first primate species to evolve the external pyramid, i.e. an external nose. The accepted hypothesis for this trait has been its role in respiration...
J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (8): 1331–1336.
Published: 15 April 2012
... associated energy costs and injury risks, and why non-cursorial mammals avoid such locomotor behaviors. * Author for correspondence ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) 21 12 2011 © 2012. 2012 AEA 2-AG positive affect running walking locomotion Homo exercise endogenous...
J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (5): 790–797.
Published: 1 March 2010
... great apes long before the evolution of the terrestrial bipeds that gave rise to humans. Humans (genus Homo ) are thought to have evolved from australopith ancestors approximately 2.5 million years ago ( Wolpoff, 1998 ). For more than 99% of this period, humans made their living as hunter-gatherers...
J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (24): 3889–3907.
Published: 15 December 2008
... Homo Hylobates Cercopithecus Macaca Semnopithecus Locomotion, which requires stability, progression and adaptation( Das and McCollum, 1988 ; Patla, 1991 ; Patla, 1997 ; Shumway-Cook and Woollacott,2001 ), depends upon visual, vestibular and somatosensory inputs to provide continually...