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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (24): jeb243180.
Published: 16 December 2021
... shifts in muscle-spring tuning in systems using latch-mediated spring actuation (LaMSA). We hypothesized that variation in jumping performance would result from increased force capacity in muscles and relatively stiffer elastic structures, resulting in greater energy storage. To test this, we...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (17): jeb236430.
Published: 3 September 2021
...; variation in snout length results in a trade-off between pivot and suction feeding. LaMSA Kinematics Syngnathidae Fish Tel Aviv University http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100004375 Suction feeding is a highly stereotypic feeding behavior employed by the majority of aquatic...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (14): jeb219899.
Published: 27 July 2020
... amplification Latch-mediated spring actuation LaMSA Micro-computed tomography Histology Functional morphology Arachnida In animal movements, speed is often central to survival; for example, by allowing escape from a predator or the capture of prey. However, because of the intrinsic properties...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (15): jeb197889.
Published: 9 August 2019
... and release of elastic energy from the spring is only now being elucidated. Here, we critically examine the metrics and concepts of power amplification and encourage a framework centered on latch-mediated spring actuation (LaMSA). We emphasize approaches and metrics of LaMSA systems that will forge a pathway...