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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (16): jeb179457.
Published: 23 August 2018
... evidence that gravity acts as constraint on AMC involving vertical rhythmic movement. * Author for correspondence ( akito.miura@gmail.com ) Competing interests The authors declare no competing or financial interests. 18 2 2018 20 6 2018 © 2018. Published by The Company...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (13): 2232–2234.
Published: 1 July 2014
... and the head, when the heart–head vertical distance is expressed as ρ g h (where ρ is the density of blood, g is acceleration due to gravity and h is the vertical distance above the heart), and the rise in MAP is associated with a larger heart to normalize wall stress in the ventricular wall. Based...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (14): 2494–2506.
Published: 15 July 2010
..., 1994 ). However, it is likely that once an animal reaches and walks onto an object it will use additional sensory cues to assess whether that object warrants further exploration. For example, mechanoreceptors sensitive to gravity or posture could inform an animal about the surface topology...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (7): 1087–1092.
Published: 1 April 2008
... for correspondence (e-mail: john.k.dewitt@nasa.gov ) 29 1 2008 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2008 2008 biomechanics locomotion ground reaction force inertia gravity weight mass human During long-term space flight, astronauts experience losses in bone mineral density...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (12): 2333–2346.
Published: 15 June 2005
...G. A. Cavagna; N. C. Heglund; P. A. Willems SUMMARY The effect of an increase in gravity on the mechanics of running has been studied by using a force platform fixed to the floor of an aircraft undergoing flight profiles, resulting in a simulated gravity of 1.3 g . The power spent to maintain...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (21): 3797–3810.
Published: 1 October 2004
... The Company of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 locomotion gravity pendulum child Spatiotemporal dynamics of normal walking in human adults is governed by general principles, including mechanisms of propulsion, stability, kinematic coordination and mechanical energy exchange( Alexander, 1989...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (16): 2859–2866.
Published: 15 July 2004
... gravity: spaceflight, centrifugation, and return to 1G. J. Gravit. Physiol. 4 , 43 -48. Wade, C. E., Moran, M. M. and Oyama, J. ( 2002 ). Resting energy expenditure of rats acclimated to hypergravity. Aviat. Space Eviron. Med. 73 , 859 -864. Warren, L. E., Horwitz, B. A. and Fuller, C...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (8): 1305–1311.
Published: 15 March 2004
... 2004 blood pressure regulation gravity orthostasis snake tilting Liasis fuscus Acrochordus arafurae When a terrestrial animal assumes an upright posture, gravity tends to pull blood away from the head toward the lower parts of the body and superimposes a hydrostatic pressure...