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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (2): 194–209.
Published: 15 January 2009
...-mail: mgruhn@uni-koeln.de ) 1 9 2008 2009 walking leg coordination kinematics stick insect Walking in all kinds of organisms shows a high degree of variability in the stepping kinematics despite its often stereotypical appearance. This form of locomotion assures survival through...
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (12): 1701–1710.
Published: 15 June 1999
...-mail: rhuster@gwdg.de ) 16 03 1999 20 05 1999 © 1999 by Company of Biologists 1999 hiding behaviour locust Locusta migratoria looming moving stimulus optomotor reaction leg coordination Avoidance behaviour of locusts in response to sensory stimuli has been described...
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J Exp Biol (1996) 199 (7): 1477–1482.
Published: 1 July 1996
... speeds, for outer leg 2. As coordinating influences between contra-and ipsilateral legs were found directly to influence only the anterior extreme position of the legs, these results indicate that the mechanisms controlling curve walking may be different from those controlling normal leg coordination...
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J Exp Biol (1995) 198 (3): 683–700.
Published: 1 March 1995
... in a specific manner to locomotion. Second, ipsi-and contralateral leg coordination was investigated. Ipsilateral coordination was found to involve a metachronal organization from front to back in all the walking sequences recorded, whereas contralateral coordination involved, in addition to the weak alternate...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 159 (1): 449–471.
Published: 1 September 1991
... adult female stick insects, Carausius morosus Br., walking on a treadwheel. The insects were taken from laboratory colonies in Bielefeld. Leg coordination was recorded using previously described methods (Dean, 1984). A holder was attached dorsally to the insect along the tergum of the head, thorax...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 144 (1): 199–213.
Published: 1 July 1989
... influences which have been found to exist between ipsilateral legs. However, in contrast to ipsilateral legs, the interaction between two contralateral legs was found to act in both directions. 08 02 1989 © 1989 by Company of Biologists 1989 walking leg coordination insects Carausius...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 138 (1): 455–469.
Published: 1 September 1988
..., the influence being stronger the further the anterior leg has moved backwards during its retraction. The latter influence depends on the position but not the phase of the anterior leg. 10 5 1988 © 1988 The Company of Biologists Ltd. 1988 walking leg coordination insects Carausius...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 121 (1): 349–369.
Published: 1 March 1986
.... The results are compared with previous findings from the literature. 6 8 1985 © 1986 by Company of Biologists 1986 walking leg coordination crayfish The legs of a walking animal perform cyclic movements which consist of two alternating parts. The ‘power stroke’ (PS) takes place...
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J Exp Biol (1983) 103 (1): 75–94.
Published: 1 March 1983
...Jeffrey Dean; Gernot Wendler ABSTRACT Continuous measurements of anterior-posterior leg position recorded from stick insects walking on a wheel were tested for relationships among spatial and temporal parameters of leg coordination. This analysis revealed that the protraction of middle and rear...