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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (21): jeb244435.
Published: 14 November 2022
...Tina Haagensen; Joshua L. Gaschk; Johanna T. Schultz; Christofer J. Clemente ABSTRACT Manoeuvrability, the ability to make rapid changes in direction, is central to animal locomotion. Turning performance may depend on the ability to successfully complete key challenges including: withstanding...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (8): jeb172544.
Published: 23 April 2018
...-licence-1-1/ Summary: Little is known about how terrain affects an animal's agility; we establish that a low-friction surface reduces agility and decreases the movement speeds chosen by a small marsupial. Trade-off Performance Manoeuvrability Grip Movement Cornering An animal's...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (24): 4073–4081.
Published: 15 December 2011
...Tyson L. Hedrick Summary Flying animals exhibit remarkable degrees of both stability and manoeuvrability. Our understanding of these capabilities has recently been improved by the identification of a source of passive damping specific to flapping flight. Examining how this damping effect scales...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (7): 945–953.
Published: 1 April 2009
... ) 17 1 2009 2009 bats manoeuvrability roosting ecology For flying vertebrates, the ability to land safely is essential for survival. They move at much higher speeds than similarly sized terrestrial animals do, and accidental collisions of birds and bats with stationary objects...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (13): 2339–2349.
Published: 1 June 2004
... of turning rates of the anterior part of the body (head to centre of mass), i.e. with peak values from 434 to 1023 deg. s -1 . We suggest that this variability may be due to the presence of two types of escape manoeuvres, i.e. responses with high and low turning rates, as previously found in a teleost...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (14): 2135–2141.
Published: 15 July 2002
... the evolution of cynodonts and mammals reduced rotational inertia and probably improved turning ability. * e-mail: walter@biology.utah.edu 3 5 2002 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 agility manoeuvrability moment of inertia locomotion lizard rat mouse Mus...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (22): 3927–3934.
Published: 15 November 2001
...@biology.utah.edu 24 8 2001 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2001 2001 agility manoeuvrability moment of inertia locomotion human. Rotational inertia ( I ) is the resistance a body offers to torques that act to spin it about an axis. It is the sum of differential elements of mass...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (3): 431–442.
Published: 1 February 2001
... 2000 15 01 2001 © 2001 by Company of Biologists 2001 manoeuvrability turning swimming pectoral fin locomotion flow visualization digital particle image velocimetry bluegill sunfish Lepomis macrochirus Experimental studies of animal movement have traditionally focused...
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J Exp Biol (2000) 203 (22): 3391–3396.
Published: 15 November 2000
..., USA (e-mail: walker@usm.maine.edu ) 25 08 2000 24 10 2000 © 2000 by Company of Biologists 2000 swimming turning performance agility curvature kinematics body stiffness manoeuvrability boxfish Ostracion meleagris Most literature on the locomotion of fishes...
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (1): 67–76.
Published: 1 January 1999
... Trade and Industry, 1–2 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8564, Japan 09 10 1998 07 12 1998 © 1999 by Company of Biologists 1999 avian moult aerodynamics flight mechanical power cost of transport manoeuvrability predation risk Moulting in birds is an energetically...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 158 (1): 19–35.
Published: 1 July 1991
... for decreasing the total mechanical power required to fly. The influences of wing moment of inertia and wing shape on manoeuvrability and agility are discussed. The moment of inertia about the roll axis originating from the body has been assumed to equal in magnitude that originating from the wings; Aldridge...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 156 (1): 187–205.
Published: 1 March 1991
...Paolo Domenici; Robert W. Blake ABSTRACT The kinematics of turning manoeuvres and the distance-time performance in escape responses of startled angelfish (Pterophyllum eimekei) are investigated employing high-speed cinematography (400Hz). All escape responses observed are C-type fast-starts...