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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (22): jeb243040.
Published: 16 November 2021
...Vivian L. Rose; Christopher J. Arellano ABSTRACT Adults conserve metabolic energy during walking by minimizing the step-to-step transition work performed by the legs during double support and by utilizing spring-like mechanisms in their legs, but little is known as to whether children utilize...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (21): 3360–3363.
Published: 1 November 2015
... 8 2015 © 2015. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2015 Highlighted Article: Tree frogs can recover elastic energy lost to springy perches when jumping, allowing robust jumping performance across highly variable perch compliances. Spring Arboreal Jump Compliance...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (7): 1317–1329.
Published: 1 April 2013
...S. N. Patek; M. V. Rosario; J. R. A. Taylor SUMMARY Elastic mechanisms are fundamental to fast and efficient movements. Mantis shrimp power their fast raptorial appendages using a conserved network of exoskeletal springs, linkages and latches. Their appendages are fantastically diverse, ranging...
Includes: Supplementary data