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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (21): 3435–3447.
Published: 1 November 2015
... the impact of the loss of sensory feedback from the pectoral fins on movement kinematics during hover behavior. Research was performed with bluegill sunfish ( Lepomis macrochirus ), a model for understanding the biomechanics of swimming and for bio-inspired design of engineered fins. The bluegill beats its...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (10): 1890–1897.
Published: 15 May 2013
..., in the event that the prey moves, leeches will approach the prey's new location. While leeches need to continually sense water disturbances to update their percept of prey location, their own behavior is discontinuous – approaching prey involves switching between swimming, crawling and non-locomoting. Each...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (23): 4055–4064.
Published: 1 December 2010
... control, the specialized femur–tibia (knee) joints of cricket ( Acheta domesticus ) hindlegs were studied during ballistic kicking, jumping and swimming and in non-ballistic walking. In this joint the tendons of the antagonistic flexor and the extensor muscles attach at different distances from the pivot...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (19): 3289–3298.
Published: 1 October 2010
... the manipulation itself, but also during a subsequent compensatory phase. The outcome of these changes was that fish in all treatment groups reached the same average size by sexual maturity, despite having different growth patterns. However, their growth trajectory had impacts on both pre-breeding swimming...