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ANIMAL LOCOMOTION.

Author: ANDREW PATEK SHEILA BIEWENER
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], OXFORD UNIV Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines how animals move, comparing running, swimming, and flying. It also reviews the common principles of design and movement that animals have evolved to move through very different  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: ANDREW PATEK SHEILA BIEWENER
ISBN: 0198743165 9780198743163 0198743157 9780198743156
OCLC Number: 1031949131
Description: 256 pages
Contents: 1: Physical and biological properties and principles related to animal locomotion2: Muscles and skeletons: the building blocks of animal movement3: Energetics of locomotion4: Movement on land5: Movement in water6: Movement in air7: Jumping, climbing and suspensory locomotion8: Neuromuscular control of movement9: Evolution of locomotion

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Biewener's descriptions of biomechanical concepts are succinct and presented with superb clarity, providing a framework for instruction. * Frank E. Fish, The Journal of Experimental Biology *

 
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