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Animal locomotion

Author: A A Biewener; Oxford University Press,
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford animal biology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats

Written by a US physiologist, this book examines the common principles of design and movement that animals have evolved to move through different physical environments. It links the underlying  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A A Biewener; Oxford University Press,
ISBN: 9780198500223 019850022X
OCLC Number: 936718959
Notes: Índice.
Description: XII, 281 p. : il., gráf., tablas ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Physical and biological properties and principles related to animal movement ; 2. Muscles and skeletons: the building blocks of animal movement ; 3. Movement on land ; 4. Movement in water ; 5. Movement in air ; 6. Cell Crawling ; 7. Jumping, climbing and suspensory locomotion ; 8. Metabolic pathways for fueling locomotion ; 9. Energy costs of locomotion ; 10. Neuromuscular control of movement
Series Title: Oxford animal biology series.
Responsibility: Andrew A. Biewener.


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