Primate locomotion

linking field and laboratory research
  • 364 Pages
  • 3.14 MB
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Springer , New York
Bipedalism, Locomotion, Primates,
StatementKristiaan D"Août, Evie E. Vereecke, editors
SeriesDevelopments in primatology, Developments in primatology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.P9 P67255 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 364 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24920248M
ISBN 101441914196, 144191420X
ISBN 139781441914194, 9781441914200
LC Control Number2011377780
OCLC/WorldCa449853297

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Primates with remarkably few changes in their skeletons and musculature have adopted a bewildering variety of locomotor patterns. The “natural” habitat of primates—in the. The conference, Primate Locomotion, took place thirty years after the pioneering confer­ ence on the same topic that was convened by the late Warren G.

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Humans, who have long since abandoned the trees as their principal lodging place, have only partially lost the physical adaptations for tree climbing; their hands, in.

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It is organized into 11 chapters that cover biomechanical principles, which are the foundation of understanding of locomotor adaptations.

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Unfortunately, to date, there is relatively little. Primate Locomotion discusses researches on the concept of primate locomotion. It is organized into 11 chapters that cover biomechanical principles, which are the foundation of understanding of locomotor adaptations.

This book first gives an introduction to parallels and analogs between mammalian and mechanical Edition: 1. “Nonhuman primates are many and wondrous, yet few and endangered.” ― Lisa Kemmerer, Primate People: Saving Nonhuman Primates through Education, Advocacy, and Sanctuary.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jenkins, Farish A., Primate locomotion. New York, Academic Press, (OCoLC) Online version. Description: Primate Locomotion discusses researches on the concept of primate locomotion.

It is organized into 11 chapters that cover biomechanical principles, which are the foundation of understanding of locomotor adaptations. This book first gives an introduction to parallels and analogs between mammalian and mechanical structures. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Primate locomotion by Kristiaan D'Août,Springer edition, paperback Primate Locomotion ( edition) | Open Library. Unfortunately, to date, there is relatively little scientific exchange between both groups.

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Primate Locomotion discusses researches on the concept of primate locomotion. It is organized into 11 chapters that cover biomechanical principles, which are the foundation of understanding of locomotor adaptations.

This book first gives an introduction to parallels and analogs between mammalian and mechanical : Farish A. Jenkins. The study of primate locomotion is a unique discipline that by its nature is interdis­ ciplinary, drawing on and integrating research from ethology, ecology, comparative anat­ omy, physiology, biomechanics, paleontology, etc.

When combined and focused on particular problems this diversity of. Start studying Primate Locomotion. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The primate walks, climbs, jumps and leaps on and among the branches using its hands and feet to grasp the branches.

Legs are longer than arms. relatively short limbs bring the body close to the branch for stability. Relatively long fingers and toes facilitate grasping branches. About this book. Primate locomotion has typically been studied from two points of view. Laboratory-based researchers have focused on aspects like biomechanics and energetics, whereas field-based researchers have focused on (locomotor) behaviour and Range: £ - £ 1.

Introduction. Primate Locomotion: Toward a Synergy of Laboratory and Field Research Evie Estelle Vereecke, Kristiaan D’Août. Translating Primate Locomotor Biomechanical Variables from the Laboratory to the Field Daniel Schmitt.

Studying Captive Ape Locomotion: Past, Present, and Future Evie E. Vereecke, Kristiaan D’Août, Peter Book Edition: 1. item 3 Primate Locomotion: Recent Advances by E. Strasser (English) Hardcover Book Free - Primate Locomotion: Recent Advances by E.

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The order Primates, with its or more species, is the third most diverse order of mammals, after rodents (Rodentia) and bats (Chiroptera).

Many primates have high levels of intelligence. The study of primate locomotion is a unique discipline that by its nature is interdis­ ciplinary, drawing on and integrating research from ethology, ecology, comparative anat­ omy, physiology, biomechanics, paleontology, etc.

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Wise, 50 Years at Gombe by Jane Goodall, Orangutans: Wiza. A: Most of the work that's been done on the primate body is focused on the limbs -- which are, of course, very important in locomotion -- but it's very important to study the spine.

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It integrates the biomechanics of animal movement with the physiology of animal energetics and the neural control of locomotion. The author also communicates a sense of the awe and 3/5(1).The Evolution of Primate Locomotion and Body Configuration.

Changes in body structure and locomotion are the most significant parts in the process of Primate Evolution. Evolution helps animals to adapt to their ever changing environment and take advantage of new resources and challenges arising with the changing environment.Primate locomotion can be classified into four major types: vertical clinging and leaping, quadrupedalism, brachiating and bipedalism (Groves, ).

Over the millions of years, primates have been adapting to the changing environment therefore improving the structure of their bodies and .