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Description - Animal Locomotion by Andrew A. Biewener

Written by a distinguished US physiologist, this book examines how animals move, comparing running, swimming and flying. In doing so, it examines the common principles of design and movement that animals have evolved to move through very different physical environments. The underlying physiological and biomechanical properties of muscles, skeletons and nervous systems are linked to the mechanisms and control of movement. At the same time, the book articulates the captivating grace, speed, and power of animal movement.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198500223
ISBN-10: 019850022X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Pages: 294
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 19-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Andrew A. Biewener

Professor Andrew A. Biewener Concord Field Station, MCZ Harvard University Old Causeway Road Bedford, MA 01730 001 781-275-1725 x13 001 781-275-9613 abiewener@oeb.harvard.edu Charles P. Lyman Professor of Biology, Harvard University Editor, Journal of Experimental Biology; editorial boards of Journal of Morphology; Physiological Biochemistry and Zoology and Journal of Experimental Zoology; (currently: past-President, American Society of Biomechanics)

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Animal Locomotion by Andrew A. Biewener
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