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Such comparisons also highlight how certain organisms may differ and point to strategies that have evolved for movement in diverse environments. Finally, because convergence upon common designs and the generation of new designs result from historical processes governed by natural selection, it is also important that we ask how and why these systems have evolved. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 18mm Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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Animal Locomotion Andrew Biewener and Sheila Patek Abstract This book provides a synthesis of the physical, physiological, evolutionary, and biomechanical principles that underlie animal locomotion. Movement in water 6.

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Principles of Animal Locomotion Paperback. The underlying locomotoon and biomechanical properties of muscles, skeletons and nervous systems are linked to the mechanisms and control of movement.

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Academic Skip to main content. Several themes run through this book. The book concludes with a discussion of the neural control of animal locomotion. The price is higher if these issues are consider. Write a customer review. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Eyes to See Michael F. This book provides a synthesis of the physical, physiological, evolutionary, and biomechanical principles that underlie animal locomotion. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Common themes are observed for the ways in which animals successfully contend with the properties biswener a given physical biewene across diversity of life forms and varying locomotor modes. Animal Locomotion Second Edition Andrew Biewener and Sheila Patek Provides complete, integrated coverage of nearly all modes of animal movement, emphasizing general principles in a clear and straightforward fashion Incorporates background material on the biomechanics and physiology of nervous, skeletal, and muscular components Adopts a renewed evolutionary approach to locomotion and includes new coverage of non-vertebrate animal locomotor systems.


Consequently, an integrative approach to organismal function that spans multiple levels of biological organization provides a strong understanding of animal locomotion.

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Animal Locomotion

The author also communicates a sense of the awe and fascination that comes from watching the grace, speed, and power of animals in motion. Biewener begins by examining the underlying machinery for movement: Unfortunately the book was full of ears pages.

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