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Animal Locomotion


Edited By: D Leach and HC Schamhardt

124 pages, 81 figs, 22 tabs

S Karger

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #26551 | ISBN: 3805557779
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A selection of contributions from a workshop held in Utrecht in 1991. Topics include: kinematic measurement techniques; biomechanical models; tendons; functional anatomy; force plates, force shoes and applications.


Editorial, D. Leach; kinematic gait analysis in equine carpal lameness, W. Back; stride characteristics of overgound versus treadmill locomotion in the saddle horse, E. Barrey, et al; multi-body modelling and simulation of animal locomotion, A.J. van den Bogert and H.C. Schamhardt; the global design of the Hindimb in quadrupeds, G.J. van Ingen Schenau and M.F. Bobbert; comparison of the damping effect of different shoeing by the measurement of hoof acceleration, P. Benoit, et al; concept of a force-measuring horseshoe, L. Roepstorff and S. Drevemo; a method to estimate the initial length of equine tendons, D.J. Riemersma, et al; measurement techniques in animal locomotion analysis, H.C. Schamhardt, et al; recommended terminology for researchers in locomotion and biomechanics of quadrupedal animals, D. Leach; application of trackeye in equine locomotion research, S. Drevemo, et al; quantification of the locomotion of Dutch warmblood foals, W. Back, et al; surface strain on the dorsal metacarpus of thoroughbreds at different speeds and gaits, H.M.S. Davies, et al; kinematics of the standarbred trotter measured at 6,7,8 and 9m/s on a treadmill, before and after 5 months of Prerace training, P.R. van Weeren, et al.

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