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Vertebrate biomechanics and evolution, [edited by] V.L. Bels, J-P. Gasc, A. Casinos

Label
Vertebrate biomechanics and evolution
Title
Vertebrate biomechanics and evolution
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] V.L. Bels, J-P. Gasc, A. Casinos
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bels, V. L.
  • Gasc, Jean Pierre
  • Casinos, A
Series statement
Experimental biology reviews
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vertebrates
  • Biomechanics
Label
Vertebrate biomechanics and evolution, [edited by] V.L. Bels, J-P. Gasc, A. Casinos
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The initial basis for this book was the organisation of a symposium 'Biomechanics and evolution' held at the University of Canterbury in 2001"-Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Biomechanics : a tool for understanding the evolution of vertebrates / A. Casinos, J-P. Gasc and V.L. Bels -- Achievements and limitations in the mechanics of extinct animals / R. McNeill Alexander -- Selection experiments : an under-utilized tool in biomechanics and organismal biology / T. Garland, Jr. -- The importance of functional plasticity in the design and control of the vertebrate musculoskeletal system / G. Gillis and A.A. Biewener -- Biomechanics and evolutionary space : a case study / K.V. Kardong -- Respiration in elasmobranchs : new models of aquatic ventilation / A.P. Summers and L.A. Ferry-Graham -- Evaluating suction feeding performance in fishes : implications for evolutionary diversification / L.A. Ferry-Graham and P.C. Wainwright -- Experimental hydrodynamics and evolution : caudal fin locomotion in fishes / G.V. Lauder ... [et al.] -- Habitat, body design and the swimming performance of fish / P. Domenici -- Constraint and convergence in the evolution of salamander feeding / S.M. Deban -- Biomechanics and evolution in terrestrial and aerial vertebrates / J-P. Gasc, A. Casinos and V.L. Bels -- Evaluating the complexity of the trophic system in Reptilia / V.L. Bels -- The comparative biomechanics of a prey-predator relationship : the adaptive morphologies of the feeding apparatus of Australian black-cockatoos and their foods as a basis for the reconstruction of the evolutionary history of the Psittaciformes / D.G. Homberger -- Biomechanics of the avian skull / R.G. Bout -- Integrating kinetic and kinematic approaches to the analysis of terrestrial locomotion / S.M. Reilly and A. Bicknevicius -- Evolution of lizard locomotion : context and constraint / R. Van Damme ... [et al.] -- Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny? Locomotion
  • in children and other primitive hominids / N.C. Heglund and B. Schepens -- Origins and evolution of diversity in the avian wing / J.M.V. Rayner and G.J. Dyke -- The intellectual challenge of biomechanics and evolution / G.V. Lauder
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 332 p.
Isbn
9781859962381
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1986455-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1986455
  • (Sirsi) o48932286
  • (OCoLC)48932286
Label
Vertebrate biomechanics and evolution, [edited by] V.L. Bels, J-P. Gasc, A. Casinos
Publication
Note
"The initial basis for this book was the organisation of a symposium 'Biomechanics and evolution' held at the University of Canterbury in 2001"-Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Biomechanics : a tool for understanding the evolution of vertebrates / A. Casinos, J-P. Gasc and V.L. Bels -- Achievements and limitations in the mechanics of extinct animals / R. McNeill Alexander -- Selection experiments : an under-utilized tool in biomechanics and organismal biology / T. Garland, Jr. -- The importance of functional plasticity in the design and control of the vertebrate musculoskeletal system / G. Gillis and A.A. Biewener -- Biomechanics and evolutionary space : a case study / K.V. Kardong -- Respiration in elasmobranchs : new models of aquatic ventilation / A.P. Summers and L.A. Ferry-Graham -- Evaluating suction feeding performance in fishes : implications for evolutionary diversification / L.A. Ferry-Graham and P.C. Wainwright -- Experimental hydrodynamics and evolution : caudal fin locomotion in fishes / G.V. Lauder ... [et al.] -- Habitat, body design and the swimming performance of fish / P. Domenici -- Constraint and convergence in the evolution of salamander feeding / S.M. Deban -- Biomechanics and evolution in terrestrial and aerial vertebrates / J-P. Gasc, A. Casinos and V.L. Bels -- Evaluating the complexity of the trophic system in Reptilia / V.L. Bels -- The comparative biomechanics of a prey-predator relationship : the adaptive morphologies of the feeding apparatus of Australian black-cockatoos and their foods as a basis for the reconstruction of the evolutionary history of the Psittaciformes / D.G. Homberger -- Biomechanics of the avian skull / R.G. Bout -- Integrating kinetic and kinematic approaches to the analysis of terrestrial locomotion / S.M. Reilly and A. Bicknevicius -- Evolution of lizard locomotion : context and constraint / R. Van Damme ... [et al.] -- Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny? Locomotion
  • in children and other primitive hominids / N.C. Heglund and B. Schepens -- Origins and evolution of diversity in the avian wing / J.M.V. Rayner and G.J. Dyke -- The intellectual challenge of biomechanics and evolution / G.V. Lauder
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 332 p.
Isbn
9781859962381
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1986455-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1986455
  • (Sirsi) o48932286
  • (OCoLC)48932286

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