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Title: Non-sagittal movements of shank and foot in some marsupials
Authors: van Zwieten, K.J.
Narain, F.
Kosten, L.
De Munter, S.
Zoubova, I.
Schmidt, K.
Lamur, K.
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Royal Dutch Zoological Society
Citation: Mardulyn, P.; Fournier, D.; Josens, G. (Ed.). 19th Benelux Congess of Zoology : Integrative biology: From ecology to molecules., p. 91-91
Abstract: Tracings of an in vivo opossum X-ray, displaying shank and foot, confirm that collum fibulae and spatium interosseum cruris are reliable landmarks to describe the non-sagittal hind-limb movements. Only since recently, quantitative measurements in higher primates, e.g. man, allow extrapolating these data to bipedal gait. In man, after take-off, just a short distinct foot eversion helps to clear the foot from the surface, mainly during the onset of sway.
Notes: Short Summary of 2 Junior MSc Theses in Clinical Molecular Life Sciences, Functional Morphology Research Group, BioMed Research Institute, University of Hasselt, Belgium, 2011
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/14257
Link to publication: www.beneluxcongress.com
Category: C2
Type: Proceedings Paper
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