Evolutionary Bio-mechanics - Publications

Here are some selected publications that provide an overview of our research portfolio. For a full list of our publications visit our individual staff profile pages.

Sellers, W.I., Pond, S.B., Brassey, C.A., Manning, P.L. & Bates, K.T. 2017. Investigating the running abilities of Tyrannosaurus rex using stress-constrained multibody dynamic analysis. PeerJ 5:e3420. doi: 10.7717/peerj.3420.

Sabbah S., Gemmer J.A. Bhatia-Lin A., Manoff G., Castro G., Siegel J.K., Jeffery N., & Berson D.M. (2017). A retinal code for motion along the gravitational and body axes. Nature 546: 494-497.

Willems C, Stassijns G, Cornelis W and D'Août K (2017). Biomechanical implications of walking with indigenous footwear. Am J Phys Anthropol, 1–12.

Noble P., Singer E., & Jeffery N (2016). Does subchondral bone of the equine proximal phalanx adapt to race training? Journal of Anatomy 229:104-113.

Gardiner, J., Gunarathne, N., Howard, D., & Kenney, L. (2016). Crowd-Sourced Amputee Gait Data: A Feasibility Study Using YouTube Videos of Unilateral Trans-Femoral Gait.. PloS one, 11(10), e0165287. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0165287

Schoonaert K, D'Août K, Samuel D, Talloen W, Nauwelaerts S, Kivell TL and Aerts P (2016). Gait characteristics and spatio-temporal variables of climbing in bonobos (pan paniscus) American Journal of Primatology 78, 1165–1177.

Gardiner, J., Bari, A. Z., Howard, D., & Kenney, L. (2016). Transtibial amputee gait efficiency: Energy storage and return versus solid ankle cushioned heel prosthetic feet.. Journal of rehabilitation research and development, 53(6), 1133-1138. doi:10.1682/jrrd.2015.04.0066

Rose, K.A., Bates, K.T., Nudds, R.L. & Codd, J.R. 2016. Ontogeny of sex differences in the energetics and kinematics of terrestrial locomotion in leghorn chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus): a comparison of two age cohorts. Scientific Reports 6:24292. DOI: 10.1038/srep24292.

Eyskens JB, Nijs J, D'Août K, Sand A, Wouters K and Moorkens G (2015). Timed loaded standing in female chronic fatigue syndrome compared with other populations. J Rehab Res Dev 52, 21-30.

Brassey, C. A., & Gardiner, J. D. (2015). An advanced shape-fitting algorithm applied to quadrupedal mammals: improving volumetric mass estimates.. Royal Society open science, 2(8), 150302. doi:10.1098/rsos.150302

Jeffery N.& Mendias C. 2015. Endocranial and Masticatory Muscle Volumes in Myostatin Deficient Mice. Royal Society Open Science. 1: 140187.

Vickerton P, Jarvis J, Gallagher J, Sutherland H, Akhtar R Jeffery N. 2014. Morphological and histological adaptation of muscle and bone to loading induced by repetitive activation of muscle. Proceedings of the Royal Society Part B 281(1788), 20140786.

Neufuss J, Hesse B, Thorpe S, Vereecke E, D'Août K, Fischer M and Schilling N (2014). Fibre type composition in the lumbar perivertebral muscles of primates: Implications for the evolution of orthogrady in hominoids. J Anat 224, 113-131.

Wang, W., Abboud, R. J., Guenther, M. M., & Crompton, R. H. (2014). Analysis of joint force and torque for the human and non-human ape foot during bipedal walking with implications for the evolution of the foot. JOURNAL OF ANATOMY, 225(2), 152-166. doi:10.1111/joa.12201.

Gardiner, J. D., Altringham, J. D., Papadatou, E., & Nudds, R. L. (2014). Excepting Myotis capaccinii, the wings' contribution to take-off performance does not correlate with foraging ecology in six species of insectivorous bat. BIOLOGY OPEN, 3(11), 1057-1062. doi:10.1242/bio.20149159.

Pataky, T.C., Robinson, M.A., Vanrenterghem, J, Savage, R, Bates, K.T., Crompton, R.H. 2014. Vector field statistics for objective center-of-pressure trajectory analysis during gait, with evidence of scalar sensitivity to small coordinate system rotations. Gait & Posture 40: 255-258.

Bates, K.T., Collins, D., Savage, R., Webster, E., Pataky, T.C., McClymont, J., D’Aout, K., Sellers, W.I., Bennett, M.R. & Crompton, R.H. 2013. The evolution of compliance in the human lateral mid-foot. Proceedings of Royal Society B 280(1769): 20131818.

Griffin NL, Miller C, Schmitt D and D'Août K (2014). Understanding the evolution of the windlass mechanism of the human foot from comparative anatomy: Insights, obstacles, & future directions. Am J Phys Anthropol 156, 1-10.

Allen, V., Bates, K.T., Zhiheng, L. & Hutchinson, J.R. 2013. The evolution of body shape and locomotion in bird-line archosaurs. Nature 497: 104-107.

Vickerton P, Jarvis J, Jeffery N. 2013. Concentration-dependent specimen shrinkage in iodine enhanced microCT. Journal of Anatomy 223: 185–193.

O'Hare LMS, Cox PD, Jeffery N., Singer ER. 2013. Finite element Analysis of Stress in the Equine Proximal Phalanx. Equine Veterinary Journal 45: 273-277.

Bates, K.T., Savage, R., Pataky, T.C., Morse, S.A., Webster, E., Falkingham, P.L., Ren, L., Qian, L., Collins, D., Bennett, M.R., McClymont, J. & Crompton, R.H. 2013. Does footprint depth correlate with foot motion and pressure? Journal of the Royal Society Interface. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2013.0009.

Griffin NL, Miller C, Schmitt D and D'Août K (2013). An investigation of the dynamic relationship between navicular drop and first metatarsophalangeal joint dorsal excursion. J Anat 222, 598-607.