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Reverse-engineering the locomotion of a stem amniote
JA Nyakatura, K Melo, T Horvat, K Karakasiliotis, VR Allen, A Andikfar, ...
Nature 565 (7739), 351-355, 2019
1972019
The convergent evolution of suspensory posture and locomotion in tree sloths
JA Nyakatura
Journal of Mammalian Evolution 19 (3), 225-234, 2012
982012
Gait parameter adjustments of cotton‐top tamarins (Saguinus oedipus, Callitrichidae) to locomotion on inclined arboreal substrates
JA Nyakatura, MS Fischer, M Schmidt
American journal of physical anthropology 135 (1), 13-26, 2008
802008
Limb kinematics during locomotion in the two-toed sloth (Choloepus didactylus, Xenarthra) and its implications for the evolution of the sloth locomotor apparatus
JA Nyakatura, A Petrovitch, MS Fischer
Zoology 113 (4), 221-234, 2010
652010
Effects of support size and orientation on symmetric gaits in free-ranging tamarins of Amazonian Peru: implications for the functional significance of primate gait sequence …
JA Nyakatura, EW Heymann
Journal of human evolution 58 (3), 242-251, 2010
652010
Trunk orientation causes asymmetries in leg function in small bird terrestrial locomotion
E Andrada, C Rode, Y Sutedja, JA Nyakatura, R Blickhan
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281 (1797), 20141405, 2014
642014
Adjustments of global and local hindlimb properties during terrestrial locomotion of the common quail (Coturnix coturnix)
E Andrada, JA Nyakatura, F Bergmann, R Blickhan
Journal of Experimental Biology 216 (20), 3906-3916, 2013
642013
Functional morphology and three-dimensional kinematics of the thoraco-lumbar region of the spine of the two-toed sloth
JA Nyakatura, MS Fischer
Journal of Experimental Biology 213 (24), 4278-4290, 2010
592010
Soft tissue influence on ex vivo mobility in the hip of Iguana: comparison with in vivo movement and its bearing on joint motion of fossil sprawling tetrapods
P Arnold, MS Fischer, JA Nyakatura
Journal of anatomy 225 (1), 31-41, 2014
582014
The Cervical Spine of the American Barn Owl (Tyto furcata pratincola): I. anatomy of the Vertebrae and Regionalization in Their S-Shaped Arrangement
M Krings, JA Nyakatura, MS Fischer, H Wagner
Plos One 9 (3), 1-16, 2014
562014
Functional morphology of the muscular sling at the pectoral girdle in tree sloths: convergent morphological solutions to new functional demands?
JA Nyakatura, MS Fischer
Journal of Anatomy 219 (3), 360-374, 2011
562011
A three-dimensional skeletal reconstruction of the stem amniote Orobates pabsti (Diadectidae): analyses of body mass, centre of mass position, and joint mobility
JA Nyakatura, VR Allen, J Lauströer, A Andikfar, M Danczak, HJ Ullrich, ...
PLoS One 10 (9), e0137284, 2015
512015
Bridging ‘‘Romer’s Gap’’: Limb Mechanics of an Extant Belly-Dragging Lizard Inform Debate on Tetrapod Locomotion During the Early Carboniferous
JA Nyakatura, E Andrada, S Curth, MS Fischer
Evolutionary Biology 41, 175-190, 2014
492014
Trabecular architecture in the forelimb epiphyses of extant xenarthrans (Mammalia)
E Amson, P Arnold, AH van Heteren, A Canoville, JA Nyakatura
Frontiers in Zoology 14, 1-17, 2017
482017
Three-dimensional kinematic analysis of the pectoral girdle during upside-down locomotion of two-toed sloths (Choloepus didactylus, Linné 1758)
JA Nyakatura, MS Fischer
Frontiers in Zoology (BMC) 7 (21), 1-16, 2010
482010
Kinematics and Center of Mass Mechanics During Terrestrial Locomotion in Northern Lapwings (Vanellus vanellus, Charadriiformes)
JA Nyakatura, E Andrada, N Grimm, H Weise, MS Fischer
Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology …, 2012
472012
Trabecular architecture in the sciuromorph femoral head: allometry and functional adaptation
M Mielke, J Wölfer, P Arnold, AH van Heteren, E Amson, JA Nyakatura
Zoological letters 4, 1-11, 2018
462018
Barn owls maximize head rotations by a combination of yawing and rolling in functionally diverse regions of the neck
M Krings, JA Nyakatura, MLLM Boumans, MS Fischer, H Wagner
Journal of Anatomy 231 (1), 12-22, 2017
392017
Timing of head movements is consistent with energy minimization in walking ungulates
DM Loscher, F Meyer, K Kracht, JA Nyakatura
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 283 (1843), 20161908, 2016
382016
A mechanical link model of two-toed sloths: no pendular mechanics during suspensory locomotion
JA Nyakatura, E Andrada
Acta Theriologica 58 (1), 83-93, 2013
372013
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