Anatomy & Neurobiology
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Working to understand: My work focuses on the the effect of varying morphology on the physics of motion in sharks. I also work on the biomechanics and anatomy of martial arts.
Long, J.H., Jr., Koob, T.,
(2011) Inspired by sharks: a biomimetic skeleton for the flapping, propulsive tail of an aquatic robot. Marine Technology Society Journal, 45(4), 119-129.
M. N. Dean, J. B. Ramsay and .
(2008) Tooth reorientatin affects tooth function during prey processing and tooth ontogeny in the lesser electric ray (Narcine brasiliensis, Ölfers, 1831). Zoology
M. Cannas, , P. Domenici, J. F. Steffensen.
(2006) Gait transition and oxygen consumption in swimming striped surfperch (Embiotoca lateralis Agassiz). Journal of Fish Biology. 69: 1612-1625.
, and A. P. Summers. (2005) Batoid wing skeletal structure: novel morphologies, mechanical implications, and phylogenetic patterns. Journal of Morphology. 264: 298-313.
306C Med Surge II
Dep't Anatomy & Neurobiology,
School of Medicine,
University of California,
Irvine, CA 92697-1275
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