Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Animal Locomotion - by Andrew A. Biewener & Sheila N. Patek (Hardcover)

Animal Locomotion -  by Andrew A. Biewener & Sheila N. Patek (Hardcover) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Animals have evolved remarkable biomechanical and physiological systems that enable their rich repertoire of motion. Animal Locomotion offers a fundamental understanding of animal movement through a broad comparative and integrative approach, including basic mathematics and physics, examination of new and enduring literature, consideration of classic and cutting-edge methods, and a strong emphasis on the core concepts that consistently ground the dizzying array of animal movements. Across scales and environments, this book integrates the biomechanics of animal movement with the physiology of animal energetics and the neural control of locomotion. This second edition has been thoroughly revised, incorporating new content on non-vertebrate animal locomotor systems, studies of animal locomotion that have inspired robotic designs, and a new chapter on the use of evolutionary approaches to locomotor mechanisms and performance.
Number of Pages: 223
Genre: Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Author: Andrew A. Biewener & Sheila N. Patek
Language: English
Street Date: June 5, 2018
TCIN: 53679784
UPC: 9780198743156
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-2838
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$95.00
Shipping
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores
Loading, please wait...

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.