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Research in my lab is currently focused on three areas of interest: (i) the influence of muscle contractile function on limb bone loading during terrestrial locomotion, (ii) quantification of muscle architectural properties of the digging apparatus of fossorial animals, and (iii) expression of myosin heavy chain (MHC) isoforms and distribution of fiber types in the caudal muscles of animals with prehensile tails.


Strain gauge studies

Muscle architecture studies

Fiber typing studies

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