M A Schön

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We hypothesised that--due to bending and tension--there should exist a preferential direction of the collagen fibrils in the subchondral bone of the concave components of the hip and shoulder joint that results from bicentric or eccentric loading, but there should be no preferential direction in the convex joint partners. We therefore examined 25 human hip(More)
Morphological adaptations to climbing (a scansorial mode of quadrupedal, arboreal locomotion practised on twigs and small branches) are identified by relating anatomical details of limb bones to a sample of 6,136 instantaneous observational recordings on the positional behavior and support uses of 20 different free-ranging, adult red howlers. Our findings(More)
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