Dynamic plantar pressure distribution during terrestrial locomotion of bonobos (Pan paniscus).

@article{Vereecke2003DynamicPP,
  title={Dynamic plantar pressure distribution during terrestrial locomotion of bonobos (Pan paniscus).},
  author={Evie E Vereecke and Kristiaan D'Ao{\^u}t and Dirk L R De Clercq and Linda van Elsacker and Peter Aerts},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2003},
  volume={120 4},
  pages={373-83}
}
We collected high-resolution plantar pressure distributions of seven bonobos during terrestrial bipedal and quadrupedal locomotion (N = 146). Functional foot length, degree of hallux abduction, and total contact time were determined, and plots, showing pressure as a function of time for six different foot regions, were generated. We also studied five adult humans for comparison (N = 13). Both locomotion types of the bonobo show a large variation in plantar pressure distributions, which could be… CONTINUE READING

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