Head movements during locomotion in a gibbon and Japanese macaques.

@article{Hirasaki2004HeadMD,
  title={Head movements during locomotion in a gibbon and Japanese macaques.},
  author={Eishi Hirasaki and Hiroo Kumakura},
  journal={Neuroreport},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={643-7}
}
Kinematic analysis of head and body movements during locomotion in Macaca fuscata and Hylobates lar revealed that coordinated head rotation and translation that have been reported to play an important role in stabilizing gaze during locomotion for humans are also observed in non-human primates. The fact that well-coordinated head movements were observed in two species, and during both bipedal and quadrupedal walking, suggests that the head orientation during locomotion is well regulated in the… CONTINUE READING