Quantitative Analysis of the Deltoid and Rotator Cuff Muscles in Humans and Great Apes

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The shoulder is one of the anatomic regions differentiating orthograde primates (gibbons, orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and humans) from the rest of the pronograde primates. Orthograde primates are characterized by a dorsal position of the scapula and a more lateral orientation of the glenoid cavity. This anatomic pattern, together with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10764-009-9368-8

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@article{Potau2009QuantitativeAO, title={Quantitative Analysis of the Deltoid and Rotator Cuff Muscles in Humans and Great Apes}, author={Josep Maria Potau and Xavier Bardina and Neus Ciurana and Daniel Camprub{\'i} and Juan Francisco Pastor and F{\'e}lix de la Paz and M. Barbosa}, journal={International Journal of Primatology}, year={2009}, volume={30}, pages={697-708} }