Structured variability of steady-speed locomotion in rats.

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By examining key locomotor parameters during terrestrial locomotion on a substrate without irregularities, we show that rats frequently accelerate and decelerate between two consecutive steps while maintaining an overall steady speed and that the touchdown order of contralateral limbs significantly influences those speed adjustments. The latter highly… (More)
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.092668

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@article{Schmidt2014StructuredVO, title={Structured variability of steady-speed locomotion in rats.}, author={Andr{\'e} Schmidt and Audrone R. Biknevicius}, journal={The Journal of experimental biology}, year={2014}, volume={217 Pt 8}, pages={1402-6} }