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Jackson, B.E., Tobalske, B. W. and Dial, K.P. (2011) The broad range of contractile behaviour of the avian pectoralis: functional and evolutionary implications. J Exp Biol 214, 2354-2361.

Crandell, K. E. and B. W. Tobalske (2011) Aerodynamics of tip-reversal upstroke in a revolving pigeon wing. J Exp Biol 214, 1867-1873.

Heers, A.M., Tobalske, B.W. and Dial, K.P. (2011) Ontogeny of lift and drag production in ground birds. J. Exp. Biol. 214, 717-725.

Jackson, B. E. and K. P. Dial (2011). Scaling of mechanical power output during burst escape flight in the Corvidae. J. Exp. Biol. 214, 452-461.

Tobalske, B. W. (2010). Hovering and intermittent flight in birds.  Bioinspr. Biomim. 5 (2010)

045005 (10pp), doi:10.1088/1748-3182/5/4/045004

Dial, K. P. and B. E. Jackson (2010). When hatchlings outperform adults: locomotor development in Australian brush turkeys (Alectura lathami, Galliformes) Proc. R. Soc. B published online before print November 3, 2010, doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.1984

Tobalske, B.W., Biewener, A.A., Warrick, D.R., Hedrick, T.L., and Powers, D.R. (2010). Effects of flight speed upon muscle activity in hummingbirds. J. Exp. Biol. 213, 2515-2523.

Warrick, D.R., Tobalske, B.W. and Powers, D.R. (2009). Lift production in the hovering hummingbird.  Proc. R. Soc. B. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1003 rspb20091003

Jackson, B.E., Segre, P., and Dial, K.P. (2009). Precocial development of locomotor performance in a ground-dwelling bird (Alectoris chukar): negotiating a three-dimensional terrestrial environment. Proc. R. Soc. B. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.0794

Tobalske, B.W., Hearn, J.W.D. and Warrick, D.R. (2009).  Aerodynamics of intermittent bounds in flying birds.  Exp. Fluids DOI 10.1007/s00348-009-0614-9


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