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    • Kinematics and muscle activity during punting in freshwater stingrays. 

      Kopeski, Janine L. (Wheaton College (Norton, Mass.), 2015)
      Many, benthic batoids (skates and rays) locomote by use of the water's substrate (Wilga and Lauder, 2004, Macesic and Kajiura, 2010). They perform what is known as augmented punting in which the ...
    • Vision's role in the ability of cane toads to absorb landing forces. 

      Panzini, Christopher. (Wheaton College (Norton, Mass.), 2014)
      In order to stick a landing, the propulsive forces and acceleration experienced during take off must be completely dissipated as the body completely decelerates. The cane toad (Bufo marinus) is an ideal model for looking ...