The 81st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2012)


Session 41. Functional skeletal biology. Contributed Podium Presentations. Chair: Fred L. Bookstein

Saturday Afternoon, Galleria North Add to calendar
1:00-1:15 Add to calendar A future for morphometrics in anthropology. Fred L. Bookstein.
1:15-1:30 Add to calendar Carrying loads using bamboo poles: a potential method for reducing the metabolic cost of carrying. Eric R. Castillo, Graham Frankel, Daniel E. Lieberman.
1:30-1:45 Add to calendar Comparative anatomy, evolutionary trends and the myth of human morphological complexity: empirical studies reveal that modern humans have fewer muscles than most primate and non-primate mammals. Rui Diogo, Eva Infestas, Bernard Wood.
1:45-2:00 Add to calendar What can muscle insertions tell us about activity during life? Functional anatomy and development of the deltoid tuberosity in wild-type mice. Karyne Rabey, David J. Green, Shannon C. McFarlin, David R. Begun, Brian G. Richmond.
2:15-2:30 Add to calendar Remodeling in bones of the human hand and its relationship to loading. Michelle S. M. Drapeau, Émeline Raguin, Joseph Purcell, Richard A. Lazenby, Margaret A. Streeter.
2:30-2:45 Add to calendar Proposal and validation of definitions for intact and fragmented osteons. Jarred T. Heinrich, Christian M. Crowder, Deborrah C. Pinto.
2:45-3:00 Add to calendar Directional shifts in humeral cross-sectional asymmetry during ontogeny. Evan M. Garofalo, Christopher B. Ruff.
3:15-3:30 Add to calendar Revisiting the human obstetrical dilemma: effect of pelvic rotation stride length. Katherine K. Whitcome, Jacqueline Lopez, Erin E. Miller, Jessica L. Burns.
3:30-3:45 Add to calendar Human pelvic geometry in relation to body size and proportionality. Helen K. Kurki.
3:45-4:00 Add to calendar Biomechanics of spear throwing, with implications for fossil hominins. Julia M. Maki.
4:15-4:30 Add to calendar The effects of physical activity and health status on bone strength development. Courtney D. Eleazer.
4:30-4:45 Add to calendar Are all humans created equal? A multivariate approach to skeletal asymmetry. Erin M. Franks, Luis L. Cabo.
4:45-5:00 Add to calendar Primates are all brain and little brawn: a preliminary investigation into tissue tradeoffs. Magdalena N. Muchlinski, Lisa Nevell, Rui Diogo, J Josh. Snodgrass.
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