The 89th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2020)


Session 34. Postcranial Functional Morphology and Locomotion. Contributed Podium Presentations. Chair: John D. Polk

April 17, 2020 8 a.m. - noon, Diamond 8-9 Add to calendar
8:00AM Add to calendar Morphological and functional adaptations in the hand of arboreal hylobatids and terrestrial macaques. Marie JM. Vanhoof, Timo van Leeuwen, Maarten Vanneste, Evie E. Vereecke.
8:15AM Add to calendar Pan paniscus or Pan troglodytes? The case for a divergent Pan troglodytes. Adrienne Zihlman.
8:30AM Add to calendar Mechanics of leaping between vertical supports in a small arboreal quadruped (Cheirogaleus medius). Addison D. Kemp, Gabriel S. Yapuncich, Angel Zeininger.
8:45AM Add to calendar In vivo kinematics of the transverse tarsal joint complex in Macaca mulatta using XROMM. Sharon Kuo, Nicholas J. Gidmark, Michael C. Granatosky, Myra F. Laird, Callum F. Ross, Carol V. Ward.
9:00AM Add to calendar Heel strike and the metabolic cost of human walking. Clara C. Cousins, Matthew C. O'Neill, W. √Čamon Callison, Nicholas B. Holowka.
9:15AM Add to calendar Shorter heels result in more spring-like behavior of the Achilles tendon in running gaits. Adam D. Foster, Jesse W. Young, Brandon Block, Florian Capobianco III, John T. Peabody, Nicholas A. Puleo, Austin Vegas.
9:30AM Add to calendar Modular Control of Walking in Humans and Bipedal Chimpanzees. Matthew C. O'Neill, Russell T. Johnson, Jack T. Stern, Jr., Susan G. Larson, Brian R. Umberger.
9:45AM Add to calendar New insights into ape and human evolution from a (mediocre) suspensory platyrrhine: The muscle-tendon architecture of Lagothrix lagotricha and the origins of anthropoid suspension. Andrew S. Deane, Jason Organ, Evie Vereecke, Magdalena N. Muchlinski, Timothy Butterfield.
10:00AM Break
10:30AM Add to calendar Functional description of the primate nuchal musculature with a focus on positional behaviors. Faye McGechie, Neysa Grider-Potter, Thierra K. Nalley, Carol V. Ward.
10:45AM Add to calendar Integration of the hominoid spine, part I: Shoulder function and integration of the cervical and thoracic vertebrae. Catalina I. Villamil, Emily R. Middleton.
11:00AM Add to calendar Integration of the hominoid spine, part II: The effects of lordosis on integration of the cervical and lumbar vertebrae. Emily R. Middleton, Catalina I. Villamil.
11:15AM Add to calendar Variance in the primate axial skeleton and selection regimes: assessing models of trait evolution using a phylogenetic comparative approach. Benjamin M. Auerbach, Elizabeth R. Agosto.