- Effects of fore-aft body mass distribution on acceleration in dogsRebecca M Walter
National University of Health Sciences, Pinellas Park, FL 33781, USA
J Exp Biol 214:1763-72. 2011..Hindlimb muscle power appears to play a greater role in limiting acceleration than does forelimb muscle power. As such, we might expect animals built for rapid acceleration to have an increased ratio of hindlimb to forelimb muscle mass...