Brigitte Demes

Summary

Affiliation: State University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ground reaction forces and center of mass mechanics of bipedal capuchin monkeys: implications for the evolution of human bipedalism
    Brigitte Demes
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University, NY 11794, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 150:76-86. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Cutting corners: the dynamics of turning behaviors in two primate species
    Brigitte Demes
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University, NY 11794 8081, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:927-37. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Locomotor variation and bending regimes of capuchin limb bones
    Brigitte Demes
    Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8081, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 139:558-71. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Three-dimensional kinematics of capuchin monkey bipedalism
    Brigitte Demes
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, NY 11794 8081, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 145:147-55. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint In vivo bone strain and bone functional adaptation
    Brigitte Demes
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8081, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:717-22. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Genetic variations and physical activity as determinants of limb bone morphology: an experimental approach using a mouse model
    Ian J Wallace
    Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University, NY 11794, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 148:24-35. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint External forces on the limbs of jumping lemurs at takeoff and landing
    Brigitte Demes
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:348-58. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Gait mechanics of lemurid primates on terrestrial and arboreal substrates
    Theresa M Franz
    Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 4364, USA
    J Hum Evol 48:199-217. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Symmetrical gaits of Cebus apella: implications for the functional significance of diagonal sequence gait in primates
    Ian J Wallace
    Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 4364, USA
    J Hum Evol 54:783-94. 2008
  10. pmc Functional significance of genetic variation underlying limb bone diaphyseal structure
    Ian J Wallace
    Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 4364, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 143:21-30. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Ground reaction forces and center of mass mechanics of bipedal capuchin monkeys: implications for the evolution of human bipedalism
    Brigitte Demes
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University, NY 11794, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 150:76-86. 2013
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  2. ncbi request reprint Cutting corners: the dynamics of turning behaviors in two primate species
    Brigitte Demes
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University, NY 11794 8081, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:927-37. 2006
    ..Overall variance in mediolateral forces was greater in the arboreal and versatile lemurs than in the terrestrial and cursorial patas monkeys...
  3. ncbi request reprint Locomotor variation and bending regimes of capuchin limb bones
    Brigitte Demes
    Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8081, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 139:558-71. 2009
    ..Directional changes broaden the range of external bending moments even further...
  4. doi request reprint Three-dimensional kinematics of capuchin monkey bipedalism
    Brigitte Demes
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, NY 11794 8081, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 145:147-55. 2011
    ..This demonstrates that facultative bipedalism of quadrupedal primates need not necessarily be a walking gait...
  5. ncbi request reprint In vivo bone strain and bone functional adaptation
    Brigitte Demes
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8081, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:717-22. 2007
    ..More strain studies are needed to improve our understanding of the relationships between activities, bone loading regimes associated with them, and the cross-sectional geometry of bones...
  6. doi request reprint Genetic variations and physical activity as determinants of limb bone morphology: an experimental approach using a mouse model
    Ian J Wallace
    Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University, NY 11794, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 148:24-35. 2012
    ..These results underscore the strong influence of genetics on bone structure and the complexity by which mechanical stimuli may cause alterations in it...
  7. ncbi request reprint External forces on the limbs of jumping lemurs at takeoff and landing
    Brigitte Demes
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:348-58. 2005
    ..However, the absolute highest forces in E. fulvus also occur at the hindlimbs, during acceleration for takeoff...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gait mechanics of lemurid primates on terrestrial and arboreal substrates
    Theresa M Franz
    Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 4364, USA
    J Hum Evol 48:199-217. 2005
    ..Increasing forelimb-to-hind-limb-force-ratios with increasing speed and force magnitudes are also not expected under this paradigm...
  9. ncbi request reprint Symmetrical gaits of Cebus apella: implications for the functional significance of diagonal sequence gait in primates
    Ian J Wallace
    Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 4364, USA
    J Hum Evol 54:783-94. 2008
    ..Consequently, the notion that DS gait is an ancestral adaptation of primates, conditioned by the selection demands of an arboreal environment, remains largely hypothetical...
  10. pmc Functional significance of genetic variation underlying limb bone diaphyseal structure
    Ian J Wallace
    Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 4364, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 143:21-30. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint A three-dimensional musculoskeletal model of the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) pelvis and hind limb
    Matthew C O'Neill
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    J Exp Biol 216:3709-23. 2013
    ..This study represents an important step in understanding the integrated function of the neuromusculoskeletal systems in chimpanzee locomotion...
  12. doi request reprint The bipedalism of the Dmanisi hominins: pigeon-toed early Homo?
    Ian J Wallace
    Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 136:375-8. 2008
    ..Talar neck angle and tibial torsion values from the Dmanisi specimens fall comfortably within the range of modern human variation. We further submit that foot orientation cannot be reliably deduced from the tibia and talus alone...
  13. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced bone formation is poorly linked to local strain magnitude in the sheep tibia
    Ian J Wallace
    Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e99108. 2014
    ..Therefore, caution is necessary when bone shaft shape is used to infer functional loading history in the absence of in vivo data on how bones are loaded and how they actually respond to loading. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Sampling frequencies and measurement error for linear and temporal gait parameters in primate locomotion
    John D Polk
    Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 607 S Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Hum Evol 49:665-79. 2005
    ..Finally, while slower camera speeds will always result in higher measurement errors than do faster camera speeds, this effect can be moderated to some extent by collecting sufficiently large samples of data...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predicting long bone loading from cross-sectional geometry
    Daniel E Lieberman
    Department of Anthropology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 123:156-71. 2004
    ..In addition, cross-sectional properties do not necessarily provide reliable data on the orientations of loads to which bones are subjected...
  16. ncbi request reprint Optimization of bone growth and remodeling in response to loading in tapered mammalian limbs
    Daniel E Lieberman
    Peabody Museum, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:3125-38. 2003
    ..As animals age, periosteal modeling rates decline and Haversian remodeling rates increase, but moderate levels of mechanical loading stimulate neither process significantly...
  17. ncbi request reprint The uncertain future of gross anatomy
    Susan G Larson
    Science 300:2031. 2003