C V Ward

Summary

Affiliation: University of Missouri
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint New fossils of Australopithecus anamensis from Kanapoi, West Turkana, Kenya (2003-2008)
    C V Ward
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, M263 Medical Sciences Building, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212, USA Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 65:501-24. 2013
  2. doi request reprint New postcranial fossils of Australopithecus afarensis from Hadar, Ethiopia (1990-2007)
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    J Hum Evol 63:1-51. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Complete fourth metatarsal and arches in the foot of Australopithecus afarensis
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, M263 Medical Sciences Building, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Science 331:750-3. 2011
  4. pmc Anterior dental evolution in the Australopithecus anamensis-afarensis lineage
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, University of Missouri, M263 Medical Sciences Building, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3333-44. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Lumbar vertebral morphology and isthmic spondylolysis in a British medieval population
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, 65212, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 141:273-80. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Radiographic assessment of lumbar facet distance spacing and spondylolysis
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E85-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint South Turkwel: a new pliocene hominid site in Kenya
    C V Ward
    Departments of Anthropology and Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, University of Missouri, 107 Swallow Hall, Columbia, MO, 65211, USA
    J Hum Evol 36:69-95. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Human evolution and the development of spondylolysis
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1808-14. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the posture and locomotion of Australopithecus afarensis: where do we stand?
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Morphology of Australopithecus anamensis from Kanapoi and Allia Bay, Kenya
    C V Ward
    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, 107 Swallow Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Hum Evol 41:255-368. 2001

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint New fossils of Australopithecus anamensis from Kanapoi, West Turkana, Kenya (2003-2008)
    C V Ward
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, M263 Medical Sciences Building, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212, USA Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 65:501-24. 2013
    ..anamensis and A. afarensis. ..
  2. doi request reprint New postcranial fossils of Australopithecus afarensis from Hadar, Ethiopia (1990-2007)
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    J Hum Evol 63:1-51. 2012
    ..They provide the basis for further in-depth analyses of the behavioral and evolutionary significance of A. afarensis anatomy, and greater insight into the biology and evolution of these early hominins...
  3. doi request reprint Complete fourth metatarsal and arches in the foot of Australopithecus afarensis
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, M263 Medical Sciences Building, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Science 331:750-3. 2011
    ..These features show that the A. afarensis foot was functionally like that of modern humans and support the hypothesis that this species was a committed terrestrial biped...
  4. pmc Anterior dental evolution in the Australopithecus anamensis-afarensis lineage
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, University of Missouri, M263 Medical Sciences Building, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3333-44. 2010
    ..afarensis, and raise intriguing questions about what other evolutionary changes occurred during the early evolution of the Australopithecus-human clade, and what characterized the origins of the group...
  5. doi request reprint Lumbar vertebral morphology and isthmic spondylolysis in a British medieval population
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, 65212, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 141:273-80. 2010
    ..Further investigation of anatomical variation underlying population-specific prevalence rates needs to be conducted...
  6. ncbi request reprint Radiographic assessment of lumbar facet distance spacing and spondylolysis
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E85-8. 2007
    ..These structures then impinge on the intervening L5 pars interarticularis during hyperlordosis, contributing to fracture and resorption of the pars...
  7. ncbi request reprint South Turkwel: a new pliocene hominid site in Kenya
    C V Ward
    Departments of Anthropology and Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, University of Missouri, 107 Swallow Hall, Columbia, MO, 65211, USA
    J Hum Evol 36:69-95. 1999
    ..There are no indicators of adaptations to knuckle-walking or suspensory locomotion in the hand, and the pedal phalanx suggests that this hominid was habitually bipedal...
  8. ncbi request reprint Human evolution and the development of spondylolysis
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1808-14. 2005
    ..Individuals with adequate increase in interfacet distances from L4 through S1 are less likely to develop or maintain defects...
  9. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the posture and locomotion of Australopithecus afarensis: where do we stand?
    Carol V Ward
    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2002
    ..afarensis and all early hominins...
  10. ncbi request reprint Morphology of Australopithecus anamensis from Kanapoi and Allia Bay, Kenya
    C V Ward
    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, 107 Swallow Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Hum Evol 41:255-368. 2001
    ..At present, there appears to be no autapomorphies precluding A. anamensis from ancestry of A. afarensis...
  11. doi request reprint Estimating canine tooth crown height in early Australopithecus
    J Michael Plavcan
    Department of Anthropology, 330 Old Main, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Hum Evol 57:2-10. 2009
    ..Inclusion of estimates for KNM-KP 29287 and KNM-KP 29283 does not substantially increase either the estimate of overall canine size or variation for A. anamensis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Was Australopithecus anamensis ancestral to A. afarensis? A case of anagenesis in the hominin fossil record
    William H Kimbel
    Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, 80287 4101, USA
    J Hum Evol 51:134-52. 2006
    ..Each site-sample appears to capture a different point along this evolutionary trajectory. We discuss the implications of this conclusion for the taxonomy and adaptive evolution of these early-middle Pliocene hominins...
  13. ncbi request reprint Contours of the hominoid lateral tibial condyle with implications for Australopithecus
    Jason M Organ
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Room 303, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Hum Evol 51:113-27. 2006
    ..Finally, there is no basis from this study to reconstruct differences in locomotor behavior among fossil hominin taxa based on lateral tibial condyle morphology...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Pierolapithecus catalaunicus, a new Middle Miocene great ape from Spain"
    David R Begun
    Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G3, Canada
    Science 308:203; author reply 203. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Tail loss in Proconsul heseloni
    Masato Nakatsukasa
    J Hum Evol 46:777-84. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Forelimb segment length proportions in extant hominoids and Australopithecus afarensis
    Michelle S M Drapeau
    Departement d Anthropologie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3J7
    Am J Phys Anthropol 132:327-43. 2007
    ..Thus, while Pan may have elongated its metacarpus relative to ulnar length, A. afarensis may have reduced the length of its metacarpals and possibly its humerus relative to body size from the primitive condition...