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*  Comparative foot morphology
The forefoot represents the most distal portion of the foot. In the human and elephant, the bone structures contained in this ... The human transverse tarsal joint of the midfoot transmits forces from the subtalar joint in the hindfoot to the forefoot ... In the human and the elephant, the column orientation of the foot complex is replaced in humans by a plantigrade orientation, ... Veterinarian or human healthcare professionals often respond when the foot of a dog, horse, elephant or human develops an ...
*  Ambling gait
Humans, however, have selectively bred for ambling horses, leading to a much more frequent occurrence of DMRT3 mutations among ... 3-4 rhythm created by a slight pause between the groundstrike of the forefoot of one side to the rear of the other. Many breeds ... the human-bred horse population. Of note is that the trotting bloodlines of the Standardbred, though distinct from the pacing ...
*  Barefoot running
Throughout most of human history, running was performed while barefoot or in thin-soled shoes such as moccasins. This practice ... Forefoot strike, shorter step duration, higher rate and higher muscle pre-activation are techniques to reduce stress of ... The structure of the human foot and lower leg is very efficient at absorbing the shock of landing and turning the energy of the ... professor of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and co-author of a paper appearing in the journal Nature. "By ...
*  List of MeSH codes (A01)
... forefoot, human MeSH A01.378.610.250.300.480 --- metatarsus MeSH A01.378.610.250.300.792 --- toes MeSH A01.378.610.250.300.792. ... human MeSH A01.236.500 --- nipples MeSH A01.378.100 --- amputation stumps MeSH A01.378.610 --- lower extremity MeSH A01.378. ...
*  Barefoot
Zipfel, B.; L.R. Berger (17 May 2007). "Shod versus unshod: The emergence of forefoot pathology in modern humans?". The Foot. , ... Wearing footwear is an exclusively human characteristic, however some animals held by humans are also issued with footwear, ... A barefooted human could be unmistakably identified as unfree and be attributed with the lowest social status on the spot. As a ... In the bible there are multiple passages stating that a potent way to inflict humiliation on another human being lies in taking ...
*  Running
The fastest human footspeed on record is 44.7 km/h (12.4 m/s, 27.8 mph), seen during a 100-meter sprint (average speed between ... With a mid/forefoot strike, loading of the gastro-soleus complex from shock absorption will serve to aid in plantar flexion ... Human physiology dictates that a runner's near-top speed cannot be maintained for more than thirty seconds or so as lactic acid ... With a forefoot strike, both the ankle and knee joints will release their stored elastic energy from the footstrike/absorption ...
*  Eloi
... having human-like hands (described as fore feet) and having a roundish head with a projecting forehead and forward-looking eyes ... Old-style humans and post-humans rule in Simmons' novel, with the Eloi being kept in "zoos" in restricted areas on Earth. The ... and uncultured descendants of the human race after the post-humans have left Earth. The name is a reference to Wells' Eloi. ... The Eloi are one of the fictional two post-human races in H. G. Wells' 1895 novel The Time Machine. By the year AD 802,701, ...
*  Ishtarians
A male Ishtarian is about two metres (6 ft) in height from head to forefeet - about the same as a tall human and the lower ... The same goes for a human if he or she tried to eat only Ishtarian foods (fortunately, the human colonists are able to raise ... Their biochemistry is similar enough to humans that they and humans can each most kinds of either race's native foods. But an ... Like humans, Ishtarians are omnivores and thus can eat a wide variety of meats and plant matter. ...
*  Human leg
Standing heel raises allow the individual to activate their calf muscles by standing on a step with toes and forefoot, leaving ... The human leg, in the general meaning, is the entire lower limb of the human body, including the foot, thigh and even the hip ... In human anatomy, the lower leg is the part of the lower limb that lies between the knee and the ankle. The thigh is between ... In humans, the double S-shaped vertebral column acts as a shock-absorber which shifts the weight from the trunk over the load- ...
*  Arches of the foot
... had acquired a functionally human-like foot, but the medial twist of the forefoot evident in fossil footbones of this species, ... However, human feet, and the human medial longitudinal arch, differ in that the anterior part of the foot is medially twisted ... The non-human apes (the gibbons, mountain and lowland gorillas, orangutan, chimpanzee and bonobo) tend to walk on the lateral ... This gives the human foot an 'everted' or relatively outward-facing appearance compared to that of other apes. The strong ...
*  Limitations of animal running speed
A study done on humans, comparing ankle-foot structure using MRI, showed that sprinters had a longer forefoot:hindfoot ratio ... In humans, it has been shown that sprinters have longer muscle fascicle lengths and smaller pennation angles than non-sprinters ... Human. Sci. 20, 141-147. Majumdar, A. and R. Robergs (2011). "The Science of Speed: Determinants of Performance in the 100 m ... It has been shown in humans that as velocity increases, there is a linear increase in the vertical GRF. The GRF during running ...
*  Toe
The human foot consists of multiple bones and soft tissues which support the weight of the upright human. Specifically, the ... Forefoot shape, including toe shape, exhibits significant variation among people; these differences can be measured and have ... In humans, the hallux is usually longer than the second toe, but in some individuals, it may not be the longest toe. There is ... Humans usually have five toes on each foot. When more than five toes are present, this is known as polydactyly. Other variants ...
*  Running injuries
Barefoot running is thought to improve running form by encouraging forefoot striking. The collision of the forefoot with the ... Under some hypotheses, humans and their recent evolutionary ancestors may have needed to be able to run long distances in order ... This is one potential explanation for the loss of most body hair in humans. Those individuals with less body hair would be able ... These shoes are also designed to encourage forefoot striking. One study observed the redistribution of mechanical work with ...
*  Eastern spotted skunk
The large claws of the forefeet help the skunk dig and grasp prey. The total body weight of adults ranges from 400 to 965 grams ... They have mostly the same predators as any other skunk (big cats, bobcats, owls, humans, etc.). Up to eight skunks may share an ... and the forefeet have claws approximately 7 millimetres (0.28 in) long, while the hind feet have claws that are around 3.5 ... 14.1 to 34.0 oz). Eastern spotted skunks are quite secretive and crafty creatures, and it is a rarity for humans to see them. ...
*  Cthulhu
... a dragon and a human caricature, hundreds of meters tall, with webbed human-looking arms and legs and a pair of rudimentary ... prodigious claws on hind and fore feet, and long, narrow wings behind." Cthulhu has been described in appearance as resembling ... Cthulhu's appearance is described as looking like an octopus, a dragon, and a caricature of human form. Its name was given to ... According to Lovecraft, this is merely the closest that the human vocal apparatus can come to reproducing the syllables of an ...
*  Nike Flywire
This allows support to be placed where necessary, especially in the forefoot (metatarsus and toes) and heel. The cables are ... Vectran fibers are thinner than human hair, and relatively inexpensive. Vectran is lightweight, flexible, and high in tensile ...
*  Gait (human)
forefoot strike - toe-heel: ball of foot lands first · midfoot strike - heel and ball land simultaneously · heel strike - heel- ... Human gait refers to locomotion achieved through the movement of human limbs. Human gait is defined as bipedal, biphasic ... Human gaits are the various ways in which a human can move, either naturally or as a result of specialized training. Human ... Gait in humans is difficult to study due to ethical concerns. Therefore, the majority of what is known about gait in humans ...
*  Sugar glider
These opposable toes are clawless, and bend in a way that they can touch all the other digits, like a human thumb, allowing the ... The fourth digit of the fore foot is sharp and elongated, aiding in extraction of insects under the bark of trees. The gliding ... "The Human Ageing Genomic Resources: online databases and tools for biogerontologists". Aging Cell. 8 (1): 65-72. doi:10.1111/j. ... membrane extends from the outside of the fifth digit of each forefoot to the first digit of each hindfoot. When the legs are ...
*  Nike Air Max
The visual design of the Air Max 95 was created by Sergio Lozano who based the design of the Air Max 95 on the human anatomy, ... The Air Max 95 was the first pair in the line to utilize two air cushions in the forefoot and used air pressure technology to ... Released in 1989 as the Air Max II, the Air Max Light weighed less than the original, achieved by replacing the forefoot ... and the 1995 model was the first to feature visible forefoot Air. The 1997 model was the first to include a full length Air bag ...
*  Tiptoe
In running, landing on the ball of the foot is known as forefoot strike. To go into tiptoe, the ankle must be flexed to raise ... Tiptoe (tiptoes or tippy toes) describes the human body posture and locomotion of removing the heel(s) of one or both feet from ...
*  Leopard of Gummalapur
Upon examining the body, Anderson found two Indian porcupine quills lodged between the toes of the leopard's right forefoot, an ... thus habituating it to the consumption of human flesh. Leopard attack Leopard of the Yellagiri Hills The Spotted Devil of ...
*  Eastern mole
Unlike gophers, moles do not eat vegetation and pose no threat to human concerns; the occasional damage to lawns is offset by ... Its large, hairless, spade-shaped forefeet are adapted for digging. The species is native to Canada (Ontario), Mexico, and the ... In some marginal areas, human activities such as the building of roads and golf courses often provide beneficial habitat due to ...
*  Arthroplasty
... human) acetabular dysplasia (shallow hip socket) frozen shoulder, loose shoulder traumatized and malaligned joint joint ... "Surgical Management of the Forefoot in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis - A Review Article". The Open Orthopaedics Journal. 9 ...
*  Glen Rose Formation
The fact that some of the Glen Rose trackways primarily include marks of the fore feet led Bird and others to suggest that the ... Claims that human footprints have been found in the Glen Rose is discussed in the Dinosaur Valley State Park article. Earth ...
*  Common brushtail possum
... as well as a wide range of natural and human-modified environments. Around human habitations, common brushtails are inventive ... Its forefeet have sharp claws and the first toe of each hind foot is clawless but has a strong grasp. The possum grooms itself ... In New Zealand, brushtail possums are threatened only by humans and cats. The common brushtail possum can adapt to numerous ... In the mainland states, possum trapping is legal when attempting to evict possums from human residences (e.g. roofs), however ...
*  Execution by elephant
... "human reasoning, [rather] than a simple, natural instinct". Such executions were often held in public as a warning to any who ... then take him with the teeth and throw him between their fore feet upon the breast, and do just as the driver should bid them, ... as if around a human being; the creature then made motions as if he were depositing the man on the earth before him, then ... puts one of his fore Feet on the Carcase, and squeezes it flat. The journal of John Crawfurd records another method of ...
*  French Bulldog
Toes compact, well split up, with high knuckles and short stubby nails; hind feet slightly longer than forefeet. The tail ... requires close contact with humans. As a result, they should not be left alone for more than a few hours because these dogs ...