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1.

Running, hopping and trotting: tuning step frequency to the resonant frequency of the bouncing system favors larger animals.

Cavagna GA, Legramandi MA.

J Exp Biol. 2015 Oct;218(Pt 20):3276-83. doi: 10.1242/jeb.127142. Epub 2015 Sep 7.

2.

Running humans attain optimal elastic bounce in their teens.

Legramandi MA, Schepens B, Cavagna GA.

Sci Rep. 2013;3:1310. doi: 10.1038/srep01310.

3.

An analysis of the rebound of the body in backward human running.

Cavagna GA, Legramandi MA, La Torre A.

J Exp Biol. 2012 Jan 1;215(Pt 1):75-84. doi: 10.1242/jeb.057562.

4.

At high running speeds, power developed each step during the push appears to be sustained by elastic energy.

Cavagna GA.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2010 Apr;108(4):1016; author reply 1019-20. No abstract available.

PMID:
20722083
5.

Running backwards: soft landing-hard takeoff, a less efficient rebound.

Cavagna GA, Legramandi MA, La Torre A.

Proc Biol Sci. 2011 Feb 7;278(1704):339-46. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1212. Epub 2010 Aug 18.

6.

Biomechanics of locomotion in Asian elephants.

Genin JJ, Willems PA, Cavagna GA, Lair R, Heglund NC.

J Exp Biol. 2010 Mar 1;213(5):694-706. doi: 10.1242/jeb.035436.

7.

The bounce of the body in hopping, running and trotting: different machines with the same motor.

Cavagna GA, Legramandi MA.

Proc Biol Sci. 2009 Dec 22;276(1677):4279-85. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1317. Epub 2009 Sep 16.

8.

The two asymmetries of the bouncing step.

Cavagna GA.

Eur J Appl Physiol. 2009 Dec;107(6):739-42. doi: 10.1007/s00421-009-1179-2. Epub 2009 Sep 1.

PMID:
19727798
9.

The landing-take-off asymmetry of human running is enhanced in old age.

Cavagna GA, Legramandi MA, Peyré-Tartaruga LA.

J Exp Biol. 2008 May;211(Pt 10):1571-8. doi: 10.1242/jeb.013805.

10.

Old men running: mechanical work and elastic bounce.

Cavagna GA, Legramandi MA, Peyré-Tartaruga LA.

Proc Biol Sci. 2008 Feb 22;275(1633):411-8.

11.

The landing-take-off asymmetry in human running.

Cavagna GA.

J Exp Biol. 2006 Oct;209(Pt 20):4051-60.

12.

Effect of an increase in gravity on the power output and the rebound of the body in human running.

Cavagna GA, Heglund NC, Willems PA.

J Exp Biol. 2005 Jun;208(Pt 12):2333-46.

13.

Pendular energy transduction within the step in human walking.

Cavagna GA, Willems PA, Legramandi MA, Heglund NC.

J Exp Biol. 2002 Nov;205(Pt 21):3413-22.

14.

Energy transfer during stress relaxation of contracting frog muscle fibres.

Mantovani M, Heglund NC, Cavagna GA.

J Physiol. 2001 Dec 15;537(Pt 3):923-39.

15.

Mechanical power and efficiency in running children.

Schepens B, Willems PA, Cavagna GA, Heglund NC.

Pflugers Arch. 2001 Apr;442(1):107-16.

PMID:
11374057
16.

The role of gravity in human walking: pendular energy exchange, external work and optimal speed.

Cavagna GA, Willems PA, Heglund NC.

J Physiol. 2000 Nov 1;528(Pt 3):657-68.

17.

Effect of stretching on undamped elasticity in muscle fibres from Rana temporaria.

Mantovani M, Cavagna GA, Heglund NC.

J Muscle Res Cell Motil. 1999 Jan;20(1):33-43.

PMID:
10360232
18.

Muscle work enhancement by stretch. Passive visco-elasticity or cross-bridges?

Cavagna GA, Heglund NC, Mantovani M.

Adv Exp Med Biol. 1998;453:393-407; discussion 407-9.

PMID:
9889851
19.

Walking on Mars.

Cavagna GA, Willems PA, Heglund NC.

Nature. 1998 Jun 18;393(6686):636. No abstract available.

PMID:
9641676
20.

The mechanics of running in children.

Schepens B, Willems PA, Cavagna GA.

J Physiol. 1998 Jun 15;509 ( Pt 3):927-40.

21.

The resonant step frequency in human running.

Cavagna GA, Mantovani M, Willems PA, Musch G.

Pflugers Arch. 1997 Nov;434(6):678-84.

PMID:
9305998
22.

Energy-saving gait mechanics with head-supported loads.

Heglund NC, Willems PA, Penta M, Cavagna GA.

Nature. 1995 May 4;375(6526):52-4.

PMID:
7723841
23.

External, internal and total work in human locomotion.

Willems PA, Cavagna GA, Heglund NC.

J Exp Biol. 1995 Feb;198(Pt 2):379-93.

24.

Storage and release of mechanical energy by contracting frog muscle fibres.

Cavagna GA, Heglund NC, Harry JD, Mantovani M.

J Physiol. 1994 Dec 15;481 ( Pt 3):689-708.

26.

The two power limits conditioning step frequency in human running.

Cavagna GA, Willems PA, Franzetti P, Detrembleur C.

J Physiol. 1991 Jun;437:95-108.

27.

The determinants of the step frequency in running, trotting and hopping in man and other vertebrates.

Cavagna GA, Franzetti P, Heglund NC, Willems P.

J Physiol. 1988 May;399:81-92.

28.

Mechanical work, oxygen consumption, and efficiency in isolated frog and rat muscle.

Heglund NC, Cavagna GA.

Am J Physiol. 1987 Jul;253(1 Pt 1):C22-9.

PMID:
3496797
29.

Mechanical transients initiated by ramp stretch and release to Po in frog muscle fibers.

Cavagna GA, Mazzanti M, Heglund NC, Citterio G.

Am J Physiol. 1986 Oct;251(4 Pt 1):C571-9.

PMID:
3490184
30.

The determinants of the step frequency in walking in humans.

Cavagna GA, Franzetti P.

J Physiol. 1986 Apr;373:235-42.

31.

Energetic cost of carrying loads: have African women discovered an economic way?

Maloiy GM, Heglund NC, Prager LM, Cavagna GA, Taylor CR.

Nature. 1986 Feb 20-26;319(6055):668-9.

PMID:
3951538
32.

Storage and release of mechanical energy by active muscle: a non-elastic mechanism?

Cavagna GA, Mazzanti M, Heglund NC, Citterio G.

J Exp Biol. 1985 Mar;115:79-87.

33.

Efficiency of vertebrate locomotory muscles.

Heglund NC, Cavagna GA.

J Exp Biol. 1985 Mar;115:283-92.

34.

The mechanics of walking in children.

Cavagna GA, Franzetti P, Fuchimoto T.

J Physiol. 1983 Oct;343:323-39.

35.

Ergometric evaluation of pathological gait.

Cavagna GA, Tesio L, Fuchimoto T, Heglund NC.

J Appl Physiol Respir Environ Exerc Physiol. 1983 Aug;55(2):607-13.

PMID:
6618953
38.

Mechanics of competition walking.

Cavagna GA, Franzetti P.

J Physiol. 1981 Jun;315:243-51.

39.

Mechanical work in terrestrial locomotion: two basic mechanisms for minimizing energy expenditure.

Cavagna GA, Heglund NC, Taylor CR.

Am J Physiol. 1977 Nov;233(5):R243-61.

PMID:
411381
40.

Mechanical work and efficiency in level walking and running.

Cavagna GA, Kaneko M.

J Physiol. 1977 Jun;268(2):467--81.

41.

Storage and utilization of elastic energy in skeletal muscle.

Cavagna GA.

Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 1977;5:89-129. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
99306
42.

The sources of external work in level walking and running.

Cavagna GA, Thys H, Zamboni A.

J Physiol. 1976 Nov;262(3):639-57.

43.

Locomotion of bluefish.

DuBois AB, Cavagna GA, Fox RS.

J Exp Zool. 1976 Feb;195(2):223-35.

PMID:
1262814
44.

Proceedings: The additional mechanical energy delivered by the contractile component of the previously stretched muscle.

Cavagna GA, Citterio G, Jacini P.

J Physiol. 1975 Sep;251(1):65P-66P. No abstract available.

45.

Force platforms as ergometers.

Cavagna GA.

J Appl Physiol. 1975 Jul;39(1):174-9.

PMID:
1150585
46.

The role played by elasticity in an exercise involving movements of small amplitude.

Thys H, Cavagna GA, Margaria R.

Pflugers Arch. 1975;354(3):281-6.

PMID:
1167681
47.

Pressure distribution on the body surface of swimming fish.

Dubois AB, Cavagna GA, Fox RS.

J Exp Biol. 1974 Jun;60(3):581-91. No abstract available.

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49.

Jumping on the moon: power output at different gravity values.

Cavagna GA, Zamboni A, Faraggiana T, Margaria R.

Aerosp Med. 1972 Apr;43(4):408-14. No abstract available.

PMID:
5045441
50.

The mechanics of sprint running.

Cavagna GA, Komarek L, Mazzoleni S.

J Physiol. 1971 Sep;217(3):709-21.

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