Muscle Coordination and Force Production in Bird Flight

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A pinboard by Anthony Lapsansky

I am a PhD student at the University of Montana currently studying the biomechanics of locomotion.


Read the latest in bird flight mechanics to learn how birds use their muscles to stay aloft.

How do birds use their muscles to fly?

In 10 seconds? Bird flight requires the coordination of a complex suite of muscles. The pectoralis and supracoracoideus work together to generate.....