Craig P. McGowan, Ph.D.
   Associate Professor  
   Dept. of Biological Sciences
   WWAMI Medical
   Education Program
   University of Idaho
   Life Sciences South 263
   Moscow, ID 83844-3051
  Office phone: 208.885.6598
  Lab phone: 208.885.6294 
E-mail: 
cpmcgowan@uidaho.edu
 
 

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Recent Publications

Rankin, J.W., Doney, K.M., and McGowan, C.P. (2018) Functional Capacity of Kangaroo Rat Hindlimbs: Adaptations for Locomotor Performance. J. R. Soc. Interface 15: 20180303.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0303
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McGowan, C.P. and Collins, C.E. (2018). Why do mammals hop? Understanding the ecology, biomechanics, and evolution of bipedal hopping. J. Exp. Biol. 221, jeb161661. doi:10.1242/jeb.161661. PDF

Shine, C.L., Robbins, C.T., Nelson, O.L. and McGowan, C.P. (2017). Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) locomotion: forelimb joint mechanics across speed in the sagittal and frontal planes. J. Exp. Biol. 220, 1322-1329. PDF

Neptune, R.R. and McGowan, C.P. (2016). Muscle contributions to frontal plane angular momentum during walking. J. Biomech. 49, 2975-2981. PDF

Thompson, M.A., Seegmiller, J. and McGowan, C.P. (2016) Impact Accelerations of Barefoot and Shod Running. Int. J. Sports Med. 37, 364-368. PDF

Shine, C.L., Penberthy, S., Robbins, C.T., Nelson, O.L. and McGowan, C.P. (2015). Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) locomotion: gaits and ground reaction forces. J. Exp. Biol. 218, 3102-3109. PDF

 

Moore, J.M., McGowan, C. P and McKinley, P.K,. (2015) Evaluating the Effect of a Flexible Spine on the Evolution of Quadrupedal Gaits, Proceedings of the European Conference on Artificial Life 2015, pp. 166-173 PDF

 

Thompson, M.A., Lee, S.S., Seegmiller, J. and McGowan, C.P. (2015). Kinematic and kinetic comparison of barefoot and shod running in mid/forefoot and rearfoot strike runners. Gait & Posture. 41, 957-959 PDF

 

Lee, D.V., Isaacs, M.R., Higgins, T.E., Biewener, A.A., and McGowan,C.P.  (2014). Scaling of the Spring in the Leg during Bouncing Gaits of Mammals. Integr. Comp. Biol. 54.6: 1099-1108 PDF

 

Thompson, M.A., Gutmann, A., Seegmiller, J. and McGowan, C.P. (2014). The effects of stride length on the dynamics of barefoot and shod running. J. Biomech. 47:11, 2745–2750

DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.04.043 PDF

 

Dieter, B.P., McGowan, C.P., Stoll, S.K. and Vella, C.A. (2014) Muscle activation patterns and patellofemoral pain in cyclists. Med Sci in Sports & Exercise. 46.4: 753-761. PDF

 

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