Figure 6.13   The running stride of Tyrannosaurus rex. (a) The main components of a stride, showing the stance phase when the foot touches the ground, and the swing phase. (bd) Three positions of the limb in early stance, mid-stance and late stance, as the body moves forward, and showing the main forces, including the ground reaction force (GRF). (eg) Three alternative postures for the limb, with the body held high or low. Read more, and see the movies at AboutUs/Staff/jhutchinson/ResearchInterests/beyond/Index.cfm. (Courtesy of John Hutchinson.)

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