Published Papers

Published Papers:    (also see our EU funders’ page on Open Access)

  1. Otero, A., Allen, V., Pol, D., Hutchinson, J.R. 2017. Forelimb muscle and joint actions in Archosauria: insights from Crocodylus johnstoni (Pseudosuchia) and Mussaurus patagonicus (Sauropodomorpha). PeerJ 5:e3976. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3976 Models available at Figshare: https://figshare.com/articles/Crocodylus_musculoskeletal_models/4928696 and https://figshare.com/articles/Mussaurus_musculoskeletal_models/4928684
  2. Heers, A.M., Rankin, J.W., Hutchinson, J.R. 2018. Building a bird: Musculoskeletal modeling and simulation of wing-assisted incline running during avian ontogeny. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 6:140. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2018.00140
  3. Ellis, R., Rankin, J.W., Hutchinson, J.R. 2018. Limb kinematics, kinetics and muscle dynamics during the sit-to-stand transition in greyhounds. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 6:162. https://doi.org/10.3389/fbioe.2018.00162 Data available at https://figshare.com/projects/Limb_Kinematics_Kinetics_and_Muscle_Dynamics_During_the_Sit-to-Stand_Transition_in_Greyhounds_data/55904
  4. Monticelli, P., Ronaldson, H.L., Hutchinson, J.R., Cuff, A.R., d’Ovidio D., Adami, C. 2019. Medetomidine-ketamine-sevoflurane anaesthesia in juvenile Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) undergoing experimental surgery. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia 46:84-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaa.2018.09.004
  5. Cuff, A.R., Daley, M.A., Michel, K.B., Allen, V.R., Lamas, Luis P., Adami, C., Monticelli, P., Pelligand, L., Hutchinson, J.R. 2019. Relating neuromuscular control to functional anatomy of limb muscles in extant archosaurs. Journal of Morphology 280:666-680. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmor.20973    Repository link to manuscript: http://researchonline.rvc.ac.uk/11973/
  6. Otero, A., Cuff, A.R., Allen, V., Sumner-Rooney, L., Pol, D., Hutchinson, J.R. 2019. Ontogenetic changes in the body plan of the sauropodomorph dinosaur Mussaurus patagonicus reveal shifts of locomotor stance during growth. Scientific Reports 9:7614. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-44037-1 Data available at https://figshare.com/s/264325d699de7323aa4e
  7. Bishop, P.J. 2019. Testing the function of dromaeosaurid (Dinosauria, Theropoda) ‘sickle claws’ through musculoskeletal modelling and optimization. PeerJ 7:e7577. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.7577 Supplementary code and model files: https://peerj.com/articles/7577/#supp-2
  8. Hutchinson, J.R., Felkler, D., Houston, K., Chang, Y.-M., Brueggen, J., Kledzik, D. and Vliet, K.A. 2019. Divergent evolution of terrestrial locomotor abilities in extant Crocodylia. Scientific Reports 9:19302. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-55768-6 Data available at https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.11322035.v1
  9. Scheyer, T.M., Hutchinson, J.R., Strauss, O., Delfino, M., Carrillo-Briceño, J.D., Sánchez, R., Sánchez-Villagra, M.R. 2019. Giant extinct caiman breaks constraint on the axial skeleton of extant crocodylians. eLife 8:e49972. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.49972
  10. Ronaldson, H.L., Monticelli, P., Cuff, A.R., Michel, K.B., d’Ovidio, D., Adami, C. 2020. Anesthesia and anesthetic-related complications of 8 Elegant-Crested Tinamous (Eudromia elegans) undergoing experimental surgery. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 34(1):17-25. https://doi.org/10.1647/1082-6742-34.1.17
  11. Bianchi, C., Adami, C., Dirrig, H., Cuff, A., d’Ovidio, D., & Monticelli, P. 2020. Mandibular nerve block in juvenile Nile crocodile: a cadaveric study. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia 47(6):835-842. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaa.2020.04.016 
  12. Demuth, O.E., Rayfield, E.J., Hutchinson, J.R., 2020. 3D hindlimb joint mobility of the stem-archosaur Euparkeria capensis with implications for postural evolution within Archosauria. Scientific Reports 10:15357. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-70175-y Data available at https://figshare.com/articles/dataset/Euparkeria_microCT_scan_data/12283811

  13. Michel, K.B., West, T.G., Daley, M.A., Allen, V.R., Hutchinson, J.R. 2020. Appendicular muscle physiology and biomechanics in Crocodylus niloticus. Integrative Organismal Biology obaa038. https://doi.org/10.1093/iob/obaa038
  14. Bishop, P.J., Bates, K.T., Allen, V.R., Henderson, D.M., Randau, M., Hutchinson, J.R. 2020. Relationships of mass properties and body proportions to locomotor habit in terrestrial Archosauria. Paleobiology 46:550-568. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/pab.2020.47 Data available at https://datadryad.org/stash/dataset/doi:10.5061/dryad.msbcc2fwh
  15. Bishop, P.J., Cuff, A.R., Hutchinson, J.R. 2021. How to build a dinosaur: musculoskeletal modelling and simulation of locomotor biomechanics in extinct animals. Paleobiology 47:1-38. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/pab.2020.46 (Featured Article– see https://www.cambridge.org/core/blog/2021/01/18/building-your-own-virtual-dinosaur/) Data available at https://datadryad.org/stash/dataset/doi:10.5061/dryad.73n5tb2v9
  16. Schachner, E.R., Hedrick, B.P., Richbourg, H.A., Hutchinson, J.R., Farmer, C.G. 2021. Anatomy, ontogeny, and evolution of the archosaurian respiratory system: a case study on Alligator mississippiensis and Struthio camelus. Journal of Anatomy 238:845-873. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13358 Data available at https://datadryad.org/stash/dataset/doi:10.5061/dryad.3xsj3txdh
  17. van Beesel, J., Hutchinson, J.R., Hublin, J.-J., Melillo, S. 2021. Exploring the functional morphology of the Gorilla shoulder through musculoskeletal modelling. Journal of Anatomy 239:207-227. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13412
  18. Allen, V.R., Kilbourne, B.M., Hutchinson, J.R. 2021. The evolution of pelvic limb muscle moment arms in bird-line archosaurs. Science Advances 7:eabe2778. https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/7/12/eabe2778 
  19. Bishop, P.J., Michel, K.B., Falisse, A., Cuff, A.R., Allen, V.R., De Groote, F., Hutchinson, J.R. 2021. Computational modelling of muscle fibre operating ranges in the hindlimb of a small ground bird (Eudromia elegans), with implications for modelling locomotion in extinct species. PLOS Computational Biology 7:e1008843. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008843 Data available at http://xmaportal.org/, study identifier ‘Tinamou Walking and Running’
  20. Wiseman, A.L.A., Bishop, P.J., Demuth, O.E., Cuff, A.R., Michel, K.B., Hutchinson, J.R. 2021. Musculoskeletal modelling of the Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) hindlimb: effects of limb posture on leverage during terrestrial locomotion. Journal of Anatomy 239:424-444. https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13431 Data available at https://figshare.com/articles/software/_/14216138
  21. Bishop, P.J., Falisse, A., De Groote, F., Hutchinson, J.R. 2021. Predictive simulations of musculoskeletal function and jumping performance in a generalized bird. Integrative Organismal Biology obab006. https://doi.org/10.1093/iob/obab006.
  22. Hutchinson, J.R. 2021. The evolutionary biomechanics of locomotor function in giant land animals. Journal of Experimental Biology 224: jeb217463. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.217463