Curriculum Vitae

Daniel O. Schmitt

Duke Box 90383, Durham, NC 27708
(email)
Education:


Areas of Interest

Functional Anatomy
Biomechanics
Orthopedics


Professional Service

  Service as Departmental Officer

  Departmental Committees/Service

  University Committees/Service

  Service to the Professional Community

  Journals/Volumes Refereed


Lectures

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Publications

Book Sections/Chapters

  1. D. Schmitt, Primate Locomotor Evolution: Biomechanical Studies of Primate Locomotion and Their Implications for Understanding Primate Neuroethology, in Primate Neuroethology, edited by M. Platt and A. Ghazanfar (2012), pp. 31-61, Oxford.

  2. D. Schmitt, Translating Primate Locomotor Biomechanical Variables from the Laboratory to the Field, in Primate Locomotion: Linking in-situ and ex-situ Research, edited by KD D'Auot and E. Vereecke (2010), pp. 7 - 28, Springer.

  3. P. Lemelin and D. Schmitt, The origins of grasping and locomotor adaptations in primates: Comparative and experimental approaches using an opossum model, in Primate Origins, edited by M. Dagosto and M. Ravosa (2006), Kluwer.

  4. Wall, C.E., Schmitt, D., Vinyard, C.J., and Hylander, W.L., Correlation between transverse mandibular movements and masseter muscle activity during chewing in Papio anubis., in Dental Anthropology 2001, edited by A. Brook (2005), pp. 277-282, Sheffield Academic Press.

  5. Gruss, L. T. and Schmitt, D., Bipedalism in Homo Ergaster: An experimental study of the effects of tibial proportions on locomotor biomechanics. In: (J Meldrum and C. Hilton eds.) From Biped to Strider: The emergence of modern human walking, running, and resource transport., in From Biped to Strider: The emergence of modern human walking, running, and resource transport., edited by C. Hilton and J. Meldrum (2004), Kluwer.

  6. Churchill, S.E. and Schmitt, D., Biomechanics in paleoanthropology: engineering and experimental approaches to the investigation of behavioral evolution in the genus Homo., in : New Perspectives in Primate Evolution and Behavior., edited by C. Harcourt and R. Crompton (2003), Linnaean Society.

Papers Published

  1. Granatosky, MC; Schmitt, D, The mechanical origins of arm-swinging., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 130 (May, 2019), pp. 61-71.

  2. Miller, CE; Johnson, LE; Pinkard, H; Lemelin, P; Schmitt, D, Limb phase flexibility in walking: A test case in the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus), Frontiers in Zoology, vol. 16 no. 1 (February, 2019).

  3. Miller, CE; Pinkard, H; Johnson, LE; Schmitt, D, Pitch control and speed limitation during overground deceleration in lemurid primates., Journal of Morphology, vol. 280 no. 2 (February, 2019), pp. 300-306.

  4. Granatosky, MC; Schmitt, D; Hanna, J, Comparison of spatiotemporal gait characteristics between vertical climbing and horizontal walking in primates., The Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 222 no. Pt 2 (January, 2019).

  5. Fabre, A-C; Granatosky, MC; Hanna, JB; Schmitt, D, Do forelimb shape and peak forces co-vary in strepsirrhines?, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 167 no. 3 (November, 2018), pp. 602-614.

  6. Snyder, ML; Schmitt, D, Effects of aging on the biomechanics of Coquerel's sifaka (Propithecus coquereli): Evidence of robustness to senescence., Experimental Gerontology, vol. 111 (October, 2018), pp. 235-240, Elsevier BV.

  7. Hughes-Oliver, CN; Srinivasan, D; Schmitt, D; Queen, RM, Gender and limb differences in temporal gait parameters and gait variability in ankle osteoarthritis., Gait & Posture, vol. 65 (September, 2018), pp. 228-233.

  8. Granatosky, MC; Fitzsimons, A; Zeininger, A; Schmitt, D, Mechanisms for the functional differentiation of the propulsive and braking roles of the forelimbs and hindlimbs during quadrupedal walking in primates and felines., The Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 221 no. Pt 2 (January, 2018).

  9. Zeininger, A; Schmitt, D; Jensen, JL; Shapiro, LJ, Ontogenetic changes in foot strike pattern and calcaneal loading during walking in young children., Gait & Posture, vol. 59 (January, 2018), pp. 18-22.

  10. Queen, RM; Franck, CT; Schmitt, D; Adams, SB, Are There Differences in Gait Mechanics in Patients With A Fixed Versus Mobile Bearing Total Ankle Arthroplasty? A Randomized Trial., Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®, vol. 475 no. 10 (October, 2017), pp. 2599-2606.

  11. Hanna, JB; Granatosky, MC; Rana, P; Schmitt, D, The evolution of vertical climbing in primates: evidence from reaction forces., The Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 220 no. Pt 17 (September, 2017), pp. 3039-3052.

  12. Granatosky, MC; Schmitt, D, Forelimb and hind limb loading patterns during below branch quadrupedal locomotion in the two-toed sloth, Journal of Zoology, vol. 302 no. 4 (August, 2017), pp. 271-278, WILEY.

  13. Fabre, A-C; Marigó, J; Granatosky, MC; Schmitt, D, Functional associations between support use and forelimb shape in strepsirrhines and their relevance to inferring locomotor behavior in early primates., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 108 (July, 2017), pp. 11-30.

  14. Gruss, LT; Gruss, R; Schmitt, D, Pelvic Breadth and Locomotor Kinematics in Human Evolution., edited by Rosenberg, KR; Desilva, JM, Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007), vol. 300 no. 4 (April, 2017), pp. 739-751.

  15. Larsen, RJ; Jackson, WH; Schmitt, D, Mechanisms for regulating step length while running towards and over an obstacle., Human Movement Science, vol. 49 (October, 2016), pp. 186-195.

  16. Burgess, ML; Schmitt, D; Zeininger, A; McFarlin, SC; Zihlman, AL; Polk, JD; Ruff, CB, Ontogenetic scaling of fore limb and hind limb joint posture and limb bone cross-sectional geometry in vervets and baboons., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 161 no. 1 (September, 2016), pp. 72-83.

  17. Queen, RM; Sparling, TL; Schmitt, D, Hip, Knee, and Ankle Osteoarthritis Negatively Affects Mechanical Energy Exchange., Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®, vol. 474 no. 9 (September, 2016), pp. 2055-2063.

  18. Granatosky, MC; Tripp, CH; Fabre, A-C; Schmitt, D, Patterns of quadrupedal locomotion in a vertical clinging and leaping primate (Propithecus coquereli) with implications for understanding the functional demands of primate quadrupedal locomotion., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 160 no. 4 (August, 2016), pp. 644-652.

  19. Granatosky, MC; Tripp, CH; Schmitt, D, Gait kinetics of above- and below-branch quadrupedal locomotion in lemurid primates., The Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 219 no. Pt 1 (January, 2016), pp. 53-63.

  20. Johnson, LE; Hanna, J; Schmitt, D, Single-limb force data for two lemur species while vertically clinging., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 158 no. 3 (November, 2015), pp. 463-474.

  21. Schmitt, D; Vap, A; Queen, RM, Effect of end-stage hip, knee, and ankle osteoarthritis on walking mechanics., Gait & Posture, vol. 42 no. 3 (September, 2015), pp. 373-379.

  22. Rabey, KN; Li, Y; Norton, JN; Reynolds, RP; Schmitt, D, Vibrating Frequency Thresholds in Mice and Rats: Implications for the Effects of Vibrations on Animal Health., Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 43 no. 8 (August, 2015), pp. 1957-1964.

  23. Hanna, JB; Schmitt, D; Wright, K; Eshchar, Y; Visalberghi, E; Fragaszy, D, Kinetics of bipedal locomotion during load carrying in capuchin monkeys., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 85 (August, 2015), pp. 149-156, Elsevier BV.

  24. Li, Y; Rabey, KN; Schmitt, D; Norton, JN; Reynolds, RP, Characteristics of Vibration that Alter Cardiovascular Parameters in Mice., Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science : Jaalas, vol. 54 no. 4 (July, 2015), pp. 372-377.

  25. Gruss, LT; Schmitt, D, The evolution of the human pelvis: changing adaptations to bipedalism, obstetrics and thermoregulation., Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, vol. 370 no. 1663 (March, 2015), pp. 20140063.

  26. Griffin, NL; Miller, CE; Schmitt, D; D'Août, K, Understanding the evolution of the windlass mechanism of the human foot from comparative anatomy: Insights, obstacles, and future directions., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 156 no. 1 (January, 2015), pp. 1-10.

  27. Wunderlich, RE; Tongen, A; Gardiner, J; Miller, CE; Schmitt, D, Dynamics of locomotor transitions from arboreal to terrestrial substrates in Verreaux's sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi)., Integrative and Comparative Biology, vol. 54 no. 6 (December, 2014), pp. 1148-1158.

  28. Granatosky, MC; Miller, CE; Boyer, DM; Schmitt, D, Lumbar vertebral morphology of flying, gliding, and suspensory mammals: implications for the locomotor behavior of the subfossil lemurs Palaeopropithecus and Babakotia., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 75 (October, 2014), pp. 40-52.

  29. Sparling, TL; Schmitt, D; Miller, CE; Guilak, F; Somers, TJ; Keefe, FJ; Queen, RM, Energy recovery in individuals with knee osteoarthritis., Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, vol. 22 no. 6 (June, 2014), pp. 747-755.

  30. Granatosky, MC; Lemelin, P; Chester, SGB; Pampush, JD; Schmitt, D, Functional and evolutionary aspects of axial stability in euarchontans and other mammals., Journal of Morphology, vol. 275 no. 3 (March, 2014), pp. 313-327.

  31. McNeill, JN; Wu, C-L; Rabey, KN; Schmitt, D; Guilak, F, Life-long caloric restriction does not alter the severity of age-related osteoarthritis., Age (Dordrecht, Netherlands), vol. 36 no. 4 (January, 2014), pp. 9669.

  32. Sparling, TL; Schmitt, D; Miller, CE; Guilak, F; Somers, TJ; Keefe, FJ; Queen, RM, Energy recovery in individuals with knee osteoarthritis, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, vol. 22 no. 6 (January, 2014), pp. 747-755.

  33. Granatosky, MC; Lemelin, P; Chester, SGB; Pampush, JD; Schmitt, D, Functional and evolutionary aspects of axial stability in euarchontans and other mammals, Journal of Morphology, vol. 275 no. 3 (2014), pp. 313-327.

  34. Griffin, NL; Miller, C; Schmitt, D; D'Août, K, An investigation of the dynamic relationship between navicular drop and first metatarsophalangeal joint dorsal excursion, Journal of Anatomy, vol. 222 no. 6 (2013), pp. 598-607.

  35. O'Neill, MC; Schmitt, D, Erratum: The gaits of primates: Center of mass mechanics in walking, cantering and galloping ring-tailed lemurs, Lemur catta ((1994) Journal of Experimental Biology 215 (1728-1739)), The Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 215 no. 11 (June, 2012), pp. 1994, The Company of Biologists.

  36. Somers, TJ; Blumenthal, JA; Guilak, F; Kraus, VB; Schmitt, DO; Babyak, MA; Craighead, LW; Caldwell, DS; Rice, JR; McKee, DC; Shelby, RA; Campbell, LC; Pells, JJ; Sims, EL; Queen, R; Carson, JW; Connelly, M; Dixon, KE; Lacaille, LJ; Huebner, JL; Rejeski, WJ; Keefe, FJ, Pain coping skills training and lifestyle behavioral weight management in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled study., Pain, vol. 153 no. 6 (June, 2012), pp. 1199-1209.

  37. O'Neill, MC; Schmitt, D, The gaits of primates: center of mass mechanics in walking, cantering and galloping ring-tailed lemurs, Lemur catta., The Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 215 no. Pt 10 (May, 2012), pp. 1728-1739.

  38. Allen, KD; Mata, BA; Gabr, MA; Huebner, JL; Adams, SB; Kraus, VB; Schmitt, DO; Setton, LA, Kinematic and dynamic gait compensations resulting from knee instability in a rat model of osteoarthritis., Arthritis Research & Therapy, vol. 14 no. 2 (April, 2012), pp. R78.

  39. Workman, C; Schmitt, D, Erratum to: Positional Behavior of Delacour's Langurs (Trachypithecus delacouri) in Northern Vietnam (Int J Primatol, 10.1007/s10764-011-9547-2), International Journal of Primatology, vol. 33 no. 1 (February, 2012), pp. 38-39, Springer Nature.

  40. Workman, C; Schmitt, D, Positional Behavior of Delacour's Langurs (Trachypithecus delacouri) in Northern Vietnam, International Journal of Primatology, vol. 33 no. 1 (February, 2012), pp. 19-37, Springer Nature.

  41. Allen, KD; Shamji, MF; Mata, BA; Gabr, MA; Sinclair, SM; Schmitt, DO; Richardson, WJ; Setton, LA, Kinematic and dynamic gait compensations in a rat model of lumbar radiculopathy and the effects of tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonism., Arthritis Research & Therapy, vol. 13 no. 4 (August, 2011), pp. R137.

  42. Hanna, JB; Schmitt, D, Comparative Triceps Surae Morphology in Primates: A Review, Anatomy Research International, vol. 2011 (July, 2011), pp. 1-22, Hindawi Limited.

  43. Hanna, JB; Schmitt, D, Locomotor energetics in primates: gait mechanics and their relationship to the energetics of vertical and horizontal locomotion., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 145 no. 1 (May, 2011), pp. 43-54.

  44. Hanna, JB; Schmitt, D, Interpreting the Role of Climbing in Primate Locomotor Evolution: Are the Biomechanics of Climbing Influenced by Habitual Substrate Use and Anatomy?, International Journal of Primatology, vol. 32 no. 2 (April, 2011), pp. 430-444, Springer Nature.

  45. Schmitt, D; Zumwalt, AC; Hamrick, MW, The relationship between bone mechanical properties and ground reaction forces in normal and hypermuscular mice., Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part A, Ecological Genetics and Physiology, vol. 313 no. 6 (July, 2010), pp. 339-351.

  46. Kivell, TL; Schmitt, D; Wunderlich, RE, Hand and foot pressures in the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) reveal novel biomechanical trade-offs required for walking on gracile digits., The Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 213 no. Pt 9 (May, 2010), pp. 1549-1557.

  47. Schmitt, D, Primate Locomotor Evolution: Biomechanical Studies of Primate Locomotion and Their Implications for Understanding Primate Neuroethology (February, 2010), pp. 31-63, Oxford University Press.

  48. Schmitt, D; Gruss, LT; Lemelin, P, Brief communication: Forelimb compliance in arboreal and terrestrial opossums., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 141 no. 1 (January, 2010), pp. 142-146.

  49. Sims, EL; Keefe, FJ; Kraus, VB; Guilak, F; Queen, RM; Schmitt, D, Racial differences in gait mechanics associated with knee osteoarthritis., Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 21 no. 6 (December, 2009), pp. 463-469.

  50. Nebel, MB; Sims, EL; Keefe, FJ; Kraus, VB; Guilak, F; Caldwell, DS; Pells, JJ; Queen, R; Schmitt, D, The relationship of self-reported pain and functional impairment to gait mechanics in overweight and obese persons with knee osteoarthritis., Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 90 no. 11 (November, 2009), pp. 1874-1879.

  51. Kivell, TL; Schmitt, D, Independent evolution of knuckle-walking in African apes shows that humans did not evolve from a knuckle-walking ancestor., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 106 no. 34 (August, 2009), pp. 14241-14246.

  52. Somers, TJ; Keefe, FJ; Pells, JJ; Dixon, KE; Waters, SJ; Riordan, PA; Blumenthal, JA; McKee, DC; LaCaille, L; Tucker, JM; Schmitt, D; Caldwell, DS; Kraus, VB; Sims, EL; Shelby, RA; Rice, JR, Pain catastrophizing and pain-related fear in osteoarthritis patients: relationships to pain and disability., J Pain Symptom Manage, vol. 37 no. 5 (May, 2009), pp. 863-872.

  53. Sims, EL; Carland, JM; Keefe, FJ; Kraus, VB; Guilak, F; Schmitt, D, Sex differences in biomechanics associated with knee osteoarthritis., Journal of Women & Aging, vol. 21 no. 3 (January, 2009), pp. 159-170.

  54. Pells, JJ; Shelby, RA; Keefe, FJ; Dixon, KE; Blumenthal, JA; Lacaille, L; Tucker, JM; Schmitt, D; Caldwell, DS; Kraus, VB, Arthritis self-efficacy and self-efficacy for resisting eating: relationships to pain, disability, and eating behavior in overweight and obese individuals with osteoarthritic knee pain., Pain, vol. 136 no. 3 (June, 2008), pp. 340-347.

  55. Hanna, JB; Schmitt, D; Griffin, TM, The energetic cost of climbing in primates., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 320 no. 5878 (May, 2008), pp. 898.

  56. Bishop, KL; Pai, AK; Schmitt, D, Whole body mechanics of stealthy walking in cats., Plos One, vol. 3 no. 11 (January, 2008), pp. e3808.

  57. Cartmill, M; Lemelin, P; Schmitt, D, Primate gaits and primate origins, in Primate Origins, edited by M. Dagosto and M. Ravosa (December, 2007), pp. 403-435, Springer US.

  58. Lemelin, P; Schmitt, D, Origins of grasping and locomotor adaptations in primates: Comparative and experimental approaches using an opossum model (December, 2007), pp. 329-380, Springer US.

  59. Hutchinson, D; Ho, V; Dodd, M; Dawson, HN; Zumwalt, AC; Schmitt, D; Colton, CA, Quantitative measurement of postural sway in mouse models of human neurodegenerative disease., Neuroscience, vol. 148 no. 4 (September, 2007), pp. 825-832.

  60. Cartmill, M; Lemelin, P; Schmitt, D, Understanding the adaptive value of diagonal-sequence gaits in primates: a comment on Shapiro and Raichlen, 2005., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 133 no. 2 (June, 2007), pp. 822-825.

  61. Hanna, JB; Polk, JD; Schmitt, D, Forelimb and hindlimb forces in walking and galloping primates., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 130 no. 4 (August, 2006), pp. 529-535.

  62. Schmitt, D; Cartmill, M; Griffin, TM; Hanna, JB; Lemelin, P, Adaptive value of ambling gaits in primates and other mammals., The Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 209 no. Pt 11 (June, 2006), pp. 2042-2049.

  63. JB Hanna, Kinematics of vertical climbing in lorises and Cheirogaleus medius., Journal of human evolution, vol. 50 no. 4 (April, 2006), pp. 469-78.

  64. Stevens, NJ; Schmitt, DO; Cole, TM; Chan, L-K, Technical note: out-of-plane angular correction based on a trigonometric function for use in two-dimensional kinematic studies., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 129 no. 3 (March, 2006), pp. 399-402.

  65. Zumwalt, AC; Hamrick, M; Schmitt, D, Force plate for measuring the ground reaction forces in small animal locomotion., Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 39 no. 15 (January, 2006), pp. 2877-2881 (ISSN: 0021-9290.).

  66. Chi, K-J; Schmitt, D, Mechanical energy and effective foot mass during impact loading of walking and running., Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 38 no. 7 (July, 2005), pp. 1387-1395.

  67. Schmitt, D; Rose, MD; Turnquist, JE; Lemelin, P, Role of the prehensile tail during ateline locomotion: experimental and osteological evidence., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 126 no. 4 (April, 2005), pp. 435-446.

  68. CJ Vinyard, D Schmitt, New technique for studying reaction forces during primate behaviors on vertical substrates., American journal of physical anthropology, vol. 125 no. 4 (December, 2004), pp. 343-51.

  69. Vinyard, CJ; Schmitt, D, New technique for studying reaction forces during primate behaviors on vertical substrates., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 125 no. 4 (December, 2004), pp. 343-351.

  70. Schmitt, D; Lemelin, P, Locomotor mechanics of the slender loris (Loris tardigradus)., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 47 no. 1-2 (July, 2004), pp. 85-94.

  71. Lemelin, P; Schmitt, D, Seasonal variation in body mass and locomotor kinetics of the fat-tailed dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus medius)., Journal of Morphology, vol. 260 no. 1 (April, 2004), pp. 65-71 (ISSN: 0362-2525.).

  72. Schmitt, D; Hanna, JB, Substrate alters forelimb to hindlimb peak force ratios in primates., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 46 no. 3 (March, 2004), pp. 239-254.

  73. RF Kay, D Schmitt, CJ Vinyard, JM Perry, N Shigehara, M Takai, N Egi, The paleobiology of Amphipithecidae, South Asian late Eocene primates., Journal of human evolution, vol. 46 no. 1 (January, 2004), pp. 3-25.

  74. Kay, RF; Schmitt, D; Vinyard, CJ; Perry, JMG; Shigehara, N; Takai, M; Egi, N, The paleobiology of Amphipithecidae, South Asian late Eocene primates., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 46 no. 1 (January, 2004), pp. 3-25.

  75. Schmitt, D; Lemelin, P, Locomotor mechanics of the slender loris., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 47 (2004), pp. 85-94.

  76. Schmitt, D; Hanna, J, Substrate alters forelimb to hindlimb peak force ratios on primates, Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 46 (2004), pp. 237-252.

  77. Lemelin, P; Schmitt, D, easonal variation in body mass and locomotor dynamics of the fat-tailed dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus medius), Journal of Morphology, vol. 260 (2004), pp. 65-71.

  78. Schmitt, D, Evolutionary implications of the unusual walking mechanics of the common marmoset (C. jacchus)., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 122 no. 1 (September, 2003), pp. 28-37.

  79. Lemelin, P; Schmitt, D; Cartmill, M, Footfall patterns and interlimb co-ordination in opossums (Family Didelphidae): Evidence for the evolution of diagonal-sequence walking gaits in primates, Journal of Zoology, vol. 260 no. 4 (August, 2003), pp. 423-429, WILEY.

  80. D Schmitt, Insights into the evolution of human bipedalism from experimental studies of humans and other primates., The Journal of experimental biology, vol. 206 no. Pt 9 (May, 2003), pp. 1437-48.

  81. Schmitt, D, Insights into the evolution of human bipedalism from experimental studies of humans and other primates., The Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 206 no. Pt 9 (May, 2003), pp. 1437-1448.

  82. Schmitt, D, Mediolateral reaction forces and forelimb anatomy in quadrupedal primates: implications for interpreting locomotor behavior in fossil primates., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 44 no. 1 (January, 2003), pp. 47-58.

  83. Schmitt, D; Churchill, SE; Hylander, WL, Experimental evidence concerning spear use in Neandertals and early modern humans, Journal of Archaeological Science, vol. 30 no. 1 (January, 2003), pp. 103-114, Elsevier BV.

  84. D. Schmitt, Evolutionary implications of the unusual walking mechanics of the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus)., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 122 (2003), pp. 28-37.

  85. Schmitt, D, Substrate Size Primate Forelimb Mechanics: Implications for Understanding the Evolution of Primate Locomotion, International Journal of Primatology, vol. 24 no. 5 (2003), pp. 1023-1036.

  86. Cartmill, M; Lemelin, P; Schmitt, D, Support polygons and symmetrical gaits in mammals, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 136 no. 3 (November, 2002), pp. 401-420, Oxford University Press (OUP).

  87. E Krakauer, P Lemelin, D Schmitt, Hand and body position during locomotor behavior in the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis)., American journal of primatology, vol. 57 no. 3 (July, 2002), pp. 105-18.

  88. Schmitt, D; Lemelin, P, Origins of primate locomotion: gait mechanics of the woolly opossum., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 118 no. 3 (July, 2002), pp. 231-238.

  89. Krakauer, E; Lemelin, P; Schmitt, D, Hand and body position during locomotor behavior in the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis)., American Journal of Primatology, vol. 57 no. 3 (July, 2002), pp. 105-118.

  90. Schmitt, D; Churchill, SE; Hylander, WL, Experimental evidence concerning spear use in Neandertals and early modern humans., Journal of Archaeological Sciences, vol. 30 no. 1 (2002), pp. 101-112.

  91. Larson, SG; Schmitt, D; Lemelin, P; Hamrick, M, Limb excursion during quadrupedal walking: How do primates compare to other mammals?, Journal of Zoology, vol. 255 no. 3 (November, 2001), pp. 353-365, WILEY.

  92. Larson, SG; Schmitt, D; Lemelin, P; Hamrick, M, Uniqueness of primate forelimb posture during quadrupedal locomotion, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 112 no. 1 (2000), pp. 87-101, WILEY.

  93. Schmitt, D, Compliant walking in primates, Journal of Zoology, vol. 248 no. 2 (June, 1999), pp. 149-160, WILEY.

  94. Turnquist, JE; Schmitt, D; Rose, MD; Cant, JG, Pendular motion in the brachiation of captive Lagothrix and Ateles., American Journal of Primatology, vol. 48 no. 4 (January, 1999), pp. 263-281 (ISSN: 0275-2565.).

  95. Hamrick, MW; Churchill, SE; Schmitt, D; Hylander, WL, EMG of the human flexor pollicis longus muscle: implications for the evolution of hominid tool use., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 34 no. 2 (February, 1998), pp. 123-136.

  96. Lemelin, P; Schmitt, D, The relation between hand morphology and quadrupedalism in primates, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 105 no. 2 (1998), pp. 185-197.

  97. Schmitt, D, Humeral Head Shape as an Indicator of Locomotor Behavior in Extant Strepsirhines and Eocene Adapids, Folia Primatologica, vol. 67 no. 3 (January, 1997), pp. 137-151, S. Karger AG.

  98. Schmitt, D, Humeral head shape as an indicator of locomotor behavior in extant strepsirhines and Eocene adapids., Folia Primatologica, vol. 67 no. 3 (January, 1996), pp. 137-151.

  99. Schmitt, D; Larson, SG, Heel contact as a function of substrate type and speed in primates., American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 96 no. 1 (January, 1995), pp. 39-50.

  100. Demes, B; Larson, SG; Stern, JT; Jungers, WL; Biknevicius, AR; Schmitt, D, The kinetics of primate quadrupedalism: "hindlimb drive" reconsidered, Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 26 no. 5-6 (May, 1994), pp. 353-374, Elsevier BV.

  101. Schmitt, D, Forelimb mechanics as a function of substrate type during quadrupedalism in two anthropoid primates, Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 26 no. 5-6 (January, 1994), pp. 441-457, Elsevier BV.

  102. Schmitt, D; Larson, SG; Stern, JT, Serratus ventralis function in vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops): are primate quadrupeds unique?, Journal of Zoology, vol. 232 no. 2 (January, 1994), pp. 215-230, WILEY.

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