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Journal papers

Peuker, F., Maufroy, C., and Seyfarth, A. Leg-adjustment strategies for stable running in three dimensions. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 7(3) 036002 (14pp), 2012. DOI: 10.1088/1748-3182/7/3/036002

Häufle, D. F. B., Grimmer, S., Kalveram, K.-T., and Seyfarth, A. Integration of intrinsic muscle properties, feed-forward and feedback signals for generating and stabilizing hopping. J R Soc Interface, Ahead of Print, 2012. DOI:10.1098/rsif.2011.0694, PMID:22219395

Kalveram, K. T., Häufle, D. F. B., Seyfarth, A., and Grimmer, S. Energy management that generates terrain following versus apex-preserving hopping in man and machine. Biological Cybernetics 106, 1–13, 2012. DOI:10.1007/s00422-012-0476-8

Riese S, Seyfarth A. Stance leg control: variation of leg parameters supports stable hopping. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 7(1) 016006 (10pp), 2012. DOI:10.1088/1748-3182/7/1/016006

Schaarschmidt M, Lipfert SW, Meier-Gratz C, Scholle HC, Seyfarth A. Functional gait asymmetry of unilateral transfemoral amputees. Human Movement Sciece, in Press. DOI:10.1016/j.humov.2011.09.004

Lipfert SW, Günther M, Renjewski D, Grimmer S, Seyfarth A. A model-experiment comparison of system dynamics for human walking and running. The Journal of Theoretical Biology [Epub ahead of print]. DOI:10.1016/j.jtbi.2011.09.021, PMID: 21959315

Maus H-M, Seyfarth A, Grimmer S. Combining forces and kinematics for calculating consistent centre of mass trajectories. Journal of Experimental Biology 214:3511-3517, 2011 DOI:10.1242/jeb.057422, CoM Combine

Merker A, Rummel J, Seyfarth A. Stable walking with asymmetric legs. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 6(4) 045004 (13pp), 2011. DOI:10.1088/1748-3182/6/4/045004

Blum Y, Birn-Jeffery A, Daley MA, Seyfarth A. Does A Crouched Leg Posture Enhance Running Stability and Robustness? Journal of Theoretical Biology, 281(1): 97-106, 2011. DOI:10.1016/j.jtbi.2011.04.029

Rummel J, Blum Y, Seyfarth A. Robust and efficient walking with spring-like legs. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 5(4): 046004 (13pp), 2010. DOI:10.1088/1748-3182/5/4/046004

Maus HM, Lipfert SW, Gross M, Rummel J, Seyfarth A. Upright human gait did not provide a major mechanical challenge for our ancestors. Nature Communications, 1(6): 70, 2010. DOI:10.1038/ncomms1073

Blum Y, Lipfert SW, Rummel J, Seyfarth A. Swing Leg Control in Human Running. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 5(2), 2010. DOI:10.1088/1748-3182/5/2/026006

Häufle DFB, Grimmer S, Seyfarth A. The role of intrinsic muscle properties for stable hopping—stability is achieved by the force–velocity relation. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 5(1), 2010. DOI:10.1088/1748-3182/5/1/016004

Kalveram KT, Seyfarth A. Inverse biomimetics: How robots can help to verify concepts concerning sensorimotor control of human arm and leg movements. Journal of Physiology - Paris, 103(3-5): 232-243, 2009. DOI:10.1016/j.jphysparis.2009.08.006

Blum Y, Lipfert SW, Seyfarth A. Effective Leg Stiffness in Running. Journal of Biomechanics, 42(16): 2400-2405, 2009. DOI:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2009.06.040

Lipfert SW, Günther M, Seyfarth A. Diverging times in movement analysis. Journal of Biomechanics, 42(6): 786-788, 2009. DOI:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2008.12.020

Seyfarth A, Tausch R, Stelzer M, Iida F, Karguth A, von Stryk O. Towards Bipedal Running as a Natural Result of Optimizing Walking Speed for Passively Compliant Three-Segmented Legs. International Journal of Robotics Research, 28(2): 257-265, 2009. DOI:10.1177/0278364908095843

Grimmer S, Ernst M, Guenther M, Blickhan R. Running on uneven ground: leg adjustment to vertical steps and self-stability. Journal of Experimental Biology, 211(18): 2989-3000, 2008. DOI:10.1242/jeb.014357

Rummel J, Seyfarth A. Stable running with segmented legs. International Journal of Robotics Research, 27(8): 919-934, 2008. DOI:10.1177/0278364908095136

Iida F, Minekawa Y, Rummel J, Seyfarth A. Toward a human-like biped robot with compliant legs. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 57(2): 137-144, 2009. DOI:10.1016/j.robot.2007.12.001

Iida F, Rummel J, Seyfarth A. Bipedal Walking and Running with Spring-Like Biarticular Muscles. Journal of Biomechanics, 41(3): 656-667, 2008. DOI:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2007.09.033

Blickhan R, Seyfarth A, Geyer H, Grimmer S, Wagner H, Günther M. Intelligence by Mechanics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, 365(1850): 199-220, 2007. DOI:10.1098/rsta.2006.1911

Geyer H, Seyfarth A, Blickhan R. Compliant leg behaviour explains basic dynamics of walking and running. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 273(1603): 2861-2867, 2006. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2006.3637

Knuesel H, Geyer H, Seyfarth A. Influence of swing leg movement on running stability. Human Movement Science, 24(4): 532-543, 2005. DOI:10.1016/j.humov.2005.08.002

Geyer H, Seyfarth A, Blickhan R. Spring-mass running: simple approximate solution and application to gait stability. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 232(3): 315-328, 2005. DOI:10.1016/j.jtbi.2004.08.015

Guenther M, Keppler V, Seyfarth A, Blickhan R. Human leg design: optimal axial alignment under constraints. Journal of Mathematical Biology, 48(6): 623-646, 2004 DOI:10.1007/s00285-004-0269-3

Seyfarth A, Geyer H, Herr H. Swing-Leg Retraction: A simple control model for stable running. Journal of Experimental Biology, 206(15): 2547-2555, 2003. DOI:10.1242/jeb.00463

Geyer H, Seyfarth A, Blickhan R. Positive force feedback in bouncing gaits? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 270(1529): 2173-2183, 2003. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2003.2454

Seyfarth A, Geyer H, Guenther M, Blickhan R. A movement criterion for running. Journal of Biomechanics, 35(5): 649-655, 2002. DOI:10.1016/S0021-9290(01)00245-7

Seyfarth A, Guenther M, Blickhan R. Stable Operation of an Elastic Three-Segmented Leg. Biological Cybernetics, 84(5): 364-382, 2001. DOI:10.1007/PL00007982

Seyfarth A, Blickhan R, van Leeuwen JL. Optimum take-off techniques and muscle design for long jump. Journal of Experimental Biology, 203(4): 741-750, 2000.

Seyfarth A, Friedrichs A, Wank V, Blickhan R. Dynamics of the long jump. Journal of Biomechanics, 32(12), 1259-1267, 1999. DOI:10.1016/S0021-9290(99)00137-2