Averaged Propulsive Body Acceleration (APBA) Can Be Calculated from Biologging Tags That Incorporate Gyroscopes and Accelerometers to Estimate Swimming Speed, Hydrodynamic Drag and Energy Expenditure for Steller Sea Lions

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Ware, Colin ; Trites, Andrew W. ; Rosen, David A. S. ; Potvin, Jean (2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 11, issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4902303, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157326
  • Subject: Electronics | Research Article | Earth Sciences | Signal Processing | Classical Mechanics | Continuum Mechanics | Sea Lions | Engineering and Technology | Biomechanics | Signal Filtering | Fluid Dynamics | Marine Biology | Swimming | Acceleration | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | Physical Sciences | Bioenergetics | Physics | Drag | Animals | Fluid Mechanics | Biological Locomotion | Biology and Life Sciences | Marine Mammals | Physiology | Medicine | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Q | R | Mammals | Science | Biochemistry | Organisms | Accelerometers | Medicine and Health Sciences

Forces due to propulsion should approximate forces due to hydrodynamic drag for animals horizontally swimming at a constant speed with negligible buoyancy forces. Propulsive forces should also correlate with energy expenditures associated with locomotion-an important co... View more
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