Journal Article
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M. Venkadesan and Mahadevan, L. , Optimal strategies for throwing accurately, Royal Society Open Science, vol. 4, p. 170136, 2017.
K. Nguyen, Yu, N. , Bandi, M. M. , Venkadesan, M. , and Mandre, S. , Curvature-induced stiffening of a fish fin, Journal of The Royal Society Interface, vol. 14, no. 130, p. 20170247, 2017.
A. Schulze, Gomez-Marin, A. , Rajendran, V. G. , Lott, G. , Musy, M. , Ahammad, P. , Deogade, A. , Sharpe, J. , Riedl, J. , Jarriault, D. , Trautman, E. T. , Werner, C. , Venkadesan, M. , Druckmann, S. , Jayaraman, V. , and Louis, M. , Dynamical feature extraction at the sensory periphery guides chemotaxis., eLife, vol. 4, p. e06694, 2015.
N. T. Roach, Venkadesan, M. , Rainbow, M. J. , and Lieberman, D. E. , Elastic energy storage in the shoulder and the evolution of high-speed throwing in Homo., Nature, vol. 498, no. 7455, pp. 483-6, 2013. (7.12 MB)
K. Mosier, Lau, C. , Wang, Y. , Venkadesan, M. , and Valero-Cuevas, F. J. , Controlling instabilities in manipulation requires specific cortical-striatal-cerebellar networks., J Neurophysiol, vol. 105, no. 3, pp. 1295-305, 2011. (1.12 MB)
D. E. Lieberman, Venkadesan, M. , Werbel, W. A. , Daoud, A. I. , D'Andrea, S. , Davis, I. S. , Mang'eni, R. Ojiambo, and Pitsiladis, Y. , Foot strike patterns and collision forces in habitually barefoot versus shod runners., Nature, vol. 463, no. 7280, pp. 531-5, 2010. (2.12 MB) (835.17 KB)
K. G. Keenan, Santos, V. J. , Venkadesan, M. , and Valero-Cuevas, F. J. , Maximal voluntary fingertip force production is not limited by movement speed in combined motion and force tasks., J Neurosci, vol. 29, no. 27, pp. 8784-9, 2009. (639.06 KB)
M. Venkadesan and Valero-Cuevas, F. J. , Effects of neuromuscular lags on controlling contact transitions., Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci, vol. 367, no. 1891, pp. 1163-79, 2009. (520.3 KB)
F. J. Valero-Cuevas, Venkadesan, M. , and Todorov, E. , Structured variability of muscle activations supports the minimal intervention principle of motor control., J Neurophysiol, vol. 102, no. 1, pp. 59-68, 2009. (805.28 KB)
M. Venkadesan and Valero-Cuevas, F. J. , Neural control of motion-to-force transitions with the fingertip., J Neurosci, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 1366-73, 2008. (734.4 KB)
M. Venkadesan, Guckenheimer, J. , and Valero-Cuevas, F. J. , Manipulating the edge of instability., J Biomech, vol. 40, no. 8, pp. 1653-61, 2007. (1.14 MB)
F. J. Valero-Cuevas, Smaby, N. , Venkadesan, M. , Peterson, M. , and Wright, T. , The strength-dexterity test as a measure of dynamic pinch performance., J Biomech, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 265-70, 2003. (222.59 KB)
Preprint
A. Yawar, Korpas, L. , Lugo-Bolanos, M. , Mandre, S. , and Venkadesan, M. , Contribution of the transverse arch to foot stiffness in humans, ArXiv e-prints, vol. arXiv:1706.04610. 2017.
M. Venkadesan, Dias, M. A. , Singh, D. K. , Bandi, M. M. , and Mandre, S. , Stiffness of the human foot and evolution of the transverse arch, vol. arXiv:1705.10371. 2017.
Book Chapter
M. Venkadesan, Bandi, M. M. , and Mandre, S. , Biological feet: Evolution, mechanics and applications, in Bioinspired Legged Locomotion: Models, Concepts, Control and Applications (ed. M. Sharbafi and A. Seyfarth), Elsevier Science, 2017.
Conference Proceedings
K. Nguyen, Yu, N. , Venkadesan, M. , Bandi, M. , and Mandre, S. , Stiffness Modulation of Rayed Fins by Curvature, APS Meeting Abstracts. 2016.
N. Sharma, Mandre, S. , and Venkadesan, M. , Functional morphology of joints, INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC JOURNALS DEPT, 2001 EVANS RD, CARY, NC 27513 USA, 2016.
M. A. Dias, Singh, D. K. , Bandi, M. M. , Venkadesan, M. , and Mandre, S. , Role of the tranverse arch in stiffness of the human foot, APS Meeting Abstracts. 2015.
N. Sharma and Venkadesan, M. , Nonlinear Elasticity of Muscle and Its Role in Motor Control, Biophysical Journal. Elsevier, 2014.
N. Sharma, Dhawale, N. , and Venkadesan, M. , Limits on the body size and shape of animals, INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC JOURNALS DEPT, 2001 EVANS RD, CARY, NC 27513 USA, 2013.
M. Venkadesan, Backus, S. , Mandl, L. A. , Swigart, A. , Peterson, M. , Lyman, S. , Ariola, L. , Hotchkiss, R. N. , and Valero-Cuevas, F. J. , The strength-dexterity test is a novel and clinically informative measure of treatment outcome in thumb osteoarthritis, Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2005.
Conference Paper
A. Srinivasan and Venkadesan, M. , Polynomial mechanics and optimal control, in 2015 European Control Conference, Linz, Austria, 2015. (428.97 KB)