Finite element analysis of the proximal phalanx of the thumb in Hominoidea during simulated stone tool use

FEA, biomechanical performance, hand, primates, hominins

Characterizing the body morphology of the first metacarpal in the Homininae using 3D geometric morphometrics

MC1, 3D geometric morphometrics, semi-landmarks, hominins, African apes

Modularity of the Wrist in Extant Hominids

modularity, trait covariation, wrist, hominids

Primate morphology

An important part of my research has been devoted to the study of the key adaptations defining different stages of anthropoid morphological evolution.

The biomechanical importance of the scaphoid-centrale fusion during simulated knuckle-walking and its implications for human locomotor evolution

carpals, biomechanicas, scaphoid, centrale, hominoidea