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Publications:  Dr Aleksandra Birn-Jeffery

Neal BS, Lack SD, Barton CJ, Birn-Jeffery A, Miller S, Morrissey D(2020). Is markerless, smart phone recorded two-dimensional video a clinically useful measure of relevant lower limb kinematics in runners with patellofemoral pain? A validity and reliability study. Physical Therapy in Sport vol. 43, 36-42.
Labonte D, Struecker MY, Birn-Jeffery AV, Federle W(2019). Shear-sensitive adhesion enables size-independent adhesive performance in stick insects. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 286, (1913)
Neal BS, Barton CJ, Birn-Jeffery A, Morrissey D(2019). Increased hip adduction during running is associated with patellofemoral pain and differs between males and females: A case-control study. Journal of Biomechanics vol. 91, 133-139.
Hinds N, ANGIOI M, BIRN-JEFFERY AV, TWYCROSS-LEWIS R(2019). A systematic review of shoulder injury prevalence, proportion, rate, type, onset, severity, mechanism and risk factors in female artistic gymnasts. Physical Therapy in Sport vol. 35, 106-115.
Neal BS, Barton CJ, Birn-Jeffrey A, Daley M, Morrissey D(2018). The effects & mechanisms of increasing running step rate: A feasibility study in a mixed-sex group of runners with patellofemoral pain. Physical Therapy in Sport vol. 32, 244-251.
Daley MA, BIRN-JEFFERY AV(2018). Scaling of avian bipedal locomotion reveals independent effects of body mass and leg posture on gait. Journal of Experimental Biology
Lack S, Birn-Jeffery A, Beasley I, Morrissey D(2018). Queen Mary University London: One of the longest established masters of sport and exercise medicine globally (continuing professional development series). British Journal of Sports Medicine vol. 52, (3) 206-207.
Birn-Jeffery AV, Higham TE(2016). Light level impacts locomotor biomechanics in a secondarily diurnal gecko, Rhoptropus afer. J Exp Biol vol. 219, (Pt 22) 3649-3655.
Müller R, Birn-Jeffery AV, Blum Y(2016). Human and avian running on uneven ground: a model-based comparison. J R Soc Interface vol. 13, (122)
Birn-Jeffery AV, Higham TE(2016). Geckos decouple fore- and hind limb kinematics in response to changes in incline. Frontiers in Zoology vol. 13, (1)
Hubicki CM, Birn-Jeffery AV, Jones M, Hurst JW, Daley MA (2015). Task-level Priorities in Ground-running Bird Locomotion: Experiments to Math Models to Robots by Way of Optimization. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY. vol. 55, E83-E83.
Higham TE, Birn-Jeffery AV, Collins CE, Hulsey CD, Russell AP(2015). Adaptive simplification and the evolution of gecko locomotion: Morphological and biomechanical consequences of losing adhesion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 112, (3) 809-814.
Higham TE, Measey GJ, Birn-Jeffery AV, Herrel A, Tolley KA(2015). Functional divergence between morphs of a dwarf chameleon: Differential locomotor kinematics in relation to habitat structure. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society vol. 116, (1) 27-40.
Birn-Jeffery AV, Higham TE(2014). The scaling of uphill and downhill locomotion in legged animals. Integrative and Comparative Biology vol. 54, (6) 1159-1172.
Birn-Jeffery AV, Higham TE(2014). Geckos significantly alter foot orientation to facilitate adhesion during downhill locomotion. Biology Letters vol. 10, (10)
Blum Y, Vejdani HR, Birn-Jeffery AV, Hubicki CM, Hurst JW, Daley MA(2014). Swing-leg trajectory of running guinea fowl suggests task-level priority of force regulation rather than disturbance rejection. PLoS ONE vol. 9, (6)
Birn-Jeffery AV, Hubicki CM, Blum Y, Renjewski D, Hurst JW, Daley MA(2014). Don't break a leg: Running birds from quail to ostrich prioritise leg safety and economy on uneven terrain. Journal of Experimental Biology vol. 217, (21) 3786-3796.
Daley MA, Birn-Jeffery AV (2014). Scaling of avian bipedal locomotion: How does body size influence gait dynamics in level and uneven terrain?. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY. vol. 54, E47-E47.
Birn-Jeffery AV, Higham TE (2014). What goes up must come down: how sloped surfaces impact the mechanics of locomotion. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY. vol. 54, E20-E20.
Birn-Jeffery AV, Hubicki C, Blum Y, Hurst J, Daley MA (2013). Don t break a leg: injury prevention, robustness and stability of legged locomotion. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY. vol. 53, E17-E17.
Blum Y, Birn-Jeffery AV, Vejdani HR, Hurst JW, Daley MA (2013). Swing Leg Control: Disturbance rejection versus injury avoidance. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY. vol. 53, E250-E250.
Birn-Jeffery AV, Miller CE, Naish D, Rayfield EJ, Hone DWE(2012). Pedal Claw Curvature in Birds, Lizards and Mesozoic Dinosaurs - Complicated Categories and Compensating for Mass-Specific and Phylogenetic Control. PLoS ONE vol. 7, (12)
Birn-Jeffery AV, Daley MA(2012). Birds achieve high robustness in uneven terrain through active control of landing conditions. Journal of Experimental Biology vol. 215, (12) 2117-2127.
Birn-Jeffery AV, Daley MA (2012). The effects of posture and body mass on uneven terrain locomotion in Galliformes and Struthio camelus. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY. vol. 52, E14-E14.
Blum Y, Birn-Jeffery A, Daley MA, Seyfarth A(2011). Does a crouched leg posture enhance running stability and robustness?. Journal of Theoretical Biology vol. 281, (1) 97-106.
Birn-Jeffery AV, Daley MA (2011). The effects of uneven terrain on Galliformes running mechanics. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY. vol. 51, E11-E11.
Birn-Jeffery AV, Daley MA (2009). Coping mechanisms for rough terrain running in Guinea fowl (Numida meleagris). COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY. vol. 153A, S137-S138.
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