Sheila N Patek
Ph.D., Duke University 2001
Kagaya, K, and Patek, SN. "Feed-forward motor control of ultrafast, ballistic movements." The Journal of Experimental Biology 219, no. Pt 3 (February 2016): 319-333. Full Text
Rosario, MV, and Patek, SN. "Multilevel analysis of elastic morphology: The mantis shrimp's spring." Journal of Morphology 276, no. 9 (September 2015): 1123-1135. Full Text
Green, PA, and Patek, SN. "Contests with deadly weapons: telson sparring in mantis shrimp (Stomatopoda)." Biology Letters 11, no. 9 (September 2015): 20150558-null. Full Text
Anderson, PSL, and Patek, SN. "Mechanical sensitivity reveals evolutionary dynamics of mechanical systems." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282, no. 1804 (April 2015): 20143088-null. Full Text
Patek, SN. "The Most Powerful Movements in Biology." AMERICAN SCIENTIST 103, no. 5 (2015): 28-35.
Anderson, PSL, Claverie, T, and Patek, SN. "Levers and linkages: mechanical trade-offs in a power-amplified system." Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution 68, no. 7 (July 2014): 1919-1933. Full Text
Blanco, MM, and Patek, SN. "Muscle trade-offs in a power-amplified prey capture system." Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution 68, no. 5 (May 2014): 1399-1414. Full Text
Cox, SM, Schmidt, D, Modarres-Sadeghi, Y, and Patek, SN. "A physical model of the extreme mantis shrimp strike: kinematics and cavitation of Ninjabot." Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 9, no. 1 (March 2014): 016014-null. Full Text
Crane, RL, Kisare, SA, and Patek, SN. "Strategic strikes: how mantis shrimp crack open different prey." March 2017.
Rosario, MV, Sutton, GP, Patek, SN, and Sawicki, GS. "The springs of time-limited bullfrog jumps and slow-preparation grasshopper leaps are tuned to their muscle dynamics." March 2017.
Green, PA, and Patek, SN. "Mantis shrimp use ritualized sparring as an aggressive signal in escalated contests." March 2017.
Green, PA, and Patek, SN. "Ultrafast weapons in mantis shrimp: winners of fights strike more frequently, not with greater force." April 2015.
Anderson, PSL, and Patek, SN. "Mechanical redundancy, mechanical sensitivity and constraint in the evolution of the mantis shrimp raptorial appendage." April 2015.
Crane, RL, and Patek, SN. "Where to strike a snail: smashing strategy of mantis shrimp." April 2015.
Cox, SM, and Patek, SN. "Does cavitation limit the speed of mantis shrimp?." 2014.
Kagaya, K, and Patek, SN. "Motor control of an ultrafast spring-driven movement in smashing mantis shrimp." 2014.
Rosario, MV, Dumont, ER, and Patek, SN. "Shrimp springs: how shape affects strength in energy storage." April 2013.
Patek, SN, Devries, MS, and Murphy, EAK. "What is fast?." April 2013.