Matthew C. O'Neill

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E-Mail: MONEILL9(at)
Phone: 410-955-7126

1830 E. Monument St., Room 302
Baltimore, MD 21205 USA

  • Education:

  • B.A., Anthropology, Washington University, 2000

  • Research Focuses:
  • primate locomotion (esp. high-speed movement and maneuverability)
    muscle-tendon mechanics and elastic energy storage
    physiological basis for the energetic cost of locomotion
    phylogenetic comparative methods

  • Special Links:
  • 2004 J Hum Evol 47: 221-235 Web resource for the "MomentMacro" for calculating cross-sectional moments

    2004 J Hum Evol 47: 221-235 EXCEL Macro for computing cross-sectional geometric properties using the eccentric ellipse model "EEM_Macro": Macro (Excel Macro) and Instructions (PDF)

  • Curriculum Vitae:
  • Available upon REQUEST

  • Publications and Abstracts:
  • O'Neill, MC, Dobson, SD. 2008. The degree and pattern of phylogenetic signal in primate long bone structure. J. Hum. Evol. 54, 309-322.

    O'Neill, MC. 2009. Musculoskeletal design predicts locomotor cost: a test of the force production model across speed and gait in a nonhuman primate. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 138: 282.

    O'Neill, M.C., Schmitt, D. 2005. Joint work and power associated with stance versus swing phase in running ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta). Integrative and Comparative Biology 45: 1173.

    O'Neill, M.C. and Ruff, C.B. 2004. Estimating human long bone cross-sectional geometric properties: a comparison of noninvasive methods. J. Hum. Evol. 47: 221-235. (view from Elsevier JHE page)

  • Faculty Advisor:
  • Dr. Christopher Ruff

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