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Publications

  • Hoyt, D.F., S.J. Wickler, D.J. Dutto, G.E. Catterfeld and D.A. Johnsen. 2006. What are the relations between mechanics, gait parameters and energetics in terrestrial locomotion? Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Comparative Experimental Biology 305A: 912-922.

  • Hoyt, D.F., S.J. Wickler and S.F. Garcia. 2006. Oxygen consumption (V02) during trotting on a 10% decline. Equine Vet. Journal, Suppl 36: 573-576.

  • Dutto, D.J., D.F. Hoyt, H.M. Clayton, E.A. Cogger and S.J. Wickler. 2006. Joint work and power for both the forelimb and hindlimb during trotting in the horse. Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 3990-3999.

  • Wickler, S., D. Hoyt, A. Biewener, E. Cogger and K. De La Paz. 2005. In vivo muscle function vs speed II. Muscle function trotting up an incline. Journal of Experimental Biology 208: 1191-1200.

  • Hoyt, D., S. Wickler, A. Biewener, E. Cogger and K. De La Paz. 2005. In vivo muscle function vs speed I. Muscle strain in relation to length change of the muscle-tendon unit. Journal of Experimental Biology 208: 1175-1190.

  • Dutto, D.J., D.F. Hoyt, H.M. Clayton, E.A. Cogger and S.J. Wickler. 2004. Moments and power generated by the horse (Equus caballus) hind limb during jumping. Journal of Experimental Biology 207: 667-674.

  • Wickler, S.J., D.F. Hoyt, H.M. Clayton, D.R. Mullineaux, E.A. Cogger, E. Sandoval, R. McGuire and C. Lopez. 2004. The Energetic and Kinematic Consequences Of Weighting The Distal Limb. Equine Vet Journal 36: 772-777.

  • Dutto, D., D. Hoyt, H. Clayton, E. Cogger and S. Wickler. 2004. Moments and power generated by the horse (Equus caballus) hind limb during jumping. Journal of Experimental Biology 207: 667-674.

  • Dutto, D., D. Hoyt, E. Cogger and S. Wickler. 2004. Ground reaction forces in horses trotting up an incline and on the level over a range of speeds. Journal of Experimental Biology 207: 3507-3514.

  • Griffin, T., R. Kram, S. Wickler and D. Hoyt. 2004. Biomechanical and energetic determinants of the walk--trot transition in horses. Journal of Experimental Biology 207: 4215-4223.

  • Wickler, S.J., D.F. Hoyt, E.A. Cogger and G. Myers. 2003. The energetics of the trot-gallop transition. Journal of Experimental Biology 206: 1557-1564.

  • Wickler, S., D. Hoyt, E. Cogger and G. Myers. 2003. energetics of the trot-gallop transition. Journal of Experimental Biology 206: 1557-1564.

  • Hoyt, D.F., E.A. Cogger and R. McGuire. 2002. The cost of transport in an extended trot. Equine Vet. Journal, Suppl 34: 126-130.

  • Wickler, S.J., D.F. Hoyt, E.A. Cogger and K. Hall. 2001. The effect of load on preferred speed and cost of transport. Journal of Applied Physiology 90: 1548-1551.

  • Cogger, E.A., D. Hoyt and S. Wickler. 2000. Time of contact and step length: The effect of limb length, running speed, load carrying and incline. Journal of Experimental Biology 203: 221-227.

  • Cogger, E.A., M. Hirschbein, S. Wickler and D. Hoyt. 2000. Preferred speed and cost of transport: The effect of incline. Journal of Experimental Biology 203: 2195-2200.

  • Kenagy, G.J. and D.F. Hoyt. 1989. Speed and Time-Energy budget for locomotion in Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrels. Ecology 70: 1834-1839.

  • Hoyt, D.F. and G.J. Kenagy. 1988. Energy costs of walking and running gaits and their aerobic limits in Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrels. Physiological Zoology 61: 34-40.

  • Hoyt, D. 1987. new model of avian embryonic metabolism. The Journal of Experimental Zoology: 127-138.

  • Hoyt, D.F. and C.R. Taylor. 1981. Gait and energetics of locomotion in horses. Nature 292: 239-240.

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Educational Background

  • 1978-80 – post-doc, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (terrestrial locomotion)

  • 1977-78 – post-doc, State University of New York, Buffalo (avian eggs)

  • 1971-77 – Ph.D., UCLA (Biology)

  • 1963-67 – B.A., Pomona College, Claremont, CA (Zoology)

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Grants

  • Collaborative Proposal: Effects of Speed and Body Size on the Partitioning of Energy use among the Locomotor Muscles in Bipedal Running

  • Muscle Function During Locomotion

  • Muscle Function During Locomotion

  • AREA, Physiology of Detraining in Hibernators

  • Cellular and Molecular Biology in the High School Classroom: A Laboratory-oriented Approach

  • Secondary School Science Enhancement through Research Experience.

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