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Published: 10 December 2015

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199296545

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Animal Athletes

An Ecological and Evolutionary Approach

Duncan J. Irschick and Timothy E. Higham

  • Provides the first attempt to integrate ecology and evolution with animal performance
  • Focuses on recent, interesting findings that illuminate key aspects e.g. the link between sexual selection and performance
  • Examines the role of performance capacities at the individual, population and community level
  • Discusses how on-going and future technological advances will influence the direction of future research

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