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The Energetic Cost of Moving About: Walking and running are extremely inefficient forms of locomotion. Much greater efficiency is achieved by birds, fish—and bicyclists

V. A. Tucker
American Scientist
Vol. 63, No. 4 (July-August 1975), pp. 413-419
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