Faculty of Biological Sciences

Dr Peter Tickle

Research Fellow
School of Biomedical Sciences

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Thavarajah NK, Tickle PG, Nudds RL, Codd JR The peacock train does not handicap cursorial locomotor performance Scientific Reports 6, 2016
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Rose KA, Tickle PG, Lees JJ, Stokkan K-A, Codd JR Neither season nor sex affects the cost of terrestrial locomotion in a circumpolar diving duck: the common eider (Somateria mollissima) POLAR BIOLOGY 37 879-889, 2014

Tickle PG, Norell MA, Codd JR Ventilatory mechanics from maniraptoran theropods to extant birds JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 25 740-747, 2012

Wareing K, Tickle PG, Stokkan K-A, Codd JR, Sellers WI The musculoskeletal anatomy of the reindeer (Rangifer tarandus): fore- and hindlimb POLAR BIOLOGY 34 1571-1578, 2011

Nudds RL, Folkow LP, Lees JJ, Tickle PG, Stokkan K-A, Codd JR Evidence for energy savings from aerial running in the Svalbard rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta hyperborea) PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 278 2654-2661, 2011

Tickle PG, Richardson MF, Codd JR Load carrying during locomotion in the barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis): The effect of load placement and size, 2010

Nudds RL, Gardiner JD, Tickle PG, Codd JR Energetics and kinematics of walking in the barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis), 2010

Tickle P, Nudds R, Codd J Uncinate Process Length in Birds Scales with Resting Metabolic Rate PLOS ONE 4, 2009

Tickle PG, Codd JR Ontogenetic development of the uncinate processes in the domestic turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) POULTRY SCIENCE 88 179-184, 2009

Tickle PG, Ennos AR, Lennox LE, Perry SF, Codd JR Functional significance of the uncinate processes in birds JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY 210 3955-3961, 2007