Talk:Human skeletal changes due to bipedalism

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Found an article on the effects of human bipedalism upon the pelvis (particularly in females) by David K. Jordan. Would add it to this article, but I don't know anything about medicine (just stumbled across it by chance), so I'll just leave this link here and hope that someone finds it useful enough... --Koveras  14:12, 11 June 2010 (UTC)

Some suggestions to add to article:

1. Maybe add some problems due to these human changes. Found an article that discusses problems during labor due to changes in the human birth canal and larger human brains, ergo, larger human skulls.

2. The same article mentioned above also points out some differences in morphology between the male and female pelvis bones as well, I found this quite interesting and thought maybe it could also be added.

3. There is a lot more detail that can be added to the 'Hip' section. There are further in-depth details in the above mentioned article that I believe would be appropriate to add. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Stammen.44 (talkcontribs) 01:32, 1 October 2014 (UTC)


Some more suggestions to help improve the article:

1. I found an article that discussed the changes in bone structure of the femur in infants as they learn to walk. I feel like this may be worth adding to the article.

2. The addition of images may be useful to help illustrate the changes discussed in the article. A simple one such as this might help people to understand how the angle of your femur helps to support your weight.

3. Another article I found discussed how femoral/humeral strength and length changed during a human's development. The researchers also compared these results to those gathered from baboons. Some of this information may be worth adding to the article as well.

Vrabec.4 (talk) 02:13, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

Remember to make sure images are either public domain, creative commons, or permission is given by the image owner. HCA (talk) 13:59, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

Change in order of features[edit]

For better reading of the article I suggest it should go Foot, Leg, Pelvis, Spine, Skull. John D. Croft (talk) 06:50, 11 April 2017 (UTC)