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Cox, S.M. and Gillis, G.B. (2020). The integration of sensory feedback in the modulation of anuran landing preparation. J. Exp. Biol, 223, 1-10.

Ekstrom, L. and G.B. Gillis. 2015. Pre-landing wrist muscle activity in landing toads. J. Exp. Biol. 218:2410-2415.

*Schnyer, A., *Gallardo, M. Cox, S. and G.B. Gillis. 2014. Indirect Evidence for Elastic Energy Playing a Role in Limb Recovery During Toad Hopping. Biology Letters. 10(7):1-6.

Gillis, G.B., Ekstrom, L. Azizi, E. 2014. Biomechanics and control of landing in toads. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 54(6):1136-1147.

Gillis, G.B., Kuo, C. and D.J. Irschick. 2013. The impact of tail loss on stability during lizard jumping. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 86(6):680-689.

Gilman, C.A., Bartlett, M. Gillis, G.B. and D.J. Irschick. 2012. Total recoil: Perch compliance alters jumping performance and kinematics in green anole lizards (Anolis carolinensis). J. Exp. Biol. 215:220-226.

Kuo, C., Gillis, G.B. and D.J. Irshick. 2011. Loading effects on jump performance in green anole lizards (Anolis carolinensis). J. Exp. Biol. 214:2073-2079.

*Akella, T. and G.B. Gillis. 2011. Hopping isn’t always about the legs: Forelimb muscle activity patterns during toad locomotion. J. Exp. Zool. A. 315A:1-11.

Gillis, G.B., *Akella, T., and *Gunaratne, R. 2010. Do toads have a jump on how far they hop? Pre-landing activity timing and intensity in forelimb muscles of hopping Bufo marinus.  Biology Letters. 6:486-489.

Gillis, G.B., *Bonvini , L.A. and D.J. Irschick. 2009. Losing stability: the impact of caudal autotomy on jumping in the arboreal lizard Anolis carolinensis. J. Exp. Biol. 212:604-609.

Gillis, G.B. 2007. The role of hindlimb flexor muscles during swimming in the toad, Bufo marinus. Zoology 110:28-40.