Protective properties of the human hand in evolution
The human hand is an amazing piece of the body - perhaps the most complex...... It can transit extreme force generated by the massive shoulder girdle and upper trunk and yet execute the most intricate of movements. In this paper, the complexities are explored, and may shed light on why the human hand and fist has allowed us to gain an advantage in the complex world of evolution.
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Protective buttressing of the human fist and the evolution of hominin hands.pdf