During my time at the Locomotion Lab / Lauflabor Jena, I have published as lead author or co-author some research papers in scientific jounals. The topics are about walking and running as branches of biomechanics and robotics research.


Conference Contributions

Selected Topics


Journal Publications

A. Merker, J. Rummel, Y. Blum, A. Seyfarth.
Stable walking with asymmetric legs.
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 6(4): 045004 (13pp), 2011.
DOI: 10.1088/1748-3182/6/4/045004

J. Rummel, Y. Blum, A. Seyfarth.
Robust and efficient walking with spring-like legs.
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 5(4): 046004 (13pp), 2010.
DOI: 10.1088/1748-3182/5/4/046004

H.M. Maus, S.W. Lipfert, M. Gross, J. Rummel, A. Seyfarth.
Upright human gait did not provide a major mechanical challenge for our ancestors.
Nature Communications, 1(6): 70, 2010.
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1073

Y. Blum, S.W. Lipfert, J. Rummel, A. Seyfarth.
Swing Leg Control in Human Running.
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 5(2): 026006 (11pp), 2010.
DOI: 10.1088/1748-3182/5/2/026006

F. Iida, Y. Minekawa, J. Rummel, A. Seyfarth.
Toward a human-like biped robot with compliant legs.
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 57(2): 137-144, 2009.
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2007.12.001

J. Rummel, A. Seyfarth.
Stable running with segmented legs.
The International Journal of Robotics Research, 27(8): 919-934, 2008.
DOI: 10.1177/0278364908095136

F. Iida, J. Rummel, A. Seyfarth.
Bipedal Walking and Running with Spring-Like Biarticular Muscles.
Journal of Biomechanics, 41(3): 656-667, 2008.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2007.09.033