Eric Snively, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy

  • 510 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
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About: Dr. Snively applies biomedical engineering and synchrotron 3D histology to anatomical research. Courses taught include Gross Anatomy and Neuroanatomy.

Professional interest: Dinosaur biomechanics, behavior, and growth; Bone stresses in athletes

Education: B.A. in Biology, University of California, Berkeley; MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Ohio University; MSc and PhD in Vertebrate Paleontology, University of Calgary

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Research Output 2002 2019

  • 510 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Lower rotational inertia and larger leg muscles indicate more rapid turns in tyrannosaurids than in other large theropods

Snively, E., O'Brien, H., Henderson, D. M., Mallison, H., Surring, L. A., Burns, M. E., Holtz, T. R., Russell, A. P., Witmer, L. M., Currie, P. J., Hartman, S. A. & Cotton, J. R., 1 Jan 2019, In : PeerJ. 2019, 2, 6432.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

The tarsometatarsus of the ostrich struthio camelus: Anatomy, bone densities, and structural mechanics

Gilbert, M. M., Snively, E. & Cotton, J., 1 Mar 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 3, e0149708.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
bone density
8 Citations (Scopus)

Bone-breaking bite force of basilosaurus isis (mammalia, cetacea) from the late eocene of egypt estimated by finite element analysis e0118380

Snively, E., Fahlke, J. M. & Welsh, R. C., 25 Feb 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bite Force
Finite Element Analysis
finite element analysis

Model-based identification of mechanical characteristics of Sinosaurus (Theropoda) crests

Xing, L., Wang, Y., Snively, E., Zhang, J., Dong, Z., Burns, M. E. & Currie, P. J., 1 Jan 2015, In : Acta Geologica Sinica. 89, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shear stress
shear strain

Unexpected behavior in the Cretaceous: Tooth-marked bones attributable to tyrannosaur play. A comment by E. Snively & T. Samman

Snively, E. & Samman, T., 2 Oct 2015, In : Ethology Ecology and Evolution. 27, 4, p. 422-427 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

behavioral ecology
fossil record