408L(2)_TBCM-FBD-Gait - CauseEffect~TotalBodyLevel

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Cause-Effect ~ Total Body Level Total Body Center of Mass (TBCM) Free Body Diagram (FBD) Mass-Acceleration Diagram (MAD) General global coordinate system  Center of Pressure (COP) Ground Reaction Forces (GRF) Position of TBCM relative to COP, and influence on GRF  magnitude and direction Net Force ( Σ F) Body segment parameters Gait analysis parameters Course Reader: p. 7-11, 21-28, &Ch 5
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Total Body Center of Mass (TBCM) Balance point of an object Center of an object of uniform  density  Position is dependent upon  segment orientation Can be located outside the body During human gait, estimated to  between base of support (M-L) Position is controlled relative to  COP  to change the orientation of  GRF - dependent upon the  mechanical objective of the task QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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408L(2)_TBCM-FBD-Gait - CauseEffect~TotalBodyLevel

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