Locomotion-Jan27-Ave - Locomotion Kinematics Concepts:...

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PHYS 1L03, Winter 2010, McMaster University, R. Nejat Locomotion Kinematics Concepts: Acceleration Motion in one Dimension Free Fall Physiological Detection of Acceleration Chapter 2 Pages: 16-23, 27-29 PHYS 1L03, Winter 2010, McMaster University, R. Nejat Motion • Physiological Detection of Acceleration: –Pacinian corpuscles • Acceleration sensors located in the skin ( a type of mechanoreceptor ) • They respond to any stimulus which causes them to deform, such as pressure or acceleration –Vestibular organ • Semicircular canals • Macula PHYS 1L03, Winter 2010, McMaster University, R. Nejat Motion • Physiological Detection of Acceleration: –Pacinian corpuscles • Acceleration sensors • Responding to pressure or acceleration PHYS 1L03, Winter 2010, McMaster University, R. Nejat Motion • Physiological Detection of Acceleration: • Vestibular organ – Semicircular canals (3) – Macula (4) ht p:/ weboflife.nasa.gov/learningResources/vestibularbrief.htm
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