IMG_0001_NEW_0014 - Principle of Levers 2 Segmental method can be used for locating CG of a body in motion C Balance and Stabilitv" For balance

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The exact location of the center of gravity varies from person to person depending on body proportions. The CG is influenced by changing body position or limb positions. The addition of extemal weight, such as a backpack, will relocate the CG. Segmentally each body area contains its own center of gravity. A. Why Is It Useful to Determine CG? 1 UsedtoWf thebodythrough space 2. Important forffiJ 3. It is an important factor i*. .gry@@$.*ffiJamount of mh.glone. B. Location of Center of Gravity 1. Reaction board method - used for a static position of the human body. Assume that the center of gravity is the fulcrum or balance point and then apply the
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Unformatted text preview: Principle of Levers. 2. Segmental method - can be used for locating CG of a body in motion. C. Balance and Stabilitv "*' For balance to be maintained in an statio in over the base of r the CG passes the base of support, the body is off balance in that direction. If a heary object is carried close to the body's CG, there will be less likelihood of a loss of balance. Stability - firmness of balance - can be increased by:'' .il ; =.&Bre.Api€@, @"ss in the direction of the line of action of an...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course KIN 142 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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