Making single-point aerial circus disciplines safer

@article{Cossin2017MakingSA,
  title={Making single-point aerial circus disciplines safer},
  author={Marion Cossin and Annie Ross and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rick P. Gosselin},
  journal={Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology},
  year={2017},
  volume={231},
  pages={362 - 373}
}
  • M. Cossin, A. Ross, F. Gosselin
  • Published 8 October 2017
  • Education
  • Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology
The purpose of this study was to measure the dynamic tension force between the apparatus and the hanging equipment of five aerial circus apparatuses and to recommend minimal loading requirements in rigging and design. The forces generated by different acrobatic movements were measured and synchronized with video recordings. Sixteen students of the National Circus School of Montréal (Canada) participated in the study. The maximal forces were analyzed and characterized with respect to the… 

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