The control of body orientation and center of mass location under asymmetrical loading.

@article{Wu2001TheCO,
  title={The control of body orientation and center of mass location under asymmetrical loading.},
  author={Ge Wu and Mary Joan Macleod},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2001},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={95-101}
}
This study examined how whole body center of mass (COM) in the medial-lateral direction and spatial orientation of body segments changed during quiet stance when a weight was loaded on asymmetrically on the right side of the pelvis. The load corresponded to 10 and 30% of body weight (BW) of each individual subject, and the stance width was varied from narrow (7.6 cm) to normal (20 cm) and to wide (33 cm). A total of 10 healthy young subjects (18-30 years of age) participated in the study. The… CONTINUE READING