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- The use of numbers when analysing human movement
- E.g. Six metreres, 3 seconds, 2 platers
- A description of quality without the use of numbers
- E.g. Good, poor, long
Give 2 examples of a specific questions
- Is the release of the ball taking place at the instant of full elbow extension?
- Is there excessive pronation taking place?
Give 2 examples of general questions
- Why is this shot putter not getting more distance?
- Is the movement being performed through an appropriate ROM?
What is most human movement called?
- Involves a line that may be straight or curved, with all body parts moving in the same direction, at the same speedE.g. Sleeping passenger on an airplane
A straight linear line is called...
A curved linear line is called...
Rotation around a central imaginary line (axis of rotation)
- Involves translation and rotation simultaneously.
- E.g. a football
3 imaginary perpendicular lines that divide the body in half by mass
- The plane in which forward and backward movement of the body and body segments occur
- (left and right sides)
- e.g. Marching, bowling, cycling
- The plane in which lateral movements of the body and body segments occur
- (front and back)
- E.g. Sidestepping and cartwheels
The plane in which horizontal body and body segment movements occur when the body is in an erect standing position
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