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Mechanics, Motion and Movement


Motion is movement and is divided into three main categories:

Linear Motion
Angular Motion General Motion (bola)

Linear Motion

One example of Linear Motion in a straight line could be a
tobogganist. All parts of the body and the toboggan are moving in a

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hip joints, the lower legs about the knee joints and the feet about the ankle
A second example of general motion is a wheelchair athlete. The
body of the athlete and their chair are displaying linear motion as they
move along the track, but the swinging action of the…

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imaginary point that can lie outside the body. Consider a ring doughnut ­
its centre of mass will be at its centre which is in the middle if the hole!
In the human body, the centre of mass is not a fixed point located in
a specific part of the…

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