The effect of gravity on the motor control of landing

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Gambelli, Clément;
(2016)
  • Subject: Stiffness | Counter-movement jump | Weightlessness | Hypergravity | Drop-landing | Muscular pre-landing activity | Microgravity | Hypogravity | Biomechanics of landing | EMG

Landing from a fall is a complex action requiring the prediction of the instant of contact with the ground. Since humans have developed motor actions on Earth, the nervous system and the sensory input processing are optimized to the Earth’s gravity. The aim of this stud... View more
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