Stretch, Hold, Move, & Leap! the Science of Yoga, Pilates, & Ballet

Stretch, Hold, Move, & Leap! the Science of Yoga, Pilates, & Ballet : Data & Graphs for Science Lab: Volume 4

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This book contains graphs showing data from a variety of complex movements found in yoga, Pilates, and ballet classes. Examples include a yoga sun salutation, Pilates splits, backbend, and inverted bicycle, and a series of ballet leaps (Glissade, Saute, Soubresaut, Pas Assemble, Pas de Chat, Sissonne Fermee, Royale, Grand Jete, and Cabriole). Graphs show x-y coordinates plotted against time for the positions of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, wrist, and/or head during exercises. For comparison data, the Appendix also contains graphs showing a ball flying through the air, falling, and bouncing on a carpet. These data can be used for lesson plans by teachers and parents. Note: These biophysics data are samples from one individual and are not representative of the population."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 2.54mm | 154.22g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1508783233
  • 9781508783237
  • 1,831,584

About M Schottenbauer

An award-winning musician and science student as a youth and young adult, M. Schottenbauer, Ph.D., studied music, physics, mathematics, and liberal arts at the university before going on to earn a doctorate in psychology. Dr. Schottenbauer held a position as a Research Assistant Professor, and currently works as an independent educational more