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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Parallel Bars: Coordinated Video and Graph

What do gymnastic moves look like in a graph? Consider the following sample, excerpted from The Science of Gymnastics, Volume 4 from Schottenbauer Publishing:

The corresponding video, which includes moves on pommel horse, parallel bars, and rings, is included below:

Discussion Questions
  1. How many swings are completed?
  2. Describe the minimum and the maximum positions of the feet, knees, and hips.
  3. What body part reaches the highest point in the graph?
  4. Redraw the graph in real time (2x).