Walks - Overlapping Action

  • Due Nov 3, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Points 2
  • Questions 2
  • Available until Nov 3, 2016 at 8:59am
  • Time Limit None
  • Allowed Attempts Unlimited


Watch the following video tutorial on overlapping actions during a walk cycle.

[PDF of Slides]


• Shoulders rotate out of phase with the pelvic rotation to keep rotation balance.
• Arms swing with the shoulders’ rotation.
• Motion of the hand and ankle trace out a half-teardrop cycle during a walk.
• The body’s up/down motion can induce swinging by parametric resonance.
• In parametric resonance the frequency of swinging is half of the up/down frequency.

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Optional: Watch Jessica Rabbit sing "Why Don't You Do It Right?"



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