Figure 1214

Postural changes with stepping. (Left) Normal standing posture. The line of the center of gravity falls directly between the two feet. (Right) As the left foot is raised, the whole body leans to the right so that the center of gravity shifts and is over the right foot.

Vander et al.: Human Physiology: The Mechanism of Body Function, Eighth Edition

Control of Body Movement CHAPTER TWELVE

Control of Body Movement CHAPTER TWELVE

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