centre of pressure


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centre of pressure

n
1. (General Physics) physics the point in a body at which the resultant pressure acts when the body is immersed in a fluid
2. (Aeronautics) aeronautics the point at which the resultant aerodynamic forces intersect the chord line of the aerofoil
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In particular we investigated Kinesio Taping[R] effects on ankle control, analyzing the centre of pressure (COP), which can be identified with ground projection of centre of mass (COM).
2007) Different centre of pressure patterns within the golf stroke II: group-based analysis.
Restoring centre of pressure excursion using a toe off orthosis in a single partial foot amputee.
uk, says: "Even with standard three-inch heels, the centre of pressure is 75% on the front of the foot, which is why you get that burning sensation on the balls of your feet.
He believed that if the centre of pressure of a person's foot was measured it would be useful to a physio helping someone relearn how to stand.
The platform analyses pressure on individual sensors and calculates the centre of pressure or COP on the contact area.
Considering these two issues, two stability criteria: one based on Tip over moment and another based on Centre of pressure [1] are utilized in the paper.
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