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Re: CG and biped balance



Stephen Throop wrote:

> It seems that the human CG is lower than the chest.  Still, it takes
> children several years to learn not to keep falling on their faces.

you are quite correct.  In the human male, the CG is about at the belly
button; the adult female is just under the belly button.  Kids are more
off-balance because their heads are larger in proportion to their
torsos, and are changing proportions daily.  Dinosaurs have an advantage
in having the tail and head as balancing poles.

-Betty