horseEverybody knows what a horse is; it is ‘clearly’ pictured with the pink outline in the picture. But what is this yellow dot in the middle? It is the center of mass (COM) of the horse. The COM is an important quantity in movement science, describing the point at which the whole mass of the body is located. For those of you who don’t know what a COM is, I can recommend this neat introductory video, explaining its meaning in very clear terms. So, take this knowledge into account next time you push against a horse.

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