(Zero) Gravity and Human Movement | Understanding Man, Movement & Mars

On earth there is an omnipresent force weighing down on our shoulders, allowing us to stand on our two feet and helping bring oxygen and nutrients to every tissue in our body.   I am referring to the only constant in the world – gravity.  Although poorly understood and often taken for granted, gravity is the evolutional…

Gravisensing | Gravity as the Sensory Driver to Movement

One of the most sensory complex movements we do every day is walking, with the sensory stimulus and driver of that movement pattern being gravity. This omnipresent weight on our shoulders not only reminds our nervous system that we are on planet Earth but it also helps establish what is called body awareness.    Body awareness, or our sense…