board-and-scale method

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A method of calculating the centre of gravity of a person by weighing the person in different positions on a large reaction board and applying principles of static equilibrium in the calculation. Typically, the reaction board is supported on two thin edges. one of which rests on a block of wood and the other on a platform consisting of a set of scales.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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