It’s wonderful the quantity of expertise and skill that our Olympic gymnasts have with regards to stability. For example, in gymnastics we’ve got Olympians doing unbelievable acrobatics on a really skinny stability beam. Solely not often do they fall off, or lose their poise even in essentially the most unbelievable maneuvers. That is one robust equipment to compete on, and one can solely ask; how do they do it? Years and years and days upon finish of apply, typically six or extra hours per day – the outcomes are wonderful and nobody can disagree with that. Okay so, I might wish to pose one other query to you alongside this line of considering.
Would high-performance Olympic gymnasts be much less liable to movement illness or seasickness on a ship? You might not assume the reply is related, but it surely truly is, it will imply that individuals who do coaching and work on their spatial strategies may forestall themselves from getting sea sick. If that had been the case, then maybe our fighter pilots, sailors, and folk in numerous different industries and careers would possibly take some gymnasts tumbling lessons. Maybe they could apply on a trampoline, or doing somersault sort dives off a excessive dive into the water.
May or not it’s that straightforward? As a pilot, I’ve seen doing gentle acrobatics (loops, aileron rolls, spins, and so on) that it appears to assist one’s spatial orientation and after some time you aren’t getting sick or nauseous, you do not develop vertigo very simply and your physique appears to have the ability to adapt to this. Nonetheless, I may also say that when you’re doing the maneuvers yourselves and you’re controlling the method it’s a lot completely different than when another person is doing the aerobatics and you’re alongside for the trip resembling when you’re on a curler coaster. In case you are prepared for the maneuver, put together your self mentally for it, and really feel as if you happen to’re one with the plane throughout these maneuvers it is also a lot simpler.
Would it not be the identical for Olympic gymnasts? I might say it is time we do some learning on our prime gymnasts to see if that is related, or if we will duplicate this in virtual-reality or augmented-reality till the people overcome their movement illness. Why not worker a few of these Olympic gymnasts for analysis and growth, and coaching to forestall movement illness and sea illness which impedes the efficiency of these doing sure duties in sure careers? Certainly I hope you’ll please take into account all this on a philosophical, psychological, and physiological foundation.