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Axis

In Cartesian charting, a line that bisects a chart. The x-axis cuts a chart horizontally, while the y-axis cuts it vertically.
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In this stimulus, there are two dolls (male and female) located on the sagittal axis and facing each other.
Pelvis/trunk rotation angles (Figure 2E, F) were calculated between the sagittal axis of the pelvis/trunk and those of the sagittal axis of the measuring field and the trunk flexion (Figure 3) between the projected sagittal trunk axis and the sagittal axis of the measuring field.
In healthy subjects the COP during the quiet two-legged stance lies along the sagittal axis of the body and can be slightly shifted from one foot towards another during the quiet stance.