How Do We Calculate If We Can Succesfully Make A Jump?

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My son just asked me this question......he probably asked me because he knows that as a sheepy I am of course an expert long jumper and triple jumper plus, with a woolly coat I know all about jumpers !

...thing is...I really don't know the answer about the thought process that informs us if we are to successfully jump over something or across something !


Do ewe know how we determine if we are able to complete a jump ? ..and presumably the determination process changes with age and ability yes ?



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How Do We Calculate If We Can Succesfully Make A Jump?
« Reply #1 on: 20/02/2010 07:56:41 »
I suspect it's based upon personal experience.
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« Reply #2 on: 20/02/2010 11:15:07 »
I suspect it's based upon personal experience.

Thanks LeeE,

I was also wondering if there was some inbuilt (instinct perhaps) that is tuned somehow to our own capabilities and is able to gauge our ability against the task in hand.
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