They saw a shiny, snaky black trunk lifted
for an instant, scattering sodden thatch.
Participants (n = 97) increased their curl-up, push-up, and trunk lift
scores, but shoulder stretch and sit-and-reach scores did not change (Table 3).
The tests included: (a) 15-meter version of the PACER for cardiovascular endurance, (b) Curl-up test for abdominal muscular strength and endurance, (c) Push-up test for upper body strength and endurance, and (d) Trunk Lift
for trunk extensor strength and flexibility.
: Lie face down with your hands locked behind your back.
Since this infant had a lot of experience with kicking to produce reinforcement, it was decided for this study a more complex and physically difficult response would be chosen: trunk lift
. A trunk lift
was defined as when the infant was lying in the supine position a complete lifting of the legs and buttocks off of the floor.
The AutoLift[TM] trunk lift
can move the entire unit into the trunk of a car or into a van or SUV.
- Description: trunk lifts
are performed starting from the prone position to the sitting position having the knees bent, hands behind the neck and feet placed under the low beam or the fixed ladder.
With a magical flourish the seats lifted up, the sides of the car doors unhinged, the dashboard unfolded and the floor of the trunk lifted
aside to reveal beneath them a cavernous labyrinth of hidden compartments and drawers, all housing contraband clinking happily in their cases.
These trunk lifts
accommodate scooters and power chairs that weigh up to 400 lb.
This study examines the effect of a motor training package consisting of opportunity to respond and practice (standing the infant and letting her hold the fingers of the experimenter), conditioned leg kicks (using Fischer Price's Kick and Play) and buttocks and trunk lifts
(stimulated by contingent imitation of the infants responses) on minimally assisted standing behavior in a three month old infant.
In a portentous arrangement of logs, one bent and snaking trunk lifts
a dorsal fin into the air, where it dissolves into transparency.