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Take-off velocity and take-off angle

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take-off angle - July 15 at 8:27:PM
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Hey guys.

I'm doing a monograph project on frog jumping system. So I filmed the jumps in a lateral view and now I need to get some variables like the take-off angle. However, I am having trouble figuring out how to do this. Just to clarify, the take-off angle is the angle formed when the animal's last toe moves off the ground in relation to the horizontal line.

So,I tried using the angle of position and the protractor, but I don't know if it makes sense. Follow the photo below.

Any thoughts or suggestions would be most welcome.

My thanks,


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