Short Legs May Explain As to why Toddlers Teeter: THURSDAY.
23 in the Journal of Experimental Biology. ‘You can observe that by viewing a 3-year-old running, they get off the ground barely,’ study author Jim Usherwood, of the Royal Veterinary College in Hertfordshire, England, said in a journal news release.. Short Legs May Explain As to why Toddlers Teeter: – THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2015 – – Toddlers often spend additional time wobbling than strolling or running, and their brief legs may be the good reason why, new research says. Some experts think that young children are clumsy because they simply haven’t developed yet, but a team of British researchers suspected there is a different reason. Seeking to explain young children’s insufficient grace, the experts compared the motions of adults and 18 children who all ranged in age group from just over 12 months old to nearly 5 years old. (more…)