Psychophysiological study on the use of a moving walkway
In 1925, commissioned by Jules-Louis Breton, director of the ONRSI, Professor Henri Piéron carries out a psycho-physiological study on the effects of acceleration on the organism and the balance of users of Boucher and De Lens & Halter-type moving walkways.
The filmed experiment takes place on the Boucher equipment operating at different speeds with a young man carries a rigid rod serving as an index of thorax inclinations attached to his back. A metronome set at two beats per second makes is used to measure angles.
35 mm Film