Nov 5, 2010 ... You will float if you are lighter than an equal volume of water. Usually folks with
more fat float better. There are some people on the border such ...
Some people float and some people sink. ... Floating is not something that we are
all able to do naturally, but we are all able to remain at the water surface as we ...
How people float is based on their specific density, so people who float have a
lower density than people who don't float well. Specifically, people with a higher ...
As long as the water your body displaces weighs more than you do, you float. ... F
inally, there is a curious phenomenon of apparently greater buoyancy — for
some people — in deep water. ... Your legs tend to sink no matter how well you
People float in water because the human body weighs less than the volume of
water it ... tend to sink further, while those with more body fat float more efficiently.
May 10, 2011 ... This is why heavy metal ships can float on the water—they're big ... But this
activity can also help explain why some animals—and people—are ...
Steve and Bart have the two most important components correct: body
composition (fat, muscle ... Fat floats, muscle is neutral, bone sinks. Your ratio of
It's a question of the relative amounts of muscle and fat, together with ... Sink In
Water ... It is bouyancy, but the issue of bouyancy is of two parts.
Rather odd, isn't it, to have this question classified under medical conditions?
Anyway, after a ... Shouldn't the dead body actually sink as it takes in water and
becomes .... Are there certain people who can not float, and are able to walk on
Some people who can't swim say that they sink like a rock. .... I know thin people
who float and fat people that sink, at least in my case and the ...