1 . Still rings
Two parallel rings 50cm apart, suspended from a cable and straps and held, one in each hand, for a series of exercises in mens artistic gymnastics particularly requiring stillness of the body; also called the rings.
2 . Uneven bars
An apparatus in womens artistic gymnastics with a top bar 2.4m above the floor and a lower bar 1.6m high, used for a continuous series of grip changes, releases, new grasps and other complex moves.
3 . High bar
A bar standing 2.75 metres high, used in mens artistic gymnastics; also called the horizontal bar.
4 . Pommel horse
A solid apparatus 115 centimetres high with two handles, or pommels, on top that men in artistic gymnastics use for a series of manoeuvres defined by complex hand placements and body positions while holding themselves above the apparatus.
5 . Plane
An imaginary surface where moves are performed, i.e. lateral, frontal, horizontal or diagonal.
6 . Diagonal plane
An imaginary surface at less than a 90 degree angle to the floor, where moves are performed.
7 . Horizontal plane
An imaginary surface, level with the ground, where moves are performed.
8 . Lateral plane
An imaginary surface to the side of, and parallel to, the body, where moves are performed.
9 . Safety platform
A large, thick mat that sits on the floor at each end of the trampoline to cushion the impact if anyone falls from the apparatus.
10 . Beatboard
The springboard used in the mens and womens vault.