9780073044811

Basic Biomechanics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073044811

  • ISBN10:

    0073044814

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/22/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Basic Biomechanics provides an introduction to biomechanics using the latest findings from the research literature to support and exemplify the concepts presented. Quantitative as well as qualitative examples of problems illustrate biomechanical principles. Quantitative aspects are presented in a manageable, progressive fashion to make biomechanical principles accessible to all students, regardless of their mathematical skills.

Table of Contents

What Is Biomechanics?
Kinematic Concepts for Analyzing Human Motion
Kinetic Concepts for Analyzing Human Motion
The Biomechanics of Human Bone Growth and Development
The Biomechanics of Human Skeletal Articulations
The Biomechanics of Human Skeletal Muscle
The Biomechanics of the Human Upper Extremity
The Biomechanics of the Human Lower Extremity
The Biomechanics of the Human Spine
Linear Kinematics of Human Movement
Angular Kinematics of Human Movement
Linear Kinetics of Human Movement
Equilibrium and Human Movement
Angular Kinetics of Human Movement
Human Movement in a Fluid Medium
Appendices
Basic Mathematics and Related Skills
Trigonometric Functions
Common Units of Measurement
Anthropometric Parameters for the Human Body
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