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This outstanding introduction to biomechanics uses 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|
|Basic Mathematics and Related Skills|
|Common Units of Measurement|
|Anthropometric Parameters for the Human Body|
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