Applied Biomechanics: Concepts and Connections

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Cengage Learning, Nov 30, 2007 - Medical - 432 pages
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APPLIED BIOMECHANICS: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS is comprehensive in coverage and focuses on making connections between biomechanics and other subdisciplines of Exercise Science. Because students taking the course may not be math or science oriented, the text begins with a qualitative, conceptual explanation and then moves to a mathematical one, including both qualitative and some mathematical examples. The text also includes a brief review of anatomy.
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Biomechanics and Related Movement Disciplines
Describing the System and Its Motion
Paradigms for Studying Motion of the System
Interaction of Forces and the System
Linear Motion of the System
System Motion in a Fluid Medium
The System as a Projectile
Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System
Connection by Application
Key Equations
Conversion Factors
Answers to OddNumbered Practice Problems

Angular Motion of the System
System Balance and Stability
The System as a Machine

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