Basic Orthopaedic Biomechanics
Reviews biomechanical laws governing natural human locomotion and the movement of prosthetic joints. Provides a synthesis of clinical and research data on muscle and joint loads; biomechanical forces; stress-strain behaviours; biomechanics of the spine and of artificial joint fixation and more.
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Musculoskeletal Dynamics Locomotion and Clinical
Structure and Function of Articular Cartilage and Meniscus
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