Biomechanical Basis of Human Movement

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Oct 1, 2006 - Medical - 470 pages

Biomechanical Basis of Human Movement integrates basic anatomy, physics, calculus, and physiology for the study of human movement. The book provides a uniquely quantitative approach to biomechanics, and is organized into three parts: Foundations of Human Movement, Functional Anatomy, and Mechanical Analysis of Human Motion. New to this edition: basic mathematics information, increased practical applications, and a new chapter on emphasizing techniques for measuring the strength of human tissue.

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Contents

Mechanical Analysis of Human Motion Chapters 8 to
1
SECTION
102
Functional Anatomy
127
SECTION
234
Mechanical Analysis of Human Motion
269
Linear Kinetics
337
Angular Kinetics
381
Appendix A Ligaments
428
Appendix B Muscles
434
Metric System and SI units
446
Appendix E Sample Kinematic and Kinetic Data
453
Index
461
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