Applied Biomechanics: Concepts and Connections / Edition 1 by John McLester, Peter St. Pierre, Peter St Pierre | | 9780495105862 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Applied Biomechanics: Concepts and Connections / Edition 1

Applied Biomechanics: Concepts and Connections / Edition 1

by John McLester, Peter St. Pierre, Peter St Pierre
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495105864

ISBN-13: 9780495105862

Pub. Date: 11/30/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

APPLIED BIOMECHANICS: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS is comprehensive in coverage and focuses on making connections between biomechanics and other subdisciplines of Exercise Science. 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

Overview

APPLIED BIOMECHANICS: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS is comprehensive in coverage and focuses on making connections between biomechanics and other subdisciplines of Exercise Science. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495105862
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
428,699
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Biomechanics and Related Movement Disciplines. 2. Describing the System and Its Motion. 3. Paradigms for Studying Motion of the System. 4. Interaction of Forces and the System. 5. Linear Motion of the System. 6. Angular Motion of the System. 7. System Balance and Stability. 8. The System and Machines. 9. System Motion in a Fluid Medium. 10. The System and Projectiles. 11. Biomechanics of the Human Musculoskeletal System. 12. Connection by Application. Glossary. Index. Appendix A: Metric Conversions. Appendix B: Bones. Appendix C: Ligaments. Appendix D: Joint Classifications. Appendix E: Muscle Origins and Insertions. Appendix F: Joint Actions and Involved Muscles.

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