Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System / Edition 3

Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System / Edition 3

by Margareta Nordin, Victor H. Frankel, Nordin
     
 

Now in its Fourth Edition, Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System uses a direct and comprehensive approach to present students with a working knowledge of biomechanical principles of use in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. The text opens with a chapter that introduces the basic terminology and concepts of

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Now in its Fourth Edition, Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System uses a direct and comprehensive approach to present students with a working knowledge of biomechanical principles of use in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. The text opens with a chapter that introduces the basic terminology and concepts of biomechanics; the remainder of the book then focuses on the biomechanics of tissues and structures, the biomechanics of joints, and applied biomechanics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683302479
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/01/2001
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Biomechanics: Basic Terminology and Concepts....NEW CHAPTER!

Appendix 1: The System International d'Unites (SI)

BIOMECHANICS OF TISSUES AND STRUCTURES OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM
Biomechanics of Bone
Biomechanics of Articular Cartilage
Biomechanics of Tendons and Ligaments
Biomechanics of Peripheral Nerves and Spinal Nerve Roots
Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscle

BIOMECHANICS OF JOINTS
Biomechanics of the Knee
Biomechanics of the Hip
Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle
Biomechanics of the Lumbar Spine
Biomechanics of the Cervical Spine
Biomechanics of the Shoulder
Biomechanics of the Elbow
Biomechanics of the Wrist and Hand

APPLIED BIOMECHANICS....NEW SECTION!
Introduction to the Biomechanics of Fracture Fixation
Biomechanics of Arthroplasty
Engineering Approaches to Standing, Sitting, and Lying
Biomechanics of Gait

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