Basic Biomechanics / Edition 3

Basic Biomechanics / Edition 3

by Susan J. Hall, Hall
     
 

Basic Biomechanics provides an introduction to biomechanics using the latest findings from the research literature to support and exemplify the concepts presented. Quantitative as well as qualitative examples of problems illustrate biomechanical principles. Quantitative aspects are presented in a manageable, progressive fashion to make biomechanical principles

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Basic Biomechanics provides an introduction to biomechanics using the latest findings from the research literature to support and exemplify the concepts presented. Quantitative as well as qualitative examples of problems illustrate biomechanical principles. Quantitative aspects are presented in a manageable, progressive fashion to make biomechanical principles accessible to all students, regardless of their mathematical skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070921184
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
577

Table of Contents

1What is Biomechanics?2
2Kinematic Concepts for Analyzing Human Motion26
3Kinetic Concepts for Analyzing Human Motion60
4The Biomechanics of Human Bone Growth and Development86
5The Biomechanics of Human Skeletal Articulations110
6The Biomechanics of Human Skeletal Muscle134
7The Biomechanics of the Human Upper Extremity166
8The Biomechanics of the Human Lower Extremity208
9The Biomechanics of the Human Spine252
10Linear Kinematics of Human Movement294
11Angular Kinematics of Human Movement332
12Linear Kinetics of Human Movement360
13Equilibrium and Human Movement396
14Angular Kinetics of Human Movement436
15Human Movement in a Fluid Medium460
App. A Basic Mathematics and Related Skills496
App. B Trigonometric Functions504
App. C Common Units of Measurement508
App. D Anthropometric Parameters for the Human Body510
Index522

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