Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements / Edition 1
  • Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements / Edition 1
  • Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements / Edition 1

Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements / Edition 1

by Arthur Chapman
     
 

Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Movements presents a clear introduction to the elements of biomechanical analyses and the principles that underlie all human motion.

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Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Movements presents a clear introduction to the elements of biomechanical analyses and the principles that underlie all human motion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736064026
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
01/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
975,872
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I.

Chapter 1. Biomechanical Structures of the Body
The Frame
Articulations
Ligaments
Joint Lubrications
Muscles and Tendons
Summary

Chapter 2. Essential Mechanics and Mathematics
Kinematics
Kinetics
Summary

Chapter 3. Foundations of Movement
Gravity
Friction
A Simplified Representation of Muscular Action
Biomechanical Properties of Muscle
Use of Muscular Force
Muscular Work
Rotational Effect of Force
Forces Acting on a Body Segment
Role of Biarticular Muscles
Summary

Part II.

Chapter 4. Balance
Aim of Standing
Mechanics of Standing
Biomechanics of Standing
Variations of Standing
Enhancement of Standing
Safety of Standing
Aim of Toppling Avoidance
Mechanics of Toppling
Biomechanics of Toppling
Variations of Toppling
Enhancement of Toppling Avoidance
Toppling Safety
Summary

Chapter 5. Slipping, Falling, and Landing
Aim of Slipping Avoidance
Mechanics of Slipping
Biomechanics of Slipping
Variations of Slipping
Enhancement of Slipping Avoidance
Slipping Safety
Aim of Falling and Landing
Mechanics of Falling and Landing
Biomechanics of Falling and Landing
Variations of Falling and Landing
Enhancement and Safety of Falling and Landing
Summary

Chapter 6. Walking and Running
Aim of Walking
Mechanics of Walking
Biomechanics of Walking
Variations of Walking
Enhancement and Safety of Walking
Aim of Running
Mechanics of Running
Biomechanics of Running
Variations of Running
Enhancement of Running
Running Safety
Summary

Chapter 7. Jumping
Aim of Jumping
Mechanics of Jumping
Biomechanics of Jumping
Variations of Jumping
Enhancement of Jumping
Jumping Safety
Summary

Chapter 8. Object Manipulation
Aim of Gripping
Mechanics of Gripping
Biomechanics of Gripping
Variations of Gripping
Enhancement and Safety of Gripping
Aim of Pulling and Pushing
Mechanics of Pulling and Pushing
Biomechanics of Pulling and Pushing
Variations of Pulling and Pushing
Enhancement and Safety of Pulling and Pushing
Aim of Lifting and Lowering
Mechanics of Lifting and Lowering
Biomechanics of Lifting and Lowering
Variations of Lifting and Lowering
Enhancement and Safety of Lifting and Lowering
Aim of Carrying
Mechanics of Carrying
Biomechanics of Carrying
Variations of Carrying
Enhancement and Safety of Carrying
Summary

Chapter 9. Throwing, Striking, and Catching
Aim of Throwing and Striking
Mechanics of Throwing and Striking
Biomechanics of Throwing and Striking
Variations of Throwing and Striking
Enhancement of Throwing and Striking
Throwing and Striking Safety
Aim of Catching
Mechanics of Catching
Biomechanics of Catching
Variations of Catching
Enhancement of Catching
Catching Safety
Summary

Chapter 10. Climbing and Swinging
Aim of Climbing
Mechanics of Climbing
Biomechanics of Climbing
Variations of Climbing
Enhancement and Safety of Climbing
Aim of Swinging
Mechanics of Swinging
Biomechanics of Swinging
Variations of Swinging
Enhancement and Safety of Swinging
Summary

Chapter 11. Airborne Maneuvers
Aim of Airborne Maneuvers
Mechanics of Airborne Maneuvers
Biomechanics of Airborne Maneuvers
Variations of Airborne Maneuvers
Enhancement of Airborne Maneuvers
Safety in Airborne Maneuvers
Summary

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