Biomechanics in Clinic and Research: An interactive teaching and learning course

Biomechanics in Clinic and Research: An interactive teaching and learning course

by Jim Richards
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443101701

ISBN-13: 9780443101700

Pub. Date: 04/08/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a unique resource, which combines an exceptional online course with a practical and accessible book. The course is thoroughly integrated with the text and the many high-quality animations, interactive tests and clear explanations will enable you to gain a

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Overview

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a unique resource, which combines an exceptional online course with a practical and accessible book. The course is thoroughly integrated with the text and the many high-quality animations, interactive tests and clear explanations will enable you to gain a confident understanding of the clinical aspects of biomechanics.

• A complete course comprising fully integrated paper and online components
15+ hours online learning time
• Over 100 high-quality animations bring to life abstract concepts
• Self-assessed questions and interactive tests help you check your learning
• Updates keep it at the cutting edge
• Carefully structured to build from basic principles to complex concepts
• Highly practical with a constant clinical emphasis
• Comprehensive coverage

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443101700
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/08/2008
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Maths and Mechanics Jim Richards
Chapter 2: Forces, Moments and Muscles Jim Richards
Chapter 3: Ground Reaction Forces, Impulse and Momentum Jim Richards
Chapter 4: Motion and Joint Motion Jim Richards
Chapter 5: Work, Energy and Power Jim Richards
Chapter 6: Inverse Dynamics Theory Jim Richards
Chapter 7: Measurement of Force and Pressure Jim Richards and Dominic Thewlis
Chapter 8: Methods of Analysis of Movement Jim Richards, Dominic Thewlis and Sarah Jane Hobbs
Chapter 9: Anatomical Models and Marker Sets Jim Richards and Dominic Thewlis
Chapter 10: Measurement of Muscle Function and Physiological Cost Jim Richards, Dominc Thewlis and James Selfe
Chapter 11: Biomechanics of Direct and Indirect Orthotic Management Jim Richards
Chapter 12: Common movement tasks in Clinical Assessment James Selfe, Jim Richards and Dominic Thewlis

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