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

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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
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Editorial Reviews

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“This book is a complete course comprising of fully integrated print and online components which bring quality animations to life.”

"This book is recommended for the library of any practitioner who has a strong interest in biomechanics and wishes to study further the concepts of biomechanics taking it to the next level."

Shaun Kelly, Podiatry Review. Vol. 65 No. 4

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780443101700
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/8/2008
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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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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