Biomechanics in the Musculoskeletal System / Edition 1

Biomechanics in the Musculoskeletal System / Edition 1

by Manohar M. Panjabi, Augustus A. III White, Augustus A. White
     
 

Learn the principles of biomechanics that will help you improve patient care and further your understanding of the various aspects of musculoskeletal systems. This book examines the principles of mechanical engineering essential to the musculoskeletal system, and makes these concepts relevant to medical professionals and others who may not have the mathematical

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Overview

Learn the principles of biomechanics that will help you improve patient care and further your understanding of the various aspects of musculoskeletal systems. This book examines the principles of mechanical engineering essential to the musculoskeletal system, and makes these concepts relevant to medical professionals and others who may not have the mathematical background of an engineer. Each biomechanical principle is described in five basic steps: definition; description; lay examples; clinical examples; and explanatory notes. Through this well-illustrated, cohesive discussion of biomechanics, you'll find an understandable and logical approach to the musculoskeletal system that will enhance any practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443065859
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/02/2001
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 10.45(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

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Chapter One: The Basics

Chapter Two: Motion of Rigid Bodies

Chapter Three: Motions and Loads

Chapter Four: Loads on Rigid Bodies

Chapter Five: Materials Under Loads

Chapter Six: Structures Under Loads

Chapter Seven: Vibrations

Chapter Eight: Joint Friction, Wear, and Lubrication

Chapter Nine: Material Properties

Index

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