Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System / Edition 4

Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System / Edition 4

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Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System / Edition 4

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Now in its Fourth Edition, Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System uses a direct and comprehensive approach to present students with a working knowledge of biomechanical principles of use in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. The text opens with a chapter that introduces the basic terminology and concepts of biomechanics; the remainder of the book then focuses on the biomechanics of tissues and structures, the biomechanics of joints, and applied biomechanics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609133351
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Edition description: Fourth, North American Edition
Pages: 472
Sales rank: 499,732
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


 1. Introduction to Biomechanics 

     Appendix A: The International System of Measurement
Part 1: Biomechanics of Tissues & Structures of the Musculoskeletal System
 2. Biomechanics of the Bone
 3. Biomechanics of Articular Cartilage
 4. Biomechanics of Tendons and Ligaments
 5. Biomechanics of Peripheral Nerves
 6. Biomechanics of Skeletal Muscle
Part 2: Biomechanics of Joints
 7. Biomechanics of the Knee
 8. Biomechanics of the Hip
 9. Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle
10. Biomechanics of the Lumbar Spine
11. Biomechanics of the Cervical Spine
12. Biomechanics of the Shoulder
13. Biomechanics of the Elbow
14. Biomechanics of the Wrist and the Hand
Part 3: Applied Biomechanics
15. Biomechanics of Fracture Fixation
16. Biomechanics of Arthroplasty
17. Biomechanics of Gait

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