Basic Biomechanics / Edition 5

Basic Biomechanics / Edition 5

by Susan Hall
ISBN-10:
0073044814
ISBN-13:
9780073044811
Pub. Date:
05/22/2006
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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Basic Biomechanics / Edition 5

Basic Biomechanics provides an introduction to biomechanics using the latest findings from the research literature to support and exemplify the concepts presented. Quantitative as well as qualitative examples of problems illustrate biomechanical principles. Quantitative aspects are presented in a manageable, progressive fashion to make biomechanical principles accessible to all students, regardless of their mathematical skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073044811
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 05/22/2006
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1 What is Biomechanics?
2 Kinematic Concepts for Analyzing Human Motion
3 Kinetic Concepts for Analyzing Human Motion
4 The Biomechanics of Human Bone Growth and Development
5 The Biomechanics of Human Skeletal Articulations
6 The Biomechanics of Human Skeletal Muscle
7 The Biomechanics of the Human Upper Extremity
8 The Biomechanics of the Human Lower Extremity
9 The Biomechanics of the Human Spine
10 Linear Kinematics of Human Movement
11 Angular Kinematics of Human Movement
12 Linear Kinetics of Human Movement
13 Equilibrium and Human Movement
14 Angular Kinetics of Human Movement
15 Human Movement in a Fluid Medium
Appendices
A Basic Mathematics and Related Skills
B Trigonometric Functions
C Common Units of Measurement
D Anthropometric Parameters for the Human Body

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