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    DescriptionInstant Notes Sport and Exercise Biomechanics provides a comprehensive overview of the key concepts in exercise and sport biomechanics. The kinematics of motion are reviewed in detail, outlining the physics of motion. Mechanical characteristics of motion, the mechanisms of injury, and the analysis of the sport technique provides a source of valuable information.


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    Title
    BIOS Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Grimshaw, By (author) Adrian Lees, By (author) Adrian Burden, By (author) Neil Fowler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 366
    Width: 174 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 721 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781859962848
    ISBN 10: 185996284X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.1T
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    BIC subject category V2: MFGV
    B&T General Subject: 420
    BISAC V2.8: MED075000
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 612.7/6, 612.76
    BISAC V2.8: SCI056000, SCI036000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HEA007000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: QP303, QP303 .G755 2007
    Thema V1.0: MFGV
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    270 black & white illustrations, 270 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Inc
    Imprint name
    Garland Publishing Inc
    Publication date
    31 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    CT
    Author Information
    Paul Grimshaw, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia Paul Grimshaw trained originally as a mechanical engineer with the Royal Ordnance before completing his degree (1984) and PhD in bioengineering (1989) from the University of Salford, UK. Throughout his 18 year career in academia he has lectured in the subject area of biomechanics at Brunel, Edinburgh and Exeter Universities in the UK. Currently he is working in the School of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia in Adelaide. His research interests centre on the topics of injury prevention and biomechanical measurement techniques in sport and exercise. To date he has been involved in the publication of over 60 refereed pieces of work in these areas. His current research interests include the mechanical properties of the anterior cruciate ligament and the 3 dimensional analysis of the walking gait of patients following hip replacement. In his teaching career he has acted as external examiner to several institutions and organisations and has taught biomechanics, anatomy and statistics to a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate students in the United Kingdom and Australia. Adrian Lees, Dept of Exercise and Sport Science, Liverpool John Moores University Neil Fowler, Dept of Exercise and Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University Adrian Burden, Dept of Exercise and Sport Science, Manchester Metropolitan University
    Review quote
    "This book is an important reading for biomechanics students, teachers and even researchers as well as anyone interested in understanding motion." Journal of Sports Science & Medicine
    Table of contents
    Part A: Kinematics of Motion Part B: Kinetics of Linear Motion Part C: Kinetics of Angular Motion Part D: Special Topics Part E: Applications Part F: Measurement Techniques. Appendices. Index