Biomechanics in Clinic and Research: An Interactive Teaching and Learning Course

Biomechanics in Clinic and Research: An Interactive Teaching and Learning Course


By (author) Jim Richards

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  • Format: Hardback | 232 pages
  • Dimensions: 220mm x 280mm x 20mm | 921g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2008
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0443101701
  • ISBN 13: 9780443101700
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 330 illustrations
  • Sales rank: 318,953

Product description

"Biomechanics in Clinic and Research" 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. Written by a leading expert in the field, "Biomechanics in Clinic and Research" presents the latest research in a form which is accessible, practical, thorough and up-to-the minute.

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Review quote

"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"

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