Biomechanics in Clinic and Research

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

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"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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Product details

  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 220 x 280 x 20mm | 920.79g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Approx. 330 illustrations
  • 0443101701
  • 9780443101700
  • 356,268

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"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"

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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

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