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Biomechanics of the Musculo-Skeletal System

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ISBN-10: 0471978183

ISBN-13: 9780471978183

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Benno Maurus Nigg, W. Herzog

List price: $195.00
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Description:

The second edition of this successful textbook provides a comprehensive account of the mechanics of the neuro-musculo-skeletal system.
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Book details

List price: $195.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/25/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 656
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.684

Contributors
Preface
Introduction
Definition of Biomechanics
Selected Historical Highlights
Mechanics
Biological Materials
Bone
Articular Cartilage
Ligament
Tendon
Muscle
Adaptation of Biological Materials to Exercise, Disuse, and Aging
Joints
Measuring Techniques
Force
Pressure Distribution
Acceleration
Optical Methods
Strain Measurement
EMG
Inertial Properties of the Human or Animal Body
Modelling
A Nearly Possible Story
General Comments about Modelling
Force System Analysis
Mathematically Determinate Systems
Mathematically Indeterminate Systems
Energy Considerations
Simulation
Index