Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements

ISBN-10: 0736064028

ISBN-13: 9780736064026

Edition: 2008

Authors: Arthur E. Chapman

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List price: $102.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 1/30/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Biomechanical Structures of the Body
The Frame
Articulations
Ligaments
Joint Lubrications
Muscles and Tendons
Summary
Essential Mechanics and Mathematics
Kinematics
Kinetics
Summary
Foundations of Movement
Gravity
Friction
A Simplified Representation of Muscular Action
Biomechanical Properties of Muscle
Use of Muscular Force
Muscular Work
Rotational Effect of Force
Forces Acting on a Body Segment
Role of Biarticular Muscles
Summary
Balance
Aim of Standing
Mechanics of Standing
Biomechanics of Standing
Variations of Standing
Enhancement of Standing
Safety of Standing
Aim of Toppling Avoidance
Mechanics of Toppling
Biomechanics of Toppling
Variations of Toppling
Enhancement of Toppling Avoidance
Toppling Safety
Summary
Slipping, Falling, and Landing
Aim of Slipping Avoidance
Mechanics of Slipping
Biomechanics of Slipping
Variations of Slipping
Enhancement of Slipping Avoidance
Slipping Safety
Aim of Falling and Landing
Mechanics of Falling and Landing
Biomechanics of Falling and Landing
Variations of Falling and Landing
Enhancement and Safety of Falling and Landing
Summary
Walking and Running
Aim of Walking
Mechanics of Walking
Biomechanics of Walking
Variations of Walking
Enhancement and Safety of Walking
Aim of Running
Mechanics of Running
Biomechanics of Running
Variations of Running
Enhancement of Running
Running Safety
Summary
Jumping
Aim of Jumping
Mechanics of Jumping
Biomechanics of Jumping
Variations of Jumping
Enhancement of Jumping
Jumping Safety
Summary
Object Manipulation
Aim of Gripping
Mechanics of Gripping
Biomechanics of Gripping
Variations of Gripping
Enhancement and Safety of Gripping
Aim of Pulling and Pushing
Mechanics of Pulling and Pushing
Biomechanics of Pulling and Pushing
Variations of Pulling and Pushing
Enhancement and Safety of Pulling and Pushing
Aim of Lifting and Lowering
Mechanics of Lifting and Lowering
Biomechanics of Lifting and Lowering
Variations of Lifting and Lowering
Enhancement and Safety of Lifting and Lowering
Aim of Carrying
Mechanics of Carrying
Biomechanics of Carrying
Variations of Carrying
Enhancement and Safety of Carrying
Summary
Throwing, Striking, and Catching
Aim of Throwing and Striking
Mechanics of Throwing and Striking
Biomechanics of Throwing and Striking
Variations of Throwing and Striking
Enhancement of Throwing and Striking
Throwing and Striking Safety
Aim of Catching
Mechanics of Catching
Biomechanics of Catching
Variations of Catching
Enhancement of Catching
Catching Safety
Summary
Climbing and Swinging
Aim of Climbing
Mechanics of Climbing
Biomechanics of Climbing
Variations of Climbing
Enhancement and Safety of Climbing
Aim of Swinging
Mechanics of Swinging
Biomechanics of Swinging
Variations of Swinging
Enhancement and Safety of Swinging
Summary
Airborne Maneuvers
Aim of Airborne Maneuvers
Mechanics of Airborne Maneuvers
Biomechanics of Airborne Maneuvers
Variations of Airborne Maneuvers
Enhancement of Airborne Maneuvers
Safety in Airborne Maneuvers
Summary
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