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Applied Biomechanics: Concepts and Connections (Revised ed.)

Applied Biomechanics: Concepts and Connections (Revised ed.)

By: John McLester (author), Peter St. Pierre (author)Paperback

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APPLIED BIOMECHANICS: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS, International Edition is comprehensive in coverage and focuses on making connections between biomechanics and other subdisciplines of Exercise Science. The text begins with a qualitative, conceptual explanation and then moves to a mathematical one, including both qualitative and some mathematical examples. The text also includes a brief review of anatomy.


1. Biomechanics and Related Movement Disciplines. 2. Describing the System and Its Motion. 3. Paradigms for Studying Motion of the System. 4. Interaction of Forces and the System. 5. Linear Motion of the System. 6. Angular Motion of the System. 7. System Balance and Stability. 8. The System and Machines. 9. System Motion in a Fluid Medium. 10. The System and Projectiles. 11. Biomechanics of the Human Musculoskeletal System. 12. Connection by Application. Glossary. Index. Appendix A: Metric Conversions. Appendix B: Bones. Appendix C: Ligaments. Appendix D: Joint Classifications. Appendix E: Muscle Origins and Insertions. Appendix F: Joint Actions and Involved Muscles.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780840068736
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9780840068736
  • weight: 839
  • ISBN10: 0840068735
  • edition: Revised ed.

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