Biomechanical analysis of fundamental human movements (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Biomechanical analysis of fundamental human movements

Author: Arthur E Chapman
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses mechanical, mathematical and biological definitions and concepts and the application to human movements. This book provides a brief introduction to the elements of biomechanical analyses and the principles that underlie human motion and then delves into an array of fundamental human movements and their components.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur E Chapman
ISBN: 9780736064026 0736064028
OCLC Number: 181862686
Description: xiii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Biomechanical structures of the body --
Essential mechanics and mathematics --
Foundations of movement --
Balance --
Slipping, falling, and landing --
Walking and running --
Jumping --
Object manipulation --
Throwing, striking, and catching --
Climbing and swinging --
Airborne maneuvers.
Responsibility: Arthur E. Chapman.

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Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Movements presents a clear introduction to the elements of biomechanical analyses and the principles that underlie all human motion.  Read more...
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