Biomechanics

Biomechanics - Biomechanics The study of mechanical...

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Biomechanics: The study of mechanical principles in the study of living organisms Kinesiology: The study of human movement Kinetics: The study of a force applied to a movement Kinematics: The study of the apearrance of a movement Quantitative: A numerical value measured during data collection Qualitative: A non-numerical value representation of an occurance Static: equilibrium, constant velocity Dynamics: changing velocity Relevance of Biomechanics: Optimal performance (technique, Equipment, training), Injury prevention (Pathomechanics, techniques to decrease injury, equipment to decrease injury) Planes/Axes: Frontal Pl/AP A, Sag Pl/Tran A, Tran Pl/Long A Degrees of Freedom: 1 plane uniaxial (elbow, ankle), 2 planes biaxial (knee, wrist), 3 planes triaxial (shoulder, hip) Basic Joint Action Flex/Ext: Sag pl/Tran ABD/ADD: Front/ AP IR/ER: Tran/Long Sup/Pro: Tran/Long Plan/Dor: Sag/Tran Inv/Eve: Front/ AP Uprot/Dwrot: Fron Ele/Dep: Fron Rlfle/Ulnfle: Front Circ: HorABD/ADD:
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