ES200 L 1 S2010-1

ES200 L 1 S2010-1 - swhite@buffalo.edu 119 Kimball Tower...

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Scott White, Ph.D. ES 370, Biomechanical Dimensions (Ramsey & White) ES 500, Biomechanics of Human Movement (Ramsey & White) ES 475/575, Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Injury (White) swhite@buffalo.edu 119 Kimball Tower 829-6780 Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics 4/6/10 – 4/22/10
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Human Movement is the recurring theme of our discussions Understanding human movement is important for our future careers: •Teachers •Coaches •Rehabilitation therapists •Exercise prescription •Exercise Science researchers Human Movement
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During the next 3 weeks: • Movement terminology with functional anatomy • Muscle mechanics and musculoskeletal injury • Basic biomechanics principles Human Movement When we finish you will have: 1. Human movement nomenclature 2. Intro to qualitative & quantitative analysis of human motion
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Introduce the working vocabulary for movement description •Major terminology •Reference position and planes •Directional terms •Movement terms •Introduction to anatomy Human Movement Today’s objectives: Describe joint motion for this movement
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Biomechanics : the study of the application of mechanics to biological systems to evaluate motion and the effects of force Mechanics : a branch of physics concerned with the behavior of physical bodies when subjected to forces or motion Functional Anatomy : the study of the bones, joints and muscles needed to perform a human movement Qualitative Analysis : observe a movement, describe and identify the motion and muscles responsible Quantitative Analysis : measuring some portion of the movement SomeTerms
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Biomechanics -Application of mechanics to biological systems Biological Sciences Biology Anatomy Physiology Neural Sciences Physical Sciences Physics Mathematics Engineering Computer Sciences Neuromusculoskeletal System Bio - Deformable Body Mechanics Statics Dynamics Rigid Body Mechanics Fluid Mechanics Others Relativistic, Quantum Mechanics
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Reference Point: Anatomic Position • Movement is a change in position relative to some point of reference • Our reference point will be the anatomic position seen in the figures to the left • Once we have a reference point we can use directional terms to describe position superior superior inferior inferior anterior posterior proximal proximal distal distal left right medial lateral
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•Frontal Plane: divides the body into front and back halves
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