Exam 1 Review

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Exam 1 Review What is the main difference between  qualitative and  quantitative research? What is the difference between  anatomy and  functional anatomy ? What is the difference between  statics and  dynamics? Define  kinematics. Define  kinetics. List the four historical contributors to biomechanics who were discussed in class. What are three reasons we study biomechanics?  Explain why biomechanics is important for  each reason (use one or two sentences). Be familiar with relative anatomical positions (medial, superior, etc.). What plane is associated with the: · Medio-lateral axis · Antero-posterior  · Longitudinal axis  Be able to provide the plane that a certain movement occurs in beginning from the anatomical  position. Define  isometric, concentric, and  eccentric contractions. What are the three components of the skeletal system? How is the skeletal system organized? What mechanical function of the skeletal system are we most concerned with in Biomechanics? What two ways are joints classified? What are the sub-classifications of  diarthrodial joints , and how many degrees of freedom are in  each type?  Also, provide an example of each type of joint.
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What type of joint is most important for movement (answer using a structurally classified joint)? Simply defined, what is a force? What is the SI unit for force? What are the three parts of a vector arrow, and what does each part indicate? What are the two types of 
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