Biomechanics defined - The study of forces and their effects on living systems
Examples of linear motion - running, jumping, riding a bike (torso is not rotating)
Examples of angular motion - throwing, golf swing (torso is rotating and all points move
kinesiology - the study of muscles and muscular contraction; refers to the science of
movement, particularly human movement problems
kinematics - -describes body segment displacement (flexion, extension, rotation,
translation, etc) ranges of motion, and p
Class 1 lever -A - A lever in which the fulcrum is between the load and the effort.
Class 2 lever-R - A lever in which the load is between the fulcrum and the effort.
Class 3 lever-E - A lever in which the effort is between the fulcrum and the load
What are the 2 questions to always ask a patient? - Where is the problem located? What
is the nature of the problem?
What is the concept of anatomy? - What are the parts and what is their structure?
What is the concept of physiology? - What does the part
What is the neuron doctrine? - That the neurons do the talking; ". the
principle that the nervous system is made up of individual signaling elements, the
How do different forms of aphasia indicate that neural processes are localized
da Vinci - Interested in functional anatomy, illustrated correct shape of human pelvis for
the first time. Realized that hip and shoulder had the greatest amount of motion. Private
notebooks remained hidden for years after his death.
Borelli - Father of B
Aristotle - father of kinesiology
Biomechanics - Application of the principles of mechanics to the living human body
Kinesiology - Combination of art and science
Study of human movement
Draws from many fields of study
Biomechanics - the application the principles of mechanics to the living human body
Kinesiology - a combination of art and science; it involves an appreciation of the beauty
of uman movement with an understanding of the scientific principles that provide
gliding - Joint type of costovertebral joints between the ribs & vetebral bodies with
syndesmosis - Joint type of costotransverse joints between the ribs and transverse
permanent synchondrosis - Joint type of costochondral joints betwe