Biomechanics (BIOE 3200)
April 21, 2015
1) Suppose that the viscoelastic behavior of a ligament can be modeled using
three dynamic elements, a Maxwell material (spring, E1 and a dashpot, u) in
parallel with another linear spring (E2). Note:
Quiz 1 Multiple Choice
1. The amount of torque a muscle group can generate at a joint is used to measure
2. In 2014, the prevalence of obesity in the US was 20% or higher in _
3. When a dwarf person lifts a dumbbell, assuming that the weight of the arm
What is BIOMECHANICS?
Biomechanics is mechanics applied to biology.
biomechanics is the development, extension, and application of
mechanics for the purpose of understanding better the influence of
mechanical loads on the structure, properties, and funct
A woman has been experiencing a pain in her hip and
she is also overweight (250 lbs!). Let us try and analyze
what factors are involved in the hip joint force
magnitudes during walking.
The hip joint is one of the most import