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Basic Biomechanics https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260836983.jpeg 9 2022 9781260836981 Praised for its clear writing style and logical organization, <i>Basic Biomechanics</i> provides a sound introduction to human biomechanics for students in kinesiology and allied health fields. The mechanical aspects of human movement and applied anatomy are explained with examples of relevant sport, clinical, and daily living applications. In each successive edition, many of these examples are taken from hot topics in the current biomechanics research literature. The quantitative aspects of biomechanics are presented in a manageable, progressive fashion.&nbsp; In the first chapter, students are given a structured template along with practical advice for approaching and solving both qualitative and quantitative problems. The quantitative and qualitative concepts are reinforced with sets of introductory problems and more advanced problems, along with laboratory exercises. The 9th edition features updated illustrations and coverage of numerous new topics.
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Basic Biomechanics
Basic Biomechanics

Basic Biomechanics, 9th Edition

ISBN10: 1260836983 | ISBN13: 9781260836981
By Susan Hall
© 2022

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Praised for its clear writing style and logical organization, Basic Biomechanics provides a sound introduction to human biomechanics for students in kinesiology and allied health fields. The mechanical aspects of human movement and applied anatomy are explained with examples of relevant sport, clinical, and daily living applications. In each successive edition, many of these examples are taken from hot topics in the current biomechanics research literature. The quantitative aspects of biomechanics are presented in a manageable, progressive fashion.  In the first chapter, students are given a structured template along with practical advice for approaching and solving both qualitative and quantitative problems. The quantitative and qualitative concepts are reinforced with sets of introductory problems and more advanced problems, along with laboratory exercises. The 9th edition features updated illustrations and coverage of numerous new topics.

1 What is Biomechanics?
2 Kinematic Concepts for Analyzing Human Motion
3 Kinetic Concepts for Analyzing Human Motion
4 The Biomechanics of Human Bone Growth and Development
5 The Biomechanics of Human Skeletal Articulations
6 The Biomechanics of Human Skeletal Muscle
7 The Biomechanics of the Human Upper Extremity
8 The Biomechanics of the Human Lower Extremity
9 The Biomechanics of the Human Spine
10 Linear Kinematics of Human Movement
11 Angular Kinematics of Human Movement
12 Linear Kinetics of Human Movement
13 Equilibrium and Human Movement
14 Angular Kinetics of Human Movement
15 Human Movement in a Fluid Medium

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About the Author

Susan Hall

Susan J. Hall is a Professor Emerita at the University of Delaware, having served as Deputy Dean of the university's College of Health Sciences and chairperson of several academic departments. She is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) Research Consortium, and she has served as President of the Biomechanics Academy of AAHPERD, President of the AAHPERD Research Consortium, Vice President of the American College of Sports Medicine, and member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Biomechanics in Sport and the Board of Trustees of the American College of Sports Medicine. Hall's research interests have focused on low back pain prevention and the biomechanical aspects of selected sports and exercises, and she published numerous research papers and book chapters related to these topics. She is also the author of several successful textbooks and served on several journal editorial boards. After graduating from Duke University, Hall began her career as a high-school biology teacher. She then went on to receive a master's degree from Texas Woman's University and a Ph.D. from Washington State University. She has been teaching at the college level for more than 30 years.

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