Biomechanics in Clinic and Research

An interactive teaching and learning course

By

  • Jim Richards, BEng, MSc, PhD, Professor of Biomechanics, Department of Allied Health Professions, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, UK

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a unique resource, which combines an exceptional online course with a practical and accessible book. The course is thoroughly integrated with the text and the many high-quality animations, interactive tests and clear explanations will enable you to gain a confident understanding of the clinical aspects of biomechanics.
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Audience

Student and practising podiatrists

 

Book information

  • Published: February 2008
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10170-0


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Maths and Mechanics Jim Richards
Chapter 2: Forces, Moments and Muscles Jim Richards
Chapter 3: Ground Reaction Forces, Impulse and Momentum Jim Richards
Chapter 4: Motion and Joint Motion Jim Richards
Chapter 5: Work, Energy and Power Jim Richards
Chapter 6: Inverse Dynamics Theory Jim Richards
Chapter 7: Measurement of Force and Pressure Jim Richards and Dominic Thewlis
Chapter 8: Methods of Analysis of Movement Jim Richards, Dominic Thewlis and Sarah Jane Hobbs
Chapter 9: Anatomical Models and Marker Sets Jim Richards and Dominic Thewlis
Chapter 10: Measurement of Muscle Function and Physiological Cost Jim Richards, Dominc Thewlis and James Selfe
Chapter 11: Biomechanics of Direct and Indirect Orthotic Management Jim Richards
Chapter 12: Common movement tasks in Clinical Assessment James Selfe, Jim Richards and Dominic Thewlis