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Biomechanics in Clinic and Research

An interactive teaching and learning course

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.

Student and practising podiatrists

Paperback, 232 Pages

Published: February 2008

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10170-0


  • 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


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