The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics [no access to course]

The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics [no access to course]

[formerly Biomechanics in Clinic and Research]

2nd Edition - March 29, 2018

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  • Author: Jim Richards
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702074684
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702054907

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ALL-ENCOMPASSING and EXPANDED, now covering the WHOLE BODY (lower quadrant PLUS upper quadrant and spine) – The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics (formerly Biomechanics in Clinic and Research) presents the latest research in a form which is accessible, practical, thorough and up-to-the minute.

Key Features

• Starts from basic principles and builds up to complex concepts

• Highly practical with a constant clinical emphasis

• Written for all health care professionals including physiotherapists and podiatrists

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Mechanics and Biomechanics Theory

    1. Maths and Mechanics
    2. Jim Richards

    3. Forces, Moments and Muscles
    4. Jim Richards

    5. Ground Reaction Forces and Plantar Pressure
    6. Jim Richards, Aoife Healy, Nachiappan Chockalingam

    7. Motion and Joint Motion
    8. Jim Richards, Dominic Thewlis, Robert Needham, Nachiappan Chockalingam

    9. Work and Power During Human Movement
    10. Jim Richards

    11. Inverse Dynamics theory
    12. Jim Richards

       

       

      Section 2: Methods of Measurement and Modelling

    13. Measurement of Force and Pressure
    14. Jim Richard, Aoife Healy, Dominic Thewlis, Nachiappan Chockalingam

    15. Methods of Analysis of Movement
    16. Jim Richards, Dominic Thewlis, Jonnie Sinclair and Sarah Jane Hobbs

    17. Anatomical Models and Marker Sets
    18. Jim Richards, Dominic Thewlis, Ricardo Matias, Robert Needham, Nachiappan Chockalingam

    19. Electromyography
    20. P. Contessa, C.J. De Luca, Serge Roy and Jim Richards

      Section 3: Clinical Assessment

    21. The Biomechanics of Clinical Assessment
    22. James Selfe, Jim Richards, Dave Levine, Dominic Thewlis

    23. Biomechanics of Orthotic Management
    24. Jim Richards, Aoife Healy, Nachiappan Chockalingam

    25. Biomechanics of the Management of Lower Limb Amputees

    Natalie Vanicek

Product details

  • No. of pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: March 29, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702074684
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702054907

About the Author

Jim Richards

Jim Richards is Professor of Biomechanics and research lead for the Allied Health Research Unit (AHRu) at the University of Central Lancashire in 2004. He has authored over 160 peer reviewed journal papers and written and edited several textbooks, including the 5th edition of Whittle’s Gait Analysis (2012). He will take over from David Levine as the lead editor for this edition.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Biomechanics, Department of Allied Health Professions, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, UK

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