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cover image - An Introduction to Human Movement and Biomechanics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),7th Edition
ISBN: 9780702065361
Copyright: 2019
Publication Date: 09-16-2019
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $50.99

An Introduction to Human Movement and Biomechanics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 7th Edition

by Andrew Kerr, PhD, MSc, MCSP and Philip Rowe, PhD

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cover image - An Introduction to Human Movement and Biomechanics - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),7th Edition
ISBN: 9780702065361
Copyright: 2019
Publication Date: 09-16-2019
Page Count: 368
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $50.99
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  • • A chapter on physical (in)activity.

    • More chapters explaining basic biomechanics and its application to understanding

    human movement.

    • A new section dedicated to measuring human movement including movement

    analysis techniques.

    • A whole chapter of case studies with real patient and athlete data

    • Scientific theory related to re-learning movement and movement control.

    • Problems posed to help students work through the theory and apply it to

    clinical scenarios

    • Written by well-known and multi-disciplinary researchers with extensive

    experience in the field

    It includes access to the Evolve online resources:

    • Log on to evolve.elsevier.com/Kerr/movement/ and test out your learning

    • Case studies, including videoclips and animations

    • Hundreds of self-assessment questions

  • 1. Introduction

    Section I. How Things Move and Flow

    2. Force

    3. Stability and Balance

    4. Energy and Movement

    5. Flow

    Section II. Human Movement

    6. Skeletal Muscle, Muscle Work, Strength, Power and Endurance

    7. Joint Mobility

    8. Posture and Balance

    9. Motor Control

    10. Development and Decline of Movement

    Section III. Measurement of Movement

    11. Nine Key Things That Define Physical Movement

    12. Biomechanical Measurements Including Three-Dimensional Motion Analysis Systems

    13. Clinical Measures of Mobility Within the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Framework

    14. Physical (In)Activity

    Section IV. Restoring and Optimising Human Movement

    15. Motor Relearning Principles

    16. Ergonomics: The Influence of the Environment on Human Movement

    17. Case Studies in Human Movement

  • Andrew Kerr, PhD, MSc, MCSP, Lecturer, Biomedical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK and Philip Rowe, PhD, Professor Of Rehabilitation Science, Biomedical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
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