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ISBN: 9780702074677
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $76.95

The Comprehensive Textbook of Biomechanics [no access to course] Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition

by Jim Richards, BEng, MSc, PhD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - The Comprehensive Textbook of Biomechanics [no access to course] Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780702074677
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $76.95
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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.


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  • • 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

  • • Addition of upper quadrant and spine

    • Title has changed to truly reflect the resource’s expanded and comprehensive approach

    • Case studies and additional clinical examples

    • New methods in EMG analysis

    • Updated elearning course which is compatible with tablet and mobile devices

    • A global team of writers

  • 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

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