Fundamentals of Biomechanics

Fundamentals of Biomechanics

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Fundamentals of Biomechanics introduces the exciting world of how human movement is created and how it can be enhanced. The book presents a comprehensive review of the major concepts of biomechanics and summarizes them in nine principles of biomechanics. It concludes by applying these principles to the work of kinesiology professionals. Specific case studies are presented in physical education, coaching, strength and conditioning, and sports medicine. This text presents a clear, conceptual understanding of biomechanics and is designed to help students link their personal experience to biomechanical concepts. (Midwest).ilar to the actual activity; therefore, the overload should only come from moderate changes in these variables so as to not ... Can the athletes build up large enough forces before acceleration of the medicine ball, or will the force-velocity ... for weight training has come a long way from aquot;do three sets of 10 reps at 80% of your maximum. ... We will see that the linear kinetics of the pull of a muscle often changes dramatically because of changes in its geometry when joints are rotated .

Title:Fundamentals of Biomechanics
Author:Duane V. Knudson
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2003-01-01


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