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.
A complete course comprising fully integrated paper and online components
15+ hours online learning time
Over 100 high-quality animations bring to life abstract concepts
Self-assessed questions and interactive tests help you check your learning
Updates keep it at the cutting edge
Carefully structured to build from basic principles to complex concepts
Highly practical with a constant clinical emphasis
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
By 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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"This book is a complete course comprising of fully integrated print and online components which bring quality animations to life."
"This book is recommended for the library of any practitioner who has a strong interest in biomechanics and wishes to study further the concepts of biomechanics taking it to the next level."