Biomechanics of sport and exercise / Peter M. McGinnis.
McGinnis, Peter Merton, 1954- author.
|Format||Book and Print|
|Publication Info||Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, |
|Description||xiii, 401 pages : colored illustrations ; 28 cm|
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|Contents||Forces -- Linear Kinematics -- Linear Kinetics -- Work, Power, and Energy -- Torques and Moments of Force -- Angular Kinematics -- Angular Kinetics -- Fluid Mechanics -- Mechanics of Biological Materials -- The Skeletal System -- The Muscular System -- The Nervous System -- Qualitative Biomechanical Analysis to Improve Technique -- Qualitative Biomechanical Analysis to Improve Training -- Qualitative Biomechanical Analysis to Understand Injury Development -- Technology in Biomechanics -- Other Applications of Biomechanics|
|Abstract||"By providing mechanics before functional anatomy, the book helps students understand forces and their effects before studying how body structures deal with forces. Students will learn to appreciate the consequences of external forces, how the body generates internal forces to maintain position, and how forces create movement in physical activities. This practical approach combines clear illustrations, sample calculations, and encouragement for active learning. Emphasis is on the basics, including improved descriptions of conversions and an expanded explanation of the assumption of point mass when modeling objects. There is new content on deriving kinematic data from video or film and the use of accelerometers in monitoring physical activity, provides a web resource, and review questions and problem sets"--Provided by publisher.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
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|Laupus||Books - Stacks||WE 103 M145B 2020||✔ Available||Place Hold|