Biomechanics For Dummies

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Biomechanics For Dummies

Table of Contents
Introduction
Part I: Getting Started with Biomechanics
Chapter 1: Jumping Into Biomechanics
Chapter 2: Reviewing the Math You Need for Biomechanics
Chapter 3: Speaking the Language of Biomechanics

Part II: Looking At Linear Mechanics
Chapter 4: Making Motion Change: Force
Chapter 5: Describing Linear Motion: Linear Kinematics
Chapter 6: Causing Linear Motion: Linear Kinetics
Chapter 7: Looking At Force and Motion Another Way: Work, Energy, and Power

Part III: Investigating Angular Mechanics
Chapter 8: Twisting and Turning: Torques and Moments of Force
Chapter 9: Angling into Rotation: Angular Kinematics
Chapter 10: Causing Angular Motion: Angular Kinetics
Chapter 11: Fluid Mechanics

Part IV: Analyzing the “Bio” of Biomechanics
Chapter 12: Stressing and Straining: The Mechanics of Materials
Chapter 13: Boning Up on Skeletal Biomechanics
Chapter 14: Touching a Nerve: Neural Considerations in Biomechanics
Chapter 15: Muscling Segments Around: Muscle Biomechanics

Part V: Applying Biomechanics
Chapter 16: Eyeballing Performance: Qualitative Analysis
Chapter 17: Putting a Number on Performance: Quantitative Analysis
Chapter 18: Furthering Biomechanics: Research Applications
Chapter 19: Investigating Forensic Biomechanics: How Did It Happen?

Part VI: The Parts of Tens
Chapter 20: Ten Online Resources for Biomechanics
Chapter 21: Ten Things You May Not Know about Biomechanics
Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Succeed in Your Biomechanics Course

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