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    Susan J. Hall.
    Summary: Introductory Problems -- Additional Problems -- Laboratory Experiences -- 3 Kinetic Concepts for Analyzing Human Motion -- Basic Concepts Related to Kinetics -- Inertia -- Mass -- Force -- Center of Gravity -- Weight -- Pressure -- Volume -- Density -- Torque -- Impulse -- Mechanical Loads on the Human Body -- Compression, Tension, and Shear -- Mechanical Stress -- Torsion, Bending, and Combined Loads -- The Effects of Loading -- Repetitive versus Acute Loads -- Tools for Measuring Kinetic Quantities -- Vector Algebra -- Vector Composition -- Vector Resolution

    Contents:
    Cover
    Title Page
    Copyright
    Brief Contents
    Contents
    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    1 What Is Biomechanics?
    Biomechanics: Definition and Perspective
    What Problems Are Studied by Biomechanists?
    Why Study Biomechanics?
    Problem-Solving Approach
    Quantitative versus Qualitative Problems
    Solving Qualitative Problems
    Formal versus Informal Problems
    Solving Formal Quantitative Problems
    Units of Measurement
    Summary
    Introductory Problems
    Additional Problems
    Laboratory Experiences
    2 Kinematic Concepts for Analyzing Human Motion
    Forms of Motion Linear Motion
    Angular Motion
    General Motion
    Mechanical Systems
    Standard Reference Terminology
    Anatomical Reference Position
    Directional Terms
    Anatomical Reference Planes
    Anatomical Reference Axes
    Joint Movement Terminology
    Sagittal Plane Movements
    Frontal Plane Movements
    Transverse Plane Movements
    Other Movements
    Spatial Reference Systems
    Analyzing Human Movement
    Prerequisite Knowledge for a Qualitative Analysis
    Planning a Qualitative Analysis
    Conducting a Qualitative Analysis
    Tools for Measuring Kinematic Quantities
    Video and Film Graphic Solution of Vector Problems
    Trigonometric Solution of Vector Problems
    Summary
    Introductory Problems
    Additional Problems
    Laboratory Experiences
    4 The Biomechanics of Human Bone Growth and Development
    Composition and Structure of Bone Tissue
    Material Constituents
    Structural Organization
    Types of Bones
    Bone Growth and Development
    Longitudinal Growth
    Circumferential Growth
    Adult Bone Development
    Bone Response to Stress
    Bone Modeling and Remodeling
    Bone Hypertrophy
    Bone Atrophy
    Osteoporosis Postmenopausal and Age-Associated Osteoporosis
    Female Athlete Triad
    Preventing and Treating Osteopenia and Osteoporosis
    Common Bone Injuries
    The Biomechanics of Bone Fractures
    Epiphyseal Injuries
    Summary
    Introductory Problems
    Additional Problems
    Laboratory Experiences
    5 The Biomechanics of Human Skeletal Articulations
    Joint Architecture
    Immovable Joints
    Slightly Movable Joints
    Freely Movable Joints
    Articular Cartilage
    Articular Fibrocartilage
    Articular Connective Tissue
    Joint Stability
    Shape of the Articulating Bone Surfaces
    Digital Access AccessPhysiotherapy 2019