Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System

Author: Margareta Nordin,Victor Hirsch Frankel

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780683302479

Category: Medical

Page: 467

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This title presents an overview of biomechanical principles for use in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction.

Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System

Author: Margareta Nordin,Victor Hirsch Frankel

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781609133351

Category: Medical

Page: 454

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Now in its Fourth Edition, Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System uses a direct and comprehensive approach to present students with a working knowledge of biomechanical principles of use in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. The text opens with a chapter that introduces the basic terminology and concepts of biomechanics; the remainder of the book then focuses on the biomechanics of tissues and structures, the biomechanics of joints, and applied biomechanics.

Biomechanics of the Musculo-Skeletal System

Author: Benno M. Nigg,W. Herzog

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471978183

Category: Science

Page: 656

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Biomechanics of the Musculo-skeletal System Second Edition Edited by Benno M. Nigg and Walter Herzog Human Performance Laboratory, The University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada This thoroughly updated and revised edition of Benno Nigg's and Walter Herzog's widely read 1994 book presents a unique and comprehensive account of the mechanics of the neuro-musculo-skeletal system. Geared towards students and researchers of biomechanics, the book covers key areas including the properties of biomaterials, common measuring techniques and modelling. Whilst retaining the overall structure of the original edition, this second edition incorporates: * Extensive use of questions and answers for students at the end of sections. * A new chapter covering the effects of age, exercise and immobility. * Greatly expanded treatment of bone, cartilage, ligaments and tendons. * Increased treatment of energy considerations and simulation. * More thorough discussions of muscle and joints. Once again, this well organized and authoritative book provides a comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the musculo-skeletal system. It is an indispensable tool for undergraduate students in mechanics or physics, medical students and graduate students in engineering, exercise and sport science, kinesiology, and indeed for all those with an interest in the biomechanical aspects of the human or animal body. From the reviews of the first edition 'The book is an absolute must for any biomechanics course and any department with an interest in biomechanics of the musculo-skeletal complex.' Journal of Engineering in Medicine 'This book is a welcome addition to the field and I recommend it to all serious students of biomechanics' American Society of Biomechanics

Biomechanics of the Upper Limbs

Mechanics, Modelling and Musculoskeletal Injuries

Author: Andris Freivalds

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780748409266

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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The repetitive tasks of various forms of manual work can lead to cumulative trauma disorders, increasing staff burn-out rates and the number of sick-days taken by employees. In addition, interest in upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders has grown as the service sector has claimed a larger share of the workforce. These factors introduce the need for an up-to-date text that combines basic biomechanics with practical bioengineering issues. Biomechanics of the Upper Limbs: Mechanics, Modeling, and Musculoskeletal Injuries is an engineering oriented book focusing on upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders, as opposed to the more general introductions to cumulative trauma disorders and medical management related books. It covers musculoskeletal components of the upper extremities, their models, and the measurement and prediction of injury potential. Students and professionals will find it provides an excellent basic grounding in the subject. Topics include: A basic introduction to biomechanical principles Gross structure of the musculoskeletal system, including bone and soft tissue Organization of muscles and muscle anatomy, types of fibers, contractile theories, and muscle receptors Modeling of muscle mechanics Models of the upper limbs Types of musculoskeletal disorders and the scientific evidence for risk factors, as well as epidemiology Instrumentation for motion, pressure, force and nerve conduction measurements, and electromyography Job and worksite analysis Hand tools Office environment seating and computer devices

Computational Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System

Author: Ming Zhang,Yubo Fan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466588039

Category: Medical

Page: 404

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Computational biomechanics is an emerging research field that seeks to understand the complex biomechanical behaviors of normal and pathological human joints to come up with new methods of orthopedic treatment and rehabilitation. Computational Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System collects the latest research and cutting-edge techniques used in computational biomechanics, focusing on orthopedic and rehabilitation engineering applications. The book covers state-of-the-art techniques and the latest research related to computational biomechanics, in particular finite element analysis and its potential applications in orthopedics and rehabilitation engineering. It offers a glimpse into the exciting potentials for computational modeling in medical research and biomechanical simulation. The book is organized according to anatomical location—foot and ankle, knee, hip, spine, and head and teeth. Each chapter details the scientific questions/medical problems addressed by modeling, basic anatomy of the body part, computational model development and techniques used, related experimental studies for model setup and validation, and clinical applications. Plenty of useful biomechanical information is provided for a variety of applications, especially for the optimal design of body support devices and prosthetic implants. This book is an excellent resource for engineering students and young researchers in bioengineering. Clinicians involved in orthopedics and rehabilitation engineering may find this work to be both informative and highly relevant to their clinical practice.

Orthopaedic Basic Science

Biology and Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System

Author: Joseph A. Buckwalter,Thomas A. Einhorn,Sheldon R. Simon

Publisher: Amer Academy of Orthopaedic

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 873

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Disc 1. Orthopaedic basic science [text] on CD-ROM -- Disc 2. PowerPoint slide bank.

Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine

Author: Robert C. Ward

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781734974

Category: Medical

Page: 1285

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Thoroughly revised for its Second Edition, Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine is the only comprehensive, current osteopathic text. It provides broad, multidisciplinary coverage of osteopathic considerations in the basic sciences, behavioral sciences, family practice and primary care, and the clinical specialties and demonstrates a wide variety of osteopathic manipulative methods. This edition includes new chapters on biomechanics, microbiology and infectious diseases, health promotion and maintenance, osteopathic psychiatry, emergency medicine, neuromusculoskeletal medicine, rehabilitation, sports medicine, progressive inhibition of neuromuscular structures, visceral manipulation, A.T. Still osteopathic methods, treatment of acutely ill hospital patients, somatic dysfunction, clinical research and trials, outcomes research, and biobehavioral interactions with disease and health. Compatibility: BlackBerry(R) OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile(TM) Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC

Biomechanics in the Musculoskeletal System

Author: Manohar M. Panjabi,Augustus A. White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 196

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Learn the principles of biomechanics that will help you improve patient care and further your understanding of the various aspects of musculoskeletal systems. This book examines the principles of mechanical engineering essential to the musculoskeletal system, and makes these concepts relevant to medical professionals and others who may not have the mathematical background of an engineer. Each biomechanical principle is described in five basic steps: definition; description; lay examples; clinical examples; and explanatory notes. Through this well-illustrated, cohesive discussion of biomechanics, you'll find an understandable and logical approach to the musculoskeletal system that will enhance any practice.

Sports Biomechanics

Reducing Injury and Improving Performance

Author: Roger Bartlett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135826234

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 296

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This advanced text is the companion volume to Introduction to Sports Biomechanics, also written by Roger Bartlett. Focussing on third year undergraduate and postgraduate topics the text explores sports injury in relation to biomechanics. Part One presents a detailed examination of sports injury, including the properties of biological materials, mechanisms of injury occurrence, risk reduction, and the estimation of forces in biological structures. Part Two concentrates on the biomechanical enhancement of sports performance and covers in detail the analysis of sports technique, statistical and mathematical modelling of sports movements, and the feedback of results to improve performance. Each chapter feature an introduction, summary, references, example exercises and suggestions for further reading, making this an invaluable textbook for students who wish to specialize in sports biomechanics or sports injury and rehabilitation.

Biomechanics of the Human Body

Author: Emico Okuno,Luciano Fratin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461485762

Category: Science

Page: 164

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Biomechanics of the Human Body teaches basic physics concepts using examples and problems based on the human body. The reader will also learn how the laws of mechanics may help to understand the conditions of the static and dynamic equilibrium of one of the marvels of nature: the human body. The mathematical language used in physics has always been pointed out as responsible for students’ difficulties. So, each concept given is followed by explanatory examples, with subsequent application and fixation exercises. It is a richly illustrated book that facilitates the comprehension of presented concepts. Biomechanics of the Human Body can be useful to students of physical and occupational therapy, physical education, the life sciences, and health care professionals who deal with biomechanics. This book is also recommended for sport practitioners as well as the general reader interested in the mechanics of the human body.

Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children

Author: Susan K Effgen

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803638906

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Ensure children with disabilities and special healthcare needs achieve their full potential. Noted authority Susan Effgen and a team of scholars and clinical experts explore the role of the physical therapist in meeting the needs of children and their families in a culturally appropriate context using a family-centered, abilities-based model. The 2nd Edition of this landmark text has been thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded to encompass all of today's new theories, clinical applications, and skills. From the major body systems to assistive technology and intervention support, you'll develop the clinical knowledge you need to provide a child with the very best care from initial examination to graduation from your services.

Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant - E-Book

Author: Gary A. Shankman,Robert C. Manske

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291597

Category: Medical

Page: 536

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Designed to meet the unique needs of physical therapist assistants, Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 3rd Edition focuses on critical thinking and helps you apply fundamental orthopedic principles in physical therapy interventions. Clear explanations cover basic concepts such as the PTA's role in physical assessment of flexibility, strength, endurance, and balance, along with the specifics of tissue healing; medications; gait and joint mobilization; and an introduction to biomechanics. It also describes the application of therapeutic interventions for many orthopedic conditions by region and affliction. Edited by two experienced clinicians, Gary A. Shankman and Robert C. Manske, and written by contributors who are experts in their respective fields, this is your one-stop source for PTA practice in orthopedics.

Rothman-Simeone The Spine E-Book

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Author: Harry N. Herkowitz,Steven R. Garfin,Frank J. Eismont,Gordon R. Bell,Richard A. Balderston

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437736246

Category: Medical

Page: 2096

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Rothman-Simeone The Spine helps you achieve optimal outcomes in the clinical practice of spine surgery in adults and children. Drs. Harry N. Herkowitz, Steven R. Garfin, Frank J. Eismont, Gordon R. Bell, Richard Balderston, and an internationally diverse group of authorities help you keep up with the fast-paced field and get the best results from state-of-the-art treatments and surgical techniques, such as spinal arthroplasty and the latest spinal implants and equipment. An all-new full-color design and surgical videos online at www.expertconsult.com make this classic text more invaluable than ever before. Get the best results from the full range of both surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches with guidance from the world’s most trusted authorities in orthopaedic spine surgery. Find important information quickly through pearls, pitfalls, and key points that highlight critical points. Watch experts perform key techniques in real time with videos, on DVD and online, demonstrating minimally invasive surgery: SED procedure; thorascopic techniques; lumbar discectomy; pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO); C1, C2 fusion; intradural tumor; cervical laminoforaminoty; and much more. Apply the newest developments in the field thanks to expert advice on minimally invasive surgery, spinal arthroplasty and the latest spinal implants and equipments. See procedures clearly through an all new full-color design with 2300 color photographs and illustrations placed in context. Access the fully searchable contents of text online at www.expertconsult.com.

Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise

Author: Peter M. McGinnis

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492581585

Category: Science

Page: 456

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Taking a unique approach to the presentation of mechanical concepts, Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise eBook, Third Edition With Web Resource, introduces exercise and sport biomechanics in simple terms. 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. Rather than presenting the principles as isolated and abstract, the text enables students to discover the principles of biomechanics for themselves through observation. By examining ordinary activities firsthand, students will develop meaningful explanations resulting in a deeper understanding of the underlying mechanical concepts. This practical approach combines striking visual elements with clear and concise language to encourage active learning and improved comprehension. This updated edition maintains the organization and features that made previous editions user friendly, such as a quick reference guide of frequently used equations printed on the inside cover and review questions at the end of each chapter to test students’ understanding of important concepts. The third edition also incorporates new features to facilitate learning: • Two online resources incorporate sample problems and use of video to allow practical application of the material. • New art and diagrams enhance problem sets and help students visualize the mechanics of real-world scenarios. • Increased number of review questions (200) and problem sets (120) provide an opportunity for practical application of concepts. • Greater emphasis on the basics, including improved descriptions of conversions and an expanded explanation of the assumption of point mass when modeling objects, provides a stronger foundation for understanding. • New content on deriving kinematic data from video or film and the use of accelerometers in monitoring physical activity keeps students informed of technological advances in the field. Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise eBook, Third Edition With Web Resource, is supplemented with two companion resources that will help students better comprehend the material. Packaged with this e-book, the web resource includes all of the problems from the book, separated by chapter, plus 18 sample problems that guide students step by step through the process of solving. This e-book may also be enhanced with access to MaxTRAQ Educational 2D software for Windows. MaxTRAQ Educational 2D software enables students to analyze and quantify real-world sport movements in video clips and upload their own video content for analysis. The software supplements the final section of the text that bridges the concepts of internal and external forces with the application of biomechanics; it also provides an overview of the technology used in conducting quantitative biomechanical analyses. The MaxTRAQ Educational 2D software must be purchased separately to supplement this e-book at the MaxTRAQ website. Instructors will benefit from an updated ancillary package. An instructor guide outlines each chapter and offers step-by-step solutions to the quantitative problems presented, as well as sample lecture topics, student activities, and teaching tips. A test package makes it easy to prepare quizzes and tests, and an image bank contains most of the figures and tables from the text for use in developing course presentations. Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise, Third Edition, is ideal for those needing a deeper understanding of biomechanics from a qualitative perspective. Thoroughly updated and expanded, this text makes the biomechanics of physical activity easy to understand and apply.

Orthopaedic Pathology

Author: Peter G. Bullough

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323074731

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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Orthopaedic Pathology, 5th Edition, by Peter G. Bullough, MB, ChB, presents a unique, lavishly illustrated account of the pathology of arthritic disorders, metabolic disturbances, and soft tissue and bone tumors. Nearly 2,000 high-quality pathologic slides, diagnostic images, and gross specimens-side-by-side-depict the appearance of a wide range of conditions and correlate orthopaedic pathology to clinical practice for greater diagnostic accuracy. It’s the ideal resource for the orthopaedic surgeon and radiologist as well as the trainee and practicing pathologist. Provides extensive coverage of arthritic disorders, metabolic disturbances, soft tissue tumors, bone tumors, and rare disorders-not just tumors, which most books emphasize-for guidance on the most commonly seen conditions. Uses nearly 2000 high-quality illustrations-including pathology, histology, radiologic imaging, and schematic line diagrams-that present a clear visual correlation between pathology and clinical images to aid in diagnosis. Includes a chapter on imaging techniques, interpretation, and strategies that provides a foundation of knowledge in radiology. Features brief text, including bulleted lists of key points and information, that makes reference quick and learning easy. Offers updated coverage of immunohistochemistry and molecular pathology-along with examples from the latest imaging and pathologic techniques-to help you recognize the presentation of disorders using these approaches. Features discussions of some rare conditions, equipping you to diagnose even the least common orthopaedic disorders.

Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System

Author: James Watkins

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN: 9780736078900

Category: Medical

Page: 399

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"Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System, Second Edition, "offers readers a clear conception of how the components of the musculoskeletal system coordinate to produce movement and adapt to the strain of everyday physical activity and the effects of aging.

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

Author: Dennis Dirkmaat

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118255410

Category: Social Science

Page: 600

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A Companion to Forensic Anthropology presents the most comprehensive assessment of the philosophy, goals, and practice of forensic anthropology currently available, with chapters by renowned international scholars and experts. Highlights the latest advances in forensic anthropology research, as well as the most effective practices and techniques used by professional forensic anthropologists in the field Illustrates the development of skeletal biological profiles and offers important new evidence on statistical validation of these analytical methods. Evaluates the goals and methods of forensic archaeology, including the preservation of context at surface-scattered remains, buried bodies and fatal fire scenes, and recovery and identification issues related to large-scale mass disaster scenes and mass grave excavation.

Operative Elbow Surgery E-Book

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Author: David Stanley,Ian Trail

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070204699X

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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This is an authoritative and comprehensive resource for orthopaedic surgeons and trainees dealing with traumatic and non-traumatic disorders of the elbow. It covers all aspects of elbow surgery from anatomy, biomechanics, investigation and diagnosis, to the latest surgical approaches and implant devices. With full colour illustration s throughout this reference work provides practical instructions to the optimal surgical techniques (both traditional open and minimally invasive) for the full range of common and uncommon elbow disorders. An international team of contributors, carefully selected for their particular expertise discuss their preferred approaches and provide practical guidance on bone and soft tissue reconstruction. Comprehensive review of treatment options. Coverage takes you through basic science and biomechanics right up to the clinical application of the latest surgical techniques and devices. Outstanding full colour illustrations incorporated throughout. Provides an accurate visual guide to the surgical approaches and techniques under discussion World class team of expert contributing authors from Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. Therapeutic options and preferred methods of treatment are drawn from all over the world. Accompanying video clips of common procedures. Allows the user to see actual exams and procedures as performed by experts