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

View: 8520

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.

Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System

Author: Margareta Nordin,Victor Hirsch Frankel

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781451117097

Category: Medical

Page: 454

View: 4384

Now in its fourth edition, Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System by Margareta Nordin and Victor Frankel 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.

Computational Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System

Author: Ming Zhang,Yubo Fan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466588047

Category: Medical

Page: 404

View: 3295

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.

Biomechanics of the Musculo-Skeletal System

Author: Benno M. Nigg,W. Herzog

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471978183

Category: Science

Page: 656

View: 4808

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 in the Musculoskeletal System

Author: Manohar M. Panjabi,Augustus A. White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 196

View: 7457

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.

Basic Biomechanics

Author: Susan Hall

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 007782217X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 576

View: 7162

The seventh edition of Basic Biomechanics has been significantly updated from the previous edition. The approach taken remains an integrated balance of qualitative and quantitative examples, applications, and problems designed to illustrate the principles discussed. The seventh edition also retains the important sensitivity to the fact that some beginning students of biomechanics possess weak backgrounds in mathematics. For this reason, it includes numerous sample problems and applications, along with practical advice on approaching quantitative problems. With balanced, integrated coverage of applied anatomy, mechanical principles, and relevant sport and daily living applications, this text introduces you to the basics of biomechanics. The quantitative aspects of biomechanics are presented in a manageable, progressive fashion, with practical advice on approaching both qualitative and quantitative problems in biomechanics

Musculoskeletal Trauma

Implications for Sports Injury Management

Author: Gary Delforge

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736038799

Category: Medical

Page: 251

View: 3001

A foundation book on sports injury management with application to musculoskeletal injuries, representing primary clinical concerns for clinicians dealing with sports injuries. It focuses on planning a sequential treatment program for soft tissue injuries and fractures.

Biomechanics and Motor Control of Human Movement

Author: David A. Winter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470398183

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 370

View: 804

The classic book on human movement in biomechanics, newlyupdated Widely used and referenced, David Winter’s Biomechanicsand Motor Control of Human Movement is a classic examination oftechniques used to measure and analyze all body movements asmechanical systems, including such everyday movements as walking.It fills the gap in human movement science area where modernscience and technology are integrated with anatomy, musclephysiology, and electromyography to assess and understand humanmovement. In light of the explosive growth of the field, this new editionupdates and enhances the text with: Expanded coverage of 3D kinematics and kinetics New materials on biomechanical movement synergies and signalprocessing, including auto and cross correlation, frequencyanalysis, analog and digital filtering, and ensemble averagingtechniques Presentation of a wide spectrum of measurement and analysistechniques Updates to all existing chapters Basic physical and physiological principles in capsule form forquick reference An essential resource for researchers and student inkinesiology, bioengineering (rehabilitation engineering), physicaleducation, ergonomics, and physical and occupational therapy, thistext will also provide valuable to professionals in orthopedics,muscle physiology, and rehabilitation medicine. In response to manyrequests, the extensive numerical tables contained in Appendix A:"Kinematic, Kinetic, and Energy Data" can also be found at thefollowing Web site: www.wiley.com/go/biomechanics

Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise

The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide

Author: Carl J. Payton,Adrian Burden

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136214453

Category: Medical

Page: 260

View: 8722

Now in a fully updated and revised new edition, this is still the only up-to-date, practical guide to the use of technology in sport and exercise biomechanics. It includes detailed explanations of the key theory underlying biomechanics testing and measurement, along with advice on choosing equipment and using it effectively. The second edition includes two completely new chapters on qualitative movement analysis and the assessment of movement coordination, and covers every key functional area in the biomechanics curriculum, including: motion analysis using video and on-line systems measurement of force and pressure measurement of torque and power using isokinetic dynamometry electromyography computational simulation and modelling of human movement research methodologies data processing. Published in association with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), it includes contributions from world leading researchers and pioneers in the field of sport and exercise biomechanics. Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise is a must-have text for all biomechanics laboratories and for any student undertaking a research project or course in methods, measurement or analysis in biomechanics.

Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Injury

Author: William Charles Whiting,Ronald F. Zernicke

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736054423

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 350

View: 7437

The fully updated second edition presents clear and accessible explanations of the biomechanical principles of injury and how injuries affects the normal function of muscles, connective tissues, and joints.

Orthopaedic Basic Science

Foundations of Clinical Practice

Author: Thomas A. Einhorn,Joseph A. Buckwalter,Regis J. O'Keefe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780892031771

Category: Musculoskeletal system

Page: 465

View: 9902

Designed for doctors-in-training and orthopaedic surgeons who desire information on what's new in basic science and how it effects their practice. Section topics include: Basic Principles in Orthopaedic Surgery, Physiology of Musculoskeletal Tissues, and Basic Principles of Musculoskeletal Disease and its Treatment. New to "OBs 3" are chapters on Evidence Based Medicine and Metabolic Bone Diseases.

Biomechanics of the Spine

Basic Concepts, Spinal Disorders and Treatments

Author: Fabio Galbusera,Hans-Joachim Wilke

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128128526

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 456

View: 2921

Biomechanics of the Spine encompasses the basics of spine biomechanics, spinal tissues, spinal disorders and treatment methods. Organized into four parts, the first chapters explore the functional anatomy of the spine, with special emphasis on aspects which are biomechanically relevant and quite often neglected in clinical literature. The second part describes the mechanics of the individual spinal tissues, along with commonly used testing set-ups and the constitutive models used to represent them in mathematical studies. The third part covers in detail the current methods which are used in spine research: experimental testing, numerical simulation and in vivo studies (imaging and motion analysis). The last part covers the biomechanical aspects of spinal pathologies and their surgical treatment. This valuable reference is ideal for bioengineers who are involved in spine biomechanics, and spinal surgeons who are looking to broaden their biomechanical knowledge base. The contributors to this book are from the leading institutions in the world that are researching spine biomechanics. Includes broad coverage of spine disorders and surgery with a biomechanical focus Summarizes state-of-the-art and cutting-edge research in the field of spine biomechanics Discusses a variety of methods, including In vivo and In vitro testing, and finite element and musculoskeletal modeling

Computational Modelling of Biomechanics and Biotribology in the Musculoskeletal System

Biomaterials and Tissues

Author: Z Jin

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0857096737

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 550

View: 8649

Computational Modelling of Biomechanics and Biotribology in the Musculoskeletal System reviews how a wide range of materials are modelled and how this modelling is applied. Computational modelling is increasingly important in the design and manufacture of biomedical materials, as it makes it possible to predict certain implant-tissue reactions, degradation, and wear, and allows more accurate tailoring of materials' properties for the in vivo environment. Part I introduces generic modelling of biomechanics and biotribology with a chapter on the fundamentals of computational modelling of biomechanics in the musculoskeletal system, and a further chapter on finite element modelling in the musculoskeletal system. Chapters in Part II focus on computational modelling of musculoskeletal cells and tissues, including cell mechanics, soft tissues and ligaments, muscle biomechanics, articular cartilage, bone and bone remodelling, and fracture processes in bones. Part III highlights computational modelling of orthopedic biomaterials and interfaces, including fatigue of bone cement, fracture processes in orthopedic implants, and cementless cup fixation in total hip arthroplasty (THA). Finally, chapters in Part IV discuss applications of computational modelling for joint replacements and tissue scaffolds, specifically hip implants, knee implants, and spinal implants; and computer aided design and finite element modelling of bone tissue scaffolds. This book is a comprehensive resource for professionals in the biomedical market, materials scientists and mechanical engineers, and those in academia. Covers generic modelling of cells and tissues; modelling of biomaterials and interfaces; biomechanics and biotribology Discusses applications of modelling for joint replacements and applications of computational modelling in tissue engineering

Equine Exercise Physiology

The Science of Exercise in the Athletic Horse

Author: Kenneth William Hinchcliff,Andris J. Kaneps,Raymond J. Geor

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702028576

Category: Medical

Page: 463

View: 4850

Equine Exercise Physiology provides the most up-to-date, in-depth coverage of the basic sciences required for an understanding of the physiology of the equine athlete. This book provides a thorough grounding in the basic physiology of each body system and in particular the responses of each body system to exercise and training. It is the ideal resource for those interested in equine exercise physiology: undergraduate and post-graduate students in exercise science, comparative physiology, biology and veterinary science; veterinary students; horse trainers and owners of sport horses; journalists writing in equine specialty magazines; and interested lay persons. Topics include: the musculoskeletal system and physiology; tendon, ligament and joint physiology; the biomechanics of locomotion; respiratory, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal systems; metabolism and nutritional management; thermoregulation; hematology and immunology Written by the top experts currently working in the area of equine exercise physiology Designed for those seeking comprehensive information in a digestible format about the basic science of equine exercise physiology, rather than the clinical aspects Over 250 high quality illustrations that amplify and illustrate important points Information available in a readily accessible format.

Biomechanics of Living Organs

Hyperelastic Constitutive Laws for Finite Element Modeling

Author: Yohan Payan,Jacques Ohayon

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0128040602

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 9382

Biomechanics of Living Organs: Hyperelastic Constitutive Laws for Finite Element Modeling is the first book to cover finite element biomechanical modeling of each organ in the human body. This collection of chapters from the leaders in the field focuses on the constitutive laws for each organ. Each author introduces the state-of-the-art concerning constitutive laws and then illustrates the implementation of such laws with Finite Element Modeling of these organs. The focus of each chapter is on instruction, careful derivation and presentation of formulae, and methods. When modeling tissues, this book will help users determine modeling parameters and the variability for particular populations. Chapters highlight important experimental techniques needed to inform, motivate, and validate the choice of strain energy function or the constitutive model. Remodeling, growth, and damage are all covered, as is the relationship of constitutive relationships of organs to tissue and molecular scale properties (as net organ behavior depends fundamentally on its sub components). This book is intended for professionals, academics, and students in tissue and continuum biomechanics. Covers hyper elastic frameworks for large tissue deformations Considers which strain energy functions are the most appropriate to model the passive and active states of living tissue Evaluates the physical meaning of proposed energy functions

Multiple Muscle Systems

Biomechanics and Movement Organization

Author: Jack M. Winters,Savio L-Y. Woo

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461390303

Category: Science

Page: 801

View: 1941

The picture on the front cover of this book depicts a young man pulling a fishnet, a task of practical relevance for many centuries. It is a complex task, involving load transmission throughout the body, intricate balance, and eye head-hand coordination. The quest toward understanding how we perform such tasks with skill and grace, often in the presence of unpredictable pertur bations, has a long history. However, despite a history of magnificent sculptures and drawings of the human body which vividly depict muscle ac tivity and interaction, until more recent times our state of knowledge of human movement was rather primitive. During the past century this has changed; we now have developed a considerable database regarding the com position and basic properties of muscle and nerve tissue and the basic causal relations between neural function and biomechanical movement. Over the last few decades we have also seen an increased appreciation of the impor tance of musculoskeletal biomechanics: the neuromotor system must control movement within a world governed by mechanical laws. We have now col lected quantitative data for a wealth of human movements. Our capacity to understand the data we collect has been enhanced by our continually evolving modeling capabilities and by the availability of computational power. What have we learned? This book is designed to help synthesize our current knowledge regarding the role of muscles in human movement. The study of human movement is not a mature discipline.