Biomechanical Evaluation of Movement in Sport and Exercise: The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide

2nd Edition

Carl J. Payton, Adrian Burden

Routledge
Published December 19, 2017
Textbook - 260 Pages - 106 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415632669 - CAT# Y139494
Series: BASES Sport and Exercise Science

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Summary

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.

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