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Biomechanics and Motor Control of Human Movement, 2nd Edition Hardcover – May 17 1990

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Biomechanics of human movement can be defined as the interdiscipline which describes, analyzes, and assesses human movement. Read the first page
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A must have for anyone serious about biomechanics Nov. 22 2006
By B. Wallace - Published on
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This book is a must have for biomechanics Graduate students. It looks at biomechanics from an engineering standpoint and technological standpoint, not just a math/physics standpoint. It is much cheaper (used) and just as good as the third edition. The only meaningful thing the third edition does better is describe filters (butterworth, spline, etc.). Some other parts of this book could be better explained, but I like the shortness of it overall. It also has Demster's anthropometric data in it that is the most commonly used for inverse dynamic solutions in biomechanics. Overall a great book and I'd recommend it to any advanced biomechanics student, even over the third edition all things considered.
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A Classic Nov. 20 2009
By Smita Rao - Published on
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This text is used in graduate classes across disciplines such as Exercise Science, Physical Therapy, Biomechanics, Motor Control / Neuroscience. It has emerged as one of the cornerstones of quantitative analysis of human motion. If you're in the field, you should know this book like the back of your hand. Concise, comprehensive and a great starting point for much discussion.

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