Biomechanics of Joints

by Shyam D Ganvir, Suvarna Ganvir, Amit V Nagarale

The biomechanics of human movement is more likely to be concerned with some aspects of the human musculoskeletal system. The content of the book on the biomechanics of joints shows a significant importance for undergraduate physiotherapy students. This book focuses on how the various body structures are integrated into a system that enables the body as a whole to maintain a particular posture, also explains about biomechanics of individual joints such as Shoulder Joint, Elbow Joint, Wrist and Hand Complex, Hip Joint, Knee Joint, Ankle and Foot Complex, Spinal Column, Thoracic Spine and Temporomandibular Joint. All the chapters covered the details of anatomy and physiology, kinetics and kinematics of each and every individual joint. It depicts the muscle structure and function as the basis for determining how each structure contributes to the equilibrium and stability of the bodily joints in the neutral posture. This book also includes the various kinetics and kinematics of functional activities such as Standing up from a sitting position, Squatting, Climbing up the steps, Pulling, Pushing and punching and Press up or Push up.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Ganvir Shyam D
PDVVPF’S College of physiotherapy, Ahemednagar, Maharashtra, India
2. Ganvir Suvarna
PDVVPF’S College of physiotherapy, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
3. Nagarale Amit V MIP College of Physiotherapy, MIMSR Medical College, Latur, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789350904947
Speciality Physiotherapy
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11797
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 260
Book Type Textbook

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