Biomechanics and motor control : defining central concepts - download pdf or read online

By Mark L. Latash, Vladimir Zatsiorsky

ISBN-10: 0128003847

ISBN-13: 9780128003848

ISBN-10: 012800519X

ISBN-13: 9780128005194

Biomechanics and Motor keep watch over: Defining vital innovations provides a radical replace to the quickly evolving fields of biomechanics of human movement and motor keep watch over with learn released in biology, psychology, physics, drugs, actual treatment, robotics, and engineering regularly breaking new ground.

This publication clarifies the which means of the main usually used phrases, and contains 4 components, with half one masking biomechanical options, together with joint torques, stiffness and stiffness-like measures, viscosity, damping and impedance, and mechanical paintings and effort. different sections care for neurophysiological options utilized in motor regulate, akin to muscle tone, reflex, pre-programmed reactions, efferent reproduction, and valuable trend generator, and crucial motor regulate strategies, together with redundancy and abundance, synergy, equilibrium-point speculation, and motor application, and posture and prehension from the sphere of motor habit.

The booklet is prepared to hide smaller suggestions in the context of bigger options. for instance, inner types are coated within the bankruptcy on motor courses. significant options should not in simple terms outlined, yet given context as to how examine got here to exploit the time period during this demeanour.

  • Presents a unified method of an interdisciplinary, fragmented area
  • Defines keyword phrases for understanding
  • Identifies key theories, options, and functions throughout theoretical perspectives
  • Provides historic context for definitions and idea evolution

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11 Upper panel: Ground reaction force and the COM displacement during landing after a jump. A peak of the ground reaction force occurs earlier than the maximal COM displacement. Bottom panel: Force versus displacement relation. For the segment from “Maximal force” to “Maximum displacement” the relation is negative. The data are for a representative trial. The figure is courtesy of Dr S. Ambike (Penn State University). elastic potential energy and return it back to the system after the force removal).

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