Biomechanics in Sports Medicine

The quest to understand and explain the causal factors associated with the injury mechanisms underpinning biological failure are linked to understanding the biomechanics of human movement. This entry examines the role of biomechanics within the discipline of sports medicine and has an overall aim of providing a meaningful examination of biomechanics and its relationship with sports medicine.

To achieve these aims, this entry has been organized into four sections. First, a definition of biomechanics and its theoretical link to sports medicine is provided. This ...

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