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By Mark L. Latash,Vladimir Zatsiorsky

Biomechanics and Motor keep watch over: Defining vital options provides an intensive replace to the speedily evolving fields of biomechanics of human movement and motor keep an eye on with examine released in biology, psychology, physics, medication, actual remedy, robotics, and engineering continually breaking new ground.

This publication clarifies the which means of the main usually used phrases, and comprises 4 elements, with half one overlaying biomechanical ideas, together with joint torques, stiffness and stiffness-like measures, viscosity, damping and impedance, and mechanical paintings and effort. different sections take care of neurophysiological innovations utilized in motor keep an eye on, similar to muscle tone, reflex, pre-programmed reactions, efferent reproduction, and crucial trend generator, and critical motor keep watch over options, together with redundancy and abundance, synergy, equilibrium-point speculation, and motor application, and posture and prehension from the sector of motor habit.

The ebook is geared up to hide smaller suggestions in the context of bigger options. for instance, inner types are lined within the bankruptcy on motor courses. significant techniques will not be in basic 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 key phrases for understanding
  • Identifies key theories, suggestions, and purposes throughout theoretical perspectives
  • Provides old context for definitions and idea evolution

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