The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics

The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics with access to e-learning course [formerly Biomechanics in Clinic and Research]Edition 2

Editors: By Jim Richards, BEng, MSc, PhD
ISBN: 9780702054891
Publication Date : Apr 20, 2018
Page Count: 364
Retail Price:
  • EUR: €139.00

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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
  • Book Reviews
Description

ALL-ENCOMPASSING and EXPANDED, now covering the WHOLE BODY (lower quadrant PLUS upper quadrant and spine) – The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics (formerly Biomechanics in Clinic and Research) presents the latest research in a form which is accessible, practical, thorough and up-to-the minute. Written by a leading expert in the field, The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics includes a unique online course including high-quality animations, interactive tests and clear explanations will enable you to gain a confident understanding of the clinical aspects of biomechanics.

Key Features

• Starts from basic principles and builds up to complex concepts

• Highly practical with a constant clinical emphasis

• Written for all health care professionals including physiotherapists and podiatrists

New Features

• Addition of upper quadrant and spine

• Title has changed to truly reflect the resource’s expanded and comprehensive approach

• Case studies and additional clinical examples

• New methods in EMG analysis

• Updated elearning course which is compatible with tablet and mobile devices

• A global team of writers

About the Editor
By Jim Richards, BEng, MSc, PhD, Professor of Biomechanics, Department of Allied Health Professions, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, UK
Table of Contents

Section 1: Mechanics and Biomechanics Theory

  1. Maths and Mechanics
  2. Jim Richards

  3. Forces, Moments and Muscles
  4. Jim Richards

  5. Ground Reaction Forces and Plantar Pressure
  6. Jim Richards, Aoife Healy, Nachiappan Chockalingam

  7. Motion and Joint Motion
  8. Jim Richards, Dominic Thewlis, Robert Needham, Nachiappan Chockalingam

  9. Work and Power During Human Movement
  10. Jim Richards

  11. Inverse Dynamics theory
  12. Jim Richards

    Section 2: Methods of Measurement and Modelling

  13. Measurement of Force and Pressure
  14. Jim Richard, Aoife Healy, Dominic Thewlis, Nachiappan Chockalingam

  15. Methods of Analysis of Movement
  16. Jim Richards, Dominic Thewlis, Jonnie Sinclair and Sarah Jane Hobbs

  17. Anatomical Models and Marker Sets
  18. Jim Richards, Dominic Thewlis, Ricardo Matias, Robert Needham, Nachiappan Chockalingam

  19. Electromyography
  20. P. Contessa, C.J. De Luca, Serge Roy and Jim Richards

    Section 3: Clinical Assessment

  21. The Biomechanics of Clinical Assessment
  22. James Selfe, Jim Richards, Dave Levine, Dominic Thewlis

  23. Biomechanics of Orthotic Management
  24. Jim Richards, Aoife Healy, Nachiappan Chockalingam

  25. Biomechanics of the Management of Lower Limb Amputees

Natalie Vanicek

Book Reviews

"it would be a useful reference resource for many health departments"

"a brilliant textbook that assists the reader through a large, difficult topic"

“This book is a complete course comprising of fully integrated print and online components which bring quality animations to life.¿




"This book is recommended for the library of any practitioner who has a strong interest in biomechanics and wishes to study further the concepts of biomechanics taking it to the next level."


Shaun Kelly, Podiatry Review. Vol. 65 No. 4