Biomechanics and Gait Analysis
Descriptif détaillé : Biomechanics and Gait Analysis
It is written primarily for biomedical engineering students, professionals and biomechanists with a strong emphasis on medical devices and assistive technology, but is also of interest to clinicians and physiologists. It allows novice readers to acquire the basics of gait analysis, while also helping expert readers update their knowledge. The book covers the most up-to-date acquisition and computational methods and advances in the field.
What are the topics covered by "Biomechanics and Gait Analysis" ?
Key topics include muscle mechanics and modeling, motor control and coordination, and measurements and assessments.
This is the go to resource for an understanding of fundamental concepts and how to collect, analyze and interpret data for research, industry, clinical and sport.
- Details the fundamental issues leading to the biomechanical analyses of gait and posture
- Covers the theoretical basis and practical aspects associated with gait analysis
- Presents methods and tools used in the field, including electromyography, signal processing and spectral analysis, amongst others
Who is the author of "Biomechanics and Gait Analysis" ?
Dr. Nick Stergiou is the Chair of the Department of Biomechanics and the Distinguished Community Research Chair in Biomechanics and Professor as well as the Director of the Biomechanics Research Building and the Center for Research in Human Movement Variability at the University of Nebraska at Omaha where his primary appointment is.
He is also a Professor of the Department of Environmental, Agricultural, and Occupational Health of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
His research focuses on understanding variability inherent in human movement