University of Guelph 1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

75-227 Principles of Human Biomechanics W(3-1) [0.50]

Application of mechanical principles to the study of human movement. Topics include: motion analysis techniques, anthropometrics, biological tissue tolerance, muscle force generation, static and dynamic equilibrium, work/energy and impulse/momentum as they apply to the description of motion, injury of musculoskeletal tissues and optimization of human performance.

Prerequisites: 76-100 or 76-108.
Exclusions: 75-327.
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