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Routledge Handbook of Biomechanics and Human Movement Science

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Section 1 Biomechanics in sports 1.1 Biomechanics of Throwing Roger Bartlett and Matthew Robins 1.2 The Biomechanics of Snowboarding Greg Woolman 1.3 Biomechanics of Striking and Kicking Bruce Elliott, Jacqueline Alderson and Machar Reid 1.4 SWIMMING Ross H. Sanders, Stelios Psycharakis, Roozbeh Naemi, Carla McCabe, and Georgios Machtsiras 1.5 Biomechanics of the Long Jump N.P. Linthorne 1.6 External and Internal Forces in Sprint Running Joseph P. Hunter, Robert N. Marshall, and Peter J. McNair 1.7 Biomechanical Simulation Models of Sports Activities M.R. Yeadon and M.A. King Section 2 Injury, orthopedics and rehabilitation 2.1 Lower Extremity Injuries William C. Whiting and Ronald F. Zernicke 2.2 Upper Extremity Injuries Ronald F. Zernicke, William C. Whiting, and Sarah L. Manske 2.3 Biomechanics of Spinal Trauma Brian D. Stemper and Narayan Yoganandan 2.4 In vivo biomechanical study for INJURY PREVENTION Mario Lamontagne, D. L. Benoit, and A. Caraffa, G. Cerulli, 2.5 Impact attenuation performance and injury with artificial turf Rosanne S. Naunheim Section 3 Health and rehabilitation 3.1 Influence of backpack weight on biomechanical and physiological responses of children during treadmill walking Youlian Hong, Jing Xian Li, and Gert-Peter Bruggemann 3.2 Ankle proprioception in young ice hockey players, runners, and sedentary people Jing Xian Li and Youlian Hong 3.3 The plantar pressure characteristics during Tai Chi exercise De Wei Mao, Youlian Hong, and Jing Xian Li 3.4 BIOMECHANICAL STUDIES FOR UNDERSTANDING FALLS IN OLDER ADULTS Daina L Sturnieks and Stephen R Lord 3.5 Postural control in Parkinson's disease Stephan Turbanski Section 4 Training, learning and coaching 4.1 APPLICATION OF BIOMECHANICS IN SOCCER TRAINING W. S. Erdmann 4.2 Exploring the perceptual-motor workspace: New approaches to skill acquisition and training Chris Button 4.3 Application of biomechanics in martial art training Manfred M. Vieten 4.4 Developmental and Biomechanical Characteristics of Motor Skill Learning Jin H. Yan, Bruce Abernethy, Jerry R. Thomas 4.5 Using Biomechanical Feedback to Enhance Skill Learning and Performance Bruce Abernethy, Richard S.W. Masters, and Tiffany Zachry Section 5 . Methodologies and systems of measurement 5.1 Measurement of Pressure Distribution Ewald M. Hennig 5.2 Measurement for Deriving Kinematic Parameters: Numerical Methods Young-Hoo Kwon 5.3 Methodology in Alpine and Nordic Skiing Biomechanics Hermann Schwameder Erich Muller Thomas Stoeggl Stefan Lindinger 5.4 MEASUREMENT AND ESTIMATION OF HUMAN BODY SEGMENT PARAMETERS Jennifer L. Durkin 5.5 Use of electromyography in studying human movement Travis W. Beck and Terry J. Housh

About the Author

Youlian Hong is the Distinguished Professor at the China Chengdu Sports University and Adjunct Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a fellow and the Past President of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports. Roger Bartlett is Professor of Sports Biomechanics in the School of Physical Education, University of Otago, New Zealand. He is an Invited Fellow of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports (ISBS) and the European College of Sports Sciences.

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