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An introduction to human movement and biomechanics

Author: Andrew Kerr, Ph. D.; Philip J Rowe
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier, [2019] ©2019
Series: Physiotherapy essentials.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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Now in its seventh edition, this reputable textbook is an ideal introduction to the study of human movement and an excellent reference encouraging and directing further study. For the first time there is a chapter dedicated to measuring and understanding physical activity, recognising the importance of this area to many health and sports professionals. More time is spent explaining the basic principles of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Kerr, Ph. D.; Philip J Rowe
ISBN: 9780702062360 0702062367
OCLC Number: 1104592436
Description: xvi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Section I. How Things Move and Flow Section II. Human Movement Section III. Measurement of Movement Section IV. Restoring and Optimising Human Movement
Series Title: Physiotherapy essentials.
Responsibility: edited by Andy Kerr and Philip Rowe.

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Now in its seventh edition, this reputable textbook is an ideal introduction to the study of human movement and an excellent reference encouraging and directing further study. For the first time there is a chapter dedicated to measuring and understanding physical activity, recognising the importance of this area to many health and sports professionals. More time is spent explaining the basic principles of biomechanics and the way they can be used to improve practice, including tissue mechanics and movement analysis techniques -- Provided by the publisher.

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