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.

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

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Maths and Mechanics Jim Richards
Chapter 2: Forces, Moments and Muscles Jim Richards
Chapter 3: Ground Reaction Forces, Impulse and Momentum Jim Richards
Chapter 4: Motion and Joint Motion Jim Richards
Chapter 5: Work, Energy and Power Jim Richards
Chapter 6: Inverse Dynamics Theory Jim Richards
Chapter 7: Measurement of Force and Pressure Jim Richards and Dominic Thewlis
Chapter 8: Methods of Analysis of Movement Jim Richards, Dominic Thewlis and Sarah Jane Hobbs
Chapter 9: Anatomical Models and Marker Sets Jim Richards and Dominic Thewlis
Chapter 10: Measurement of Muscle Function and Physiological Cost Jim Richards, Dominc Thewlis and James Selfe
Chapter 11: Biomechanics of Direct and Indirect Orthotic Management Jim Richards
Chapter 12: Common movement tasks in Clinical Assessment James Selfe, Jim Richards and Dominic Thewlis