A Primer of Biomechanics

A Primer of Biomechanics

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This is the first volume of its kind to present the principles of biomechanics with a highly clinical orientation. Dr. Lucas and his colleagues have assembled a practical guide using case presentations to make this very technical and complicated material attractive to the orthopaedic resident and practitioner. This quser-friendlyq text is further enhanced by well integrated chapters covering all the basic materials and the latest information of this rapidly evolving field. Each case presentation is followed by a detailed, but easily understandable explanation of the biomechanical principles involved and includes protocols for treatment. A must-have for orthopaedic residents and practitioners.Further Reading Beer FP, Johnston ER: Mechanics of Materials. McGraw-Hill, New York, 1981. Burstein AH, Wright TM: Fundamentals of Orthopaedic Biomechanics. Williams aamp; Wilkins, Baltimore, 1994. Hayes WC: Biomechanics of corticalanbsp;...

Title:A Primer of Biomechanics
Author:George L. Lucas, Francis W. Cooke, Elizabeth Friis
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 1999


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