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Published by Human Kinetics in Champaign, IL .
Written in English


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Statement[edited by] Paul Allard, Ian A.F. Stokes, Jean-Pierre Blanchi.
ContributionsAllard, Paul, 1952-, Stokes, Ian A.F., Blanchi, Jean-Pierre, 1938-
LC ClassificationsQP303 .T59 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 371 p. :
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1426621M
ISBN 100873226232
LC Control Number93037710

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Researchers, graduate students, and practitioners alike will benefit from this state-of-the-art reference. It's the first book to explain in a single volume the essential components of three-dimensional analysis of human movement. Readers will gain a fundamental understanding of methods and technology used to capture, reconstruct, and process 3-D data; concepts and techniques of mechanical and 4/5(1). This volume explains the components of three-dimensional analysis of human movement. It provides an understanding of the underlying technology and modelling techniques - including robotics and virtual reality - for the quantification of human movement. QUANTITATIVE THREE-DIMENSIONAL DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT E. K. Antonsson and R. W. Mann Department of Mechanical Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts ABSTRACT A system has recently been developed to acquire automatically kinematic data on moving humans and process this to yield position, orientation, force Author: E.K. Antonsson, R.W. Mann. The book includes the three-dimensional analysis of 26 specific human joints, from the temporomandibular joint to the joints of the the book is advanced and assumes a knowledge of calculus and matrix algebra, the emphasis is on explaining movement concepts, not mathematical formulae.

Get this from a library! Three-dimensional analysis of human movement: [selected papers from an invited Symposium on Three-Dimensional Analysis, held in Montreal in July, ]. [Paul Allard;]. This book examines 3D analysis of human locomotion and discusses fundamental aspects of functional anatomy, motor control, and neuroscience applied to locomotion. It provides advice on setting up and operating a gait laboratory along with the essentials of instrumentation and the current modeling techniques for estimating muscle forces. In: Three-Dimensional Analysis of Human Movement, Allard, P., Stokes, I.A.F., Blanchi, J.P., Human Kinetics Pub., Champaign, IL, Here all the mechanics principles are taught with human movement or anatomical examples along with the necessary mathematics and physics. Two dimensional movements are presented along with the mathematical tools applicable to handle three-dimensional movements in future courses.

Three special issues of the scientific journal Human Movement Science have been devoted to the work of the 3-D Human Movement Analysis Group, as follows: Human Movement Science, Vol Issue 3, June Special issue on 3-D Analysis of Human Movement Edited by J. Dimnet, A. Junqua and P. Allard Table of contents. Three-dimensional analysis of human movement. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Allard, Paul, Stokes, Ian A. F., Blanchi, Jean-Pierre Date Publisher Human Kinetics Pub place Champaign, Leeds ISBN ISBN This item appears on. List. xii Kinematic Analysis of Human Movement both knowledge and techniques into manufacturers and service providers, and for market development. I hope this book will provide the readers with the basic tools that are necessary to go down the path that explores the fascinating realm of biomovement that I .   Thanks to improvements in motion recording technology and computer data processing, real-time, full-body 3D representations of human locomotions are now possible. This book examines 3D analysis of human locomotion and discusses fundamental aspects of Pages: