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Intro to Biomechanics

What is sports biomechanics ?

” The application of physics and mechanics to the study of organism. In sport, biomechanics is especially concerned with how the human body applies forces to itself and to other bodies with which it comes into contact, and how the body is affected by external forces.”Kent: Oxford dictionary of sports science and medicine, p.60

Field of study applying the principles of mechanics to the study of animate movements.” Ashell: Dictionary of the sports and exercise.