KNR 282 Biomechanics of Human Movement. Dr. David Q. Thomas http://www.castonline.ilstu.edu/Thomas/. Kudos. Credit goes to Dr. McCaw for his contributions to these slides. Why study biomechanics?. Traditional teaching and coaching methods tell you what techniques to teach or coach.
Dr. David Q. Thomas
effects of forces acting
on a system (body)
Study of the body’s size and form
This would include measurements of:
7.78/0.288 = 27.014 inches
Can a cow really jump over the moon?
people can move.
Vsevolod Meyerhold’s Biomechanical Theatre
Safety & Performance Trade-Off
All that is needed to describe
and explain the motion of objects
Lab at ISU
Not to know is bad.
Not to wish to know is worse.