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Biomechanics and Sports : Proceedings of the XI Winter Universiads 2003 - Paolo B. Pascolo

Biomechanics and Sports

Proceedings of the XI Winter Universiads 2003

By: Paolo B. Pascolo (Editor)

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On XXI Winter Universiads 2003, CISM offered its scientific contribution by hosting a conference on mechanics applied to sports and, in general, to human movement. The conference was conceived as a chance to overview experiences gained from several operators working on different aspects of biomechanics. The reader will face in these proceedings bioengineering aspects, control issues, techniques for the optimization of human performances as well as methods for the improvement of athletic equipments and devices. Biomechanical data and signal processing, biomaterials and robotics complete the proposed framework. Some works were consistent with the fact that 2003 was designated as European Year of Disabled People. Indeed, many innovations in sport and biomechanics could suggest interesting rehabilitative applications and a better prevention of some pathologies due to the exercise of some normal activities like professional cycling. Z

Preface
The biomedical engineering education in Italyp. 1
Video-fluoroscopy based investigation of intervertebral kinematics for sport medicine applicationp. 5
Computation of rigid body motion parameters from video-based measurementsp. 11
Mechanical ventilators and ventilator testersp. 27
Cardiovascular and metabolic effort in a world class sailor at different wind velocitiesp. 37
A mechanical model of the biceps brachii musclep. 43
Evaluation of quadriceps muscles in anterior knee pain : a possible sport medicine applicationp. 53
A neural-based model for the control of the arm during planar ballistic movementsp. 59
The relevance of auditory information in optimizing hammer throwers performancep. 67
Complex test of cycling performancep. 75
Foot-floor interaction in classic dancersp. 89
Gait pattern of professional fencersp. 97
Gait alterations on carriers of bilateral arthroplasty of the hip suffering from LES : clinical, radiographic and instrumental evaluation with gait analysisp. 111
Quantification with gait analysis of biomechanic risk protofactors regarding the patellar tendinosis in athletes with varus kneep. 123
Teaching a robot with human natural movementsp. 135
Numerical simulation of motorcycles crash testp. 147
Biomechanical power analysis in Nordic and alpine skiingp. 161
3-D kinematic and kinetic analysis of G-slalom at Valbadia cup-race in 2002p. 169
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ISBN: 9783211212103
ISBN-10: 3211212108
Series: CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 171
Published: 1st May 2004
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: AT
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 17.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.33