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Biomechanics Practicals

Synopsis
A series of fully evaluated problem-oriented CAL materials to support laboratory practicals on human subjects.
Series
Practical and Tutorial Courseware for the Life Sciences, Tltp Project
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Computer program. Floppy disk. PC Widows or Apple Macintosh (separate versions).
Year of production
1995
Availability
Sale
Notes
Available to UK higher education institutions.
Uses
1st- and 2nd-year medicine and biomedical sciences.
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
biomechanics; computer-assisted learning; medical education; muscles; physiology - human; Teaching & Learning Technology Programme

Credits

Writer
Daniel Rafferty; David Kerwin; John Challis

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM

Sections

Title
Vertical jumping
Synopsis
1: Investigates relationships between force, impulse and momentum, using a human vertical jump as the model. They are guided through the analysis step by step using the equations from Newton's laws of motion to calculate velocity, momentum, impulse and di

Title
Running and walking
Synopsis
2: Shows how force changes human motion during running or walking.

Title
Static strength
Synopsis
3: Explores the concept of torque by varying the point of application of the load transducer on the limb, and by measuring the effect it has on the muscles' ability to generate force. The joint angle can be varied to explore the force-angle relationship d

Production Company

Name

Life Sciences Courseware Consortium

Distributor

Name

Queen Mary and Westfield College, Department of Physiology

Phone
020 7982 6375
Fax
020 7983 0457
Address
Mile End Road
London
E1 4NS
Notes
Contact: Dr Malcom George, e-mail: m.j.george@qmw.ac.uk

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