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The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics

Elsevier Title
ISBN: 978-0-7020-5489-1

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The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics , 2nd Edition

with access to e-learning course [formerly Biomechanics in Clinic and Research]

By Jim Richards, BEng, MSc, PhD

380 pages
Trim Size 7 1/2 X 9 1/4 in
Copyright 2018
$198.00, Paperback, Reference

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ALL-ENCOMPASSING and EXPANDED, now covering the WHOLE BODY (lower quadrant PLUS upper quadrant and spine) - The Comprehensive Textbook of Clinical Biomechanics (formerly Biomechanics in Clinic and Research) presents the latest research in a form which is accessible, practical, thorough and up-to-the minute.


"a great overview, and a theoretical underpinning to clinical biomechanics."

"it would be a useful reference resource for many health departments"

"a brilliant textbook that assists the reader through a large, difficult topic"

“This book is a complete course comprising of fully integrated print and online components which bring quality animations to life.”

"This book is recommended for the library of any practitioner who has a strong interest in biomechanics and wishes to study further the concepts of biomechanics taking it to the next level."

Shaun Kelly, Podiatry Review. Vol. 65 No. 4

Key Features

• Starts from basic principles and builds up to complex concepts

• Highly practical with a constant clinical emphasis

• Written for all health care professionals including physiotherapists and podiatrists

New to this Edition

• Addition of upper quadrant and spine

• Title has changed to truly reflect the resource’s expanded and comprehensive approach

• Case studies and additional clinical examples

• New methods in EMG analysis

• Updated elearning course which is compatible with tablet and mobile devices

• A global team of writers

Related Links and Downloads

Biomechanics in Clinic and Research (http://www.biomechanicsonline.com) - Online course, by Jim Richards: animations, interactive tests and clear explanations

Table of Contents
Author Information

By Jim Richards, BEng, MSc, PhD, Professor of Biomechanics, Department of Allied Health Professions, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, UK

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