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Of great interest to biomechanists are the mechanical properties of these tissues. Generally, when analyzing the mechanical properties of such structures, we discern the external forces that are applied to the structure and relate them to the resulting deformation of the structure. The ability of a structure to resist deformation depends on its material organization and overall shape. Therefore, this type of analysis is important because it provides information on the mechanical properties of the structure that may ultimately influence its function.
____ Movement is a change in place, position, or posture occurring over time. 3. ____ Kinesiology is the study of human motion. 4. ____ The axial skeleton includes the upper and lower extremities. 5. ____ Any angular motion has an axis of rotation. 6. ____ A relative angle is the same as a segment angle. 7. ____ When the joint angle between two segments increases, the action that occurs is flexion. 8. ____ Sagittal plane motion of the ankle is called pronation and supination. 9. ____ The right arm is ipsilateral to the right leg.
A. 1920s and 1930s b. 1940s and 1950s c. 1960s and 1970s d. 1980s and 1990s 2. Which of the following is an example of quantitative analysis? a. A coach correcting a free throw b. Determination of the force acting on the femur in a long jumper c. A physical therapist watching a patient exercise d. All of the above 3. Which of the following is an example of angular motion? a. b. c. d. The arm of a pitcher throwing a ball A parachutist in free fall The path of a baseball while it is in the air None of the above 4.