Biomechanics Quiz #1

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Biomechanics Quiz #1
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  1. Definition of Biomechanics
    Biomechanics is a branch of knowledge that deals with force and energy and their effects on living organisms and vital processes
  2. Angular Motion
    occurs when an object rotates around an axis of rotation
  3. Examples of Angular Motion
    • radial/ulnar deviation
    • flexion/extension
    • pronation/supination
    • abduction/adduction
    • internal (medial) rotation
    • external (lateral) rotation
    • horizontal flexion (adduction)
    • horizontal extension (abduction)
    • plantar flexion/dorsiflexion
    • inversion/eversion
    • right rotation/left rotation
    • right lateral flexion/left lateral flexion
  4. Linear Motion
    occurs when an object moves in a straight or curving line without rotation
  5. Examples of Linear Motion Outcomes
    • linear distance outcomes - vertical jumping
    • minimum time outcomes - cycling
    • linear speed outcomes - speed of a baseball
  6. Discrete Motion
    action is usually brief and has a well-defined beginning of movement and end of movement
  7. Examples of Discrete Motion
    • throwing
    • hitting
    • kicking
    • catching

    the influence of fluid forces on discrete motions is relatively small
  8. Continuous Motion
    action unfolds without a recognizable beginning and end in an ongoing and often repetitive fashion
  9. Examples of Continuous Motion
    • cycling
    • swimming
    • running

    the influence of fluid forces on continuous motions can be significant

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