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Who are Biomechanists?
A biomechanist might be an engineer or medical doctor; biomechanics, however, is not within the sole domain of either of these easily recognized professions.
Biomechanical vs. Medical
Biomechanics - the science concerned with the action of forces, internal and external, on the living body. (From Stedman’s Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions)
What is Biomechanics?
The discipline of biomechanics integrates the laws of physics and the working concepts of engineering...
When a Biomechanist can Help
In general, a biomechanist is a useful expert when liability questions involve human motion...
Biomechanics Analysis: The integration of the laws of physics, human structural anatomy, and engineering to describe the motion of the body and body segments.
Injury Causation Analysis: Coupling the knowledge of force and motion with a thorough understanding of functional human anatomy, biomechanics and human tissue mechanics to explore the possible relationships between external events and mechanically-induced human tissue injury.
Injury Mechanisms: Detailed descriptions of the injury causing sequence of events and how such events produce specific tissue damage (injury) in humans.


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