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Bio Mechanics

Biomechanical Elements:

Biomechanics involves the application of portions of physics, especially mechanics, to living organisms. Some of the biomechanics issues involved in accidents include:

  • Strength of various bones
  • Failure strength of muscles, tendon, and ligaments
  • Vertebral disk failure strength
  • The physiological factors involved in the functioning of the senses
  • Mechanical aspects of vision and hearing
  • Physics of sound
  • Some aspects of digestion
  • Physiological aspects of drug metabolism, including the effects of shock on absorption and metabolism
  • Magnitude, direction and duration of forces expected to cause injury
  • Maximum expected strength based on height and weight
  • Influence of age on strength, dexterity, and performance
  • Biomechanical aspects of disabilities, neuromuscular diseases, and performance

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