05:454 Introduction to Applied Biomechanics [Forbes]

Prerequisites: 05:251, 05:266 and 05:373 or permission of instructor.

This course will introduce students to the basic concepts of biomechanics related to human motor performance in physical activity, exercise and sport. Both static and dynamic movement analysis will be presented with the goal of developing further understanding of the general principles that may be optimized during simple and complex human movement. Basic biomechanical analysis will be introduced.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Instructor: Scott Forbes