Type: Term Pronunciation: bī′ō-me-kan′iks Definitions: 1. The science concerned with the action of forces, internal or external, on the living body.
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the study of the mechanics of muscular activity.
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<study> The study of the body in terms of its mechanical structure and properties. Locomotion of the body is one of the more important things to which the mechanical laws are applied for study. ... (21 Mar 1998) ...
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(bi″o-mә-kan´iks) the application of mechanical laws to living structures. See also kinesiology.
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antirealistic system of dramatic production developed in the Soviet Union in the early 1920s by the avant-garde director Vsevolod Meyerhold. ... [2 related articles]
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biomechanics, biomechanical 1. The science concerned with the action of forces, internal or external, on the living body. 2. The study of the mechanical laws relating to the movement or structure of living organisms. 3. The study of body movements and of the forces acting on the musculoskeletal sy...
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Biomechanics (from βίος "life" and μηχανική "mechanics", In Modern Greek, εμβιομηχανική) is the study of the structure and function of biological systems such as humans, animals, plants, organs, and cells by means of the methods of mechanics. The word biomechanics developed...
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Application of mechanical engineering principles and techniques in the field of medicine and surgery, studying natural structures to improve those produced by humans. For example, mother-of-pearl is structurally superior to glass fibre, and deer antlers have outstanding durability because they are c...
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Study of the function of the body in relation to movement; especially important for repetitive movement sports like running; poor biomechanics can lead to injury
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[Meyerhold] Biomechanics was a system of actor training developed by Vsevolod Meyerhold. Its purpose was to widen the emotional potential of a theater piece and express thoughts and ideas that could not be easily presented through the naturalistic theater of the period. The techniques of Bio...
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