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[treated as singular] The study of the mechanical laws relating to the movement or structure of living organisms.
- ‘These typically develop specialist skills in one of three sports science disciplines: biomechanics, physiology and psychology.’
- ‘But his jog from computer science to biomechanics, while at the University of Oregon, set him in the right direction for a promising career.’
- ‘The recipient projects include everything from biomechanics to genetic research, mathematical theories to computational finance.’
- ‘The assistance of a biomechanist or a coach well-educated in biomechanics could be important in this phase of the swimmer's preparation.’
- ‘Contacting a trainer who has indepth knowledge of muscle mechanics, anatomy and biomechanics will put you on the right path.’
- ‘In biomechanics, movements are defined by the start, middle and end positions.’
- ‘Until next time, think about how the science of biomechanics can help eliminate some gray areas in our quest for improving performance.’
- ‘Both had ball skills that pushed the laws of physics and biomechanics to the limit.’
- ‘Yet museums are also places where complex matters such as systematics, biomechanics, and crystallography are investigated.’
- ‘As an expert in biomechanics, his appointment brings the Caribbean up to speed with most other leading cricket nations, all of whom have embraced the scientific aspect of the game in recent years.’
- ‘Of the subjects she takes at the Institute she prefers physiology, anatomy and biomechanics - wanting perhaps to know all about how her body works in gymnastics.’
- ‘Approximately 80 students attend each year, and become educated in biomechanics, anatomy, and work on the forge.’
- ‘He is a former swimming champion with a degree in engineering and training in biomechanics, biochemistry, fluid mechanics and sports physiology.’
- ‘Learn about the history of science and engineering underlying biomechanics and clinical movement analysis methods.’
- ‘Currently, he is an associate professor, specializing in biomechanics.’
- ‘Now sports science has lots of branches to it these days, from physiology to biomechanics, dietetics to psychology.’
- ‘British osteopaths now presented themselves as complementary practitioners specializing in biomechanics and the manipulation of the musculo-skeletal system.’
- ‘Each chapter is, in fact, a hidden lesson in physiology, biomechanics and environmental chemistry.’
- ‘He was chosen because of his international reputation of applying the science discipline of biomechanics to elite sports performance.’
- ‘Sports Science will be active in all of the camps, assisting in areas such as nutrition, psychology, biomechanics and physiology.’
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