Applying Biomechanics in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Duane Knudson


Biomechanics also helps professionals in clinical settings to determine the extent of injury and to monitor progress during rehabilitation. Many sports medicine programs have specific evaluation and diagnostic systems for identification of musculoskeletal problems. The physical therapist and athletic trainer analyzing walking gait or an orthopaedic surgeon evaluating function after surgery all use biomechanics to help inform decisions about human movement.


Ankle Sprain Developmental Coordination Disorder Athletic Trainer Patellofemoral Pain Vastus Medialis Obliquus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Duane Knudson
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  1. 1.California State University at ChicoChicoUSA

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