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biomechanics Line breaks: bio|mech¦an¦ics
Pronunciation: /ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)mɪˈkanɪks/

Definition of biomechanics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The study of the mechanical laws relating to the movement or structure of living organisms.
Example sentences
  • Learn about the history of science and engineering underlying biomechanics and clinical movement analysis methods.
  • Contacting a trainer who has indepth knowledge of muscle mechanics, anatomy and biomechanics will put you on the right path.
  • He is a former swimming champion with a degree in engineering and training in biomechanics, biochemistry, fluid mechanics and sports physiology.

Derivatives

biomechanist

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The group included two MSc students from Loughborough, one a biomechanist, the other an exercise physiologist.
  • We need a biomechanist, a physiologist, a psychologist, a nutritionist and a physiotherapist.
  • The assistance of a biomechanist or a coach well-educated in biomechanics could be important in this phase of the swimmer's preparation.

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