Essays about: "biomechanics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 essays containing the word biomechanics.

  1. 1. Sport specific strength in alpine competitive skiing : What characterizes alpine elite skiers?

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för fysisk aktivitet och hälsa

    Author : Mathias Moberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Alpine Skiing; biomechanics; physiology; strength training; elite athletest; alpine elite skiers;

    Abstract : Introduction: Alpine skiing has changed since the 1990s and it is unclear what sport specific strength is within modern alpine elite skiing. Purpose: The aim of this study was to create a strength profile and to investigate what sport specific strength is within alpine elite skiers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Orthotic interventions for lower limb impaired patients with multiple sclerosis: an Umbrella Review

    University essay from Jönköping University/HHJ. Ortopedteknisk plattform

    Author : Johan Petersson; Swan Yen Eng; [2022]
    Keywords : Multiple sclerosis; Lower limb; Orthotics; Umbrella Review; Biomechanics; Multiple skleros; Lägre extremitet; Ortoser; Umbrella Review; Biomekanik;

    Abstract : Background: Multiple sclerosis is a chronic inflammatory auto-immune disease with various symptoms, which requires comprehensive multidisciplinary treatment for distinct and individualized conditions. Reviews on this population address treatment alternatives (i.e., pharmaceutical and rehabilitation). READ MORE

  3. 3. Image analysis on the structure of the Achilles tendon

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Linnea Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : biomechanics; Achilles tendon; image analysis; image processing; tendons; synchrotron; computed tomography; phase contrast; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon of the human body which makes injuries of it very painful and incapacitating. A common factor of the pain are heterotopic ossifications, which are mineral deposits occurring inside the normal tendon tissue. Why and how heterotopic ossifications occur are somewhat unknown. READ MORE

  4. 4. Subject-specific image analysis and computational modelling of the human Achilles tendon

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Johanna Panzar; Erika Thörn; [2021]
    Keywords : image analysis; Achilles tendon; FE model; biomechanics; CT image; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Achilles tendon rupture is becoming more prevalent with an increasing population of middle aged people participating in recreational sports. A torn Achilles tendon will likely not regain its original function, and it is unknown what treatment options are optimal. READ MORE

  5. 5. Female adolescent basketball players performance on Y-balance Test, a motor control test battery and hip abductor strength before and after a seven weeks preventive biomechanics program : An uncontrolled pilot intervention study

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för hälsa, lärande och teknik

    Author : Camilla Skogh; [2021]
    Keywords : Adolescent; basketball; biomechanics; hip strength; motor control; prevention; Y-balance test;

    Abstract : Background: Basketball is one of the most popular physical activities in the world and lower limb joints are constantly exposed to physical stress. Girls have been shown to perform athletic movement with an adverse biomechanical profile with high risk for injury. READ MORE