Definitions for biomechanicsˌbaɪ oʊ mɪˈkæn ɪks
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The branch of biophysics that deals with the mechanics of the human or animal body; especially concerned with muscles and the skeleton
The functioning of a particular part of a body
Biomechanics 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 during the early 1970s, describing the application of engineering mechanics to biological and medical systems.
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The mechanical laws and the action of forces in living structures.
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