View Full Version : Biomechanics text geared to occupational therapy?

11-18-2004, 07:47 AM
Dear list,

I am looking for advice/recommendations regarding the selection of an
undergraduate text book(s) for introductory kinesiology/biomechanics
that is too be taught to Occupational Therapy and Chiropractic students.
Although I am familiar with the general text books listed below; I was
wondering if anyone has knowledge of any text books that are
specifically geared towards the Occupational Therapy and/or Chiropractic

1) Hamill and Knutzen, Biomechanical Basis of Human Movement,
Lippincott Williams & Williams, Inc

2) LeVeau, Biomechanics of Human Motion, Williams & Lissner's Press

3) Biewener, Biomechanics: Structures and Systems, A Practical
Approach, Oxford University Press

4) Enoka, Neuromechanical Basis of Kinesiology, Human Kinetics

5) Ozkaya and Nordin, Fundamentals of Biomechanics, Equilibrium,
Motion and Deformation, Van Nostrand-Reinhold Press

6) Winter, Biomechanics and Motor Control of Human Movement,
Wiley-Interscience, Inc

7) Mow and Hayes, Basic Orthopedic Biomechanics, Lippincott-Raven

Thank you for your help,

Mike Torry, PhD

Steadman Hawkins Sports Medicine Foundation

Biomechanics Research Laboratory

Vail, CO 81657

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