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rthomson67
11-04-1999, 07:55 PM
At 12:23 PM 11/4/99 +0200, Pia Ahvenjarvi wrote:
>Hello,
>
>I have a one biomechanical problem/question and
>got a tip to submit my guestion to this list.
>
>I need to know (if anyone has reported) the forces applied in finger
movement.
>Particularly I am interested in MCP joint.
>

Arthur Whittaker has done some work on finger forces. It was particularly
related to rock climbing but might be useful. You can contact him via the
sports-engineering mailing list.

Regards,

Ron.



Dr R D Thomson
Ballistics, Impact + Sports Eng Group
Mech Eng Dept, Glasgow Uni
Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland

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