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PUBH.5311 Occupation Biomechanics (Formerly 19.531)

Id: 003562 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

The anatomical and physiological basis of human motor capabilities. Quantitative models are developed to explain muscle strength performance, motion control, physical fatigue, and acute and chronic musculoskeletal trauma, particularly static link models of lifting and other manual activities. Application to the evaluation and design of various tasks and occupations.

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