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Biomedical Engineering Principles in Sports (Bioengineering, Mechanics, and Materials

New or Used: 16 copies from $283.82
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I. Golf.- 1. Aerodynamics ofthe Golf Ball.- 2. Engineering Methodology in Golf Studies.- 3. Physics and Mechanics of the Golf Swing.- 4. Eye and Head Movements During the Golf Putting Stroke.- II. Tennis.- 5. Tennis Ball Aerodynamics and Dynamics.- 6. Shoe-Surface Interaction in Tennis.- 7. Biomechanics of Tennis Strokes.- 8. Optimizing Ball and Racket Interaction.- III. Baseball.- 9. Biomechanics of Pitching.- 10. The Rising Fastball and Other Perceptual Illusions of Batters.- IV. Football and Soccer.- 11. Aerodynamics of the Forward Pass.- 12. Biomechanics of Tackling.- 13. Biomechanics and Aerodynamics in Soccer.- V. Basketball.- 14. Aerodynamics and Biomechanics of the Free Throw.- 15. Make Every Free Throw.- VI. Performance and Rehabilitation.- 16. Vision Training and Sports.- 17. Application ofBiomedical Principles to the Maturation of Skills in Children.- 18. Medical Advances in the Treatment of Sports Injuries.

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George Hung, PhD, is a leading figure in the field of vision research, particularly in the areas of oculomotor control of accommodation, and vergence and saccadic eye movements. He is internationally-recognized for his Incremental Retinal-Defocus Theory of Myopia Development. Dr. Hung is currently Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Rutgers University. He is also an avid golfer and ballroom-dancing enthusiast. Jani Macari Pallis, Ph.D. is the founder and CEO of Cislunar Aerospace, Inc., an engineering and research firm located in San Francisco, California. A mechanical and aeronautical engineer, she specializes in fluid dynamics, with an emphasis on air and marine vehicles and sports equipment. Dr. Pallis passionately uses sports and aviation to teach engineering and science to students of all ages.

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