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By Arthur T. Johnson

ISBN-10: 0471853984

ISBN-13: 9780471853985

This examine describes human body structure below the demanding stipulations of workout, giving a brand new viewpoint on body structure. The ebook additionally offers physiological dimension devices in a unified model and treats body structure and engineering research as equivalent companions. It integrates body structure and biology with engineering, introduces quantitative points of body structure, offers physiological versions, offers necessary predictive versions for constructing structures and introduces medical education and predictive versions in activities medication.

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Returning to the case of bicycling, what is it about the bicycle that makes locomotion with it so highly efficient? Tucker (1975) considered this and other forms of movement. 1) where CT = cost of transport, dimensionless Pi = input power, N·m/sec s = speed of movement, m/sec W = body weight, N The cost of transport really involves the rate of energy usage moving at an appropriate speed. Because there may be substantial differences in body weight between animals to be compared,8 the cost of transport includes the weight factor.

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