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Sports biomechanics
Prepared by: Christine May, Senior Research Consultant, Clearinghouse for Sport, Australian Sports Commission. Evaluation by: Marc Portus, Head of Discipline, Movement Science, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia (February 2016). Evaluation by: David Pease, PhD, National Lead, Sports Biomechanics, Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia (February 2016). Last updated: 1 December 2017. Introduction: Biomechanics is the study of human movement including the interaction between the participant and equipment. Primarily these studies are broken down into two broad areas: kinetics (the study of forces acting on the body) and kinematics (the study of movements of the body). (From article).

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