Campus Units

Kinesiology

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Accepted Manuscript

Publication Date

6-25-2021

Journal or Book Title

Kinesiology Review

Volume

Ahead of Print

DOI

10.1123/kr.2021-0015

Abstract

In the last 40 years, biomechanics has progressed significantly as a subdiscipline within kinesiology. The development of national and international societies dedicated to biomechanics and the increase in the number of scientific biomechanics journals has led to a growth in the biomechanics community. In the last few decades, the research focus in biomechanics has broadened substantially. With this diversity of focus, there have been many novel developments in new technologies used in biomechanics. Biomechanics has become an integral subdiscipline that has interfaced with several other areas in kinesiology and has contributed significantly to enhancing the knowledge base in all areas. Much of the development of biomechanics has resulted from improvements in the technology used in movement research. Although it may be overreaching to say that biomechanics can solve many human movement problems, the technology has allowed researchers to at least answer more comprehensive questions and answer them in greater depth.

Comments

This accepted article is published as Hamill, J., Knutzen, K.M., Derrick, T.R., Biomechanics: 40 Years On. Kinesiology Review, Ahead of Print, 2021, doi: 10.1123/kr.2021-0015. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Human Kinetics

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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