2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
EGR 447 - Engineering Mechanics of Human Motion
This course focuses on the applications of the principles of mechanics to the study of human movement. Students will learn to acquire and analyze human motion data using self-developed computer programs. Topics include biomechanics terminology, anthropometric measurement, joint kinematics and kinetics, electromyography, and hands-on clinical application of movement biomechanics. Crosslisted with EGR 547. Prerequisites: EGR 345. Admitted to interdisciplinary, mechanical, or product design and manufacturing engineering major.