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2019-2020 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. Cross-listed with EGR 547. Offered winter semester. Prerequisites: EGR 346 and admitted to interdisciplinary, mechanical, or product design and manufacturing engineering major.