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By Arthur T. Johnson

This examine describes human body structure less than the tense stipulations of workout, giving a brand new point of view on body structure. The ebook additionally provides 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 facets of body structure, offers physiological types, provides valuable predictive types for constructing structures and introduces medical education and predictive versions in activities drugs.

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However, simple pendulums, with all the weight concentrated at the ends, are not a good representation of the legs. 10). 6 sec (Davidovits, 1975). If each walking step is regarded as a half-swing (the time of the pendulum to swing forward), then the time for each step is T/2. This is the most effortless walk; walking faster or slower requires additional muscular exertion and is more tiring. Walking speed is proportional to the number of steps in a given time, and the size of each step is proportional to the length of the leg.

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These facts demonstrate that the efficiency of transforming translational kinetic energy into potential energy is much higher with the aid of a pole than with the unaided foot. If the vertical jump is performed in a weaker gravitational system, such as on the moon, a greater height can be attained. However, the additional height is not proportional to the decrease in weight. Because of the gravitational system, the maximum force produced by the legs does not change, nor does the depth of the crouch change.

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