Gravity: Biomechanics

Gravity is a very important force to consider when dealing with biomechanics.  It is constantly affecting the body in both static and dynamic movement.  It can be looked at as  the gravitational down…

Basic Biomechanics

Over the years there has been an abundance of different theories and concepts as to how to best treat orthopedic patients and athletes.  With so many different approaches to assessment and treatment …

Levers: Biomechanics

A lever is a rigid object that is used with an axis to either multiply the mechanical force (effort) or resistance force (load) applied to it. The   efficiency of the lever   is called   mechanical a…

What Is Pulley? | How Does a Pulley Work?

What Is Pulley? Pulleys are simply a collection of one or more wheels over which you loop a rope to make it easier to lift things. Pulleys are examples of what scientists call a simple machine. This …