Fundamental biomechanics of sport and exercise

Fundamental Biomechanics
James Watkins

An introductory textbook that explains biomechanical concepts from first principles, showing clearly how the science relates to real sport and exercise situations.
The book is divided into two parts. The first provides a detailed introduction to the structure and function of the human musculoskeletal system and its structural adaptations, essential for a thorough understanding of human movement. The second part focuses on the biomechanics of movement, describing the forces that act on the human body and the effects of those forces on the movement of the body.