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BME 751

Biomechanics

Graduate standing in engineering, sciences or permission of instructor. Application of mechanics to the functioning of the human body at all levels, from the cell to the tissue, organ, and whole body. Topics include structure, function, and mechanical properties of musculoskeletal system (bone, articular cartilage, ligaments and tendons, skeletal muscle, peripheral nerve and spinal nerve roots), and joints (knee, hip, foot and ankle, spine, shoulder, elbow). Recent progress in cell mechanics is also introduced. Cross-listed with BME 651.

Units: 3.0

Prerequisites:
BIO 266 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I
and
ESC 201 - Statics
and
BME 553 - Cell and Tissue Biology