University of Portland Bulletin 2012-2013

ME 562 Biomechanics

Course will cover a variety of biomechanical analysis and instrumentation topics such as skeletal anatomy, ergonomics, and exercise physiology. Methods for measuring and computing force and movement will be covered. Laboratory exercises will be used to demonstrate instrumentation including motion capture, force plates, EMG, ECG, heart rate monitors, accelerometers, and goniometers.