biomechanical efficiency

biomechanical efficiency

Physiology
A term which objectifies the actual work produced by a system as: external work/energy input—e.g., Watt/O2 consumed.

Sport medicine
The degree to which the movement of a limb or other musculotendinous unit reflects the theoretical maximal effectiveness
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The Roma kick scooter comes equipped with a narrow neck that allows the kicking foot to stroke very close to the center line of the deck for optimal biomechanical efficiency and ergonomic comfort.
Thus, it seems probable that the presence of peritrich colonies on the cranium of these hydroporine larvae will diminish sensory functions and possibly interfere with biomechanical efficiency, resulting in at least a limited reduction in predator effectiveness of infested larvae.
He is Professor Emeritus at California State University, Fullerton, and regularly works with runners to improve their biomechanical efficiency.