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kinematics

 [kin″ĕ-mat´iks]
that phase of mechanics which deals with the possible motions of a material body.

kin·e·mat·ics

(kin'ĕ-mat'iks),
1. In physiology, the science concerned with movements of the parts of the body.
2. In dentistry, see kinematic face-bow.
Synonym(s): cinematics
[G. kinēmatica, things that move]

kinematics

[kin′əmat′iks, kī-′]
Etymology: Gk, kinema, motion
the description, measurement, and recording of body motion without regard to the forces acting to produce the motion. Recordings of body motions are defined in one-plane relationships, although natural motions of the body often occur in more than one plane. Kinematics considers the motions of all body parts relative to the segments of the part involved in the motion and not necessarily in relation to the standard anatomical position. For example, the movements of the fingers are considered in relation to the midline of the hand, not the midline of the body. The most common types of motions studied in kinematics are flexion, extension, adduction, abduction, internal rotation, and external rotation. Kinematics is especially important in orthopedics, rehabilitation medicine, and physical therapy. Also spelled cinematics. Compare kinetics.

kin·e·mat·ics

(kin'ĕ-mat'iks)
physiology The science concerned with movements of the parts of the body.
[G. kinēmatica, things that move]

kinematics

that phase of mechanics which deals with the possible motions of a material body.
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It is hypothesised that short sprint performance will provide reliability scores which indicate a low level of variability, with the kinematic variables having a lower level of reliability in comparison to performance.
Unlike previous studies that investigated the running pass in rugby players h-5, the current study aimed to assess kinematic strategies and accuracy performance of the rugby union ground pass.
Tasks of kinematic research of complex flat mechanisms remain relevant because in each case, according to the class of mechanism, it is necessary to develop a new algorithm which combines several methods of kinematic analysis.
In the robotics domain, several researchers have investigated workspace boundaries for different DOF, joint types and kinematic structures utilizing many approaches [2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10].
characterized and constructed the whole-body three dimensional kinematic response corridors of restrained Post Mortem Human Surrogate (PMHS) in controlled laboratory rollover tests [23].
In stationary conditions, the travel speed v dictated by the feed kinematic chain has the following expression:
Consistent with our hypothesis, our preoperative kinematic analysis demonstrated increased hip external rotation during gait and stair ascent, when compared to pain-free contralateral hip.
According to [4-29], if the screw representations between any two parts of the assembly model are known, we can easily analyze the model's kinematic functions.
ASTM D445, 2006, Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity)," ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2006.
In order to ensure velocity stability of the rocket guides, acceleration analysis of the links in kinematic chain [O.
Keywords: Kinematic Analysis Malvern Hills Slope Stability DIPS Discontinuities.
where v is the kinematic viscosity, A is the pre-exponential factor ([m.