TY - CHAP
T1 - Biomechanics
AU - Rice, Ian
AU - Hettinga, Florentina J.
AU - Laferrier, Justin
AU - Sporner, Michelle L.
AU - Heiner, Christine M.
AU - Burkett, Brendan
AU - Cooper, Rory A.
PY - 2011/1/21
Y1 - 2011/1/21
N2 - This chapter contains sections titled:Introduction: sports for athletes with lower-limb disabilitiesWheelchair–user interfaceWheelchair propulsion biomechanicsWheelchair sportsSports biomechanics and the Paralympic amputeeReferencesRecommended readingsAmputee athletics
AB - This chapter contains sections titled:Introduction: sports for athletes with lower-limb disabilitiesWheelchair–user interfaceWheelchair propulsion biomechanicsWheelchair sportsSports biomechanics and the Paralympic amputeeReferencesRecommended readingsAmputee athletics
KW - Handcycling, added as an official event-in the Paralympics in 2004
KW - Human performance modeling, or humans engaged in a goal-directed behavior-a designed task within a specific environment
KW - Individuals with lower-limb loss, competing at high levels in Paralympic running events with prosthetic devices
KW - Paralympic Sport Science-biomechanics
KW - Power balance model (PBM) and cyclic concept of propulsion-and study of wheelchair athletics for improving performance
KW - Racing wheelchairs, designed and customized-to anatomical features and functional capabilities of each user
KW - Sport biomechanics-the amputee with their prosthesis
KW - Sports biomechanics and the Paralympic amputee
KW - Wheelchair athlete and wheelchair, being inseparable-wheelchair-athlete interface, dictated by a number of parameters
KW - Wheelchair-user interface-user's goals and abilities, in aligning critical chair dimensions to athlete's anthropometrics
UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84885526585&partnerID=8YFLogxK
U2 - 10.1002/9781444328356.ch2
DO - 10.1002/9781444328356.ch2
M3 - Chapter
AN - SCOPUS:84885526585
SN - 9781444334043
SP - 31
EP - 50
BT - The Paralympic Athlete
PB - Wiley