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By Y. C. Fung (auth.), Alan M. Nahum M.D., John W. Melvin Ph.D. (eds.)

Writing on unintentional harm frequently turns out to happen from certainly one of views. One standpoint is that of these interested in facets of damage prognosis and therapy and the opposite is that of these within the engineering and biologic sciences who talk about mechanical rules and simulations. From our standpoint, major info difficulties exist on the interface: individuals within the enterprise of prognosis and remedy have no idea the best way to entry, use, and review theoretical details that doesn't have seen functional applica­ tions; folks at the theoretical facet shouldn't have adequate real-life box info with which to spot difficulties or to guage recommendations. the precise procedure presents a continuing two-way stream of knowledge that allows continu­ ous challenge id and direction correction. This e-book makes an attempt to supply a cutting-edge examine the utilized biomechanics of accidental-injury causation and prevention. The authors are famous autho­ rities of their really expert fields. it truly is was hoping that this publication will stimulate extra utilized examine within the box of accidental-injury causation and prevention. Alan M. Nahum, M.D. John W Melvin, Ph.D.

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