Apr 01, 2023
EXSC 471 - Sports Biomechanics
Physical laws and biomechanical principles that govern high-level human functioning: running, ballistic-power movements, striking and impacting, resistance factors, and sports engineering. Two hours lecture and two hours lab per week.
Prerequisite: EXSC 370 or EXSC 371, with grade of C or higher.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Summarize an understanding of mechanical principles.
- Evaluate and interpret scientific literature pertaining to biomechanics.
- Summarize the concepts of movement mechanics as it applies to sport performance.
- Modify specific mechanical parameters to optimize sport performance.
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Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg
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