Classical Mechanics and Human Movement
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Department of Biomedical Engineering The Catholic University of America Washington, DC 20064 USA
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Tozeren, Aydin.
Human body dynamics : classical mechanics and human movement / Aydin Tozeren. p. cm.
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