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Biomechanics Final VOCABULARY Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Power (units)
  2. Center of Pressure (units)
  3. Dynamics
  4. Newton's Law of Inertia
  5. Potential Energy (units)
  1. a The study of bodies in motion
  2. b m-point of application of the GRF
  3. c body will maintain a state of rest or constant velocity unless acted on by an external force that changes states
  4. d W-rate of work production
  5. e J-capacity to do work; "energy of position"

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. N-amount of gravitational force exerted on a system (always points downwards, point of application is always the COM)
  2. No units- resistance to change in motion
  3. Nms-area under the moment-time curve
  4. study of biological systems from a mechanical perspective
  5. description of motion w/o regards to it cause; displacement, velocity, and acceleration

5 True/False Questions

  1. StaticsThe study of bodies in motion


  2. Momentum (units)kg*m/s-amount of motion an object possesses


  3. Moment of Force (units)Nm-rotary force (drawn as a vector, but as an arc) M=Fd_I


  4. Ground Reaction Force (units)Nm-rotary force (drawn as a vector, but as an arc) M=Fd_I


  5. Newton's Law of Accelerationfor every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction


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