# Biomechanics

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**Biomechanics/Physics**

A 125 pound female is late for her biomechanics final and after arriving dashes up 40 steps each 15cm high in 1.65 seconds to take a seat and start the test. Hint: 1 lb = 4.47N How much work did she perform running up the steps?

**Science/Math**

A sailboat heads north at 3 m/s for 1 hour and then tracks back to the southeast (at 45 degrees to north) at 2 m/s for 45 minutes. a. How far has the boat sailed? b. How far is it from its starting location? The textbook that included the word problem is: Basic Biomechanics ...

**Science/Math**

Word Problems pages 18-19 A sailboat heads north at 3 m/s for 1 hour and then tracks back to the southeast (at 45 degrees to north) at 2 m/s for 45 minutes. a. How far has the boat sailed? b. How far is it from its starting location? The textbook that included the word problem...

**Science/Math**

John and Al are in a 15 km race. John averages 4.4 m/s during the first half of the race and then runs at a speed of 4.2 m/s until the last 200 m, which he covers at 4.5 m/s. At what average speed must Al run to beat John? The textbook that included the word problem is: Basic ...

**Science/Math**

Word Problem page 19 John and Al are in a 15 km race. John averages 4.4 m/s during the first half of the race and then runs at a speed of 4.2 m/s until the last 200 m, which he covers at 4.5 m/s. At what average speed must Al run to beat John? The textbook that included the ...

**Math/Science**

Wendell invests $10,000 in a stock portfolio made up of Petroleum Special at $30 per share, Newshoe at $12 per share, and Beans and Sprouts at $2.50 per share. He places 60 percent of the money in P.S. (Petroleum Special), 30 percent in N (Newshoe), and 10 percent in B & S (...

**Science/Math**

Math Problem page 18 Wendell invests $10,000 in a stock portfolio made up of Petroleum Special at $30 per share, Newshoe at $12 per share, and Beans and Sprouts at $2.50 per share. He places 60 percent of the money in P.S. (Petroleum Special), 30 percent in N (Newshoe), and 10...

**Biomechanics**

A cyclist completes 3.0 revolutions in 1.59s what is the angular velocity?

**Biomechanics**

How do you compute the additional work done after a stretch-chorten cycle?

**biomechanics**

Suggest how a snail and a large dog develop linear momentum.

**biomechanics**

Briefly describe the distribution problem and the two techniques used to overcome it.

**Biomechanics**

Flexion of the elbow and supination of the forearm occur about what axes respectively?

**Biomechanics**

Flexion of the elbow and supination of the forearm occur about what axes respectively?

**biomechanics**

An individual is running around a turn with an 11-m radius at 3.75 m/s. What is the runner's centripetal (radial) acceleration?

**Biomechanics**

What will be the vertical velocity at take off for a high jumper in order for them to clear a height of 2m?

**Biomechanics**

An athlete jumps straight upwards at 2.5 m/s, find: 1. a) total flight time 2. b) maximum jump height

**biomechanics**

If a soccor ball with a mass of 0.43 kg is kicked while it is in the air, with a force of 15 N oriented 32 degrees above the horizontal, what is the resultant acceleration?

**physics (biomechanics)**

briefly explain how an athlete competing in the long jump can prevent the trunk from pitching forward after take-off

**biomechanics**

f a 20.8 N horizontal force must be applied to slide a 10.1 kg box along the floor at constant velocity what is the coefficient of sliding friction between the two surfaces?

**Biomechanics**

A golfer at the tee swings their driver and completes a downswing in 0.27s through a range of 196.1degree. What is the average angular velocity of the club head

**biomechanics**

If a kicker produces a torque of 8Nm with her muscles and the resulting angular acceleration of her leg is 20rad/m2, what is the moment of inertia of her leg?

**Biomechanics**

A cyclist is pedaling on his bicycle. If they travelled 18.1 km in 1.0 hours and the diameter of his wheel is 69.3 cm, what was the cyclist's average angular velocity in revolutions per minute (rpm)?

**biomechanics**

During an elbow flexion exercise, the relative angle at the elbow is 22 degrees at .3s and 155 degress at .62s. What is the angular velocity of the elbow?

**biomechanics**

By actual measurement it has been shown that a sprinter pushes 1700N on each foot at the starting blocks . The right at 34o and the left at 52o Calculate the vertical component for each foot.

**Biomechanics**

A long jumper runs down the runway and it is measured that her vertical velocity is 2.7 m/s and her vertical velocity is 6.6 m/s. what is her angle of takeoff?

**biomechanics**

you are trying to lift a 10 kg dumbbell by pulling upward on it with a 108.1 N force. what wil lthe acceleration of the dumbbell be as a result of this force?

**biomechanics**

If a 100 kg adult sits on a first class lever 2.3 meters away from the axis of rotation...how far back do I need to sit (145 lbs) on the other side to balance the lever?

**Biomechanics**

A volleyball is bumped vertically up to a height of 10 m above the player’s arms. What was the initial velocity of the ball just after leaving the player’s arms?

**Biomechanics**

A sailboat heads north at 3 m/s for 1 hour and then tracks back to the southeast (at 45 degrees to north) at 2 m/s for 45 minutes. a. How far has the boat sailed? b. How far is it from its starting location?

**Biomechanics**

jane is a 45 kg cyclist. If her bike weighs 100 N and she landed with her bike on the floor at a vertical reaction force of 890 N, what was her vertical acceleration during landing?

**Biomechanics**

Jane is a 45 kg cyclist. If her bike weighs 100 N and she landed with her bike on the floor at a vertical reaction force of 890 N, what was her vertical acceleration during landing?

**biomechanics**

an orienteer runs 300m north and then 400m to the southeast (at a 45 degree angle to north). if he runs at a constant speed, how far away is he from the starting position?

**biomechanics**

an orienteer runs 300m north and then 400m to the southeast (at a 45 degree angle to north). if he runs at a constant speed, how far away is he from the starting position?

**Basic Biomechanics**

A sailboat heads north at 3 m/s for 1 hour and then tacks back to the southwest (at 45 degree to north) at 2 m/s for 45 minutes. a. How far has the boat sailed? b. How far is it from its starting location?

**Biomechanics**

If an average net force of 20N at 45* is applied to a 0.35 kg water balloon for 0.12s. how far away should the catcher stand? Assume release height and cathc height are the same and air resistance is not a factor.

**Biomechanics**

A 10 kg block sits motionless on a table in spite of an applied horizontal force of 2 N. What are the magnitudes of the reaction force and friction force acting on the block?

**Biomechanics**

If John was pushing a 300 kg desk across the floor with a constant acceleration of 3.5 m/s squared, how much force would he have to apply to the desk to maintain the acceleration, considering the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.60?

**biomechanics**

in a vertical jump and reach test, a 60 kg student jumps 60 cm, while 90 kg student jumps 45 cm. Assuming both jumps took the same amount of time, which jumper was more powerful?

**biomechanics**

A 50 kg pole vaulter has a horizontal velocity of 8 m/s at the completion of her approach run, and her center of gravity is 1.0 m high. Estimate how high she should be able to vault if her kinetic and potential energies were all converted to potential energy.

**Biomechanics**

Amy is in a tuck and skiing straight down a 30° slope. Air resistance pushes backward on her with a force of 10 N. The coefficient of dynamic friction between her skis and the snow is 0.08. Amy’s mass is 60 kg. What is the resultant of the external forces that act on Amy?

**biomechanics**

During a biceps curl, the elbow's relative angle during flexion changes from 3° to 157°. During an 8 repetition set, what is the total angular distance and displacement at the elbow in degrees and radians?

**Biomechanics**

A runner does 1.5 laps around a 400-‐m track in 77s. What is his average velocity? isn't the formulas for ave velocity is displacement/time. When I plug number is different from the Professor Answers. My professor answer is 2.6 m/s. Please help me to understand he question...

**physics/biomechanics**

1. Once a person is in the air during a jump can they modify their path in the air of: a) their head b) Their whole body centre of gravity c) their hip joint (yes or no) 2. To achieve peak horizontal distance on flat ground, what should the angle of take off be?

**physics/biomechanics**

1. Once a person is in the air during a jump can they modify their path in the air of: a) their head b) Their whole body centre of gravity c) their hip joint (yes or no) 2. To achieve peak horizontal distance on flat ground, what should the angle of take off be?

**biomechanics**

a shot is released at a height of 1.89m, with a speed of 13m/s and at an angle of 34 degrees. Calculate the maximum height reached and the time at which this occurs, the range and the time of flight, and the optimum projection angle.

**biomechanics**

A cyclist is coasting up a hill. At t=0, the cyclist has a velocity of 14.27 m/s. If the acceleration of the cyclist is constant at -1.67 m/s2, how long will it take the cyclist to come to a complete stop? If the peak of the hill is 40 m away from the cyclist at t=0, will she ...

**Biomechanics**

John and Al are in a 15 km race. John averages 4.4 m/s during the first half of the race and then runs at a speed of 4.2 m/s until the last 200m, which he covers at 4.5 m/s. At what average speed must Al run to beat John?

**Basic Biomechanics**

John and Al are in a 15 km race. John averages 4.4 m/s during the first half of the race and then runs at a speed of 4.2 m/s until the last 200 m, which he covers at 4.5 m/s. At what average speed must Al run to beat John?

**Biomechanics**

During the support phase of walking the absolute angle of the thigh has the following angular velocities frame 38 0.6167s 1.033rad/s frame 39 0.6333s 1.511rad/s 40 frame 0.6500s 1.882rad/s calculate the angular acceleration at frame 40 from frame 38

**biomechanics**

Compare the kinetic energies of the following: a) A baseball (mass=0.145kg) moving at 100 km/h. b) A runner (mass = 75 kg) moving at 30km/h. c) A swimmer (mass = 75 kg) moving at 7 km/h. d) A discus (mass = 2 kg) moving at 20 m/s.

**biomechanics**

A Softball is Thrown at an angle of 45 degrees with the horizontal. It leaves the hand 2m above the ground. Its Initial Velocity is 20 m/s . Neglecting all external resistance, how far would it travel ? The point at which it hits the ground is at the same level as the ground ...

**Basic Biomechanics**

Wendell invests $10,000 in a stock por5tfolio made up of Petroleum Special at $30 per share, Newshoe at $12 per share, and Beans & Sprouts at $2.50 per share. He places 60% of the money in P.S., 30% in N, and 10% in B & S. With market values changing (P.S. down $3.12, N up 80...

**Biomechanics**

Larry stands on a bathroom scale while riding up in an elevator. His mass is 75 kg. At the current time the scale reads 100 lb. assuming the upward direction is regarded as positive, what is Larry’s acceleration in m/s2? What is happening to the elevator at this instant (i.e...

**BIOMECHANICS**

The NCAA requires that a basketball dropped from a height of 1.83 m (measured to the bottom of the ball) bounce to a height of 1.24 to 1.37 m (measured to the top of the ball). Assuming the diameter of a typical basketball is 0.25 m, calculate the allowable range of ...

**Basic Biomechanics**

A car teeters on the edge of a cliff. A eagle weighing 55 N lands on the hood 1.1 M from the edge of the cliff which functions as an axis. At the same time, an owl weighting 44 N lands on the trunk 1.5 m from the axis. What are the torques exerted by the birds? What will ...

**Biomechanics**

A diver is trying a new more and is attempting to increase his angular acceleration in order to increase the angular displacement and thus produce more rotations from a standing start on the board the diver accelerates at 950 degree/s/s.what is the angular displacement over 0....

**Biomechanics**

A ball is thrown vertically upwards in the air at a velocity of 50(m/s) and reaches a maximum height of 20(m). Calculate the time when the ball reaches the 10(m) mark, while going up and coming down. Use the following equation of motion: y(f) = y(i) + v(i)t+1/2at^2 y(f) and y(...

**BioMechanics**

You have a subject (height = 150 cm, mass = 85 kg) lying prone on a moment table with their feet pressed against the foot rest. Assuming that you zeroed the scale before the subject got on the table, the scale now reads 40 kg. Where is the centre of mass (relative to the feet...

**Biomechanics**

A pitched ball with a mass of 1 kg reaches a catcher's glove traveling at a velocity of 28 m/s. How much momentum does the ball have? how much impulse is required to stop the ball? If the ball is in contact with the catcher's glove for 0.5 s during the catch, how much average ...

**biomechanics**

Calculate the magnitude of the force required to cause an anterior dislocation of the glenohumeral joint given that he force has a lever arm of 52 cm, the maximum magnitude of the resistance force is 1080 N and the resistance force has a lever arm of 4.3 cm.

**biomechanics**

a sailboarder is zipping northeast across the river wit ha velocity of 10 m/s relative to the water the river current is moving the water north at a velocity of 3 m/s downstream. if the angle between the relative velocity of the sailboard and the river current is 30 degrees, ...

**Basic Biomechanics**

Wendell invests $10,000 in a stock portfolio made up of Petroleum Special at $30 per share, New shoes at $12 per share, and Capital beans and Sprouts at $2.50 per share. He places 60 percent of the money in P.S., 30 percent in N, and 10 percent in B & S. With market values ...

**Biomechanics**

Bob bench presses a 50 lb barbell. He maintains a constant speed on the way up and on the way down. If the barbell moves 75 cm in each direction how much work does Bob do on the barbell on the way up and the way down? What is the total work done?

**biomechanics**

calculate the following body segment parameters for the thigh of a subject with a height of 180cm and mass of 72kg a) segment mass b) segment length c) centre of mass position relative to proximal end d) radius of gyration about proximal end e) Moment of Inertia about proximal...

**biomechanics**

The sweet spot on a baseball bat is 120 cm from the axis of rotation during the swing of the bat. (This seems long at first, since the bat is shorter than 120 cm. But the bat’s axis of rotation is outside of the bat and passes through the body of the batter.) If the sweet ...

**Physics (Biomechanics)**

Scott is rolling down a 30° slope on his skateboard.The total mass of Scott and the skateboard is 75 kg. The rolling friction between the skateboard wheels and the concrete is 9 N acting backward against the skateboard. The drag force due to air resistance is 11 N acting ...

**Biomechanics**

Take a metal coat hanger and straighten it. Hold a 10 inch straight section so it points up in the air. Holding the bottom still and using the other hand to bend it to the side, move the end 1 inch then release it. What happens? Repeat this with 2 inches, 3 inches, etc, until ...

**Biomechanics**

Maddie is standing still when her dancing partner, Paul, begins to lift her up and throw her into the air. Maddie’s mass is 40 kg. Paul exerts an average vertical force of 500 N for 1.0 s on Maddie during the lift and throwing motion. What is Maddie’s vertical velocity ...

**Biomechanics**

Two ice skaters start out motionless in the center of an ice rink. They then push each other apart. The first skater (mass = 80 kg) moves to the right with a velocity of 2.5 m/s. The second skater (mass = 58 kg) moves to the left at some unknown speed. If we assume that the ...

**Biomechanics**

A hammer thrower is trying a new throw by adjusting the arm length to increase angular velocity technique1 angular velocity of15.4rad/ s with the hammer being 139.8 cm from the shoulder joint in technique2 they rotate with an angular velocity of 13.9 rad/s with the hammer ...

**Biomechanics**

While pushing off against the starting blocks at the beginning of a race, Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps generates a force that increases linearly from 0 N to 800 N over the first 0.30 s, and then decreases steadily back to 0 N over the remaining 0.30 s (see the graph ...

**maths/physics/biomechanics**

At the beginning of a race, a yacht crosses the start line and sails in westerly direction at a speed of 4 m s-1. The current of the sea is flowing at 2 m s-1 towards the north-east. Calculate how far [8 marks] and in what direction (relative to west) [8 marks] the yacht has ...

**biomechanics**

When a weight-lifter lifts a weight equal to his upper body weight his trunk makes an angle of 40 degrees, with the vertical, as shown in the diagram below. In this position the erector spinae muscles exert a large force on the sacrum at an angle of 40 degree to the vertical ...

**Biomechanics**

Shoulder abduction = 15¡ã Abduction acceleration = 50/rad/s/s Abduction velocity = 20 rad/s Radius of gyration and COM location from joint = 25cm Mass of hand + Arm = 8 kg Force of middle deltoid =400N Middle deltoid only active muscle Force of theraband = 70N Middle deltoid...

**biomechanics**

for a man of mass 75kg and height 185 cm claculate the following using standard anthropometric data. 1. length of his upper arm 2. mass of his upper arm 3. position of the centre of mass of his upper arm relative to the glenohumeral joint 4. radius of gyration of his upper arm...

**Biomechanics**

A person with a body mass of 65 kg was running over level ground with a strong tailwind, while wearing a 10 kg weighted vest. The tailwind applied a force of 125 N to the runner’s body in the horizontal direction. Early in the stance phase, the runner generated a vertical ...

**biomechanics**

peter, a 100 kg baketball player, lands on his feet after completeing a slam dunk and then immediately jumps up again to celebrate his basket. when his feet frist touch the floor after the dunk, his velocity is 5 m/s downward, and when his feet leave the floor .50 s later, as ...

**biomechanics**

Consider an experiment where a subject lands during two conditions from a height of 0.2 m. During the first landing condition, the subject lands 'stiffly' (e.g., very little knee flexion). During the second landing condition, the subject lands 'softly' (e.g., lots of knee ...

**biomechanics**

A gymnast is performing her routine on the balance beam. She is standing on her left leg and facing forward along the long axis of the beam. Her right leg is flexed 90 degrees at the hip and with the knee extended. Her left arm is fully abducted 180 degrees at the shoulder, ...

**biomechanics**

A golfer’s hands move through an arc length of 10 cm during a putt. What arc length does the head of the putter move through if the hands are 50 cm from the axis of the rotation and the putter head is 150 cm from the axis of rotation?

**Biomechanics**

Person A: Weight: 1200 N Net Impulse for counter movement jump: 240 Ns Person B: Weight: 800 N Net Impulse for counter movement jump: 160 Ns 1) Which person jumped highest? 2)What was kinetic energy of each person right before they left the ground? 3)What was the potential ...

**Biomechanics**

If the volume of a material is conserved under loading (Volume without force = Volume with force) what is the material’s Poisson’s ratio? You can assume that the material is isotropic (it will behave the same in every direction). Hint: take a cube and increase the length ...

**biomechanics**

A subject with a height of 165cm and mass of 69 kg is sitting with his lower limb positioned with hip in 90 degree of flexion and knee in full extension and foot in 90 degree of dorsiflexion a) calculate the inter-segment force at the knee joint b)Calculate the net external ...

**biomechanics**

a)Describe the structure of the contractile elements of skeletal muscle b)Sketch a graph of the relationship between developed tension and muscle length and explain the shape of the curve in terms of the interaction between thick and thin myofilaments C) sketch a graph of the ...

**Biomechanics**

XY coordinates of the right toe of a soccer kick performer are Frame 20: (2.62, 0.99) Frame 14: (2,34, 0.16). How far did the toe travel in the upward direction between frames 14 and 20? How fast did the toe travel in upward direction between frames 14 and 20? How fast did the...

**Biomechanics**

Olympic cross country ski champion, Henrik Henrikson, is using a new ski wax, Gripola, that is supposed to stop his ski from slipping backwards when he pushes off against the snow (it gives him a coefficient of static friction between the ski and the snow of 0.20). While ...

**Biomechanics**

A juggler performs in a room with a ceiling that is 2.4 m above the level of his hands. He throws a ball (diameter of 10 cm) vertically so that it just reaches the ceiling. what initial velocity does he throw the ball? how long does it take for the ball to reach the ceiling? ...

**biomechanics**

When a weight-lifter lifts a weight equal to his upper body weight his trunk makes an angle of 40 degrees, with the vertical, as shown in the diagram below. In this position the erector spinae muscles exert a large force on the sacrum at an angle of 40 degree to the vertical ...

**Physics/ Biomechanics**

Compare the vertical jump heights obtained using the vertical velocity at take off and half the flight time. Which one do you think is more accurate in assessing a vertical jump performance? - my vertical jump height using vertical velocity at take off = 0.28m - my vertical ...

**biomechanics**

What are the directions and magnitudes of joint reaction forces (both horizontal and vertical) and moments of the KNEE (running)? Data you will need are: Mass of participant: 67.2 kg Running direction: anterior Joint: Knee Segment: Lower Leg Knee coordinates (m) y: 4.207, z: 1...

**Biomechanics**

A weightlifter performing a curl with a 320 N barbell stops the lifting motion with his forearms in a horizontal position. (a) If the line of action of the weight of the barbell is 27 cm from the axis of rotation (elbow joint), what is the magnitude of the moment that the ...

**BIOMECHANICS URGENT PLEASE HELP!!!**

URGENT!! PLEASE HELP ASAPPP!! What are the directions and magnitudes of joint reaction forces (both horizontal and vertical) and moments of the KNEE (running)? Data you will need are: Mass of participant: 67.2 kg Running direction: anterior Joint: Knee Segment: Lower Leg Knee ...

**biomechanics**

When a weight-lifter lifts a weight equal to his upper body weight his trunk makes an angle of 40 degrees, with the vertical, as shown in the diagram below. In this position the erector spinae muscles exert a large force on the sacrum at an angle of 40 degree to the vertical ...

**Biomechanics**

Describe the human gait cycle. Explain the sinusoidal pattern experienced in normal gait. Using the below data complete the table to determine stride length, stride rate and then calculate velocity. SLOW: The subject took 33 steps of approximately 0.981 m in length. It took 18...

**Biomechanics**

An 88.9 kg weight lifter is required to perform a snatch movement for their final lift in a weight lifting competition. The standard weight lifting bar is 20 kg and the load attached to the bar was in the form of 6 x 20 kg weight discs, 2 x 10 kg weight discs, 2 x 5 kg weight ...

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