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

Writing on unintentional harm usually turns out to take place from certainly one of views. One viewpoint is that of these concerned with points of damage analysis and remedy and the opposite is that of these within the engineering and biologic sciences who speak about mechanical ideas and simulations. From our viewpoint, major info difficulties exist on the interface: individuals within the enterprise of prognosis and therapy don't know tips to entry, use, and review theoretical details that doesn't have seen functional applica­ tions; people at the theoretical part should not have sufficient real-life box information with which to spot difficulties or to guage options. the proper process presents a continuing two-way stream of knowledge that allows continu­ ous challenge identity and direction correction. This booklet 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 good fields. it truly is was hoping that this e-book 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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