the study of the action of external and internal forces on the living body, especially on the skeletal system.
the development of prostheses.
Biology. the study of the mechanical nature of biological processes, as heart action and muscle movement.
- bi·o·me·chan·i·cal, adjective
- bi·o·me·chan·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use biomechanics in a sentence
The new products—43 in total—were designed with breast health and biomechanics experts at the University of Portsmouth, who took into account everything from breast shape to activity level.Has Adidas finally figured out the science of sports bras? | Tiffany Ap | February 9, 2022 | Quartz
“It’s always good to see robust computational biomechanics approaches applied to dinosaur locomotion,” said Nizar Ibrahim, a vertebrate paleontologist at the University of Portsmouth who is unaffiliated with the recent research, to Gizmodo.Two-legged dinosaurs wagged their tails like giant, scaly puppies | Hannah Seo | September 23, 2021 | Popular-Science
British Dictionary definitions for biomechanics
(functioning as singular) the study of the mechanics of the movement of living organisms
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Scientific definitions for biomechanics
The scientific study of the role of mechanics in biological systems. The study of biomechanics includes the analysis of motion in animals, the fluid dynamics of blood, and the role of mechanical processes in the development of disease.
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