Biomechanics for Sports

Sports Biomechanics is an introductory course designed to introduce physical educators and coaches to the basic principles of biomechanics and their applications to human movement in sport and exercise. In simplest terms it is described as the physics of sports where the laws of mechanics are applied in order to gain a greater understanding of athletic performance. The course will involve the analysis of effective and efficient movement through a study of mechanical and anatomical principles while addressing national educational standards. The primary goals are to improve performance and prevent injury.
NOTE: Required book must be acquired separately.