KIN 151 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Kinematics, Kinesiology, Free Body Diagram
Anatomy the study of the bodily structure of humans. Biomechanics the study of the structure and functions of biological systems by means of the methods of mechanics: the study of forces and their effects on living systems. Dynamics a change in velocity (acceleration present), a branch in mechanics. Ergonomics a subfield of biomechanics, examines how we interact with (objects in) our environment. Inertia a resistance to change (in motion) Kinematics describing motion over space and time (without getting into the causes) Kinesiology the study of human movement: examines movement from the cellular to societal level. Kinetics the study of forces that cause or tend to cause motion. Length the extent of something from end to end. Mass a substance, quantity of matter. Mechanics analysis of forces and their effects. Physiology the study of how individuals acquire and develop skills. Qualitative measuring by the quality of something non-numeric description. Quantitative measuring the quantity of something numeric description.