Understanding Biomechanics

Below are a collection of articles on the topic of Biomechanics and Technique Analysis.

 

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Why Biomechanics?

This is the first article in a regular series in which Steve Stanley of Siliconcoach will explore why we should study Biomechanics.

 

Newton's Laws: What's the Big Attraction?

This is the second article in a regular series in which Steve Stanley of Siliconcoach explores forces and action-reaction.

 

The Spin on Speed: How to Move Faster

This is the third article in a regular series in which Steve Stanley of Siliconcoach explores rotational movements.

 

Stability: A Good Base to Start

This is the fourth article in a regular series in which Steve Stanley of Siliconcoach explores the need for stability in movement.

 

Lever: From Crowbars to Bones

This is the fifth article in a regular series in which Steve Stanley of Siliconcoach explores the use of levers for generating force and/or speed.

 

Skill: It it just a Matter of Timing?

This is the sixth article in a regular series in which Steve Stanley of Siliconcoach explores various aspects of skilled movement.

 

Skill vs Match Analysis: What’s the Difference?

The two major areas of software evolution for Movement Analysis are Notational Analysis and Technique Analysis.  This article explores both.

 

Research Articles

A collection of abstracts and references from research articles on using video analysis as a way of improving technique

 

Research Articles using Siliconcoach Software

A collection of abstracts and references from research articles using Siliconcoach Software.

 

 

Best Practice: Sports

Video analysis and feedback is like coaching, it’s a combination of art and science.  This article looks how how to use video analysis in a sporting situation.

 

Best Practice: Education

Video analysis and feedback is like teaching, it’s a combination of art and science.  This article looks how how to use video analysis in a educational situation.

 

Best Practice: Clinical

Video analysis and feedback is like clinical practice, it’s a combination of art and science.  This article looks how how to use video analysis in a clinical situation.

 

See the Visual Difference in Clinical Practice

In this article Steve Stanley, Global Product Manager for Siliconcoach, explains how video gait analysis can be used to great effect in Podiatric assessment.