biomechanics

A Model Foot

Diabetes patients often suffer from problems in their feet, including sores and loss of feeling. East Carolina University researchers are using sonograms to see the foot in a new light in an attempt to help.

Exercise Principles

While people may not think of living organisms as machines, in many ways, they perform a lot like machines. So it's not surprising that coaches often refer to an athlete’s body as a machine during training.
 
Years back, I remember friends who played sports talking about how their coaches told them to consider their bodies as machines and to “take care of the machine and it will take care of you.”