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Methods for analyzing biomechanics using video and personal computers
Author(s): Gerald L. Scheirman
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Paper Abstract

Previously, the mechanical analysis of biological systems has been a costly and labor intensive operation. Now, the noninvasiveness of video, combined with the inexpensive power of the personal computer, has led to a revolution in quantifying movement. Methods used to acquire kinematic and kinetic data include two-dimensional (2-D) and three-dimensional (3-D) manual and automatic point tracking, analog acquisition, and a variety of processing procedures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1757, Ultrahigh- and High-Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics, (19 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.139145
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Gerald L. Scheirman, Peak Performance Technologies, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1757:
Ultrahigh- and High-Speed Photography, Videography, and Photonics
Donald R. Snyder, Editor(s)

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