the application of the principles and techniques of mechanics to the structure, functions, etc. of living organisms
- used with a sing. verb The study of the mechanics of a living body, especially of the forces exerted by muscles and gravity on the skeletal structure.
- used with a pl. verb The mechanics of a part or function of a living body, such as of the heart or of locomotion.
biomechanics - Computer Definition
The study of the anatomical principles of movement. Biomechanical applications on the computer employ stick modeling to analyze the movement of athletes as well as racing horses.