Principles of Human Movement

  • Iztok FisterEmail author
  • Iztok Fister Jr.
  • Dušan Fister
Part of the Adaptation, Learning, and Optimization book series (ALO, volume 22)


Movement is one of the more complex human functions requiring multiple biological systems in the body to operate in concert. There are five systems that enable the functioning of the organism: skeletal, muscular, nervous, respiratory, and cardiovascular. The first three create a so-called kinetic chain that is responsible for performing the function of movement, while the remaining two supply oxygen and nutrition to the body on the one hand, while removing waste products from the body on the other. The last two systems create a so-called supply chain.



The authors would like to acknowledge Karin Fister, resident of infectious diseases Karin Fister, Ph.D. student of Faculty of Medicine at the University of Maribor, for her valuable comments and assistance to the authors in connection with human anatomy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of MariborMariborSlovenia
  2. 2.Faculty of Economics and BusinessUniversity of MariborMariborSlovenia

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