Biomechanics of the Hip

  • Victor H. Frankel
  • James W. Pugh


Biomechanics is the science which combines principles of engineering, basic laws of physics, and orthopaedic surgery. Biomechanics research enables the surgeon to achieve a greater understanding of the variety of mechanical derangements of the body, to formulate a precise surgical correction of a problem, and to design an effective rehabilitation program.


Femoral Neck Femoral Head Gait Cycle Swing Phase Heel Strike 
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  • James W. Pugh

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