Table of contents

  1. Frances T. Sheehan, Richard M. Smith
  2. Annet Dallmeijer, Astrid Balemans, Eline Bolster
  3. Brittany Coats, Susan Margulies
  4. KangKang Yin, Stelian Coros, Michiel van de Panne
  5. Manfred Nusseck, Marcelo M. Wanderley, Claudia Spahn
  6. Robert D. Catena, Kasee J. Hildenbrand
  7. Tomoichi Takahashi
  8. Jiaping Ren, Xiaogang Jin, Zhigang Deng

About this book


Over the past century, technology has made it possible to measure human motion in many ways and with new levels of precision, becoming a tool in many applications and professional branches including medicine, sports science and forensics. Some branches have developed in response to the technology, such as the emergence of motion-capture animation in the film industry. These different applications use the same or similar types of equipment with the general intention of making the systems as intuitive as possible for the participants. However, the methodologies necessary to produce reliable results in these areas differ enormously. The overlap of information between fields might lead to situations where small but important adaptations are required in order to produce the required result; experts with knowledge of one field might not be aware of such developments. The Handbook of Human Motion brings together contributions from many different disciplines, covering the established and emerging technologies employed, the challenges posed in each area of application and the novel solutions reached by researchers.    


Animation Motion Techniques Clinical Motion Capture Human Motion Analysis Human Motion Capture Human Movement Analysis Injury Rehabilitation Medical Applications in Human Motion Motion Analysis Handbook Motion Analysis Reference Work Motion Analysis Technology Motion Pattern Analysis Motion Science Sports Performance Sports Science Handbook

Editors and affiliations

  • Bertram Müller
    • 1
  • Sebastian I. Wolf
    • 2
  • Gert-Peter Brueggemann
    • 3
  • Zhigang Deng
    • 4
  • Andrew McIntosh
    • 5
  • Freeman Miller
    • 6
  • William Scott Selbie
    • 7
  1. 1.Motion & MoreBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Klinik für Orthopädie und UnfallchirurgiUniversitätsklinikum HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.Institut for Biomechanics und OrthopedicGerman Sport University CologneCologneGermany
  4. 4.HoustonUSA
  5. 5.ACRISPFedUniversityCremorneAustralia
  6. 6.WilmingtonUSA
  7. 7.ResearchC-Motion, Inc.GermantownUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-30808-1