Course Name: Mechanics of Human Movement

Course abstract

This course deals with applying principles of mechanics to movements of the human body. Understanding the biomechanics of human movement is necessary for the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and design of aids for rehabilitation. The introductory course will introduce the necessary anatomy, modeling and analysis techniques

Course Instructor

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Sujatha Srinivasan

Dr. Sujatha Srinivasan graduated with her B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras in 1992, her MSME from the University of Toledo, USA in 1994, and after a long stint in the prosthetics industry, her Ph.D. from the Ohio State University in 2007. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and heads the TTK Center for Rehabilitation Research and Device Development (R2D2) at IIT Madras. Her research is in the areas of mechanisms, movement biomechanics and assistive devices.
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Teaching Assistant(s)

Dr. Ganesh M. Bapat



 Course Duration : Jul-Oct 2018

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 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 30-Jul-2018