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If a golf ball is hit with an initial velocity of 41m/s and it takes 4.184s to reach maximum height, what would the maximum height be? Take gravity to be 9. 8m/s^2

Which formula represents potential energy?

If a weight lifter has done 210.7J of work lifting a 50kg weight 0.43m from his shoulder in 0.7s, what was his power?

What are the two main factors that affect the range of a projectile (when ignoring air resistance)?

Which of the following statements best defines buoyancy?

What is velocity?

Which plane of motion lies vertically and divides the body into left and right halves?

Which of these is not one of Newton's 3 laws of motion?

Which plane of motion is labeled as number 1 in the diagram?

Whats is the definiton of Kinematics?

What is the difference between distance and displacement?

What is the definition of Kinetics?

Law of Inertia states

Which body segment has the largest moment of inertia?

In bone tissue, calcium is contained in hydroxyapatite crystals [Ca5 (PO4)3 OH] which are embedded in an matrix composed mainly of elastin and proteoglycans

Under compression conditions, bones are:

Under shear conditions, bones are:

What is the mechanical difference between soft and hard tissue?

Creep and stress relaxation response of cartilage are effects caused by:

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Bone, cartilage, tendon, and ligament strengths increase with regular cycles of loading and unloading

Bone is a natural ‘smart material’ in that it reacts to its mechanical environment by increasing or decreasing the amount of material present depending on the stress regime.

Bone remodeling takes place at same rates in different regions of the body

The moment arm of a muscle about a joint depends on the point of attachment of the muscle on each limb and the line of action of the muscle force

Collagen is able to resist compression because its long fibers are supported laterally (It doesn’t collapse or buckle)

The following statements are functions of the joints:

The maximum force a muscle is capable of developing depends on several factors concerning the state of the muscle

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