- The kinematic analysis studies the movement caused by forces and motion factors applied together. The most important results are the union of motion and definition of displacements, velocities and accelerations of the parties.
- The dynamic motion analysis allows to evaluate the forces generated by the movement, and the movement itself.
- The qualitative analysis describes and analyses movements non-numerically, by seeing movements as “patterns”, while quantitative analysis describes and analyses movement numerically.
- The quantitative analysis can sometimes appear more objective because of its “data”; however the accuracy and reliability of such data can be very suspect, particularly when obtained in competition. Qualitative analysis is often more strongly rooted in a structured and multidisciplinary approach, whereas quantitative analysis can appear to lack a theoretical grounding and to be data-driven.
2. Recent Papers Regarding the Movement Analysis
2.1. Gene Therapy Strategies Could Improve Tendon Healing and Benefit Movement
Highlight by Lingyan Wang
2.2. Age Related-Variations in the Spatial Magnitude of Postural Sway
Highlight by Luís Silva
2.3. Muscle Exercise and Parkinson Disease (PD)
Highlight by Michelino Di Rosa
2.4. Return to Safe Driving after Total Knee Arthroplasty: More Kinesiological Research Is Needed
Highlight by Jan Cabri, Carlos Marques and João Barreiros
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