Biomechanics is the study of the effects of mechanical forces and thermal environments on the
Infrared thermogram shows hot
areas (red) on the human hand.
Infrared thermography helps measure
external skin temperatures.
Arrow points to wedging
compression fracture on
a vertebral body from excessive
Ski binding being tested
for proper function. Releasable
ski bindings reduce injuries but do
not eliminate them.
A radiograph of a torsional bone
fracture from a skiing
accident. Radiographs are useful
in reconstructing an accident.