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moment of inertia

Michael Kent

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

Third edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198568506
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727788
moment of inertia

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A physical property, measured in kg m2, defining a body's resistance to rotational forces. For the human body, the moment of inertia of each body segment is the product of the mass of the segment and the square of the ...

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Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine

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