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1 The human body.

2 In biomechanics, a term referring to both animate objects (e.g. the human body) and inanimate objects (e.g. a projectile or other item of sports equipment). In some cases it is convenient to consider the human body in its entirety; in other cases it is better to consider it as a system comprised of separate bodies (see body segment).

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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