The article presents basics of the human upper limb’s anatomy, including skeletal system, joints and basic division of muscles in the limb. The biomechanics of the upper limb is introduced. The range of performed motions is depicted. The possible applications of anatomy and biomechanics of the upper limb are shown.


upper limb; anatomy; biomechanics; biomechanism

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Published : 2016-12-26

Jaworski, Łukasz, Karpiński, R., & Dobrowolska, A. (2016). BIOMECHANICS OF THE UPPER LIMB. Journal of Technology and Exploitation in Mechanical Engineering, 2(1), 56-59.

Łukasz Jaworski
Poznan University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Management  Poland
Robert Karpiński 
Biomedical Engineering Department, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Lublin University of Technology, 36 Nadbystrzycka St., 20-618 Lublin, Poland  Poland
Angelika Dobrowolska 
Faculty of Medicine with Dentistry Division, Medical University of Lublin, 1 Racławickie Ave., 20-059 Lublin, Poland  Poland

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