BIOMECHANICS OF THE HUMAN HAND


Abstract

The paper provides basic information on human hand's anatomical structure with the location of joints and consequent types of achievable movements. The biomechanics of the human hand is described using two different kinematic models of the hand. The differences between the models are described. The Schlesinger's classification of movements of the human hand is introduced


Keywords

biomechanics; hand; kinematic model; anatomy; joint

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Published : 2017-06-30


Jaworski, Łukasz, & Karpiński, R. (2017). BIOMECHANICS OF THE HUMAN HAND. Journal of Technology and Exploitation in Mechanical Engineering, 3(1), 28-33. https://doi.org/10.35784/jteme.536

Łukasz Jaworski  lukasz.m.jaworski@student.put.poznan.pl
Poznan University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Management, Piotrowo 3 Str., 60 965 Poznań, Poland  Poland
Robert Karpiński 
Lublin University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Department, Nadbystrzycka 36 Str., 20-618 Lublin, Poland  Poland
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4063-8503




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