internal biomechanical environment

internal biomechanical environment

[in¦tərn·əl ‚bī·ō·mi¦kan·ə·kəl in′vī·ərn·mənt]
(industrial engineering)
A concept that is used in ergonomic design and considers that muscles, bones, and tissues are subject to the same Newtonian mechanical forces as are objects external to the body.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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