• noun the mechanics of living organisms; especially (in a cricketing context), the application of the laws of mechanics to coaching bowlers and correcting suspect bowling actions
    Citation ‘His [Troy Cooley’s] strengths are his knowledge of biomechanics and an ability to communicate complex ideas to players who are often among the least cerebral members of the team.’ (John Stern, Cricinfo, 14 December 2005)
    See also throw


  • noun the study of body movements and of the forces acting on the musculoskeletal system, used in sport for analysing complex movements to improve efficiency and help avoid injury