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Phys Ther. 1984 Dec;64(12):1874-82.

Developmental biomechanics. Effect of forces on the growth, development, and maintenance of the human body.

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The purpose of this paper is to present an overview of growth principles that are influenced by mechanical factors. These general principles are followed by some biomechanical examples of the growth and development of weight-bearing body areas, and examples of growth principles and mechanics related to therapeutic applications.

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