Hand and wrist biomechanics

Steven Regal, Steven Maschke, Zong Ming Li

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations


The biomechanical function of the human hand and wrist is closely related to the intricacy of its anatomy. The arrangement of the bones, ligament, and muscles in the hand allows a complex array of tasks to be performed. This chapter provides a brief review of the anatomy of the hand and wrist, normal biomechanical function, and examples of pathomechanics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Orthopaedic Biomechanics
PublisherSpringer Singapore
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9789811531590
ISBN (Print)9789811531583
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Biomechanics
  • Hand
  • Pathomechanics
  • Wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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