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Mechanical Advantage And Lever Types In Anatomy


Different Lever Types In The Human Body
  
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Define Mechanical Advantage
 
The ratio of output force to input force.
Mechanical Advantage Equation
 
MA=L(e)/L(r) Mechanical Advantage=length of the effort arm/length of resistance arm
1st Class Lever
 
RFE-Resistance, Fulcrum, EffortExample: Atlanto-Occipital Joint of Neck
2nd Class Lever
 
FRE-Fulcrum, Resistance, EffortExample: Mandible
3rd Class Lever
 
REF-Resistance, Effort, FulcrumExample: The forearm, when you flex your arm

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