Pt. 1. Biomechanics of sports injury. Causes of injury and the properties of materials -- Injuries in sport : how the body behaves under load -- Effects of sports equipment and technique on injury -- Calculating the loads -- Pt. 2. Biomechanical improvement of sports performance. Aspects of biomechanical analysis of sports performance -- Biomechanical optimisation of sports techniques -- Mathematical models of sports motions -- Feedback of results to improve performance.