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This textbook gives engineering students the foundation they need in nonlinear analysis for studying movement variability in their practices. It introduces dynamical systems and time series, the presents a wide variety of nonlinear tools such as Lyapunov Exponent, Surrogation, Entropy, Fractal Analysis and several others. Each chapter provides examples from the literature and the author’s lab on how the nonlinear analysis tools can be used to understand real world applications. The book concludes with a series of chapters on specific case studies in postural control, gait, motor control, motor development and others.