This appendix contains factors for converting between metric
units commonly used in biomechanics and their English system equivalents.
In each case, a value expressed in a metric unit can be divided
by the conversion factor given to yield the approximate equivalent
in an English unit, or a value expressed in an English unit can
be multiplied by the conversion factor to find the metric unit equivalent.
For example, to convert 100 Newtons to pounds, do the following: