Anatomy and Human Movement: Structure and function

Anatomy and Human Movement: Structure and function

by Nigel Palastanga
     
 

Over the past 22 years, Anatomy and Human Movement has grown into aclassic textbook, helping students to understand and remember the mechanisms which allow movement to take place. Now in its sixth edition, the approach remains the same - each section of the body is presented systematically where readers are introduced to the bones, then guided through the

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Over the past 22 years, Anatomy and Human Movement has grown into aclassic textbook, helping students to understand and remember the mechanisms which allow movement to take place. Now in its sixth edition, the approach remains the same - each section of the body is presented systematically where readers are introduced to the bones, then guided through the muscles, joints , nervous system and blood supply. Anatomy of the musculoskeletal system is brought to life through simple full colour artwork following a colour key for clarity and accuracy.

• Detailed account of anatomy
• Stresses relationship between structure and function
• Summary Boxes used for quick revision aids or general overviews
• Over 800 full colour line drawings
• Over 50 photographs (including radiographs)
• Stimulates understanding and learning of anatomy and application to human movement

• Improved and new artwork
• Radiographs
• Expansion of joint replacement sections

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702053085
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/13/2012
Series:
Physiotherapy Essentials Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

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