Brunnstrom's Clinical Kinesiology / Edition 6

Brunnstrom's Clinical Kinesiology / Edition 6

by Peggy A. Houglum, Dolores B. Bertoti
     
 

A classic reborn for its Golden Anniversary.

Now celebrating its 50 years in print, this text has held onto the foundation of its great success, while also being re-invented for today’s audience. The focus of this text remains the practical instruction of functional anatomy in order to quickly, and convincingly, guide readers to its use in

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A classic reborn for its Golden Anniversary.

Now celebrating its 50 years in print, this text has held onto the foundation of its great success, while also being re-invented for today’s audience. The focus of this text remains the practical instruction of functional anatomy in order to quickly, and convincingly, guide readers to its use in professional performance. This text is filled with modern applications that will show your students the relevance of foundational material to their future careers.

An all-new author team of expert instructors Peggy Houglum and Dolores Bertoti, a brand-new, full-color design, and new learning and teaching resources online at DavisPlus all make the field's gold standard more valuable than ever as it prepares readers to apply theory to clinical practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803623521
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
12/07/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
58,244
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.50(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Basic Concepts
    1. Basic Concepts in Kinesiology: Kinematics
    2. Mechanical Principles: Kinetics
    3. The Movement System: Nerve and Muscle Physiology and the Control of Human Movement
    4. Muscle Activity and Strength


  2. Upper Quarter
    1. Shoulder Complex
    2. Elbow and Forearm Complex
    3. Wrist and Hand
    4. Head, Neck and Trunk


  3. Lower Quarter
    1. Pelvis and Hip
    2. Knee
    3. Ankle and Foot


  4. Functional Activities
    1. Stance and Gait
    2. Kinesiology Applications in Daily Functional Activities
    3. Kinesiology Applications of Upper Extremity Activities of Daily Living
    4. Sports and Recreation



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