Hollinshead's Functional Anatomy of the Limbs and Back / Edition 9

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Learn everything you need to know about the anatomy of the limbs and back and how to apply the material to everyday activities and movements with this updated edition of the classic text. This user-friendly book is packed with detailed quick-reference tables and newly revised illustrations. Take advantage of expanded study questions and exercises at the end of each chapter to actively engage yourself in the learning process and enhance your comprehension of the material. Understanding the functional and clinical relevance of musculoskeletal anatomy has never been easier!

• Well-rounded, detailed coverage of the musculoskeletal system includes information on the head, neck, thorax, abdomen, and pelvis.
• Easy-to-understand, flowing text is presented in paragraph form.
• Abundant tables on muscles and nerves condense the information in the text for easy reference.
• Detailed discussions of specific movements focus on individual joints and muscles.
• A glossary provides a quick reference for useful terms.
• Evolve online resources for students and instructors include an image bank, test bank, Archie animations, and anatomy labeling exercises.

• UPDATED!! Clear, concise, and informative color illustrations enable you to better interpret the text.
• MORE Functional/Clinical Notes highlight the applications and importance of the material.
• MORE Analyses of Activities and Associated Movements boxes help you apply the anatomical information on movements and muscles to everyday life.
• EXPANDED information on surface anatomy describes palpable structures and how to “visualize” anatomy through the skin.
• MORE Review Questions and Exercises are provided at the end of each chapter to enhance your level of comprehension.

"...a new edition of a classic text...correlates functional and clinical information with detailed explanations of anatomy...thoroughly revised and updated, but maintaining user-friendly presentations and clear illustrations."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416049807
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 11/5/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 375,434
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Anatomical Terminology

Chapter 2 Tissues of the Body

Chapter 3 Organs and Organ Systems


Chapter 4 General Survey of the Upper Limb

Chapter 5 The Shoulder

Chapter 6 The Arm

Chapter 7 Forearm and Hand: General Considerations

Chapter 8 Flexor Forearms

Chapter 9 Extensor Forearm

Chapter 10 Radioulnar and Wrist Movements

Chapter 11 The Hand

Chapter 12 Movement of the Digits


Chapter 13 The Back


Chapter 14 General Survey of the Lower Limb

Chapter 15 The Bony Pelvis, Femur, and Hip Joint

Chapter 16 The Thigh and Knee

Chapter 17 Gluteal Region and Posterior Thigh

Chapter 18 Movements of the Thigh and Leg

Chapter 19 The Leg

Chapter 20 The Foot


Chapter 21 The Head and Neck

Chapter 22 The Thorax

Chapter 23 The Abdomen and Pelvis

Suggested Readings


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