Human Movement: An Introductory Text / Edition 4

Human Movement: An Introductory Text / Edition 4

by Marion Trew, Tony Everett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443070687

ISBN-13: 9780443070686

Pub. Date: 06/15/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

"The authors cover the anatomical, physical and biomechanical basis for understanding human movement in everyday contexts with easy-to-follow text that is both detailed and well referenced." Those involved in the study of human movement will find this an ideal introduction to the study of human movement and an excellent reference encouraging and directing further…  See more details below

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"The authors cover the anatomical, physical and biomechanical basis for understanding human movement in everyday contexts with easy-to-follow text that is both detailed and well referenced." Those involved in the study of human movement will find this an ideal introduction to the study of human movement and an excellent reference encouraging and directing further study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443070686
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/15/2001
Series:
Physiotherapy Essentials Series
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Musculoskeletal basis for movement7
3Biomechanics of human movement41
4The neural control of human movement75
5Joint mobility89
6Muscle work, strength, power and endurance109
7Motor learning123
8Measuring and analysing human movement137
9Scales of measurement155
10Function of the lower limb169
11Function of the upper limb191
12Function of the spine207
13Posture and balance231
14Tension and relaxation255
15Human movement through the life span269

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