Joint Structure and Function: A Comprehensive Analysis / Edition 5

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The perfect balance of clarity and comprehensiveness—now more reader friendly and visually appealing than ever.

This popular text offers the clear, logical discussions of the basic theory of joint structure and muscle action and provides the foundation you need to understand both normal and pathologic function.

The 5th Edition features a dynamic new full color design, videos, and a streamlined biomechanics chapter. Thoroughly revised and updated, it incorporates the latest research findings and techniques, reflecting the text’s emphasis on evidence-based practice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803623620
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 3/9/2011
  • Edition description: 5
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 266,312
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Joint Structure and Function: Foundational Concepts

  1. Biomechanical Applications to Joint Structure and Function Samuel R. Ward, PT, PhD
  2. Joint Structure and Function Sandra Curwin, PT, PhD
  3. Muscle Structure and Function Gary Chleboun, PT, PhD

  1. Axial Skeletal Joint Complexes

  1. The Vertebral Column Diane Dalton, PT, DPT, OCS
  2. The Thorax and Chest Wall Julie Starr, PT, MS, CCS & Diane Dalton, PT, DPT, OCS
  3. The Temporomandibular Joint Pamela D. Ritzline, PT, EdD

  1. Upper Extremity Joint Complexes

  1. The Shoulder Complex Paula M. Ludewig, PT, PhD & John D. Borstad, PT, PhD
  2. Elbow Complex Cynthia C. Norkin, PT, EdD
  3. Wrist and Hand Complex Noelle M. Austin, PT, MS, CHT

  1. Hip Joint

  1. The Hip Complex RobRoy L. Martin PT, PhD, CSCS & Ben Kivlan, PT, SCS, OCS, CSCS
  2. The Knee Erin Hartigan, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, ATC, Michael Lewek, PT, PhD & Lynn Snyder-Macker, PT, ScD, SCS, ATC, FAPTA
  3. The Ankle and Foot Complex RobRoy L. Martin PT, PhD, CSCS

  1. Integrated Function

  1. Posture Cynthia C. Norkin, PT, EdD
  2. Gait Sandra J. Olney, PT, OT, PhD & Janice Eng, PT, OT, PhD

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