Kinesiology: Movement in the Context of Activity / Edition 2

Kinesiology: Movement in the Context of Activity / Edition 2

by David Paul Greene, Susan L. Roberts
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323028225

ISBN-13: 9780323028226

Pub. Date: 12/17/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Approaching the subject of kinesiology from the perspective of occupational therapy, this text examines the everyday activities of people using the principles of biomechanics to adapt to changes in their functional abilities. This edition stresses applicability to clinical practice with the inclusion of case studies throughout the text, making it easier to grasp…  See more details below

Overview

Approaching the subject of kinesiology from the perspective of occupational therapy, this text examines the everyday activities of people using the principles of biomechanics to adapt to changes in their functional abilities. This edition stresses applicability to clinical practice with the inclusion of case studies throughout the text, making it easier to grasp concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323028226
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/17/2004
Edition description:
Book and CD-ROM
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
196,134
Product dimensions:
8.56(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

1Biomechanics, kinesiology, and occupational therapy : a good fit2
2The study of human movement : concepts from related fields8
3Gravity : a constant force24
4Linear force and motion43
5Rotary force, torque, and motion58
6The head and torso72
7The proximal upper extremity97
8The distal upper extremity118
9The lower extremity149
App. AEnglish to metric conversions167
App. BBody segment parameters168
App. CSolutions to chapter applications169
App. DReview of mathematics180
App. ETrigonometric functions184
App. FCommonly used formulas in biomechanics185
App. GBiomechanical analysis of function186
App. HSynopsis of characters192
App. IOverview of muscle anatomy196
App. JWorking models of the fingers and wrist198
App. KLearning objectives203

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