Kinesiology Foundations for OTAs / Edition 1

Kinesiology Foundations for OTAs / Edition 1

by Daniel C Snyder, Gregory F. Lorenz, LeAnne M Conner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1428335110

ISBN-13: 9781428335110

Pub. Date: 06/14/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The human body is amazing: all structures work together to provide locomotion and support. Knowledge of how this takes place is critical to the field of occupational therapy. Kinesiology Foundations for OTAs combines precise clinical information, practical applications, and detailed illustrations that allow readers to understand this rigorous subject matter.

Overview

The human body is amazing: all structures work together to provide locomotion and support. Knowledge of how this takes place is critical to the field of occupational therapy. Kinesiology Foundations for OTAs combines precise clinical information, practical applications, and detailed illustrations that allow readers to understand this rigorous subject matter. This book is designed to describe the structures and functions of muscles, bones, and ligaments of the human body. It further addresses the interactions between these structures to illustrate how movements are performed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428335110
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/14/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Kinesiology 2. Muscular Anatomy and Physiology 3. Muscle Characteristics 4. The Nervous System 5. Bone 6. Joint Structure 7. Muscle Mechanics and Arthrokinematics 8. The Head and Neck 9. The Lower Back 10. The Abdominal Region 11. Posture Assessment and Intervention 12. Respiration 13. The Hip Joint 14. The Knee Joint 15. The Ankle and Foot 16. Gait 17. The Shoulder Girdle 18. The Shoulder Joint 19. The Elbow and Radioulnar Joints 20. The Forearm and Wrist 21. The Hand 22. Movement Analysis Glossary Index

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