Kinesiology (Enhanced Edition): The Skeletal System and Muscle Function / Edition 1

Kinesiology (Enhanced Edition): The Skeletal System and Muscle Function / Edition 1

by Joseph E. Muscolino
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323048862

ISBN-13: 9780323048866

Pub. Date: 10/09/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This complete, full-color atlas of bones and joints contains over 900 illustrations and explains how muscles function as movers, antagonists, and stabilizers so readers will truly understand how muscles function in the human body. It includes the bones, landmarks, and joints, as well as an introduction to the basics of how muscles function. Kinesiology (Enhanced

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This complete, full-color atlas of bones and joints contains over 900 illustrations and explains how muscles function as movers, antagonists, and stabilizers so readers will truly understand how muscles function in the human body. It includes the bones, landmarks, and joints, as well as an introduction to the basics of how muscles function. Kinesiology (Enhanced Edition): The Skeletal System and Muscle Function also provides readers with clinical applications of key kinesiology concepts and important anatomical and physiological terminology that is needed for work in the musculoskeletal field. Plus, in this enhanced edition, users can see major joint movements for themselves on the included DVD!

• Joseph E. Muscolino, DC shares his experience and vast knowledge of musculoskeletal and visceral anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, neurology, and pathology to provide expert information in an understandable format.
• Includes a DVD with over 60 minutes of video demonstrating all the major joint motions of the human body with an explanation of names, motions, as well as planes and axes in which motion occurs.
• Emphasizes real-world application so students can take knowledge learned in the classroom straight into practice.
• Chapter 4 features a complete bone atlas with over 100 photographs of every bone in the human body to give readers comprehensive coverage of bones as well as an invaluable reference tool.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323048866
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/09/2006
Edition description:
Enhanced Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Overview of the Human Body

Part I Organization of the Human Body

1. Parts of the Human Body

2. Describing the Body

Part II The Skeleton

3. Bones and Bony Landmarks

4. Bones of the Human Body

Part III Joint Structure and Function

5. Joint Structure

6. Joint Function

7. Joint Movement Terminology

8. Joints of the Axial Body

9. Joints of the Lower Extremity

10. Joints of the Upper Extremity

Part IV Muscle Structure and Function

11. Anatomy and Physiology of Muscle Tissue

12. How Muscles Function—The Big Picture

13. Types of Muscle Contractions

14. Roles of Muscles

15. Determining the Force of a Muscle Contraction

16. The Neuromuscular System

17. Muscles of Respiration and Mastication

18. Posture, the Gait Cycle, and Exercise

19. Microanatomy of Muscle

20. Selected Topics of Kinesiology

Appendices

Vectors

Latin/Greek word roots

Lists of Attachments and Actions of Muscles

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