Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System: Foundations for Rehabilitation / Edition 2

Hardcover (Print)
Rent from
(Save 67%)
Est. Return Date: 07/24/2015
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $70.62
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 33%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (21) from $70.62   
  • New (12) from $82.69   
  • Used (9) from $70.62   


Brilliantly and abundantly illustrated, this dynamic resource is the most comprehensive, research-based, reader-friendly text on kinesiology. An engaging approach explores the fundamental principles in vivid detail and clarifies the link between the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system to help you ensure a clear, confident understanding.

• UNIQUE! Clinical Connections boxes in each chapter enhance your understanding and promote practical application.
• Special Focus boxes and clinical examples throughout the text bridge classroom content with real-world application to help you succeed in practice.
• Logically organized content establishes an understanding of fundamental concepts before moving on to more complex material to make learning easier.
• Chapter outlines provide a framework for learning and enable you to reference specific topics at a glance.
• UNIQUE! A companion Evolve Resources website reinforces your understanding through kinesiology video clips and answers to study questions.

• UNIQUE! More than 500 high-quality, full-color illustrations clarify musculoskeletal anatomy and reinforce anatomic concepts.
• Study questions in each chapter test your comprehension and strengthen your critical-thinking capabilities.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323039895
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/1/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 725
  • Sales rank: 131,131
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Essential Topics of Kinesiology

1. Getting Started

2. Basic Structure and Function of Human Joints

3. Muscle: The Ultimate Force Generator in the Body

4. Biomechanical Principles

Appendix I: Trigonometry Review and Additional Biomechanical Problems

Section II: Upper Extremity

5. Shoulder Complex

6. Elbow and Forearm

7. The Wrist

8. The Hand

Appendix II: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Upper Extremity

Section III: Axial Skeleton

9. Axial Skeleton: Osteology and Arthrology

10. Axial Skeleton: Muscle and Joint Interactions

11. Kinesiology of Mastication and Ventilation

Appendix III: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Axial Skeleton

Section IV: Lower Extremity

12. Hip

13. Knee

14. Ankle and Foot

15. Kinesiology of Walking

Appendix IV: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Lower Extremity

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 4 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)