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

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

by Donald A. Neumann
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ISBN-10:
0323039898
ISBN-13:
9780323039895
Pub. Date:
12/01/2009
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System: Foundations for Rehabilitation / Edition 2

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.
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    ISBN-13: 9780323039895
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 12/01/2009
    Pages: 725
    Sales rank: 351,741
    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
    App I: Trigonometry Review and Additional Biomechanical Problems
    Section II: Upper Extremity
    5. Shoulder Complex
    6. Elbow and Forearm
    7. The Wrist
    8. The Hand
    App 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. Miscellaneous Topics in Kinesiology (tentative title – will include mastication, ventilation, and pelvic floor)
    App 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
    16. NEW! Kinesiology of Running
    App IV: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Lower Extremity

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