The Muscular System

The Muscular System

by Amy Adams


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313324031
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/30/2004
Series: Human Body Systems Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

AMY ADAMS is an independent scholar who has written for The Scientist, Discovery Channel Online, CBS HealthWatch and Science, among others.

Table of Contents


Muscular Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy of the Musculature System

Muscle Contraction

Muscles in Exercise

Development of the Muscular System

Historic Perspectives

Early Discoveries in Muscular Anatomy

Current Approaches to Understanding the Musculature System

Medical Information

Muscular Injuries

Muscular Dystrophy

Diseases of the Cardiac Muscle

Disease of the Muscular Enzymes



Medical Organizations

Fact Sheet

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