Updated with the latest human anatomy and biomechanics research, the third edition of this authoritative, best-selling book offers a comprehensive introduction to emerging explanations of new models of living motion and human architecture. Detailed, full-color anatomical drawings and clear, succinct text identify all the major muscles, showing the origin, insertion, action, and innervation of each muscle. Designed to make complex topics easily accessible to medical students and anyone interested in anatomy and movement, The Concise Book of Muscles is a quick, information-packed, and user-friendly guide to this rapidly-growing and important field.
|Publisher:||North Atlantic Books|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
John Sharkey is a clinical anatomist and exercise physiologist of more than thirty years. He is director of Ireland's National Training Center, and the Irish College of Osteopathic Medicine. John is a member of the editorial team for the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, a reviewer for the International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine and the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. An accepted and recognized authority and researcher in clinical anatomy, human movement and manual medicine, Sharkey is a popular international presenter and keynote speaker.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Awesome book! Very illustrated with easy to view muscles in the body and information any doctor or student going into that field of work could use. It's a perfect update and such a great book to own!