The Concise Book of Muscles, Third Edition

The Concise Book of Muscles, Third Edition

by Chris Jarmey, John Sharkey


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781623170202
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 02/16/2016
Pages: 244
Sales rank: 584,392
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.

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The Concise Book of Muscles, Third Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
NatoshaM More than 1 year ago
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!