Kinesiology Scientific Basis of Human Motion

ISBN-10: 0078022541
ISBN-13: 9780078022548
Edition: 12th 2012
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Book details

List price: $238.67
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 1/28/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Since the 1950s, Kinesiology: Scientific Basis of Human Motionhas remained the definitive kinesiology text for college students. The twelfth edition continues the text's tradition of examining human motion through the integrated presentation of anatomy and biomechanics and applying that knowledge to a wide variety of motor skills. This edition retains the text's strong coverage of physiology combined with current scholarship in biomechanics as applied to motor skills.

Preface
Introduction to the Study of Kinesiology
Anatomical and Physiological Fundamentals of Human Motion
The Musculoskeletal System: The Skeletal Framework and Its Movements
The Musculoskeletal System: The Musculature
The Neuromuscular Basis of Human Motion
The Upper Extremity: The Shoulder Region
The Upper Extremity: The Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand
The Lower Extremity: The Hip Region
The Lower Extremity: The Knee, Ankle, and Foot
The Spinal Column and Thorax
Fundamentals of Biomechanics
Terminology and Measurement in Biomechanics
The Description of Human Motion
The Conditions of Linear Motion
The Conditions of Rotary Motion
The Center of Gravity and Stability
Motor Skills: Principles and Applications
Kinesiology of Fitness and Exercise
Moving Objects: Pushing and Pulling
Moving Objects: Throwing, Striking, and Kicking
Locomotion: Solid Surface
Locomotion: The Aquatic Environment
Locomotion: When Suspended and Free of Support
Impact
Instrumentation for Motion Analysis
Appendices
Glossary
Index

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