Kinesiology The Skeletal System and Muscle Function

ISBN-10: 0323048862

ISBN-13: 9780323048866

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Description: This complete, full-color atlas of bones and joints contains over 900 illustrations and explains how muscles function as movers, antagonists, and stabilizers so readers will truly understand how muscles function in the human body. It includes the bones, landmarks, and joints, as well as an introduction to the basics of how muscles function. Kinesiology (Enhanced Edition): The Skeletal System and Muscle Function also provides readers with clinical applications of key kinesiology concepts and important anatomical and physiological terminology that is needed for work in the musculoskeletal field. Plus, in this enhanced edition, users can see major joint movements for themselves on the included DVD! Joseph E. Muscolino, DC shares his experience and vast knowledge of musculoskeletal and visceral anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, neurology, and pathology to provide expert information in an understandable format. Includes a DVD with over 60 minutes of video demonstrating all the major joint motions of the human body with an explanation of names, motions, as well as planes and axes in which motion occurs. Emphasizes real-world application so students can take knowledge learned in the classroom straight into practice. Chapter 4 features a complete bone atlas with over 100 photographs of every bone in the human body to give readers comprehensive coverage of bones as well as an invaluable reference tool.

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Book details

List price: $67.95
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/16/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Introduction: Overview of the Human Body
Organization of the Human Body
Parts of the Human Body
Describing the Body
The Skeleton
Bones and Bony Landmarks
Bones of the Human Body
Joint Structure and Function
Joint Structure
Joint Function
Joint Movement Terminology
Joints of the Axial Body
Joints of the Lower Extremity
Joints of the Upper Extremity
Muscle Structure and Function
Anatomy and Physiology of Muscle Tissue
How Muscles Function The Big Picture
Types of Muscle Contractions
Roles of Muscles
Determining the Force of a Muscle Contraction
The Neuromuscular System
Muscles of Respiration and Mastication
Posture, the Gait Cycle, and Exercise
Microanatomy of Muscle
Selected Topics of Kinesiology
Appendices
Vectors
Latin/Greek word roots
Lists of Attachments and Actions of Muscles
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