Skeletal Muscle Structure, Function, and Plasticity

ISBN-10: 0781775930
ISBN-13: 9780781775939
Edition: 3rd 2010 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $59.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/23/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 8.38" wide x 10.88" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

In its Third Edition, this text addresses basic and applied physiological properties of skeletal muscle in the context of the physiological effects from clinical treatment.This definitive text on muscle science is used by DPT students in a variety of courses including: Kinesiology, Anatomy and Physiology, Exercise Science, Muscle Science, Movement Science, Musculoskeletal Anatomy. Once considered too high level, the detail provided by Dr. Lieber is becoming right on target with DPT curricula as they seek to expand their offerings.

Skeletal Muscle Anatomy
Chapter Overview
Educational Objectives
Muscle Development
Skeletal Muscle Cell Microstructure
Whole Skeletal Muscle Structure
Chapter Summary
References
Skeletal Muscle Physiology
Chapter Overview
Educational Objectives
Muscle Fiber Activation
Skeletal Muscle Mechanics
Muscle Fiber Types and Motor Units
The Motor Unit
Chapter Summary
References
The Production of Movement
Chapter Overview
Educational Objectives
Muscle-Tendon Interaction
Joint Moments
Muscle-Joint Interaction during Isometric Torque Production
Physiological Range of Motion
Isokinetic Dynamometers Used in Physical Assessment
The Gait Cycle
Biomechanics of Biarticular Muscles
Gait Cycle Timing at Increased Velocities
Energy Expenditure during Gait
Muscles as Springs
Direct Force and Length Measurements during Locomotion
Implications for Physical Therapy
Chapter Summary
References
Skeletal Muscle Adaptation to Increased Use
Chapter Overview
Educational Objectives
Adaptation to Chronic Electrical Stimulation
Adaptation to Chronic Stretch
Adaptation to Compensatory Hypertrophy
Adaptation to Intermittent Electrical Stimulation
Adaptation to Exercise
Chapter Summary
References
Skeletal Muscle Adaptation to Decreased Use
Chapter Overview
Educational Objectives
Adaptation to Immobilization
Remobilization after Immobilization
Adaptation to Spinal Cord Transection
Adaptation to Hindlimb Unloading
Mechanism of Muscle Fiber Atrophy
Adaptation to Aging
Adaptation to Tenotomy
Adaptation to Denervation
Muscle Fiber Specificity to Reinnervation
Chapter Summary
References
Skeletal Muscle Response to Injury
Chapter Overview
Educational Objectives
Causes of Muscle Regeneration
Morphology of the Degeneration-Regeneration Cycle
Muscle Properties after Regeneration
Clinical Application to Muscular Dystrophy
Muscle Response to Exercise-Induced Injury
Chapter Summary
References
Skeletal Muscle Adaptation to Spasticity
Chapter Overview
Educational Objectives
Skeletal Muscle Spasticity
Is Spasticity Increased Use or Decreased Use?
Fiber-Type and Fiber Size Changes with Spasticity
Biomechanical Studies of Spastic Limbs
Muscle Fiber Length in Spastic Muscle
Mechanical Changes in Spastic Muscle Tissue
Summary and Future Directions
References
Index

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