Muscles, Nerves and Movement in Human Occupation

ISBN-10: 1405189290

ISBN-13: 9781405189293

Edition: 4th 2012

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Book details

List price: $35.50
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 12/30/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Preface to the fourth edition
Acknowledgements
Introduction to movement
Basic units, structure and function: supporting tissues, muscle and nerve
Framework and support: the connective tissues
Articulations
Skeletal muscle
Basic units of the nervous system
Muscle tone
Summary
Movement terminology
The anatomical position
Planes and axes of movement
Structure and movements at synovial joints
Group action and types of muscle work
Biomechanical principles
Summary
The central nervous system: the brain and spinal cord
The Brain
Introduction to the form and structure
Cerebral hemispheres
Basal ganglia
Thalamus
Hypothalamus and limbic system
Brain stem
Cerebellum
Summary of brain areas: function in movement
The Spinal Cord
Position and segmentation of the spinal cord
Spinal reflex pathways
Summary of the functions of the spinal cord
Summary
The peripheral nervous system: cranial and spinal nerves
Introduction
Spinal nerves
Peripheral nerves
Cranial nerves
Autonomic nervous system
Summary
Anatomy of movement in everyday living
Positioning movements: the shoulder and elbow
Introduction
The Shoulder
The shoulder (pectoral) girdle
The shoulder (glenohumeral) joint
Muscles of the shoulder region
The Elbow
Elbow position and function
The elbow joint
Muscles moving the elbow
Summary of the shoulder and elbow in functional movements
Summary
Manipulative movements: the forearm, wrist and hand
Introduction
Functions of the forearm and wrist
The forearm
The wrist
Functions of the hand
Movements of the hand: fingers and thumb
Muscles moving the hand: fingers and thumb
Types of grip
Summary of muscles of the forearm and intrinsic muscles of the hand
Summary
Nerve supply of the upper limb
Introduction
The brachial plexus
Terminal branches of the brachial plexus
Axillary nerve: shoulder movement
Spinal segmental innervation of the upper limb
Summary
Support and propulsion: the lower limb
Introduction
Joints and movements of the pelvis, thigh and leg
Muscles of the thigh and leg in support, swing and propulsion
Functions of the foot
Summary of the lower limb muscles
Summary
Nerve supply of the lower limb
Introduction
Lumbar plexus: position and formation
Terminal branches of the lumbar plexus
Sacral plexus: position and formation
Terminal branches of the sacral plexus
Spinal segmental innervation of the lower limb
Summary
Upright posture and breathing: the trunk
Introduction
Upright posture
Breathing
Pelvic tilt and the pelvic floor
Nerve supply of the muscles of the neck and trunk
Summary of the muscles of the trunk
Summary
Sensorimotor control of movement
Sensory background to movement
Somatosensory system
Vestibular system
Visual system
Regulation of posture
Summary
Motor control
Introduction
Spinal mechanisms
Descending motor system
Planning, co-ordination and motor learning
Summary
Human occupation
Occupational performance skills and capacities
Multiple factors in control of occupational performance skills
Core positions and patterns of occupational performance skills
Summary
Occupational performance
Introduction
Framework for understanding human occupation
Case scenarios
Example case scenario
Further case scenarios
Mabel; the ageing process
Mary; Parkinson's disease
John; traumatic brain injury
Patrick; hand injury
Christopher; spinal cord injury
Susan; chronic pain
Mabel; the ageing process
Mary; Parkinson's disease
John; traumatic brain injury
Patrick; hand injury
Christopher; spinal cord injury
Susan; chronic pain
Conclusion
References
Further reading
Bones
Segmental nerve supply of muscles
Glossary
Index
Practice note-pad list
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