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Concise Book of the Moving Body

ISBN-10: 1556436238
ISBN-13: 9781556436239
Edition: 2005
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Description: The Concise Book of the Moving Body has been written for the student and early practitioner of anatomy, massage/bodywork, physical therapy, chiropractic, medicine, physiotherapy, sports therapy, or any other health-related field. Containing  More...

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 5/5/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

The Concise Book of the Moving Body has been written for the student and early practitioner of anatomy, massage/bodywork, physical therapy, chiropractic, medicine, physiotherapy, sports therapy, or any other health-related field. Containing full-color illustrations, the book is a compact reference guide, clearly detailing anatomical orientation, tissues, in-depth information on joints, and the physiology of bones and muscles. Composite drawings of the body illustrate the major skeletal muscles (posterior and anterior, superficial and deep), including the origin, insertion, innervation, and action for each muscle.

Chris Jarmey is a state registered physiotherapist who has been practising and teaching shiatsu since 1970. He founded the European Shiatsu School, which has branches throughout Britain and Europe.

Thomas Myers studied directly with Drs. Ida Rolf, Moshe Feldenkrais, and Buckminster Fuller, and a variety of movement and manual therapy leaders. His work is influenced by cranial, visceral, and intrinsic movement studies he made with European schools of osteopathy. An inveterate traveller, Tom has practiced integrative manual therapy for over 30 years in a variety of clinical and cultural settings, including 10 years in London, and practices in Hamburg, Rome, Nairobi, and Sydney, as well as a dozen locales in the US. He is a founding member of the International Association of Structural Integrators (IASI). Author of Anatomy Trains and a set of supporting videos, and co-author of Fascial Release for Structural Balance (Lotus, 2010), Tom has also penned over 60 articles for trade magazines and journals on anatomy, soft tissue manipulation, and the social scourge of somatic alienation and loss of reliance on kinaesthetic intelligence. A certified Touch-in-Parenting instructor, Tom retains a strong interest in perinatal issues. Living on the coast of Maine, Tom and his faculty conduct professional certification and continuing education courses worldwide.

A Note About Peripheral Nerve Supply
Anatomical Orientation
Anatomical Directions
Regional Areas
Planes of the Body
Anatomical Movements
Tissues
Connective Tissue
Muscle Tissue
Bone
Bone Development and Growth
Cartilage
Functions of Bones
Types of Bone - According to Density
Types of Bone - According to Shape
Components of a Long Bone
Bone Markings
The Axial Skeleton
The Skull: Comprising the Cranium and the Facial Bones
The Vertebral Column (Spine)
The Bony Thorax
The Appendicular Skeleton
The Pectoral Girdle
The Upper Limb
The Pelvic Girdle (Os Innominatum)
The Lower Limb
General Skeletal Interrelationships
Bony Landmarks Seen or Felt Near the Body Surface
Joints
Classification of Joints
Features of Specific Joints
Joints of the Head and Vertebral Column
Joints of the Ribs and Sternum
Joints of the Shoulder Girdle and Upper Limb
Joints of the Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limb
Main Muscles Involved in Different Movements of the Body
Skeletal Muscle and Fascia
Skeletal Muscle Structure and Function
Musculo-skeletal Mechanics
Superficial and Deep Muscles of the Head and Neck (Lateral View)
Superficial and Intermediate Muscles of the Upper Body (Anterior View)
Superficial and Intermediate Muscles of the Upper Body (Posterior View)
Deep Muscles of the Back
Superficial Muscles of the Arm (Posterior View)
Superficial Muscles of the Arm (Anterior View)
Deep Muscles of the Arm (Anterior View)
Superficial and Deep Muscles of the Hip and Thigh (Anterior View)
Superficial and Deep Muscles of the Hip and Thigh (Posterior View)
Superficial Muscles of the Leg (Anterior View)
Deep Muscles of the Leg (Posterior View)
Anatomy Trains
Practical Holism
The Single Muscle Theory
Whole Body Communicating Networks
The Connective Tissue System
The Double-Bag Theory
Tensegrity
The Anatomy Trains: Rules of the Road
Summary of the Lines
Practical Applications
Resources
Index
Index of Muscles

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