Kinesiology The Skeletal System and Muscle Function
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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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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $67.95
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/16/2006
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction: Overview of the Human Body|
|Organization of the Human Body|
|Parts of the Human Body|
|Describing the Body|
|Bones and Bony Landmarks|
|Bones of the Human Body|
|Joint Structure and 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|
|Latin/Greek word roots|
|Lists of Attachments and Actions of Muscles|