Anatomy of the Moving Body A Basic Course in Bones, Muscles, and Joints

ISBN-10: 155643720X

ISBN-13: 9781556437205

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Theodore Dimon, John Qualter, Theodore Dimon

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Learning anatomy requires more than pictures and labels; it requires a way "into" the subject, a means of making sense of what is being shown.Anatomy of the Moving Bodyaddresses that need with a simple yet complete study of the body's complex system of bones, muscles, and joints and how they function. Beautifully illustrated with more than 100 3D images, the book contains 31 lectures that guide readers through this challenging interior landscape. Each part of the body is explained in brief, manageable sections, with components described singly or in small groups. The author doesn’t just name the muscles and bones but explains the terminology in lay language. Topics include the etymology of anatomical terms; origins and attachments of muscles and their related actions; discussion of major functional systems such as the pelvis, ankle, shoulder girdle, and hand; major landmarks and human topography; and structures relating to breathing and vocalization. This second edition features all-new illustrations that use a 3D digital model of the human anatomical form. The book's thoroughness, visual interest, and clear style make it ideal for students and teachers of the Alexander and Feldenkreis techniques as well as for practitioners of yoga, Pilates, martial arts, and dance.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 5/27/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Preface to the New Edition
Preface
Introduction: What Is Anatomy?
Anatomical Terminology
Bones, Muscles, and Joints
Head and Neck Region
The Skull
Base of the Skull and Its Attachments
Muscles of the Face and Jaw
Suspensory Muscles of the Larynx
The Tongue
Muscles of the Palate
Muscles of the Throat
The Larynx
Spine and Trunk Region
Anterior Muscles of the Cervical Spine
The Vertebrae of the Spine
The Spine and Its Supporting Ligaments
Muscles of the Back: Deep Layers
Muscles of the Back: Middle and Superficial Layers
Muscles Attaching to the Front of the Spine
Thorax and Abdomen
The Thorax and Muscles of Respiration
The Abdominal Muscles
Suspensory Muscles of the Thorax
The Spiral Musculature of the Trunk
Shoulder Girdle and Upper Limb
The Shoulder Girdle
Muscles of the Arm and Shoulder
Muscles of the Forearm
Muscles of the Hand and Wrist
Intrinsic Muscles of the Hand
Pelvis and Lower Limb
The Pelvic Girdle
Muscles of the Pelvis and Hip
Muscles of the Thigh
The Knee, Lower Leg, and Ankle
Muscles of the Ankle and Foot
Intrinsic Muscles of the Foot
Index
About the Author
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