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Kinesiology

Kinesiology - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323025249

ISBN13: 978-0323025249
ISBN10: 0323025242
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 06
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $49.95

Kinesiology - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323025249

Joseph Muscolino

ISBN13: 978-0323025249
ISBN10: 0323025242
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 06
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

This complete, full-color atlas of bones and joints contains over 700 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 (beginning kinesiology). It also provides clinical applications related to the kinesiology concepts presented and includes an explanation of anatomical and physiological terminology that is needed for work in the musculoskeletal field. Finally, this book covers microanatomy and microphysiology, such as the sliding filament theory and the structure and function of fascia.

Table of Contents

Part I-Organization of the Human Body

1. Parts of the Human Body
2. Mapping the Human Body

Part II-Skeletal Osteology: Study of the Bones

3. Skeletal Tissues
4. Bones of the Skeleton

Part III-Skeletal Arthrology: Study of the Joints

5. Joint Action Terminology
6. Classification of Joints
7. Joints of the Axial Body
8. Joints of the Lower Extremity
9. Joints of the Upper Extremity

Part IV-Myology: Study of the Muscular System

10. Anatomy and Physiology of Muscle Tissue
11. How Muscles Function? The Big Picture
12. Types of Muscle Contractions
13. Roles of Muscles
14. Types of Joint Motion and Musculoskeletal Assessment
15. Determining the Force of a Muscle Contraction
16. The Neuromuscular System
17. Posture, Exercise, and the Gait Cycle

Appendices
Lists of attachments and actions of muscles
Glossary G
lossary of Word Origins
Glossary of Key Terms

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