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Kinesiology : Scientific Basis of Human Motion (Cloth)

Kinesiology : Scientific Basis of Human Motion (Cloth) - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-0072329193

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Published: 2002
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Kinesiology : Scientific Basis of Human Motion (Cloth) - 10TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072329193

Nancy Hamilton and Kathryn Luttgens

ISBN13: 978-0072329193
ISBN10: 007232919X
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 02
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

This introductory text provides undergraduate students with the basics of anatomy,physiology,and the applications of kinesiology. It uses a qualitative approach with an easy-to-follow writing style. Theory is balanced with many sport and real-world applications to promote the integrated nature of kinesiology,including the anatomical and biomechanical concepts. New texts now come packaged with Dynamic Human and PowerWeb: Health & Human Performance!

Author Bio

Hamilton, Nancy : University of Northern Iowa

Luttgens, Kathryn : Northeastern University

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Study of Kinesiology

Part I Anatomical and Physiological Fundamentals of Human Motion

2. The Musculoskeletal System: The Skeletal Framework and Its Movements
3. The Musculoskeletal System: The Musculature
4. The Neuromuscular Basis of Human Motion
5. The Upper Extremity: The Shoulder Region
6. The Upper Extremity: The Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand
7. The Lower Extremity: The Hip Region
8. The Lower Extremity: The Knee, Ankle, and Foot
9. The Spinal Column and Thorax

Part II Fundamentals of Biomechanics

10. Terminology and Measurement in Biomechanics
11. The Description of Human Motion
12. The Conditions of Linear Motion
13. The Conditions of Rotary Motion
14. The Center of Gravity and Stability

Part III Motor Skills: Principles and Applications

15. The Standing Posture
16. Kinesiology of Fitness and Exercise
17. Moving Objects: Pushing and Pulling
18.Moving Objects: Throwing, Striking, and Kicking
19. Locomotion: Solid Surface
20. Locomotion: The Aquatic Environment
21. Locomotion: When Suspended and Free of Support
22. Impact
23. Instrumentation for Motion Analysis

Appendix A Glossary
Appendix B Classification of Joints and Their Movements
Appendix C Joint Range of Motion
Appendix D Muscular Attachments and Nerve Supply
Appendix E Mathematics Review
Appendix F Table of Trigonometric Functions
Appendix G U.S.--Metric Equivalents
Appendix H Exercises for Kinesiological Analysis
Appendix I Answers to Problems in Part II

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