The 5th Edition of this classic kinesiology text continues the tradition of presenting a very complicated topic in a clear, simple, and easy-to-understand manner. Bite size sections and over 500 full color illustrations show how various anatomical systems are connected and help you identify and see the connection between common pathologies associated with certain anatomical structures.
- Introductory chapters that present an essential foundation in body systems, terminology, and biomechanical principles.
- Easy to understand explanations of axes of planes, torque, and leverage, and the many grasping functions of the hand.
- Well-designed charts in each chapter that summarize companion movements and prime movers.
- Use of analogies throughout the text to make concepts comprehensible and memorable.
- Points to Remember, Summary of Muscles, Summary of Muscle Innervation, and Summary of Muscle Action tables.
- End-of-chapter review questions to help you retain and understand the human body from a clinical and functional perspective.
- Basic Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy
- Basic Information
- Skeletal System
- Articular System
- Muscular System
- Nervous System
- Circulatory System
- Basic Biomechanics
- Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy of the Upper Extremities
- Shoulder Girdle
- Shoulder Joint
- Elbow Joint
- Wrist Joint
- Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy of the Trunk
- Temporomandibular Joint
- Neck and Trunk
- Respiratory System
- Pelvic Girdle
- Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy of the Lower Extremities
- Hip Joint
- Knee Joint
- Ankle Joint and Foot
- Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy of the Body
Answers to Review Questions
- Nearly 500 hundred meticulously revised, updated, and new line drawings in full color.
- Over 40 illustrations showing muscle layers to help you to visualize the different layers of the muscles and how they work in conjunction with each other.
- More integrated coverage of basic concepts with specific joints, including…
- arthrokinematics of individual joints
- open/closed chain activities of individual joints
- leverage changes and advantages with individual joints
- Additional information on concentric and eccentric contractions.
- A brand-new chapter on the circulatory system that examines the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems to keep you up to date on this important topic.
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