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ISBN: 9780323072489
Page Count: 752
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $85.95

Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Donald A. Neumann, PhD, PT, FAPTA

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323072489
Page Count: 752
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $85.95
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Brilliantly and abundantly illustrated, this dynamic resource is the most comprehensive, research-based, reader-friendly text on kinesiology. An engaging approach explores the fundamental principles in vivid detail and clarifies the link between the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system to help you ensure a clear, confident understanding.

    • UNIQUE! Clinical Connections boxes in each chapter enhance your understanding and promote practical application.
    • Special Focus boxes and clinical examples throughout the text bridge classroom content with real-world application to help you succeed in practice.
    • Logically organized content establishes an understanding of fundamental concepts before moving on to more complex material to make learning easier.
    • Chapter outlines provide a framework for learning and enable you to reference specific topics at a glance.
    • UNIQUE! A companion Evolve Resources website reinforces your understanding through kinesiology video clips and answers to study questions.
    • UNIQUE! More than 500 high-quality, full-color illustrations clarify musculoskeletal anatomy and reinforce anatomic concepts.
    • Study questions in each chapter test your comprehension and strengthen your critical-thinking capabilities.
  • Section I: Essential Topics of Kinesiology

    1. Getting Started

    2. Basic Structure and Function of Human Joints

    3. Muscle: The Ultimate Force Generator in the Body

    4. Biomechanical Principles

    Appendix I: Trigonometry Review and Additional Biomechanical Problems

    Section II: Upper Extremity

    5. Shoulder Complex

    6. Elbow and Forearm

    7. The Wrist

    8. The Hand

    Appendix II: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Upper Extremity

    Section III: Axial Skeleton

    9. Axial Skeleton: Osteology and Arthrology

    10. Axial Skeleton: Muscle and Joint Interactions

    11. Kinesiology of Mastication and Ventilation

    Appendix III: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Axial Skeleton

    Section IV: Lower Extremity

    12. Hip

    13. Knee

    14. Ankle and Foot

    15. Kinesiology of Walking

    Appendix IV: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Lower Extremity

  • Donald A. Neumann, PhD, PT, FAPTA, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Exercise Science, College of Health Sciences, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
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