Anatomy and Human Movement Pocketbook

By

  • Nigel Palastanga, MA, BA, FCSP, DMS, DipTP, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Wales; formerly Director of Physiotherapy Education, Cardiff University, UK
  • Roger Soames, BSc(Human Biology), PhD(Human Sciences), Cox Professor of Anatomy, Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK
  • Dot Palastanga, MA, MCSP, CertEd, Lecturer, Department of Occupational Therapy Education, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK

At last a concise pocketbook covering all the essential anatomy you need to prepare for your exams and clinical placements. All the areas of the body are covered by region and include bones, muscles, joints as well as movement, palpation, origin, insersion, and nerve supply. Common injuries, radiographs, MRI scans, CAT scans showing normal vs abnormal graphs are also included. Sections are covered in bite size chunks with easy navigation should you need to look up something in a hurry - an essential book to have in your pocket.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2008
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06912-3


Table of Contents

1. Introduction

Planes and directions
Movements
Bone
Joints
Muscle
Peripheral nerves
Levers
Skin
Lymphatic system

2. The upper limb

Introduction
Pertoral girdle
Shoulder
Elbow
Forearm
Wrist and carpus
Hand
Summary - muscles and movements
Nerve supply
Blood vessels

3. The lower limb

Introduction
Pelvic girdle
Hip
Knee
Tibiofibular joitns
Ankle
Foot
Ankle and foot
Summary - muscles and movements
Nerve supply
Blood vessels

4. The trunk and neck

Thorax
Vertebral column
Summary - muscles and movements
Abdomen and pelvis

5. The head and brain

Skull
Ear
Eye

Index