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Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

The second edition of Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant continues to deliver a rich and varied learning experience that is needed to succeed in today’s fast-paced PTA programs. Clear, concise explanations of anatomy and function, full-color illustrations and unique atlas-style chapters make even the most complex concepts easy to master. Plus, a robust lineup of on- and off-line resources, featuring the companion Evolve website, give you all the tools you need to succeed both in the classroom and the clinical setting.

Paperback, 416 Pages

Published: September 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08944-9

Contents

    1. Basic Principles of Kinesiology
    2. Structure and Function of Joints
    3. Structure and Function of Skeletal Muscle
    4. Structure and Function of the Shoulder Complex
    5. Structure and Function of the Elbow and Forearm Complex
    6. Structure and Function of the Wrist
    7. Structure and Function of the Hand
    8. Structure and Function of the Vertebral Column
    9. Structure and Function of the Hip
    10. Structure and Function of the Knee
    11. Structure and Function of the Ankle and Foot
    12. Fundamentals of Human Gait
    13. Kinesiology of Mastication and Ventilation

    Answer key to study questions

    Glossary

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