Human Movement book cover

Human Movement

An Introductory Text

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Published: March 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4413-7

Contents

  • Dedication 
    Contributors
    Preface

    1 Introduction
    Tony Everett and Clare Kell

    2 Skeletal muscle, muscle work, strength, power and endurance
    Tim Sharp and Tony Everett

    3 Joint mobility
    Tony Everett

    4 Motor control
    Bernhard Haas

    5 Posture and balance
    Clare Kell

    6 Motor learning
    Nicola Phillips

    7 Psychosocial influences on human movement
    Sally Scott-Roberts

    8 The influence of the environment on human movement
    Philippa Coales

    9 Biomechanics of human movement
    Robert W.M. van Deursen, Tony Everett

    10 Function of the upper limb
    Valerie Sparks and Mike Smith

    11 Function of the lower limb
    Tony Everett and Marion Trew

    12 Function of the Spine
    Valerie Sparks

    13 Human movement across the lifespan
    Lyn Horrocks

    14 Measuring and analysing human movement
    Tony Everett

    15 Scales of measurement
    Susan Corr and Roshni Khatri

    16 Conclusion
    Tony Everett and Clare Kell

    Index

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