Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System

Foundations for Rehabilitation

By

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

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.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03989-5


Table of Contents

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