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Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System

Foundations for Rehabilitation

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.

Hardbound, 752 Pages

Published: December 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03989-5

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

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