Workbook for Know the Body: Muscle, Bone, and Palpation Essentials


  • Joseph Muscolino, DC, Instructor, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY; Owner, The Art and Science of Kinesiology, Redding, CT

Corresponding to the chapters in Muscolino's Know the Body: Muscle, Bone, and Palpation Essentials, this workbook includes review activities to help you learn and apply muscle, bone, and palpation knowledge. Exercises cover muscle identification plus attachments, actions, stabilization functions, nerve innervation, palpation, and treatment considerations for each of those muscles. There's also a review of bone identification, bony palpation, basic kinesiology terminology, the skeletal system, and muscle function. Exercises range in complexity from simple factual recall to more difficult critical thinking activities.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2012
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-08683-7

Table of Contents

1. Basic Kinesiology Terminology

2. The Skeletal System

3. How Muscles Function

4. How to Palpate

5. Bony Palpation

6. Muscles of the Shoulder Girdle and Arm

7. Muscles of the Forearm and Hand

8. Muscles of the Spine and Rib Cage

9. Muscles of the Head

10. Muscles of the Pelvis and Thigh

11. Muscles of the Leg and Foot

Answer Key