Anatomy and Human Movement, International Edition

6th Edition

Structure and function

Editors:

  • Nigel Palastanga
  • Roger Soames
  • Key Features

    • Detailed account of anatomy
    • Stresses relationship between structure and function
    • Summary Boxes used for quick revision aids or general overviews
    • Over 800 full colour line drawings
    • Over 50 photographs (including radiographs)
    • Stimulates understanding and learning of anatomy and application to human movement

    Table of Contents

    1. INTRODUCTION

    Terminology

    Terms used in describing movement

    Nervous system

    Introduction
    Cellular structure
    Interneural connections
    Myelination
    Structure of a peripheral nerve
    The peripheral nervous system

    Components of the musculoskeletal system

    Connective tissue
    Skeletal tissue
    Muscular tissue
    Joints
    Spin, roll and slide
    Levers

    Skin and its appendages

    Introduction
    Structure
    Appendages of the skin
    Glands
    Blood supply and lymphatic drainage of the skin
    Nerves of the skin
    Application

    Early embryology

    Stages in development

    2. THE UPPER LIMB

    Introduction

    Development of the musculoskeletal system

    Mesodermal somites
    Development of the l.imbs

    Bones

    The scapula
    The clavicle
    The humerus
    The radiius
    The ulna

    The carpus
    The metacarpus
    The phalanges

    Muscles

    Movements of the pectoral (shoulder) girdle
    Muscles retracting the pectoral (shoulder) girdle
    Muscles protracting the pectoral (shoulder) girdle
    Muscles elevating the pectoral (shoulder) girdle
    Muscles laterally rotating the pectoral (shoulder) girdle
    Muscles medially rotating the pectoral (shoulder) girdle
    Muscles stabilizing the clavicle
    Movements of the shoulder joint
    Muscles abducting the arm at the shoulder joint
    Muscles flexing the arm at the shoulder joint
    Muscles extending the arm at the shoulder joint
    Muscles adducting the arm a

    Details

    No. of pages:
    736
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702040535
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702048210