Key Features

  • Layered learning approach provides a solid background in anatomy and function of the musculoskeletal system and explains why material is relevant to the practice of physical therapy.
  • Clinical relevance helps you master the basics of human motion before moving on to more complex clinical topics.
  • Atlas-style muscle presentations clearly link specific muscles or muscle groups with relevant information.
  • Clinical Insight and Considerations boxes link the concepts of kinesiology with their clinical applications.
  • Summary boxes and tables pull content together into concise, reader-friendly format.
  • Study questions and key terminology serves as a valuable study tool for exam preparation.

Table of Contents

  1. Basic Principles of Kinesiology
  2. Structure and Function of Joints
  3. Structure and Function of Skeletal Muscle
  4. Structure and Function of the Shoulder Complex
  5. Structure and Function of the Elbow and Forearm Complex
  6. Structure and Function of the Wrist
  7. Structure and Function of the Hand
  8. Structure and Function of the Vertebral Column
  9. Structure and Function of the Hip
  10. Structure and Function of the Knee
  11. Structure and Function of the Ankle and Foot
  12. Fundamentals of Human Gait
  13. Kinesiology of Mastication and Ventilation

Answer key to study questions

Glossary

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323089432
Electronic ISBN:
9780323226202
Electronic ISBN:
9780323291361
Print ISBN:
9780323089449