Key Features

  • Well-rounded, detailed coverage of the musculoskeletal system includes information on the head, neck, thorax, abdomen, and pelvis.
  • Easy-to-understand, flowing text is presented in paragraph form.
  • Abundant tables on muscles and nerves condense the information in the text for easy reference.
  • Detailed discussions of specific movements focus on individual joints and muscles.
  • A glossary provides a quick reference for useful terms.
  • Evolve online resources for students and instructors include an image bank, test bank, Archie animations, and anatomy labeling exercises.

Table of Contents

SECTION I ORGANIZATION OF THE BODY

Chapter 1 Anatomical Terminology

Chapter 2 Tissues of the Body

Chapter 3 Organs and Organ Systems


SECTION II THE UPPER LIMB

Chapter 4 General Survey of the Upper Limb

Chapter 5 The Shoulder

Chapter 6 The Arm

Chapter 7 Forearm and Hand: General Considerations

Chapter 8 Flexor Forearms

Chapter 9 Extensor Forearm

Chapter 10 Radioulnar and Wrist Movements

Chapter 11 The Hand

Chapter 12 Movement of the Digits


SECTION III THE BACK

Chapter 13 The Back


SECTION IV THE LOWER LIMB

Chapter 14 General Survey of the Lower Limb

Chapter 15 The Bony Pelvis, Femur, and Hip Joint

Chapter 16 The Thigh and Knee

Chapter 17 Gluteal Region and Posterior Thigh

Chapter 18 Movements of the Thigh and Leg

Chapter 19 The Leg

Chapter 20 The Foot


SECTION V THE HEAD, NECK AND TRUNK

Chapter 21 The Head and Neck

Chapter 22 The Thorax

Chapter 23 The Abdomen and Pelvis


Suggested Readings

Glossary

Details

No. of pages:
480
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416049807
Electronic ISBN:
9781455757596

About the editor

David Jenkins

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Department of Growth, Development, and Structure; Head, Section of Anatomy; School of Dental Medicine; Southern Illinois University, Alton, IL