Human Movement

6th Edition

An Introductory Text

Editors:

  • Tony Everett
  • Clare Kell
    • Print ISBN 9780702031342
    • Electronic ISBN

    Table of Contents

    Dedication 
    Contributors
    Preface

    1 Introduction
    Tony Everett and Clare Kell

    2 Skeletal muscle, muscle work, strength, power and endurance
    Tim Sharp and Tony Everett

    3 Joint mobility
    Tony Everett

    4 Motor control
    Bernhard Haas

    5 Posture and balance
    Clare Kell

    6 Motor learning
    Nicola Phillips

    7 Psychosocial influences on human movement
    Sally Scott-Roberts

    8 The influence of the environment on human movement
    Philippa Coales

    9 Biomechanics of human movement
    Robert W.M. van Deursen, Tony Everett

    10 Function of the upper limb
    Valerie Sparks and Mike Smith

    11 Function of the lower limb
    Tony Everett and Marion Trew

    12 Function of the Spine
    Valerie Sparks

    13 Human movement across the lifespan
    Lyn Horrocks

    14 Measuring and analysing human movement
    Tony Everett

    15 Scales of measurement
    Susan Corr and Roshni Khatri

    16 Conclusion
    Tony Everett and Clare Kell

    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    288
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702031342
    Electronic ISBN:

    About the editors

    Tony Everett

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Deputy Director, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Ty Dewi Sant, Heath Park, Wales, UK

    Clare Kell

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Ty Dewi Sant, Heath Park, Wales, UK Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University