Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System

Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System

Foundations for Rehabilitation

3rd Edition - October 28, 2016

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  • Author: Donald Neumann
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323287531
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323527996

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With its focus on the normal and abnormal mechanical interactions between the muscles and joints of the body, Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System: Foundations for Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition provides a foundation for the practice of physical rehabilitation. This comprehensive, research-based core text presents kinesiology as it relates to physical rehabilitation in a clinically relevant and accessible manner. It provides students and clinicians with the language of human movement — and acts as a bridge between basic science and clinical management. Full-color anatomic and kinesiologic illustrations clearly demonstrate the anatomy, functional movement, and biomechanical principles underlying movement; and dynamic new video clips help you interpret new concepts with visual demonstration.

Key Features

  • More than 900 high-quality illustrations provide you with the visual accompaniments you need to comprehend the material.
  • Clinical Connections boxes at the end of each chapter in Sections II through IV highlight or expand upon a particular clinical concept associated with the kinesiology covered in the chapter.
  • Special Focus boxes interspersed throughout the text provide numerous clinical examples that demonstrate why kinesiologic information is needed.
  • Critical thinking questions challenge you to review or reinforce the main concepts contained within each chapter.
  • Evidence-based approach emphasizes the importance of research in physical therapy decision-making.
  • Evolve site for students comes with video clips, answers to study questions, and references linked to Medline.
  • Evolve site for instructors includes an image collection from the text, teaching tips, and lab activities.

Table of Contents

  • Section I: Essential Topics of Kinesiology
     1. Getting Started
     2. Basic Structure and Function of Human Joints
     3. Muscle: The Ultimate Force Generator in the Body
     4. Biomechanical Principles
     App I: Trigonometry Review and Additional Biomechanical Problems
    Section II: Upper Extremity
     5. Shoulder Complex
     6. Elbow and Forearm
     7. The Wrist
     8. The Hand
     App II: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Upper Extremity
    Section III: Axial Skeleton
     9. Axial Skeleton: Osteology and Arthrology
     10. Axial Skeleton: Muscle and Joint Interactions
     11. Miscellaneous Topics in Kinesiology (tentative title – will include mastication, ventilation, and pelvic floor)
     App III: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Axial Skeleton
    Section IV: Lower Extremity
     12. Hip
     13. Knee
     14. Ankle and Foot
     15. Kinesiology of Walking
     16. NEW! Kinesiology of Running
     App IV: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Lower Extremity

Product details

  • No. of pages: 784
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2016
  • Published: October 28, 2016
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323287531
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323527996

About the Author

Donald Neumann

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Exercise Science, College of Health Sciences, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

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