Physiology of the Joints - 6th Edition

Physiology of the Joints

6th Edition

Volume 2 Lower Limb

Authors: I. A. Kapandji
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Hip
The Hip Joint (Coxo-femoral Joint)
The hip: the joint at the root of the lower limb
Movements of flexion at the hip joint
Movements of extension at the hip joint
Movements of abduction at the hip joint
Movements of adduction at the hip joint
Movements of axial rotation at the hip joint
Movements of circumduction at the hip joint
Orientation of the femoral head and of the acetabulum
Relationships of articular surfaces
Architeccture of the femur and of the pelvis
The acetabular labrum and the ligament of the head of femur
The capsular ligament of the hip joint
The ligaments of the hip joint
Role of the ligaments in flexion-extension
Role of the ligaments in lateral-medial rotation
Role of the ligaments in adduction-abduction
Functional anatomy of the ligament of head of femur
Coaptation of the articular surfaces of the hip joint
Muscular and bony factors maintaining the stability of the hip joint
The flexor muscles of the hip joint
The extensor muscles of the hip joint
The abductor muscles of the hip joint
Hip abduction
Transverse stability of the pelvis
The adductor muscles of the hip joint
The lateral rotator muscles of the hip joint
The rotator muscles of the hip joint
Inversion of muscular actions
Successive recruitment of the abductor muscles

Chapter 2: The Knee
The axes of the knee joint
Medial and lateral deviations of the knee
Movements of flexion-extension
Axial rotation of the knee
General architecture of the lower limb and orientation of the articular surfaces
The articular surfaces of flexion-extension
The tibial articular surfaces in relation to axial rotation
Profiles of the femoral condyles and of the tibial articular surfaces
Determinants of the condylotrochlear profile
Movements of the femoral condyles on the tibial plateau

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9781455725205

About the Author

I. A. Kapandji

Dr. Adalbert I. Kapandji needs no introduction, he is internationally recognized among orthopaedic surgeons and physical/manual therapists. After a long career as an orthopaedic surgeon, member of several international societies, he is now devoting himself fully to the new edition of the three volumes of his work The Physiology of the Joints, already published in eleven languages. As in previous editions Dr. Kapandji has drawn all the diagrams in colour

Affiliations and Expertise

Former Surgeon, Paris Hospitals; Former Head of Surgical Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, Paris; Honorary Member of the French Orthpaedic and Traumatology Society; Honorary Member and Past President (87-88) of the French Society of Hand Surgeons (GEM); Member of the American and Italian Societies of Hand Surgery; Corresponding Foreign Member of the Argentine Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology