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

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780702039423
Electronic ISBN:
9781455725205