Key Features

Features:

Relevant – focuses on key information
Convenient – handy sized volumes can easily be carried in coat pocket
Practical – a minimum of theory and a maximum of clinical emphasis
Accessible – user-friendly format with summaries and helpful tips
Specialist – written by podiatrists for podiatrists
Clear – full colour design throughout

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Elementary biomechanics

Chapter 2 - Tissues, organs and systems

Chapter 3 - The skeleton

Chapter 4 - Connecitve tissues

Chapter 5 - The articular system

Chapter 6 - The neuromuscular system

Chapter 7 - Structure and function of the foot

Glossary

Index

Details

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780702030321
Electronic ISBN:
9780702042812

About the editor

James Watkins

Previous books and chapters written by the author: Books: WATKINS, J. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal SystemChampaign, Ill: Human Kinetics, 1999, 376 pp. ISBN 0-88011-686-2 WATKINS, J. Estrutura e Funcao do Sistema MusculoesqueleticoSao Paulo: Artmed Editora , 2001, 383 pp. ISBN 0-88011-686-2 Portuguese edition of Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System WATKINS, J. An Introduction to Mechanics of Human Movement Lancaster: MTP Press, 1983, 146 pp. ISBN 0-85200-492-3 WATKINS, J., REILLY, T. & BURWITZ, L. (Eds.) Sports Science London: E. & F.N.Spon, 1986, 412 pp. ISBN 0-419-13930-3 REILLY, T., WATKINS, J. & BORMS, J. (Eds.) Kinanthropometry III London: E. & F.N.Spon, 1986, 312 pp. ISBN 0-419-13970-2 Book chapters: WATKINS, J. In Press. Basic biomechanics of gait. In D.L. Lorimer, G. J. French, M. O' Donnell and J. G. Burrow (Eds), Neale's Disorders of the Foot: Diagnosis and Management. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. 7th edition. WATKINS, J. In Press Structure and function of the foot. In D.L. Lorimer, G. J. French, M. O' Donnell and J. G. Burrow (Eds), Neale's Disorders of the Foot: Diagnosis and Management. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. 7th edition. WATKINS, J. Structure and function of the foot. In D.L. Lorimer, G. J. French, M. O' Donnell and J. G. Burrow (Eds), Neale's Disorders of the Foot: Diagnosis and Management, 6th edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2001, p1-22. ISBN 0443-0644-15 WATKINS, J. Biomechanics of movement. In N. Armstrong and W. Van Mechelen (Eds), Textbook of Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, p107-122. ISBN 0-19-262977-8 WATKINS, J. Injuries in volleyball. In P. Renström (Ed). Clinical Practice of Sports Injury: Prevention and CareOxford: Blackwell Scientific Publishers, 1994, p360-374. WATKINS, J. An overview of sports-related lower-limb epiphyseal injuries. In G. Gleeson (Ed). The Growing Child in Competitive Sport. Sevenoaks: Ho