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The 5th Edition of this classic kinesiology text continues the tradition of presenting a very complicated topic in a clear, simple, and easy-to-understand manner. Bite size sections and over 500 full color illustrations show how various anatomical systems are connected and help you identify and see the connection between common pathologies associated with certain anatomical structures.
-Introductory chapters that present an essential foundation in body systems, terminology, and biomechanical principles.
-Easy to understand explanations of axes of planes, torque, and leverage, and the many grasping functions of the hand.
-Well-designed charts in each chapter that summarize companion movements and prime movers.
-Use of analogies throughout the text to make concepts comprehensible and memorable.
-Points to Remember, Summary of Muscles, Summary of Muscle Innervation, and Summary of Muscle Action tables.
-End-of-chapter review questions to help you retain and understand the human body from a clinical and functional perspective.