This book provides a straightforward look at human anatomy and its relation to movement. The text identifies specific muscles and muscle groups and describes exercises for strengthening and developing those muscles. The Manual of Structural Kinesiology makes important information readily available to students through a combination of logical presentation and a concise writing style.
R. T. Floyd is director of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, Professor of Physical Education and Athletic Training, and Chair, Department of Physical Education and Athletic Training, The University of West Alabama (formerly Livingston University), Livingston, Alabama.
Table of Contents
1 Foundations of Structural Kinesiology
2 The Shoulder Girdle
3 The Shoulder Joint
4 The Elbow and Radioulnar Joints
5 The Wrist and Hand Joints
6 Muscular Analysis of the Upper Extremities
7 The Hip Joint and Pelvic Girdle
8 The Knee Joint
9 The Ankle and Foot Joints
10 The Trunk and Spinal Column
11 Muscular Analysis of Selected Exercises and Activities