Kinesiology of the Musculoskeletal System: Foundations for Rehabilitation

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-12-01
  • Publisher: Mosby Inc
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Brilliantly and abundantly illustrated, this dynamic resource is the most comprehensive, research-based, reader-friendly text on kinesiology. An engaging approach explores the fundamental principles in vivid detail and clarifies the link between the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system to help you ensure a clear, confident understanding. UNIQUE! Clinical Connections boxes in each chapter enhance your understanding and promote practical application.Special Focus boxes and clinical examples throughout the text bridge classroom content with real-world application to help you succeed in practice.Logically organized content establishes an understanding of fundamental concepts before moving on to more complex material to make learning easier.Chapter outlines provide a framework for learning and enable you to reference specific topics at a glance.UNIQUE! A companion Evolve Resources website reinforces your understanding through kinesiology video clips and answers to study questions. UNIQUE! More than 500 high-quality, full-color illustrations clarify musculoskeletal anatomy and reinforce anatomic concepts. Study questions in each chapter test your comprehension and strengthen your critical-thinking capabilities.

Table of Contents

Essential Topics of Kinesiology
Getting Started
Basic Structure and Function of Human Joints
Muscle: The Ultimate Force Generator in the Body
Biomechanical Principles
Trigonometry Review and Additional Biomechanical Problems
Upper Extremity
Shoulder Complex
Elbow and Forearm
The Wrist
The Hand
Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Upper Extremity
Axial Skeleton
Axial Skeleton: Osteology and Arthrology
Axial Skeleton: Muscle and Joint Interactions
Kinesiology of Mastication and Ventilation
Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Axial Skeleton
Lower Extremity
Ankle and Foot
Kinesiology of Walking
Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Lower Extremity
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