Laboratory Manual for Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy
ISBN: 0803658257
EAN13: 9780803658257
Language: English
Pages: 336
Edition: Revised
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Follows the organization of Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy, 6th Edition , chapter by chapter . Explores the basic structure and function of the human body, including joints, ligaments, nerves, blood vessels, bones and bony landmarks, muscle origin and insertion. Provides a simple and clear presentation of gait and posture. Includes functional anatomy questions to help you understand where muscles are placed in the body and how they work together. Offers photographs in the palpations sections to assist in locating muscles and landmarks. Features an analysis of a functional task in the upper and lower extremity chapters to determine what movements are needed, what muscles are working, and the type of contractions the muscles are performing. (Each joint of an extremity is analyzed for the same functional task.)