ISBN 9780803679160,Clinical Kinesiology

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ISBN 9780803679160

Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

Publication Year 1998

ISBN 9780803679160

ISBN-10 0803679165


Edition 5th
Number of Pages 446 Pages
Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

Much of the contents of this book has been used over the years by the author in teaching kinesiology to students of physical therapy and occupational therapy. The writing of the book originated with a teaching grant from the Office of Vocational rehabilitation which enabled the author to prepare a mimeographed laboratory manual to serve as a study and for students of physical therapy and occupational therapy at College of physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University..

Thorough review of the properties of bone, cartilage, ligaments, and fascia
-- Broader coverage of muscle innervations and actions; applications of mechanical and physiological principles; agonist, antagonist, and synergistic relationships; and closed chain motion
-- Each body region chapter emphasizes the kinesiologic issue best illustrated for that region, e.g., the knee chapter includes a section on functional interaction of muscles and ligaments
-- Material on joints, ligaments, end-feels, and accessory joint motion, as well as innervation and anatomical actions of muscles
-- Numerous illustrations have been added to support this easy-to-read text

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