Kinesiology: The Skeletal System and Muscle Function 2nd Edition, by Joseph E. Muscolino makes it straightforward to know kinesiology concepts and how they might be applied to the therapy of dysfunction. This book incorporates over 1,200 illustrations, together with a bone atlas that exhibits each bone within the human physique and six chapters with detailed, illustrated coverage of joints.
Companion DVD includes over one hour of video demonstrating all the foremost joint actions of the human physique, with a voiceover clarification of the names of the motions, the planes by which motion happens, and the axes around which motion occurs. A concentrate on the wants of therapeutic massage therapists and bodyworkers makes it easier to use kinesiology concepts to the practice of therapeutic massage therapy. A complete bone atlas contains over a hundred full-coloration pictures displaying each bone within the human body.
This book clearly depicts how muscle tissues perform as movers, antagonists, and stabilizers. It consists of two new chapters on stretching and strengthening exercises. A companion DVD consists of video clips with over 60 minutes of footage demonstrating all the main joint actions of the human body.
Kinesiology: The Skeletal System and Muscle Function 2nd Edition provides years of expertise within the examination of muscle tissue and muscle operate, in addition to bodywork and therapeutic massage, and conveys that info in an understandable format. More illustrations of individual muscle groups are included, with a description of their actions and attachments; muscles tissues are actually organized by perform quite than by region.
A logical, simple-to-reference format moves from basics to harder topics. Six chapters on joints cover construction, performance, and terminology, with particular illustrations on each joint in the human body: joints of the axial physique, joints of the upper extremity, and joints of the lower extremity.
Clear, simple explanations make it easy to understand kinesiology ideas, including muscle contraction(s), coordination of muscle tissue with motion, core stabilization, posture, train, reflexes, and how the nervous system controls and directs the muscular system.
Kinesiology: The Skeletal System and Muscle Function, 2e [Paperback]
Joseph E. Muscolino
Mosby; 2 edition