Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy

6th Edition


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The 6th Edition of this classic kinesiology text continues the tradition of presenting a very complicated topic in a clear, simple, and easy-to-understand manner. Bite-size sections and over 500 full-color illustrations show how various anatomical systems are connected and help you identify and see the connections between common pathologies associated with certain anatomical structures.
Key Features
  • Introductory chapters that present an essential foundation in body systems, terminology, and biomechanical principles.
  • Easy to understand explanations of axes of planes, torque, and leverage, and the many grasping functions of the hand.
  • Well-designed charts in each chapter that summarize companion movements and prime movers.
  • Use of analogies throughout the text to make concepts comprehensible and memorable.
  • Points to Remember, Summary of Muscles, Summary of Muscle Innervation, and Summary of Muscle Action tables.
  • End-of-chapter review questions to help you retain and understand the human body from a clinical and functional perspective.
New to this Edition
  • Nearly 500 hundred meticulously revised, updated, and new line drawings in full color.
  • Over 40 illustrations showing muscle layers to help you to visualize the different layers of the muscles and how they work in conjunction with each other.
  • More integrated coverage of basic concepts with specific joints, including arthrokinematics of individual joints, open/closed chain activities of individual joints, leverage changes and advantages with individual joints
  • Additional information on concentric and eccentric contractions.
  • A brand-new chapter on the circulatory system that examines the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems to keep you up to date on this important topic.

Student Resources:

  • Davis Digital Version

Instructor Resources

  • Test Bank
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Classroom Resources
  • Lab Manual Resources
  • Image Ancillary
  • Gait Videos
  • Davis Digital Version
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Grade: 9-12

Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy (Print)
ISBN: 978-0-8036-5823-3
Author: Lynn S. Lippert PT, MS
© 2017
Page Count: 456
Print Color: Full Color
Binding: Softcover

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