This book provides a straightforward look at human anatomy and its relation to movement. The text identifies specific muscles and muscle groups and describes exercises for strengthening and developing those muscles. The Manual of Structural Kinesiology makes important information readily available to students through a combination of logical presentation and concise writing style.
Updated labeling exercise worksheets, which are also available on the Online Learning Center.
Practicality with application, strengthening, and flexibility sections, as well as laboratory exercises at the end of each chapter.
Helpful pronunciation guides, terminology, etymology, innervations, actions, and illustrations of joint movements.
Table of Contents
1 Foundations of Structural Kinesiology
2 Neuromuscular Fundamentals
3 Basic Biomechanical Factors and Concepts
4 The Shoulder Girdle
5 The Shoulder Joint
6 The Elbow and Radioulnar Joints
7 The Wrist and Hand Joints
8 Muscular Analysis of Upper Extremity Exercises
9 The Hip Joint and Pelvic Girdle
10 The Knee Joint
11 The Ankle and Foot Joints
12 The Trunk and Spinal Column
13 Muscular Analysis of Trunk and Lower Extremity Exercises