Kinesiology [electronic resource] : scientific basis of human motion / [edited by], Nancy Hamilton, Wendi Weimar, Kathryn Luttgens.Series: McGraw-Hill's AccessPhysiotherapyPublication details: New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2012Edition: 12th edDescription: xv, 622 p. : ill., figs., tablesISBN: 0071086439 (pbk ISBN); 0078022541 (print-ISBN); 9780071086431 (pbk ISBN); 9780078022548 (print-ISBN)Other title: Kinesiology, scientific basis of human motion, Twelfth editionSubject(s): Kinesiology | Movement | Biomechanics | Motor Skills | Musculoskeletal SystemAdditional physical formats: Online version: : Kinesiology, scientific basis of human motion. DDC classification: 612.7/6 LOC classification: QP303 | .L87 2012NLM classification: 2011 I-476 | WE 103Online resources: Click here to access online Also issued in online and PDF version.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Chapter 1: Introduction to the Study of Kinesiology -- Part I: Anatomical and Physiological Fundamentals of Human Motion -- Part I: Anatomical and Physiological Fundamentals of Human Motion: Introduction to Part I -- Chapter 2: The Musculoskeletal System: The Skeletal Framework and Its Movements -- Chapter 3: The Musculoskeletal System: The Musculature -- Chapter 4: The Neuromuscular Basis of Human Motion -- Chapter 5: The Upper Extremity: The Shoulder Region -- Chapter 6: The Upper Extremity: The Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand -- Chapter 7: The Lower Extremity: The Hip Region -- Chapter 8: The Lower Extremity: The Knee, Ankle, and Foot -- Chapter 9: The Spinal Column and Thorax -- Part II: Fundamentals of Biomechanics -- Part II: Fundamentals of Biomechanics: Introduction to Part II -- Chapter 10: Terminology and Measurement in Biomechanics -- Chapter 11: The Description of Human Motion -- Chapter 12: The Conditions of Linear Motion -- Chapter 13: The Conditions of Rotary Motion -- Chapter 14: The Center of Gravity and Stability -- Part III: Motor Skills: Principles and Applications -- Part III: Motor Skills: Principles and Applications: Introduction to Part III -- Chapter 15: Kinesiology of Fitness and Exercise -- Chapter 16: Moving Objects: Pushing and Pulling -- Chapter 17: Moving Objects: Throwing, Striking, and Kicking -- Chapter 18: Locomotion: Solid Surface -- Chapter 19: Locomotion: The Aquatic Environment -- Chapter 20: Locomotion: When Suspended and Free of Support -- Chapter 21: Impact -- Chapter 22: Instrumentation for Motion Analysis -- Appendix A: Classification of Joints and Their Movements -- Appendix B: Joint Range of Motion -- Appendix C: Muscular Attachments and Nerve Supply -- Appendix D: Mathematics Review -- Appendix E: Table of Trigonometric Functions* -- Appendix F: U.S.–Metric Equivalents -- Appendix G: Exercises for Kinesiological Analysis -- Appendix H: Answers to Problems in Part II -- Glossary.
Examines human motion through the integrated presentation of anatomy and biomechanics and applying that knowledge to a variety of motor skills. This text combines coverage of physiology with scholarship in biomechanics as applied to motor skills.
Also issued in online and PDF version.
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