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Kinesiology, 2nd Edition

Movement in the Context of Activity

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Approaching the subject of kinesiology from the perspective of occupational therapy, this unique text written by occupational therapists examines the everyday activities of people using the principles of biomechanics to adapt to changes in their functional abilities. This new edition stresses applicability to clinical practice with the inclusion of case examples.

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New to This Edition

    • New material providing explanations of the pathokinesiology of shoulder subluxation, rotator cuff tear, adhesive capsulitis, fractures, tendon injuries, and shoulder problems secondary to CVA
    • More case studies and less emphasis on heavy calculations to ensure the concepts are more easily grasped
    • Perforated lab manual filled with activities tied directly to the chapters
    • Enhanced illustrations for easier visualization of the concepts demonstrated

Key Features

    • In-depth coverage of wrist and hand pathokinesiology, as well as normal kinesiology function of the wrist and fingers
    • Key terms, chapter outlines, and applications that enhance studying and learning
    • 12 appendices and a glossary with metric conversions, review of mathematics, a diagram of body segment parameters, and laboratory activities

Author Information

    By David Paul Greene, PhD, MS, OTR, Colorado State Univeirsity, Fort Collins, CO; and Susan L. Roberts, MDiv, OTR, Changes Occupational Therapy, Tuscon, AZ

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Kinesiology, 2nd Edition
  • Paperback
  • 320 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-02822-6
  • Copyright: 2005