Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

By Paul Jackson Mansfield, MPT, Professor and Program Coordinator, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, WI; and Donald A. Neumann, PhD, PT, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Sciences, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI


1. Basic Principles of Kinesiology

2. Structure and Function of Joints

3. Structure and Function of Skeletal Muscle

4. Structure and Function of the Shoulder Complex

5. Structure and Function of the Elbow and Forearm Complex

6. Structure and Function of the Wrist

7. Structure and Function of the Hand

8. Structure and Function of the Vertebral Column

9. Structure and Function of the Hip

10. Structure and Function of the Knee

11. Structure and Function of the Ankle and Foot

12. Fundamentals of Gait

13. Temporomandibular Joint and Ventilation

ANSWERS TO CHAPTER STUDY QUESTIONS

GLOSSARY

INDEX