Kinesiology - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), The Skeletal System and Muscle Function, 2nd Edition

Kinesiology - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

2nd Edition The Skeletal System and Muscle Function

By Joseph E. Muscolino, DC, Instructor, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY; Owner, The Art and Science of Kinesiology, Redding, CT

Enhanced Preface
Part I: Fundamentals of Structure and Motion of the Human Body
1. Parts of the Human Body
2. Mapping the Human Body
Part II: Skeletal Osteology: Study of the Bones
3. Skeletal Tissues
4. Bones of the Skeleton
Part III: Skeletal Arthrology: Study of the Joints
5. Joint Action Terminology
6. Classification of Joints
7. Joints of the Axial Body
8. Joints of the Lower Extremity
9. Joints of the Upper Extremity
Part IV: Myology: Study of the Muscular System
10. Attachments and Actions of Muscles
11. Anatomy and Physiology of Muscle Tissue
12. How Muscles Function The Big Picture
13. Types of Muscle Contractions
14. Roles of Muscles
15. Types of Joint Motion and Musculoskeletal Assessment
16. Determining the Force of a Muscle Contraction
17. Neuromuscular System
18. Posture and the Gait Cycle
19. Stretching
20. Strengthening Exercises