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Understanding Joints : A practical guide to their structure and function - Bernard Kingston

Understanding Joints

A practical guide to their structure and function

Paperback Published: 20th June 2000
ISBN: 9780748753994
Number Of Pages: 200

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Written by the author of the highly successful Understanding Muscles, Understanding Joints encourages the reader to develop awareness and understanding of how the joints of the body work. An interactive learning approach is taken with the author suggesting palpation and other interactive learning techniques as the best way to appreciate joint function.

This is an excellent introductory text for students of physiotherapy, osteopathy and other subjects related to orthopedics and manual medicine. It can also be used as a reference source providing a general overview of the structure and functions of the main joints in the body. The book is extensively illustrated and includes a range of study tasks to encourage learning by discovery. Clinical notes, written at an introductory level, help to link theory with possible clinical problems on specific joints and joint groups.

'Acknowledgements 1. Introduction: How To Use This Book 2. Anatomical Terminology And Movements 3. Introduction To Joints 4. The Structure Of The Vertebral Column: An Introduction 5. The Cervical Spine 6. The Respiratory mechanism And The Thoracic Spine 7. The Lumbar Spine 8. The Vertebral Junction Areas 9. The Pelvis And Sacro-iliac Joints 10. The Shoulder 11. The Elbow 12. The Wrist 13. The Hand 14. The Hip 15. The Knee 16. The Ankle 17. The Foot 18. The Temporomandibular Joints Glossary Of terms And Abbreviations Index '

ISBN: 9780748753994
ISBN-10: 0748753990
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 20th June 2000
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 19.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition

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